Friday, December 14, 2018

Montgomery County Police - hiring NOW!

Montgomery County Police Department is hiring Police Officer Candidates. The application process will be open from December 4, 2018 to January 4, 2018. Apply online.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Law and Society Minor - now recruiting for Fall 2019

US Secret Service Pathways Internship

The U.S. Secret Service is hiring for an Administrative, Professional, and Technical (APT) Support Position, Secret Service Pathways Internship - Student Trainee (Administrative Support). 

Job Opportunity#:  OPO-IB001-19-PATH    
OPO  All U.S. Citizens    
Pay Plan:               GS-0399-02/03
Opening Date:           12/13/2018
Closing Date:           12/19/2018
Salary Range:           $27,081-$38,411 per year
Promotion Potential:    GS-05

The selectee will serve as a Student Trainee (Administrative Support) in the Office of Protective Operations Directorate. Typical work assignments include:
  • Enters a variety of data into an automated data processing system.
  • Utilizes various software applications to create and edit a variety of correspondence.
  • Receives, reviews and distributes all incoming correspondence.
  • Performs administrative filing for the office and disseminates changes according to procedures.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice with DART Center

The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will hold an online information session on Thursday, December 6 at 6:00 PM EST to discuss careers in community organizing with UMD students and alumni interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice.

RSVP here.

DART hires and trains organizers to build organizations that have successfully addressed issues including:
* Plugging the school-to-prison pipeline
* Reining in predatory lending practices
* Expanding access to primary health and dental care
* Prioritizing funding for affordable housing and job training
* Fighting for immigrants' rights
* Police accountability

Positions start January 14, 2019 in Columbus, OH, Charlottesville, VA, Lexington, KY, St. Petersburg and Jacksonville, FL. 

Positions start August 12, 2019 in Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY, Columbus, OH, Richmond, VA, Charlottesville, VA, Columbia, SC, St. Petersburg, Tampa, West Palm Beach, Jacksonville, Daytona Beach and Fort Myers, FL.

Starting salary $38,000/year + benefits.

Although it may be helpful, no prior organizing experience is necessary. Fluent Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply.

To find out more about DART or to apply, we encourage you to visit Still have questions? Contact Ben MacConnell at or (785) 218-0941.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Army ROTC Branch Day

The University of Maryland Army ROTC Battalion will be conducting a Branch Day on December 6, 2018. Branch Day is a career fair where the ROTC Cadets will get to explore the different branches of the Army. Since not all Cadets commission into active duty, Army ROTC has also invited federal agencies to participate (i.e. FBI, Secret Service, etc.).

MLAW Information Session - Donuts and Hot Chocolate!

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The Law Office of Miguel Palmeiro, LLC - hiring interns!

The Law Office of Miguel Palmeiro, LLC is currently seeking interns for the Spring and Summer 2019 terms. Interns would be working on immigration cases with intervening/complicating factors regarding criminal offenses. 

For more information and/or to apply, please send a resume to Miguel R. Palmeiro at

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

OCPD Winter Break Testing Dates

Apply for BSOS Undergraduate Experience Funds!

These funds assist undergraduate BSOS majors engaged in experiential learning outside the classroom, such as unpaid internships, research, service learning, and professional or academic conferences. The funds are intended to help offset expenses related to such activities like travel/transportation expenses, professional attire, and other opportunity costs (for example: the need to give up a part-time paid job in order to take an unpaid internship).

Academic Success Guide: Finals Edition

In two weeks, final exams at the University of Maryland will commence for the fall 2018 semester. It has been a trying semester, but it is time to showcase all that you have learned. It is important to study early and often. Studying is a science. Utilize effective, researched strategies and don't forget that studying properly requires planning and dedication. Make a plan now. Preparing early will be one of the best decisions you will make over the next couple of weeks. 

Take a few moments to read through the Academic Success Guide: Finals Edition for tips on how to prepare for final exams, stay healthy, utilize academic support resources, and believe in your own abilities. We are always here to help you succeed!

Pre-Law Advising Interviews

Pre-Law Advising has scheduled on-campus interviews at the UMD Career Center with law school representatives for the week of December 3-7. These interviews are for students who are applying during this cycle and interested in these specific law schools: UMD; Baltimore; American; Catholic; George Washington; UVA; William & Mary; George Mason; Cardozo; and Fordham. 

The deadline to sign up for these interviews is Thursday, November 29, 2018.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

CCJS Advising Closed for Thanksgiving Break

CCJS Advising will close for Thanksgiving Break Wednesday, November 21, 2018 through Friday, November 23, 2018. CCJS Advising will reopen at 9:00 AM on Monday, November 26, 2018.

Monday, November 19, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Police is hiring!

Interested in a career in federal law enforcement? The U.S. Supreme Court Police is accepting applications from seniors graduating in December or May. For more information, contact Officer Rob Smith at

The mission of the Supreme Court Police is to ensure the integrity of the Constitutional Mission of the Supreme Court of the United States, by protecting the Supreme Court, Justices, employees, and visitors. The goal of the Supreme Court Police is to become the premier federal law enforcement, protective, and security agency.

Prince George's County Police Spring 2019 Internship Opportunity

Interested students should submit their resume and transcript in ONE PDF document by Tuesday, November 20 by 12:00 PM to Diane Hou (

The recommendation form should be submitted directly from the recommender to Diane. If you cannot view the recommendation form on Google Drive, please contact Diane via email.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Supreme Court Police is Recruiting!

Meet one-one-one with the Supreme Court Police to ask questions about the
application procedure or to gain more information about the job position. Learn
more about their openings by visiting

Date: Monday, November 19 from 12:30 - 2 p.m.
Location: University Career Center- 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing
Contact: Officer Rob Smith, Supreme Court of the U.S. Police -

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Police Foundation - Winter RAs needed

The Police Foundation is looking a few undergraduate students to participate in ride alongs with the Prince George's County Police Department. The project will explore the impact of body-worn cameras on victim and witness experiences with PGPD. All ride alongs will take place during shift two (3:30pm-11:30pm) and will require diligent qualitative note taking. 

Interested students should be respectful, independent, self-motivated, and show good judgement. Students who have taken CCJS300 are preferred. Since the ride alongs will take place throughout the county, they are required to have their own mode of transportation.  Students will be paid $15/hour and will run December through January. If interested, please contact All application materials are due Friday, November 16 at 12:00 PM.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Summer 2019 Internship: Howard County Police Department Crime Analysis Unit

The Howard County Police Department's Crime Analysis Unit is looking for interns! Applications for this internship opportunity are now being accepted for the Summer 2019 semester. Interested students should express their interest by completing and forwarding the following: 1) a COVER LETTER explaining their interest for being considered; and 2) a completed Volunteer Internship Application. Please direct the completed paperwork in email, person, mail, or fax it to:  
Howard County Police Department, Police Personnel
ATTN: Mr. Scott Scher
3410 Court House Drive, Ellicott City, MD  21043

The deadline for submitting applications are due no later than Friday, January 18, 2019 by 4:00 PM. Paperwork received after the stated deadline will not be considered. Any questions or concerns regarding the internship can be directed to Duane 'Skip' Baylor at or (410) 313-3683.

Howard County Police Department - hiring NOW!

Monday, November 12, 2018

AAP Tutors and Supplemental Instruction Leaders Recruitment

Are you interested in providing peer tutoring/supplemental instruction to your classmates at UMD? The Academic Achievement Program (AAP) is recruiting for AAP Tutors and Supplemental Instruction Leaders (SI) for Spring 2019, Summer 2019 and Fall 2019!

AAP tutors and SI Leaders gain exposure to teaching and facilitation fundamentals while providing peer-led small-group tutoring in a collaborative learning environment for first-generation college students and students in the campus’ most challenging courses.

Here is the list of courses that are seeking a Tutor/SI Leader for:


This is a paid position at $10.10-11.35/hour with a time commitment of 3-4 hours/week per course. Applicants must have a minimum grade of B in the course for which they are applying and a cumulative GPA not less than 2.75.

To Apply, please visit or email Shakeena King at

Friday, November 9, 2018

Research Project Participation Opportunity - $20 Amazon Gift Card

Dr. Fawn Ngo is currently recruiting Asian undergraduate and graduate students (regardless of majors) for a research project titled, “Stalking Victimization and Perpetration among Asian College Students (IRB# Pro00025182).” The purpose of her research is to gather information on the prevalence, incidence, and consequences of stalking victimization and perpetration among Asian college students.

Students who are interested will fill out an online survey questionnaire, which takes about 45 minutes to complete. The information that is provided will be confidential in that they cannot be traced back to the student. As compensation for your time, participating students will receive a gift card from Amazon in the amount of $20.

If you are interested in participating in the study and/or would like more information about the project, please contact Dr. Ngo at

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Salary Negotiation Workshop - Nov 13

The Department of Women’s Studies is sponsoring an AAUW Salary Negotiation Workshop, Tuesday, November 13, 5:15-7:45 pm.  Developed by the American Association of University Women, the Start Smart workshop educates about the gender gap in pay while equipping college women and men to face the job market with the confidence, knowledge, and skills they need to negotiate better salaries and benefits.

