Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Internship Opportunity: Center for Substance Abuse Research Assistant (Maryland Community Services Locator)

Internship Announcement

Position:              Undergraduate Internship (unpaid, for credit) – SUMMER AND/OR FALL SEMESTER 2013
Title:                    Research Assistant
Duties:                 The intern’s primary responsibilities will be to assist in the development and maintenance of the Maryland Community Services Locator website (www.mdcsl.org). 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

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Don't Forget: Course Evaluations are now avaliable!

CourseEvalUM (https://CourseEvalUM.umd.edu) is open now through Friday, May 10, for you to submit online evaluations of your courses.  Providing your constructive, thoughtful, and specific feedback is an important responsibility you hold as a member of our academic community. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.  We are fortunate that most Maryland students submit all of their evaluations.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Summer Internship Scholarship Opportunity - Closing Today 04/24/2013

Have you been offered a wonderful unpaid summer internship and are concerned about finances?

The University Career Center & The President’s Promise is awarding need-based scholarships averaging between $250 - $1,250 to help offset expenses while furthering your academic and career goals during a summer internship.

Scholarship For Transfer Students

SECU recently announced our partnership with the University System of Maryland Foundation (USMF) to establish a scholarship program for Maryland community college graduates transferring to four year Maryland universities. USMF will manage and administer SECU’s $50,000 gift as ten individual $5,000 scholarships to students transitioning from one of the state’s two-year community colleges to any of USM’s 12 institutions and two regional higher educational centers for the fall 2013 semester.

Apply today
•   Applicants must be Maryland community college students applying for admission to one of the
    University System of Maryland’s undergraduate-degree granting institutions, and who have earned,
    or anticipate earning, an associate’s degree prior to transferring to the USM institution.
•   Scholarship awards will be based on academic merit (at least a B average) and demonstrated
    financial need.
•   Applicants must also be a SECU member. Not a member? You can be! Membership
    in SECU is open to all students attending a Maryland community college.
•   Applications are due by May 1, 2013.

More details on the scholarship, eligibility requirements, and application submission instructions can be found at secumd.org/scholarship.

CCJS Needs Maryland Day Volunteers

The CCJS Department is in need of volunteers for Maryland Day, Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM!  The CCJS Department will have a booth with activities for the public in relation to forensics.  Professor Mauriello will run finger printing lifting, dollhouse crime scenes and polygraph exercises.  Please come out and help the department run these events!  All volunteers will receive a free Maryland Day t-shirt and lunch.  If you are interested in volunteering please contact Rebecca Johnson at rebjoh24@umd.edu by 12:00PM on Wednesday, April 24, 2013.

Peace Corps Information Session

Peace Corps: Employer Networking Sessions
DATE: Tuesday, April 23, 2013
TIME:  4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: 3100 Hornbake Library - University Career Center & The President's Promise

Discover the benefits of Peace Corps service from a returned Volunteer. Join Peace Corps Recruiter and Returned Volunteer Molly Douglas to learn about the challenging, rewarding and inspirational moments of Peace Corps service. Have your questions answered and gain tips to guide you through the application process. Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified. 

For additional information about this event: visit http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3971

DC Pretrial Services Agency - Fall Internship Available

Fall Semester Internship- ID 64459
DC Pretrial Services Agency, Washington, District of Columbia                              
Position Type: Internship (Fall or Spring Part-Time)

Intern Opportunities:
•  Conducting pretrial interviews
•  Tracking and reporting compliance with conditions of release
•  Evaluating defendant eligibility for PSA Supervision Programs
•  Coordinating treatment placements
•  Referring defendants to appropriate social service organizations
•  Conducting individual and group counseling sessions
•  Conducting program orientations

FLETC College Intern (Fall 2013) Accepting Applications

The FLETC College Intern program provides a unique opportunity for college students majoring in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or a related field of study from across the country, to participate in a Federal Law Enforcement training environment. Each year, three intern sessions lasting twelve (12) weeks, are conducted at the FLETC, exposing selected interns to world-class training, broadening their horizons and helping to develop a foundation for a career in federal law enforcement.

Monday, April 22, 2013

C4T Opportunities for CCJS Terps!

INTERNSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES: It's Not Too Late to Find an Internship
Monday, April 22, 2013 • 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: Stamp Student Union, Juan Jimenez Room 2208
Still looking for a summer internship? Want to find out tips and resources to aid in your internship or job search? Attend this session to get tips and tricks for maximizing your job and internship search in time for summer.  This event is in collaboration with Off-Campus Student Life as a part of Off-Campus Student Appreciation week. Find out more information at www.thestamp.umd.edu/offcampus
For additional information about this event: contact Jalisa Whitley at jw2869@umd.edu or visit http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3948.

Peer to Peer: Resume Thursdays
Thursday, April 25, 2013 • 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Location: McKeldin Library Room 2109 Terrapin Learning Commons (TLC)
The University Career Center & The President's Promise Peer Career Educators (PCEs) will be available to offer resume critiques for undergraduate students on a walk-in basis. Please bring a copy of your resume. For additional information about this event: contact Stacey Brown, Ph.D. at sbrown2@umd.edu or visit  http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3968.

Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence Spring Symposium
Thursday, April 25, 2013 • 11:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Chaney Library, Riggs Alumni Center
National Security and Civil Liberties, Spring Symposium- Mini job fair at 3 p.m.
The Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence program, sponsored by the Director of National Intelligence through the Defense Intelligence Agency, is intended to interest students – from high school through graduate school – in careers in intelligence and related national security professions. This symposium closes Maryland’s 2012-2013 CAE year, which has focused on civil liberties in the cyber domain. For further information, contact Professor William Nolte, School of Public Policy (wnolte@umd.edu), Dawn Pulliam (cdawnpulliam@gmail.com), or Dionne Williams (dwillia8@umd.edu).

Young Terps Networking Event
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 • 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Location: President's Suite, Tyser Tower, Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium
Open to all Maryland students and young alumni.  Sponsored by the Maryland Terrapin Club. Dress is business professional (what you would wear to an interview). Parking is available in Lot Z1.  Enter through Gate l. Appetizers and refreshments provided. Bring your business cards. 

DEADLINE EXTENDED - Internship Opportunity: PGCPD Assistant Chief (Summer 2013)

This unpaid summer internship is with the Assistant Chief of Police for the Prince George’s County, Maryland, Police Department.  The intern will work directly with the Assistant Chief and his staff on special projects.  

In particular, the intern projects will consist of both external traffic safety initiatives and an internal Department police safe driving campaign.  The intern will assist in reviewing crash data as well as trying to identify contributing factors and common characteristics among the crash data.  The intern will also perform tasks related to the Assistant Chief’s position on the State’s traffic safety committee.   In addition, the intern should expect to attend meetings and briefings with the Assistant Chief and shadow him on a daily basis.   

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Howard County Police Hiring: Open Testing April 13, 2013

Howard County Police Department is holding written and physical ability testing for Entry Level Police Officer positions this Saturday (April 13th) at 9:00 AM at the Public Training Facility in Marriottsville.  HCPD is expecting to start an Academy 38 class in July.  This will be the last testing opportunity to make it into our July academy class.  The hiring process will be very quick for anyone coming out this Saturday who pass both the written and physical ability test.  Applicants need to bring a photo ID and our Physical Authorization Form from the Recruitment page of our website www.hcpd.org.  The form must be signed by a doctor or nurse practitioner.  

Friday, April 12, 2013

Entry Level Police Officer- Metropolitan Police Department

Entry Level Police Officer- Metropolitan Police Department, ID 76757

Application Deadline: May 04, 2013
Position Type:  Entry Level (Full-Time), Permanent Experienced Hire
Location:  Washington, District of Columbia          

As an entry-level Police Officer with the Metropolitan Police Department, you will perform the vital public services of preserving the peace, protecting life and property, preventing crime, apprehending criminals, and enforcing the laws and ordinances of the District of Columbia and the United States.

Spring 2013 Veterans Career Fair

WHEN:  Friday, April 19, 2013 
TIME:  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: 6900 Greenbelt Rd. Greenbelt, MD 20770

You are cordially invited to the Spring 2013 Veterans Career Fair on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 6900 Greenbelt Rd. Greenbelt, MD 20770. You will have the opportunity to network and interview with top employers in the aerospace industry currently offering internship and employment opportunities for UMD veterans in ALL majors, including the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) areas. 

