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UMGC Career Connection2019 Spring Career Fair: Meet Our Sponsors

Jennifer Tomasovic
By Jennifer Tomasovic

Looking for a job? At the in-person 2019 Spring Career Fair on March 7, you’ll have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with more than 50 hiring employers to discuss more than 25,000 job openings. Positions include full-time jobs and internships for entry-level, mid-level and experienced professionals.

This event will take place at the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Hyattsville, Md. UMGC students and alumni will have the chance to connect with prominent businesses and recruiters from across the country to discuss a wide range of career opportunities.

If you can’t attend this event in person, you can still take advantage of the career opportunities available by participating in the Virtual Career Fair on Thursday, March 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST.  This online event, for students across the U.S. and overseas, will feature employers with nearly 30,000 available jobs.

The 2019 Spring Career Fair is made possible by the generous support of employers and the community. Learn more about some of this year’s sponsors and why they look to UMGC for top-quality employees.

GCubed, Inc., Platinum Sponsor, In-Person Career Fair

GCubed, Inc. is a government contracting company focused on cyber security and IT services. The company has diversified experience and past performance securing networks, managing IT operations and providing technical support. Its customers include the Center for Army Analysis, Defense Security Service and Department of Interior. GCubed works to keep people and business securely connected by incorporating innovative technology, exemplary customer service and empowering an organization’s greatest asset – its workforce.

GCubed, Inc. is seeking strong candidates with certifications, experience and education who are ready to join the workforce.

“UMGC gave me the opportunity to thrive through a cybersecurity scholarship,” notes GCubed founder and CEO Vernon Green, Jr. ’10 and ‘12. “My education allowed me to achieve my business goals with great success.”

UMGC Ventures, Platinum Sponsor, In-Person Career Fair

UMGC Ventures is the transformative business model that supports the University’s sustainable growth strategy to diversify its revenue streams. Established by UMGC and the University System of Maryland Board of Regents, UMGC Ventures is envisioned to house multiple commercial enterprises such as HelioCampus, AccelerEd, and Aloft by AccelerEd that will generate funds aimed at keeping a high quality UMGC education accessible and affordable for all adult learners.

Silotech Group, Inc., Platinum Sponsor, Virtual Career Fair

Silotech Group, Inc., which was established and incorporated in the State of Texas in 2008, is a service-disabled veteran, woman, minority-owned small business. Silotech is headquartered in San Antonio with a regional office in Augusta, Georgia. The company delivers advanced cyber, enterprise IT, training and health IT to federal, state and commercial clients.

Silotech is committed to quality and is focused on recruiting innovative, disruptive thinkers who are passionate about their individual craft and working in a culture that is supportive of their short- and long-term career goals.

“Silotech Group participates in UMGC career fairs because we know the students and alumni go through a rigorous and comprehensive hands-on experience, which results in skilled professionals ready to enter the workforce,” says Tiffany Tremont ‘18, president and CEO of Silotech. “Through trust-driven, collaborative relationships, Silotech looks to UMGC for our workforce needs.”

Fastenal Company, Platinum Sponsor, In-Person Career Fair

Fastenal Company provides companies with the fasteners, tools and supplies they need to manufacture products, build structures, protect personnel and maintain facilities and equipment. Guided by a motto of Growth Through Customer Service®, Fastenal’s local teams work closely with customers to keep needed supplies flowing, provide supply chain solutions and expertise, and drive business improvements that help them compete and thrive.

The team at Fastenal is seeking employees with drive who aren’t afraid to work hard to achieve their goals.

“We’ve had some great hires from UMGC,” says David McFadden, Fastenal’s district manager for the DC Metro area. “One reason I want to partner with UMGC is because we are able to adjust to our employees’ school schedules. If they start working for us during their time in school, we’re likely to have a full-time position ready for them when they graduate.”