Office of Career Services - Testudo


Friday, February 10, 2017 | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Riggs Alumni Center
Don't miss out on Smith's largest spring recruiting event! All Smith undergraduate majors, Smith undergraduate alumni, and QUEST students are eligible to attend. Over 60 employers are expected attended to hire for externs, interns and full-time hires from all eight business majors! For details, please visit our career fair website.

You’ve put in the late hours, and you’ve sharpened your skills, and now it’s time to find your place in the business world. The Office of Career Services is your closest partner as you search for that perfect fit – a career that matches your skills and ambitions, encourages growth and is both personally and financially rewarding. We’re here to help you recognize your potential and leverage it to propel your career forward. Current students are able to access the full suite of career services and can apply for jobs online through HireSmith.

Career Services for Undergraduates

  • Career Coaching
  • Major Exploration & Career Direction
  • Self-Assessments
  • Developing a Job Search Plan
  • HireSmith Assistance
  • Finding an Internship
  • Resume and Cover Letter Advice
  • Connecting with Clubs
  • Networking
  • Evaluating and Negotiating Job Offers
  • Mock Interviews

Exploring Majors and Careers

Our undergraduate program is widely recognized as "The Crown Jewel of the Smith School." Smith School undergrads are among the brightest students at the University of Maryland. Students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and are willing and eager to do what is required to succeed in their job search and career. Highly sought after by top companies and the Big 4 accounting firms, Smith students move on to bright futures after graduation.

The following undergraduate majors are available in business: AccountingFinance, Management, Information Systems, International Business, Supply Chain Management, Marketing or Operations Management.

Placement Statistics

See our most recent Placement Statistics. The employment data provided broadly groups students by their career choices as defined by industry, function and location.


  • BMGT 367: Career Strategies
    An overview and opportunity to practice job search skills critical to obtaining internships and full-time positions. Course will cover strategies for exploring career options, preparing job search materials, development of job search skills such as interviewing and networking. Students are encouraged to take this course in the sophomore or junior year.
  • BMGT 398: Internship for Credit

Career Advising and Resources

Interview Toolkit

  • Guidelines for Professional Dress
  • Undergraduate Resume Guide
  • Salary Negotiation and Job Offers
  • Etiquette for Professional Conferences

Undergraduate Career Services Team

Ashlee Kerkhoff | Director, Undergraduate Student Programming 
301-405-9475 | 

Courtney Bigger | Associate Director, Undergraduate Student Programming 
301-405-1335 | 

Amanda Fontenot | Assistant Director, Undergraduate Student Programming 
301-405-0306 |

Erin Fields Saddler | Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Curriculum 
301-405-8833 |

Steffon Gray | Graduate Assistant