The White House Office of Presidential Correspondence Associate Program: Employer Networking Sessions

GRADATING SENIORS- Looking to gain experience at the White House?

The Office of Presidential Correspondence (OPC) is currently accepting applications for the fall 2013 Associate Program. OPC Associates gain professional experience, while also getting unique insight into the Executive Office of the President. Every day, OPC responds to the thousands of letters, e-mails, and phone calls President Obama receives. Associates are assigned to one of the departments in OPC and work alongside staff to help President Obama maintain a dialogue with the American people. OPC Associates serve a minimum of 30 hours per week in the Office of Presidential Correspondence. 

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

BSOS Global Scholars Program Has Extended Their Application Deadline!!! 
Apply Now 

WHAT is BSOS Global Scholars?

The BSOS Global Scholars program is an academic honor for 12 students who serve as role models for the College. Candidates enjoy collaborating with others from diverse backgrounds and are passionate about resolving global problems. The incoming class will decide on a theme for their seminar.

Click here for BSOS Global Scholars FAQ!

Internship Opportunity: Office of the Inspector General

The Office of the Inspector General is recruiting students into our Volunteer Internship Program to assist the Office of Investigations in various Federal and State criminal investigations. This is a developmental position to provide assistance to Special Agents by researching and developing evidence on criminal and civil cases. 

This is an UNPAID internship position for the 2013 academic semester that begins on June 1, 2013 and will terminate on August 31, 2013.  These dates are flexible due to each student’s academic circumstances with their respective university / college.

REMINDER: USSCP Internship Posting Closes This Friday

This is a reminder that all applications for the USSCP internship this Fall 2013 semester are due by Friday, April 12, 2013 at 4:00PM.  Please see below for the original announcement.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

C4T Oppotunities fpor CCJS Terps!

Industry Networking Series: Careers & Internships in Government
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 • 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library)
Interested in a career with federal, state, local government? Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from and network directly with professionals in the field. Tentative Panelists include...
·         Smithsonian Institution (Representative also a former Dept. of Housing and Urban Development employee)
·         District of Columbia Public Schools Central Office (Representative will share both teaching and administrative opportunities)
·         U.S. Department of Education
·         U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
·         The White House Internship Program
·         State of Maryland – Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
For additional information about this event, contact Megan O'Rourke at morourk2@umd.edu or visit http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3645

Interested in a job in law enforcement...?

Check out this directory of Law Enforcement jobs available across the country.


Internship Opportunity: Fall 2013 PGCPD Regional Enforcement Division

Prince George's County Police Department 
Regional Enforcement Division

Fall Semester 2013

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Regional 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 can receive up to 6 credits after successful completion of this internship.

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
o   Under Cover Operations / Surveillance Tactics

o   Interns will need their own transportation to an office located at 7600 Barlowe Road Landover, MD 20785 or 5000 Rhode Island Avenue Hyattsville, MD 20785
o   Interns will be required to work evening shift hours.  These hours are between 4 PM and 2AM (hours and days are flexible)
o   Interns will assist in the investigation of violent crimes and must understand that they may see disturbing scenes
o   Court appearances are not anticipated but may be required in extreme cases
o   Interns must be Criminal Justice Majors, juniors or seniors, with at least a 3.0 GPA
o   Interns will be required to pass a national criminal records check
o   Interns must submit a one page resume and unofficial transcript
o   Interns must complete a faculty recommendation form (Available at the criminal justice advising office)

Interested Students should submit a resume, transcript, and faculty recommendation form to:  David Tana, 2201 LeFrak Hall, ccjsadvising@umd.edu  by April 29th, 2013


Thursday, April 4, 2013

Federal Semester: Accepting Applications for 2013-2014

Want college credit for a Washington internship?  Interested in U.S. homeland security policy, and/or public policy?  Intrigued by the idea of a career in public service?  Apply now to the Federal Semester Program for 2013-2014! 

