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As a graduate of UT Dallas you have full access to the programs and services of the University Career Center. To get started, create an account on our career services platform, Handshake.

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Handshake is the career services platform used by the University Career Center. It gives you access to appointment scheduling, on-campus events and expos, and serves as a job & internship search database. To create an account simply follow these steps:

  • Go to
  • Click on "Create an Account"
  • Choose "Student/Alumni"
  • Fill out all requested information, including the NetID. If you are unsure what your NetID is please reach out to the Registrar's Office to obtain it.

Once you submit your request please allow 2-3 business days for it to be processed. Once your account is approved you will receive an email confirmation allowing you to set your password and log in.

Career Counseling

Our career development staff are here to answer any questions you have regarding any part of your career journey. They can offer assessments, career advice, resume/cover letter critiques and more. To meet with a consultant you can make an appointment in Handshake or simply give us a call at 972-883-2943 and our front desk staff will get you scheduled.

Events & Expos

We have career related events all throughout the year. From our large expo events to our career readiness seminars and our hands-on workshops, there is something for everyone no matter what stage of your career search you are. For a complete list of our upcoming events, checkout the events page on Handshake.

Job & Internship Search

Handshake is full of thousands of employers looking for UT Dallas students and alumni. The Handshake job search portal is an invaluable tool for those looking for full- and part-time positions and internships. There are robust search features pairing you to the jobs that match your skills and interests. To get started simply login to Handshake and click the "Jobs" button at the top of the screen. Don't forget to fill out your profile to give employers the best glimpse into your experience.