Etiquette Tip: Asking for a coffee interview



The Holidays are a great time for informational interviews. Here is the challenging part: you have to ask for them.

If you meet someone at a party or event, don’t be afraid to ask. “Your career (or company) sounds very interesting. Do you have time this week to grab a cup of coffee and tell me more about what you do?”

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Nike – National Employer Recruiting Spotlight



By: Meg Lehman, National Employment Recruiter, TCU Career Services




I had the privilege of visiting Nike’s Corporate Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon this summer. It is an amazing, sprawling, beautiful campus. With all five senses working in overdrive, you can feel the energy and vibrancy of this company and the impact that it has had on so many different athletes and their respective sports. Continue reading

Allstate – National Employer Recruiting Spotlight


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“We are insurance. We are financial services.  We are also so much more. 

We are lawyers, writers, web developers, accountants, building engineers, application developers, project managers and human resources specialists.  We are creative, driven, passionate, fearless and curious. Our unique culture of inclusion helps us maximize innovation and creativity.   Continue reading

Cerner – National Employer Recruiting Spotlight


Cerner 2We are transforming health care by eliminating error, variance and waste for health care providers and consumers around the world. Our solutions optimize processes for health care organizations ranging from single-doctor practices to entire countries, for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, and for the field of health care as a whole. Our solutions are licensed by approximately 10,000 facilities worldwide.” Source: Cerner website

If you’re passionate about the health care industry and have interest in working for an innovative, growing company in the tech space, then read on and consider Cerner.

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Perceptive Software – National Employer Recruiting Spotlight


“Perceptive Software, a division of Lexmark, International, builds technology that gives organizations visibility to and control over all of the processes and data they need to work smarter, within the context of their enterprise software applications. We combine a practical knowledge of the customer’s business and the right mix of technology, with the most relevant best practices to deliver complete solutions that tackle today’s biggest organizational challenges—financial performance, managing risk and adapting to the future.”

PS 1Over fall break, TCU students participated in a corporate site visit to Kansas City. This fortunate handful of students had the privilege of visiting Perceptive Software where they not only toured the amazing headquarters, but also heard from two of the founders and a panel of professionals in the consulting practice. The entrepreneurial spirit is very apparent at Perceptive Software – from their work hard/play hard culture to the president of the company speaking about the importance of his employees believing that they can take risks.  Perceptive Software has a unique culture that could even be described as “googlesque” with the high tech, casual environment. Students enjoyed getting from the second floor to the first floor on the twirly slide.  The only downside of our visit to Perceptive Software was not having time to let off some steam playing a game of dodge ball on their regulation dodge ball court! Continue reading

Amazon – National Employer Recruiting Spotlight



Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.

Over 150 million customers worldwide.

Working at Amazon – (From Amazon College Jobs)

At Amazon, we strive to be Earth’s most customer-centric company where people can find and discover anything they want to buy online. Amazon’s evolution from Web site to e-commerce partner to development platform is driven by the spirit of innovation that is part of our DNA. As a new college graduate, you will have multiple opportunities to innovate and solve complex technical and business problems as you join us on this growth journey. Continue reading

General Motors Drives Jobs to Technology Centers



There is always a sense of excitement when a company arrives on campus to conduct interviews.  We have been working towards their visit for weeks, months, or in some cases years.  It is finally time for them to meet our greatest asset: our students.  We know that when a company interviews a Horned Frog, they will return time and again to this deep well of talent. Continue reading