Office of Career Services

Career Services Calendar

August 31st, 2016

  • Image preview Peace Corps Information Session
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    Today’s Peace Corps is more vital than ever, working in emerging and essential areas such as information technology and business development, and contributing to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. Peace Corps Volunteers continue to help countless individuals who want to build a better life for themselves, their children, and their communities. Join us for more information about becoming a Peace Corps volunteer or visit http://www.peacecorps.gov/.

September 7th, 2016

  • Image preview Getting into Graduate School
    McCombs Campus Center, Marsha and Lynda Ballrooms
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    Learn how to select a school, when to apply, preparing for entrance exams, getting recommendation letters and funding issues.  Get general advice about preparing for and applying to grad school from faculty and Career Services. (Note: Separate sessions about law school and medical school take place later in the month.)

September 9th, 2016

  • Image preview Peace Corps Coffee Chat
    McCombs Campus Center, Bishops Lounge
    12:00pm - 3:00pm
    Drop by to discuss your interest and ask questions about Peace Corps with recruiter Brendan Cavanaugh in this informal setting. Next application deadline is October 1, 2016.
  • Image preview Careers in Science: Civil Engineering
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    Hear from alumni and other professionals in a variety of science and engineering occupations. Learn about what they do and how they got there. Bring your questions (and lunch, if you like). This session features SU former SU parent Scott Saenger, a civil engineer and Vice-President, Jones|Carter, Inc. in Houston, where he manages the Hydrology and Hydraulics Division

September 14th, 2016

  • Image preview Pirate to Pro: Set Sail (Jobs 101)
    McCombs Campus Center, Marsha and Lynda Ballrooms
    4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Don’t be forced to walk the plank, Pirates! Navigate the tricky waters to professional success via “Pirate to Pro.” Seniors, get valuable advice from employers who hire college grads on how to search for jobs and how to compete for them (e.g. resumes, interviewing). And it wouldn’t be a Pirate event without treasure!  Lots of giveaways and snacks!
  • Image preview Pirate to Pro: Chart Your Course (Internships 101)
    McCombs Campus Center, Marsha and Lynda Ballrooms
    6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Don’t be forced to walk the plank, Pirates! Navigate the tricky waters to professional success via “Pirate to Pro.” Internships are a vital part of your professional preparation, so get valuable advice from employers who hire interns on how to search for internships and how to compete for them (e.g. resumes, interviewing). And it wouldn’t be a Pirate event without treasure!  Lots of giveaways and snacks!

September 16th, 2016

  • Image preview Pre-Med Preview
    McCombs Campus Center, Lynda McCombs Ballroom
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    First-year and sophomore students* in ALL MAJORS should join us for our pre-med kick-off event of the year.  Even if you think you know how to get there, be sure you’re aware of the timeline and milestones that will be important and learn of numerous resources and events to help you apply to medical school and explore a career in medicine.

September 19th, 2016

  • Image preview Careers in Science: Chemical Engineer
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
    6:30pm - 7:30pm

    Hear from alumni in a variety of science and engineering occupations. Learn about what they do and how they got there. Bring your questions (and lunch, if you like). This session features chemical engineer Stacey Gould ’98, Senior Engineer - Water at Atkins in Austin. Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.

     

September 20th, 2016

  • Image preview Practice LSAT by Princeton Review
    F.W. Olin Building 105
    6:30pm - 10:30pm
    Try out the law school entrance exam, the LSAT, for FREE, courtesy of test-prep provider Princeton Review. Reserve your seat by signing up online (enter the ZIP code “78626”).  Practice test is a paper-and-pencil simulation. Results available at Career Services on Tuesday, September 27, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

September 21st, 2016

  • Image preview UT Communication Job and Internship Fair Trip
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning (meet at Career Services)
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Wear your suit, bring your resume and meet employers ready to hire you! Look for internships and full-time jobs or just network. Transportation provided, depending on student interest.  Business attire.  All students welcome, but space is limited. Please reserve your spot at Career Services by Monday, Sept. 19, at 3 p.m.

September 23rd, 2016

  • Image preview GRE Strategy Session by Princeton Review
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Ste. 140 (Career Services)
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    If you’re applying to Master’s or PhD programs in the future, you’ll probably need to take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Learn strategies for preparing for and succeeding on the exam and understand test structure and content and scoring. Reserve your spot online (choose GRE Strategy Session). 

September 26th, 2016

  • Image preview Law School Confidential
    McCombs Campus Center, Connie McNab Ballroom
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    Hear from Baylor Law School Director of Admissions Jenny Branson and SU faculty pre-law advisor Dr. Tim O’Neill about the law school application process.

September 28th, 2016

  • Image preview Careers in Art: Artist/Animator
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    Hear the career stories of alumni who make their living making art.  Bring your questions and get advice for getting your own art career started. Bethany Cobb ’92 kicks off our series.

