Career Resources

Career Resources

The Center for Professional Education (CPE) at UT Austin is committed to the professional success of our students and alumni. Please take advantage of the variety of resources on this page to help you stay competitive in your field and navigate career changes.

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Career Research Resources

Unsure about your next career move? Use the resources below to help you assess your interests and explore career paths. Then check out our programs and courses to see how we can help you reach your career goals.

  • MyNextMove – Career information site providing career research, industry research, interest assessments and job search resources.
  • Inside Jobs – Career site with tools to help you discover and pursue career options.
  • Idealist Careers – Career site that helps purpose-driven professionals find, land and love their social impact jobs.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics – Government site with information on occupational outlooks and other employment data.
  • Glassdoor – Career information site with millions of company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more.
  • NACE Salary Calculator – Tool with salary information by location from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
  • Best Monday Ever – Career information: Shares unconventional strategies to design a career you love.
  • Clint Tuttle Career Advising –A framework that is called the "Drivers Exercise" that can help you assess what YOU want in a career BEFORE you set goals and pick a career path or job.

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Recommended Reading

Whether you are looking to change careers or advance your skills, we recommend spending some time reading articles on the sites below. If you have more time, check out some of the books as well.

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Job Search Preparation

Does your resume need a touch-up? Do you want to get better prepared in order to ace that job interview? These sites give great tips on resume building and interview skills/preparation.

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Career Planning

Do you want more from your career, but the thought of change feels totally overwhelming? Maybe you enjoy your job, but lack a path to advancement? Discover your next career move in our upcoming career exploration workshop.

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Career Coaching Services

Students enrolled in any course at the Center for Professional Education are eligible for career coaching services at a discounted price.

For more information please contact Erin Steppe, Enrollment and Success Coordinator.

Career Planning and Resources