FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 20, 2017
STEPHENVILLE, Texas—Now powered by Handshake, Tarleton State University Career Services’ hiring system—Hire-A-Texan—is ready for students and alumni to access via their school email accounts.
Currently more than 6 million students, 350 universities and 180,000 employers partner with the mobile-friendly Handshake platform that features personalized job recommendations.
Students currently registered for classes at Tarleton already have a Handshake account and can claim it via an invitation sent to their university email account. Alumni also can use their Tarleton email to access the new system or request a Handshake account if they have a different email address.
With Handshake’s online appointment system, students can set up meetings with Tarleton’s Career Services staff for help with resumes, job searches, social media profiles and e-portfolios.
To schedule mock interviews, students should visit the following Career Services Center locations or call 254-968-9078:
• Barry A. Thompson Student Center, Room 218, Stephenville;
• College of Business Administration, Room 185C, Stephenville;
• Lamar Johanson Science Building, Room 331, Stephenville;
• Hickman Building, Room 123B, Tarleton-Fort Worth, 6777 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
For more information on Tarleton’s Career Services, visit www.tarleton.edu/careerservices.
For the latest Handshake updates, visit www.tarleton.edu/careerservices/handshake-platform or follow @TarletonCareers on Facebook and Twitter.
Tarleton, celebrating 100 years as founding member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven educational experience marked by academic innovation and exemplary service, and dedicated to transforming students into tomorrow’s professional leaders. As a member of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) with campuses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online, Tarleton engages with its communities to provide real-world learning experiences and to address societal needs while maintaining its core values of tradition, integrity, civility, leadership, excellence and service.
Contact: Adelita Tyson, Career Services Marketing & Outreach Coordinator