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!
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 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!
After creating an impressive resume, performing well in the interview is the next critical step towards securing your target opportunity. Chances are, you will be asked, “Why should we hire you?” at some point in the hiring process, so it is critical that you consider your answers to questions such as:
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.
September is International “Update Your Resume” month! Most job seekers know the importance of having a professional resume, but many working professionals forget to keep theirs up-to-date. In recognition of this, UMUC Career Services will be featuring a series of articles on resume writing including: Five Principles for Developing an Effective Resume, How to Write a Results-Driven Resume, Five Important Steps to Writing a Federal Resume, and Developing a Successful Technical Resume.