The Feller Center's Career Planning unit, in partnership with the University Career Center, is focused on providing customized services and resources for the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences students. 

Fall events are scheduled to be in-person or virtual. Don't miss your opportunity to meet alumni, employers, and learn about new areas of work. Questions? Contact the Feller Center's Career Planning team at bsoscareers@umd.edu. Tips for Attending Virtual Events

 

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Meet Employers/Alumni

CIA Careers Information Session

Oct 7, 2022 • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM  |  RSVP here to attend
In-person, Marie Mount Hall Suite 2407
The CIA is the premier agency responsible for providing global intelligence on the ever-changing political, social, economic, technological and military environment. The session will be conducted by an experienced recruiter where she will share tips about characteristics they seek in candidates, the application process, and what it is like to work for the Agency! Note that this is an in-person event.

All years, ALL majors, are welcome!  If you are a freshman or sophomore, this is a great time to think about the process of applying to the CIA (and possible fellowships along the way)!
Please note that since only US Citizens are eligible to pursue employment in the intelligence community, attendance will be restricted to US Citizens.
 

Intern for a Day

Complete the enrollment orientation between Closes October 9th
The University Career Center's popular Intern for a Day program connects UMD students with alumni, parents, and employers for in-person job shadowing or virtual informational interviewing experiences to explore potential career fields. After participating in a mandatory orientation (it only takes 30 minutes!) and completing an application, the University Career Center staff will match you with an employer of interest for a half- or full-day job shadowing experience or a virtual informational interview. Your visit can occur as your schedule permits in Nov., Dec. or Jan. Please reach out to us at ifad@umd.edu if you have questions.

 

ABA Therapy Panel

Oct 11, 2022 • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM  |  Virtual, RSVP for the Zoom link
All majors are invited to this panel session to learn more about the field of ABA therapy. It will be especially helpful for PSYC, SOCY, and CCJS majors.  ABA therapy is one of the most popular ways current students can get exposed to therapy through training. Questions?  Contact Steve Young, PSYC Advisor at syoung17@umd.edu.
Panelist attending: 

  • Behavioral Framework
  • The Ivymount School & Programs
  • Little Leaves Behavioral Services
  • UMBC Master's Program in Applied Behavioral Analysis

 

Information Session: U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of International Affairs Junior Fellowship

October 11, 2022 •  8 – 9 pm EST RSVP here
UMD Seniors & Recent Grads may attend: The junior fellows recruiting committee will be hosting three info sessions leading up to the final due date for applications. These info sessions will be led by current fellows from various IA offices. Participants will have the chance to ask the junior fellows questions and hear about their experiences working in Treasury IA. 

 

UMD Law School Fair

October 12, 2022  • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM  |  Register via Careers4Terps
The University of Maryland's Pre-Law Advising Office within Letters and Sciences is partnering with the University Career Center to present this Law School Fair. This event is open to University of Maryland, College Park students & alumni. This event provides a unique opportunity for graduate schools and other law programs to meet face to face with students and alumni considering law school. No registration is needed but you can RSVP on C4T and get a reminder the day before. Law Schools Attending

 

Econ Employer Pop-Up Shop

October 12, 2022 • 3:30 - 5pm | Virtual, RSVP via Careers4Terps
Students will have the opportunity to learn about careers in fields related to ECON  interacting with alumni and professionals in a small group setting. Current UMD ECON graduate and undergraduate students interested in applying for openings should attend this event. Open to all majors.

Confirmed Attending Organizations

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Econ One - Intellectual Property Consulting
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

 

Career Shuttle: Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)

October 14, 2022 • 8:30am  - 1:pm | RSVP via Careers4Terps
Join the Career Shuttle to the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS!). This will be an in-person event; we will travel together by bus to the CSIS offices in downtown Washington, DC. CSIS is a bipartisan, nonprofit policy research organization (think tank). During our visit, we will learn about internship and career opportunities with CSIS as well as more about the think tank world in general. CSIS offers a robust internship program. Learn more here. More information about full-time roles can be found here. Students of all majors (undergraduate & graduate) are welcome to attend. Space is limited. Once the bus is full, you will be added to our waiting list and notified if a spot opens up. For additional information about this event: Contact Kate Juhl at kjuhl@umd.edu.
 

Panel: Careers in Law with(out) a JD

October 18, 2022 • 5 - 6pm | Virtual, RSVP via Careers4Terps 
Are you interested in a future career in law? Learn about the wide array of career pathways possible through our Careers in Law with(out) a J.D. panel! Questions? Please contact Caroline Bodnar at cbodnar@umd.edu. Co-hosted by ARHU, BSOS, and the University Career Center. Confirmed Panelists:

  • Member (Junior Partner), The Myerson Law Group, P.C.
  • Mediator/Paralegal, The Myerson Law Group, P.C.
  • Investigative Specialist, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
  • Grants Management Specialist, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Government Relations Specialist, Funk & Bolton, P.A.

 

I/O Psychology Networking Event

October 19, 2022 • 5 - 6:30pm | Biology-Psychology Building, Room 1140 A | RSVP via Careers4Terps
This event is an opportunity for undergraduate students to learn more about the field of Industrial/Organizational Psychology inclusive of careers, graduate school, internships, professional associations/development, and research. Students will have the opportunity to connect with Alumni, Graduate Programs, and Organizational Professionals within this fast growing field of Psychology.
Questions? Contact Steve Young, PSYC Advisor at syoung17@umd.edu
*Business casual attire recommended.

 

GEOG Careers and Networking Panel

October 26, 2022 • 4:30 - 6pm | Virtual, RSVP though Careers4Terps 
Public, private, and non-profit organizations attend this event  to fill internship and full-time positions, as well as network with undergraduate and graduate students. All majors, degree levels, and alumni are welcome to attend. This event will be of particular interest to students majoring in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, and Environmental Science and Policy. Suggested attire: Business Casual. Questions? Please email Gabe Pickett, at gpickett@umd.edu.

 

Language Career & Internship Fair

October, 26, 2022 • 12 - 4pm |  Adele H. Stamp Student Union  | RSVP via Careers4Terps
This fair is an excellent opportunity for University of Maryland undergraduate, graduate students and alumni seeking full-time, part-time, and internship positions in a variety of fields that value language and cross-cultural skills as well as opportunities to work, teach or intern abroad. This fair is also open to students from other local colleges and universities. 

 

Career Panel: Overseas Careers

October 28, 2022 • 12 - 1pm | Virtual, RSVP via Careers4Terps
Are you interested in a future career overseas? Learn about the wide array of career pathways possible through our Overseas Careers panel! 
Questions? Please contact Caroline Bodnar at cbodnar@umd.edu. Confirmed panelists include (more may be added):

  • VP of Sales, ChartMogul
  • Head of Customer Success, Userpilot
  • Peace Corps (& former Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic)
  • Resilient Cities Catalyst (previously worked in Hong Kong)

 

Information Session: U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of International Affairs Junior Fellowship

October 24, 2022 •  8 - 9:00 pm EST
UMD Seniors & Recent Grads may attend: The junior fellows recruiting committee will be hosting three info sessions leading up to the final due date for applications. These info sessions will be led by current fellows from various IA offices. Participants will have the chance to ask the junior fellows questions and hear about their experiences working in Treasury IA. 

 

The Treatment & Learning Center Information Session

November 7, 2022 • 4 - 5pm  | Virtual, RSVP via Careers4Terps
The Treatment and Learning Centers is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1950 in Rockville, MD that annually serves nearly 2,000 children and adults with a wide range of special needs. Learn about the programs and services of the TTLC as well as career and internship opportunities. This session is ideal for Psychology and Hearing and Speech Science Majors but all programs of study are welcome.
Questions regarding this session can be directed to Gabe Pickett at gpickett@umd.edu

 

Federal Career Events

NSA Fall 2022 College Programs Information Session

October 6, 2022 • 4pm - 5pm  | Virtual, RSVP through Careers4Terps
The Office of Student Programs Services is hosting a series of virtual information sessions for students to hear directly from NSA employees on the great college program opportunities the Agency has to offer! These sessions are for any level college student and will be focus on College programs such as Summer Internships and Cooperative Education Program opportunities! All academic majors are welcome.

