Monday, September 30, 2013

Be Part of the Change! - Stop Domestic Violence

New Study Abroad Scholarship for Exchange Programs - Apply by October 1

The Education Abroad Office announces a new scholarship undergraduates studying abroad on a UMD Exchange program.  Scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,500. Priority is given to applicants to exchanges in the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America.  Additional funds may be awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need. 

On UMD Exchange programs students study at some of the best universities in the world, are completely immersed in the host culture, and have opportunities to develop early career networks.

Students must submit a completed application to a UMD Exchange program and the Education Abroad Scholarship Application by Tuesday, October 1, 2013.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Study Abroad: Domestic and Sexual Violence in Italy

Want to Study Abroad to Italy to learn more about Domestic and Sexual Violence?
HLTH 389V is a three credit, interdisciplinary 10-day study abroad course where students will travel to Rome and Sicily from March 15, 2014 to March 23, 2014 to learn about the issues surrounding domestic and sexual violence. Students will visit women’s organizations, speak with local police and legal professionals in addition to talking with high school and college students about these issues. The program also includes visits to the Vatican, a day excursion to Mt. Etna Volcano and a day excursion to Florence.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity. Apply by October 1st.
Visit for more information. You can also contact CARE to Stop Violence at for more information.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Kohl's Department Stores: Employer Networking Session and Paid Internships Available

Come Learn about Internal and external theft, shortage, product protection and more!  You will have the opportunity to network with Kohl's Executives and learn about great career opportunities as well.  Additionally, Kohl's is accepting applicants for their paid internship program.

When:  Friday, September 27, 2013 
Time:  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library - University Career Center & The President's Promise

Appropriate Attire:  Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified.

For additional information about this event and to RSVP, please visit:

Law School Fair 2013

When: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 
Time:  4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union - Grand Ballroom

Representatives from over 120 law schools will be in attendance to provide information and answer your questions about their law schools and the law school admissions process.  This event provides a unique opportunity for students and alumni considering law school to meet face to face with law school admissions representatives from across the country. Suggested attire for this event is business casual. No advance registration is required.

A Law School Admissions Panel led by current law school admissions officers will follow directly after the fair.  The panel starts at 7:00PM in the Biosciences Research Building (BRB), Room 1101.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

USAJobs and Federal Opportunities and Internships - TODAY

Students may join Federal and Global Semester participants for workshops by the Partnership for Public Service. They will be reviewing how to navigate and federal opportunities.

Date:  Wednesday, September 25, 2013 
Time:  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Marie Mount Hall 0108

For additional information about this event, please visit:

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Be the Solution Competition: Kick-Off TOMORROW! RSVP Now!

Terps! We're almost there! On Wednesday, September 25 from 6-7pm we kickoff our 2nd annual Be the Solution Competition!

Dedicated to conquering a problem? Great at identifying new ones? Will your fearless ideas be the solution to society’s challenges?

Whatever your major or background, we invite you to come learn about the competition, join us for free pizza and drinks, and see how we can help your ideas take shape. However ambitious or simple, you'll have the resources and support to develop your ideas and compete for money to get your project started!

The Be the Solution Business Model Competition promotes innovation and entrepreneurship across the behavioral and social sciences by offering students prizes for new ventures with social value. The competition emphasizes learning & entrepreneurship through workshops, coaching, interdisciplinary cooperation and the experience of pitching a business to an expert panel of judges.

US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) : Employer Networking Session

Date:  Thursday, October 24, 2013
Time:  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library - University Career Center & The President's Promise

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is responsible for criminal enforcement and industry operations throughout the United States. Our dedicated work force is comprised of special agents, industry operations investigators, intelligence research specialists, forensic auditors, technical operations officers and support staff. ATF is a unique law enforcement agency that protects our communities from violent criminals, criminal organizations, the illegal use and trafficking of firearms, and explosives, acts of arson and bombings, and the illegal diversion of alcohol and tobacco products. ATF’s core jurisdiction — enforcing federal laws that prohibit violence and the illicit use of firearms, bombs and explosives, as well as fire and arson — places ATF at the center of criminal investigations. Limited hiring is taking place, but when more hiring becomes available, applicants want to be prepared. ATF Special Agent Clare Jeppi has offered to share her great experiences with ATF, her work as a federal law enforcement officer, and her suggestions regarding the hiring process. She will also answer any questions that students may have that involve federal law enforcement opportunities.

Appropriate Attire:
Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified.

To RSVP and/or for additional information about this event:

Fall Career & Internship Fair - September 24-26

The annual 3-day event provides students an opportunity to meet face-to-face with employers to discuss internship as well as full-time and part-time employment opportunities. Each day has different employers so students are encouraged to plan ahead. Attendees should dress professionally and bring multiple copies of resumes. No preregistration is necessary.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Alternative Breaks Meet and Greet on Wednesday!

