Thursday, June 16, 2016

The Joseph M. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

The Joseph M. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
Academic Year Application & Nomination Forms
Deadline:  11:59 PM Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Eligibility for Award
The Joseph M. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship is one-time award of up to $2,000, dispersed evenly over the fall and spring semesters.  The scholarship may be awarded to one or more deserving students.  All awards will be directly applied to student accounts.  Students may apply and/or be nominated by other individuals. To be eligible for the Scholarship Award, a student must meet the following established criteria:

  1. Be a registered degree-seeking student at the University of Maryland, College Park during the semester for which the award is made
  2. Have completed at least one full semester of enrollment at a college or university and/or be enrolled at the time of application
  3. Have personal or family circumstances that have affected the applicant’s experience at the University of Maryland and that have caused or contributed to a burden that may be remedied in whole or in part by the scholarship award
  4. Have at least one semester of study left at UMCP before receiving a degree
  5. Be able to apply the full amount of the award to tuition, living expenses or schooling expenses, such as textbooks or equipment, in the semester for which the scholarship is awarded and as can be disbursed by the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Arlington County Police Department Internship - Fall 2016

Applications for the Fall 2016 semester are due: July 15, 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

"HireMaryland" Alumni-Only Career Fair
Thursday, June 9, 2016, 11:00 a.m. -2:30 p.m.
Notre Dame of Maryland University
4701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland

To register and see a list of employers, please click here.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Become a U.S. Capitol Police Officer!

Do you have what it takes to become a part of “America’s Police Department”?

The United States Capitol Police (USCP) is a federal law enforcement agency in the Legislative Branch of Government. USCP is charged with protecting life and property, preventing, detecting and investigating criminal acts: enforcing traffic regulations throughout a large complex of congressional building. We serve these individuals throughout the entire United States, its territories and possessions, and the District of Columbia. As “America’s Police Department”, USCP seeking positive thinking, courteous, and self-confident individuals for entry-level police officer positions which offer competitive salaries; comprehensive benefits and extensive professional development and training.

Intern with START for the Fall 2016 Semester!

Are you interested in learning about counterterrorism and homeland security? The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) is currently accepting internship applications!

START is looking for interns with a wide array of skills and majors  (including but not limited to: Criminology, Communications, Government, International Relations, Public Policy, History, GIS, Geography, Economics, English, Mathematics, Psychology, Languages and Statistics). Students from any institution may apply and current and recently graduated undergraduates, graduate students, and PhD candidates will be considered. In addition to the experience gained during their internship, interns will also receive mentoring, training and the opportunity to participate in many professional development activities. START is very willing to work with academic institutions to enable students to undertake our internships for credit. Internships are unpaid and students must be able to undertake their work hours on location at START Headquarters at the University of Maryland, College Park.

The deadline to apply is July 10, 2016. Please visit our website for more information and to access the application form:

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

AmeriCorps Job Opportunity in Montana

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Interested in AmeriCorps?  In Billings, Montana there is an amazing AmeriCorps VISTA program called the Billings Metro VISTA Project (B-MVP). In Billings AmeriCorps currently has several positions that focus on childhood education and mentoring. Since 2009 Billings Metro VISTA Project has consistently built sustainable programs that continue to this day in the City of Billings and is always looking for the most qualified candidates.

AmeriCorps VISTA is an excellent opportunity for recent or soon-to-be graduates to gain work experience and priceless networking opportunities. AmeriCorps VISTAs receive a small monthly stipend along with an education award, worth $5,775, at the end of their service (which they can use for any student loans or future education) and Non-Competitive Eligibility when applying for federal jobs.

BMVP – Child & Mentor Matches for Educational Success
Building capacity will alleviate poverty through the provision of mentoring support programs for abused or neglected children so they and their families can access services relating to homelessness, educational needs, and untreated mental health care and addictions; ultimately providing a safe and permanent home for each child.

The Joint Court Appointed Special Advocates of Yellowstone County (CASA) VISTA project gives the opportunity for graduating students to grow professionally AND help mentoring services to disadvantaged children. This project is expected to lessen the amount of time children stay in non-permanent living situations and will prevent future abuse and neglect for at least 20 children supported through CASA.

Further Billings Metro VISTA Project opportunities can be found here.

START Courses: Summer 2016

Summer Student Success Course