VIRTUAL CAREER FAIRS & CAREER DEVELOPMENT EVENTS 

*All live/in person events have been temporarily suspended during USG's building closures

Featured Opportunities for Spring 2021

Friday, April 16, 11am-3pm
Note: USG students must contact Roberta Buckberg at 301. 873.1872 or roberta.buckberg@montgomerycollege.edu to get an override code in order to register without a Montginery College email address.
 
NIST Association of Black Staff Research Showcase 2021
Pathway students, current students, and alumni interested in exploring STEM or research careers are encouraged to attend this free virtual event hosted by NIST. The NIST Association of Black Staff Research Showcase will provide students an opportunity to learn about a variety of scientific research projects and to connect with NIST staff. Save the date for February 4 at 11am and link below to register...

 

"Smart City Challenge"

Students, register now for the "Smart City Challenge 2021"! Join us for this virtual innovation competition launching Saturday, January 23 and work as a part of a team to identify a problem and develop innovative solutions to equity challenges in the greater Washington area. Diverse, wide-ranging teams will address challenges in a variety of sectors including housing, transportation, health, water, broadband, education, infrastructure, public safety, and more.
 
Participation in this event will provide students with a once in a lifetime team-based experience, opportunities to develop critical skills sought by employers, and opportunities to learn from and gain exposure to many high profile companies in our region. Employer partners/sponsors of the "Challenge" include Clark Construction, Amazon Web Services, Cox Business, MITRE, Dominion Energy, ABS Capital Partners, and many more. USG is also a proud sponsor of this event.  More than $350,000 in cash and in-kind prizes will be awarded!
 
Students may register as individuals or with others they choose as a part of a team. Individual registrants will be invited to a "networking event" at the beginning of the Challenge in order to identify a problem to address and form a team for the competition.  Students can learn more and register by linking here https://buff.ly/3qVZipm.
 
Spring 2021 Semester
(All events will be held virtually for the Spring 2021 Semester)
 
Job Seekers Forum
Weekly on Tuesdays from 12-1pm January 26-March 9, 2021
USG's Career Center wil be hosting a ZOOM based "Job Seekers Group" for students, upcoming graduates, and alumni seeking assistance in navigating the job market during COVID-19.  This interactive discussion will provide important strategies and tools for career planning, goal setting, virtual networking, interviewing, and landing a job during these challenging times.  This group meets virtually one hour each week via ZOOM.  Participants may "drop in" and join anytime, but registration is required.  
Career Competencies: CM, PW, CO
 
February 4, 12-1pm (Held virtually via ZOOM)
All prospective students, current students, and alumni are welcome to attend this virtual event but registration is required.  Link here to register for this event. 
Career Competencies: CM, PW, CO
 
February 8, 1-2pm
All prospective students, current students, and alumni are welcome to attend this virtual event but registration is required.  Link here to register for this event. 
Career Competencies: CM, PW, CO
 
March 4  1-2pm
Learn about how you can become a social jusrtice advocate as a working professional or simply in pursuit of a personal passion.  Information on paid summer internships in advocacy roles will also be provided, 
Career Competencies: CO, CP, LE
 
Spring Break - Week of March 14
 
April 1   4-5pm
Career Competencies: CM, CO, CP
 
Get a competitive edge as you prepare federal job applications applications with insider tips from federal hiring expert Stephanie Arhin. Learn about navigating USAJobs and what information to include to really stand out.
April 5  3-4pm
Career Competencies: CM, CO, DT
 
Friday, April 16, 11am-3pm
Note: USG students must contact Roberta Buckberg at 301. 873.1872 or roberta.buckberg@montgomerycollege.edu to get an override code in order to register without a MC email address.
 
