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January 17, 2010 - January 23, 2010 Archives


Full-Time Featured Jobs in UMBCworks

The following full-time entry-level positions have been posted within the past week to UMBCworks. Login to your account (via the link in the Jobs & Internships topic in myUMBC) and find details and application instructions as well as hundreds of other job postings!

• Junior Software Engineer – ElanTech, Inc. – UMBCworks ID # 9237650
• Placement Consultant - Work Force – Humanim -- UMBCworks ID # 9237555
• Program Coordinator – Maxim Healthcare Services – UMBCworks ID # 9237649
• Technical Writer – Syneren Technologies -- UMBCworks ID # 9231150
• Simulation Software Engineer – Systems Engineering Group, Inc. – UMBCworks ID # 9237567

On-Campus Jobs Featured in UMBCworks

The following on-campus positions have been posted within the past week to UMBCworks. Login to your account (via the link in the Jobs & Internships topic in myUMBC) and find details and application instructions as well as hundreds of other job postings!

• Clerical Assistant – UMBC Work Control -- UMBCworks ID# 9237566
• The Commons Operations Morning Crew (Facilities) – UMBC The Commons – UMBCworks ID# 9237519

Part-Time Jobs Featured in UMBCworks

The following part-time positions have been posted recently to UMBCworks. Login to your account (via the link in the Jobs & Internships topic in myUMBC) and find details and application instructions as well as hundreds of other job postings!

• Tutor High School Students Part-Time – -- UMBCworks ID# 9237632
• Sandwich Artist – Subway – UMBCworks ID# 9237540
• Web Developer – DoublePositive Marketing Group, Inc. – UMBCworks ID# 9237458
• Law Office Production Support Assistant (Part-Time, Evening) – Venable LLP -- UMBCworks ID# 9237455


On-Campus Recruitment - Spring Preview

Don't miss out on employers coming to UMBC to recruit YOU this spring! The following is a sample list of employers coming to present information sessions and/or conduct on-campus interviews:

- Lockheed Martin
- Target
- Enterprise Rent-A-Car
- U.S. Department of Labor
- PNC Financial Services Group
- Morgan Stanley
- Kennedy Krieger Institute
- NMR Consulting
- Goldman Sachs
- U.S. Department of State

More details and sign up deadlines are available at . You can also find details, apply for on-campus interviews, and/or RSVP for events via your UMBCworks account (accessible via the Jobs & Interships topic in myUMBC). Contact the Career Services Center with questions (,, 410.455.2216).

Goldman Sachs - Recruiting at UMBC!

Goldman Sachs Information Session
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
11am - 2pm
University Center 312

Over the past 130 years, the people of Goldman Sachs have built a legendary brand that is continually enriched by the talent, integrity and teamwork at every level of our firm. Mark your calendar today and don't miss your chance to meet with recruiters to discuss internship and full-time job opportunities.

Additional details on this event are coming. Contact Career Services (410.455.2216, with questions.

Foreign Service Test Prep at UMBC

Wednesday, 2/3/10
UMBC University Center 312

A Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) Prep Session will be held for individuals planning to take the FSOT in February/March, 2010.The evening will cover the overall FSOT selection process, a review of the 5 career tracks, and a discussion of the written essay structure and writing strategies.

Please note that you'll want to register to take the exam in advance at . You should also RSVP for the test prep session via the Events tab in UMBCworks (login via the Jobs & Internships topic in myUMBC). Attendees without UMBCworks accounts should email to RSVP.

This session is hosted by the UMBC Career Services Center. Questions? Contact CSC at 410.455.2216,,

2010 Corporate Visibility Days

This spring the following companies will be at UMBC for Corporate Visibility Days. All events will be Wednesdays, 11am-3pm, Commons 331. Mark your calendar today and attend to learn more about full-time and internships opportunities with the participating employers. More
details will be available at as the events near.

2/24 - Booz Allen Hamilton
3/3 - National Security Agency
3/10 - CERDEC (US Army Communications Electronics Research & Development Engineering Center)
3/24 - Kennedy Krieger Institute
3/31 - Next Century

Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities

Interviews for the program will take place at UMBC on February 11, 2010. Read details and necessary steps to participate below:

The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects public and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated postsecondary students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs.

