Five Key Steps to Changing Careers to Cybersecurity

The cybersecurity field is experiencing tremendous growth. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates a 31 percent growth in information security jobs from 2019 to 2029. On the other side, cyber crime is also on the rise, leading to a heightened demand for cybersecurity professionals. Making the leap to a career in cybersecurity requires a strategy that incorporates your transferrable skills, background and experience.  Below are five steps to help make your transition a smooth one:   

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How to Apply for the 2022 Presidential Management Fellowship Program 

It’s almost time to submit your application for the Presidential Management Fellowship Program (PMF). This year the application window will open on September 28th and close on October 12th. For more information about the PMF Program and how to apply, please continue below.  

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Virtual Events to Help You Achieve Your 2021 Career Goals

We may be more than halfway through 2021, but your UMGC Career Services team is still here to help you achieve your career goals. Join us this month for virtual career events that will help you discover what your resume conveys about you, explore career paths in the intelligence field, learn how to apply for the Presidential Management Fellows Program, and more. Continue below for more information and to register. 

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Four Ways to Get Back into the Networking Game

While the pandemic isn’t over yet, the world is opening up again in many places thanks to a growing number of vaccinated people and falling COVID-19 positivity rates. Tired of connecting by teleconference, phone or email, many are resuming the face-to-face coffee, lunch or happy hour dates we used to take for granted pre-pandemic.  

While some are embracing these in-person gatherings, others are feeling a bit out of practice. Regardless of which camp you fall into, here are four ways to help boost your confidence and get back in the networking game.

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Land a New Opportunity with these June Events

June is here and your Career Services team has some great virtual events planned to help you work toward your professional goals. This month will feature a Virtual Recruiter Session, a prep session to help you prepare, and an informative webinar to help you lead a high-success team. For more information about these events and to register, please continue below. 

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Five Ways to Successfully Job Search Post-Pandemic

I think we all can agree COVID-19 completely threw us for a loop in 2020. Thousands lost jobs and the economy suffered significantly. Now, as the economy rebuilds, many job seekers are trying to figure out what has changed in the hiring process and how to effectively job search. If you are in the market for a new job, check out these five ways to navigate a job search post-pandemic. 

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