Friday, August 29, 2014

Welcome CCJS Majors!

Welcome to the Fall 2014 semester. CCJS Advising has relocated over the summer and we are now permanently located in 2201 LeFrak Hall.

Fall Internship - Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Homeland Security sealThe White House Liaison’s Office (WHLO) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is looking for motivated students interested in an opportunity to participate in a part-time internship program. Fall interns will have an opportunity to work alongside DHS employees, gain critical work experience, and build invaluable relationships. The WHLO Intern Program provides a robust and exciting experience where participants feel challenged with substantive projects and are afforded unique exposure to various sections and components of the Department.

Application Deadline: Friday, September 12, 2014

  • Must be enrolled at a university, college or community college at least half-time
  • Must be able to pass a  full background check
  • Student is available to work at least 20 hours a week 

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Join a 1-credit Diversity Dialogue for Fall 2014

From a Mural by Gemal Woods, "Unity Through Diversity Overcomes Adversity"The Office of Diversity & Inclusion offers 7-week, 1-credit intergroup dialogue courses (EDHI 338 Course Series) for undergraduates. These dialogues satisfy the General Education Cultural Competency requirement. This semester dialogue topics include:

- Race
- Gender
- (Dis)ability
- Sexual Identity
- US Born/Internationally Born
- Veteran/Non-Veteran
- A dialogue between UMD students and members of the community of College Park

For more questions, email Mary at

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

LAS - Peer Educator Training Certification Program

Fall Internship with Private Research Agency

Development Services Group, Inc. (DSG), located in downtown Bethesda, Maryland, is an agency that works extensively with Federal, State, and local agencies, especially in health, justice, and other human services. We have special expertise and experience in assisting programs that address the health and behavioral needs of high-risk populations.

Listed below is an undergraduate internship opportunity...

1 Credit Dialogue Course for Veterans - EDHI 338V

This fall the Office of Diversity & Inclusion is offering a 1-credit Intergroup Dialogue (EDHI 338V, Mondays 4:30-6:30pm, Oct 27 - Dec 8) for students who identify as veterans, people who have served in the military, and active-duty service members, with civilian students in a sustained and facilitated conversation for 7 weeks. The course fulfills a Gen Ed Cultural Competency Requirement.

Interested? Register here:

Instructors: Carlos Sepulveda & Erin McClure. Questions? Email Mary at