Thursday, June 22, 2017

Internships with the City of Baltimore

The city of Baltimore is launching an internship opportunity designed to introduce student participants to public service principles; provide practical application work experience; and assist with preparing them to enter and/or advance in a public sector environment while earning credits toward their degree requirements.  Student participants may choose to apply to work with a specific partnering Agency or within their field of study.

  • July 15th for Fall Semester
  • November 15th for Spring Semester
  • April 10th for Summer Semester
 For more information follow this link:

Fall Internship with Responsive Law

Responsive Law is a national, nonprofit advocacy organization that works to improve accessibility, accountability, and affordability in the civil justice system. We advocate for more competition in the provision of legal services, better self-help options for the legal system's customers, and improved legal literacy for those customers.

Interns will work directly with the Executive Director and will engage in policy research in support of our advocacy efforts before state legislatures, bar associations, and supreme courts. Interns will have the opportunity to draft blog posts and newsletter entries, and they will be responsible for contributing to and maintaining Responsive Law's online presence through social media platforms.

Internships can range from 15 to 40 hours per week, and specific hours are flexible. Responsive Law is willing to work with students to receive course credit.

Excellent writing ability.
Interest in consumer and legal issues.
Superior interpersonal skills and professionalism.

Applications accepted until September 1st.

To learn more and to apply, interested students can log in to Careers4Terps and search the ID number: 159786

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Apply for START Fall 2017 Internships by June 30!

START is currently accepting applications for our Fall 2017 Internships! START Interns work with our researchers on our policy-relevant research projects focused on the human causes and consequences of terrorism. This fall, from August 24-December 11, students will work a minimum of 10 hours-a-week on any one of 15 different projects. Our projects accepting interns range from our Global Terrorism Database to GIS focused research and from Understanding Domestic Radicalization through Unconventional Weapons and Technology.

Students at any stage of their education are welcome to apply--from Freshmen through Ph.D. candidates. Review our internship information here: for more information and specific project descriptions and requirements. Also, there are two funding opportunities for students listed at the above link.

Applications are due on June 30th at 11:59pm. Feel free to reach out 

Interested in Forensics? Register for CCJS 320 in Summer Session II!

Image result for forensic scienceCCJS 320 provides students with an introduction to forensic science. The course is taught by Professor Thomas Mauriello, who has been featured on Investigation Discovery and various documentaries on the Discovery Channel. Students in the course learn about:
  • Crime scene physical evidence
  • Preservation of evidence
  • Polygraphing, firearms identification
  • Blood analysis
  • Death investigation
  • And more

CCJS 320 is a hybrid course, students watch online lectures and meet in-person for labs.   CCJS 320 is hands-on and interactive.

Summer Session II begins July 10, 2017 and ends August 18, 2017.  Students can request permission to register for CCJS 320 by visiting

Monday, June 19, 2017

Graduate School Summer Information Sessions

All UMD undergrads from all majors are invited.  RSVP at:

Open House and Recruiting Event - The United States Capitol Police

Image result for us capitol policeDate: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time:  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, C Street N.E., Washington D.C., 20002
No RSVP required

Attendees will learn how to apply, hear about the hiring standards, and have the opportunity to take the initial Police Officer Selection Test (POST) test, if interested. To attend: take the metro to Union Station and walk across the street to the Dirksen Senate Office Building. 

Additional Information:

The United States Capitol Police is seeking professional individuals for sworn and civilian positions who display the utmost level of integrity, honesty, maturity, and commitment to serve the public. The USCP offers extensive professional development and training and competitive salaries.

The United States Capitol Police (USCP) is a CALEA nationally-accredited, federal law enforcement agency. The USCP safeguards the Congress, its legislative process, Members of Congress, employees, visitors, and facilities from crime, disruption, and terrorism. We protect and secure Congress so it can fulfill its constitutional and legislative responsibilities in a safe, secure, and open environment.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to law enforcement operations and effectiveness. From the global nature of threats to strengthening community relations, there is a heightened need for our employees to respond to emergencies with professionalism, pride, and effectiveness. Through diversity management, the United States Capitol Police (USCP) leverages the unique skills, talents, and expertise that we bring to the USCP through our different backgrounds, experiences, demographics, and perspectives. By embracing these differences, the USCP is keenly positioned to recruit, retain, and promote the best and the brightest.