Don’t just move forward in technology – sprint ahead

With technology careers in high demand, coding bootcamps have become an increasingly popular method for recent college grads to gain the additional skills needed to jump start a career in technology. Coding bootcamps are short, intense, training programs focused on teaching students the latest, in-demand technical skills.Continue Reading

How to Gain the Interest of Recruiters During a Virtual Career Fair

Although it’s convenient to attend a career fair online, it does still require an investment of your time so you want to be prepared to make the most of the opportunity to connect with employers. It’s important to keep in mind that the goal of the participating recruiters is to find qualified candidates for their current or future openings.Continue Reading

Employer Tips to Maximize Your Results at the Spring Career Fairs

Spring is just around the corner, which means it is Career Fair season for recruiters! Career fairs are phenomenal networking opportunities, and they are easily the best place to look if you’re seeking an internship, full-time, part time or temporary job opportunity by learning more about a wide variety of employers. However, you can’t just participate in an in-person or virtual career fair and not be prepared. UMUC’s Office of Career Services is preparing for the upcoming 2017 Spring Career Fair (both In-Person and Virtual). As we get closer to this year’s event, UMUC’s Employer Relations team asked its employer partners what advice they have for students planning to attend the career fairs. Continue Reading

Essential Tools for Career Success

Did you know, UMUC students and alumni have exclusive access to a variety of online career tools that can assist in your job search and career development? You might already know that UMUC Career Services offers career advising appointments, hosts employer recruiting sessions, and presents informational webinars, but here are the self-service tools housed within UMUC’s CareerQuest job portal.Continue Reading

Tips for Jobseekers Preparing for a Career Fair

UMUC’s 2017 Spring Career Fair registration is now open! Register now to attend in-person on March 9 and online on March 14.

Career fairs are a wonderful opportunity for you to meet recruiters and learn more about potential employment opportunities. To ensure career fair success attendees will need to put their best foot forward and prepare in advance, here are a few tips and best practices to follow. Continue Reading

December Virtual Recruiter Session Featuring BAE Sysytems, Blue Sky Innovative Solutions, and AT&T

UMUC’s Career Services and Alumni Relations team hosted a Virtual Recruiter Session on December 13th, 2016. More than 130 UMUC alumni and students attended. The event featured employers BAE Systems, Blue Sky Innovative Solutions, and AT&T.  The event was hosted online and gave students and alumni the opportunity to chat with recruiters from each organization and showcase their LinkedIn profile and/or resume.Continue Reading