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Robert Vega, Director FAC 18 / 2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200 78712-1508 • 512-471-7900


The University of Texas at Austin is ranked 5th in the nation for career services, according to the Princeton Review. Nearly 50,000 students attend UT-Austin, and about 14,000 of those students are enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts. Our staff present programs at national conferences regularly and our center is often used for benchmarking purposes by other career centers serving liberal arts students.

The staff at Liberal Arts Career Services are available to assist you with stories related to career issues, including the value of a liberal arts education in today's workplace, the job market for college graduates, job search techniques and tips, graduate and law school advising, and international opportunities for recent college graduates.

You can reach our office by calling 512-471-7900. Tell the receptionist the nature of your story and you will be directed to the best resource person. You can also email your request to: and your email will be forwarded to the right person. If you're seeking other information about The University of Texas at Austin, please contact the Office of Public Affairs for assistance.

Links to Recent Articles Quoting LACS Staff:

Austin American Statesman "Slow thaw in hiring for local college grads"
New York Times
"Making College Relevant"
Austin American Statesman
"Should You Go to Grad School? Consider Cost, Time, Benefits"
Austin American Statesman
"Choose a Grad School That's Right For You"
Austin American Statesman
"Lay the Groundwork for Career During College"
Austin American Statesman
"Recession Forces College Graduates to Consider Their Options"
The Daily Texan
"Two Scoops One Degree"
"Why You Aren't Finding a Job in a Different Field"
"How to Get an International Job"
L Style G Sytle Magazine
"A Voice On Campus"
"Surviving Hard Times"
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"Career Centers Busy As Grads Enter Tough Job Market"
"Finding a Dream Job: A Little Chaos Theory Helps"
Wall Street Journal "Liberal-Arts Education: TheDialogue Continues"
Dan Schawbel’s Personal Branding Blog "Personal Branding"
The Washington Post "You Majored in What? Review"
American Public Media Marketplace "Liberal Arts"
The New York Times "Graduates’ First Job: Marketing Themselves"
Yahoo Education "Top Majors for Jobs"
Austin American Statesman "Mind Mapping Gets the Ideas Flowing"
Los Angeles Times "Jobs Advice on Student Majors"
Monster College "Ten Job Seeking Tips for Introverts" "7 Skills to Learn in College for Big Bucks"
Wall Street Journal "Engineering, Computer-Science Pay More Than Liberal Arts"
WetFeet "Post-Graduation Checklist"
The University of Texas - Know "Spotting career paths through a human lens"
KXAN “Site helps cleanup Facebook profiles”
Wall Street Journal "When Doing Everything Right Isn't Enough"

 Additional Publications

Our website on International Jobs, written by Dr. Katharine Brooks, has been described by the Riley Guide as "absolutely wonderful."

Pre-law advisor, Tatem Oldham, is quoted in the book, How To Get Into The Top Law Schools by Richard Montauk.

Director of Career Services, Dr. Katharine Brooks, is the author of You Majored in What? Mapping Your Path From Chaos to Career. She also writes a blog for Psychology Today, Career Transitions.

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