Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Campus Event - U. S. Marines Leadership Seminar

Are honor, courage, and commitment important to you?  Do you have the morale, discipline and proficiency to be a good leader?  Are you looking to know yourself and seek self-improvement? The U.S. Marines are planning a leadership seminar on campus, and they would like to see you there. We'll provide more details on the time, date, and location as we hear about it.  But for know, how about taking our survey on the top of the sidebar to the right.  You're interest will help us determine the best way to go about securing the event.  Thanks!

Job Opportunity - Wegmans Asset Protection Specialist

Want a job you'll love?  Wegmans Food Markets is now accepting applications for Asset Protection Officer and Specialist positions. 

If interested, apply today by visiting wegmans.com/careers.

Here is a glimpse at the two different roles.

Student Group - University Student Judiciary

Are you looking to get more involved within the University of Maryland community?

Are you looking to gain valuable leadership experience that can help prepare you for your future aspirations?

Do you want an opportunity that will separate you from your peers?

If you answered yes to any of those questions, then you should consider applying to be a member of the University Student Judiciary!!!

Job Opportunity - SEE Security Team

Campus employment opportunity with Student Entertainment Events (SEE) The Student Entertainment Events (SEE) Security Team is Hiring! SEE is University of Maryland's programming board, located in the Stamp Student Union. The SEE Security Team is responsible for the safety of the performers and audience members at events. The Security Team directs the crowd, checks tickets, checks bags, and keeps people out of restricted areas.

Campus Event - Town Hall Meeting

The Student Government Association (SGA) and Interfraternity Council (IFC) are sponsoring a town hall forum allowing students and other community members the opportunity to discuss on and off campus concerns with members of the University Administration, University Police, Prince George's County Police, and City of College Park.  Come out for an hour to learn and participate in this dialogue with your campus and community leaders!

When: Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Prince George's Room, STAMP Student Union; University of Maryland, College Park

Contact SGAcommunications@gmail.com with questions or concerns!

Friday, January 27, 2012

Internship - Office of the Public Defender

The State of Maryland, Office of the Public Defender (OPD) has 12 District offices and 7 Divisions throughout the State of Maryland and is seeking college students and recent graduates to work as interns assisting in the defense of criminal cases in the various county Circuit, District and Juvenile Courts.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Minor in International Development and Conflict Management

Apply now to the Minor in International Development and Conflict Management!
The Minor in International Development and Conflict Management (MIDCM) is currently accepting applications. MIDCM is a 16-credit undergraduate program open to students of all majors interested in the fields of conflict resolution, international development, and humanitarian relief. To apply, or for more information, visit the program website at www.cidcm.umd.edu/minor. Applications are due by 5 p.m., Friday, February 24, 2012.

Internship Opportunity - PGCPD Special Operations Division

Prince George’s County Police Department Special Operations Division

Spring / Summer Semester 2012

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Special Operations Division is accepting applications for police interns who excel at computer programming. Interns will work closely with a team of hostage negotiators and will design an interactive web based intelligence system which will be used on hostage barricade scenes. This program will be built from the ground up by a team of interns under police supervision. Interns will receive credit after successful completion of this internship.

Join Maryland Images

In an effort to best represent diverse array of interests, actions, beliefs, and identities of the University of Maryland, Maryland Images, the university’s tour guides, would like to invite you to apply to be a tour guide.  We give tours regularly, share honest opinions about our school, and encourage others to join the Terp family.  In exchange, we get the satisfaction of helping people make the right choice during their college application process, impressive professional experience, and a part in an enthusiastic on-campus community.  Maryland tour guides are a lively group of students with interests in meeting new people, working with other student organizations, and sharing their love for their school.  So whether you volunteer at the Co-op, represent your sorority in step competitions, take center stage in C-SPAC, or play Quidditch on the Mall, you have a Maryland story that we want to hear.  Apply to be a tour guide! 

Information Sessions - SAIC

SAIC Information Session
Interested in a career in information technology, cybersecurity, or homeland security? Join Mike Bruni, staffing manager at SAIC, for an information session about careers at SAIC, a FORTUNE 500 scientific, engineering, and technology applications company.

Thursday, February 2, 2012
6:30-8 p.m.
UMUC Academic Center at Largo, Auditorium
1616 McCormick Drive
Largo*, MD

Internship Opportunities - NASA and NSF

This time of year to encourage students to apply for paid summer research positions sponsored by NASA and NSF.

NASA offers paid undergraduate and graduate level internships in a wide variety of disciplines.  Over 200 internships are available.  The deadline is March 1st, but offers may begin going out as early as Feb. 2nd.  Visit http://intern.nasa.gov to apply for up to 15 opportunities with a single application.

NSF offers a wide variety of paid summer research experiences for undergraduates.  To search over 600 programs, please visit:  http://www.pathwaystoscience.org/undergrads.asp

NSF  For mentoring and professional development support funded by NSF, please take a look at AGEP alliances:   http://www.agep.us

Career Center Events

60-Minute Job Search Booster Workshops
Dates: Select from three available dates to attend:  (January 23 • January 24 • January 26)
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm each day
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Did you know that students who utilize their university career centers have a higher rate of job search success? Are you aware that a wide array of regional and national employers are using rooms in the University Career Center & The President’s Promise to interview students for full-time and internship positions?
Don't let the challenging employment market get you down. What you know may not be enough to compete effectively. Spend 60 minutes with us and boost your chances. We’ll cover our essential services and resources and share some important “insider tips” to help you succeed. For additional information about this event: contact Becky Weir, Assistant Director, at rweir@umd.edu.

