Prepare for and Attend the Spring Career Fair

March is here, and you know what that means: the UMGC Spring Career Fairs are just days away! As a UMGC student or alum, we know you are hard at work pursuing your 2020 career goals. As you work toward these ambitions, your Career Services team is here to support you every step of the way and to help you identify new opportunities. 

With this month’s career events, tune in to a prep session for each career fair, attend the virtual or in-person UMGC 2020 Spring Career Fair (or better yet, both!). Continue below for more information and to register. 

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Internships & Experiential Career Opportunities at the 2020 UMGC Spring Career Fairs

Whether you are a full-time student or juggling a full-time job and school, gaining the necessary experience for your chosen career field can be difficult. More than 70 unique employers will participate in the upcoming 2020 Spring Career Fairs, and many of them are seeking UMGC students and alumni to fill internship and experiential career opportunities. Continue below for a glimpse at the various types of internship opportunities participating employers are seeking talent for.

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How to Prepare for the Virtual Career Fair

Virtual career fairs provide the opportunity to meet several potential employers in an online setting, expand your network, and learn about positions you may want to apply for. The main advantage of attending a virtual career fair is the accessibility it offers, because attendees can live anywhere in the world and still participate. To help you best prepare for the upcoming virtual UMGC 2020 Spring Career Fair on March 12, follow these five steps below.

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Tips for Post Career Fair Success

Career fairs are a great place to learn about professional opportunities and connect with recruiters, but that’s just the beginning of your job search. The reality is that job hunting is a process, so it’s important to work the process and continue building upon your career fair efforts with an effective follow-up plan. Continue below for more information on best practices following a career fair.  

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Career Fair 2019: Opportunities abound, both in person and online

In March, UMUC Career Services brought together 82 employers and 1,801 students and alumni at its in-person and virtual 2019 Career Fair events. Through this annual career offering, members of the UMUC community had the opportunity to discuss nearly 25,000 job openings with hiring managers. These employers came to the event bringing career opportunities in cybersecurity, IT, healthcare administration, finance, accounting and more.

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Don’t Miss the Largest Career Event of 2019

Connect with prominent employers from across the nation—in-person and online—at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) 2019 Spring Career Fairs. The in-person career fair will take place Thursday, March 7 at the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center from 3 – 7 p.m. EST. The online event will take place on Thursday, March 14 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. EST.

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