Thursday, March 10, 2016

Geographical Sciences Career Fair


Friday, April 1
9:30-12:30
1124 LeFrak

Public, private, and non-profit employers attend to seek out potential interns and employees.  Employers and organizations that have attended this Career Fair in the past include:

  • NOAA-Office of Coastal Survey
  • BSOS Global Scholars
  • UMD Federal Semester Program
  • Geographic Services, Inc.
  • UMD Facilities Management
  • UMD's Masters of Professional Studies in GIS Program
  • Association of American Geographers
  • Census Bureau
  • Clean Water Action
  • NASA DEVELOP
  • US Army - Topographic Engineer Center
  • ESRI
  • HACU National Internship Program
  • LIFT

List of employers currently registered - Check back as we get closer, as employers may be added at any time.

Tips for Students
  • Dress to impress! Wear business casual or business attire.
  • Bring a few copies of your updated resume! Sign up for the University Career Center's Resume Clinic Workshop for advice.
  • Do your research! Gain background insight on the agencies, corporations and organizations to which you will apply.
  • Be prepared with an elevator pitch! An elevator pitch is a short (~30 seconds) introduction of yourself, your skills, and why you are interested in a particular agency/company. Be prepared with a question to ask the employer.