Thursday, September 29, 2016

Crimmigration (Intersection of criminal law and immigration law) Conference Hosted by MLAW (in College Park)

Careers in Community & Social Services Panel (in College Park)

Interested in a career working directly in your community? Passionate about working with special populations in need? Yes? Then, come to the "Careers in Community & Social Services" Networking Panel on October 11th, from 4-5:30pm to learn from current professionals and alumni working in these types of positions.

RSVP for this event by clicking here.

WHAT: Hear a panel of current professionals working directly in the community. Network with alumni and potential employers. You never know where it could lead!
WHO: All majors welcome!
Panelists will include...

  • Director of Volunteer Programming, A Wider Circle
  • Prevention Program Manager, Safe Shores - The DC Children's Advocacy Center
  • CMC Community Case Manager, Greenbelt Assisted Living (GAIL)
  • Lead Counselor, CentroNía
  • President and Executive Director, African Women’s Cancer Awareness Association
  • Urban Forestry Research Associate, Casey Trees
  • Director of Programs & Operations, Beacon House
  • Adult Services Program Manager, Montgomery County Health & Human Services

WHEN: Tuesday, October 11, 4:00 -5:30 pm
WHERE: University Career Center = 3rd Floor of Hornbake Library (Room 3100)

Click here for more details and to RSVP in advance of the event.Come prepared to mix & mingle!
Light refreshments will be served. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your professional network.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Paid Research Internship - CSIS Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group

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Job Description
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a non-profit, bipartisan public policy organization established in 1962 to provide strategic insights and practical policy solutions to decision makers concerned with global security and prosperity. 

The Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group (DIIG) at CSIS focuses on issues related to the health and management of national security programs, the defense industry, and government contracting and acquisition, with an emphasis on the current and future budget and resource environment. DIIG's opening for a research intern is a 35-hour per week, paid position. DIIG addresses the need for improved management of budget and program resources across the national security spectrum at a time when the diminishing defense budget and the demands of global competition pose serious challenges for the industry, the military, and the nation. Currently the team focuses on a variety of topics including the following:

• international cooperation in defense acquisition
• federal research and development spending trends
• army modernization
• defense budgets and spending
• future vertical lift
• the future of industry and resources.


Interns at DIIG bolster the team with research, writing, program development, and event management. Essential functions may include, but are not limited to the following:

• Assisting with research and organizing relevant information for the various DIIG projects
• Writing comprehensive reviews of background literature for projects
• Assisting with data collection and management
• Note taking and writing summaries of events and meetings
• Assisting with event planning and staffing.
Required Experience

• In pursuit of a bachelor’s degree (preferably at the junior or senior level) or of a master’s degree
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and SQL databases highly desirable
• Experience coding with software such as Stata or R highly desirable
• Must have at least a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) from an accredited U.S. institution or equivalent from a non-U.S. institution
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Experience with quantitative analysis
• Ability to work independently
• Interest in defense and national security issues.


Interested applicants should submit a résumé, cover letter, and college transcript at All documents submitted should be in a Portable Document Format (PDF).

Global Terrorism Minor - Accepting Applications Until Sept 30

The Global Terrorism Minor is now accepting applications! This minor is offered to undergraduate students at the University of Maryland in collaboration with The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START). The Global Terrorism program focuses on exploring the origins and motivations of terrorism based on theoretical understandings of individual and group behavior. Students also explore the impacts of the threat of terrorism on individuals and communities as well as strategies for preventing, deterring, mitigating, and responding to terrorist threats.

As a member of this program, you can expect to gain real-world experience to prepare you for a future in graduate education, research studies, and careers in the homeland security and counterterrorism fields.  

If you want to learn more about the Minor before applying, START will hold two information sessions to discuss details and answer student questions.

  • Session 1: Thursday, September 15th from 4:30 pm-6:00 pm in Tydings Hall, Room 1102
  • Session 2: Monday, September 19th from 5:00 pm-6:30 pm in Tydings Hall, Room 1101

If these times do not work for you, feel free to email us ( with questions or schedule an appointment to meet with a member of the Education Team.

Access additional information about the Minor and the Application Portal at the following site:

Applications are due on September 30, 2016 by 5:00  PM.

Internship: DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis

Image result for department of homeland securityThe Department of Homeland Security Office of Intelligence and Analysis will be accepting internship applications. UMD students have the opportunity to intern at I&A year-round. The application period for the summer internship begins in October.

Key Points to the Program:

  • Candidates must be current degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate students. Graduating seniors who intend to enroll directly in graduate school are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates must have at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Summer interns are expected to work full-time (40 hours) for at least 10 weeks; Annual interns, local to the National Capital Region, are expected to work part-time in consultation with their supervisor.
  • In addition to performing office duties, interns participate in lectures and field trips to develop a greater appreciation of DHS and the IC. Summer 2016 field trips included visiting the Washington DC Fusion Center, the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, the National Operations Center, the National Targeting Center and Mt. Weather.
  • Interns may perform rotations across I&A as part of their experience.
  • Interns are paid
  • Interns may be converted to full-time employment based on performance and available billets.

More information about the internship and how to apply can be found in this PDF.
More information about I&A in general can be found in this PDF.

