Welcome to the fall 2017 semester at the University of Mary Washington! We are excited to support you through your college journey. We encourage you to visit us on the web at http://www.umw.edu/careercenter to find out about our services. Below are resources and highlights of this semester. If you have any questions, contact us at 540-654-5646 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Login today to complete your profile and put your best self forward to employers. And, be sure to download Handshake Mobile (iOS) to discover jobs on the go and to stay on track with reminders for application deadlines and direct messages from employers.
Finding a job can be daunting, but Handshake is here to help you take the first step towards building a great career and fulfilling your potential. Find out more at http://www.umw.edu/careercenter/handshake/
Career center appointments must be booked through Handshake. To schedule an appointment, visit
New Academic Credit Internship Process
The career center no longer manages the academic credit internship process, major/minor departments now facilitate the process. Review the new process at https://www.umw.edu/careercenter/students/internships/credit/.
Featured Employer Visits
Peace Corps Information Session & Workshop: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm. Register at https://umw.joinhandshake.com/events/68292/share_preview
FBI Information Session: Thursday, October 5th, 2017
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm. Register at https://umw.joinhandshake.com/events/68675/share_preview
NCIS Information Session: Thursday, October 12th, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm. Register at https://umw.joinhandshake.com/events/68290/share_preview
Meet the Accounting Firms
Wednesday, September 13th, 2017, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Job & Internship Fair
Tuesday, October 24th, 2017, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Health & Law Professions Graduate School Fair
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Peace Corps Prep Program
Through this PC Prep program, you will begin to build a professional specialty, which should serve your career well whether or not you become a Peace Corps Volunteer.
Federal Workforce Recruitment Program
If you are a University of Mary Washington student with a disability, you are welcome to participate in our annual Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP), sponsored by the federal government. Find out more at https://www.umw.edu/careercenter/workforce-recruitment-program/.
If you are looking for a little guidance in figuring out your career path, these assessments may help. Choose an assessment at https://www.umw.edu/careercenter/students/career-assessments/.
Career Development Courses
The Center for Career and Professional Development offers three for-credit interdisciplinary courses on Career and Professional Development. View our course listings at https://www.umw.edu/careercenter/students/courses/. Seats are still available in IDIS 193, details below:
We look forward to working with you this semester and beyond!