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Use these resources to map out your job search process, make the best impression in a competitive marketplace and successfully pursue career opportunities.

Visit the college's event calendar to view and register for upcoming workshops.

Career Kit

Attend information sessions with corporate business partners to learn more about their unique corporate culture, as well as discuss their internship and full-time employment opportunities.

Rowdy Recruiting

Attend information sessions with corporate business partners to learn more about their unique corporate culture, as well as discuss their internship and full-time employment opportunities.

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Leadershape

The LeaderShape® Institute™ challenges participants to lead with integrity while working toward a vision grounded in their deepest values. Participants explore not only what they want to do, but who they want to be.

Collegiate Empowerment

Virtual Leadership Exploration and Development Program (vLead)

These high-energy virtual sessions presented by Collegiate Empowerment are an interactive and engaging way to enhance a student’s leadership skills. All the sessions are based on specific topics including “You Can’t Lead Others Until You First Lead Yourself™,” “The Student Leadership Challenge® Experience,” and “Strengths for College Students™.”

See Event Calendar

89% of students more confident in job market after CAP
98% of students report CAP is effective
94% of students would refer a friend to CAP

In partnership with the college's academic faculty, the Career Action Program (CAP) is an integral part of the curriculum for MGT 3003 Business Communication and Professional Development.

Career Action Program Group PhotoWhat is CAP?

  • CAP will connect your academic learning, experiences and professional development to provide you with a competitive edge in the job market.
  • Gain a comprehensive overview of professional development topics and enhance your career awareness through a series of sessions and workshops.
  • Engage in hands-on learning with numerous opportunities to practice proper business etiquette, making professional introductions, interview skills and networking in a variety of settings.
  • Engage in meaningful interactions with members of the regional corporate community and engage in the deliberate practice of skills to support a heightened level of career and industry awareness, while developing and building your digital and interpersonal networking.

Email cap@utsa.edu to learn more.

The UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business Student Success Center has partnered with VMock to help you create a powerful resume. Powered by cutting-edge data science, VMock is an online, 24/7 resume review tool which provides personalized resume feedback based on your profile, professional and academic experiences and your background in no time. The platform is backed by sophisticated analytics along with global best practices and recruiters’ perspectives that will make your resume career ready.

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VMock Smart Career Platform

Here’s a sneak peek of what VMock delivers for you:

- Instant resume score benchmarked against other UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business students
- Comprehensive presentation checks to create a strong first impression
- Intelligent assessment of core competencies to help you showcase your skills
- Actionable and targeted feedback to create striking and impressive bullets
- Opportunity to share the resume with your mentors and peers for detailed feedback

How to Leverage VMock

- Upload the PDF version of your resume on VMock and receive a score and detailed feedback in less than 30 seconds
- Incorporate the system-generated suggestions and feedback
- Re-upload the new version to see your resume score increase
- Schedule a one-on-one appointment with the Student Success Center for further resume guidance

Log in to VMock

VMock Resume App is now available on:

- Google Play
- App Store

Resume Basics (PDF)

UTSA Career Edge

A resource for UTSA’s University Career Center offering information, events and employment opportunities.

O-Net Online

A tool for career exploration and job analysis, with detailed descriptions of the occupations and industries

Career One Stop

Site sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor offering free interest and skills assessments

Handshake

The University Career Center’s recruiting platform for UTSA students and alumni

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CareerBuilder

One of the larger job boards, providing job listings secured directly from employers

Glassdoor

A “career community,” members share reviews, salaries, interview information and also offers extensive searchable job listings

Highered

Explore international internship opportunities through UTSA's global jobs portal.

Indeed

Leading job site with millions of job listings from thousands of websites

Internships.com

Top search site for internships, featuring over 95,000 internships at over 65,000 organizations

LinkedIn

Professional networking site with job listings

US.jobs

A database of a million positions nationwide

USAJobs.com

The top place to look for government jobs, searchable by location, agency, job category and salary

ZipRecruiter

A job search engine that quickly and easily connects the right people with the right careers

Industry-Specific Sites

Careers in the Intelligence Community (IC)

An overview and links to Intelligence Community job search resources

Dice

A top site for STEM jobs with a focus on technology, financial services, energy and healthcare jobs

HigherEd Jobs 

Leading source for jobs and career information in academia, including faculty, staff, and administrative positions

