Spring 2016 Internal Transfer Sessions for International Relations & Global Studies major

Below are the dates and times for the spring 2016 Internal Transfer Information Sessions for the International Relations & Global Studies major.  All students who plan on applying to the major are required to attend one of these sessions.  The online application for admission will open on April 1st and close on May 2nd, 2016.  Additionally, please refer interested students to the internal transfer page of the IRG website.

All sessions will be in CLA 1.302D
Monday, 2/1: 4-5pm
Thursday, 2/18: 3:30-4:30pm
Wednesday, 3/2: 10-11am
Tuesday, 3/22: 2-3pm
Wednesday, 4/6: 12-1pm
Thursday, 4/21: 11am-12pm
Monday, 5/2: 3-4pm

Cockrell School of Engineering Internal Transfer Info Sessions

Students interested in applying for internal transfer to the Cockrell School of Engineering are encouraged to attend one of our upcoming internal transfer information sessions. The dates, times, and locations are listed below and on the web:

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016
1:00 – 2:00 pm
POB 2.402

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016
3:00 – 4:00 pm
POB 2.402

Tuesday, Mar. 8, 2016
11:00 – 12:00 pm
POB 2.402

Thursday, Mar. 24, 2016
9:00 – 10:00 am
POB 2.402

Tuesday, Apr. 5, 2016
2:00 – 3:00 pm
POB 2.402

Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2016
9:00 – 10:00 am
POB 2.402

Students may review the requirements, process, and past GPA cutoffs on the web. After they have completed the Internal Transfer quiz (which can be found by clicking on the “Online Application” link in the first paragraph on our site), they may setup an appointment with an advisor in Engineering Student Services. They’ll be able to answer the questions on the quiz after reading through the website.

Spring 2016 COE Internal Transfer Sessions/UTeach Urban Teachers Information Sessions


Applied Learning and Development

Internal Transfer Sessions

Spring 2016


A 2.0 overall UT GPA is required for internal transfer students who want to pursue a major in Applied Learning and Development. Transfer forms are processed after grades are verified at the end of each semester. Students are required to attend one of the Internal Transfer Information Sessions before they can meet with an Academic Advisor. Students with additional questions may call the Academic Advising office at (512) 471-3223.

                        Applied Learning and Development (ALD) Degrees  

A Bachelor of Science in Applied Learning and Development (ALD) leads to elementary teacher certification, or preparation to work with children and youth in a variety of settings such as the YMCA, parks and recreation departments, day-care centers, after-school programs, government agencies, and non-profit organizations related to childcare or youth development.

Majors Options:

All-Level Generic Special Education

Early Childhood to Sixth Grade Bilingual Generalist

Early Childhood to Sixth Grade ESL Generalist

Youth and Community Studies


Sessions for Majors in ALD

Wednesday, January 27                  12:00 noon                 SZB 216

Thursday, January 28                     4:00 pm                      SZB 216

Wednesday, February 10                12:00 noon                 SZB 216

Tuesday, March 8                             4:00 pm                      SZB 216

Wednesday, March 23                     12:00 noon                 SZB 216

Wednesday, April 6                         12:00 noon                 SZB 216

Tuesday, May 3                                 4:00 pm                      SZB 216

For more information call 512-471-3223 or visit: http://www.edb.utexas.edu/education/




Athletic Training and Kinesiology & Health Education

Internal Transfer Sessions

Spring 2016

A 3.0 overall UT GPA will be required for internal transfer students who want to pursue a major in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education. Transfer forms are processed after grades are verified at the end of each semester. Students are required to attend one of the Internal Transfer Information Sessions before they can meet with an Academic Advisor. Students with additional questions may call the Academic Advising office at (512) 475-6146.


                                                   Athletic Training Program     (ATP)             

A Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training can lead to a career as an athletic trainer for various sports teams, or a career in sports medicine.


Major Option:

Athletic Training

                                        Kinesiology and Health (KHE) Degrees                            

A Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology and Health will prepare students for careers in exercise and sport science, corporate fitness, community health promotion, sport business or entertainment and much more.

Major Options:

Exercise Science

Health Promotion

Physical Culture and Sports

Sport Management


Sessions for Majors in Athletic Training or KHE

Wednesday, January 27                  12:00 noon                 BEL 1005

Thursday, January 28                      4:00 pm                      BEL 1005

Wednesday, February 10                12:00 noon                 BEL 1005

Tuesday, March 8                             4:00 pm                      BEL 1005

Wednesday, March 23                     12:00 noon                 BEL 1005

Wednesday, April 6                         12:00 noon                 BEL 1005

Tuesday, May 3                                 4:00 pm                      BEL 1005

For more information call 512-475-6146 or visit: http://www.edb.utexas.edu/education/



UTeach Urban Teachers Program

Learn about this opportunity for UT juniors in accepted majors to add a sequence of courses to earn certification in secondary English or Social Studies while they finish their degrees already in progress.

