The federal employment process can be confusing and overwhelming at times. Though it is complex, taking time to understand the federal employment process can increase your effectiveness and likelihood of landing a position.
Although it may be hard to believe, November is here. That means the holiday season is fast approaching! Check out the upcoming UMUC Career Services events geared to help you refine your networking skills and help you set your 2018 career goals. Individual event information and links to register are below!
On October 19th, 2017, University of Maryland University College’s (UMUC) Career Services team hosted more than 250 students and alumni online and in-person for a Recruiter Session featuring CSRA, Randstad, RTGX, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The event provided attendees information and insights surrounding the various career opportunities and work culture within each organization.
Job seekers are encouraged to take advantage of every opportunity to meet and network with HR managers and recruiters from prospective employers, because getting in front of a recruiter may increase your chances of landing a position with an organization. Therefore, on November 15, UMUC’s Office of Career Services will host a Virtual Recruiter Session with Navy Federal Credit Union, eGlobal Tech, Mar Inc., FirstData and more. These premier employers are looking for talented UMUC students and alumni to fill open positions at each company.
The entertainment industry always speaks to “giving the audience what they want.” Things are not much different in the job search world. If you are applying for a technical job, your resume needs to showcase—what else—your relevant technical skills.
The Workforce Recruitment (WRP) Program helps students with disabilities obtain internships within the Federal Government. UMUC will participate in this program again for the 2017-2018 year, and interested students can register until Tuesday, October 17, 2017 to be considered for summer 2018 internships.
Fall is officially here, and now is a great time to take your career to the next level! Your UMUC Career Services team has a number of career events coming up in the next few months that you won’t want to miss. Individual event information and links to register are below!