What is the Maverick Advantage?
The Maverick Advantage Program at UTA is all about helping you build marketable skills and meaningful experiences through hands-on, high-impact opportunities. We challenge you to invest your time in 5 specific activities: getting involved in the community, building your career path and skillsets, making global connections, diving into research, and growing as a leader. Every student, including you, should be able to graduate from UTA confident, career-ready, and clear about the person you want to be in the world. By participating in 3 of the 5 activity types while a UTA student, you will qualify to receive Maverick Advantage Distinction at graduation. In all practical terms, Maverick Advantage Distinction signifies your competitive edge in what’s on your resume, your career and life readiness, and your confidence articulating your professional story.
This opportunity is open to ALL students at UTA. Explore the 5 steps below as well as the “What Counts” page to see how it works…
5 Easy Steps To Get The Maverick Advantage
Explore your goals
for your personal and professional future as well as the skills you’ll need.
Invest In Yourself
through at least 3 (of 5) qualifying, hands-on activities listed below.
Showcase Your Experience
in a portfolio, resume, or other professional tool relevant to your field.
and participate in a practice interview during your graduating semester.
proudly as a distinguished graduate with your Maverick Advantage stole.