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. 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. 

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Meet Employers/Alumni

Wolf Trap Virtual Information Session (Paid Summer Positions)

February 6, 2023  •  12 - 1 pm  | Virtual, RSVP
Join Wolf Trap for an info session to learn how a paid summer internship or apprenticeship at Wolf Trap can provide skills that will lead towards a gratifying career in communications, development, education, IT, technical theatre, stage management and more! Applications are currently open and being considered on a rolling basis. Applications will not be considered after March 15. To learn more and to apply visit www.wolftrap.org/internships. 

 

BSOS Majors in Consulting: Intro to Consulting

February 7, 2023 • 4:30pm - 6pm | Location: 3100 S. Hornbake Library, University Career Center | RSVP through Careers4Terps 
What is consulting? How can I get a job/internship in the industry? How can I prepare myself for the application process? As a BSOS Major, what unique qualities can I highlight? Get answers to these questions and more on February 7th from 4:30-6pm in the University Career Center. This paneled event is designed to give students an overview of the consulting field and a close-up look at the different industries within. This event will start with a 45-minute panel which will be followed by open networking with the attending panelists. Don't miss out on this great event! Questions? Please contact Ronda Anstead, Career Specialist, at ransted@umd.edu. or Gabe Pickett, Career Outreach Specialist, at gpickett@umd.edu

Confirmed Panelists:

  • Dr. Kenneth Yusko, Co-Founder - Siena Consulting | I/O Psychology Consulting
  • Roman Iwachiw, CEO & Co-Founder - FI Consulting | Financial Consulting
  • Russell Rollow, Associate - Nathan Associates Inc. | Economic Consulting
  • Additional Panelists TBA

 

Pathways to Education Panel

February 8, 2023 • 4pm - 5pm | Register via Careers4Terps
Are you interested in teaching/education after graduation? Explore multiple pathways into the classroom and related fields during this special panel. Panelists will be named here closer to the event date. Questions, contact Caroline Bodnar at cbodnar@umd.edu. Confirmed Panelists:

  • Regional Recruitment Manager at Urban Teachers 
  • Recruitment Manager at Teach For America
  • Coordinator for Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership Graduate Admissions- UMD (MCERT program)
  • Academic Advisor, College of Education at the University of Maryland (undergraduate teaching certification program))
  • ESOL teacher at Montgomery County Public Schools

 

American Meteorological Society Career chate with the National Weather Service

February 13, 2023 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm | Register via Careers4Terps
In-person | 3400 in the Atlantic Building
Join the American Meteorological Society and AOSC students to learn more about careers with the National Weather Service. Recent AOSC Alum Deirdre Dolan will join UMD AMS President Domenic Brooks for an informational interview in which they discuss Deirdre's transition from being an AOSC student to working full time for NWS. Deirdre earned both her BS and MS from UMD's AOSC program. During her time at UMD, she wrote for UMD Weather and engaged in research with NOAA. Deirdre currently works at the National Weather Service College Park Office and is excited to reconnect with UMD's AOSC Community

 

Spring 2023 SUCCESS HOUR Diversity Networking Event

February 15, 2023 • 5:30pm - 7:30pm | Register via Careers4Terps
In-person | Stamp Student Union, Atrium

Come chat with employers seeking talented Terps from Black, Latinx, and other diverse identities. All students are welcome! At previous SUCCESS HOUR events students were introduced to a variety of organizations and learned about their diversity and inclusion practices while making connections that led to internships and full time positions. This event will give you a chance to put your informational interviewing skills to use! Attending Employers

 

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Presents: Bay Advocacy Institute Environmental Careers Panel

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 | 5pm - 6pm | Register Here | Virtual
Join CBF staff for a panel discussion on environmental careers. Listen to their experiences and ask them your questions! Confirmed Panelist:

  • Hillary Falk, CBF President & CEO
  • Taylor Lilley, Environmental Justice Attorney
  • Lisa Caruso, Media & Communications Coordinator
  • David Tucker, Director of Development
  • Kris Belessis, Program Manager & Educator

 

UMD's Spring Career & Internship Fair (In-Person)

February 15-17, 2023 • 11am - 4pm | STAMP Student Union | Register via Careers4Terps 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 (All Majors)
Thursday, February 16th, 2023 (STEM & All Majors)
Friday, February 17th, 2023 (STEM Focus)
The University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship university and one of the nation’s preeminent public research institutions. We welcome employers to attend our annual Spring Career & Internship Fair, a multi-day campus-wide event to connect with our top Terp talent from all academic backgrounds. Attending Employers

