Kick Off Your Career

As a new college graduate, you face a new world of challenges.  From getting your first place, setting up your retirement accounts and finding and succeeding in your first job, there are a lot of things to learn to thrive in the post-grad world.  Here are some resources for you to help you learn all the skills you need.

Hire Smith

Maryland Smith has partnered with 12Twenty, a full-service resource for employers, students and alumni. Whether you're looking for employment or looking to hire, the HireSmith Career Portal puts a wealth of information at your disposal.

Visit the Hire Smith Portal

University Career Center

As a UMD alumnus/ae you may need assistance in identifying the next steps to follow in your career search. Review the resources below to help guide you. 

Visit the University Career Center

Webinar Replays

Looking to brush up on your professional skills? Interested in learning a new subject for your personal enjoyment? Maryland Smith's Office of Alumni Relations can help. We offers many online programs to help alumni achieve their personal and professional goals.

 Develop Your Executive Presence

 Money & Sense: A Common Sense Guide for Young Professionals to Manage Debt & Achieve Financial Freedom

 Self-Leadership and Success

 Why You Need an Estate Plan Regardless of Your Age

 Renting or Buying Your First Place

 Who the Heck is FICO?