The Graduate School is working to expand the career resources available to UT Austin graduate students. Toward that goal, the Graduate School has subscribed to The Versatile PhD which provides resources for students looking for careers outside academia.
Liberal Arts Career Services | 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.
IE Career Resources | These are resources for graduate students offered by the Intellectual Entrepreneurship program, a Cross-Disciplinary Consortium at UT Austin. Includes tools such as National and local Web resources, building a CV and job letter, applying for postdoctoral fellowship, and links to non-academic market, among many other resources.
Center for Strategic Advising & Career Counseling | The Center offers private confidential career counseling appointments for graduate students pursuing both academic and non-academic career paths. Career counseling provides the opportunity to self-reflect, brainstorm career ideas, research career information and develop search strategies.
Sanger Learning Center | The Sanger Learning Center offers private appointments with learning specialists to address academic-related questions and concerns. Writing consultations are available to all graduate students, and teaching consultations are available for Teaching Assistants.
Hire Texas | A collaborative effort of the 17 career services offices at UT Austin to provide employers seeking to hire UT students and alumni a single portal to the variety of recruiting services available.
my IDP | An individual development plan (IDP) helps you explore career possibilities and set goals to follow the career path that fits you best. By the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Events & Workshops
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Past Events & Workshops
Workshop on Applying with International Organizations
A representative from the State Department's Bureau of International Organizations will provide information on how to successfully apply for positions with the United Nations and other international organizations.
FEB 27, 2013 | 5:15 - 6:30 p.m.
Bass Lecture Hall | LBJ School
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Graduate Student Job Search Boot Camp
Learn the knowledge, skills and information you need to move forward with your non-academic career plans.
APR 5, 2013 | noon - 2:30 p.m.
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Presentation for Graduate Students: Researching Potential Careers and Employers
NOV 15, 2012 | 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Career Services Graduate Student Bootcamp: Developing a Successful
Career Outside the Academy
OCT 26, 2012
Founder of Versatile PhD, Paula Chambers
OCT 11, 2012
my IDP (Individual Development Plan) by The American Association for the Advancement of Science