MoNDAY - FRIDAY 9:00AM-5:00PM
cOACHING SERVICES: AVAILABLE MONDAY-FRIDAY BY APPOINTMENT
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
USG’s Center for Career Development is committed to providing a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment in which students of all identities are empowered to further their career development and become career ready. We are committed to serving students, alumni, community members, and employers of all backgrounds and to providing an environment in which all individuals feel welcome, included, and safe to engage with our staff and utilize our resources and services. Our Center stands with USG in denouncing all forms of racism, oppression, intolerance, and exclusion.
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to reach out to our Center Liaison's as listed below for any related needs, concerns, questions, resources, or opportunities for collaboration. These liaisons provide a connection with the groups listed below to share information and resources, identify best practices, and advocate for student popuations at USG.
- Liaison to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - Clara Fuller, email@example.com, 301-738-6028
- Liaison to Student Council, Student Clubs & Organizations - Erin Steiner, firstname.lastname@example.org, 301-738-6287
- Liaison for Graduate & Professional Students - Andrea Johns, email@example.com, 301-738-6232
- Liaison to Disability Support Services - Erin Steiner, firstname.lastname@example.org, 301-738-6287
- Liaison for Special Populations (Veterans, LGBTQ+ community, Women, Minorities & International Students - Vacant/Assistant Director
FEATURED SERVICES FOR STUDENTS
Our Center provides in-person and virtual Career Coaching sessions on a daily basis for all students at USG. Session topics include HireU career readiness planning, career exploration, career planning, job search strategies, resume and cover letter writing, LinkedIn profile reviews exploration of internship and experiential learning opportunities, graduate school planning, and more. Students may view available appointments and schedule a session by logging into our Center portal - the Career Connector.
The “USG Connects” Career Consulting Program is a program developed by USG’s Board of Advisors and is being offered in collaboration with USG's Center for Career Development. This consultation program is intended to leverage the professional experience, expertise, and network of USG’s Board members and other professionals in the community, as an avenue to provide meaningful career guidance and support for students participating in programs at USG. Students will have the opportunity to explore career paths, participate in informational interviews, learn about industry trends, gain valuable career advice, and expand their professional networks with the regional business community.
Students, sign up today for a consultation with a skilled, successful, experienced professional using the link below.
All students are encouraged to visit USG's Center for Career Development during our walk-in "Career Studio" hours for quick one-on-one assistance. Link here for current hours and more info.
CareerExplorer is a free platform that helps students find their ideal career. Link to the Career Explorer platform and take this interactive career test to better understand your core strengths and your compatibility with over 800 careers.
Reserve An Interview Room for Virtual Interviews
New this semester – Snapbar!
Students are encouraged to visit our Center during our Career Studio hours to have their professional headshot taken. Students will receive a digital file wither their headshot edited on various backgrounds.
The Center for Career Development offers individual Gallup Strengths Assessments and related Coaching to help students build upon their natural talents to thrive in school and work. Visit our “Career Connector” to complete your free assessment and sign up for your personalized Coaching session.
Career Closet - Coming Soon!
ON-DEMAND CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONTENT
USG’s Scholarships for Internships provide financial support for students enrolled in programs at USG who participate in meaningful, yet unpaid internship opportunities. Qualifying placement opportunities are made available to students during the fall and spring semesters, and include internships with government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and small "startup" businesses in Montgomery County who provide “practical learning experience” for students. For more information or to access our online application, link here.