Friday, March 16, 2018

CCJS Advising Closed for Spring Break

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CCJS Advising will be closed for Spring Break Monday, March 19, 2018 through Friday, March 23, 2018.  CCJS Advising will reopen Monday, March 26 at 9:00 AM.  
Have a happy safe Spring Break!

Opening: Student Volunteer Intern - International Affairs (Fall 2018)

Image result for department of justice sealAgency: Department of Justice - Office of International Affairs (OIA)
Location: Washington, DC
Salary: No Compensation 
Open & Close Dates: Feb 22, 2018 - April 15, 2018

OIA works with criminal prosecutors in the United States to secure the return of fugitives from abroad and to obtain from foreign countries evidence and other assistance (e.g. freezing of accounts and forfeiture of funds) needed in criminal investigations and prosecutions. OIA assists federal, state and local prosecutors and law enforcement agents pursuant to a network of bilateral and multilateral treaties and law enforcement agreements. In turn, OIA assures that the United States meets its reciprocal obligations to foreign countries by responding to their requests for the extradition of fugitives and the production of evidence located in the United States.

For more information and/or to apply to this position, please visit the posting link above.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

BA/MPP Information Session - 3/28

The School of Public Policy will be hosting an information session for the BA/MPP program on Wednesday March 28th at 7:00 PM in 1212 Van Munching. The early application deadline for this program is April 1, with rolling admissions and final applications until July 1.

2nd Annual Regional Law Enforcement Career Fair

Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 Internships with START

For more information and to apply, please visit:

Jim Brochin 2018-2019 Senatorial Scholarship

The Jim Brochin 2018-2019 Senatorial Scholarship application period is open until March 30, 2018.

Who may apply: Current high school seniors, full-time or part-time, degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students. Students attending a private career school may also apply. Senatorial Scholarships may only be awarded to students applying for admission to an institution of higher learning within the State of Maryland, unless unique major status is approved for a non-Maryland school by the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

How to apply: Complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and then contact your State Senator. Your State Senator can be obtained by visiting the Maryland State Archive’s website. If your residency is in my district, the 42nd legislative district, please fill out this application (PDF).

Award Information: Senatorial Scholarships are awarded for four years or until the completion of your degree, whichever comes first. Once awarded a Senatorial Scholarship, it will be automatically renewed each year as long you take a minimum of six credit hours a semester. If you have already received a Senatorial Scholarship, you do not need to complete another application.

Senator Jim Brochin
Maryland State Senate, District 42

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Amtrak Police Criminal Investigation Unit Internship - application period open

The Amtrak Police Department’s Counterintelligence and Criminal Investigation Unit is seeking a qualified intern whose primary responsibilities will be the gathering and analyzing of crime trend data collected from the agency’s Records Management System (RMS). This data will be utilized for predictive policing initiatives to include the APD’s “CompStat” program. CompStat is a multilayered dynamic approach to crime reduction, quality of life improvement, and personnel and resource management.

Applicants should be a current undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Computer Science, Business Administration or a related field from an accredited college or university. More information, as well as the application, can be found on the online posting.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Apply to Serve on the Dean's Student Advisory Council!

Apply to serve on the BSOS Dean's Student Advisory Council (DSAC) today! Be the voice of your college and leave an impact your campus community. BSOS DSAC seeks applicants from every department. The application closes on April 3 at 5:30 PM.

Click here to learn more about the BSOS DSAC & here to meet current members of the council!

Fall 2018 Internship: US Supreme Court Police

The Supreme Court of the United States Police is currently seeking students for a police internship for the Fall 2018 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
  • Aid any investigations
  • Assist visitors with directions
  • Escort Justices and/or groups with reservations
  • Assist officers with screening of visitors
  • Various administrative duties
To apply, please submit an electronic copy of your resume to Diane Hou at with "SCPUS Internship Application Fall 2018" as your subject line.  All resumes should be submitted by 4:00PM on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Interviews for selected candidates will be scheduled on campus the for the week of April 1.  

Please remember, this is a professional internship with a federal agency and should be treated as such from the initial application through the completion of the internship. Resume tips and interview prep can be found via the University Career Center.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Scholarship Opportunity for CCJS Students - Deadline March 27

The J. Edgar Hoover Foundation Leadership Scholarship 
2018-2019 Academic Year

Multiple scholarships ($1,000-$1,350 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, 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 2018-2019 academic year
  • Registered full-time for the Fall 2018 semester in good university standing
  • Minimum GPA of 3.3 for all colleges/universities attended
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities
  • U.S. Citizen

Applicants must submit all of the following materials:
  • Transcript(s) (unofficial is fine)  showing all college/university coursework
  • Resume (please include expected graduation date)
  • Short (250 word) Bio  – include year of study, major, other activities relevant to scholarship and professional activities
  • Short essay (1-2 pages) specifying career and academic goals

Recipients of the scholarships will be recognized in May 2018 at the college’s awards ceremony.

