St. Jude Career Alliance

Work your network

St. Jude Career Alliance
St. Jude Career Alliance Wordle

— For a First Career
— For Expanding Your Career
— For Overcoming a
Career Interruption
The Career Alliance Program meets most Wednesdays at 9 a.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church in Allen, Texas (in the Lecture Hall).
Please contact Jack Bick at with questions or more information!
Increase Your Personal Worth

Upcoming Event

March 29: Networking the Old-Fashioned Way, Jay Arbetter

On Wednesday, March 29, the Expert Speaker Series continues with a presentation by Jay Arbetter, Senior Vice President – Wealth Management at UBS Financial Services Inc. Arbetter frequently facilitates his "Networking the Old-Fashioned Way" workshops at the Jewish Family Service where he serves on the board of directors. In addition, Arbetter regularly facilitates these workshops for other groups throughout the DFW Metroplex. For more than 28 years, Arbetter has navigated his clients through the financial markets. He is passionate about financial planning, wealth transfer and wealth preservation strategies. At UBS, he creates high quality growth and income portfolios for his clients. A 1975 graduate of the North Texas State (now University of North Texas) where he earned a BBA degree in accounting, Arbetter has also earned the designations for Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, the Senior Portfolio Manager and Certified Special Needs Advisor. Click here for the calendar.

Previous Meetings

Brian Dobbs

Feb. 22: Jack Bick introduces the panel of hiring personnel to discuss what works and what doesn't when applying to them for a position, during the session entitled "How to Reach the Corporate Recruiter."

Cindy Baccus

Feb. 15: Cindy Baccus, of, presents the new and rapidly-changing features (and faux pas') of the ever-evolving LinkedIn professional networking tool to the Career Alliance meeting.


Thank you for the ministry of Career Alliance at St. Jude's. The program helped me in many practical ways. The networking opportunities and real world tips for the job search were great, but perhaps most importantly for me, it provided structure during the transition.
— Ty S.

CLICK HERE for more testimonials.


In the past few years, participants have found jobs after attending the St. Jude Career Alliance!

If you find a job, let us know!

What We Do


The St. Jude Career Alliance Ministry now uses a curriculum series entitled Discovery: Marketing My Career. Career Alliance is in its ninth year and has accounted for over 325 people finding jobs within the last four years. The curriculum is presented four times per year with five weekly sessions each time.

Expert Speakers

Between the curriculum presentations, speakers who are experts in various facets of the Job Search process come to Career Alliance to add practical advice. These speakers include recruiters, authors, and people from fields that are critical to a successful Job Search. These include experts on LinkedIn, Emotional Intelligence, resumes, etc. See the calendar.


Career Alliance provides many resources for Job Seekers including the Dallas Business Journal's (DBJ) Book of Lists, The Dallas Morning News' Best Places to Work, weekly DBJ, helpful websites, and books by authors who are experts on Job Search subjects like LinkedIn, Networking, etc. In addition, many of the Power Point presentations by the Expert Speakers are in the Resources Section of this website.

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