Finish 2018 Strong with these Career Events

It’s officially two months until the end of 2018! Whether your career goals next year include growing professionally, finding a new opportunity, or expanding your network in 2019, UMUC Career Services has something for you. Prepare to meet with recruiters at this month’s Recruiter Session, tune into a career webinar, and so much more. Details for each event are below. Use the links provided to register!

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Value Added: How Certifications Can Boost Your Credibility

Have you ever wondered if earning a certification in addition to your college degree could help you get ahead in your career? A certification, which is conferred by a governing body, serves as confirmation that you have expertise and credibility on a specific subject — and for some, it can be a career booster.Continue Reading

Digital Marketing: Finding Fulfillment in a Fast-Paced Career

For Kayln Hall ‘14, the thrill of making a real impact on her target audience is what makes going to work so exciting. As the online engagement manager at American Kidney Fund outside Washington, D.C., Hall gets to interact with her organization’s constituents digitally to make a difference.Continue Reading

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