Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The Choice Program

The Choice Program, a signature program of UMBC and The Shriver Center, is a nationally recognized initiative that serves youth in Maryland’s juvenile justice system. The Choice Program intervention focuses on a community-based, family-centered case management approach to delinquency prevention and youth development. As discussed with many of you at our recent college fairs, The Choice Program currently operates three team models in the Baltimore area: the Intensive Advocacy program, the Choice Jobs Program, and the Choice Education Program. 

C4T Opportunities for CCJS Majors

Where Did UM Graduates Go?
Twice a year the University Career Center & The President's Promise collects data from the graduating class in December and May. This data is not only useful to show the strength of the students at UM but it can also give current students a glimpse as to what they can do with their majors.

How to view the data:
First, set up an account in the Center’s jobs and internships database, Careers4Terps ( On the main page of your Careers4Terps account, click the link to "Where Did UM Graduates Go?" and select the college and major you are interested in researching.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Job Opportunity - Marks Education Tutoring

Tutoring and Test Preparation Position

Marks Education (, a premier counseling, tutoring and test preparation firm dedicated to educational success, is looking for a top-notch test preparation and subject tutor. Marks Education team members are intelligent and caring professionals who enjoy helping students gain admission to succeed in competitive schools, colleges, and graduate schools. 

Job Opportunity - City of Newark Police Officer

REMINDER - MSCCSP Internship Opportunity

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

CCJS Summer Courses

Are you looking for a fun summer course to take?  Consider taking CCJS 340 and/or CCJS 320 this summer.  Both CCJS 340 and CCJS 320 are two of our most highly rated courses!  Both courses incorporate guest speakers from the criminal justice field and hands-on activities for students.  Syllabi for CCJS 340 and CCJS 320 are available on our website ( under the instructors profile or simply click on the course numbers for the link!

Monday, May 14, 2012

Internship - Department of Justice

Fall Intern 2012, ID: 59554
Department of Justice Executive Office for Organized Crime Drug Enforcement, Washington, DC

The Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) Program is the centerpiece of the Department of Justice's counter-narcotics strategy. As a platform for cooperative, coordinated law enforcement, OCDETF leverages the resources and expertise of its seven federal law enforcement agency members – the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF); the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS); the Internal Revenue Service (IRS); the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) – to reduce the supply of illegal drugs in the United States and diminish the violence and other criminal activity associated with the drug trade. The integrated involvement of attorneys from the 94 U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division ensures that OCDETF prosecutions are well-prepared, comprehensively charged, and expertly handled.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Internship: Baltimore City Police

The Baltimore City Police is currently accepting applications for its fall 2012 internship program.  If you are interested in applying to the internship, please e-mail CCJS Advising ( and we will forward students the application.  All applications are due by Friday, June 1, 2012.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Join the BSOS Peer Mentors!

Do you want to teach other students about their degree requirements?

Would you like to lead graduation planning workshops?

Would you like to gain a greater connection with BSOS students and staff while also earning 1-2 credits a semester?

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Descriptions of CCJS 418 Courses Offered Fall 2012

Below are descriptions of CCJS 418 courses that will be offered in the fall 2012 semester.  Please consider enrolling in one of the courses...

Spring 2012 Course Evaluations

Friday, May 11, 2012 is the last day for students to complete course evaluations for the spring 2012 semester.  Please visit to evaluate any and all courses you have taken this past semester.  The CCJS Department takes student evaluations very seriously.  All class evaluations are reviewed by the Director of Undergraduate Studies and the Department Chair.

Thank you in advance!

NASA Protective Services Division: Security Assistant Position (paid)

The Protective Services Division at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center is looking to hire a student security assistant for their office.  This student will gain practical knowledge of security procedures, processes, and methods during this experience.  This position is not eligible for CCJS internship credit.  Students are expected to begin work early June.  This is a paid position with the possibility of conversion to a civil servant position with NASA upon completion of degree requirements and graduation.  The duties are as follows:

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Employment - Police Officer

The City of Newark, Delaware will be accepting applications for employment for the position of police officer from April 30, 2012 - May 25, 2012.

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess an Associate's degree or its equivalent, have a valid driver's license with no recent suspension, have no felony convictions, meet physical requirements, and be a U.S. citizen.

Salary for this position is $46,341 - $60,348 with possibility for rapid advancement.  If you would like a packet sent to you, email your name and address to

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

The NEW CCJS Website!

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice is proud to announce the launch of the new and improved CCJS website.  Check it out at!

START Innovation Event

START and the Smith National Security Collective have partnered to bring you an Expert Panel and Career Symposium on the theme of Innovation in Homeland Security. So far confirmed panelists include representatives and practitioners from the Department of Homeland Security, State Department, BAE Systems and Smith’s Detection. There will be a panel discussion, followed by a networking session.

This is a great opportunity to network and learn more about the industry. This event will be useful to those of students and alumni preparing for a jobs search, application process or interview with agencies and organizations in this industry. The panelists are multidisciplinary with backgrounds in social and behavioral sciences, engineering, business, public policy and more.

The event will take place on Friday May 4th, 10 am – 1 pm. In Van Munching Hall Room 1520.

All are welcome. In order to RSVP and to receive updates on the event please follow the link below.