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    Spotting career paths through a human lens

    By Christopher Palmer
    Published: April 7, 2011

    Dr. Kate Brooks, director of Liberal Arts Career Services, reveals how the humanities have inspired her life. She explains how the ephemeral arts — film, literature, music and more — influence the practical world.

    Brooks is the author of “You Majored in What? Mapping Your Path from Chaos to Career” and writes a blog for Psychology Today titled Career Transitions.

    Read more about Dr. Brooks.

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      Jacob Rachiele said on July 4, 2011 at 5:49 a.m.
      Wow. I am extremely lucky to have this person running my career services center. She helps clarify why I picked a liberal arts and science education over business.
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      Steve Cottrell said on May 24, 2011 at 6:48 p.m.
      The Liberal Arts students at UT are so lucky that they have a person with Dr. Brooks understanding and caring to help them find their way in the job world.
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      Akin Akintunde said on May 6, 2011 at 9:47 p.m.
      The simple but quite intelligent breakdown of humanity by Dr Brooks is astounding. linking Aristotle to the hero's journey and quotes from untouchable and the comedy caps it all. Dr Brooks that was excellent.
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      Douglas Lee said on April 17, 2011 at 10:46 a.m.
      What a beautiful and succint explanation! I am a retired engineer studied at UT-Austin. Throughout my long engineering career, luckily I have enthused in the humanities. It has brought inner pleasure and extra depth in my engineering work. Thank you, Dr. Brooks.
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      Addie Alexander said on April 16, 2011 at 5:45 a.m.
      This video reminds me that you're never too old to be reminded of why you picked a certain journey. Thank-you Dr. Brooks.
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