Thursday, February 26, 2015

Study Skills Workshop - Midterms and Math Anxiety

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Get Ready For Midterms! 
Get ready. Get set. Go!  This workshop will introduce you to study strategies to prepare for midterms and be successful in your exams.

When: Thursday, March 05, 2015 
Time:  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Shoemaker Hall, room 2202

Fear The Turtle, But Not The Math:  How To Conquer Math Anxiety
Many students experience fear when they are confronted with math problems.  Come learn how to strengthen your competence and manage your anxiety towards mathematics.

When: Monday, March 02, 2015
Time:  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Shoemaker Hall, room 2202

Friday, February 13, 2015

Study Abroad in Barcelona - Info Session Monday, Feb 16

Career Fair Prep Events

Monday, February 16, 2015 • 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: Baltimore Room - Stamp Student Union

Join Habitat for Humanity

Image result for habitat for humanity logoCome hear all about what Habitat for Humanity has to offer at our first general body meeting of the semester Monday, February 16, 2015 at 7:00 PM in Jimenez Hall room 0208. The group will discuss what they do, semester trips, and how you can get involved. 

When: Monday, February 16, 2015 
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: JMZ, room 0208

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Are you taking a Spanish class? Participate in a Research Study

Image result for casl umdAre you taking a Spanish class? The Language Learning and Cognition Study needs your help!
Participate in 14 sessions of 1-2 hours each at Taliaferro.  You will be asked to complete cognitive tasks and questionnaires, as well as training tasks on an iPad.
Receive $240 for completing the study ($5 each for sessions 1-13, and $175 at the final session).  After completing session 14, you will get a raffle entry to win one of 10 $200 gift cards!

Connecticut Police Departments Hiring

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Spring Career & Internship Fair

February 18, 19 and 20
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Grand Ballroom

Sample list of employers recruiting College of Behavioral and Social Sciences students:
  • American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI)
  • Anne Arundel County Police Department
  • Aristotle International, Inc.
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • Community Residences, Inc
  • CoStar
  • Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security
  • District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • Kennedy Krieger Institute
  • Montgomery County Police Department
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • Public Citizen
  • Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Supreme Court of the United States Police
  • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
  • The Institute of World Politics
  • U.S. Census Bureau
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division
  • U.S. Department of State
  • UMBC’s The Choice Program
  • University of Maryland – National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)

Any many others over 3 days!

To see a full listing of the employers and more details about the positions they will be recruiting for, please see the Spring Career & Internship Fair 2015 Participants listing. Download the App! Need help preparing for the fair? Attend one of the upcoming prep events.

Also, check out the BSOS Guide to Career Fair Prep: 

Arlington County Police Department Investigative Assistant Internship - Summer 2015

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Deans Student Advisor Council Brown Bag - Breakfast with Dr. Ratner

Ever wondered if baby talking is important in a child’s development? I’m sure you are now, so join us for a complimentary breakfast with Dr. Ratner, a renowned professor in the department of Hearing and Speech Sciences. The Dean’s Student Advisory Council sponsors several faculty brown bag discussions during the semester with professors from different departments in the college. HESP is first up this spring and you don’t want to miss this opportunity to network and learn more about research opportunities, internships, and career fields! Space is limited to the first 10 students so please RSVP as early as possible.

Breakfast with Dr. Ratner
Thursday, February 19th 2015
10:00 am – 11:am
2141K Tydings Hall
RSVP Here!

Apply to the Law & Society Minor

Image result for mlaw umdInterested in the law and how it functions in our society? Consider a minor in Law and Society and participate in guaranteed internships, courses taught by law school faculty, and networking opportunities with attorneys and other professionals that work with the law every day.  Applications for the Law and Society minor are now open and available.  The minor is open to students of all majors and career paths.  The priority deadline for applications is February 28, 2015.   Submit your application today. 

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