Preparing for the Virtual Career & Internship Fair

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Welcome to the Virtual Career & Internship Fair at UMBC!  Here you will find resources to help you prepare for a successful event. We will be adding new materials as they become available so please check back frequently. We urge you to review these resources so that you are prepared to successfully navigate the career fair and impress employers. As always, the Career Center is here to support you so please schedule an appointment or reach out with any questions or concerns at

Welcome from UMBC President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

Candidate Quick Reference Guide

See our Candidate Quick Reference Guide for details on all the steps on registering, preparing, and how to navigate the event on the day of the fair.

Directory of Employers

Research who will be attending and plan who to chat with using the Directory of Employers.

Student Training

Student Virtual Career Fair Prep Session
PowerPoint Slides

Overview of vFairs Platform

For a quick overview of the platform, please take a few minutes to watch the vFairs video.

Recorded Micro Learning Sessions

Micro Session: How to Write a Stand-out Resume

Micro Session: Perfect Your Pitch (30-Second Commercial)

How to Engage Effectively With An Employer at A Virtual Career Fair
– “Advice from the Expert” video with Carleen Emery, Recruiter with the FBI

Helpful Resources

Resume Writing
What to Wear
Pitch (30-second Commercial)


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