Office of Personal Career Development Event Schedule – Fall 2017

Office of Personal Career Development Event Schedule – Fall 2017

While our events with additional details are posted on the University of Dallas calendar and on social media, we are providing a full roster of events currently on the OPCD calendar for fall 2017.  Whether you are a freshman, graduating senior, graduate student, or alumnus, we invite you to attend.

Many events require registration at

Mon., September 11, 3:00 to 4:30 PM – Gorman Faculty Lounge – You Majored in What? Professional Panel Q&A for ALL majors and all years in school. In attendance will be alumni with professions in these roles:

  • HR from Michaels
  • SVP from Bank of America
  • Financial Services from Fidelity
  • PR Communications from Jackson Spalding

Wed. September 13, 3:00 to 4:30 PM – SB Hall Multipurpose (Room 122) – Current Challenges to Religious Liberty (sponsored by the Politics Department) Presenting will be panelists from:

Family Institute of Connecticut
First Liberty Institute
In Defense of Christians


Thursday, September 14, 7:30 to 9:00 AM. Enjoy breakfast with our Religious Liberty panelists in Haggar.   A come-and-go event. Register online at  No meal plan?  We’ll cover your costs.


Thurs. September 14, 3:00 to 6:00 PM – SB Hall Multipurpose (Room 122) – ADVANCE: Job, Internship, and Grad School Fair **please scroll to the bottom of this post for a list of organizations recruiting at the fair.


Mon., September 18, 3:00 to 4:00 PM – SB Hall Serafy (Room 138) – Southwest Airlines Recruiting Information Session


Fri., September 22, 12:00 to 1:00 PM – Gorman Faculty Lounge – Seton Teaching Fellows Information / Recruiting Session


Tues., September 26, 3:30 to 4:30 PM  – Gorman Faculty Lounge – University of Tulsa College of Law Information Session


Tues., October 10,  5:00 to 6:30 PM – SB Hall Serafy (Room 138)- Clare Boothe Luce Lecture featuring Dr. Sherry Yennello from TX A&M, sponsored by the Physics Dept.


Wed., October 11, 1:30 to 4:30 PM – the Mall (weather permitting – alternate location will be announced in the event of rain) – Vocations, Volunteer & Post-Grad Fair. Dozens of nonprofits and religious organizations on campus to seek student volunteers and to discuss post-graduate vocations and service gap-years. sponsored by Campus Ministry & OPCD.


Mon, October 16, 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM – Haggar Foyer (stop by anytime) – Baylor University School of Social Work Admissions Recruiting Table


Tues., October 17, 4:00 to 5:30 PM – SB Hall Serafy (Room 138) – Understanding Addiction and Stopping the Opioid Crisis (featuring special guest John Walters, former drug czar under Pres. Bush), sponsored by the Politics Department.


Thursday, October 19, 12:30 to 2:00 PM – Gorman Faculty Lounge – limited space, registration required. –Faith and Public Policy Lunch and Lecture (John Walters, former drug czar under President George W. Bush), sponsored by the Politics Department.


Friday, October 20, 6:00 to 11:00 PM – Augustine Hall, Lot F – Falloween Fest and 7th Annual Haunted House of Horrors, in collaboration with Alumni Relations, Academic Success, and Student Affairs.  Open to students, faculty, alumni, and families/friends of UD.  6:00 to 8:00 PM – Family friendly activities.  8:00 to 11:00 PM – Haunted House, open to guests ages 12+ (discouraged for guests under 18)


Monday, October 23, 6:30 to 8:00 PM – SB Hall Serafy (Room 138)- Chem Careers Professional Panel: From the Chemistry lab to the world of work, sponsored by the Chemistry Department and SMACS.


Thursday, November 9, 7:00 to 9:00 PM (film, q&a, reception) – Art History Auditorium – Presented by the Modern Languages Department, screening of “Tiramisu for Two.” The event is a projection of a feature film shot on location in Texas and Italy, followed by a talk on making an independent film by the Director and Producer of the Texan-Italian film “Tiramisu for Two”.


**Organizations at Job, Internship, and Grad School Fair on September 14:

20/20 Staffing
Academic HealthPlans
Alliance for Catholic Education Teaching Fellows
Casa de Esperanza
Catholic University of America MSBA Program
City Year Dallas
Club Z! Tutoring
Department of Homeland Security – Internships
Enterprise Rent A Car – corporate
Founders Classical Academy of Flower Mound
Four Seasons Resort & Club
H&R Block
Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Program
John Paul II Institute
Levy at American Airlines Center
MassMutual Dallas-Ft. Worth
Power Home Remodeling
Prairie View A&M University, College of Business
St. Mary of Carmel
True Partners Consulting
University of East Anglia


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