Preparing For Your Future

Branding Your Candidacy


 You need to convey experiences in your academic, personal and professional life to validate your alignment with the required skill set. Your cover letter, portfolio and references create a verifiable and documented history of passion in your performance.

Creating Your Brand

Cover Letter Success Tips

Organizing a Portfolio of Work

Academic, Personal and Professional References

Marketing Your Brand


People need to know that you are considering a career move. Networking is reaching out to friends, family and professional contacts to have them help you find out about possible positions. Get your brand out as much as possible because you may be the perfect fit for a job that isn't even posted yet.

Elevator Speech 101

Research Companies and Organizations

Landing a Job with Social Media

LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook Information 

Interview Preparation


Once you have earned the opportunity to present yourself to a potential employer it is time to prepare for the interview. Understanding the potential employer's culture, mission, vision, goals, organizational chart and history are key to interview success. use these types to get the edge on your next interview.

Types of Interviews

Common Interview Questions

Writing Thank You Notes

Negotiating a Salary

College Search


Notable research universities, small liberal arts colleges and the Maryland Institute College of Art are located in Maryland. The United States Naval Academy is located in the state capital of Annapolis. Colleges are located throughout Maryland, with several in the Baltimore area. 

College Search

Job Search


CareerOneStop Job Search is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and an excellent combined Job Search tool from NLx, America's Job Exchange, Career Builder and Indeed. Job postings directly send candidates to the official job posting online.

Job Search