Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2016 Merrill College Career and Internship Fair!

Date: October 17, 2016
Hours: 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Grand Ballroom
Stamp Student Union

The annual career fair is a Merrill College event and is free for journalism students, college faculty and alumni.

Dozens of recruiters from all types of media from around the country help make our career fair a spectacular success. Some students earn internships immediately, others got jobs, everyone got great advice.

Merrill journalist Kristine Auble ’17 did a story about the 2015 Career Fair:


Why is the Merrill Career Fair so successful? The fair attracts dozens of recruiters and media professionals, along with hundreds of journalism students, who use this as a vehicle for landing spring and summer internships as well as job prospects.

The following media organizations typically send recruiters: USA TodayThomson Reuters news service, McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, NBC TV, WUSA9 TV, WJZ TV, WTOP Radio, The Baltimore Sun, The CapitalThe Institute on Political Journalism, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Atlantic Media.

A representative from the university’s Career Center is usually on hand as well to offer advice and resume tips.

In addition, our alumni lead panels on careers – including sports journalism and multiplatform journalism. 


Recruiters: Our deadline to secure a table in the Grand Ballroom of the Stamp Student Union is mid October.

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Contact information:

Adrianne Flynn
Internships and Career Development Director and Lecturer
301-405-7247

WE HOPE TO SEE YOUR ORGANIZATION AT THE  FALL, 2017 CAREER FAIR!