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Career Fairs & Industry Events

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2024 Fall Career & Internship Fair Save the Date promotion.

Fall 2024 Career & Internship Fair

Our Fall 2024 Career & Internship Fair will take place over the course of 3 days:

  • Wednesday, September 24 | STEM focus
  • Thursday, September 25 | STEM focus 
  • Friday, September 26 | All Industries focus

Registration is now open!

 



Departmental Campus Career Fairs

  • Date: September 20, 2024
  • Location: Riggs Alumni Center
  • This event brings together top employers and talented undergraduates from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. This fair is open to Smith undergraduate students and Smith undergraduate alumni. Students will be seeking externships, internships, and full-time opportunities from all eight business majors: accounting, finance, marketing, supply chain management, operations management and business analytics, information systems, management, and international business.
  • Recruiters: Registration is now open! Sign in to your HireSmith account to register. Learn more here.
  • Questions? Contact Luke Dieguez, Smith Employer Relations Program Manager, at ldieguez@umd.edu
  • September 23, 2024 | 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Location: Adele H. Stamp Student Union
  • The University of Maryland's Department of Computer Science Internship and Career Fair is a bi-annual event. Attendees include undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. 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. This private event connects many of the department's 3600+ undergraduate students and 250 graduate students to innovative and exciting companies.
  • Recruiters: Registration is now open! Please register in Handshake
  • Questions? Contact Mel. Coles, Computer Science Special Events Coordinator, at cscareerfairs@umd.edu
  • October 9, 2024, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location: Adele H. Stamp Student Union, Colony Ballroom
  • The University Career Center & The President's Promise are excited to host the University of Maryland's 16th Annual Language & Global Opportunities Career & Internship Fair. This event aims to connect UMD undergraduate and graduate students to employers seeking to hire for full-time, part-time, and internship positions in fields that value language skills and/or cross-cultural proficiency. 
  • Recruiters: Registration opens Summer 2024.
  • Contact: The University Career Center at careerfairs@umd.edu
  • October 16, 2024 | 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Location: Kim Building Rotunda
  • Engineering Career Services host a Chemical, Materials, and Bioengineering career fair each fall and spring.  They host 25-30 employers and see an average of 150 to 200 students at these fairs.  Employers will have the opportunity to meet with undergraduate and graduate students, all of whom are seeking either internships or full-time employment. 
  • Recruiters: Registration opens Summer 2024.
  • Questions? Ron Mentzer at rmentze1@umd.edu 
  • October 18, 2024 | 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location: Kim Building Rotunda
  • Engineering Career Services hosts an Aerospace & Mechanical engineering career fair each fall.  They host 40 employers and see an average of 250 to 300 students at these fairs.  Employers will have the opportunity to meet with undergraduate and graduate students, all of whom are seeking either internships or full-time employment.
  • Recruiters: Registration opens Summer 2024.
  • Questions? Ron Mentzer at rmentze1@umd.edu 
  • October 21, 2024, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location: Knight Hall
  • The University of Maryland's Merrill College of Journalism Internship and Career Fair attracts talented undergraduate and graduate students from various majors who are seeking challenging and rewarding internships and positions to support their journalism careers. It's a fantastic opportunity for employers to connect with motivated students who are eager to contribute to the field of journalism.
  • Recruiters: Registration is open! Email Karen Denny kdenny12@umd.edu to register.
  • Contact: Contact Karen Denny, Career Services and Internships Director for the Merrill College of Journalism, at kdenny12@umd.edu  
  • October 24, 2024, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location: Adele H. Stamp Student Union, Atrium Room
  • This event aims to connect UMD undergraduate and graduate students to employers seeking to hire for full-time, part-time, and internship positions in fields spanning communication, media, entertainment, marketing, production, and more. Connect with talented undergraduate and graduate students as well as alumni seeking opportunities.
  • Recruiters: Registration opens Summer 2024.
  • Contact: The University Career Center at careerfairs@umd.edu
  • October 25, 2024 | 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location: Kim Building Rotunda
  • The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Career Fair is held twice a year during both the spring and fall semesters.  Each fair is attended by approximately 40 employers looking to hire from our accomplished group of students.  An average of 400 to 450 students can be expected to attend each fair.  Employers will have the opportunity to meet with undergraduates, graduate students, and students from our Masters of Telecommunications Program, all of whom are seeking either internships or full-time employment.  
  • Recruiters: Registration opens Summer 2024.
  • Questions? Darcy Long at dlong123@umd.edu
  • November 7, 2024| 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location: Kim Building Rotunda
  • Recruiters: Registration opens Summer 2024.
  • Questions? Nicole Hollywood (nlholly@umd.edu) with any questions.
  • November 19, 2024, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location: Virtually in Handshake
  • Recruiters: Registration opens Summer 2024.
  • Contact: The University Career Center at careerfairs@umd.edu

Networking Events

Check back soon for an updated calendar of networking events for the spring 2024 semester!

  • September 10, 2024, 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Location: Adele H. Stamp Student Union, Colony Ballroom
  • Employers and UMD alumni working in the fields of applied economic research, government, consulting, policy analysis, financial services/wealth management and other related industries are welcome to participate. This recruiting and networking event offers an excellent opportunity to interact with over 200 talented students, even if you are not actively recruiting.
  • Recruiters: Registration is now open! Please register in Handshake.
  • Contact: Dr. Ronda Ansted, Career Outreach Strategist, at ransted@umd.edu
  • November 6, 2024, 1:00 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location: School of Public Health
  • The University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship university and one of the nation’s preeminent public research institutions. Don't miss this FREE opportunity to connect with our top Terp talent, undergraduate and graduate students interested in networking and learning more about career opportunities in the dynamic field of public health.
  • Recruiters: Registration opens Summer 2024.
  • Contact: Jodi Hammer, Program Director, UCC@SPH, sphcareers@umd.edu 

 

Employer Industry Meetup Series

The University of Maryland (UMD) Career Center hosts Industry Meetups throughout the semester. UMD’s student body encompasses students from 50 states and 116 countries and includes 102 undergraduate majors, 115 master's programs, and 84 doctoral programs. Our meetups are a great opportunity to connect in-person with and recruit prospective, skilled, and diverse candidates to empower your organization.

  • September 9, 2024, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location: Adele H. Stamp Student Union, Atrium Room
  • The University Career Center & The President's Promise is hosting an On-Campus & Part-Time Jobs Meetup. The event will be held in person, on campus at the Stamp Student Union. This is an informal event where students can explore on-campus and near-campus part-time employment, and employers can meet students actively seeking paid part-time opportunities.
  • Recruiters: Registration opens Summer 2024.
  • Questions? Contact The University Career Center, ucc-recruiting@umd.edu
  • Tuesday, October 29, 2024, 1:00 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location: The University Career Center
  • The University Career Center & The President's Promise is excited to host the Agriculture, Animal, and Food Meetup. This event brings together various organizations from the agriculture, animal sciences, and food industries. It's an excellent opportunity for your organization to connect with talented undergraduate and graduate students eager to explore internships and full-time job opportunities in these fields. By attending, you can network with prospective employees and discover fresh talent ready to join your team.
  • Recruiters: Registration opens Summer 2024.
  • Questions? Contact The University Career Center, ucc-recruiting@umd.edu
  • January 8, 2025, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Location: Virtually in Handshake
  • The University Career Center & The President's Promise is excited to host the December Grads Just In Time Meetup. This virtual networking event offers students, especially recent December graduates, the chance to explore paid full-time and internship opportunities.
  • Recruiters: Registration opens Fall 2024.
  • Questions? Contact The University Career Center, ucc-recruiting@umd.edu
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