Wednesday, October 18, 2017

UndocuTerp Retreat - October 21!

If you are undocumented with or without DACA please join us for the first ever UMD UndocuTerp Retreat: Together We Rise!

This space is specifically for the undocumented UMD (students, alumni, and staff) community.


To ensure that we have enough food and materials please fill out this form. Generally this half day retreat will give us enough time to meet others, share a meal with some UndocuTerp alumni and with folks from the UndocuBlack network. Join us and be in community, get some delicious food and unwind!

Please fill out the form to confirm your participation and get further details by 10/19/17. 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Earn $40 for a One Hour Research Study

The U.S. Census Bureau seeks Adults 18 years and older to participate in a research study.

You may qualify to participate in this study if you:
· Use the Internet at least 3 times a week.
· Have a high school diploma or higher

Census representatives will be on UMD campus at the McKeldin Library on October 23 and October 26. Call Kevin Younes at 301-763-4979 so he can schedule you up for your one hour appointment. Then come to the library at your scheduled time and participate in our research study. You will take home $40 cash for your time.

Call Kevin Younes if interested 301-763-4979!

Winter Course Registration - Oct. 24th



Winter Session is the right size to accomplish your goals. In three weeks, earn up to four credits and gain ground on graduation, satisfy a requirement, or explore a new interest. Choose from more than 350 undergraduate and graduate courses that meet morning, afternoon, and evening on campus, or anywhere online.

Registration begins Oct. 24th.

Client Services Associate with Morgan Stanley

POSITION SUMMARY: Perform daily operations, client service, and Financial Advisor support. Provide account information to clients and Financial Advisors. Learn the business and products in order to assist Financial Advisors. Clerical duties such as: handling telephones, mailing, filing and processing forms.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong computer skills, including internet.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Superior interpersonal, organizational and client service skills

Experience
- Industry experience is a plus.

Pitch Dingman Competition

The Pitch Dingman Competition is the University of Maryland’s only business competition exclusively for Terps. Held annually, students can compete for more than $30,000 in startup funding. The competition consists of a fall Semifinals and a winter Finals competition. Top student entrepreneurs deliver pitches to judges who are experts in entrepreneurship, angel investing and venture capital.
Timeline
- Applications open: September 18, 2017 at 12:00 a.m.
- Application deadline: October 19, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.
- Pitch Dingman Competition Semifinals: November 16, 2017 at 6 p.m. in Frank Auditorium, Van Munching Hall
- Pitch Dingman Competition Finals: March 6, 2018 at 6 p.m. in Stamp Student Union
Eligibility

All applicants must be a current student at the University of Maryland. Applicants will be evaluated on the uniqueness of their ideas, the current traction and scalability of their business, and the viability of their business as measured by the steps that they have taken to mitigate risks. For the Semifinal and Final rounds, judges will also take into consideration the contestants' progress toward their goals and steps taken to grow their business since time of application.

Apply for Teach For America - 2018 Corps!

Are you interested in challenging yourself in an impact-driven career? Putting your talents to work to disrupt inequity and create opportunity? Joining a powerful network of more than 50,000 leaders from all backgrounds and sectors?

By joining Teach For America, you will become part of a network of leaders shaping the political, economic, and social future of our country. Check out some of the inspiring ways our alumni are leading across education, business, policy, law, medicine, and more.

How will you lead? Apply to the 2018 corps today.

NEXT Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

To learn more, visit www.teachforamerica.org.

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

Monday, October 16, 2017

McNair Scholars Program Info Sessions

Thinking about Graduate School and Pursuing a Ph.D.?The McNair Scholars Program Can Help You Get There!

The Academic Achievement Programs' Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program is a competitive program designed to prepare high academic achievers from traditionally underrepresented groups to matriculate into graduate programs & earn doctoral or terminal degrees.

