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2018 Fall Career & Internship Fair - Employer Page

FAIR DETAILS
The University of Maryland is a nationally ranked Division I research university and the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland.

Our 2018 Fall Career & Internship Fair kicks off our fall recruiting season and offers the opportunity to interact with thousands of talented Terps from all majors, seeking full-time and internships positions. As one of the largest fairs conducted on campus and in our region, we encourage interested employers to register early!

The Fall Career & Internship Fair will take place over the course of two consecutive days:

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Focus:Engineering/STEM: This day will feature STEM-related positions and students

Thursday, September 13, 2018 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Focus: Engineering/STEM AND All other industries. This day will continue to feature STEM-related positions, and will also include opportunities for all majors                      

Please Note: Both days of the fair are open to ALL University of Maryland students and alumni.

Location: 
XFINITY Center
8500 Paint Branch Dr
College Park, MD 20740

Fair Schedule
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Employer Arrival and set-up (coffee & tea provided in Heritage Hall)
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Lunch available in Heritage Hall
12:00 p.m. | Fair begins 
5:00 p.m. | Fair ends

Wireless Information
Wireless access will be available to all participating employers. Access information will be provided on the day of the fair


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Registration Packages:

PRICING 

Non-Profit Organizations

     Single Booth  (4 representatives)

$250/per day

Government

     Single Booth   (4 representatives)

$650/per day

     Double Booth (8 representatives)

$1150/per day

For-Profit

     Single Booth   (4 representatives)

$800/per day

     Double Booth (8 representatives)

$1500/per day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*A $100 fee will be assessed for any additional representatives above the stated limit.

Each Package includes:

    • 8'x8' booth space with 3'x6' table and chairs (Double Booth: 8'x18' space with 2 tables and chairs)
    • Morning refreshments, Buffet Lunch and afternoon refreshments 
    • Wireless access
    • Access to an electrical outlet (if requested)
    • Standard marketing: Fair booklet and App inclusion; booth signage and promotion on our Center website

Please Note: Booths are assigned only when payment or proof-of-payment-forthcoming is received.

Electricity
Employers who requested electricity for their booth are asked to bring a 25-50 foot extension cord to the fair. 


IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES:

 

Friday, June 1, 2018

Fair Registration Opens



Wednesday, August 29, 2018

 

Last day to ensure organization information is included in printed fair mateirals  

Cancellation Deadline            

Invoice Payment Deadline

Friday, August 31, 2018

Deadline for shipping materials through Advantage


Cancellation Policy:
 
You may cancel your registration before the payment deadline of Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. EST to receive a full refund and not owe a fair registration balance. All cancellations must be submitted in writing via email to Allynn Powell at acpowell@umd.edu. Failure to cancel in writing by the cancellation deadline will leave the employer responsible for the registration fee, regardless of circumstances.

All employers who cancel after the Wednesday, August 29, 2018 deadline, will remain responsible for payment and no refunds will be administered. Employers who do not show up to the fair will also remain responsible for payment. 

If we have to cancel the fair for weather related or other reasons, a credit will be given for a future fair. 


PAYMENT INFORMATION:
Your organization’s invoice will be attached to your fair confirmation email. Payment by check or credit card will be received.

  • To pay via check, send payment to:
    University of Maryland
    University Career Center & The President’s Promise
    Attn: Michael Martucci
    3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing College Park, MD 20742

  • To pay via credit card, visit the secure processing website listed on your invoice to make payment. You will need the invoice number and career fair name to complete the payment process. Fill in all required information for payment processing.

Once the credit card payment has been successfully processed you will be e-mailed a statement to that effect. A second e-mail will be sent within the next ten business days reflecting your payment and providing you with a zero balance receipt. 


FAIR SPONSORSHIP
Interested in becoming a 2018 Fall Career & Internship Fair sponsor?

Select one of the sponsorship levels during the career fair registration process and contact Allynn Powell at acpowell@umd.edu or 301.314.7237, to complete sponsorship forms. 


SHIPPING FAIR MATERIALS:
The shipping of booth materials will be handled by Advantage Expo and Tradeshow. Employers desiring to ship materials to the fair should contact Advantage, no later than Friday, August 31, 2018 to schedule pickup and delivery. Please do not ship directly to XFINITY or the career center. If you would like Advantage Expo to ship your materials back to your organization following the fair, you can leave them at your booth with the completed Advantage shipping form or complete a shipping form with them on-site at the end of the fair.

The shipping kit provides a comprehensive overview of the shipping timelines and rates, as well as options to upgrade your booth:

A representative from Advantage will be available to assist you with any shipping questions at 4:00 p.m.


PARKING:
We are currently working with our Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) to arrange employer parking for the fair. All information will be communicated to you via our Logistics email in late August.

DIRECTIONS to CAMPUS and HOTEL INFORMATION
Directions to the XFINITY can be found on their website. Local hotel information is also available 


CONTACT NAMES, QUESTIONS? 

  • Fair Logistics: Alicia Montague, amontagu@umd.edu or 301.314.7239
  • Payment Information: Michael Martucci, mmartucc@umd.edu or 301.314.7238
  • Additional Recruiting Activities (Post positions on Careers4Terps, Schedule On-Campus Interviews and/or Host an event): Michael Maiden, mmaiden@umd.edu or 301.405.2780 

JOIN US ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Excited about attending the fair?! Want to let students know you'll be attending?

We also encourage your organization to use social media to highlight your experience during the fair. Just add the hash tag #CAREERtheTurtle to your tweets and it will display at www.Careers.umd.edu throughout the fair. 


STUDENT DATA FROM 2017 FALL CAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIR:

Over 3500 students attending last year's Fall Career & Internship Fair

  • 69% were undergraduate students
  • 27% were graduate students (Masters, Doctoral and Postdocs)
  • 4% were alumni

~ 40% were Engineering students
~ 40% were Liberal arts students representing ARHU, BSOS, CMNS, SPH

REGISTER HERE