TERP engineers power the world

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We want our talented graduate students to focus on their degrees, not on the search for funding. The Clark School has multiple large-scale programs for outstanding young engineers that enrich their educational experience and provide them with the means to make research their top priority.

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Establish a career.

The Clark School is minutes from Washington, D.C.’s federal agencies and offices of leading corporations, and seven miles from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. You don’t need to look anywhere else — all of the jobs and internships are right here.

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Develop research powers.

Breakthroughs happen when our visionary researchers collaborate with gifted students. At the Clark School, you will have the unique opportunity to contribute to the next scientific discovery while being guided by world-class mentors.

Research opportunities

Build your business.

Meet like-minded young entrepreneurs, obtain funding and support, and launch your first company.

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Become a mentor.

Through assistantships and other programs, discover opportunities to engage today's engineering students and prepare for a great teaching career.

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Find a lab to suit your ambitions.

The Clark School is a leading research hub fueled by $137 million in annual research expenditures and 200 state-of-the-art laboratories and centers, some of which are unique for college campuses.


Compete and win.

Our students participate in dozens of teams from UMD Loop to Solar Decathlon to Terps Racing to Three-Minute Thesis. They regularly attend national and international competitions and almost as regularly come back with prizes.

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Go to town.

There’s tons to do on campus. Cheer your face off at our sporting events (Fear the Turtle!), attend music and art gatherings, or go to the theater. You can also explore hot spots in Washington, D.C., visit the Chesapeake Bay to try steamed crabs, or hike the Civil War trails. Live like a Marylander. Become a Terp.

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