*Career Newsletter

Volume 1, Issue 2

In This Week's Issue...

  • Dell Information Session
  • Peace Corps Info Session
  • Meet the AmeriCorps Night
  • YMCA Info Session
  • Employers on Campus
  • Upcoming Workshops
  • The Internship Corner
  • UNT Health Science Center SMART Program
  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
  • Introducing Resume Critique Service
  • *Career Newsletter Contest
  • Career Drive Thru Dates
  • Career Funnies

Dell Recruiting for Job + Development Program

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Dell Recruitment Information Session

Representatives from Dell will conduct an information session about their FT Job + Development Program for May 2015 graduates. This entry-level job program is designed for recent college graduates and is a permanent, salaried, position at Dell in Round Rock, TX.


This is a 12 month Development Program. During the 12 months (in addition to their full time job) new hires selected for this opportunity will be exposed to Dell Executive speakers from different departments of the company, Networking, Team Building/Community Involvement.


The Dell Information Session event will be held Tuesday, January 27 in Carter Auditorium (1st floor of the John Brooks Williams South Building) at 5:30 p.m. All students and alumni are welcome to attend. Please contact Career and Professional Development for additional information.

Make a Difference in the World- Join the Peace Corps!

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Nick Leichliter, Regional Recruiter from the Peace Corps will conduct an information session on Thursday, January 29 at 5 p.m. in the John Brooks Williams Natural Science Center South Building Conference Room 180. This is a great opportunity to learn about post-graduate volunteer opportunities, the process for applying and the different application deadlines. Please contact Career and Professional Development in Moody Hall 134 or 512.448.8530 for more information.

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Five Austin area nonprofit organizations will participate in Meet the AmeriCorps Night on Monday, February 2, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Mabee Ballrooms. All 5 organizations will be hiring for both part-time and full-time positions. More details on the positions available are below. Please note the schedule for this event:


  • 5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Check-In
  • 5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Brief panel discussion with all 5 organizations about their respective missions
  • 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Students will rotate in small groups for 15 minutes with each organization.


Nonprofit Organizations Participating:


For more information about this event, contact Andrew Harper in Career and Professional Development at 512.448.8530.

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YMCA of Austin will conduct an information session about their open internships and part-time positions:


  • After-school Counselors
  • Swim Instructors
  • Lifeguards
  • Membership Associates
  • Group-Exercise Instructors,
  • Early Learning Readiness Teachers


The information session will be Thursday, January 29 at 12 p.m. in the Lucas Room (third floor of Ragsdale).


Contact Career and Professional Development in Moody Hall 134 or at 512.448.8530 for more information.

Upcoming Information Sessions

Event: Dell Information Session

Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Carter Auditorium, John Brooks William Natural Science Center-South Building


Event: YMCA of Austin Information Session

Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015

Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Location: Lucas Room, 3rd floor of the Ragsdale Center


Event: Peace Corps Information Session

Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015

Time: 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Conference Room 180 in the John Brook Williams Building - South

Event: Meet the AmeriCorps Programs Night

Date: Monday, February 2, 2015

Time: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Location: Mabee Ballrooms A & B, 3rd floor of the Ragsdale Center


Event: National Instruments Session (full-time and internships in technical writing)

Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Carter Auditorium, John Brooks William Science Center - South Building


Event: Meet the Public Relations Firms Night

Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Time: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. (check-in opens at 5 p.m; panel disussions is 5:30-6, and networking is 6-7).

Location: Mabee Ballroom A & B, 3rd floor of the Ragsdale Center


Event: New York Life Information Session (full-time positions and summer internships)

Date: Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Carter Auditorium, John Brooks Williams Science Center - South Building

Event: Jump Start Your Internship Search! Workshop

Date: Tuesday, January 27

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Jump Start Your Internship Search! Workshop

Date: Wednesday, January 28

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Developing a Professional Resume Workshop

Date: Wednesday, January 28

Time: 5 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Developing a Professional Resume Workshop

Date: Thursday, January 29

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Jump Start Your Internship Search! Workshop

Date: Thursday, January 29

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126

Event: Jump Start Your Internship Search Workshop

Date: Tuesday, February 3

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event:Jump Start Your Internship Search Workshop

Date: Tuesday, February 4

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Developing a Professional Resume Workshop

Date: Wednesday, February 4

Time: 5 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Developing a Professional Resume Workshop

Date: Thursday, February 5

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Jump Start Your Internship Workshop

Date: Tuesday, February 5

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126

The Internship Corner

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The STARS program provides an excellent opportunity for undergraduate students to gain experience in a research laboratory under the supervision of faculty and senior graduate students. Participants will receive a stipend of $3,000 for the full 10 weeks. Participants are selected in open competition and must meet the following eligibility requirements:


  • Junior standing the upcoming fall semester
  • 3.0 minimum cumulative grade point average
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency
  • Major in the life sciences (biology, biochemistry, chemistry, biotechnology, etc.)
  • Intention of pursuing a Ph.D. after graduation


Deadline to apply is March 20, 2015.

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The Congressional Internship Program provides college students with a paid work placement in a Congressional Office or Federal Agency for a period of twelve weeks (Spring/Fall) or eight weeks (Summer). This unmatched experience allows students to learn first hand about our nation's legislative process.


Promising Latino undergraduates from across the country are selected for this leadership training program. Students gain work experience, participate in a community service project, and receive educational and professional programming provided by CHCI. This comprehensive three-prong approach provides extraordinary learning and networking opportunities for students.


Deadline for applications: Friday, January 30, 2015

Now Introducing 2-Day Resume Critique Service

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Beat the lines for appointments and drop off your resume for reviewing! Our career advisors are happy to review your resume, cover letter or other employment documents without an appointment!


Simply do one of the following:


You will receive a reviewed copy of your document(s) within 2 class days of submission (Monday - Friday).


Note: During holidays and other breaks there may be a longer wait for critiques. If you are on a deadline and in need of a prompt response, please follow up with by calling 512-448-8530 . And please remember: we will make suggestions and changes to your documents, so save a copy for yourself before submitting.

*Name Our Newsletter Contest!

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Please note: Only currently enrolled students may be eligible to win.

Career Drive-Thru This Week

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  • Tuesdays - 10:45 am - 12:00 pm - Ragsdale Lobby
  • Wednesdays - 10:45 am – 12:00 pm - Trustee Hall, 2nd floor (by spiral staircase)

Career Funnies!

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