Opportunities for Partnership: Sign up to Volunteer

Click the Volunteer button to express interest in any of the opportunities below or email the Feller Center's Career Planning team at bsoscareers@umd.edu.


Share Your Experiences

Students love to hear from alumni who have used their in-class learning in their jobs. All you have to do to participate is answer these questions and attach a photo. This is a very low time commitment option that could have a huge impact on students! We work with instructors to integrate featured alumni as an example of career path options within courses (in-person or as a written document). 

Do you have experience with LinkedIn, developing a resume, interviewing, etc. that you would be interested in sharing with students? We often plan group or individual events where alumni/employers share their tips on how to best prepare to apply for openings.

Share information and network with students as they learn about various industries. We choose different industry areas to feature each semester.  

In partnership with the UMD Alumni Association, we invite you to join the UMD Terrapins Connect, an online advising program, which offers a secure space for alumni-to-student advising and mentoring.  No overwhelming time commitments. Create an account today

Alumni may join to mentor students or to expand their network by connecting with other alumni!

GEOG Fair with students talking to employers

Networking Night with students and alumni.



Students Visit You

Host UMD students 

Intern for a Day, through the University of Maryland University Career Center & The President's Promise, connects current undergraduate UMD students with alumni, parents, and employers for short-term job shadowing opportunities to explore potential career fields.

Interested in participating in Intern for a Day, please reach out to ifad@umd.edu indicating your interest in order to be added to our email list and to receive the host registration form (if we are actively registering hosts at that time). Review the timeline and other details.

Host a group of 25+ students at your organization for a tour, career panel, or other events to educate students on career paths. Generally last 1.5 to 3 hours. Recent visits include,

  • Sheppard Pratt
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury, International Affairs
  • National Geographic
  • Little Leaves
  • U.S. Secret Services Training Facility 
  • Chemonics



UMD students standing in front of a presidential plane

U.S. Secret Service training facility Career Shuttle.

students standing behind a NASDAQ podium

NASDAQ, NY visit. Hosted by Brandon Tepper!

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Stay Connected/Recruit a Terp

Join our LinkedIn Group

  • UMD College of Behavioral and Social Sciences LinkedIn GroupConnect specifically with BSOS students and alumni (as well as advertise job and internship postings).
  • UMD College Park Alumni (Official) LinkedIn Group: Connect with fellow Terp alumni and future alumni.

Recruit BSOS Majors: Attend Events & Share Openings 

There are many ways to share and recruit from the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences. 

Internship Consultation

  • The University Career Center staff is available to assist in establishing new internship programs or enhancing existing ones by helping with structuring your opportunities, identifying best practices, and/or preparing internship supervisors.
  • Send questions to ucc-recruiting@umd.edu.
  • General employer questions, email: ucc-employerhelp@umd.edu.

Interested in supporting current students professional goals? Consider making a donation.  The Feller Center uses funds to take students on Career Shuttles, host the "Suit Yourself" Professional Clothing Award, and much more. To donate, visit our Support Fund page