FEATURED SERVICES FOR STUDENTS DURING COVID-19

 

VIRTUAL DROP-IN HOURS 

While CISC is accessible anytime during operating hours by email, USG's Career Center is offering drop-in hours on Mondays from 12:00-1:00pm each week on Zoom. Students will be asked to wait briefly in the waiting room at any time when a line form. Join us via Zoom.    

VIRTUAL COACHING SESSIONS

Career coaches provide daily 30-minute virtual coaching sessions in a variety of topic areas as listed below.  Students may schedule a coaching session by logging on to our Career Connector platform. 

  • Career Planning
  • Resumes & Cover Letter Writing
  • Job and Internship Search Strategies
  • Exploring Experiential Learning Opportunities
  • Interview Preparation & Mock Interviews
  • Salary Negotiation
  • Building A Professional Network
  • LinkedIn Profile Reviews
  • Navigating the Workplace
  • Gap Year Planning
  • Graduate & Professional School Exploration
 
VIRTUAL RESOURCES
Search our jobs database for internship and employment opportunities targeted for students at USG.
 
FOCUS 2 CAREER (ACCESS CODE: USG)
Log on to Focus 2 Career for exclusive access to a personalized career planning system. 
 
Learn and practice your interview skills with this online interview platform. 
 
Explore various jobs and industries through short video reviews.
 
Explore a variety of free self-assessment, career exploration, job search, and professional development tools.
VIRTUAL CAREER FAIRS & CAREER DEVELOPMENT EVENTS
Every Wednesday 2-3 pm through August 
An informal check-in on your job search. 
(Note: This group will not be held the week of May 27)
 
Wednesday, May 13th from 12 pm to 1 pm 
Tips for killing it at your first job. 
 
May 14, 2020
 
Wednesday, May 20th from 12 pm to 1 pm
Looking back to spring forward.
JOB SITES AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Websites with Links to Actively RecruITING Job Opportunities

WorkSource Montgomery - List of local an regional job opportunities
Maryland Department of Labor Recruitments Due to COVID-19 - List of job opportunities available state-wide
Maryland Worforce Exchange - Job posting site for opportunities in Maryland
DC Works - Job posting site for opportunities in the District of Columbia
Virginia Workforce Connection - Job posting site for opportunities in Virginia
 
 

Free Trainings 

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STUDENT ORGANIZATION EVENT SPONSORSHIP & SPEAKER REQUESTS

Our Career Services staff welcome requests to support student clubs and organizations by sponsoring career-related activities, guest speaker events, and employer information sessions.  Staff are also available to present to student organizations on a variety of career-related topics.  To request event sponsorship or a presentation for your student organization, please contact Career Center staff at usgcareerservices@umd.edu.

USG's INTERNSHIP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

USG’s Internship Scholarship was developed by USG’s Board of Advisors in response to a critical need to provide financial support for students enrolled in programs at USG, who seek to 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.