Co-curricular experiences such as internships, volunteer opportunities, and undergraduate research are an integral part of the undergraduate academic program. They provide insight into career paths, job-specific training, and the chance to begin developing a professional network. Students in CMNS have a wealth of opportunities in faculty research laboratories on campus, or with the wide range of federal laboratories, research institutes, and private companies in the Baltimore-Washington corridor.
Career and Professional Preparation
University Career Center @ CMNS is now located in 1320 Symons Hall to help students with all aspects of career planning and preparation.
- Job search strategies: networking, how to follow-up, informational interviews, etc.
- Tailoring your application materials for a job or grad school
- Preparing for interviews
- Salary research
- How to make contacts within a specific industry
Our online resources include:
A searchable listing of jobs, internships, research experiences, scholarships and other career-related opportunities.
Detailed advice and information pertaining to particular fields of study:
- Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
- Biological Sciences
- Chemistry and Biochemistry
- Computer Science
- Environmental Science and Policy
- Physics and Physical Science