Wednesday, December 21, 2016

CCJS Advising Closed for Winter Break

CCJS Advising will be closed for winter break Thursday, December 22, 2016 through Monday, January 02, 2017.  CCJS Advising will open Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 9:00 AM.  Have a safe and wonderful winter break! 

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Department of State - Special Agent Opportunity

The Department of State is recruiting for a Diplomatic Security Foreign Service Special Agent. If interested, you are encouraged to apply by clicking on the link provided.  To view the complete list of current Department of State vacancies, please visit USAJobs.

Diplomatic Security Foreign Service Special Agent (SA-2017-0001)
Department:  Department of State 
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s):  MANY vacancies – Washington, DC 
Salary:  $43,226 to $58,092 / Per Year 
Series and Grade:  FP-1811-06/06, with promotion potential to MC 
Open Period:  Thursday 12/8/2016 through Thursday 12/15/2016 
Position Information:  Part Time - Internships 
Who May Apply:  Must be a U.S. Citizen. Potential applicants should read the entire announcement to ensure that they meet all of the requirements and understand a Foreign Service Career.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Department of Health and Human Services - OIG Internship Opportunity

The HHS Office of Inspector General is recruiting for a Student Trainee (Administration Support). If interested, you are encouraged to apply by clicking on the link provided.  To view the complete list of current OIG vacancies on the USAJOBS web site, please click View All Opportunities.

Student Trainee (Administrative Support) (HHS-OIG-OI-DE-1856724-MW)
Department:  Department of Health and Human Services
Agency:  Office of Inspector General
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s):  One vacancy – Washington, DC
Salary:  $31,521 to $45,844 / Per Year
Series and Grade:  GS-0399-04/05, with promotion potential to GS-05
Open Period:  Monday 12/5/2016 through Friday 12/9/2016
Position Information:  Part Time - Internships
Who May Apply:  Current students enrolled or accepted for enrollment in an accredited college (including 4-year colleges/universities, community colleges, and junior colleges); professional, technical, vocational, and trade school; advanced degree programs; or other qualifying educational institution pursuing a qualifying degree or certificate.

Note:  All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement.  This includes, for example, SF-50s (Notice of Personnel Action), veterans' preference documentation (DD-214), CTAP or ICTAP documentation, and transcripts if applicable and as specified in the vacancy announcement.  All applicants, internal or external, are held to the same standard, so if an applicant is missing documentation or incorrectly answers an application question, they will be marked ineligible.  If you have any questions concerning application requirements, please contact the HR Specialist or OIG HR HelpDesk as noted on the vacancy announcement prior to the closing date of the announcement.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Education Abroad: Applications open for Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 Study Abroad Programs

Image result for education abroad umdEducation Abroad applications for Summer and Fall 2017 programs open today, December 1st!

With over 400+ options in 72 countries, Education Abroad is here to help students find the program that best aligns with their 4-year plan and academic and professional goals.

The earlier students plan, the more choices they have so please take advantage of the following opportunities before winter break:
  • Study Abroad 101 - open to all students who want to learn more about the options to study abroad and how to take next steps.
  • General Advising appointments - students can schedule an appointment with a Education Abroad Advisor
  • Save the date for the Study Abroad Fair - February 8th, 2017

Upcoming Events at the Career Center

The UCC @ BSOS will be open and taking appointments during winter break! So please continue to take advantage of their services during break!

Career and Internship Events
Teach for America Info Booth
Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 – 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
Location: STAMP Student Union, Food Court
Teach For America's mission is to enlist, develop, and mobilize as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence. Stop by our table on the ground level of STAMP to learn more about how you can continue your leadership after graduation. There will be two TFA alumni to share their experiences and answer your questions.

How to Find an Internship
Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 – 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: University Career Center, 3rd Floor of South Hornbake Library 
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:

  1. Specific resources available to research internship opportunities in non-profit, government and corporate sectors
  2. Quick tips on making a positive first impression on resumes and during interviews
  3. Strategies to connect with UMD alumni working within your intended career field

RSVP link

LinkedIn: Beyond the Headshot
Date: Friday, December 9, 2016 – 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: University Career Center, 3rd Floor of South Hornbake Library
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.
RSVP link

Federal Wildlife Officer Position Openings- Info Session

Join the US Fish and Wildlife Service for an information session on December 6, 2016 at 5:00 PM in the University Career Center Multipurpose Room, to learn about their Federal Wildlife Officer position

During the information session, they will present on how Federal Wildlife Officers protect our natural resources and answer questions about the position. This information session is open to any student that is interested in natural resources, wildlife, as well as law enforcement.

They will be recruiting their next class of officers in January 2017, but also welcome students who are not ready to apply but are interested in learning more. 

For more information about the event and the Federal Wildlife Officer position, please see the documents below. Use this link to take you to the RSVP page.