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Career Fairs & Recruiting Events

The University Career Center hosts many events designed to connect Terps directly with employers hiring for internships and full-time opportunities.


Spring 2024 Career & Internship Fair

Spring 2024 Career Fair Promotion.

When is the Spring Career Fair?

All UMD undergraduates, graduates, and alumni are invited to attend the Spring Career & Internship fair, the largest recruiting event of the semester, February 21-23, 2024!

Learn More Here

Who Will Be There

Typically, over 300 employers, representing most sectors and industries, attend our bi-annual career fairs.

Spring 2024 Employer List

How do I Prepare?

We have plenty of upcoming events and programs to help you do your best at the Career Fair!

Learn More Here

How do I Sign Up?

Students can sign up for the fair in Handshake

However, pre-registration is not required.

 

The fair is an excellent opportunity for Terps, Terp-Alum, and employers to connect at our biggest campus recruitment event of the season. 

What to bring:

  1. Yourself and your friends, classmates
  2. Your UMD-Issued Student ID
  3. Resumes
  4. A Notepad and Pens
  5. Professional or Business Casual Attire is Recommended 

Questions? Contact careerfairs@umd.edu.

Recruiters: Learn more here.


Departmental Campus Career Fairs

  • Date: February 2, 2024
  • Location: Riggs Alumni Center
  • This event brings together top employers and talented undergraduates from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. This fair is open to Smith undergraduate students and Smith undergraduate alumni. Students will be seeking externships, internships, and full-time opportunities from all eight business majors: accounting, finance, marketing, supply chain management, operations management and business analytics, information systems, management, and international business.
  • Students: Registration information coming soon. 
  • February 6, 2024, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location: School of Public Health Concourse
  • This is a unique opportunity for public health undergraduate and graduate students interested in exploring career possibilities within the dynamic field of public health to connect with top employers.
  • Registration: Register on Handshake starting January 2024!
  • Questions? Contact Jodi Hammer, Career Services Program Director, UCC@SPH at jhammer2@umd.edu
  • Location: The Clarice Performing Arts Center
  • The Performing Arts Career & Internship Fair will be held on February 7, 2024, from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. in the Grand Pavilion in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Students and employers in the performing arts are invited to connect and engage during this exciting recruitment event.
  • Students: Register on Handshake!
  • Questions? Contact Kate Juhl, kjuhl@umd.edu.
  • February 13, 2024, 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location: Stamp Student Union, Grand Ballroom
  • The Maryland Metropolitan Education Expo is a one-day recruiting event that brings together school systems, education-based organizations, and talented applicants in the field of education. University of Maryland students and alumni and highly qualified applicants from local academic institutions interested in the field of education are invited to attend.
  • Students: Register on Handshake!
  • Questions? Contact careerfairs@umd.edu
  • February 16, 2024, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location: Riggs Alumni Center
  • This fair is an excellent opportunity to meet University of Maryland undergraduate and graduate students seeking full-time, part-time, and internship positions in architecture, planning, historic preservation and real estate development. The event is cosponsored by the University Career Center & The President's Promise and The School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (www.arch.umd.edu). 
  • Students: Register on Handshake!
  • Questions? Contact careerfairs@umd.edu or 301-314-7239.
  • February 26, 2024, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Location: Adele H. Stamp Student Union
  • The University of Maryland's Department of Computer Science Internship and Career Fair is a bi-annual event in which high-profile companies gather to meet undergraduate, graduate, and PhD computer science students who are looking for challenging and rewarding internships, co-ops, and full-time careers that will value and foster their technical capabilities. This private event connects many of the department's 3600+ undergraduate students and 250 graduate students to innovative and exciting companies throughout the U.S. including startups, government organizations, Fortune 500 companies, and tech giants.
  • Registration information
  • Questions? Contact Mel. Coles, mcoles@umd.edu
  • February 28, 2024, 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Location: Stamp Student Union, Atrium Room
  • Join us for the 7th Annual Visual Arts Reverse Career & Internship Fair at the University of Maryland! Structured as a reverse career fair, connect with approximately 40 talented students skilled in graphic design, video production, and immersive media/AR & VR! Students will display their work at each table. As an employer, you will be able to circulate around the room to meet students, check out their work and pick up resumes. These students will be seeking a mix of part-time, full-time and internship opportunities. Don't miss this FREE opportunity to connect with some of UMD's most creative and talented students!
  • Students: Registration by invite only. 
  • Questions? Contact Kate Juhl, kjuhl@umd.edu.
  • February 29, 2024, 12 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
  • Location: Atrium, Stamp Student Union
  • UMD's Environmental Career & Internship Fair is open to students seeking full-time, part-time and internship positions in the fields of environmental policy, communication, and research, GIS, conservation, and sustainability. 
  • Students: Register on Handshake today!
  • March 7, 2024, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Kim Building Rotunda
  • Engineering Career Services host a Chemical, Materials, and Bioengineering career fair each fall and spring.  They host 25-30 employers, and students will have the opportunity to meet with the different employers for career opportunities.
  • Students: Registration Information.

 

  • March 8, 2024, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Location: Kim Building Rotunda
  • The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Career Fair is held twice a year during both the spring and fall semesters.  Each fair is attended by approximately 40 employers looking to hire from our accomplished group of students.  Students will have the opportunity to meet with employers for internships or full-time employment. 
  • Students: Registration Information.

Networking Events 

Success Hour Diversity Networking Event is returning Thursday, February 22, 2024 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. in the Adele H. Stamp Student Union, Atrium Room. Come engage and network with employer representatives seeking talented Black, Latinx, and other diverse Terps.

Past students experienced SUCCESS acquiring internships & jobs through networking while learning about the practices of diversity and inclusion within a professional workplace environment.

This event will be a great way to practice your informational interviewing skills with industry professionals. Take the next step towards becoming a #SuccessfulTerp!

Brought to you by the Student Success Leadership Council (SSLC) and the University Career Center & The President’s Promise (UCC).

Registration information.

 

Connect with UMD alumni and organizations on March 5, 2024, to learn about career paths options related to psychology at the UMD Psychology Career Exploration Night. This event offers the opportunity for you to chat individually, or in small groups, with professionals who have successfully established themselves in the field of psychology. Professionals and employers will also be sharing openings and/or tips to break into areas related to Psychology. 

Registration information coming soon. 


Employer Industry Meetups

Industry specific recruiting roundtables for employers and students to connect.

  • January 30, 2024, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location: Stamp Student Union, Atrium Room
  • The University Career Center & The President's Promise is hosting an On-Campus & Part-Time Jobs Meet-up.The event will be held in person, on campus at the Stamp Student Union. This is an informal event where students can explore on-campus and near-campus part-time employment, and employers can meet students actively seeking paid part-time opportunities. 
  • Recruiters: Registration Opens Soon in Handshake
  • Questions? Contact The University Career Center, ucc-recruiting@umd.edu

 On March 13, 2024, 12 pm - 2 pm, all UMD students are welcome to explore in-person for career opportunities with various Hospitality-related employers!

Registration information coming soon. 

On April 2, 2024, 12 pm - 2 pm, we're hosting consulting and sales companies to meet with our UMD students for career opportunities including internships and jobs! 

Registration information coming soon. 

 

 

  • May 8, 2024, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location: Stamp Student Union, Atrium Room
  • The University Career Center & The President's Promise is hosting a Just In Time Meet-up. This in-person networking event allows students to explore paid full-time, part-time, or internship opportunities.
  • Recruiters: Registration Opens Spring 2024
  • Questions? Contact The University Career Center, ucc-recruiting@umd.edu
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