Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Volunteer with The Peace Project in Nicaragua

Looking to improve your Spanish, simplify your life, and help some kids? Volunteer with The Peace Project in Nicaragua (founded by 3 UMD alumni)!

The Peace Project works with the youth of Laguna de Apoyo to:
1. Provide English language instruction and reinforcing the local educational efforts to expand future job opportunities.
2. Create a culture of peaceful conflict resolution and positive communication.
3. Develop a greater awareness and open-mindedness of new ideas and cultures.

Maryland Summer Scholars Program

The Maryland Summer Scholars Program (MSS) provides an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students to spend the summer working closely with faculty mentors on ambitious research or artistic projects. Maryland Summer Scholars research may take place in College Park or anywhere in the US or abroad as required by the nature of the project.  For the summer of 2013, the program will provide awards of $3,000 to approximately 30 outstanding, competitively selected applicants. [Please note: if your proposed research requires travel outside of the College Park area, you may apply for a supplementary travel award of up to $1,000.]

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship

Are you a Pell Grant recipient and U.S. citizen? Are you thinking about studying abroad this Summer 2013, Fall 2013, or Fall/Spring 2013-14?  If so...
Learn about the Gilman International Scholarship, which provides up to $5,000 for Pell Grant recipients to study abroad.  In the past two years 59 Maryland students have won Gilman Scholarships!

Friday, January 25, 2013

Minor in International Development and Conflict Management

Apply now to the Minor in International Development and Conflict Management!
The Minor in International Development and Conflict Management (MIDCM) is currently accepting applications. MIDCM is a 16-credit undergraduate program open to students of all majors who are interested in the theory, practice and professions related to development and conflict – and their intersections – around the world. Apply now to begin the program in fall 2013!
To apply, or for more information, visit the program website at:
Applications are due by 5PM  Friday, February 22, 2013.

Internship Opportunity - BSOS Internalization Internship

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Internationalization Internship – Position Description

Learning Outcomes – Intern will:
·         Work directly under the guidance and supervision of the Student Enrichment Administrator, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
·         Utilize skills he or she has learned previously, such as Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, in an office environment
·         Have opportunities to learn new software skills, such as Qualtrics and Microsoft Publisher
·         Further develop oral communication skills while interviewing and conducting discussions with faculty
·         Learn more about campus resources related to area studies, international film, ethnic studies and cross-cultural service learning

Internship Opportunities - American Bar Association

The American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section is seeking undergraduate students, who are at least sophomores to apply for an internship with the Section for the summer and fall 2013 se 

Please reply for the summer semester by Friday, February 8, 2013; and for fall semester reply by Friday, July 12, 2013.

Students should indicate which position they are interested in for consideration (see attachment):

Marketing/Social Media and Membership Management

Research/Editor and Web Management

In addition, see the included the link to the Criminal Justice Section Internship Webpage so that students can learn more about the Criminal Justice Section and its program offerings.

C4T Opportunities for CCJS Majors


The Jump-Start Your Internship Search Certificate Program is a new initiative through the University Career Center & The President’s Promise to encourage students to jump-start their internship search and better prepare for the Career & Internship Fair, on-campus interviews and the overall internship search process.  If a student completes four easy steps, (s)he will earn a certificate and a professional portfolio to use during the Spring Career & Internship Fair! Register ( and complete all four steps below by Monday, February 25 to pick up a portfolio in time for the Spring Career & Internship Fair.

Job and Internship Events Calendar:
Start your semester off right by visiting the University Career Center & The President’s Promise website to review the many Spring 2013 employer and workshop events! Events are being added daily:  

Internship Opportunity - IGRS

Institute for Governmental Service and Research (IGSR)
Spring Internship Available

The Institute for Governmental Service and Research (IGSR) is looking for an upper-level undergraduate student to assist in preparing training materials for local law enforcement agencies and in data collection, data cleaning, data analysis, and literature reviews for studies of the court system, juvenile justice system, and substance abuse treatment programs.  We would prefer a student who can commit to at least 10 hours a week during business hours on weekdays, is a Criminology and Criminal Justice major, has completed at least 60 credit hours, and has a minimum 3.0 GPA.  IGSR is located on Hartwick Road, easily accessible to campus. This experience may be used for an internship for class credit and is an excellent opportunity for students looking for practical experience in research within the realm of criminal justice.   

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Internship Opportunity - Arlington County Police Department

The Arlington County Police Department offers a semester long investigative assistant internship to students in the forensic, law enforcement, and related fields. Our summer deadline is quickly approaching (March 15) and we would like to promote this opportunity to all students looking for experience within this field of study. Attached is an information sheet regarding the ACPD student internship.

The application and additional information can be found on our website:

Monday, January 14, 2013

C4T Opportunities for CCJS Majors

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 • 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library)
Not sure where to start with your internship search -- or feel like you're at a standstill and not sure about the next steps to take? Learn more about resources available to help you research internship opportunities, strategies to connect with UMD alumni to network with industry professionals, and how to best market yourself on your resume and during interviews. RSVP for this event:  For additional information about this event: contact Jalisa Whitley at

Internship Opportunities - Office of Sustainability

The University of Maryland has a number of internship opportunities available on campus in in the surrounding area for the Spring and Summer 2013 semesters.  This internships may be eligible for elective credit through the BSOS internship program.

Please visit the Campus Sustainability website for more details.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Montgomery County Department of Police Application Process Opening

The Montgomery County Department of Police is opening it's application process for Police Officer Candidate from January 1, 2013 to January 31, 2013.  This application process is for the August 2013 Academy Class.