Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Security Clearance Background Checks Workshop: What You Need to Know Now

Image result for umd career centerDate:  Monday, October 22, 2018
Time:  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library

All applicants for federal positions, including summer interns and volunteers, undergo a suitability review or a security clearance background check.  Federal Government representatives will share details and bust myths about the process and how you can boost your chances to work with agencies like the FBI, CIA, State Department and others. 

USAJobs Application Workshop

Date:  Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:  3100 Hornbake Library
RSVP/More Info: https://careers.umd.edu/event/usajobs-application-workshop-0

The federal government recently passed a bill to that will increase hiring of educated workers aged 30 and under! Learn how to finesse your USAJobs application for federal internships, fellowships, and permanent employment. Bring your laptop (optional) to begin building your profile or apply for a position right away.

Career Day with USDA


Career Day with USDA
October 24 | 5- 7 p.m. at the University Career Center: Hornbake Library South, 3rd Floor

Have you ever thought about an career in criminal investigations with the USDA? 
Explore this career path, as well as others, by speaking with current professionals working in the field at this informal event.  
Through this networking event, students will learn about each agency represented, identify key skills and competencies needed for a successful career within the federal government, and learn about internship and or job opportunities. This event is open to ALL MAJORS.

RSVP today to network with these participating professionals and agencies:


  • Graham Davis, Accreditation Manager, with Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)
  • Willis Collie, Human Resources Director with Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Currently hiring for full time and internship positions
  • Bill Doley, Government Relations Specialist, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Currently hiring biologists
  • Luc Hebou, Environmental Protection Specialist, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
  • Dale P. Hawks, Maryland/Delaware State Statistician with National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Hiring by the end of the year
  • Buddy Bowling, Outreach Coordinator with Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
  • Demitrice G. Boozer, Human Resources Specialist with Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
  • Bethanne Dinkins, Special Agent-in-Charge with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) Currently hiring criminal investigators
  • Basia Howard, Deputy Federal Preservation Officer/ Archaeologist, with Rural Development (RD)
  • Evelyn Suarez, Management & Program Analyst with Rural Development Currently hiring for multiple roles 

For more information about this event, please contact Christina Farmer cgfarmer@umd.edu.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Paid Internship - Office of Investigations at the Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Investigations is recruiting for a Student Trainee (Investigative Analyst) in Washington, DC!

Position: Student Trainee (Investigative Analyst)  GS-1899-4/5
Organizational Location:  Office of Investigations
Duty Station:  Washington, DC
Who May Apply:  Current students enrolled or accepted in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level.
Opening period:  Thursday, October 11, 2018 through Monday, October 15, 2018
Link:  HHS-OIG-IN-4/5-10316457

Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM) Paid Summer 2019 Internship

The Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM) at the University of Maryland is pleased to offer a 10-week summer internship to rising juniors and seniors with an interest in survey methodology.  The program is accepting applications from November 12, 2018 to January 7, 2019.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Careers in Social Work Panel - Tues, Oct 9

Date:  October 9, 2018

Time:  5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: University Career Center (3100 Hornbake Library)

Interested in pursuing a career in social work? Join us for a panel discussion with professionals working in and around this amazing social service field. Gain tips about the entry points into the field as well as learn what the in demand skills and experiences are for the field. 

This panel is open to all current UMD undergraduate and graduate students. RSVP to reserve your spot today. 

Intern For A Day - Application Now Open

Intern for a Day connects undergraduate students with alumni, parents, employers and community partners for one day internship/shadowing experiences.  

More information and the list of Fall 2018 Intern for a Day hosts can be found here:  https://careers.umd.edu/students/career-exposure/intern-day

In order to receive an application to participate in Intern for a Day, you must attend an informative, 30-minute orientation session that will cover the application process, how you will be matched with a host, best practices when shadowing your host on-site, and how to show appreciation to your host after your experience.  To register for an orientation session, please visit: https://careers.umd.edu/students/career-exposure/intern-day.

International Affairs Graduate School Panel - Fri, Oct 12

Date:  Friday, October 12, 2018
Time:  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library
More Info and RSVP: https://careers.umd.edu/event/international-affairs-graduate-school-panel

Are you a UMD undergraduate student looking to pursue a graduate degree in international affairs in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area?

Panelists from following D.C.-area schools will discuss their respective graduate degrees in international affairs which draw upon topics in political science, economics, law, history, business, and regional studies.  They will discuss the unique professional opportunities associated with these degrees, how you can start your grad-school preparation during the final years of your undergraduate program, as well as how to put together a competitive application for admission and scholarship consideration. 

Panelist Include:

  • American University’s School of International Service
  • George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs
  • Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service 
  • John’s Hopkin’s University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
  • University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy