Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Career Center - Events/Opportunities for CCJS Majors

Webinar: Landing your Dream Internship in the Federal Government
Wednesday, February 08, 2012 • 05:00PM - 06:00PM
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library)
This Call to Serve webinar is for students interested in finding and applying for federal internships for Summer 2012. During this session, a number of exciting internships across the government will be highlighted as well as tips for how to research, find, and apply for an internship that's right for you!
For additional information about this event: contact Colette Fournier (colette@umd.edu) at the University Career Center & The Presidents Promise.
Find an Internship at the Spring Career and Internship Fair Workshop
Wednesday, February 08, 2012 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: 0318 Oakland Hall
Learn how to find an internship and how to make the most of your time at the Spring Career and Internship Fair! Many employers will be looking specifically for interns, so attend this workshop and learn how to maximize your chances at landing an internship for summer.
For additional information about this event: contact Erin Rooney-Eckel (erooney@umd.edu) at the University Career Center & The Presidents Promise. 

Meet with Peace Corps: Employer-In-Residence Program
Monday, February 13, 2012 • 11:00AM - 04:00PM
Interested in the Peace Corps? If you have researched the Peace Corps’ opportunities, and still have questions, request to meet with a Peace Corps recruiter on Monday, February 13, in the University Career Center & The President’s Promise. Email Benjamin Burnes at bburnes@peacecorps.gov to schedule an appointment. 

Industry Networking Series: Careers & Internships in Government
Thursday, February 16, 2012 • 04:30PM - 06:30PM
Location: University Career Center (3100 Hornbake Library
Interested in interning or working full-time with the federal government? Wondering about the application process? Confused about opportunities and deadlines?
Join us for a panel discussion with several federal government agencies followed by a networking social. Professional dress is suggested and you may bring several copies of your resume.
Confirmed Employers:
US Secret Service
National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIH)
National Security Agency (NSA)
US Department of Health and Human Services (Rep. is also a former White House intern)
US Department of Agriculture (very interested in Agriculture, Environment, Science, Mathematics, Statistics and Technology students)
How to RSVP: Students, to RSVP for this event, please visit: https://umd-csm.symplicity.com/events/SINS2012  
Careers4Terps may have a position waiting for YOU!
C4T is a free web-based service providing UMD students and alumni access to full-time, part-time, and internship positions posted by employers looking to hire UMD students and alumni. Several positions are highlighted below, but there are more located in the C4T database. To read more about the positions below, log in to your C4T account (http://www.careers.umd.edu/) and paste the ID number (listed beside the position titles) in the “Search” box.

Investigative Assistant ACPD- Internship (Fall or Spring Part-Time) (56367)
Arlington County Police Department - Arlington, Virginia
The position is located in the Criminal Investigations Division: Homicide/Robbery Unit. The purpose of the Investigative Assistant Intern is to provide direct assistance to the detectives in the Homicide/Robbery Unit, Burglary/Larceny Unit, Special Victims Unit and the General Assignment Unit.

Interns will be directly involved interviewing victims and witnesses in a variety of cases such as assaults, threats, missing persons, domestic assaults, larcenies and other property crimes. The intern will be provided with orientation and guidance on how to conduct these interviews and work on each case with the assigned detective. This internship will acquaint the student with the investigative process by actually being a part of the investigations. Interns will conduct interviews, document statements and provide input to the detectives on disposition of cases. The intern's work may lead to identifying suspects to be prosecuted.

Claims Specialist Rotational Program- Entry Level (Full-Time) (54922)
Liberty Mutual Insurance Group - multiple, Multi-State
Advance your Claims career at Liberty Mutual - A Fortune 100 Company!
Liberty Mutual’s Personal Markets is the second fastest growing personal lines writer in the industry. Personal Markets provides full lines of coverage for private passenger automobile, homeowners, valuable possessions and personal liability through its ... view details
Program Overview
As a Liberty Mutual Claims Specialist, you'll put your investigative and analytical skills to work and fulfill Liberty Mutual's mission of "helping people live safer, more secure lives." You will provide service to our policyholders by quickly and effectively resolving their claims. Through the rotation program you will have the opportunity to gain exposure to several Claims functions such as, property, auto, bodily injury, special investigation, and catastrophic events, over three 9-12 month assignments.

• Communicate with policyholders, witnesses, legal, and medical professionals
• Perform field investigations using the latest technology
• Collect and analyze details and data to draw sound conclusions
• Travel for catastrophe duty, and facilitate repairs of damaged property
• Participate in our training program to learn about the job and the company, and enhance your performance skills

Summer 2012 Volunteer Student Intern
U.S. Courts
Duty Locations: Many vacancy(s) - Washington DC Metro Area, District of Columbia
Salary: $0.00 to $0.00 / Per Hour
Series and Grade: AD-0099-00
Open Period: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 to Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Position Information: Summer - Part-Time
Who May Be Considered: United States Citizens

The AO is seeking applicants for the Volunteer Student Internship Program. The opportunity is intended to provide valuable work experience and better prepare students interested in a public service career.  The AO is presently looking for students with backgrounds and/or demonstrated interest in the following areas: human resources, public affairs, law, business administration (marketing, budget & finance, accounting, etc.), and information technology.  The student will have an opportunity to improve his or her writing, research, analytical, logical, multi-tasking, and customer-service skills.  Additionally, student volunteers are provided with several networking opportunities with fellow interns, agency employees, and other government employers.

Citizenship and Immigration Services
Duty Locations: Many vacancy(s) - Washington DC Metro Area, District of Columbia (WASHINGTON, DC)
Salary: $24,865.00 to $54,875.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-0099-02/07
Open Period: Monday, January 30, 2012 to Friday, February 10, 2012
Position Information: Recent Graduates - Full-Time
Who May Be Considered: United States Citizens

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.