Wednesday, June 13, 2018

PAID Summer Research position with PGPD


The Police Foundation is looking a few undergraduate students to participate in Ride Alongs with the Prince George's County Police Department. The project will explore the impact of body-worn cameras on victim and witness experiences with PGPD. All ride-alongs will take place during shift two (3:30pm-11:30pm) and will require diligent qualitative note taking. 

Interested students should be respectful, independent, self-motivated, and show good judgement. Student who have taken CCJS300 are preferred. Since the ride-alongs will take place throughout the county, it is ask that all RAs have their own mode of transportation. Students will be paid $15/hour and will start at the beginning of July. 

If interested please send a resume and unofficial transcript to: kjohnson@policefoundation.org by 5:00 PM on Friday, June 15, 2018.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Fall 2018 internship opportunity: Arlington County Police Department

Arlington County Police Department is currently looking to fill the Investigative Assistant Internship. Applicants must be enrolled in a program that will continue to Spring 2019 in order to participate in. This means that graduating seniors or last semester graduate students are ineligible unless they have been accepted to a graduate program.

Applications for the Fall 2018 semester are due Sunday, July 1. Applications submitted after that deadline will not be accepted. 

Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation - Summer 2018 Internship with ICF

The Justice and Community Development (JCD) Research and Evaluation Team has a broad portfolio of projects focusing on criminal justice practices and policies.  The team is seeking a summer intern to work on multiple projects with topics ranging from victim services, juvenile justice, human trafficking, corrections, and law enforcement.  With the supervision of more experienced researchers, the intern will be responsible for assisting in the performance of social science research and evaluation of training and technical assistance by gathering literature and documents for review, transcribing interviews, qualitatively coding interview transcripts, coordinating interviews/meetings, and helping to prepare material for inclusion in reports. As a summer intern, you will apply your academic knowledge, gain exposure to major projects surrounding the improvement of federal, state and local juvenile justice and child welfare systems, and interact with a variety of experts in juvenile justice, human trafficking, victim services, child welfare, and related fields. Interns at ICF often return after graduation to take positions within our consulting practice or enroll in outstanding graduate programs around the country.  

The position is located at ICF's headquarters in Fairfax, VA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform background research on specified topics and synthesize material in the form of annotated bibliographies and literature reviews.
  • Support training and technical assistance activities for federal juvenile justice, human trafficking, victims of crime, and/or child welfare programs and initiatives.
  • Support cleaning and validating data using statistical analysis software such as SPSS, Stata, or SAS.
  • Transcribe and code qualitative data.
  • Analyze primary and secondary data using basic statistical methods (e.g., descriptives).
  • Coordinate logistics and assist with conferences/meeting planning (e.g., teleconferences and virtual meetings).
 
Basic Qualifications:
  • Enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in criminal justicesociology, statistics, economics, social work,  public policy, or related field with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Introductory knowledge of social science research and methods.
  • Proficient in MS applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Interest in criminal and juvenile justice topics.
ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Apply on ICF website.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Berwyn Heights Maryland Police Internship

Berwyn Heights Maryland Police Department is currently seeking interns for the Fall 2018 semester. The program requires between 10-20 hours each week from interns, with flexible scheduling to accommodate student schedules. Hours must be completed between 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. This internship will help students learn about the administrative side of a police department, as well as the every day routine of police officers. Students will get an opportunity to shadow the Chief of Police and go on ride-alongs with the Officers.

All candidates are subjected to a background check and fingerprinting. Those that are interested, please email MMuralles@BerwynHeightsMD.gov.

Friday, June 1, 2018

BSOS Summer Help: University Career Center

Image result for umd career centerVirtual Resume Review for BSOS Students 
You never know when an opportunity will pop up, so use the summer to make sure your resume is concise and highlights your marketable skills. Submit your resume electronically to be reviewed by the University Career Center @ BSOS staff. You will receive tips and wording suggestions within three business days (depending on demand). Submit your resume here.
* Only for BSOS undergraduate students during the 2018 summer. 

LinkedIn Profile Challenge 
Are you ready to make the most of your LinkedIn profile? The University Career Center @ BSOS is offering feedback on LinkedIn profiles for all BSOS undergraduate students to ensure you have a career ready personal brand!  Complete this short request form to express interest. 
*Only for BSOS undergraduate students during the 2018 Summer.

The University Career Center is open all summer!
Summer break is a great time to update your application materials, gain valuable experience, and work toward your post-graduation goals. And if you get stuck or need some assistance, remember that the University Career Center & the President's Promise takes appointments all summer!
Make an appointment with the University Career Center to discuss:
  • Major and career exploration
  • Job and internship search
  • Graduate school/continuing education
  • Resume and cover letter
  • Change in career path

Monday, May 21, 2018

CCJS Advising CLOSED - May 25, 2018


The CCJS Advising Office will be closed on Friday, May 25. All questions can be directed to ccjsadvising@umd.edu that day. Advising will open again from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM on Tuesday, May 29.

Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Inspector General Vacancy Announcements

The Office of Investigations is recruiting Student Trainee (Investigative Analyst) positions in New York City, NY and Dallas, TX and a Student Trainee (Administrative Support) in Washington, DC. Please read below for more information and the respective USAJobs links.

Position: 
Student Trainee (Investigative Analyst)
GS-1899-4/5
Organizational Location:
Office of Investigations
Duty Station:
New York City, NY
Who May Apply:
Students – Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level.  Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.
Opening period:  
Monday, May 21, 2018 through Friday, May 25, 2018
Link:






Position: 
Student Trainee (Investigative Analyst)
GS-1899-4/5
Organizational Location:
Office of Investigations
Duty Station:
Dallas, TX
Who May Apply:
Students – Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level.  Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.
Opening period:  
Monday, May 21, 2018 through Friday, May 25, 2018
Link:






Position: 
Student Trainee (Administrative Support)
GS-0399-4/5
Organizational Location:
Office of Investigations
Duty Station:
Washington, DC
Who May Apply:
Students – Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level.  Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.
Opening period:  
Monday, May 21, 2018 through Friday, May 25, 2018
Link:




Montgomery County Police Officer Candidate Applications


The Montgomery County Police Department will be taking applications for Police Officer Candidate from Monday, June 18, 2018 12:00 am through Friday, July 27, 2018 at 11:59 pm. This will be for an academy scheduled to begin in early 2019 (Subject to change). 

Written testing, interviews, and Physical Fitness Assessment Testing will occur in July, August, or September, 2018. Qualified applicants will be notified of testing details via the email provided by the applicant at time of application. 

You may apply by checking Montgomery County Careers below during that time period or the APPLY NOW button at Join MCPD.