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Part-Time Featured Job

Student Telecounseling Admissions Representative
UMBC Office of Admissions
UMBCworks ID#: 9229747 (Login to UMBCworks from the Services tab in myUMBC)

STARs are current UMBC students who assist prospective students throughout the admissions process. They establish an ongoing relationship with prospective students via a series of phone calls and participation in Admissions events. They inform interested students about open houses, academic & service departments, application deadlines, classes, student life, and much more!

• Desire to help prospective students during their college search process.
• At least one semester completed at UMBC
• Ability to work five or more hours per week, Monday-Thursday, 4:00-7:30pm.
• Commitment to work at least one full semester (except for exam week).
• A positive attitude!

Full-Time Entry-Level Featured Job

Manufacturing Development Program: Mechanical Engineers
UMBCworks ID#: 9229684 (login to UMBCworks via the Services tab in myUMBC)

Besides the important purpose of serving healthcare and assisting with BD’s mission to help all people live healthy lives, there is something special about BD’s manufacturing capability. BD has more than 50 manufacturing units across the globe and has for more than 100 years earned a competency as a high performing manufacturer of high quality, high volume medical devices. BD has state of the art manufacturing technology, methods and people systems. So not only is this an opportunity to work for an outstanding Company it is a leading manufacturer as well.

The program features three years of manufacturing experience including diverse job responsibilities and involvement in key projects. Your technical skills will be applied to shape the operations of the company. Typical assignments include process development, process improvement, application of LEAN and Six Sigma, process validation, project management, and production supervision. MDP Engineers rotate through three locations in three years. Current and previous rotation sites include California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, Utah, and North Carolina.

Strong desire for a career in manufacturing; BS in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent engineering degree; willingness and ability to relocate 3 times in 3 years; GPA of 3.0 or higher; experience in a manufacturing environment; demonstrated leadership skills; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and an ability to adapt quickly to new professional environments. BD is an equal opportunity employer. For U.S. employment opportunities, BD hires U.S citizens, permanent residents, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with temporary work authorization, such as students in practical training status (F, H, and J visas). Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. BD will require proof of work authorization prior to employment.


Fall 2008 On-Campus Interviews

December '08 and May '09 graduates... Don't miss your best chance to interview with the following top employers, conveniently on campus, for full-time, professional positions:

- Microsoft
- Legg Mason
- Aerotek
- Hughes
- W.R. Grace
- U.S. Treasury
- Target
- Clifton Gunderson
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- Lockheed Martin
- SRA International
- GE
- Northrop Grumman
- Constellation Energy
- U.S. Census
- Sogeti
- DuPont
- TEKSystems
- Enterprise Rent-A-Car
- Deloitte
- And many more...

The complete schedule is available at: . Sign ups for many of these on-campus interviews have already begun. Login to your UMBCworks account (via the Services tab in myUMBC), upload your resume, search for "Interviews I Qualify For", and apply for the positions/employers you're interested in. Be sure to watch application deadlines. Contact the Career Services Center (, x52216) with questions.

Fall 2008 Corporate Visibility Days

Coming to UMBC this fall....

** SRA International -- 10/8
** NSA -- 10/15
** Deloitte -- 10/22
** Northrop Grumman -- 10/29
** Constellation Energy -- 11/5
** GEICO -- 11/12

Corporate Visibility Days are great opportunities to learn more about and network with employers interested in hiring UMBC students. Hosted by the Career Services Center. More details about each Visibility Day will be available at .


UMBC Campus Jobs Fair

Tuesday, August 26
Commons Main Street (across from The Bookstore)

Learn about on-campus Job opportunities. Several campus departments will be available recruiting for student positions in their departments. Bring your resume and be prepared for on-site interviews. Sponsored by the Career Services Center.

Sports and Entertainment Career Fair

Friday, August 29th
3:00 – 5:00
Verizon Center

All the local and surrounding professional sports teams (Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards, US Olympic Committee, Baltimore Orioles, and more!) will be present conducting on site interviews for full and part time positions as well as internship opportunities. Meet with representatives from public relations, sales, business development, advertising, and more. More information at .

