Get Real World Ready

Because it takes more than just great grades to land your dream job, we’re here to help you build your professional network and land that important internship or student teaching job.

Abundant Internships

We’re part of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, which has the fourth highest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the U.S., which makes it easier to score the internship you need for the career you want.

UNT students are proving themselves in amazing internships with:

  • Amazon
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • FedEx
  • Fidelity Investments
  • GE
  • PepsiCo
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Toyota
Dallas Cowboys Star Event with UNT

Partnerships that pay off

Dallas Cowboys Star

We’re the proud partner of the Dallas Cowboys. For you, that means new academic experiences, including professional exposure, opportunities for engagement and internships.

Andrea Masamba

“My internship challenges me to be an independent thinker and know when to ask for help. I’ve learned to analyze media pitches and press releases and gained valuable feedback from my colleagues.”

Who: Andrea Masamba,
Public Relations senior

Where: Endicott Public Relations

Hands-on Career Prep

The UNT Career Center can help you pursue the career you want. It offers résumé writing seminars, mock interviews and on-campus career fairs.

An exciting new program, UNT Career Connect, helps connect you with community partners. Connect gives you experiences that enhance communication, critical thinking and teamwork skills – all important qualities that will help you get hired.

And, you’re in the right place to put your education into use. The Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex has the second highest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the U.S., a major international airport and the nation’s largest urban arts district.

Hands-on experience
Jordan Dietz

“My internship is providing me a lot of insight into the day-to-day operation of an airline. It takes so much manpower to keep everything moving smoothly and it’s fascinating to watch.”

Who: Jordan Dietz,
Aviation Logistics senior

Where: Southwest Airlines

UNT’s Grammy Award legacy

UNT has a long history of Grammy success, including alumni and faculty members who have been nominated and won in multiple categories.

2017 Grammy Award winners

Maren Morris, Best Country Solo Performance
Snarky Puppy, Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
Patricia Racette (’88) and Scott Sully (’00) performed on Corigliano: The Ghosts of Versailles, which received Grammys for Best Opera Recording and Best Engineered Album, Classical.

Nine-time Grammy Award winner Norah Jones recently came back to Denton to headline the Oaktopia music festival.

UNT degrees work

With your UNT degree in hand, you’ll be ready to take charge and make a name for yourself like these successful alumni.

Kim Wasson

Kim Wasson, A production coordinator for Industrial Light and Magic, Kim was part of the visual effects team for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Nonso Chetuya

Nonso Chetuya, As a quality assurance engineer at Lockheed Martin, Nonso works on making high-precision, high-altitude missiles for the military.

Beth Mars

Beth Mars, As manager of transportation, technology and network optimization at Frito-Lay, Beth works to improve supply chain efficiency in order to get products where they are needed the most.

Heather Amuny

Heather Amuny-Dey, creative director for Nike Global Brand

Lettie Haynes

Lettie Haynes, assistant vice president of technology services at Burlington Northern Santa Fe

Keith Carlock

Thomas Haden Church, Academy Award nominee

Kristen Farmer

Kristin Farmer, founder autism comprehensive educational services, UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center

Cynthia Izaguirre

Cynthia Izaguirre, co-anchor on WFAA-TV in Dallas

Norah Jones

Norah Jones, Grammy Award winner

Chip Somodevilla

Chip Somodevilla, White House photographer for Getty Images

Larry Sullivan

Larry Sullivan, director of engineering, Microsoft

Jason West

Jason West, founder of Call of Duty video game franchise

Latonia Moore

Latonia Moore, opera soprano

Michael Faircloth

Michael Faircloth, fashion designer

Brian Heldebrandt

Brian Heldebrandt, director of supply chain operations at Verizon

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