Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Route 1 Apparel fundraiser tomorrow @ USG!

Many of you have seen the Route One Apparel . USG did a fundraiser during Graduation Celebration with the first set of merchandise, and on September 1, we will be doing another fundraiser for our current student population. 

All Route One Apparel is MD flag themed. We have an array of items, and the picture below shows a few of those. We also have a bunch of tshirts for sale, decals, etc. 

Please stop by the cafe on 9/1 during USG's Welcome Week Wind Down to purchase and support the USG General Scholarship Fund and to show your MD pride!  NOTE: ONLY CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED!

Research Specialist I in WV

The West Virginia Division of Justice and Community Services, Office of Research and Strategic Planning in the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety is recruiting. Applications for Research Specialist I positions are currently being accepted.

To apply, click here and enter "research specialist" in the search field.

Areas of assignment will include, but not limited to:

  • Adult and juvenile justice reinvestment efforts
  • Institutional and community-based corrections and population forecasting
  • Research and training on evidence-based practices in the justice field including risk assessments, motivational, interviewing, and cognitive-behavioral treatment strategies
  • Development and monitoring of quality assurance procedures and program evaluation, law enforcement/community policing, and sexual assault forensic examination policies and procedures
Minimum qualifications:
  • Training: Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in criminology, mathematics, statistics, sociology, psychology, political science, evaluation research, behavioral science, or related social science
  • Experience: none required

2017 Maryland General Assembly Intern Program Accepting Applications

The Maryland General Assembly Intern Program is now accepting applications for 2017.  Students may have the opportunity to serve as an intern for a state senator, delegate, or standing committee during the legislative session (January – April).  If you are interested in receiving the application please email CCJS Advising (

CRIMSA Chipotle Fundraiser

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Welcome Back for the Fall 2016 Semester!

We hope you had a great Summer Break! We would like to welcome all of our students for the Fall 2016 semester. Here are a few reminders for the start of the semester:
  • First Day of Class – Monday, August 29th 
  • Last day of Schedule Adjustment – Monday,September 12th
  • Last day to drop a class with a 'W' – Monday,November 7th
  • Last Day of Class  Monday, December 12th
  • If you are on a wait-list, please check in everyday starting Monday, August 29th. 
For more information about academic deadlines, please go to the Registrar's Office website.

If you have questions please visit Dr. Stickle or Rachel (fifth floor of building III).

CRIMSA Meet & Greet

CRIMSA September Events

Monday, August 29, 2016

Meet SAS @ USG

Meet SAS
Student & Academic Services Meet & Greet

Stop by for light refreshments, meet the staff, and learn about SAS services & programs.

Wednesday & Thursdayfrom 6-8pm in the SAS Suite, Building III, 1st floor
SAS Meet _ Greet

Register to park at USG TODAY!

Parking Registration

Register to park at USG TODAY!
Registration is open now!

Changes to parking on campus will be implemented for the 2016-2017 Academic Year. Individuals who wish to purchase an annual or semester parking permit must register online.  Once registered, allow one day before picking up your permit in Building II.  Make sure to bring your USG ID with you. 

Individuals who wish to pay for hourly parking, occasional parking or per-use parking do not need to register. Students will need a credit card to register and may choose to pay for a semester or annual permit at the time of registration or choose the quarterly payment option.  

Friday, August 26, 2016

Job Openings at USG

The following openings exist within the Universities at Shady Grove .  We encourage you all to spread the word to your colleagues or anyone who may be interested in these vacancies and/or other opportunities here at USG.  Please visit our employment page at for more details.
NEW- Advisor, Graduate Student Services and Special Populations
Full-time (Exempt, Regular)
Closing Date: September 22, 2016
Career & Internship Services Center

Scheduling and Space Manager
Full-time (Exempt, Regular)
Closing Date: September 9, 2016

Student Assistant
Priddy Library

Night Owl-Student Assistant
Priddy Library

Partner Institutions at USG: 

Site Coordinator
Full-time (Exempt, Regular)
Closing Date: August 31, 2016
Towson University 

Adjunct Instructor
Closing Date: January 1, 2017
Salisbury University Exercise Science Program

Building Support Staff
Full-time (Non-exempt, Regular)
Closing Date: August 26, 2016
Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR)

Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Summer 2017 Internship

The application period for the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Summer 2017 Internship Program have opened. The internship will be focused on the security field. Recent graduates and rising seniors are eligible to apply for the program.

