Texas Tech University

Personal Financial Planning

Opportunity Days

Student Frequently Asked Questions

Should I attend Opportunity Days even if I'm not looking for an internship or job right away?
Absolutely! You do not have to interview but attending the events and interacting with professionals will be a great way to start networking. Bring résumés and/or business cards if you wish!

How do I register for Opportunity Days events?
Students will be able to register beginning January 2018. Additional information will be sent to all PFP students Texas Tech email in late fall 2017. Also keep an eye on the PFP Announcements for additional information.

What is the attire for these events?
Dress for most events is business casual. However, it is business dress for the banquet and interviews.

How much does it cost to attend the events?

  • VIP Networking - $5
  • Casino Night (Pre-Sale) - $15, Casino Night (At-the-Door) $20
  • Awards Banquet - $30

Can I bring a significant other or spouse to events?
Yes, prices may vary for each event they wish to attend and you must register them.

Will there be a time for interaction with the business representatives?
There are plenty of events to interact with professionals. Every event is an opportunity to network!

Where do I pick up my name tag for the week?
You will be able to pick your name tag up prior to Opportunity Days. Additional information will be sent to you in Spring 2018.

How do I register for an interview?
Register for interviews and upload your résumé on HireRedRaiders. If you need help, contact the University Career Center at 806-742-2210.

After I upload my résumé to Hire Red Raiders what do I do?
In order to apply for the interviews you will sign into your HireRedRaiders account, select "On-Campus Interviews" and apply. You will see all the employers accepting applications. You can then submit your résumé  for them to review. If you are selected, you will receive an email indicating that you were selected. Always check your junk mails because these emails sometimes go into Junk. If you need help, please contact the University Career Center at 806-742-2210.