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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.

Fall 2023 Career & Internship Fair

Fall Career & Internship Fair 2023 Employers

When is the Fall Career Fair?

All UMD students are invited to attend the Fall Career & Internship fair, the largest recruiting event of the semester, September 26-28, 2023!

Learn More Here

Who Will Be There

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

Fall 2023 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. With the option to engage in-person and online, this fair is a great way for Terps to find full-time careers and internships with a variety of interesting employers.

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

Recruiters: Learn more here.

Departmental Campus Career Fairs

Are you looking for an internship, part-time or full-time job related to communication, marketing, public relations, digital media, event planning or other related fields? Don't miss our inaugural Communication & Media Career & Internship Fair! 

Connect with organizations looking to hire for part-time, internship and full-time positions in these fields and learn about ways to build your experience on our campus.

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.

The CS Career and Internship Fair is only open to current students from the programs listed below and Computer Science Alumni.

Computer Science: Undergraduate and graduate students. Computer Science minors. Immersive Media Design, Computing B.S. 

iSchool:  Master of Information Management (MIM), Social Data Science Major, Bachelor of Science in Information Science (InfoSci), Master of Science in Human-Computer Interaction (HCIM), Game, Entertainment, and Media Analytics (MPS), Certificate of Information Risk, Privacy and Security

Engineering: Computer Engineering undergraduate students, Cybersecurity Master of Engineering, Software Master of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering Master of Engineering, Robotics Master of Engineering, Cybersecurity Online, Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate in Engineering, Software Graduate Certificate in Engineering, Robotics Graduate Certificate in Engineering

The Science Academy: Graduate Certificate in Data Science, Masters of Professional Studies in Data Science and Analytics, Masters of Professional Studies in Machine Learning


Computer Science Alumni are invited to attend the fair. In order to register and attend, you will need to create a Handshake alumni account. 


Registration Information

  • When: Friday, Oct. 6, Time: 1-4 p.m.

  • Where: Knight Hall on campus

  • Details: The University of Maryland's Merrill College of Journalism Internship and Career Fair is an annual event. Attendees include local and national journalism organizations including newspapers, television, digital publications and more. Undergraduate and graduate students who are looking for challenging and rewarding internships and positions that will support their journalism careers of all majors are welcome.

  • Recruiters: Registration is Open! Email Karen Denny to register.

  • Students: Open to all students! (Not just journalism majors).

Questions? Contact Karen Denny, Career Services and Internships Director for the Merrill College of Journalism,  

Do you speak another language? Do you want to teach English, work or intern abroad? Interested in international issues? Don't miss the 15th Annual Language Career & Internship Fair! 

Connect with organizations looking to hire for part-time, internship and full-time positions in these fields and learn about ways to build your experience on our campus.

Networking Events 

Join us for this special event connecting current history majors/minors to alumni of the major! Following a moderated virtual panel, students will have the opportunity to join breakout rooms to further connect with alumni in career fields of interest. Participating alumni will be named here closer to October.

Hear from a group of subject matter experts leading the Environmental Protection Agency's work and learn about opportunities to work for the EPA both as a student and a graduate. 

Panelists include an environmental engineer in the Climate Change Division, an environmental scientist who assists in government cleanups of hazardous waste sites, the supervisor of the Science Advisory Branch in the Science Policy Division, branch chief in the Existing Chemicals Risk Assessment Division (ECRAD), and a Program Analyst in EPA’s Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM).

Oxford University Press was established in the earliest days of printing and throughout our 500-year history we have always been home to the inquisitive, the passionate, and the ambitious. 

During this information session, OUP will provide an overview of careers in the publishing field and share more information about specific opportunities at the press. 

Please note: From 12-1 pm at the same Zoom link, we will also be hosting a Careers in Writing, Editing & Publishing panel. You are welcome to attend one or (hopefully both!) of these sessions. You can register for the career panel here

Are you interested in a future internship or career in fields related to writing, editing or publishing? Learn more about these dynamic fields during a special career panel.

Employer Industry Meetups

Industry specific recruiting roundtables for employers and students to connect.

All UMD students are welcomed to explore paid, part-time job opportunities on-campus or in the College Park vicinity.


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