Idealist

Job search and information site for internships and jobs in the non-profit sector

IntelligenceCareers.gov

The official source for careers in the U.S. Intelligence Community (U.S. citizenship is required)

Intelligence Studies

A listing of job resources in the Intelligence Studies field

 

Organization Name/Type Suggested Programs Brief Description
Alamo City Black Chamber of Commerce

Chamber

All It provides a conduit between the City of San Antonio, its agencies and other governmental entities to foster economic empowerment for businesses and individuals in the eastern quadrant of San Antonio.
American Association of University Women 

Professional Organization

All This organization promotes equity and education for women and girls.
American Business Women's Association

Professional Organization

All Bring together business women of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.
American Council of the Blind 

Chamber

All To increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people.
American Marketing Association

Professional Organization

Marketing, MBA To empower members to grow as business individuals through leadership, education, friendship, and networking that will enrich their professional development and careers. To increase knowledge and understanding of the professional field through exposure to business professionals and the AMA professional chapter.
American Statistical Association

Professional Organization

MSDA, MSDS
Army's Women Foundation

Chamber

All The U.S. Army Women’s Foundation is the premier volunteer organization for today’s Army women and veterans, dedicated to empowering, honoring and being a dynamic advocate for telling their stories.
Asian American Advertising Foundation

Professional Organization

Marketing, MBA, MSB Their goal is to increase the Asian American marketing and advertising industry for Asian American consumers through education, advocacy, promotion, and increased collaboration of all industry stakeholders including but not limited to marketers, agencies, research partners and media.
Asian American Professional Association

Professional Organization

All AAPA is geared to address diversity challenges in corporations, promote and inspire Asian American and minority professionals, and advance their careers to leadership positions.
Association of Women's Business Centers

Professional Organization

All This national nonprofit organization supports and sustains a network of more than 100 Women's Business Centers throughout the country.
Association of Information Technology Professionals

Professional Organization

Marketing, MBA, MSB AITP is the leading worldwide society of information technology business professionals and the community of knowledge for the current and next generation of leaders. Educate yourself with member-only webinars and conferences. Student membership - $29 per year.
Association of Latino Professional for America

Professional Organization

Marketing, MBA, MSB Networking and professional leadership development opportunities, members have access to 50,000 paid summer internships through hundreds of Fortune 1000 corporate partners. They aspire to be the business partner of choice for companies seeking to hire and develop Latino talent.
Black Roadrunner Alumni Council

Professional Organization

Marketing, MBA, MSB The purpose of the Black Roadrunner Alumni Council is to promote the scholastic, service, and social pursuits of the Alumni Association and to increase support for the UTSA community among those alumni who are both members and allies of this network.
Business Professionals of San Antonio

Professional Organization

Marketing, MBA, MSB BPSA is a networking group for young professionals and professionals on the move. Raise awareness for local charities and promote San Antonio.
Data Science Association

Professional Organization

MSSDS, MSDA
Disability: IN 

Non-profit Resource

All Disability:IN is the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide.
Ellevate Network 

Professional Organization

All Ellevate Network provides networking, educational, and investment opportunities throughout the country.
Forte Foundation, More Women Leading 
Non-Profit Organization
All Community of motivated and inspiring women is transforming leadership in every field that business touches. Through Forté, women can explore the endless career options available through business—from healthcare to hospitality—and learn universally valuable skills to accelerate their careers and thrive as leaders.
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Chamber

All The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is the leading resource, advocate, and access point for Hispanic businesses, Hispanics in business, and the Hispanic market.
Leadership Organization of Professionals (LOOP)

Professional Organization

All Organization that advocates the transformation of San Antonio into a premier location for young professionals. Loopsters are community advocates who serve as city ambassadors for young professionals considering moving to San Antonio and businesses looking to relocate here. Membership - $120 per year.
Liftfund

Non-Profit Business

All Small business minority loans . LiftFund, a nonprofit organization, has helped individuals achieve the American Dream by providing small business loans to those who do not have access to capital from typical lenders, such as traditional banks.
National Association for Female Executive

Professional Organization

All WMM measures the companies who are committed to the progress of women with the Top Companies for Executive Women list and host professional conferences dedicated to women's leadership, we will no longer be offering NAFE membership benefits to individuals.
National Association of Asian American Professionals

