Monday, January 22, 2018

Global Terrorism Minor Info Sessions

Learn more about the Global Terrorism Minor!

Apply for the Spring 2018 semester! All applicants must have 30 academic credits; 15 of which must be University of Maryland credits. The minor program is only open to University of Maryland undergraduates.

Join us for an information session on one of the following dates:
  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 5pm in Tydings Hall room 2110
  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 5pm in Tydings Hall room 2110
START has developed an undergraduate minor in Global Terrorism, a cross-disciplinary program housed in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland.The minor is designed to train the next generation of terrorism analysts, including students who plan to pursue graduate study related to terrorism as well as employment in the federal, state, local, non-profit, and/or private sectors. The program is part of the University of Maryland’s Global Studies program, alongside the minors in International Development and Conflict ManagementGlobal Poverty, and International Engineering.

START accepts applications to the program from University of Maryland undergraduates twice per calendar year, once during the spring semester and once during the fall semester. Students from all colleges and majors are encouraged to apply.

Spring 2018 Internship - PGPD Gun Intelligence Unit

The Gun Intelligence Unit of Prince George’s County Police Department is currently in search of an intern for the Spring 2018 semester.  The intern will be responsible for data gathering and data entry for a longer term gun violence reduction program.  In addition to working with data, the intern will attend meetings for increased knowledge and understanding of the project.

  • Interns will need their own transportation to Prince Georges County Police Department Headquarters
  • Minimum of 56 Cumulative Credits
  • Minimum of 2.5 Cumulative GPA
  • Completion of CCJS 200 and preferably CCJS 300
  • Knowledge of Excel is preferred
  • Strong attention to detail
To Apply:

Please send a copy of your resume to CCJS Advising (  All applications are due by 12:00 PMon Friday, January 26, 2018.

USG Emerging Leader Badge

USG Emerging Leader Badge
Prove your leadership skills to employers by joining the USG Emerging Leader Badge! Only 10-15 hours of work will earn you a nationally recognized credential and other gifts. Enrollment encouraged by Feb. 1: email Rose Jackson-Speiser.

Main Campus Career Events for BSOS Students

Women's Legislative Briefing — Sunday, January 28th

Check out the flyer below for more information on this great event being held at USG. 

Our very own program director, Dr. Wendy Stickle, will be speaking at this event about human trafficking!

To RSVP, click here: 

Friday, January 19, 2018

Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Online Information Session

EVENT: Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Online Information Session
TIME: 7 PM EST on Wednesday, Jan 24th

The Center for Geospatial Information Science (CGIS) at the University of Maryland is pleased to present the Master of Professional Studies in Geospatial Intelligence (MPS GEOINT). You're invited to join us for an online information session for our master's degree in GEOINTReserve your place here today to register for this event.
The MPS GEOINT program provides workforce-focused technical training that gives graduates the skills and expertise to lead new initiatives in the rapidly shifting landscape of GEOINT applications, data collection systems, analytic methods, and mission support. The master's program may be taken on a full-time or part-time basis, and may be taken fully online or on-site. The MPS GEOINT degree can be completed in as little as 15 months.
At the online information session, we will introduce our master’s program in Geospatial Intelligence, and discuss our unique program format, curriculum, class delivery, and the admissions process. The session will feature a comprehensive presentation, and a question and answer section with us. I hope that you will join us to learn how this master's degree can advance your career in the geospatial industry. 
We are now accepting applications for admission in Spring 2018 (Application deadline: Feb 15, 2018) and Fall 2018. Full details regarding the programs are available at or contact us at Students with no prior GIS experience are welcome to apply. We are happy to discuss admission requirements on an individual basis.
Don't forget to reserve your place today for this upcoming online information session.

2018 Army ROTC Summer Leadership Symposium

2018 Army ROTC Summer Leadership Symposium 

            University of Maryland Army ROTC invites applications to the 2018 Army ROTC Summer Leadership Symposium at Fort Knox, Kentucky from12-16 June 2018 in order to collaborate with centers of influence among college students and potential college students, thereby enhancing key leader’s understanding and perception of Army Officers and their development process.
The Symposium seeks to gather leaders from academia, athletics, business and other fields who have a stake in developing potential in youth. It is a forum to share ideas about Army Officer Education, and to better understand the role of the Army Officer in society. It is an all-expenses paid opportunity to tour the largest annual training event in the Army – Advanced Camp - where cadets from across the nation gather to improve their leadership acumen and demonstrate their readiness to lead our nation’s defense.
Key Symposium elements include:
·      Demonstrates the value of Army Officership as a career, as well as Army expertise in leadership and leader development
·      Touring training events and meeting the exceptional young men and women who are current ROTC cadets
·      Presentations on the Army ROTC program and its place in American higher education
·      Networking with other national leaders in education, athletics, business and other fields of endeavor
·      Opportunities to shape the future of ROTC through written feedback, seminars and discussions

Interested leaders should respond directly to Terry McCall, Army ROTC recruiting operations officer, or 301-314-9939 by February 10th, 2018.