No matter if you are launching a startup, growing a small business, or bringing in new talent at a large company, the University of Maryland has several ways to ensure you identify the talent your organization requires.
University Career Center & The President's Promise
With a diverse and talented community of 41,000 students, the University Career Center & The President's Promise offers different ways to connect with our talented Terps.
Attend Career & Internship Fairs: An effective way for organizations to connect with students and build their brand on our campus.
Host an Employer Event: These events provide an opportunity to educate students about your company, while also facilitating networking between the students and your organization's representatives
Post Jobs & Internships: The first step in recruiting at the University of Maryland is registering as an employer and posting your organization’s opportunities in our Careers4Terps (C4T), job/internship database. Registration is simple and posting is free of charge!
Employer Resources: Looking to hire University of Maryland students or searching for data on the University of Maryland?
Browse Resumes: Resume Books are virtual collections of student resumes who have opted in to share their resumes with employers. This service offered to employers is a great supplemental way to source top Maryland talent outside of formal recruiting programs.
Volunteer on campus: Conduct a professional preparation workshop, serve on a panel, share you career story in class, and volunteer for Good Neighbor Day.
Host an Intern for a Day: Intern for a Day connects current undergraduate students with alumni, parents/family members, and employers for short-term job shadowing opportunities to explore potential career fields.
Become a sponsor: Consider sponsoring a future career and internship fair, a diversity networking event, a professional dining etiquette dinner, or an industry meetup.
Engage Students through Consulting Projects
One of the most effective methods for identifying highly-qualified talent is by engaging undergraduate and graduate students who either volunteer their time or receive academic credit through a consulting project.
Below is a list of some of those consulting programs:
- Consult Your Community (CYC)
- iConsultancy Experiential Learning Program at the College of Information Studies
- Innova Scholars Consulting Program
- Innovate Maryland Consulting Practicum
- QUEST Honors Program
- UMD American Marketing Association (AMA) RedBlack Consulting