Career & Employment Hub
USM, UMaine System address state-wide nursing workforce crisis
The University of Maine system, and USM, are responding to a state-wide nursing workforce shortage with a plan to double nursing enrollment, expand nursing programs into high-need communities, and provide free nursing education for students with greatest financial need.
'The USM Update,' Sept. 4, 2018
This season of "The USM Update," we are highlighting the many ways in which the University of Southern Maine is preparing today's students for tomorrow's careers through a number of career development initiatives targeted at filling the skill gaps in Maine's workforce.
A trailblazer, Shaelan Donovan '18 navigates her own path
Through her internship at the International Marine Terminal in Portland, to being USM's first student to study at Reykjavík University in Iceland, to working for a multinational shipping company, Shaelan Donovan '18 has been a beacon of success in pursuing new global partnerships.
Portrait of a Partnership: USM and Martin’s Point Health Care
An exclusive internship partnership between USM and Martin's Point Health Care demonstrates the University's focus on preparing students and graduates for success in high-quality jobs, while helping to provide Maine employers with a high-caliber, sustainable workforce.
Alumni at Work: Anne Bartlett '12, '13
In part three of our "Alumni at Work" series, Anne Bartlett '12, '13 discusses how USM's School of Nursing prepared her for her role as director of nursing at Milestone Recovery.
Alumni at Work: Matthew Pelletier '04
In part two of our "Alumni at Work" series, Matthew Pelletier '04 discusses his role as director of consumer tech at fast-growing Vets First Choice.
Alumni at Work: Kelly Brewer ’11
In part one of our "Alumni at Work" series, Kelly Brewer '11 discusses her role as director of engineering and implementation at Tilson Technology Management.
Hana McNally, 2018 Featured Graduate
After graduation, Hana McNally hopes to work with children on the autism spectrum. She began the work as an intern in a South Portland school. "I think they show love in ways that we don’t always think of. I know this is cliche, but they teach me something every day. It’s about making every moment teachable and I love that.”
'College is the smart choice' writes USM President Cummings in Portland Press Herald
Four bad reasons to rule out college and four good reasons to rule it in were the subject of an op/ed column published in the Portland Press Herald and written by University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings. The column was titled “College is smart choice, if you want it.”
USM volunteers donate 1,200 hours at 9th Husky Day of Service
Nearly 300 University of Southern Maine (USM) students, faculty and staff donated 1,200 hours of community service at the 9th annual Husky Day of Service on Friday, April 13.