Career Resources

University Resources

Non-Academic Job Search

Liberal Arts Career Services provides career coaching for all graduate students, regardless of discipline.

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.

Career Counseling

The Vick Center for Strategic Advising and Career Counseling provides confidential career counseling for students pursuing both academic and non-academic career paths.

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.