So, you’re ready to look for a new job? Whether you are graduating from a college or university program, making a career change or venturing out in the workforce after being unemployed, Project SCOPE provides vital information to prepare you for your job search. Maryland is quickly becoming the hub of intelligence, technology, engineering and bioscience industries for our nation and will require new hires for all the positions being created and those that will be left vacant when other employees retire. Many of these positions will require any applicant to obtain a security clearance. One key component of your job search in Maryland will be to understand the process to obtain a security clearance.