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Top Four Career Blogs for 2022


This year 2022 was not short on great career tips. Whether you are just starting your career or looking for ways to climb the corporate ladder in your current job, here are the top four most popular blogs from your UMGC Career Services team this year.  

1. Step Up Your Interview Game

The pandemic has changed the way we work and will continue to work making remote opportunities more abundant. Check out this blog that highlights the best video interviewing tips and tricks to put your virtual best foot forward to hiring employers.
2. How to Apply for the Presidential Management Fellow Program

Year after year, UMGC alumni and students look to apply to the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program, the federal government’s premiere leadership development program for advanced degree holders across all academic disciplines. It is a two-year fellowship, full-time with salary and benefits leading to a career in Federal Service. The initial appointment is at the GS-9/11/12 (or equivalent), with promotion potential to the GS-13. 

Since 2020, UMGC has had eight students selected as finalists from the following academic majors: Business Management and Administration, Cybersecurity, Emergency Management and Healthcare Administration. Learn more about this program open to students nearing graduation and recent graduates.

3. Meet the Employers of the 2022 Career Fair

The UMGC Career Fair is the University’s largest career event of the year. Meet the employers who globally seek out the talent of UMGC’s alumni and students to fill their hiring needs. Stay tuned for additional details on the UMGC 2023 Career Fair that will be announced early next year.

4. Leveraging Career Services to Step Up Your Job Search

Did you know that as an alum you have access to UMGC’s complementary Career Services for life? In this blog, learn more about the tools and best practices from your UMGC’s Career Services team to assist you on any part of your career journey.  

Remember, no matter what stage of your career, be sure to check out the latest UMGC Career Services tools and resources on CareerQuest. Hungry for more? Check out more career-boosting articles on the UMGC Career Connection blog.  

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