The internship posting can be found here.

Federal Bureau of Prisons Pathways Internship

The application period for the Federal Bureau of Prisons Pathways Internship Program have opened. This position is paid and located in their central office in Washington, DC. You must be at least a sophomore in order to apply.

Applications will close once the 50th application has been received, so apply now! The internship posting can be found here.

Explore Your World at the Study Abroad Fair Thursday, September 8, 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.

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. 

Thursday, September 8th
3PM – 7PM Grand Ballroom, Stamp. 

Facebook event:

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Intelligence & National Security Summit

Engage with senior leadership at the premier intelligence event of the year!

When? September 7th–8th
Where? Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Maintain your credentials and gain continuing education credits at this fantastic event! Register now to explore emerging issues in cyber, policy, and enduring issues. The enduring issues track will explore an assessment of the global threat against terrorism, opportunities and challenges of advancing technology, and the Director of National Intelligence's plan to build greater public trust for intelligence operations.

To see the full agenda and register to attend track sessions, please click here.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Temporary Program Assistant – Global Programs, for Recent Grad Interested in Travel to India

Vital Voices Global Partnership, an international non-governmental organization committed to advancing women's leadership in the areas of economic empowerment, human rights and political participation, seeks a talented professional with experience in logistical program planning and implementation for the position of Temporary Program Assistant from September, 2016-November, 2016.
Reporting directly to the Senior Program Coordinators for the Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women's Mentoring Program and the Global Ambassadors Program, the Temporary Program Assistant would assist in the program planning for the Australia Global Ambassadors Program occurring in October and the program planning and implementation for the Fortune Program's International Alumnae Component to be held in November in India. The Program Assistant would ideally start on September 1st and work through mid-November. He/she will assist in the planning of the Global Ambassadors Program through September and the Fortune Program through October as well as travel to India in early November for the program implementation.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Assisting with the coordination of the international airfare, lodging and airport transfers for program participants, staff and consultants for both the Global Ambassadors and Fortune Programs
  • Coordinating arrangement with vendors, such as ground transportation, tour companies and restaurants for the Fortune Program
  • Developing and editing all materials for both programs
  • Supporting the Senior Program Coordinator for the Fortune Program during the execution of the International Alumnae Component in November in India
  • Taking comprehensive notes and photos during the International Alumnae Component, and utilizing social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, to document the experience
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Interest in and knowledge of global women's issues, international development and/or women's leadership
  • Bachelor's degree in international development or a related field is required. Relevant work experience is a plus.
  • Experience in coordinating logistics for programs, including travel, accommodations, etc.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and manage your time
  • Team player with a commitment to seeing a project through to successful completion
  • Strong organizational skills and administrative capabilities
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Computer literacy (Excel and document formatting skills preferred)
  • Social media competency
  • Must be able to travel internationally to India for one week in early November for the Fortune Program (travel and business-related expenses will be paid by Vital Voices)
This position is a full-time, temporary, non-exempt position based in Washington, DC.Vital Voices does not provide work visa sponsorship or relocation assistance for this position.

Application instructions

Please mail a letter of interest, resume, and three references with complete contact information. Use "Temporary Program Assistant, Global Programs – (Full Name)" as the subject of your e-mail to

Intern for UNICRI

Interested in interning abroad? The United Nations Interrogational Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) have 12 internship openings available at headquarters in Turin and the Liason Office in Rome, Italy. 

The internship will commence from January 2017. Deadline for applications is Thursday, September 15th 2016.

Doing an internship at UNICRI is an opportunity to have first-hand experience of the day-to-day working environment of the United Nations and to work with people in a multicultural environment.
Interns at UNICRI have been actively involved in the implementation of projects related to different working areas of UNICRI - spanning from international criminal law and cybersecurity to preventing environmental crimes, violent extremism, CBRN threats and drug addiction.

