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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

Alumni Spotlight: A Personal Pledge to Pay it Forward

For Vince Pawlowski, BA ’85, the decision to generously support the new Class of 1985 Scholarship Fund with a $100,000 lead gift was born out of a simple desire to give back to the institution that had given him so much. I recently sat down with Pawlowski, a successful defense attorney who sold his practice in Florida and now manages real estate properties around the country, to talk about his ongoing philanthropy, most recent gift and his personal pledge to give back.

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