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Career Success

Discover the Path to Your Future Career

Earning a degree opens the doors to your future — but what does that look like for you? What impact do you want to make in your community? How do you expect to use your talents to innovate? What dreams do you want to achieve, and what do you need to reach them? The Office of Career Success helps you answer those questions and provides personalized support, whatever your goals or life stage.

Our dedicated staff know the ins and outs of the job search process and impart tips and savvy strategies to help you get your foot in the door. Additionally, they compile useful resources, host networking events and organize relevant workshops. Turn to them to discuss bigger concerns, like finding the right major for your passions, planning a professional pivot or plotting the next move for your career.

Your future is here. Let’s help you discover it.

Explore Career Paths

Some people are born with a strong sense of vocation, while others take time to develop their passions or discover them along the way. At UT Tyler, open your eyes to the many ways you can achieve a meaningful career. Experiment with new interests, find opportunities to unlock your talent and gain insight into established and emerging industries.

Career Assessments

Take time to evaluate your strengths, interests, work styles and other relevant factors with a self-paced, online assessment. Meet with a UT Tyler career coach to begin the process and clarify your vision for a fulfilling and successful future.


Internships both build your resume and speak to your real-world experience. Take advantage of these assignments to make personal and professional connections, work on portfolio-worthy projects and determine what industries align with your goals.

Marketable Skills

Beyond facts and figures, UT Tyler’s majors emphasize skills like effective communication, collaboration, negotiation, problem-solving and analysis — all valued by employers. Learn more about how each program equips you to become a strong job candidate and thriving employee.

Career Success Conference

Hone your networking skills, explore career paths and listen to leaders from some of today’s most exciting industries share their stories of success at this annual conference.

Job Search Preparation

Launching a career can be exciting, but it also comes with challenges. At UT Tyler, a wide variety of services and resources help you embark on the process with confidence and determination.

Career Fairs

Attend one of the several career fairs we host throughout the semester to network, speak with recruiters, and learn more about local and national opportunities. We gear each toward a specific college or school or in-demand fields like healthcare.

Career Coaching

Discover your path with the help of a career coach. Our dedicated staff point you in the right direction through one-on-one meetings, where you can explore potential roles, discuss next steps and get personalized help with your job search.


How long should a resume be? What do you include in a statement of purpose? To whom should you address a cover letter? Get answers to questions like these and other job search topics at one of our workshops. We tackle subjects like writing winning resumes, networking skills, navigating grad school applications and other tricks for launching your career.


Browse internship and job posts through Handshake, our premier online recruiting platform. Create a profile on the easy-to-use website (and app) to receive personalized job recommendations, connect with recruiters, register for on-campus events, schedule appointments with a career coach, and apply for on-campus, off-campus and work-study opportunities.

Resources for Students and Alumni

Ready for your next step? Develop strategies for every phase of the job search with our tips, templates, guides and other helpful links, no matter if you are an undergraduate writing a resume for the first time or a seasoned professional leveling up your career.


Resources for Employers

Tap into our pool of talented, driven and hardworking students to find your next star intern or winning employee. Recruit through our online platform or showcase your organization’s openings at one of our career fairs.


Student Employment

Student employment lets you apply what you learn in the real world while continuing to make progress on your degree. Acquire new skills under the guidance of a supervisor that you can add to your resume and take pride in your accomplishments.

Work-Study Assignments

Through this federal financial aid program, you may qualify to secure part-time employment as you complete your studies. Expand your skill set with a job in community service, tutoring or university departments as you contribute toward your tuition and other expenses.

Employment for F-1 Students

International students have access to a variety of authorized employment options to gain valuable work experience in their respective fields. Explore on-campus opportunities, learn how to apply for curricular practical training and optional practical training, and discover other ways to build a resume in the United States.

Student Employee Awards

Celebrate the dedication and hard work our student employees show throughout the year. This annual luncheon and awards presentation honors those who went above and beyond as leaders, team members and rising stars.


Connect with us

Career Success

Phone: (903) 565-5862

3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, TX 75799

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fx: 903.565.5532

Take Steps Toward Your Future With Our Support

Begin to orchestrate your future and your impact. Turn to the Office of Career Success for guidance, tips and strategies every step of the way.