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Career Management

MS Program's Career Management team has a consistently excellent record for assisting employment-seeking students. We guide students through the recruitment process and help employers connect with students.

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Looking Towards the Future
Ultimately, I was able to secure a role at Microsoft in program management thanks to the career advising, my peers, and my network. I feel really confident going into this role knowing that I have the curriculum background, as well as the more interpersonal skills that I was able to gain in this program.
Courtney Webster, MSITM


In addition to teaching the skills needed to thrive in careers in business and information technology, a Texas McCombs Master of Science degree helps prepare students for the step from graduate school into the professional world. Our Career Management team provides a variety of resources to our students to help them prepare for the rigorous recruiting season, including:

Career Coaching

  • One-on-one coaching sessions with dedicated career coaching team
  • Resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn development
  • Mock interviews with a career coach
  • Case interviewing prep and mock case interview assistance


Program-Specific Workshops and Networking Events

  • Program-specific career education and workshops taught by career coaches and industry experts
  • Networking events (including with MS Advisory Council board)
  • Industry Career Consultants for each program available for individual appointments 
  • Mock interviews with corporate partners
  • Guest speaker events

Career Discovery Events

  • MS Industry Fridays, featuring top Austin/US employers
  • Access to multiple career fairs throughout UT's campus


Job Board

  • Access to the McCombs-exclusive job board


Meet Your Career Coach, Alison
The Texas McCombs MSITM program provides a strong technical skill set applied through a business lens. McCombs MSITM focuses on the future of technology and emerging tech and evolves to meet the demands of industry. We find that employers appreciate this unique combination of technical and business skills to innovate and transform.
Alison Devlin, MSBA Career Coach



MSITM graduate Matt Luce shares his experience in the Master of Science in IT & Management program and how it helped prepare him with the skills needed to be successful in his career.

MSITM Graduates' Average Salary By Work Experience

  • $91K

    <1 Year of Experience

    % of Accepts: 41%

    MSITM Class of 2023

  • $105K

    1 - 3 Years of Experience

    % of Accepts: 33%

    MSITM Class of 2023

  • $102K

    3 - 5 Years of Experience

    % of Accepts: 22%

    MSITM Class of 2023

Students, want help with your resume, interview prep, and more?

  • Our Students Get Results

    We are dedicated to helping employers build their brand on campus and to increase visibility to potential candidates. Additionally, we are happy to meet with recruiters for one-on-one strategy meetings and to offer recommendations for the development of company involvement at McCombs.
  • MSITM Advisory Council

    The MSITM Advisory Council is comprised of industry leaders who advise MSITM staff on the development of the program. Members have the opportunity to participate in MSITM practicum projects, networking events, and student treks.

Employers, reach out today

Contact us to view resume books or discuss recruiting.


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