College of Liberal Arts Student Handbook

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Do you want to get more involved on campus but don’t know where to start?

The College of Liberal Arts created a convenient online handbook that contains links to many of the most frequently used offices and resources on campus – all in one place!

Liberal Arts Career Services Update for Week of March 24th

Liberal Arts Career Services – helping liberal arts students go “Beyond the Tower!”

To apply for these opportunities or learn more about these events, check out your BTT Gateway account. Don’t have an account? Register with LACS to access opportunities and to learn about our events, services and resources.


The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. – Hartford Financial (NYSE: HIG) is a leading provider of insurance and wealth management services for millions of consumers and businesses worldwide. The Hartford is consistently recognized for its superior service, its sustainability efforts and as one of the world’s most ethical companies. The Hartford will be at the 2016 Career & Internship Fair on April 6th. Deadline for their Associate Claims Representative is on 3/26, Job ID 11632.


You currently have access to 24,300 job and internship postings in the system. To access the system, login to your BTT Gateway account > search for jobs/internships (or leave the search criteria empty to view all opportunities) > click on the tab.

BTTG APPLICATION DEADLINES for the week of March 24

Explore BTT Gateway for details and to apply. If in the list below you see a JOB ID, search the BTT Gateway [Jobs/Internships] tab; if you see a SCHEDULE ID, search the [Interview Schedules/Qualified Schedules] tab. The following are just a sample of the many jobs and internships you will find in BTT Gateway.

  • 3/24 – Amica Mutual Insurance, Future Leaders Program Sales and Client Services AND Associate Adjuster, Application Deadline for on-campus interview, BTT Gateway Schedule ID 612
  • 3/25 – Dimensional Fund Advisors, Financial Advisor Services Internship, BTT Gateway Job ID 11512
  • 3/25 – Dimensional Fund Advisors, Portfolio Management Internship, BTT Gateway Job ID 11513
  • 3/25 – Dimensional Fund Advisors, Marketing Internship, BTT Gateway Job ID 11514
  • 3/25 – Dimensional Fund Advisors, Analystics and Data Internship,BTT Gateway Job ID 11515
  • 3/25 – Dimensional Fund Advisors, Human Resources Internship, BTT Gateway Job ID 11516
  • 3/25 – Dimensional Fund Advisors, Institutional Client Services Internship, BTT Gateway Job ID 11517
  • 3/25 – Dimensional Fund Advisors, Compliance Operations and Communications Internship, BTT Gateway Job ID 11518
  • 3/25 – Dimensional Fund Advisors, Front Office Compliance, BTT Gateway Job ID 11519
  • 3/25 – The Texas Tribune, Festival Marketing Assistant, BTT Gateway Job ID 11624
  • 3/26 – The Hartford Financial Services, Associate Claim Representative, BTT Gateway Job ID 11632
  • 3/30 – Mu Sigma, Inc., Associate/Engagement Manager, BTT Gateway Job ID 11635

EVENTS for the week of March 24

Details available under “Career Events” in BTT Gateway or the LACS online calendar.

  • 3/30 – Strive Logistics Information Session, 4:30pm – 6:00pm, CAL 21, Explore event here.


HireUTexas, UT’s job board, currently has 120 jobs & internships posted since March 17.  Access HireUTexas here to explore these opportunities and for job descriptions and application details. Attached is an overview of the most recently posted jobs and internships.


The first resume you upload to BTT Gateway will be reviewed by a member of LACS for grammar, format, marketing and relevance to help you highlight your experience in a professional format. Please allow up to two business days for the review process, during which you will not be able to submit the resume for jobs or internships in BTT Gateway. If your resume is not approved, we will provide feedback to help you craft a stronger resume. Once your first resume is approved, all subsequent resume uploads will be automatically approved and you will have immediate access to the resume for BTT Gateway applications. Due to the review process, we recommend you upload your resume well in advance of any upcoming deadlines.

Review the LACS Resume Guidelines to learn the criteria for resume approval.

Departmental Honors Information Session is Scheduled for March 30th

Faculty Honors Advisor Dr. David Sena will be holding an info session to answer questions for those intending to apply for departmental honors this April. 

When: Wednesday, March 30th from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Where:  Meyerson Conference Room, WCH. 4.118

The Honors Program in Asian Studies and Asian Cultures and Languages provide ambitious students with an opportunity to do independent research in the form of a substantial thesis. Interested students should apply to the Honors Program during the spring semester of their junior year. To qualify, applicants must provide evidence of the following:


  • Upper-division standing at UT- Austin
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum Asian Studies GPA of 3.5
  • Completion of a minimum of twelve semester hours in Asian Studies or Asian languages
  • Strong research and writing skills

Tea, coffee, and light refreshments will be served. 

Deadline to apply for Honors is April 29, 2016. 

Double Majors, Study Abroad, Transfers, Liberal Arts Honors, etc.

  • Transfer students may apply for the Honors Program.
  • Students interested in honors and studying abroad should consult with the honors director.
  • Students who would like to receive honors from two departments mustcomplete two separate theses or seek departmental honors in only one of their two majors.

Plan II majors seeking Special Honors in Asian Studies or Asian Cultures and Languages through the Honors Program should apply to the program and, once accepted, meet with Plan II advisors to review procedures and options.