Overview of CSPD & H-E-B Career Action Program (CAP)

Center for Student Professional Development
The College’s Center for
Student Professional
Development transforms
business students into
professionals and fulfills
recruitment needs of the
business community
CSPD Events
• Internship workshops and search
• Career and Industry panels
and workshops
• Career Fair preparation
• 100 Best Business students
• Sporting events vs. faculty/staff
• Briefcase Brigade at Fiesta parade
2011 COB Insurance Day
Professional Interaction with top companies!
Career Fair Fall 2011:70 companies attended looking for UTSA Graduates and Interns!!!
Internship Opportunities
• “The Recruiter”- a weekly
publication to help your
internship search
• Academic credit options
• Career readiness built
into your curriculum so
you are competitive in
the job market
The H-E-B Career Action Program
A Professional development certificate program that serves
business undergraduates
215 students attended the fall 2011 CAP Conference
5 Key Modules:
Professional Image
and Dress
Resume and cover
letter writing
Mock Interviews
CAP Conference
Speed Networking
H-E-B Career Action Program
• Program offering 15 hours of professional
development to students registered in MGT
• All sessions occur outside of class.
Participants must commit to and attend all
portions of the CAP program.
• Deadline to sign up: February 1st
• Generously funded by the H-E-B corporation
CAP Spring 2012 Sessions
• 1 hour Orientation: Feb 6-13 (FSC Lab)
• Resume Review- Due in class
• Mock Interviews- Feb 28-29; March 1, 7-8
(Center for Professional Excellence)
• CAP Conference- March 30, all day event
(Valero Conference Center)
• Speed Networking Events- April 4, 10-12
(University Room)
Benefits to participating in CAP
•A chance to develop and practice your
professional interaction skills
•Meet and learn from corporate volunteers
who are looking for new employees
•Meet and share ideas with other students
Student Quotes
• “I liked the fact that it gives a real world feel
& prepares me for what employers will look
• “It was a helpful program, definitely taught
me more than I knew before.”
• “CAP allows me to get great practice with
real industry professional and feedback”
CAP Students
having lunch
with a
CAP students
network with
CEO of Bromley
and Tesoro

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