From Passion to Profession: How Kenithia Alston ’14 Found Her Career Calling

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.Continue Reading

How to Get Ahead in Your Career

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.Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know About the 2018 Spring Career Fair App and Employer List

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. Continue Reading