Careers and Professional Development

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Handshake is an online job database provided by the Center for Career and Professional Development for current students and alumni.



Unsure of what you should major in? Take the Focus2 Career Assessment! Explore majors, get assistance with academic major selection or course selections and explore occupations.

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Indeed Job Search Academy + Lamar University

The Job Search Academy is a free virtual program created to help you excel in your job search. The program focuses on mastering the 5 key areas of the job search so you feel confident every step of the way. 

Professional Development

What Can I Do With This Major

What Can I Do With This Major will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about typical career areas and types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.

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Upskilling Resources

Get Skills By Attending Our Presentations and Fairs

See which competencies (such as critical thinking, professionalism, work ethic and more!) align with presentations and career fairs hosted by us.

Career Checklists

   Passport Professional Development Program


  •  Passport is an opportunity to gain valuable skills that will help you grow into a professional by attending professional development seminars and events.
  • It is a required component of certain classes and extra credit in core courses in the College of Business.



Job Boards and Resume Tips

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  Resume and Cover Letter Assistance

Need some help with creating your resume or writing your cover letter?  If you would like to schedule an appointment with your Career Consultant to assist you in critiquing your resume and/or cover letter, contact us!

  Exploring Graduate School

If you're unsure if Graduate School is right for you, we're here to help with career advising and exploration. Contact us to schedule an appointment.

Graduate School Admissions Resources

Contact Us

Department Address
Lamar University
4400 S. MLK Jr. Parkway
Galloway Business Building, Suite 102
Beaumont, Texas 77705

Testing Location
Hayes Biology Building, Suite 101

Phone: (409) 880-8878
General Questions

Resume Critiques

Office Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Testing Lab Hours

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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