Five Career Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs: UMGC Alumni Share Their Stories

Do you dream of becoming an entrepreneur? Of driving every aspect of your business, of creating innovative solutions to problems, of the freedom that comes from owning your own schedule? If you answered “Yes,” you’re in good company. In the United States, alone, there are more than 27 million entrepreneurs, and that number is growing.

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You Won’t Be-Leaf These Fall Events

Fall is finally here, and the color-shifting leaves remind us that change is in the air. So, whether you want to grow professionally, find a new opportunity, or expand your network, UMGC’s Career Services has something for you.

Find out how to gain experience while working your day job, get the inside scoop on what recruiters look for in candidates, and prepare for the upcoming virtual recruiter session. Continue below to register!

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Keep your Career Momentum Going with These Upcoming Events

You’ve been working hard to achieve your 2019 career goals, and now is a great time to check in on your progress! To help you stay on track, your UMUC Career Services has a lot of great upcoming career events for you to attend. Learn how to navigate the federal government hiring process, how to get experience while keeping your day job, how recruiters make their hiring decisions, and more. Continue below for more information and to register.  

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Careers with the Central Intelligence Agency

EDITOR’S NOTE:  We officially changed our name from University of Maryland University College (UMUC) to University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) on July 1, 2019. News stories posted on the Career Connection blog are now using the new UMGC name. However, because the transition to the university’s new name will take several months to complete, you may still see the UMUC name, logo and look on our website and other materials through early 2020. 

If you’re looking to make a difference in your career, you might want to consider the global career opportunities at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The CIA is actively recruiting for the important job of keeping America safe.  The mission of the CIA is to preempt threats and further U.S. national security objectives by collecting intelligence that matters, producing objective all-source analysis, conducting effective covert action as directed by the President, and safeguarding the secrets that help keep our Nation safe. The agency hires individuals from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds to serve in roles both in the U.S. and overseas.
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