Events to Help You Prepare for the 2021 Virtual Career Fair

February is here and that means the UMGC 2021 Virtual Career Fair is just a month away! As a UMGC student or alum, we know you’re hard at work pursuing your 2021 career goals. That’s why your Career Services team has several upcoming webinars to help you prepare for the Virtual Career Fair. Continue below for more information and to register.  

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Seven Strategies for Success at a Virtual Career Fair

Modern technology has made it easier than ever for jobseekers and employers to connect via virtual hiring events. At a virtual career fair, employers set up online booths with information about job openings, company culture, and advancement opportunities, and can chat one-on-one with attendees.  To help you best prepare for the upcoming UMGC Virtual Career Fair on March 12, follow the seven steps below.

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UMGC Mentors Offer Career Advice for Students

January is National Mentoring Month, a time dedicated to celebrating the career-boosting power of mentoring relationships—especially for students.

“At UMGC, we know that mentoring can make all the difference in someone’s career,” says UMGC Assistant Director of Career Programming Cathy Francois. “That’s why we offer our career mentor program, Community Connect, which helps students and alumni tap into the power of the UMGC community.”

In honor of National Mentoring Month, here’s what some of UMGC’s alumni career mentors have to say about their motivation for mentoring and career insights.

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Ten Steps for Landing a Federal Job

Federal employment offers the chance for you to enjoy a rewarding career while also providing many benefits for you and your family. However, the federal job search can be confusing if you’re unfamiliar with it. It’s important to understand the application process works for federal positions so you can increase your chances of success. Continue below for 10 steps to follow when applying for federal jobs. 

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Wrap Up 2020 by Investing Time in Your Career

There are only two months left in the year and your Career Services team is here to help you finish strong with these upcoming virtual events! Grow professionally, learn the secrets to an effective resume, expand your network, and more. Continue below to register.  

Prep: Virtual Recruiter Session 
Tuesday, November 10 
Time: 7 – 8 p.m. ET
Location: Online 
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Virtual Recruiter Session 
Friday, November 13 
Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. ET
Location: Online 
Register Today

Tips to Creating a Rock Solid Resume 
Tuesday, November 17 
Time: 7 – 8 p.m. ET
Location: Online 
Register Today

Building Your Professional Network 
Wednesday, December 2 
Time: 7 – 8 p.m. ET
Location: Online 
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What Can Career Services Do For You? 
Tuesday, December 8 
Time: 7 – 8 p.m. ET
Location: Online 
Register Today 

Visit CareerQuest today to explore UMGC’s career tools and resources available to assist in your career progression. If you have any questions about these career events, please contact your UMGC Career Services office at 240-684-2720 or careerservices@umgc.edu.