Monday, February 29, 2016

It's Peace Corp Week - Attend a Session and Find Out More About Peace Corps

Kickstarting Your Career With Service Panel
Image result for peace corpsAre you interested in volunteering or working in the social sector? Join us in Stamp to learn about Peace Corps and excellent service opportunities with Alternative Breaks, Global Communities, the Center for Leadership and Community Service Learning, and Living Classrooms Foundation (a nonprofit organization in Baltimore and DC). If you have a desire to help others in your career by developing sustainable and impactful solutions to complex social issues domestically and abroad, then this panel is for you. Food provided!

When: Tuesday, March 1
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Stamp Grand Ballroom Lounge
How: Click to RSVP on Careers4Terps

Peace Corps Master's International Information Session: How to Pair Peace Corps Service with Grad School

Criminal Justice Student Association Meeting - March 1

The first Criminal Justice Student Association (CJSA) Meeting of the semester will be held Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 7:30 PM in the Art Sociology Building Room 3211. Not only will this be the first meeting of the semester, but CJSA will host guest speaker, Alumnus Ashley Haymond (’01). Ms. Haymond will speak to CJSA members about BDSM and the Law. 

Human Trafficking Panel - March 1

Friday, February 26, 2016

Join the BSOS Internship LinkedIn Group!

Joining the BSOS Internship LinkedIn Group is a simple way to network and learn about other internship opportunities from your peers.  Members currently enrolled in college internship courses are interning at sites including:
  • The SPARKS Group
  • Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children
  • The House of Representatives
  • Maryland Women’s Basketball (Operations)
  • The Republican Jewish Coalition
  • Environment Maryland
  • The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
  • The Atlantic Council
  • The Senate
  • National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)

Arlington County Police Department Investigative Assistant Internship - Summer Applications Due March 15

Internships applications are still being accepted for Summer 2016.

Graduating Seniors - Job Opportunity with Robert Half

Robert Half is looking to hire 10-15 criminal justice graduates or upcoming graduates for a cutting edge new company in Baltimore.  You would be using Airborne Wide Area Surveillance camera systems to track down criminals immediately following a crime.  This company recently received authorization from Baltimore City and is looking to rapidly grow their team!  The ideal candidate is someone who has the desire to work for the FBI or CIA, enjoys solving puzzles, proficient with PowerPoint and Microsoft Word, has a keen eye for detail, and a quick learner.  This company is looking to interview the week of February 29th- March 4th.  This is a contract to hire position, and when the contract is completed, you will become a certified analyst.  Below is the zoomed out picture of what the tracking of a criminal using their surveillance system looks like.  If you are interested in this position, email your resume to Ryan Blum at as soon as possible.  

Minor in International Development and Conflict Management -- Application Period EXTENDED

The application period for the Minor in International Development and Conflict Management (MIDCM) has been extended a week! Applications are now due by 11:59 PM Monday, February 29, 2016.

The Minor in International Development and Conflict Management (MIDCM) is currently accepting applications. MIDCM is a 16-credit undergraduate program open to students of all majors who are interested in the theory, practice and professions related to development and conflict – and their intersections – around the world. Apply now to begin the program in Fall 2016!

To apply, or for more information, visit the program website at:

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Study Abroad Information Sessions

Interested in studying abroad this summer or next fall? It's not too late! Get more info at one of the events below or start searching for programs today:

Want to study abroad but don't know where to start? Begin with Study Abroad 101!
This session is designed to give an overview of study abroad at the University of Maryland and answer general questions.  We will cover the basics about academics, finances, locations, and how to plan to go abroad!
After participating in this session you will be able to conduct a program search and be ready to meet one-on-one with an Education Abroad advisor to discuss the details of your study abroad journey!

Study Abroad with UMD in Italy – Information Session
Thursday, February 25th, 1:00pm
2109 Tydings
Imagine yourself traveling through Tuscany for a field trip… Studying in Italy can make this dream come true!  This information session will focus on the programs UMD offers in Rome, Florence, and Perugia.  If you are considering studying abroad in these locations, this is a perfect workshop for you!  Feel free to bring your lunch!

Part-Time Park Ranger Position - City of Greenbelt

The City of Greenbelt currently has an opening for two Park Ranger positions beginning March 19th and lasting through the summer. This is a part-time paid position with flexible hours. Perfect for students seeking seasonal work and for those who enjoy the outdoors! Below is a copy of the job description or follow the link here:

Career Center Events: Federal Government and Intelligence

The University Career Center & The President Promise invites you to participate in one or more of our industry events below focused around career interests in federal government or the field of intelligence. Click the title of each event to learn more and RSVP today to reserve your seat!

Career Fairs
Wednesday, February 24, 25, & 26; 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Location: Adele H. Stamp Student Union
Spring Career and Internship Fair provides all UMD students and alumni with an opportunity to meet face-to-face with employers to discuss internship, full-time and part-time employment opportunities. Each day of the fair has different employers in attendance. Start preparing today with these tips.
**List of Employers (i.e. FEMA, Naval Intelligence, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, START, and many more)

Thursday, February 25, 2016 • 2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
If you are interested in the Intelligence Community, the Intelligence Community Virtual Career Fair is your opportunity to talk to recruiters.

Workshops/Skill Building: Federal Resume & Finding an Internship
Federal Resume Writing Workshop led by Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
Wednesday, March 02, 2016 • 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Join us for an interactive workshop on how best to craft your federal resume document. Senior HR Specialist, DeShan King, from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will equip students with information on how write a resume for federal opportunities. Bring your laptop or iPad to participate. A limited number of desktop computers will be available.

Thursday, March 03, 2016 • 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Apply to the Global Terrorism Minor - Info Session TONIGHT

The Global Terrorism Minor program, run through the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism here at UMD is currently accepting applications!

 All UMD Students are welcome to apply regardless of major or field of study. Interested students can find more information here: or through our information session on February 10 from 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM in 1114 Tydings Hall. 

All questions regarding the program and application process should go to

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Nominate an Academic Advisor for Spring 2016 BSOS Award

Image result for bsos umd2016 Outstanding Undergraduate Program Development/Administration Award
(Formerly Undergraduate Advisor Award)

The advisors in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences play an integral role in the academic careers of our students.  Through advising, teaching and mentoring, our College, departmental, and faculty advisors provide an important service to students by helping them set, pursue and achieve their scholastic goals.  The College supports an annual Outstanding Program Development/ Administration Award (Formerly Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award) in order to formally recognize advisors who have consistently demonstrated excellence in serving the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences’ student population.

All advisors in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences including all faculty, College, and departmental advisors are eligible except those who have received the award during academic years 2008-2015.

Deadline Extension for Summer & Fall Study Abroad Programs

Image result for education abroad umdEducation Abroad is extending the deadline for all UMDfaculty-led summer programs as well as the Maryland-in-London fall program.   The deadline is now March 15, 2016.

Summer programs with Gen Ed approvals: