From an email received from Career Services 11/18/04
UMD Career Services staff are also available to do group presentations to your departments, classes, clubs or informal groups of students and faculty. Presentations can be customized to fit the interests and needs of your group.
To arrange a presentation or if you have questions, contact Julie Westlund at jwestlun or at 726-8964.
Print materials are available in the Career Resource Center in UMD Career Services, 21 Solon Campus Center and the UMD Library.
There is a course dedicated to assisting students with career planning offered through the UMD Psychology Department and Continuing Education, Psy 3535 Career Awareness and Development, for 3 credits.
Individual career counseling is available to UMD students and alumni through the UMD Career Services office.
There are a variety of web sites designed to assist users with career planning and research. Several of them are listed below.
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UMD Career Services
Describes services available to students and alumni.
* The Graduate Follow-up Report, a listing by major of what UMD graduates did or are doing their first years out of college.
* Personal Style Inventory, a short, self-scoring, personality inventory which results in a Myers-Briggs Personality Type.
* The Career Handbook, covering information related to internship and job hunting, choosing a graduate school, developing an interview portfolio, and asking for references.
* A listing of recruiters interviewing on campus and upcoming job fairs.
MCIS (Minnesota Career Information System) A comprehensive career and educational planning guide to help Minnesotans of all ages explore their options. It includes assessments which identify job titles, information on a variety of occupations, and educational and training options.
User name: umd Password: careerservices
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Find career information by searching for specific occupations, clusters of similar occupations, or by examining an alphabetical list of occupations.
What Can I Do With This Major?
Explore careers related to more than 40 majors. Find information on common career areas, typical employers, and strategies for employment for each major. "Links" contains web sites with specific career information for each major.
Major Resource Kits
Covers more than 70 majors with sample job titles, how to enhance employability, examples of employers, and links for other sources of information on the Internet.
Occupational Information Network (O*Net Online) Find occupational information by using keywords, looking at job families, viewing a complete list, or using a list of your skills to find matches.
Take the assessment that measures your skills, abilities, values, interests and personality to identify occupations.
Get information about occupations, and help with career choices and choosing a college major or training program.
Minnesota based Internet system for educational and employment information.