Jobs and Careers
There are many Career resources available to you, both as a veteran of the United States Military and as a student at UT Austin. Listed below are a few great resources, but if you do not find what you need here please contact Student Veteran Services for more information.
Jobs Listings/Professional Internships
Hire a Longhorn
The University of Texas at Austin student employment Web site, sponsored by the Office of Student Financial Services! Providing assistance to currently enrolled and admitted UT Austin students who are searching for part-time jobs to help pay their way through school, and in so doing, assist employers looking for UT Austin students to fill their part-time and seasonal positions.
Use AccessUT to search for professional/career-oriented job and internship opportunities with employers seeking to hire UT Austin students and alumni. AccessUT is UT EID password-protected and available exclusively to UT Austin students and alumni.
University Career Services
Schools and Colleges
As a student at The University of Texas at Austin you have access to career resources through your affiliated School or College, which exist to help graduating seniors find gainful employment in their desired field. Start your post-academic career search at your affiliated School or College by clicking on the appropriate link below.
Veteran-Specific Career Resources
Texas Veteran Leadership Program (TVLP)
This organization is a part of the Texas Workforce Commission. They provide help with developing resume, accessing employers, and offer access to job positing from public and private organization. For more information, please contact Sherman Weeks at 512-597-7259 or 512-597-7259 (cell).
Texas Veteran Commission (TVC)
Although the TVC does not specifically help veterans find jobs, the employment portion of their Web site dose have some unique resources for veterans seeking employment.
TexVet offers many different resources for veterans, including an extensive employment Web page that publishes information about job fairs, employment events and employment resources. In the Partners section of their Web site, TexVet also has a comprehensive list of organizations that provide veterans services.
American Corporate Partners
American Corporate Partners is a free nationwide non-profit organization that helps those who have served in the armed forces transition to the corporate environment and/or further their civilian careers. ACP offers recently returned service members a unique opportunity for mentoring and networking with employees of some of America's leading corporations and universities. To learn more about the ACP program and to sign up as an ACP Protégé, please visit www.acp-usa.org/.
Feds Hire Vets
Feds Hire Vets is a Federal veterans hiring initiative. The Fedshirevets.gov Web site is a good resource, but the best tools offered by this initiative are the Facebook and Twitter pages. These social media pages are utilized by Fed Hire Vets to post direct hire positions for veterans with 30% or more service related disabilities. So, if you are interested in Federal Employment and you have a service-related disability, check out these social media resources.
United States Department of Labor Veterans Web Site
This site offers access to all the various programs and services the DOL has in place for veterans, including the Veterans Gold Card, My Next Move and the Veterans Job Bank.
The Department of Veterans Affairs' Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess program (also known as Voc-Rehab or Chapter 31) offers disabled vets counseling, training, education and other services needed to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs. If you are a veteran who has a VA disability rating and an employment handicap, you may be entitled to vocational rehabilitation employment services under Chapter 31 of the GI Bill. These services include, but are not limited to, counseling, training, education and job placement assistance.