As a reminder, to schedule an appointment with a career coach, please visit www.HireSmith.net to select an available date and time that works best with your schedule. If you experience any difficulty with the HireSmith system, please email OCSservice@rhsmith.umd.edu. In the meantime, read on to learn about some upcoming events and opportunities at Smith and beyond!
Please join us in congratulating the PTMBA, OMBA, and EMBA students and alumni who have recently secured new positions and promotions!
- Lauren Wolfenden, PTMBA ’18, landed a Project Manager position in the global health division at Chemonics International in Washington, DC.
- Samantha Fallon, PTMBA ’18, secured an Account Executive position with Chapman, Cubine & Hussey in Arlington, Virginia.
Note to all PTMBA, OMBA, and EMBA Students & Alumni
We want to share and celebrate your successes on the job or in the job search! If you have just landed a new position, or have done so in the last year, we want to hear about it! Please share your success story by writing to your career coach.
If you come across a project or employment opportunity in your workplace or travels that may not be right for you, but might be good for another colleague, please let us know so we can share the news. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming Programs, Events & Opportunities
Baltimore Employer Networking Event – Final opportunity to register on www.HireSmith.net!
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | From 4:30pm to 7:30pm | Baltimore Campus, Baltimore, MD
Join us and meet Baltimore-area companies interested in filling their employment pipelines with Terp Talent. The attire for this event is business casual. No jeans or sneakers will be permitted. Please register on www.HireSmith.net under ‘Events & Workshops.’ Confirmed attendees to date include IBM, Under Armour, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Systems Alliance Inc., Laureate Education Inc., and the Maryland Mortgage Brokers and Bankers Association (MMBBA)
Working Professional MBA Boot Camp – Save the Date!
Friday, May 5, 2017 | College Park, MD
NicheCon Fireside Chat Tour with Trevor Lynn, CMO of Social Tables
Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 6:00-8:00pm | Washington, DC
Join the Niche Movement Team at the WeWork White House DC an intimate discussion with Trevor Lynn CMO of Social Tables, where he focuses on growing the Social Tables brand in the hospitality community, creating marketing programs to generate demand and making sure they have a ton of customer feedback loops feeding into their company’s marketing strategy. To register, click here.
#AMAMingle: Ring in the Spring at R2integrated
Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 5:30-8:00pm | Baltimore, MD
Join the AMA Baltimore Chapter at R2integrated, headquartered in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor for a casual networking opportunity and a chance for you to connect with other local professionals, meet new people, and enjoy some delicious food and drinks. For more information, please click here. Registration Fee: $15
2017 ExecuVets MBA Veteran Alumni / Experienced Hire Career Conference
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | Philadelphia, PA (Lincoln Financial Field)
Cost: $95 through 3/31 (includes all meals and open bar networking reception); $145 beginning 4.1.17
A distinctively branded event, the 2017 ExecuVets Career Conference is the country’s first and only hiring conference specifically targeted to the ‘experienced hire’ community of mid-senior level business leaders who have 1-15+ years of post-military, post-MBA private sector work experience. For details, visit http://execuvets.com or https://vimeo.com/207113913 To register, visit http://connect.execuvets.com
Recruiting companies include Accenture, Bank of America, Bristol Meyers Squibb, CVS Health, Deloitte, Johnson & Johnson, JP Morgan, Novo Nordisk, PolyOne, PwC, Scott Madden, T-Mobile, + more to be announced soon! Registration is limited to 150 candidates and it will not happen again until 2018.
Friday, May 5th – Saturday May 6th, 2017 | Tysons Corner, VA
DevFest DC brings together world class experts in Mobile, Web Development, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence and more to Washington DC for 2 days of sessions, workshops and showcases. For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.devfestdc.org/ Registration Fee: $20 for students until May 6th
DC Edtech Spring Jobs Fair 2017, Hosted by: EdSurge
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017, 6:30pm-9:00pm | Washington, DC
EdSurge is a leading news and information company focused on the intersection of education and technology. Whether you’re looking to share and apply your teaching experience with dedicated developers, hunting for some coding and biz dev talent, or just want to see what’s out there, the upcoming EdSurge DC Edtech spring job fair is a great place to connect. For more information and to register for this free event, please click here.
Startup Grind Hosts: Susan Tynan, Founder & CEO of Framebridge
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 6:00pm – 8:00pm | Washington, DC
Join a conversation with Susan Tynan, Found & CEO of Framebridge, an online & mobile custom framing startup that makes it easy and accessible to custom frame the things people love. Prior to founding Framebridge, Susan held senior product, ops, and business development roles in several consumer technology startups. Susan worked for the White House as a management advisor on technology & customer service issues and began her career at Accenture. For more information and to register, please click here. Registration Fee: $20-$25
Evening Biz Mix at Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore, Hosted by: Baltimore Business Journal
Thursday, June 15th, 2017 5:30pm-7:30pm | Baltimore, MD
Registration Fee: $39
Join the Baltimore Business Journal and over 100 business professionals for an evening of networking in the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore hotel. For more information and to register, click here.
Startup Grind Hosts: Adam Vitarello, COO & CoFounder of Optoro
Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 6:00pm-8:00pm | Washington, DC
Join a conversation with Adam Vitarello, CoFounder & COO of Optoro, which provides a better way to liquidate returned, overstock, and damaged-box products driving higher recovery rates and quicker inventory turns. As COO, he manages Corporate Headquarters and Remarketing Solutions with a one-on-one approach that puts employees first with the goal of maintaining a small-business feel in a rapidly expanding environment. For more information and to register, please click here. Registration Fee: $20-$25