Working Professional Upcoming Events and Opportunities

Upcoming Career Development Programs, Events, and Opportunities
The times listed are EST unless otherwise noted.

Interview Prep Crash Course
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | 5:15pm to 6:15pm | Online
Join OCS for a 60-minute crash course webinar to learn the most effective strategies to prepare for your next big interview. To register, visit and click on workshops.

Alumni Mock Interviews at the Baltimore and Shady Grove Campuses – Register today on
Friday, April 27, 2018 | Interviews at 5pm & 6pm. Networking reception at 7pm | Baltimore & Shady Grove
When was the last time you had an interview?  If your ideal employer called, would you be ready? Join OCS and alumni from a variety of industries and functions at our annual Alumni Mock Interview Event. To register for the Baltimore or Shady Grove event visit under multi-session workshops.

Smith Association of Women MBAs (SAWMBA) Executive Roundtable
April 20, 2018 | 7:00pm | Van Munching Hall, College Park campus
The Executive Roundtable is an event intended to allow the women from the various Smith MBA programs (Full-time, Part-time, Executive and Online programs) to connect and network. The event includes dinner and drinks, time to network, and guided discussions. There will be one facilitator at each table covering topics from women in entrepreneurship to mentoring. To register, visit

Beyond Smith…

#AMAMingle: Refresh Your Network at Renegade – Hosted by: American Marketing Association Baltimore
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | 5:30pm to 8:00pm | Renegade, Hunt Valley, MD
Registration Fee: Member: $10 Nonmember: $15
This casual networking opportunity is a great chance for you to connect with other local professionals, meet new people, and enjoy some delicious food and drinks. Whether you’re looking for an exciting opportunity, hoping to meet your next new hire, or working to expand your network, it doesn’t get better than the face-to-face networking at our #AMAMingle networking events. Our #AMAMingle networking series is focused on bringing together marketing, advertising, and creative professionals from all levels and industries in order to make new connections and learn from each other.

HireDC: Alumni Only Career Fair 2018 – Hosted by HireDCThursday, April 26, 2018 | 11:00am to 2:30pm | American University / Bender Arena, Washington, DC.
University of Maryland – College Park alumni, HIREDC 2018 offers job seekers the ultimate opportunity of finding their next career. Whether you’re looking for a new career in accounting, consulting, education, engineering, finance, health-care, government or non-profit, investment banking, marketing, media, sales or technology, you will find employers at HIREDC. Complimentary headshots for all participants.

The Grid Pitch – Hosted by The University of Maryland Graduate School
May 1, 2018 | 4:00pm to 6:30pm | Baltimore, MD
The inaugural Grid Pitch is a celebration of ideas and aspiring student entrepreneurs. The event will feature six student teams who will each have 3-5 minutes to present their concept to the crowd. Each team is being mentored by David Wise, Director of the Maryland Momentum Fund, and will receive a $1,000 stipend for their own professional development. Refreshments will be provided. 

Alpha & Gender Diversity Conference 2018 – Hosted by: CFA Society Baltimore
Thursday, May 3, 2018 | 11:45am to 6:15pm | Pier 5 Hotel Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
Registration fee: Nonmembers $125 Members $75
Women are changing the future of investment management as investors, advisors, and clients. The CFA Society of Baltimore (CFASB) presents its inaugural Alpha & Gender Diversity Conference 2018 to offer collaborative discussion on how gender diversity creates a competitive advantage for investment professionals, their clients, their employers, and the broader finance industry. We expect approximately 150 attendees.

Forté MBA Women’s Leadership Conference – Hosted by: Forte
Fri-Sat, June 15-16, 2018 | Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA
Registration Opens: March 15, 2018
April 15: Early Bird registration ends, May 25: All registration ends
Meet hundreds of like-minded women at this two-day conference and start winning in the business world before you even begin your MBA. Learn from highly successful women how to develop stand-out skills, project an authentic leadership style, and build an impressive and powerful network. This is your time to take an opportunity to explore career paths, meet recruiters and mentors, and hear from today’s most influential businesswomen.

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