Thursday, April 26, 2018

Summer 2018 District Leadership Program Internship - Deadline April 27

Image result for dc governmentThe Program:
The DLP is an internship program designed to provide tomorrow’s leaders with the knowledge, tools, skills, and experiences that can be readily applied to their future challenges and pursuits, whether personal or professional.
The program takes a holistic approach to developing Interns by providing a wide range of stimulating and developmental activities including:

  • Substantive assignments in an unlimited array of functional areas related to government operations (i.e., Human Capital Management, Finance and Budgeting, Information Technology, Legal, Contracting and Procurement, Small and Local Business and Economic Development, Legislative Affairs, Health and Human Services, Education, and Performance Management);
  • A customized Individual Development Planning Learning Lab and Tool Suite;
  • Classroom lectures and coursework on topics centered around core business services as well as other specialty topics;
  • Web-based training and development courses;
  • A series of Profiles in Leadership brown bag seminars and presentations; 
  • 360⁰ performance feedback for each intern; and 
  • Guest lecturers focusing on topics such as Customer Service, Priorities for the District of Columbia, and Leadership Development.

Program will operate from June 4th to August 24th. All applicants must be available as of May 16th.  It is a full time experience Monday thru Friday for 40 hours per week.


  • Undergraduate (junior or senior year) and graduate students;
  • Currently enrolled, and good academic standing with a minimum GPA of 2.5 at a U.S college or university
  • Students must be eligible to work in the United States

Applicants will be evaluated by the following;

  • Three essay questions (all written materials must be attached to the application),
  • Human Resources panel interview, and
  • Interview with host agencies

Preference will be given to applicants who are residents of the District of Columbia and graduates of a DCPS/DC Pubic Charter High School.

For more information and to access the application, please visit:

The deadline to submit applications is Friday April 27, 2018before midnight.

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:

New Public Policy Professional Fraternity: All Majors are Welcome!

Your fellow UMD students are creating a new public policy professional fraternity at UMD called Kappa Omega Alpha(KOA). All majors are welcome! Please fill out the below form so we can add you to the KOA listserv, which will contain important news on how YOU can help be an integral part of the KOA fraternity from the start!

Preparing for Final Exams: Reminders

Final Exams begin on Saturday, May 12th and run through Friday, May 18th.

Confirm your final exam times and locations with your instructors!

Need help preparing for your final exams? 
Attend an upcoming Learning Assistance Services Workshop:

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

City of Alexandria Summer 2018 Paid Legal Internship

The City of Alexandria, Office of The City Attorney is currently seeking a Legal Intern. A Legal Intern position involves: 
  • Performing legal and factual research;
  • Preparing legal memoranda, participating in the office's program for collecting civil penalties that have been assessed against violators of the city code (this work includes some courtroom activity); 
  • Assisting in the collection of city claims against third parties; and 
  • Assisting in the office's child abuse and neglect work in the Alexandria Juvenile Court.
This is a paid position. For more information on the opportunity and to apply, please visit the Legal Intern posting. All applications are due April 25, 2018 by 11:59 PM EST.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Internship Opportunity at the National Defense University

CSWMD is seeking an unpaid volunteer research intern for the 2018 summer semester. Each intern will be assigned to a member of the CSWMD Research Staff, whose work they will support. Interns will conduct research, produce written summaries, and analyze documents, in addition to assisting in the planning and organization of CSWMD events.

Please take a look at the official internship announcement here.

Part Time Police Cadet Position with Montgomery County

Closing Date:  May 10, 2018

This is a term position for up to two years.  Employees will be required to be enrolled in an accredited college program as a full-time student and maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher each semester as a Cadet.
This position is intended to provide an introduction to and on-the-job training in various elementary aspects of the police career field and simultaneous enrollment in a college curriculum.  Employee will be responsible for performing limited, training level assignments in various areas of police work not requiring police authority.  This training and continuous enrollment in a college curriculum are designed to provide MCPD with applicants qualified to compete for appointment as a Police Officer Candidate.  Employees will learn numerous facts and procedures about police work and maintain continuous progress toward earning an Associate of Arts or Bachelor's degree.  Duties may include such things as responding to questions and requests for information; receiving and issuing uniforms and equipment; taking fingerprints; receiving and storing evidence; assisting with enforcement activities; performing analysis and preparing reports; and performing other work as assigned.  Employees will rotate through various assignments on a regular basis.  Employees will work 20 hours per week from September through May with flexible hours to accommodate class schedules.  Experience speaking and/or writing a second language in addition to English and residency in the National Capital Region is a bonus.

This is a part time position.  Cadets will be receiving $15.81 per hour for 20 hours per week.

Apply here.