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21 W. Mt. Royal Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21201
phone: 410.837.5440
fax: 410.837.5566
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Ongoing Programming

Be Ready Workshops
Ongoing throughout the semester
Be Ready workshops cover various professional development topics to aid you in your career path. Find out more about upcoming workshops here.

Job Search Group
Wednesdays, Nov. 4, 11 and 18, 1-3 p.m.
Want to step up your job search? It's time to do something different. Research shows that joining a job search group can help you find your job faster, easier and at a higher rate of pay, and our groups have a record of success. Register here. A $25 fee covers course materials.

Online and In-Person Career Coaching

Walk-In Resume Reviews
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 3-5 p.m.
Student Center, Room 306
No appointment needed; just bring your resume to speak with one of our career coaches.

Virtual Career Coaching
Career coaching is now available via Skype and phone for students and alumni with busy schedules. To schedule an appointment:

  • log in to MyUB and select the UBworks icon from the "Tools" section
  • once you are logged in, click on "Request an Appointment."

Perfect Your Pitch
ongoing, online
Record your pitch (30-second elevator speech) and get confidential feedback from a UB career coach.

1. Go to http://ubalt.interviewstream.com
2. Create an account using your ubalt e-mail
3. Select "Conduct Interview"
4. Choose "Perfect Your Pitch"

  • National Career Development Month

    Employer Panel for Disabilities
    Tuesday, Nov. 4, 4-6 p.m.
    Location TBA
    Employers from business, government and nonprofit sectors will share their interview experiences and answer your questions about how to position yourself to get hired.

    Speed Networking
    Wednesday, Nov. 12, 6-8 p.m.
    UB Student Center Hilda and Michael Bogomolny Room co-hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations
    Polish your professional skills, build your network and get tips for making a great first impression in a fast-paced environment. You will have to opportunity to meet with 10 alumni from various degree programs in six-minute intervals. A networking reception with light refreshments will follow.

    To participate, a Speed Networking Prep Sessions is mandatory. To schedule a one-on-one prep session, contact Aaron Knizer at aknizer@ubalt.edu or 410.837.5440.

    Career Vital Signs
    Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2-5 p.m. and
    Thursday Nov. 13, 1-4 p.m. 
    UB Student Center, Second Floor
    Work your way through our four check-up stations to get a "medical diagnosis" of your career development. After you visit the stations you will obtain a "prescription" of your next steps towards becoming physically career fit!

    LinkedIn Photoshoot
    Wednesday, Nov. 19, 1-5 p.m. William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center, Room 135
    Your photo plays an important role in communicating your personal brand, so come get a professional photo taken for your LinkedIn profile.

    No appointment needed. Professional attire only.

    LinkedIn Be Ready Workshop
    Wednesday, Nov. 19, 5:45-7 p.m.
    UB Student Center, Room 301

    This workshop focuses on the use of social media in career management and job searching. Learn how to develop a powerful LinkedIn profile and explore the role of Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms in your career.

    Ten Steps to Federal Employment
    Thursday, Nov. 20, 5:45-7 p.m. 
    Angelos Law Center, Room 202 
    sponsored by UB's M.P.A. Student Association
    Did you know that the hiring process for the federal government is significantly different than in private industries? If you’re considering applying for a career with the federal government, don’t miss this special workshop on 10 must-know basics of federal hiring.

October

Penske Visibility Table
Wednesday, Oct. 29, Noon-3 p.m.
Student Center Lobby

Looking for unmatched career growth opportunities? Learn about Penske's Sales and Operations Management Trainee Program. Through initiative and dedication, sales and operations management trainees can quickly advance their careers. This position is open to all majors.

November

Agora Inc. Networking Event
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 4-5:30 p.m.
BC 135

Agora Inc. is an international holding company for more than sixty subsidiary companies worldwide, spanning a variety of industries from information services to international land holdings.

Agora always has openings in a variety of fields from Editorial to Marketing Intelligence, Financial and Health based research, Human Resources, and many more. Though the opportunities vary from affiliate to affiliate, every opportunity requires an ambitious, enthusiastic, and creative individual like you.

Available full-time positions and internships can be accessed through the company webpage, www.agora-inc.com/careers.

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Maryland Transportation Authority Police Visibility Table
Thursday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
UB Student Center Lobby

The Maryland Transportation Authority Police, a nationally accredited force, is the seventh-largest law-enforcement agency in the State with more than 600 sworn and civilian law-enforcement professionals.

The Maryland Transportation Authority Police are responsible for law enforcement at the Authority's highways, tunnels and bridges, the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and the Port of Baltimore.

Learn more about their employment opportunities during their Visibility Table.

Meet Center Stage
Wednesday, Nov. 10, 4-5:30 p.m.
William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center, Auditorium

Recent or soon-to-be graduates of bachelors’ or advanced degree programs are invited to apply to CENTERSTAGE’s 2015-16 Professional Internship Program, which provides hands-on experience and professional guidance to early-career artists, craftspeople, and administrators.

Interns at the Baltimore-based theater work full time from mid-August to early June, enjoying benefits that include free housing, a weekly stipend, networking opportunities and professional development.

Internship disciplines: artistic director;artistic and dramaturgy; audience relations; audio; carpentry; community programs and education; company management; costumes; development; digital media; graphics; lighting; management; multimedia; marketing/public relations; production management/stage management; properties; scenic art; and stage management.

University of Baltimore's 1st Annual Experiential Learning Showcase
Application Deadline: Wednesday, Nov. 26
Showcase: Tuesday, Feb. 3, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.

This event is an opportunity for students to share experiential learning projects (including Research and Project Based Learning, Internship, Study Abroad/Global Field Study, Community Engagement, and Service Learning) in a ten-minute presentation to peers, staff, faculty, parents, and alumni.  In addition, hear from a panel of University of Baltimore alumni who participated in experiential learning and learn how their experience impacted them.

Students across all disciplines must submit an application form to Dr. Darien Ripple (dripple@ubalt.edu) in the Office of Academic Innovation by November 26, 2014. 

Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Office of Alumni Relations, and Office of Academic Innovation.