2020 Spring Career & Internship Fair - Employer Information

The University of Maryland is a nationally ranked Division I research university and the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland.
Our 2020 Spring Career & Internship Fair connects employers 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 Spring Career & Internship Fair will take place over the course of three consective days:

Tuesday, February 18, 2020       | 12 p.m.-5 p.m.     STEM Focus      We have reached capacity for the event on this day. 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 | 12 p.m.-5 p.m.     STEM & ALL Majors   We have reached capacity for the event on this day. 
Thursday, February 20, 2020     | 12 p.m.-5 p.m.     ALL Majors Focus

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

Adele H. Stamp Student Union
3972 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20742

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




Non-Profit Organizations

          Single Booth  (4 representatives)

$250/per day

Government Organizations

          Single Booth   (4 representatives)

$635/per day

          Double Booth (8 representatives)

$1150/per day

For-Profit Organizations

          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.

Startup Firms
For the purposes of the fair, we define startup firms as:
in seed-stage through early stage financing; in existence for 5 years or less; have less than 80 employees; exhibit a "rapid-growth" or "early-stage innovation" mindset

          Single Booth  (2 representatives)

$150/per day

*A $50 fee will be assessed for any additional representatives above the stated limit.

UMD Departments/Offices 

          Single Booth  (2 representatives)

$150/per day

Each package includes: 

  • 8'x8' booth space with table and 2 chairs (Double Booth: 8'x18' space with 2 tables and 4 chairs)
  • Parking
  • Morning refreshments and a hot buffet lunch 
  • 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.

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

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


Monday, November 4, 2019

Fair Registration Opens

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

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

Cancellation Deadline            

Invoice Payment Deadline

Monday, February 10, 2020

Deadline for shipping materials through Advantage

Our cancellation deadline is Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST to receive a full refund and not owe a fair registration balance.

Any employers who cancel after this deadline, for any reason, will remain responsible for payment and no refunds will be administered. Employers who do not show up to the fair will remain responsible for payment. 

All cancellations must be submitted in writing via email to Kenyatta Malloy at ucc-recruiting.umd.edu. Failure to cancel in writing by the cancellation deadline will leave the employer responsible for the registration fee, regardless of circumstances.

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


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.

Interested in becoming a 2020 Spring Career & Internship Fair sponsor?

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


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 Monday, February 10, 2020 to schedule pickup and delivery. Please do not ship directly to Adele H. Stamp Student Union 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.

UPS is also onsite to assist with your shipping needs. 


Travel and Parking
Download our Fair Directions & Parking Sheet to assist in your travel preparations. 

Hotel Information

Local hotel information  

Inclement Weather
In the event of inclement weather, check http://www.umd.edu, call 301.405.7669, or tune into local radio and television stations beginning at 6:00 am to hear if the University of Maryland, College Park campus is closed or if campus opening will be delayed for a specific number of hours. If the University of Maryland is closed due to inclement weather, then all events will be canceled. We will be in touch with you via e-mail to discuss the next steps. If no information is given, you should assume the campus is open. 


  • Employer Questions: Allynn Powell, acpowell@umd.edu or 301.314.7237
  • Fair Logistics: Kenyatta Malloy, ucc-recruiting@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, ucc-recruiting@umd.edu or 301.405.2780 

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.

Historical data from past Spring Career & Internship Fairs:

Spring Fairs

Attendance (3 day total)

2019 (2 days)










  Thank you to our fair sponsors!