Career Services for Alumni
The Maryland Alumni Association and University Career Center & The President's Promise are working together to develop Career Services for Alumni. Click on the services below for more information on what the Center offers for Maryland alumni:
Career Fair/Professional Development Day
April 18, 2013 will be the Alumni Association inaugural Career Fair and Professional Development Day including up to 70 employeers and 7 diverse workshops. Click here
to sign up.
5 O'Clock Club
The 5 O'Clock Club has arranged for all Terp alumni to receive a free membership ($49 value) if you sign up on their website. The 5 O'Clock Club has helped thousands of job seekers find employment they love over the past 25 years and has been featured in the national media numerous times. Visit their website and enter UMD as the organization that invited you.
The alumni association is offering a FREE monthly webinar series to assist with your career development. Click here
to sign up for these free webinars.
Resume Builder is an easy-to-use tool that helps alumni build a competitive resume and write effective cover letters by highlighting skills and qualifications sought by employers. For more information, click here
Individual meetings with Career Center staff to assist in job and career searches or graduate school applications. For more information, call 301.314.7225.
Networking Events and Career Fairs
The Career Center's Fall Career and Internship Fair, Spring Career and Internship Fair, the Maryland Metropolitan Education Expo and Employer Networking & Information Sessions are all open to alumni. For more information, visit www.careers.umd.edu/events.cfm?frame=fairs
. Also, connect with the Maryland Alumni Association to learn about additional sponsored events www.alumni.umd.edu/events
Young Alumni Career Workshops
For information about the Alumni Association's Young Alumni Career Workshops visit www.alumni.umd.edu/youngalumni
These events include career panels, resume clinics, job search workshops, webinars, employer networking and information sessions, and mock interview clinics. For more information, visit www.careers.umd.edu/events.cfm
A Web-based service providing access to:
- Jobs and internship listings
- On-Campus Interviewing (OCI) program
- Resume books available to employers
- Prospective employers in fields of interest
Visit Careers4Terps from the University Career Center home page at www.careers.umd.edu/home.cfm. Select alumni, then register or log in.
On-Campus Interviewing (OCI)
Many employers conduct interviews for full-time, part-time and internship positions in the Career Center during the fall and spring semesters. Alumni are eligible to participate in OCI for the first 3 years following their graduation. Visit Careers4Terps
for a list of employers having on-campus interviews. (See above for instructions.)
Virtual Mock Interviews
This system is 100% web-based; Mac & PC compatible. Practice interviews online, selecting from more than 2,500 questions. For more information, visit www.careers.umd.edu/page.cfm?page_id=58§ion_id=2
Career Testing/Self Assessment
FOCUS2 is a free Web-based system. Using self-assessment questionnaires, it provides an overview of your interests, values, personality, skills and leisure activities assisting in targeting career options. For more information, visit www.careers.umd.edu/page.cfm?page_id=7§ion_id=2.
UM Counseling Center
A nominal $125 fee provides up to five, 50-minute counseling sessions that can include career testing. For more information, visit www.counseling.umd.edu/Services/cslgsvces-comm.htm.
Whether you're planning for your first career, or thinking about making a career change, for a small fee this can help you explore options and bring clarity and insight into figuring out what's right for you. For more information, visit www.myplan.com.
Opportunities for Alumni to Help Current Students
We value our alumni. Please contact Linda J. LeNoir, Assistant Director, alumni relations, University Career Center & the President's Promise, at 301.314.7240 or email@example.com if interested in participating in any of the following:
Participate in opportunities to share advice and insights into your career field before a group of current Maryland students.
Employment Opportunities and Internship Opportunities
Have your Human Resources Department contact us to promote internships, full- and part-time opportunities in your organization; conduct on-campus interviews; and set up employer information session.
Mock Interview Clinics
Assist students with interview simulations in preparation for the real thing.
Provide students with personalized feedback on their resumes in preparation for career fairs and interviews.