The Universities at Shady Grove’s (USG) operations are currently modified to protect the health and safety of students, faculty and staff, given the continued challenges with COVID-19. At this time, most services and courses are being provided remotely or online. Access to campus buildings is restricted to essential personnel and those who require the use of specialized laboratories for courses on campus. Please visit the USG Onward web page for additional details.

We Are Open Virtually!

Featured Career Services Available During COVID-19

Career Coaching

(Career Planning, Resumes, Interview Prep, Internships, Job Search Strategies)

Career Connector Jobs Platform    

Check out our new, upgraded version of Career Connector!

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

Virtual Resources & Events

  • 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 Job Shadow: Explore various jobs and industries through short video reviews.
  • Goin Global: Explore career resources, internships and job opportunities around the globe - Coming Soon!
  • Vault: View career intelligence including company rankings, reviews, and industry guides - Coming Soon!
  • 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. 
  • Virtual Career Fairs & Events: Participate in a variety of virtual recruiting and career development events.
  • 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, WebEx, or ZOOM virtual meeting format.
  • Employers are encouraged to connect with us via email at

Stay Connected

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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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