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.

Note: Due to COVID-19 related safety precautions, we will not be hosting our annual Career Fair this fall. While we share your disappointment at the news of this cancellation, we are committed to providing our services to all MMA students and will be hosting single-company virtual career fairs throughout the semester. Please keep an eye on the campus calendar for upcoming visits, and visit us in Quick Hall anytime for help with your resume and personalized career planning.

Students
Alumni
Employers

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.

Note: Due to COVID-19 related safety precautions, we will not be hosting our annual Career Fair this fall. While we share your disappointment at the news of this cancellation, we are committed to providing our services to all MMA students and will be hosting single-company virtual career fairs throughout the semester. Please keep an eye on the campus calendar for upcoming visits, and visit us in Quick Hall anytime for help with your resume and personalized career planning.

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 2018, Maine Maritime welcomed representatives from over 90 companies, including ConocoPhillips, General Dynamics, NextEra Energy, PepsiCo, and The Jackson Laboratory.

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 schedule 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:

  • American Bureau of Shipping
  • Boeing
  • Chevron Corporation
  • ConocoPhillips
  • ExxonMobil
  • General Dynamics
  • Kiewit Corporation
  • Military Sealift Command
  • Moran Towing
  • PepsiCo
  • Siemens
  • Tesla, Inc.
  • The Jackson Laboratory
  • Transocean
  • U.S. Navy

 

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