OFFICE OF CAREER SERVICES
Welcome to the website of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Office of Career Services & Cooperative Education. In keeping with the university’s commitment to provide quality education to individuals who demonstrate the potential to become quality students, the Director of Career Services and Cooperative Education oversees an office whose mission is to serve as a very integral component in the student’s academic environment and training. The Career Services staff assists with the developing, evaluating and implementation of career goals and objectives. The University Career Center recognizes its place as a leading example of excellence by acknowledging the unique needs of our students. This office is the linkage between the workforce and academic environment to students.
The University Career Center continues to provide comprehensive services and collaborates with academic departments to help students succeed in their pursuit of academic and career goals. Students are provided with the opportunity to have; a career plan related to their academic goals, career experiences prior to graduation and also assistance with the development of employment opportunities. Students are encouraged to develop their maximum potential through numerous career-related activities. We serve as a major catalyst within this process by assisting students with developing a strategic career plan. This process also encompasses assisting students with acquiring the skills necessary to enter the workforce, while also acquiring the ability to make an efficient career choice.
Career Services professionals are available to provide excellent customer service, while maintaining the highest level of professionalism. They also assist with choosing a major, career counseling, career research and exploration, job search strategies, resume, cover letters, interviewing assistance, finding internship opportunities and career assessments. They also help to ensure a successful transition from academic life to the world of work. This office must continue to provide cutting edge career programs and experiences for students to remain competitive in a global workforce. It should be understood that each student’s academic training not only intellectually stimulates them, but also prepares them to be a professional, while further enhancing the skills necessary to be competitive in the workforce.