Friday, September 30, 2016

BSOS Diversity Advisory Council - Student Representatives Needed

Image result for bsos umdThe College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) Diversity Advisory Council (DAC) is made up of BSOS faculty, staff, students, and administration. The DAC serves an advisory function for the dean on matters of diversity and inclusion within the College and University. The DAC also provides a forum for the exchange of diversity and inclusion information and discussion of matters pertinent to the college community. Student representatives will serve as full members of the committee. As a representative of the DAC, students will receive excellent leadership and networking experience as they work alongside college faculty, staff, administrators, and fellow students.

Investigative Analyst Job Opening: Health and Human Services OIG

Image result for health and human servicesThe Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) currently has an Investigative Analyst- Recent Graduate position open.  The position is a  GS-1805-5/7.  

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Health and Human Services fights fraud, waste, and abuse in HHS programs including Medicare, Medicaid, Healthcare Marketplaces, NIH, FDA, CDC and more. HHS OIG is the largest Federal inspector general's office, employing a nationwide network of auditors, investigators, attorneys, and evaluators to provide program recommendations to decision-makers, distribute educational resources to the industry and public, and investigate cases to root out fraud.

Who May Apply: Recent Graduates who have completed within the previous two years a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.
Opening period:  Friday, September 30, 2016 through Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Link:  HHS-OIG-RG-7/9-18183321 
This vacancy is limited to the first 50 applications received and will close at midnight on the closing date or when the numerical cut-off is reached, whichever occurs first.

Criminal Justice Internship: Public Policy Research Firm

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Careers in Community & Social Services Panel

Interested in a career working directly in your community? Passionate about working with special populations in need? Yes? Then, come to the "Careers in Community & Social Services" Networking Panel on October 11th, from 4-5:30pm to learn from current professionals and alumni working in these types of positions.

RSVP for this event by clicking here.

WHAT: Hear a panel of current professionals working directly in the community. Network with alumni and potential employers. You never know where it could lead!
WHO: All majors welcome!
Panelists will include...

  • Director of Volunteer Programming, A Wider Circle
  • Prevention Program Manager, Safe Shores - The DC Children's Advocacy Center
  • CMC Community Case Manager, Greenbelt Assisted Living (GAIL)
  • Lead Counselor, CentroNĂ­a
  • President and Executive Director, African Women’s Cancer Awareness Association
  • Urban Forestry Research Associate, Casey Trees
  • Director of Programs & Operations, Beacon House
  • Adult Services Program Manager, Montgomery County Health & Human Services

WHEN: Tuesday, October 11, 4:00 -5:30 pm
WHERE: University Career Center = 3rd Floor of Hornbake Library (Room 3100)

Click here for more details and to RSVP in advance of the event. Come prepared to mix & mingle!
Light refreshments will be served. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your professional network.

Crimmigration (Intersection of criminal law and immigration law) Conference Hosted by MLAW

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Security Assistant Position - Office of Personnel Management

Agency: Office of Personnel Management
Hiring Organization: Federal Investigative Services, Resource Management Group, Facilities/Security/Inventory Management
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancies - Fort Meade, Maryland
Salary: $35,265.00 to $45,844.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-0086-05
Open Period: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 to Monday, October 3, 2016
Position Information: Permanent - Full Time
Who May Apply: United States Citizens

DOJ Pathways Internship - Social Sciences

Department: Department Of Justice
Agency: Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison SystemNumber of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy - Washington DC, District of Columbia
Salary: $31,521.00 to $40,977.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-0199-04
Open Period: Monday, September 26, 2016 to Monday, October 3, 2016
Position Information: 1 YEAR OR MORE - Hours of work can be Full-Time or Part-Time based on Participant Agreement.
Who May Apply: OPEN TO INDIVIDUALS CURRENTLY ACCEPTED FOR ENROLLMENT OR CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN A QUALIFYING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION ON A FULL OR HALF-TIME BASIS. NOTE: This is a Student Internship opportunity under the Pathways Program. This is a temporary internship to complete project work thats temporary in nature. This is an excepted service appointment under the Pathways Internship Program. The announcement will close on the day the 50th application is received at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Investigative Assistant - Department of Veteran Affairs

Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Inspector General
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy - Washington DC, District of Columbia
Salary: $35,265.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-1802-05
Open Period: Thursday, September 22, 2016 to Thursday, October 6, 2016
Position Information: initial period of one year or more. Position may be converted to a permanent or term position. - Pathways Program - Recent Graduates; Appointment is for an
Who May Apply: U.S. citizens who are Recent Graduates and have completed a degree or certificate from a qualifying education institution within the previous 2 yrs. Veterans unable to apply within 2 yrs of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have a full 2-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty. The eligibility period for veterans must be within 6 years of degree completion.

(position is still open- will close when they recieve 50 applications)

Monday, September 26, 2016

Open Teaching Assistant Position for CCJS 225 Spring 2017

Image result for ccjs umdProfessor Xie has an opening for a Spring 2017 undergraduate teaching assistants for CCJS 225 section 0101 - Responses to Violence. Students will earn credit (CCJS 386) for their TA responsibilities.

Undergraduate teaching assistants must meet the following requirements:

  • A cumulative GPA of a 3.20 or higher
  • A grade of A- or higher earned in the class you are TAing (CCJS 225)
  • A minimum of 56 cumulative credits earned  
  • Ability to attend class the class you are TAing (Monday and Wednesday from 3:00 PM - 4:15PM)

All interested students should contact Dr. Xie directly at as soon as possible.  Please note, CCJS 386 will not fulfill the CCJS Course of Choice degree requirement.

Information Session: Department of Defense (DOD) and Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) - TOMORROW

Federal and Global Fellows is excited to present a special information session on the Dept. of Defense (DoD), federal opportunities, and the Presidential Management Fellowship Program (PMF).
This event will feature speeches from two Department of Defense (DOD) officials and a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) who currently works in the Department of Defense's Human Resources office.

Date: Tomorrow, Sept 27 
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Federal and Global Fellows Office, 2407 Marie Mount Hall

Participate in Intern For A Day

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Intern for a Day connects undergraduate UMD students with alumni, parents, employers and community partners for one day internship/shadowing experiences.  This fall, we have 200+ hosts with 550+ possible shadowing placements in a wide variety of fields and industries!

In order to be considered for Intern for a Day, students must attend a short, 30-minute orientation session which covers the application process, workplace etiquette, appropriate dress, professional correspondence and more.  There are eight (8) orientation sessions available to attend from October 3-October 6, 2016.  Please click on the date and time of the orientation session that works best with your schedule to RSVP. All orientations take place in the University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing).

Fall 2016 Intern for a Day Orientation Options: 
Students who have already participated in Intern for a Day still need to attend one orientation session.  

The Intern for a Day application deadline is Sunday, October 9 at 11:59 p.m.  Students will receive the application via email after attending one mandatory orientation session. More details can be found at

Most questions about the Intern for a Day program will be addressed during the mandatory orientation.  For immediate questions, contact