The UNT Career Center provides a full range of services to support students and alumni at all points along the employment path, from their freshman year to post-graduation. Career Coaches (on the right below) are assigned to specific populations and are available for one-on-one career advisement. They can help you Discover Your Path, Explore Majors and Careers, Gain Experience, and Achieve Your Goals.
The Career Center offers career planning workshops, job shadowing opportunities, resume writing assistance, mock interviews, and help with job search strategies. Special events such as career fairs and industry receptions provide the opportunity to interact with employers and network with professionals. Handshake, UNT’s online job posting system, provides access to part-time and full-time employment opportunities.
Welcome to the College of Engineering Career Community!
Here in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, engineers are in high demand. With so many tech companies like Toyota, Lockheed Martin and BNSF Railway, you’re bound to land a job in one of the nation’s most highly sought-after locations. As part of your time here, you’ll participate in a senior design project with an opportunity to work alongside industry mentors on real company projects, helping you make connections with industry and preparing you for life beyond college.
At UNT Engineering, we believe engineers create what has yet to exist. Engineers have the potential to help solve society’s problems through creativity and innovation. From smart cars and cities to additive manufacturing to cybersecurity, an education from UNT Engineering has led many of our alumni to exciting and fulfilling careers. Through career fairs, job prep, and internship assistance, the UNT Career Center will help you get into gear and find the right job or internship. Take advantage of all the Career Center has to offer!
Hanchen Huang, Dean of the College of Engineering
Services Offered by the Career Center
We encourage you to explore the resources and services the Career Center has to offer, attend an upcoming career event, and schedule an appointment with your Career Coach.
DISCOVER YOUR PATH
As you begin considering options for your future career, the career assessment tools and other resources presented here are designed to help you:
Identify your interests, values, personality, and skills.
Understand how your unique set of attributes can impact your success and satisfaction in various career options and work environments.
Differentiate yourself from others by developing your personal brand statement.
Recognize the competencies and skills employers seek when hiring employees.
If you’re in the process of choosing a major or want to confirm you’re in the right major, it’s important to understand the relationship between the many majors available at UNT and the vast career opportunities that exist. In addition, you can gain valuable knowledge and experience in a potential career field by participating in job shadowing programs, completing an internship and connecting with career professionals.
Employers value students with real-world work experience, and research shows that students who complete an internship or other type of experience receive a greater number of job offers and a higher starting salary when they graduate. Multiple opportunities exist for gaining real-world experience and adding valuable skills to your resume while completing your degree.
In order to launch a successful job search and achieve your goals, there are several steps you must take in advance. The resources and tools presented here will help you create a strong resume, prepare to interview, and develop a strategy to connect with employers. In addition, be sure to meet with your Career Coach for major-specific advice. Your Career Coach can review your resume and provide suggestions, help you develop effective responses to common interview questions, and assist you with personalizing your networking and job search strategy.
Regular Hours: Appointments by phone, in-person, email and Zoom; Current students –Navigate; Alumni – Handshake. Quick Chats: (no appointment) by phone and Zoom - Navigate; In-person - Sage 202 I-9 Processing (appointment only) -Navigate.