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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.

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.):
Dual majors: 20%
International: 11%
First Generation: 22%
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:


Upcoming Events See All

Wednesday Feb 5
5:30 pm
Austin City Hall, Mayor's Balcony (301 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701)

The LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin cordially invites you to attend — INSIDE THE CITY — a biennial networking reception for government officials, their staffs and LBJ School alumni and students who work with local government agencies. Wednesday, Feb. 5 | 5:30-7:30

Thursday Feb 27
12:00 pm
LBJ School of Public Affairs - First Floor Lobby

We would like to invite you to participate in our 2020 Spring Internship and Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, Noon–2 p.m., here at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. This will be a great opportunity to meet the amazing group of LBJ students from our Master of Public Affairs (MPAff) and Master of Global Policy Studies (MGPS) programs.