Career Development

Maverick Advantage Career Development iconCareer development experiences enable students to explore, engage, and develop through experiential activities that enable them to reach lifelong professional and personal success. It involves building and enhancing proficiencies and knowledge that will advance students’ careers – time and conflict management, team planning and development, marketable skills, experience in diverse environments, and more.




Examples of career development in academic courses may include having students:

  • Build their resume, actively participate in a career expo, or take part in mock interviews
  • Do an internship, participate in field experiences and clinicals
  • Do public speaking engagements within their field of study and/or present at meetings and conferences related to their future goals
  • Develop a professional network through professional organizations within their college and beyond


two people sitting at a table in front of large windows, journals in front of them, smiling          three students talking in front of a desktop          lady giving a presentation at a U T A event


“The reflections in this class prompted me to really reevaluate things that I could be doing in preparation for entering the education field.”
– UTA Student
“I believe Undergraduate Research was very beneficial for me because I gained experience in the field and had something nice to put on my resume.”
– Communication Student