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Register for the Fall 2018 Leadership Education and Progress Workshop

Are you looking for opportunities to develop your leadership skills? Do you feel passionate about promoting ethical practice and social responsibility? Consider enrolling in UT’s fall 2018 Leadership Education and Progress (LEAP) workshop. Not sure what your course load will be like this fall? This six-week workshop offers four cohort[...]

INSPIRE: Empowering Texas Women Leaders

INSPIRE is a three-year program (sophomore to senior) with three cohorts simultaneously developing skills necessary to achieve the highest levels within their chosen fields. INSPIRE was created in response to the continuing inequalities in educational attainment and career advancement for women. INSPIRE offers a unique opportunity for young women to[...]

Careers in Writing Panel

Check out this transcript of the Vick's Center's latest panel discussion. Have more questions about a career in writing? Schedule an appointment with a career counselor. Panelist Backgrounds Wes Ferguson, Journalist and Author Journalist Wes Ferguson is the author of two nonfiction books. He writes the bimonthly “Rambler” column for[...]

Careers in Writing Panel

Check out this transcript of the Vick's Center's latest panel discussion. Have more questions about a career in writing? Schedule an appointment with a career counselor. Panelist Backgrounds Wes Ferguson, Journalist and Author Journalist Wes Ferguson is the author of two nonfiction books. He writes the bimonthly “Rambler” column for[...]

Apply to Dell Medical School's Health Leadership Apprentice Program

Looking for something to do this summer? Passionate about promoting health and well-being in your community but aren't sure as to how it might intersect with your degree? You may want to apply to Dell Medical School's Health Leadership Apprentice Program. The Health Leadership Apprentice Program is aimed at undergraduate[...]

Explore a Minor in Art History

Art history is a versatile minor that allows for the development of a diverse skillset. Whether you plan on going into the field of business, education or social work, a minor in art history can help you learn to recognize visual strategies, sharpen your analytical and observational skills, and encourage[...]

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 Wednesday, March 21, from 4-5 p.m., Actuarial Studies Program Assistant Director, Professor Alisa Walch, will briefly describe the actuarial profession[...]

Explore a Career in Social Work

Do you want to serve your community and make a difference in the lives of others? You may want to consider exploring a career in social work. The Steve Hicks School of Social Work will be holding two final informational sessions for students interested in internal transfer; all sessions will[...]

Career Stories: Physician Assistant

Interested in pursuing a career in health care? Not sure which field or position is the best fit? Wayfinder’s “Career Stories” features profiles of professionals from various career fields; subjects describe how they found their way into their current career path and provide advice for those aspiring to join the[...]

Career Stories: Physician Assistant

Interested in pursuing a career in health care? Not sure which field or position is the best fit? Wayfinder’s “Career Stories” features profiles of professionals from various career fields; subjects describe how they found their way into their current career path and provide advice for those aspiring to join 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.