Many BSOS students pursue graduate or professional school upon completing their bachelor degree at UMD. This section provides quick links to assist students in exploring which educational path will lead to their career of interest. Start by talking to UMD faculty in your area of interest and review the typical educational path that professionals working in your field of interest took to decide on an area of study and degree to pursue.
- Top Ten Tips for Applying to Graduate School- Written by a successful graduate student- Kristen Frese, Career Advisor for University Career Center @ BSOS!
- GRE test prep tips
- Planning tips for BSOS students
- What is involved in an appliction? Read about all of the parts and how to stand out.
- Financing your education and other ways to watch your bottom line.
- ResearchGate, connect with researchers and explore your interests
- Idealist Grad Fairs (www.idealist.org/info/GradFairs) connect individuals with graduate schools in fields such as public administration, international affairs, education, public policy, public interest law, social work, nonprofit management, etc. (Free event)
- Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) is a gateway to graduate education at Big Ten Academic Alliance universities
- Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for full-time, six-to-nine month fellowships in Washington, DC. Closes at the beginning of October.
- Ten short term fellowships, Profellow
- Career options with an advanced degree in international affairs, APSIA
- Summer fellowships
- Pre-Law Professions Advising Office: serves all current and former students at the University of Maryland interested in law school and legal careers.
- Reed-Yorke Health Professionals Advising Office: is available to advise students on health related graduate school admission.
- University Career Center: meets with students individually to discuss strategies for choosing, applying to, and evaluating graduate school offers.