Friday, August 28, 2015

Intern with the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Job Title
Program Intern

Position Overview
The Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) advocates for accessible, compassionate care for survivors, the prevention of sexual assault, and accountability for all offenders.  MCASA actively works to end sexual violence in the State of Maryland through professional training, public outreach, public policy advocacy,   technical assistance, and legal services.

Through hands-on learning responsibilities, MCASA’s program interns are engaged in the important effort to end rape, child sexual abuse, and the full continuum of sexual violence including campus sexual assault and human sex trafficking. They are exposed to the latest thinking in the field of sexual assault prevention and response through webinars and trainings, professional meetings, and written resource materials. Program interns also come away with practical knowledge about a statewide nonprofit organization’s strategies for office management, internal and external communications, professional training, and public outreach.  

A minimum commitment of 15 hours per week is required.  Interns are encouraged to work with their academic institutions to seek credit.

This internship is located at our metro-accessible Silver Spring, MD office.

Intern Objectives
§  Develop and expand knowledge regarding sexual violence and policies to prevent and respond to sexual assault and abuse.
§  Develop ability to write and format professional documents such as letters, fact sheets, website content, and newsletter articles.
§  Expand professional speaking skills by answering and making telephone calls.
§  Become familiar with client referrals by providing information about MCASA’s Sexual Assault Legal Institute and Maryland rape crisis and recovery centers to survivors who call the office.
§  Learn about event management by assisting with logistics coordination for professional training sessions and fundraising events.
§  Enhance research skills by completing written projects regarding sexual violence.
§  Develop an understanding of nonprofit membership development and engagement by updating and maintaining electronic database records.
§  Participate in public outreach by attending events, staffing community information fairs, and fulfilling orders for resource brochures.
§  Become familiar with a varied-pace office environment that juggles both immediate and longer-term projects.
§  Contribute to development of office resources on specific topics.   
§  Be genuinely concerned about sexual violence issues and have a passion and desire to make a difference
§  Have a desire to learn about non-profit organizations and practices
§  Be organized, have a strong attention to detail, and be able to complete projects independently
§  Be computer and internet savvy: experience and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint preferred
§  Be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
§  This internship is particularly relevant for students pursuing degrees in communications, social sciences, criminal justice, or Women’s Studies, but we welcome applications from those in any field. 

Commitment to Diversity 
MCASA is an equal opportunity agency and is committed to diversity.  MCASA does not discriminate based on ethnicity, creed, marital status, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, and physical, emotional or mental disability. 


This internship is unpaid.  We encourage interns to seek academic credit or stipends when possible.

To Apply

Send cover letter, resume, and one writing sample to  Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. We require a minimum commitment of three months at 15 hours per week. For further information, please contact MCASA @ 301-328-7023.

Summer 2016 CIA Internship

The CIA has paid student internship, scholarship, and co-op opportunities in several fields of study. There are also incredible career opportunities available.

To be considered for Summer 2016 employment submit your online application by 15 October. Applications for winter, spring, and fall employment should be sent nine to twelve months before the desired start date.

From accounting and clandestine service, to economics, engineering and information technology, the CIA needs talented and intelligent professionals to continue the work that keeps our nation safe.

The thing that sets CIA professionals apart is our commitment to protect our national security. Do you have that drive inside of you?

Undergraduate student programs are available in the following areas:

- Accounting, Budget & Finance
- Analysis
- Clandestine Service
- Computer Science/Engineering
- Cyber Security
- Data Science
- Engineering
- Facilities Services
- Graphic, Media, Publishing & Photography
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
- Logistics & Supply Chain Management
- Open Source/Foreign Media Analysis
- Scholarship Programs

Learn more and apply on our website:

New Technology at the USG Library!

One Button Studio is HERE!!
Do you have a presentation to perform in class? Need practice at teaching to a class? What about interview techniques or assessing body language during patient interactions? Create a demonstration of a particular technique? The Priddy Library has acquired the technology to help you! The One Button Studio will allow you to see yourself as you record. Simple to use, no video editing or sound checks required:
 How to Use
1.       Insert your USB flash in the port to begin.
2.       When prompted, press the silver button to record (there is a 5 second on screen countdown)…
3.       …and press the silver button again when finished.
4.       Remove your USB flash drive when instructed.
Please get in touch if you have any questions, need help or just want ideas on how you can use this amazing technology to build or improve your communication skills!

Universities at Shady Grove, Priddy Library

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Bright Futures Scholarship Available for Fall 2015

For the 2015-2016 academic year, we are excited to offer the Bright Futures 'Unpaid Internship' Scholarship to undergraduate students participating in fall 2015, spring 2016, and summer 2016 unpaid internships with government agencies and non-profit organizations!

Bright Futures Fall 2015 Application Now Open
Deadline to apply: Monday, September 21

The Bright Futures 'Unpaid Internship' Scholarship awards students with need-based scholarships ranging from $250-$1,250 to help offset expenses incurred during unpaid internships.

Eligible Candidates
All registered University of Maryland, College Park undergraduate students returning to campus for the spring 2016 semester, who have an internship for fall 2015, are eligible to apply. Graduating seniors (December 2015) are not eligible. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors and to those who have not previously received an award.  In order for a student's internship to qualify for funding support, it must satisfy the following criteria:
§ Unpaid on-campus or off-campus internship with a non-profit organization or government agency
§ Offered during the fall and completed by Friday, January 22, 2016
§ Supervised by a professional in the organization

Submission Deadline: September 21, 2015 at 5 p.m.

Erica Ely
Program Director, Internships
University Career Center & The President's Promise

The Bright Futures 'Unpaid Internship' Scholarship is generously funded by a grant from The President's Fearless Fund and receives ongoing significant support from the University Career Center & ThePresident's Promise.

Apply by August 31 for Internships with the District of Columbia Courts

This position is an open continuous announcement. The Human Resources Division refers qualified applicants as vacancies become available.

Are you looking for a meaningful internship that will give you a competitive edge, marketable experience, and knowledge of the judicial system while making a difference in people lives?

The District of Columbia Courts consists of the Court of Appeals, the Superior Court, and the Court System. DC Courts constitutes the Judicial Branch of the District of Columbia Government and is separate and distinct from the Executive and Legislative Branches.

Apply here.
Applications close August 31.

Apply Now for Summer 2016 Intelligence Office Internship with the Defense Intelligence Agency!

Job Title: 2016 Summer Internship Program - Intelligence Officer Intern (Foreign Language Highly Desired )
Department: Department of Defense
Agency: Defense Intelligence Agency
Job Announcement Number:105470-01

Salary Ramge:

$31,944.00 to $54,875.00 / Per Year
Key Requirements:
- U.S. Citizenship - Drug Test - Security Investigation

Application closes Thursday, September 17, 2015

Apply here.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Correctional Officer I Position Available in Montgomery County

Alternative Breaks--A Great Way to Serve, See the Country, Travel Overseas at a Reasonable Cost & Gain Leadership Experience!

Be a part of the Alternative Breaks movement and do something different for break! Alternative Breaks are year-long team experiences that dive in to social issues and communities across the world. Alternative Breaks culminate with service-learning immersion trips during winter, spring and summer breaks. Participants travel both locally and internationally to engage in active service, learn about social issues, and build upon community assets all while making lasting memories and great friends.

Participant applications are available online at http://alternativebreaks.umd.edufrom Aug. 31- Sept. 27th.

To learn more about this year's 27 AB experiences, drop by an AB Meet and Greet! Two upcoming Meet and Greet events will be on Sept. 9th, 4-6 pm and Sept. 21st, 6-8 pm in the Stamp Atrium, STAMP Student Union.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The San Diego Police Department is hiring!

RSVP for the CCJS Law, Legal and Advocacy Networking Night!

***Note this event is in College Park, but worth the trip!

Mark Your Calendar for the Study Abroad Fair, September 10th

Explore your world at the Study Abroad Fair
Thursday, September 10th - 3:00 - 7:00 PM
Grand Ballroom, STAMP

Fearless Terps get out of the classroom! Explore the possibilities and get inspired at the Study Abroad Fair! Break out of the ordinary and find your extraordinary in China. Be a social entrepreneur in Nicaragua or the Dominican Republic. Develop your professional portfolio with an internship in the UK or Spain. Learn a language or go beyond the basics to do field work or research. Think outside your borders and show how fearless Terps are! Meet with Program Directors, College representatives, and advisors to find your perfect program. 

