SMU Guildhall Career Services

SMU Guildhall prides itself on connecting today’s top studios with tomorrow’s top talent by providing both students and alumni professional guidance through a myriad of services.

Professional Development Coursework

Students fulfill two modules as they explore the nuances of seeking and securing one’s dream position. This professional training-ground includes resume and portfolio guidance, interview preparation, and industry guest lectures.

One-on-One Counseling

Students and alumni have access to meet with Guildhall’s Career Counselor and explore questions about their job search. Advice is also offered on how to optimize valuable networking opportunities. An appointment can be scheduled by contacting Adam Radford.

Career Portal

SMU Guildhall’s internal recruiting platform, Handshake, empowers connections with the most innovative companies in the field. Students and alumni can discover tailored job and internship opportunities, connect with leaders in the industry and register for on-campus recruiting events. Furthermore, students have the ability to:
· Research employers that recruit directly at SMU Guildhall
· Sign up for on-campus interview schedules
· Pursue mentorships with alumni and thought-leaders in their discipline
· Schedule appointments with in-house Career Counselor, Adam Radford
· Download valuable resources specific to a career in gaming
Current Students: Login with your SMU email address.
Alumni: Login with the email address that received a Handshake invitation. If you did not receive it, contact Adam Radford to ensure we have your most up-to-date contact information.
Employers: Click below to get set up!

For students and alumni

For employers

Career Fair

Guildhall’s Career Fair connects students and alumni with the industry’s top studios. Learn more about the Career Fair 

Alumni Networks

Our alumni have captured leadership positions as artists, designers, producers and programmers at more than 250 studios around the world. This network continues to enrich the experience of both current students and alumni, as the Guildhall community aims to encourage, mentor and push one another to new heights in game development. Alumni often revisit campus to share their experiences and knowledge with students, helping to empower our rising graduates to achieve success.