Deadline to Apply:
All application materials must be submitted in a single packet in hardcopy by 4:00 PM Tuesday, March 27, 2018 to:

Dr. Laure Brooks
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
2220 LeFrak Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Peer Advisor Position Open in CCJS Advising

CCJS Advising is currently seeking a Peer Advisor for the Fall 2018 semester (with the possibility of continuing beyond).  The Peer Advisor will be responsible for greeting students, answering general major questions, and secretarial duties within the CCJS Advising office.  This is a wonderful opportunity to work in our department, interact with CCJS faculty and staff, and gain valuable experience in the advising world.  

  • Student must be a declared CCJS major
  • Student must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Student must have at least 30 credits completed
  • Student must be available for at least 10-20 hours a week, primarily working Monday, Wednesday, and Friday's from 10:00AM – 4:00PM during the Fall 2018 semester
To Apply:
Please email the following to  *Please note this is not an internship, but a paid part-time job opportunity.*  All application materials are due by 12:00 PM on Friday, March 30, 2018.
  • Current resume 
  • A paragraph explaining why you would like to work in CCJS Advising
Application materials will be reviewed and interviews will take place the week of April 2, 2018.  

Six Flags 2018 Internship - applications accepted now

Six Flags America is now recruiting for their 2018 internship program. Students pursuing a CCJS degree are invited to apply to the Security and Awareness Specialist position. This position will primarily be responsible for conducting audits on the enforcement of the security policies throughout the park, and assess trends in the community and their impact on Six Flags America. A full internship description is included above.

Applications are being accepted through March 31, 2018. More information on the program, qualifications, benefits, and the application, can be found on the program overview and internship application packet

Thursday, March 8, 2018

DHS Spring Break Event

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer invite your students to attend the Spring Break:  Make Your Impact While DHS Secures the Homeland Student Outreach Event.  This program will be held March 27, 2018 from 8:00 am to 5:00 p.m. at the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, 131 M Street, NE, Sixth Floor, Washington, D.C. 

This in-person event will feature morning and afternoon panel discussions, federal resume writing workshops, and mock interviews with DHS officials who will share their experiences in law enforcement and other careers across DHS. In addition, human resource officials from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management will provide a live demonstration of the federal Pathways Program process for students and recent graduates. 

To assist in marketing this event, please feel free to use the attached event flyer.  An event agenda is also attached. Participation is limited to ninety students per session. This event is free, but registration online is required.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Applications: Police Officer Positions in Huntsville, AL

The Huntsville Police Department is looking for individuals that are looking to challenge themselves to be a part of something bigger! HPD in Huntsville, AL is accepting applications for the Fall 2018 Academy. The application period is open from Friday, March 9 to Monday, April 9. 

For more information, please view the Information Packet and visit the Huntsville Police Department's website.

Career Center Event - Diplomatic Security Service Info Session

Interested in being a Special Agent? Attend the Diplomatic Security Service Information Session!

Diplomatic Security Service Info Session
Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: University Career Center, 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

The Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) is the law enforcement and security arm of the U.S. Department of State. It bears the core responsibility for providing a safe environment for the conduct of U.S. foreign policy. 

Many UMD alumni have been successfully hired with a bachelor degree, so attend this session to learn about the hiring process and gain tips for enhancing your candidacy to become a DSS Special Agent. Additionally, internship opportunities will be discussed.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Lavender Leadership Honors Society - applications open NOW!

Applications are now open to join the Lavender Leadership Honor Society!

The Lavender Leadership Honor Society is an initiative of the LGBT Equity Center and advised by a student board. The honor society celebrates and develops leadership for LGBTQ+ social justice. It is open to University of Maryland, College Park undergraduate and graduate students, as well as staff, faculty, and alumni of the university. Founded in 2015, the society has been acknowledged in the Washington Post, and is believed to be the first collegiate honor society focusing on leadership for LGBTQ+ social justice. 

All interested students must submit an application by Friday, March 9, 2018.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Free Tutoring On Campus Through OMSE

Apply now to the Minor in International Development and Conflict Management!

The Minor in International Development and Conflict Management (MIDCM) is currently accepting applications. MIDCM is a 16-credit undergraduate program open to students of all majors who are interested in the theory, practice and professions related to development and conflict – and their intersections – around the world. Apply now to begin the program in fall 2018!

