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Career Services & Workforce Development News

Career Services & Workforce Development supports students and alumni in pursuit of positive career outcomes and partners with our faculty and community of employers to create a dynamic ecosystem around necessary skills, economic advancement, and success.

Current Career Services & Workforce Development News

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Business and Community |

The College Opportunity Program provides access to online certificate and degree programs, at no cost to MGM Resorts Employees.

Rebels Make It Happen branded statement on signage with the U-N-L-V brand at its base, on campus.
Campus News |

Learn more about FAFSA and other financial aid resources, admissions, registering for classes, military and veteran benefits, and more!

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Campus News |

With record attendance at the fall career and internship fair, UNLV Career Services & Workforce Development plans more engagement opportunities for students.

Students at Pida Plaza on the first day of classes (Josh Hawkins, UNLV).
Campus News |

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.

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People |

After two decades as a foreign services officer, she’s the go-to resource for students interested in careers with the U.S. Department of State.

Portrait of Kiarra Osotio
People |

Interning with the Las Vegas Super Bowl Host Committee is a touchdown for business major Kiarra Osotio’s educational journey.

Career Services & Workforce Development In The News

University Business

To get more engineers to stay in the state after graduation, UNLV received $4 million from the GOED for a program that helps students obtain paid internships with startup and tech companies.

Las Vegas Weekly

Higher education is an investment, and the Legislature this year approved more than $74 million in budget restorations for the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), according to NSHE’s website.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now

July 27 marked National Intern Day, a created holiday to recognize and celebrate interns. Super Bowl Host Committee officials add they are currently recruiting for the final round of interns from UNLV that will work the game itself this February.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now

UNLV will welcome a new set of graduates during its commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday at the Thomas and Mack Center. Once those graduates turn their tassels, they will start looking for jobs.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5

For the first time ever, UNLV is hosting a 4-day hybrid career fair to improve reach with alumni and students.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5

For many "COVID-19 grads," 2020 was unprecedented year filled with uncertainty after leaving school.

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Recent Career Services & Workforce Development Accomplishments

Cecilia Maldonado (Provost's Office) and Eileen McGarry (Career Services) presented at the 2022 National Association of Colleges and Employers conference in Portland Oregon. Their topic was  "The Career Readiness Imperative: Creating a Case and Setting the Stage for Career Mobility at a Minority Serving Institution".
Darren Vetter (Career Services) published recently with Barnes & Noble a book about what can happen when someone chases their dreams! The chasing takes place in the greatest city on earth. Everyone who has visited Las Vegas can relate to this book and likely can connect to the main character. Enjoy the fun, surprises, and greatness of this…
Kass Moore (Career Services) a career and professional development specialist, presented at the 2020 NASPA Regional Conference last week.  Her event was within the Student Affairs Speaks component of the program. The description of the event was as follows: "As a young, queer professional, I often find it challenging to…
Kassie Moore (Career Services) was published in the 29th edition of Journal of Student Affairs for her research "Career Advising and Development in Community College: A Review of the Literature and Implications for Practice." Her findings will pave the way for future research projects as well as provide community colleges with a different…
Lynn Meadors (Career Services) has been awarded an Administrative Faculty Professional Development Grant by the office of faculty affairs. This competitive grant is given to administrative faculty to focus on professional development efforts as part of the Top Tier initiative. She will use the funds to assist with attaining the certified…