Wednesday, June 13, 2018

PAID Summer Research position with PGPD

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. Student who have taken CCJS300 are preferred. Since the ride-alongs will take place throughout the county, it is ask that all RAs have their own mode of transportation. Students will be paid $15/hour and will start at the beginning of July. 

If interested please send a resume and unofficial transcript to: by 5:00 PM on Friday, June 15, 2018.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Fall 2018 internship opportunity: Arlington County Police Department

Arlington County Police Department is currently looking to fill the Investigative Assistant Internship. Applicants must be enrolled in a program that will continue to Spring 2019 in order to participate in. This means that graduating seniors or last semester graduate students are ineligible unless they have been accepted to a graduate program.

Applications for the Fall 2018 semester are due Sunday, July 1. Applications submitted after that deadline will not be accepted. 

Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation - Summer 2018 Internship with ICF

The Justice and Community Development (JCD) Research and Evaluation Team has a broad portfolio of projects focusing on criminal justice practices and policies.  The team is seeking a summer intern to work on multiple projects with topics ranging from victim services, juvenile justice, human trafficking, corrections, and law enforcement.  With the supervision of more experienced researchers, the intern will be responsible for assisting in the performance of social science research and evaluation of training and technical assistance by gathering literature and documents for review, transcribing interviews, qualitatively coding interview transcripts, coordinating interviews/meetings, and helping to prepare material for inclusion in reports. As a summer intern, you will apply your academic knowledge, gain exposure to major projects surrounding the improvement of federal, state and local juvenile justice and child welfare systems, and interact with a variety of experts in juvenile justice, human trafficking, victim services, child welfare, and related fields. Interns at ICF often return after graduation to take positions within our consulting practice or enroll in outstanding graduate programs around the country.  

The position is located at ICF's headquarters in Fairfax, VA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform background research on specified topics and synthesize material in the form of annotated bibliographies and literature reviews.
  • Support training and technical assistance activities for federal juvenile justice, human trafficking, victims of crime, and/or child welfare programs and initiatives.
  • Support cleaning and validating data using statistical analysis software such as SPSS, Stata, or SAS.
  • Transcribe and code qualitative data.
  • Analyze primary and secondary data using basic statistical methods (e.g., descriptives).
  • Coordinate logistics and assist with conferences/meeting planning (e.g., teleconferences and virtual meetings).
Basic Qualifications:
  • Enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in criminal justicesociology, statistics, economics, social work,  public policy, or related field with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Introductory knowledge of social science research and methods.
  • Proficient in MS applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Interest in criminal and juvenile justice topics.
ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Apply on ICF website.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Berwyn Heights Maryland Police Internship

Berwyn Heights Maryland Police Department is currently seeking interns for the Fall 2018 semester. The program requires between 10-20 hours each week from interns, with flexible scheduling to accommodate student schedules. Hours must be completed between 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. This internship will help students learn about the administrative side of a police department, as well as the every day routine of police officers. Students will get an opportunity to shadow the Chief of Police and go on ride-alongs with the Officers.

All candidates are subjected to a background check and fingerprinting. Those that are interested, please email

Friday, June 1, 2018

BSOS Summer Help: University Career Center

Image result for umd career centerVirtual Resume Review for BSOS Students 
You never know when an opportunity will pop up, so use the summer to make sure your resume is concise and highlights your marketable skills. Submit your resume electronically to be reviewed by the University Career Center @ BSOS staff. You will receive tips and wording suggestions within three business days (depending on demand). Submit your resume here.
* Only for BSOS undergraduate students during the 2018 summer. 

LinkedIn Profile Challenge 
Are you ready to make the most of your LinkedIn profile? The University Career Center @ BSOS is offering feedback on LinkedIn profiles for all BSOS undergraduate students to ensure you have a career ready personal brand!  Complete this short request form to express interest. 
*Only for BSOS undergraduate students during the 2018 Summer.

The University Career Center is open all summer!
Summer break is a great time to update your application materials, gain valuable experience, and work toward your post-graduation goals. And if you get stuck or need some assistance, remember that the University Career Center & the President's Promise takes appointments all summer!
Make an appointment with the University Career Center to discuss:
  • Major and career exploration
  • Job and internship search
  • Graduate school/continuing education
  • Resume and cover letter
  • Change in career path

Monday, May 21, 2018

CCJS Advising CLOSED - May 25, 2018

The CCJS Advising Office will be closed on Friday, May 25. All questions can be directed to that day. Advising will open again from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM on Tuesday, May 29.

Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Inspector General Vacancy Announcements

The Office of Investigations is recruiting Student Trainee (Investigative Analyst) positions in New York City, NY and Dallas, TX and a Student Trainee (Administrative Support) in Washington, DC. Please read below for more information and the respective USAJobs links.

