Through courses, coaching, and connections, the Center for Career & Professional Development empowers St. Mary’s College of Maryland students and alumni to navigate and succeed in their professional journeys.
Events on College Calendar
Fall 2023 Career Week
October 16th, 2023 | 8:00am
Fall 2023 Career & Internship Fair
October 25th, 2023 | 10:00am
We want to help you prepare for the future! Whether you are a St. Mary’s College student or alum, you can meet with our team in person, online, or by phone for help with the following:
The Professional Pathways (CORE-P) courses are a key component of the Learning through Experiential and Applied Discovery (LEAD) curriculum. CORE-P courses prepare students to successfully bridge from college to career, and are based on the career-readiness competencies identified by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
Writing a great resume, cover letter and reference list can open doors for you, and we’d like to help! See the tips below for detailed instructions on how to write them effectively.
We can share resources that help students find an internship year-round! Earning credit for your internship is also an option to all students. Be sure to contact our Internship Coordinator before starting an internship if you want to learn more about the process or are interested in earning credit.
Not sure what path to pursue? Our team can help you analyze industries and your interests to guide you towards career success. Please click the “Make an appointment” button below or explore the following resources.
Entrepreneurs are driven by curiosity and a desire to solve problems and find new opportunities. Strategic thinking, innovation, communication, networking, and finance are some of the skills student can develop through our:
- Seedspot Collaboration
- Entrepreneurship Class
- Incubator and Start-up Opportunities
Whether their career path leads to a career in a traditional work setting or to a start or early-venture company, 21st Century graduates value social impact and understanding innovation and entrepreneurship is critical professionally and personally.
Recruiting Policy and Disclaimer Statement
The Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) provides recruitment services to employers/individuals who abide by employer standards of ethical conduct established by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Opinions and views expressed by guests are their own and their appearance at a CCPD program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent by St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM). Organizations agree that they will adhere to EEO standards in all recruiting activities, that no fee will be charged to any candidate at any time, and that organizations will not disclose student information under any circumstances to other entities without the student’s prior written consent. SMCM is not responsible for employers’ representations or guarantees regarding job or internship postings, nor is it responsible for wages, working conditions, safety, or other work-related issues that may arise after placement with an employer. It is the responsibility of students and alumni to take the necessary precautions when interviewing for and accepting part-time, full-time and/or internship positions. Applicants should never provide their Social Security numbers, birth dates, credit card numbers, bank account information or other private information when communicating with prospective employers or responding to employment opportunities online. Please refer all questions to CCPD’s director at 240-895-4203.