By: Lakeisha Mathews, CPRW, CPCC, GCDF (Director)
Welcome to spring 2017! As we wrap up with the winter season and prepare to enter into the sunny days of spring there is no better time to focus on your career goals. This semester the Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) has planned a great slate of events to help you explore your career options, connect with employers, and/or improve your workplace excellence skills. Of note is the Maryland Career Consortium annual career fair being held on February 24th at Notre Dame of Maryland University from 10 am. – 2 pm. If you are graduating and looking for a new job or hoping to secure a summer internship, we highly encourage you to attend. Transportation is being provided by the CPDC from UB to Notre Dame. More details are on our website here.
CPDC Spring 2017 Event Highlights
INTERNSHIP WEEK (Next Week)
Internship Week is geared towards students seeking to gain experience in their career field through for-credit, paid, or unpaid internships. Students will gain a better understanding of how to find internships and make the most of their internship opportunities. Events include:
- Be Ready Workshop: Effective Resume and Cover Letter Writing
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 3:45-4:45 p.m. (SC 301) (log into UBworks to register)
- Special Virtual Webinar: How to get Class Credit for an Internship
Wednesday, Feb. 8, noon-1:00 pm (log into UBworks to register)
- Internship Drop-in Hours
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 3:00-5:00 p.m. (SC 306)
Maryland Career Consortium Career Fair
Over 100 of the region’s top employers expected. Move your career in the right direction, seek out full-time, part-time, and internship positions. For a full list of confirmed employers go to: http://marylandcareerconsortium.org/students/career_fair.
When: Friday, February 24, 2017
Time: 10 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Notre Dame of Maryland University (MBK Gymnasium)
*Transportation will be provided from UB (contact the Career and Professional Development Center for additional information)
Start-Up Networking Event
Wednesday, Mar. 29, 6:00-8:00 p.m. (John and Frances Angelos Law Center, 12th floor Reading Room)
Come meet the fastest growing startup companies based in Baltimore. Network with innovative entrepreneurs, discover internship and job opportunities and learn about the skills required to enter this specialized workforce. Business casual attire is required.
Thursday, Apr. 6, 2:00-6:00 p.m. (UB Student Center, Room 306)
Come by the Career Center in your business attire and have your picture taken for your LinkedIn profile.