The in-person 2018 Spring Career Fair is fast approaching. On March 7, UMUC students and alumni will gather at the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Hyattsville, Md., to connect with prominent businesses and recruiters from across the country.
Attendees will have the opportunity to meet more than 50 employers who are looking for qualified candidates to fill more than 1,000 full-time job openings and internships for entry-level, mid-level and experienced professionals.
The 2018 Spring Career Fair wouldn’t be possible without the support of employers and the community. Get to know a few of this year’s sponsors and why they look to UMUC for top-notch employees.
GCubed is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business that specializes in engineering, management and customized solutions to improve securing and managing risk associated with IT and Cybersecurity.
“I look to UMUC to fill my open positions because they provide quality candidates,” says Vernon Green Jr., Founder and CEO of GCubed, Inc. “The students of UMUC are usually adults with great past experience who are pursuing a degree to compliment the experience they already have. These candidates are ready and just need an opportunity to prove their worth.”
HelioCampus is a higher education analytics platform that solves the most pressing admissions, student retention and recruiting problems. HelioCampus increases visibility into schools’ admissions, enrollment, student success and institutional financial data. By making complex data simple, HelioCampus drives meaningful conversations that fuel higher value analyses and spur action, leading to greater institutional performance and financial sustainability.
AccelerEd is a portfolio company of UMUC Ventures, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit supporting organization for University of Maryland University College (UMUC), focused on developing new strategies and resources to support accessible, affordable, quality education. AccelerEd is a technology services organization with a passion for new product development. We are incubating new software products and bringing cutting edge solutions to public and private higher institutions.
“Being a highly entrepreneurial environment, we need IT innovators-Architects, Java Software Engineers, UI Software Engineers, DevOps Engineers and more who use technology as their tool to find better ways to educate and operate,” notes a company spokesperson. “We are innovating, accelerating, and empowering academic transformation looking for the next generation of IT innovators.”
UMUC Ventures is the transformative new business model that supports the University’s sustainable growth strategy to diversify its revenue streams. Established by UMUC and the University System of Maryland Board of Regents, UMUC Ventures is envisioned to house multiple commercial enterprises that will generate funds aimed at keeping a high quality UMUC education accessible and affordable for all adult learners.
eGlobalTech is a leading management, IT and cybersecurity consulting firm in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Its focus is to provide the public sector with innovative solutions, leveraging cutting-edge tools and methodologies to meet the Federal Government’s most pressing business needs.
“Every UMUC student we have come in contact with has been nothing short of a pleasure to work with. The alumni we hired came to us with relevant skills sets and a unique perspective,” says a representative of eGlobalTech. “As an IT and Cyber Security market leader, we need to attract top candidates in the field, and working with UMUC to help achieve this objective has been a great experience.”
Before you attend either career fair, get prepared to make the most of this valuable networking opportunity.