Events

Attend seminars, network with professionals, and more!

So many things are happening on campus. Get details about events, panels, workshops, and fun activities of interest to English majors. For a full list of events happening at UMD visit the Campus Calendar.

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Fri, Oct 18 | 12-2pm | Unversity Career Center 
Interested in a career in Government? Looking for an internship or full-time role? Come to a relaxed, informal opportunity to meet organizations that work in the government sector and are interested in hiring UMD students for FULL TIME and INTERNSHIP positions. Each organization will give a 3-5 minute overview and then be seated at tables to have conversations with students for the remainder of event.
 
International Student Alumni Panel
Fri, Oct 18 | 2-3:30pm | ESJ 2204
Interested in learning about how your peers secured their full-time positions? Want to hear from recent International Student Alumni on their job search process? Join us for a panel discussion which will highlight the international student experience in the job market.
 
NAAAP- DC's 2019 Diversity Career Fair
Sat, Oct 19 | 11am-3pm | Capital Hilton 

The event is FREE to attend and will feature a career fair, professional development workshops, headshots, and resume reviews. Click here for more information and to register.
 
Mon, Oct 21 | 11am-12pm | McKeldin Library, Room 2111
 
Capital Village Educator Recruitment Happy Hour
Mon, Oct 21 | 4:30-5:30pm | WeWork Apollo | RSVP

Central Intelligence Agency Information Session
Mon, Oct 21 | 4:30-6:00pm | UMD Career Center
CIA Representatives will provide information regarding the CIA and the variety of career and paid internship opportunities available. The presentation will include details about the application processes and suggestions for making yourself competitive for employment, including tips for writing cover letters and resumes, and preparing for an interview with the CIA. Undergraduates and Graduates of all academic disciplines are encouraged to attend.

WarnerMedia Internship & Career Info Session 
Mon, Oct 21 | 6:30-8:00pm | Knight Hall - Easton Theater
As a global leader in media and entertainment, WarnerMedia offers exciting and rewarding opportunities across a multitude of disciplines. Their News and Sports group includes CNN Worldwide, Turner Sports and Bleacher Report. WarnerMedia Entertainment is home to cable networks such as TNT, TBS, and truTV as well as the upcoming direct-to-consumer service, HBO Max. Warner Bros. whose businesses range from feature film and TV to home entertainment and digital distribution, is also the home to our global kids and young adult unit that includes Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang. **Dinner will be provided during this information session.**

DC Internships Information Table
Tues, Oct  22 | 2-4pm | Stamp Food Court
DC Internships is an academic internship program in Washington, D.C. that combines class experience, full time internship hours, and networking opportunities to undergraduate students. They have summer programs available in public policy, international affairs, journalism & communications, business & government relations, and leadership. 
 
Internships for English Majors 
Wed, 10/23 | 1pm | 2115 Tawes
Arts & Humanities Career Advisor, Kate Juhl, will be on site to guide you through the internship search & how to use the experience to break into your desired industry. Snacks and tea provided!
 
T. Howard Foundation Information Session
Wed, Oct 23 | 5-6pm | University Career Center
THF provides paid full-time summer internships for diverse college students from all academic majors at high profile media companies across the United States. Once accepted as a THF intern, students will have access to certain benefits including professional development workshops, networking events, complimentary membership to professional organizations, and exclusive scholarships.
 
Capital Book Fest
Thurs, Oct 24 | 10am-6pm | Woodrow Wilson Plaza
A DC pop-up book sale on Wilson Plaza! Browse over 12,000 gently used books, CDs, and DVDs, all on sale for under $6. 
 
Seadragon Education Information Session - ESL teaching in China!
Thur, Oct 24 | 5-6pm | 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing | RVSP
SDE Seadragon Education is hiring college graduates from all majors to travel to China, gain international working experience, and earn a competitive wage as an ESL (English as a second language) teachers for public and private schools across China. The most qualified candidates have a sense of adventure and are open to exploring different cultures, languages, and new places as they spend a year or more overseas in China.
 
Hate-Bias Response Program: Racist Notions
Thurs, Oct 24 | 5-6:30pm | 2204  Edward St. John | RVSP
Participate in conversation about racist imagery, performance, and stereotypes in US Popular media. Panelists include Dr. Bayley Marquez, Jenna Gerdsen, and Jordan Ealey.
 
Mon, Oct 28 | 5-6pm | McKeldin Library, Room 2111

Careers in Environmental Issues for ARHU Students
Mon, Oct 28 | 5-6pm | 3100 Hornbake Library | RSVP
Are you passionate about the environment? Join us for a special panel exploring ways to support the environment in a future internship or career. Confirmed panelists include:

  • Shira Langer, Communications Assistant, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Curtis Bennett, Director of Conservation Community Engagement, National Aquarium
  • Andrew Muir, Communications Manager, UMD Office of Sustainability
  • Estefany Pineda Hernandez, Wildlife Technician Intern, USDA
Juke Joint: Homecoming Edition
Mon, Oct 28 | 7-10:30pm | Stamp Student Union
The Nyumburu Cultural Center presents the Juke Joint, a Homecoming staple celebrating artistry and creativity. Student performers express themselves through song, music, dance and poetry. Admission is free but tickets are required.
 
Murder Mystery Night
Presented by: The English Undergraduate Association 
Tues, Oct 29 | 6-8pm | 1134 Tawes Hall (Undergrad Lounge)
Costume contest, Mafia game, Free pizza, & more! Featuring authors like Agatha Christie & Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
 
Wed, Oct 30  | 6pm | 2115 Tawes Hall
Join us in welcoming Jamila Stone to UMD and enjoy an intimate reading from her novel, get an exclusive Q&A session and have an opportunity to purchase a book on the spot and get it signed. This event is also a great time to network with other students at UMD and get a chance to personally meet Jamila Stone! Entry is free, but a $5 donation to support Sigma Tau Delta and our cosponsors English Undergraduate Association and African Diaspora Reading Group would be greatly appreciated.Light refreshments provided. RSVP bit.ly/stdjstone.
 
Terp Carnival
Fri, Nov 1 | 4-8pm | McKeldin Mall
The Division of Student Affairs takes over McKeldin Mall to treat Terps of all ages to an evening of carnival games, prizes and live music. 
 
Mon, Nov 4 | 5-6pm | McKeldin Library, Room 2111
 
Dialogues on Deliberation
Fri, Nov 8 | 12:30-2:30pm | 2204 Edward St. John | RVSP 
The event will ask undergraduate students to reflect together on the ways in which their daily communication habits and social practices contribute to or challenge a culture of demagoguery. Participants will also brainstorm strategies for promoting healthier deliberation practices individually and culturally.
 
Maryland Leadership Conference
Sat-Sun | Nov 9-10 | YMCA Camp Letts | RVSP
This two-day, off-campus retreat, provides an opportunity for students to enhance their group leadership skills through interactive simulations, small group dialogues, and tangible application. MLC is open to all students, undergraduate and graduate, and is a great way to connect with other student leaders on campus. This conference is only $25 which gets you five meals, a free t-shirt, transportation to and from Camp Letts, and a weekend of fun and learning. Please email mdlead@umd.edu if you have any questions. Registration deadline is November 1st.

 

This is an edited page of event and activity postings maintained by the English Undergraduate Office. Opportunities listed do not constitute an endorsement by the University of Maryland English Undergraduate Office; screening has not taken place. Individuals are advised to make their own inquiries.