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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 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

General Employment

  • LinkedIn - Research openings, salaries, and employer contacts 
  • Glassdoor - Research company profiles, reviews, and salaries in addition to postings
  • Indeed - One search, all jobs
  • Goinglobal - For US candidates seeking employment abroad
  • GettingHired and Disability Job Exchange - For candidates with disabilities seeking employment

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

Internship Databases

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

Academic Job Searches

Non-Profit 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

Computer Science & Technology

Sciences & Math

Arts - Fine, Commericial, Performing 

Legal Professions 

Health Professions

 

International Students

 

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:

  1. Go to UD Handshake and log in using your UD credentials.* 
  2. 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 career@udallas.edu if you have issues logging in.  

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