International Relations and Global Studies

Career and Internship Resources for IRG Majors


Many IRG majors seek out internships during their time at the University of Texas at Austin.  Some find placements in Austin, while others intern in other US cities or even internationally.   If you’re interested in finding an internship, here are some quick steps to get started:

  1. Review the internship basics.
  2. Browse Handshake to search for available internships.
  3. Meet with a career coach in Liberal Arts Career Services at any point for additional support

Research Opportunities 

The UT Office of Undergraduate Research works to engage students in the research and creative activity of the university.

Career and Graduate School 

There are many resources on campus to help you take the next step towards career or graduate school.  

Career Counseling – Your first step is exploring!

Liberal Arts Career Services - LACS provides a full range of career coaching, recruiting, and career education services to help you prepare for whatever you want to do in the future.

Graduate School Coaching - UT Austin provides extensive graduate school advising and preparation for all students. Offices across campus are available to assist you.  

Law School Preparation - Each semester, the Liberal Arts Career Services organizes numerous presentations to help UT students learn more about the legal profession.

International Jobs and Opportunities - This site includes links to international job databases, career planning resources, opportunities by location, and teaching abroad resources.