University of Vermont

CEMS Career Resources and Experiential Learning Opportunities

CEMS Career Readiness Program

Mission:

The mission of the CEMS Career Readiness Program is to provide opportunities that prepare students for active, productive, and successful postgraduate careers.

Goals:

  • Assist students in securing practical, high-quality internships, co-ops, and jobs related to their major and career goals
  • Provide high quality, effective professional development opportunities to enhance postgraduate success
  • Foster partnerships with local companies to enhance student opportunities and ensure the development of qualified entry-level candidates
  • Provide career exploration opportunities
  • Improve student job competitiveness
  • Improve student retention and recruitment

Components:

The CEMS Career Planning Program is comprised of:

  • CEMS Summer Internship Program
    Companies who join the program create or reserve a summer internship position specifically for a UVM CEMS student. Students can apply to up to two internships in the program and the entire process from application to completion of the internship is facilitated by CEMS Student Services.
  • CEMS Co-op Program
    Similar to the Summer Internship Program, this program offers year long Cooperative Education experiences. Students can apply to up to two internships in the program and the entire process from application to completion of the internship is facilitated by CEMS Student Services.
  • Internship & Co-op Placement Services
    Services to help students prepare for and secure internships and co-ops that are not part of the programs listed above.
  • Career & Professional Development Activities
    In collaboration with the UVM Career Center, the CEMS Career Planning Program offers several career planning services including cover letter and resume help, interview preparation, job shadowing, career panels, and workshops.

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