Category Archives: Careers

Making an Impact at SMU

At the end of last semester I had the incredible opportunity to attend the annual Net Impact Conference in Minneapolis with students and business professionals from all across the country. SMU sent 5 students to the conference to explore fields … Continue reading

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The Method to my Madness

Dallas coffee shop, Method: Caffeination and Fare, has become a second home to me and immediately came to mind when I was tasked with finding a client for a news writing class’ semester-long project. The young, energetic owner Louie Corwin … Continue reading

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Career Center Help Leads To Internships

It was a busy fall semester full of football games, boulevards, tests, quizzes, RC banquets and deadlines for summer internships. I spent just about every Saturday in September applying for summer internships online and through the Cox Career Center Luckily … Continue reading

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Prepping For The Working World

As a Junior Finance major at SMU, I have recently been in the throws of formal summer internship recruitment. Daily, sometimes twice daily, Banks held information sessions and formal recruitment fairs. “Thank-you-notes” became routine, phone interviews were second nature, and … Continue reading

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Opportunites Abound in PR

By Kelsey Buttrell PRSSA is one of the many amazing academic organizations on campus and one that I have the pleasure to be a member of. This past week at SMU, PRSSA hosted Mark Hass as a guest lecturer for … Continue reading

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My Summer with Mercedes-Benz

By Billy Hightower This summer I had the awesome experience of finding an Internship through SMU at Park Place Mercedes Benz. I found my internship through an SMU career fair, at which one of the members of the HR department … Continue reading

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Innovative Engineering

By Liz Dubret This summer I participated in an Immersion Design Experience (IDE) through the SMU Innovation Gym. I spent ten days and ten nights with seven other SMU students creating a wireless sensor network. We partnered with bcWorkshop, a … Continue reading

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Wanted: Video Game Tester

By Billy Hightower Today was awesome!  This summer I was bored one day so I decided to log on to MustangTrak to look for any job opportunities. After applying to a couple of internships there was one in particular that … Continue reading

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Hearing from the Pros

By Kelsey Buttrell This week new Sports Management Majors and Applied Physiology Majors were inducted into the Annette Caldwell Simmons School.  For this ceremony, they had Dr. Brad Wilkins come and talk.  For those of you that do not know … Continue reading

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Nuts about Southwest!

By Lauren Cook lwcook@smu.edu I have the privilege of working as an intern for Southwest Airlines this semester. I wouldn’t have gotten to application opportunity if it weren’t for the help from SMU staff and students. Not only had my … Continue reading

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