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Career Resources at the UT Campus

Texas Career Engagement

Texas Career Engagement launched Texas ’20 and Beyond in collaboration with career centers and other offices from across the university.  

Created to celebrate graduates and to help them prepare for a new economy, Texas ’20 and Beyond features resources to:

  • Help graduates articulate their strengths, adaptability and leadership to employers
  • Learn who’s hiring and how to be successful in their job search
  • Explore virtual career resources, including graduate school, law school and health professions consideration
  • Discover specialized resources for advanced degree graduates
  • Provide Continued Career Support After Graduation

 

The Vick Center – Texas Career Engagement Partnership

The Vick Center for Strategic Advising will continue to offer academic advising services to all undergraduates looking to explore majors and to navigate the internal transfer process. As career counselors with Texas Career Engagement (TCE), Emily Swanson, Jordan Rossi and Adria Villarreal will continue to provide career counseling services and programming to all undergraduate students, including UGS students and those who have additional levels of identity or career interests outside of their college or school. This includes:

  • Major and Career Exploration
  • Career Assessments
  • Experiential Learning and Internship Planning
  • Graduate School Planning
  • Career-related Workshops and more

TCE and the Vick Center look forward to a collaborative relationship as we serve students, and we appreciate you and all that you do to refer students who are seeking our guidance.

For more information about career counseling, please visit: https://careerengagement.utexas.edu/career-counseling/.

 

Liberal Arts Career Services

"Translating a liberal arts education into a world of opportunities," at Liberal Arts Career Services. Their goal is to help Liberal Arts students go "Beyond the Tower" through our career & internship coaching, law & graduate school admissions coaching, career courses, professional development program and recruiting.

 

HireUTexas powered by Handshake

HireUTexas powered by Handshake allows students to engage with employers through:

  • Video, audio, and chat communication features
  • Group meetings with up to 50 students
  • 1:1 student meetings scheduled in advance or after a group session
  • Sharing your values and documentation with employers ahead of time

https://learn.joinhandshake.com/students/

Check out this list of 500 Companies Hiring Students on Handshake Right Now.

UT Austin Students already have an account in Handshake, with access to thousands of job and internship postings through this opportunity hub! 80% of students who fill out their interests on Handshake are messaged by an employer.   Students can also:

  • Access personalized job recommendations based on your major and interests,
  • Register for employer info sessions and events, and
  • Schedule appointments with our career coaches.

Student profiles have been preloaded by the university.

You can access it at any time by logging in with your EID credentials at utaustin.joinhandshake.com. If you have any trouble logging in with your EID, please do not attempt to create a new account in Handshake. Instead please email hireutexas@austin.utexas.edu for assistance.

 

Graduate Students

Liberal Arts Career Services website includes overviews of academic and non-academic career searches, a calendar of campus events and workshops, information on career coaching and appointments, and resources for job materials and searches. Coaching and events are being offered virtually for now.

Liberal Arts Career Services and Texas Career Engagement provide career coaching to currently enrolled degree-seeking Liberal Arts graduate students. Liberal Arts Career Services specifically supports students pursuing employment opportunities outside of academia. Texas Career Engagement supports graduate students and postdoctoral scholars across the university. They can assist with ANY career search, including an academic position. You can simultaneously pursue faculty and non-faculty career paths.

"We encourage you to begin using our services and resources as soon as possible—ideally well before graduation so we can help you maximize your post-grad school employment options."  

https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/lacs/graduate-students/overview.php

 

Career Resources from the Graduate School

A listing of University and External Resources available to graduate students.

https://gradschool.utexas.edu/services-and-resources/career-resources


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