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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January

Thurs, Jan 18 | 9AM-4:30PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library)
Are you a new UMD graduate (December, 2017 or May, 2017) who wants to submerge yourself in basic job search strategies?  Then this workshop is for you!  Throughout the day you will: discover how to identify your skills, interests and values; learn how to focus your resume; target positions/industries/organizations of interest to you; learn the ins and outs of networking; create a LinkedIn profile; uncover the secrets of effective interviewing; and become informed of on-campus and community resources you can utilize. Space is limited, so please register at https://go.umd.edu/JSBC18 ASAP. Deadline to register is Jan 9. 
 

February

Thurs, Feb 1 | 5:30-7:00 PM | Orem Alumni Hall, Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center
Join ARHU for the second conversation in this DLS focused on 'the historical' with famed author, founding chairman and national organizer of the Black Panther Party, Bobby Seale (@BobbySealecom). Mr. Seale will present “Resistance: From the Sixties to Trump,” which will be followed by a book signing and reception. 
 
Mon, Feb 5 | 11:50 AM-12:30 PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library)
 
Mon, Feb 5 | 3:50 PM-4:30 PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library)
 
Tues, Feb 6 | 11:50 AM-12:30 PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library)
 
Tues, Feb 6 | 3:50 PM-4:30 PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library)
 
Wed, Feb 7 | 11:50 AM-12:30 PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library)
 
Wed, Feb 7 | 3:50 PM-4:30 PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library)
 
Wed, Feb 7 | 7:00-8:30 PM | Ulrich Recital Hall (Tawes Hall) 
 
Thurs, Feb 8 | 11:50 AM-12:30 PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library)
 
Thurs, Feb 8 | 3:50 PM-4:30 PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library)
 
Thurs, Feb 8 | 3-6 PM | Stamp Student Union (Grand Ballroom) 
Fearless Terps get out of the classroom!  Explore the possibilities and get inspired at the Study Abroad Fair! Break out of the ordinary and find your extraordinary in China.  Be a social entrepreneur in Nicaragua or the Dominican Republic. Develop your professional portfolio with an internship in the UK or Spain. Learn a language or go beyond the basics to do field work or research. Think outside your borders and show how fearless Terps are! Meet with Program Directors, College representatives, and advisors to find your perfect program.
 
Thurs, Feb 8 | 5:30-7:00 PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library)
NAVIGANT (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical business risks and opportunities. We have Internship roles available in our DC and NYC offices, and Full Time Consultant roles available in our Chicago and NYC offices, as well. We are looking for juniors and graduating seniors and encourage you to review our job descriptions in Careers4Terps (Job #168283 and #168284).
 
Mon, Feb 12 | 12-1pm | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library)
Not sure where to start with your internship search? Or, do you feel like you are at a standstill and unsure about the next steps in your search?
 
Mon, Feb 12 | 5-6 PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library)
Want to make the world a better place? Interested in a career in social justice and/or advocacy? Join us for a special panel examining career paths and opportunities in these rewarding fields!
 
Tues, Feb 20 | 1-2pm | Tawes 2115
Are you applying to an internship or job? Learn how to market your activities and transferable skills on a professional resume. Kate Juhl from ARHU's Career Center will be leading the event. RSVP on Facebook here!
 
Wed-Fri, Feb 21-23 | 12-5 PM | Stamp Student Union 1st Floor 
 
Tues, Feb 27 | 5-6PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library) 
Love to write? Looking for a career involving writing, digital media and/or publishing? Don't miss this chance to learn more about internships and jobs in these exciting and evolving fields!
 
Wed, Feb 28 | 9:30-5:00 PM | Stamp Student Union (Grand Ballroom)
The Maryland Metropolitan Education Expo 2018 is a one day recruiting event that offers talented students in the field of education to network and interview with school systems. MMEE is comprised of a career fair and on-site interviews. List of participants here

March

Fri, March 2 | 8:30am-1pm | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library) 
 
Mon, March 5 | 4:30-5:30 PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library) 
Interested in pursuing a career in diplomacy? Join us for a panel discussion with professionals working in and around diplomacy. Gain tips about the entry points into the field as well as learn what the in demand skills and experiences are for the field.
 
Tues, March 6 | 6-8pm | Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library) 
Not sure where to start with your internship search? Or, do you feel like you are at a standstill and unsure about the next steps in your search?
 
Tues, March 13 | 12:00-1:00 PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library) 
DSS SA Justin Franklin (Special Agent Recruiter) will share information regarding the mission of the DSS and personal insights regarding his distinguished career. Attend this session to learn about the hiring process and gain tips for enhancing your candidacy to become a DSS Special Agent. Additionally, internship opportunities will be discussed.
 

April

Mon, April 2 | 7-9pm | 0111 Prince Frederick Hall 
To go you MUST RSVP here: go.umd.edu/indesigns18
 
Wed, April 4 | 4:30-5:30pm | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library) 
 
Fashion Retail Night (ARHU Career Event)
TBA
 
Fri, April 6 | 12-2 PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library) 
Come to a relaxed, informal opportunity to meet and greet with employers from the nonprofit sector interested in connecting with and hiring University of Maryland students for their roles.
 
Wed, April 11 | 12-1pm | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library) 
Not sure where to start with your internship search? Or, do you feel like you are at a standstill and unsure about the next steps in your search?
 
Wed, April 11 | Register online at www.careerco.com/events/hirebig10
 
Thurs, April 19 | 4-7 PM | Stamp Student Union (Grand Ballroom)
Are you interested in a Health Profession? Do you want to be a Doctor, Dentist, Pharmacist, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapist, or Nurse? Check out this article about English majors applying to medical school and then attend this recruitment fair! 
 
Fri, April 27 | 12-2 PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library)
Come to a relaxed, informal opportunity to meet and greet with employers from the sports sector interested in connecting with and hiring University of Maryland students for their roles.
 

May

Fri, May 4 | 12-2 PM | UMD Career Center (3rd floor Hornbake Library)
Interested in meeting employers before the summer break? Looking for an internship or full-time role? Come to a relaxed, informal opportunity to meet and greet with a wide range of organizations interested in hiring UMD students for FULL TIME and INTERNSHIP positions.
 
 

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.