Thursday, March 31, 2016

TerpService Fall 2016 Coordinator Position

Want to make the world a better place?  Want leadership experience? Want to work on skills such as facilitation, project planning, collaborative problem solving, and public speaking? 

Leadership & Community Service-Learning has a leadership opportunity open to your students who want to gain professional experience and help their peers volunteer at local nonprofits. Apply for a Fall 2016 coordinator position with TerpService! 

You can apply here: https://orgsync.com/76150/forms.  Applications due April 1st at 12pm! Email TerpService@umd.edu with questions.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Career Center Workshops: Personal Finance and Hiring Meet Up

Personal Finance 101  
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 • 5:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m.
3rd Floor of Hornbake Library, South Wing

Come learn about personal finance from our employer guest! Learn about creating budgets, saving for retirement, and the benefits offered as a part of entry-level job offers!
For additional information about this event: contact Caroline Lee at clee91@umd.edu

Just In Time Hiring Meet Up: Employer Networking Sessions 
Friday, April 29, 2016 • 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
3rd Floor of Hornbake Library, South Wing

Are you graduating and still searching for a job? If so, this event is for you! Come to a relaxed, informal opportunity to meet and greet with organizations that are actively hiring graduating University of Maryland students. Each company will give a 3-5 minute overview and then be seated at tables to have conversations with students over light refreshments for the remainder of event.

University Career Center: CIA Information Sessions and Meet & Greet

Central Intelligence AgencyCIA Meet & Greet  
Monday, April 25, 2016 • 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.
3rd Floor of Hornbake Library, South Wing

Come meet and greet with a diverse group of CIA Officers from the various CIA Directorates. Learn about various internship and full-time opportunities available to current students and recent alumni.  Light refreshments will be provided.
Come and go as your schedule allows between 3-5pm.
No RSVP necessary.
For additional information about this event: contact Caroline Lee at clee91@umd.edu

CIA Information Session  
Monday, April 25, 2016 • 5:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m.
3rd Floor of Hornbake Library, South Wing

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is looking for highly motivated and talented individuals from diverse academic and professional backgrounds to be part of our Agency. Learn more about CIA employment opportunities as well additional information about: CIA Organizational Structure Application Process Obtaining a Security Clearance.
RSVP: http://go.umd.edu/aprilciasignup (if you have problems with the link: log into Careers4Terps, click "Events" and "Information Session" to find the event of interest)
 
For additional information about this event: contact Caroline Lee at clee91@umd.edu

Federal/Global Semester Fellows Program- Great for Criminology & Criminal Justice Students!

Image result for umd federal semesterATTENTION STUDENTS— Spots are still available in Global and Federal Semester Fellows Programs. APPLY NOW! Next application deadline is April 8th.  We’d love to have you!

PERKS include:          
·         Take a fall-semester seminar course on a topic of contemporary concern--taught by expert practitioners who bring in guest speakers (ambassadors, industry experts, etc.)! 
·         Obtain an extraordinary spring internship at sites ranging from the White House, media outlets, federal agencies, NGOs, private organizations, embassies, research shops, etc. 
·         Gain Scholarship in Practice credit
·         Receive spring internship credit through our program or through your major or other program!
·         Earn a notation on your transcript as a Federal or Global Semester Fellow!
·         Enjoy year round empowerment activities:  field trips, professional development, conversations with industry leaders, individual help obtaining internships.
·         Join a lively, engaged student cohort group (and alumni network)! 
·         Program Concentrations: Science Diplomacy, Public Health Policy, Energy and Environment Policy, and many more!

TerpsVOTE: Make Sure You're Registered to Vote

Hey Terps! Are you registered to vote for the presidential elections? Need to update your voter registration? Want information about where to vote on Election Day? Register to vote TODAY at umd.turbovote.org! Maryland’s deadline to register is April 5, 2016.


This message is brought to you by TerpsVOTE, a nonpartisan coalition of student organizations and living & learning programs working to get students registered to vote and to the polls in time for the primary elections.

Helping Professions Meet Up - Friday, April 1

Interested in a helping profession?

Join The University Career Center and the President's Promise for our Helping Professions Meet Up. This event is designed to connect you with employers during your search for full-time opportunities.

Helping Professions Employer Meet Up
Come to a relaxed, informal opportunity to meet and greet with organizations interested in hiring University of Maryland students. Each company will give a 3-5 minute overview and then be seated at tables to have conversations with students over light refreshments for the remainder of event.
12:00-12:30: 3-5 minute employer presentation
12:30-2:00: Relaxed conversations over refreshments – feel free to stop by even if just for a few minutes! 

