The Family Involvement Laboratory (in College Park)is looking for bilingual (Spanish/English) undergraduate research assistants for the fall (3 Credits). The Family Involvement Lab is currently conducting a study on Latino immigrant mothers, fathers, and children to understand how mothers’ & fathers' values, goals, & beliefs influence their children’s social skills & academic competencies.
Research assistants will code mother-child and father-child play and reading
interactions, conduct short literature reviews, collect and enter data, recruit
parents, and schedule visits. This is a great opportunity for students who are
interested in pursuing graduate work in the social sciences. Depending on
interest and skill-level, there will be opportunities to write honors theses
and participate in papers for publication. If interested please send your
resume & unofficial transcript to Jenessa Malin at email@example.com.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Public Affairs (OPA) currently has internship opportunities available. The fall through spring application deadline is August 18th, 2014.
DHS is the leading agency for the U.S. Government mobilizing and organizing our nation to secure the homeland from terrorists. OPA is responsible for developing and implementing the Department’s message regarding homeland security and the oversight of the website, secretarial events, public outreach, media relations, and communications to all regional offices.
Interns will be working on various projects related to the mission of the Office of Public Affairs and its 7 functional areas, (Internal Communications, Incident Communications, and Office of the Press Secretary, Speechwriting, Strategic Communications, Web Communications, and Still Photography). The internship is full-time with flexible hours and the DHS office (located near American University) is metro accessible. All candidates must be U.S. citizens (no dual citizenship) currently enrolled and in good standing in a College or University. Preference will be given to applicants with a focus on political science, governance, development, public affairs, communications, and other related areas. Internships are unpaid and housing assistance is not provided. Interns will require a suitability clearance. In order to obtain a suitability clearance, all candidates must pass a background check. Please inform your students about this opportunity.
Please have applicants submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript and completed application to the Internship Coordinator via email at OPA.Internships@dhs.gov by August 18th, 2014. Attached is an informational flyer containing information regarding the internship. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Dear USG Students,
The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) is committed to providing students with exceptional, market-driven educational opportunities that meet the needs of the workforce and employers in an expanding regional economy.
With that goal in mind, I invite you to participate in a focus group to discuss how USG can develop cutting-edge graduate programs that position students for success and fulfill the skills, talent, and expertise required by our region’s vibrant business community.
USG is partnering with LMD, a strategic communications firm, on this research effort. LMD’s Director of Research & Content Strategy, Kristen Newton, and her team will conduct the focus group on behalf of USG.
The estimated length of the focus group is approximately 2 hours and participation is voluntary. All responses are anonymous and confidential. You will receive a cash incentive for participating in the focus groups and refreshments will be served.
We are currently scheduling volunteers to participate in focus groups that will take place on campus August 6 and August 7 at 5:30pm.
If you are interested in participating, please respond by or before July 31, 2014 to firstname.lastname@example.org (cc’d on this email) or by phone to Monica Leisure, LMD’s scheduler, at 301-498-6656 x221. Monica will then contact you via email and/or phone to confirm the date and location of the focus groups.
If you have any questions about participating, you can reach Kristen by emailing her at email@example.com.
Thank you in advance for your consideration and help.
Stewart Edelstein, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, USM
Executive Director, Universities at Shady Grove
The Ocean City, MD Police Department (OCPD) will begin testing for the 2015 Summer Season on August 6 and August 7 at the Ocean City, MD Convention Center (4001 Coastal Highway Ocean City, MD). Every summer, OCPD employs more than 100 Seasonal Police Officers and more than 40 Seasonal Public Safety Aides to keep up with the high demands of this busy resort community. This is a tremendous opportunity for individuals to gain valuable experience. At this time, OCPD has both seasonal and full-time job openings.
All questions should be directed to:
OCPD Training/ Recruiting Section
Phone: (410) 723-6612
The Baltimore Police Department is Hiring
The Baltimore Police Department is looking for entry level police officers for their next academy class. Starting salary for an entry level police officer is $46,199 in 2014 and goes up to $48,971 in 2015. In addition, all Entry Level Police Officers accrue vacation leave and receive full benefits (medical, dental, etc.). With more than 2,900 sworn police officers on the department, the opportunity for professional and personal growth is great. If you or someone you know is interested in a rewarding career in policing, please visit www.BPDRecruit.com for information about joining the Baltimore Police Department.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Student Blogger Description
We are looking for University of Maryland College Park at Shady Grove undergraduate students who would be interested in sharing their experiences and perspective as a student through a UMCP at Shady Grove blog.
Student Blogger Qualities:
*Have a positive attitude and perspective about being a student at the University of Maryland College Park at Shady Grove.
*Possess a high level of maturity and good judgment.
*Possess leadership qualities.
*Able to work well with others.
*Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills.
*Demonstrate strong writing skills.
*Have a sincere desire to assist prospective students as they are making educational choices.
*Be interested in sharing their own UMCP at SG student experiences and student perspectives
*Write scheduled 1-3 paragraph blog posts (the posts will start bi-weekly and transition to weekly as the students become more familiar with the format.)
