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UMD Seminar Major & Career Resources

First-Year FAQ’s about Majors, Careers, Internships, and More!

Questions gathered from first-year students taking UST 1000

UMD Career & Internship Services website
Resources for exploring majors and careers

What Can I Do With This Major?
Learn about typical career areas and types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Type a career into the search bar and learn about the job description, education/major needed, median salary, work environment, job outlook for the future, and a list of similar occupations.

Candid Career Videos
These videos are informational interviews featuring industry professionals giving you the first-hand, inside scoop on careers, so you can explore and learn about career options. They include advice that will give you an edge in your job search. See hundreds of career interviews, several featuring UMD and U of M alumni.

Peer Into Your Career Blog: Choosing a Major
This blog is written by UMD students who work in the Career & Internship Services office

UMD Graduate Follow-Up Report
Learn what recent UMD graduates are doing for careers by major

Career Events Group
Career and Internship Services hosts many career-related events throughout the year. We also promote events in our region that are hosted by others but are open to UMD students and alumni.

UMD Majors
Explore all of the majors UMD has to offer