 

Architecture, Planning, Preservation & Real Estate Development Career & Internship Fair

Friday, February 17, 2023 • 1-5pm | Riggs Alumni Center | RSVP Here

This fair is an excellent opportunity for University of Maryland undergraduate and graduate students seeking full-time, part-time, and internship positions in architecture, planning, historic preservation and real estate development. The event is cosponsored by the University Career Center & The President's Promise and The School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. Attending Employers

 

Intern for a Day - Spring 2023 

Orientation: February 20th- 26th @ 11:59pm
Applications will be sent to students who completed the orientation on Monday, March 6th
Complete the application by Sunday, March 5th @ 11:59pm

The University Career Center's popular Intern for a Day program connects UMD undergraduate 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 and completing an application, University Career Center staff match you with an employer of interest for a half- or full-day job shadowing experience or a 1-hour virtual informational interview. Again, all details can be found at go.umd.edu/ifad. Questions not addressed on the website can be addressed to ifad@umd.edu.

 

Morgan Stanley 2024 Wealth Management Univ. of Maryland Coffee Chats

February 21, 2023 • 12:30pm - 2:30pm | Virtual | Register via Careers4Terps
We are pleased to invite all freshmen and sophomores to sign up for our Virtual Wealth Management Coffee Chats for University of Maryland students on Tuesday, February 21st at 12:30PM – 2:30PM. During these interactive sessions on campus, you will have the opportunity to connect with our Morgan Stanley Team members to learn more about the firm, our culture and career opportunities. Please register for the below event of your interest no later than 11:55 PM ET on Tuesday, February 14th for Coffee Chats.
*Please note, Virtual Coffee Chats are sign up – first come first serve basis. Details will be sent to those invited after registration closes.

 

ECON Networking & Career Fair

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 • 2-4pm | Univ. of Maryland Downtown DC Campus

Join us in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, February 22nd from 2 - 4pm for the ECON Networking & Career Fair. This event will be held at 1400 16th St. NW Washington, DC. Part career fair, part networking event, part resource fair, this event is not to be missed! Many prestigious employers will be in attendance to recruit for their open positions. Get a jump start on your job and internship applications by attending. Drop in anytime between 2 and 4pm to meet one of the employers below. Open to all UMD majors, but this event will be especially helpful for ECON undergraduate and master's students interested in the field of consulting, the federal government, or banking. Attending Employers

 

Spring Career & Internship (Virtual)

February 24, 2023 • 11am - 4pm | Register via Careers4Terps
The University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship university and one of the nation’s preeminent public research institutions. We welcome employers to attend our annual Spring Career & Internship Fair, a multi-day campus-wide event to connect with our top Terp talent from all academic backgrounds. Attending Employers

 

Forensic Sciences: Career Conversations

February 28, 2023 •  5- 6 pm  | Location: 3100 S. Hornbake Library, University Career Center | RSVP through Careers4Terps 
Attend this event to hear from alumni and employers working in the field of forensic science. They will share their experiences and insights on how to break into the field. The event will begin with a moderated question and answer and conclude with an opportunity to talk with the professionals individually. The event is open to all current UMD students, but will be especially helpful for students in BSOS and CMNS majors. Hosted by: Feller Center in BSOS and the University Career Center @ CMNS. Questions? Contact the Feller Center in BSOS at bsoscareers@umd.edu. 
Panelists Attending: 

  • Forensic Scientist, Department of Forensic Science @ Washington DC
  • Digital Forensic Analyst, Charles River Associates
  • Forensic Chemist, ATF- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms 

 

WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY MAJOR: BSOS Peer to Peer Exploration Fair 

Wednesday, March 1, 2023  |  2-5 pm (drop in) | Stamp- Atrium 1107  |  RSVP
Get tips from the insiders...your peers! This fair style event will offer BSOS majors the chance to chat with peers about their in and out of class experiences and shop for your next internship. Stop by for 10-minutes or an hour to grab a snack, pick up some swag (while supplies last), and gain tips for your next career planning move. Highlighted resources available at the event:

  • Access the Feller Center’s What can I do with my major? resources.
  • Meet organizations who offer co-curricular opportunities located on or just off campus.
  • Meet upperclassmen from your major.

