Maryland Tech Council in the News

By: Jeff Clabaugh, WTOP promises better way to find an intern (and land an internship)

WASHINGTON — It is hard to find qualified interns, but the Maryland Tech Council has come up with a way to make it easier for Maryland tech companies.

Its new website,, sends continuously updated lists of internship opportunities and screens potential candidates across all of Maryland’s higher-education institutions.

It addresses one of the biggest frustrations the tech council’s members cite.

“In order to reach all potential interns in the state, companies have to connect individually with each college and university. This platform is a community-based platform where you put your internship into one spot and it reaches all universities and community colleges across the state,” Tami Howie, chief executive at the Maryland Tech Council told WTOP. Read more

By: Morgan Eichensehr, Baltimore Business Journal

This new website helps Maryland students find an internship

Government agencies, the Maryland Tech Council and some local technology companies have partnered up to help solve the state's workforce development problems, with a new comprehensive internship network.

Tami Howie, CEO of the Maryland Tech Council, said one of the first actions her organization took, upon forming early this year, was hosting roundtable discussions with its over 700 member companies to talk business priorities. Out of the 13 roundtables, Howie said a common concern companies expressed centered around workforce development. Read more

By: The City of Frederick - October 23, 2017

Tech and Cyber Organizations Partner to Assist Frederick Business

Two area organizations – the Maryland Tech Council and Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. - are on a mission to connect area technology and cybersecurity firms in Frederick.

The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) is a technology and life sciences trade association with over 500 members. What you might not know is that the MTC offers a local opportunity to connect each week! The Maryland Tech Council holds weekly office hours in the City of Frederick at 118 N. Market St., room 327 on Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Read more

By: Julie Miller, MDBIZ News - May 15, 2017

New Internship Network of Maryland Gears Up

Plans are underway to launch the Internship Network of Maryland (inMD), a collaborative effort by the Maryland Department of CommerceMaryland Tech CouncilBreezio, and Fearless.

inMD will provide an online platform that allows Maryland’s interns to connect with industry professionals. The platform, in its final stages of development, will help students find internships, identify mentors, and collaborate with other interns throughout the state. Read more

By: Tim Curtis, The Daily Record - April 27, 2017

In search of deals, the Md. Bio+Tech conference brings two industries together

BETHESDA -- The Maryland Bio+Tech conference wants to make the state the No. 1 place in the country for the biotech industry. The two-day event, which began Thursday at the North Bethesda Marriott Conference Center and continues through Friday, puts biology and technology companies in the same space, hoping to spur collaboration. “I want deals,” said Tami Howie, president of the Maryland Tech Council. “I want the bio side to meet the tech.” ...

Citybizlist - March 2, 2017

A Video Conversation with Tami Howie, CEO of the Maryland Technology Council

A new organization built by Maryland’s leading technology and life sciences innovators

Tami Howie is the CEO of the Maryland Technology Council, an organization formed from the recent merger of the Technology Council of Maryland, Inc and the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council. As the largest association of its kind in the state, the MTC represents hundreds of regional companies active in the life sciences and technology sectors. Previously executive director of the CRTC, Tami transitioned to become head of the new organization following its establishment earlier this year. Prior to serving Maryland’s technology community in her current capacity, Tami practiced as an attorney.