Friday, June 22, 2012

C4T Opportunities for CCJS Majors

The University Career Center & The President's Promise’s Resource Room is the primary place for learning about the Center’s services and finding resources on career planning, gaining experience, applying to graduate/professional school, and job hunting. The Center’s library is growing and includes the following books, plus many more that can be checked out for up to two weeks by currently enrolled University of Maryland students. The Resource Room is located in Hornbake Library, South Wing, on the 3rd floor and is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
·         Career Opportunities in Law Enforcement, Security, and Protective Services; by: Susan Echaore-McDavid
·         Now Hiring: Criminal Justice Professionals; by: June Werdlow Rogers, Ph. D
·         FBI Careers: The Ultimate Guide to Landing a Job as One of Americas Finest; by: Thomas H. Ackerman

Careers4Terps highlighted position of the week by the University Career Center & The President’s Promise!
Log in to your C4T account ( and paste the ID number in the “Search” box to learn more.

Undergraduate Research Assistant - Fall 2012, Internship (Fall or Spring Part-Time)- ID 62558
UM Center for Substance Abuse (CESAR)            College Park, Maryland                                               
Deadline: Jun 29, 2012
The intern’s primary responsibilities will be to assist in the development and maintenance of the Maryland Community Services Locator website ( This project is housed at the Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR), University of Maryland, College Park. Specific duties include:

•Verify the accuracy of program listings in the database using online sources and telephone surveys
•Data entry (using Excel) for responses from provider surveys
•Assist in augmenting the comprehensiveness of the existing database through database comparisons, resource inventories, etc.
•Outreach to community providers to promote awareness of the MDCSL in Maryland
•Field work with community providers to promote awareness and use of the website
•Assist with dissemination of materials to providers
•Other duties as assigned

This is an unpaid internship open to undergraduate students only and may be used to earn BSOS, HLTH, or CRIM internship credit (3-6 credits).

This candidate must have advanced organizational skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. Additionally, he/she should be comfortable making telephone and in-person contacts with community providers. Preferred skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Experience working with community organizations and/or social service/health/criminal justice providers.