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Diversity Recruitment Event

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
5:00-8:00 PM
University Center Ballroom, UMBC

Check-in: 5:00pm
Networking Reception: 5:30pm
Dinner: 6:30pm

The Career Center, along with the UMBC Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers, present our annual Diversity Recruitment Event.

This event is an excellent opportunity to network with UMBC's diverse student population. We are inviting employers who are actively recruiting students from diverse backgrounds. Meet and network with up to 250 UMBC students from various majors and class levels. (Note: This event is not limited to STEM students.) Due to space limitations we can only accommodate up to two representatives for dinner, however there is no limit to the number of representatives you may bring for the networking reception.

Sponsorship opportunities include paid sponsorship or donation of prize(s) to be raffled off to student attendees. Companies who sponsor the event or donate prize(s) will receive their company logo on promotional materials, such as the online student registration page, program booklet and event sign (see registration form below for sponsorship price).

We are happy that you will be joining us for our annual Diversity Recruitment Event at UMBC and we look forward to an evening of great conversation and networking.

Only Equal Employment Opportunity Employers may participate.

As of July 2013, UMBC is a smoke free campus. Please review our Campus Smoking Policies.

Employer Registration CLOSED

Registration for this event is closed. Please see our Calendar of Events for future job fairs. Also check out our other recruitment services listed on the Employer page


Registration type*:
Career Center Partner
Organizations for whom this event is included in their partnership agreement are listed below.
Please select your organization to proceed. If your organization name is grayed out, someone from your organization has already registered.
If you are not listed here, please select one of the other registration options.
Regular Registration - $400 (through Oct. 6, 5:00 pm)
    Event Sponsor - $550
    • Special recognition signage at the event and company logo in the program given to attendees
    • Company logo displayed on UMBC Career Center website leading up to the event

    Company/Organization Name*:  
    Contact Person*:  
    Contact Person's Title:  
    Contact Person's Email Address*:
    (confirmation materials will be sent to this address)
    Telephone Number*:  

    Address (1):  
    Address (2):  
    State & Zip Code  

    Email address you would like listed in the Event Directory? Leave blank if you do not wish job seekers to contact your company by email.  
    Due to space limitations we can only accommodate two representatives for the dinner portion of the program. Additional reps may participate in the networking reception. For each rep, please select which portion(s) of the program they will be attending.
      Name & Email Attending UMBC
    Networking Dinner Both
    1. Name:
    2. Name:
    3. Name:
    4. Name:
    5. Name:

    Major(s) your organization is interested in hiring. Please select one or more colleges, then select the majors.*
    (Ctrl Click (PC)/Command Click (Mac) to select multiple)
    All Majors  
    Engineering and IT  
    Natural and Mathematical Sciences  
    Art, Humanities and Social Sciences  
    School of Social Work  
    Erickson School of Aging Studies  

    Recruiting for*:
    (check all that apply)
    Undergraduate Students
    Graduate Students
    Would your organization be willing to sponsor an international student?        

    Position(s) types*:
    (check all that apply)
        Fall Semester
        Spring Semester
    Position title(s):

    For maximum exposure, enter positions into UMBCworks, UMBC's online recruitment system, at least two weeks prior to the event.

    Would you like assistance with creating a UMBCworks account and/or posting your position(s)?

    Yes       No

    Freshmen Friendly?
    Yes       No

    Large career events can be intimidating to a first time student visitor. Through the years, we have encouraged our freshmen to attend career events to become comfortable with the format, begin developing their networking skills, and to learn about the career opportunities that are available at various organizations. Identifying employers as Freshmen Friendly will allow our first-year students to confidently approach companies that would like to speak with them.

    We are asking employers to identify themselves as Freshmen Friendly if interested in being approached by freshmen and are willing to spend time discussing their organization, types of internships/jobs that are available, and the skill sets that are most desirable.

    Employers that agree to be designated as Freshmen Friendly will have a notation in the directory distributed to students electronically prior to and in print at the event.

    Research shows that students value the opportunity to interact in a meaningful way with company representatives. It is our hope that early interactions such as these will bring students back to your company as they progress through their university experience.

    Brief description of your company, as you would like it to appear to students: (Please proof your text before submitting, it will be displayed on our website as entered.)

    Employers registered by October 13, 2017 will be listed in the printed employer directory given to attending students.

    Last date for cancellation refund - October 6, 2017.
    Note: Late cancellations and no-shows are responsible for full registration fee.

    Registration Options

    Yes No    
      I would like to place a full-page advertisement in the event program given to attendees. $75.00
      I’m interested in scheduling free on-campus interviews after this event.  
      Student Raffle: Would your company be interested in donating prize(s) to be raffled to student attendees?
    • If so, please list what you will be donating
    • Companies who donate will receive special recognition signage at the event and their company logo in the program given to attendees.



    Payment Agreement*


    Payment must be received by October 13, 2017 to guarantee your space.

    By checking this check box you state that you are aware of the payment due date and that cancellations made after October 6, 2017 will not be refunded. If you have questions about payment please contact us by phone at 410-455-1444.


    Upon clicking the Submit button you should be redirected to a Thank You page. You should also receive an automated confirmation message in your email. If you are not presented with the Thank You page and do not receive the email, you can try submitting the form again, or email about your issue or any error messages you receive. Thanks.