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The Long Haul:

Career Paths for Graduate Students

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
4 - 6pm
Skylight Room, The Commons


This session will expand your thinking about employment options in various industries and possible career paths available to UMBC graduate students. Network and meet employers interested in master's degree and Ph.D. level talent during "speed-dating style" roundtable discussions. This event is a collaboration between the Career Center and PROMISE AGEP. It is free of charge and includes networking with great agencies and a free dinner.

CAREER MONTH buttons: Networking or Career Exploration

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**If you require special accommodations for this event due to a disability, please notify us at least two weeks prior to the event. Requests received after that time cannot be guaranteed, but we will do our best to make the proper arrangements. Please email with your specific request - be sure to include title, date, and time of the event.

List of Employers Registered to Attend
Research companies, before the event, on their own websites (linked below) and on Vault. Click on the information icon to display company descriptions provided by each employer upon registration.
Recruiting majors: All Majors; SOWK

Baltimore Corps enlists talent to advance social innovation in Baltimore and establish a citywide agenda for equity and racial justice. We place talented individuals in full-time, paid, yearlong positions across Baltimore's social impact sector--government, nonprofit, and social enterprise--to move the needle on Baltimore's most pressing challenges.
Change Health Systems (CHS) is a community based behavioral wellness center and human services corporation licensed by the State of Maryland Department of Health and Mental hygiene and accredited by CARF international.

Serving the Baltimore and Washington area since 2003. We provide Psychiatric Treatment and recovery, rehabilitation and therapeutic services to individuals and families.

At CHS, our Mission is to empower individuals and promote self awareness through supportive educational and therapeutic intervention.

We believe in the delivery of high quality services that are holistic, evidence-based, and clinically necessary. Our Vision is to be a partner in facilitating and sustaining positive community development where all individuals can attain their full potentials.
Recruiting majors: All Majors

Dream Fit Solutions, LLC

Provides Organizations:
Develop Organization Brand
Stakeholder Engagement
Recruit qualified candidates

Provides Individuals:
Develop Personal Brand
Cover letter and CV/Resume review
Interview preparation
Networking opportunities

Provides Individuals and Organizations:
Mission Statement Development
Develop Subject Matter Expertise
Company-Candidate matching
Recruiting majors: All IT/Computer Majors; CMSC; IS; STAT; ECPA; PUBL; CYBR; EDUC; GIS; I/O PSYC; ISD; MSSE; TEACH

Education Pioneers is a non-profit that recruits, develops, and connects professionals to work for K-12 school districts, charter schools, and other education organizations in critical non-teaching roles.
Recruiting majors: All Engineering Majors; MATH; PHYS; STAT; ENGM; MSSE

EqualLevel is a cloud-based e-procurement marketplace platform that was founded with the mission of enabling public sector procurement organizations of all sizes to ensure that taxpayers are receiving the maximum value for their tax dollars.
At EqualLevel;
• We value all of our employees
• We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment
• We are the fastest growing e-Procurement Marketplace in the public sector
• We have a relaxed and casual work environment
• We provide a competitive salary with excellent benefits
• and much more

If you are ambitious and enjoy working as part of a team while providing first rate service to customers, we would you to join our team.
Recruiting majors: All IT/Computer Majors; CYBR

IBM is a globally integrated technology and consulting company headquartered in Armonk, New York. With operations in more than 170 countries, IBM attracts and retains some of the world's most talented people to help solve problems and provide an edge for businesses, governments and non-profits.

Innovation is at the core of IBM's strategy. The company develops and sells software and systems hardware and a broad range of infrastructure, cloud and consulting services.

Today, IBM is focused on four growth initiatives - business analytics, cloud computing, growth markets and Smarter Planet. IBMers are working with customers around the world to apply the company's business consulting, technology and R&D expertise to build systems that enable dynamic and efficient organizations, better transportation, safer food, cleaner water and healthier populations.
Recruiting majors: All Engineering Majors; All IT/Computer Majors; CMPE; CMSC; ENEE; ENME; MATH; ATPH; BIOC; BIOL; CHEM; PHYS; STAT

IDA is the Institute for Defense Analyses, a not-for-profit corporation that operates three Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) in the public interest: the Systems and Analyses Center, the Science and Technology Policy Institute, and the Center for Communications and Computing. IDA provides objective analyses of national security issues and related national challenges, particularly those requiring extraordinary scientific and technical expertise.

We provide solutions to national security and scientific challenges with systems engineering and integration, research and development, and analysis. Throughout our seven decades of service, we have focused on practical applications of our research in a wide range of scientific and technological fields; today, our four main sponsored areas of work include air and missile defense, asymmetric operations, force projection, and space science. Additionally, we continue to honor our enduring commitment to work with and inspire future generations of scientists, engineers, and researchers.
Recruiting majors: CMPE; CMSC; ENEE; ENME; PHYS; CYBR; MSSE

As a Department of Defense Research and Development Laboratory, MIT Lincoln Laboratory conducts research and development aimed at solutions to problems critical to national security. In 2016, the Laboratory celebrated its 65th anniversary of service to the nation.

Research at the Laboratory includes projects in air and missile defense, space surveillance technology, tactical systems, biological and chemical defense, homeland protection, communications, cyber security, and information sciences. The Laboratory takes projects from the initial concept stage, through simulation and analysis, to design and prototyping, and finally to field demonstration.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is located in Lexington, MA, about 20 miles from MIT campus. Employment at MIT Lincoln Laboratory requires U.S. citizenship due to security clearance requirements. If you are interested in employment at MIT campus in Cambridge, MA, visit the main web site.
Recruiting majors: MATH; PHYS; STAT; CYBR; MSSE

The mission of the National Security Agency (NSA) requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. A vital member of the U.S. Intelligence Community, NSA applies advanced technical concepts to create groundbreaking solutions for safeguarding U.S. information and collecting foreign signals.

Employees of NSA, whether fresh out of college or experienced, expand the scope of their expertise and sharpen their skills through a variety of activities, including ongoing academic education, professional training and development, leadership opportunities, and job mobility.
Recruiting majors: All Majors

Prometric is a trusted test development and delivery provider to more than 350 organizations worldwide. On their behalf, we securely deliver an average of 9 million exams per year to people who are seeking to improve their lives. Whether by starting a new career, further developing their skills to improve on an existing one, adding to their qualifications for a promotion, taking school entrance exams or simply for professional development, people taking tests want a reliable, convenient and hassle-free experience. Prometric serves as an industry gatekeeper, ensuring that people legitimately earn the credentials they seek to achieve, and thereby guaranteeing a fair testing experience for all who come through our doors.
Recruiting majors: All Engineering Majors; All IT/Computer Majors; CMSC; IS; All Liberal Arts Majors; IMDA

Scientific Systems And Software International has been in business for over 30 years providing the highest level of IT services and solutions to Federal Agencies such as the Department of Labor, US Census Bureau, Social Security Administration, and others. SSSI is CMMI Level 3 and ISO 9001:2015 certified HUBZone company, specializing in a bevy of capabilities including Software Development, SharePoint support services, Information Assurance and Cyber Security, Agile Coaching and Training, Software Testing and IV&V, SaS Analytics and Big Data, Cloud Implementation, and many more.
Recruiting majors: All Majors

Founded in 1937, Baltimore-based T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. ( is a global investment management organization. The organization provides a broad array of mutual funds, subadvisory services, and separate account management for individual and institutional investors, retirement plans, and financial intermediaries. The company also offers sophisticated investment planning and guidance tools. T. Rowe Price's disciplined, risk-aware investment approach focuses on diversification, style consistency, and fundamental research.
Recruiting majors: ADP; H/S PSYC; SOWK

Therapeutic Connections, LLC is a licensed mental health agency providing comprehensive programing and integrated care to children, teens and adults throughout the state of Maryland. Therapeutic Connections utilizes a holistic, strengths- based and person centered treatment model that focuses on the whole person. Our purpose is to enhance the lives of the populations served by assisting them reach their fullest potential.​

Recruiting majors: All Majors

The U.S. Department of State is responsible for formulating, coordinating and implementing the foreign policy of the United States. We have opportunities for people from all majors, including technical fields.
Recruiting majors: All Majors; All Engineering Majors; All IT/Computer Majors; CYBR; ENGM; GIS; HIT; MSSE

Recruiting majors: ADP; H/S PSYC; NACS

Working at Verbal Beginnings provides BCBAs and ABA technicians the opportunity to work within a growing company that continues to provide new opportunities to our staff. We are continuously working with our team of qualified professionals to find new and innovative ways to provide services to our clients. We pride ourselves in not only making our clients, but also our staff a high priority, providing each individual with the opportunity for growth within the company. We provide training opportunities to promote professional growth in the field of ABA. We also offer the opportunity to work with a wide range of clients in a variety of settings, as we are continuing to expand our business through developing an Early Intervention Center as well as an after school and summer Social Skills program – Social Beginnings.
Recruiting majors: All Majors

Verizon is a telecommunications company

18 companies registered.