February 2024 Undergraduate Newsletter

It may feel like the semester has only just begun, but already Longhorns are hard at work across campus with classes, campus jobs, internships and more! With so much going on, you may be looking for small, impactful ways to continue developing your skills and experiences that can fit into your busy schedule. There are a range of ways to keep making progress in your career journey that may compliment your classes, including:

  • Workshops on overcoming imposter syndrome, case interviews and AI
  • Engaging with employers on HireUTexas
  • Upcoming career events, fairs and other events

You also have access to tailored career resources through your college/school career center and additional resources available to all students through Texas Career Engagement! 

Overcome Imposter Syndrome and Unlock Your Longhorn Potential

In this interactive virtual workshop, you will learn how imposter syndrome may be impacting your academic and career journey and identify practical strategies to manage your thoughts and feelings so you can thrive personally and professionally.

You will learn:

  • How to recognize signs of imposter syndrome
  • How imposter syndrome can impact your personal and career journey
  • Practical strategies to combat imposter thoughts and feelings
  • About campus resources that can help you build resilience, confidence and a sense of belonging

Overcome Imposter Syndrome and Unlock Your Longhorn Potential
Wednesday, Feb. 21
Noon – 1 p.m. Central
Register to receive the Zoom link!

Case Interview 101 with Management Consulted

Join us for a virtual case interview workshop led by Management Consulted! Management Consulted is the world’s leading provider of case interview prep for consulting and other industries. You’ll encounter case interviews at employers as varied as McKinsey, Wendy’s and Schindler Elevator and the skills that solving a case gives you – implementing a structured problem-solving approach, incorporating analytics with business acumen and communicating a persuasive recommendation – are what all employers seek.

Case Interview 101, Presented by Management Consulted
Tuesday, March 5
4-7 p.m. Central
Register today!

Exploring AI and ChatGPT: Coursera Workshop

As artificial intelligence continues to transform the work landscape, understanding AI is an increasingly important part of professional development. One way to learn more about AI is by earning a professional certificate on Coursera, an online learning platform free for all University of Texas at Austin students.

Join our workshop on March 20, where we’ll explore the latest AI and ChatGPT resources on Coursera, learn how to demonstrate your knowledge to employers, and start earning an online professional certificate together. We encourage students to bring a laptop if they have one. Snacks and beverages will be provided as well!


Discover and Engage with Employers on HireUTexas

Spring recruitment is in full swing, and employers are actively recruiting for their full-time and part-time summer opportunities!

Keep the following tips for utilizing HireUTexas in mind during your job search:

  • New roles are posted each week, so check the new jobs posted consistently and use the filter tool to find employers that match your goals.
  • Keep your student profile updated with accurate contact and background information.
  • Put a face to your resume and search in HireUTexas for opportunities to engage with top employers through their virtual or in-person events on campus!

Upcoming Career Events, Fairs and Workshops Open to All Majors

Science and Sustainability Career Community Resource Fair 
Thursday, Feb. 15, 4-5 p.m. Central 

UTLA Online Application Walk Through
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 5 p.m. Central

Health Professions Fair
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Central

UTNY Information Sessions
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Central
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Central
Friday, March 1, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Central (virtual)
Thursday, March 7, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Central (virtual)

Non-Profit, Public Service, and Government Career Community Resource Fair
Thursday, Feb. 22, 4-5 p.m. Central

School of Architecture Career Fair
Friday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Central

UTNY Ready to Apply for Fall 2024
Friday, Feb. 23, Noon – 1:00 p.m. Central (virtual)

Liberal Arts Career Fair
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Central

Conversation with Dean Jessica Berg (Case Western Reserve School of Law): The Great Cannabis Debate
Thursday, Feb. 29, Noon-1 p.m. Central

UTLA Fall 2024 Applications Due
Friday, March 1, 11:59 p.m. Central

UTNY Fall 2024 Deadline
Friday, March 1, 11:59 p.m. Central

Careers in Law Panel
Tuesday, March 5, 4-5 p.m. Central

Texas Exes 2024 NYC Seminar
March 1114

Internal Transfer Basics with Vick Advising Excellence Center
Tuesday, March 19, 4-5:30 p.m. Central 

Exploring AI and ChatGPT: Coursera Workshop
Wednesday, March 20, 5-7 p.m. Central

More opportunities to connect with companies in your desired industry may be available through your college/school career center.

More information can be found on the Texas Career Engagement website.