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Tuesday, January 24 | Career Week 2023

Tuesday, Jan 24 | Advance

Tuesday, January 24

Tuesday is all about advancing. Advancing your career, goals, professional development and more. 

Explore Tuesday's sessions below (all sessions in ET).

2023 Maryland Metropolitan Education Expo | 9:30 a.m.

Hosted by: College of Education and University Career Center

Teacher with students

This event is a career fair with opportunities to interview on-site for students and alums who are interested in working in the field of education within the metropolitan area.

In-person at STAMP

The Maryland Metropolitan Education Expo is a one-day recruiting event bringing together school systems and organizations to network with and recruit talented applicants in the field of education. University of Maryland students and alums, in addition to, highly qualified applicants from local colleges/universities interested in the field of education are invited to attend.

DEI and Disability in the Workplace | 10:00 a.m.

Hosted by: University Career Center and Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Office of Diversity Equity and Inclusion

This panel will offer expert advice on disclosure and accommodations from the application process through your tenure at the workplace.

Virtual on Zoom

This panel discussion will cover the process of disclosure and requesting accommodations from two perspectives. We will look at the law and the rights and responsibilities you have under the law. Then we will discuss the process of disclosing and requesting accommodations in real life: the nuances and the practical aspects of the process. Participants will leave with tips and strategies to successfully negotiate the process of disclosure and requesting accommodations.

How to Elevate Your Communication Style and Be Your Best Even Under Stress | Noon

Hosted by: Alumni Association

How to Elevate Your Communication Style and Be Your Best Even Under Stress

In this deep-dive webinar, you will understand your communication style and develop a conscious practice that elevates your ability to communicate from your healthiest style of expression more often than not.

Virtual Webinar

Effective communication is central to our success. It is the key to building trusted relationships and essential to our well-being. The truth is the vast majority of us have a big gap between how we communicate under stress and how we know we can communicate when we are at our best. Author and communication expert Maryanne O’Brien will give you the key to closing that gap. 

In this session, you’ll learn the following:

  • The different communication styles–needs, strengths and weaknesses, and style expressions;
  • Communication style influences; and
  • How to build communication skills to bridge style gaps, elevate your style, and strengthen well-being.

Career Design 101 | 3:00 p.m.

Hosted by: Mission Collaborative

Steph Szuch

Learn about a four-step career planning process to get started on designing a career that you actually love.

Virtual on Zoom

Design a career you love: Move through the basics of a four-step career planning process that includes reflecting on what you’re good at, defining your career criteria, testing paths for fit and seeing how to stand out among candidates. Facilitated by a career change expert from Mission Collaborative, this Career Design 101 session provides you with effective ideas and steps to get your career change process started and design a career that you actually love.

Job Search Dos and Don'ts from a Recruiter | 5:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Annapolis Terps

David Dowling

Come meet with a recruiter as they give you tips on what jobs look for when reviewing resumes.

In-person at Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge, Annapolis

Recruiter David Dowling '86 will go over the dos and don'ts of resumes: what jobs look for when reviewing resumes, how to make your resume stand out and what you should not put in your resume.

Wealth Management Networking | 5:30 p.m.

Hosted by: New York Terps


Advance your wealth management career and networks.

Virtual on Zoom

Please join for a virtual panel to discuss a career within wealth management. We have professionals from entry-level to managing directors in all different roles to discuss career paths and career opportunities. All speakers will be Terp alums from top firms in the country. Come with questions, as we will open it up to Q&A at the end of the session. All students and alums are welcome.

Job Negotiations: Myths and Tips | 6:00 p.m.

Hosted by: Smith School

two people negotiating

This highly interactive workshop will allow you to develop and strengthen your job negotiation skills.

In-person at Smith School's DC Campus in Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 

Are you ready to take your negotiation skills to the next level? This workshop is designed to bust some myths about job negotiations and provide attendees with some tips that will allow them to "think on their feet" the next time they enter a job negotiation situation. Attendees will practice negotiation concepts and will gain an understanding of key concepts for successful job negotiations.

Check out the rest of the weeks' programming

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