Just how important are internships? According to NACE’s Job Outlook 2017 survey, more than 90 percent of employers who responded prefer candidates with work experience, with more than half preferring that it comes from an internship or co-op.
Whether you are a full-time student or juggling a full-time job and school, gaining the necessary experience for your chosen career field can be difficult. More than 70 unique employers will participate in the upcoming 2020 Spring Career Fairs, and many of them are seeking UMGC students and alumni to fill internship and experiential career opportunities. Continue below for a glimpse at the various types of internship opportunities participating employers are seeking talent for.
According to a 2019 survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people change jobs an average of 12 times during their career. Whether it’s because they are unfulfilled at work, would like to do something entirely different, have been laid off from their job, or many other reasons, changing careers is not uncommon. Whether your career change is planned or unplanned, continue reading below for tips on how to navigate it.
When Andy Seely ’99 is looking to hire interns who have the knowledge, skills, abilities, practical experience and education to get the job done, he likes to turn to a familiar place: UMUC.
This is the third installation of a three-part series about how to use the 12 weeks of summer to enhance your career experience and boost your chances of success.
This is the first installation of a three-part series about how to use the 12 weeks of summer to enhance your career experience and boost your chances of success.