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Featured Full-Time Jobs in UMBCworks

The following full-time 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!

*Connections Personnel of New York, Inc. - Account Manager - ID# 9241692
*WBFF-TV FOX 45 - Full-Time Photojournalist - ID# 9241685
*Maximus, Inc. - Sales Support Coordinator - ID# 9241684

Featured Part-Time Jobs Featured in UMBCworks

The following part-time 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!

*Misc. Household Opportunities - Baby-sitter/Nanny - ID# 9241677
*Community Analytics, LLC - Social Network Research Associate - ID# 9241689
*On The Border - ServersHost/Hostess/To Go - ID# 9241612

Featured On-Campus Jobs 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!

*Chartwells College & University Dining Services - Administrative Assistant - ID# 9240919
*UMBC The Commons - Front-End Web Designer - ID# 9241418

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists Career Development Program Fellowship

Application Deadline: November 1st

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists™ strives to provide the essential support services and programs emerging artists need to build sustainable careers.

Our two-year Career Development Program offers a select group of highly talented artists:
-Career counseling
-Professional development seminars
-Volunteer opportunities
-Alumni solo exhibitions
-Alumni travel grants

Eligibility requirements include:
-Applicants cannot be full time students.
-Applicants must live within 100 miles of Philadelphia (NYC and the 5 boroughs, NJ, DE, and Baltimore included).
-Applicants cannot have an ongoing contractual agreement with a commercial gallery or gallery representation.

More information about the program can be found online at

The application can be found online at

For more information, please contact Amie Potsic, Director of the Career Development Program at or 215-546-7775 x 12.


Employer Information Sessions - Fall 2010

The following employers will be at UMBC this semester to meet with students to discuss their organizations and employment opportunities. These sessions offer students the chance to network and really prepare for the application process and/or interviews with the hosting organizations. Please RSVP via the Events tab in your UMBCworks account (access myUMBC under the Jobs & Internships topic in myUMBC). The complete employer information session schedule can be viewed here.

**Goldman Sachs -- 9/22/2010, 12:00-1:00pm, PUP 367 -- All Majors

**Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) -- 9/28/2010, 12:00-2:00pm, ITE 456 -- All Majors, Information Systems, Business Technology Administration, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Financial Economics, Mechanical Engineering, Political Science, Engineering

**ExxonMobil -- 9/30/2010, 5:00-6:00pm, ITE 456 -- Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, Biochemistry

**Harris Corporation -- 10/5/2010, 5:00-7:00pm, Commons 328 -- Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering

**T. Rowe Price -- 10/13/2010, 12:00-1:00pm, Commons 328 -- Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering

**Morgan Stanley-Baltimore -- 10/13/2010, 5:00-7:00pm, Commons 329 -- All Majors

**Peace Corps -- 10/14/2010, 5:00-7:00pm, Math/Psych 210 -- All Majors

**Lockheed Martin Corporation (University Relations) -- 11/10/2010, 6:00-7:30pm, ITE 456 -- Mathematics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Electrical Engineering

Upcoming On-Campus Interview Deadlines - Fall 2010

Don't miss out on employers coming to UMBC to recruit YOU this fall! The following is a list of employers coming to conduct on-campus interviews. Check back often as employers will be added throughout the semester.

Interviewing on 10/8/2010 (deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 9/24/2010)
Positions: Engineering MS/BS/Full-Time, Engineering Intern/Co-op
Majors: Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

Interviewing on 10/12/2010 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 9/28/2010)
Positions: Associate Investigators - R&D Engineers (BS and MS Entry Level), Associate Investigators - R&D Scientists (BS and MS Entry Level)
Majors: Physics, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biological Sciences

**General Electric
Interviewing on 10/14/2010 (deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 9/30/2010)
Position: 4946 - Appliances Technical Co-op (January-May)
Majors: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

**SRA International, Inc.
Interviewing on 10/14/2010 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 9/30/2010)
Position: Associate Member
Majors: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, English, Information Systems, Systems Engineering

**General Electric
Interviewing on 10/15/2010 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 10/1/2010)
Position: 1234 - Edison Engineering Development Program-Aviation
Majors: Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

**Kennedy Krieger Institute
Interviewing on 10/15/2010 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 10/1/2010)
Position: Clinical Assistant
Majors: Biological Sciences, Education, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Pre-Medical, Pre-Nursing, Psychology, Psychology-Applied Developmental, Psychology-Human Services, Social Work, Sociology, Sociology-Applied

**NMR Consulting
Interviewing on 10/18/2010 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 10/4/2010)
Position: Help Desk Technician
Majors: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Systems Engineering

**Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Interviewing on 10/20/2010 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 10/6/2010)
Positions: Management Trainee, Management Intern
Majors: Accounting, All Majors, Business Technology Administration, Communications, Economics, Financial Economics

**General Electric
Interviewing on 10/20/2010 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 10/6/2010)
Positions: 397 - GE Healthcare Technical -EEDP- Summer Intern or Co-op; 559 - Operations Management Leadership Program; 97 - Summer Information Management Leadership Program Intern
Majors: Business Technology Administration, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Information Systems, Mechanical Engineering, Physics

**General Electric
Interviewing on 10/21/2010 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 10/7/2010)
Position: 98 - Information Management Leadership Program (IMLP)
Majors: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, Information Systems

**PNC Financial Services Group
Interviewing on 10/26/2010 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 10/12/2010)
Position: Technology Summer Internship Program, Technology Full-Time Program
Majors: Computer Science, Information Systems

**General Electric
Interviewing on 10/27/2010 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 10/13/2010)
Position: 4811 - GE Healthcare Operations- OMLP - Summer Intern or Co-op
Majors: Mechanical Engineering

**Morgan Stanley- Baltimore
Interviewing on 10/27/2010 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 10/17/2010)
Position: Operations Analyst Program
Majors: All Majors

**Lockheed Martin Corporation (University Relations)
Interviewing on 11/11/2010 (Deadline to apply via UMBCworks: 10/28/2010)
Position: Computer Science Positions (Full-Time), Computer Science Positions (Internship), Engineering Opportunities (Full-time), Engineering Opportunities (Internship)
Majors: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Mathematics, Mathematics-Applied, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Physics-Applied, Systems Engineering
To apply for these on-campus interview opportunties, you'll need to have an approved resume in UMBCworks and will need to individually apply for the opportunities you're interested in (login to UMBCworks via the Jobs & Internships topic in myUMBC; from there, click on the Jobs tab, select UMBCworks, and search for "Interviews I Qualify for").

For questions, please contact the Career Services Center (MP212, 410.455.2216,

Corporate Visibility Days - Fall 2010

This fall the following companies will be at UMBC for Corporate Visibility Days. All events will be Wednesdays, 11am-2pm, 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 on our calendar as the events near.

10/13 - General Electric
10/20 - Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems (Electronic Systems Sector)
10/27 - DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency)
11/3 - NSA (National Security Agency)
11/10 - Constellation Energy Group
11/17 - Next Century Corporation


Career Fair 2010

Wednesday, October 6th
11:30am - 3:30pm

This is the largest UMBC job fair of the year. Don't miss your chance to meet with employers to discuss career and employment opportunities. Don't forget, first impressions are important - bring plenty of resumes and dress professionally. Learn how to make the most of the fair and get your resume critiqued by stopping by the Career Services Center during walk-in hours.

Here is a list of employers scheduled to attend.

All students and alumni of all majors are encouraged to attend.

Questions? Contact the Career Services Center at, 410.455.2216, or stop by Math/Psych 212.

Fall 2010 Diversity Career Fair

Wednesday, September 22, 2010
10AM - 2PM
Baltimore Convention Center

Dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes!

All job seekers attending this hiring event will be required to pre-register online.

For more information please call 443.543.1862 or go to

Companies in attendance:
All-State Career
American Career Institute
Anointed Words
Army Team
Avon Products
Bridging Nations
Dept. of Labor, Licensing & Regulation
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Evans Insurance Agency
Frito Lay
Lincoln Technical Institute
Maryland Judiciary
Maryland Army National Guard
North American Trade Schools
TriStar Property Management
United Insurance
United States Park Police

Out for Work - Free Career Fair

Sunday, September 26th
The Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle N.W, Washington D.C

As part of the 2010 National Out for Work Career Conference a Free Career Fair that will be open to the public is being held.

Companies participating include:
-American Airlines
-National Grid
-Paxton Companies
-Peace Corps
-And many more...

Dress in business attire and bring multiple copies of your resume.

RSVP by emailing a copy of your resume to

Johns Hopkins University 2010 Fall Career Fair

Wednesday, September 29
Recreation Center at JHU

Full-time, internship and graduate school opportunites! All majors and class years are encouraged to attend.

Among the attending employers are:
-Blackbird Technologies
-Boston Scientific
-D.E. Shaw Research Group
-Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
-Kenesis Corporate and Information Consulting
-Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
and many more.