  • Friday, April 1, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, University Career Center (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)
  • Click here to RSVP
  • Employers attending:
    • Teach For America
    • Peace Corps
    • Urban Teachers
    • Baltimore Corps
    • AmeriCorps VISTA
    • MaryPIRG
    • AmeriCorps FEMA
Questions, contact University Career Center & The President's Promise at ucc-recruiting@umd.edu | 301-314-4225.

Summer 2016 START Internships

Fall 2016 Internship - Student Legal Aid Office

Below is the application...

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Career Center: Career Shuttle to Capitol Hill April 6

Join the University Career Center & The President's Promise on a Career Shuttle to the Capitol Hill! This visit is open to all UMD students and would be a perfect choice for students interested in career paths and tips on landing an internship or job on the Hill.

Space is limited - please RSVP today at http://go.umd.edu/cscaphill and reserve 8:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. for the site visit. Questions? Contact Crystal Sehlke at csehlke@umd.edu

BSOS Advising: Project Succes


Monday, March 28, 2016

Internships & More at the University Career Center

                   
Interested in a helping profession?  
Join The University Career Center and the President's Promise for our Industry Spotlight Series: Helping Professions. These events are designed to prepare you in your search for internships and full-time opportunities.

Careers in Helping Professions Panel
Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 5-6pm
University Career Center (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)
Panelists include representatives from National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Bread for the City, Shepherd's Clinic, America's Future Workforce, UMD Counseling Psychology Program, and The Children's Inn at NIH.

Funding Your Ideas: Non-Profit Grant Writing 101 Workshop
Thursday, March 31, 2016, 12-1pm 
University Career Center (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)
If you are interested in working in the non-profit world, come to this skills-based workshop to learn about grant writing from the Living Classrooms Foundation, an educational non-profit that focuses on hands-on learning.

Helping Professions Employer Meet Up
Friday, April 1, 2016, 12-2pm
University Career Center (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)
Come drop in any time between 12-2 pm to informally chat with Teach For America, City Year, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps VISTA, Baltimore Corps, Urban Teachers, and more!

Careers in Sports Medicine Panel
Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 4-5:30pm
University Career Center (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)
Panelists include trainers, strengths coaches, athletic directors, and medical directors. Come here about the opportunities available in this growing health care field.



Other Careers In... Panels This Semester
Careers in Physics
Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 4:30-5:30pm
University Career Center (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Lights Camera Action: Learn from Female Industry Experts How They Broke into a Career in Media
Thursday, March 31, 2016, 4-6pm
University Career Center (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Careers in Music, Film & Entertainment
Monday, April 4, 2016, 5-6pm
University Career Center (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)

Friday, March 25, 2016

Beyond the Classroom - Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2016

Image result for umd beyond the classroomBeyond the Classroom Program - Where passion meets opportunity!

Are you dedicated to making an impact in the world? Are you looking for opportunities that align with your passion? Beyond the Classroom is a great opportunity for students interested in engaging in public service and social change, whether that be through mobilizing, criminal just reform, government action, or a wide range of other vehicles of change! Apply now to join Beyond the Classroom next Fall!

As a BTC student you will get the opportunity to:
  • Explore civic issues that matter to YOU
  • Engage in community service and civic learning activities
  • Gain real-world experience through high-quality internships      
  • Receive a “Civic Engagement” notation on your transcript

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Speak Up, Save a Life - Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office Presentation

Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM 
Location: 6107 McKeldin Library, 

The University Student Judiciary is hosting, Steven Chaiken, Montgomery County Assistant State's Attorney. Mr. Chaiken will give a presentation entitled "Speak Up, Save a Life" about the growing drug epidemic in Maryland and Maryland's relatively new Good Samaritan Law, which happens to be very similar to UMD's Responsible Action Policy. 

Mr. Chaiken is a charismatic speaker eager to work with students. He will discuss how the law works and how we as, citizens and students, can utilize the law to save lives. The event is hosted by the University Student Judiciary and is open to the public.  For questions, students can contact umdusj@gmail.com.

Fall 2016 Internship: US Supreme Court Police

Image result for us supreme courtThe Supreme Court of the United States Police is currently seeking students for a police internship for the Fall 2016 semester.  If you are seeking a career in law enforcement this is a great hands on experience. You will be protecting one of the most important bodies in our government, the Supreme Court of the United States. Credit will be granted for this internship to eligible students through the CCJS department after the proper paperwork has been processed.

Intern’s duties include but are not limited to:
  • Assist officers on the front plaza and with crowd control
  • Aid any investigations
  • Assist visitors with directions
  • Escort Justices and/or groups with reservations
  • Assist officers with screening of visitors
  • Various administrative duties