Job Opportunities & Prep

Career Center at Discovery Park

Students looking to get a leg up on networking, interviewing, or their job and/or internship search should reach out to Sean McNamara, the career advisor for the College of Engineering.

Sean is available to help students with:

  • Interview prep
  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Job search tips
  • Networking

Appointments are available Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students can call (940) 565-2105, email Sean.McNamara@unt.edu, or stop by Discovery Park C111 to make an appointment.

Internships and Co-ops

Get Real-world Experience

It’s a fact: Employers prefer to hire graduates with hands-on experience in their majors.

  • As a UNT student, you have the opportunity to gain practical experience through an internship or co-op that will enhance your classroom learning.
  • Working as an intern or co-op student gives you a competitive advantage in the job market.
  • These opportunities can also provide you with insight into your future career.

Earn School Credit While You Work

There are several ways you can work while going to school:

  • Parallel co-op allows you to work part time while simultaneously attending classes.
  • Alternating co-op alternates semesters of work and school, so you work full time for a semester and then return to school full time.
  • Internships allow you to work only one semester, often during the summer.

Depending upon your major, academic credit can be part of your internships & co-op experience.

Opportunities

Useful Links

UNT Career Center

The UNT Career Center provides many services to help students find and interview for jobs both on-campus and off:

  • Online Eagle Careers provides a job search agent for on- and off-campus jobs
  • Online Eagle Careers allows students to upload resumes and cover letters
  • Help with resume development
  • Help with interviewing skills and techniques
  • Career fairs
  • Workshops and seminars about job search and other career skills

Check out Eagle Careers Student User Guide and Eagle Careers TO-DO list.

To learn more about UNT’s Career Center, email career.center@unt.edu, call (940) 565-2105, or visit the website.

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