Career Development Office

8am-5pm, Tuesdays 8am-6pm

Career Development Office
100 Law Center
Houston, Texas 77204-6060
Phone: 713-743-2090
Fax: 713-743-2091


Welcome to the CDO

Whether developing professional skills for students or recruiting top talent for employers, the Career Development Office (CDO) offers a full range of resources and services to assist both students and employers in achieving their goals. CDO staff members work closely with students to help them learn about their skills and interests and to articulate them confidently in resumes, cover letters, and interviews. With assistance from the CDO staff, students identify and explore career options and implement an effective strategy to attain their desired career outcomes. The CDO assists employers in identifying and recruiting talented students and alumni to fulfill their employment needs. With our in-depth knowledge of the student and alumni population, the CDO can guide employers to the right candidate for their organization.

As you peruse our website, you will find many resources to assist you. Whether looking for a job or seeking employees, the CDO is here to help, so please don’t hesitate to reach out if the CDO can assist you in any way.

Introducting the Weekly Digest


The CDO introduces its new Weekly Digest. All information regarding programs, opportunities, and deadlines coming out of our office will now be sent in one easy to read weekly email. The Digest will also be available here on the CDO website.

As always, the CDO Event Calendar is the place to stay up to date with what's happening in our office. Now students can even link the CDO Calendar to their personal google calendars! Click on the link above for instructions.


Alumni Spotlight


Sarah T. Harris ’91

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has appointed Sarah T. Harris ’91 as its general counsel, overseeing an office of 100 lawyers and paralegals and three deputy general counsels.

Harris is currently deputy general counsel for intellectual property at AOL Inc.,  in charge of intellectual property policies and strategies for managing issues, including patent litigation, copyrights, trade secrets, defamation, publicity rights, trademarks and domain names. more...