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Fall 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 2024 Career & Internship Fair

2024 Fall Career & Internship Fair Save the Date promotion.

When is the Fall Career Fair?

All UMD undergraduates, graduates, and alumni are invited to attend the Fall Career & Internship fair, the largest recruiting event of the semester, September 24-26, 2024!

Learn more!

Who Will Be There

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

Fall 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!

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

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.

Date: Oct. 24, 2024, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Registration information is coming soon!

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.

Date: September 23, 2024 | 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Stamp Student Union

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: Monday, Oct. 21, 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).

  • Registration Information

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? Are you interested in international issues?

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.

Date: Oct. 9, 2024, 12 p.m. -4 p.m.

Registration information is coming soon!

Networking Events

Do you major/minor in or speak another language? Are you interested in a future career with an intelligence agency? Join us for a special networking breakfast connecting language faculty, students and intelligence agency recruiters. The breakfast will be held on October 9th from 9:30-11 am. Brief remarks/introductions will be provided at 9:30 am.

Registration information coming soon.

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.

Date & time: September 9, 2024, from 2 - 4 p.m.

Registration will open in August 2024 on Handshake!

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