Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Spring 2021 Paid Internship w/ Protect Our Defenders

Protect Our Defenders is currently accepting applications for a part-time, paid remote internship for the Spring 2021 semester. Interns will primarily support the Protect Our Defenders’ Law Center through the Legal Services Program (LSP). More information about the internship can be found on the full posting.

Interested applicants should send a brief cover letter, resume, short writing sample, and two references to Gillian Chandler, Programs and Services Manager, at gchandler@protectourdefenders.com with the subject line “[NAME] – 2021 SPRING INTERNSHIP.” Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The deadline for submissions is Friday, November 13 at 5:00 PM EST.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Forensic Accounting discussion panel

Interested in forensic accounting? Come learn about it with during a panel discussion hosted by C-BERC and the Accounting Department. 

Date: November 5, 2020
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Zoomhttps://umd.zoom.us/j/98482102550

More information about the Master of Science in Accounting can be found here.


Opportunity to learn about research career paths

 Interested in a career paths in the Research field? Register to join: go.umd.edu/careerchats on October 21st @ 4 pm BSOS Career Chat. 

Kadeem Khan, GVPT '15 | Associate Research Manager, Facebook's Data for Good: Kadeem graduated from UMD in 2015 majoring in Govt and Politics. His first job was a Junior Professional Associate at the World Bank in the Poverty and Equity Practice. After his time at the WB, he earned a Masters in City Planning at MIT in 2019. His current role is an Associate Research Manager on Facebook's Data for Good team. REGISTER TO JOIN: go.umd.edu/careerchats on October 21st @ 4 pm 


View all BSOS CAREER CHATS: Interested in learning about a new field or gaining industry specific application tips? Attend this 30-minute session to learn how these alumni made it! The session will be informal and start with a short overview, followed by a Q&A with students. Students will have the option to talk with professionals through the Zoom chat feature or unmute themselves to pose questions. Questions about the Career Chats? Please email bsoscareers@umd.eduHosted by the Joel and Kim Feller BSOS Advising & Career Planning office. 


Wicked Problems w/ the School of Public Policy


The School of Public Policy is hosting the Fourth Annual Wicked Public Problems Event!  Join them for an interactive conversation about some of our most complex policy problems.  Wicked topics include:

  • Ballot Boogeypeople: Election Security and Outcomes
  • Politics and Plagues: The US COVID-19 Pandemic Response
  • Zoom and Doom: Education Policy in the Time of Online Learning
  • Fire and Brimstone: Issues in Climate Change
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes: Race and Structured Inequality

Tuesday, October 27th from 6:00 - 7:30

Virtual event- Register here

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Criminal Law Internship w/ DC Public Defender Service

 


The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2021 Criminal Law Internship Program (CLIP). 

The Criminal Law Internship Program (CLIP) at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS) provides undergraduate and graduate students with the fundamental investigative techniques and the relevant criminal law knowledge needed to assist Staff Attorneys. The Internship kicks-off with an intensive weeklong training session that orients interns to PDS and the city. In the second week, Investigative Interns are partnered together, assigned to one or more Staff Attorneys and are responsible for all investigative aspects of their attorneys’ cases. Investigative Interns will be assigned to Staff Attorneys in the Trial Division, but some also investigate for the Parole Division, Community Defender Division and Special Litigation Division.

More information and application instructions can be found on the CLIP page.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Open jobs w/ CNA

CNA, a nonprofit research and analysis organization, is currently looking to fill the following job opportunities:

Senior Research Specialist (Criminal Justice Focus) - Safety & Security Research
Location: 800 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA
Primary Purpose: Support project and other corporate needs including through (1) collecting, processing, vetting, and analyzing pertinent data for further use and/or (2) conducting technical assistance activities such as planning and organizing meetings and seminars, and/or (3) supporting the process of developing and submitting proposals through collecting and organizing resumes, past performance reports, and corporate capabilities. Act as primary data collector and provide substantive inputs into CNA studies and proposals, including project planning and coordination, preparation of reports, memoranda, newsletter articles, and quality reviews.

Location: 3003 Washington Blvd, Arlington, Virginia
Primary Purpose: Support project and other corporate needs including through (1) collecting, processing, vetting, and analyzing pertinent data for further use and/or (2) conducting technical assistance activities such as planning and organizing meetings and seminars, and/or (3) supporting the process of developing and submitting proposals through collecting and organizing resumes, past performance reports, and corporate capabilities.

OCPD Zoom Informational Sessions Added

 The Ocean City (MD) Police Department has the following paid employment opportunities for Summer 2021:

  • (50) Seasonal Police Officers
  • (100) Seasonal Public Safety Aides
  • (20) Seasonal Communications Operators

OCPD will hold Applicant Testing on the following weekends:

  • October 24/25, 2020
  • November 21/22, 2020
  • December 19/20, 2020

Those interested may register for one of the Zoom Informational Sessions by emailing vrow@oceancitymd.gov:

  • Tuesday October 20, 2020 (2PM)
  • Monday October 26, 2020 (Noon)
  • Wednesday October 28, 2020 (2PM)
  • Thursday October 29, 2020 (4PM)

More information on each position can be found in OCPD's What Are You Doing This Summer? brochure.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Veterans Networking Social Event - October 15

Thursday, Oct. 15th, 2020 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Virtual via Zoom (Link available when form is submitted)
RSVP @ stamp.umd.edu/vetnetworking
Attire: Business casual (at least from the waist up!)

Join Veteran Student Life at this dynamic event.  The evening will start with an introduction from the UMD Career Center as they discuss issues, concerns, and strategies when going on the job market during the pandemic. Then, participants will move through breakout rooms for the smaller discussions that make these events so meaningful. 

If you are a current student veteran, this is your chance to meet other veterans working in your desired industry and employers from various companies, agencies, and departments. Find out information from recent alumni on the steps they took to get that first or second position following graduation. Practice your personal story and figure out your professional persona in a supportive environment.

If you are a veteran alum of UMD, come and support current student veterans and make connections that will support your next step.

Come network with us as we work to build the bonds that support successful transitions.