Texas Tech University

Recruiting & Engagement

Exceptional talent can be found all throughout Raiderland! Find students with perspectives that will aid in your company's success.

Career Fairs

Our career fairs provides the opportunity for you to meet and speak with our talented students from all majors and programs. This is a chance for you to network with students, alumni, and fellow professionals all while promoting your company. Details about upcoming career fairs can be found on the Employer Event Calendar.

Annual Career Fairs:

All Majors Job Fair CASNR Career Fair Graduate & Professional School Fair
Summer Camp Job Fair Whitacre College of Engineering Job Fair Teacher Job Fair
Non-Profit Job Fair Rawls College of Business Career Fair College of Media & Communications Career Fair

Hire Red Raiders

University Career Center's online job board provides employers the opportunity to engage with Texas Tech University students and alumni. Whether you need an employee for an internship, a part-time, or full-time position, let Hire Red Raiders do the work for you!

  • Post job listings
  • Register for career fairs
  • Arrange interviews
  • Create internships

Parker Dewey: Micro-Internships

Texas Tech University is excited to provide employers across Texas with opportunities to engage highly-motivated students on short-term, professional assignments. Not only is this a great way to complement your campus recruiting and sourcing strategies, it also allows you to demonstrate support for the students across state.

What are Micro-Internships? Micro-Internships are short-term, professional assignments that are similar to those given to recent college grads or interns.

  • Typically require 10-40 hours of work by the college student
  • Available year-round as needed
  • Provides a low-risk way to identify and assess potential candidates
  • Used across industries, departments, and company sizes

Need help getting started on creating your micro-internship? Use these templates provided by Parker Dewey!

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Texas Tech University Career Alliance
While the University Career Center serves all students in all majors, including graduate students and alumni, occasionally there may be specific majors that suit your needs more appropriately. Several options are listed:

Texas Tech University Alumni

There are many ways to engage with our alumni community. From online job postings to dedicated events, we offer various opportunities to best serve your recruitment needs. Our highly-skilled professional career team offers various levels of support and advice, so recruiting top-class talent from Texas Tech University is seamless and purposeful.

Diverse Populations

The University Career Center (UCC) has developed partnerships with a broad variety of departments on campus in order to ensure the needs of all students are met. These partnerships allow the UCC to provide targeted marketing for opportunities that align with the goals and values of our students and alumni.

Examples of Partnerships Include:

  • Student Disability Services
  • Office of LGBTQIA Education and Engagement
  • Athletics Department
  • Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research
  • International Cultural Center
  • Military & Veterans Program
  • Costa Rica International Campus
  • Athletics Department

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Webinars & Virtual Panels

Recruiters can partner with the University Career Center on new and existing programming, such as webinars pertaining to certain segments of the job market. This is a great way for you to get the word out about your company, the company culture, and your hiring needs.

Virtual Takeover

Take advantage of this opportunity to interact virtually with our followers! Increase your engagement, impressions, and online community awareness by partnering with us. With just a few clicks, you can expand your Red Raider fan base and deliver traffic to your website. This online collaboration has proven to be one of the most creative ways to gain real-time virtual interaction with our students.

Networking Events

For nearly 20 years, the University Career Center has offered the Etiquette Dinner, bi-annually. Students register to attend this free event, where they are coached by an etiquette expert on the ways to approach situations that arise in a formal dining experience. It is an interactive, informative and entertaining experience that engages students in experiential learning, preparing them for the world of work.


The Mocktail Party is an interactive workshop where students are taught how to network, and then provided an opportunity to apply those skills with employers. This event is held once per semester and allows employers to develop connections with students as well as give feedback to students on their networking skills.

Texas Tech University by the Numbers

Total Enrollment

This data is compiled annually by Institutional Research. More information can be found in the Texas Tech University Fact Book.

Hispanic-Serving Institution

In May of 2019, Texas Tech University achieved official designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) from the U.S. Department of Education. Texas Tech University reported to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) an enrollment of undergraduate full-time equivalent (FTE) students that is 27.8% Hispanic students.