Wednesday, November 25, 2015

CCJS Advising Closed During Thanksgiving Break

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CCJS Advising will close for Thanksgiving Break at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, November 25, 2015.  The office will be closed through Friday, November 27, 2015. CCJS Advising will reopen at 9:00 am on Monday, November 30th. 

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Diverse Terps Abroad: Student Panel & Discussion

Prince George's County Police Spring 2016 Internship Opportunity

Interested applicants should send a resume, transcripts, and recommendation form (attached below) to by 12:00 PM December 4, 2015.

National Park Service Hiring Full-Time Park Guides

Image result for national park serviceThe National Park Service is currently hiring Park Guides.  These positions will be duty stationed at the National Mall, working at some of our nation's most beloved and iconic memorials. The National Park Service is looking for interpretive rock stars who want to help break the mold of what it means to be a 21st Century interpreter. Responsibilities include a variety of tasks associated with visitor services and the use and monitoring of park resources. The National Mall is an incredibly busy (29 million visitors a year) location, but provides a fascinating and dynamic work environment.  There are tremendous opportunities for professional development and promotion through the ranks within the National Park Services.

Applications close November 30, 2015.  Apply here.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Terps For Change applications available now!

Image result for terps for changeTerps for Change is committed to connecting the university with the local community through sustained, collaborative, and meaningful community service-learning.

As a part of Terps for Change, students will:
  • Volunteer weekly around issues of education, the environment, and public health
  • Explore the root causes through critical reflection and meaningful dialogue
  • Gain real life experience to be used on resumes and in job interviews

Applications can be found at: GO.UMD.EDU/T4CAPP (just login to OrgSync to see the application).   Email with questions!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

BSOS Dean’s Student Advisory Council’s Brown Bag Discussion

Image result for aasd umdAre you interested in knowing more about Black and Latino identity and relations, politics, and rap? Would you like to know what it's like to be an Editor for a peer-reviewed academic journal, a journalist for the Guardian, and about research opportunities? If so, you should come to the BSOS Dean’s Student Advisory Council’s Brown Bag Discussion, Tuesday November 17. We will be featuring Dr. Jason Nichols from the African American Studies Department.

Dr. Jason Nichols (AASD)
*You don’t have to be an AASD major to attend
Wednesday, November 18
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: 2141K Tydings Hall
(Complimentary Breakfast) 

Dr. Nichols has an abundance of expertise and a bevy of real world knowledge to provide. As Editor-in-Chief of Words Beats & Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture, the first peer-reviewed journal of hip-hop studies, Dr. Nichols is known on campus for both his scholarly work and his engagement beyond the classroom. Dr. Nichols additionally writes for the Guardian on subjects like Black masculinity, hip-hop and dance, and being a rapper in the group Wade Waters.

START Scavenger Hunt for Research! Prizes Awarded

Road Trips to the Real World- Winter Break Employer site visits!

Who: Students with an interest in exploring career field opportunities. This is a great opportunity for UMD undergraduate students to learn firsthand about a career field, network with employees, and explore internship and job opportunities. At each site you will get an in depth look at how the business operates and see firsthand the potential jobs that are out there.

**There is a $10 fee per site visit, with a maximum of 5 site visits per student. Students are responsible for their own travel arrangements.**

Click on the company below for site visit information. All DC area locations are highlighted in yellow.  The registration deadline is December 4, 2015.