Garrett Loontjer

Garrett Loontjer

Austin, TX, US



Coordinate career services and employer outreach for the School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin.  


The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, Career Services Director

*Manage career placement administration for students and alumni from all UTSOA disciplines.
*Serve as primary contact with potential employers and recruiting firms and related companies.
*Cultivate and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with domestic and international employers.
*Provide career search and placement assistance for internship, part-time, seasonal, and full-time professional positions.
*Conduct workshops, class presentations, and other career-related activities to increase student success in networking, resume and portfolio building, interviewing, etc.
*Implement a comprehensive internal and external marketing and communication program to promote students and alumni.
*Create post-graduation surveys and assessment tools, and maintain contact with students and alumni to track employment.
*Serve as Intern Development Program Auxiliary Coordinator
*Work directly with Professional Residency Program coordinators to maintain and disseminate information to students as it relates to career placement.

May 2013 - current


Texas State University, Masters, Education

Aug 2002 - May 2006

The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, Bachelors, English

Aug 1997 - May 2001

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