Technology and Career Skills Courses
UT Austin’s Informal Classes offers a variety of short courses covering some of today’s most in-demand workplace skills to give your resume a boost.
Career Research Resources
Unsure about your next career move? Use the resources below to help you assess your interests and explore career paths. Then check out our programs and courses to see how we can help you reach your career goals.
MyNextMove – Career information site providing career research, industry research, interest assessments and job search resources.
Inside Jobs – Career site with tools to help you discover and pursue career options.
Idealist Careers – Career site that helps purpose-driven professionals find, land and love their social impact jobs.
Bureau of Labor Statistics – Government site with information on occupational outlooks and other employment data.
Glassdoor – Career information site with millions of company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more.
NACE Salary Calculator – Tool with salary information by location from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
Whether you are looking to change careers or advance your skills, we recommend spending some time reading articles on the sites below. If you have more time, check out some of the books as well.
The Muse Career Advice – Website with articles and advice on job searching and career advancement updated regularly.
LinkedIn Official Blog – Blog with career and job search tips.
Strengths Finder 2.0 by Tom Rath
The Renaissance Soul: How to Make Your Passions Your Life – A Creative and Practical Guide by Margaret Lobenstine
Job Search Preparation
Does your resume need a touch-up? Do you want to get better prepared in order to ace that job interview? These sites give great tips on resume building and interview skills/preparation.
Resume tips from Monster.com – Website with resume and cover letter tips and examples.
Glassdoor resume tips blog – Blog with tips on creating or updating resumes.
Monster.com interview preparation – Website with information for interview preparation and follow-up.
The Balance interview tips – Website with interview tips.