Investigative Assistant - Department of Veteran Affairs

Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Inspector General
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy - Washington DC, District of Columbia
Salary: $35,265.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-1802-05
Open Period: Thursday, September 22, 2016 to Thursday, October 6, 2016
Position Information: initial period of one year or more. Position may be converted to a permanent or term position. - Pathways Program - Recent Graduates; Appointment is for an
Who May Apply: U.S. citizens who are Recent Graduates and have completed a degree or certificate from a qualifying education institution within the previous 2 yrs. Veterans unable to apply within 2 yrs of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have a full 2-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty. The eligibility period for veterans must be within 6 years of degree completion.

(position is still open- will close when they recieve 50 applications)

DOJ Pathways Internship - Social Sciences

Department: Department Of Justice
Agency: Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison SystemNumber of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy - Washington DC, District of Columbia
Salary: $31,521.00 to $40,977.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-0199-04
Open Period: Monday, September 26, 2016 to Monday, October 3, 2016
Position Information: 1 YEAR OR MORE - Hours of work can be Full-Time or Part-Time based on Participant Agreement.
Who May Apply: OPEN TO INDIVIDUALS CURRENTLY ACCEPTED FOR ENROLLMENT OR CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN A QUALIFYING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION ON A FULL OR HALF-TIME BASIS. NOTE: This is a Student Internship opportunity under the Pathways Program. This is a temporary internship to complete project work thats temporary in nature. This is an excepted service appointment under the Pathways Internship Program. The announcement will close on the day the 50th application is received at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Security Assistant Position - Office of Personnel Management

Agency: Office of Personnel Management
Hiring Organization: Federal Investigative Services, Resource Management Group, Facilities/Security/Inventory Management
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancies - Fort Meade, Maryland
Salary: $35,265.00 to $45,844.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-0086-05
Open Period: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 to Monday, October 3, 2016
Position Information: Permanent - Full Time
Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Criminal Law Internship Program

The Criminal Law Internship Program (CLIP) provides a fast paced, hands-on investigative internship for current students and graduates.  Intern Investigators spend at least 12 weeks at one of the most prestigious public defender offices in the nation. Interns don’t just sit in the office all day copying files. Partnered together, they work directly with staff attorneys to complete various investigative tasks and zealously advocate for their clients.

Full-time (40+ hrs/wk) and part-time (24-32 hrs/wk) internships are available.  Internships may be completed for academic credit.  New internship sessions start throughout the calendar year.  Please review the Informational Bulletin found on our website for specific dates.

Additional details and application process provided in link below. Students must complete a profile then apply for the WINTER/SPRING 2017 INTERN INVESTIGATOR job description (under "Apply to CLIP, then "Career Opportunities").

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

DOCR Job Openings

Below is information specific to job opportunities available within the department that are currently posted on the Montgomery County Career Opportunities web page. To search available opportunities and to apply on-line follow this link: Montgomery County Careers Website

To view any of the vacancies below, please click on the job title and you will be redirected to the complete posting

Correctional Specialist I/II – Grade 19/Grade 22: Requisition #IRC23184 –Closes 10/8/16

Manager III (Administrative Nurse Manager), Grade M3: Requisition #IRC23068 – Closes 10/1/16

Correctional Officer (Grade C3): Requisition #IRC23049 – Closes 10/7/16

Correctional Health Nurse II, (Substitute). Grade 24: Requisition #IRC22853 –Open Until Filled

Correctional Health Nurse II, Grade 24: Requisition #IRC22105 – Open Until Filled

Community Correctional Intern, Grade S-1: Requisition #IRC21446 – Open Continuous

Law School Fair - Oct 11 (in College Park)

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Law School FairTime: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom - Stamp Student Union
Suggested attire: Business Casual

This event provides a unique opportunity for students and alumni considering law school to meet face to face with law school admissions representatives from across the country. Over 100 law schools typically attend this event. See who will be attending the fair here!
For additional information about this event, please visit:

Monday, September 26, 2016

Intern for a Day Orientations Start Next Week (in CP)!

Intern for a Day connects undergraduate UMD students with alumni, parents, employers and community partners for one day internship/shadowing experiences.  This fall, we have 200+ hosts with 550+ possible shadowing placements in a wide variety of fields and industries!

In order to be considered for Intern for a Day, students must attend a short, 30-minute orientation session which covers the application process, workplace etiquette, appropriate dress, professional correspondence and more.  There are eight (8) orientation sessions available to attend from October 3-October 6, 2016.  Please click on the date and time of the orientation session that works best with your schedule to RSVP. All orientations take place in the University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing).

Fall 2016 Intern for a Day Orientation Options: 
Students who have already participated in Intern for a Day still need to attend one orientation session.  

The Intern for a Day application deadline is Sunday, October 9 at 11:59 p.m.  Students will receive the application via email after attending one mandatory orientation session. More details can be found at

Most questions about the Intern for a Day program will be addressed during the mandatory orientation.  For immediate questions, contact

Please forward this email to your students to help us spread the word.


NCMEC Presentation

Thursday, Sept. 29  
from 2pm-3:30pm 
II-Room 2032

Please join us for a presentation by the National Center for Missing & Endangered Children. This will be a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the work of this important organization and how you can get involved.

No RSVP is required.

USG Parking Enforcement has started

Parking Enforcement has started
Registration is open! Sign up now.
Have more questions? For more information visit
the parking website or the Transportation and Parking Services Office in Bldg II - 1st floor.

Parking Registration

Apply for FAFSA October 1st!

FAFSA in October

Apply for FAFSA October 1st!
For the first time, students will be able to register for the upcoming academic year on October 1st (instead of the previous date, January 1st). 

With this date change, applicants may use their prior, prior year tax returns.

Apply here