Workshops and events are free to students, alumni and community members, unless otherwise noted.
To register for a workshop or event, please contact the UMA Career Connections office or University College Center nearest you:

Augusta: (207) 621-3130

E-mail: umacareer@maine.edu

University College Centers: www.learn.maine.edu

Or, use our online registration form!

Summer 2017 Career Workshop Schedule

Resumes & Cover Letters 101
Monday, June 19th, 10-11am

Locations: Augusta (114 Jewett Hall); Bangor (217 Lewiston Hall)
University College Centers: Brunswick (Room 119); East Millinocket (VC Room); Ellsworth (Room 3); Houlton (Room 110); Rockland (Room 410); Rumford (Room 312); Saco (Room 107)

Are you hearing the words “resume” and “cover letter” and you don’t know where to start (or want to run in the opposite direction)? This workshop will go over the nuts and bolts of creating these documents and how to make them stand out among the rest.

Successful Interviewing
Wednesday, June 28th, 1-2pm

Locations: Augusta (Randall Student Center 208); Bangor (217 Lewiston Hall)
University College Centers: Brunswick (Room 115); East Millinocket (VC Room); Ellsworth (Room 3); Houlton (Room 110); Rockland (Room 410); Rumford (Room 312); Saco (Room 107); South Paris (Room 103)

Want to learn how to shine in an interview? Come to this workshop where we will discuss what to expect in an interview, how to prepare appropriately, and how to let your best qualifications come across in an interview.

Graduate School: Guide to Getting In
Thursday, July 20th, 9-10am

Locations: Augusta (Randall Student Center 208); Bangor (217 Lewiston Hall)
University College Centers: Brunswick (Room 114) East Millinocket (VC Room); Ellsworth (Room 3); Houlton (Room 110); Rumford (Room 312); Saco (Room 107); South Paris (Room 103)

Are you currently considering graduate school as your next career step? Attend this workshop and learn how to evaluate whether graduate school is the correct next step, how to find and identify graduate programs, and the graduate school admissions process.

LinkedIn: Are You Connected?
NEW DATE: Tuesday, July 25th, 3-4pm

Locations: Augusta (Randall Student Center 208); Bangor (217 Lewiston Hall
University College Centers: Brunswick (Room 115); East Millinocket (Room TBD); Ellsworth (Room 3); Houlton (Room 136); Rocklland (Room 410); Rumford (Room TBD); Saco (Room 107); South Paris (Room 103)

Did you know that 86% of employers are using LinkedIn as a recruitment tool? LinkedIn is a professional networking site that can help you research jobs, meet recruiters, and find professional contacts. Join us in this workshop to learn how to create an effective profile, find out information about employers, and how to take advantage of your network to enhance your job search.

Prior Learning Assessment
Tuesday, August 8th, 1-2pm

Locations: Augusta (Randall Student Center 208); Bangor (217 Lewiston Hall)
University College Centers: Brunswick (Room 114); East Millinocket (VC Room); Ellsworth (Room 3); Houlton (Room 110); Rockland (Room 410); Rumford (Room 312); Saco (Room 1071); South Paris (Room 103)

Prior Learning Assessment, PLA for short, helps students earn college credit for learning outside of the traditional classroom experience in order to accelerate degree completion. This workshop will cover the options that are available to UMA students (credit by examination, credential review and portfolio assessment) and how to get started on the process for those who qualify.

**Broadcasting of workshops to University College Centers is subject to room availability.**

Please check back soon for upcoming events.

New Ventures Maine offers many free workshops and classes across the state surrounding the following topics:

  • Build Your Career
  • Start A Business
  • Manage Your Money
  • Become A Leader
  • And more!

For a list of classes, please visit this link.