Friday, March 31, 2017

Summer 2017: SAFE Center Internship

All application materials are due by April 24th, 2017 to Ms. Heidi Alvarez, Director of Social Services, at

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Career Center: Advanced Job Search Strategies Workshop

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Career Center: Advanced Job Search Strategies Workshop
Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: University Career Center - 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

Event Details:
In this workshop, they will go over essential search strategies for finding a great entry-level job. If you are graduating in May and do not have a job for post-graduation, come learn how to use your time effectively to maximize your opportunities. 

Whether you are just starting or are in the midst of your job search, this workshop is for you!
For additional information about this event:

Career Center: Intelligence Careers - Language Analyst Info Session

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Event Details

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Paid Federal Advocacy Intern

Image result for national league of citiesAre you interested in how policy decisions are made and influenced in Washington? Do you want to make a difference for people living in cities and towns around the United States? The National League of Cities’ federal advocacy internship will provide a student with the chance to learn more about the research, grassroots organizing, and lobbying activity that influences federal policy. Federal advocacy interns will support NLC’s federal advocacy efforts with substantive projects that include research and oral and written communications components, as well as opportunities to meet and network with other nonprofit professionals, city leaders, and federal staff and officials. 

Examples of Work:

  • Conduct research on key congressional committees and members of Congress, as well as the cities in their districts
  • Maintain and update data on cities and city leaders for grassroots advocacy campaigns
  • Create content for NLC’s online publications, website, and other communication vehicles
  • Attending hearings or briefings on a range of policy issues and reporting back to federal advocacy staff
  • Attend meetings with city leaders, advocacy coalitions, congressional staff, or federal officials
  • Providing administrative support as needed

Summer and Fall 2017 Research Assistant/Internship Position at the Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR)

All application materials are due by 5:00 PM on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Intern for a Day- Calvert County Detention Center

Intern for a Day- Calvert County Detention Center is still seeking a student for a one-day shadowing opportunity
Calvert County Detention Center,
Industry: Law Enforcement, Security
325 Stafford Rd, Barstow, MD 20610

The Calvert County Detention Center is a local Correctional Facility in the State of Maryland. Inmate population averages 200 adult male and female inmates. Inmates housed at the facility are pre-trial and/ or serving a sentence of up to 18 months. The Detention Center offers various programs and services to enable an offender to seek rehabilitation while incarcerated. Students will observe the day to day operation of a local detention facility. Students will see the custody and security aspect of the facility as well as the treatment aspect of the facility. Duties of the classification position include: population management/ inmate housing, inmate discipline, interaction will all facility departments, parole and probation, and policy and procedure.
• Interested in all majors; freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors welcome
• Site is NOT metro accessible

Email ASAP to express interest. We will fill slots on a first-come, first serve basis. Learn more about the Intern for a Day program hosted by the University Career Center & The President’s Promise.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Career Center: Professional Etiquette Dinner

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Monday, April 17th
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Hosted by the University Career Center & The President's Promise 

As a student, are you prepared to put your best foot forward when you sit down with an employer at the dinner table? Would you like more information on how to best navigate using the forks, knives, spoons, plates, and glasses placed in front of you, without embarrassment? If so, this event is for you!

Scholarship Opportunity for CCJS Students - DEADLINE EXTENDED THURS MARCH 30

The J. Edgar Hoover Foundation Leadership Scholarship 
2017-2018 Academic Year

Multiple scholarships ($1,000-$2,000 each) will be awarded to high achieving CCJS rising juniors and seniors. Recipients will be chosen on the basis of demonstrated strength in CCJS coursework, merit, financial need, and leadership ability.   Preference will be given to students who have an interest in and are eligible for (e.g. law enforcement careers.

Applicants for the J. Edgar Hoover Foundation Leadership Scholarship must meet the following criteria:

  • Declared as a CCJS major
  • Rising junior, or senior standing for the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Registered full-time for the Fall 2017 semester in good university standing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.3 for all colleges/universities attended
  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities

START Summer 2017 Internship Opportunity

Fall 2017 Internship: US Supreme Court Police

The Supreme Court of the United States Police is currently seeking students for a police internship for the Fall 2017 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
  • Assist visitors with directions
  • Escort Justices and/or groups with reservations
  • Assist officers with screening of visitors
  • Various administrative duties

CCJS FBI Session - Rescheduled April 5

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This event has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 5, 2017.  

FBI Agent Alexis Carpentieri, a UMD CCJS alum, is giving a guest lecture in CCJS 340 section 0101 on Wednesday, April 5 from 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM in 2205 Lefrak.  The lecture is open to any interested CCJS majors. 

Ms. Carpentieri graduated from UMD with a BA in CCJS, earned a JD from Georgetown, and completed a Masters in Forensic Psychology from Nova Southeastern University.  She has been in the FBI for over 20 years and is currently the recruiter for the FBI-Miami Division.   

Ms. Carpentieri will also have a meet and greet right after from 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM in LeFrak, room 1222.  CCJS majors are welcome to attend both the lecture and the meet and greet.  If you have any questions, please contact CCJS Advising at