Hospitality, Sports & Recreation
Hospitality and tourism relates to the management, marketing, and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events, and travel related services. The recruitment timeline in this industry is based on position vacancy.
Where UMD Alumni Have Worked or Interned
Info from graduation survey
Marriott International, Hilton, Sodexo, Life! Casino & Hotel
University of Maryland, Washington Nationals, Under Armour, ESPN, WMUC Radio, The Baltimore Sun
Career options if you have a...
Marketing Assistant, Event Coordinator, Scout, Agent, Sports Marketing Coordinator, Athletic Trainer, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Facilities Manager, Producer, Sports Reporter, Revenue Auditor
Director of Operations, Athletic Director, Athletic Trainer, Media Relations Director, Guest Services Manager, Sales Manager, Restaurant Manager, Ecotourism Manager
Firsthand Career Guides
- Sports Jobs
- Event Planning Jobs
Hospitality, Sports & Recreation Careers on YouTube
Ways to Gain Experience
Connect with Alumni in Terrapins Connect
Tips for Finding a Job & Internship
- Gain experience in these fields during your time on campus. Volunteer, get a part-time job or take on additional leadership roles within your student organization. The ability to show you have been involved in these fields as you pursue internships and full-time employment will be of extreme value. For Hospitality, consider event management opportunities with the Riggs Alumni Center, Dining Services, Conference and Visitor Services or the Stamp Student Union. Related to Sports and Recreation, consider opportunities within RecWell and the Department of Athletics.
- Job Search sites for careers in Hospitality include HCareers, Cruise Industry Jobs, Travel, tourism and hospitality jobs
- Gaining certifications can be an effective way to increase your knowledge and demonstrate your commitment to these career paths. For Sports and Recreation, you might consider CPR/AED Certification, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or Certified Athletic Trainer or Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CEP).
March 6, 2023 - to March 23, 2023
Get to Know the Disney College Program
Discover a unique living and working environment with participants from all over the world.View Event Details for Get to Know the Disney College Program
March 29, 2023
Career Shuttle: NFLPA & the Washington Wizards
Join us on a Career Shuttle to both the NFL Players Association and the Washington Wizards! This will be an in-person event. For those who would like to travel with the group, we will travel together by Metro to both locations in DC (Metro cards to be provided.View Event Details for Career Shuttle: NFLPA & the Washington Wizards
April 10, 2023
How to Build Your Network Workshop
For students searching for an internship/job or just trying to learn more about career options out there, networking is a key way to discover opportunities and build relationships.View Event Details for How to Build Your Network Workshop