Find a Job, Internship, or Co-Op

Research & Apply

To begin your job search, research and explore companies that align with your interests, values, and professional preferences. Determine the type of company where you may be interested in working, then use your research to craft a specialized resume and cover letter. Use these resources to find and apply for a job, internship, or Co-op. 

Join Handshake
Join Handshake

Find Jobs Better, Together

Handshake is SMU's premier job search software. Use your SMU credentials to create a Handshake account and search for employment opportunities across campus and beyond. Once logged in, navigate to Career Center > Resources and visit GoinGlobal for employment opportunities around the world or CareerShift for contacts, jobs, and connections.

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Job Search Smarter

Create a LinkedIn profile to help manage your online professional resume. Build your personal brand by consistently updating your profile with your educational and professional information, and use the platform to build connections and discover employment opportunities. 

Hart Center

Engineering Tomorrow's Leaders

Have questions? Schedule a career advising appointment at the Hart Center for help with resume review, company research, job-search strategies, interview practice, and decision assistance. Attend Hart Center events, like employer information sessions or the Engineering Connections Career Fair, to familiarize yourself with available opportunities. 

Job Search Strategies 

Find Your Dream Jobs

Finding employment opportunities can be as easy as a Google search. In addition to Handshake and LinkedIn, use other online resources like Indeed, SimplyHired, or Glassdoor to explore employers, read company reviews, and find career advice.