Friday, November 22, 2013

Department Of The Treasury, Office of Intelligence and Analysis- Spring 2014 Student Volunteer

Spring 2014 Student Volunteer
Department:  Department Of The Treasury
Agency:  Treasury, Departmental Offices
Job Announcement Number:  2014-DO-VS-OIA

Salary Range: $0.00 to $0.00 / Per Month
Open Period:  Tuesday, November 05, 2013 to Sunday, December 01, 2013
Series & Grade:  GS-0099-00
Position Information:  Spring Student Volunteer - Jan 13th - May 9th
Duty Locations:  Few vacancies in the following location:
District of Columbia, DC

Who May Apply: 
U.S. Citizens; No Prior Federal Experience Required

Job Summary: 
The Office of Intelligence and Analysis would like to host multiple 2014 Student Volunteers.   Are you looking for a challenging internship to gain valuable work experience in public service? 

The Office of Intelligence and Analysis (OIA)’s vital mission is to advance national security and protect financial integrity by informing Treasury decisions with timely, relevant, and accurate intelligence and analysis. OIA welcomes students with a broad range of backgrounds and skills to serve as non-paid student volunteers in support of its mission. Because much of OIA’s work is classified, a security clearance will be required for student volunteers working on many analytic and other substantive portfolios. Students without security clearances may have exciting opportunities to grapple with other issues such as strategic human resource management, knowledge management, or foreign language translation.

DHS Customs and Border Protection - Pathways Internship Student Trainee (Administrative and Office Support)

Pathways Internship Student Trainee (Administrative and Office Support)
Department:  Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:  Customs and Border Protection
Job Announcement Number:  IHC-983774-TS CI

Salary Range: $22,851.00 to $36,384.00 / Per Year
Open Period:  Thursday, November 21, 2013 to Sunday, December 01, 2013
Series & Grade:  GS-0399-02/04
Position Information:  Multiple Schedules - Internships
Duty Locations:  27 vacancies in the following location(s):
San Diego, CA;
San Francisco, CA
Washington DC, DC 
Orlando, FL 
Chicago, IL 
More Locations  (15)

Who May Apply:
All U.S. citizens who have been accepted for enrollment or are currently enrolled in an accredited educational institution.

Job Summary:  
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career?  If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling.

DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

SSDP: Cops Say Legalize Drugs: Come Find Out Why!

Come join Students for Sensible Drug Policy at UMD as we host the amazing guest speaker retired Major Niell Franklin, Executive Director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP). Neill served as a law enforcement officer for 34 years in the Maryland State Police and Baltimore Police department. His experience serving as a narcotics agent for several year coupled with the loss of a dear friend changed his view point on opposition to the War on Drugs. Come hear first hand accounts and compelling stories of how the Drug War and Prohibition are causing unnecessary death and destruction. There will be free snacks and refreshments provided. 

For more info contact UMD SSDP via facebook or email us at  This event is free and open to the public.

When: Monday November 25 at 7:00 PM
Where: Benjamin Banneker A room, Stamp 

LEAP website:

Apply to participate in Terps for Change

Are you interested in service learning? Do you have time in Spring semester to engage in weekly service? If so, apply to become a Terps for Change volunteer! We connect students with community service sites to make a positive impact on campus. Application can be found on Email for more information.  

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Peace Corps at UMD

All members of the campus community are invited to join us for a reception celebrating UMD's Peace Corps tradition. Current UMD Peace Corps recruiter, Mr. Skyler Dobert, and former Peace Corps Deputy Director (and President of the UMD Alumni Assoc!), Ms. Jody Olsen, will join UMD faculty, staff and graduate student Peace Corps veterans in sharing their experiences.  Interested in Peace Corps? Don't miss this great opportunity to learn what it is all about, and how you can be the next in the long line of Peace Corps Terps (over 1,200 strong, and growing!)

When: Thursday, November 21, 2013 
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: McKeldin Library - 6137-Special Events Room

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Career Shuttle and Paid Externship to Facebook DC

Facebook.svgWhen:  Thursday, December 05, 2013 
Time:  8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Meet in the lobby of the University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library)

Join the University Career Center & The President’s Promise on a Career Shuttle to Facebook DC!
This trip is open to sophomores, juniors and graduate students of any major, provided you have a strong academic background and interest in government affairs, public policy, law or strategic communications. To be eligible for a summer externship with Facebook DC, you must be returning to school in Fall 2014 (May 2014 graduates and alumni are not eligible unless they plan to pursue further education starting next fall). 

ADDITIONAL NOTE: This career shuttle and site focuses on government affairs, NOT social media or computer science-related opportunities.