Baltimore South Job Fair

Monday, September 15, 2008
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Holiday Inn - BWI International Airport
890 Elkridge Landing Road
Linthicum, MD 21090

Meet with companies in the following industries:
# Accounting/Auditing
# Administrative and Support Services
# Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
# Banking
# Consumer Products
# Customer Service and Call Center
# Finance/Economics
# Financial Services
# Healthcare
# Hospitality/Tourism
# Insurance
# Real Estate/Mortgage
# Restaurant and Food Service
# Retail/Wholesale
# Sales
# and many more...

Get directions or call 410-859-8400. Details and registration at .

Career Fair 2008

Wednesday, October 1
12noon - 4pm

Mark your calendar today for UMBC's largest annual job fair; 100+ employers expected. The employer list is being continuously updated and is available at . Dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes. Sponsored by the Career Services Center.


Senior Success Seminar: Job Hunting Is a Fall Sport, You Have to Play to Win!

Senior Success Seminar: Saturday, September 13, 9:30am-4pm

All successful athletes make it their business to know what it takes to make the cut. They start early and make sure they're ready for the competition.

How about you?

Do you know what it will take to find the job you want? When should you start? How will you sell yourself?

It's time to get on the ball! All graduate and undergraduate students graduating May ’09 and December ’08 are invited to join the pros for a full day JOB SEARCH TRAINING CAMP, Saturday, September 13, 9:30am-4pm.

Don't be left behind. We're offering an outstanding line up to make sure you're prepared to make it to the major leagues (or at least a paycheck)! Topics covered include:
• Orientation to the on-campus interview program (application deadlines start mid-September!)
• Maximizing UMBCworks, the campus’ online job bank/resume database
• Employer mock interviews and resume critiques conducted by:
- Accenture Technology Solutions
- General Electric
- Lockheed Martin
- National Security Agency
- SRA International
- Kennedy Krieger Institute
• The art of networking
• The how-to’s of effective job searching
• Building resumes and cover letters
• Acing the Job Interview - Presented by Lorne Epstein, author of You're Hired

Details and the online registration form (register by Friday, September 5th) are available at

Grad School 101: Navigating the Grad School Application Process

Thursday, September 18, 2008
Loyola, Timonium Campus
12 noon-5 p.m.

If you‘re thinking about pursuing graduate education, now is a great time to start narrowing down the possibilities. Grad School 101: Navigating the Application Process is a free seminar that will guide you through the challenges and help put a plan in motion. Feel free to attend any and all workshops! Sponsored by the Maryland Career Consortium (UMBC is a member of the Consortium).

Visit to register.

Pre-registration guarantees lunch between noon-1:30 p.m.

Graduate Degrees for the Public Good: Grad School Fair

Washington, District of Columbia
Fri Sep 19 2008
5:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Grand Ballroom
Georgetown University Conference Center / Marriot Hotel
Georgetown University
3800 Reservoir Road, Washington, D.C.

If you want to attend this fair to look for grad schools, please sign up by clicking on here.

Dependable Strengths for Grad Students

Saturdays, 10/4 & 10/7, 9am-5pm

Dependable Strengths is a two-part seminar which provides a safe place for graduate-level students to consider career possibilities inside and outside academia. Participants explore "good experiences" for patterns of strengths; explore career paths congruent with strengths; create a report that reflects strengths; learn to use the report to make connections and to improve interviews.

Space is limited; registration deadline is September 29th. Cost: $45. Registration form and more information will be available at

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LSAT Prep Courses

LSAT TEST PREP -- 8/28-9/18/08 Thursday Evenings
Come to UMBC and prepare for the types of questions included in the Law School Admissions Test. Designed to improve performance on the competitive LSAT, this intensive course focuses on:

1. Test-taking techniques
2. Time-saving methods
3. Improving logical reasoning
4. Practicing with sample tests
5. Enhancing reading comprehension
6. Reducing test anxiety

Taught by Dr. Bruce Spiegelberg and Dr. Anthony Poplawski of Spiegelberg and Associates, UMBC’s Test Preparation Courses are acclaimed for their comprehensiveness, revealing the true character of the test, their focus on maximizing scores, their intellectual seriousness, and reducing the test candidate’s test anxiety. Instruction is at the highest professional level by experienced college faculty. More inforamtion at:

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