Student Trainee (Investigative Analyst)
Organizational Location:
Office of Investigations
Duty Station:
New York City, NY
Who May Apply:
Students – Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level.  Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.
Opening period:  
Monday, May 21, 2018 through Friday, May 25, 2018

Student Trainee (Investigative Analyst)
Organizational Location:
Office of Investigations
Duty Station:
Dallas, TX
Who May Apply:
Students – Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level.  Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.
Opening period:  
Monday, May 21, 2018 through Friday, May 25, 2018

Student Trainee (Administrative Support)
Organizational Location:
Office of Investigations
Duty Station:
Washington, DC
Who May Apply:
Students – Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level.  Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.
Opening period:  
Monday, May 21, 2018 through Friday, May 25, 2018

Montgomery County Police Officer Candidate Applications

The Montgomery County Police Department will be taking applications for Police Officer Candidate from Monday, June 18, 2018 12:00 am through Friday, July 27, 2018 at 11:59 pm. This will be for an academy scheduled to begin in early 2019 (Subject to change). 

Written testing, interviews, and Physical Fitness Assessment Testing will occur in July, August, or September, 2018. Qualified applicants will be notified of testing details via the email provided by the applicant at time of application. 

You may apply by checking Montgomery County Careers below during that time period or the APPLY NOW button at Join MCPD.

Friday, May 18, 2018

U.S. Census Bureau - Fall 2018 Internship Opportunity

The U.S. Census Bureau, Criminal Justice Branch is currently looking to fill their Fall 2018 internship program with 1-2 UMD students. This internship is unpaid, but can be used to obtain CCJS internship credit. More details on the internship can be found on the above flyer.

All interested applicants should submit a resume to Greta Clark ( Applications are due by June 1, 2018.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Summer Security Positions at Camp Weequahic

Camp Weequahic, a private co-ed summer camp in Northeast Pennsylvania, is looking for Criminal Justice students to serve as our daytime security guards and front gate greeters during our 2018 summer season (June 13- August 6). Contracts includes room and board and a travel stipend along with a seasonal salary.

For more information and the application, please visit the Weequahic website. For questions or if you have an interest, please feel free to call 877.899.9695, email James at, or check the Facebook page dedicated to our 2018 staff.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Fall 2018 Independent Study Opening With Professor Mauriello (CCJS 320)

Image result for clip art shoesProfessor Mauriello is looking for up to 6 students who would like to earn 3 credits during the Fall 2018 for CCJS 399 Independent Study.  The Independent Study involves the continued development of the reference footwear database for a new technology being introduced to law enforcement that associates with the identification of footwear at crime scenes. This is a chance to be involved in cutting-edge technology that will cause a more significant use of footwear evidence at crime scenes and your efforts will have a direct relationship with solving crimes in the future!

Professor Mauiello has discussed this database in CCJS 320 and you may have seen students working on the project during the past two semesters on campus scanning shoes of student, faculty, and staff.

The project entails working in 2 three-person teams using the technology that we now have in the crime lab to obtain scans of shoes from anyone breathing on campus to continue to build the University of Maryland Footwear Reference Database of different make and model shoes. The company already has over 40,000 in their reference database, but we want to ensure we have as many possible shoe styles that exist in the present. That means an ongoing project to keep the reference database up to date. 

If you think you may be interested, you must be able to work a minimum of 10 hours per week on the project for the full 3 credits.

If you are interested, fill out the CCJS 399 form (only the first sheet in the linked packet) and email it to Professor Mauriello ASAP at:  If you have questions, you can call Professor Mauriello at 301-219-1492.

Fall 2018 Teaching Assistant Needed For CCJS 320

Professor Mauriello is looking for a Teaching Assistants (TA) this upcoming Fall 2018 semester for CCJS 320 section 0301.  Section 0301 section in the fall is held on Monday evening from 6:00 PM to 8:45 PM. The TA must be able to arrive in the lab one hour before the section begins, and schedule a minimum of one two-hour office hour period per week.

To be eligible, you must have successfully taken CCJS 320 and received an “A-” or higher and have a GPA of at least a 3.20 cumulative. If you are interested in becoming a TA for CCJS320, please fill out and print the following from this packet of information:
  • CCJS 320 – Introduction to Criminalistics, Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (TA) Agreement and Performance Objectives 
  • CCJS 386 - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Contract
All questions can be directed to Professor Mauriello at (301) 219-1492 or Interested students must complete both documents and email them to him ASAP. 

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Maryland Parent & Family Association Student Scholarship Awards

Image result for maryland parents associationSCHOLARSHIPS OF UP TO $2,000 AVAILABLE FOR 2018-2019! APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MAY 11.

