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Jobs and Internships for Military Spouses and Family Members

UMUC can help you explore career opportunities that fit your military life.

University of Maryland University College is committed to helping military spouses and family members translate their education into professional success. UMUC Career Services will support you throughout your professional life, with services and events to help you maximize your career opportunities, search for jobs, prepare for interviews, and connect with our alumni network.


UMUC's career counselors can help you develop a job search strategy. We can direct you to industry-specific job websites and help you research salary information and companies.

If you're looking for a federal job, we can help you understand the federal hiring process and give you tips on optimizing your resume for federal applications and writing knowledge, skill, and ability descriptions. Known as KSAs, they're an assessment tool used by the federal government for hiring.

Start Your Career Quest

CareerQuest is an online career management tool that allows you to browse jobs from companies looking to hire UMUC graduates, post your resume, apply for jobs, receive notifications of new postings, research companies and careers, find contacts in your industry, connect with alumni, and more.

Polish Your Resume and Cover Letter

UMUC's career counselors can assist you in crafting the best resume and cover letter possible to convey your skills, experience and education—and gain the attention of prospective employers.

Prepare for Interviews

Our career counselors can help you practice for your upcoming job interview. Appointments are available in our Largo, Maryland, Career Center or by phone, e-mail or even Skype—just fill out the Talk to a Career Counselor form.

1 Source: "Good Jobs Are Back: College Graduates Are First in Line," Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2015.

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Maximize Your Career Opportunities

Learn how UMUC helps military spouses with job interview preparation, career interest assessments, and résumé writing.

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Wednesday, Oct 26 | 7-8 p.m.

Get the Right Job with the Right Education

The economy added 250,000 per month in 2014. Prepare to take the next step in your career with the right education.1