 

NSA Fall 2022 College Programs Information Session

October 13, 2022 • 4pm - 5pm  | Virtual, RSVP through Careers4Terps
The Office of Student Programs Services is hosting a series of virtual information sessions for students to hear directly from NSA employees on the great college program opportunities the Agency has to offer! These sessions are for any level college student and will be focus on College programs such as Summer Internships and Cooperative Education Program opportunities! All academic majors are welcome.

 

Security Clearance Workshop: Prepare Now to Pass Later!

October 14, 2022 • 3:30 - 4:30pm | RSVP though Careers4Terps 
Many applicants for federal positions, including summer interns and volunteers, undergo a suitability review or a security clearance background check. So…what is a security clearance? Essentially, a security clearance is a designation by the U.S. government that an individual is allowed to access classified information. There are several levels of clearance (Public Trust, Confidential, Secret, and Top Secret), and the different types of clearance provide the individual varying levels of accessibility to sensitive information. Open to all majors. Offered through the University Career Center. 

 

U.S. Secret Service Information and Q&A Session

October 17, 2022 • 5pm - 6pm  | RSVP via Careers4Terps
University Career Center
Join the U.S. Secret Service Recruiter, Anton Parmach on Monday, October 17th presentation on the United States Secret Service. Come learn about what it means to work for Secret Service, their employment opportunities, and essential resume tips. The information session will be followed by a moderated Q&A session. Questions regarding this session, or if you would like to submit a question to the recruiter beforehand, please contact Gabe Pickett, BSOS Career Outreach Specialist, at gpickett@umd.edu

 

Office Hours with the U.S. Secret Service

October 18, 2022 • 11am - 2pm  | RSVP via Careers4Terps
University Career Center
Anton Parmach, recruiter for the United States Secret Service will be in the University Career Center, and students can sign up for a time to stop by and ask questions and learn more about the U.S. Secret Service, their career opportunities, application process, and more.

 

Federal Interview Workshop with the U.S. Secret Service

October 20, 2022 • 3pm - 6pm  | RSVP via Careers4Terps
University Career Center
The U.S. Secret Service will be hosting a federal interview workshop in the University Career Center on Thursday, October 20th from 3-6pm. These small group 20 minute sessions are designed to answer your questions about the Federal interview process including: how to articulate your skills & experiences, interview do's & don'ts, how to dress for the interview, and questions you should be asking the interviewer. Questions regarding this event can be directed to Gabe Pickett, BSOS Career Outreach Specialist, at gpickett@umd.edu

 

Get to Know the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

October 21, 2022 • 8:30am - 1pm | RSVP though Careers4Terps 
You will have the opportunity to learn about what the Fed does and the varied opportunities available at the Fed. Several key departments at the Fed will provide insights into career paths for students majoring in economics or finance. Representatives from our Research Department; Consumer Finance Institute; Supervision, Regulation, and Credit Department; and Community Development and Regional Outreach Department will talk about their educational paths and career journeys and the important work that each department does for consumers, employers, and banks in our community. You will also hear about our new Information Technology Apprenticeship Program. This year’s program will be hybrid. We are happy to welcome the first 50 students to join us in person at the Fed. We will also stream this event live, allowing additional students the opportunity to join virtually on the Teams platform.

 

Federal Government Search: Federal Resume Workshop

October 21, 2022 • 4:30 - 5:30pm | RSVP though Careers4Terps 
This workshop is designed for students pursuing professions within the Federal Government. Nawana, Regional Recruiter for the CIA will be talking to students and providing guidance as to how they can craft a federal resume that will help them be competitive in their job search. Students of all majors and class years are welcome to attend this event.

 

Interview Skills Workshop with USDA

October 25, 2022 • 5 - 6:30pm  | Virtual, RSVP via Careers4Terps
Learn some tips for interviewing and have a chance to practice the techniques in this workshop. All majors are welcome!  We will begin with some overview information and best practices for answering behavioral-based interview questions, and then break into small groups so you can practice with feedback from professionals. This session is co-sponsored by USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and UMD’s Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS). 

