LSC-Montgomery Transfer Recruitment & Career Center

I. Need detailed information on transfer, career or workforce?   Check out the TRAC Resource Page: 

        http://mavericksresearch.lonestar.edu/TRAC

II. Transferring to a University?

We offer full-service assistance to help you succeed in your transition. We can provide you with detailed information on how to effectively approach:

  • The transfer to four-year university programs
  • The transition directly into the workforce
  • Transfer from another institution to Lone Star College-Montgomery

Let us help you explore all the options available for transferring from Lone Star College-Montgomery to a four-year university. We offer one-on-one appointments, workshops, university visits and resources for parents.

Have Questions?

Feel free to stop by the TRAC Center (Building C, Room 227) during regular business hours.  Or, schedule an appointment with a TRAC Center advisor or counselor by completing the online request form.


A. Interested in a "free ride" to the University of Texas?

Join us as we take a chartered bus to visit this prestigious university.  Hear from admissions personnel, university program areas, students who successfully transferred to UT, etc.  And, lunch is included.  To be eligible, a student must earned a 3.0 cumulative GPA and have completed (or will complete by the end of Spring 2015) 24 hours of transferrable credit.  He/she must also attend one of three information sessions that will be held in late March.  Come to the TRAC Center for more information or to pick up your application packet.

B. Unsure of what it may cost to enroll at specific Texas Universities? 

Check out the College for All Texans website for an itemized list of charges that includes tuition/fees, books/supplies, room/board, transportation & other costs:

http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/apps/collegecosts.cfm.

C. Exciting Spring 2015 TRAC Center Transfer Events:

Transfer Tuesdays:

Transfer Tuesdays were highly represented this semester by participating university programs in the areas of Health Occupations, Natural Sciences, Business, Education, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering & Mathematics.  If you didn't get to attend, please come to the TRAC Center for information on how you can prepare for your potential transfer to the university level.

D. Interested in transferring to Sam Houston State University?

Come to the TRAC Center on designated dates to meet with a SHSU transfer advisor who can guide you as prepare to transition to the university level.  Remaining Spring 2015 dates are as follows:

Thursday, March 5
Monday, March 23
Tuesday, April 14
Monday, April 27
Tuesday, May 5

Email Matthew Samford (msamford@lonestar.edu) or stop by the TRAC Center to schedule your appointment.

E. Interested in transferring to the University of Houston with a STEM major (i.e., Sciences, Technology Engineering or Math)?

Come to the TRAC Center to meet with a UH transfer advisor who can guide you as prepare to transition to the university level.  The scheduled date is as follows:

Wednesday, March 25 

Please email Matthew Samford (msamford@lonestar.edu) or stop by the TRAC Center to schedule your appointment.


f. Need to research transfer information for local universities?  Check out these links:

    Baylor: http://www.baylor.edu/admissions/index.php?id=82109

    SHSU: http://www.shsu.edu/admissions/transfer/

    SFASU: http://www.sfasu.edu/admissions/transfer/

    PVAMU: http://www.pvamu.edu/undergraduate-admissions/transfer-admissions/

    TAMU: http://admissions.tamu.edu/transfer/apply

    Texas State: http://www.admissions.txstate.edu/future/transfer.html

    TTU: http://www.admissions.ttu.edu/index.php/admission-financial_aid/transfer-2/

    UH: http://www.uh.edu/admissions/apply/apply-transfer/

    UHD:http://www.uhd.edu/admissions/transfer.html

    UT: http://bealonghorn.utexas.edu/transfer

    UTSA: http://utsa.edu/admissions/undergrad/requirements/transfers.html


III. Workforce Wednesdays:

Get ready for Spring 2015 events that will support you as you pursue current & future success in the professional world!

A. Career Readiness Workshops:

Attend these workshop presentations to enhance your approach to future career opportunities. 

To participate in a workshop, please fill out the online request form.

 

Spring 2015
Date/Time
Location

Resume Writing

Tuesday, January 27 (10:00 a.m.)
Thursday, February 19 (11:00 a.m.)
Wednesday, March 4 (1:00 p.m.)

TRAC Center, C227

Interviewing

Tuesday, February 3 (10:00 a.m.)
Thursday, February 26 (11:00 a.m.)
Wednesday, March 18 (1:00 p.m.)

TRAC Center, C227

Job Search

Tuesday, February 10 (10:00 a.m.)
Thursday, March 5 (11:00 a.m.)
Wednesday, March 25 (1:00 p.m.)

TRAC Center, C227

Work Ethics

Tuesday, February 17 (10:00 a.m.)
Thursday, March 19 (11:00 a.m.)
Wednesday, April 1 (1:00 p.m.)

TRAC Center, C22

 

B. "Your Best Fit in ______________" Workshops

Over the past several weeks, we have had a great time hearing from Dr. John Dyck (Industrial/Organizational Psychologist) on how students can upgrade their resumes & interview skills for the industries of health occupations, business & engineering.  If you missed out on these workshops, please come to the TRAC Center to find out how YOU can get prepared for that potential career. 

C. Need help deciding on your major?

Assess your personality, interests and values before exploring different careers to learn which careers would be more satisfying to you. The Do What You Are assessment is available through Career Services to help you identify your personality type and career interests. Take the assessment.

Or, check out these "What Can I Do With a Major In?" websites for information on specific majors:

    http://uncw.edu/career/WhatCanIDoWithaMajorIn.html

    https://career.berkeley.edu/major/major.stm

    http://careers.rutgers.edu/page.cfm?page_ID=375&section_ID=8

D. "Do What You Are" Interpretations:

Take the Do What You Are assessment online & schedule a follow-up interpretation with a counselor.  To schedule an appointment, call 936.271.6218 or visit Bldg. C, Rm. 227.

E. Ready to go to work?

Let us help you explore all the options and prepare yourself for a rewarding career. At Lone Star College-Montgomery we offer career readiness workshops, one-one-one appointments with advisors/counselors, university visits and resources for parents.

F. Not sure of career options? 

Check out these links for information on specific careers that may be of interest to you:

    Career One Stop: http://www.careeronestop.org/

    Local salaries: www.salary.com

    Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/

    O' Net: http://www.onetonline.org/

The TRAC Center is available to meet YOUR needs in the areas of career, transfer & workforce.  Come see us!

 

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