Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Liberal Arts to Career Courses

LA 101M, Unique #29945 for all Liberal Arts Majors
LA 101M, Unique #29950 for Economics Majors

All Liberal Arts Majors: LA 101M Liberal Arts to Career

Fall 2017: Unique #29945, Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00 PM, FAC 18, September 13 – November 1, 2017, Download Syllabus

Description: This course is designed to help you identify your strengths and talents as a liberal arts student, and to develop the necessary skills to conduct an effective job search from beginning to end. By the end of the course, you will have a targeted resume and cover letter, a professional LinkedIn profile, and the necessary tools to network, build your personal brand, and interview successfully. Lectures will be combined with discussions, in-class exercises, small group activities, and independent activities and assignments. You are expected to complete a series of assignments in a timely manner, and to participate actively in class discussions.

Schedule: This course meets a total of 7 times between September 30 and November 11. Due to the limited number of class meetings, attendance is mandatory.

Eligibility: Undergraduate Liberal Arts majors who have 60+ credit hours and an active BTT Gateway account and who are interested in learning to articulate the value of their major in whatever career path they pursue.

How to Apply: Complete and submit the online application form [Here] and enroll in the course by the application deadline: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at noon
Please note that this course has a cap of 24 students and enrollment access is given to students in the order in which both application steps are completed. With that in mind, the course may fill before the application deadline, so we recommend you apply and add the course as early as possible.

Economics Majors: LA 101M Liberal Arts to Career

Fall 2017: Unique #29950, Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30 PM, PAR 201, September 12 - October 24, 2017| Download Syllabus

Description: This course is designed specifically for economics majors interested in learning how to build their skills and experiences in preparation for the eventual career search. Each class is tailored to the career-related themes shared by many economics majors – from skills to business-sector employment fields and alumni networking to tailored resumes and cover letters. This course will provide the tools to successfully launch a job or internship search while playing to the strengths of your major. Lectures will be combined with discussions, in-class exercises, small group activities, and independent activities and assignments. You are expected to complete a series of assignments in a timely manner, and to participate actively in class discussions.

Schedule: This course meets a total of 7 times between September 12 and October 24. Due to the limited number of class meetings, attendance is mandatory.

Eligibility: Undergraduate economics majors who have 30+ credit hours and an active BTT Gateway account and who are interested in learning to articulate the value of their major in whatever career path they pursue.

How to Register: Complete and submit the online application form [Here] and enroll in the course by the application deadline: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at noon

Questions?

For course-related questions, please contact us at lacs.internships@austin.utexas.edu or 512-471-7900.


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    University of Texas at Austin
    FAC 18
    2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200
    Austin, Texas 78712-1508
    512-471-7900