Where can I find a job?

There are many resources available to students who are seeking employment during their time at SMU.

SMU 12twenty

  • SMU 12twenty is SMU's platform for searching for jobs and internships, connecting with employers, registering for appointments and workshops with the Hegi Family Career Development Center, and accessing some of SMU's online career development resources.
  • Check out the Career Center Events on SMU 12twenty for information on upcoming Career Fairs, On-campus interview opportunities, internship fairs and more!
  • How to access: As an SMU student, you already have an SMU 12twenty account.  Click the button below, and log in using your SSO credentials.

  Access SMU 12twenty

Off-Campus Work Study Jobs

In order to apply for an off-campus work study job, you must contact the Office of Financial Aid for a referral.  Do not contact the off-campus agency or employer directly.

Undergraduate Research Program (URA)

  • URA Website:  Undergraduate Research - SMU (Southern Methodist University)
  • The URA program provides paid opportunities for UG students to work directly with faculty members on research projects - URA positions are available in all disciplines across campus and create valuable hands-on experience for students seeking to further their knowledge outside of the classroom.
  • URA positions are coordinated directly within each department. You may see some opportunities advertised on Handshake but the best way to find a URA position is to contact the faculty members in the departments you are interested in working for.
  • The URA program is open to all departments and faculty. You may apply for any URA position you are interested in regardless of your major. A URA position will require full engagement... seek out a position that you can invest in and will keep your interest!

Residence Life & Student Housing (RLSH)

Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports

  • The Dedman Recreational Center has numerous job opportunities. You can find job vacancies posted in
    handshake or on the Dedman Rec Center employment page.

SMU Tele-Pony

  • Tele-Pony callers reach out to undergraduate and graduate alumni to share updates about SMU. They also call alumni celebrating their Reunion year, as well as parents of current students and recent graduates.
  • Apply online or call 214-768-9048 for information about available positions