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Career Paths for Graduate Students

Thursday, April 8, 2021
via Webex
This session will expand your thinking about employment options in various industries and possible career paths available to UMBC graduate students. Network via employers interested in master's degree and Ph.D. level talent during speed-networking style virtual breakout sessions. This event is a collaboration between the Career Center and PROMISE AGEP.

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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

Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) works to provide a challenging and rewarding educational experience to 85,000 students in prekindergarten through 12th grade.

Our philosophy is simple: All Means All. With an emphasis on access and equity, we provide an array of opportunities through innovative educational programs including 8 specialized magnet tracks, 12 themed signature programs, and the Triple E initiative bringing project-based learning to our elementary schools.
Recruiting majors: SOWK

Columbia Academy is a private school in Howard County, Maryland that has been serving children ages six weeks through eighth grade for 30 years. At Columbia Academy, our premier learning environment encompasses an overall teaching approach that cultivates successful learning opportunities which allow every student to become a responsible, valuable member of his or her community.

Our dedicated teachers develop each student’s greatest potential and keep him or her engaged in a diverse, supportive environment. We include families and the community in our educational process to give our students the fullest possible range of stimulating environments, and nurture a cycle of feedback that leaves no educational gap uncovered.

With outstanding teachers and robust academics, our learning environment sparks creativity and fosters the development of strong foundations across core areas. We cover a diverse range of subjects and utilize a unique educational continuum that helps students transition successfully from one program or grade to the next.
Recruiting majors: All Majors; EDUC; PSYC; SOWK

Looking for a fun loving, creative student who wants to join our team. We support families, provide direct instruction and increase acceptance of autism in our community. Benefits for selected candidates include training bonuses, starting pay at $20/hr, flexible schedules, paid time off, and working with supportive team members.
Recruiting majors: All Majors

Daly Computers has been a trusted IT service provider to government and education customers for over 30 years and is experiencing tremendous growth. Our mission is to combine innovative technologies and services into solutions to help our customers succeed in their mission. Each solution is customized to our customer’s unique specification and environment for optimal benefit, matching industry-leading technology with a sound deployment and execution strategy.
Recruiting majors: CMPE; CMSC; ENEE

Who We Are
An Employee Owned Company
DCS provides engineering, programmatic, and technical support services to the Department of Defense and other customers focused on national security. As employee owners, we recognize that hiring and retaining the best talent is crucial to our mission. Our focus on personal growth and continual improvement is consistent with our corporate goals of professional and business excellence.

Recruiting majors: IMDA

The Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) leads DHS in the business of intelligence. We gather, assess and analyze. We report and share information. When something or someone threatens our homeland, the Office of Intelligence and Analysis figures it out and sounds the alarm.
Recruiting majors: All Majors

Electronic Investment Network Consulting (EINC) is an innovative tech consulting start-up company specialized in development where we tackle the problems of our time and the future. We provide application development and extension of services ranging from tech solutions, physical security, investment information and data to individuals and companies to enhance their productivity in work and daily life.
Recruiting majors: CMPE

Envistacom’s success is due to the culture of respect, responsiveness, and passion for excellence we foster. The natural result of such an environment is both employee and customer satisfaction with high regard for our solutions and services.
Recruiting majors: All Majors; CMPE; CMSC; SOWK

ESF's mission is to provide the finest camp experience for people of all ages. ESF is committed to quality and excellence in everything we do. We provide carefully designed programs and activities, a dedicated, experienced and well-trained staff, along with a caring, safe environment with premier facilities. Our team of instructors, counselors, coaches and lifeguards/swim instructors consists of teachers, undergraduate, students, and graduate students in a variety of fields.

• Make a difference in the life of a child
• Work on a dynamic, talented team
• Consistent schedule, Monday-Friday
• Training & experience with behavior management, safety, leadership and teaching children
• Internship opportunities
• Professional networking and resume building
• Referral bonus program
Recruiting majors: BTA; CMPE; CMSC; ENGM; IS; MSSE; MATH

For more than 80 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.

