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Career Resources

Career Resources

We are committed to the personal and 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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Technology and Career Skills Courses

UT Austin’s Informal Classes offers a variety of short courses covering some of today’s most in-demand workplace skills to give your resume a boost. Check out the Career and Computer Skills page for additional course options not listed here.

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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
  • O*Net OnLine - Career exploration and research site with greater analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics information
  • 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)
  • Online Career Resources – Industry-specific career search and interview advice from the University of Texas
  • Texas Reality Check - Calculator estimating how much money would need to make to to cover living expenses in different situations

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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 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 us at teccoach@austin.utexas.edu.