Career Networking Opportunities – Working Professionals


Webinar #2 – Map the Market – MBA Careerscape
Who: PTMBA/OMBA When: 10/11

Information Sessions 

Vanguard’s Lunch and Learn
Who: All MBA’s  When: 10/10
Where:  VMH2511 (12:15pm-1:15pm)

Hershey’s Lunch and Learn
Who: All MBA’s  When: 10/11
Where:  TBD (12:15pm-1:15pm)

Education Pioneers
Who: All MBA’s  When: 10/12
Where:  VMH1505 (6:30pm-7:45pm)

Who: All MBA’s  When: 10/18
Where:  VMH1505 (6:30pm-7:45pm)

President’s Entrepreneurial Fellowship. This is a new initiative designed to give students from UMB and the Smith School of Business hands-on training and experience in commercializing health science discoveries made by UMB faculty. The Fellows will work together as an interdisciplinary team to bring several of UMB’s most promising technologies to market.

Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore or the Smith School of Business for the duration of the Fellowship. Fellows will work 200 hours – on average ten hours a week for twenty weeks. Approximately 20% of this time will be devoted to receiving training and mentoring. The balance of the time will be devoted to working on specific technologies. The schedule will be flexible to accommodate coursework and other responsibilities. Fellows will be paid a $5,000 scholarship towards tuition. Five Fellowships will be awarded. Applications must include the student’s CV, a cover letter describing the student’s particular qualifications and interest in the Fellowship, and at least one Faculty recommendation. If the student has a mentor/adviser, the recommendation must be from the mentor/adviser.

Dates: November 1, 2017 – Applications Due at 5:00 PM. November 15, 2017 – Fellowship commences. Fellowship Duration – 4 months excluding holiday breaks.

Please submit applications, preferably as a single PDF document, to Any questions may be sent to the same email address.

Networking Opportunities
*Asterisked are new opportunities.

  • University of Maryland Alumni Association – Terrapins Connect: Our Exclusive Online Mentorship Platform. 
    Thanks to our community of exemplary Terps, we have more than 1,500 mentors willing to share their expertise and more than 3,800 mentees seeking career and educational advice. But, we need your help. If you haven’t joined Terrapins Connect, our exciting new mentorship and networking platform in partnership with the UMD Career Center, we ask that you sign up today. Whether it’s as a mentor to share your valuable experience, or as a mentee to find a fellow Terp to learn from, you can help us reach our goal of 5,000 mentees and 2,500 mentors in the program by the end of the year. Click here to sign up. 
  • CEO@Smith, Tuesday, October 10th, 6pm, Frank Auditorium – 1524 Van Munching Hall, UMCP.Kees Kruythoff, President, Unilever North America. During his long career with Unilever, he has worked in different roles within the company in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Latin America, before being appointed president of the Unilever North America cluster in 2011.
    Register here.
  • National Career Fair – Live Hiring Job Fair, Tuesday, October 17th, 11am – 2pm, Doubletree Crystal City, Arlington, VA. 
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  • *Baltimore Terrapin Professional Network Breakfast, Wednesday, October 18th, 8:30am to 9:30am, City Garage, Baltimore, MD. 
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  • *Women in Cyber Luncheon & Panel | DC CyberWeek, Friday, October 20th, 11:30am – 1:30pm, AT&T Forum for Technology, Washington, DC. 
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  • Smith Doctoral Programs Information Session, Wednesday, October 25th, 6:30pm, VMH 2517. 
    Why a PhD? Why a PhD in Business and Management? Why a career in research? Our faculty and current students will answer these question and more. The Smith Doctoral programs offer a PhD in Business and Management with the following fields of study: Accounting and Information Assurance, Finance, Information Systems, Managerial Economics, Marketing, Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management, Operations Management/Management Science, Supply Chain Management, Strategic Management (Entrepreneurship). Applications for Fall 2018 enrollment are now being accepted with a deadline of January 3, 2018. Please RSVP here.


  • *22nd Annual MBA Exclusive Conference, November 2-3, Double Tree Hotel, Silver Spring, MD. The theme of this year’s conference is “Becoming an Agent of Change,” and will feature workshops, keynote speakers, a career fair with notable companies, and the 13th Annual Minority Case Competition. The entire conference is being organized and run by the Howard University MBA student body. The competition is a great way for students to showcase their business analytical skills and win a monetary prize of up to $11,000. Case teams that register by or before October 16, 2017, will only pay $100 in registration fees, and will have full access to all conference activities at no additional charge. The first 15 teams to sign up will receive free hotel accommodations. 
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Fall Conferences

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.

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.

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.

*9th Annual Asian MBA Career Expo, November 17th, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY. Longest running and largest event of its kind empowering future Asian American leaders while providing companies wonderful opportunities to recruit top talent from this highly coveted pool of candidates.
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