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Thursday, September 14, 2023 | 3:00 p.m. โ€“ 6:00 p.m.

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

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Jumpstart your career journey and plan now to attend the Smith School Graduate Career Expo! The Graduate Career Expo will bring together a wide range of employers actively seeking to connect with talented Smith School of Business students. 

NETWORK: Connect and engage with industry professionals, company representatives, and Smith School alumni.

DISCOVER: Explore various industries, sectors, and job roles to gain a clearer understanding of your potential career path.

SHOWCASE: Highlight your skills, experience, and passion to potential employers who are actively recruiting for internships and full-time positions. 

To make the most of your time at the Expo, research companies in advance here:
List of Companies attending the Career Expo (download), or access the online doc (both need HireSmith access)

Check out the information below to make sure youโ€™re ready to shine! Check back for more detailed information, including FAQs, accessing the career fair app, prep events, and more.

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This event will have the opportunity to engage with company representatives, expand their network and learn more about companies and positions. Students can register and review currently registered companies on HireSmith under Events. 

To save time at check-in, we encourage you to register in advance on Hiresmith (hiresmith.net). Dress is business casual. Shuttle Bus transportation will be provided to and from the Marriott between 2:45-6:15 pm. 

Photo Booth

Need a professional headshot for your LinkedIn profile? Stop by the photo booth outside the Expo area. 

Participating Organizations

A wide variety of companies will be present at the expo. Students can view registered companies in HireSmith

Smith School Alumni Networking 

Connect with Smith alumni representing different industries and companies who will be available for short conversations with students to provide guidance, tips and suggestions about your job search. 

Tips for a Successful Career Expo

Plan time to prepare so you can navigate the day, increase the value of your interactions with employers and alumni and make the most of your time at the Expo. 

Career Fair Prep Resources and Events

Review the Career Prep Session Deck (ppt)

Sept. 11-13: Employer Resume Reviews (HireSmith event)

Be Prepared to Engage with Employers – Do’s and Don’t’s on Engaging with Recruiters at the Career Expo (9 minutes video*)

Know what to Do Before, During and After the Graduate Career Expo: Strategies for Success (7 minutes video*)
(*Please try a different browser if there’s a video display issue.)

Questions

For additional questions and information, please email smithocs_grad@umd.edu or schedule an appointment with a career coach.