Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Office of Science and Technology Policy Spring 2015 Policy Internships


Deadline to Apply: October 17, 2014.

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is looking for students who are U.S. citizens and will be enrolled in an accredited college or university during the Spring 2015 semester.

Learn more about the internship and application here.

National Museum of American History Spring 2015 Internships

Deadline to apply for Spring 2015 internships: October 15, 2014.  

Learn more about registration here. 

Counseling Center Student Advisory Board Positions

The Counseling Center seeks motivated undergrads interested in mental health and student outreach to serve on the Center's Student Advisory Board (SAB). The SAB serves several functions: publicizing Counseling Center services and acquainting the campus community with the Center, working on special projects within the Counseling Center and also on campus, and acting as a sounding board for the Center.

The members of the SAB will gain valuable experience working with other students on diverse projects, getting exposure to Counseling Center professionals, increasing their knowledge of the workings of the Counseling Center, and publicizing important events. Members must attend bimonthly meetings and participate in projects and activities.

Please contact Kathryn Kline at kkline1@umd.edu or visit the following website for more information: http://counseling.umd.edu/CS/student_advisory_board.php

Be An RA Next Year!

Information about the RA position can be found at: www.reslife.umd.edu/RAposition.

This year’s Application Deadline is Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 4pm.

Career Discovery Zone: Taking Charge of Your Major and Career Path

GET IN THE ZONE! Do you need to find a major and/or a career direction? Questioning whether your current major/career is the "right one" for you? Come to CAREER DISCOVERY ZONE and discover the answers to your questions and more! Meets every Wednesday for the next 5 weeks. Come to one or all sessions. No advance registration needed. Students should plan to attend the full 1.5 hours. Don’t just pick a major/career, find your passion!


This week's topic: TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR MAJOR & CAREER PATH


Where: Shoemaker Building, 1st floor. **Check in with Main Receptionist**
Time: 4:00-5:30pm

For questions or more info, contact Dr. Linda Gast or Ae-Kyung Jung at 301-314-7651.

Estrogens on Demand: Spatial and Temporal Precision in Hormone Delivery

Date: Friday, October 3, 2014
Time: 10:15 a.m.
Locaton: 1103 Bioscience Research Building

Host: Neuroscience and Cognitive Science Program (NACS)

Guest Speaker:
Colin Saldanha
Professor and Department Chair of Biology
American University

Outlawing Revenge Porn

When
Thursday, October 16th at 6pm

Where
Stamp Student Union Atrium

Public Health Powerhouse

The Schools of Public Health from the University of Michigan, University of California at Berkeley, University of Minnesota, and Emory University are having a Public Health Powerhouse on Wednesday, October 29 from 7-8:30 pm in Washington, DC.

The Public Health Powerhouse will provide an opportunity to interact with top tier Schools of Public Health. The event will consist of a brief presentation from each school and individual break out information stations.

Information regarding the event location, nearest metro station, and date and time are available on the online RSVP.


If you have questions, you may contact sph.inquiries@umich.edu.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Law School Fair 2014

Tuesday, October 14 from 1pm-4pm
Location: Grand Ballroom - Stamp Student Union

The UMD Law School Fair offers students a unique opportunity to meet in person with law school admissions representatives from over 100 law schools from across the country. The event is open to students and alumni from around the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. area and does not require registration. Business casual attire is suggested.

Please email Greg Shaffer, Pre-Law Advisor, at gshaffer@umd.edu with any questions, or visit http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=4992 for further information.

Critical Language Scholarships for Summer 2015

Want to study one of these critical languages during summer 2015 – all expenses paid?

ARABIC • CHINESE • KOREAN • JAPANESE • RUSSIAN • TURKISH • INDONESIAN • HINDI • BANGLA/BENGALI• PERSIAN • PUNJABI • URDU • AZERBAIJANI


Want to study abroad in one of these countries during summer 2015 – all expenses paid?

EGYPT • JORDAN • MOROCCO • OMAN • TUNISIA • CHINA • SOUTH KOREA • RUSSIA • TURKEY • INDIA •TAJIKISTAN • BANGLADESH •AZERBAIJAN • INDONESIA •JAPAN


Learn more about the CLS summer 2015 scholarships – and about preparing a strong application by the *November 12, 2014 deadline* – by attending an information session about the Critical Language Scholarship program:

Please RSVP to scholarships@umd.edu to let us know which session you plan to attend – if you are interested but unable to attend, please write to the same address to receive more information by email. IMPORTANT – BY REPLYING TO scholarships@umd.edu YOU WILL BE GIVEN ACCESS TO OUR ELMS RESOURCE SITE FOR CLS APPLICANTS.



Tuesday, September 30 – 12 noon – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, September 30 – 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, October 1 – 12 noon – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, October 1 – 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, October 2 – 12 noon – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, October 2 – 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, October 3 – 12 noon – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, October 3 – 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall


Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8 pm Eastern Time.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applicants must be: US Citizens; currently enrolled freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, or graduate students. A GPA of 3.4 or higher recommended; all majors are eligible. PLEASE NOTE: CLS program in Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Persian, and Russian require one or two years of previous study of these languages – for details see: http://www.clscholarship.org/information-for/applicants

For more information about the CLS Program, please visit the CLS website at http://www.clscholarship.org