Industry Relations

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Industry Relations at SDCT

From Campus to Career

Career preparedness is at the heart of the School of Design and Creative Technologies. Our dedicated Industry Relations team is ready to meet with you the moment you step onto the Forty Acres. In fact, we highly recommend you start sooner than later. As the bridge between campus and your future career, we’re here to help you funnel your creative talents and ambition into securing rewarding internships and landing that first job after graduation. With an elite network of industry partners, experienced faculty, and UT alumni, you’ll be connected to creative communities and forward-thinking companies across the nation.

Our Offerings

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Schedule a Meeting

It’s never too early to schedule a one-on-one advising session with the Industry Relations team to discuss your career path, get a portfolio and resume review, and prepare for your career.

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Jobs & Internships

Explore jobs and internships in design, immersive media, and other creative technologies to get a jumpstart on your career.

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Student Resources

Focus on your creative talents, build industry connections, and develop a professional portfolio of work to support internships and entry-level career opportunities.

Meet the Industry Relations Team

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Jamil Hooper

Industry Relations Manager

I meet with: Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students

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Maya Halabi

Industry Relations Associate

I meet with: Freshmen & Sophomores

How to Schedule a Meeting

We have officially moved our 1:1 meetings to Handshake! Here is how you can book a meeting with us: 

  1. Activate your Handshake account if you haven't already (all UT students and alumni have one, but you have to log in to activate it)
  2. Go to
  3. Click on Industry Relations @ SDCT
  4. Click on Quick Career Chat (SDCT) 
  5. Choose a time & career coach
  6. Choose where to meet and leave a note
  7. Click "Request"

Having trouble with Handshake? Check out this helpful resource.

Industry Relations Newsletter

Discover upcoming networking events, sign up for Career City Limits, and be the first to know about new internship and job opportunities.

Get on the List

Upcoming Industry Relations Events

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SDCT alum Adraint Bereal visits campus to share his story and give real-world advice to students.

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Get Involved

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Join Our Alumni Network

Mentoring, portfolio reviews, and speaking engagements are all contributions that inspire our students to unlock their professional potential.

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Industry Partners & Recruiters

Our team is here to help you find the creative talent you need. Connect with our students as a speaker at Career City Limits, host a studio visit, or start recruiting at SDCT.