Friday, December 18, 2015

CCJS Advising Closing for Winter Break

CCJS Advising will close for Winter Break Tuesday, December 22, 2015 through Sunday, January 3, 2016.  CCJS Advising will reopen Monday, January 4, 2016.

The University of Maryland, as a whole, will be closed December 24, 2015 - January 3, 2016.

Teach for America: Application Deadline January 15

Calling all juniors & seniors! Teach for America (TFA) is currently accepting applications for the 2016 corps until January 15th, 2016. TFA is a national non-profit working to change the odds for the 16 million children born into poverty in the United States. We recruit diverse campus leaders across all majors to serve as teachers in low-income communities for a minimum of 2 years. 

Spring 2016 Course: Bandits in Latin America

New course for the Spring 2016 semester: PORT 229A/SPAN 229A/LASC248A.  
This course is a General Education Humanities (DSHU) course.
 This course will count for lower level Supporting Sequence.  If you register for the course and want to use it for lower level Supporting Sequence, please email CCJS Advising ( after you have registered.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Study Abroad in Australia and New Zealand with START

Below is an announcement about a short-term study abroad trip this summer with the START program.  Students will be studying abroad in Australia and New Zealand Summer 2016.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Study Abroad in Singapore with START

Below is an announcement about a short-term study abroad trip this summer with the START program.  Students will be studying abroad in Singapore Summer 2016.

Monday, December 14, 2015

OMSE Fall Tutoring Schedule December 14-22

Compete with UMD CCJS in the CSI Challenge Competition

Have you completed CCJS 320 and enjoyed the course?  If so, consider joining Professor Mauriello in the CSI Challenge Competition.  All interested students must contact Professor Mauriello by Monday, December 21, 2015.  

Friday, December 11, 2015

Justice for Juniors: Campus Organization Accepting Volunteers

You are cordially invited to serve as a Justice for Juniors Volunteer Tutor at the DC Juvenile Jail year round on Mondays, 6:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.;  and on Sundays, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the UMD Hillel, 7612 Mowat Lane.  There will be a tutoring closing session this Sunday, December 13 at 2:45PM that interested/new volunteers are encouraged to attend.  The closing session will take place at the UMD Hillel.
Justice for Juniors is an interfaith social justice juvenile recidivism reduction endeavor involving students from GW, Catholic University and UMD who mentor and tutor detained juveniles throughout the year.  A Juvenile Justice Forum is scheduled at UMD each fall and at GW each spring. These forums exam juvenile justice police and practices and have been co-sponsored by the US Justice Department, the DC Superior Court, the Prince George's County Police Department and the State Attorney's Offices and local churches. 

This fall volunteers tutored 30 juveniles referred by the Juvenile Justice System. Justice for Juniors is seeking 50 UMD volunteers to serve as tutors, mentors and to coordinate the spring juvenile justice forum. An unpaid internship is available.  If you are available, you may contact Chaplain Johnson at to set up an orientation schedule.

Register for A CCJS Winter Term Course

Image result for umd winter classesAre you looking to complete credits or finish degree requirements faster?  Consider taking a Winter Term course!  Winter session is held January 4, 2016 through January 22, 2016.   The CCJS department is offering three courses this Winter and two of the courses still have seats available!

Courses offered with available seats in Winter 2016 include:
CCJS 300 – Criminological and Criminal Justice Research Methods (DSSP)
CCJS 454 – Contemporary Criminological Theory

The Winter term provides a small classroom environment, with more discussion and individualized interaction with professors. If you are interested in registering for a CCJS Winter course, please submit permission request through the CCJS stamps website: www.ccjsstamps.umd.eduIf you plan to take a Winter course, it is suggested that students register as soon as possible. 

Please Note: the schedule adjustment period for Winter Term 2016 has changed.  Schedule adjustment well only extend until the first day of classes (January 4, 2016).   

Monday, December 7, 2015

Application Open for Study Abroad Summer and Fall 2016

Applications are now open for both Summer and Fall 2016 Study Abroad Programs!

One-Credit Courses Available in Winter 2016

Check out these available START Winter Courses!

Want more info? Check out this link:

LAS Workshop: Managing Exam Anxiety

KEEP CALM and ACE YOUR FINALS: Are you experiencing exam anxiety? Attend the Learning Assistance Service (LAS) academic success workshop: Managing exam anxiety. You will learn strategies for managing anxiety and achieving exam success!

When: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 
Time: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Where: Shoemaker Building, Room 2202
Contact: Learning Assistance Service (301) 314-7693 and/or 

Information Session: UMD Summer Institute in Arabic & Persian

The University of Maryland's School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Summer Language Institute offers language and culture programs for Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced students of Arabic and Persian. These programs run for approximately 10 weeks from June 1 - August 5, 2016.  

When: Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: St. Mary's Hall, Multipurpose Room
Contact: UMD Summer Language Institute (301) 405-9266 and/or 

LinkedIn Workshops: Beyond the Headshot and Photo Friday

LinkedIn: Beyond the Headshot
Date: Friday, December 11, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library, S. Wing - University Career Center & The President's Promise

Have you always wanted to build a LinkedIn profile? Are you looking for ways to make your profile stand out from the rest? Whether you are new to LinkedIn or not, come join us to learn how to best utilize this powerful media platform.  We’ll show you how to jump-start your engagement with this networking community to explore internship and job opportunities. We can also assist you in building your LinkedIn presence or provide feedback on your existing profile.

Info Session for Study Abroad Trip to South Africa in Summer 2016 - Dec 8

This trip is led by a faculty member from the AASD, but open to any major.  The dates of the program are July 19, 2016 - August 24, 2016 and 6 UMD credits will be awarded.

Friday, December 4, 2015

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Diverse Terps Abroad: Student Panel & Discussion

Joseph Mitchell Scholarship - Spring 2016

Image result for Joseph Mitchell ScholarshipThe Joseph M. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Award provides one-time awards of up to $1,000 to undergraduate or graduate students whose ability to succeed at our institution may be challenged by some personal or family circumstance.  Scholarships will be awarded each fall and each spring semester to one or more deserving students.  Applications and nominations for Spring 2016 award are being accepted through January 10, 2016.  For more information and to apply for the scholarship, please 

Ocean City Seasonal Positions Testing

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Prince George's County Police Spring 2016 Internship Opportunity

Interested applicants should send a resume, transcripts, and recommendation form (attached below) to or turn in hard copy (2201 LeFrak Hall) by 12:00 PM December 4, 2015.

Apply to the Global Terrorism Minor!

Please be advised: applicants should have four semester remaining at UMD to meet eligibility requirements.  

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

How to Find an Internship Workshop - TODAY

Image result for umd career centerDate: Tuesday, December 01, 2015 
Time: 4:00 PM -5:00 PM
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Not sure where to start with your internship search?  Or, do you feel like you are at a standstill and unsure about the next steps in your search?  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 more information, please click here.