TSTC is committed to providing highly specialized and advanced technical education that can lead to great career opportunities. We currently offer over 100 certificate and degree programs state-wide.

TSTC students come from more than 100 counties across the state. They arrive right out of high school, transfer from other colleges or from the workforce.

While we are proud that TSTC's education is affordable and a high return on your investment, we realize financial aid is the only option for some students.

At TSTC we understand your ultimate goal is a career you're passionate about and will make you the money you want to enjoy your life! Our goal is to help you be successful.

TSTC has been providing top-quality, career-driven education for Texans for close to 50 years. The college is nationally recognized for the number and quality of our technology graduates.

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Career Services Harlingen

The Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education at TSTC assists students and alumni in securing gainful, part-time and full-time employment. In addition, this office helps students from beginning, the time they are considering which career choice to make, to end, all the way through graduation. The Career Services Office also helps students who are enrolled in cooperative education classes secure work in the private sector.Dental Hygiene graduate Shannon Williams wearing her graduation cap and gown.

The Career Services Office can provide you with the valuable information needed to make a sound career decision and assist in developing a resume and preparing you for a job interview. Career Services also helps you acquire and maintain employment by providing career information and job survival techniques.

Aside from assisting students that seek part-time and Cooperative Education workstation placement, every effort is made to assist registered candidates as they seek full-time employment in their chosen field of study.

Services Provided

Cooperative Education Workstation Placement Assistance

This educational program integrates academic study with related professional training and experience. The Career Services Office assists students in securing a workstation in the community, which gives students a chance to "earn while they learn."

On-Site Interviews

TSTC has a good rapport with industries who frequently schedule on-site interviews at the College. Appointments for the employers are scheduled by the Career Services Office.

Student Employment (JOBank)

An updated job-bank, where job orders are filed, is kept by the Career Services Office. The list contains both full-time and part-time employment opportunities.

Part-time Employment Assistance

Jobs are available on a part-time basis. We assist students in obtaining part-time employment.

Permanent File

Placement assistance does not stop when you graduate! As a TSTC graduate this service is continuous, which is why we maintain permanent files on all of our graduates! 

Resume Preparation Assistance

Do you need help in preparing your resume? Our office can help! Schedule an appointment and we will assist you on an individual level.

Interview Skills

If you need to brush up on your interviewing skills, we have literature on the subject, and we will conduct mock interviews to help you build your self-confidence in preparation for your actual interview.

Job Search and Survival Techniques.

The Career Services Office has literature available to help you conduct your job search. Once you have found the right job, we will teach you survival skills for the workplace.

Career Information

Assistance with valuable information with regard to the job market, salaries, job locations, and TSTC programs of study is available for all students.

Employer Information and Job Postings

Company information and job postings are available at the Career Services Office. There is a corresponding  file for each program of study offered at TSTC Harlingen. Information can be used to contact companies or to mail your resume.

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