"Get Ready" Workshop Series: The Power of Internships: Landing the Internship that's Right for You
(This workshop will focus on securing internships for Summer 2021 and beyond) 
April Date TBA
Additional details and registration information will be avaiable soon. 
Career Competencies: CM, PW, CO
 
Mock Interview Days
April 26, 27 & 28     11:00am-6:00pm
Register for a 30 minute "practice interview" to include a minute interview followed by 15 minutes of immediate feedback and constructive guidance.
Interviews will be conducted by Career Center professionals, human resource professiionals, or executive level staff from the regional business community.
Mock Interview Day for Graduating Seniors at USG - April 26
 
Mock Interview Day for Current Students at USG - April 27
 
Mock Interview Day for Pathway Students (includes students in the ACES, Transfer Access, and Future Link programs) - April 28
Career Competencies: CM, CO, CP
 
"Get Ready" Weekly Workshop Series: The Secrets Behind a Powerful LinkedIn Profile 
April Date TBA
Registration link will be available soon.
Career Competencies: CM, PW, CO, DT
 
Class of 2021 Campaign: Launching Your Career
May 2021
Specific event details and registration information will be available soon. 
Career Competencies: CM, PW, CO
 
Internship Reflection Sessions
Week of May 3 
Additional details and registration information will be available soon. 
Career Competencies: CM, PW, CO
 
Internship Reflection Sessions
Week of May 10
Additional details and registration information will be available soon. 
Career Competencies: CM, PW, CO

Fall 2020 Semester

Featured Event

Students and recent graduates... join us at Amazon's Virtual Career Day on Wednesday, September 16 from 12-3pm to learn about 100,000+ available jobs
throughout their Operations network as well as 33,000+ corporate and tech positions! Link here...
One Day, 33,000 Jobs, 20,000 Coaching Sessions, Sept. 16 | Seattle 24x7
 

 

 

 

 

 

ORGANIZATION SPONSORED EVENTS - Recurring dates and times

Upcoming recruitment events including career fairs
 
Assorted events including career fairs and virtual chats
 
Assorted Events including webinars and career fairs
 
informational webinars about department-wide mission, DHS career opportunities, special hiring authorities, and more.
 

ORGANIZATION SPONSORED EVENTS BY MONTH

SEPTEMBER
September 5 and 12, 2020
 
September 10, 2020
Hosted by Career Center of the Southeast
 
Amazon Virtual Career Day
September 16
 
September 24, 2020
Hosted by Career Fair Connection
 
 
September 30, 2020
Hosted by BestHire
 
OCTOBER
**Open and free to all job seekers, including civilians**
October 14, 2020 | 11 am - 2 pm (ET)

This Corporate Gray Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fair provides military-experienced job seekers the opportunity to interview with employers nationwide via text and video chats. The event is open and free to all job seekers, including civilians. Job seekers are required to register both on Corporate Gray Online and on eCareerFairs, the platform being used to host the virtual event. Registered candidates will receive training on eCareerFairs, the Virtual Job Fair Training Guide, and the Job Fair Employer Directory prior to the event.

Virtual Job Fair for Professional Women
Hosted by Power To Fly - For Professional Women
October 16, 2020
 

Hosted by Equal Opportunity Publications
October 23, 2020

The job market is rapidly changing, making you wonder what the career landscape will look like when you graduate. Unless you’re aiming to make it as a professional TikToker, invest your quarantine downtime on building your personal and professional brand. Join Sodexo for Career Prep During COVID-19: Making Strides in Uncertain Times to gain insight into what you can focus on now to keep driving towards the future you imagine.  You’ll also learn about Sodexo as an Employer of Choice, including in-demand management internships and positions in Food Service, Environmental Services and Facilities Management with Sodexo Healthcare.
October 27, 2020 at 8 p.m. Eastern
October 28, 2020 at 12 p.m. Eastern
October 29, 2020, at 6 p.m. Eastern
 
NOVEMBER
Washington, DC Career Fair - Virtual
Hosted by National Career Fairs
November 4, 2020
 
Baltimore Career Fair - Virtual
Hosted by National Career Fairs
November 5, 2020
 
November 10, 2020
 

RECORDED WORKSHOPS

Federal Jobs Workshop - This recorded workshop will provide insider information about how to navigate the federal job search.

