Career Management Center


The Cox Career Management Center holds events to support students, employers, and corporate partners. The aim to to match qualified candidates with the right opportunity.  The Cox community represents a diverse and talented network. Our employers and corporate partners contribute to the strength and success of this community. We’re here to bridge connections at SMU Cox.

  • Career Closet

    SMU Career Closet LOGO - Official

    This August, the Hegi Family Career Development Center, Cox Career Management Center, and the Office of Social Change and Intercultural Engagement will host the inaugural Career Closet event for students. The Career Closet Pop Up Shop will provide students with FREE business professional attire.  Please join us as we prepare to host the Career Closet where all students are welcome to browse our collection of new and gently used business professional attire needed for their journey to success.

    By providing business professional and casual clothing, students can find the perfect fit at the Career Closet event on August 30th. Our goal is to help students dress to make lasting impressions during interviews, networking events, important meetings, and in the workplace.

    By donating sharp suits and all the corporate standard accessories, you will be helping SMU students prepare to step into the professional world in style. Imagine the transformative power your contribution holds as students step into their futures with style and confidence. With your generous contribution, we can expand our product collection to be able to provide even more students with the essential business professional attire. Whether it’s one of accepted clothing items or monetary donation, every contribution counts.

    Every student deserves a chance to shine in their professional journey, and you can be part of that transformation. Make a difference by donating to the Career Closet today, and give students the resources they need to succeed.

    How can you donate?

    Donations will accepted May 10th – August 1st, 2023. Donations can be made Monday through Friday from 10:00 - 2:00pm at the Hegi Family Career Development Center in the Hughes Trigg Student Center located at 3140 Dyer St, Dallas, TX 75206.

    If you cannot make it to campus to donate, items can be mailed to: 

    Amanda Bobo 

    Career Closet c/o Hegi Family Career Development Center 

    3140 Dyer St #256

    Dallas, TX 75206 

    If you would like to contribute but don't have any clothes to donate, please feel free to peruse our eStore of items needed. Make an impact by purchasing specific items  from our donation wish list or contribute directly toward the Career Closet's mission of empowering students through professional attire.

    If you or your company are interested in providing a large donation to the event, please email Amanda Bobo, to be connected with our Development and External Affairs office to discuss options.

    We are looking for gently used business/professional wear such as:

    • Professional jackets & blazers
    • Suits
    • Dress pants & slacks
    • Skirts
    • Blouses
    • Button-down shirts
    • Dresses
    • Ties
    • Shoes

    We are not accepting the following donations:

    • Pajamas
    • Athleisure Wear
    • Undergarments

    For additional details or any inquiries, please don't hesitate to contact us. We're here to provide you with more information and assist you in making a difference through the Career Closet event. Please reach out to Amanda Bobo, Associate Director for Employer Relations,

    To share this event with your network, feel free to print or distribute this PDF attached.   


  • Career Connections

    Finance and Consulting Cox Career Connections, Thursday, August 24th, 2023, 5pm-7pm
    The SMU Cox Career Management Center is hosting our annual Finance and Consulting Career Connections recruiting event with top employers hiring for finance and consulting roles. This event is for firms emphasizing recruiting for finance and consulting full-time and internship positions for BBA, MS, and MBA students within the SMU Cox School of Business. Please reach out to Cheryl Posner, Director of Employer Relations and Operations, for more information. 

    Fall 2023 SMU Cox Career Connections, Thursday, October 19th, 2023, 5pm-7pm 
    This annual Fall recruiting event is with top employers hiring across all industries and roles. Learn from representatives from all business-related industries to learn more about different job opportunities. This event is for firms recruiting for full-time and internship positions for BBA, MS, and MBA students within the SMU Cox School of Business. Please reach out to Cheryl Posner, Director of Employer Relations and Operations, for more information.

    SMU Cox Career Management Center Career Fair


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