- Successful Job Hunting, includes:
- Job Hunting for College Grads
- Creating a Career Plan
- Turning an Internship into a Job
- Writing a Resume
- Job Search Strategies
- Learning LinkedIn
- Mastering Common Interview Questions
- Giving Your Elevator Pitch
- Negotiating Your Job Offer
- Switching Your Career
- Interviewing Techniques
- Technical Interviews
LinkedIn Learning Skill Development Courses
LinkedIn Learning, formerly Lynda.com, provides free online courses in a variety of technical and behavioral skills that can enhance your resume and round out your skillset. It is free for all University of Maryland students when you log in with your university (@umd.edu) e-mail address. Logging in with your TerpMail account will not work. Accessing LinkedIn Learning is easiest if you visit this page, and click the red Sign In button.
When you log in with your university (@umd.edu) e-mail address, you will be redirected to CAS multi-factor identification log in. Once you confirm your identity with Duo, you will be automatically logged in to LinkedIn Learning. You will know that it is connected to the university if you see a University of Maryland logo in the top right corner.
Connect your LinkedIn account to LinkedIn Learning through your settings on LinkedIn Learning. This is important because after you complete a LinkedIn Learning course, you can add a badge to your LinkedIn account to prove that you finished it.
When should I use LinkedIn Learning?
LinkedIn Learning is a great tool to use over your breaks to continue developing and practicing technical skills.
If you are interested in jobs that seek a technical skill that you need, you can use LinkedIn Learning at any point to develop that skill so you can add it to your resume.
If you have an interview coming up, there are a variety of courses directed toward practicing technical and behavioral interview skills.
What LinkedIn Learning courses should I take?
Below, we have a list of recommended courses for career development and for different engineering majors. Of course, you know yourself best and can take whatever classes suit your needs.
- 3D Animating the Hidden World of Human Anatomy (used for molecular animation using Protein Data Bank in research projects)
- MATLAB Essential Training
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
- Practical Engineering (used for real world fundamental civil concepts)
- Become a Civil Engineering CAD Technician (a learning path including CAD software such as Autodesk Civil 3D and Infraworks for infrastructure and urban planning)
- Construction Management: Concrete Construction
- Construction Management: Reading Drawings & Specifications
- Six Sigma Foundations
- AutoCAD Civil 3D
- MicroStation 3D Essential Training
- ArcGIS Essential Training
- Primavera P6
- Sketchup 2019 Essential Training
- Learning Bluebeam
Computer Science and Engineering
- Computer Science Principles (intro to principles of programming for non-Computer Science majors)
- Programming Languages Principles
- Technical Interviews
- Learning Arduino: Foundations
- Learning Arduino: Interfacing with Hardware
- Learning PLC Ladder Logic
- Raspberry Pi Weekly
- Electronics Foundations: Semiconductor Devices
Fire Protection Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
- Introduction to Composite Manufacturing
- Design Foundations: Prototyping and Manufacturing
- Learning Houdini