Spring Hours

iN-pERSON CAREER STUDIO services: Mon-THURS 9:00AM-2:00PM

VIRTUAL Services: Mon-FRI 9:00aM-5:00pm


Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

USG’s Career and Internship Services Center 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.


 Weekly Virtual Drop In Hours - New! 

Students are invited to "drop in" on Wednesdays from 1:00-3:00pm beginning March 8.  During these drop in sessions, students can learn about our services, get help registering for the Career Connector, or get a quick review of a resume or cover letter. Follow the Zoom link below to chat or meet with a Career Services staff member virtually:

Career Services Virtual Office Hours (Wednesdays 1:00-3:00pm)
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"USG Connects": Career Consulting Program

USG ConnectsThe “USG Connects” Career Consulting Program is a new program of student support developed by USG’s Board of Advisors. 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 graduating from programs at USG. Through this program, 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. This pilot program is being offered in collaboration with USG’s Career and Internship Services Center (CISC).

Students, sign up for a one hour session now and receive career development support from skilled, successful, experienced business leaders! Link below to sign up and get started...   

USG Connects Student Sign Up 




Reserve an Interview RoomReserve An Interview Room for Virtual Interviews

Link here for details and to reserve a room. 



LAUNCHPaD Workshop Series

The CISC will be co-hosting a Spring 2023 workshop series focused on learning and understanding new career horizons through professional development. Workshop topics include True Colors: Leadership & Teamwork, Federal Jobs Insider, Crafting Your Image in the Workplace and more.  Link here for more information and to register.

New this semester – Snapbar!      Snapbar logo

Students are encouraged to visit the CISC during our Career Studio hours to have their professional headshot taken.  Students will receive a digital file wither their headshot edited on various backgrounds.

Gallup Strengths CliftonStrengths logo

The CISC 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. 


Sydney's Career Closet - Coming Soon!Career CL=loset coming soon

Check back for futher updates!



VIRTUAL TOOLS - Career Connector, Big Interview and more!
* Search our jobs database for internship and employment opportunities targeted for students at USG.
* Register for small group coaching on resume reviews, job search strategies, and more.
* Register for upcoming events.
During your initial registration, please enter your university email address. If you get an error message when you register, fill out this Google form and within two business days you should be able to complete your registration.  Need further assistance in creating your account? Email usgcareerservices@umd.edu.  Click HERE to get started!
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 a variety of free self-assessment, career exploration, job search, and professional development tools.
RECORDED CAREER WORKSHOPS - videos on Finding Jobs, Building Your Network, Negotiating Salary


From February 9, 2022 workshop
Users will need to enter their names and emails in order to access the video
From March 10, 2022 panel discussion
From March 16, 2022 workshop
From April 7 workshop
NOTE: scroll through the page to find April 7, and click on the graphic that reads "Money Magnet" to see the presentation
From April 19 panel discussion
 Users will need to enter their names and emails in order to access the video
Student-led panel discussion with President and CEO of Partnership for a Healthier America
WorkSource Montgomery - Listings for short- and long-term regional job opportunities during Covid-19
Maryland Department of Labor - Employment opportunities and job fairs available state-wide
Maryland Worforce Exchange - Employment opportunities in the state of Maryland
DC Works - Employment opportunities in the District of Columbia
Virginia Workforce Connection -Employment opportunities in the state of Virginia

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.