September Campus-wide Employer Event Spotlights

What: Meet USAA (Virtual; platform TBA)

When (AM and PM Session): Tuesday, September 15, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST

Why: Representatives from the following areas will be available for networking: Actuary, Audit, Data & Analytics, Experience Management, Finance, Information Security, Life Company, Property & Casualty Claims, Regulatory Relations, Risk, and State Management. Student attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to do one-on-one virtual coffee chats with business areas post event!

Student RSVP

Attached flyer to share via social media and RSVP link specific to social media

 

What: Capital One UT Case Interview Prep Workshop (Virtual via Zoom)

When: Tuesday, September 22 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. CST

Why: Join Capital One associates for a case interview prep workshop. During this fun, interactive event, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the in’s and out’s of a case interview. You will also get a look at Capital One’s Business Resource Groups that support you once you join Capital One.

Student RSVP

 

September Career Education Undergraduate Event Spotlights:

 

Thursday, Sept. 3: Virtual Career Fair Prep

4-5pm | More Info & Register >

Nervous about upcoming virtual career fairs? Not sure how to talk to recruiters? Join Texas Career Engagement and learn how to navigate different virtual career fair platforms and how to best connect and interact with recruiters. Students will also learn how to craft an elevator pitch and virtual etiquette best practices.

Presenter: Emily Swanson ǀ Assistant Director of Career Education, Texas Career Engagement

 

Tuesday, Sept. 15: Decoding the Interview: Understanding Questions and Crafting Answers

2-3pm | More Info & Register >

In this workshop, students will learn what information employers are hoping to learn by asking specific questions in an interview. They will understand the different types of interview questions and learn how to develop answers that allow them to strongly represent themselves in an interview.

Presenter: Brittany Leland ǀ Director of Career Education, Texas Career Engagement

 

Tuesday, Sept. 15: Discussion Group – Building Career Confidence Through Mindfulness

1-2pm (Tuesdays, September 15 – November 17) | More Info & Register >

Navigating career decisions during these challenging times can be difficult. Whether you’ve recently launched a job or internship search, or just feel uncertain about next steps in your career development, join us! Through this weekly discussion-based group, we hope to create an open and inclusive space for students to share their experiences, find community, and receive support. We will also offer opportunities to practice basic mindfulness techniques, and discuss strategies to develop confidence, resilience, and optimism during these uncertain times. This is a discussion group for all undergraduate students.

Facilitators:

Adria Villarreal, PhD, Licensed Psychologist ǀ Career Counselor, Texas Career Engagement

Jordan Rossi, M.A., LPC-I ǀ Career Counselor, Texas Career Engagement

 

Monday, Sept. 21: Developing Resilience: Learn to Thrive in Challenging Times

2-3pm | More Info & Register >

These are stressful times. In this interactive workshop, develop a deeper understanding of resilience, engage in self-assessment, and learn practical skills for integrating healthy coping into your academic and career journey.

Facilitator: Adria Villarreal, PhD, Licensed Psychologist ǀ Career Counselor, Texas Career Engagement

 

Tuesday, Sept. 22: Creative Strategies to Envision and Achieve Career Goals

4-5pm | More Info & Register >
Infuse creative strategies into your career planning process. These inspirational and interactive activities are designed to help you envision your future in new ways. This interactive workshop will engage you in several activities to make your engagement with career planning fun, set a few long and short-term goals, and leave the with some concrete strategies, resources, and personalized next steps to achieve your goals.

Presenter: Hannah Zurko ǀ Senior Program Coordinator for Career Education, Texas Career Engagement

Upcoming Campus-wide Events in HireUTexas powered by Handshake 9/2-9/8:

