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Industry Networks

Terps doing business with Terps - that’s the goal of our Industry Networks. Through these groups, you will 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.

Make sure to also check out the Alumni Association’s professional development programs for programs that help you hone your skills for success in business and beyond.


You can also join an industry group on Terrapins Connect. See below for open industry communities:


Upcoming Career and Industry Networking Events

Professional Development Articles

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Six Reasons to Join Terps Thrive in 2023

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10 for TEN: Adam Emral Shaool

Founder of Thick-N-Thin Brewing Co, Adam Emral Shaool ’04, talks about bringing craft beer to Western Maryland. Read more to learn about his mission and what advice helped him...
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10 for TEN: Madinah James '98

Founder, CEO and Creative Consultant for MNJ Media Consulting, Madinah James ’98 discusses her take on diversifying domestic and international news. Below, she discusses how she...
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Careers Unlimited: A Coach in Your Corner

Kate Carney (left) and Alison Cardy (right) were connected on Coaches Corner - a program connecting Terps with career coaches that help them start, advance or pivot their career.
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Inaugural Young Alumni Conference a Hit With Recent Terp Grads

The inaugural event on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 was held at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, and over 100 young alums gathered for a keynote address, breakout sessions, career...
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The Career Design Fellowship: Guiding Terps toward new career opportunities

Over more than 15 years in engineering, Vionna Adams’ career has kept her plenty busy — just not exactly in the ways she had hoped.