𝐒𝐌𝐈𝐓𝐇 𝐔𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐮𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐅𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐫 𝐅𝐚𝐢𝐫

Join us for our largest recruiting event of the year!

𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐧: Friday, September 15, 2023 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞: College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center: 3501 University Blvd East, Hyattsville MD

Career Fair Pricing & Registration

Employer Registration

Employer registration is open on HireSmith. This fair is expected to sell out, so employers are encouraged to register early to secure a booth!

Registration package includes an 8′ x 6′ space (16′ x 6′ for a double booth) with a skirted table (6′ x 2′) and chairs, continental breakfast, catered lunch, wireless access, parking, booth signage, and access to an electrical outlet (if requested on the registration form). The price for a single booth includes three attendees while double booths include six attendees.

Please note: Booths are assigned only when payment or proof-of-payment-forthcoming is received.

Booth Pricing

  • Corporate single booth: $850 ($750 early bird)
  • Corporate double booth: $1550 ($1450 early bird)
  • Government single booth: $700 ($600 early bird)
  • Government/ double booth: $1300 ($1200 early bird)
  • Non-profit single booth: $250 ($150 early bird)

Early bird rate applies to registrations submitted by July 16, 2023.

During registration, employers will have the ability to share company and position information, insights on company culture, and tips for student attendees. We encourage employers to be comprehensive in their profile information to best assist candidates in their search.

Deadlines & Cancellation Policy

Advantage Expo advance order deadline: September 1, 2023

Cancellation deadline: September 1, 2023

Payment deadline: September 1, 2023

You may cancel your registration before Friday, September 1, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. ET to receive a full refund and not owe a fair registration balance. All cancellations must be submitted in writing via email to smithcareerfair@umd.edu. Failure to cancel in writing by the cancellation deadline will leave the employer responsible for the registration fee, regardless of circumstances.

All other cancellations made after this deadline – including cancellations made by employers who register after the cancellation deadline – will still be billed and no refund will be administered. Employers who register and do not show up to the fair will also remain responsible for payment.

Directions, Parking & Accommodations

The event will take place at the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center located at 3501 University Blvd East in Hyattsville, Maryland, on the west side of campus. The hotel website offers directions, and complimentary parking will be available to attendees in the garage right next to the conference center (no permit needed). The College Park Marriott has overnight accommodations, and there are many other hotels available near campus.

Inclement Weather Policy

Should the event be canceled due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances, credit will be given for a future fair.

Shipping Information

Advantage Conference & Expo is coordinating the freight for the Smith Undergraduate Career Fair. Fair materials that need to be shipped to the event will go through Advantage, and companies can also arrange for a return shipment after the fair. Companies should NOT send materials directly to the Stamp or the Office of Career Services. Please note the advance order deadline for shipping materials to the fair through Advantage is September 1, 2023Review the shipping guide for full details.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Did you know OCS Super Terrapin and Premier Corporate Partners receive a complimentary single booth and recognition at the fair, along with a host of other benefits to engage with Smith students? Contact Cynthia O’Brien at cynthiao@umd.edu to learn more about opportunities with the OCS Corporate Partners Program.

Contact Information

Please reach out to the Smith Office of Career Services for additional information or inquiries. Send inquiries to smithcareerfair@umd.edu or contact our OCS team:

Luke Dieguez
Program Manager, Employer Relations

Ashlee Chicoine
Director, Undergraduate Career Programming