UT Urban Teachers are ready to engage with topics of race, class, and gender, and are dedicated to matters of social justice and educational equity.

The application window is open– join us to learn about the program, or for help with the application process.

Tuesday, February 2                    2:00pm to 3:00pm

 Wednesday, February 3               2:00pm to 3:00pm

 Thursday, February 4                  2:00pm to 3:00pm

All sessions will be held in the Texas Union Building (UNB), 4.206: Chicano Culture Room 2247 Guadalupe, Austin, Texas 78705


For more information about UTeach Urban Teachers visit our website: http://www.edb.utexas.edu/education/departments/ci/uteach/

Paid Research Opportunity for Undergraduates

Examining memorable messages about e-cigarette initiation, use, and perceptions



Researchers:    Brittani Crook, Ph.D. (Principal Investigator)


You are invited to participate in a research study. The purpose of this study is to evaluate how conversations and information provided by peers about e-cigarettes is related to e-cigarette initiation, use, and perception development.

You are eligible to participate if:

  • You are between the ages of 18-25
  • You are able to read and write in English
  • You are currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at UT Austin



You will receive a $20 gift card after you complete the interview and online survey for Part 1.


You will receive an additional $20 gift card after you complete the online survey for Part 2.


Part 1:

Approximately 150 undergraduates will be recruited for Aims 1 and 2 of this study. You will be asked to report your opinions and experiences through an in-person or telephone interview, which will take approximately 30-45 minutes. After the interview, you will complete an online survey, which will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. The total time for Part 1 is 1.5 hours. Your participation is completely voluntary.


Part 2:

An email link will be sent to you approximately 4 months after you complete Part 1.


To begin the survey, please click on the link below.




We appreciate your help, and please contact Brittani Crook at brittani@utexas.edu if you have any questions.


Thank you!


Brittani Crook, Ph.D. | brittani@utexas.edu

University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Austin Regional Campus

Undergraduate Student Forum with Dean Candidate #1

Hello, I’m writing to you in your capacity as an undergraduate student to invite you to the upcoming meeting with the dean candidate which will be held on Monday, January 25th from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the LBJ Room, CMA 5.136.

Please make every effort to attend this important event.

Barry Brummett
Co-Chair, Dean Search Advisory Committee
Charles Sapp Centennial Professor in Communication Department of Communication Studies Chair Moody College of Communication The University of Texas at Austin CMA 7.112C, 2504 Whitis Avenue  Mail Code A 1105 Austin, TX 78712
512-232-1714 (v)  512-471-3504 (fax)

UTLA Fall 2016 Application Deadline Approaching

Apply for the Semester in Los Angeles (UTLA) Program
The Semester in Los Angeles (UTLA) program currently accepting applications for the next three academic semesters (Fall 2016, Spring 2017 & Summer 2017).

The deadline to apply for Fall 2016 is Monday, February 15th at 1:30pm CST.

The UTLA program is open to all UT majors.  For more information on the Semester in the Los Angeles Program (including a link to the online application), click here.

An information session will be held on Tuesday, February 9th at 3:00PM in CMA 5.136. This session will be general in nature and intended for anyone with questions about the program, online application, costs, L.A., etc.  Phil Nemy, Executive Director of the UTLA program, will be hosting via video conference.

Future UTLA Application Deadlines:
Spring 2017 – May 2, 2016
Summer 2017 – October 1, 2016

Portugal Archaeology Program – Summer 2016

The Portugal Archaeology Field School is a four-week study abroad summer program offered through the Department of Anthropology. From May 23 to June 18, students learn archaeology excavation techniques at an Iron Age/Roman Period hill fort settlement in northern Portugal. Students will learn how to process the archaeological artifacts they excavate. Participating students will earn six hours of upper-division Anthropology credit for ANT 662 Field Archaeology, which carries the Ethics & Leadership and Global Cultures flags.

Friday, January 29
SAC 4.174

Application deadline: February 1, 2016

Questions? Please contact Dr. Mariah Wade at m.wade@austin.utexas.edu.

Nursing Courses Open for Spring 2016

Happy New Year! The School of Nursing has a few courses that are open to non-majors for this Spring 2016. Please encourage any students that may be interested to take them.

Examination of ethical issues of health care and related legal concerns; contradictions, inconsistencies, and competing views that lead to dilemmas in health care.

Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306.

May be counted toward the writing flag requirement.

Introduction to theories and models of communication in relation to health care; basic factors affecting interpersonal communication in health care settings.

Thanks for your help in publicizing these classes to interested students!

