Thursday, October 31, 2013

Who Do You Want to See at the Career Fair?

CCJS Advising is looking for you input in planning our annual CCJS Career Fair, which will be held on March 5, 2013.   We are looking to see who you, the students, want to meet at the career fair.  Please take a minute to answer the five short questions in the survey below to help us plan on what agencies to invite . And please share the survey with other students on campus!  

C4T Job Posting: Crime Scene/Forensic Analyst

The Crime Scene Analyst (CSA) will respond as directed to reports of crime and process crime scenes appropriately, including preparing detailed documentation of the scene and any related forensic reporting that is required. The CSA will collect evidence and insure that it is properly preserved, processed, and stored. All department chain of custody protocols will be observed and the CSA will, when appropriate, transport evidence to the appropriate lab for processing. The CSA will also work closely with department investigators and criminal analysts to ensure that they have a clear understanding not only of the specific crime but also any patterns or trends that may be emerging.

Job Location:  Camden, New Jersey
Position Type:  Entry Level (Full-Time)
Desired Major(s):  Behavioral and Social Sciences/Criminology and Criminal Justice
Desired Class Level(s):  Recent Grad (up to 3 years out), Alumnus/a (beyond 3 years out)    
Application Accepted Until: November 30, 2013

For additional information including how to apply, please visit Careers4Terps (

C4T Job Listing: Prince George's County Police Department

The Prince George's County Police Department is currently seeking recruit candidates to be considered for the position of Police Officer. The Police Department is seeking men and women that exhibit characteristics of good character, sound judgement, honesty, reliability, and integrity that blend together with a philosophy for community-oriented policing and a strong desire to serve the interest of the citizens of Prince George's County.

Typical Duties:
The typical duties of a police officer, upon whom public safety depends, include: responding to calls; maintaining order in an assigned patrol area; enforcing criminal and traffic laws mandated and authorized by the State and local laws and ordinances; report writing, courtroom presentation of cases; and providing effective and efficient service to the citizens of Prince George's County. Shift work is required.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Legal Internship: Office of Vaccine Litigation, U.S. Department of Justice

Office of Vaccine Litigation, U.S. Department of Justice
Volunteer/Unpaid Legal Interns, Winter/Spring 2014
U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Torts Branch, Office of Constitutional and Specialized Torts, Office of Vaccine Litigation, Washington, DC
The Vaccine Litigation Group represents the interests of the Secretary of Health and Human Services in all cases filed in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims under the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act.  The cases involve claims of injury as a result of the receipt of certain vaccines.  

Responsibilities and Opportunity Offered: The Vaccine Litigation Group is currently seeking undergraduate students for a limited number of part-time Winter/Spring 2014 volunteer (unpaid) internships.  Interns work closely with attorneys and paralegals on substantive matters in all stages of litigation.  Indeed, the position offers a unique experience in public service.  The legal and medical issues at stake in each case vary greatly.  Attorneys and staff in the group handle heavy case loads, and while streamlined procedures are utilized, cases frequently involve complex liability and damages issues.  The Group is obliged to ensure that the Vaccine Trust Fund, from which damage awards are paid, is protected and, where eligibility criteria are met, that fair compensation is distributed to those whom Congress has intended.  Attorneys appear frequently before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which affords interns the opportunity to gain experience in trial and appellate practice.   

Prep Workshops: How To Find An Internship & What To Do After Getting A Job Offer

How to Find an Internship Workshop
DATE: Tuesday, November 05, 2013
TIME: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
LOCATION: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3rd Floor Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Not sure where to start with your internship search? Or, do you feel like you're at a standstill and unsure about the next steps in your search? Just using Google will not find you an internship! To help you with your internship search, we will discuss:
  • Specific resources available to research internship opportunities in non-profit, government and corporate sectors.
  • Quick tips on making a positive first impression on resumes and during interviews.
  • Strategies to connect with UMD alumni working within your intended career field.

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

FREE WORKSHOP AT LAS - Take Charge of Your Math Exam

File:ImagesCAGHIMNJ.jpgCome and learn to take charge of your math exam!  Techniques for preparing for and taking math exams and learning from previous math exams will be discussed.  Students will develop a plan of action to prepare effectively for math course exams.  Please bring your math course syllabus and a graded math exam to use during the workshop.

When: Monday, November 04, 2013 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Shoemaker  : 2202

TODAY: Free Depression Screening

The University Health Center is hosting Depression Screening Day TODAY, October 30. This event is designed to increase awareness about the signs and symptoms of depression and help UMD students, staff, and faculty take an active role in caring for their mental health.

Stop by Room 1150 of the Health Center to take an anonymous written depression screening assessment and speak with mental health professionals about counseling resources on campus. The event will take place between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM, and attendees should anticipate spending about 20-30 minutes at the Health Center completing the screening. This event is FREE to UMD students, staff, and faculty.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Job Posting: Recovery Support Specialist

PG County Health Dept./Div. of Addictions/YCS is seeking adults with minimum of 2 years of college and experience working with youth to work with adolescents in a recovery program.  Duties encompass case management, conducting educational support groups, wellness & recovery activities, mentoring in a team approach environment. 

Knowledge of: adolescent development, substance abuse treatment and support required. Cultural sensitivity also required. Proficiency in Spanish is preferred Criminal background checks will be conducted. 

Resumes should be submitted to Sarah Rosenberg:  Please list "Recovery Support Specialist” as the subject of the e-mail.  

Peace Corps: Employer Networking Sessions

DATE:  Monday, November 04, 2013
TIME:  12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  3100 Hornbake Library - University Career Center & The President's Promise

Event Details:
Discover the benefits of Peace Corps service from a returned Volunteer. Join Peace Corps Recruiter and Returned Volunteer Skyler 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 and to RSVP for this event:

Geographical Sciences Career & Internship Fair 2013

DATE:  Friday, November 01, 2013 
TIME:  9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
LOCATION: LeFrak Hall, Room 1124

Event Details:
The Geographical Sciences Advising Office, in cooperation with the University Career Center & The President’s Promise, sponsors a semi-annual career and internship fair specific to Geography, Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Science and Policy students every semester. Public, private and non-profit employers attend to seek out potential interns and employees.

For more information about this event, please visit:

Graduate Degrees in International Affairs - Information Session

DATE: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 
TIME:  6:00 p.m.-8:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Tydings Hall, Room 0117

Event Details:

The following institutions will be on hand to discuss academic offerings, the admissions and financial aid process, and career opportunities for individuals interested in graduate level international affairs programs.
  • Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
  • Georgetown University School of Foreign Affairs
  • Princeton University School of Public and International Affairs
  • Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
  • Tufts University - The Fletcher School

For additional information about this event, please visit:

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Apply Now: Undergraduate Legal Aid Internship

Considering a law-related career?  Interested in gaining hands-on legal experience while earning credit?

Apply for a Spring 2014 Internship with the Undergraduate Student Legal Aid Office!  Interns must be undergraduates and have completed 56 credit hours by the beginning of the internship.  For more information, stop by Undergraduate Legal Aid in Suite 3125 of the South Campus Dining Hall or call (301) 314-7756.  Applications are now available on the website:

 All applications are due: Friday, October 25, 2013.