Professional Organization

All The National Association of Asian American Professionals is a non-profit organization that cultivates and empowers Asian & Pacific Islander leaders through leadership development, professional networking, and community service.
National Association of Women Business Owners

Professional Organization

All This organization has a mission of creating positive change for women in business through strategic partnerships and public policy change.
National Association of Professional Women

Professional Organization

All Providing a valuable forum to promote your business, product or service, share ideas, experiences and resource. Membership – Varies. (See website for details)
National Black Masters of Business Administration Association

Professional Organization

All National Black MBA Association is in the creation of educational, wealth building, and growth opportunities for those historically underrepresented throughout their careers as students, entrepreneurs and professionals.
National Organization of Women Business Owners

Professional Organization

MBA, MSB NAWBO-SA is the preeminent organization for over 53,000+ women business owners in our metropolitan and surrounding areas. For more than a decade, NAWBO-San Antonio has been a valuable resource for women entrepreneurs providing information, programs, and opportunities to network, learn and grow with their peers in San Antonio and across the United States. Membership – Varies. (See website for details)
PMO: Project Management Institute

Professional Organization

MBA, MSB Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world's leading professional association for a growing community of millions of project professionals and changemakers worldwide.
Prospanica

Professional Organization

MBA, MSB Prospanica has given over $8 million in scholarships for graduate education, and many of those recipients have led our professional chapters and university chapters across the US and Puerto Rico, advancing diversity causes in their own communities.
San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Chamber

MBA The San Antonio LGBT Chamber exists to foster and promote a positive image of LGBT persons as well as the economic development and vitality of LGBT businesses and the businesses and professional organizations that support them, and, to facilitate the personal, professional and social growth of its Members via the exchange of ideas, resources, information and networking opportunities throughout the greater San Antonio metropolitan area.
San Antonio Women’s Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Professional Organization

MBA Our mission is to promote the business, economic and leadership development of women. The San Antonio Women's Chamber of Commerce will be the leading advocate that connects and empowers women in business and our community. Student Membership - $50 for 1 year.
San Antonio Young Professionals

Professional Organization

All Mission is to build a strong community of diverse individuals throughout the state who can use the connections they make not only for their own benefit, but as a catalyst for local economic activity, community outreach, and the continuous improvement of San Antonio’s quality of life. Membership – Free
Texas Wall Street Women

Non-Profit Organization

MBA, MFIN A non-profit exclusive peer network of professional women in the finance industry who are committed to making a difference in their community and to developing and growing professionally. Student Membership – ($25 per year)
The American Deafness & Rehabilitation Association

Professional Organization

All Enhancing the professional competencies of the membership, expanding opportunities for networking among ADARA colleagues and supporting positive public policies for individuals who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and DeafBlind.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)

Professional Organization

All AFP San Antonio provides members a network of hundreds of energetic, committed fellow practitioners; hosts regular seminars, workshops and an annual conference; and offers access to career opportunities and resources through our sponsors. Student membership - $35 per year
The Risk Management Association (RMA)

Association

MFIN, MACY Not-for-profit, member-driven professional association, whose sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk principles in the financial services industry. Student Membership – Free
The San Antonio Association for Financial Professionals

Professional Organization

MACY, MFIN, MBA, MSB The San Antonio Association for Financial Professionals is a regional educational forum for individuals involved in all aspects of the finance profession.  Networking opportunities with leading financial professionals. Membership – $300 per year.
Veteran & Military Business Owners Association

Professional Organization

All The Veteran Business Owners Association recognizes the abilities of veterans and believes that the qualities that make a good soldier also make a good entrepreneur. Provides tools and support to leverage the skills and interests of veterans as they become business owners in their communities.
Women's Business Enterprise National Council

Professional Organization

All This council offers certification for women-owned businesses in the United States and programming, resources, and recognition for women in business.
Information Systems Security Association International

Professional Organization

Cyber The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members.
CompTIA

Professional and Certification Organization

Cyber CompTIA members are trusted, skilled, and knowledgeable tech professionals. If you’re CompTIA certified, you’re already a member!
Internet Security Alliance

Professional Organization

Cyber Our mission is to combine technology, public policy and economics to create a sustainable system of cybersecurity.
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