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!

General Employment

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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On Oct. 10-12, 2019, over 3,000 Dallas/Fort Worth area Catholics came together at the Irving Convention Center for the 13th Annual University of Dallas Ministry Conference. The weekend included over 100 conference sessions in English, Spanish and Vietnamese, as well as opportunities for networking with exhibitions from diocesan organizations, publishing companies, authors, speakers and fellow attendees.

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$250,000 Federal Grant to Support Politics Doctoral Students

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