Friday, January 30, 2015

Social Entrepreneurship Internships Abroad

The Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps (MSEC) is a dynamic international internship program where undergraduate students live, engage and work directly
with impoverished communities in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador and Nicaragua creating sustainable impact in the field while gaining the perspectives,
skills and knowledge to become the social entrepreneurs of the future. 

·         Social Entrepreneurship Internships Abroad
·         Summer 2015 sites include:  Dominican Republic, Ecuador and Nicaragua
·         Earn 9 academic credits
·         MSEC scholarships available!

·         Application deadline:   March 1st

Study Abroad Fair  Feb. 3rd - 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm | STAMP

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

House of Representatives Internship and Professional Opportunities

Members of the House and related committees are announcing the availability of internships and professional positions and calling all interested persons. There are a great variety of tasks available for the intern.

Smithsonian Institution Internships

The Smithsonian Institution in conjunction with the National Science Foundation have created numerous internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Listed below are just a few of the them. Click on the internship title to be directed to more information.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2015
Application Deadline: February 15, 2015 
Application Deadline: February 25, 2015 
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Archaeological Museum Conservation Science

The Man Who Saved the World - Free Screening and Discussion Tuesday

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Atlantic Council Position Appropriate for Recent Graduate

The Atlantic Council seeks a talented organizer, thinker, and communicator for a full-time Program Assistant position to serve in its newly launched Global Energy Center.  The Program Assistant will supports the Center’s overall work and assist the Center’s Founding Director and Deputy Director in their work developing and managing the broad mission and programs of the Center.

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, in international relations, environmental studies, public policy, or other relevant fields.
  • 1-2 years relevant work experience.
  • Superb organizational skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated initiative.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including an ability to work well in a team and to deal effectively with others ranging from interns to government and business leaders in the United States and abroad.
  • Knowledge of geopolitics, energy, energy security, investments, and policies.
  • Experience in organizing and staging events and in board and member service is highly desired.
  • Excellent English language writing skills and analytical ability. Foreign language proficiency preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; photo-editing, web-editing, and InDesign skills are highly desired.
Click here for application.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Supreme Court and the Constitution

MLAW348C: The Supreme Court and the Constitution
LEF 1220
Tuesday/Thursday 9:30am-10:45am

This course, taught by a tenured professor at UM Carey School of Law, will focus on the role of the Supreme Court in interpreting and applying the Constitution. Students will explore various theories of constitutional interpretation by examining the opinions and judicial philosophies of current Supreme Court justices. The class will then apply those theories to a series of current constitutional debates. Potential controversies include same-sex marriage, voting rights, religious accommodation and warrantless surveillance by the government. By the end of the semester, students will engage in an exercise where they will serve as the judges for mock Supreme Court Arguments, which will be argued by law school faculty. If feasible, the class will include a visit to the Supreme Court and a enjoy a presentation by current or former Supreme Court clerks.

Please contact Brandee Pettus at for a registration stamp in interested in registering for MLAW348C.”

Internships with the Association of Former Members of Congress

The United States Association of Former Members of Congress is now accepting applications for undergraduate and graduate student interns. Recent graduates are also encouraged to apply. Our interns assist with FMC’s international programs and domestic initiatives, and we recommend applicants familiarize themselves with the work we do by browsing through our website. Language proficiency and Hill experience are a plus, but are not required. Follow the links below for more information about the specific positions.

You can meet our current and past interns here!

Internship Application Deadlines
Summer Internship (May – August) …………………May 1
Fall Internship (August – December) ……………….August 1
Spring Internship  (January – May) …………………December 1

Internship Descriptions

Government and Public Policy Initiatives Internship

International Programs: Events and Administrative Intern

Maryland Student Researchers Program

Are you an undergraduate interested in exploring research opportunities for Spring 2015 at the University of Maryland?

Learn more about the Maryland Student Researchers program, and review over 140 available opportunities by visiting our website at:

The Maryland Student Researchers (MSR) program serves as a University-wide online bulletin board where UMD researchers post research opportunities for undergraduate students. It is a great way for undergraduates to learn about the rewards and challenges of academic research. Over 140 projects are listed with more being added daily so check back regularly over the next several weeks.

The Maryland Center for Undergraduate Research will hold numerous information sessions to assist students who want to use the MSR bulletin board to identify suitable research opportunities, and also to provide advice about additional ways to pursue research opportunities – space for each session is limited so please RSVP to with the date/time of the session you plan to attend:

Schedule for MSR Information Sessions (all session are at 2100D McKeldin Library):
  • Tuesday, January 27, 11:30 to Noon
  • Wednesday, January 28, 6:00-6:30
  • Wednesday, January 28, 7 to 7:30
  • Thursday, January 29, 4 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday, January 30, 11:30 to Noon
  • Tuesday, February 3, 11 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, February 5, 9:30 to 10 a.m.
  • Friday, February 6, 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Networking with Successful Alumni Diversity Leaders

Thursday, February 05, 2015 • 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)
  • Are you a student leader, or on the executive board, or a member of a diversity student group at UMD?  
  • Are you interested in learning how to translate your student leadership skills to the real world? 
  • Do you want to network and connect with diverse alumni in the workplace?  
Come join us for the 2015 Diversity Career Series Kick-Off and speak with successful alumni who are former diversity student leaders from the University of Maryland. Get insight on their keys to success and learn how you can transition and contribute effectively to a diverse workforce. Please click below to RSVP for this event. Refreshments will be provided.
RSVP for this event: Click here