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Recruit an LBJ Student

Hire the best.

Reach a community of students and alumni who have diverse skill sets, extensive academic preparation, real-world experience and a passion to make a contribution to public policy and your organization. 

Employers can post a full-time job or internship to the UT Career Services platform, Handshake. The platform is open to all current UT students and alumni.

Upcoming

LBJ School of Public Affairs Spring 2021 Career & Internship Fair
DATE: Thursday, March 4, 2021
LOCATION: This virtual event will be hosted on Handshake, so you'll be able to chat with students without leaving your office!
ATTENDING STUDENTS: Current students seeking Master of Public Affairs and Master of Global Policy Studies degrees.
COST: Registration is $75; nonprofit discount of $50

 

LBJ Students at a Glance

A group of LBJ students at a career event

Get to know the class who joined us in Fall 2019:

Class size
MPAff: 79
MGPS: 54
DC Concentration: 15
Key stats
Average age: 26
Average GRE: V: 83 / Q: 49
Average GPA: 3.6
Service program experience
(Peace Corps, AmeriCorps/Vista, etc.):
23%
Dual majors: 20%
International: 11%
First Generation: 22%
Demographics
Female: 69%
Male: 31%
Minority: 31%
(6 black, 28 Hispanic,
3 Native American)
Asian: 6%
Biggest policy areas of interest:
Social justice: 51%
Inequality: 47%
Climate change: 39%
Urban policy: 27%
Education: 27%

Connect with LBJ Students:

We provide a variety of services to employers interested in working with or recruiting LBJers for internships and jobs and can assist you with the following resources:

  • Company information sessions
  • Case challenge events
  • Career and internship fairs
  • Company treks
  • On-campus interviewing
  • Job and internship posting
  • Employer information sessions
  • Professional development workshops
  • Policy Research Projects

Are you a company looking to hire an LBJ student? Email our Career Management team: lbjcareers@austin.utexas.edu.