Graduate Studies

Graduate Professional Development Workshops

This Fall, the Career & Employment Hub will offer career preparation workshops specifically for Graduate students. These workshops will be recorded and emailed to students within the next few weeks.

For in-person support, the Hub encourages all students to take advantage of their walk-in hours. All career topics are welcome: resume reviews, informational interview options, career exploration and more!

PORTLAND: Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 231 Luther Bonney Hall
GORHAM: Fridays, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, 119 Bailey Hall
*30-minute first-come-first-served appointments*

If you have any questions, please contact Stacy Stewart.

Networking

Did you know that 80% of jobs are found through networking? Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by the whole job search process? Learn easy steps to increase your network and take the guesswork and fear out of the job search process.

Resume Development

Create a resume that assists you in landing interviews. Learn helpful tips about how to make your resume stand out and what common mistakes to avoid.  The discussion will include the differences between a Job Fair resume and a resume you submit through the application process. This workshop will prepare you for the USM 2019 Fall Job Fair on November 7, 2019, | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Sullivan Gym- Portland.

Interviewing

You’ve landed an interview now what? Don’t panic! Learn preparation techniques to assist you in making a great impression. Create your 30-second intro, walk away feeling more confident and prepared for your next interview.

Salary Negotiations

Negotiating your salary is an important way to increase your salary earnings and showcase your worth to an employer. Learn preparation techniques, how to quantify your value, determine a fair target salary, and create a strategic pitch and response to a salary offer.