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Monday, October 16, 2017

CASA - Prince George’s County Info Session -November 30


Apply by October 27 to Maryland General Assembly Internships


Each year during the Maryland General Assembly, University students are given an opportunity to serve as legislative interns. The session takes place January through early April, usually Tuesday through Thursdays. Students are placed in legislative and clerical assignments, such as writing correspondence, preparing testimony, attending committee hearings, and others. 
If you are interested in participating, please check out the information below and email any questions or application materials to CAPC@umd.edu. Applications are due to the CAPC Coordinator by October 27

Howard County Crime Analysis - Spring 2018 applications open NOW!



The Howard County Police Department's Crime Analysis Unit is looking for interns! Applications for this internship opportunity are now being accepted for the Spring 2018 semester.Interested students should express their interest by completing and forwarding the following: 1) a COVER LETTER explaining their interest for being considered; and 2) a completed Volunteer Internship Application. Please direct the completed paperwork in email, person, mail, or fax it to:  
Howard County Police Department, Police Personnel
C/O: Ms. Erin Bounds (ebounds@howardcountymd.gov)
3410 Court House Drive, Ellicott City, MD  21043
Fax: 410-313-3212 

The deadline for submitting applications are due no later than Friday, October 27, 2017 by 4:00 PM. Any questions or concerns regarding the internship can be directed to Duane 'Skip' Baylor at dbaylor@howardcountymd.gov or (410) 313-3683.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Careers in Criminal Justice Day — Montgomery College Event

Careers in Criminal Justice Day is a great opportunity to network with potential employers and learn about career options available to you. There will be representatives from federal, state, and local law enforcement at this event, as well as individuals from the Department of Correction & Rehabilitation, Montgomery County State's Attorney's office, and many more. Please consider attending this event! It will be held at the Montgomery College Rockville campus. Details are on the flyer below.


Thursday, October 12, 2017

On-Campus Interviewing for Spring 2018 Internships: Non-Profits


On Wednesday, November 15 & Thursday, November 16, non-profits seeking spring 2018 interns will take over the University Career Center to conduct interviews with UMD students interested in their internships!

To apply, click on the job title.
You will then be asked to log in with your UMD Directory ID and password.
You may apply to as many internships that are of interest to you.
In order to be considered for an interview, you must apply through Careers4Terps by Sunday, October 22 at 11:59p.m.

If selected for an interview, you will sign up for an interview timeslot beginning Tuesday, October 31 in Careers4Terps under the "On-Campus Interviews (OCI)" tab.


Questions not addressed in the information above? Contact:
Erica Ely
Program Director, Internships
University Career Center & The President's Promise

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Save a Life Montgomery: Opioid and Substance Abuse Community Forum



Technology & Cybersecurity Roundtable

Technology & Cybersecurity Roundtable
Tuesday, Oct. 17th
6-7:30pm in III-MPR

Network with professionals from Department of Homeland Security, US Department of State, J6 Consultants, and more.

RSVP here. Space is limited.

Clothes Drive for Syrian Refugees

Clothes Drive for Syrian Refugees
Sponsored by the Care Package Club
Donations collected now through December

DEA Drug Take-Back Day @ USG

DEA Drug Take-Back Day
Oct. 26th 12-2pm, USG Parking Lot 5

USG faculty, staff, students, and local community members are invited to conveniently drop off expired or unused medication for safe disposal at USG. Generation Rx and CRIMSA are assisting the Rockville City Police in the expansion of their National Take-Back Initiative at our campus! Help prevent accidental poisoning, abuse, and overdose in your household and reduce pollution to the water supply.

Making Laws, Making A Difference: A Tale of Two Rape Bills in Maryland

Making Laws, Making A Difference: A Tale of Two Rape Bills in Maryland

Tuesday, Oct. 24th 4-6pm Bldg II, Multipurpose Room

Join us for our first installment of the Fall 2017 USG Civic Engagement Series. The Montgomery County Commission for Women along with UMBC, UMB, and UMD student organizations have coordinated a panel and a breakout session to encourage you to find policies that impact you and take action.

USG Reacts

USG Reacts
Tuesday, Oct. 17th
10-11am in I-203

Join us for another USG Reacts dialogue as we continue important conversations that explore the complex landscape of diversity. The discussion will be facilitated by UMBC Professor Jeanette Hoover.

USG Flu Shot Clinic

Flu Shot Clinic
Monday, Oct. 30th
11:30am-1:30pm in III-2nd floor

Students, faculty, and staff get your flu shot for FREE! First come, first served. Must show your USG ID card to receive a shot.  Can't make it during lunch?  Sign up for an appointment slot for the evening flu shot clinic at USG. 

Full-Time Paralegal Position


The Rockville Complex Litigation Support Center of Steptoe currently has an entry-level paralegal opening. This position is responsible for assisting attorneys with complex civil litigation document and workflow procedures, reviewing documents in a custom built database in order to extract information and input the same into the database. Maintaining measured workflow expectations.

Qualified candidates should have a 4 year degree to go along with excellent customer service and communication skills. No previous work experience is required for this position. This is a great opportunity for a recent college graduate who is interested in working in a law firm.

