Frequently Asked Questions
Although we are working remotely, we are still here to support you! We are able to help you with your resume, cover letter, interview prep, salary negotiation, navigating changes to your employment situation, and much more through virtual appointments.
Remote Drop-In Advising
We will offer remote drop-in advising every Monday-Friday from 1:00-4:00 pm. Just complete this check-in form and you will be directed to our office Zoom room. During drop-in hours we can critique your resume, activate your Careers4Engineers account, review your LinkedIn profile, and much more!
Email & Phone
Our email address is CareerEngr@umd.edu. Please attach any necessary documents (e.g. resume, cover letter, job listing, CPT forms, etc.)
You may also leave a voicemail at 301-405-3863.
If my summer internship was canceled because of COVID-19, should I still list it on my resume?
Yes, you should still list this information on your resume. See an example at Resume - COVID 19 Rescinded Offer & Project.
We have Job Search Handouts for just about every career search topic you can think of, from resume writing to negotiating your salary. We even have advice on how to prepare your graduate school application and what it means to get your PE license.
We offer virtual workshops in a variety of topics from resumes and cover letters to interviews to salary negotiation to business etiquette to networking to social media. All workshop dates are listed on our website. After completing the signup form you will get a Zoom link 10 minutes before the workshop.
We know that it can be overwhelming to keep track of so many career-related events while adjusting to an online school environment. That’s why we email you a newsletter every Tuesday with all of our upcoming workshops, job deadlines, and employer sessions. If you are not getting this email please let us know by emailing CareerEngr@umd.edu with the subject line “Add Me to CareerEngineer”.