*Attend blog check -in meetings which will be either in-person or virtual as needed. There will be an initial training and follow up face to face meetings as necessary.
*Submit blog post to Admission Coordinator Karina Reid on time.
*Revise post if needed by scheduled due date.
*A chance to share your experiences with other students and prospective students
*Resume Builder/ Work Experience
*Earn Maryland and/or Shady Grove swag (Blogger incentive program)
*Pizza and snacks at training and end of the semester events
Please let Dr. Stickle know by July 28 if you are interested in learning more about this opportunity.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The Office of Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-01) is now accepting resumes for Internships in our Washington, D.C., office! Intern duties vary, but may include:
§ Constituent Correspondence
§ Capitol Tours
§ Legislative Research
§ Attending Hearings and Briefings
§ Assisting with Communications Tasks
Internships provide a tremendous opportunity to learn about the legislative process and to become more familiar with how our government operates. Interns are a vital part of our office operations and will gain invaluable work experience. Because internships are highly competitive, we encourage applicants to apply early. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Sam.Frisby@mail.house.gov. For more information please visit our website at: Kirkpatrick.house.gov/services/internships. All internships are unpaid, but GVPT students may apply for the Capitol Hill Internship Program, and students of all majors may apply to earn credit in a BSOS internship course.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Depending on the nature of this internship, it may not be eligible for CCJS internship credit, but students can earn credit through the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (http://bsosundergrad.umd.edu/engagement/internships).
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Position: Undergraduate Internship – Fall 2014
Title: Research Assistant
Duties: The intern’s primary responsibilities will be to assist in the development and maintenance of the Maryland Community Services Locator website (www.mdcsl.org). Specific duties include:
§ Verify the accuracy of program listings in the database using online sources and telephone surveys
§ Telephone surveys with community service providers to collect information on services provided
§ Data entry (using Excel) for responses from provider surveys
§ Assist in augmenting the comprehensiveness of the existing database through database comparisons, resource inventories, etc.
§ Outreach to community providers to promote awareness of the MDCSL in Maryland
§ Field work with community providers to promote awareness and use of the website
§ Assist with dissemination of materials to providers
§ Other duties as assigned
Qualifications: This candidate must have advanced organizational skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. Additionally, he/she should be comfortable making telephone and in-person contacts with community providers. Preferred skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Experience working with community organizations and/or social service/health/criminal justice providers.
Hours: 10 hours/week minimum.
Compensation: This is an unpaid internship open to undergraduate students only. Students may apply to earn BSOS, HLTH, or CRIM internship credit (3 credits).
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript and writing sample to:
Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR)
University of Maryland, College Park
4321 Hartwick Rd, Ste 501
College Park, MD 20740
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) are recruiting for interns through the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Listed below is an announcement for their internship.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is offering an internship with their Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the Fall 2014 semester. HHS OIG consist of six component offices. The Office of Investigations (OI) is responsible for conducting and coordinating investigative activities related to fraud, waste and abuse in over 300 HHS programs. OI investigates Medicate and Medicaid fraud, child support enforcement matters, potential illegal activities, and mismanagement of applications, grantees, contractors, or HHS employees in the performance of official duties. Investigations often result in criminal, civil, or administrative action.
Students must meet the following requirements to apply:
· U.S. Citizen
· Student enrolled at UMCP for the Fall 2014 semester
· At least 18 years of age
· A minimum GPA of a 3.0
· Agree to a background check
· Available to work at least 10 hours per week with a minimum of 2 hours per day
· Available to work all Fall semester (15 weeks)
· A minimum of 56 cumulative credits
· Completion of CCJS 300 is preferred
To apply for the position, please send the following materials to CCJS Advising by 4:00PM on Friday, July 11, 2014. Materials can be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (301) 314-9355, or hardcopy.
· Cover Letter (addressed to Mrs. Monica Zink address: 355 E Street, SW - Suite 410 Washington, DC 20024)
· Resume including birth date
· Unofficial Transcript
Monday, July 7, 2014
U.S. Census Bureau, Montgomery County and Washington DC
The Census Bureau is continuing to hire 1000 temporary office and field staff workers. Earning potential is $14 for Office Staff, $17-$18.50 for Enumerators, $18.50-$20 for Crew Leaders, and $20-$21.50 for Field Operations Supervisors. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
Please call 1-888-480-1639 for more information about the positions or how to apply.
Also, please complete the online 2014 Census Test at www.census.gov.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
If yes, Be Proactive and complete your academic audit this summer! For 6 weeks (Friday, June 13 – Friday, July 25) you can complete the online audit. This allows you to complete your audit at anytime, anywhere that works for you and will not require in person meetings. To complete your audit online, please go to: www.onlineaudit.bsos.umd.eduand follow the instructions.
For students who are unable to do the online audit this summer, you will have the opportunity to do your audit in the Fall. Completing your academic audit now or in the Fall will be required in order to register for Spring 2015.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Please read about the internship below. We have an alumni who did this internship and then got a job with DHS!