January 2023 Undergraduate Newsletter

We hope you had a fun and restful winter break! This spring semester, you will have many opportunities to get involved, learn new skills and explore career paths. Whether you pursue an internship, a position in a student organization, one-on-one career support or a part-time job, you will gain skills that prepare you for your unique career journey.

Keep reading to learn more about:

  • One-on-one support for all students
  • Getting experience
  • Searching for career opportunities on HireUTexas, powered by Handshake
  • Enrolling in a Career Community
  • Earn a Coursera certificate
  • Upcoming Career Events, Fairs and Workshops open to all majors

Remember to utilize the tailored career resources through your college/school career center and additional resources available to all students through Texas Career Engagement this semester!

One-on-One Support for All Students

If you want to explore possible majors and/or careers, research industries, identify strategies for networking, find resources for job and internship searching, brainstorm resumes or cover letters, practice interviewing, or just talk though your ideas, click below to set up an appointment!

Schedule a meeting!

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Getting experience

Experience you gain as a University of Texas at Austin student will help make you a more competitive applicant for post-graduation jobs and advanced-degree programs, as well as help you build your network and your confidence so you can take other paths, including entrepreneurship. Pursing new experiences can also help you learn more about the career you’re planning for or explore possibilities you haven’t considered yet! Read below to find ways to gain experience this semester.

  • Become a Leader: Student organizations offer leadership roles that can help you demonstrate to employers your ability to be a leader.
  • Explore Your Intellectual Interests: Whether you’re in a lab or studying a work of art, research helps you build professional skills to prepare for careers or advanced studies.
  • Find a Virtual Opportunity: In-person experiences may not always be an option, but you can still gain experiences virtually.
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Searching for career opportunities on HireUTexas, powered by Handshake

HireUTexas, powered by Handshake, is the all-inclusive job board where UT students can connect with employers offering full-time jobs, internships, work study and campus employment, and part-time and seasonal jobs. Watch this video for a quick demonstration on how to search on Handshake and click below to get started!

Start searching on Handshake!

Enrolling in a Career Community

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Career Communities are industry-specific toolkits open to all students for: Business and Entrepreneurship, Creative, Non-profit, Public Service and Government, Science and Sustainability, and Technology. Each toolkit is full of information to help students successfully navigate that industry and connect with opportunities. By enrolling in a community, you can explore careers in the industry, communicate your story, build your network, and find opportunities through announcements of upcoming industry-related events and current job or internship postings.

Earn a Coursera Certificate

UT Austin undergraduate students can access free online learning for one or more of the Excel and Grow with Google Certificates. Learn and hone career-ready skills by earning company-designed and industry-leading certificates for high-demand career paths.

Upcoming Career Events, Fairs and Workshops open to all majors

Career City Limits: argodesign
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 5:30-7 p.m. Central

Archer Fellowship Program Information Session
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 5-6 p.m. Central

Home to Texas Information Session
Thursday, Jan. 19, 5-6 p.m. Central

2023 Texas Exes Career Night
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 5-7 p.m. Central

Home to Texas Information Session
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 5-6 p.m. Central

Dell ERG/Sales Office Hours
Thursday, Jan. 26, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Central (Come and Go)

Dell Sales Campus-wide Information Session
Thursday, Jan. 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Central

Career City Limits: General Motors
Friday, Jan. 27, 1-2 p.m. Central

Moody College of Communication Spring 2023 Career Expo
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Central

Home to Texas Information Session
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 4-5 p.m. Central

Career City Limits: H-E-B Digital
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 5:30-7 p.m. Central

Accessibility, Inclusion, & Opportunities in the U.S. Department of State
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Central

Spring 2023 McCombs Career Expo
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2- 4 p.m. Central

Graduate School Planning Series, Part 1: Where Do I Start?
Thursday, Feb. 2, noon-1 p.m. Central

Ontra Office Hours
Thursday, Feb. 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Central (Come and Go)

Heather Jarvis: Public Service Loan Forgiveness Webinar
Thursday, Feb. 2, from noon-1 p.m. via webinar

2023 Spring Engineering Expo
Thursday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Central

KraftHeinz Weinermobile Information Session
Monday, Feb. 6, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Central

Gaining Experience in Tech 101
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 4-5 p.m. Central

Cognizant Meet & Greet
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Central (Come and Go)

Teach for America Information Session + Appy Time w/ UT Moody Alum!
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Central (Come and Go)

Natural Sciences Networking and Recruiting Mixer
Thursday, Feb. 9, 5-7:30 p.m. Central

Sherwin-Williams Employee Resource Group Panel & Networking Event
Thursday, Feb. 9, 5:30-6:630 p.m. Central

Career City Limits: Key Design Studio
Friday, Feb. 10, 1-2 p.m. Central

Career City Limits: Powerhouse Animation
Friday, Feb. 17, 1-2 p.m. Central

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

Get help with career fair prep!

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