September 30th, 2016

  • Image preview Med School Insider: The Application Process
    McCombs Center, Connie McNab Ballroom
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    SU alumna Dr. Jennifer Peel and Dr. Bob Nolan, both on the faculty of the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, share valuable advice and insight about applying to medical school.  All students welcome.

October 5th, 2016

  • Image preview UT Liberal Arts Fall 2016 Career & Internship Fair
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning (meet at Career Services)
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Wear your suit, bring your resume and meet employers ready to hire you! Look for internships and full-time jobs or just network. Transportation provided, depending on student interest.  Business attire. All students are welcome, but space is limited. Sign up at Career Services by Monday, Oct. 3, at 3 p.m. to reserve your spot.

October 13th, 2016

  • Image preview LSAT Strategy Session
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, Room 147
    4:30pm - 5:30pm
    If you’re applying to law school in the future, you’ll need to take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Learn strategies for preparing for and succeeding on the exam and understand test structure, content and scoring. Presented by former SU visiting professor and test prep expert Keith Syska.

October 14th, 2016

  • Image preview Careers in Science: Wildland Biologist
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    This session of the Careers in Science series features Matt McCaw ’01 discussing his role as senior biologist for the City of Austin Water Quality Protection Lands. Get advice about implementing a career in biology.

October 15th, 2016

  • Image preview Practice MCAT by Princeton Review
    F.W. Olin Building 105
    11:00am - 7:00pm
    Try out the medical school entrance exam, the MCAT, for FREE, courtesy of test-prep provider Princeton Review. Reserve your seat by signing up online.  Practice test is a paper-and-pencil simulation. Results available at Career Services on Thursday, October 20, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (drop-in).

October 17th, 2016

  • Image preview Careers in Art: Photographer
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm

    Hear the career stories of alumni who make their living making art.  Bring your questions and get advice for getting your own art career started. Come to any of the sessions and bring lunch if you like. This session features photographer Shelley Montgomery ’11.

October 18th, 2016

  • Image preview Etiquette Dinner
    Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center, McCombs Ballrooms
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Enjoy a four-course meal while learning the ins and outs of business dining and networking etiquette from a professional etiquette speaker. Business attire. RSVP required.

October 19th, 2016

  • Image preview Careers in Art: Painter
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    Hear the career stories of alumni who make their living making art.  Bring your questions and get advice for getting your own art career started. Hear from Xan Koonce ’05 about her painting career.

October 20th, 2016

  • Image preview UT Law Fair Trip
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning (meet at Career Services)
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Wear your suit, bring your resume and meet with reps from dozens of law schools across the country. Transportation provided, depending on student interest.  Business attire.  All students are welcome, but space is limited. Please reserve your spot at Career Services by Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 3 p.m.

October 21st, 2016

October 24th, 2016

  • Image preview Careers in Art: Freelance Art Director
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm

    Hear the career stories of alumni who make their living making art.  Bring your questions and get advice for getting your own art career started. Come to any of the sessions and bring lunch if you like. This session features freelance art director Steven Smith ’03.

     

October 26th, 2016

  • Image preview Careers in Financial Advising
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm

    The role of a financial advisor is changing faster than ever before.  People are living longer than ever before, which has created a tremendous need for Financial Advisors to help people plan for a more comprehensive financial future. Norman Kohn, FIC, LUTCF, CFFM will introduce you to the industry and discuss the advantages of working for a Fraternal Financial, Modern Woodmen of America.

     

October 28th, 2016

  • Image preview Careers in Art: Architect
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm

    Hear the career stories of alumni who make their living making art.  Bring your questions and get advice for getting your own art career started. Come to any of the sessions and bring lunch if you like. This session features architect Amy Dempsey ’97.

     

November 2nd, 2016

  • Image preview Careers in Translation
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm

    Local translator/interpreter Yolanda Wheaton will explain the ins and outs of these occupations, while Diplomat-in-Residence Floyd Cable of the U.S. Dept. of State will offer leads on how to employ your language skills.

     

November 4th, 2016

  • Image preview Careers in Consulting
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm

    Liberal arts grads are well-positioned to pursue the work of management consulting —  the practice of helping organizations improve their performance by analyzing existing organizational problems and developing plans for improvement. Hear the career stories of alumni consultants and get advice for following that path.

     

November 7th, 2016

  • Image preview Careers in Science: Biotechnologist
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning, 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    Hear from alumni in a variety of science and engineering occupations. Learn about what they do and how they got there. Bring your questions (and lunch, if you like). This session features alumnus Michael G. Douglas ’67, PhD, Executive Director of Georgetown’s Texas Life-Science Collaboration Center.

November 11th, 2016

  • Image preview Careers in Science: Clinical Research
    Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning 147
    12:20pm - 1:20pm
    Hear from alumni and other professionals about their career paths in science and engineering. This session features alumna Yuki Morris ’79, Senior Project Manager at inVentiv Health Clinical. Bring your questions and your lunch, if you like.