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The Career Center is proud to offer students, alumni, faculty and staff a variety of online career-related resources. We strive to provide our constituents with all they need to be successful. Check out all the free resources available to you below. 

To access these resources, follow the links below and login to your Handshake account using your OU single sign in. 


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Handshake is a career management platform that intuitively connects you to relevant job opportunities based on your profile, interests, and search activity. Through Handshake, you can apply for positions, explore companies and connections, and see upcoming career fairs and workshops all in one place

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Micro-Internships are short-term, paid, professional projects open to all college students and recent graduates. From working directly with an entrepreneur to supporting a large enterprise, you'll have the opportunity to explore different roles and company cultures in a way that fits into your schedule. 

access Parker-Dewey Micro-Internships

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Interstride is an interactive tool for both international and domestic students to enhance their international experience and employment potential. The platform consists of job-listings, hiring trends, employer information, self-assessments, and up-to-date immigration guidance.

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CareerShift was created to help job seekers successfully navigate the published and hidden job market to find career opportunities. With CareerShift, you can:

  • Search, select and store job listings from all job boards and all company job postings
  • Get up-to-date contact information, including e-mail addresses, for millions of companies
  • Access in-depth information about contacts and companies posting jobs
  • Record, save and store your correspondence history records automatically
  • Create personal marketing campaigns, including unlimited resumes and cover letters easily, and save them to access, print or e-mail
  • Manage your confidential CareerShift account securely from any computer 24/7, to update & maintain your organized and recorded job search

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SkillsFirst Resume is an O*NET-powered, AI-augmented resume builder that helps OU students get started and create modern, keyword-optimized resumes tailored for specific job descriptions. You can upload a previously created resume, edit professionally written resume samples to save time, or start from scratch.


Gain confidence and land more offers with SkillsFirst Interview Practice! An O*NET-based interview practice system that includes more than 12,000 practice interview questions with coaching and a complete video curriculum. The extensive database of interviews, questions, and coaching prepares students for any interview scenario in every industry. You can watch video lessons to learn about the job interview process, best practices, and interview success strategies.

Use the Quick Start Guide below to get started

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Whether you're exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this website will help you connect majors to careers. Learn about typical career areas and types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. 

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The essential source for a career in the arts, Artsearch, Administration, Artistic, Production, Career Development, Education logo.

Whether you're looking for full-time or part-time, seasonal or year round, paid or volunteer, ARTSEARCH makes your job search easy.

  • Create email alerts based on your customized searches and be the first to know when the perfect job appears
  • Focus on essential details like salary range and company info with expanded job profiles
  • Save multiple searches in your profile for each of your interests
  • Navigate hundreds of opportunities more easily with improved search functionality

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