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Business of Healthcare Certificate

Interested in a career in healthcare? Consider applying to the Business of Healthcare Certificate! Applications will be accepted until Ocober. 1. In order to be considered for admission, applicants should: Have a 3.3 GPA or higher Submit a 200 word essay on their career plans in health care Previous experience[...]

Pre-Health Professions Certificate Program

Considering a future as a health care professional? This fall, the Health Professions Office will be hosting information sessions for Longhorns interested in obtaining an HPO or Pre-HP certificate. Check out the flyer for more details regarding dates, times and locations. Students with additional questions can email the Health Professions[...]

Career Panel Playback: Hospitality, Events, and Tourism

Do you love to travel? Do you enjoy interacting with people from all over the world? Do you like to work on creative projects and see them through every step of the way? If so, a career in hospitality, events, or tourism may be a great fit for you! Last[...]

Coming Up - Fulbright Info Sessions

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program funds 8 to 12 months abroad to study, research or teach English in countries around the world. The Campus Deadline for the 2018-2019 cycle is August 31, 2017. UPCOMING FULBRIGHT GRANT INFO SESSIONS: Thu-Apr 20, 2017 12:00 Noon - 1:00PM WEL 3.266 Fri-Apr 21, 201[...]

No Computer Science Degree? No Problem.

Would it surprise you to know that not all members of the tech industry studied computer science in college? Last Wednesday, the James W. Vick Center for Strategic Advising & Career Counseling hosted six professionals from the tech industry who shared their stories and educational backgrounds with UT students. Panelists[...]

Tomorrow 4/1: Hatton W. Sumners Careers in Politics Conference

Students interested in the possibility of pursuing a career in public service are encouraged to attend the Hatton W. Sumners Careers in Politics Conference! Register today! Hatton W. Sumners Careers in Politics Conference Saturday, April 1, 2017 8:30 am - 3:30 pm Belo Center for New Media, 300 W. Dean[...]

Psychology Internal Transfer Info Sessions

Mark your calendars for after spring break - the Department of Psychology will be holding a series of internal transfer information sessions starting March 28th. Attending an internal transfer information session is required to be eligible for admission to the Psychology major. The intent of these sessions is to enhance[...]

Bridging Disciplines Programs

Greetings from the Bridging Disciplines Programs (BDPs)! The next BDP application deadline will be Thursday, March 9th. Interested students can attend a BDP information session and can find information about the BDP application on the BDP website. For students who are not quite ready to apply now, please know that[...]

Attend the 2017 Lozano Long Conference - Feb 22-24!

UGS students - LLILAS will be hosting the upcoming 2017 Lozano Long Conference, “Food Revolutions,” officially titled “Revoluciones Alimentarias: New Perspectives on the Contemporary Food System in Latin America,” starting this Wednesday! This conference will be of interest to students considering majors such as Latin American Studies, International Relations and[...]

Pre-Health Professions Certificate Info Sessions

The College of Natural Sciences will be hosting two upcoming information sessions for the Pre-Health Professions Certificate. Students will be required to submit an application in order to be admitted; they must first submit an application via the certificate program website, NOT the Registrar’s minor/certificate system. Pre-qualifying courses will be[...]

Your major does not always determine your career path. Many graduates pursue careers outside their field, depending on their interests and experiences.


It’s not just your major that matters! Make yourself marketable by gaining a variety of experiences in college. Read a few inspiring stories by professionals whose experiences led to great careers.

Contact a Vick Center career counselor today to find out how you can turn your major into a career.