Applications are currently being accepted for the Maryland Parent & Family Association Student Scholarship Awards. The scholarships provide assistance to current undergraduate students in good standing who may be unable to continue their education at the University due to extenuating personal or family financial circumstances. Scholarships of up to $2,000 per student will be awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year. A minimum of 12 scholarships will be awarded.

Award criteria, instructions, and an online application can be found at Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2017.

Questions? Contact the Office of Parent and Family Affairs at 301.314.8429 or

Joseph M. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Award

Applications and nominations are currently being accepted for the Joseph M. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Award. Applications and nominations for the 2018-2019 academic year award are due July 1. All University Graduate and Undergraduate students are encouraged to apply. Faculty, staff, and members of the campus community are welcome to nominate deserving students of this award. 

The scholarship award was established in recognition of Joe Mitchell's compassion for the less fortunate members of our society and in honor of his ability to befriend, guide and mentor individuals whose ability to succeed as students at our institution was challenged by some personal or family circumstance. Scholarships will be awarded each fall and spring semester to one or more deserving students. These are one-time awards of up to $2,000 per recipient.

For more information about the Scholarship Award, please visit

If you have any questions or would like more information regarding the scholarship, please feel free to contact either Michelle McCubbin (, 301-314-9555) or Dai-An Tran (, 301-314-0416).

Student Leader Scholarships

Through the generosity of several alumni and the Student Government Association, four scholarships are available for student organization leaders. The Carlson, Mintz and Price families along with the SGA have established scholarships to support student leaders. The scholarships were created to help a deserving student organization leader manage costs associated with tuition and related costs of Maryland. Each scholarship recipient will receive a $500-1000 award for the fall 2018/spring 2019 semester. These scholarships recognize the sizable contribution of time and energy that student organization leaders contribute to the campus community through their service.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Current or incoming student organization leader
  • In good academic standing with the University
  • Preference given to students with financial need
Additional Considerations:
  • Demonstrates strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Significant involvement and/or leadership within student organizations
The application for this scholarship can be accessed via this link:

Applications are due by 5pm on May 31, 2018.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Courtroom Support & Quality Control Branch Internship

The District of Columbia Courts consists of the Court of Appeals, the Superior Court, and the Court System. DC Courts constitutes the Judicial Branch of the District of Columbia Government, and is separate and distinct from the Executive and Legislative Branches.

The Courtroom Support and Quality Control Branch is responsible for the management, operation and quality assurance of all courtrooms in the Family Court Operations Division. This position is open for the Summer semester starting in June 2018. The interns' major duties are below: 

  • Assists the courtroom clerks with the management and operations of the courtroom. Checks in attorneys and parties. 
  • Makes and distributes copies of court orders. 
  • Scans pleadings and other court documents. 
  • Maintains confidentiality of sealed and confidential case types. 
  • Updates official court record; transports case files. 
  • Assists judicial officers, management and staff as needed.

For more information on the position, and to apply to the position, please visit the USAJobs posting.

Consider Taking A CCJS Summer Course!

Image result for summerSome of our most popular CCJS courses will be offered during the summer in a smaller, more discussion-based setting.  Additionally, we will be offering several courses online.  

Note: We will no longer offer CCJS 300 in Winter session.  If you need to complete the CCJS 200 > CCJS 300 > Criminology course (CCJS 450/451/454) requirement, please keep this in mind!

Courses offered in Summer Session I (May 29 - July 6) include:

  • CCJS 100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice (online)
  • CCJS 105 -Introduction to Criminology (online)
  • CCJS 200 - Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • CCJS 300 - Criminological and Criminal Justice Research Methods
  • CCJS 342 - Corrections (online)
  • CCJS 418P - Marijuana, Law and Society

Courses offered in Summer Session II (July 9 - Aug 17) include:

  • CCJS 100 – Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CCJS 105 – Introduction to Criminology
  • CCJS 320 – Introduction to Criminalistics (evenings 6-8:45 pm only)
  • CCJS 370 - Race, Crime and Criminal Justice (online)
  • CCJS 451 - Crime and Delinquency Prevention (online)

If you are interested in registering for a CCJS summer course, please submit a permission request through the CCJS stamps website:  CCJS 100 and 105 do not require permission of the department. 

Fall 2018 Internship with Homeland Security Investigations

All applications due: June 8, 2018

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Department of Homeland Security Hiring Webinars

Image result for homeland securityDHS is hiring! DHS is hosting a series of two-hour webinars to highlight our nation-wide law enforcement career opportunities. Each webinar will provide you with information on DHS’ mission, provide tips on writing a federal resume, how to create a profile on USJOBS, and provide an overview of the law enforcement hiring process.  The webinars are held on a variety of dates through the next two months.  
For more information and to register for a webinar, please visit their website: