Career Resources at the LBJ School of Public Affairs

Prepare for an impactful career.

We’re here with resources, guidance and hands-on experience to help our students succeed at the LBJ School and well beyond.

The Office of Career Management at the LBJ School of Public Affairs is a centralized office charged with assisting students and alumni with meeting their career goals while making connections between their academic studies and life beyond the university.

Office Hours:
Monday—Friday, 7 a.m.—6 p.m.
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Postgraduation Employment

We work closely with students to clarify their career goals by providing the following services:

  • Career path evaluation
  • Résumés and cover letter development
  • Job search strategies and resources
  • Job board navigation
  • Interview preparation
  • Employer and alumni connections

Required Summer Internship

The LBJ School requires students to complete a 400-hour public policy internship before they graduate. This summer internship allows students to apply their knowledge to policy issues in the public, private or nonprofit sectors while developing their skills in their policy area of interest.

Upcoming Events See All

Thursday Mar 2
5:15 pm

Come get public speaking tips from nine LBJ faculty members. We'll have two, 40-minute sessions in two rooms. Choose from panels on legislative testimony, public speech, and presentations at work. Light refreshments served.

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LBJ School staff member Monica Jackson
Monica Jackson
Career Resources Specialist
Contact Info

Office of Student and Alumni Affairs
Location

SRH 3.104

Phone

512-471-4292

Email: 

lbjosaa@austin.utexas.edu