Internal Applicant

SMU encourages growth and development for all staff employees. Internal applicants are current SMU staff employees in a regular full-time or part-time position.

Eligibility to Apply: 

  • Current employees are eligible to apply for posted staff career opportunities after six months of continuous employment in their current position.
  • Employees in Step 2 or Step 3 of Corrective Action who are not in good standing cannot apply for posted career opportunities.

How to Apply:

Internal applicants must apply through the self service portal in my.SMU . Internal applicants no longer need to submit an Internal Transfer Form to the Department of Human Resources.

IMPORTANT: If you're a temporary employee, adjunct or student employee, do not apply through Self Service. You must apply as an external applicant via our online application by visiting

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