Students and Alumni

Take advantage of campus-wide career resources, programming, and services to help you along your career and educational journey. From major to career the Hegi Family Career Development Center Career Development Team is here to help you develop skills to be successful when put in positions of career opportunities. As Southern Methodist University’s all-majors career center, we serve all students and alumni in setting and navigate their careers objectives. Our Career Development Team are Masters holding professionals with expert knowledge in a variety of industries to help students and alumni gain knowledge and confidence to have successful careers. No matter if you are a first year Freshman or an alumnus with 10 years of post-graduate experience, our team wants to help you be successful and reach your career goals.

You can start your journey by scheduling an introductory appointment with one of our Career Development Team members or progress through our website to build your professional foundation, gain insight for career growth, and find strategies for career success. However you choose to interact with our staff and resources, we are here to help and assist you with any questions you may have to help cultivate meaningful lives through career development, continuous learning, and professional growth. Schedule an appointment today!


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  • Career Exploration & Assessment
  • Building A Brand
  • Resumes
  • Cover Letters
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  • Networking
  • Career or Job Exploration
  • Opportunities to Gain Experience
  • Certifications
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  • Interviewing
  • Negotiating Job Offers
  • Jobs and Internships
  • Graduate School Preparation


Whether you are job searching, recruiting talent, contemplating a career change, or aiming to enhance your professional journey, the Hegi Family Career Development Center stands ready to assist alumni like you.

Handshake Basics

Handshake is our career services platform where you can schedule appointments with Career Counseling staff, see upcoming career related events, connect with job and internships opportunities, and view all available resources.

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