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UTeach Urban Teachers at Blanton Cafe

Do you have an interest in working with middle and high school students? Contemplating a career in education but don't know where to start? Drop by the Blanton Cafe this November to learn more about the UTeach Urban Teachers Program.Outreach coordinators will be at the cafe on Thursday, November [...]

Major Myths

Picking a major can be overwhelming; undergraduates are often given contradictory messages centered around utility and their impact upon future career prospects. This makes it difficult to develop search criteria and explore new options. Looking to cut through the confusion? The New York Times recently published a short article detailing[...]

Humanities Honors: Design Your Path

Are you a self driven student? Interested in designing your own major? In the Humanities Program, motivated and curious students develop their own major around their specific interests. Students blend a range of courses and disciplines connected by a single theme, going beyond the traditional disciplines associated with the Humanities[...]

Intellectual Entrepreneurship Pre-Graduate School Internship

Thinking about graduate school? Wondering if it’s the right fit for you? Consider enrolling in a pre-graduate school internship. The Intellectual Entrepreneurship Pre-Graduate School Internship connects undergraduates with faculty and veteran graduate students in their field of study to explore those unique aspects of graduate study that make it distinct[...]

Learn More About Actuarial Studies

Do you excel in challenging mathematics courses? Love to study? Have a passion for analyzing and solving business problems? You may want to consider a career as an actuary. On Monday, Oct. 16 from 4-5 p.m., Actuarial Studies Program Assistant Director, Professor Alisa Walch, will briefly describe the actuarial profession[...]

College of Education Internal Transfer Sessions

Do you have a passion for teaching and learning? Want to make a difference in the lives of children and youth? Explore a career as an educator with the College of Education. This Wednesday, Oct. 4, The College of Education will be hosting internal transfer sessions for undergraduates interested in[...]

Major in Government

Interested in the philosophical and practical underpinnings of democracy? Passionate about civic engagement? You may want to pursue a major in government. Beginning on Oct. 5, the Department of Government will be hosting informational sessions for students interested in internal transfer. Students are required to RSVP in order to attend[...]

Cockrell School of Engineering Internal Transfer Sessions

Do you enjoy working with machines? Have a strong analytical mind? You may want to consider a degree in engineering. This fall, the Cockrell School of Engineering will be holding several internal transfer sessions for interested undergraduates. See the flyer for dates, times and locations. Visit the Cockrell School of[...]

School of Architecture Internal Transfer Sessions

Do you have an interest in design and problem solving? Interested in shaping the landscape of our planet? You may want to consider a career in architecture. This fall the School of Architecture will be offering six internal transfer sessions for undergraduate students. Note: Attendance is mandatory for internal transfer[...]

Major in Environmental Science

Are you conservation minded? Passionate about our biosphere? Consider exploring a degree in environmental science. Beginning on Tuesday, Sep. 9, the Environmental Science Program will be holding four informational sessions for students interested in internal transfer. Please refer to the flyer for information regarding times, dates, and locations. Visit the[...]
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.