Job Fairs and Events

Prepare for a Successful Job Fair

Take advantage of Career Services' resources to make the most of job fairs and other career events.

Job Fair Guide

Career Services developed the Job Fair Preparation Guide to help students and alumni learn the secrets to getting the most out of the job fair experience. Whether this is your first, second or 10th job fair, you'll learn something new from this guide.

Resume Review Service

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2012-13 UMUC Job Fairs

Career Services coordinates several exciting job fairs each year to give employers and UMUC students and alumni an opportunity to connect.

Maryland Career Consortium Job Fair

February 15, 2013
10 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Towson University
A traditional fair sponsored by several career centers in the Maryland area. Learn more.

Annual Job Fair

March 20, 2013
3–7 p.m., Academic Center at Largo
A traditional fair for all students

Virtual Job Fair

July 25, 2013
Participate online from anywhere in the world.

Call to Serve Federal/Governmental Job Fair

October 24, 2013
Academic Center at Largo
A fair featuring federal and state agencies, nonprofit organizations and government contractors.

Veterans Job Fair

November 12, 2013

2–6 p.m., Academic Center at Largo
Hosted in collaboration with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Hiring Our Heroes.

More Events

National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) Networking Night, June 6, 2013

Calling all UMUC NSLS pending members and inductees in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

The UMUC Office of Career Services invites you to attend its National Society of Leadership and Success Networking Night to celebrate your decision to join the society and meet like-minded professionals.

Thursday, June 6, 2013
6:30–8:30 p.m.
Academic Center at Largo

This free event will feature dinner and engaging speakers who will share how to build your leadership skills in a fast-paced and ever changing economy. We will also recognize members who have completed the steps to induction.

Bring plenty of business cards, along with your appetite and a hunger to learn!

Space at this event will be limited, so register today to attend.

Please note: You must log into your CareerQuest account to register.  If you do not have an account, select "Click Here to Register" on the CareerQuest login page.  Your account will be approved within three business days. You will not be able to register for the NSLS Networking Night until your CareerQuest account is approved.

Learn more about the UMUC Online NSLS Chapter.

Local and National Job Fairs

All Local Job Fairs

Find local job fairs in the Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., metropolitan area for all majors or for specific populations, such as IT, older workers, women, etc. For more job fairs, log into CareerQuest and access the Resource Library.

Maryland or D.C. Job Fairs

Please visit the Maryland Workforce Exchange or the Washington Post Web sites for up-to-date information on job fairs scheduled in Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Virginia Job Fairs

Please visit the Virginia Employment Commission or the Washington Post Web sites for up-to-date information on job fairs in Virginia.

Outside the Washington, D.C., Area

Are you outside the Washington, D.C. area? If you are looking for job fairs in your area, please visit Career One Stop and select your state. That will take you to the state's one-stop career center.

Women for Hire Events

UMUC is now a partner school with Women for Hire, which offers recruitment services for women, career expos, speeches and seminars, a career-focused magazine and customized marketing programs. Students are encouraged to take advantage of Women for Hire's free online career fairs.

Hiring Our Heroes: Veteran/Military Spouse Events

Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative to help veterans and military spouses find meaningful employment. Working with a network of 1,600 state and local chambers of commerce and other strategic partners from the public, private and nonprofit sectors, the goal is to create a movement across America in hundreds of local communities where veterans and military families return every day. Find upcoming Hiring Our Heroes events.