Shirley Sanchez

Shirley Sanchez, M.S., Senior Academic Advisor | 512.232.4787

CCS: Career Opportunities for 1/20/16

Use Keywords to find opportunities that fit YOU!

Keywords: Job, Full-Time, Paid, Brand Specialist
Employer: Kraft Foods – Oscar Mayer Division
Opportunity: Brand Specialist Specialist
Apply: On Campus Interviews will be taking place for this position.  To apply go to CareerSource and select “On-Campus Interviews I Qualify For”
Deadline: Monday, February 8

Keywords: Job, Full-Time, Paid, Nationwide
Employer: Insight Global
Opportunity: Recruiter/Account Manager
Apply: For more information and instructions to apply go to CareerSource Job ID: 3887
Deadline: Monday, January 25

Keywords: Job, Full-Time, Paid, Production
Employer: Distractify
Opportunity: Video Producer/Editor
Apply: For more information and instructions to apply go to CareerSource Job ID: 6767
Deadline: TODAY, Wednesday, January 20

Keywords: Internship, Part-Time, Journalism, Sports
Employer: SportTechie
Opportunity: Sports Technology Journalist
Apply: For more information and instructions to apply go to CareerSource Job ID: 6972
Deadline: Monday, January 25

Keywords: Events, R-T-F, Journalism, Los Angeles
Info Session: Paramount Studios
Date & Time: TOMORROW! Thursday, January 21 at 12pm
Location: CMA 5.136

Description: Paramount Studios is hosting a video conference session for students interested in learning more about their internship program and the various opportunities available.  Space is limited, so please arrive early.

Keywords: Events, R-T-F, Journalism, PR, Advertising, Los Angeles, New York
Info Session: NBCUniversal
Date & Time: Tuesday, January 26 at 5pm
Location: CMA 3.124

Description: Land your dream internship, first job or join one of our competitive early career leadership programs.  From “Saturday Night Live” to “Sunday Night Football,” “CNBC” to “Nightly News,” theme parks to blockbuster movies…your universe of opportunity starts here!  Take a look at some of the fun, exciting and challenging opportunities and SEE YOURSELF @NBCUniversal.

Volunteer Opportunity: The Spring 2016 Communication Job & Internship Fair is just 5 weeks away and CCS is still in need of volunteers to assist during the fair.  As active members and leaders of this college, we would really like your assistance in helping us make this a memorable experience for employers, students, and staff.

The fair will be held on Wednesday, February 24th from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at UT Recreational Sports Center.  Click the direct link to our volunteer registration page on VolunteerSpot.   http://vols.pt/WxSh1G

Please sign up for Spring 2016 Job & Internship Fair – here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:
1. Click the link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot)
3. Sign up! Choose your spots – VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

At the event we will keep track of the volunteers that attend and can inform student organizations of the attendees. Volunteering for the Job and Internship fair is a great opportunity to show involvement and support for the Communication School. We would be thrilled to have you help participate!

Need accommodations? If you need accommodations for any of the above events, please contact ccsrecruit@austin.utexas.edu or at 512-471-9421 five business days in advance.

Need prep help? Resume, Cover Letter, Interview, etc. Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a CCS career advisor, stop by our offices in BMC 2.302 or call us at 512-471-9421. Drop-in advising is available during the fall and spring semesters, every Tuesday from 2:00-4:00 pm and Wednesday from 9:00 – 11:00 am on a first-come, first-served basis. Drop-in advising appointments are limited to 15 minutes.

Communication Career Services (CCS) does not specifically endorse the opportunities and programs we publicize or employers who recruit students and alumni through our recruiting services. We encourage all job and internship seekers to research programs, opportunities, organizations and employers thoroughly before submitting applications.

Thank you,
Jennifer Herrity
Recruiting Services Coordinator
The University of Texas at Austin | Communication Career Services

Archer Fellowship Program Information

Are you interested in learning about public policy and public service first hand by living, learning, and interning in Washington, D.C., for a fall or spring semester?

If the answer is yes, the Archer Fellowship Program may be for you! We welcome applications from students representing all majors and disciplines on campus. In fact, each year we select Archer Fellows from across campus who then pursue their personal policy passions in Washington,D.C. Come learn about this unique program by attending an information session.

Spring 2016 Information Sessions

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2-3 p.m.
All Information Sessions will be held in FAC 328.

Applications for the 2016-2017 academic year will be due on February 15th. In addition to the information sessions listed here, we also have many walk-in advising times available to support students in their applications and answer questions. To find more information about walk-in advising time visit our website. Visit our website and check usout on Facebook: make sure to “like” the UT Austin Archer Fellowship Program to stay informed.

If you need accommodations for an information session, or if you have any questions or concerns, please contact the UT Austin Archer Fellowship Program Coordinator, Christine Anderson.