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

Students: Linkedin Learning must be accessed using your UMD credentials to to be free. You will be asked to share your LinkedIn profile, but it is not required for access. Watch the videos listed below (sample list).

LinkedIn Learning

Get started with the videos listed below (sample list).


Developing application materials

  • Writing a resume 
  • Creating a professional portfolios (brand your skills, showcase your projects)
  • Creating a cover letter
  • Interviewing (making a first impression, handling difficult questions, addressing illegal questions)
  • Negotiating your salary (researching salary ranges, highlighting skills)
  • Personal branding on social media 
  • Learning LinkedIn


Job/internship search tips

  • Job hunting for college grads
  • Turning an internship into a job
  • Informational interviews (how to do them)
  • Working with recruiters
  • Job hunting with LinkedIn


Add a new skill by watching videos about...

  • Analytics
  • Big Data
  • Business Skills
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Science Tools
  • Ecommerce
  • Excel 2019
  • Finance
  • Illustration
  • Photoshop & Lightroom
  • Python
  • Social Media Marketing
  • SPSS
  • R for Data Science 
  • Web Design 

Read more about LinkedIn Learning and these FAQs. Additionally, review this list of open to the public computer books.