Friday, August 30, 2013

Seminar: The Pre-K to Prison Pipeline: Changing the Odds for Boys of Color

Educational and incarceration trends among boys of color remain a concern within public and academic dialogues. This symposium brings leading scholars to campus to discuss the determinants and consequences of the “Pre-K to Prison Pipeline,” as well as action within the academic and public spheres that can bring an end to the cycle. The panel discussion will be moderated by Dr. Ruth Zambrana, and feature four distinguished guests, Dr. Howard Stevenson, Dr. Becky Pettit, Dr. Oscar Barbarin and Dr. Pedro Noguera. The event will culminate with a reception and book signing at the David C. Driskell Center.

Date:  Monday, September 9, 2013
Location: Stamp Atrium Room 1107
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm

For additional information visit our website: or call (301) 405-1158

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Green Dining and Farmers Market Fall 2013 Internships Available

Dining Services Green Dining Program is looking for interns for both the Green Dining Program and the Farmers Market at Maryland. Interested students should visit: for more information.  The Green Dining internships may be eligible for BSOS internship credit.  Applications are due September 6, 2013.

Join Alternative Break

Join the Alternative Breaks movement and do something different for break!

Alternative Breaks are year-long team experiences that dive into social issues and communities across the world.  Alternative Breaks culminate with 27 service-learning trips during winter, spring and summer breaks. Participants travel both locally and internationally to engage in active service, learn about social issues, and build upon community assets all while making lasting memories and great friends.

To learn more about this year's 27 AB experiences, drop by one of our Meet and Greets:
Sept. 10th, 5:00PM to 7:00PM in the Atrium, STAMP 
Sept. 24th, 4:00PM to 6:00PM in the Atrium, STAMP

Participant applications are available online at from September 3rd- 30th.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Jump-Start Your Internship Search Certificate Program - University Career Center

Jump-Start Your Internship Search Certificate Program is exactly what the title states. It is intended to “jump-start” your internship search and best prepare you for the Fall Career & Internship Fair (Sept. 24-26, 2013 in Comcast Center), on-campus interviews, and the overall internship search process – while giving you a certificate and a leather-bound portfolio to reward you for your effort!  

Why Should Students Participate?
  • Earn a black portfolio just in time for the Career & Internship Fair (Sept. 24-26, 2013 in Comcast Center) and a certificate. Include your participation in this certificate program on your resume!
  • Receive insider tips, strategies, and resources to help make your internship search more successful.
  • Gain clarity on how to market your skill set and experiences to future employers (How in the world do you make ice cream scooping sound appealing on your resume?)

For more information on the certificate program, please visit:

Ocean City, MD Police Department Hiring For Summer 2014

The Ocean City, MD Police Department is in the process of recruiting, testing, and hiring applicants for our 2014 summer season. Ocean City Police Department anticipates hiring more than 100 Seasonal Police Officers and more than 40 Seasonal Public Safety Aides, both of which are paid positions

Please view the flyer below.  If students have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the OCPD Training/ Recruiting Section by telephone 410-723-6612 or by email

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Earn Up To $70 As A Paid Research Participant

Earn up to $70 as a research participant!

Paid Research Participants
Center for Addictions, Personality, and Emotion Research
Cognition and Emotion Relationship Study


Do you get angry or frustrated easily? Do your emotions feel intense or out of control? Do you say/do things when upset that you wouldn’t do otherwise? If you answered YES to these questions you may be eligible to participate in a research study at the Center for Addictions, Personality, and Emotion Research at the University of Maryland. This study examines the relationship between cognition and emotion. Participation requires three (3) visits at our center. The visits will consist of a psychological evaluation (at no cost to yourself), questionnaires, and participation in several computer games. You also will be asked to speak about a stressful event.

The First session will take approximately 2 hours, and you will earn $20. The Second and Third sessions will take 30-45 minutes at most, and you will earn between $12 and $25 depending on your performance on a computer task.
-Must be between the ages of 18 and 45
How To Apply:
If you answer YES to the questions below please email us at
  • Do you get angry or frustrated easily?
  • Do your emotions feel intense or out of control?
  • Do you say/do things when you are upset that you wouldn't do otherwise

Tuesday, August 13, 2013


The CCJS Advising Office in 0102 Morrill Hall will be closed today, Tuesday, 13 August 2013 for a campus wide UGST Academic Advising Conference.  We will reopen on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 at 10:00AM.  Thank you!

Monday, August 12, 2013

Job Openings: Urban District Public Service Aide

Montgomery County currently has openings in its Mid-County Regional Services Center for the Wheaton Urban District.  The job openings are: Urban District Public Service Aide in the Wheaton community. Employees will...
  • Provide a visible, uniformed, and welcoming presence in downtown Wheaton
  • Work in a team environment
  • Be a part of the Wheaton redevelopment effort
  • Work closely with Montgomery County Police Department to provide a safe downtown
  • Full-time temporary, and part-time temporary positions available

For more information and to apply visit

All applications must be submitted by: Thursday, August 22, 2013.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Office of Sustainability Fall Internships

The Office of Sustainability is currently accepting applications for fall 2013 internships.  Student intern positions are available for Green Office Education & Outreach, Sustainability Advisors, LEAF Outreach Team, Graphic Design and Curriculum Assessment.  Deadline to apply is Wednesday, August 21st.  The Office of Sustainability internships are not eligible for CCJS internship credit, but may be eligible for BSOS College internship credit.

For more information:

Monday, August 5, 2013

Internship Opportunity: MSCCSP

Internship Opportunity: CESAR Research Assistant

Position:  Undergraduate Internship (unpaid, for credit) –FALL SEMESTER 2013

Title:          Research Assistant

Duties:       The intern’s primary responsibilities will be to assist with various Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR) projects, including the projects below:

Maryland Community Services Locator Project (

  • 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

Friday, August 2, 2013

Immediate Opening For A Student Producer For

Professor Mauriello (CCJS 320) has an immediate opening for a student producer for, a weekly show.  As producer, the student is responsible for making contact with weekly guests; add guest to Google+; conduct a test to make sure guest equipment works; produce graphics/ video clips as needed; produce promos to advertise each show; and handle the broadcast of each show.  This position may be eligible for BSOS internship credit.  Students with have a background in computer sciences, TV production, A/V-internet-social media, or writing and journalism are encouraged to apply.

Students interested in the position should contact Professor Mauriello immediately at: