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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

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It is no surprise that the University of Dallas, chartered by religious women, has had over 50 alumnae who have said “yes” to the call to religious life. In 1952, The Superior of the Western Province of the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur, Mother Theresa Weber, declared, "We need a Catholic co-educational college in this area!" On May 25, 1955, the Sisters officially received the charter for the University of Dallas. UD's first trustees were all religious women: Mother Theresa Weber, Sister Mildred Manning, Sister Mary Frances Connaughton, Sister Mary Byron, Sister Myrtl Owens and Sister Elizabeth Johnston.

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