Job Search Resources
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 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.
Job Boards by Interest
The following databases provide a wide range of geographic locations and outstanding
internship opportunities beyond what is listed on Handshake:
Government and Think Tanks (Dallas, D.C., and Beyond)
English, Publishing, Journalism
Philosophy, Religious Studies, Theology
Psychology, Human Sciences, Social Services
Computer Science & Technology
- All STEM fields
Arts - Fine, Commericial, Performing
POSTGRADUATE SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
AmeriCorps is an opportunity for individuals of all ages and backgrounds to give their time and
talent to strengthen communities. Serve anywhere from just a summer to a whole year.
Peace Corps volunteers have the opportunity to serve abroad in the following areas: Agriculture,
Community Economic Development, Education, Environment, Health, or Youth in Development.
Volunteers serve for two years. Specialized, short-term assignments are also available
ranging from 3-12 months of service.
Seton Teaching Fellows is a one or two-year postgraduate mission opportunity that brings the living Gospel
and the beauty of the Catholic faith to children and families in underserved communities.
SocialService.com: The job site for social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, mental health,
case management, employee assistance, volunteer management, community development,
child welfare, developmental disabilities and all other areas of social services.
MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH YOUR CAREER ADVISOR
Students and alumni can schedule an appointment on UD Handshake for the following:
- Career exploration (Focus2 self-assessments available)
- Resume, cover letter, and personal statement review
- Job and internship search assistance
- LinkedIn profile review
- Mock interview
- Fellowships advising
To schedule an appointment:
- Go to UD Handshake and log in using your UD credentials.*
- Once you are logged in, click Career Center at the top right of the page, then Appointments,
and Schedule a New Appointment.
*Typically your username is your udallas email without the @udallas (example: goneill)
and your password is your student ID number. Please email email@example.com if you have issues logging in.