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.
On any given weekday, you can find Kenithia Alston ‘14 interviewing defendants to determine their financial eligibility for court appointed counsel. As an eligibility examiner for the Public Defender Service (PDS) of the District of Columbia, it wasn’t so long ago that she wasn’t quite sure what her career path would consist of. When she was growing up, Kenithia knew she wanted to help people in her community. She also knew loved public safety. What she did not know was how exactly was how to forge a fulfilling career from her two passions.
Cybersecurity professional and former U.S. Army signal support systems specialist Angel Hueca ‘11 has to stay one step ahead of would-be hackers in his career.
Now, there’s an even easier way to tap into the job listings posted on CareerQuest. As a UMUC student and/or alumni, you no longer need to log in and search the Job/Internship board each day to stay in the know. CareerQuest will do the job for you!
After you landed your dream job a decade ago, you headed to work each day filled with a sense of excitement, optimism and energy. Fast forward a few years. Although you may still enjoy where you work and the people who surround you, it’s possible that you’ve outgrown your role at your organization.
The in-person 2018 Spring Career Fair is fast approaching. On March 7, UMUC students and alumni will gather at the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Hyattsville, Md., to connect with prominent businesses and recruiters from across the country.
For the in-person University of Maryland University College (UMUC) 2018 Spring Career Fair on Wednesday, March 7, an exclusive app is available to provide students and alumni access to tips to prepare for success, a list of participating employers and the open jobs they are looking to fill, directions, and so much more.