So, You Want to Work for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, UMUC Career Services welcomed several officers from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to the UMUC Academic Center in Largo, MD. These officers represented departments from across the Agency and were recruiting for a wide variety of positions. The day began with a presentation delivered by CIA representatives sharing a variety of tips about the application process and what it is like to work at the Agency. Following the presentation, attendees had the opportunity to engage in one-on-one networking with the recruiters. Continue Reading

Federal Government Internships for Students with Disabilities

In 2017, UMUC is pleased to once again participate in the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP). The WRP is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities for summer or permanent jobs. Most of these opportunities are usually paid between GS-5 through GS-11, although the salary depends on the agency. Agencies across the government participate in this program including the Department of Defense, Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, and Department of Treasury. Most of these opportunities are internships located in the greater Washington, D.C. area, but WRP interns have been hired in nearly 40 states and on military bases in Germany.Continue Reading

Fall Events to Meet Your Career Needs

Summer is coming to an end, schools are back in session, and the weather is starting to cool off. As we approach fall, you may be looking for ways to enhance your career. Your UMUC Career Services has a number of virtual career events coming up this fall that you won’t want to miss. Individual event information and links to register are below!Continue Reading

UMUC and the Department of Veterans Affairs Create a New Partnership

On Monday, July 10, 2017, UMUC’s President Javier Miyares signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to create a collaborative partnership between the VA’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion and UMUC’s Career Services Office.   The purpose of the MOU is to establish a robust collaborative working partnership in order to coordinate and implement outreach to UMUC’s diverse student population for employment and educational opportunities within the VA.Continue Reading

Recruiter Session with ICF International, Library of Congress, Broadsoft, and the Department of Energy and Environment

UMUC’s Career Services and Alumni Relations team recently hosted more than 150 attendees for a Recruiter Session featuring ICF International, Library of Congress, Broadsoft, and the Department of Energy and Environment at the UMUC Academic Center in Largo and online. Through the event, students and alumni learned more about each organization and connected directly with recruiters and program managers from various career industries including Business Administration, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Emergency Management.  Continue Reading

June Events to Jumpstart Your Job Search

Kick off your summer (and your job search) with UMUC Career events! With a variety of online and in-person opportunities, there’s something for everyone. Find the event information below and follow the links to register!

Live Prep: Recruiter Session (evening session)
Thursday, June 15
Time: 7 – 8 p.m.
Online
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Live Prep:Recruiter Session (afternoon session)
Tuesday, June 20
Time: 12 – 1 p.m.
Online
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Webinar: The Importance of Industry Certifications for DoD Opportunities
Wednesday, June 21
Time: 7 – 8 p.m.
Online
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Recruiter Session: Library of Congress,  Department of Energy & Environment, Broadsoft, ICF International
Thursday, June 22
Time: 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Online and In-person
Register today

Webinar: Uncommon Places for Job Searching
Monday, June 26
Time: 7 – 8 p.m.
Online
Register today

Visit CareerQuest today to explore UMUC’s career tools and resources available to assist in your career progression. If you have any questions about these career events, please contact your UMUC Career Services office at 240-684-2720 or careerservices@umuc.edu.