The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) has resumed on-campus operations, with some modifications for the fall semester. In a continued effort to protect the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff, COVID-19 vaccines are required for anyone returning for in-person activities this fall, unless an exception has been granted. Face masks are required in indoor public spaces on campus. For additional details on public health protocols, please visit the USG Onward web page.

We Are Open Virtually & In-Person!

Featured Career Services Available


Small Group Career Coaching

(Career Planning, Resumes, Interview Prep, Internships, Job Search Strategies)
Small group coaching for up to 10 students can be scheduled via our Career Connector virtual platform.

To sign up for a slot:

  1. Log on to Career Connector and click on the "Recommended Events" box or the Events tab in the left-hand navigation bar.
  2. Click on the blue Register button inthe top righthand corner.
  3. Confirm your attendance by clicking Register on the next screen.

Career Connector Jobs Platform    

This platform features a searchable collection of great internships and jobs for students and alumni, along with new, easy-to-use options for signing up for events. To create your account, click here

Virtual Events

Virtual Career Fairs & Events: Participate in a variety of virtual recruiting and career development events.
Hosted by Montgomery County, Price George's County, and the Maryland Department of Labor
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Virtual via Google Meet
To get the access link to the event, participants must register in MWE at
Go to the Events Calendar and search by Event ID # 91085 to register!
For more information, please contact Aneta at or Jacqueline at

Virtual Resources

  • Focus 2 Career (Access Code: usg) Log on to Focus 2 Career for exclusive access to a personalized career planning system.
  • Big Interview: Learn and practice your interview skills with this online interview platform.
  • Virtual Career Development Toolkit: Explore a variety of free self-assessment, career exploration, and job search tools.
  • Featured Employment Opportunities: View part-time, full-time, and temporary employment opportunities available during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • News & Guidance: View the latest news and resources available to help you navigate the job market during COVID-19.
  • Students are also encouraged to link to their home campus Career Centers for additional virtual tools, resources, and services.


Employer Services

  • Employer services are available via phone, email, or Zoom virtual meeting format.
  • Employers are encouraged to connect with us via email at

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Our Mission

To collaborate with partner institutions and the regional business community to support the career readiness of students, enabling them to become engaged, competitive, and contributing members of the regional workforce.


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