Events

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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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Tues, June 9 | 11-3pm 
Our virtual career fair offers the opportunity for current students and alumni to connect with diverse employers seeking to hire for full-time, internship and part-time opportunities across a variety of industries. The event will take place using the CareerEco virtual fair platform. The platform will allow for chat-based interactions between candidates and employers. Employers will also be able to invite individual candidates to a connect via a webcam for 1-on-1 conversations.

Employer Advice: Standing Out in a Tough Job Market
Tues, June 16 | 1-2pm | Virtual Event RSVP
As the competition for job openings increases, job seekers must find ways to stand out from the crowd. The University Career Center will host a virtual panel featuring employers from a variety of industry areas. Employers will share tips and advice on how students and recent grads can be most competitive through each step of the job search. 

Bilingual Creative Writing Workshop
Tues, June 23 | 2-4pm | Virtual Event - Register
This is a bilingual creative writing workshop with Mexican writer Ofelia Montelongo. The objective of this workshop is to start writing stories in any two languages using code-switching. This type of writing makes our stories unique and reveals the authenticity of our characters. Ofelia Montelongo is a bilingual writer originally from Mexico. She received a BA in accounting and finance, an MBA, and a BA in English and Creative Writing. She is pursuing her MA in Latin American literature at the University of Maryland. Her research interests include Chicano and Latin American literature, theory of translation, borderlands, creative writing, and more. Her work has been published in Latino Book Review, Los Acentos Review, Rio Grande Review, Ponder Review and elsewhere. She is currently reading for Potomac Review and she is the 2019 Writer’s Center Undiscovered Voices Fellow and the PEN America New Voices Fellow for the Emerging Writers Festival.

 

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.