Benefits of Being a McNair Scholar:
--Paid Summer Research Experience with Room & Board
--Faculty Mentorship & Academic Advising
--GRE & Graduate School Application Fee Waivers


Information Sessions:Marie Mount Hall Rm.1310B

  • October 23rd 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • October 31st 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • November 2nd 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 
  • November 14th 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • November 15th 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Application Deadline:
January 8th http://ugst.umd.edu/AAP/mcnair-about.html



Contact:
Rhea Roper Nedd, PhD * (301) 405-4749* rnedd@umd.edu * Twitter: @McNairUMD

Lunch and Alumnus Lecture Tomorrow, 10/17-- How to Craft an Impactful Life in the Community and in the Political Arena


Event: How to Craft an Impactful Life in the Community and in the Political Arena--the Versatility of a Law Degree!  RSVP link below!

When: Tuesday, October 1712:30-1:30 p.m.  (With lunch!)
Where: Marie Mount Hall 2407

Featured Speaker: Paul Monteiro, UMD alumnus.  Past positions include National Director, AmeriCorps VISTA; Acting Director, Community Relations Service, U.S. Department of Justice; Public Engagement Advisor, The White House; Deputy Director of Religious Affairs, Presidential Inaugural Committee; etc. Paul currently serves as Chief of Staff for the President of Howard University, and he is also running for County Executive in Prince George’s.  At UMD, Paul has given Honors seminars, gave a blockbuster keynote speech for the Honors Convocation last year, and gave a galvanizing keynote speech for the inaugural meeting of the Federal and Global Fellows Alumni Group!  Paul also received a citation from the National Security Council for his work on international projects including the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and refugee resettlement.

Paul Monteiro will talk with students about his career—including working at the White House and for AmeriCorps—and about his passion for politics and public service.  He will give tips for success and for making a difference in the world.  He will be very open to questions of all kinds! 

He also has internship opportunities and can talk about how to craft successful internship (and job) applications!

Event cosponsored by the Federal and Global Fellows Programs with CAPC, the Center for American Politics and Citizenship!

Please RSVP here: RSVP 

Live Entrepreneurship with the Hinman CEOs Program

Applications for Fall 2018 due 11/12 via https://hinmanconnect.umd.edu/prospective.aspx
As the nation’s first living-learning entrepreneurship experience, the Hinman CEOs Program selects entrepreneurially-minded students from all academic disciplines to join a unique community to explore and practice innovation. Students live together, learn about entrepreneurship, and can launch new ventures. The mission of the Hinman CEOs Program is to foster an entrepreneurial spirit, create a sense of community and cooperation, and develop ethical leaders.

Applications are open until November 12th for freshmen and sophomore students of all majors to join the fall 2018 cohort.  To learn more, visit hinmanceos.umd.edu.

Internship with the National Psoriasis Foundation

The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) is a non-profit dedicated to finding a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. NPF’s advocacy team serves as the public policy and government relations office for the national foundation, overseeing advocacy work being done at the federal, state, and local levels.

Job Summary
NPF is seeking a motivated college student for our Advocacy Intern position. He or she will have the opportunity to witness the legislative and regulatory processes first-hand and contribute to the advocacy team’s mission through research, writing, outreach, and administrative duties. This part-time position is based in Alexandria, VA and is available immediately.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct a comprehensive review of formularies in the Medicaid and Individual Marketplace in assigned regions as it relates to treatment of psoriatic disease 
  • Attend events hosted by Administration, Congress, and other stakeholder organizations 
  • Support planning, preparing materials for, and attending advocacy events, including the annual Federal Lobby Day in D.C. 
  • Support of advocacy social media and communication channels 
  • Other duties as assigned 


Qualifications:

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills 
  • Demonstrated attention to detail 
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, ideally with a focus on public policy, public health, non-profit management, or related field 
  • Self-starting attitude 
  • Commitment of 15-20 hours per week 
  • Past experience in health policy, legislative office, campaign or non-profit office a plus 


How to Apply: Please forward resume and cover letter to Kolson@psoriasis.org. Specify “Advocacy Internship” in the subject of your email.