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Resources and Workshops 

Starting Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice, the Office of Personal Career Development will be serving students and alumni virtually. To find official updates from the University of Dallas on COVID-19, please click here.

Questions? Please email career@udallas.edu.

APPOINTMENTS

Career advisors will conduct appointments via phone or Google Meet. 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 (graduate school application) 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. 

CAREER WORKSHOP VIDEOS

CAREER GUIDES

FACULTY AND STAFF SERVICES:

Faculty and staff can request presentations. Options include a pre-recorded video presentation or a live webinar. Please contact Shannon Blatt at sblatt1@udallas.edu.

EMPLOYER SERVICES:

Due to ongoing concerns with the COVID-19 virus, the University of Dallas has postponed all on-campus events until a later date, yet to be determined.

Employers can use the following recruitment services: 

  • Job posting: Employers can log into Handshake and connect with the University of Dallas in order to post internships and jobs to the UD community. 
  • Information sessions: Employers interested in hosting a virtual information session can fill out this form and we will contact you within 2-3 business days. 

Questions regarding recruiting? Email Shannon Blatt at sblatt1@udallas.edu

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. Log in using their UD network credentials (username and password for UD WiFi).

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