Upcoming programs led by our college faculty are outlined here

Fall 2015 Internship: Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy

Application Deadline: Wednesday, September 2, 2015.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Wildlife Crime Technology Project Internship

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), seeks a Wildlife Crime Technology Project Intern.

Internship Description:

Global wildlife crime not only threatens wild species, but also damages ecosystems and threatens local livelihoods and regional security. WWF’s Wildlife Crime Technology Project is committed to combating this crisis, and is researching innovative technology tools to support field-based anti-poaching and wildlife monitoring work.

Our project seeks a motivated intern for desktop research on emerging technology tools for wildlife and habitat monitoring and anti-poaching. Focus will be placed on maintaining and growing an online community for information sharing among WWF Network scientists, and research and report writing.

Internship responsibilities may include weekly news and literature digest compilation, information and database management (including using Google Fusion Tables); support for the administration of an online Google Group and community (including drafting, editing and posting discussion topics, uploading new content and structuring information); moderating discussions/forums; and synthesizing weekly digests and relevant science news items.

Minimum Requirements: 
A successful candidate will be a junior or senior in college, or a graduate student; have strong research, writing, and communication skills; database experience; knowledge of social networking and online community management; and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Background in web design, engineering, conservation, and international experience preferred. This internship is an excellent opportunity to engage with conservation practitioners; learn about WWF and its projects; and explore and communicate on innovative technology tools to fight wildlife crime.

Washington, DC

Unpaid. For all unpaid internships, applicants must be enrolled in school and be able to obtain academic course credit from their university.

How to apply: Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page., IN-16004

Internship Opportunity - Juvenile Justice

AIR is a leading non-profit organizations with over 1600 staff dedicated to our mission of conducting and applying the best behavioral and social science research to improve people’s lives, especially the disadvantaged. We are currently offering an unpaid (academic credit) undergraduate/graduate internship opportunity to support innovative and nationally significant research and evaluation studies in the fields of juvenile justice, adult criminal justice, and evidence-based intervention and prevention programming. The chosen Intern will work with a team of experienced justice researchers on a variety of projects that best meet the needs of each study and the interests and skills of the intern. 

The internship will last approximately 14 weeks during which time the student will work in the AIR Washington, DC (Georgetown) office. Hours will depend of the student's internship program requirement, but it is expected that the internship will demand 15-20 hours per week.

Opportunities for the selected intern may include:

• Conducting literature reviews

• Managing multi-site research databases
• Collecting, analyzing data and reporting data using a variety of means to include peer-reviewed publications.
• Involvement in document reviews, focus groups, interviews, and observational studies 

The selected intern(s) may also have the opportunity to work with data from the US Census, surveys and community crime data from the National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) and local data from individual courts and communities.

Studies include national research using randomized-controlled designs, state-level studies using time-series and regression discontinuity designs as well as qualitative and mixed-methods studies
• Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with criminal justice coursework and be interested in pursuing a justice research career. 
• Possess attention to detail when completing tasks
• Demonstrate creative thinking skills
• Have clear communication (verbal and written) skills
• Ability to work in a team environment or be self-directed.
• Preference will be given to candidates familiar with SPSS databases

For more information and to apply, visit:


Work, Volunteer, and Intern Abroad!

Work, Volunteer, and Intern Abroad!
Going Global is an interactive search database provided by the University Career Center & The President’s Promise that connects students with international job openings and internship opportunities from countries around the world. The site includes:
  • Detailed, expert written Country Career Guides (Perfect for researching a country of interest!)
  • Employer directory with in depth corporate profiles
  • Step- by-step tutorial
  • Department of Labor H1B visa application database (For international students seeking employment in the U.S.)
  • Interview and cultural advice; resume and cover letter examples

To access these international opportunities, visit the Career Center’s website ( and click the blue Going Global button in the bottom left hand corner.