Career Exploration Events for BSOS Students
The Feller Center 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.
Business Case Interview Workshop
During this workshop we will walk through practice interview questions and a case with Capital One professionals trained in our interview process. 6/25, 11am - Register here
Getting Started in Undergraduate Research at UMD - Info Sessions
If you would like to learn more about research opportunities for students at UMD, we will be holding a series of virtual information sessions starting tomorrow. The sessions will be on:
BSOS Career Readiness Tools: Careers4Terps
Monday, June 14, 2021 | 12-12:30 p.m. ET | Zoom RSVP/Registration
The Feller Center Staff will host a session which will provide an overview of the University of Maryland’s primary online career management tool for students and alumni. Topics covered include how to filter through over 1,600 job and internship postings in C4T, establish a search alert that will deliver customized openings to your email, make an appointment with a career advisor, access online tools, and much more! This session is a part of the Career Readiness Tool series in June. These short virtual sessions will showcase tools and resources available to BSOS majors.
Jumpstart Your Job Search: Search Strategies Workshop
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Virtual Event
Are you a recent graduate (December 2019 - May 2021)? Congratulations! Are you Job Searching? We can Help! Join us for the Jumpstart your Job Search workshop series on Monday, June 14, and Tuesday, June 15 from 4:00-5:00 pm. In this two-session series, you’ll learn key components of an effective resume, essential strategies to launch a successful job search, and the fundamentals of netiquette - how to comport yourself in virtual communications.
Foreign Service Fellowships: Pickering, Rangel, and Payne Webinar
Are you interested in joining the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State or the USAID Foreign Service? Do you want to make a positive change in the world? The Pickering and Rangel Graduate Fellowships provide financial support through two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring, and professional development activities leading to an appointment in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. Learn more by registering for a foreign service fellowships webinar:
- Monday, June 14, 4:00 - 4:45 p.m.
- Tuesday, June 29, 4:00 - 4:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, June 30, 12:00 - 12:45 p.m.
EMPLOYER: Maximizing your Presence on LinkedIn by Capital One
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Virtual Event
Join us to learn how to maximize your presence on LinkedIn.
BSOS Career Readiness Tools: Industry Guides
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 | 12-12:30 p.m. ET | Zoom RSVP/Registration
The Feller Center staff will offer information on how to utilize Vault’s Career Intelligence resources to help you explore your career interests. Vault offers hundreds of career guides and articles that feature tips for breaking into a field, industry specific resume and networking advice, and more insider tips! This session is a part of the Career Readiness Tool series in June. These short virtual sessions will showcase tools and resources available to BSOS majors.
Best Practices in Applying to Graduate School by APSIA: The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs
June 16, 2021 | 6-7 pm ET | Register Here
Join the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) for an introductory webinar on best practices when applying for graduate school. In this monthly series, APSIA's International Admissions and Operations Manager will answer questions about:
- Selecting a graduate program
- Preparing an application
- Paying for school
- Career opportunities
BSOS Career Readiness Tools: Networking with LinkedIn & Terrapins Connect
Monday, June 21, 2021 | 12-12:30 p.m. ET | Zoom RSVP/Registration
LinkedIn is the most powerful professional social networking site available. Have you been wondering how to get started? With 60-80% of available positions being filled through networking, using powerful networking tools has become crucial. Learn how to get started networking with intention by attending this short session that will introduce LinkedIn and UMD’s Terrapins Connect. The Feller Center staff will provide tips on how to make the most of these networking platforms including useful features in each that will save you time and help you to quickly develop rapport with UMD alumni and professionals. This session is a part of the Career Readiness Tool series in June. These short virtual sessions will showcase tools and resources available to BSOS majors.
BSOS Career Readiness Tools: Career Self-Assessment
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 | 12-12:30 p.m. ET | Zoom RSVP/Registration
FOCUS2 is an online career and education planning system based on established career and counseling principles. It provides a complete picture of your interests, values, personality, skills, and leisure activities using self-assessment questionnaires, interest inventories, and personality testing. This session will review how to complete the FOCUS2 questionnaire and make use of the curated career information in your results. This session is a part of the Career Readiness Tool series in June. These short virtual sessions will showcase tools and resources available to BSOS majors.
APSIA: Online Graduate School Fair
Thursday July, 2 | 10a.m.- 12:30 p.m. ET REGISTER
Thinking about Grad School? Searching for an international career in the private, public, or non-governmental sector? Whether you’ve just started your search or have a shortlist in mind, representatives of APSIA's top international affairs and public policy graduate schools can help you navigate the admissions process. Register today and answer your questions about:
- application requirements,
- curricula and joint degrees,
- financial aid, and
- career opportunities.
Go beyond what you read on a website - leave with new information and personal connections to admissions staff.
Graduate School Information Sessions for UMD Undergraduates
Session 1 -- Tuesday, July 6 from 9:00-10:30am EST
Session 2 -- Wednesday, July 7 from 1:00-2:30pm EST
Session 3 -- Thursday, July 8 from 9:00-10:30am EST
The Office of Graduate Diversity and Inclusion (#OGDI) is excited to host three virtual Graduate School Information Sessions free and open to all UMD undergraduate students facilitated by OGDI Director, Christopher Pérez. Please attend all three sessions or the one most convenient for you. Register by Monday, July 5th. Click above to register.
Must apply to attend: 2021 Nestlé Diversity Leadership Symposium (DLS)
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Virtual Event
The 2021 Nestlé Diversity Leadership Symposium (DLS) is a three-day, professional development workshop and hiring event, from July 28-30, for college students of diverse backgrounds. Great for Junior or senior undergraduate Interested in Sales: Internship & Development Program OR Marketing: Development Program.
EMPLOYER: Consulting Case Interview Workshop
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm | Virtual Event
Join employer representatives who will share tips and best practices for case interviews. Students will then have the opportunity to ask questions about what sets candidates apart in the process. This session is expected to be popular, so please RSVP to confirm your spot!
- University Career Center hosts many of the events above. Visit their website to see all events.
- The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences hosts many events that offers students the opportunity to meet alumni and learn about new topics.
- The Graduate School: Professional and Career Development events for UMD students pursuing a masters or PhD.
- The Reed-Yorke Health Professions Advising Office organizes events for all UMD undergraduate students interested in the health profession.