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Career Advising

Network of Career Support Throughout Campus

The University Career Center & The President’s Promise will serve students of all majors and academic backgrounds through our programming.

Students in the schools and colleges listed below are encouraged to set up individual career advising appointments with the following offices:

All other students connect with us for career advising!

Before Scheduling a Career Advising Appointment: Check out the Relevant Resources on our Website

To get started, we have a lot of resources available on our website to answer basic questions for your career-related needs. Check them out and then schedule an appointment with a career advisor if you want to learn more.

Get One-on-One Assistance

Drop-Ins with an undergraduate Peer Career Educator

Monday-Friday |  2pm-4:30pm | University Career Center (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)
**The final day of drop-ins for spring 2024 is Thurs, May 9.
**Drop-ins will not be available during summer 2024.  Students and recent alumni are encouraged to schedule an appointment in Handshake.

Undergraduate students are welcome to drop by the University Career Center for quick assistance with one of our undergraduate Peer Career Educators.  Drop-ins are appropriate for 15-minute resume reviews, cover letter reviews, and best practices on Handshake.

Schedule a 30-Minute Appointment with a Career Advisor in Handshake

Career advising appointments are available in Handshake for current UMD students (undergrad, master’s and doctoral) and alumni less than one year post-graduation. You can choose in-person or virtual appointments.

To schedule an appointment:

  1. Log into Handshake with your UMD CAS log-in.  Handshake has replaced Careers4Terps.
  2. Once logged in, click on "Career Center" in the left navigation bar and then click "Appointments."
  3. Click "Schedule A New Appointment" and then select the appointment type that is the best fit for your questions or concerns.
  4. Once you schedule an appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with the details of your appointment. You will also receive a reminder email of your appointment and you can revisit your appointment details in Handshake.

UMD Alumnus Seeking Career Assistance?

Visit the Alumni Association's Alumni Career Resources page for alumni career resources.

If you graduated from UMD over a year ago, and have not continued your education at another professional or graduate school post-graduation, you may request one 30-minute appointment for career guidance. Appointment times are limited. Please schedule with Linda LeNoir in Handshake.

If you graduated from the following schools/colleges, please contact the following individuals or offices directly for assistance:

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