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Appointments

 

Career specialists and internship coordinators at the Career Services Center (CSC) are available by appointment to help prepare you for the world of work. They can assist you with:

 

Career & Major Exploration

  • Careers? Majors? Occupations? - Where do I start?
  • I'm not sure my major is in alignment with my career goals. What do I do now?
  • I have no idea what kind of job I'll be able to get with my major. Help!

Resumes, Interviews & More

  • Resumes cover letters, and personal statements
  • Interviewing skills - mock interviews
  • Salary negotiation and much more

Internship, Co-op & Research

  • Develop a strategy for securing an experience
  • Obtain transcript recognition or academic credit
  • Polish professional skills to be successful in the workplace

Job Search

  • Develop a personalized job search plan
  • Tap the hidden job market
  • Learn about alternative job search strategies

Graduate & Professional School

  • Identifying schools of interest
  • Constructing your resume and personal statement
  • Developing a reasonable timeline for applying to graduate or professional school.

Appointment can be scheduled online (via UMBCworks), in-person* (Math/Pyschology 212), or by phone* (410-455-2216). Career counseling appointments with career specialists are scheduled for one-hour intervals. Resume review and job/internship search appointments are scheduled for 30-minute intervals. A minimum of 24-hours notice is required to cancel a scheduled appointment.

 

We also offer 15-minute drop-in appointments for quick resume critiques, on-the-spot job search advice, introductory career decision-making guidance (see our hours for availability).

 

* see our hours of operation

 

Office Hours

Reception:
Monday-Friday: 8:30am-5pm

Counseling Appointments:
M-F: 9am-5pm;
Some Wed. Evenings by request

Drop-In Appointments:
15-minutes long,
for Resume critiques/ overview of services
M-F, 2-4pm
(last person taken at 3:45pm)

Evening Resume Critiques:
The Writing Center in the A.O.K. Library
Tues. & Wed. 6-8pm
Math/Psych 212, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250  ▪  410.455.2216  ▪  410.455.1075 (fax)  ▪  careers@umbc.edu
A Department in the Division of Student Affairs, UMBC  ▪  Member Office of the Maryland Career Consortium