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: