Career Management | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin

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.

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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. LBJ School students pursuing summer internships are eligible to apply for financial support through the internship fellowship program.

Professional Development Certificate

Students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs have opportunities to formally participate in a robust array of professional development activities and programming designed to give students an edge in their job search through the newly launched Professional Development Certificate Program.

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Thursday Nov 21
10:00 am

Join us for the online APSIA Graduate School Fair. Nov 21, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM (CST) Take the next step in your career! Register today to chat with leading graduate schools who specialise in international affairs and public policy from anywhere in the world!

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