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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Internship, Fall 2018

Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Internship, Fall 2018
Baltimore, MD
Application closes: June 8, 2018

HSI is currently seeking Student Volunteer Interns for Fall 2018.*  HSI’s Student Volunteer Program (SVP) provides unpaid training opportunities related to your academic program.  Additionally, our program allows you to explore career options as well as develop your personal and professional skills. 

As a student volunteer, you will be exposed to the HSI work environment and will learn about the mission and responsibilities of various components and programs.  Students are involved in professional projects and work activities related to their academic studies.  These activities vary from administrative assistance, to project planning, to assisting with special projects.  

To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and a copy of your official transcript to HSIBaltimore.Recruitment@ice.dhs.gov by June 8, 2018*NOTE:  The availability of HSI Student Volunteer Intern positions is subject to available funding and logistics.  

Our Student Volunteer internships provide numerous opportunities that will challenge your analytical and leadership skills. Candidate qualifications include:
  • U.S. citizenship;
  • Taking at least a half-time academic course load in an accredited high school or trade school, technical or vocational school, 2 year or 4 year college/university, graduate or professional school;
  • Maintaining through graduation a 2.0 GPA; and
  • Passing a background investigation

Check out what a recent UMD student- Zheng Yang (featured HERE)- shared about her experience as an intern with the Homeland Security Investigations! 

Paid Student Trainee Position with the US Secret Service


 Apply by 05/29/2018
  • Salary
    $33,172 to $48,249 per year
  • Pay scale & grade
    GS 04 - 05
  • Work schedule
    Full-Time - Full-Time/Part-Time; Paid
  • Appointment type
    Internships - Internship


  • Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crime or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders. In the Secret Service, we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity and courage. In the Secret Service, we:

    Protect the President, the Vice President, and other leaders; investigate threats against them; and safeguard their residences and other facilities

    Plan and implement security designs for National Special Security Events

    Investigate financial crimes including fraud, identity theft and computer-based attacks on banking or telecommunications infrastructure

    Joining the Secret Service, Office of Human Resources, Talent and Employee Acquisition Management Division will allow you to manage, develop, evaluate, execute, and track a comprehensive human capital management program. Apply for this exciting opportunity to impact the Secret Service's mission by providing critical human capital direction in accomplishing the dual protective and investigative missions of the Secret Service and develops policies, procedures and strategies aimed at hiring, retaining, and rewarding a premiere workforce. The Student Trainee (Human Resources) position starts at a salary of $33,172 (GS-04, step 1), with promotion potential to $66,191 (GS-08, step 10). For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here. For more information on the Secret Service click here.


    More than one selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade and unit occur.

    Applying to this announcement certifies that you give permission for DHS to share your application with others in DHS for similar positions.
    Responsibilities
    The selectee will serve as a Student Trainee (Human Resources) in the Office of Human Resources, Talent and Employee Acquisition Management Division. Typical work assignments include:
    Assists one or more Human Resources Specialists in the performance of basic to complex recruitment and staffing responsibilities.
    Research and assist with providing technical guidance to supervisors, managers and employees.
    Assist employees on a variety of HR matters; preparing necessary correspondence and documentation; resolve various HR issues; conducts presentations and prepares written reports.
    Conditions of Employment
    U.S. citizenship is required.
    Conditions of Employment

    If selected for this position, you will be required to:

    Maintain a top secret clearance. Completion of a single scope background investigation is required before appointment. For more information visit OPM Mythbuster Page.

    Maintain a 2.5 GPA (undergraduate) or 3.0 GPA (graduate) on a 4.0 scale.

    Must be at least 16 years or older.

    Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.

    Certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so, if you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959.

    Upon boarding, you must sign a Pathways Participant Agreement.


    Qualifications
    GS-04: You qualify for the GS-04 level (starting salary $33,172) if you possess the following:
    Completion of 2 full academic years of post-high school study or an associate’s degree.
    GS-05: You qualify for the GS-05 level (starting salary $37,113) if you possess the following:
    Completion of 4 academic years of post-high school leading to a bachelor's degree or  equivalent degree.
    This will be calculated using your résumé and unofficial transcripts or a list of courses/course hours submitted with your application.

    Students must maintain student eligibility and enrollment throughout the duration of the internship
     (Applicants must be actively enrolled at an accredited institution)Applicants that have graduated or will graduate prior to the completion of the internship are ineligible to participate without proof of future enrollment in an accredited university.
  • Apply on the USAJobs website by May 29.

Tuesday, May 22, 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.



  1. Click on “Search Jobs”
  2. Click “Register today” on the right side of the page to create an account. If you have applied previously, Click “login to AccessMCG Extranet” to login to your account. 
  3. Once you are logged into an account, click “Search Jobs” 
  4. Select Public Safety from the drop down and click “Go” 
  5. Click on the blue Name starting with IRC to the left of Police Officer Candidate 
  6. Click “Apply Now” in the upper right corner of that job description

When applying on-line resumes are not required they are optional. When the system opens it will state that resumes for POC (Police Officer Candidate) are optional. The Following Minimum Qualifications Must Be Met by All Police Officer Applicants:
1a. Possession of an Associate's Degree or its equivalent (60 college credits or 90 college quarter hours) at time of application. 
OR 
1b. Three (3) years of active duty military service. Applicant must provide official proof of separation from the military in good standing with an honorable discharge prior to being extended a conditional officer of employment; 
OR 
1c. 3 years of sworn law enforcement experience, with arrest powers, eligible for rehire as defined by MCPD 
AND 
2. Not less than 21 years of age at the time of graduation from the academy. 
3. United States citizenship. 
4. Possession of a valid driver's license from any state. 
5. Successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation conducted by the Department of Police.