Join the Alternative Breaks movement and do something different for break! To learn more about this year's 26 AB experiences, drop by the AB Meet and Greet Wednesday, Sept. 25th, 4:00-6:00 pm in the Atrium, STAMP Student Union

Alternative Breaks are year-long team experiences that dive in to social issues and communities across the world. Alternative Breaks culminate with 26 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. Advisors are staff/faculty members who provide advising and guidance fr the student trip leaders.

Applications are available online at
Participant applications are due September 30th.
Staff/Faculty Advisor applications are due September 27th.

For more information, contact: Alternative Breaks at

Critical Language Scholarships for Summer 2014

Want to study one of these critical languages during summer 2014 – all expenses paid?
Arabic • Chinese • Korean • Japanese • Russian • Turkish • Indonesian • Hindi • Bangla/Bengali• Persian  • Punjabi • Urdu • Azerbaijani

Want to study abroad in one of these countries during summer 2014 – all expenses paid?
Egypt • Jordan • Morocco • Oman  • Tunisia • China •  South Korea • Russia • Turkey • India •Tajikistan • Bangladesh •Azerbaijan • Indonesia •Japan

Learn more about the CLS summer scholarships and about preparing a strong application by the November 15 deadline.  Attend an information session about the Critical Language Scholarship program:

International Affairs Scholarships Event - Fri. Sept. 27 at 4 pm

Are you excited about pursuing a career in International Affairs and Policy?

The National Scholarships Office is hosting a presentation on several outstanding scholarship programs (listed below) for sophomores, juniors, and seniors with strong interests in pursuing careers in international affairs.

These programs focus on students with financial need, as well as students from groups historically underrepresented in international affairs leadership roles in government, nonprofits, international organizations and other institutional settings. They provide generous scholarships for graduate study, prestigious summer study programs, internships, and more. US citizenship or permanent residency is required to apply for these programs.

When: Friday, September 27, 2013
Where: Marie Mount Hall, The Maryland Room (Lower level)
Time:  4:00PM

Friday, September 20, 2013

Interested In A Cybersecurity Minor? Let BSOS Know!

BSOS students, please take 2 minutes to fill out a survey on your interest in bringing a cybersecurity-related minor to BSOS.  Respondents will be entered to win a package of swag from the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), including a T-shirt, a mug and other surprises!

Domestic Violence Study Abroad Informational

Interested in learning more about domestic and sexual violence?  The CARE to Stop Violence Office is leading an Education Abroad program for Spring Break 2014. 

Please attend our informational on Wednesday, September 25th from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM in the Heilsa Conference Room on the ground floor of the University Health Center to learn more about the program. During this time, you will learn about the itinerary, the cost and meet the professors.

If you can't attend, contact us at for more information.

New Public Leadership Minor

The Public Leadership Minor will allow students to examine pressing issues, such as the global environment, human rights, diversity, and poverty, that are facing today’s leaders. This minor provides students with a foundation of leadership development, from understanding leadership theories to enhancing their own critical thinking, community organizing, and problem solving skills. The Public Leadership Minor will complement any major on campus, while empowering students to become stronger citizens and leaders.

For more information about the minor, the requirements, or the application process, visit:

Apply To Be A Summer 2014 Orientation Advisor

Picture yourself…on the 2014 Orientation Staff! Do you want to have an impact on thousands of incoming students and their families?! Do you want to represent the University of Maryland? Do you want to have a picture perfect summer? Then apply to be an Orientation Advisor or Program Registrar!

Throughout the 2014 summer you will work directly with the Orientation Staff, administrators, department heads, deans and faculty members to develop your leadership and team building skills.

Being a staff member includes free summer housing, free ERC summer membership, a free summer parking pass, a $2,700 summer stipend, and a $250 Terrapin Express account, and tons of FREE Terp swag!

For more information about the job and how to apply, you can visit
Applications are due in person in 1102 Cole Field House by October 4th, 2013 at 4:30 pm.

Be a part of the picture!

Application Open for December 2013 Commencement Speaker

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Arlington County Police Department: Employer Networking Session

Date:  Friday, September 20, 2013
Time:  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library University Career Center & The President's Promise

Arlington County Police Department’s mission is the reduction of crime and the improvement of the quality of life in Arlington County by making it a place where all people can live safely and without fear. The public depends on police officers to protect lives and property. We work and live by a set of core values: courage, competence, commitment, compassion, restraint, respect and integrity. If you have these qualities, if you have the drive and the passion, then we want you to join. Police work is like no other job in the world.

Appropriate Attire:
Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified.

To RSVP and/or for additional information about this event: