Career Resources Events & Workshops


Graduate Student and the Non-Academic Job Search

    The Graduate School has teamed up with the Colleg of Liberal Arts Career Center to provide career-related support for gradaute students considering or pursuing employment opportunities outside of academia. Career coaches and workshops are available to all currently enrolled UT Austin degree-seeking graduate students, regardless of discipline. Find more here.

  • Converting Your CV to a Resume
    Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    CLA 1.302E
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    Non-academic employers will typically spend about 15-30 seconds reviewing your resume before deciding whether you make the first cut. Learn about the key differences between resumes and CVs and how to clearly and quickly convey your fit for the position.

  • The Alt-Ac Job Search
    Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 19:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    CLA 1.302E
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    Former Assistant Professor Dr. Krista Duttenhaver talks about her transition from the academy to her current role as the European Markets Team Lead at Learn strategies from someone who has been where you are and has successfully transitioned to industry employment. Discover how the alt-ac job search differs from the academic job search.

  • Identifying Your Transferable Skills
    Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    CLA 1.302E
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    Hone in on the most marketable skills you've acquired while earning your graduate degree. Learn how to promote your research, teaching and critical thinking skills outside of academia.

  • Preparing for Non-faculty Job Interviews
    Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    CLA 1.302E
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    Get tips for answering the most common interview questions. Prepare responses for "Give me an example of a time you..." questions. Can't go? Read this.

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Workshops at a Glance

All workshops will take place in CLA 1.302E at 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Converting Your CV to a Resume
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Wednesday, February 17, 2016
The Alt-Ac Job Search
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Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Identifying Your Transferable Skills
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Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Preparing for Non-faculty Job Interviews
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