Interested alumni can apply by logging in to Careers4Terps and searching the position’s ID number: 164982

Monday, October 9, 2017

Maryland State Police Internship

See below for the Maryland State Police internship details. 
To request a copy of the application, please email ccjsusg@umd.edu.




Spring 2018: Howard County Police Department Crime Analysis Internship



Spring 2018: Howard County Police Department Crime Analysis Internship



The Howard County Police Department's Crime Analysis Unit is looking for interns! Applications for this internship opportunity are now being accepted for the Spring 2018semester. Interested students should express their interest by completing and forwarding the following: 1) a COVER LETTER explaining their interest for being considered; and2) a completed Volunteer Internship Application. Please direct the completed paperwork in email, person, mail, or fax it to:  
  
Howard County Police Department, Police Personnel
C/O: Ms. Erin Bounds (ebounds@howardcountymd.gov)
3410 Court House Drive, Ellicott City, MD  21043
The deadline for submitting applications are due no later than Friday, October 20, 2017 by 4:00 PM.  Any questions or concerns regarding the internship can be directed to Duane 'Skip' Baylor at dbaylor@howardcountymd.gov or (410) 313-3683.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Law School Fair, Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm


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. Nearly 100 law schools typically attend this event.

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Location: 
Grand Ballroom - Stamp Student Union

Suggested attire: Business Casual

The University of Maryland's Pre-Law Advising Office within Letters and Sciences is partnering with the University Career Center & The President's Promise to present this Law School Fair. This event is open to not only University of Maryland students but also students and alumni from around the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. area.

For additional information about this event:
Contact 
Greg Shaffer at gshaffer@umd.eduor Neil Dhingra at ndhingra@umd.edu.


Please contact Alicia Montague at the University Career Center & The President's Promise(amontagu@umd.edu or 301.314.7239) at least two weeks prior if you need to request accessibility accommodations for this event.

Spring 2018 Legal Aid Internship - Applications Due Oct 30


Academic Audits - Check e-mail for important info





If you are between 75 and 89 cumulative credits, your department and college advisors are currently reviewing your academic record. You may have already received an e-mail, or will be receiving one in the upcoming weeks, which highlights your remaining major and GenEd requirements. Please review this information and meet with an advisor if you have any questions regarding remaining requirements.

Career Connector Internship Opportunities

Career Connector is USG's free online job and internship database for USG students and alumni, provided as a service through the Career & Internship Services Center.  Please see below for a brief summary of some internship descriptions that are posted on the site. Students can read the full job/internship descriptions and apply on Career Connector

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Spring 2018 Undergraduate Internships, D.C. at Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law
ID # 6144 on Career Connector
Job Description: We are seeking interns to provide research and administrative support for staff in our Washington, DC office. Our work ranges from voting rights to campaign finance reform, from racial justice in criminal law to Constitutional protection in the fight against terrorism. This internship, 15-25 hours per week, has the opportunity to be school credit or $12.50 per hour. 
Deadline to apply: October 14th, 2017

Collegiate Internship Program (Spring 2018/Summer 2018) at Metropolitan Police Department (D.C.)
ID # 6148 on Career Connector
Job Description: The MPD College Internship Program introduces students to aspects of law enforcement that enhance students' understanding of the criminal justice system. In addition, students are introduced to the various career opportunities that await them should they decide to choose law enforcement as a career. We have a variety of placement options for students both in and outside of criminal justice programs. We are seeking students for non-traditional criminal justice placements (i.e., law, marketing, communications, IT, human resources).
Deadline to apply: October 15th, 2017

Collegiate Internship Program [LAW/LEGAL COUNSEL] (Spring/Summer 2018) at Metropolitan Police Department (D.C.)
ID # 6149 on Career Connector
Job Description: WE ARE SPECIFICALLY LOOKING FOR STUDENTS TO WORK IN THE OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL (LEGAL). The MPD College Internship Program introduces students to aspects of law enforcement that enhance students' understanding of the criminal justice system. In addition, students are introduced to the various career opportunities that await them should they decide to choose law enforcement as a career. We have a variety of placement options for students both in and outside of criminal justice programs. We are seeking students for non-traditional criminal justice placements (i.e., law, marketing, communications, IT, human resources).
Deadline to apply: October 15th, 2017

Intern for a Day

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Intern for a Day connects undergraduate UMD students with alumni, parents, employers and community partners for one-day job shadowing experiences. To participate, students must attend a 30-minute orientation.


Organization Highlights for CCJS Majors:

LAW, LAW ENFORCEMENT & CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Andalman & Flynn
Baltimore Environmental Police
Calvert County Detention Center
DC Superior Court (Judge)
District Court of Maryland for Baltimore County-Towson (Judge)
DLA Piper LLP (US)
Finnegan (Patent Attorney)
Law Offices of Alisa G. Cummins
Lawrence Adashek P.A.
Maryland Court of Special Appeals (Judge)
Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings (Judge)
Montgomery County Police Department
United States Attorney’s Office of Washington, DC
University of Maryland Police

NON-PROFITS & ASSOCIATIONS
Asian American Hotel Owners Association (Dir. of Gov’t Affairs)
City of Hyattsville (Community & Economic Development Dept)
Community Preservation and Development Corporation
Futures Without Violence

PUBLIC POLICY
Asian American Hotel Owners Association (Dir. of Gov’t Affairs)
S&P Global

SOCIAL JUSTICE & INCLUSION
Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL)
Futures Without Violence

Review the full LIST to read more about the organizations above and locate over 100 other opportunities.

