News Category: career

Off the Beaten Path: Career Advice from a Prospect Research Consultant

March 31, 2019

If you’re about to graduate from the Texas School of Information, or are on the job market, then you’re probably thinking about the direction of your career path. Should you aim for a more traditional career that iSchool graduates tend to seek, or should you venture beyond the perimeters of the traditional career path? 

UX student Tim Salau to intern with Google

May 4, 2017

A Texas iSchool student is heading to Google world headquarters this summer.

Tim Salau was chosen for the User Experience Design Internship at Google’s offices in Mountain View, Calif., where he will conduct user-experience research with the company’s Google search team.

“I'm embarking on a childhood dream that I didn't expect to happen so soon,” said Tim, who is in his first year of the School of Information Master’s of Science in Information Science program.

Tara Iagulli wins NCDA Career Convergence Recognition Award

Jan. 13, 2016

 

Tara Iagulli wins the 'Career Convergence Recognition Award' for her article “What’s Love Got to Do with…Careers?”. The award will be presented at this year's NCDA Career Development Conference in Chicago, IL.

"The article showed original thinking and workable suggestions." - Melanie Reinersman, NCDA Website Editor

 

Tara Iagulli Published on National Career Development Association

Sept. 2, 2015

Tara Iagulli, Director of Career Development, published “What’s Love Got to Do with…Careers?” on NCDA (National Career Development Association).

UT iSchool hosts ATX Women in Tech panel Feb. 27

Feb. 23, 2015

Five women, all University of Texas School of Information graduates, working in various information-related fields will discuss what technology skills have helped further their careers at the second annual ATX Women in Tech Panel Friday, February 27. The panel begins at 3:30 p.m. in Room 1.208 of UT School of Information, 1616 Guadalupe St., Austin. A reception will follow at 4:30 p.m. in the iSchool's Tocker Foundation Student Lounge.

Research Assistant Position for ICT4D Research

Oct. 20, 2014

A graduate research assistant position in ICT4D research is available at The University of Texas at Austin School of Information for a new doctoral student entering the PhD program in Fall 2015. Interested applicants must apply to the doctoral program and be admitted through the school's normal selection process as explained online: PhD admissions. Please note the application deadline is November 15, 2014.

Newest Alumni Share Career Pathways

July 31, 2014

From archives to libraries, from digital assets to user experience research, the newest alumni of the iSchool have made their ways into very interesting new career paths. Recently, several May 2014 graduates talked about where they are and what they're doing with their new MSIS degrees. Here are the stories of alumni Catherine Bell, Kristin Bongiovanni, Tim Mapp, and Harry Ostlund.

Catherine Bell

What and where is your new position?

iSchool Careers: Speed Interviewing

April 1, 2014

When Stefanie Roberts froze up on the first question of the Speed Interviewing event in February, the irony wasn't lost on her.

The question? "What makes you an effective communicator, and what can you do to improve your communication?"

Roberts, who started at the iSchool in January, recovered, gave her answer and, more importantly, received constructive feedback. Then, feeling more poised, she moved on to another table where a different interviewer threw another question at her. Within an hour, she had fielded 12 questions from 12 different people.

New Alumni Gift Reaches Out to iSchool Students

Aug. 19, 2013

Recent iSchool graduate Jarred Wilson and his partner, Mark Steinwachs, made a designated gift to the iSchool, which will have immediate impact on many iSchool students. The funds will provide a professional photographer to produce headshots of any student who wishes to participate. These photographs will be suitable for many purposes, including professional portfolios, social media such as LinkedIn, career portraits, individual web sites, and personal uses such as graduation or sharing with family members.