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2018 Spring Career & Internship Fair

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 Spring Career & Internship Fair is the campus-wide, 3-day event, which kicks off our spring 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!

Dates:
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday, February 22, 2018 | 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Friday, February 23, 2018 | 12 p.m.-5 p.m.

Note: All three days of the fair are open to ALL University of Maryland students, alumni and their spouses. There are no specific days geared towards particular majors or skill sets.                

Location:
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 provided in the Atrium)
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Lunch available in the Atrium
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


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FAIR REGISTRATION PACKAGES:

PRICING

Non-Profit Organizations

          Single Booth  (4 representatives)

$250/per day

Government Organizations

          Single Booth   (4 representatives)

$635/per day

          Double Booth (8 representatives)

$1100/per day

For-Profit Organizations

          Single Booth   (4 representatives)

$750/per day

          Double Booth (8 representatives)

$1300/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)

$100/Friday Attendance

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

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, 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 & CANCELLATION POLICY:

Wednesday, November 1

Fair Registration Opens

Wednesday, February 7



Registration Closes  

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

Cancellation Deadline            

Invoice Payment Deadline

Monday, February 12

Deadline for shipping materials through Advantage

Cancellation Policy:
You may cancel your registration before the payment deadline of Wednesday, February 7 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, February 7 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 Spring 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 Monday, February 12, 2018 to schedule pickup and delivery. Please do not ship directly to the Stamp 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. 


PARKING and UNLOADING:

Parking is conveniently located in the Union Lane Garage directly across from the Stamp Student Union. When you arrive to campus, please follow signs towards parking.

If you need to unload materials before parking your vehicle, you may drop them off with our student volunteers across from the parking garage. There will be signs and a parking attendant to guide you. 

PLEASE NOTE: You do not need a parking pass in advance. You will receive a parking permit upon entry to the Union Lane Garage. 

DIRECTIONS to CAMPUS and HOTEL INFORMATION
Directions to the Stamp Union 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.


Historical data from past Spring Career & Internship Fairs:

Spring Fairs

Attendance (3 day total)

2017

3675

2016

4150

2015

3185

2014

3568


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