Hire Students & Recent Graduates

USG's Career Connector is provided free of charge for employers

The Center for Career Development is pleased support the Career Connector platform powered by 12Twenty. If you have an employer account on 12Twenty with another institution, you may use your existing log-in credentials to access our platform. If you are new to 12Twenty, you may sign up to create an account via the Employer Sign Up button.


USG encourages regional employers to list part-time or full-time professional employment opportunities, as well as volunteer, internship, or other experiential learning opportunities for our talented pool of students and recently graduated students.

Employer Introduction Events

Employers are invited to host an Employer Introduction booth as a means of sharing information, meeting potential student applicants, and building your brand among the vibrant USG student community. Employers may recruit students for internships, part-time employment, full-time employment, and even volunteer opportunities. To obtain more information or schedule a visit, contact USG's Center for Career Development at usgcareerservices@umd.edu.

On-Campus Recruiting 

USG provides a variety of opportunities for employers to participate in on-campus recruiting when seeking talent for part-time, full-time, internship or other experiential learning placements.  These recruiting events can be job fairs or smaller private employer recruiting events.  To learn more about upcoming events or to schedule a private recruiting event, please contact Career Services staff at usgcareerservices@umd.edu.

Direct Engagement with Students 

USG offers a variety of opportunities for area professionals to share their career-related experiences, insight, and guidance with students. Opportunities for professionals include:

  • Featured Event Speaker
  • Industry Roundtable Panelist
  • Networking Events
  • Mock Interviewer
  • USG's Professional Network Directory: Subject Matter Expert 
  • Kendall Scholarship Program Mentor
  • Career Mentor
if you are an employer, area professional, or an alumni from a program at USG who is interested in volunteering your time for any of the above activities, please link here to submit your information for our "Friends of the Career Center" contact list.  We will review your areas of interest and will be in touch as relevant opportunities arise.

Experiential Learning Activities: USG's Employer Toolkit

USG seeks meaningful, quality experiences which enable students to participate in career exploration or gain "hands-on", practical, professional experience. Our Employer Toolkit provides a variety of established formats which employers can use to engage students - beyond the traditional internship.  These activities offer meaningful ways to engage students while building a pipeline of candidates for your business.  USG provides templates for the following experiential learning formats:
To find out more about these experiential learning activities, contact us.

Strategic Giving

By expanding and broadening opportunities at USG, in the heart of Maryland’s largest and most diverse region, the potential for advancing economic development, innovation and personal achievements can be limitless.  Interested employers can learn more here: USG Sponsorship Opportunities
Thank you to these and the many other regional employers who have provided meaningful career exploration and experiential learning opportunities for the USG student community! These employers are making a difference in the lives of students.