Workforce Recruitment Program

Workforce Recruitment Program




The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with accommodations or disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs. The WRP connects graduate students, college students and recent graduates with disabilities to employers across the nation for paid summer internships and full-time jobs. Check out www.wrp.gov to learn more.

Participation is open to all students with disabilities at all academic levels, majors, and degree programs. Individuals who have graduated after April 2016, are eligible to participate this year. Veterans with disabilities are especially urged to apply.

INFO SESSIONS FOR WRP APPLICANTS (voluntary but recommended)

OCTOBER 11 1-2pm Webinar
OCTOBER 12 4:30-5:30pm Hornbake South 3134
See Career Center website for further details.

The WRP is one of the main paths to:
  •   Find an internship or permanent position at federal agencies
  •   Explore careers in the federal service
  •   Gain interviewing experience 
Click here for further information on the program.

How it works: 
  • Read this message
  • Register your interest
  • Initial registration is approved
  • Finish registration (upload documents-we'll work together on this)
  • Prepare for interview
  • Interview with WRP recruiter
To qualify, an eligible candidate:
  • Must have a disability which makes the candidate eligible to use the Schedule A hiring authority (see link below or the explanation in the Student Resource section of the WRP website - Schedule A Checklist for Candidates)
  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must be a current, full-time, degree-seeking, post-secondary student, unless they are taking a reduced course load due to a disability OR are in their final semester; OR a recent graduate
DEADLINE for registration: October 17, 2017   
 
For the 2018 WRP release, interviews will be held in the fall of 2017.  Candidates who are accepted into WRP will then be interviewed for federal and private sector positions.  A recruiter will be assigned to the University of Maryland to conduct phone interviews with qualified candidates.

EmployAbility at UMD
The University Career Center employs a dedicated expert in the field of employment of people with disabilities. Our staff supports all students with accommodations or disabilities in the recruitment, hiring, and on-boarding process. We offer programs and workshops throughout the year and we hope to see you there. Check the Center's calendar for events.

To increase your students' chances of success in the highly sought-after WRP, please have them contact our specialist, listed below. We can guide the application process and prepare them to succeed.

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

Nancy Forsythe, MA, EdS.
University Career Center & The President's Promise
Faculty Specialist/Career Development Specialist/ Disabilities
3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing
@AbilityUMD @UMDCareerCenter
CAREER the Turtle...because SUCCESS starts here.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Government Relations Assistant


The Washington, DC office of an international law firm has an exciting opening for a Government Relations Assistant to provide support to the Government Relations Directors, Managers and clients. This role is heavy on the administrative side; but the Directors are looking for a sophisticated assistant. 

In this role, the Assistant will review and/or format document for presentation to clients, anticipate needs of the Government Relations Director and/or Managers, interact with clients by providing any requested information to the client and provide assistance with logistical items such as making hotel accommodations, luncheon reservations and scheduling meetings. Additional responsibilities may also include scheduling appointments on Capitol Hill, preparing leave-behind packets, conduct legislative research, prepare and submit travel and incidental reimbursement forms and handle logistics and administrative aspects of the weekly team meetings. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of administrative work experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. Interested candidates please submit your resume, cover-letter and two writing samples- no longer than one page of non-academic writing sample to Kimberly Weathers, Kimberly.Weathers@legalplacements.com

Minor in Nonprofit Leadership and Social Innovation


Monday, October 2, 2017

UMB Master of Science in Law Programs

CCJSers— see below for information about UMB's MS in Law programs. These degrees are designed for people who want graduate-level legal training but are not interested in being a lawyer. Undergraduates, as well as graduate students in technical fields, may be interested. Specializations include Homeland Security & Crisis Management, Cybersecurity, Environmental, Health, and Patent Law. 



Apply to be the Winter 2017 BSOS Student Commencement Speaker!

Winter 2017 Commencement Website: https://go.umd.edu/wintergrad17

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Apply to be the Winter 2017 BSOS Student Commencement Speaker!

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Commencement Ceremony
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
12:00p.m. 

As you prepare to embark on your next journey after graduating from the University of Maryland, what reflections would you share with your fellow graduates? 

The selected student speaker will get to deliver his/her message to the 2,000 students, faculty, and guests at the BSOS Commencement Ceremony. The student speaker will play a prominent role in the procession into the Xfinity Center. During the BSOS Commencement Ceremony, the student speaker will get to sit on stage with the Dean Gregory Ball and will receive reserved special seating for family and guests.


Eligibility
  • Completed at least 60 credits at the University of Maryland, College Park
  • A GPA of 3.50 or better
  • Graduated in Summer or Fall 2017


For more information about the application process or to access the application, please visit the BSOS student speaker website (go.umd.edu/bsosspeaker17).