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Terrapins Connect Live

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.

Can’t get enough? Continue the conversation online on Terrapins Connect, UMD’s online networking platform exclusive toTerps.

Keep in touch! Coming this spring; Terrapins Connect Live events for urban planners, social impact professionals, and communicators. 

Schedule of events


Terrapins Connect Live: NoVa Terps Networking Night

Network with fellow Terps at The MITRE Corporation over food, drinks and conversation. Guests will also hear from Laurie De Armond '94, Chief Managing Partner, BDO, and Wilson Wang '03, Chief Financial Officer, MITRE about their thoughts on leadership and how they weave Maryland into their lives today.

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MITRE building in Arlington

Terrapins Connect Live: What's Next for College Park

When is the last time you visited campus? Whether last week or last year, Ken Ulman, President of Margrave Strategies, will share the latest on what is taking place in College Park and what is to come.

Join fellow Terps for a professional networking luncheon at Victoria Gastro Pub in Columbia, MD. 

In-person event registrar for theTerrapins Connect Live at Victoria Gastro Pub
Victoria Gastro Pub bar

Terrapins Connect Live: Politics Edition

Tis the season for politics! With midterm elections behind us and our UMDemocracy Series wrapped up, the Alumni Association is hosting a private event in Washington, DC for our Terps in Politics.

Join us on Thursday, November 10, 2022 from 6pm to 8pm in Washington, DC at The Crown and The Crow, to network with fellow Terps on the Hill as part of our Terrapins Connect Live Industry Networking Series. There will be food, drinks and plenty of conversation to be had. Please bring business cards. There will be opportunities to indicate whether you are looking for a job, hiring, seeking mentorship, or able to mentor.

This event is free to all alumni.

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Terrapins Connect Live: Lunch at Ouzo Bay

Enjoy a plated lunch while you mix and mingle with fellow Terps at Ouzo Bay. Bring your business cards and an open mind.

Space is limited - reserve your spot today!

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Career Support From Your Alumni Association Doesn't Stop Here

We have the 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.

Create an account or log into the Terrapins Connect platform to access the job board

Check Out our Coaches Corner

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

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Check out our Career Webinars

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

We have Terp-exclusive career guides that 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

Can't make it? Network with Terps Online

Our online networking platform, Terrapins Connect, is easy to use and full of people to network with.

Join Today

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.