Bridging Disciplines Programs alumni have built extraordinary professional and academic careers since earning their certificates. Click a BDP alum’s name to learn about his or her BDP experience and career path. If you are an alum, we’d love to hear what you’re doing! Share your story or make updates.
I am a curator at The Williamson Museum.
Location: Georgetown, TX
“My BDP experience prepared me for my career path more than my major alone.”
I am a doctoral student in the Department of History at UT. My work focuses on African history.
Location: Austin, TX
“…I am integrating methods from public health, history, political science, social work, African studies, and numerous other disciplines. The BDPs helped me to fluidly integrate these perspectives.”
I am a consumer operations support specialist at Google Inc.
Location: Mountain View, CA
“Interdisciplinary education experiences at UT helped me set the foundation for navigating my way through cross-functional organizations in the workplace.”
I am a sustainability analyst for Waste Management Sustainability Services.
Location: Houston, TX
“The interdisciplinary nature of the BDPs helped me understand how to attack modern environmental issues from various angles and viewpoints to determine the best solution.”
I am a professional staff member for the Senate Finance Committee.
Location: Washington, D.C.
“An interdisciplinary education in college has enabled me to stay organized and understand the information I must know versus the information I must understand.”
I am a post-doctoral research fellow at the Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy at the University of Denver.
Location: Denver, CO
“…the BDPs helped me find resources to attend research conferences in political science. This experience undoubtedly prepared me for grad school and opened numerous doors into the academic world of research.”
I am an economist at the Texas Workforce Commission.
Location: Austin, TX
“I am a better and more informed world citizen because of the courses and research experience I completed for my BDP.”