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Part-Time On-Campus Featured Job

Administrative/Support Services
The Hilltop Institute
UMBCworks ID#: 9228522 (Login to UMBCworks from the Services tab in myUMBC)

Need student(s) to do filing, typing, errands on campus, help move files, answer phones, and buzzer during lunch time if needed, regular clerical duties, and other duties as assigned

Should know Microsoft Office programs

Part-Time Featured Job

Office Assistant
PDA Marketing
UMBCworks ID#: 9229904 (Login to UMBCworks from the Services tab in myUMBC)

Looking for student to work in our advertising and graphic offices in Catonsville (right off of Frederick Road). Daytime hours. Flexible schedule

Tasks include answering phones, data entry, running errands, etc.

Must have own transportation.

Full-Time Entry-Level Featured Job

Bilingual Client Services Associate
Planned Parenthood of Maryland
UMBCworks ID#: 9229814 (login to UMBCworks via the Services tab in myUMBC)
All Majors

Bilingual Medical Receptionist/Interpreter (Spanish/English)
Planned Parenthood of Maryland has full time and part time openings for Bilingual Client Services Associates. Benefits are included. Position is primarily in our Baltimore City office, with 1-2 days/week in our Annapolis office. Primary duties are Interpreting, Front Desk and Educating/Counseling. We will train you as an Interpreter, and in all medical information you will need.

• Excellent customer service and communication skills!
• Patience
• Fast Learner Organized and detail oriented
• Computer-capable
• Available to work Saturdays and some evenings.
• Transportation to both Annapolis and Baltimore City.
• Reliable: at work on time each day
• Comfortable discussing abortion, sexuality and reproductive health
• Fluent in both English and Spanish
• You must support a woman’s choice of abortion to be qualified for this job


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


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

CareerFest 2008

Thursday, September 18, 2008
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
The Kossiakoff Center
11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, Maryland 20723

Meet with company representatives from the following employers:
# Lockheed Martin Corpration
# Howard County Public Schools
# TriMech Services
# Unisys Corporation
# US Enviornmental Protection Agency
# Howard County General Hospital
# Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
# Internal Revenue Service
# Eaton Corporation
# Science Systems and Applications, Inc.
# Johns Hopkins University APL
# Grove Resource Solutions
# Applied Integrated Technologies
# Sandy Spring Bank
# U.S. Census Bureau
and many more...
For the complete list of employers/available positions, visit
For additional information call 410-290-2600

Community Job Fair

Wednesday, September 24
Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Rd, Ft. Meade, MD

80+ companies including IRS, The Washington Post, SAIC, BGE, and many more. Everyone is welcome; bring lots of resumes. Enter fair via MD Rt. 175 at Reece Rd; must present photo ID, current vehicle registration, and proof of insurance. For more information: 410.674.5240,

UMBC 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

Job Prospects

Biology, Biochemistry and Bio-Informatics Majors
Monday, September 15, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Lecture Hall 1

Economics Majors
Wednesday, September 17, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Lecture Hall 9

Mechanical Engineering Majors
Wednesday, September 17, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Lecture Hall 8

Physics, Math, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Majors
Monday, Septmeber 22, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
University Center 310

Political Science and Social Work Majors
Monday, Septmeber 22, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Public Policy 206

Learn more about how to maximize your employment options during the 2008-2009 recruitment season. Get Info about job market trends, upcoming job fairs, networking events, and on-campus interviews for your major.
Please RSVP via the Events tab in your UMBCworks account.
Sponsored by the Career Services Center.

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 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 are available at
Continue reading "Dependable Strengths for Grad Students"

Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) Prep Session

Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) and Written Essay Prep Session
Wednesday, October 22, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
The Nitze Building
1719 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

The U.S. Department of State is presenting a preparatory session on the Foreign Service Officer Test with particular focus on the Written Essay. The seminar is free to the general public. Please RSVP with Barbara Cummings at 202-806-5904.

For additional information visit our website at

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