Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Israel's 70th Anniversary Conference (On-Campus)

The Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies cordially invites you to a conference to commemorate Israel's 70th Anniversary. 

American Jews and Israel: Moving in Opposite Directions?

Featuring Distinguished Speaker: Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President, Union for Reform Judaism 

Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Location: Adele H. Stamp Student Union, Prince George's Room
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

​This conference is open and free to the public. Please RSVP and direct questions to Avis Koeiman at 301-405-9413 or

Final Countdown: BSOS International Week is March 26-30!

The BSOS Dean's Student Advisory Council (DSAC) Presents: BSOS International Week!

Join us March 26-30, 2018 for a week of terrific cultural, academic, and informative events all celebrating the international backgrounds and diverse cultures that make our community special.

Paid Internship with Children Defense Fund Freedom Schools

Children Defense Fund Servant Leader Intern Position 2018 
Baltimore Junior Academy

College-age young people and recent college graduates play a key role in the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools® program as servant leader interns. CDF Freedom Schools servant leader interns are responsible for the front-line care and nurturing of the children. Using the Integrated Reading Curriculum, they serve as facilitators in the classroom and as leaders of parent workshops and community outreach activities.

Responsibilities· Deliver the Integrated Reading Curriculum to a class of no more than ten students for 6–8 weeks during the summer months, according to the standards developed by the Children's Defense Fund and the local program sponsor.
· Set up and break down his/her classroom space, including securing and organizing the appropriate materials.
· Collaborate with staff to establish and maintain a supportive and structured environment for the children entrusted to their care.
· Serve as a Harambee leader each day of program operation. (Daily morning exercises)
· Serve as a leader of afternoon activities and other special events; chaperone field trips.
· Participate fully in the National Training. (1st, 2nd and 3rd year servant leader interns only).

Qualifications· Must be at least 19-30 years of age, have completed at least one year of college, and have plans to complete the college degree
· Maintain or have graduated with at least a 3.0 GPA
· Experience managing large groups of children, college-age young people, and parents
· Solid commitment to children’s advocacy and enthusiasm for the CDF Freedom Schools program
· Ability to motivate others and work as part of an intergenerational team
· Strong appreciation and understanding of individual cultural history and the willingness to be open and respectful of all cultures
· Willingness to strive for excellence in all areas and ability to think critically and analytically
· Exhibit positive behavior and attitude; model a mature and professional demeanor; possess excellent written and verbal skills
· Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to the ethics of good character, humility, and servant leadership
· Current voter registration (as eligible by law)
· Authorization for background check for criminal and child protective findings

Please submit your application attach with a resume to Jonathan Williams ( and/or Kiel Smith (
Also, if you have any additional questions please call 410-542-6758

Volunteer with CASA

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)/ Prince George’s County
Public Service Announcement:
Become a voice for a child in foster care!

Want to make a difference in the life of abused or abandoned children in your community? There are over 500 youth in foster care in Prince George’s County and Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) is looking for compassionate and motivated individuals to advocate for these youth. In about 10 hours a month, CASA volunteers create relationships with youth in foster care to ensure that the court and child welfare systems remain focused on their specific needs and finding a safe permanent home. Apply today for our Spring Training that will be Mondays and Thursdays from 6 to 9pm in Riverdale, MD beginning April 9th and ending May 7th. The deadline to apply is March 21st! Will you speak for abused and neglected children in your community? Applicants must be 21 or older and willing to complete a background check. For more information, please visit our website at or call 301-209-0491 or email

Healthcare Career Week: April 2-6

If you are interested in a future career in health, UMD has a special week of events happening for you this semester! During the first week of April (April 2-6th, 2018), the Career Center is hosting a week long series of events all around career opportunities in healthcare, called "Healthcare Career Week". All of the  events will be led by healthcare related companies, giving YOU opportunities to gain career advice straight from the source- the people that may hire you for jobs and internships. 

