Tivana Stepney

Internship Success Story: Tivanna

Thursday, April 20, 2017 | The PCEs

I used to feel intimidated while job and internship searching because of the amount of resources I would have to sort through. As a transfer student, my first semester at UMD was full of scavenger hunts and mind games of how to navigate adulthood and the campus.

Lienna Bright Futures Recipient

How Could the Bright Futures Scholarship Help Me?

Monday, April 3, 2017 | The PCEs

The Bright Futures 'Unpaid Internship' Scholarship awards students with need-based scholarships ranging from $250-$1,250 to help offset expenses incurred during unpaid internships. If you're an undergraduate student who has secured an unpaid summer 2

Living Learning Program Statistic

Including Your Living & Learning Program in Your Resume

Saturday, March 25, 2017 | The PCEs


Young business professional woman being interviewed

Ace the STAR method!

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | The PCEs

The STAR method is a key technique to use for answering behavioral questions in an interview, but don’t worry! It is easy to learn, and it helps you completely and thoroughly answer interview questions like a pro. So what does STAR stand for: Situation, Task, Action and Result.

Two female professions talking in office setting

What is Networking?

Friday, December 16, 2016 | The PCEs

What is networking? The age-old question, asked by every college student and most adults. It’s one of those things we know is important and beneficial to our success, but we hate to do it.

Two men talking in an elevtor

Tips for Your Elevator Pitch

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 | The PCEs

Imagine this: You’re minding your own business in an elevator and the CEO of your ideal company or organization steps in on the next floor. What now? Do you spark a conversation, or do you miss the opportunity to truly sell yourself?

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Freshmen, you're welcome, too!

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 | The PCEs

More often than not, first years don't visit the Center because they believe they don't have enough experience to make a sufficient resume. That doesn't matter!

Close up of a door with a sign saying "Interview in Progress"

Land Your First Job: Invaluable Tips on Preparing for Interviews

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | The PCEs

Job interviews may seem daunting. Here’s everything you need to prepare for them the right way.

Written by JoAnna Mak, Peer Career Educator 

UMD female student sits on the edge of ODK Fountain with her feet dangling in the water

10 Career-Related Things to Accomplish Over Break

Friday, March 25, 2016 | The PCEs

When you’re all done relaxing and recharging this break, tackling some (or all) the items on this list is bound to help you get ahead of the game for your job search. 

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