Get to Know Washington Nationals, Advanced Systems Development, Sony, and Maryland Air National Guard

University of Maryland University College’s (UMUC) Career Services and Alumni Relations team hosted its monthly Recruiter Session on November 15, 2016 with more than 140 attendees both in-person and online. Employers present at the event included the Washington Nationals Club, Advanced Systems Development, Sony, and Maryland National Air Guard.  The event was hosted at the UMUC Academic Center in Largo and online and the attendees were able to gain insight about the organizations and the work culture. Continue Reading

Careers in Cybersecurity and Computer Forensics Featuring UMUC Faculty Michelle Hansen

October is “National Cyber Awareness” month. To better understand this growing and ever-changing field, University of Maryland University College’s (UMUC) Office of Career Services is highlighting the University’s cybersecurity experts to examine career and industry trends, and to provide students and alumni a chance to learn about different career paths within this industry.Continue Reading

UMUC Mentor Program “Mix and Match” Event

On September 29, more than 80 UMUC students and alumni joined the UMUC Career Mentor Program either online or in-person at the Dave & Buster’s in Capitol Heights for the first “Mix and Match” Speed Mentoring Event. The event was designed to help students and alumni build professional connections while learning more about UMUC’s Career Mentor Program.Continue Reading

UMUC Events to Help Enhance Your Career

Interested in learning how to market your skillsets through LinkedIn? Or are you trying to break into the cybersecurity industry but aren’t quite sure where to start?

This month, your UMUC Career Services team will host a number of career events focused on career advancement and cybersecurity. Check out the details for each event below, and use the links provided to register!

Event: LinkedIn Seminar- Presented by LinkedIn Corporate
Tuesday, October 13, 2016
Location: Online and in-person at the UMUC Academic Center in Largo
Time: 7 -8 p.m. eastern time

Recruiter Session: General Dynamics Mission Systems, T.Rowe Price, SC3 & Deutsche Bank
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Location: Online and in-person at the UMUC Academic Center in Largo
Time: 6:30 – 8 p.m. eastern time

Webinar: Cyber Careers: Tech Resumes, Industries and More
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Location: Online
Time: 7 -8 p.m. eastern time

Webinar: Where are all the Cybersecurity Jobs?
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Location: Online
Time: 7 -8 p.m. eastern time

If you have any questions about these career events, please call your UMUC Career Services office at 240-684-2720 or careerservices@umuc.edu.

In Case You Missed It: Government Week 2016

University of Maryland University College’s (UMUC) Office of Career Services recently hosted Government Week 2016, which offered UMUC students and alumni a wide range of online and on-site events dedicated to assisting them with their government job search. Below you will find brief descriptions of these sessions as well as links to any recordings from the events.Continue Reading

Career Insights Within the Federal Government – NASA

Last month’s “Government Week” programming offered by UMUC’s Office of Career Services provided students and alumni an opportunity to understand more about the hiring process within city, state and federal government agencies.  To provide an additional insight into jobs in the federal government, UMUC alumna Michelle Jones ’06 recently answered questions about career trends within the NASA.Continue Reading