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Useful Websites

Employment, Jobs and Career Information

  • Academic Careers Online
  • CareerOneStop — explore careers, salaries and benefits, education and training needed, resumes and interviewing and more on a national or state-by-state level. Maintained by the U.S. Dept. of Labor
  • CareerZone: Write Your Resume — fill in the form with skills, job experience, etc. and automatically generate a resume in HTML, PDF, or Word format
  • Cost of Living Calculators (Sperling’s)
  • Cover Letter Maker — fill out the form to automatically generate a cover letter
  • Craigslist – Dallas/Fort Worth
  • DFWJobs.com — for jobs in the North Central Texas region
  • GlassDoor.com — peer into salaries, reviews & interviews of thousands of companies posted anonymously by employees
  • HandShake (UTD Career Center) —  UTD’s one-stop-shop career services network with personalized job recommendations, event registration, appointment scheduling and hundreds of thousands of employers ready to recruit top college talent. Open to currently enrolled UTD students and alumni
  • Job & Career Accelerator — a career selection and job search tool, which includes resume and cover letter preparation; information for thousands of detailed Occupational Profiles, plus salary and job growth data; and access to a database of millions of current job and internship opportunities. (UTD users only)
  • JobServe.us — search for jobs in the U.S.
  • Learn How to Become — search career paths and then research education options, job details and salaries associated with those paths
  • LinkedIn.com — social network for professionals
  • Living Wage Calculator — by Penn. State U.
  • Monster.com
  • National Labor Exchange — search engine for jobs in the U.S.
  • Occupational Information Network – O*NET OnLine — find your career path based on the knowledge, skills and abilities needed; and find salaries and job demand for geographic areas
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) — by the US Dept. of Labor. The official government resource to help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations
  • Resume Builder — free resume templates from Canva.com. Requires free account
  • Salary.com — find salaries for particular jobs and locations, executive compensation, benefits calculators, Salary Wizards and more
  • STEM Career — for those seeking and promoting careers in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
  • USAjobs.gov — official job site of the U.S. Federal Government
  • UT Dallas Career Center — UTD’s employment resource page for students and alumni. Find job postings, seminar schedules, career expos, job resources and career-related websites
  • UT Dallas – Employment Opportunities — for faculty positions, staff positions and temporary (short-term) positions
  • WorkInTexas.com — helping Texans work better. By TWC, the Texas Workforce Commission
  • ZipRecruiter – find your future job. Create a profile and apply for jobs with one click