Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)


WE ARE OPEN (VIRTUALLY)!

SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR TEMPORARY CAMPUS CLOSURE

In accordance with the University System of Maryland’s directive to temporarily suspend in-person services due to the COVID-19 outbreak, USG’s Career & Internship Services Center (CISC) is currently closed for all in-person services.  During this closure, our physical Center will be closed and all in-person programming, events, and activities will be canceled.  The Center will, however, continue to provide select, priority services and resources to students and employers in a virtual format during operating hours. 

The CISC will also continue to provide employer services via phone, email, or WebEx virtual meeting format.  These services include but are not limited to registration for CISC’s Career Connector; posting of employment, experiential learning, or volunteer opportunities; assistance with candidate recruitment and referrals; and brand development among the USG student community.


Employer Services - Building Your Talent Pipeline  (all services provided free of charge for employers)

"Career Connector" Jobs Database

USG encourages regional employers to list part-time or full-time professional employment opportunities, as well as volunteer, internship, or other experiential learning opportunities for our talented pool of upcoming graduates or recently graduated students. Available opportunities can be posted through USG's on-line jobs portal, "Career Connector".  This service is available online and is a free service for all employers.  To become a registered employer or access this service, link here. 

Employer Handshake Events (temporarily offered in a virtual format)

Employers are invited to host an "Employer Handshake" booth as a means of sharing information, meeting potential student applicants, and building your brand among the vibrant USG student community. Employers may recruit students for internships, part-time employment, full-time employment, and even volunteer opportunities. To obtain more information or schedule a visit, contact USG's Career & Internship Service Center at usgcareerservices@umd.edu.

On-Campus Recruiting (temporarily offered in a virtual format)

USG provides a variety of opportunities for employers to participate in on-campus recruiting when seeking talent for part-time, full-time, internship or other experiential learning placements.  These recruiting events are offered in job fair formats as well as smaller private employer recruiting events.  To learn more about upcoming events or to schedule a private recruiting event, please contact Career Services staff at usgcareerservices@umd.edu.
 

Direct Engagement with Students (temporarily offered in a virtual format)

USG offers a variety of opportunities for area professionals to share their career-related experiences, insight, and guidance through direct engagement with students. Opportunities for professionals include:
  • Featured Event Speaker
  • Industry Roundtable Panelist
  • Networking Events
  • Mock Interviewer
  • USG's Professional Network Directory: Subject Matter Expert 
  • Kendall Scholarship Program Mentor
  • Career Mentor
To register to participate in any direct engagement opportunities with students, email us at usgcareerservices@umd.edu.
 

Experiential Learning Activities: USG's Employer Toolkit

USG seeks meaningful, quality experiences which enable students to participate in career exploration or gain "hands-on", practical, professional experience. Our Employer Toolkit provides a variety of established formats which employers can use to engage students - beyond the traditional internship.  These activities offer meaningful ways to engage students while building a pipeline of candidates for your business.  USG provides templates for the following experiential learning formats:

Become a USG Sponsor

By expanding and broadening opportunities at USG, in the heart of Maryland’s largest and most diverse region, the potential for advancing economic development, innovation and personal achievements can be limitless.  Interested employers can learn more here: USG Sponsorship Opportunities

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