The WRP provides students with disabilities in all fields of study the opportunity to market their abilities to a wide variety of potential employers across the United States, sharpen their interviewing skills during a required one-on-one meeting with a WRP recruiter, and gain valuable skills, experience, and contacts on the job.

Applicants for the program must:
- have a disability AND
- be a U.S. citizen AND
- be enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education on a substantially full-time basis (unless the severity of the disability precludes the student from taking a substantially full-time load) to seek a degree OR
- be enrolled in such an institution as a degree-seeking student taking less than a substantially full-time load in the enrollment period immediately prior to graduation OR
- have graduated from such an institution within the past year.

The WRP is run on an annual basis and requires student applicants to have an interview with one of our recruiters during an on-campus recruitment visit.

The interviews for summer and permanent positions will take place during at UMBC on February 11, 2010. Interested and eligible students will need to take the following steps:

1.) Upload your resume to your UMBCworks account (login via the Jobs & Internships Topic in myUMBC). After uploading, students must have their resume reviewed by a UMBC Career Specialist in the Career Services Center in Math/Psychology 212. Walk-in hourse are M-F, 2-4pm.
2.) Schedule a time with a UMBC Career Specialist to practice interview techniques and self-advocacy skills. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 410.455.2216.
3.) Visit to fill out your application for the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP). You must fill out your application directly into the WRP database via a student registration portal and complete your entire application online.
4.) We suggest you have someone in the UMBC Career Center carefully look over your application before you submit it. This will be competitive and your resume, application, and interview must be top notch.

The WRP is co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy and the U.S. Department of Defense, with support from other federal agencies.


Spring 2010 Career Fairs

Mark your calendar today for spring semester's best job fairs. More details on the the following events will be posted on Career Services website (check out the calendar of events for the entire semester at )

** Summer & Part-Time Job/Internship Fair: Weds, 2/17, 12-4pm, UMBC UC Ballroom

** Maryland Career Consortium Career Fair: Fri, 2/19, 10am-3:30pm (Towson U.; transportation will be provided)

** Hi-Tech Fair: Sat, 2/20 (Baltimore Convention Center transportation will be provided)

** Career Week Career Fair: Thurs, 3/25, 3-5pm, UMBC UC Ballroom

Sports & Entertainment Career Fair

Washington Wizards Sports & Entertainment Career Fair
Weds, 1/20/10

- Meet with representatives from 30+ sports and entertainment companies in the Washington, DC area looking for FT, PT and intern positions.
- Executive panel wiht top level professionals in the sports and entertainment industry.
- Watch the Wizards take on the Dallas Mavericks.

Tickets are $25 and includes a ticket to the Wizards/Mavericks game. Call 202.661.5050 or check out

Aramark Open House

Aramark Regional Staffing Center - Now Hiring - Open House
Feburary 9

All applicants must complete the following steps to be interviewed on the specified date. Each qualified candidate must have the minimum professional work experience in the desired position stated below.

The ARAMARK Regional Staffing Centers are a Flexible work solution for ARAMARK currently looking for individuals to join our team in the following positions:

Cooks (1+ min experience)
Prep Cooks (1+ min experience)
Grill Cooks (1+ min experience)
General Utility (6 month min experience)
Banquet Servers (1+ min experience)
Bartenders (1+ min experience)

1. Prior to attending the OPEN HOUSE apply on-line at:

2. Please arrive dressed for success (NO JEANS) and ready to interview.

Where: 10 North Calvert Street, Suite 208; Baltimore, MD 21202; Phone: 410-244-1015

When: Tuesday – February 9, 2009; 9:00 am to 11:00 am

All candidates must have strong customer service skills and technical knowledge of the position they are applying for. Candidates are subject to criminal background checks, which will be conducted in accordance with New York State and Federal laws.

