Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Students

OCS is your center for all things career-related! We bring employers directly to you and make sure you’re prepared to engage with them through resume/cover letter assistance, interview prep, professional development, and more! Our comprehensive career services from coursework to coaching to employer treks lead to 99% of Smith grads either securing full-time employment or continuing their education after graduation. How can we help you succeed?

Career Coaching: 
Get 1:1 assistance (virtual or in-person) through career coaching and mock interview appointments scheduled through HireSmith. OCS also offers in-person daily drop in hours: Monday – Thursday in VMH2520 and virtually on Fridays from from 12-2pm.

Career Courses: 
OCS offers BMGT367 (Career Search Strategies). This 1-credit core course helps set the foundation for key career skills necessary for your search, taught by an employer partner! We also offer BGMT398a for students interested in getting credit for an internship experience during the fall or spring semester.

Direct Access to Employers: 
OCS offers a variety of opportunities for students to engage with employers either on-campus, virtually, or even on the road! In addition to holding a career fair every semester, employers are frequently in Van Munching Hall to engage with students during networking events, presentations, and our employer of the day table. In partnership with SUSA, we also offer annual treks including one to NYC for students to meet with top employers across multiple industries. Follow us on Instagram to stay up to date on who is coming to campus!

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The Ultimate Guide to Professional Networking

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Taught by Christine DiDonato
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Taught by Jenny Foss
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Excel for Accounting

Taught by Madecraft
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Informational Interviewing

Taught by Barbara Bruno
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Working with Recruiters to Get a Job

Taught by Jenny Foss
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Featured Classes

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Taught by Daniel Stanton
There are dozens of certifications for supply chain professionals. So which one is best for you? This course offers an…

Access Basics for Excel Users

Taught by Joshua Rischin
Business don’t need more data—they need actionable insights. Microsoft Access makes it easy to organize, analyze, and visualize data for…

Cultivate a Global Entrepreneurial Mindset in a Remote Working World

Taught by Ryan Patel
View Ryan’s LinkedIn Newsletter Entrepreneurs don’t wait to adapt to change—they drive it. And with remote work dissolving boundaries right…

How to Rock an Interview

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Up your interview game. Learn how to rock an interview and land your dream job, in this course adapted from…

Managing Up, Down, and Across the Organization

Taught by Kevin Eikenberry
View Kevin’s LinkedIn Newsletter At the core of any professional’s effectiveness is the ability to work with others. But success…

Infographics: Planning and Wireframing

Taught by Shane Snow
View Shane’s LinkedIn Newsletter Join Shane Snow as he reviews the first steps in creating infographics, graphic representations of data—organizing…

A Career Strategist’s Guide to Getting a Job

Taught by Jenny Foss
Explore strategies designed to increase the chances of hearing back from potential employers, including how to get a resume past…

Time Management Fundamentals

Taught by Dave Crenshaw
What would you do if you had an extra 10 hours per week? Sounds impossible? In this course, productivity expert…

Job Search Strategies

Taught by Valerie Sutton
In this course, author Valerie Sutton shares the latest techniques to find jobs efficiently and effectively. This course teaches you…

Writing a Tech Resume

Taught by Emma Bostian
When you apply for technology jobs, your resume is your opportunity to stand out from the crowd. Emma Bostian shows…

Starting Your Career as a Financial Analyst

Taught by Ben Sullins
Curious about pursuing a career as a financial analyst? If so, you may want to explore the basics of what…

Insights from a College Career Coach

Taught by Valerie Sutton
Are you feeling stuck in your current position, seeking a new one, or contemplating a career change? In this interview,…

The Ultimate Guide to Professional Networking

Taught by Dana Robinson
The business world is constantly evolving. If you’re following networking advice from the past, then you’re missing huge opportunities for…

Supply Chain Foundations: Managing the Process

Taught by Steven Brown
This course investigates eight key value-creating processes and how they can be applied to successfully manage your supply chain. In…

Negotiating Your Job Offer

Taught by Christine DiDonato
Getting a job offer is a time to celebrate, but it’s also important to stop and ask, “What does my…

Optimize Your Resume for Applicant Tracking Systems

Taught by Jenny Foss
Job seekers typically understand that there’s some sort of digital barrier standing between them and the jobs they see advertised…

Excel for Accounting

Taught by Madecraft
Excel is one of the most important skills for an accountant to have, but it can be tough if you’re…

Informational Interviewing

Taught by Barbara Bruno
If you are looking for a job, considering a new career, or trying to advance in your current career, you…

Working with Recruiters to Get a Job

Taught by Jenny Foss
While most job seekers know that recruiters—or headhunters—exist, many don’t understand what recruiters do or how they can help make…

Everybody’s Introduction to Tableau

Taught by Tim Ngwena
Projects Solve basic analytics problems, focused on Tableau Public, Tableau Creator license, and community engagement. Explore a use case around…

Contact & Location

Phone
301-405-2301
Address

Robert H. Smith School of Business
2570 Van Munching Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-1815

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm