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Engage in discussion about social justice through Texas Talks

The Vice President for Student Affairs and The Multicultural Engagement Center have partnered to launch a new discussion series aimed at first-year students. “Texas Talks” is a biweekly series that will give you an opportunity to interface with notable UT faculty and staff and learn about important topics ranging from[...]

Learn skills and expand your horizons with the Bridging Disciplines Program!

Image Description: A flier with a picture of a student looking through a large book on the left side. The right side of the flier contains the text "Enhance your degree through an interdisciplinary certificate. Sixteen certificates in topics such as, Patients, practitioners, and cultures of care, Smart cities, Museum[...]

Want to support others and create change? Consider transferring to Social Work!

Image description: A group of students sitting in an auditorium, facing front The Bachelor of Social Work program prepares students to work in a variety of settings, all centered around supporting others and creating change in communities. The skills taught are wide ranging from crisis intervention to advocacy to research[...]

Come to the TEDxUTAustin 2020 Conference: Breakthrough

Image Description: A black background with a large white block X whose interior is a maze, with a red exclamation point over the middle of the maze. Text reading "Breakthrough, Virtual TEDx Conference, 9/26/2020, Register for free at www.TEDxUTAustin.com" On September 26th from 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM CDT, TEDxUTAustin[...]

Considering a switch to Education? Attend a Virtual Info Session Today!

The College of Education will be hosting informational Internal Transfer sessions via Zoom today at noon. Students will have the opportunity to learn more about different programs available and how to apply. Interested in the study of human movement, health behavior, and the business and culture of sports? Consider a[...]

Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP) Zoom Info Sessions Happening in April

Calling all first year students! Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP) will be hosting two Zoom information sessions in April for you to learn more about their initiative. JAMP gives highly qualified but economically disadvantaged pre-medical students guaranteed admission into one of the 11 medical schools in Texas along with many[...]

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)[...]
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 Texas Career Engagement career counselor today to find out how you can turn your major into a career.