Why sign up?  According to research, only 25 percent of students report feeling confident that they can successfully negotiate a good salary and benefits package.  This is especially significant for women negotiating their first salary. After attending a Start Smart workshop, a majority of participants report feeling more confident about in their negotiating ability.

Attendees will gain valuable salary negotiation skills by learning: 
· how the gender wage gap affects their lives
· how to develop a personal budget to determine salary needs
· how to benchmark salary and benefits
· how to negotiate for a salary--especially their first salary out of college

Registration is required.
Seating is limited, so sign up today!

Tuesday, November 13, 5:15 PM - 7:45 PM, 1119 Susquehanna Hall
5:15 – 5:30 pm – Sign in, pre-assessment, refreshments
5:30 – 7:30 pm – Salary Negotiation Workshop
7:30 – 7:45 pm – Post-workshop assessment

FREE and open to any University of Maryland student.  Registration required.
To register, visit (log in with your directory ID and password).

For questions, please contact:  Professor Elsa Barkley Brown, Department of Women’s Studies – or Kate Juhl, University Career Center, College of Arts and Humanities—

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

UMD-College Park / TestMasters LSAT Workshop

Planning on going to law school?

TestMasters will be hosting a free LSAT Workshop on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 from 6:00PM-8:00PM in the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center in the Crist Boardroom. All UMD students are welcome!

The workshop will be conducted by Shannon Sanders, a TestMasters instructor with an official LSAT score in the 98th percentile. Attendees will be challenged with a series of difficult LSAT questions, and Shannon will demonstrate the most effective methods for tackling them. If you are interested in law school and want to score high on the LSAT, don’t miss this great opportunity!

Seating is limited: RSVP HERE

START Spring 2019 Internship Application Now Available

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), based here at the University of Maryland, is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2019 Internship Program! A list of available opportunities and their descriptions, as well as the application form, can be found on the START Internships page

Application deadlines are as listed:
  • Priority application deadline Spring 2019: Sunday, October 28, 2018; 11:59pm
  • Final application deadline Spring 2019: Sunday, November 11, 2018; 11:59pm

Want to know more about START's Program? 
START will be providing two information sessions via webinar about the Internship Program, available for interested applicants! For more information and to sign up for the webinars, please review the following: 

Why choose an internship at START?
  • Experience working with a large team of dynamic and experienced researchers.
  • Exposure to cutting edge theories and methods.
  • Deepen your understanding of current issues in terrorism and homeland security.
  • Work on projects of immediate interest to the practitioner and policy community.
  • Hone and develop a range of transferable skills attractive to future employers.
  • Opportunity to work with and meet other students and researchers with similar interests.
  • Enrichment activities offering wide opportunities for learning and personal growth, schedule includes simulations, career presentations and research talks.
  • Mentorship from START staff and researchers in a successful professional environment.
  • Internships can be undertaken for academic credit (depending on approval from your institution and department).

Internship Opportunity with the Law Enforcement Action Partnership

The Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP) is seeking an intern to report directly to the COO, Darby Beck. In the past, internships have led to part-time and full-time jobs, though this is by no means assured and would depend on a variety of factors. Tasks would include internet research, writing bios and talking points, data entry, possible social media or visual design work.

This internship, as with our entire organization, is remote and communication would be primarily via video conference. Because this internship is not in person, this opportunity will not count for CCJS credit.

For more information and to apply, please visit the LEAP internship posting

Monday, November 5, 2018

Free Professional Headshots: November 7

Date: Wednesday, November 7
Time:  2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: School of Public Health, Volleyball Gym
More Info:

Stop by the School of Public Health Expo to take a free professional headshot for your professional profiles (Careers4Terps, LinkedIn, etc.)!

No appointments necessary. This is a drop-in event. Expect to take 5-10 minutes out of your day. Our photographer will take three photos, and email you the photo of your choice from the three options. We will only photograph you from the mid-chest and up, so feel free to bring a professional shirt but forego professional slacks or skirts.

You can expect your photo sent out within 7 business days post-event.

All attendees in line by 4:15 p.m. are guaranteed a photo.

This event is open to all UMD students, including graduate and post-doc Terps.

How To Find An Internship Workshop - Nov 6

Date: Tuesday, November 6
Time:  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 3100 Hornbake
More Info/RSVP:

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

Join us to get started in your search! These workshops occur monthly in the University Career Center & The President's Promise. If this date does not work for your schedule, check our event calendar for other dates this semester.

