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Graduate Students and the Non-Academic Career Search

Liberal Arts Career Services has teamed up with the Graduate School to enhance your career opportunities by providing career-related support to graduate students seeking careers outside of academia.

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We encourage you to begin using our services and resources as soon as possible, and preferably well before graduation so that we can help you design a plan for acquiring the necessary experience and connections related to your field of choice. Note that some on-campus recruiting resources listed below are available for Liberal Arts students only. If you are not a Liberal Arts student, please refer to your college's career center for recruiting resources. You can also access internship and job search postings on the University's campus-wide job board, HireUTexas

Career Coaching

Determining your post-graduation plans requires strategic planning and a balance of time and energy, particularly when you’re trying to complete academic requirements.  Our coaches will help you identify your current situation (including your strengths, skills, and knowledge), where you hope to go (the career field or position you aspire to), and help you design the most strategic and effective path to get there.

Career Coaching Cover Letters
Converting CV to Resume Networking & Interviewing

Resources for Making the Transition

The better informed you are the better your chances of success in job interviews. Researching a job isn't all that different from researching a topic for a paper, and we've done much of the work for you by compiling a variety of resources. Start here for comprehensive information about job market trends, typical career paths, and inside information on organizations that might hire you.

Career Guides The Versatile PhD
LACS Guides & Publications More Than Money Careers

Connections to Employers

All graduate students, regardless of discipline, are welcome to explore our Connections to Employers pages and may participate in all Career Fairs on UT's campus. Currently enrolled Liberal Arts gradute students are eligible to take advantage of our on-campus recruiting program. By creating your BTT Gateway account, you will be able to view announcements on upcoming events and career fairs, utilize unique online resources, and connect with employers through the local and national job postings.


BTT Gateway Career Fairs & Other Employer Events
Jobs, Internships & On-Campus Interviews International Student Job Search

International Opportunities

Are you considering an international career? If so, this section provides resources to help you research your options and connect with opportunities around the world.

International Opportunities Overview Basic Information
Going Global Opportunities by Location

Academic Career Note

IF you plan to seek a career in academia, or are seeking post-doc experiences, please work directly with your advisor and your department.  We do not provide assistance with the academic search.

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