Wednesday, February 28, 2018


Starting the 2018-2019 academic year, CCJS300 will no longer be offered during in future Winter terms. Please take this change in scheduling into consideration when planning for graduation and future semesters.

Monday, February 26, 2018

Midterm Power: February 28th

Project Success: Improve your academic performance - March 7

Due Diligence Research Summer 2018 Internship

Kroll’s Compliance Team handles anti-money laundering (AML) and anti-bribery and corruption (AB&C) compliance programs. Interns support the overall research and due diligence process at the company. Interns will be exposed to due diligence practices used globally to mitigate the impact of fraud and corruption. Kroll places a high value on our talent and seek candidates with a high level of conscientiousness, integrity, and professional pride.

Interns responsibilities: 

  • Support the overall research and due diligence process
  • Conduct extensive Internet and media-based research regarding both companies and individuals in both English and/or additional foreign languages 
  • Assist in gathering information that will enable Kroll clients to form an assessment of the status, legitimacy, general background and overall reputation of a given subject company and its main principals
  • Review gathered information, analyze extensively, then compile into written summary reports

For more information on the internship and to apply, please view the online application. All resumes are held in confidence. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Study Abroad Spring 2018 Deadlines

March 1 is fast approaching and is the deadline for UMD-sponsored programs! Please spread the word to your students and help them access our diverse array of options:

Students wanting to pursue an affiliate or other approved program must submit a UMD application for approval by March 15th. 

Appointments with EA advisors are available, EA peer mentors are on hand to answer questions and there are Study Abroad 101s as well. 

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Fall 2018 Rawlings Undergraduate Leadership Fellows Program - applications open now!

The Rawlings Undergraduate Leadership Fellows Program is currently accepting applications for their Fall 2018 cohort. This fellowship gives students firsthand leadership experience with internships and community action projects. 

More information, as well as the application, can be found on the Rawlings Program website.

Fall 2018 Legal Aid Internship - On Campus

The Undergraduate Student Legal Aid Office is now accepting applications for the Fall 2018 internship. All students, regardless of class standing and major, are welcome to apply. No prior knowledge of the law is required.

All applications are due by Thursday, March 15, 2018. Students may access the application via Google Drive. Should there be any problems with access, please contact Diane (

Paid Student Position: Dept of Health and Human Services OIG

Image result for department of health and human servicesStudent Trainee (Administrative Support Specialist)
Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Inspector General

This position is in the Office of Investigations (OI), in OIG/HHS. The mission of OI is to conduct and coordinate investigative activities related to fraud, waste and abuse in HHS programs and operations, including wrongdoing by applicants, grantees, contractors, or by employees in the performance of their official duties.

Open: Feb 22- Feb 26 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.
Salary: $15.89 - $23.12
Location: Washington, DC
To Apply/Job Announcement:

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Paid Summer Justice Policy Research Internship

The Urban Institute - Justice Policy Center is seeking a Research Intern who can work collaboratively on projects aimed to enhance and measure criminal justice response in the United States for the Summer 2018 term. The Summer Internship is a paid, 10 week program designed to provide students interested in research, public policy issues and organizational operations with rewarding and substantive work assignments that contribute to Urban’s mission.
The Justice Policy Center conducts research and evaluations to improve justice policy and practice at the national, state, and local levels. JPC conducts rigorous evaluations and in-depth data analyses, and give context to the data through interviews with individuals involved in the justice system at all levels. JPC also produce reports and provide technical assistance that translate complex research into actionable strategies to enhance the safety and well-being of individuals and communities. 
Intern Program Dates: May 21st - July 27th 2018
For more information about the Urban Institute, please visit To apply to this internship, and more information about the internship, please visiti the posting here.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Branch OUT! UMD LGBT Speed Networking Event

Branch OUT! UMD LGBT Speed Networking Event
March 1st, 7:00pm in the UMD Career Center (Hornbake 3100)

Networking is a critical skill for exploring careers, searching for a job or internship, or advancing in your chosen field. At this event, students will be paired with individual alumni for brief conversations about career paths, industry insights, and advice for success in the job search.  Every eight minutes, participants will rotate to their next assigned networking partner.  The quick tempo produces an energetic atmosphere where lots of knowledge and connections are exchanged in a short time.

Students will be informed of their assigned networking partners in advance.  The event will commence with hors d’oeuvres, refreshments and a brief primer on networking.  At the conclusion, students will have a chance to meet other alumni volunteers.


Apply for BSOS Student Experience Funds!

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences is launching the 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).

If you are a BSOS student with financial need that is preventing you from taking advantage of an unpaid opportunity, we encourage you to apply for BSOS Undergraduate ExperienceFunds.

