Looking for a job? Meet Patricia McGlone, the Job Opportunity Coordinator at Montgomery College’s Germantown campus. She works in the Student Success Center, room 265 in the SA building. Here, students can receive help in everything from writing a resume to negotiating a salary.
Career Services at Montgomery College is essentially centered on two goals:
• Finding a job or landing an internship.
Various services are provided to students and alumni on the job hunt, including interview skill training, career exploration workshops and one-on-one meetings. “We can also connect students with online career resources,” explains McGlone. Job listings can be found through the college’s job database: Ejobs: http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/ejobs. “When you are looking for a job, visit Career Services.”
• Assisting students and alumni in finding all types of jobs, including part time jobs within the community or post-graduate full-time jobs.
Through the Cooperative Education and Internship Program at Montgomery College, a student can also find internships specific to his or her major and career goals. Students can take on positions within the Washington DC area, or choose one of the many out-of-state internships scattered throughout the nation.
Students must work a minimum of 15 hours per week throughout the semester and can earn between $8 and $13 per hour, as well as college credit hours. Internships are available for students interested in countless fields, including medicine, law, journalism, automotive technology, chemistry, engineering and hospitality.
Past students have worked at locations including, National Institute of Health, National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Department of Justice, the Washington Post, the American Red Cross and Suburban Hospital.