Currently, applications are being accepted for internships in the following UNICRI units/program:
−        Office of the Director (1 position)
−        Office of the Senior Programme Officer (1 position)
−        Emerging Crimes (1 position)
−        Counter-Terrorism (1 position)
−        Advanced Education and Training (1 position)
−        Public Information (1 position)
−        CBRN Risks Mitigation (2 positions)
−        Liaison Office in Rome (4 positions)

For more information, please visit the internship program webpage:

Monday, August 22, 2016

Route One Apparel fundraiser at USG

Many of you have seen the Route One Apparel around campus and town. USG did a fundraiser during Graduation Celebration with the first merchandise, and on September 1, we will be doing another fundraiser for our current student population. All Route One Apparel is MD flag themed. We have an array of items, and the picture below shows a few of those with prices. We also have a bunch of tshirts for sale, decals, etc. Please stop by the cafe on 9/1 during USG's Welcome Week Wind Down to purchase and support the USG General Scholarship Fund and to show your MD pride!  
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Fall 2016 Internship Opening: Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM onWednesday, August 31, 2016.

Register to park at USG TODAY!

USG Parking Map

Register to park at USG TODAY!
Registration is open now!

Changes to parking on campus will be implemented for the 2016-2017 Academic Year. Individuals who wish to purchase an annual or semester parking permit must register online.  Once registered, allow one day before picking up your permit in Building II.  Make sure to bring your USG ID with you. 

Individuals who wish to pay for hourly parking, occasional parking or per-use parking do not need to register. Students will need a credit card to register and may choose to pay for a semester or annual permit at the time of registration or choose the quarterly payment option.  

National Center for Missing & Endangered Children Event

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Program Assistant Position with Macfadden in Silver Spring for Recent Grad

Macfadden is an employee-owned, international professional services corporation that applies integrated information technology solutions and program/project management expertise to help solve critical issues impacting the health, safety and security of the world around us. 
    With more than 225 employees, Macfadden is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland with multiple client site operations worldwide. 

Position Summary:
The United States Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance Operations Division is seeking a Program Operations Assistant for a six-month assignment providing additional administrative support in order to continue to make progress on several office-wide and Ops Division initiatives. The individual will provide support for the following portfolios initially, but responsibilities may be expanded as other needs emerge: Multiple Response Staffing, OFDA planning initiative, and Ops project and task management software. This position will last a term of six (6) months.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Review MRS data and assist with consolidation and clean-up of files, including creating consistency across MRS reports
  • Consolidate MRS data into aggregated tracking spreadsheets.
  • Support MRS pledging meeting by assisting with scheduling, handouts, and note taking during meeting.
  • Schedule OFDA planning initiative meetings, take notes, and distribute notes to working group members.
  • Establish and maintain central repository for planning working group documents. 
  •  Review planning training catalogue and develop a matrix which describes the different options for comparison and review.
  • Coordinate with Asana customer support to schedule trainings and business use case assistance for Ops teams.
  •  Review Asana protocols and check in with Ops teams on progress, assistance needed, additional support requirements, and update protocol documentation as needed.

Education: BA/BS completion.

Experience: 1 year of professional/office experience, including internships.

Skills: Must be able to meet deadlines and multitask, have strong attention to detail, and work well with others in a fast-paced and demanding environment. Working knowledge in MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel required. Must be well organized with superior attention to detail.

Citizenship is required; selected candidate must be able to qualify for a government sponsored security clearance.

