Monday, October 5, 2015

START 2016 Internship Opportunities

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Academic Audits - Students with 75-89 credits

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To complete your audit online, please go to: and follow the instructions.
If you do not complete your audit online you will need to schedule an appointment with CCJS Advising and BSOS to do the process in person!

If you are having trouble with the online audit system, email

Arlington County Police Department Investigative Internship -- Deadline is October 15!

Friday, October 2, 2015

Earn Scholarship, Study Abroad, and Intern with START! Apply by 5pm 10/16!

Have you ever wondered how communities respond to terrorism or work to prevent it? Are you interested in working to prevent radicalization and violent extremism in communities? Then START's Community Resilience, Engagement, and Dialogue (CRED) Fellowship, a comprehensive, two-and-a-half –year, program designed for 4 undergraduate students at the University of Maryland, may be for you! Students will enter the program in the middle of their sophomore years, and the program will last through the end of their senior years.  The program is designed to train students to work in homeland security-related positions, especially positions related to community engagement, community resilience, and Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). Apply by 5pm on October 16, 2015. For more information see the attached flier and this website:

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Be Employable: Ask a BSOS Intern TODAY

Do you have questions on how to obtain an internship?  If so, consider attending Be Employable: Ask a BSOS Intern.  Students who have interned in the private sector, with non-profits and government, on campus, in DC, and throughout Maryland will be on hand to answer questions about how to obtain an internship and what to expect while interning.   

Summer 2016: US Department of State Student Internship Program (unpaid) Accepting Applications

Image result for department of stateThe U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (unpaid) for Summer 2016 is now open.  There are several bureaus within the Department of State that offer internships related to the CCJS major including: Diplomatic Security and the Office of Inspector General.  The application deadline is: 11:59PM on Friday, October 16, 2015.  
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Have at least a 2.5 GPA
  • Be pursuing a baccalaureate or graduate degree.
  • Be a college junior, senior, or graduate student.—You are considered a college junior if you will be starting your junior year immediately following the completion of your internship.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university on at least a half-time basis.
  • Must be a continuing student—This means that you will be returning to your course of study the semester/quarter, immediately following the completion of your internship.
  • Be able to receive and maintain a security clearance.
*If you are interested please visit the following website and read all information*