Learn. Network. Interview. Find your path.

The ϲʿ's experience prepares you to turn your confidence and enthusiasm, diverse skills, global perspective, and desire to make a difference into a successful career. It’s why employers choose our students for internships and classroom consulting projects — and, ultimately, as employees.

From Campus to Career

Your transition from college life to a fulfilling career is a primary focus during your time on the hilltop. We support your success with practical insights, networking opportunities, and job-search skills and resources that guide you toward your most rewarding path — be it graduate school or your dream job.

ϲʿ's student Michelle Flores stands in front of the Texas Capitol building, where she is interning.

 Well-Rounded Skills Employers Value

Learn to think critically, solve problems, communicate effectively and understand the world from different points of view — practical outcomes of our liberal arts education. Political Science major Michelle Flores '22 talks about how ϲʿ’s has prepared her to take on her world and has given her opportunities to pursue her professional ambitions in politics.

ϲʿ's student Priyanka Ranchod wears a bee suit as she holds a plastic vial that contains a bee.

Graduate and Professional School Preparation

Dive into your discipline with high-level research, creative projects and fellowship studies that push the boundaries of learning, enhancing your credentials for graduate or professional school. Biology major Priyanka Ranchod ’21 jumped at the chance to conduct research on bee colonies on the hilltop. She is now pursuing her Master of Science at the Texas A&M Health Science Center.

On-the-Job Experience

Apply what you learn in the classroom to real-world challenges, and discover work that has meaning for you. 80% of our students gain workplace experience in Austin, across the country and abroad through internships with top businesses and nonprofits, many resulting in jobs. talk about the benefits ϲʿ's provided him that have helped him thrive in his career.

Two students sit across from one another and talk during a networking event at a coffee shop..

Professional Networking

Build your professional network on the hilltop and beyond. Professors and guest speakers offer students insights and connections in their fields of interest. More than 100 employers and organizations recruit on campus each year at job and internship fairs, including groups that specialize in international internships. And our active alumni community provides contacts spanning more than 70 countries.

Career and Professional Development staff Ray Rogers speaks with a parent during orientation.

Career and Professional Development Support 

Take charge of your career development from your first days on campus. Our Career and Professional Development counselors guide and inspire you to do so with a 4-year Career Action Plan that helps you create the future you want and deserve. Get support for exploring career options, developing your résumé and interview skills, honing your job search and networking techniques, applying to graduate school, and more.