Students & Alumni

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Explore your career options. Engage with alumni and employers. Experience on and off campus employment opportunities. Elevate your professional skills. Embark on your career journey. We’re here to help you every step of the way.

The Career Development Center is committed to supporting you from your first year and helping you make the transition from student to professional and beyond. We provide services designed to prepare you, both as a student and alumni, for lifelong career success by:

  • Helping you discover your values, interests, personality traits, and skills.
  • Assisting you in exploring and preparing for possible career paths.
  • Connecting you with employers for job and internship opportunities.
  • Preparing you to compete for the opportunities you seek.
  • Facilitating your growth towards being workforce ready.
  • Championing your career success both now and in the future.

Visit the Career Development Center or email us at to learn how we can assist you, no matter where you are on your career path!

If you are a non-fee-paying online student, learn how you can access our services.

Learn how you can participate in drop-ins by logging into Handshake and going to the Events tab. (or email


Career Spot Drop-Ins

Career Spot Drop-Ins are for brief, 15 minutes or less, consultations to answer any career-related questions you may have, including networking, interview help, job search strategies, resume and cover letter reviews, or an overview of our services. Career Spot Drop-Ins occur from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. every Monday-Friday while the university is open. Learn how you can participate in drop-ins by logging into Handshake and going to the Events tab.

Longer Consultations

If you require a longer consultation with a career consultant, please schedule an appointment by logging into your Handshake account, calling the front desk at 817-272-2932 or emailing our staff at

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MavMentors is a mentorship program through the University of Texas at Arlington that includes students, alumni, and employers. The program runs year round and primarily focuses on building connections through an online mentorship platform and in-person networking events.

Engage with us on Handshake

Handshake is the #1-way college students find jobs and internships. It makes it easy for employers to recruit you. In addition, you can create your own personal profile, post your resume, search and apply for jobs, schedule an appointment, and see upcoming events and activities in this online job database.