GRAD STUDENT DINNER: Career Paths for Graduate Students
A round table dinner seminar and "mini" job fair
Participate in UMBC's annual campus-wide CAREER WEEK!
This seminar places specific focus on jobs for graduate students receiving master's and doctoral degrees from all disciplines.
Career Paths for Graduate Students
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Library 7th floor
Dinner will be served.
Reception and one-on-one discussions: 6:00 - 6:30 PM.
Round table discussions with employers who hire candidates with advanced degrees.(Please bring updated CVs.)
Gay Warshaw, M.A. Manager, Recruitment and Admissions, The Graduate School.
Diane Crump-Fogle, Associate Director of Career Programming and Events, UMBC Career Services Center
Here are the names of the companies that will be represented.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) http://www.bls.gov/jobs/
- Creative Staffing International http://creativestaffingintl.com/
- Gladstone Institutes http://gladstoneinstitutes.org/connect/careers
- Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory http://www.jhuapl.edu/employment/
- Kelly Government Solutions http://www.kellyservices.com/Global/Home/
- National Security Agency http://www.nsa.gov/careers/
- Soft Tech Consulting http://www.softtechconsulting.com/careers
- The Canton Group https://www.cantongroup.com/about-us/careers
- The Hilltop Institute, UMBC http://www.hilltopinstitute.org/research.cfm
- U. S. Census Bureau https://www.census.gov/
- UMBC, Research Administration http://www.umbc.edu/research/administration/
- Urban Teacher Center http://www.urbanteachercenter.org/node/87
- Viggorr Innovative Systems and Solutions Company
We will also have a panel discussion for those interested in Global Career Opportunities.
Are you considering working for an organization with a GLOBAL or International focus, or going back to your home country, or just interested in pursuing a new experience overseas?
How do you find out about such opportunities? What do you need to prepare for a job overseas?
We invite you to attend this panel discussion.
We will have speakers from ITESM (Mexico), the Fulbright program and the U. S. Department of State.
Alisha Scott, Program Officer Middle East and North Africa from the Institute of International Education http://www.cies.org/, will be talking about the Fulbright Scholar Program.
Dr. Christopher Hofmann, Office of Policy and Public Outreach (OES/PPO) from the U. S. Department of State http://www.state.gov/e/oes/, will be talking about international careers at the State Department. He is also a UMBC alumnus (Biological Sciences).
Additional resources and consultation are available for graduate students through the Career Services Center's webpage for masters and doctoral students: http://www.careers.umbc.edu/students/index.php
Job search information: http://www.careers.umbc.edu/skills/jobs_grad.php
PROMISE Career Partners website: http://sites.google.com/site/promisecareerpartners/Home
All graduate students are invited to this event. Please RSVP by clicking the "I can attend" button below so that our office can order enough food.
This event is part of UMBC's project to increase job opportunities for graduate students, per the Council of Graduate Schools' Commission on Pathways Through Graduate School and into Careers.