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Regardless of where you are in the career planning process, getting experience during your four years at UT Austin is the best thing you can do to prepare for success beyond the Forty Acres.
Experience—in the form of internships, leadership, research, or volunteerism—will help make you a more competitive applicant for other career experiences, post-graduation jobs, and advanced-degree programs, and can help you build the network and confidence to take other paths, including entrepreneurship.
Enroll in an Internship Course
Explore our free, zero-credit course, available to all undergraduate and graduate students participating in internships and other career experiences.
Become a Leader
Student organizations offer leadership roles that can help you grow professionally, hone your leadership skills, connect with fellow students and, eventually, demonstrate to employers your ability to be a leader.
Explore Your Intellectual Interests
Whether in a lab or on a work of art, research helps you build professional skills and intellectual depth to prepare you for careers and/or advanced studies.