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Project Advance Austin

Are you interested in learning new skills and growing as a leader all while giving back to our local community? Project Advance Austin is a yearlong project management program partnering with local nonprofits. Working as a team, you will develop and execute a project to address a real-world service need.

Why Project Advance Austin?

Learn practical project management skills and effective strategies for working in a team. You’ll get support through regular team meetings and one-on-one guidance from our staff. The program closes with a showcase where you’ll present your hard work and accomplishments to our university and greater Austin community.

Project Advance Austin will give you:



Project Advance Austin works on a customized weekly schedule set by you and your team. You’ll choose a time during regular business hours (8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday) to meet with our staff for guidance and support on your project. Outside of these meetings, your team is responsible for determining a schedule for project work that meets your availability.

Join Project Advance Austin

Want to take your first steps into Project Management? Apply to join Project Advance Austin. Applications open for next year’s program in May 2024.

Project Advance Austin Community Project Sites

This year, student teams are working to address real-world service needs for: