Career

Accelerate Your Career Trajectory

Office of Career Services (OCS) is Maryland Smith’s comprehensive career management service. Our services help master's students smoothly transition into the business world. OCS career coaches have valuable industry experience and will help you discover and use your unique strengths to reach your highest potential in your career.

Among students who work with OCS after starting at Maryland Smith, 89% receive internships and 79% receive full-time job offers.

OCS offers one-on-one and group coaching to help you do the following:

  • Create an Effective Résumé and Cover Letter
  • Improve your Interpersonal Skills
  • Plan a Job Search
  • Leverage LinkedIn to Network
  • Prepare for an Interview
  • Navigate a Career Fair
  • Compete in a Corporate-Sponsored Case Competition
  • Negotiate Job Offers

Business Master’s Success Stories

Hear first-hand from our current and former specialty master’s students about how their Smith experience helped them create valuable connections, advance their careers, gain a global perspective and stand-out in the job market.

“Everything I’m working on now was covered in my classes. The professors demonstrate academic excellence. They were willing to go the extra mile to help us out and care about their student’s success.”

Ryan Li
MS Information Systems ‘18

“Through the master’s program at Smith, I learned I have the ability to solve complex business problems by myself. With the help of my professors, I can confirm what I’ve learned is right.”

Yihan (Harriet) Peng
MS Marketing Analytics ‘19

“Being able to interact and share experiences with students from all over the world is a rare opportunity to learn and expand my knowledge of people from places that I didn’t know much about.”

Christopher Rolle
MS Accounting ‘18

“Being able to interact and share experiences with students from all over the world is a rare opportunity to learn and expand my knowledge of people from places that I didn’t know much about”

Angara Sahitya
MS Business Analytics ‘20

“With the Smith community’s seemingly endless resources, strong network and the location, there are many career opportunities available to you. Do not be afraid to reach out to your peers, faculty, seniors or the administration.”

Shantan Sawa
MS Information Systems ‘18

“I learned a lot from OCS about how to present myself to the Big Four and other accounting firms. After working with the Office of Career Services, I was confident that I could answer interview questions effectively.”

Hayley Smith
MS Accounting ’18

Major employers who have hired our students include:

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