2020-09-02 (New) FTI in your Future Information Session
2020-09-02 (New) Deloitte: UT-Austin Government & Public Services (GPS) Consulting Info Session
2020-09-02 (New) Innovation at KPMG (UT)
2020-09-02 Introduction to Peace Corps
2020-09-02 Peace Corps Virtual Office Hours
2020-09-02 The Melanin Table: Conversations & Connections at Gap Inc.
2020-09-02 Aprio 101: Get to Know Aprio
2020-09-02 Huron Consulting Group: Life Sciences Practice Showcase
2020-09-02 Prudential Private Capital Info Session: Summer Intern Analyst
2020-09-02 U.T. Austin – Citadel and Citadel Securities Information Session – All School Years
2020-09-02 McKinsey’s Marketing & Sales Practice Virtual Info Session
2020-09-02 Amazon Software Development Engineer Virtual Event Series
2020-09-03 (New) Get to know McKinsey’s Spanish Latam
2020-09-03 Shopee Sea Management Associate Program (MAP) 2021 Webinar
2020-09-03 TCE: Foundational Skills Grad Chats: Project and Time Management
2020-09-03 TCE: Virtual Career Fair Prep
2020-09-03 KeyBank Wellness Series | Session 2: Cultivating Mindfulness & Well-Being
2020-09-03 Get to Know GE – Option 2
2020-09-03 Huron Consulting Group: ES&A Practice Showcase
2020-09-03 (New) Citi: Global Functions Analyst Immersion: Finance Deep Dive
2020-09-03 (New) FTI in your Future Information Session
2020-09-03 (New) Ask Me Anything – Oliver Wyman’s Black Colleague Network
2020-09-03 (New) TCE: Virtual Career Fair Prep (Undergraduate)
2020-09-03 (New) Citi: Global Functions Analyst Immersion: Human Resources Deep Dive
2020-09-03 (New) FTI in your Future Information Session
2020-09-03 (New) bp – Early Careers Learning Series: Brand You – In a Virtual World
2020-09-03 (New) KPMG Japanese Practice Information Session (UT)
2020-09-04 (New) Careers in Advisory at KPMG (UT)
2020-09-07 (New) KEYENCE Corporation of America: Networking Event with Recruiters and Students
2020-09-07 (New) Meet McKinsey London
2020-09-08 (New) Toyota: YOU’RE INVITED! Join Us to Learn More About Co-Op & Intern Programs
2020-09-08 (New) Peace Corps Application Workshop
2020-09-08 (New) SIG: Meet a Buy Side Research Analyst
2020-09-08 (New) A-LIGN Workshop: Preparing Your Resume for the IT Industry
2020-09-08 (New) Careers in Technology at KPMG (UT)
2020-09-08 (New) KEYENCE Corporation of America: Networking Event with Recruiters and Students
2020-09-08 (New) Peace Corps Information Session: Education Programs
2020-09-08 (New) DEVELOP YOUR CAREER WITH NASA DEVELOP!
2020-09-08 (New) KeyBank Wellness Series | Session 3: Managing Your Finances
2020-09-08 (New) Citi: Global Functions Analyst Immersion: Strategy Exercise
2020-09-08 (New) Citadel Aperture: Trade Ideas Program Info Session
2020-09-08 (New) Medtronic IT Information Session
2020-09-08 (New) Fall 2020 Texas Virtual Session: Social Impact at Bain

Archer Fellowship Program: Fall 2020 Online Information Sessions

Dear Longhorn:

The Archer Fellowship Program provides selected students from across the University of Texas System campuses the opportunity to live, learn and intern in Washington, D.C. We are looking for Longhorns with a passion for public policy and/or public service, but you don’t have to be a government or political communication major to apply! Are you a pre-med student interested in health policy? A business student interested in trade regulation? A liberal arts or social work student interested in criminal justice reform? Are you interested in how policy will impact your future profession?

If the answer is yes, the Archer Fellowship Program may be for you! Come learn about this unparalleled educational and professional opportunity by attending an online information session.

Applications for the 2021-2022 academic year will be due on Friday, February 15, 2021.

Fall 2020 Online Information Sessions

Monday, September 14, 2020

4:00-5:00 p.m. | RSVP here

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

2:00-3:00 p.m. | RSVP here

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

5:00-6:00 p.m. | RSVP here

Monday, October 12, 2020

3:00-4:00 p.m. | RSVP here

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

5:00-6:00 p.m. | RSVP here

Thursday, November 12, 2020

12:00-1:00 p.m. | RSVP here

 

Now Announcing.. Live Chat with an Astronaut!

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the nominating institutions for the annual Astronaut Scholarship. Last year Sophia Helpert, a UT Austin senior double majoring in physics and chemical engineering, was selected by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) to receive this prestigious scholarship.

I wanted to let you know about this opportunity for a “Live Chat with an Astronaut” – limited spaces available.

https://www.astronautscholarship.org/

Textiles and Apparel Kendra Scott Accessories Design, Dev & Merch class

The Textiles and Apparel Kendra Scott Accessories Design, Development and Merchandising course is open for Fall 2020 registration! All undergraduate majors in upper-classman standing are welcome. In this class students will work closely with TXA faculty member Jessica Ciarla and the Kendra Scott design team. This team-based and project focused course will guide students through the process of designing and marketing a jewelry collection through the Kendra Scott lens.  Please see the website below for information. Spots are limited to 20 and fill up quickly!
TXA 365, #52670

Angela Patterson | Human Ecology Advising Coordinator | angela.patterson@austin.utexas.edu | School of Human Ecology | College of Natural Sciences | The University of Texas, at Austin|GEA 37| 512.471.7219| 512.471.5630 (fax)

Outpost Update

The UT Outpost is doing free food deliveries to students’ homes if they fill out the delivery request form. This resource could be really helpful for students still in Austin and struggling with food insecurity. Students report that food packages contain a variety of items, such as oatmeal, fruits, canned goods, etc..

