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Friday Five: Free Career Guides

Friday Five: Free Career Guides

Welcome to the Friday Five, a roundup of the best your Alumni Association and other UMD communities have to offer. From the latest events to fun facts, here are essentials in five categories for you to check out this weekend.

1. What's Happening
Career Guides

- Career Guides

Your Alumni Association is here to guide you at every stage of your career. Whether you're a first-time job-seeker, or looking to brush up on your interviewing skills for a career change, access these Terp-exclusive guides to stay up to date with best practices and industry trends in your professional world. DOWNLOAD NOW

2. Quotables

Ashley Sundquist ‘09

- Learn How to Identify Your Community’s Needs with Ashley Sundquist ‘09

"Ashley Sundquist ‘09 has a passion for service, and she found her calling when she noticed a need for help in the homeless community in her home of Santa Monica, California. Sundquist studied journalism with a minor in history and moved from her home of Maryland to Santa Monica in 2016 to work in the entertainment business with her husband. While spending her days doing backend management for his work as a talented motivational speaker, influencer and comedian, she started her service work." Abby Humbel '21, Alumni Blog. READ MORE


3. A Little Fun

UMD campus in spring.
- Maryland Summer Wallpaper

Celebrate your Terp pride with these gorgeous UMD desktop wallpapers and Zoom backgrounds. CHECK THEM OUT


4. Let's Get Social

Kate Rubins works in February with equipment for a flame experiment led by a UMD engineering researcher.
- Instagram Aesthetic

‘Cool flame’ discovered aboard International Space Station. SEE POST


5. Friendly Reminders

Terrapins Connect
- Terrapins Connect

Terrapins Connect is an online platform that allows Terps to network, find exclusive job opportunities, industry specific guidance and insight, and more. Whether you are looking to get advice, give advice (or are open to both), Terrapins Connect provides opportunities for professional and personal growth, including a job board just for Terps. JOIN TERRAPINS CONNECT


That's it for this week, Terps. Make sure to check back with us every Friday, and update your information in the alumni directory to always receive the latest from your Alumni Association. Have a lovely weekend!



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