Career Networking Opportunities


Pre-Conference Workshop
Who: FTMBA/PTMBA When: 9/20

Mock Career Conference
Who: FTMBA When: 9/21

International Student Success Day!
Who: FTMBA When: 9/22 

Information Sessions 

Who: All MBA’s When: 9/12
Where:  VMH 1505 (6:30pm-7:45pm)

Who: All MBA’s  When: 9/18
Where: VMH 1505 (6:30pm-7:45pm)

International Finance Corporation
Who: All MBA’s  When: 9/19
Where:  VMH 1505 (6:30pm-7:45pm)

M&T Bank
Who: All MBA’s  When: 9/20
Where: VMH 1511 (6:15pm-7:15pm)

Raytheon Company
Who: All MBA’s When: 9/20
Where: TBD (6:30pm-7:45pm)

Republic Services, Inc.
Who: All MBA’s  When: 9/21
Where: VMH 1505 (6:30pm-7:45pm)

Networking Opportunities
*Asterisked are new opportunities.

  • *On Thursday, September 14th, the Office of Career Services is hosting our inaugural Fall MBA Career Handshake Event. Employers interested in MBA talent are coming on the eve of Smith’s signature Undergraduate Career Fair to showcase internship and fulltime employment opportunities and to meet you. The event will take place from 5:30pm to 7pm in the OCS Suite, 2570 VMH. Meet representatives from companies looking to recruit you! Register here.
  • *Global Careers Fair 17th Edition – Experienced Professionals Online Careers Event, Thursday, September 14th. Click here for more.
  • United Career Fairs, Tuesday, September 19th, 6 – 8pm, Sheraton Hotel, Reston, VA. Click here for more.
  • University of Maryland Fall Career & Internship Fair, Tuesday, September 19th, 12 Noon – 5pm, (STEM Indusries), XFINITY Center – Click here for more.
  • Wednesday, September 20th, 12 Noon – 5pm, (All Industries), XFINITY Center  – Click here for more.
  • NetworkNite Speed Networking for Business Professionals in DC, Wednesday, September 20th, 7 – 9pm, Dirty Martini, Washington, DC. Click here for more.
  • *Job Fun Fair, Friday, September 22nd, 2 – 9pm, Washington, DC. The inaugural Job “Fun” Fair will break the mold set by other job fairs. First of all, this Job “Fun” Fair will focus on opportunities in the tech and gaming industries (50-150 companies, local and national). Click here for more.
  • Central Region Virtual Career Fair for Veterans, Tuesday, September 26th,  11am – 3pm (Central). Click here for more.
  • weconnect® DC Startup and tech Networking Mixer, Thursday, September 28th, Service Bar DC, Washington, DC. Click here for more.
  • WIT (Women In Technology) Job Fair, Thursday, September 28th, 4 – 7pm, Sheraton Tysons Hotel, Tysons VA. Click here for more.
  • Network After Work at The Gryphon, Thursday, September 28th, 6pm, Washington, DC. Click here for more.

Fall Conferences

Prospanica 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition – Power of Performance, Leadership at the Next Level, September 26th – September 30th, 2017, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.
Together, in a new strategic partnership Prospanica and National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) co-present the 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition in keeping with our commitment to create opportunities for diverse business professionals and deliver maximum value to corporate partners, in these changing economic times. Click here for more.

Los Angeles Career Forum, October 7th (Sat.) & 8th (Sun.) 2017, Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA.
Numerous companies from a wide variety of industries participate in our Career Forum to meet and hire highly talented Japanese-English bilingual candidates. If you’re seeking a new job or a new career to utilize your Japanese and English skills, this is an event you don’t want to miss! This is a great opportunity to meet with the hiring decision-makers from big name industry companies and go home with job offers. Yes, some companies will offer jobs on the spot! Click here for more.

10th Annual MBA Veterans Career Conference & Expo, October 19th – October 21st, 2017, Holiday Inn Mart Plaza & Navy Pier, Chicago, IL.
An MBA diversity conference exclusively for military veterans enrolled at the world’s top-ranked MBA programs. Click here for more.

2017 Annual Romba Conference & 20th Romba Gala Celebration , October 12th – 14th , 2017, Boston, MA.
The Reaching Out LGBTQ MBA & Business Graduate Conference (also known at the ROMBA Conference) is the annual conference of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) graduate business school students – the largest gathering of LGBTQ business students in the world. The 2017 Reaching Out LGBTQ MBA & Business Graduate Student Conference provides future lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender leaders from around the world the opportunity to network, learn, and improve their skills so they will emerge stronger and more confident in the business world. Leading businesses partner with the conference to show support for the LGBTQ community and recruit top level talent.  Click here for more.

National Association of Women MBAs Conference & Career Fair, October 19th – 21st, 2017, Westin Lombard Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL.
NAWMBA will welcome hundreds of female MBA students, professionals and entrepreneurs to three days of networking and personal development through keynotes, speaker presentations, panel discussions and an on-site career fair with valued corporate sponsors.  Click here for more.

2017 Net Impact Conference, October 27th – October 28th 2017, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA. Leading forum for students and professionals who want to tackle the world’s toughest social and environmental problems. Connect with leading organizations that are looking for talent at the Net Impact Expo. Click here for more.