ARAMARK is a leader in professional services, providing award-winning food services, facilities management and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas and businesses around the world. In FORTUNE magazine's 2008 list of "America's Most Admired Companies," ARAMARK was ranked number one in its industry, consistently ranking since 1998 as one of the top three most admired companies in its industry as evaluated by peers and analysts. ARAMARK also ranked first in its industry in the 2007 FORTUNE 500 survey. ARAMARK seeks to responsibly address issues that matter to its clients, customers, employees and communities by focusing on employee advocacy, environmental stewardship, health and wellness and community involvement. Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 260,000 employees serving clients in 22 countries. Learn more at the company's Web site, Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to workforce diversity.

RMF - Engineering Job Fair

1:30 PM TO 8:00 PM


RMF Engineering, Inc will be conducting a job fair for technical professionals interested in a career in consulting engineering. RMF is a one hundred seventy five person consulting firm specializing in building and infrastructure systems engineering, utility master planning, civil/structural engineering and project commissioning. The firm has offices in Baltimore- Maryland, Charlottesville-Virginia, Durham North Carolina, Mt. Pleasant-South Carolina, Albany-New York and Boston-Massachusetts. RMF currently has the following positions available. Entry level and experienced professionals are encouraged to attend.

Electrical Engineers – The firm is currently seeking electrical engineering professionals with experience in any of the following areas:
 Building System Electrical Design
 Medium Voltage Power Distribution (5 kV to 35 kV)
 Substation Design
 Emergency Power Systems
 Power System Analysis (SKM)

Mechanical Engineers – The firm is currently seeking mechanical engineering professionals with experience in any of the following areas:
 HVAC System Design
 Plumbing System Design
 Central Heating and Cooling Plant System Design
 Utility Master Planning

Civil / Structural Engineers – The firm is currently seeking civil structural engineering professionals with experience in any of the following areas:
 Underground Utility Distribution
 Sanitary and Storm Water System Design
 Site Design
 Structural Building Design and Analysis

Commissioning Professionals - The firm is currently seeking commissioning professionals with experience in any of the following areas:
 Mechanical and Electrical Building System Commissioning
 Building Automation Systems
 Utility Plant Commissioning
 Testing and Balancing of Mechanical Systems

Designers and Cad Technicians – The firm is currently seeking AutoCAD and design professionals with experience in any of the following areas:
 Mechanical (HVAC and Plumbing)
 Piping Design
 Electrical
 Civil /Structural


Dependable Strengths: Networking & Job Search Workshop

Dependable Strengths Workshop: Networking and Job Search

2 day workshop + one follow-up appointment

Friday and Saturday, January 22-23 - Register NOW!

Need answers to the big questions about where you are headed next?
Not sure what kind of job you are interested in or how to find it?
Are you graduating this year and lack the know-how or confidence to network?

This two day workshop helps you to do all of these! Unlike other career assessments and workshops, you'll be able to assess your strengths and identify what you enjoy, things that you do well and events or experiences in which you take pride. It motivates you to succeed. Ultimately by learning more about yourself through this process, you open up new opportunities.
The focus in this workshop is a non-traditional job search process. Through guided group discussions, participants will:

* Identify what you are good at and what you love to do
* Learn to articulate your worth to an employer
* Learn to make contacts whenever you may want them
* Succeed in interviews
* Work with a support team to increase self-confidence

The workshop is designed for all levels from freshmen to graduate students and alumni. The cost for current students is $50. Additional details and the online registration form are at .


Microsoft Scholarship for CS/MATH/PHYS/CE B.S. Students

Microsoft is excited to announce its scholarship program for the 2010–2011 academic year! *Applications must be postmarked by February 1, 2010*
Details available at .

Continue reading "Microsoft Scholarship for CS/MATH/PHYS/CE B.S. Students" »

Still Deciding on a Major?

Still wondering what your major or career should be? Check out these spring courses in Geography:

GES 102Y: Human Geography
GES 110Y: Physical Geography
GES 120Y: Environmental Science and Conservation

These four-credit courses include a weekly seminar: Introduction to an Honors University designed for students new to UMBC.

Stop by CSC over Break

Beat the big rush at the beginning of the semester and stop by Career Services over winter break. We're located in Math/Psych 212 and are open 8:30am - 5pm. Make an appointment or stop by during our walk-in hours, Monday-Friday, 2-4pm, for a resume critique or quick questions. Not local? You can always access great career advice, lists of upcoming career events, and tons of resources online at We're open and hope to see you soon!

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