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University of Maryland Global Campus is an ideal place for employers from all sectors to recruit the next generation of their workforce. UMGC makes it easy for hiring managers to find the talented people they need to drive success at their organizations.

CareerQuest for Employers and Hiring Managers

CareerQuest is UMGC's online tool to post available job positions and conduct targeted resume searches of students and alumni. Posting jobs in CareerQuest is one of the most effective and efficient means of connecting with our students and building your brand on UMGC's campus—and it costs you nothing!

UMGC students and alumni possess current academic credentials, motivation, and experience in the workplace, military, and government. Plus, when you join the CareerQuest community, you receive notifications about upcoming virtual and on-campus recruiting events and activities.

What types of positions are right for UMGC students and alumni? UMGC Career Services welcomes employers to recruit for professional positions that align with our general academic programs. Many of our adult students are career changers. Therefore, in addition to full-time positions, we seek opportunities for internships, part-time, temp, contractual, and project-based opportunities for through UMGC's InternPLUS program.

Registering is quick and easy. Visit CareerQuest for Employers today!

Discover the Benefits of Recruiting at UMGC

Source your professional recruiting efforts through UMGC Career Services to identify top talent with the specific experience, training, and skills you need to fill your organization’s hiring needs.

Through UMGC Career Services, you can:

  • Connect with us through Handshake: UMGC uses the Handshake platform to offer our employer partners innovative recruiting solutions. Handshake is the #1 place employers recruit college students and recent grads. The platform also offers your team a variety of great new features.
    • Handshake Employer Account:
      • You will need to create a user account to log in to and access Handshake.  After your account has been confirmed, select “The University of Maryland Global Campus” when you’re connecting with schools. Sign up for Handshake with your company-provided (not personal) email address for expedited approval.
      • Visit the Handshake Create an Employer User Account resource, which includes screenshots, for a step-by-step guide on how to create a new Handshake account.
  • Participate in a UMGC Recruitment Event: UMGC Career Services hosts recruiting events for employers where they can accept resumes for active openings in fields that align with UMGC degree programs. Events are virtual to accommodate our global community of students and alumni.
    • September - Virtual InternPLUS Fair (VIF)
    • June - Virtual Recruiter Session (VRS)
    • March - Virtual Career Fair (VCF)
  • Explore Sponsorship Opportunities: UMGC Career Services has sponsorship opportunities for employers seeking to expand their brand recognition to our more than 270,000 students and alumni.
  • Guest Speaker Opportunities: Interested in sharing your insights on recruiting, resumes, interviews, and more? Consider becoming a guest speaker at one of our career development webinars.

Email Employer Services at to learn more.

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