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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 School of Public Affairs Spring 2021 Career & Internship Fair
DATE: Thursday, March 24, 2021 (** RESCHEDULED due to the disruption to the semester caused by the Texas winter storm)
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.):
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: