September 2023 Undergraduate Newsletter

Welcome to another term! Have your classes, your exploration of the Forty Acres and your connections with peers and mentors led you to consider new paths and possibilities? If so, now is a great time to learn how to leverage your unique skills and interests that align with a potential new direction. Check out the opportunities below:

  • Exploration Celebration 
  • The Archer Fellowship Program 
  • Dell Technologies Undergraduate & Masters Night
  • The UT Coursera Program 
  • Upcoming career events, fairs and workshops 

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! 

Exploration Celebration

Does looking at different major or career options sometimes feel intimidating? Do you wish it could be easier, and more fun?  

Stop by our career carnival to celebrate the exploration experience! This festive event will showcase a variety of exciting opportunities and campus services that can help you engage in the exploration process, manage stress and find community. Join us for fun, food and games!   

Exploration Celebration  
Tuesday, October 3  
Noon-1:30 p.m.  
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Apply for The Archer Fellowship Program 

The Archer Fellowship Program provides undergraduates across the UT system the opportunity to live, learn and intern in Washington, D.C. Students can work full time at an organization of their choice based on their professional goals and interests. Past internship sites include the White House, the Supreme Court and NPR.  

Applications for the fall 2024 and spring 2025 cohorts open in mid-November 2023 and are due February 15, 2024. Students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the application guidelines and criteria well before the deadline, as the selection process is competitive.   

Learn more about the Archer Fellowship Program by visiting the Archer Fellow website or attending an information session this fall. 

For additional questions, contact UT Austin’s Archer Fellowship Program Coordinator, Dustin Harris, at 

Dell Technologies Undergraduate & Masters Night

Join us for the annual Dell Night on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at the UNB (3.202) Texas Union Shirley Bird Perry Ballroom. Meet with team members from Dell Technologies and learn about Dell’s vision to drive human progress through technology. Hear from UT Alumni working at Dell and get the chance to ask them questions about their day-to-day work, find out what opportunities are available for you at Dell Technologies and get a guided tour of the Alienware Gaming Lounge. 

Coursera Career Academy 

The UT Coursera Program provides undergraduate Longhorns FREE access to online learning for course and professional certificate programs. Coursera’s Career Academy helps students advance their careers and get job-ready for the most in-demand fields with world-class, flexible, online training. Using Career Academy, you can: 

  • Explore different career paths  
  • Master real-world skills through hands-on learning in fields like data analytics, digital marketing, data science and more 
  • Earn professional certificates from the world’s leading companies, including Google, Meta and IBM  

Upcoming Career Events, Fairs and Workshops Open to All Majors

Health and Wellness Career Community Resource Fair
Wednesday, September 20, 4-5 p.m. Central

UTNY Information Sessions
Thursday, September 21 Noon – 1:00 p.m. Central, Zoom
Friday, September 22, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Central, CBA 4.336
Wednesday, September 27,  5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Central, RLP 0.122
Friday, September 29, Noon– 1:00 p.m. Central, Zoom

UTLA Week Information Session + Mixer
September 26, 5 p.m. Central, DMC 1.202

Liberal Arts Fall 2023 Career & Internship Fair
Wednesday, September 27, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Central

Business Minor Expo
Wednesday, September, 27, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Central 

KHE/YCS Internship and Job Fair
Thursday, September 28, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Central 

UTLA Drop-In Hours
Thursday, September 28, 10 a.m.-Noon Central, DMC 1.206

Demystifying Graduate School Applications 
Thursday, September 28, 12:30-2 p.m. Central 

UTLA Virtual Drop-in Hours
Every Wednesday, 1-3 p.m. Central, Zoom

UTNY Summer 2024 Priority Deadline
Sunday, October 1

Business and Entrepreneurship Career Community Resource Fair 
Wednesday, October 4, 4-5 p.m. Central

Archer Fellowship General Information Session
Wednesday, October 4, 6-7 p.m. Central  

UTLA Online Information Session
Wednesday, October 11, 5 p.m. Central, Zoom

Archer Fellowship General Information Session
Thursday, October 26, 4-5 p.m. Central

Texas Career Engagement Etiquette Dinner
Monday, October 30, 5-7:30 p.m. Central 

Archer Fellowship General Information Session
Thursday, November 9, Noon-1 p.m. Central  

Texas Career Engagement Employer Trek: Austin  
Friday, November 10, All-day  

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.