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Alumni Career Resources

Whether you’re just starting your career, looking to grow in your current job, or even looking to switch career paths. We have tools and resources to help you achieve your goals no matter where you are in your journey.

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Networking and Mentorship on Terrapins Connect

Build meaningful connections with fellow Terps, find your next job opportunity, or share your expertise. Terrapins Connect has it all and you can claim your account in 2 minutes.

Learn about the Terrapins Connect platform for UMD alumni

Advance Your Career

Want to land that promotion? Pivot to a more rewarding role? Or start your career off on a strong foundation? Your Alumni Association is here to help! Explore programs and tools to help you achieve your career goals.

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Coaches Corner

Connect with top-level Terp coaches interested in helping you start, advance or pivot your career.

Browse a list of coaches available to UMD alums
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Career Change Fellowship

Get clarity and the confidence you need to create a fulfilling career that fits you.

Learn about the career fellowship program on
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Career Tips for Terps

Find out what it's really like to work within an industry, company or profession, and how to position yourself to start, advance or change your career.

Browse our professional development articles in News and Stories
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Learn From Anywhere on Your Schedule

Browse our variety of online resources where you can learn and grow while balancing work, class, and still have a personal life.

Visit the online learning page

Elevate Your Expertise

Your skills, talents, and experience are an asset! Share that brilliance with fellow Terps and learn from other talented experts with these programs.

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Faculty Series

Check out our webinar series featuring some of UMD's most distinguished faculty as they showcase their research and its impact on humanity.

Browse recordings from our faculty webinar series
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Career Guides

These Terp-exclusive career guides will help you stay up to date with best practices and industry trends in your professional world.

Find guides to help you with your career path
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Expand Your Professional Network

Connect with like-minded professionals to explore new business partnerships, get input on your latest challenges or just expand your rolodex with similar Terps in your community.

Visit the Professional Networking page

Connect With Terps

You have an extensive network of Terps at your fingertips, in your area – maybe even at your office. Your Alumni Association is here to help you build connections and leverage relationships with fellow alumni in your industry.

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Industry Networks

Terps doing business with Terps - that’s the goal of our Industry Networks.

Visit our Industry Networks page to learn more
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EnTERPreneur Network

TEN is a platform for entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs and seasoned professionals to network, share expertise and enjoy exclusive experiences.

Learn about the Enterpreneur Network for UMD alums
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Business Directory

This searchable online directory features businesses of all kinds - event planners, health and wellness coaches, website designers and more. Users can discover and patronize Terp-led businesses and continue to tradition of Terps supporting Terps.

Search the directory of businesses owned by UMD alumni

Looking for Career Help?

UMD alumni have access to these powerful services to help recharge, redirect, or reimagine your career.


Boost your professional network with over 33,000 invested in the UMD Alumni Association network.

Join the UMD Alumni Association network on LinkedIn

My Career Expert

Use these endless tools to navigate your career path.

See tools available to UMD alums on

Career Assessment

Learn more about your strengths and skill set to help you launch a career you love.

Learn more about a free career assessment for UMD students and alums

Research and Advice

Find out what it's really like to work within an industry, company or profession, and how to position yourself to start, advance or change your career.

Learn more about career help from FirstHand on their website