Career Related Resources
We offer several databases and online programs to assist you with researching occupations, careers, employers, and potential jobs.
Job Search Preparation:
Perfect Interview™ is an innovative learning tool that you can use to enhance your job interviewing skills and develop an edge over the competition. Perfect Interview™ creates a compelling and realistic "simulated interview" experience where you are asked challenging questions and must respond, just as you would in a real job interview.
Job Search Related Sites:
A database of more than 830,000 employers nationwide, covering a wide spectrum of industries. Profiles contain company descriptions and contact names, titles and phone numbers. Data from this program can be viewed, printed or stored in spreadsheet or word processing formats. To create an account and to login, Use the Referral Code: UTD04. Our license allows only one UT Dallas visitor at a time.
Online access to daily breaking local business news, 40 weekly digital business journals, annual "Book of Lists", special publications and comprehensive 10+ year story archives.
Online magazine with weekly listing of international jobs.
enter the User Name: firstname.lastname@example.org and Password: 8624
Internship site linking to more than 3000 organizations offering internships. To login, enter the User Name: interns and password: learn
The insider career network for industry and employer information. Includes approximately 90 downloadable Vault Career Guides. Topics include interview and resume preparation, career topics, industry research and company information.
Choices is an occupational exploration program containing information on over 656 different occupations. Students can easily access information about occupations, conduct exploration searches and take on-line assessments. This version provides outlook and salary information for cities in Texas.
Students can compare salary and outlook information for Texas against other states. Follow the steps below to create a free web portfolio account that can be used to save occupational information and searches. You are not required to create the portfolio to access the program; however, your searches will not be saved for future reference unless you create the portfolio. If you want to bypass creating the portfolio, simply login to the Site ID tab, enter the ID: 0105733 and Password: comets.
A system of interactive guidance and information. You can find out more about yourself, make lists of occupations to explore, see what skills each occupation requires, see how to prepare for each occupation, and make plans to get yourself started. A secure page will open first, enter the Access Code: temoc, to set-up an account.
The link takes you to the online SkillsOne system where you can complete the Strong Interest Inventory. A secure page will open first, read the Welcome! directions.
To login you will use the Student Login: utdallas and the Student Password: comets2010. Complete the required background information to set-up an account and begin taking the assessment.
The Career Counselor you met with will contact you to schedule an interpretation session with you after completing the assessment. If you have not met with a Career Counselor prior to completing the assessment, you will need to contact the Career Center at 972.883.2943 to schedule an appointment.
Over 1001 real persons share their career lives. Career biographies tell it like it really is. You see the whole career ladder from high school to current job. Use the User/School Name: UTD and Password: Comets