Career Services assists students in both personal and interpersonal career preparation so that they may ultimately thrive in their chosen profession. Staff not only provide guidance through one-on-one meetings and group workshops, but also seek to connect students to the professional community through networking events, professional panels, employer presentations, career fairs, and more.

CAREER ADVISE & COUNSELING

Resume, Cover Letter & Portfolio Reviews

Select the appropriate program grouping below to schedule a resume, cover letter, and/or portfolio review.

Career exploration & Counseling

Select the link below to schedule an appointment with a UT Austin career counselor to discuss majors,  career exploration, graduate school planning, personal statements, and more.

JOB BOARD

The UTSOA Job Board hosts internship, full-time, and freelance opportunities. This resource is available only to UTSOA students and alumni.

NOTICE:  Career Services provides a free-of-charge job posting service and makes no recommendations regarding potential employers or student employees. All negotiations are handled directly between the student and employer. Employers and students are urged to perform due diligence when offering, applying for, or accepting private, off-campus employment. 

RESOURCES

 

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, & ASSOCIATIONS

The Texas Board of Architectural Examiners (TBAE) administers the licensure process for Architects, Landscape Architects, and Interior Designers who seek registration in the state of Texas.  

  • Architecture:  

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
American Instititute of Architects (AIA)
American Institute of Architects - Austin Chaper (AIA Austin)
Texas Society of Architects (TxA)

  • Interior Design:  

National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ)
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
American Society of Interior Design - Texas Chapter (ASID Texas)
International Interior Design Association (IIDA)

  • Landscape Architecture:  

Council of Landscape Architecture Boards (CLARB)
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
American Society of Landscape Architects - Texas Chapter (TX ASLA)

  • Planning:  

American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
American Planning Association (APA)

American Planning Association - Texas Chapter (APA TX)

  • Historic Preservation:

The National Trust for Historic Preservation
Preservation Austin
Texas Historical Commission

  • Additional Resources:

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
U.S. Green Building Council - Central Texas/Balcones Chapter 
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
Urban Land Institute (ULI) 
Urban Land Institure - Austin Chapter (ULI Austin)

 

JOB SITES FOR UT STUDENTS AND ALUMNI

  • HireUTexas is an online database of full-time positions and internships available to UT students and alumni.
  • Hirealonghorn is an online database of part-time jobs designed to help UT students pay their way through school, and in so doing, assist employers who are hoping to fill part-time and seasonal positions.