There are recent alumni who are now regretful that they didn't participate more with career exploration events as a student so we really want to make sure students are aware of all of these opportunities!
The big event for now is the virtual Career & Internship Fair. View all career eventsCAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIR, Sept. 23, 24, & 24: The annual Career and Internship Fair, hosted by the University Career Center, provides UMD students and alumni with an opportunity to meet with employers to discuss internship, full-time and part-time employment opportunities. Employers are looking forward to meeting undergraduate and graduate students!Fair guide for SOCY Students (please share this document widely with your students)
BSOS CAREER CHATS: Explore career options over a casual chat with alumni/employers.Alumni Spotlight:
- International Development, October 6th @ 4 pm, Maggie Carroll, GVPT '17 | Associate, Chemonics International
- Federal Government/Legal, October 13th @ 4 pm, Nikkia Wharton, COMM '06 | Senior Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
- Research, October 21st @ 4 pm, Kadeem Khan, GVPT '15 | Associate Research Manager, Facebook's Data for Good
- Data Science, October 28th @ 4 pm, Erica Ryan, ECON '18 | Fannie Mae as a Quantitative Analyst
- Legal, November 3rd @ 12 pm, Taylor Henderson, GVPT '19 | Law Student, Villanova Law
INTERN FOR A DAY:Intern for a Day Lite will match UMD students with professionals working in a field of interest to conduct virtual informational interviews. "Hosts" can live and work anywhere nationally and internationally. This reimagined program takes the “cold calling” out of informational interviews and networking for students! Student registration: between October 5 - October 11.
VIRTUAL CAREER EXPLORATION, EMPLOYER & WORKSHOPS EVENTS:
KEY RESOURCES TO DIRECT STUDENT TO:
- The BSOS Your Career page provides information, resources, and tools geared toward BSOS students in all phases of career development.
- Careers4Terps has over 1,500 open positions for UMD students to apply for! Preview openings by industry.
- The federal/state government information page provides tips, events, and information related to government jobs and internships.
- Individual Career Planning appointments, offered by the BSOS Career Planning team and the University Career Center
- Job/Internship Search Strategies During COVID-19, BSOS Majors