UT Outpost Information: https://deanofstudents.utexas.edu/emergency/utoutpost.php
Delivery request form: https://deanofstudents.utexas.edu/secure/emergency/utoutpost_delivery.php

IE PreGrad Internship Innovations (CMS364M)

Expand Your Educational and Professional Opportunities

The IE Pre-Graduate School Internship provides undergraduates with an immersive experience of being in graduate school, empowering them to explore graduate school and the career options it makes possible. Undergrad Interns are paired with graduate student mentors and/or faculty advisors who guide their internship. Benefits of the Internship include:

  • Experiencing first-hand what it’s like to be in graduate school.
  • Discovering the opportunities a graduate degree provides.
  • Developing skills necessary to succeed in graduate school.
  • Creating materials that make an appealing graduate school applicant.
  • Learning how to stay resilient and build a career in the current economy.

 

Internship Website:

https://moody.utexas.edu/academics/academic-enrichment/intellectual-entrepreneurship-program

For help finding a mentor/advisor or options if you can’t find one, please contact:

Dr. Tommy Darwin, IE Director

tdarwin@austin.utexas.edu OR call/text 512-468-7246

 

For an internship in the Law School please send an email to:

iepregradlaw@gmail.com

Note: This internship may be completed virtually if necessary.

CID Courses Teach Students to Solve Challenging Problems

Hope you’re well. Below is course information for CID for Fall 2020.

Courses from the Center for Integrated Design teach students to solve challenging, real-world problems. See the attached poster for a list of courses, or go to our CID website for descriptions and additional information.

Below are some courses Moody students might be interested in.

  • ITD 150 Photography for Better Design (20984)
  • ITD 150 Digital Prototyping (20980) New!
  • ITD 150 Design in “Deviant” US Culture (20973) New!

But wait! CID has more to offer.

Studio Courses

We are offering two off-site Studio Courses for students who have previously taken ITD courses

  • ITD 170 Making Real World Design @ argodesign (20994)
  • ITD 370 Adv Design Thinking Studio @ IBM (20995)

To apply: Send a letter of interest and a resume to cid@austin.utexas.edu. Rolling admissions.

New in Fall 2020

  • COVID-19 focus ITD 150 Ethics in Artificial Intelligence Design (20971)
  • ITD 225 Design for Artificial Intelligence (20974)
  • ITD 350 Designing with Data (20972)
  • ITD 350 Portfolio Development (20989)
  • ITD 350 Prototyping Physical Space (20983)

Introductory Courses

These courses are a great starting place for students to dive into using design to solve challenging problems.

  • ITD 101 Intro to Integrated Design (20969)
  • ITD 102 Sketching for Thinking and Communication (20979)
  • ITD 110 Designing Your College Experience (20978)
  • ITD 301D Intro to Design Thinking (20970, 20975)

 

Our CID website has full descriptions. Let me know if you need an individual course poster or if you have any questions. Happy to help.

 

Thanks! Take care,

Julia

JULIA Y. LEE, Senior Academic Program Coordinator

Center for Integrated Design

Full Course Schedule: centerforintegrateddesign.com

School of Design and Creative Technologies | designcreativetech.utexas.edu

College of Fine Arts | The University of Texas at Austin

 

Texas Student Recruiters hiring

OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS – STUDENT RECRUITERS

To apply, please go to https://utexas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8ojQWa17nEGKPUp

Purpose:

To engage with and recruit Black/African American, Latinx, and Native/Indigenous prospective students (via phone, email, video chat, and in-person) to increase their application for admission and likelihood of enrollment.

Description:

The Admissions Texas Student Recruiter team in the Office of Admissions is a component of the access and inclusion initiatives team.  Texas Student Recruiters (TSRs) are critical members of UT Austin’s admissions efforts as we work toward furthering the University’s pursuit of a more diverse and accessible campus community.

TSRs focus on building relationships with Black/African American, Latinx, Native/Indigenous and other historically underrepresented prospective students through direct, personalized, and individual engagement. TSRs will communicate primarily via phone, video chat, or email. TSRs will also engage in-person for shadowing and other campus visit opportunities for prospective and newly admitted students in the fall and spring. The team will work closely with professional staff in the Office of Admissions and may also collaborate with other offices in the Enrollment Management portfolio and other campus partners, including various academic departments, Dean of Students, and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • To provide prospective students with honest information regarding student life at UT Austin.
  • To increase the number of students from historically underrepresented backgrounds applying to and enrolling at UT Austin.
  • To provide general information about admission, housing, and student services via phone, email, video chat, or in-person at events.
  • To assess the needs of prospective students and their families for additional support from admissions staff and/or other campus partners (housing, financial aid, orientation, etc.).
  • To connect prospective students with appropriate administrative, college, or departmental offices as needed. ​
  • To project a positive image of UT during all contact with prospective students, their families, and high school officials.

