Job Fairs and Other Events

2016 Virtual Career Fair

University of Maryland University College hosts career fairs to help students and alumni connect with a variety of employers who seek new hires.

  • 2016 Virtual Career Fair
    Stay tuned for more details about the summer 2016 Virtual Career Fair

Prepare for a Successful Job Fair

We created Tips for Attending a Career Fair to help students and alumni get the most out of the career fair experience. Whether it's your first, second, or 10th career fair, you'll learn something from this handy guide.

Additionally, visit the blog posts "Everything You Need to Know About the Spring Career Fair" and "I Attended the Spring Career Fair, Now What?" for best practices on preparation and post-career fair follow up.

If you'd like to deliver an impressive resume to potential employers, let one of our experienced career advisor critique your resume.

To access the latest information on upcoming UMUC career events and webinars, visit the full event listing at

More Events and Resources

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 specific populations, such as information technology, older workers, women, etc. For more job fairs, log in to CareerQuest and access the Resource Library.

Maryland or D.C. Job Fairs

The Maryland Workforce Exchange and The Washington Post provide up-to-date information on job fairs in Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Virginia Job Fairs

The Virginia Employment Commission and The Washington Post provide 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're looking for job fairs in your area, please visit Career One Stop and select your state.

Women for Hire

UMUC partners with Women for Hire. The organization offers: recruitment services for women; free online career fairs; career expos, speeches, and seminars; a career-focused magazine; and customized marketing programs.

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.

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UMUC Cybersecurity Scholar Tyler Carlin

Tyler Carlin attended a UMUC Cybersecurity job fair where he was recruited for a job at Deloitte.

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