Engineering Express

October Newsletter

Walk-In Counseling Hours!

Want to chat for a quick minute? Need someone to review your resume or cover letter while you're in between classes? New to Handshake and need a fast tutorial on how to conduct a targeted job search? Come see me in the Engineering Building!


Please note: it is advised to schedule an appointment via Handshake for longer appointment types, including career planning/assessment, mock interviews, targeted job search assistance, etc.


**Walk-In hours may have to be adjusted due to conflicts with other Career Center events.

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It's the Career Center's new version of RowdyJobs, or (in other words) UTSA's official job bank platform. Handshake houses a variety of useful information:


  • Job postings: PT/FT, Work Study, Internship opportunities and more!
  • Events: Career Fairs, Workshops, Employer Information Sessions, table recruiting dates, etc.
  • Appointment Scheduler: connect with me to reserve an hour for targeted assistance in resume/cover letter development, interview preparation, job/internship search skills, career assessment/planning, etc.


Activate your Handshake profile today so you can take advantage of its resources and apply for positions like those listed below in this month's "Hot Jobs."

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Texas Energy Expo

Thursday, Oct. 6th, 9am

15 Paseo Principal

San Antonio, TX

Come and network with leading companies in the energy industry!


The Texas Energy Expo (TEE) is an event that is organized and run by the Texas Boomers, a UTSA student organization. There will be companies set up at a Career Fair and exclusive company information sessions for students to attend.


Bring several copies of your resume. Professional dress is required.


The following employers will be present:


  • Union Pacific
  • Tesoro
  • Valero
  • CPS Energy
  • Blackbrush Oil & Gas
  • Lewis Energy Group
  • NGL Energy Partners
  • Texas Utility Engineering
  • Texas Alliance of Energy Producers
  • and more!


Ballroom, HEB University Center

Thursday, October 6

9:00 am -12:00 pm


For more information, check out the event flyer in your Handshake profile.

Fall into Your Major

Wednesday, Oct. 12th, 10pm

15 Paseo Principal

San Antonio, TX

This exploratory event is for Freshmen and Undecided students, or for those who are unsure of their career goals.


Ballroom, HEB University Center

Wednesday, October 12

10:00 am- 2:00 pm


  • See what majors/minors/certifications are offered at UTSA!
  • Ask questions to help you learn if your choice of major or career path is a good fit for you.
  • Learn about the requirements for your major/minor and the process to change or declare your major/minor.
  • Learn about the potential internships and career opportunities in your major(s) of interest.
  • Meet with faculty, academic advisors, career counselors and student leaders within your field of study.
  • Meet with University Health Professions staff to learn about program requirements.


For more information, visit your Events page in your Handshake profile.

Professional Networking/ Interview Skills Workshop (10/13)

Thursday, October 13

3:00-4:30 pm

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Please RSVP via your Handshake account (link below).

Grad School Research/App/Interview Workshop (10/19)

Wednesday, October 19

9:00-10:30 am

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Please RSVP via your Handshake account (link below).

Group Mock Interviews w/ Engineering Employers (10/20)

Thursday, October 20

3:00-4:30 pm

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RSVP required via your Handshake account (link below).


Professional dress required.

True Colors Assessment Workshop (10/24)

Monday, October 24

12:00-1:00 pm

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Please RSVP via your Handshake account (link below).

Job Offer/Salary Negotiation Workshop (10/27)

Thursday, October 27

3:00-4:30 pm

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Please RSVP via your Handshake account (link below).

San Antonio National Career Fair (October 6)

Please see the flyer below for more information about this free career fair event for all career seekers.
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SAMA Manufacturing Day Event (October 7)

Connect with manufacturing companies through the San Antonio Manufacturing Association (SAMA) on Friday, October 7! RSVP required. See flyer below for more info!
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