Office of Career Services

Career Services is here to help you get ahead!

You’re smart - that’s how you got here - so you can do many things.

And you probably chose a liberal education because you have a wide array of interests - so you want to do many things. 

That combination creates the “perfect storm” of career possibilities to sort through, and Career Services is here to help.

We teach career-management skills you’ll need your whole life (e.g. resume writing, interviewing, job search strategies). We provide opportunities to explore a variety of occupations and gain experience. And we help you make connections to employers, grad schools and other resources.

Whether you’re an entering student just starting to check things out or a graduating student or alumnus/a ready to tackle a specific search process, our resources empower you to navigate the exciting journey that is your future.

Career Services News

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    Austin native and psychology graduate Sanna Maknojia ’16 wanted her work to benefit people. She considered pursuing social work but discovered an entrepreneurial spirit and desire to try something new. Using research and communication skills developed at Southwestern, and the same ethic of care that motivated her major selection, Maknojia recently co-founded Trek, an Austin ridesharing company, together with her cousin. Proving that you never know where your career direction will take you, she quipped, “I’m a psychology graduate who accidentally turned into businesswoman!”
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    Recently, Phuong-Hieu Nguyen ’14, Associate at PwC in New York, NY, celebrated the value of the Southwestern University network during an encounter with fellow accounting alumnus Marlin Brown ’89 in Bangkok, Thailand.
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    Ryan Galloway, a senior education major with a secondary math focus, is the 16th consecutive SU student to be awarded the TASPA (Texas Association of School Personnel Administration) scholarship. Ryan plans to seek employment in the Georgetown/Round Rock area after graduation and is interested in working toward a master’s degree in school administration. He is an Army veteran who did two tours of duty in Iraq, and is married with two young children. 

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Southwestern Success Stories

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    Jennfier is pursuing a PhD in medicinal chemistry at the University of California, Irvine, in Irvine, CA.  She graduated in 2010 with a chemistry major.
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    Hayley, a biochemistry graduate, is pursuing medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in Houston, TX.
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    Eric, an accounting major, interned at Russell Langbein Tax Services in Georgetown, TX.

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