Career Services

Welcome to the Office of Career Services at Hardin-Simmons University!

Our mission is to provide you with expert guidance and all the tools you need to begin and thrive in your career. Through HSU Career Services, you’ll be empowered to build professional networks, engage in a wide variety of experiential learning opportunities, and develop your skill set toward your unique life calling.

Whether you are exploring career options, looking for a way to build your resume, or anxious about the post-grad job search process, we are here to help. Check out the information tab below for students, and contact our office directly at any time.

Contact Information: Moody 214 | 325-670-1166 | careerservices@hsutx.edu

By activating your account in our online job portal, you can view open positions on- and off-campus, submit your resume for employers to view, and access tons of career documents and resources.

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HSU Career Services Upcoming Events

Jobs, Internships, and Experiential Learning
Through our online job board powered by College Central Network, HSU students can upload a resume and access postings for part-time, full-time, and work study positions as well as opportunities for internships and other special projects.

Networking and Career Connections
The Career Services office hosts numerous events throughout the year to provide networking opportunities with HSU alumni and employers, including career panels and mix-and-mingle events. We also host multiple job fairs and on-campus interviews with hiring managers from all over Texas.

Professional Development Resources
Participate in a mock interview, stop by a Resumes & Lattes event to strengthen your resume, and attend our annual Etiquette Dinner. We’ll teach you the basics of finding and landing a post-grad job.

Personalized Career Counseling
You are welcome in the Career Services office at any time to talk one-on-one about your future career options! We will help you think through your goals, values, and life calling. Email us to set an appointment.

Tools for Self-Discovery
Finding the right career starts with knowing yourself! Through Career Services, you have exclusive access to career and personality assessments such as Clifton Strengths and Focus 2. Access them all from the Career Assessment tab below.

Career Exploration Resources

Focus 2 – This 7-part career assessment is a powerful tool for discovering majors and careers that are a good fit for you. Required for all FYSM classes at HSU.
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Sokanu – Use this interactive site to take several assessments that point you toward certain majors and careers.

What Can I Do With This Major? – Explore how different majors can lead to certain career pathways.

Solace Spectrum – Developed by a HSU psychology professor, this profile gives insight into career clusters that align with your personality’s main influences.

Value Sort Activity – Consider what values are most important to you as you explore the kind of life you want to have.

Personality Assessments

Clifton Strengths – Discover your Top 5 Strengths and explore how you can harness them in work and life. Contact HSU Career Services for an access code, or if you took this during Stampede but don’t remember your Strengths.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) – This classic personality assessment gives great insight into why you do the things you do.

Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator (RHETI) – The Enneagram is a more holistic approach to the human person than traditional assessments. NOTE: The link above is to a free test, but you can read more about your type at the official Enneagram Institute.

Networking and Career Connections
Let us know if you’re interested in connecting with students – options include career panels, mix-and-mingle events, sponsorship of award dinners, mentoring, and informal info sessions.

Jobs, Internships, and Experiential Learning
On the hunt for your next job opportunity? Or have a job to post to students? Through our online job board, HSU alumni have access to view hundreds of job and internship opportunities and can even post their own as an employer. The Office of Career Services also hosts career fairs and on-campus interviews in which alumni are welcome to participate.

Personalized Career Counseling
Participate in a mock interview, send us your resume for review, or stop by our office anytime for personalized career counseling.

HSU Career Services gives you the opportunity to:

  • Attend job fairs hosted by Hardin-Simmons University
  • Host on-campus recruiting and interviewing events for free at HSU
  • Access resources and tips for starting internship programs and special projects
  • Post open positions and view student resumes through our online job portal.

Contact our office at any time with questions about how to connect to HSU students!

HSU Career Services gives you the opportunity to:

  • Attend job fairs hosted by Hardin-Simmons University
  • Host on-campus recruiting and interviewing events for free at HSU
  • Access resources and tips for starting internship programs and special projects
  • Post open positions and view student resumes through our online job portal.

Steps for Hiring Student Employees at HSU

  1. Post open position in College Central Network (instructions). Every position we hire must be posted for at least 3 days in order for HSU to meet federal regulations.
  2. Collect resumes, conduct interviews, and choose a candidate for hire.
  3. Have student complete new hire paperwork with the HSU Accounting office by their first day of work (preferably before). They must bring original documentation for their I-9, as copies cannot be accepted.

Contact our office at any time with questions about how to connect to HSU students!