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Terp Alumni Ambassadors

Are you interested in engaging with prospective and admitted students? The Alumni Association and Office of Undergraduate Admissions is looking for volunteers to help us continue to recruit academically talented and diverse Terps! To learn more, please complete the brief interest form below.

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Host students on Alternative Breaks

UMD students participate in the opportunity to give back in the community though a range of social justice issues that impact local, national, and international communities. 

We are looking for alums who would be willing to host 13 students for dinner while they are on their alternative break. Dates and locations can be found on the link below. If interested, please contact

Alternative Break Dates & Locations
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Host a Table with Terps

Join in on a fun and engaging opportunity to connect with Terps in your community. Each table offers alums the opportunity to network with fellow University of Maryland graduates, chat about life after college, and have a meaningful out classroom experience.

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Alum Year One Postcard Campaign

Help the Alumni Association connect with our Class of 2024 Terps. Click the link below to learn more and sign up

Deadline to sign up is September 15.

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Upcoming Opportunities

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Power the Polls

Help staff your local polling place. 

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Host a BSOS Career Chat

Share Your Experiences
Do you have 30 minutes to talk about your job or industry? Students want to hear from you! Join a virtual session featuring alumni sharing their career paths, industry/job insights, and/or tips for applying to your industry with students. This opportunity is best suited for alumni with less than five years of experience.

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Resume Reviewers & Mock Interviewers

We are seeking your help in supporting students enrolled in our 1-credit career courses through live resume reviews and mock interviews. The UMD University Career Center anticipates 400+ UMD students to enroll in two of our 1-credit career courses. Dates are available from February through May 2024.

For resume reviews, we are seeking volunteers who have a background in career services, recruiting, human resources, hiring for professional positions, or related fields where resume reviews have been conducted in the past.

Mock interview
volunteers are open to everyone.
All volunteers will receive training materials from me a few weeks before your scheduled shift.

**Please note, if you sign up for the date(s) and time(s) in the form, please block your calendar as we are counting on you on the list of volunteers for that day.

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Are you a parent of a Terp or a new Terp of the Class of 2028?

Proud Terp parents, who are also alumni, are invited to explore engagement opportunities through the Parents Philanthropy Board (PPB). Nearly 50 families from across the country find PPB membership a great way to be supportive of their student’s Terp Experience while taking on an advisory role to university leadership. Find out more here.

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Host an event in your community

Looking for a way to connect with fellow Terps while volunteering at a local organization? Packaging food, park clean up, etc.? Complete the form below to get started. 

Host an Event
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Connect with Prospective Students

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Alumni Associations hosts events in the early spring to connect alums and prospective students. If you are interested in attending and or speaking at these future events please complete the brief form below and we will be in touch once the dates are scheduled. 

Terp Alumni Ambassador Interest Form

Smith School of Business Advisory Councils

If you are a Smith School of Business graduate, please consider joining an advisory council. These are two-year terms, 2-4 hours per semester.

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Supporting Student Teachers and New Teachers

Currently, there is a nationwide teacher shortage that is placing stress on new educators. Volunteering to support student teachers and new teachers is one way of addressing this grand challenge. Alumni will be given a menu of volunteer opportunities to choose from. All opportunities will focus on preparing and supporting the next generation of K-12 educators through classroom visits, job search preparation, or sending notes of encouragement.

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Geography Department-Guest Presenters

The Department of Geography is looking for alums to share their work and experience during their virtual weekly seminars. The seminar takes place on Thursday's throughout the semester. If you are interested in learning more and to get added to the schedule, reach out to Renata. 

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Mentor a student in the Iribe Center

The I4C Mentoring Program will facilitate community building, support academic success, and provide professional development for all students in computing at the University of Maryland.

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Questions about volunteering with UMD? Contact Angela Dimopoulos '07, Senior Director of Alumni Engagement and Outreach