October 10, 2022 | UHCL Staff
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Office of Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at University of Houston-Clear Lake offered a “Food4Thought” presentation on identity politics last week, led by Chief Diversity, and Inclusion Officer Brice Yates.
October 06, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Tina Powellson, formerly the director of the Center for Student Involvement at University of Houston, became interim vice president of Student Affairs at University of Houston-Clear Lake last month.
September 23, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Job applications almost always ask if the candidate has previous relevant work experience. It can be difficult for a recent college graduate to acquire that, unless they’ve had an internship.
September 21, 2022 | UHCL Staff
One of Sonia Tom’s goals while at University of Houston-Clear Lake was to get an internship at a global company like Amazon. As a senior majoring in information technology, she thought it would be helpful to get experience in a something different, just to see how non-technical areas worked.
September 15, 2022 | UHCL Staff
University of Houston-Clear Lake and Boeing have signed a contract enabling Boeing to offer engineering students entry level employment experience and internships that support multiple projects.
September 14, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Studying and teaching abroad is a life-changing experience for college students and their professors. Studying internationally is considered a rite of passage, especially for those with an adventurous spirit, but it’s the aim of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Office of Education Abroad and Scholar Services to empower more students and faculty to share in this experience—particularly those who have limited experience with traveling.
September 12, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Although social work’s values and ethics transcend gender, men have been noticeably absent from the front line of social work services. The National Association of Social Workers reports that about 82% of new social workers are women, although about 46% of the clients social workers support are boys or men.
September 06, 2022 | UHCL Staff
“All my experiences and my education have aligned to prepare me for what I’m doing now,” said Clear Creek Independent School District Interim Superintendent Karen Engle. “I have moments where I see that I’m still applying what I learned in my business and education classes at University of Houston-Clear Lake.”
September 02, 2022 | UHCL Staff
For Christine Smith, receiving financial support via the Healthcare Administration Endowment made the difference for her to keep moving toward completing her master’s degree at University of Houston-Clear Lake.
August 29, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Most international students receive a visa that allows them to study in the United States for a certain period of time. For Oleksandra Petrenko, finding a way to leave Ukraine to study in the U.S. was much more challenging, since the best way she could come legally was through a work and travel visa program.
August 23, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Internships offer college students a critical glimpse into what it’s like to work in the field they are choosing, and it might be the first opportunity to work at something primarily for the sake of learning instead of making money. For Lauren Lowe, a senior marketing student at University of Houston-Clear Lake, her internship at Hewlett Packard Enterprise brought her invaluable hands-on work experience, a path toward employment after graduation, and even a People’s Choice Award.
August 18, 2022 | UHCL Staff
The search for a job has never been easy. But since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020, finding a job has become even more complicated. Job candidates, recruiters and employers are all finding ways to adjust to the challenges that have arisen since the pandemic completely changed the way the world does business.