Friday, April 20, 2012

Internship Opportunity - Maryland State Comission on Criminal Sentencing Policy

The Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy (MSCCSP) is looking for responsible student interns this summer to assist with various research functions including:  data entry, analysis, report writing, and other duties to assist with the monitoring of Maryland’s sentencing guidelines.  Interns will have an opportunity to learn about sentencing policy and practice in Maryland.  Interns will work 40 hours per credit over the course of the internship.  An intern must be a CCJS major, have completed a minimum of 56 credits at time of application, and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.  

Work hours (Mon-Fri between 8:00Am-5:00PM) are flexible and offices are located in College Park.  Please submit resume and cover letter to  For more information on MSCCSP, please visit

Tuesday, April 17, 2012


This is just a friendly reminder that application materials for the Fall 2012 United States Supreme Court Police Internship are due this coming Friday, April 20, 2012.  Please see the original posting for more inormation!

Thursday, April 12, 2012

BSOS Peer Mentor Program

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences needs Peer Mentors!

The Peer Mentor Program gives students an opportunity to serve the College of Behavioral and Social Science. Peer Mentors primary role is to teach other students about their degree requirements during graduation planning workshops. Students gain public speaking, teaching, and leadership skills as well as 2 credits per semester of service. 

If you are interested please download an application at Completed applications for the Fall 2012 semester needs to be returned in person to the BSOS Advising Center by May 10th, 2012.

To be eligible to serve as a representative, the following criteria must be met:
+If the student is a Double Major, the primary major must be in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
+Student must be a BSOS major for a minimum of 2 semesters
+Sophomore, junior, or senior standing with intentions to return for Spring 2013 and Fall 2013
+At least a 2.5 GPA within major
+Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5+
+Must be in good judicial/academic standing

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Internship Opportunity - United States Supreme Court Police

The United States Supreme Court Police Department is currently seeking students for a police internship for the Fall 2012 semester.  If you are seeking a career in law enforcement this is a great hands on experience. You will be protecting one of the most important bodies in our government, the U.S. Supreme Court. Credit will be granted for this internship through the CCJS department after the proper paperwork has been processed. 

 Interns duties include but are not limited to:

- Assist officers on the front plaza and with crowd control
- Aid any investigations
- Assist visitors with directions
- Escort Justices and/or groups with reservations
- Assist officers with screening of visitors
- Various administrative duties

To apply, please bring your resume in hard copy form to David Tana in the CCJS Advising Office (2201 LeFrak Hall).  All resumes should be submitted by 3:00PM on Friday, April 20, 2012.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Internship Opportunity - PGCP Robbery Suppression Team

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s District III Robbery Suppression Team is accepting applications for police interns. Interns will work closely with a team of detectives assigned to investigate approximately 650 robberies and 150 carjacking per year. Interns will receive 6 credits after successful completion of this 240 hour internship this Fall 2012 semester.

Interns Will Receive Hands on Experience in the Follow Areas
o   Custodial Interrogations / Miranda Warnings / Confession Law
o   Forensic Investigations Including Finger Prints / DNA Analysis
o   Search and Seizure / Consent Searches / Search Warrants
o   Evidentiary Concerns / Suppression Hearings
o   Firearms Identification / Firearms Processing / Court Testimony
o   Interviews of Victims / Witnesses / Grand Jury Proceedings
o   Preparation of Police Reports / Preparation of Cases for Indictment

Job Opportunity - City of Hyattsville Police

City of Hyattsville, MD Police Department
The City of Hyattsville, located next to the University of Maryland and approximately one mile from Washington D.C. is a diverse and evolving community of 17,500 residents.

Available Position
The City of Hyattsville Police Department, a nationally accredited agency, is seeking candidates to be considered for the position of Police Officer.

Please visit for more information.

Federal Semester at the University of Maryland

Federal Semester is a prestigious yearlong program designed to encourage and enable high-achieving University of Maryland students to pursue careers in public service

Capitalizing on the university's location near the nations capital, Federal Semester combines fall academic seminars with spring internships in federal agencies and federally-related organizations.

For more information on the program, visit