Click here for more information and to apply

Program Assistant Position with Arabella Advisors for Recent Grad

We are looking for an organized, detail-oriented and highly motivated self-starter to support our efforts to launch and manage innovative social sector projects.   
About the Managed Nonprofit Organizations
Arabella Advisors provides operations and management support to multiple public charities, including a 501(c)(3) named the New Venture Fund and a 501(c)(4).  These managed organizations house new and innovative public interest projects and nonprofits, as well as coordinate collaborative initiatives between donors and administer grants programs. This type of structure is commonly referred to as fiscal sponsorship, and candidates are highly encouraged to research fiscal sponsorship prior to a first interview.  The managed organizations provide support to a diverse range of projects, including many focused on conservation and global health.  The organizations have also provided fiscal sponsorship to projects focused on voter registration, public policy, education, disaster recovery, and music and the arts.
Candidates are highly encouraged to research fiscal sponsorship prior to a first interview.
Essential Responsibilities
Project Support (60-70%)
  • Support the team’s management of a large portfolio of fiscally sponsored and incubated projects
    • Maintain up-to-date project data and information in various technology systems, including Salesforce. Ensure documents and information are up to date on various technology systems and platforms, including client-facing intranet websites and Salesforce platforms. 
    • Enter projects and budgets into time-tracking system and provide reports to managers.
    • Ensure project electronic files are organized and up-to-date.
    • Produce reports from project data systems to identify, locate and correct missing or erroneous project information. Assist with team-wide data gathering and measurement of key indicators.
    • Maintain and organize team process and procedure documents, including templates, on all platforms, ensuring version control.
    • Coordinate logistics for client and project meetings.
  • Support grant and contract management processes
    • Manage the signatory process, ensuring that documents are signed in a timely fashion.
    • Assist with preparation of subgrant dockets, such as running OFAC checks, drafting agreements, etc.
    • Enter grant, contribution, subgrant and contract information into Salesforce.
  • Support project financial management
    • Research unidentified donations to determine appropriate project designation, including contacting donors.
    • Submit payment requests, ensuring accurate coding and documentation.
    • Download and format monthly project financial reports, including transaction data, for account managers’ review.​​​
  • Support project human resources management
    • Facilitate the approval and hiring process for new employees, provide support in gathering documentation and managing data entry for processing new hires.
Administrative Support (~30-40%)
  • Contribute to the implementation of more efficient processes, systems and technology
  • Contribute to data gathering and measurement for business operation goals
  • Other administrative tasks and special projects as needed.
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit and resourcefulness in problem solving
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Outstanding organization and prioritization skills - ability to manage multiple demands, projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • High level of computer proficiency, particularly with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience or interest in philanthropy, nonprofits, foundation operations and management
 Other Highly Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Up to two years of experience in an administrative support role
  • Experience with Salesforce, database programs, intranets and web-based communication tools
Read more and apply here.

2016-2017 Career Guide from UMD Career Center

Check out the UMD 2016-2017 Terp Guide: Internship and Job Search!

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

USG JOB of the Week

Visit this website regularly for more info on current internships and job opportunities!

Administrative Specialist Position in Silver Spring with the Montgomery County Department of Recreation for Recent Grad

Closing Date: August 25, 2016

The Department of Recreation is looking for an Administrative Specialist I to provide support for the Management Services Team.  The employee will be accountable for providing administrative support for human resource functions, such as payroll, hiring, background screening, and record management. Additional functions will include supporting contract management which consists of maintaining compliance records, verifying vendor data in Oracle and with the State of Maryland, and reviewing vendor requests for payment. This position requires the handling of confidential documents and information.

Other duties include working directly with professional and para professional staff in the hiring and payroll processing of nearly 2,500 seasonal staff and hundreds of contractors and volunteers. Each year program schedules require the hiring and background investigations for nearly 800 seasonal employees. This position also assists with the processing of these employees. This employee monitors the preparation and processing of all necessary paperwork for hiring including State, County and federal documents, HCM and MCtime processing. Each pay period between 500 and 2,000 MCtime transactions are processed.

NOTE:  This work may require evening, weekend and holiday work.

The individual selected for this position will be considered an Essential Employee.  Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency or liberal leave.

Selected candidate will be required to complete a background investigation and medical evaluation prior to appointment.

Click here for more information and to apply.

Internship: PGPD Joint Analysis Intelligence Center

Interested applicants should send a resume, transcripts, and recommendation form (attached below) to Diane Hou ( or turn in a hard copy (2201 LeFrak Hall) by 4:00 PM August 22, 2016In your email, please indicate whether you are applying for the summer or fall internship.

If you cannot view the recommendation form below, please contact Diane via email for a copy.