Help With Your Job Search Strategy
UMGC's career advisors can help you develop a job search strategy. We can direct you to industry-specific job websites and help you research salary information and companies.
If you're looking for a Federal job, we can help you understand the Federal hiring process and give you tips on optimizing your résumé for federal applications and writing knowledge, skill, and ability descriptions. Known as KSAs, they're an assessment tool used by the federal government for hiring.
Start Your CareerQuest
CareerQuest is an online career management tool that allows you to browse jobs from companies looking to hire UMGC graduates, post your résumé, apply for jobs, receive notifications of new postings, research companies and careers, find contacts in your industry, and more.
Share Your Professional Credentials
Optimal Résumé, available through CareerQuest, allows you to create an online presentation of your credentials and portfolio to share with your network through social media and your own customized professional website.
Polish Your Résumé and Cover Letter
UMGC's career advisors can assist you in crafting the best résumé and cover letter possible to convey your skills, experience, and education—and gain the attention of prospective employers.
Prepare for Interviews
Our career advisors have expert tips to help you prepare for job interviews.