Welcome to Career Services

Career Services works with students throughout their college experience to develop the skills, ethics, and knowledge necessary to succeed in the global economy.

Building a Network of Opportunity

Through events and one-on-one conversations, we can support your professional goals. Visit us in Quick Hall or call our office for more information on the following Career Services resources.

Career Center

Through MMA’s online Career Center portal, students and alumni can find employment resources including résumé advice, job search tips, and career-related events.

Employers can connect with students by posting jobs, arranging on-campus recruiting visits, and signing up for career fairs.

Career Services works directly with students, faculty, and industry leaders to coordinate field experiences that support the undergraduate curriculum, contribute to personal growth and professional competency, and serve our partners in industry.

Employers are encouraged to contact our office to learn more about hosting students in field experience positions.

There are two career fairs each year held in October and March respectively. These events attract companies and alumni from across the country who are eager to discuss employment and field experience opportunities with our students.

In 2022, MMA welcomed over 100 companies including American Bureau of Shipping, Hornbeck Offshore, Milton CAT, Siemens Energy, Talen Energy Alaskan Dream Cruises, Grand River Navigation/Rand Logistics and Irving Forest Products.

More information for students on the MMA mobile app and in the Career Center portal. Information for employers can be found in the Career Center portal.

Many companies schedule on-campus recruiting visits to deliver informational presentations and conduct interviews of students interested in full-time employment and/or field experiences. On-campus company visit schedules can be found on the MMA mobile app and online at careercenter.mma.edu.

Employers can schedule a visit by registering through the Career Center portal.

Career Services works with students and alumni offering guest speakers and workshops to help them create a dynamic résumé, develop professional etiquette, fine-tune interview and business networking skills, and learn to use social media responsibly.

As students progress through their college experience, they will interact with our office through their field experience coordination, cadet shipping program, company visits, career fair, and careercenter.mma.edu.

Career Outcomes

MMA graduates are committed to their industry, know the value of hard work, and understand what it means to be professional. The job placement rate for MMA graduates regularly exceeds 90% within 90 days of graduation and MMA alumni are recognized around the world for excellence in leadership and integrity.

Industry Employers

Many companies employ graduates from MMA, including:

  • ABS
  • Advanced Boiler Control
  • Conoco
  • Crowley
  • Edison Chouest
  • General Dynamics
  • General Electric
  • G & H Towing
  • Hornbeck Offshore
  • Kiewit
  • Kirby
  • Moran
  • PepsiCo
  • Seabulk
  • The Jackson Laboratory
  • Transocean
  • Rand Logistics

We extend an open invitation to all students and alumni to visit us in Captain Quick Hall. We look forward to working with you!

Contact Us

Deborah Harman, Director of Career Services & Cooperative Education

Kathy MacArthur, Field Experience Shipping Coordinator

Jeffrey Wheeler, Field Experience Shoreside

Jan Leach, Career Services Coordinator

Career Services Office
Fax: 207-326-2268

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