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Wednesday, March 29

UMBC Connects: Employers in the Sciences
11:00 am-2:00 pm
Commons: Main Street

This is your chance to get up close and personal to recruiters from multiple Employers in the Sciences to learn about career opportunities.
The UMBC Connects series offers students and alumni the opportunity to meet with recruiters from companies and government agencies that are interested in recruiting UMBC talent. This is your opportunity to interact with individuals that may be able to land you that perfect internship or job.
Come when you are able, there is no need to stay for the entire event.

Employers attending this event are:
National Institutes of Health
Institute for Genome Sciences (UMB)
Canton Chem Inc.
greeNEWit
WR Grace
Peace Corps
Maryland Public Heath Laboratory
JHU/APL
The National Institutes of Health
Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, National Cancer Institute
U.S. Navy
Home Land Septic Consulting


Thursday, March 30

Start Your Engines: Career Challenge Kick-Off
11:30 am-1:30 pm
Outside Between University Center and Engineering Building

Stop by for a kick-off event you won't want to miss! Start YOUR road trip with a photograph of you and your friends in an authentic VW van. Props and gear will be provided to get your trip off to a great start! Learn about events that will help you to explore, experience, and excel in taking your career to the next level.


Tuesday, April 4

Measure by Moments, Not by Miles: Careers Impacted by an Aging Population
12:00-1:00 pm
Commons 331

Build A Bridge Between Specialties. Open up new opportunities to combine your interests and skill sets with careers that are impacted by the powerful force of a growing demographic. The needs of the 50-plus cohort are generating unprecedented economic activity and understanding their needs will prepare you for unlimited career opportunities.

Panelists include:

Michael Novotny, Claims Manager - Liberty Mutual Insurance
Augusta Osefoh, Clinical Operations Coordinator - Erickson Advantage
Michael Faedar, Account Manager - It's Never 2 Late
Nate Ebelein, UMBC Students - Erickson School
Ashley Johnson, Member Care Coordinator - Partners in Care
Molly Legrand Health Policy Analyst- Maryland Medicaid

Moderator: Gary Hibbs, Executive Director, Riderwood Erickson Living

Journey to the Top: Spring Into Leadership
6:00-8:00 pm
University Center Ballroom

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED - Registration link will be added as date approaches

Please join us for this annual event, which brings together UMBC students, alumni, faculty, staff, and other professionals from the engineering and computing fields. You will have the chance to network and interact with other participants and hear from an accomplished keynote speaker.

6:15-6:30 Check-in and Refreshments, UC 3rd floor
6:30-7:00 Networking Activity
7:10-7:30 Keynote Speaker
7:30-7:45 Discussion/Q&A
7:45-8:00 Wrap-Up & Evaluations


Sponsored by CWIT


Wednesday, April 5

UMBC Connects: Employers in the Humanities and Social Sciences
11:00 am-2:00 pm
Commons: Main Street

This is your chance to get up close and personal to recruiters from multiple Employers in the Humanities and Social Sciences to learn about career opportunities.
The UMBC Connects series offers students and alumni the opportunity to meet with recruiters from companies and government agencies that are interested in recruiting UMBC talent. This is your opportunity to interact with individuals that may be able to land you that perfect internship or job.
Come when you are able, there is no need to stay for the entire event.

Employers that will attending this event are:
Celebree Learning Centers
International Rescue Committee
Way Station, Inc
Travelers
The Webb Group Inc. , Educational Learning Center
Urban Teachers
Children Achieving Maximum Potential, Inc.
Columbia Academy
Volunteer Maryland
Peace Corps
The Choice Program
World Trade Center Institute
Baltimore CASH Campaign
Montgomery County Police Department
Art With A Heart
Schreiber Translations, Inc.
FutureCare Health & Management Corp
Catholic Charities of Baltimore
Greater Balt Urban League
The Coordinating Center

The Long Haul: Career Paths for Graduate Students
4:00-6:00 pm
Skylight Room, The Commons

This session will expand your thinking about employment options in various industries and possible career paths available to UMBC graduate students. Network and meet employers interested in master's degree and Ph.D. level talent during "speed dating style" roundtable discussions. This event is a collaboration between Career Services and PROMISE AGEP. It is free of charge and includes networking with great agencies and a free dinner.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED at http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/46039.

List of participating companies available at http://careers2.umbc.edu/calendar/careerpathgrad.php

Click here for more details


Friday, April 7

On the Road: Chesapeake Bay Foundation
8:30 am-3:30 pm
Off-Campus

INSTEAD OF BRINGING THE COMPANIES TO CAMPUS, WE’RE TAKING YOU TO THE COMPANY!