Facebook DC is currently recruiting for its summer externship program (a paid, full-time opportunity during Summer 2014). Facebook DC helps to inform users, the media, partners, employees and other stakeholders about Facebook’s products and business. Working with policymakers at the international federal, and state levels, the team handles legislative and regulatory matters, participates in domestic and international policy discussions and leads the company’s interactions with consumer and other non-governmental organizations.
Space is limited—please RSVP today! Once the bus is full, you will be added to our waiting list and notified if a spot opens up. Due to the limited space and the expected high demand for this trip, we will be enforcing our "no show" policy. Contact Kate Juhl immediately at if you register and are unable to attend.

Please plan to meet in the lobby of the University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing) at 8:30 am. We will depart promptly by bus at 8:45 am and return to campus by 1 pm. You may want to bring a snack. During our visit, we will take a tour of Facebook DC and hear more about their externship program. There may also be the chance to meet some high-level members of the office as their schedules allow.

 RSVP for this event:

Summer 2014 Internship: U.S. Agency for International Development

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is an independent federal government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State and fosters transformational development around the world. Our Headquarters is centrally located in downtown Washington, DC, at the prestigious Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 14th and Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. We are located next to the Federal Triangle Metro. Our office is in within walking distance of many major attractions.

The USAID Internship Program (Summer 2014) is designed to provide Interns with substantive work assignments, which expose them to the benefits of a Federal career. The work assigned in most bureaus or offices varies. Typical assignments include a variety of research projects, writing program memoranda, drafting documents, facilitating meetings and/or special events, performing analytical work, attending program discussions in the Agency and/or at the Department of State, communicating on USAID program issues, and performing other duties as assigned.

C4T Job: Loss Prevention Officer (Plain Clothes)- Supermarket Security/Investigations

A chosen candidate will have the primary responsibility of detecting, investigating, apprehending shoplifters by utilizing the 5 step process. Applicant must be able to read, write, speak the English Language in order to produce the proper reports. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

The dress code will be of business casual and the applicant will have the ability to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times and have the ability to remain calm in stressful situations.  Additionally the applicant is expected to appear in court as witness for the State of Maryland in prosecuted cases.

  • Dependable Transportation
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Honest
  • Dependable
  • Interest in Business and Criminal Justice

C4T: Police Foundation Internship

HomeResearch Intern

The internship position involves working in the Research Department on a variety of criminal justice projects related to law enforcement technologies, job analysis, eyewitness identification and more. Full time availability is preferred; however, we understand that as students you may not be able to devote this availability thus, we require a minimum commitment of 24 hours a week during the semester and we are flexible around school schedules. This position is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. The internship position will pay a small weekly stipend solely to offset transportation and lunch expenses and is dependent on availability and previous research related work experience.
This position is open to current undergraduate or graduate students seeking a degree in criminal justice, psychology, statistics, sociology or anthropology. Proficiency in Spanish and Statistics and familiarity with research methods is preferred, but not required.

Position Type:
Internship (Fall or Spring Part-Time)

Application Deadline: 
November 20, 2013

For more information and to apply for the position, please log onto Careers4Terps!

Career Panel: Changing the World Through Service

Date:  Wednesday, November 20, 2013 
Time:  4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library

Interested in serving your country & world after graduation? Want to make a difference?  Hear from popular programs such as:
  • Peace Corps
  • Teach for America
  • City Year
  • Teach for All
  • AmeriCorps NCCC-FEMA Corps
  • America Solidaria

These programs are looking for students of all majors!

For additional information and/or to RSVP for this event:

Internship Workshop Series: How to Find an Internship Workshop

Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 
Time:  12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location: HBK3135- Resource Room

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 and/or to RSVP for this event:

Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education (OMSE) Is Hiring Tutors

OMSE is hiring tutors for the following courses:
BSCI: 105, 106, 201, 202, 207, 222
CHEM: 131, 132, 135, 231, 241, 271
ENEE: 140, 150
MATH: 003-113, 140, 141, 220, 221, 240, 241
PHYS: 121, 122, 131, 132, 141, 142, 161
STAT: 100, 112, 115
BCHM: 461, 462, 463, 465
BMGT: 220, 221, 230

Tutors must meet the following eligibility requirements:

Enroll in the Global Poverty Minor

More information about the Global Poverty Minor online at:

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Screening of How to Make Money Selling Drugs

Do you want be part of a movement? Are you interested in learning more about the illegal drug industry? REACT to FILM (RtF) chapters across the country will participate in a national moment this fall with the collective power to create change by simultaneously screening HOW TO MAKE MONEY SELLING DRUGS. Come see the film with UMD College Park's RtF Chapter in partnership with Students for Sensible Drug Policy.

Co-sponsored by UMD SSDP. Directed by Matthew Cooke & produced by HBO Entourage star Adrian Grenier!

LOCATION: Room 1205, Cambridge Community Center
WHEN: Thursday November 14 at 6:30PM
DETAILS: Free admission. Q&A to Follow.

Facebook event:

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Career Discovery Zone: Making Career Decisions Now & in the Future

If you want to know how to make a 'good' career decision  or are currently confused about a career decision that needs to be made, this workshop is for you! No pre-registration needed. Students should plan to attend for the entire 1-1/4 hours. Bring a friend and get in the Zone--the Career Discovery Zone!