Here is the website that outlines what's happening each day:

WHO: Open to all majors and class levels (undergrad, grad and PhD)!
WHAT: A week-long series of professional preparation and exploration events highlighting one of the nation's top industries- healthcare, including: employer office hours, employer-led workshops, healthcare panel, and a hiring meet up. 
WHEN: April 2-6th, 2018 
WHERE: Events will take place in the Career Center (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing) 
WHY: To provide students with direct access to hiring employers in industries related to biotechnology, public health, healthcare consulting, non-profits, and more! 
To RSVP and for details on how to make the most of the week, visit:

Writing Center Internship - On Campus!

Save the Date: April 16 - Frederick Douglass Spoken Word Event

“Frederick Douglass: His Voice, His Legacy”

Spoken word event in celebration of Frederick Douglass,
sponsored by the Rosenker Center for Political Communication & Civic Leadership, and the College of Arts and Humanities

On April 16 (the date honors the abolition of slavery in D.C. in 1862), students from Oral Communication classes will deliver speeches from Frederick Douglass in honor of his 200th birthday. Participating students have selected short passages from his 19th-century speeches that hold meaning for them today. Performances will be held in Frederick Douglass Square outside Hornbake Library, times to be announced.

Financial Advisor Position at McAdam

From McAdam's Website: Earn the ability to create your own financial success through helping clients enjoy their own. You don’t need prior finance experience to join us, but you do need energy, great people skills, a strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit. We’ll provide training, resources and support you’ll need to do better than your best. View Job Description. 

Interested students can e-mail their resumes to to apply for the position.

Apply to Teach for America

Where will your career take you after graduation? By joining Teach For America, you’ll become part of a network of leaders shaping the political, economic, and social future of our country. Start your senior year with a job offer in hand, connect with a vast network of social impact leaders, and access leadership development and paid opportunities available exclusively for early decision applicants.

Why apply early? Hear from others who applied in their junior year and learn about perks exclusive to early decision applicants.

It’s not too early to launch your career of impact. Apply to the corps today.

FINAL Early Decision Application Deadline for the 2019 corps: Friday, April 13, 2018

To learn more, visit

All majors accepted. Full salary and benefits. 50,000+ alumni network.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Paid, Full-Time Intern/Project Assistant: Southern and East Africa National Democratic Institute for International Affairs

Position description

The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is seeking an Intern/Project Assistant to work in Washington, D.C. for the Southern and East Africa (SEA) team’s programs. The Intern/Project Assistant will be responsible for conducting country and program-specific research, attending meetings and seminars on Southern and East African affairs, and providing administrative support for country programs. This position is available beginning in early April 2018 for a term appointment lasting three months with the possibility of extension for an additional three months based on performance.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assist in providing administrative support to assigned country projects, such as coordinating travel for staff/delegations, reviewing financial expenditures, processing payment requests, filing/copying/shipping documents, and other assigned tasks related to backstopping field office activities
  • Produce daily news updates for distribution to the SEA team by reviewing foreign and domestic newspapers, magazines, or journal articles pertaining to the Southern and East Africa region
  • Assist in the preparation and drafting of periodical reports
  • Research and gather materials for country specific programs
  • Attend meetings and seminars on Southern and East African affairs and prepare oral and written presentations to SEA team members
  • Conduct special projects as needed


  • Generally pursuing an undergraduate program, relevant degree programs might include, but are not limited to, political science, international relations, international development, and African studies
  • Knowledge of and interest in Southern Africa
  • Strong attention to detail and skilled in prioritizing and managing multiple tasks
  • Must have excellent oral and written proficiency in English
  • Swahili/Portuguese/French language skills useful, but not required
  • Experience with Google Apps (Gmail, Calendar, Google Drive, G+, etc.) strongly desired
  • Availability to work 40 hours/week for at least three months
This is a paid internship. 

Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.
All applicants must have the right to work in the U.S without employer sponsorship.
Apply here.