Career Services for Students

The University of Maryland and the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation offer comprehensive career and placement services for its students. Students are welcome to utilize all the career services offered by the University Career Services, as well as career services tailored to the opportunities in the Built Environment.  

The University of Maryland switched from the Career4Terps online career management platform to HandshakeStudents, employers and alumni have access to this platform online or through the app. Visit UMD's Career Center Handshake webpage for details. 

Job Postings:

Please see each programs’s career services page for program specific content.


Career Fairs

The Architecture, Planning, Preservation, and Real Estate Development Career & Internship Fair was held on Friday, February 16, 2024 from 1:00 - 5:00 PM at the Riggs Alumni Center in College Park, Maryland.

See the Resumes tab below for more information on preparing for upcoming fairs.


The University Career Center offers webinars and other informational opportunities on setting up your resume. The School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation holds resume workshops tailored to resumes for jobs in the built environment. Resume information is available here:

Resume and Cover Letter Basics

A Resume Basics Short Course/Workshop

Individual Resume Review: Contact Kristen Tepper, Director of Student Services to set up an appointment.

Past Career Services Events

Resume Workshop  |  September 15, 2020
Virtual discussion on the most effective resume for students and allied professionals.

Alumni Review of Resumes and Portfolios  |  February 4, 2021 
The MAPP+D Alumni Board discussed career tips on what looks good in a resume, what you shouldn't put in a resume, and how your resume can help you in your future. 

Contact Kristen Stack, Director of Student Services