Career Workshops and Events
Career Development is a lifelong process. The Career Development Center offers a variety of workshops and programs to help students improve job-seeking skills and job development strategies. Learn to become more competitive in the marketplace through our helpful resources.
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Ever wonder what you can do with a history, math or English degree? Or, wonder about the benefits of internships and service-learning?
Faculty, staff, Academic Community representatives, club leaders and members of community non-profits will be available to answer questions and discuss opportunities in a variety of fields and majors.
Plus, get an ice cream and enter a drawing to become eligible for a gift card! Stop by the Opportunities Fair to discover the possibilities.
Community Partners Scheduled to Attend:
- Rape Crisis Intervention Services
- Human Services Program of Carroll County
- Carroll County Health Dept.
- Carroll Lutheran Village
- Irvine Nature Center
- Y of Central Maryland
- Carroll County Public Schools
- Copper Ridge
- Keystone Services of Maryland
- Goodwill Industries
- Catastrophic Health Planners
- Carroll Media Center
- Higher Learning
- Carroll County Sheriff's Office
- Catholic Charities Head Start
- Girl Scouts of Central Maryland
- Howard County Police Dept.
- United Hands of Carroll County
The Career Cafe is open throughout the Fall and Spring Terms in the Cafe Area. Come for free career information on planning, resumes, job searching and interviewing. Upcoming dates:
- Wednesday, Sept. 18, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
- Monday, Oct. 21, noon - 1 p.m.
- Thursday, Nov. 21, noon - 1 p.m.
If you prefer one-on-one career counseling, make an appointment with the Director of Career Development by calling 410-386-8523 or emailing email@example.com.
Career workshops provide information to assist students in making major career decisions. Workshops require registration, unless otherwise noted. Call 410-386-8523 or visit A118 to register.
- Choosing a Major
Friday, Oct. 4, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Not clear about your college direction? Explore your interests, skills and values to begin your path
- Professional Communication
Wednesday, Oct 23, 4 - 5 p.m.
Effective workplace communications is a skill that is valuable to your boss and to your professional growth. Learn about business communication standards and how to really get your ideas across.
- Resume Writing
Wednesday, Nov, 6, 3:30 - 5 p.m.
A208 - limited seating
Advertisers have just 30 seconds to sell a product; your resume is no different. Most employers scan resumes for 30 seconds to decide if they want to interview someone. Learn to market your special talents and experiences that will make them want to know more about you.
- Myers Briggs Type Indicator
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 3:30 - 5 p.m.
A125 - limited seating
Your personality impacts most aspects of every day life, including workplace communication. Come to this fun, interactive session and learn about your preferences and strategies for working with others. Sign up in A118. Your Myers Briggs inventory must be completed by noon on Friday, Nov.15. A $5 deposit required and returned upon completion of workshop.
Differently Abled with Daryl "Chill" Mitchell
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 5 - 6:30 pm,
Theater in the Scott Center
Actor Daryl Mitchell knows what it is like to have to approach life differently after suffering a motorcycle accident in 2001 that left him paralyzed from the waist down. As an actor, he has never let his confinement to a wheelchair get in the way of a full acting career. Mitchell serves as the Minority Outreach spokesperson for the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to raise awareness of spinal cord injuries. He encourages others to believe in themselves and their abilities so they may reach their career goals.
Thursday, Nov. 7, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Learn about business and accounting career options when you meet accounting professionals in this roundtable discussion about choices and opportunities in this growing field.
Tuesday, Nov.12, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Whether you're interested in learning about health care career opportunities, or the a difference between a dietician and a nutritionist, or what an exercise scientist does, you'll get answers to these and other questions you may have by attending this Health Career Roundtable