Why use LinkedIn?

  • Expand your professional network
  • Create a professional presence online
  • Post online resume that can advertise experiences
  • Learn about various industries

Alumni Group
The University of Maryland, College Park Alumni Association (Official) group is an excellent place to meet and connect with fellow Terps. These students and alumni, who are proud of their connection with the University, make up a great starting point when building your LinkedIn network.  The group also offers many resources to aid with professional development.  Join 28,000+ Terps HERE.

Alumni Tool

Want to see what other Terps are doing with your major?  Use the LinkedIn Alumni Tool to sort through 245,000+ alumni to see where Terps are by major, industry, location, etc. 

Need help building your LinkedIn profile?  Check out this guide to make your LinkedIn profile as strong as it can be.

Terrapins Connect
Terrapins Connect
 is an exclusive platform, connecting UMD students and alumni for mentoring relationships.  Search Terrapins Connect to find alumni willing to provide industry advice, interviewing tips, job shadowing and more.  You can connect your Terrapins Connect account to LinkedIn, Facebook or build it from scratch.



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