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2024 Fall Career & Internship Fair

The fair is an excellent opportunity to connect with thousands of talented and innovative Terps at our biggest campus recruitment event of the season. 

2024 Fall Career & Internship Fair Save the Date promotion.

Event Days & Details

  • In-Person in College Park
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • STEM Focus: Employers seeking students with Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics backgrounds are encouraged to attend this day.
  • In-Person in College Park
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • STEM Focus: Employers seeking students with Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics backgrounds are encouraged to attend this day.
  • In-Person in College Park
  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • All Majors: Employers seeking students of all majors are encouraged to attend this day. 
    Employers will be grouped by industry clusters to showcase their opportunities and connect with interested students.
    • Agriculture, Environment, and Sustainability
    • Arts, Communication, Media & Design
    • Business, Consulting, Finance, Operations & Entrepreneurship
    • Public Service & Social Impact (includes government, education, nonprofits, etc.)
    • Health & Sciences
    • Hospitality, Sports & Recreation
    • Technology, Data, & Engineering

Location

The in-person fair will be held at the Adele H. Stamp Student Union on the University of Maryland's College Park campus. 

Registration Fees

We offer different pricing levels so organizations of all types and sizes are able to participate. Each 8' booth includes a 6' table, can accommodate up to four representatives, and includes parking, lunch, and refreshments for each. Additional representatives are $100 each. 

  • In-Person Attendance | Register Here
    • For-Profit Organizations: $850 per booth per day
    • Government Entities: $650 per booth per day
    • Non-Profit Organizations: $250 per booth per day
    • Start-Ups*: $100 per booth per day

*Subject to approval. For the purpose of registration, we generally define Start-Ups as firms that are in the seed stage through early financing, and/or have been in existence for 5 years or less, and/or have less than eighty employees, and/or exhibit a "rapid growth" or "early-stage innovation" mindset. We define Small Business as organizations with less than 50 employees - and independently owned and operated - and not dominant in its field on a national basis.

Registration is now OPEN!

Important Dates & Details

  • Cancellation Deadline & Refund Policy: September 10, 2024.
    • Employers must submit the cancellation in writing to careerfairs@umd.edu by September 10 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. Failure to cancel in writing by the cancellation deadline will leave the employer responsible for the registration fee, regardless of circumstances.
    • NO SHOW POLICY: Employers who do arrive to participate on the day of the fair will remain responsible for payment.

Enhancement Options

  • Sponsorship Opportunities: To learn more, review our sponsorship opportunities here, or contact Sharena Cotellesse Payne at spayne13@umd.edu
  • Set up an Interview Schedule (Virtual or In-Person): On-campus interviews allow you to interview top UMD candidates in a single day, in one location. This is a great way to follow up with candidates after meeting them at the fair. Schedule interviews at the University Career Center or the Engineering Career Services Office.
  • Schedule an Employer Session (Virtual or In-Person): Invite students to learn more about your organization and your hiring needs. Learn more about scheduling a session in the School of Engineering or at the University Career Center/Student Union.
  • Host an Intern For A Day (Virtual or In-Person): Intern for a Day provides UMD students first-hand exposure to your organization and career field through in-person job shadowing experiences or virtual informational interviews. We welcome representatives from your organization to consider participating in this high-impact experience! If you are an employer who is interested in participating in Intern for a Day, review the Intern for A Day Host Guide. You may also reach out to ifad@umd.edu indicating your interest to be added to our email list and receive the host registration form (if we are actively registering hosts at that time). 

Additional Logistics

  • Shipping Manual: Shipping Manual: Providing freight shipping services to attending employers. The cut-off for ordering shipping service is Tuesday, September 10, 2024. 
  • Parking: Information will be provided after registration approval.

Questions?

The 2024 Fall Career & Internship Fair is jointly hosted by the University Career Center and the A. James Clark School of Engineering Career Services.

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