NJIT Fall Career Fair

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
12:30 - 5:00 pm
New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University - Newark

At the NJIT Career Fair you will have the opportunity to:
•Meet more than 100 companies of your choice
•Speak directly and place your resumes in the hands of recruiters
•Apply for full-time, part-time, co-op and internship positions at one event
•Network with over 350 recruiters to learn about opportunities in your field

Register @
Contact: Denise at 973.596.3646


Senior Success Seminar

Saturday, September 25, 2010
Commons 3rd Floor

UMBC 2010 and 2011 graduates…YOU need to start your full-time job search in the FALL. Yes, the FALL! Employers will be on campus starting in early October looking for December 2010 AND May 2011 grads!

This employer led event will offer presentations, resume critiques and mock interviews to workshop participants. Below is a sample of the topics and presenters that will be offering their expertise to you:

-Resumes and Cover Letters: Northrop Grumman
-Developing Your Brand: General Electric
-Acing the Interview: Centric Business Systems
-How to Manage Your First Year on the Job: Next Century

Throughout the afternoon, resume critiques and mock interviews will be offered by representatives from General Electric, National Security Agency, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Next Century, Centric Business Systems, Northrop Grumman and Global Design Interactive.

Sign up for this event to learn more about taking advantage of the on-campus interview program (application deadlines start mid-September), maximizing UMBCworks, networking, the how-to's of effective job searching, and building resumes and cover letters that work.

Due to the length and extent of this program, the cost of this all day workshop is $35. Registration and payment must be received by Friday, September 17. Visit our website to register.

CIA Resume Critiques

Tuesday, September 28
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
ITE 456

Resume Critiques Provided by the CIA!

RSVP via UMBCworks, under the "Events" tab to have your resume critiqued by a CIA recruiter.

You may also want to attend the CIA's Information Session from 12-2pm on 9/28 (RSVP via the Events-Information Sessions tabs in UMBCworks).

Professional Outplacement Assistance Center presents Twilight Networking

September 20, 2010
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Front Parking Lot of the Columbia Workforce Center

Who holds the key to your next opportunity?

You might meet people who are looking for someone with your background and skills or are connected to others who may be looking for a talent such as yours.

Attire: Business-casual

Come prepared with your résumés, personal marketing cards (business cards), and a successful attitude that will allow you to expand your personal network. We will also have meaningful door prizes!

To RSVP, send a blank email by September 16th to Sierra Morgan at and on the Subject line include your name and profession.

Out for Work - 2010 LGBTQ College Student Career Conference

When: September 25-26

Where: Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington D.C.

What to Expect:
-Breakout sessions, workshops and panel discussions focused on being "out" in the workplace
-Well known speakers and representatives from America's top organizations share their coming out at work stories
-Get the skills to get the job, including networking, resume writing and interviewing techniques
-Find an internship or job at the Pride Career Fair

Who Should Attend:
Undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, professionals, faculty, staff and friends! Anyone who is LGBTQ or LGBTQ friendly (ally) is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Student - $45
Professional - $75
Group of 10 - $325
Group of 20 - $575

Register here.

Additional information including agendas, hotels and transportation is available online at

For any questions, please visit or contact Alex Gant at or 1-866-571-LGBT.

Visionaries in IT

September 29th
7:30am – 9am
BWI Airport Marriott, 1743 West Nursery Road, Baltimore, MD 21240

Speaker: Jim Traficant, VP and Senior Executive Account Manager for Healthcare Solutions at Harris Corporation

A bus is provided to transport students, faculty and staff. The bus leaves at 7:15am and meets at the flagpoles near the Administration Building.

To register visit,

Careers in Student Affairs Month -- Mini-Conference

Saturday, October 2, 2010
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Towson University in Towson, Maryland.

Presented by NASPA Region II and Towson University

This conference is an chance for Students (Undergraduate and Graduate Students) to learn more about the field of Student Affairs. Schools from all over the region will be in attendance so it will also provide valuable networking opportunities.

Please Register Online for the Conference Using the Link Below

Northrop Grumman Mock Interviews

Wed, 10/20/2010
11:00am - 12:00pm
Commons 331

This is your chance to practice your interviewing skills with real corporate recruiters. Gain confidence and learn how to improve your interview performance.

RSVP via UMBCworks, under the "Events" tab.

Be sure to bring your resume and to check out the interviewing resources at ; professional attire is recommended.This event is part of Northrop Grumman's Corporate Visibility Day.

Questions? Contact the Career Services Center (, 410.455.2216).


New Career Services Website

The new Career Services Center website is up and running! Check it out at

Attitude Is Everything When It Comes To Winning Interviews

Whether you admit it or not, an aggressive attitude doesn't work anymore at interviews. With the recession breathing on their necks, both interviewers and interviewees are aggressive enough and there's no cause to add incentives for further irritation. It used to work in the last century, especially in sales, but now, an aggressive attitude would more likely result in a similarly aggressive rejection of your job application. Keep reading here.

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