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Welcome to the Office of Personal Career Development

Preparing students for life and work in a changing world.

 Discern, Experience, and Achieve

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We seek to prepare you (students and graduates) for achievement of success in your professional lives. We will help you discern as you explore opportunities, experience as you grow your skills and make informed career-affecting decisions, and achieve your vocational goals.

The OPCD also seeks to cultivate and expand employers’ awareness of the high caliber of UD students and alumni as candidates.

While the resources we provide can help you on your path, be sure to work closely with your academic advisor and the OPCD staff to ensure that you meet your goals!

Contact us for answers about:
Prestigious Fellowships and Scholarships
Resumes and Cover Letters
Professional Planning
Choosing a Major that Supports your Professional Goals

Contact us:
Augustine 111 and 132 (drop in or request an appointment)
Julie Janik, Director:
Amy Young, Associate Director:
Gabriela Martin, Advisor:
Christina Nguyen, Coordinator:
Shannon Blatt, Copywriter:


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Department/Office Hours

8:00am to 5:00pm and additional hours by appointment

Department/Office Location

Augustine 111 and 132

Department/Office's goal or mission

Building on the educational excellence of the University of Dallas, the Office of Personal Career Development seeks to equip students and graduates for achievement of future success in both their personal and professional lives. By encouraging and supporting students as they discern, experience, and achieve, the OPCD helps them explore diverse opportunities, grow their skills and awareness, and make informed, intentional career-affecting decisions. We seek to cultivate and expand employers' awareness of the high caliber of UD graduates, causing them to seek out UD students and alumni as candidates.

Our core values:
To engage students and graduates in personal assessment and professional development
To foster connections and partnerships with our constituents, internal and external
To serve as advocates for students and graduates

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