Available Positions:

Texas Student Recruiter

  • Positions available: 10
  • $9/hour; minimum 6 hours/week (Monday-Thursday 5:30-8:30 pm; event times vary)
    • Experience speaking with small and large audiences; bilingual students strongly encouraged to apply.
    • Experience and comfortability engaging with students from diverse backgrounds
    • Ability to speak honestly and enthusiastically about opportunities at UT Austin
    • Completed at least one semester at UT Austin
    • Maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA (cumulative)
    • Work a minimum of 6 hours/week

  

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 3rd at 11:59pm

For more information, please contact our Program Coordinator, Paul Mannie at paul.mannie@austin.utexas.edu

 

New class co-taught by Kendra Scott & Jan Ryan on Women in Entrepreneurship!

We wanted to share some information about a very exciting class being offered in the College of Fine Arts for Fall 2020. It’s ITD 350 – Women in Entrepreneurship (20985). You can check out the flyer attached to this email for even more info!

 

Co-taught by founder and designer Kendra Scott and serial entrepreneur Jan Ryan, this class immerses students in the core tenets of creating a new business from the point of view of the female founder. Designed to tackle common gender biases and conditioning with strategies to overcome, this class will include a blend of lectures, experiential exercises and guest speakers. Held onsite at Kendra Scott HQ. Application Required. Open April 13-21st until 5 p.m. For more information emailcreativeentrepreneurship@austin.utexas.edu or visit ksinstitute.utexas.edu to apply.

 

Please feel free to share with your students this week and tell them to apply ASAP! Stay safe out there.

Peers for Pride Program: Confronting LGBTQIA+ Oppression

APPLY to join Peers for Pride 2020 – 2021 & facilitate workshops for a Thriving Queer Communities!

Program description:

Peers for Pride (PfP) is a peer facilitation program of the Gender and Sexuality Center. Students will take two courses during the academic year in partnership with the Gender for Women’s Gender Studies. Courses will count for a total of six hours of upper-division credit in Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS), Social Work (S W), or Theatre and Dance (T D). Additionally, students will receive credit for Cultural Diversity in the United States, and Ethics course flag requirements. During the program, students build applied theatre, critical analysis, and facilitation skills as they build the workshop “What Do Thriving Queer Communities Look Like?” Students create message scenes and activating scenes in the workshop to share skills and build space for conversation and accountability across LGBTQIA+ communities and with supporters of LGBTQIA+ communities. The commitments of the workshops are to share skills related to thriving that is nonbinary, decolonial, trans feminist, accountable, intersectional, and loving. Students co-facilitate these workshops in classes, dorms, with student organizations, and in open workshops to build capacity of LGBTQIA+ communities and connected communities to be accountable to each other. Through their facilitation and reflection after workshop facilitation, students continue to build a knowledge of performance-based social justice facilitation in higher education and of intersectional LGBTQIA+ realities.

 

Want to learn more about the program, check out our website!

 

No Experience Required! 

  • Must take two (2) WGS/TD/SSW classes in 2020-2021
  • Must complete online application and be interviewed for the program
  • You will receive course flags in Cultural Diversity in the United States and Ethics and Leadership
  • Learn more about LGBTQIA+ activism & how it’s interconnected with racial, class, dis/ability and additional identities
  • Peers for Pride facilitators have the opportunity to fine-tune their facilitation skills and lead workshops across campus

 

Note: Participants are required to make a two (2) semester commitment to the program. Students will receive course flags in Cultural Diversity in the United States and Ethics and Leadership for completing the class. Interested students must complete an application and an interview.

Class Information: Class meets on Wednesdays from 3:00pm – 6:00pm for both fall and Spring semesters. In the spring, students will learn about performance and rehearsal preparation.

To Apply: please fill out this online application and someone will contact you in 1-3 business day. There will be a 30 – 60 minutes informal interview to learn more about you and your learning goals that can be scheduled in-person, Skype, or conference call.

Application Deadline: For priority consideration, submit application by June 6th or prior to the first class of fall semester but there is no firm deadline.

To learn more about the program, contact the Gender & Sexuality Center atgsc@austin.utexas.edu or 512-232-1831.

 

Best regards,

Quỳnh-Hương N. Nguyễn, M. Ed.

Pronounce: (GwinHuh-ong) (Nu-When)

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers & They/Them/Theirs

 

Assistant Director, Gender & Sexuality Center: Serving Women & LGBTQIA+ Communities

Division of Diversity & Community Engagement (DDCE)

The University of Texas at Austin

William C. Powers, Jr. Student Activity Center (WCP) Suite 2.112

2201 Speedway Drive Austin, TX 78712-0175

Mail Code: A4400

512.232.1790