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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The Handshake Ritual Revisited

How to Update Your Handshake Because I am eager to meet students, I’ve been shaking a lot of hands lately. I’ve volunteered for several mock interviews with both undergraduate and graduate students and in every case, I request that we start with the handshake. I know. I know. It seems so elementary, but have you updated…

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Career Networking Opportunities

Workshops Government Alumni Panel When: 4/13/17 Who: FTMBA, PTMBA Virtual Networking for International MBAs When: 4/17/17 – 4/19/17 Who: FTMBA Information Sessions  There are no information sessions this week. Check back next week! Networking Opportunity Coast to Coast Job Fair, Tuesday, April 11th, 11am – 2pm, Towson University Marriott Conference Hotel, Towson, MD. Click here to register. Hire Big 10 Plus…

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City Campus Connection

Greetings! Have you registered for the Baltimore Employer Networking event?  If not, be sure to register today so you can bring your resume and take advantage of the opportunity to meet local companies who are interested in you!  Read on to learn more about this and other events and opportunities at Smith and beyond!  Upcoming…

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Career & Professional Development

Career Experts Make Over These Mediocre LinkedIn Profiles.  A common mistake is to allow LinkedIn to automatically populate your profile with your current job. The headline is your chance to showcase your personal brand and really stand out in search results. Many people fall short either opting for generic, bare-bones information or leaving a lot…

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