Jobs & Internships

Location
Huntsville, TX
Undergrads
12,968
Tuition (in-state)
$15,032 ($6,608)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Jobs & Internships

Facts & Statistics

Career Center
Academic Building IV, Suite 210
(936) 294-1713
careerservices@shsu.edu
www.shsu.edu/~ccp_www
Employment Services?
Yes
Placement Services?
Yes
Other Career Services
  • Assistance with resumes/cover letters
  • Career and job fairs
  • Career assessments
  • Career counseling
  • Information library with books on career opportunities and fields, company information, and videos
  • Job database (Jobs 4 Kats)
  • Mock interviews
  • On-campus recruiting and interviewing
  • Workshops (examples include networking, making the transition from college to the working world, and job-offer negotiating)
Best Student Jobs On Campus
  • Any job at the HKC (Health & Kinesiology Center)
  • Campus bookstore
  • Labbie for computer services
  • Resident adviser
Worst Student Jobs On Campus
  • Answering phones for any of the campus offices
  • Working for any dining hall
Best Places to Work Off Campus
  • Hastings
  • Nearby restaurants
  • Target
Advice on Finding a Job/Internship
There are plenty of part-time student jobs available on campus, including at the HKC, financial aid office, Student Activities, the bookstore, and dining halls. As far as seeking a career, the Sam Center provides guidance and advice, whether it concerns school topics or life after school. The counselors will guide students in the right direction, but they do expect them to take their share of responsibility in finding jobs after school.
Firms That Most Frequently Hire Grads
  • Alamo
  • Buckeye
  • Consolidated Electrical Distributors
  • Reynolds & Reynolds
  • Sherwin-Williams
Grads Entering Job Market
Within six months: 83%

Student Polls

How strong is the alumni network at your school?    Based on 71 responses

  • 1% Almost non-existent. After graduation, alumni have little or no affiliation with the school.
  • 15% Somewhat weak. There are a few alumni events but no real connection with alumni.
  • 45% Somewhat strong. There are some events and you can connect with alumni if you want.
  • 38% Very strong. Alumni are involved in lots of events and do a lot of campus recruiting.

How helpful is the career center in helping students find jobs or internships?    Based on 70 responses

  • 3% Totally ineffective. They make little or no effort to help you find a job/internship.
  • 14% Somewhat ineffective. There are some resources, but you're pretty much on your own.
  • 29% Somewhat helpful. The career center offers resources but not much individual attention.
  • 54% Very helpful. They help you find jobs/internships and provide lots of tools and workshops.
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