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Business Minors for Non-Business Majors

Did you know: *Almost 5,200 non-business students are currently participating in a minor or certificate program offered by the McCombs School of Business? *More than 4400 non-business majors are actively pursuing our comprehensive business minor? *Non-business students currently enrolled in McCombs minors and certificates represent every college and school at[...]

Freedom of Speech Essay Contest ends MONDAY

Passionate about free speech? Channel that passion into an essay that could win you between $700 and $1500. UT’s annual Freedom of Speech Essay Contest is open to all UT undergraduates. This year’s topics concern transparency versus privacy (the relationship between mandatory disclosure of personal information and control over information)[...]

Calling All First-Gen Students with PhD Aspirations

The McNair Scholars program is still open and accepting applications on a rolling basis. Funded by the Department of Education, McNair guides first-generation and low-income and/or underrepresented students into Ph.D. programs, and provides funding to help with that process. Students selected to participate work with both a faculty advisor on[...]

Let UGS Sponsor your Summer Abroad

Looking for a way to spice up your summer and your resumé? The School of Undergraduate Studies offers competitive grants to students seeking funds to promote academic and career exploration. Grants can be requested in any amount up to $2,000, provided that the student carefully considers and succeeds in communicating[...]

Black [Art] is Beautiful Showcase Happening Friday!

February may be coming to an end, but POCKET wants you to end Black History Month with them! The organization (People of Color Keeping Everyone Tight) invites you to attend and participate in their celebration: Black [Art] is Beautiful. Come enjoy beautiful art from Black artists from UT and around[...]

Explore "Science Based, Human Focused" Majors

The School of Human Ecology will be hosting information sessions next week in GEA 125. Topics to be discussed include degree options and College of Natural Science internal transfer requirements. Tuesday, March 3rd Public Health: 11 am- 12 pm Nutritional Sciences: 1-2 pm Wednesday, March 4th Textiles and Apparel: 2-[...]

Find your Forensic Mentor

The College of Natural Sciences will be hosting their 3rd annual forensic networking event tomorrow, February 28th in WEL 2.110 from 3-6 pm! Don't miss your chance to network with professionals in the field of Forensic Science and learn more about the practical career skills required for this profession! [...]

Impact the Earth with a degree in Environmental Sciences

Interested in environmental issues such as water quality, environmental degradation, invasive species proliferation, climate change or creating healthy cities? Consider attending an Environmental Science internal transfer session this semester. The next one is happening Friday, February 21st from 11 am-12 pm in JGB 4.102. The EVS program is an interdisciplinary[...]

Don't miss these Exciting Entrepreneurship Events!

The Entrepreneurship Minor Office will be hosting multiple information sessions across February and March. The office provides students with internship opportunities with startups and large companies, including EY, Chevron, Kendra Scott and more. All info sessions will be held in GSB 2.130. Find the best time for you from the[...]

Design Your Own Research with Humanities Honors

Have a particular interest or research idea that you would like to expand upon? Then don't miss your chance to learn more about the Humanities Honors program happening THIS WEEK! Check out an info session: Wednesday, February 19th at 4 pm in RLP 0.124 Thursday, February 20th at 11 am[...]
MAJOR ≠ CAREER

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

EXPERIENCE + DEGREE = CAREER

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.