Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Career Exploration & Research

Are you in the career exploration stage - considering all of your options and wondering which might be good for you? Liberal Arts Career Services can help you explore your interests, identify your strengths and research your options.

Your Exploration - Explore your interests, strengths and skills for help considering career options that meet your interests and that match your strengths. Industry, Company & Career Research - Access these research tools for a comprehensive look into various aspects of particular industries, specific companies and types of careers.
Liberal Arts Outcomes - Learn what Liberal Arts alums have reported about their first destination after college, including industry, grad/law school and salary info. Entrepreneurship - Explore campus resources and learn about working in and creating startups.
Internship Research - Learn where other Liberal Arts students have interned, and read about their day-in-the-life experiences. Skill & Knowledge Development - Take advantage of these resources to hone and/or develop new skills and knowledge to increase your competitiveness in the job market.

Your Exploration

Visit a Career Coach - Don’t know where to start? Visit with a career coach to help identify your interests and strengths in order to map out potential career ideas and paths. What Can I Do With This Major? - This platform helps students connect their academic and professional interests. Use the tool to explore majors or search for information about your chosen field and employers that hire in those fields. 
Focus 2 Career - Here you can find assessments that can help you connect with different majors and occupations. Create your account by clicking the “Register” option and using the access code longhorns. Texas Career Engagement Career Resources - Explore additional career resources provided by the university. 

Liberal Arts Career Outcomes

Explore alumni career outcomes and employment data for a snap shot of other Liberal Arts Longhorns' first steps after graduation, including first-destination plans (career, service or advanced education), career sectors, salaries, locations and top employers.

Career Research

Are you looking for online career research resources? The resources below offer a variety of career research tools to learn about industries, careers, internships, companies, positions, salaries and outlooks; to help you learn new skills and knowledge; and to explore profiles of and career reviews written by professionals in the workplace.

Internship Research

Where Students Intern - Take a peek into internship programs by reading these day-in-the-life summaries written by liberal arts students who have interned in a variety of organizations and industries.

Industry, Company & Career Research

Company Research - Learn how to conduct company research to help increase your knowledge and preparation before applying to a job or internship. Indeed Career Guide - While being one of the largest job posting sites in the world, Indeed also maintains a comprehensive career guide. 
CareerOneStop - Sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Labor. Use this site to take career assessments, explore resources for those with criminal convictions, Veterans, 55+ workers, and workers with disabilities.  LinkedIn - Learn how to use this professional networking platform to get career insights from Longhorn alumni and thousands of other professions, including their backgrounds, what they do, where they work and what they studied.
Information Interviews - Learn how to conduct information interviews with professionals working in areas that you would like to learn more about. Interstride - Country-specific career information, including worldwide job postings, H1B employer listings and international job listings.
Idealist Careers - Career site that helps purpose-driven professionals find, land, and love their social impact jobs. Book of Lists - City and regional publications providing rankings of hundreds of the largest, wealthiest or most prominent companies/organizations.
Glassdoor - Career information site with millions of company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more. MyNextMove - Career information site providing career research, industry research, job search groups and job search resources.
So You Want To Work... - Explore this collection designed to help you strategize industry-specific career searches. Teacher Alternative Certification - Resources to help you consider teaching careers and to seek alternative certification.
Military Skills Translator - Made for Veterans to translate their skills gained from service in our Armed Forces, to translatable skills for the civilian workforce.  Go Government - Resources including, career guides, federal resume guides, and much more on how to start a career with the U.S. Federal Government.


Explore our Entrepreneurship page to access a comprehensive list of campus programs, clubs, offices and initiatives through UT Austin's Entrepreneurship & Innovation site. This page also introduces you to working for and creating startups as well as Central Texas resources.

Skill & Knowledge Development

LinkedIn Learning - Online learning resource that includes courses on a large variety of topics, such as, Microsoft Office, Visual Studio, Adobe, various business skills, and much more. is free for UT Austin students. MOOC List - Directory of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) from different providers.
Certificates & Minors - Explore this list of UT Austin certificates and minors - sorted by career themes - that can complement your studies and help you gain industry-specific industry professional development. The Department of Statistics and Data Sciences - Offers unique courses and series throughout the year from Software Short Courses and the SDS Seminar Series to the annual Summer Statistics Institute.

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    2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200
    Austin, Texas 78712-1508