 

GEOG Careers and Networking Panel

October 26, 2022 • 4:30 - 6pm | Virtual, RSVP though Careers4Terps 
Public, private, and non-profit organizations attend this event  to fill internship and full-time positions, as well as network with undergraduate and graduate students. All majors, degree levels, and alumni are welcome to attend. This event will be of particular interest to students majoring in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, and Environmental Science and Policy. Suggested attire: Business Casual. Questions? Please email Gabe Pickett, at gpickett@umd.edu.

 

Security Clearance Workshop: Prepare Now to Pass Later!

November 7, 2022 • 2 - 3pm | RSVP though Careers4Terps 
Many applicants for federal positions, including summer interns and volunteers, undergo a suitability review or a security clearance background check. So…what is a security clearance? Essentially, a security clearance is a designation by the U.S. government that an individual is allowed to access classified information. There are several levels of clearance (Public Trust, Confidential, Secret, and Top Secret), and the different types of clearance provide the individual varying levels of accessibility to sensitive information. Open to all majors. Offered through the University Career Center. 

Workshops

Security Clearance Workshop: Prepare Now to Pass Later!

October 14, 2022 • 3:30 - 4:30pm | RSVP though Careers4Terps 
Many applicants for federal positions, including summer interns and volunteers, undergo a suitability review or a security clearance background check. So…what is a security clearance? Essentially, a security clearance is a designation by the U.S. government that an individual is allowed to access classified information. There are several levels of clearance (Public Trust, Confidential, Secret, and Top Secret), and the different types of clearance provide the individual varying levels of accessibility to sensitive information. Open to all majors. Offered through the University Career Center. 

 

How to Search for an Internship or Job Workshop

October 19, 2022  •  12-12:45 pm  |   Virtual, RSVP via Careers4Terps 
Are you searching for an internship or job and not sure where to begin? Or, have you been looking for opportunities and feel like you're at a standstill - unsure about the next steps in your search? Open to all majors. Offered through the University Career Center.

 

Federal Government Search: Federal Resume Workshop

October 21, 2022 • 4:30 - 5:30pm | RSVP though Careers4Terps 
This workshop is designed for students pursuing professions within the Federal Government. Nawana, Regional Recruiter for the CIA will be talking to students and providing guidance as to how they can craft a federal resume that will help them be competitive in their job search. Students of all majors and class years are welcome to attend this event.

 

Interview Skills Workshop with USDA

October 25, 2022 • 5 - 6:30pm  | Virtual, RSVP via Careers4Terps
Learn some tips for interviewing and have a chance to practice the techniques in this workshop. All majors are welcome!  We will begin with some overview information and best practices for answering behavioral-based interview questions, and then break into small groups so you can practice with feedback from professionals.
This session is co-sponsored by USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and UMD’s Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS).

 

Mastering Your Master's Degree Graduate School Search

November 1, 2022 • 5 - 6pm  | RSVP via Careers4Terps
This Virtual Alumni Panel will provide insights, guidance, and perspectives on the broad and diverse Master’s Degree Options commonly pursued by Psychology Major Graduates. A major emphasis of the session will focus on the distinctions between different degrees and approaches and strategies for achieving the Career Goal/Master’s Degree Fit and Match.
Questions? Contact Steve Young, PSYC Academic Advisor, syoung17@umd.edu

 

Security Clearance Workshop: Prepare Now to Pass Later!

November 7, 2022 • 2 - 3pm | RSVP though Careers4Terps 
Many applicants for federal positions, including summer interns and volunteers, undergo a suitability review or a security clearance background check. So…what is a security clearance? Essentially, a security clearance is a designation by the U.S. government that an individual is allowed to access classified information. There are several levels of clearance (Public Trust, Confidential, Secret, and Top Secret), and the different types of clearance provide the individual varying levels of accessibility to sensitive information. Open to all majors. Offered through the University Career Center. 

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Catch up on past events 

Review the UMD University Career Center's YouTube Channel for a recording. Or, check for the event notes in Careers4Terps, Resources > Industry & Event Notes