• Building Professional Skills and a Future in D.C. 

    External funding expands the reach of a high impact student experience.

  • The Southwestern Experience: A Most Wonderful, Insane Ride

    Danyale Kellogg ’19 reflects on her first three years at SU.

  • Southwestern Students Spend Summer Working at the Federal Reserve Bank

    Rebecca Richardson ’20, a business major with a double minor in data science and communication studies, shares her experiences as a Fed intern.

  • Curating the Arts

    Art history major and Spanish minor Kyle Leon ’20 spent the summer as an intern at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

  • A View into the Nation’s Arts Ecosystem

    Current senior Ellie Crowley describes how interning with the National Endowment for the Arts connects to her past experiences at SU and has shaped her future career path.

  • Creating Lifelong Memories

    Business major T. J. Vela ’19 shares his memories of a marketing internship with the Round Rock Express Minor League Baseball team.

  • Southwestern Student Engages in Two Transformative Summer Internships

    Business and economics major and data science minor Philip Moffatt ’20 shares his thoughts on working at the Texas Methodist Foundation and Morgan Stanley.

  • Musings on Museum Management

    Anna Balch ’21, an art history major with an architecture minor, recounts her experiences as the inaugural Southwestern art intern at the Witte Museum in San Antonio.

  • Inside Baseball

    Student-athlete Blair Orr ’19 shares his experiences as a marketing intern with the Round Rock Express.

  • Southwestern Students Complete Summer Internships at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

    Ana Sanchez ’22, Justin McCormack ’20, and Megan Melo ’21 reflect on their hands-on internships in the operating room and in the research lab.

  • Roadmap to Job Search Success with LinkedIn

    LinkedIn helps job-seekers navigate successful paths to their dream jobs through exploration tools and mentorship. Learn more in this guest article by the LinkedIn Careers Team.

  • Learn Something New with LinkedIn

    LinkedIn is helping people discover and develop the skills they need through a personalized, data-driven learning experience. Learn more in this guest article by the LinkedIn Careers Team.

  • Unleashing the Power of LinkedIn’s ProFinder

    Interested in entrepreneurship? LinkedIn ProFinder connects top quality freelance or independent professionals with new clients and leads. Learn more in this guest article by the LinkedIn Careers Team.

  • Find Your Earning Potential with LinkedIn Salary


    LinkedIn Salary is a tool that provides detailed breakdowns of salary by job title and location. Learn more in this guest article by the LinkedIn Careers Team.

  • LinkedIn Jobs: It’s Not What You Know, It’s Who You Know

    Your soon-to-be awarded degree is likely a requirement for your dream job. But what is going to set you apart from everyone else who just graduated college with the same qualification? Your network! Get more advice from this article by LinkedIn.

  • Alumna heads to MIT for graduate study in city planning

    A biology and environmental studies graduate, Vanessa Toro Barragan ’12 seeks to tackle climate change at the intersections of science and social justice. The flexible and interdisciplinary Master in City Planning (MCP) program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will allow her to do just that.

  • Diana Beltran ’18 earns prestigious Gem Fellow internship with Amazon

    Senior physics major Diana Beltran will serve as Special Projects Summer Intern at Amazon as part of her role as a GEM Fellow . GEM is a network of leading corporations, government laboratories, top universities, and top research institutions that enables qualified students from underrepresented communities to pursue graduate education in applied science and engineering.

  • Career Communities Launch at Southwestern

    Join Southwestern’s new Career Communities to engage with fellow alumni, current students, faculty and employers across the globe around your shared career interests.

  • Interview With DC Semester Participant Grace Stafford

    Interned at The Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange

  • Noah Bierwirth ’13

    Medical student and 2013 biology graduate Noah Bierwirth credits Dr. Maria Cuevas’ Biology of Reproduction class for inspiring his career choice.

  • Busola Okunnu ’13

    Busola, a 2013 biology graduate, is pursuing a Ph.D. immunology at the UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth. She studies how extracellular superoxide dismutase (ecSOD), an enzyme that regulates the conversion of superoxide to hydrogen peroxide, modifies the function of immune phagocytic cells (neutrophils, monocytes and macrophages) during Listeria infection. 

  • Southwestern earns “best college in Texas for getting a job”

    Based on data of Southwestern graduates 10 years after graduation, Southwestern University earns honors for best college in the state for getting a job, according to Zippia .

  • SU alumna wins merit citation for German teaching

    Jennifer Gingrich Christianson ’99, a German/music grad and current high school German teacher, was one of eight educators to receive the Goethe‐Institut/AATG Certificate of Merit at the recent annual convention of the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG).

  • Kevin Hutzler ’13

    Kevin, an economics and psychology graduate, is a Lexus Senior Consumer Insights Consultant at Toyota Motor North America in Torrance, CA. While at Southwestern he interned at Dallas advertising agency The Richards Group, which led to his first full-time position there. He credits that job offer in part to his well-received presentation on the capstone research he conducted in social psychology.

  • Bridgett Krienke ’16

    Bridgett, a communication studies graduate, is pursuing an MA in strategic communication and innovation at Texas Tech University. Her capstone paper, “Decoding Patriarchy in Reviews of 50 Shades of Grey,” was selected for presentation at the 102nd annual National Communication Association’s conference in November as one of six papers to be presented in the Lambda Pi Eta top submissions panel.


  • SU Career Services earns #4 national ranking - its highest yet

    For the fourth consecutive year and fifth time since it began ranking career centers in 2008, The Princeton Review’s survey of 143,000 students nationwide finds Southwestern University among the top 20 career services in the U.S. The Princeton Review’s new book, The Best 381 Colleges: 2017 Edition, ranks Southwestern University Career Services fourth in the U.S.

  • Christina Houser ’18

    Junior psychology major Christina Houser earned recognition from her internships supervisors at Vector Marketing.  After joining the firm in Summer 2016, she went on to become the #1 new rep in the Williamson County office, the #1 new rep in the Lone Star division (covering two-thirds of Texas) and one of the top 100 reps in the whole company for the summer. She earned a continuing role as Assistant Manager.

  • SU graduates outpace national sample in grad school pursuit

    The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) reports that 17.7 percent of 2015 bachelor’s degree grads pursued continuing education, while 25.1 percent of 2015 SU grads reported doing so.

  • SU pre-service teacher continues streak, wins 17th consecutive scholarship

    Senior Clairisse Cheniae, an elementary education major with a passion for science and nature, earned Southwestern’s 17th consecutive scholarship for a pre-service teacher from the Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators (TASPA).

  • ‘Accidental’ entrepreneur founds new ride-sharing business

    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!”