Applications for the summer 2018 and fall 2018 experiences are due on March 28, 2018 by 9 a.m. Click here to apply. Before submitting your application, make sure to review the eligibility criteria here.

Questions regarding the funds or the application process can be e-mailed to

Graduation Fair - buy your regalia!

We encourage all graduates to make their way to the University Book Center from March 6th through March 8th to purchase their graduation regalia.  

Please note: After the Grad Fair, students can still purchase regalia from the University Book Center.  Friday, April 6th is the last day that the University Book Center will be able to guarantee correct style/size for anyone attending commencement.  After April 6th students can obtain regalia but it may not be the correct size.

ACES Scholarship for Service

The ACES Program at UMD is opening its applications for the CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service program. The 2018 application period is open from Monday, February 19 to Friday, March 16. 

This exciting scholarship provides funding for students at UMD completing the ACES Minor - please check out Scholarships for more information. Benefits include:
  • Tuition and fees covered  
  • Annual stipend ($22,500), book and professional development allowance 
  • Health insurance reimbursement
  • Internships and full-time government positions
The first information session for interested students will be Friday, February 23rd at 11AM in Prince Frederick Hall, 1105. 

Friday, February 16, 2018

University Health Center Peer Programs - apply NOW!

The University Health Center is recruiting for the next batch of Health Center Peers (Fall 2018 - Spring 2019)! This includes Peer Educators and CARE to Stop Violence Advocates & Outreach Peers.

University Health Center Peer Programs are experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate students at the University of Maryland. Peers specialize in different content areas and activities, but all are responsible for educating, serving, and improving the wellness of University of Maryland community members. Find out more about the peer programs and APPLY TODAY! Applications close March 1, 2018.

Questions? Email  

Federal/Global​ ​Fellows Program - accepting applications NOW!

Want an internship in Washington, D.C.? Interested in global or domestic issues? Apply now to the Global Fellows or Federal Fellows Program! Earn Scholarship in Practice credit and a Fellows Program notation on your transcript!

Join a lively, engaged, and motivated student community!  In both programs students take a fall-semester seminar from expert practitioners in one of several concentrations including: Homeland Security, U.S. Diplomacy, and Responses to Global Challenges. Past internship locations include: the Department of Homeland Security, the House Committee on Homeland Security, Helios Global, and the Center for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START).  Year-round activities include trips to Capitol Hill and federal agencies, professional development workshops, and conversations with policymakers. The programs also feature one-on-one assistance in writing resumes, obtaining internships, etc.

All students must apply via the online applicationFirst wave of applications will be reviewed on March 26. Rolling admissions thereafter.

For details regarding the application requirements, visit Federal Fellows and/or Global Fellows or contact the office office: 2407 Marie Mount Hall, 301-314-0261

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Women in Law Enforcement Webinar

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Women in Law Enforcement Webinar
Hosted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites you to participate in the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Women in Law Enforcement Webinar from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28.

In partnership with the DHS Office of Academic Engagement, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will host a webinar for college and university student and recent graduate women interested in pursuing a law enforcement career at ICE. This webinar will feature a panel of female special agents and deportation officers who will share their experiences in law enforcement and career paths at ICE. In addition, human resource officials will explain the federal application process and highlight ICE career pathways for students and recent graduates.

This event is free for participants. To register, visit the RSVP site. As space is limited, it is recommended you register soon.

More information regarding this webinar opportunity will continue to be shared with stakeholders and potential participants. Email should you have any questions regarding participation in the event.

Study Abroad 101 Sessions Held All Semester Long!

MLAW Program's Law and Society Minor Fall 2018

The application to join MLAW Program's Law and Society Minor Fall 2018 cohort is open! Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis and students should hear back about their admissions decision within 2-3 weeks of submitting the application. 

Questions about the application and the program can be directed to or 301-405-3179. 

Monday, February 12, 2018

Memphis Police Department Now Hiring!

Attend a Webinar with the Memphis Police Department! The webinar gives an overview of the Memphis Police Office position with the City of Memphis. It is a 15-20 minute session about the openings with the Memphis Police Department, how to apply, and all about the job opportunity as a whole. The Memphis Police Department will hold webinars every Tuesday and Thursday in February.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Reduced Cost LSAT Prep Course at UMD!

Image result for law booksWith resources from Letters and Sciences/Pre-Law Advising, and some generous assistance from Princeton Review, a 15 person, full-length, in-person Princeton Review LSAT course is available at a cost of $200!!

1. An application is currently available at

2. Applications are to be submitted electronically and are due by midnight, February 18th.  Please note the quick turnaround time!