Your career starts right here, right now.
Getting a job requires more than a degree. Employers want well-rounded graduates with professional attitudes and skills developed through experiences beyond the classroom.
It's never too early—or too late—to plan for your future. With the right type of coaching, mentoring and practice, we'll help get you there.
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Students on the Move
Major: International Business
"After meeting a few representatives from Morgan Stanley at a career fair held on campus, I applied for an on campus interview for their summer analyst internship program. I was selected for a final interview, and later I was extended an offer for said internship program. From there I worked for Morgan Stanley this summer; learning about financial services, operations, and gained valuable skills that will help me further down the road in my career. I created excel macros, and new processes that has helped the firm save time and money. These are experiences that will help me further down the road in my career. I cannot be happier with the services provide through the Career and Professional Development Center; as it helped me land an internship that proved to be one of the best experiences of my life."
"With [my Professional Development Institute mentor's] encouragement, I ran for and was elected to the position of vice president of Beta Alpha Psi, went to a regional conference, joined the Maryland Association of CPA’s and got selected to attend the [organization's] Student Leadership Academy this summer. I also ... [received] a scholarship, as well as an offer for an internship and full-time position for my dream job."
Program: Business Administration
"... I wanted to touch up my resume, so I met with Mr. Charles Jennings. From there, there was an instant bond and he soon became my mentor. He helped me manage my interviews as well as acceptance and rejection letters. More importantly, he helped me land a sweet job at the Wells Fargo headquarters downtown."
Major: Business Administration
"The Career and Professional Development Center has helped me in many ways, including sharpening my resume and doing a mock interview. I now have a better understanding of the interview process and how a person should act and respond to questions. They have also helped me immensely to grow into the young professional that I am and get the internship that I have today."
Program: Forensic Studies
"A few weeks ago, I returned from my very first trip abroad—an immersion component in my summer class, Comparative Criminal Justice and Human Rights, with Dr. Richards. Our 10-day trip included London, Amsterdam and Brussels. ... I now have a brand new perspective on my career contributions to the world, and an appreciation for the importance and the impact we all possess."
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