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On-Campus Job Fair Provides Opportunities

On-Campus Job Fair Provides Opportunities

April 29, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Photos and written story by Janet Moreno. Video by Regine Cliatt. The first on-campus student employment job fair took place Wednesday, April 22 in the Red Raider Lounge at the Student Union Building. Students seeking employment had the opportunity to speak with employers from Tech’s student union and activities, student housing, hospitality services, parking services […]

Tech students get opportunity to spend semester in Washington DC

March 18, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Texas Tech students are offered an opportunity every year that most around the nation are not. Every semester, about 17 Tech students are sent to Washington DC to work for either a U.S. congressman or senator. The program is through Tech’s Office of the President, and students receive academic credit for being there. Brian Owen, […]

DC internship provides different outlook for media students

February 27, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The Institute on Political Journalism is one of seven internship programs the Fund for American Studies hosts in Washington D.C. According to the internship website, the Institute on Political Journalism is for students interested in a career in journalism, communications and public relations. Joseph Starrs, director of U.S. summer programs, said the program is available […]

Oh! The places Tech students will go

Oh! The places Tech students will go

April 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Texas Tech students can travel the world with the help of the study abroad program. Sandy Croiser, director of study abroad, joined the program in 1994 when there were only about 10 students involved. Currently, more than 700 students from Texas Tech are planning to go abroad this school year and Croiser is hoping to […]

Not all college degrees produce high salaries

Not all college degrees produce high salaries

October 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

During tough economic times, incoming college freshmen may notice a stronger emphasis on choosing a degree that will earn them the most money. A recent report released by Payscale ranked college undergraduate degrees by salary. Results showed students who graduated with engineering degrees earn the most money. Petroleum engineering ranked first on the list of […]

Life after graduation

Life after graduation

April 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

When Dez Hood started her freshman year at Texas Tech, she expected that four years later, she would graduate and head to grad school. Now with graduation around the corner and an economy still on the downturn, Hood is being forced into the job market that barely hires even the most qualified people. “I was originally […]

Rising Unemployment Effects Soon-to-be Graduates

Rising Unemployment Effects Soon-to-be Graduates

November 4, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Although the unemployment rate rose to 9.8 percent in September, forcing college graduates to enter an increasingly competitive job market, there are many things graduates can do to separate their work from an experienced and growing work force. While in School The best thing college students can do is to be involved while they are […]

Grad school gives seniors options

November 19, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

After graduation students have a decision to either enter the workforce or to attend graduate school to further their field of study. The top areas of study for a post-graduate education are: Medical school, law school, school of education, business school and public health school said Harvard University professor of Statistics Yoonjung Lee. Lee said […]

Recent grads struggle to find jobs

October 22, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Graduation is right around the corner, and with the current economic state that leaves soon to be graduates uneasy about the job market. Amanda Schaefer, lead counselor for University Career Services, said the best approach to finding a job is to apply early. “People are hiring at all times,” she said, “and you never know […]

From Red Raider to Red & Black

May 6, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

   Chris Toelle of Red and Black is a Tech alum. As the self-made president of Red & Black College Bookstore, Chris Toelle has definitely found a way to remain a true Red Raider at heart. Toelle graduated from Texas Tech in 1999, and he hasn’t stopped pursuing his dreams since. “I was a Red Raider for

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