Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Comprehensive Job & Internship Search Guide

Are you ready to connect with job and internship opportunities, but don't know where to start? This guide introduces you to a variety of job/internship posting sites, career research tools, career search preparation help and professional networking resources.

Job & Internship Posting Sites

Below is a collection of popular job search sites that include opportunities across all industries. Meet with a career coach to learn how to best use these sites for your individual and targeted job or internship search.

Handshake/HireUTexas - Our job and internship database offers a variety of open positions, resume drops and on-campus interview opportunities. Handshake also allows you to upload your resumes and receive regular messages of job/internship activities. 

Indeed - The most high-traffic job website in the U.S. Indeed aggregates job listings from thousands of websites, including job boards and company career pages.

LinkedIn - Create an account and use your social professional network to search for jobs and internships. - A job board enabling federal job seekers access to thousands of job opportunities across hundreds of federal agencies and organizations. Learn about applying to federal jobs here.

Idealist - Connecting idealists - people who want to do good - with opportunities for action and collaboration.

O*NET OnLine - Offers a variety of search options and occupational data, while My Next Move is a streamlined application for students and job seekers. Both applications were developed for the U.S. Department of Labor.


Resumes & Cover Letters - Learn how to write winning resumes and cover letters and check out the templates designed specifically for liberal arts students.

Interviews - Explore our interview pages to help you succeed in your next interview. Our interviews site includes help with behavioral and case interviews, phone and panel interviews, as well as salary negotiation.

Company Research - Learn how to conduct company research to help increase your knowledge and preparation before applying to a job or internship.

Career Exploration

Research Page - Explore our extensive career exploration resources to help you consider your options, and learn how to best approach your goals.

So You Want To Work In...?: A series of factsheets introducing you to a variety of professions open to you as a liberal arts student, as well as providing advice on how to get into these industries. This series includes diplomatic corps, hospitality management, human resources, law firms, Peace Corps, and real estate.


Internships - Explore our internships page to help create your internship search plan.

Where Students Intern - Check out our collection of liberal arts students' internship reviews to learn where students have interned, and how you can do the same.

Networking & Social Media

Networking - Explore our networking page to help you make the most of all your contacts: from family and friends to recruiters and alumni.

LinkedIn, Twitter & Facebook (Social Media Guide) - Learn how to maximize your use of social networking to connect with job and internship opportunities.

LACS Disclaimer

Please note that job listings are presented as a service to our registrants. We evaluate and approve or reject job postings based on our recruiting policies. However, we cannot guarantee the validity and/or accuracy of the job information posted. It is the job seeker's responsibility to independently review all postings, organizations, contracts, and job offers. Students and alumni can report job posting-related issues and scams to Liberal Arts Career Services, 512-471-7900. Learn more about employment scams at the Federal Trade Commission website.

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