This event is open to all students interested in a BSOS major or exploring related career paths. Contact the Feller Center's Career Planning team with questions at bsoscareers@umd.edu. 

 

Psychology Career Exploration Night 

Tuesday, March 7, 2023  |  6-8 p.m. (Drop in) | RSVP |  Organizations Attending
STAMP Student Union, Colony Ballroom 
Connect with UMD alumni and organizations to learn about career paths options related to psychology at the UMD Psychology Career Exploration Night. This event offers the opportunity for you to chat individually, or in small groups, with professionals who have successfully established themselves in the career fields listed below. Professionals and employers will be sharing openings and/or tips to break into areas related to Psychology. *Undergraduate Psychology Majors are strongly encouraged to attend this event. Questions? Contact the Gabe Pickett at gpickett@umd.edu. 

 

Careers in Public Policy: Panel & Network Night

March 09, 2023 •  6-7:30 pm  |  Virtual, Register for the Zoom link through Careers4Terps 
Interested in exploring a career in public policy or making a new connection? Every industry has policy-related jobs! For example, public policy professionals have career paths in law, research, policy analysis, advocacy, etc. and focus on solving real-world problems about the relationship of governing bodies and the people, organization and world around us. Public policy basically has three areas: 1) Non- Government Organizations, 2) Federal and 3) Capitol Hill. Attend this event to learn about different career options available in the field of policy. UMD alumni from a variety of policy fields will share their experiences and insights on how to break into the field. The event will begin with a moderated question and answer and conclude with an opportunity to network with the professionals. The event is open to all current UMD students. Questions? Contact the Feller Center at bsoscareers@umd.edu. Hosted by: Feller Center in BSOS and the University Career Center. Panelists Confirmed: 

  • International Environment Analyst, ICF
  • Executive Director, Interagency Council for Advancing Meteorological Services (ICAMS), White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Government Relations Regional Lead, American Heart Association
  • Senior Research & Policy Associate, FWD.us *CCJS alumna!

 

Career Shuttle: NFL Players Association and the Washington Wizards/Monumental Sports

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 | 8am - 5pm | Register via Careers4Terps *Required
Join us on a Career Shuttle to both the NFL Players Association and the Washington Wizards/Monumental Sports & Entertainment! This will be an in-person event. For those who would like to travel with the group, we will travel together by Metro to both locations in DC (Metro cards to be provided). During our visit, we will learn about internship and career opportunities with both the NFL Players Association and the Washington Wizards/Monumental Sports. Students of all majors (undergraduate & graduate) are welcome to attend. Space is limited. Once registration is full, you will be added to our waiting list and notified if a spot opens up. Please note, due to the limited space and the expected high demand for this trip, we will be enforcing our "no show" policy. If you find you cannot attend this event, please contact Gabe Pickett (gpickett@umd.edu) or Nate McGill (nmcgill2@umd.edu) as soon as possible.

 

Career Shuttle: Wye Research and Education Center

April 14, 2023 • 8:30am - 2pm | Register via Careers4Terps *Required
Join us on a Career Shuttle to the Wye Research and Education Center! This will be an in-person event; we will travel together by bus to the WyeREC campus in Wye Mills, MD. WyeREC is a part of UMD Extension where research focusing on preserving the health and vitality of the Chesapeake Bay, sustaining agricultural productivity, product diversity, and maintaining Maryland's valued quality of life is explored. During our visit, we will learn about internship and career opportunities with the UMD Extension program across the state. Students of all majors (undergraduate & graduate) are welcome to attend. Questions? Contact Casey Miller, caseymil@umd.edu.

 

Health Professions Recruitment Fair

April 19, 2023 • 3pm - 6pm | Register via Careers4Terps
In-person | Stamp Student Union, Grand Ballroom
The Reed-Yorke Health Professions Advising Office (HPAO) is glad to present the annual Spring Health Professions Fair! HPAO is hosting this unique conference to allow students the opportunity to engage with professional schools and services related to a variety of important topics from admission to health professional programs. This half-day event will feature a variety of academic and professional organizations related to the following health professions: medicine, podiatry, optometry, dentistry, physician assistant, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy, and genetic counseling.

Federal Career Events

USAJobs Hosts:

Explore career opportunities with the federal government by attending a USAJOBS workshop! Open to all BSOS Students.

