Wednesday, November 28, 2012

SARPP Spring Break Study Abroad Trip

HLTH 389S is a three credit, interdisciplinary 10-day study abroad course from March 15-March 24, 2013 where students will travel to Rome and Sicily to learn about the issues surrounding domestic violence.  Students enrolled in HLTH389S will learn about the dynamics of domestic violence including the power and control wheel, the cycle of violence and safety planning.  Students will be expected to draw comparisons of the response to domestic violence between Rome, Sicily and the United States.  Students will visit various community organizations to further their understanding of domestic violence in Rome and Sicily.   Students will blog daily during the course and must be available to present on their experience during a Sexual Assault Awareness Month event on April 10, 2013.  

Tuesday, November 27, 2012


The Criminal Justice Student Association (CJSA) will be  hosting Maryland State Police STATE Team 1st Sargent Keith Ruck.  Sgt. Ruck will be speaking to students about being a state trooper and a member of the STATE Team on November 27, 2012 at 5:00PM in 2205 LeFrak Hall.  Please take advantage of this opportunity to engage with a professional in the law enforcement field.  All students and majors are welcome.  Please email any questions to the CJSA at

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

DEADLINE EXTENDED - Internship Opportunity: USSCP Spring 2013

The United States Supreme Court Police Department is currently seeking students for a police internship for the Spring 2013 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. 

 Intern’s 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
The application deadline for this internship has been extended.  To apply, please bring your resume in hard copy form to David Tana in the CCJS Advising Office (2201 LeFrak Hall) or submit them electronically to  All resumes should be submitted by 4:00PM on Monday, November 26, 2012.  Interviews for selected candidates will be scheduled for the week of November 26, 2012, and will be held on campus

Job Opportunity: Baltimore County Police Department

Friday, November 9, 2012

START Graduate Certificate in Terrorism Analysis

Designed for both future practitioners and scholars, START’s yearlong, fully online program provides students with advanced education on the causes, dynamics and impacts of international and domestic terrorism. The unique online format enables students to work full- or part-time while advancing their education.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Internship Opportunity: PGCPD Special Enforcement Division

240 Hour Internship Opportunity for the Spring 2013 Semester

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Special Enforcement Division is accepting applications for police interns. Interns will work closely with detectives assigned to investigate robberies, violent repeat offenders, motor vehicle theft rings, or homicides. Interns will receive 6 credits after successful completion of this internship.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program

For Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores and Advanced Freshman

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is designed to provide students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers. The Program encourages the involvement of African American and other minority group students. Students who take part in the Program are referred to as Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Scholars (Rangel Scholars). This program takes place at Howard University in Washington DC for six weeks beginning in mid-June. It includes academic courses and additional seminars and visits to give students exposure to key policymakers and practitioners of international affairs.

Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship (for Juniors)

The Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship program was created by the US State Department to attract outstanding students from all ethnic, racial, and social backgrounds who are interested in pursuing careers as Foreign Service officers. Foreign Service officers staff U.S. embassies, consulates, and missions worldwide and also serve in Washington, D.C. Their responsibilities include policy analysis, formulation, and execution; management of resources; the provision of services to Americans in need; implementation of U.S. immigration and nationality law; trade promotion and business facilitation; public diplomacy; and representation of U.S. interests. The Pickering Fellowship program seeks to recruit talented juniors majoring in fields relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. Each successful candidate is obligated to a minimum of three years of service in an appointment as a Foreign Service officer.

Peace Corps: Employer Networking Session

The Peace Corps will present an information session on their volunteer positions. They are interested in students from all majors, but will specifically talk about opportunities related to conflict resolution, international development, and humanitarian relief during this Information Session.

Public Policy Internship Program Applications Available Now

Looking for an internship?  Apply to the 2012-2013 Public Policy Internship Program!  Most employers want substantial work experience in addition to your degree.  Internships not only build critical work skills, but also provide students with critical contacts that you can leverage for graduate school or jobs in the future.