Graduate Career Services
The University Career Center & The President's Promise offers numerous services and programs to benefit graduate students. Located in 3100 Hornbake Library (South Wing), the Career Center offers in-person career counseling and access to materials in the Resource Room in addition to information via an extensive listing of online resources. The Career Center Website can help graduate students explore academic and non-academic career options, get job search tips, link to valuable job-related Websites, practice interview skills and much more.
Program-Based Career Services
The University Career Center & The President's Promise is the centralized career assistance center for all undergraduate and graduate students regardless of major or program. However, certain UMD programs are designated as the primary academic and career counseling locations for graduate students in those programs.
A. James Clark School of Engineering
College of Information Studies (iSchool)
R.H. Smith Business School Career Management Office
School of Public Policy
Normally located on campus, graduate assistantships offer students the opportunity to gain valuable work experience, while reducing the costs of their education. The various types of graduate assistantships include Teaching Assistantships (TAs), Research Assistantships (RAs), Administrative Assistantships (AAs), and Resident Life Counselors. Many assistantships provide health benefits and cover some or all tuition costs. Information on finding graduate assistantships can be found through the University Career Center & The President's Promise.
Chronicle of Higher Education: Career Information
The Chronicle of Higher Education lists a number of career services, advice columns and more.
Resources for the Ph.D. Job Hunt