 

The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Information & Recruitment Event

February 28, 2023 • 12 - 1:30pm  | Location: 3100 S. Hornbake Library, University Career Center | RSVP through Careers4Terps 
Learn more about DIA and the intelligence community.  Find out what they do at the DIA, who they are, what they look for in candidates, their security process, their internship programs, their elite benefits, how to have a successful application, how to apply to the agency and much, much more. You will hear from Career Development Officers from various career fields like Analysis, Human Intelligence, Science and Tech, Counterintelligence and Office Management and Infrastructure.  They will discuss their career field to include information about their positions and requirements. You’ll have the opportunity to directly ask questions and speak to the career field subject matter experts.  This will be a fun and interactive event with prizes and giveaways.  As a participant of the event, you will receive a special UMD student invitation that will allow you to apply for open, hidden vacancy announcement positions. Questions? Contact the University Career Center & President’s Promise at ucc-recruiting@umd.edu

Workshops

How to Build Your Network Workshop

February 7, 2023 • 12 - 12:45 pm | Virtual, RSVP through Careers4Terps
For students searching for an internship/job or just trying to learn more about career options out there, networking is a key way to discover opportunities and build relationships. Thanks to programs/events held by the University Career Center and other departments on campus, software platforms available exclusively to UMD students, social media, and already established personal connections, there are countless ways students can start connecting with professionals in their intended career field(s) of interest.

How to Prepare for the Upcoming Spring Career & Internship Fairs

February 8, 2023 • 12 - 12:45 pm | Virtual, RSVP through Careers4Terps
Several Spring 2023 Career & Internship Fairs are coming up and we're helping students prepare! This workshop will predominantly focus on the Spring Career & Internship Fairs offered through the University Career Center, but preparation tips and content can be applied to other career fairs, too.

Pizza & Prepare for the Fair with Employers  

February 13, 2023 • 12 - 1 pm- RSVP strongly encouraged 
February 14, 2023 • 12 - 1 pm- RSVP strongly encouraged
Join the University Career Center as they facilitate a conversation with employers on tips and strategies students can use to make a solid first impression during our in-person Career & Internship Fair Wednesday, February 15 - Friday, February 17th from 11am-4pm in Stamp Student Union! Oh, and also grab a slice of pizza while you're here.  

Money Management with Farm Credit

February 21, 2023  •  5:30- 6:30 pm | 3rd floor Hornbake Library South Wing, University Career Center, 3100
Attend to learn tips, tricks, and advice for how best to manage your money! Learn how your first paycheck gets broken down, how to manage debt, and (maybe most importantly) pay back your student loans effectively. Keith Wills, Lender Development Coach with Horizon Farm Credit, will guide you through those big questions of how to spend, save, and still live your life!

How to Apply to Graduate School Workshop

February 23, 2023  •  12:00- 12:45 PM  |  Virtual, RSVP 
Should I consider going to graduate school?  How do I pay for graduate school?  Should I take a gap year first?  This workshop will answer all of those questions and more.  Students will receive an overview of all the steps that go into researching, applying for, and compiling a successful graduate school application in any given field. **Please note: while this workshop will highlight broad stroke differences between specialized career tracks such as medical school and law school application processes, it will not consist of in-depth information on those application cycles.  Please connect with the Reed-Yorke Health Professions Advising Office and Pre-Law Advising for more detailed information on those two processes.

BSOS LinkedIn Essentials: Job Searching and Beyond

Wednesday, April 19, 2023  •  12-12:50 pm  |  In-Person, Register to view the location
Have you been using LinkedIn’s job board with no luck? Join us for a practical session that introduces LinkedIn’s most valuable tool- that is often overlooked- tips for building a profile that gets views, and strategies for building your network. Bring your laptop to make changes/edits to your profile throughout the session.

Already have a job /internship lined up? Congrats! Attend this session to gain strategies for sharing the news on your profile and tips for staying engaged with your network post-graduation! *This session is open to current undergraduate BSOS majors only. Registration is required to attend this in-person event. Space is limited. Questions? Contact the Feller Center’s Career Planning team via email at bsoscareers@umd.edu.

 

 

 

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Review the UMD University Career Center's YouTube Channel for a recording. Or, check for the event notes in Feller Center's Employer & Industry Notes, house in UMD Box.