Thursday, September 21, 2017

Midterm Powers: Prepare for Success on Midterms and Projects

Wednesday, September 27 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Jordan IP Law, LLC - entry level position available

Jordan IP Law, LLC is currently seeking an entry level intellectual property administrator to work in its North Silver Spring office. The IP Administrator position is full-time, and some responsibilities include: supporting attorneys in patent prosecution maintaining patent dockets and files; preparing client correspondence; and other administrative duties. For more information please visit our careers page on our website at Interested candidates should send all resumes to

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

"Career Night" hosted by Maryland State Police

Maryland State Police will host its first ever "Career Night" in western Maryland on Thursday, October 5th from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  This event will be sure to please every student with an interest in National SecurityPublic Safety and Emergency Services. Both local and federal law enforcement agencies will be in attendance, as well as several military branches. 

Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice - Online Info Session

Image result for Direct Action & Research Training (DART) CenterThe Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will hold an online information session on Tuesday, September 26 at 7:00 PM to discuss careers in community organizing with UMD students and alumni interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice.  The DART Center, a network of community organizations working to address social and economic justice issues in 22 cities across the country.


DART hires and trains organizers to build organizations that have successfully addressed issues including:
* Plugging the school-to-prison pipeline
* Reining in predatory lending practices
* Expanding access to primary health and dental care
* Prioritizing funding for affordable housing and job training
* Education reform in low-performing public schools
* Fighting for immigrants' rights

BSOS Project Success Fall 2017 - Oct 4

NEW: Work for Change Internship Program

Work for Change is an internship program that will take place in Spring 2018. UMD students work with TerpService Staff to secure an internship at a local nonprofit and participate in a 3-credit class. Students accepted into the program receive a $500 scholarship. 

Find out more info or log into Orgsync and apply! Applications close on October 3rd.  
Feel free to email with any questions or for help with the application.

Career Center: Career & Internship Fair - TOMORROW

Wednesday, September 20 ▪ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM All Industries
University of Maryland, XFINITY Center
Hosted by the University Career Center & The President's Promise

The annual Career and Internship Fair provides UMD students and alumni with an opportunity to meet face-to-face with employers to discuss internship, full-time and part-time employment opportunities. Over 270 employers have registered and are looking forward to meeting undergraduate and graduate students! Business professional attire is requested.
Here is sample of the employers seeking to talk with CCJS majors:

  • American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI)
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • CISR-Center for International Stabilization and Recovery
  • City Year Washington, DC
  • DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Howard County Police Department
  • KIPP DC / Capital Teaching Residency
  • Missile Defense Agency
  • Montgomery County Police Department
  • Morgan Stanley (legal compliance) 
  • National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)
  • Prince George's County Police Department
  • Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
  • Travelers Companies, Inc., The
  • U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security
  • United States Capitol Police
  • US Department of State
  • US Marine Corps
  • Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, The

Click the link below to review tips for how you can best use the Fair to…
Need your resume reviewed? The Center is offering several walk-in options.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Apply to be the Winter 2017 BSOS Student Commencement Speaker!

Image result for umd winter graduationCollege of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Commencement Ceremony
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
12:00 PM       

As you prepare to embark on your next journey after graduating from the University of Maryland, what reflections would you share with your fellow graduates?

The selected student speaker will get to deliver his/her message to the 2,000 students, faculty, and guests at the BSOS Commencement Ceremony. The student speaker will play a prominent role in the procession into the Xfinity Center. During the BSOS Commencement Ceremony, the student speaker will get to sit on stage with the Dean Gregory Ball and will receive reserved special seating for family and guests.

  • Completed at least 60 credits at the University of Maryland, College Park
  • A GPA of 3.50 or higher
  • Graduated in Summer 2017 or Fall 2017

For more information about the application process or to access the application, please visit the BSOS student speaker website: