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 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
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 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!
The following databases provide a wide range of geographic locations and outstanding
internship opportunities beyond what is listed on UD Handshake:
Academic Job Search
Government and Think Tanks (Dallas, D.C. and Beyond)
English, Publishing, Journalism
Philosophy, Religious Studies, Theology
Psychology, Human Sciences, Social Services
Economics / Finance
STEM (Sciences, Technology, Engineering, IT, Math)
Arts - Fine, Commercial, Performing