We provide your students with a variety of formats to engage them in understanding the world of work and how they can best prepare for it, including:
We can help your student plan solutions for career related concerns while identifying appropriate Center resources, programs and services. Staff can critique resumes, cover letters, or graduate school application essays. Assistance is available in our main office as well as satellite locations within these schools and colleges: AGNR; ARHU; BSOS; CMNS; and SPHL.
Be sure that your student has registered with us through our online service. Here, the student has access to: career advising appointments; internship and job postings; our event calendar – workshops, panels and employer programs; employer interviews; and networking events.
Additionally, within C4T is access to several virtual resources:
FOCUS 2 – Career testing/self-assessment
Candid Career – Career-related informational videos by UMD alumni
InterviewStream – Practice interviewing virtually
Vault – Employer/Industry insights, rankings and reviews
GoinGlobal – Work abroad, visas, international resources for students
Networking Events & Workshops
Students should attend these venues to meet employers and alumni and receive invaluable feedback. Opportunities include: resume and mock interview clinics; career and industry panels; career and internship fairs; employer networking events;
We host two special programs to enrich the student’s knowledge of various careers and industries including: Intern for a Day (one day shadowing); and Career Shuttles (employer site visits).
PSYC123: The Psychology of Getting Hired – a one-credit online course for freshmen and sophomores, that looks at what’s behind the hiring process, applying psychological principles and strategies for landing internships/jobs.
UNIV099: Internship Seminar – a zero-credit course that complements supervised work experiences and assures that these experiences are noted on the student’s transcript.
EDCP108I – a one-credit online class preparing students for successfully landing an internship and how to reflect on the experience.