Jobs and Internships for Military Veterans
UMUC can help you explore job and career opportunities for life after the military.
University of Maryland University College is committed to helping student veterans translate their education and military experience into professional success. UMUC Career Services will support you throughout your professional life, with services and events to help you maximize your career opportunities, search for jobs, prepare for interviews, and connect with our alumni network.
Start Your Career Quest
CareerQuest is an online career management tool that allows you to browse jobs from companies looking to hire UMUC graduates, post your resume, apply for jobs, receive notifications of new postings, research companies and careers, find contacts in your industry, connect with alumni, and more.
Polish Your Resume and Cover Letter
UMUC's career counselors can assist you in crafting the best resume and cover letter possible to convey your skills, experience and education—and gain the attention of prospective employers.
Prepare for Interviews
Our career counselors can help you practice for your upcoming job interview. Appointments are available in our Largo, Maryland, Career Center or by phone, e-mail or even Skype—just fill out the Talk to a Career Counselor form.
GET HELP WITH YOUR JOB SEARCH
UMUC's career counselors 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 resume 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.
UMUC has dozens of alliances with companies, governmental agencies, and nonprofit organizations. They rely on us for educational services and resources for workforce development. Many of our partners are ranked among the top military-friendly employers1 in the country.
1 Source: "Ranked Top 100 Military Friendly Employers," GI Jobs magazine, 2014
2 Source: "Good Jobs Are Back: College Graduates Are First in Line," Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2015.
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Get the Right Job with the Right Education
The economy added 250,000 per month in 2014. Prepare to take the next step in your career with the right education.2
"The people you socialize with, attend class with, [and] come in contact with on a daily basis can prove to be the most important asset when you're trying to find a job. Networks cannot only help you find great jobs, they're a valuable resource for helping with your resume."