Career Development Center

Contact Us

Phone: 301-860-3825  

Current student or alumni? Contact the Career Development Center to schedule an appointment.

When you’re a Bulldog, you become part of a resilient history. We continue this upward trajectory by preparing students for their careers. Our innovative curriculum and actionable career plans prepare students to confidently navigate today’s job market.

Learn how our Career Development Center can help you succeed.

Experiential Learning

Imagine Your Career Early

We believe learning is best done with you in the driver’s seat. Through experiential learning in our flexible Co-Op programs, students gain work experience and academic credit simultaneously. See the details here.

 

Career Resources

When it comes to career planning, dream big. There are so many interesting skills and fields for you to explore. Stay up to date with our resources to find your next opportunity.

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    Handshake

    Join Handshake, a free online service for all BSU students, and gain access to thousands of internships and employment opportunities. Create a profile, establish search criteria, apply for exciting roles and meet prospective employers. Get started today.

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    Job Search Assistance

    Our team is here to be your sounding board and ensure you’re on the right track. Check out the Job Skills page for info about cover letters, job fair tips, and more.

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    Appointments and Workshops

    Sometimes it’s better to hear from folks who know what it’s like navigatating today’s industries. Book an appointment with us to learn what next steps to take.

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    Bowie Business Boutique

    Visit the Bowie Business Boutique to find a professional outfit for your next interview, career fair, or job opportunity. It is free of charge, and your new fit is bound to help you book your next gig. The Boutique is open on Wednesdays from 9:00 am–12:00 pm and 2:00 pm–4:00 pm.

Alumni Spotlight

My motto has always been, 'Why try to fit in when you were born to stand out?' It's what molded me through my years at Bowie State and still on my journey to succeed my aspirations in life.

- Kyle Jones

Kyle Jones

Attend Campus Career Fairs

Let your skills and interests shine at a career fair designed to help you be discovered. Career fairs are the best place for you to make a strong impression with recruiters, build lasting professional networks, and learn more about the hiring process.

Your next opportunity could come from the connections you make on campus and at these networking events, so stay updated with our office for the next career fair held at Bowie State.

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Employer Resources

Thank you for considering the Bulldogs in your next hiring search. We’re excited to work alongside you, whether that’s at the next career fair or tabling event or a Handshake connection.  Let’s collaborate on your next project!

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Faculty Resources

Academic and career-building lessons are a great way for Bulldogs to continue Bowie State’s innovative legacy. As Maryland’s first HBCU, we welcome you to help us lead the charge on cutting-edge academics by considering career development in your next syllabus. Together we can incorporate a variety of skills, career development workshops, and more in your next class. Explore ways to tie in class visits or workshops in this section here.

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