Learn. Network. Interview. Find your path.
The St. Edward's experience prepares you to turn your confidence and enthusiasm, diverse skills, global perspective, and desire to make a difference into a successful career. It’s why employers choose our students for internships and classroom consulting projects — and, ultimately, as employees.
From Campus to Career
Your transition from college life to a fulfilling career is a primary focus during your time on the hilltop. We support your success with practical insights, networking opportunities, and job-search skills and resources that guide you toward your most rewarding path — be it graduate school or your dream job.
Well-Rounded Skills Employers Value
Learn to think critically, solve problems, communicate effectively and understand the world from different points of view — practical outcomes of our liberal arts education. Political Science major Michelle Flores '22 talks about how St. Edward’s has prepared her to take on her world and has given her opportunities to pursue her professional ambitions in politics.
Graduate and Professional School Preparation
Dive into your discipline with high-level research, creative projects and fellowship studies that push the boundaries of learning, enhancing your credentials for graduate or professional school. Biology major Priyanka Ranchod ’21 jumped at the chance to conduct research on bee colonies on the hilltop. She is now pursuing her Master of Science at the Texas A&M Health Science Center.
Apply what you learn in the classroom to real-world challenges, and discover work that has meaning for you. 80% of our students gain workplace experience in Austin, across the country and abroad through internships with top businesses and nonprofits, many resulting in jobs. Hear Tyler Mount '13 talk about the benefits St. Edward's provided him that have helped him thrive in his career.
Build your professional network on the hilltop and beyond. Professors and guest speakers offer students insights and connections in their fields of interest. More than 100 employers and organizations recruit on campus each year at job and internship fairs, including groups that specialize in international internships. And our active alumni community provides contacts spanning more than 70 countries.
Career and Professional Development Support
Take charge of your career development from your first days on campus. Our Career and Professional Development counselors guide and inspire you to do so with a 4-year Career Action Plan that helps you create the future you want and deserve. Get support for exploring career options, developing your résumé and interview skills, honing your job search and networking techniques, applying to graduate school, and more.