Join Career Center staff as we take you out to visit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Take a tour of the facility and hear about internship and future career opportunities.
TRANSPORTATION:
Transportation is provided, but an RSVP is required. You will receive confirmation of your registration prior to the trip date. Space is limited, so register early! You may register under the events tab in UMBCworks. Click on “Events” and then search “Info Sessions”


Friday, April 14

On the Road: 14 West, An Agora Company
8:30 am-3:30 pm
Off-Campus

INSTEAD OF BRINGING THE COMPANIES TO CAMPUS, WE’RE TAKING YOU TO THE COMPANY!

Join Career Center staff as we take you out to visit 14 West, an Agora Company. Take a tour of the facility and hear about internship and future career opportunities.
TRANSPORTATION:
Transportation is provided, but an RSVP is required. You will receive confirmation of your registration prior to the trip date. Space is limited, so register early! You may register under the events tab in UMBCworks. Click on “Events” and then search “Info Sessions”


Wednesday, April 19

Freedom of the Open Road - Entrepreneur Panel
12:00-1:00 pm
University Center 312

Join us to learn the myths and realities about starting your own business. Co-sponsored by the Alex.Brown Center for Entrepreneurship and the Career Center, The Raymond V. Haysbert, Sr. Entrepreneurship Lecture panel discussion will feature the following UMBC alumni:

Alex Chizhik, COO and General Counsel, VIMRO, LLC
Rob Deford, Owner and President, Boordy Vineyards
Kara Redman, CEO, Backroom


Friday, April 21

On the Road: Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock
9:00 am-4:00 pm
Off-Campus

Carderock is the full-spectrum research and development, test and evaluation, engineering, and Fleet support organization for the Navy's ships, submarine, military watercraft, and unmanned vehicles with insight into new concepts and technologies for the Navy Fleet of the 21st Century.

The Carderock Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center is located in Potomac, Maryland and consists of approximately 3,200 scientists, engineers and support personnel working in more than 40 disciplines ranging from fundamental science to applied/in-service engineering. Carderock's Headquarters is located in West Bethesda, Maryland. The Division also conducts research and development at several remote sites across the United States.
As a major component and field activity of the Naval Sea Systems Command, the Carderock Division provides cradle-to-grave support for its technical products over a wide range of scientific areas related to surface and undersea platforms. The Division addresses the full spectrum of applied maritime science and technology, from the theoretical and conceptual beginnings, through design and acquisition, to implementation and follow-on engineering. This includes all technical aspects of improving the performance of ships, submarines, military water craft, and unmanned vehicles, as well as research for military logistics systems. In addition, the Division is uniquely chartered by the U.S. Congress to support maritime industry.

The facility specializes in: Environmental Quality Systems; Hull Forms & Propulsors; Ship Design & Integration; Signatures; Silencing Systems; Structures and Materials; and Susceptibility.

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock is looking to hire students in the following majors:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics


Monday, April 24

All Who Wander and Are Not Lost: Grad School 101 Panel
12:00-1:00 pm
Commons 331

Grad School 101 Panel:
Monday, April 24, 12 noon to 1:00 pm.
Commons 331
What’s the fasted route to graduate school?
A panel of expert graduate students will discuss:
• How to successfully negotiate the graduate school application process
• Expectations of a graduate students
• Personal statement tips
• Selecting a graduate program that will put you on the road to success.
Panelists:
Lee Alali-Interdisciplinary Studies: Health and Social Sciences, 2007; MPH
Saqib Ashraf-Chem Eng. 2013, LEED® Green Associate
Onimi Jademi- Information Systems, Ph.D. , UMBC Graduate Student
Tahira C Mahdi- Psychology, Human Services, Ph.D., UMBC Graduate Student
Arooj Rana '06, Psychology, M.P.P. '16, Public Policy
Kartik Temburnikar-Chem-BS and Ph.D., Postdoc fellow at Hopkins School of Medicine


Wednesday, April 26

21st Annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day
9:30 am-3:30 pm
University Center Ballroom

Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD) features research, scholarship, and creative work carried out by UMBC undergraduates. Student work is shared through oral presentations, posters, artistic exhibits and performances, and film.

This campus celebration of achievement affirms UMBC’s commitment to the twin goals of research and a distinctive undergraduate experience.

All current undergraduates who have conducted research, scholarship or creative work in the last year may apply to present their results at URCAD. Mentors, fellow students, friends, family members, high school teachers and students, graduate school recruiters, and the general public are invited to attend.

For more info, go to: http://ur.umbc.edu/urcad/