The University Career Center offers many tools that alumni and students can access to explore career paths, career interests and job/internship opportunities. Use Careers4Terps to access the University Career Center’s exclusive career exploration and job search tools, including the tools below. 

  • FOCUS 2 - Career testing/self-assessment
  • InterviewPrep - Practice interviewing virtually
  • FirstHand Industry Guides - Employer/Industry insights. rankings and reviews
  • GoinGlobal - Work abroad visas, international resources for students

Terrapins Connect

An online platform that allows students’ virtual access to UMD alumni who have volunteered to share industry specific information and as well as conduct resume reviews, among other things.


Offers students the opportunity to highlight skills, experiences, and learning through a set of curated works in an online platform, Portfolium.

  • Digital Tech Credential: Generalist- The University of Maryland has partnered with CAPITAL CoLab to issue this new credential. There are multiple pathways students can pursue to earn this credential. Badges will be earned and issued using Portfolium, the electronic portfolio tool where you can see the requirements for earning the badge and track your progress.

LinkedIn Learning

UMD students, faculty, and staff have free access to LinkedIn Learning, an online learning service that can help professionals learn software, design, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. 


Careers4Terps Training: Basics Overview | Presented by the University Career Center 

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Resources Located in Tydings

Virtual Interview Booth for BSOS Majors

The Feller Center for Advising & Career Planning in BSOS is happy to offer students the ability to book a private booth for virtual or phone interviews.  The interview booth, located in Tydings 2nd floor, is equipped with semi soundproof glass, outlets to power your laptop, and a desk suitable for all laptop sizes. Room reservation blocks have a maximum limit of 90 minutes each. BSOS majors may reserve the booth for the following reasons:

  • Virtual interview
  • Informational interview 
  • To complete a timed interview tasks for an application 

Advance notice is strongly recommended. Rooms are subject to availability.

One Button Studio for All Majors

Students may use the One Button Studio, located in Tydings 0103, to record video resumes, class presentation videos, web-based interviews, etc. A One Button Studio (OBS) is a simplified recording studio that gives users the ability to create a high-quality video recording without any previous video production experience. UMD’s One Button Studios provide everything needed to create a polished video project.

  • High definition camera.
  • High-directional condenser microphone.
  • Studio lighting.
  • A projector or monitor for presentation display.
  • Make a reservation