Career Resources

University Resources

Career Services for Graduate Students

As part of the College to Career Initiative, University Career Services is here to help you find the many resources available at UT to help you discover your career options, learn about how to get experiences to prepare you for your next steps, and provide you with the skills and resources to succeed.

Non-Academic Job Search

Liberal Arts Career Services provides career coaching for all graduate liberal arts students.

Texas Recruitment + Interview Services (TRIS)

TRIS is a collaborative effort of UT Austin’s 17 campus career centers. It offers on-campus interview space and job board support.

Campus-Wide Job Board

HireUTexas connects students and alumni with employers.

Academic and Non-Academic Assistance

The Intellectual Entrepreneurship program, a cross-disciplinary consortium, offers tools and resources for job applicants.

Three Minute Thesis Competition

3MT is an academic competition that challenges master's and doctoral students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience.

External Resources

Versatile Ph.D.

All UT Austin graduate students are eligible to use the resources of Versatile Ph.D., an online community for non-academic and non-faculty job seekers.

Career-Planning Tool for the Sciences

Learn how to leverage your expertise into a career through My IDP (Individual Development Plan).

ETS Writing Mentor

The Writing Mentor application provides feedback about your writing to help you to make it convincing, well-developed, coherent, and well-edited!


A free, online career exploration and planning tool for Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences.