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Terrapins Connect Live

Can’t get enough of virtual interaction on Terrapins Connect, UMD’s online networking platform exclusive to Terps?

Join us for Terrapins Connect Live, the Alumni Association’s new career networking series featuring in-person, career-driven events that bring Terps together. Whether you are new to the industry and looking for more connections; or a seasoned veteran looking to share your latest expertise, Terrapins Connect Live is designed to provide alumni with meaningful connections and exclusive networking opportunities.

Schedule of events


Terrapins Connect Live: How to Leverage AI in Your Career

Join us on Wednesday, April 10 for a special NOVA networking event at Capital One Headquarters! We’ve assembled a group of expert panelists to discuss Artificial Intelligence - the topic taking the world by storm. AI is growing exponentially, and it's impact on business (and the job market) is ever changing. How can you best prepare for the AI revolution?

Our panelists will help you navigate the opportunities and obstacles that come with an AI-based future. There will be networking opportunities - and free food and drink - before and after the panel discussion.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., panel begins at 6:00 p.m.

In-Person Event Register
Maryland alumni panel sitting and discussing.

Stay Tuned for more Terrapins Connect Live events coming soon!

Get excited about:

  • Networking with Terps in the biotech industry (Montgomery County, MD)
  • AI and emerging technologies in the field of cybersecurity (Northern Virginia)

Contact Cara Folk at to learn more!

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We have the tools and resources to help you achieve your goals no matter where you are in your journey

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Network 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.

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

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Continue Learning Anywhere in The World

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

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Elevate Your Expertise With Career Guides

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

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Design Your Perfect Career

What's next for your career? Let's make a plan. Twice a year we work with the career design experts at Mission Collaborative to bring you the clarity and confidence you need to create a fulfilling career through a one-month career boot camp.

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Engage with UMD's Thriving Entrepreneurship Scene

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

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Can't make it? Network with Terps Online

Our online networking platform, Terrapins Connect is full of people to network with any day!

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Setting up your account is quick and easy! Once you do so, you'll be able to network, become a mentor, participate in group discussions, and much more!

  1. Go to the Terrapins Connect homepage.
  2. Click the "Join Your Community" button.
  3. Select a signup method (ex. LinkedIn, Email, SSO)
  4. Choose your User Type (ex. "Student, Alumni, Faculty/Staff)
  5. Fill out your background info (if you use LinkedIn, your information will auto-populate!)

You may need to wait for an admin to approve your account. If that's the case, you’ll receive an email once your account has been approved.