Finding an Experiential Learning Opportunity

There are many different ways to fulfill your experiential learning requirement. See the links below to explore helpful websites when looking for specific opportunities. Consider making an appointment with your coordinator or visiting your college-specific career office if you want help finding an experiential learning opportunity.

 

Spring 2020 Timeline
  • February 14: All postings available on HireALonghorn
  • March 10: Experiential Learning Expo
    • March 13: Priority deadline to submit your applications for positions on HireALonghorn
  • ULN partners will reach out to you to schedule interviews through April 30
  • March 30th – April 30: ULN partners will offer positions
  • After April 30: Contact your coordinator if you are still searching for an opportunity
Internships and Part-Time Jobs

There are many ways to find an internship or part-time job. Need help? Make an appointment with your coordinator or visit your college-specific career office for support.

  • HireALonghorn: Find part-time, Work-Study, and on-campus positions actively recruiting ULN students. Review the Using HireALonghorn to Find ULN Positions guide to learn how to access your account, browse opportunities, and submit applications.
  • HireUTexas Powered by Handshake: Find professional jobs and internships actively recruiting UT students.
  • On-Campus Career Fairs: Attend an upcoming career fair — you are welcome to attend career fairs hosted by many colleges and schools on campus.
  • Indeed: Find part- and full-time jobs and internships across the country.
  • LinkedIn Alumni Tool: Browse UT alumni and build relationships with individuals in industries of interest. Consider starting with an informational interview.
Non-Profits, Law, and Government
  • Texas Politics Project: Find politically oriented internship opportunities.
  • Mission Capital: Browse internship and full-time positions at local Austin non-profits.
  • Amplify Austin: Search through non-profits located in Central Texas to find potential internship or volunteer opportunities.
  • Idealist: Find non-profit organizations across the country for potential internship or volunteer opportunities.
Entrepreneurship

ULN students may pursue entrepreneurial experiences with the guidance of a mentor. Contact your coordinator if you need assistance finding a mentor.

  • Blackstone Launchpad: A program that helps students navigate UT’s entrepreneurship ecosystem.
  • Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship: A program that offers an entrepreneurship minor and a variety of resources for student entrepreneurs.
  • Office of Inclusive Innovation and Entrepreneurship: This office works with UT students, non-traditional students, and the community to help create strong networks upon which new for-profit sustainable ventures can be launched and uplift communities.
  • Austin Technology Incubator: Longest-active technology incubator that empowers university and community entrepreneurs through a customized approach to effectively commercialize their breakthrough innovations and compete in the global marketplace.
  • Longhorn Startup: Consider applying for Longhorn Startup’s lecture seminar or lab. Built in Austin: Browse a list of Austin startups and find potential internships and full-time jobs.
  • Game Development and Design Program: Interdisciplinary certificate program for Computer Science and Arts and Entertainment Technologies students.
  • Bridging Disciplines Program Certificates: Interdisciplinary certificates in topics like Social Entrepreneurship & Non-profits or Innovation and Creativity & Entrepreneurship that feature at least one required connecting experience like an internship or a research project.

 

Research and Graduate School
  • Office of Undergraduate Research: Consider visiting an information session to learn more about how to get involved in undergraduate research.
  • Eureka: Find faculty members by research interest area or browse current listings of posted research assistantships.
  • Intellectual Entrepreneurship Program: Semester-long program that pairs undergraduate students with graduate students in their field of study for mentorship and an introduction to graduate school.
  • Explore Law: Apply for Explore Law, a four-week residential summer program that exposes rising sophomores and juniors to the field of law.
Study Abroad and Domestic Study Programs
  • Texas Global Education Abroad: Consider attending a Maymester or faculty-led program.
  • Internships Abroad: Choose from a variety of internship programs abroad.
  • UTLA: Spend a semester living, learning, and working in Los Angeles.
  • UTNY: Spend a semester living, learning, and working in New York.
  • Archer Program: Study and intern for a semester in Washington, D.C.