Friday, November 2, 2018

United States Elections Discussion with Dr.Koulish

Date and Time: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Chincoteague Hall, First Floor Conference Room

Are you voting in the Midterm Elections? On November 6, 2018, all 470 seats in the U.S. Congress are up for election. As some of the election results will be available by November 7, come join the discussion on what may be one of the most controversial elections since the 2016 Presidential Elections, and reflect on the choices you and your fellow citizens have made to change the political landscape of America. 

Discussion will be led by Dr.Mike Spivey, UMD Students, and MLAW's very own Dr. Robert Koulish. 

Food will be provided. 

Thursday, November 1, 2018

2018 School of Public Health Expo

Are you interested in advocacy, working with children, or exploring positions at nonprofit organizations? This Fair is for you! The School of Public Health (SPH) Career Expo will be Wednesday, November 7th from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM in the SPH - Volleyball Gym (2nd floor - Room 2101). All majors and class levels are welcome to attend.

Many government, nonprofit and private sector employers will attend. Additionally, many of the region’s graduate school programs will have representation at the Expo.

Review a list of some of the organizations attending below:

  • Active Minds
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • City Year
  • Compass Inc (seeking a Residential Counselor)
  • DrFirst
  • Greenbelt CARES Youth and Family Services Bureau
  • HACU National Internship Program
  • Heartland Hospice
  • Maryland Department of Health
  • Planned Parenthood Metro Washington
  • ReefPoint Group, LLC
  • Services 24/7
  • The Arc of Prince George's County
  • YMCA of Capital View

Sponsored by the University Career Center and the University of Maryland's School of Public Health.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Apply to the Hineman CEOs Program

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Experience Entrepreneurship with the Hinman CEOs Program
Applications for the Fall 2019 class are due November 18, 2018 via

The Hinman CEOs Student Startup Incubator enables undergraduates to develop innovative startup ideas into real companies through an immersive one-year academic and residential* experience.
100+ Startups Launched   -   $300M+ Investment Raised   -   $2B+ Total Valuations

The dynamic Hinman CEOs environment is conducive to helping you every day by surrounding you with people who will mentor, inspire, and challenge you to achieve your entrepreneurial goals. Students complete one course per semester during their time in the program, typically ENES 460 Fundamentals of Technology Startup Ventures in fall 2019 and ENES462 Marketing High-Technology Products and Innovations in spring 2020. Students benefit from Hinman CEOs co-working spaces and coaching from Hinman CEOs faculty, staff, and alumni, and compete for exclusive Hinman CEOs seed funding for your startup.

Applications are open until November 18, 2018  for entrepreneurially-minded undergraduate students from all academic disciplines. If you are graduating spring 2020 or later, we invite your application.
*Residence within Hinman CEOs South Campus Commons Two housing is recommended, but not required.
To learn more, visit or email

Info Sessions for Business Minors

The Smith Minor Programs has three remaining information sessions this semester for students interested in any of the Business minors.  Students can also visit for more information.

Internship Opportunity at the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault

The Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) advocates for accessible, compassionate care for survivors, the prevention of sexual assault, and accountability for all offenders.  MCASA actively works to end sexual violence in the State of Maryland through professional training, public outreach, public policy advocacy, technical assistance, and legal services.

Through hands-on learning responsibilities, MCASA’s program interns are engaged in the important effort to end rape, child sexual abuse, and the full continuum of sexual violence including campus sexual assault and human sex trafficking. They are exposed to the latest thinking in the field of sexual assault prevention and response through webinars and trainings, professional meetings, and written resource materials. Program interns also come away with practical knowledge about a statewide nonprofit organization’s strategies for office management, internal and external communications, professional training, and public outreach.  

A minimum commitment of 15 hours per week is required.  Interns are encouraged to work with their academic institutions to seek credit.

This internship located at our metro-accessible Silver Spring, MD office.

Intern Objectives

  • Develop and expand knowledge regarding sexual violence and policies to prevent and respond to sexual assault and abuse.
  • Develop ability to write and format professional documents such as letters, fact sheets, website content, and newsletter articles
  • Expand professional speaking skills by answering and making telephone calls
  • Become familiar with client referrals by providing information about MCASA’s Sexual Assault Legal Institute and Maryland rape crisis and recovery centers to survivors who call the office
  • Learn about event management by assisting with logistics coordination for professional training sessions and fundraising events
  • Enhance research skills by completing written projects regarding sexual violence
  • Develop an understanding of nonprofit membership development and engagement by updating and maintaining electronic database records
  • Participate in public outreach by attending events, staffing community information fairs, and fulfilling orders for resource brochures.
  • Become familiar with a varied-pace office environment that juggles both immediate and longer-term projects
  • Contribute to development of office resources on specific topics.    


  • Be genuinely concerned about sexual violence issues and have a passion and desire to make a difference
  • Have a desire to learn about non-profit organizations and practices
  • Be organized, have a strong attention to detail, and be able to complete projects independently
  • Be computer and internet savvy: experience and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint preferred
  • Be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

This internship is particularly relevant for students pursuing degrees in communications, social sciences, criminal justice, or Women’s Studies, but we welcome applications from those in any field.

To Apply
Send cover letter, resume, and one writing sample to  Applications are accepted at any time; however, we encourage applicants for fall internships to apply by early August, for spring internships by mid-December, and for summer internships by mid-April. The start date is flexible; we require a minimum commitment of three months at 15 hours per week.

For more information visit 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Secret Service Vacancy Announcement

The U.S. Secret Service, Office of Investigations is currently hiring special agents across the country. During the course of their careers, special agents carry out assignments in both investigations and protection and may be assigned to multiple duty stations throughout the U.S. and abroad. Duties include:
  • Providing protection for various protectees.
  • Conducting criminal investigations pertaining to financial obligations of the United States.
  • Planning and implementing security designs for National Special Security Events. 
To apply, please visit the USAJobs posting or visit and search for vacancy 514504400. Applications are accepted until October 26, 2018.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Muslim Alliance for Social Change (MASC) - Breaking Down the Bars: Mass Incarceration

Muslim Alliance for Social Change (MASC) is holding a general body meeting.  The topic of the meeting is the U.S. prison system and mass incarceration. Please consider attending!

2018 Language Career & Internship Fair

Date: Wednesday, Oct 24
Time:  11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Colony Ballroom, Stamp Student Union
More Info/RSVP/Tips:

Do you speak another language? Do you want to teach English, work or intern abroad? Interested in international issues? Don't miss the 10th Annual Language Career & Internship Fair! 

Connect with organizations looking to hire for part-time, internship and full-time positions in these fields and learn about ways to build your experience on our campus. 

Business attire is recommended, though not required. Be sure to bring multiple copies of your resume.

Apply to be the Winter 2018 BSOS Student Commencement Speaker!

Image result for bsos winter graduationAs you prepare to embark on your next journey after graduating from the University of Maryland, what reflections would you share with your fellow graduates? 

The selected student speaker will get to deliver his/her message to the 2,000 students, faculty, and guests at the BSOS Commencement Ceremony. The student speaker will play a prominent role in the procession into the Xfinity Center. During the BSOS Commencement Ceremony, the student speaker will get to sit on stage with the Dean Gregory Ball and will receive reserved special seating for family and guests. For more information, please visit

- Completed at least 60 credits at the University of Maryland, College Park
- A GPA of 3.50 or better
- Summer 2018 or Fall 2018 Graduate

You will be required to answer the questions below along with the submission of a resume/CV and 2 references:
1. What is your BSOS and Maryland journey? 
2. What would be 1) memorable UMCP experiences, 2) experiences unique to BSOS 3) other reflections, and 4) goals/hope for the future that you would want to share with the audience?
3. Why do you feel like you should be selected to represent your graduating class?

The deadline for submission is Friday, October 26, 2018.
For more information about the application process or to access the application, please visit the BSOS student speaker website:

Monday, October 22, 2018

Arabic Open Doors event

The Arabic Flagship Program at UMD will be hosting an event called "Arabic Open Doors" on Wednesday, October 24th from 6pm-8pm in Wing 1 of H.J. Patterson Hall. This event will be to promote the Arabic programs at UMD but also to serve as an evening of culture. Any students interested in learning more about their programs, scholarships, and clubs or about the Arab world are welcome to attend. There will be games and prizes (T-shirts!), along with cooking demonstrations and calligraphy lessons!

Free food will be available to students who RSVP via the Arabic Open Doors RSVP Form

The event can be found on Facebook as well.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Security Clearance Background Checks Workshop: What You Need to Know Now

Image result for umd career centerDate:  Monday, October 22, 2018
Time:  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library

All applicants for federal positions, including summer interns and volunteers, undergo a suitability review or a security clearance background check.  Federal Government representatives will share details and bust myths about the process and how you can boost your chances to work with agencies like the FBI, CIA, State Department and others.