In this selective year-long program, students take a fall-semester seminar in one of four policy-focused concentrations and work a spring-semester internship in federal agencies, congressional offices, think-tanks, and other policy-related organizations. Students have interned at such agencies and organizations as Department of State, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, the House Committee for Homeland Security, the Federal Aviation Administration, and various congressional offices.  Year-round activities include trips to Capitol Hill and federal agencies, professional development workshops, and conversations with policymakers. 

Industry Networking Series: Careers & Internships in Government

Interested in a career with federal, state, local government? Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from and network directly with professionals in the field.

Panelists include...

DATE: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
TIME:  4:30PM - 6:30PM
LOCATION: 3100 Hornbake Library - University Career Center

RSVP for this event: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_RSVP.cfm?event_id=3645

For additional information about this event please visit: http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=3645  

Deans Student Advisory Council: Criminology and Criminal Justice Representative Needed

As the semester nears a close, it is almost certainly time to evaluate how you’ll impact your respective communities next semester and well into the future.  As you may know, the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences has taken great strides in the past few years towards taking our voices as students into greater consideration. This effort has manifested itself largely though the continued efforts of our Dean Student Advisory Council (DSAC). DSAC, which consists of students representing all aspects of the college, is now seeking your involvement—a perfect opportunity for those of you looking to make improvements in your quality of life and education provided through the college and your respective majors.

DSAC is looking for a CCJS Representative for the 2013-2014 term. If you are interested in said positions, please email a resume to dsacchair@gmail.com by Monday, April 8, 2013. We look forward to hearing from you!

If you have any questions about what the position entail, please feel free to contact the current CCJS Representative, Corey Herdegen, at coreyh0613@gmail.com.

Be an Alternative Break Trip Leader!

Alternative Break Trip Leader Applications
Applications are due April 12th by 5:00 pm.
AB Trip Leaders are the chief coordinators for Alternative Break experiences. They plan and oversee trip logistics, facilitate peer learning around social justice issues, develop educational and orientation curriculum for participants, lead team activities and reflections, and serve as the main contact for their individual AB experience. All Trip Leaders commit to and serve in this role for one complete year (from May 2013 until May 2014).

The AB Trip Leader role is a valuable and unique leadership, personal and professional development experience for undergraduate and graduate students. This role is a structured experience guided by on-going mentorship, training, and feedback focused on TL and participant learning through knowledge acquisition and experience.

**full application link:http://thestamp.umd.edu/student_involvement/lcsl/involvement/alternative_breaks/get_involved

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Maryland Parent Association (MPA) Student Scholarship Award Applications Available Now!

Maryland Parents AssociationApplications are currently being accepted for the Maryland Parents Association Student Scholarship Award. The scholarship provides assistance to current undergraduate students in good standing who may be unable to continue their education at the University due to extenuating personal or family financial circumstances. Thanks to the generosity of Chatham, T. Rowe Price Foundation and parent donors, scholarships of up to $2,000 (per student) will be awarded for the 2013-2014 academic year. A minimum of 12 scholarships will be awarded.

Click here to access the award criteria, instructions and online application. 

Applications must be submitted online before 5:00 PM on Friday, May 3, 2013.

Questions regarding the award? Contact the Office of Parent and Family Affairs at (301) 314-8429 or parents@umd.edu.

Monday, April 1, 2013

National Law Enforcement Museum Event

Witness to History: The Hunt for the Green River Killer
Witness to History: The Hunt for the Green River Killer

Between 1982 and 1984, at least 48 women became victims of the Green River Killer in suburban Seattle. Nearly 20 years later, a multi-jurisdictional task force was able to tie a suspect to the victims, culminating in a conviction in 2003.
Panelists include:
Congressman David Reichert, (ret.Sheriff, King County, Washington
Jana D. Monroe
, (ret.) Supervisory Special Agent, FBI  
Dr. Robert Keppel, (ret.) Chief Criminal Investigator, State of Washington
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 
Reception at 6:00 pm, Program begins at 6:45 pm 
Naval Heritage Center
at the US Navy Memorial
701 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Metro Green/Yellow Line exit at Archives - Navy Memorial
Business Casual Dress
Light Hors D' Oeuvres, Beer, and Wine
RSVP by April 1, 2013
Questions? Email witnesstohistory@nleomf.org or call (202) 737-7984
Sponsored by  Target