Whether you are a military servicemember, veteran, or military spouse or family member, University of Maryland Global Campus is committed to helping you advance your career in the armed forces or translate your education and experience into civilian job opportunities.

UMGC's Career Services will support you throughout your professional life, with services and events to help you maximize your career opportunities, search for jobs, prepare for interviews, and connect with our alumni network. 

Note: Links to Career Services will take you to the Current Students section of the website. To return to the Military and Veterans section, select Prospective Students in the top navigation.

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Learn about UMGC's Career Services, including career advising, job search assistance, workshops, job fairs, and more.

Help With Your Job Search Strategy

UMGC's career advisors can help you develop a job search strategy. We can direct you to industry-specific job websites and help you research salary information and companies.

If you're looking for a Federal job, we can help you understand the Federal hiring process and give you tips on optimizing your résumé for federal applications and writing knowledge, skill, and ability descriptions. Known as KSAs, they're an assessment tool used by the federal government for hiring.

Start Your CareerQuest

CareerQuest is an online career management tool that allows you to browse jobs from companies looking to hire UMGC graduates, post your résumé, apply for jobs, receive notifications of new postings, research companies and careers, find contacts in your industry, and more.

Share Your Professional Credentials

Optimal Résumé, available through CareerQuest, allows you to create an online presentation of your credentials and portfolio to share with your network through social media and your own customized professional website.

Polish Your Résumé and Cover Letter

UMGC's career advisors can assist you in crafting the best résumé and cover letter possible to convey your skills, experience, and education—and gain the attention of prospective employers.

Prepare for Interviews

Our career advisors have expert tips to help you prepare for job interviews.

Julie McCarren Staff Business Management

When a lot of our military students first call us, they don't have a plan for getting a degree. They don't know what they want to do next in life. So our work often involves counseling on what types of degree plans are appropriate for them. We try to help them translate their military occupations into a degree plan.

Julie McCarren


Senior Certification Specialist