Topic: Career services

New Director Starts Work To Build University-wide Recruiting Center

Sept. 6, 2012

A student-driven initiative has come one big step closer to fruition with the hire of a new leader. Her first task? To begin plans for a premier facility where employers will interview and recruit The University of Texas at Austin's best and brightest.

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Online Course Helps Students Put their Liberal Arts Education on the Map

Oct. 7, 2010

Dr. Katharine Brooks, director of career services at The University of Texas at Austin, helps students studying in liberal arts fields such as English, economics and history market their education to future employers in her new online course "Taking Your Major from College to Career."

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Experts Available to Share Job Seeking Tips for New and Recent Graduates

April 20, 2010

The U.S. has lost eight million jobs since the recession began in December 2007. Unemployment seems to be holding steady. Some forecasters believe the job outlook will improve. In the coming weeks, thousands of students will graduate from college and try to enter the workforce.

Faculty and staff experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to talk to media to share their insight on job-seeking strategies for new graduates, the role of social media in job seeking, trends in campus recruiting, the link between education and a career, how to be indispensable at work and how new graduates should negotiate their first salary.

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Graduate Student and Professor Honored for Career Services Contributions

May 6, 2009

Fidel Zapatas, a graduate student in the College of Education, and Mary Jane Burson, professor and practicum coordinator for Human Development and Family Sciences, have been honored by the Texas Campus Career Council (TC3) at The University of Texas at Austin with the Robert Murff Excellence Award for outstanding support of career services at the university.

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