NOTE:  Limited Drop-In Assistance Hours in the Summer

 (Call 301.314.7225 to confirm drop-in assistance availability prior to stopping by the Center)

DROP-IN ASSISTANCE (10-15 minute sessions)

Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the University Career Center & The President’s Promise

Meet with an undergraduate Peer Career Educator on duty.  No appointment necessary.

Drop-ins are for quick questions and tips on the following topics:

  • Resumes

  • Cover Letters

  • Careers4Terps

  • BASICS (1st steps) in internship & job searching

  • BASICS (1st steps) in interviewing

** To maximize your drop-in experience for resume and cover letter reviews, please bring a printed hard-copy with you.**

If you want to discuss the following topics, please schedule an appointment:

  • Personal statements

  • Mock interviews

  • More advanced search strategies for internships & jobs

  • More advanced interviewing strategies

  • Choosing a major

  • Applying to graduate school

CAREER ASSISTANCE APPOINTMENTS (30 minute scheduled appointments)

For more in-depth assistance, schedule an appointment.   We are here to help you find the correct resources, programs and services for your needs.  Topics may include:

  • Choosing a Major, Career Exploring, Career Fields and Industries

  • Preparing for Interviews

  • Searching for Internships or Jobs

  • Networking, Informational Interviews and Applying to Graduate School

Appointments are scheduled through Careers4Terps (C4T), our online job/internship database. Login using your UMD Directory ID. Schedule an appointment by clicking on the "Counseling & Calendar" tab on the leftside navigation bar. Then click "Counseling Appointment." You may be asked to answer some questions to update your account the first time you log in.


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