Career and Student Success Center
Formerly known as the Academic and Career Enrichment Center (ACE).
In a dynamic marketplace where knowledge, skills and abilities are critical to employment success, Notre Dame of Maryland University students and graduates have a competitive advantage. With a solid liberal arts foundation, Notre Dame students and graduate have the ability to think critically and strategically across disciplines, appreciate different points of view and work successfully in a diverse community.
The Career and Student Success Center appreciates the value of a Notre Dame education and actively supports students, alumnae and alumni in their vocational and career aspirations by holistically addressing career development needs across the lifespan. We offer a comprehensive suite of services and a processional staff committed to the academic and professional success of our clients.
All services are free to students and graduates.
Get the support, advice and encouragement you need to successfully negotiate the job market! Our career enrichment services include:
- Career counseling
- Career assessment
- Résumé and cover letter assistance
- Mock interviews
- Job search guidance and resources
- Professional skills coaching
- Career fair preparation
- Graduate school application assistance
Job and Internship Search: Use College Central Network (CCN), our free web-based tool, to efficiently search for jobs and internships. CCN also offers multimedia resources that provide tips and advice to enhance your professional development.
Local Connections: Baltimore Collegetown Network (BCN) connects Notre Dame students with students from 14 other Baltimore institutions. In addition to news about neighbot institutions, BCN offers a link specific to internship opportunities posted by regional and national companies. www.baltimorecollegetown.com
Regional Networks: In addition to our on-campus resources, we connect students with wider opportunities through our membership in the Maryland Career Consortium (MCC), a network of 14 regional private and public colleges and universities, and the Selective Liberal Arts Colleges (SLAC), eight liberal arts institutions in Maryland and Virginia. These consortia focus on providing career-related events and resources that help students expand their professional network and realize their career aspirations.
Student Success & Experiential Learning
We want you to succeed! Our students have access to a variety of academic support through our center.
Internships & Employer Shadowing: Experiential learning is where academic studies and career development intersect. We help facilitate internship acquisitions and short-term employer shadowing opportunities so you'll be better prepared for the professional work world. Our center even offers an Internship Seminar two, three, or four-credit course every semester. Visit our Internships page for more information!
Tutoring: Whether you are struggling with a particular course or are already doing well in your classes and want to excel, consider our tutoring sessions. You can receive assistance with a particular assignment, prepare for an exam or develop more effective studying strategies. Tutoring sessions are provided by appointment in our center, the library, or any other location on campus. All requests for tutors are process through our online Tutor Request form.
Workshops: In collaboration with the academic advising office, we offer a series of workshops each fall and spring that address topics such as time management, research strategies, stress management, study skills, professionalism, etc. Watch for announcements of these special workshops and during the academic year. You can also find our most current list of upcoming events on the Career & Student Success Calendar.