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September 7, 2008 - September 13, 2008 Archives


Part-Time On-Campus 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!

Part-Time Featured Job

Facilities Associate
Teledyne Energy Systems, Inc.
UMBCworks ID#: 9229988 (login to UMBCworks via the Services tab in myUMBC)

All Majors

Candidate will be required to frequently move or lift 20 pounds (50lbs. on occasion), perform overhead work, operate fork lift, work at elevation up to 25 feet and be medically cleared to wear respiratory protection. Assist facilities manager with vendor quotes, project planning, environmental compliance as safety, and facility maintenance.

High School diploma and a 2 year degree or certificate (s) in specific technical training. Troubleshooting skills are required. Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Experience with MS office suite is highly desired. Flexibility in schedule as well as the ability to respond to periodic off hour events is highly desired.

Full-Time Entry-Level Featured Job

Software Developer
Tecore, Inc
UMBCworks ID#: 9230023 (login to UMBCworks via the Services tab in myUMBC)
Majors: Engineering, Computer Science

Tecore Networks is seeking entry level Software Developers to join our dynamic Development Team in the creation of VOIP, GSM, and CDMA wireless systems. Located in Columbia, MD, we are leading provider of mobile networks for emerging operators and rapid deployments.

We are seeking individuals who have BS in Computer Science or related field. Must have working knowledge of Java and/or C++; understanding of design techniques; strong verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, ability to multi-task and prioritize work with minimal supervision. Preferred experience will also include reading and interpreting C; developing software in a LINUX/UNIX environment; TCP/IP network experience; and some prior experience with Telecommunications

Join us in our expansion phase! We are celebrating continued business success in our beautiful, new Columbia, MD headquarters in Columbia Gateway Business Park. All positions are for regular, full-time team members and have a comprehensive benefits package. Sorry, no visa sponsorship or relocation assistance is provided at this time. Apply to You must include your complete salary history Please use “Software Developer – SWD082008” in the subject line of your response. Principals only.


On-Campus Interviews - September Sign-up Deadlines

The following employers will be at UMBC to conduct on-campus interviews
with seniors and graduate students for career-related positions. Listed
below are those with application deadlines quickly approaching. For more
details and to apply, visit the "jobs" section of UMBCworks (accessible
via myUMBC under the Services tab). Search for "Interviews I Qualify
For". As you'll need to have an approved resume in your UMBCworks
account to apply for on-campus interviews, be sure to upload your resume
to UMBCworks as soon as possible to allow time for feedback and approval.

Mon, 10/6/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 9/22/2008

Interviewing for the following positions:
Recruiter/Entry Level Sales (copy) (UMBCworks position id #9227020)

Students in the following majors should consider applying:
All Majors

W.R. Grace and Co.
Tue, 10/7/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 9/23/2008

Interviewing for the following positions:
Manufacturing Leadership (UMBCworks position id #9226120)

Students in the following majors should consider applying:
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Wed, 10/8/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 9/24/2008

Interviewing for the following positions:
Management Intern (UMBCworks position id #9228589)
Management Trainee (UMBCworks position id #9228590)

Students in the following majors should consider applying:
All Majors

Thu, 10/9/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 9/25/2008

Interviewing for the following positions:
Executive Team Leader (UMBCworks position id #9229543)
Store Executive Internship (UMBCworks position id #9229544)

Students in the following majors should consider applying:
All Majors

Clifton Gunderson LLP
Fri, 10/10/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 9/26/2008

Interviewing for the following positions:
Accounting Associate (UMBCworks position id #9229535)

Students in the following majors should consider applying:

NFDC Internet Connection
Wed, 10/8/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 9/29/2008

Interviewing for the following positions:
Web Developer (UMBCworks position id #9229876)
Freelance Flash Designer/Developer (UMBCworks position id #9230021)

Students in the following majors should consider applying:
All Majors

MetroStar Systems, Inc.
Tue, 10/14/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 9/30/2008

Interviewing for the following positions:
Network Administrator (UMBCworks position id #9229921)
Web Designer (UMBCworks position id #9229922)
System Administrator (UMBCworks position id #9229923)
Web Application Developer (UMBCworks position id #9229924)
ADABAS Software Engineer (UMBCworks position id #9229925)
Systems Engineer (UMBCworks position id #9229926)
Database Programmer/Analyst (UMBCworks position id #9229927)
Interface Designer (UMBCworks position id #9229928)

Students in the following majors should consider applying:
Business Technology Administration
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Information Systems

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 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.

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,

Career Expo

Women for Hire
Career Expo
October 2, 2008
Thurs. 10am-2pm

The Almas Temple at the Hamilton Crowne Hotel
1315 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Some of the participating employers:
Best Buy
Cox Communications
CVS Caremark
Defense Energy Support Center
Drug Enforcement Administration
New York LifeOPNET Technologies
Prince William County Police Dept.
SGT, Inc.
SunTrust Bank
Triple Canopy
U.S. Dept. of State/Diplomatic Security
Waste Management

Important Details:
Free Admission
Register On-Site
Resumes Required for Admittance
Business Attire Required
*As a reminder, you are responsible for your parking fees, if any.


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.

There will be a free shuttle running between UMBC and the event at Loyola's Timonium Campus:

Shuttle pick up and drop off location will be Lot #17.

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Job Prospects for Your Major

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, Anthropology, and Sociology Majors
Monday, Septmeber 22, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Public Policy 206

Information Systems, Computer Science, and Computer Engineering Majors
Wednesday, September 24, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Lecture Hall 8

Psychology Majors
Wednesday, September 24, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Math/Psychology 322-A

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.

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"

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.


Where the Girls Are: Promoting Equality for All Women and Girls

You are invited to submit a project for this year's Campus Action Project.
Selected projects will receive $1,000 - $5,000 in funding.

Submit your proposals online by *November 7, 2008*.

AAUW Campus Action Projects enable student leaders and campus faculty to
design and implement exceptional campus and community programs. This
year, eligibility for funding is limited to projects that address some
of the educational barriers faced by low-income and minority women and
girls. You can learn more about AAUW Campus Action Projects online

Campus Action Projects offer opportunities to

* Spread awareness about the educational barriers faced by women and
girls from minority and low-income backgrounds
* Implement exceptional projects on campus that can serve as models
for change
* Provide students with valuable leadership experience
* Present the project outcomes at a workshop at the National
Conference for College Women Student Leaders
<> in Washington, D.C., in June 2009

Application materials and more information
are available
online. For more information, e-mail
or call 202/785-7719.

AAUW breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all
women have a fair chance. Visit the AAUW website for more information.

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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