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.

Position: 
Student Trainee (Investigative Analyst)
GS-1899-4/5
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
Link:






Position: 
Student Trainee (Investigative Analyst)
GS-1899-4/5
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
Link:






Position: 
Student Trainee (Administrative Support)
GS-0399-4/5
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
Link:




Monday, May 21, 2018

New Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership


The School of Public Policy and the Do Good Institute have launched a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership. The Certificate is designed for students who want to hone their skills in leadership and management; strategy; fundraising; and financial management. Students delve into the challenges facing today’s leaders and develop the tools and experiences needed to create positive change in their organizations and their fields. 

Given the nonprofit sector is the third largest workforce in the United States, the Certificate provides students with a competitive edge in the job market and our alumni have gone on to work with an impressive range of organizations including Share Our Strength, Teach for America, Fund for Educational Excellence, Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, Partnership for Public Service, United Way for the National Capital Area, Wells Fargo Foundation, Clark Foundation, and many others.

The Certificate can be completed in as little as nine months and courses begin this fall. Applications are due this summer and the priority deadline for Fellowships is June 30, 2018.

More information on courses and faculty members can be found on our website and in the attached flier. We also have fellowship funding available. Questions can be directed to the Chief Program Officer of the Do Good Institute, Sara Gallagher, at sara@umd.edu.
 

MCPD accepting applications!


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DEPARTMENT OF POLICE
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 clicking the link below during that time period www.montgomerycountymd.gov/careers  or the APPLY NOW button at www.joinmcp.com
            -Click on “Search Jobs”
-Click “Register today” on the right side of the page to create an account.
If you have applied previously, Click “login to AccessMCG Extranet” to login to your account.
            -Once you are logged into an account, click “Search Jobs”
            -Select Public Safety from the drop down and click “Go”
            -Click on the blue Name starting with IRC to the left of Police Officer                                      Candidate
            -Click “Apply Now” in the upper right corner of that job description
 When applying on-line resumes are not required they are optional. When the system opens it will state that resumes for POC (Police Officer Candidate) are optional.
Minimum Qualifications at time of application
The Following Minimum Qualifications Must Be Met by All Police Officer Applicants
1aPossession of an Associate's Degree or its equivalent
(60 college credits or 90 college quarter hours) at time of application.
OR
1b.      Three (3) years of active duty military service. Applicant must provide official proof of separation from the military in good standing with an honorable discharge prior to being extended a conditional officer of employment;
OR
1c.      3 years of sworn law enforcement experience, with arrest powers, eligible for rehire as defined by MCPD
AND
            2.  Not less than 21 years of age at the time of graduation from the academy.
            3.  United States citizenship.
            4.  Possession of a valid driver's license from any state.
            5.  Successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation conducted by the Department of Police.
If you would like your email removed from further notifications, please reply to this email.

Sergeant Lisa Engestrom
Recruitment
Montgomery County Department of Police
240-773-5310

The Montgomery County Police Department
ARE YOU READY?

For more information please visit:www.joinmcp.com 

Fall Internships with the Census Bureau



Are you looking for an internship working with some fun criminal justice data? We are the U.S. Census Bureau, Criminal Justice Branch, and we are looking for 1-2 UMD students to Intern with us for the Fall Semester, 2018. You would work with us in Suitland, Maryland, a few days a week (typically T, W, or Th).  Internships are unpaid but should qualify for college credit. There is a metro next door to the building so you can metro (Green line) or drive (free parking pass will be provided).

If you are interested, please send your resume to Greta Clark, Supervisory Statistician, @ greta.b.clark@census.govby 6/01/18.


You will need to have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and be interested in working with real CJ data from the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). Any questions, please call Greta @ 301-763-2586.

BJS

Sponsored Projects

National Prisoner Statistics 8 (NPS 8)
This project gathers information on the    characteristics of persons under sentence of death and of persons executed as of December 31 including: offenders' sex, race, Hispanic origin, education, marital status, age at time of arrest for the capital offense, legal status at time of the offense, methods of execution, trends, and time between imposition of death sentence and execution. Data pertaining to the movement of prisoners into and out of death sentence as well as change in the jurisdiction legal status are also obtained.
Survey on Sexual Victimization (SSV)
Originally a congressional mandate under the Prison Rape Elimination act of 2003, SSV is an annual data collection used to obtain information on the incidence and prevalence of sexual assault within state, local and juvenile correctional facilities. 



OJJDP

Sponsored Projects

 

 Juvenile Frame
This is a comprehensive name and address listing of juvenile justice agencies in the United States.  This list serves as a universe or sampling frame for all of our OJJDP work.
Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement (CJRP)
This is a biennial census that collects data from over 2,800 public and private juvenile facilities. The census collects specific information such as gender, race, most serious offense, admission date, and adjudication status for each juvenile delinquent /status offender in residential placement.  It also collects information on facility type and security levels of each facility.
Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC)
This is a biennial census which began in 2000.  Its census universe is the same as that for the CJRP, however, it collects more specific information on the programs and services available at the facility.  Along with a one-day count of juveniles, more specific information is collected on facility characteristics including physical health, mental health, educational, and substance abuse services.