Scholarship Opportunities - Alumni Association

Thanks to its members, the Maryland Alumni Association has multiplied its scholarship offerings and expanded them beyond incoming students! The alumni association is proud to provide 15 scholarships this fall: 10 undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors will be awarded $2,000 apiece, and five graduate students will each receive $3,000. Additionally one legacy student will be awarded $750 through the Col. J. Logan Schutz Legacy Scholarship. Previously, the alumni association awarded up to three full-year scholarships for incoming freshmen only.

Internship Opportunity - Deleware State Parks

Looking for an Internship? 
There are more opportunities to a Delaware State Parks Internship than meets the eye!

  • Love the outdoors?
  • Good with people?
  • Need the experience but want some FUN this spring or summer?

Internship Opportunites - Westat

Internship Opportunities in Applied Social Sciences for Underserved and Underrepresented Minority Students

Westat, a private employee-owned social science research firm in Rockville, Maryland, is seeking individuals who are interested in getting experience and learning about social science as applied in the “real world.” We offer internships for African American, Hispanic/Latino American, and Native American/Alaskan Native students in social science research including child welfare, education, human factors, public health, substance abuse prevention and treatment, and transportation. Eligible individuals hold a bachelor’s degree and have an interest in attending graduate school or are already in a master’s or doctoral degree program and considering a possible career in research. The successful candidates will work with existing project teams and participate in tasks such as conducting focus groups, analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, writing findings, planning steps in a research project, writing proposals, conducting interviews, and other interesting activities. Each intern will also have a professional-level staff member serve as his or her mentor to oversee the experience. Mentors and interns will meet on a regular basis to explore the experience, examine various issues that have arisen, and discuss their professional development.  Another component of the internship program is a weekly seminar series that includes a description of Westat’s research areas and projects, and topics related to the fundamentals of working in a research environment such as knowing about contracts, grants, and research ethics.

Careers4Terps - Events & Opportunities

Confused about your career options?
Log into FOCUS 2 to research options related to your major, take career assessments, or develop an interest profile. FOCUS 2 is a Web-based, personalized career and education planning system based on established career and counseling principles. It provides a complete picture of your interests, values, personality, skills, and leisure activities using self-assessment questionnaires, interest inventories, and personality testing. After assessing your personal attributes, the system searches its career and occupational information database to identify and analyze occupations and career paths that match your personal characteristics.

Visit: http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/page.cfm?page_ID=7&section_ID=1, to register for a free account!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Campus Job - Police Auxiliary

Police Auxiliary is currently hiring for the Spring 2012 semester and beyond. We are seeking applicants who are students in the University of Maryland system looking to gain experience in the field of criminal justice. Police Auxiliary offers a good student job with flexible hours as well as the opportunity to work directly with law enforcement personnel. Student Police Aides work a variety of shifts to include patrol shifts, building security, traffic control, special events, and many more. New hires are required to work a minimum of 10 hours per week to include one specified night or weekend shift. Those interested in applying or seeking more information can go online to www.policeauxiliary.com for an online application and more information. This position is not limited to CCJS majors, all interested can apply.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Internship - The Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has an internship position available as an Investigative Assistant.  This position is located within the Office of Investigations, Office of the Inspector General, which is responsible for conducting investigations that identify and eliminate fraud and other forms of criminal or improper activity within OPM programs.  The employee serves as an entry-level investigative assistant in the Investigative Support Branch while enrolled as a full-time college student.  The purpose of this position is for the student to acquire experience in and to participate in a training program designed to give him/her a comprehensive picture of what investigative work consists of and how it is performed. 

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Research Opportunity - Suicide Attacker Database Project

Are you interested in suicide attacks, the individuals who commit them, and the organizations that use them? Join the Suicide Attacker Database (SAD) Project team as a research assistant for Winter and/or Spring 2012. We have a rare database on suicide attacks in many of the major ethnic, political, and religious conflicts in the modern world, including:
  • Palestine & Israel 
  • Sri Lanka & the Tamil Tigers 
  • Iraq, Afghanistan, & Pakistan insurgencies 
  • Chechnya & Russia 

Course Info - GEOG170

Are you interested in geospatial intelligence and analysis?  The Department of Geography is offering a course on the methods involved that may be helpful to CCJS students.

GEOG170: Introduction to Methods of Geospatial Intelligence and Analysis
Introduction to technical methods used in gathering, analyzing, and presenting geospatial information, addressing the needs of geospatial analysis, such as environmental monitoring, situational awareness, disaster management, and human systems.  Topics include basics of locational reference systems, map projections, satellite and airborne remote sensing, global positioning systems, geographic information systems, cartography, and introductory statistics and and probability.  The course is a gateway to more advanced technical classes in geoinformatics.

Student Opportunity - Clinton Global Initiative

The Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) is President Clinton’s initiative designed to engage the next generation of student leaders on college campuses around the world.  The CGI U 2012 Annual Meeting will be held at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. from March 30 – April 1, 2012, and you have the opportunity to attend.