Activate Your CometCareers Account!

29 Aug

CometCareers is a great resource for finding job and internships! The Career Center posts all job opportunities and events in CometCareers – all you have to do is set up your account.

Follow these simple steps to access your account:

  1.  Go to the Student Log In Page
  2. Click on the “Forgot Your Password” link below and enter your NetID in the username field.
  3. Click the Reset Password button. A randomly generated password will be sent to your UT Dallas email address. 
  4. Log in with your new password and complete your profile.
  5. Your account will be activated within 2 business days.
  6. Start searching for jobs!

Texas Instrument Mock Interview Day

27 Aug

Fine tune your interviewing skills with professionals from Texas Instruments!

Texas Instruments will host a Mock Interview Day on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 4-7 pm, in the Career Center (SSB 3.300).

The employers will ask general interview questions and coach you on your responses. The purpose of this event is to prepare you for the upcoming recruiting season which includes the Internship Fair, Career Expo Days, and On-Campus Interviews.

Get an edge on the competition by signing up for a “mock interview day!” The mock interview will last for 30 minutes.

What: TI Mock Interview Day

When: September 10

Where: Career Center, SSB 3.300

It will be based on a first come, first serve basis, so sign up for a time slot through the On-Campus Interviews menu.  Bring a critiqued resume.  Please see here for resume critique options: http://www.utdallas.edu/career/resumes. Sign up in CometCareers.  Look for Job ID 61653 and Schedule ID 1762 to apply and select an interview time.

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For questions please contact the Career Center at 972-883-2943 or careercenter@utdallas.edu.

Career Center Welcome Week Events

25 Aug

Welcome back to campus Comets! The Career Center is taking part in several events during Welcome Week. We hope to see you all there!

Cometville Carnival

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Mall
Showcase of registered student orgs/departments

Volunteer Expo

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 3-5 p.m. SU Galaxy Rooms
Window shop for volunteer opportunities

Beat the Heat with a Treat

Thursday, Aug. 28 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Plinth
School may be starting, but the summer heat is still here! Join the Career Center staff on the mall as we beat the August heat with Fla-Vor-Ice Freeze Pops! Come early before it melts! The festivities start at 11:30 am and last until the treats are gone!

Breakfast Bonanza

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 9-11 a.m. Various Locations
Breakfast treats and giveaways

Summer 2014 Ireland Internship Program Review

22 Aug

This summer a group of UT Dallas students traveled to Dublin, Ireland to work in internships. The Career Center offered this 8-week internship program through a partnership with the Education Abroad office and Connect-123. Students from all over campus worked at a wide range of internship locations, including a hospital, a law office, and an electric bike company. This program allowed the students to get great professional experience related to their fields, all while experiencing Irish culture. Plus, they earned academic credit for the internships through internship courses at UT Dallas!

Students doing the “whoosh” in the Dublin city center after work

Students doing the “whoosh” in the Dublin city center after work

Tyrrell Solicitors

Tyrrell Solicitors

Institute of Public Administration

Institute of Public Administration

Trinity College Dublin Institute of Neuroscience

Trinity College Dublin Institute of Neuroscience

Ryan C. (8)

Greenaer Electric Bikes

Vivian & Christine (2)

New Communities Partnership

Malahide Castle tour in the lovely Irish countryside

Malahide Castle tour in the lovely Irish countryside

UT Dallas Volunteer Expo

19 Aug

The Career Center and the Office of Student Volunteerism are hosting the first ever UT Dallas Volunteer Expo on Wednesday, August 27! This is your chance to find a great opportunity to find a place to volunteer in the community. The event is part of Welcome Week and will be from 3:00 – 5:00 pm in the SU Galaxy Rooms. Be sure to bring your CometCard.

Volunteer Expo Employer List

 

CSB Radio Internship Opportunities

12 Aug

CBS Radio is hosting an Orientation Session for potential interns on August 29 at 4pm. If interested, RSVP to dallasinterns@cbsradio.com.

Where: CBS Radio Dallas – 4131 N. Central Expwy, Ste 1000, Dallas, TX 75204

Why: You will have the opportunity to learn about and apply for several internships available with our Dallas stations and their departments for Fall 2014.

Requirements:

  • Must be currently attending an accredited college and have achieved Junior or Senior status.
  • Receive academic college credit — internships with CBS Radio are non-paid.
  • Must submit a letter from the college/university stating the class and number of credit units to be earned and verify credit will be awarded upon successful completion of the program
  • Be over 18 years of age.
  • Complete and submit all required paperwork prior to the first day of internship.
  • Not participate in same department as a family member.
  • Submit intern weekly time report
  • Return temporary company I.D. on last day of Internship

CBS Internship Flyer Fall 14

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden Job Fairs

5 Aug

The Dallas Arboretum is hosting three job fairs this month for part-time positions. Visit dallasarboretum.org/contact/employment-opportunities to learn more!

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UT Dallas Dining Services Job Fair – July 31

29 Jul

Looking for a job in food services? Dining Services is offering over 75 positions.These jobs are both Full Time and Part Time. Please bring a valid ID and be in appropriate dress attire and come check them out. You must have a resume to be considered for a position. Jobs include Cook, Dish Washer, Barista, Subway & many other positions. Please call 972-883-4310 if you have any questions and ask for Eryn.

The job fair will be held on the 2nd floor of the Student Union in the Galaxy Rooms. You will need to check in at visitor parking at the front of campus. There are also bus stops at the front of campus if you plan on transportation by bus.

How to Dress For Success!

24 Jul

It’s not about wearing expensive clothes. It’s about wearing something that helps you make the right impression on the interviewer. Pay attention to style, fit, and level of professionalism when shopping for interview attire. Use this handy infograph to guide you!

(image via Rasmussen College)

Networking Opportunities in the Community

22 Jul

Networking is a key part of job searching. It’s also a really hard part of job searching! It can be awkward, and it is often difficult to find a place to start. One option is to seek out community groups that offer networking events for free. Religious organizations, professional groups, and social organizations can all offer this type of resource.

For instance, Jewish Family Services (a United Way organization) offers a variety of career resources for free. All services are open to all!

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