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Job & Internship Sites

Finding a job or internship can feel overwhelming at times. The OPCD is here to give students and alumni the support and tools to find the opportunities that are aligned with their individual interests, values, and skills. Below, job searchers can find a list of resources by category.  

UD Handshake

UD Handshake is the OPCD’s online database exclusive to UD students and alumni that provides direct access to  full-time, part-time, and internship positions. Over 250,000 employers post jobs to Handshake, including all 500 of the Fortune 500 companies.

Students and graduates (who matriculated or graduated anytime AFTER 2018) already have an account in Handshake and can typically log in using their UD network credentials (username and password for UD WiFi). Alumni who graduated prior to 2018 will be prompted to register with a new account. Problems logging in? Email us!

Interstride

Interstride is OPCD's career portal for:

  • International students and alumni seeking jobs in the US
  • Domestic candidates seeking employment abroad

Interstride offers career-related resources on strengthening your professional profile, navigating the visa process, searching for jobs, building professional networks, and more.

Current students can establish an account using their @udallas.edu email address and temporary password Dallas2020!! Problems logging in? Email us!

General Employment

A searchable guide to Dallas-Fort Worth’s 150 largest public companies for 2020

Internship Databases

The following databases provide a wide range of geographic locations and outstanding internship opportunities beyond what is listed on UD Handshake:

Academic Job Search

Nonprofit Organizations

Government and Think Tanks (Dallas,  D.C. and Beyond)

English, Publishing, Journalism

Philosophy, Religious Studies, Theology

Politics, History

Psychology, Human Sciences, Social Services

Economics / Finance 

STEM (Sciences, Technology, Engineering, IT, Math)

Arts - Fine, Commercial, Performing

Legal Professions

Health Professions

International Students

News

Alumna Establishes Endowed Scholarship to Honor Longtime UD Administrator, Historian

“No one is more deserving of a scholarship in her name than Sybil Novinski,” said President Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA ’82 MA ’83, at the ceremony celebrating the Sybil Novinski Scholarship Fund endowed by Eileen McPherson Meinert, BA ’83, and her husband, David Meinert. “This is something that many alumni, faculty and administrators have talked about, and this is a great day because we get to honor someone who’s meant so much to so many.”

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Physics, Chemistry Professors Receive Air Force Grant

In September, the U.S. Air Force awarded the University of Dallas and Cerium Labs a $500,000 STTR Phase II contract to develop a "Silicon Nitride Seal for Thermal Barrier Coating in Gas Turbines for Extended Engine Life.” Affiliate Research Assistant Professor of Physics Will Flanagan, Ph.D., and Associate Professor of Chemistry Ellen Steinmiller, Ph.D., are co-principal investigators on the project. This award builds on a smaller $50,000 Phase I award earlier this year. UD’s portion of the award is $150,000.

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Patriotic Ceremony Honors UD Veterans

Against the backdrop of a picture perfect day, students, faculty and staff gathered on the mall in front of the Haggerty Science Center to pay tribute to veterans who have served our country.

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