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Appointments: In-Person & Virtual

Currently we offer in-person, virtual (WebEx), and phone (WebEx) appointments for the following types:

Category Appointment Type
(click links for details)
Length
(minutes)
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Express Appointments Quick Résumé Critiques 15 Visit us during Drop‑In Hours or Schedule now
Quick Job Search Q & A 15
Cover Letter Review 15

Making Career Decisions Choosing a Major 60 Schedule now
Career Transition/Change 60
Career Decision Making 60
Career Assessment: Review FOCUS 2 Results 60
Career Assessment: Review MBTI Results 60

Internships, Co‑ops, and Research Resumé Review for Internship/Co-op/Research 30 Schedule now
Internship/Job Search Strategies 30
Intern Practicum Registration (Transcript Recognition/Credit) 30
Intern Practicum Mid-Semester Review 30
Personal Statements (for Internships/Research) 30
CPT for F‑1 Visa (International Students) 30

Full‑Time and Part‑Time Jobs Resumé Review for Full‑Time & Part‑Time Jobs 30 Schedule now
Search Process for Full‑Time or Part‑Time Jobs 30
Job Search Strategies (advanced) 60
Resumé Review Extended 60
Cover Letter Review 30

Interviewing Interview Preparation and/or Evaluating Offers (Brief) 30 Schedule now
Interview Preparation and/or Evaluating Offers (Full Session) 60
Practice Interview (must schedule by phone or in-person) 60

Graduate School Graduate School Application Process 60 Schedule now
Graduate School Personal Statement Review 60

Social Media/Technology LinkedIn Profile 30 Schedule now
LinkedIn Advanced Strategies 60

Schedule an Appointment

Appointments may be scheduled online (via UMBCworks), or by phone (410-455-2216). All appointments must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. Face coverings or masks are required to be worn for all in-person appointments.

Students attending SHADY GROVE can use the Career Center on the Catonsville campus OR the Career and Internship Services Center at Shady Grove by contacting 301-738-6338 or usgcareerservices@umd.edu to schedule an appointment, or ONLINE via USG’s Career Connector.

Counseling Appointments: In-Person & Virtual

Monday-Friday, 9AM – 5PM and select evening virtual appointments available

Career Center professionals are available for in-person, virtual (WebEx), and phone (WebEx) appointments. Students and alumni may schedule individual 30- or 60-minute appointments by phone (410-455-2216) or through UMBCworks. Simply click on “Counseling Appt” from the UMBCworks homepage menu.

Begin by selecting an appointment length, you will then see available staff members listed with an option for virtual only or in-person and virtual – be sure to select the name with the type of appointment you are seeking. After selecting the date/time of your choice, you will be given the option to select the mode of appointment and must choose in-person, virtual (via WebEx) or phone.

Drop-Ins: In-Person, No appointment needed (starting 8/23)

Monday-Friday: 2PM – 4PM
15-minute in-person sessions at the Career Center (Math/Psych 201), for resumé and cover letter critiques or an overview of services. Last appointment taken at 3:45PM. No appointment needed. Simply stop by the Career Center.

Express Evening Appointments: Virtual

Tuesday: 5PM – 7PM
15-minute remote sessions, for cover letter and resumé critiques, or an overview of services can be scheduled through UMBCworks. Simply click on “Counseling Appt” from the UMBCworks homepage menu and select 15 minutes for the appointment length.

Cancellation Policy:

A minimum of 24-hours notice is required to cancel a scheduled appointment. This can be done through UMBCworks or by calling the Career Center (410-455-2216). For more information on late cancellations and counseling appointment no-shows see our Terms of Professional Conduct for Students.

Students

Alumni

Alumni can also schedule appointments to meet with a Career Specialist. In response to the current economic climate, we are temporarily waiving the $30 fee for alumni appointments. This is for all first appointments. Alumni can now easily schedule appointments directly via UMBCworks or by calling 410-455-2216. We recommend selecting a 60-minute appointment slot. Any follow-up appointment will incur the $30 fee per appointment. If you need support with your UMBCworks account, e-mail umbcworks@umbc.edu.