Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Liberal Arts to Career

Spring 2017 LA 101M: Liberal to Career
Unique #29815, Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00 PM, FAC 18, February 8 - March 29, 2017 | Download Syllabus

Description: This course is designed for Liberal Arts students interested in developing and implementing comprehensive job or internship search strategies. Students will create targeted resumes and cover letters, learn and practice interviewing and networking techniques, identify their professional strengths and talents and design a personal brand for the job search, including constructing a professional LinkedIn profile. By the end of this course students will be prepared to confidently apply for jobs or internships immediately and for years to come. This course is offered for academic credit, which counts toward your overall GPA (as a letter grade) and fulfills any lower division elective credit requirements.

Schedule: This course will meet two hours a week for seven weeks. Due to the limited number of class meetings, attendance is mandatory.

Eligibility: Liberal Arts juniors and seniors who have taken at least 12 credit hours in their major, are interested in learning to articulate the value of their major in whatever career path they pursue and have an active BTT Gateway account.

Spring 2017 Application: This course has a two-step application process; both steps must be completed by the application deadline. 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.

How to Apply - - both steps below must be completed by the application deadline: Friday, January 27, 2017 at noon

  1. Complete and submit the application [Click Here]
  2. Register for the course. 

For course-related questions, please contact us at or 512-471-7900.

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