The Career Center offers services to help students prepare for their careers. Career counseling and editing assistance for all job search documents are available through drop-in times or by appointment. In-depth information is available on the Career Center’s website. Pre-employment preparation assistance is provided through mock interviews and a variety of seminars on such topics as resume writing, cover letter writing, identifying marketable skills, interviewing skills, networking and conducting an effective job search. The Career Center offers a credential file service to assist PhD students applying for academic positions after graduation.
Representatives of business, government, industry, education, and social agencies recruit UT Dallas students and alumni through career expos and on‑campus interviews. The Career Center manages the Internship program for all majors, except EE/CS majors. Most on-campus student employment opportunities are listed through the Career Center, with the exception of TA and RA positions.
Part-time jobs, both on-campus and off-campus, full-time jobs, and on-campus interview schedules are posted through CareerWorks. All students complete an online registration for CareerWorks, linked directly from the Career Center website. Students upload a résumé into the system in order to apply for qualified positions or to make it available for employer referrals. Employers may have access to candidate résumés via various web résumé books set up in the CareerWorks system.