April 5, 2017: Career Paths for Graduate Students


Are you looking for which career path to consider with your graduate degree? Save the date and look no further, as PROMISE AGEP and the UMBC’s Career Services Center brings a career fair to the UMBC! Employers will cover all disciplines. Please RSVP below to reserve your spot! Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about career possibilities and to network with employers of their interest. Food will be served. Please arrive at 4 pm to sit down and eat. The program will begin at 4:30 pm. More details regarding employers will be posted soon.


Event: Career Paths for Graduate Students

Date: April 5, 2017

Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (Please arrive at 4:00 so that you can get your food, and get settled at your tables.)

Location: Commons, 3rd floor, Skylight Room

Attire: Business casual. It is also recommended that you bring your resume/CV to the event.



  • 4:00—Employers arrive (gather plates of food, settle in at tables)

    4:00 p.m.—Students arrive, register and start dinner

    4:30-4:35-(General welcome by Renetta G. Tull, Ph.D., Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Student Development & Postdoctoral Affairs )

    4:35: Special Remarks: K. Jill Barr, J.D., Sr. Assistant Dean, The Graduate School at UMBC

    4:45 –Special Remarks:  Christine Routzahn, Director, UMBC Career Center

    4:50—Facilitator: Diane Crump-Fogle, Associate Director, UMBC Career Center

    • Brief overview of Graduate Student Resources

    • Overview of program format (speed networking)

    • Employer Introductions

    5:00–Round Table rotations begin

    5:15-Switch (Round 2)

    5:30-Switch (Round 3)

    5:45 p.m.—Q and A and Thanks to employers

    5:45-6:00 p.m.—Informal networking



  • Members of the UMBC Community, please RSVP at: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/46039
  • Members outside of the UMBC Community, please register by indicating in the comments section below of your interest in attending the event. Please include your name, major, and university.

UPDATE 3/28/17

Confirmed organizations to date:

1. Institute for Defense Analyses

2. Baltimore Corps

3. Dream Fit Solutions, LLC

4. Education Pioneers

5. EqualLevel, Inc.

6. IBM

7. U.S. Department of State


9. Peregrin Services

10. MIT Lincoln Laboratory

11. Prometric

12. National Security Agency

13. Scientific Systems and Software International

14. U.S. Army and Army Reserves

15. T. Rowe Price

16. Verbal Beginnings, LLC

17. Verizon

18. Change Health Systems, Inc.

19. Therapeutic Connections


One thought on “April 5, 2017: Career Paths for Graduate Students

  1. I am interested in attending the event.
    Name: ojo oludolapo
    Course: Applied Information Technology
    University: Towson university


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