Friday, May 31, 2013

Summer 2013 and Fall 2013 Internship Available: Federal Department Of Transportation Office of Inspector General

Student Volunteer Intern- ID 79197

EMPLOYER:  Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of Inspector General     
POSITION TYPE:  Internship (Fall or Spring Part-Time), Summer Internship
LOCATION:  Washington DC, District of Columbia   

The acquisition and procurement group within the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is seeking students interested in gaining a competitive edge and marketable experience through an opportunity with the Federal Government. Student volunteer positions are currently available for the Summer and Fall of 2013. The DOT spends billions of dollars on contracts and grants every year. Minimizing waste and abuse through sound acquisition management is an ongoing challenge for DOT. Acquisition reform emphasizing increased accountability within the acquisition and grant arena continues to be a part of the Administration’s agenda and is an ongoing focus for Congress. The IG’s acquisition and procurement audit group conducts audits of DOT’s direct contracts and the contracts of DOT grant recipients. As a member of this group, you will learn about DOT’s mission and lines of business, become informed on Federal acquisition related news and regulations, and be introduced to the Federal audit process.

Montgomery County Police Department Hiring

File:MCPD cruiser.JPGThe Montgomery County Police Department (Maryland) will be accepting applications for the position of Police Officer Candidate from Saturday, June 1, 2013 to Saturday, August 31, 2013.  This application process is for the February 2014 Academy Class.  

You can apply online at 

The Following Minimum Qualifications Must Be Met By All Police Officer Applicants
1.  Possession of an Associate's Degree or it's equivalent (60 college credits or 90 college quarter hours) at time of application. We do not substitute prior law enforcement or military experience for the credit requirement.
2.  Not less than 21 years of age at the time of graduation from the Academy.
3.  United States citizenship.
4.  Possession of a valid driver's license.
5.  Successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation conducted by the Department of Police.

Successful candidates must pass a written examination, structured interview, polygraph examination, background investigation, psychological and medical evaluations.

Applicants maybe expected to come to our location six (6) times in order to complete the application process.

A Note About Applying Online:
The online process has changed and you will now be expected to set up an account through iRecruitment.  Go to the iRecruitment Visitor Homepage link in the middle of the page.  Click "Register Today" to create an account and then you can Search Jobs under the category of Public Safety for Police Officer Candidate.

When applying online resumes are not required, they are optional. When the system opens it will state that resumes for POC (Police Officer Candidate) are optional.

**After you have made your account and have applied you will recieve your test date via e-mail.  All test test scheduling will be conducted via e-mail.  Please check your e-mail and SPAM box daily to ensure you do not miss your test date.**

If you have any questions please contact PO3 Mauricio Veiga via email ( or by phone (240) 773-5314.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Job Opportunity: American Systems Latent Print Technichian

AMERICAN SYSTEMS is looking for Jr Latent Print Technicians! This position is responsible for supporting a team of forensic specialists in executing a government agency mission. This person will demonstrate the ability to perform and administer laboratory operations supporting forensic latent print processing in accordance with established practices and procedures. The individual will be able to apply scientific and administrative concepts and procedures and streamline those activities to maximize throughput while maintaining strict high quality standards. Must be effective communicator in both oral and written products. Should have knowledge of law enforcement and DOD forensic methods and practices and be capable of working easily with both approaches to forensic analyses. Requires understanding of analysis techniques for recovery and analysis of fingerprint, DNA and trace evidence.

An information session will be held Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10:00AM on campus in Susquehanna Hall room 1120.  American Systems will conduct interviews on the spot with all viable candidates. Please dress business casual and bring a copy of your resume!

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Peer Advisor Position Available in CCJS Advising

The CCJS Undergraduate Advising office is currently seeking a peer advisor for the summer 2013 and fall 2013 semesters.  The peer advisor will be responsible for greeting students, answering general major questions, and secretarial duties within the CCJS Advising office.  This is a wonderful opportunity to work in our department, interact with CCJS faculty and staff, and gain valuable experience in the advising world.

  • Student must be a declared CCJS major
  • Student must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Student must have at least 30 credits completed
  • Student must be available for at least 10-20 hours a week during the summer and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00AM – 4:00PM during the fall semester

If you are interested, please e-mail CCJS for an application (  The application should be submitted to CCJS Advising, along with a resume and a paragraph explaining why you would like to work in the CCJS Advising Office.  All materials should be submitted directly to CCJS Advising by 4:00PM on Monday, May 13, 2013.

If you have any questions about this position or the application, please contact our office at or by phone at (301) 405-4729.

Monday, May 6, 2013

FAA Employment Information Session

The Federal Aviation Administration will be hosting an information session that will present an overview of the FFA's mission, job and program opportunities. They are currently look for students of all majors for their Summer and Fall internships.Come hear Dr. Carlos Manduley, FFA's Senior Advisor for Educational Partnerships, talk about the opportunities available at the FAA.

DATE: Tuesday, May 07, 2013 
TIME: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: 0104 Skinner Hall

For additional information about this event please visit: 

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Internship Opportunity: Center for Substance Abuse Research Assistant (Substance Abuse Prevention)

Internship Announcement – SUMMER/FALL 2013

Position: Undergraduate Internship (unpaid, for credit)
Title: Research Assistant
Duties: The intern’s primary responsibilities will be to assist with conducting local substance abuse prevention needs assessments and program evaluations.

Specific duties include:
  • Assist with develop of local data collection instruments
  • Data entry (using Excel or SPSS) for responses from community surveys
  • Review local data and develop tables/spreadsheets  
  • Assist with preparation of needs assessment reports and logic models
  • Assist with preparation of community strategic planning documents
  • Assist with preparation of evaluation reports
  • Other duties as assigned

Apply to the CCJS Honors Program

The CCJS Honors Program is a unique opportunity for undergraduate CCJS majors to challenge themselves academically.  The Honors Program is comprised of small, interactive and rigorous courses taught by tenured faculty.  CCJS Departmental Honors courses are structured to enhance a student’s analytic skills, research capability, critical thinking, and writing ability.

Students who participate in our Honors Program experience the following benefits:
  • Smaller, discussion-based classes with no more than 20 students
  • One-on-one interaction with CCJS tenured faculty members
  • Ability to conduct independent research on a topic of your interest in the criminal justice field
  • Ability to develop and write your own thesis/research proposal and orally defend it to a committee of faculty and graduate students
  • A chance to stand out among roughly 850 other CCJS students when applying to internships, jobs, grad school, or law school

Spring 2013 Final Exam Schedule

Final exams are around the corner!  Here is a link to the Spring 2013 final exam schedule: