Congratulations to all those who are graduating and to those who have taken another step closer to achieving that goal! To those of you who are continuing your studies, as you wrap up yet another term, we encourage you to continue to focus on your career development needs throughout the summer and into the future. Know that your coaches are ready and willing to work one-on-one with you and we look forward to providing you with new programming opportunities in the coming months.
For those who are graduating, we hope you continue to remain engaged with Smith and keep the ‘Terps Helping Terps’ momentum going! For information on how you can get involved, please contact your career coach. Until then, we wish you all the success in the world as you continue your career journeys!
Please join us in congratulating the PTMBA, OMBA, and EMBA students and alumni who have recently secured new positions and promotions!
- Juan Echeverri, PTMBA ’16, landed a Project Manager role at Intel in Portland, Oregon
- Isaac Ruiz, PTMBA ’17, has started a new job as a Senior Financial Analyst for Sodexo in Gaithersburg working alongside two other Smith MBA alumni!
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
Please know that career coaching is available throughout the summer months. To reserve a date and time, please visit www.HireSmith.net and click on “advising” at the top of your dashboard. If you experience any technical difficulties with HireSmith, please contact OCSservice@rhsmith.umd.edu.
Springboard Dolphin Tank with Davis Wright Tremaine – Hosted by: Springboard Enterprises
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 6:00pm to 9:00pm | Washington, DC
Springboard Enterprises Dolphin Tank programs are free “helpful feedback-driven” pitch sessions designed to provide entrepreneurs with actionable insights from knowledgeable people. The Dolphin Tank isn’t about Sharks or Dragons or a competition for the best idea, it’s about channeling the expertise of the people in the room to provide connections with advice to help entrepreneurs take the next step. For more information and to register, click here.
DC Edtech Spring Jobs Fair 2017, Hosted by: EdSurge
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | 6:30pm to 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.
Washington DC Networking Social at Capitale – Hosted by: Network and Social
Thursday, May 11, 2017| 6:00pm to 9:00pm | Washington, DC
Join Network and Social for their Spring kick-off networking social at Capitale Bar and Lounge for a great chance to grow your network and improve your social skills with over 35 different industries represented. Network and Social events allow like-minded professionals and entrepreneurs to recognize, create, or act upon new relationships and networking opportunities. For more information and how to register, click here. Registration Fee: $10 for students
Networking Happy Hour – Hosted by: Young African Professionals DC Network
Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 6:30pm to 9:00pm | Washington, DC
Registration Fee: Free!
Join the Young African Professionals DC Network at Eighteenth Street Lounge on May 11th to network with a diverse group of professionals and recruiters. You can make great connections in a relaxed and upbeat atmosphere while expanding your network of contacts to fuel your career or business goals. For more information and how to register, please click here.
Virtual Career Fair – Hosted by: NBMBAA CAREER SUCCESS NETWORK
Thursday, May 18, 2017 | 12:00pm to 4:00pm | Online
Registration Fee: Free! Whether you are looking for a job in your hometown or thinking about relocating, the NBMBAA® Career Success Network Virtual Fair is your chance to explore opportunities nationwide. The NBMBAA® Career Success Network Virtual Fair will connect you directly with employers with open career opportunities in the IT, Finance and Marketing fields. Choose which employers you want to interact with and then engage in one-on-one text-based conversations directly with a recruiter at those organizations. You can share your background, experience, resume and ask questions. Maximize your time in the event by getting in line to chat with representatives from more than one company at a time. For more information and to register, please click here.
Baltimore Networking Social at Tin Roof – Hosted by: Network and Social
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | 6:00pm to 9:00pm | Baltimore, MD
Join Network and Social for their Spring kick-off networking social at Tin Roof for a great chance to grow your network and improve your social skills with over 35 different industries represented. Network and Social events allow like-minded professionals and entrepreneurs to recognize, create, or act upon new relationships and networking opportunities. For more information and to register, click here. Registration Fee: $10 for students
Washington D.C.’s Silicon Beltway Networking Mixer – Hosted by: KNW Media
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | 6:00p to 9:00pm | Washington, DC
Join KNW Media for a night of networking with startup and tech professionals in Washington D.C. Meet new people and participate in lively discussions with outstanding names in the Beltway startup community. For more information and to register, click here. Registration Fee: $18-$25
Startup Grind Hosts: Susan Tynan, Founder & CEO of Framebridge
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | 6:00pm to 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 15, 2017 | 5:30pm to 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 27, 2017 | 6:00pm to 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