When:  Wednesday, November 13, 2013 
Time:  4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Shoemaker  (Students should check-in with the Main Receptionist on the 1st Floor)

Job Opportunity: Kmart Loss Prevention

Internship with the National Park Service

National Park Service Office of Partnerships and Philanthropic Stewardship
Paid Internship Position | Visual Media and Communications Intern 

Position Description:
The National Park Service (NPS) Office of Partnerships and Philanthropic Stewardship (Partnership Office) is searching for an undergraduate or graduate student who is interested in an exciting opportunity to share their creative talents and communication and visual media skills while gaining hands on learning and leadership experience.        

1 Credit Intergroup Dialogue Courses

As part of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, we offer the Words of Engagement Intergroup Dialogue Program (WEIDP) for undergraduate students who are interested in engaging with other students on difficult, but rewarding, topics. Our intergroup dialogues include dialogues across race, class, gender, nationality, sexuality, among others. Classes are taught by trained and experienced facilitators. Participants can expect a rich and rewarding experience as well as an opportunity to develop skills in cultural competence. 

All dialogues are 7-week, 1-credit courses that are held in the first and second halves of each semester and WEIDP courses satisfy the new General Education Cultural Competence. The Spring 2014 dialogue schedule can be found here:

If you are interested, you can go to and click the "registration" link.  

International Internships Panel: Student Perspectives

WHEN: Monday, November 18, 2013 
TIME: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
LOCATION: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Interested in interning abroad? Curious to learn more about the options that exist? Hear from a panel of current UMD students who have gained valuable experience through internships in other countries.

Student panelists include:
  • Mackenzie Burnett, UK Parliament, United Kingdom
  • Courtni Berry, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Tanzania
  • Carrie Hildebrandt, House of Grace & Center for Democracy and Community, Israel
  • Alexander Pryor, International Student Conferences, Inc, South Korea
  • Nyana Quashie, Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps, Nicaragua
Lunch provided!
For additional information about this event and to RSVP:

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Brown Bag Lunch with CCJS Professor Dooley

Are you interested in learning more about the research being done on campus and how you can get involved? Would you like to get to know professors from your department better? If so, you’re in luck! The Dean’s Student Advisory Council is sponsoring a brown bag lunch with Dr. Dooley on Friday November 15th from 11:15 am – 1:15 pm. Dr. Dooley teaches CCJS105 - Introduction to Criminology, CCJS330 - Contemporary Criminological Issues, and CCJS451 - Crime and Delinquency Prevention. Some of his research interests include criminological theory, the history of criminology, and gangs. DSAC will cover the cost of lunch, you just have to show up! If you're interested please RSVP here:

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Last Day to Drop with a "W" is Monday!

Monday November 11, 2013  is the last day for undergraduate students to withdraw from 1 course up to 4 credits for the current Fall 2013 semester. If you have questions about dropping a course, please contact the BSOS advising center at 301-405-1697.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Students for Sensible Drug Policy screen the film "10 Rules for Dealing with Police"

You've Been Offered the Job'Now What?

You just got a job offer! 'Now what? Learn how to review an offer before negotiating and accepting a job.  In this presentation we will discuss evaluating an offer of employment, factors to consider in an offer and the benefits of company benefits. Learn about medical insurance, prescription drug plans, retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, tuition remission, vacation and sick leave.  You do not want to miss out on this opportunity to learn about the details of a job offer!

When: Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: University Career Center & The President's Promise - 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

How to Find an Internship Workshop

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
When:  Tuesday, November 05, 2013 
Time:  12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location: HBK3135 Resource Room

TODAY - Info Session for Master's in Clinical Psychological Science Program

The Psychology Department at the University of Maryland is pleased to offer a Master's in Clinical Psychological Science Program.  The program is designed for working professionals who desire advanced knowledge in clinical science to enter, advance, or expand their career options in the mental health field.  Classes are help on campus two days a week after traditional working hours.  Applications are now being accepted for the Fall, 2013 semester.  No GRE or previous experience in psychology is required.

Information sessions, including more information on tuition remission, will be held  TODAY (11/5/13) from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM in Biology-Psychology Room 1142.  Snacks will be provided.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Alumni Association's Annual Student Etiquette Dinner! (Deadline Today)

Don’t miss your chance to attend this year’s Student Etiquette Dinner, sponsored by the Alumni Association! The dinner will be held this Wednesday, November 6 from 6:00 PM - 8:00PM at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center.  Enjoy a delectable meal and learn proper dining etiquette that will dazzle your friends and family—not to mention prospective employers! A certified etiquette expert will guide participants through a sit down, 3-course meal, providing lessons on everything from eating utensils to interesting conversation starters.   Online registration closes today, Monday, November 4th at 5:00 PM  Cost is $12 for students.