GEICO is more than just insurance. Virtually all our management team began at the entry-level and worked their way up! Here, we offer unique opportunities in management, IT and analytics, digital design and more! If you are someone who likes to work with people and new technologies, and be challenged in a fast-paced environment, GEICO offers a great amount of opportunity for you to make an impact.
Recruiting majors: CMPE; CMSC; ENEE; ENME; MSSE; MATH; PHYS

APL is recognized as one of the top entry-level employers in the United States. We have a wide variety of career opportunities for new graduates with B.S., M.S. & PhD. degrees in various technical fields. APL is committed to inspire future generations of scientists, engineers, and researchers. APLers are the kinds of people who enjoy working together to overcome technical challenges, learning, and having a positive impact. We have nationally recognized experts and teams that are developing expertise in newly discovered fields. We value an environment that supports collaboration and embraces the strength that comes from diversity. Come join APL - APPLY TODAY!
Maryland Art Place's primary focus is supporting artists from the State of Maryland. We believe Black Lives Matter and we recognize that there is much more to be done in supporting and elevating the voices of Black artists across the state and we are committed to doing this work. Despite - or perhaps because of - the current climate, we continue to believe that the arts are essential to our health and well-being, and are dedicated to finding new ways to bring our services to the public that are representative to the artistic community as a whole.
To provide vital technology solutions that allow the Executive Branch, State Agencies and Coordinating Offices to provide Marylanders with services that enable them to live and work more safely, efficiently and productively.​
Recruiting majors: All Engineering Majors; All IT/Computer Majors; All Science Majors

The National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) leads the U.S. Government in cryptology that encompasses both signals intelligence (SIGINT) and information assurance (now referred to as cybersecurity) products and services, and enables computer network operations (CNO) in order to gain a decision advantage for the Nation and our allies under all circumstances.

At NSA, your career development begins on day one and continues throughout your career. We offer a variety of internal and external academic opportunities to help you meet your professional goals. Our prestigious National Cryptologic School offers advanced classes in language, cryptology, leadership, education and business expertise. We also offer tuition-funded training at accredited colleges and universities.
Recruiting majors: CMPE; CMSC; ENEE; IS; ENME; MSSE

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.
Oceaneering Technologies (OTECH) performs a wide range of engineering services and products for unique marine systems for military and commercial customers. OTECH innovates wherever practical rather than inventing making it “faster to field” than others in its industry; the typical development/delivery cycle for complex mechanical, hydraulic, electrical systems is often completed in 12-15 months. Technical capabilities span the entire engineering spectrum. These skills have been demonstrated in successfully delivered systems, including Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs); Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs); saturation diving systems; surface and sub-surface vehicle launch and recovery systems; advanced offshore cranes; and life support systems.
Recruiting majors: All Majors

Peace Corps Response Volunteers have the ability to establish themselves quickly in their new community and meet the expectations of their assignment within a short period of time. If you have established credentials in your field, a specialized knowledge base, and a proven track record, Peace Corps Response could be the service opportunity for you.

As a Peace Corps Response Volunteer you will play an important part in helping your host country build capacity, pilot new innovative programs, and collaborate with various partnering organizations. The positions are highly specialized and technical, and provide targeted assistance in areas such as agriculture, community economic development, disaster risk reduction and mitigation, education, environment, health, and youth in development. You will need an ability to adapt to changing situations to produce effective, measurable, and sustainable outcomes for your community.
Rampart Communications, Inc. is a Hanover-based technology company comprised of Physicists, RF Engineers, Mathematicians, and Computer Scientists. Rampart offers the world's only fundamentally secure method of wireless security. Our patented innovation makes it impossible to intercept, reverse engineer, or exploit a wireless network.
Recruiting majors: All Engineering Majors

Sealing Technologies, Inc. is a fast-growing veteran owned small business (VOSB) that provides cutting-edge products, knowledge and expertise in advanced cybersecurity technologies to the federal government, most notably, the Department of Defense.

About The LLF

As the organ procurement organization (OPO) for Maryland (with the exception of Montgomery, Prince George's, and Charles Counties), The Living Legacy Foundation (The LLF) facilitates donation and transplantation in area hospitals, provides donor family support, and educates hospitals and the general public about the life-saving power of organ, eye, and tissue donation.

We are passionate about saving and enhancing lives while honoring the legacy and generosity of our donors and their families.
Recruiting majors: EHS; SOWK

CBP is a premier law enforcement agency that safeguards America’s borders. Every day, CBP protects the public from dangerous people and materials attempting to cross the border, while enhancing the Nation’s global economic competitiveness by enabling legitimate trade and travel at ports of entry.
Recruiting majors: All Majors

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, non-partisan agency that works for Congress. GAO examines how taxpayer dollars are spent and provides Congress and federal agencies with objective, non-partisan, fact-based information to help the government save money and work more efficiently.

22 companies registered.