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Welcome to the information age. We educate talented information professionals with the skills to solve your information and technology problems. Our graduates are prepared to search and organize the vast flow of data, identify and establish user requirements for information, and design and evaluate solutions to information problems.

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Post a Position

Employers can post jobs, internships, capstones, and experiential opportunities to HireUTexas powered by Handshake. Contact us for guidance on how to best promote your positions to iSchoolers!

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Host or Participate in an Event

To get to know our students better, we invite you to set up an event with us! Hosting an event with our students is an excellent opportunity to share information about your company and find great candidates to fill your open positions. Examples of events include information sessions, on-campus interviews, workshops, and office hours. Career fairs are great opportunities for employers and recruiters to share information about their organization and job openings with many students from different educational and professional backgrounds. There are also many opportunities to participate in career events that the iSchool is hosting, such as serving as a panelist or being a representative at networking sessions. See more in the section below for how to get involved.

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iSchool Capstone – Professional Experience Project (PEP)

Suppose you (or your organization) have a project you want to complete but haven’t had the time, bandwidth, or expertise. In that case, we encourage you to consider offering the task as a PEP opportunity. Through the PEP, you can bring on an MSIS student to your team for a semester-long project, and have them complete your project that can help advance pursuits towards your company’s goals.

Post a Position

Employers can post jobs, internships, capstones, and experiential opportunities to HireUTexas powered by Handshake. Contact us for guidance on how to best promote your positions to iSchoolers! Employers can also request to host information sessions, on-campus interviews, and sponsor events by contacting the Career Development Office at careers@ischool.utexas.edu.

Instructions on posting jobs to HireUTexas can be found here (PDF).

Host or Participate in an Event

To get to know our students better, we invite you to set up an event with us! Hosting an event with our students is an excellent opportunity to share information about your company and find great candidates to fill your open positions. Examples of events include information sessions, on-campus interviews, workshops, panels, and office hours.

We can support you by hosting events on UT’s campus or virtually. Your event can be open to all iSchool students (undergraduate and graduate), or if you are targeting a specific group we can accommodate that as well.


To schedule an event or to share your interest in participating in future career events with the iSchool, please contact the Career Development Office team at careers@ischool.utexas.edu.

iSchool Capstone – Professional Experience Project (PEP)

In their final semester, students in the Master of Science in Information Studies (MSIS) program must complete a capstone project or “capping” experience, which is to be a culminating experience that synthesizes various skills, knowledge, and expertise gained during their graduate studies. One capstone option that MSIS students can choose is the Professional Experience Project (PEP). The PEP requires students to complete a project relevant to their skills and career interests with a company or organization. This is the most popular capstone experience MSIS students choose to complete, so we are always looking for PEP opportunities to offer to our students.

This is where you come in! Suppose you (or your organization) have a project you want to complete but haven’t had the time, bandwidth, or expertise. In that case, we encourage you to consider offering the task as a PEP opportunity. Through the PEP, you can bring on an MSIS student to your team for a semester-long project, and have them complete your project that can help advance pursuits towards your company’s goals.