Career Services

MBAs Get Career Path Direction at Orientation Week

MBA students got a dose of career guidance at their introduction to Smith’s Office of Career Services (OCS) on Wednesday and Thursday of Full-Time MBA Orientation Week. The OCS is rallying students behind its mission to help them develop as leaders for the organizations where they will ultimately land at the conclusion of their two-year MBA program and the orientation content reflected that goal.

MBA Students Take Center Stage in Improv Class

Posted Feb. 25, 2011. Updated November 20, 2012

MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have the opportunity to participate in a unique improv course taught by acclaimed Broadway actor, Marc Kudisch, a three-time Tony Award nominee and 2007 Helen Hayes Award winner. (Kudisch was nominated for his roles in Sycamore Trees and Golden Age for the 2011 Helen Hayes Awards.)

Smith Consulting Panel Lauded by MBA Students

The Office of Career Services spearheaded a hugely successful Consulting Panel on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010. Carolyn Eichler, MBA ’90 – partner at Computer Sciences Corporation; Mark Horn – principal at Deloitte Consulting; Landon Johnson, MBA ’99 –president of Talant; and Kurt Reisenberg – executive director at Corporate Executive Board – offered candid insight into the consulting industry.

Smith School hosts 1st annual Employer Evening of Appreciation

At the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, the relationship between recruiters and the Smith School is an essential one – an idea emphasized at the school’s 1st annual Employer Evening of Appreciation on Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 in Van Munching Hall.

At this event hosted by the Office of Career Services, Dean G. “Anand” Anandalingam, Associate Dean of External Strategy Gerald Suarez and a few Smith School students thanked the many employers in attendance for their contributions to the Smith School.

Smith School Hosts Marc Cosentino for Case Interview Prep Workshop

The Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted a case interview workshop featuring nationally recognized case interview guru Marc Cosentino in Van Munching Hall, Sept. 8-11, 2009. Case questions are typically business related challenges presented by an interviewer to gauge how a candidate breaks down and solves the problem during a job interview.

Smith Students Get a Job-Search Boost from the Office of Career Management

In tough economic times, jobs can be hard to come by. It’s a serious challenge for graduating students, one that the Smith School’s Office of Career Management (OCM) is eager to help them surmount. Smith Network and Connect Week, held February 23 through 27, gave students the opportunity to meet employers, brush up on their job-seeeking skills and widen their horizons as they tackle the challenges of a tight job market. Government, corporate and non-profit recruiters met and mingled with students, while OCM staff gave invaluable resume and job-search tips.

University of Maryland Business School Connects Alumni with Career Options

College Park, Md. – January 13, 2009 — The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is bolstering its alumni career services and has added a dedicated alumni career coach and New York-based resources to help business managers hard-hit by the economic downturn. The initiative, dubbed “Smith Connects,” is geared to provide help with job searches and networking while strengthening the sense of community among alumni confronted with uncertainty in the current economic climate.

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