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Career Coaching Overview

Career coaching will help you prepare for the job or internship search. Our career coaches can help you set goals and design your career plan. We offer walk-in services, appointments, and email coaching to fit your schedule. Start by reviewing the information offered on this website and then contact our office to set up an appointment for personal assistance.

Career & Internship Coaching

Meet with a career coach to discuss your career interests and to learn about the job and internship resources available at Liberal Arts Career Services.  Review this page for information about registering with our office, scheduling coaching appointments, learning about walk-in hours and more.

Career & Internship Coaching Graduate Student Career Coaching
Walk-In Advising

Resume & Cover Letter Writing

Whether this is your first time writing a resume or you are fine tuning the document for a specific employer, our career coaches can help you every step the way.  Liberal Arts Career Services provides a variety of resources to help you create the best application materials.  Check out Optimal Resume available through your BTT Gateway Account, review our resume and cover letter writing guides, or download a resume template and get started today.

Resumes & Cover Letters
Cover Letter: Intro & Guidelines
Resume Introduction & Guidelines
 

Internships

It's never too early to start thinking about internships! Internships can help you explore your personal and professional interests, try out a career option and network with professionals. Explore our internship pages, and read our internship site reviews to learn where your fellow Liberal Arts students have interned in the past - and what they thought of their sites.

Internship Introduction
Internship Credit-Based Courses
Internship Site Reviews
 

Interview Preparation

Now that you have prepared your resume and cover letter, employers will want to meet you and conduct an interview.  Review this page and learn about the different interview formats (behavioral and case study), discover sample interview questions, and find out about our popular mock interview program.

Interviewing Introduction Dress for Success
Mock Interviews Salary Negotiation
Informational Interviews Digital Dirt

Researching & Applying to Internships

Internships are an excellent way to learn about different industries, solidify your career interests, and strengthen your application.  Review this page to learn how all liberal arts majors can benefit from an internship experience and to identify key resources for researching internship programs.

Internship Introduction
Internship Site Reviews
Internship Courses
Internship Stories

Networking Strategies

Discover resources and strategies for connecting with Texas Exes and experienced professionals through social media tools.  Check out the benefits of developing your professional network on LinkedIn, finding jobs and internships on Twitter, and requesting informational interviews.

Networking Introduction
Social Media
Informational Interviewing

The Liberal Arts Job Search

Your liberal arts major has prepared you for a variety of career paths in business, government, education, nonprofit, law, consulting, and more.  The best way to get started with identifying your career interests, discovering job and internship leads, and communicating the value of your liberal arts education is to meet with a career coach.

The Liberal Arts Job Search

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