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Career Service for Students

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Career Services for Students
Get the support and resources you need to explore, prepare for, and act on your career goals.

We embrace and celebrate the diversity each of you brings to our school and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where you are welcomed, respected, and supported. Regardless of your background or identity, it is our hope that you feel equipped to explore, prepare for, and act on your career goals and contribute your rich ideas, skills, and values to the world. As a staff, we realize that not everyone has equal access to career-related opportunities and networks but we strive to do our utmost to support you in making your career goals a reality.

We welcome you to connect with us early and often and look forward to getting to know you. You are always welcome to reach out to us at any time - your continuous feedback and engagement with our office is essential to our goal of empowering all iSchool students to pursue meaningful careers and lives, and we look forward to working with you!

On behalf of the Career Development Office team,

Rachel Van Middlesworth, Career Placement Specialist

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Rachel Van Middlesworth

Rachel Van Middlesworth

Career Placement Specialist

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Career Development Office Resources

Individualized face-to-face advising where any career-related topics may be discussed

To make an appointment, please visit HireUTexas powered by Handshake and click on "Career Center - Appointments - Schedule a New Appointment – School of Information". Currently all appointments are virtual through Zoom. We are here to talk with you about:

  • Resumes and Cover Letters
  • Networking Skills & Informational Interviews
  • Career Planning & Job Seeking Strategies
  • Interview Skills & Mock Interviews
  • Accepting Offers & Salary Negotiation

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Find career opportunities and events

On the HireUTexas powered by Handshake platform students can search for jobs, internships, capstones, and experiential opportunities. Students can also connect with employers and alumni, RSVP for events and find all of the Career Office resources. The university has already preloaded your profile and you can access it at any time by logging in with your EID credentials at https://utaustin.joinhandshake.com. If you have any trouble logging in with your EID, please email hireutexas@austin.utexas.edu for assistance.

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We offer a variety of career skills workshops focusing on topics such as resumes, cover letters, career fair preparation, networking, and interviewing skills. Sign up through HireUTexas.

Information Sessions & Employer-Led Events

At the request of employers, we host information sessions, presentations, and other events such as speed interviewing. See upcoming events and sign up through HireUTexas.

Student Resource Center

Our Student Resource Center is stocked with great resources on job seeking and career planning. We also have a computer and landline phone which students are welcome to use for virtual and telephone interviews. Contact us to book the room for an interview, or simply stop by to look at available resources.