USG's CAREER CENTER HOSTED EVENTS

  
Weekly on Wednesdays 2:00-3:00pm, Beginning January 6 for the Spring 2021 Semester
Students and alumni are invited to join the CISC’s weekly  "Job Seekers Forum" for help with navigating the job market during COVID-19.  This support group is held to empower those seeking employment or in career transition through a relaxed atmosphere of sharing best practices, job hunting tips, and leads for regional job opportunities. This group meets every Wednesday from 2-3pm via ZOOM and participants may “drop in” for any session.  Link here to register https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYsde2tqzkrHNaMR9-PQlbwa7_DsPH08euo
Career Competencies: CM, PW, CP
Note: This group has ended for the Fall 2020 semester
 
September 16 12:00 noon
Career Competencies: CM, PW, CP
 
"How to Make Friends" Virtual Workshop (held in collaboration with USG's Counseling & Consultation Center)
September 22 4:00pm
Register here 
Career Competencies: PW, CO, TC
 
UMBC Virtual Career & Internship Fair
September 23
 
September 30 12:00 noon
Career Competencies: CM, CO
 
Towson Virtual Career Fair
November 2
 
"Responding to Microaggressions at Work" Virtual Workshop
October 6
Details and registration linik to be posted soon
Career Competencies: CM, PW, CO
 
October 7
Career Competencies: CM, CO, DT
 
Weekly sessions held October 8, 15, 22 and 29
Jumpstart is a four-week cohort program for students at the Universities at Shady Grove. Get access to curated content, group coaching, and community support aimed to help you stand out in the application process and to motivate you through the job hunt.  Program topics include: Job search strategies , Resume Review, LinkedIn Profile Review, Interview Preparation, and Negotiation Strategies.  Our next four week bootcamp begins on October 8.  View more information and register here. 
Career Competencies: CM, CP, CO, DT
 
October 9 3:00pm
Join students from the Universities at Shady Grove have a conversation with Nancy Roman! Nancy Roman, hand-picked by Michelle Obama to continue the work she started as First Lady, Nancy is the President and CEO of Partnership for a Healthier America, a national nonprofit dedicated to the goal that all children — especially those disproportionately affected — will live healthier lives.
Career Competencies: CM, CO, DT
 
October 3   12:00 noon-1:00pm
This workshop is excellent for those who avoid networking. Networking can have an incredible impact on your career progression.
 
October 5   12:00noon-1:00pm
Learn how to create a LinkedIn profile from scratch!
Career Competencies: CM, CO, DT
 

November 10 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Fall 2020 Virtual Nursing Career Fair
Meet with recruiters from prominent area hospitals to learn more about Nurse Residency Programs and Externships. 
This event will be hosted through Airmeet. Please note that a laptop/desktop computer, a mic and camera, and a Chrome browser will be needed for an optimal experience at this event.
 
Wednesday, November 18, 12:00nonn-1:00pm
Join us to lhow to negotiate your salary effectively and with confidence.
Career Competencies: CM, PW, CO
 
November 19 - 12:00 noon
Learn practical ways to navigate a job search from disability employment experts. Topics will include marketing yourself to highlight your strengths, guidelines for disclosing a disability, and a discussion of Schedule A in Federal hiring.
Career Competencies: CM, PW, CP
 
December 10 - 3:30pm
Career Competencies: CM, CO, PW
 
Employer Information Sessions - Don't miss our series of virtual Employer Information Sessions featuring local employers who are continuing to recruit during the COVID-19 pandemic.  A schedule of these ZOOM based sessions will be posted soon. 
Career Competencies: CM, PE, DT
 
                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                 Career Competency Event & Activity Identifiers 
                                                                                                                                                CO = Oral & Written Communication                                                                         
                                                                                                                                                CP= Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
                                                                                                                                                LE = Leadership
                                                                                                                                                TC = Teamwork & Collaboration 
                                                                                                                                                PE = Professionalism & Work Ethic
                                                                                                                                                GF = Global & Intercultural Fluency
                                                                                                                                                PW = Personal Development & Well-being
                                                                                                                                                CM = Career Management
                                                                                                                                                DT = Digital Technology