Career & Professional Development Center

  • Welcome to the Career & Professional Development Center web-site at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. The University Career & Professional Development Center contributes a distinctive outlook regarding students, experiences and their campus environment. This office educates students to acquire essential work skills, while encouraging personal responsibility to explore and achieve career goals. The Center focuses on the comprehensive delivery of services to students for the duration of their undergraduate and graduate education. The Career & Professionals Development staff continue to be dedicated to excellence by delivering effective and innovative career and employability programs and service to students. Students must be empowered at every stage of their career development process, so they can acquire the skills necessary to be competitive in a global workforce.

    The Career & Professional Development Center educates students in the career development process through sponsoring various career related programs. The staff provides individualized career counseling, which involves the beginning stages of career development, and career assessment. Emphasis are also placed on workshops and seminars addressing specific career development topics, including Resume Preparation, Career Assessment, Interviewing Techniques, Job Search Strategies, Professional Attire, Graduate/Professional School Search and other career related programs. The center continues to further enhance the technology and social media in order to improve student’s knowledge, and career preparedness.


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