Time Squeeze

By Patricia Reich Possibly the biggest challenge in business school is finding time to study and job search at the same time. Both are equally important:  you can’t get a great job without the education; and the education alone won’t get you a great job. So you need to find your balance between the search…

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Career Networking Opportunities

Workshops Shining Through Your Summer – Maximizing Your Summer Internships When: 4/25/17 Who: FTMBA Working Professional Career Bootcamp – Career Transitioner Track When: 5/5/17 Who: EMBA, PTMBA, OMBA Information Sessions  There are no information sessions this week. Check back next week! Networking Opportunity G-TECH 2017 – Government Innovation & Tech Forum, April 24 – 26th, Convention Center, Washington, DC. Click here to…

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City Campus Connection

Greetings! Many thanks to the corporations that participated in Wednesday’s inaugural Baltimore Employer Networking event.  They included IBM, Under Armour, Morgan Stanley, Laureate Education, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, First Command, Systems Alliance Inc. (SAI), and the Maryland Mortgage Bankers and Brokers Association (MMBBA).  Special thanks to the Smith alumni who attended on behalf of…

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Career & Professional Development

5 Questions You Should Never Ask During a Job Interview.  On paper, you could be the perfect candidate, but your interview is what will make or break your chances of landing a job offer. The key is to ask the right questions and always think about how you’re being perceived.  Click here for more information….

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Job Search Slide & Spark

Written by Patricia Reich Sometimes career changers slide into neutral when they doubt their own candidacy for the next-level job they really want.  Because many of you invested in graduate education in order to pivot into something new, worry gurgles up when job search success isn’t immediately apparent. In the spring market and with graduation…

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Career Networking Opportunities

Workshops Virtual Networking for International MBAs When: 4/17/17 – 4/19/17 Who: FTMBA Shining Through Your Summer – Maximizing Your Summer Internships When: 4/25/17 Who: FTMBA Information Sessions  There are no information sessions this week. Check back next week! Networking Opportunity DC Tech Meetup, Monday, April 17th, 7 – 8:30pm, The Washington Post, Washington, DC. Click here to register.   Network After Work, Wednesday,…

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Career & Professional Development

Three Habits Of The Best Job Candidates I’ve Ever Interviewed. Making a great impression isn’t rocket science, but it’s easy to get wrong. Being qualified isn’t always enough to edge out the competition. Review suggestions on how to build a real connection with your interviewer. Click here for more.   10 Tips to Make the…

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City Campus Connection

Greetings! As a reminder, to schedule an appointment with a career coach, please visit www.HireSmith.net to select an available date and time that works best with your schedule. If you experience any difficulty with the HireSmith system, please email OCSservice@rhsmith.umd.edu. In the meantime, read on to learn about some upcoming events and opportunities at Smith…

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