Loyola University Maryland

The Career Center


Students studying

Here you’ll find a selection of internal and external resources related to various phases of the career process. For guidance on using these resources and access to even more, visit us by making an appointment or stopping in during walk-in hours.

Internal Resources


Loyola is proud to partner with Handshake, the best-in class career services platform for job and internship postings and managing your career journey.

Last year, 12,805 jobs and 4,661 internships were posted on Handshake.

Loyola Connect

Loyola has partnered with PeopleGrove to develop a custom, Loyola-only career networking platform. Nearly 2,000 students, alumni, and friends of the University are registered and connect around career topics.

Career Topic Guides

Several of the following topics include select videos from extensive courses on Lynda.com that you have access to with your Loyola credentials. Learn more about Loyola's Lynda account.

Resume Development

Learn the fundamentals of building a resume by watching some helpful videos and reviewing sample resumes:

Resume samples:

Curriculum Vita

Understand the difference between a CV and a resume, and how to construct a curriculum vita.

Cover Letters

Learn what to include and how to organize an effective cover letter. 

Guide to Internships

Pick up some tips on how to make the most out of your internship experience, and turning this into a full-time job opportunity.

Interviewing Tips

Learn how to best describe your experience in an interview. Being able to effectively illustrate your skills and your value is key to landing that next career opportunity.

Guide to Networking and Informational Interviews

Establishing and nurturing professional relationships is integral to your career journey, and isn't limited to just gathering business cards for possible job opportunities. Check out the videos below and learn how to take networking to the next level:

Building Your Brand Online

Social media can be a powerful tool in showcasing your value to an employer. If you aren't leveraging your online presence to illustrate your passions, goals, and values, you are missing out on a great opportunity to show employers what makes you unique!

Major Exploration Resources

Explore career options by major.

Graduate School

It's best to start planning for graduate school early. View the sample timeline below to begin the preparation process!

Other On-Campus Resources

Alumni Relations
Center for Community Service and Justice
Directory of Student Clubs and Activities
Disability Support Services
International Programs
Loyola Graduate Programs
On-Campus Jobs / Work-Study Positions

External Resources

Networking, Career Exploration & Job Posting Aggregators

Department of Labor sponsored site to explore career paths and industry projections

Career resources and job postings for executives and senior-level managers

Insider reviews of companies from employees and applicants

Job postings and advice on cultural preparedness for international work

The largest online database of internship postings across the US and globe

LinkedIn Jobs/LinkedIn Internships/LinkedIn Salary
The world’s largest professional network featuring robust profiles, job postings, and salary research

Specialized resources and postings for $100k+ job seekers and recruiters; contact the Career Center to receive a 25% membership discount

Advice, job postings, and company insider information with optional paid career coaching services

Free comprehensive career advice plus job and internship postings targeting college students

Baltimore Collegetown
Internship and volunteer opportunities, along with advice for working and living in Baltimore 

Veteran resource guide to job searching, resume writing, networking, and interview tips

Graduate/Professional School

A leading comprehensive source of graduate school information nationwide

Comprehensive graduate program resource for program selection and application process insights

Diversity Resources

NACE Community: LGBT Resources
A list of helpful resources for LGBT college students, job candidates, and employees complied by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

Maria Mitidieri

Maria Mitidieri

Maria’s volunteer and travel experiences at Loyola inspired her career as a bilingual speech-language pathologist

Speech-Language Pathology, Spanish