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.

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Tuesday Feb 5
5:30 pm
Texas State Capitol — Lt. Governor's Reception Room, 2E.16

The LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin cordially invites you to attend — UNDER THE DOME — a biennial networking reception for government officials, their staff, and LBJ School alumni and students who work with the Texas Legislature. Light bites and drinks will be

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