Resources for Employers
The University of Mary Washington is committed to providing a top-tier liberal arts education to our students to create well-rounded, thoughtful global citizens who will thrive in their life after Mary Washington. Strong relationships with employers are necessary to support student development and access to opportunities. Our students are eager for career and internship opportunities that are innovative, diverse and challenging as they begin their career journey.
Types of opportunities to offer UMW students
UMW students want to make positive changes in the world. They are looking for opportunities that are complex and socially responsible. They are ready to lend their skills in communications, analysis and problem-solving in real-world settings.
Engage with the Career Center and UMW students
Engage with UMW students on Handshake; the talent recruitment platform used by nearly 1500 schools and millions of students nationwide. At UMW, we support you in creatively communicating throughout campus and hosting not only on-site events but virtual events as well. Start using Handshake!
Once your organization has been verified through Handshake, we can also support you by promoting your employment opportunities to our students via our social media accounts:
Resources for Developing Your Internship Program
The Virginia Talent + Opportunity Partnership (V-TOP) offers free, online, self-paced training to help employers design high-quality internship experiences for students. Employers who complete the training and meet other eligibility criteria may also qualify for the V-TOP Matching Funds Program, which provides matching funds and/or staffing services to create or expand an internship program. Connect with us to learn more!