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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Fall 2017 Hybrid Virtual Internship

Fall 2017 Hybrid Virtual Internship
Montgomery County Justice Center Foundation is seeking a student advisor to participate in a hybrid virtual internship with students, non-profits, and parent volunteers. They are looking for a candidate to synthesize current data and strategize new program research, help expand community interest about relationship abuse and domestic violence. They will also serve as a role model and guide to students, must have passion for working with the youth and have leadership and strong listening skills. Interested candidates: send resume and cover letter to
USG Career & Internship Services Center.

Claim your USG Logon ID today!

Claim your USG Logon ID today!
USG is committed to creating and maintaining an environment in which all persons that participate in USG programs and activities, perform work, or provide services can learn and work together in a safe and secure environment.
To that end, USG with the support of their nine institution partners has implemented a USG Logon ID policy which requires all students', faculty and staff to authenticate to the various technological services provided at our campus.
Claim your USG Logon ID now.

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Parking Permits--Register Now!

Parking Permits
Registration is now available!
New registrants - Starting August 7th, you can pick up your pass in the TAPS office.

Current Students with an active permit - Just register online for Fall 2017 and your new access will be granted to your current pass.
Payment plans are available. FAQs

#USGLeads



#USGLeads 
Save the Date: Friday, September 8th
Calling all student leaders (and prospective leaders)! #USGLeads will be a series of interactive workshops and activities which will expose you to different leadership strategies and explore your skills. The event features a keynote speaker, breakout sessions, a strengths assessment, a simulation activity, & more!

Graduate Research & Writing Bootcamp

Graduate Research & Writing Bootcamp

Saturday, August 5th 9:30am - 12:30pm OR Thursday, August 17th 6-9pm in Priddy Library 1200K

The Center for Academic Success and the Priddy Library are offering a Graduate Research and Writing Bootcamp to prepare students to engage in research and writing at the graduate level.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Youth Programs Associate Position with Meridian International Center (Full-Time Job


Position description

The Youth Programs Associate (PA), under the supervision of a Program Officer, is responsible for all administrative and logistical arrangements for international students and visitors sponsored by the Department of State, other USG agencies, and public and private-sector clients from the U.S. and overseas. The PA assists the Program Officer in planning and handling all administrative, logistical and financial aspects related to the implementation of programs, including making travel, hotel and ground transportation arrangements; preparing program books and other materials relevant to the visit; interacting and coordinating with all individuals and organizations involved in the program in DC and other cities; and coordinating with students and visitors.  In addition to program implementation, Program Associates supports team members in business development activities and initiatives such as proposal development to expand/increase the division’s program portfolio. 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
             I.     Project Implementation
 ·        Assist in creation, management and facilitation of youth program workshops and/or trainings
 ·        Work with Program Officer to create online and physical participant learning materials such as pre-departure orientation guides, tool-kits, workbooks, etc.
 ·        Provide online and in-person mentorship for youth participants before, during and after program activities
 ·        Assist Program Officer with management and/or recruitment of program partners, speakers, and workshop facilitators 
 ·        Assist with project communications plan including capturing program highlights, participant interviews and impact stories
 ·        Professionally communicate with sponsor agency, program partners and program participants to relay program developments
 ·        Coordinate program logistics with local partners (universities, NGOs, etc.) for programs outside of Washington, DC;
 ·        Arrange all program logistics including, but not limited to, international and domestic flights, ground transportation, hotel accommodations, room rentals, luncheons and receptions;
 ·        Plan and manage luncheons, receptions, workshops or special events; 
 ·        Prepare detailed program schedules, briefing materials, welcome packets, and any other necessary program-related documents; 
 ·        Act independently to solve any logistical or administrative problems that arise.
            II.      Financial Management and Accounting
 ·        Manage and disburse funds authorized in the budget and related contract: per diem, cultural allowance, return travel allowance and travel advances for participants, interpreters and/or English Language Officers
 ·        Ensure that correct account codes are assigned to check requests and that requests are accompanied by appropriate back-up documentation
 ·        Ensure that all program-related contracts are awarded in accordance with proper procurement guidelines, prepare award documents and file copies of all executed contracts
 ·        Carefully monitor and track all program expenses and invoices within the proposed budget including travel expense reimbursements for visitors, interpreters and English Language Officers
 ·        Reconcile final accounting and prepare final budget for invoicing to the satisfaction of the Meridian Finance Department and as stipulated in the grant from the sponsor agency
 ·        Maintain key documents within the permanent file, and prepare the file for storage
 ·        Reconcile monthly American Express and Visa credit card statements to the satisfaction of Meridian’s Finance Department

         III.      Business Development
 ·        At the direction of the proposal manager, compile all research necessary related to the proposal response
 ·        Attend meetings related to proposal development, including with partners and vendors
 ·        Develop draft budget notes for the review and approval of the Vice President of Operations
 ·        Support ongoing business development efforts through close monitoring of strategic priority areas and emerging opportunities in the public and private sector
Environment and Scheduling
  • Interest in working with an international not-for-profit professional exchange organization
  • Interest in working within a diverse work environment
This position is classified FLSA exempt.
Employer’s Statement and Rights
This position posting does not list all the duties of the job. If an offer is made, you will be presented with a detailed job description. Applicants will be evaluated based upon their demonstrated ability to perform the tasks listed above, and their education and experience. The employer has the right to revise this posting at any time. Neither this posting nor the job description is a contract for employment. Meridian is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Qualifications

Experience/Education:
  • Undergraduate degree in International RelationsPolitical Science, or related field;
  • Experience and interest in youth leadership or youth programming;
  • International study, living or work experience;
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills;
  • Knowledge of Sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Intermediate-Advanced French language skills preferred; 
  • Capacity to handle multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Administrative experience;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, tact and sensitivity to foreign cultures;
  • Ability to work independently, accurately and under pressure;
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)

Application instructions

Qualified candidates should apply by e-mail to gcjobs@meridian.org. Subject line should read “Youth Program Associate” only and a cover letter, with salary expectations, and resume should be attached. Only candidates being considered for this position will be contacted. Submissions that do not follow the above instructions will not be considered as applicants. 

USM Student Council Opportunity

The University System of Maryland Student Council the chief student advocacy group to the University System. The USMSC is seeking candidates for a few open positions on their Executive Board. These positions are open to any student (both undergraduate and graduate) that is enrolled in a USM institution. The open positions are Vice President for Graduate Affairs, Director of Government Relations, Director of Communications and Marketing, Director of Student Affairs and Director of Diversity and Inclusion. A description of all open positions is below. 

The deadline to apply is July 31st. 
Interested students can apply using this link: https://goo.gl/forms/KkGurbUZOGxQXBr32
They should also send a resume to cfabbi@terpmail.umd.edu