Friday, August 26, 2016

Program Assistant Position, Global Energy Center, for Recent Grad

The Atlantic Council seeks a highly motivated organizer, critical thinker, and communicator for a full-time Program Assistant position at the Global Energy Center. The Center is a very small, tightly knit team dedicated to advancing the discourse in Washington on a wide range of energy and foreign policy issues. The Program Assistant will be a central player on this team to support the Center’s overall function and help manage the affairs of the Director and Deputy Director .

Reporting through the Center’s Deputy Director to the Founding Director and Chairman, the Program Assistant’s main responsibilities will include providing staff support for Center activities including programming, research, and communications initiatives. The Program Assistant will conduct administrative tasks, plan and execute events for the Center, and manage scheduling for the Center’s leadership. The Program Assistant will also supervise Global Energy Center interns with the support of the Deputy Director.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a demonstrated ability to think critically, communicate effectively, and execute at an operational level. The candidate will have a background in international affairs and a strong interest in global energy issues and their geopolitical implications. The position requires adaptability, superior writing and interpersonal skills, and first-rate attention to detail. The successful Program Assistant will be eager to roll up his/her sleeves to deliver results for the Global Energy Center. 

The successful candidate for this position will be committed to the Atlantic Council’s core mission to renew the Atlantic community for global challenges and Global Energy Center’s commitment to help the United States and its partners take the lead in shaping a new world of energy. This position will be located in Washington. The Atlantic Council seeks applicants with diverse backgrounds and offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.

Job Responsibilities:

• Staff the Center Director and Deputy Director, including schedule management
• Ensure the seamless execution of day-to-day operations for Global Energy Center programs and initiatives
• Assume lead responsibility in organizing Council events, including workshops and conferences; support to senior Atlantic Council staff, coordinate travel arrangements, and prepare substantive briefing materials for Atlantic Council principals.
• Draft and edit Center promotional materials, external correspondence, and internal reports, support the completion and dissemination of Center newsletters and other products;
• Support media engagement for the Center, including a dynamic social media presence.
• Manage the Global Energy Center internship program and recruit interns.


Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree or higher, in international relations, public policy, or other relevant fields. 
• 0-2 years’ relevant work experience. 
• Self-starter who can take general instructions and produce specific results
• Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and analytical rigor.
• Ability to think strategically while executing at the operational level
• Highly effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills and demonstrated ability to effectively work in a small team setting
• Desire and work ethic to become an expert on complex global energy issues
• Knowledge of social media management tools including Buffer, Hootsuite, and more.

Apply here.

Welcome Back for the Fall 2016 Semester!

We hope you had a great Summer Break! The BSOS Advising Center would like to welcome all of our students for the Fall 2016 semester. Here are a few reminders for the start of the semester:
  • First Day of Class – Monday, August 29th 
  • Last day of Schedule Adjustment – Monday, September 12th
  • Last day to drop a class with a 'W' – Monday, November 7th
  • Last Day of Class  Monday, December 12th
  • If you are on a wait-list, please check in everyday starting Monday, August 29th. 
For more information about academic deadlines, please go to the Registrar's Office website.

If you have questions please visit a college or your departmental advisor.

Come and see us!

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Advising Center
2148 Tydings Hall
301-405-1697

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Appointments are available daily from 10:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm4:00pm

Walk-in hours: Monday-Friday, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
(Walk-in hours can vary, please call to confirm)

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Paid Account Development Internship with Polis

Polis is seeking a part-time intern for the fall or spring. The position is for freshmen, sophomores and juniors and pays $10 an hour plus commission.

Job Description
- Work alongside the Polis team to develop and implement an outbound sales/customer support strategy.

- Develop leads and relationships through outbound contacts and then support campaigns that are currently using the app.

- Use analytics to track success at both new sales and recurring revenue to test the effectiveness of messaging and support.

- Expand Polis’ sales pipeline and ensure customers are happy/connected with the resources they need to succeed.

Qualifications
- Strong interpersonal skills

- Experience with data and message testing

- A passion for startups

- Proficiency with Microsoft Excel

- Sales or door to door canvassing experience is a plus

Applications accepted until September 3, 2016.

Interested students can view the posting by logging into Careers4Terps and searing the post’s ID number: 144440

Paid Academic Intern - LearnZillion

We’re looking for a diligent and resourceful Academic Intern to help maintain the overall quality of the content on LearnZillion. This paid internship begins at 20 hours per week based in our DC office and is an opportunity to build new skills, develop a familiarity with K-8 curriculum and, ultimately, improve the educational experiences of millions of students. Visit learnzillion.com/careers to learn more and apply.

About the Role
The core function of the Academic Team Intern is to work alongside the Academic Team to ensure the quality of the site’s content. Our videos, lesson plans, documents, and practice problems are used tens of thousands of times daily, and it is critical that the teachers and students who count on LearnZillion have an high quality and rewarding experience.

In this role, you will:
Maintain the quality of all resources by repairing, revising, and editing videos, documents, images, and slides
Support the creation and improvement of teacher and student-facing resources such as videos, documents, and presentation slides
Support the academic team in improving production quality and processes over the long term
Review site content proactively to identify areas for improvement

Basic Qualifications
Experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel (advanced Excel and PowerPoint experience preferred)
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Passion for improving public education
“Whatever it takes” attitude
Team player
Hunger to learn new skills

Preferred Qualifications
Experience creating screencasts
Experience editing video using software such as Camtasia, Final Cut Pro, or similar

This is a paid internship starting at 20 hours per week from August-December, with the possibility to extend beyond, in the LearnZillion office in Washington, DC. Applications accepted until September 30, 2016.


To learn more about the position and to apply, students can log in to Careers4Terps and search the posting’s ID number: 144288



Paid Academic Intern - LearnZillion

We’re looking for a diligent and resourceful Academic Intern to help maintain the overall quality of the content on LearnZillion. This paid internship begins at 20 hours per week based in our DC office and is an opportunity to build new skills, develop a familiarity with K-8 curriculum and, ultimately, improve the educational experiences of millions of students. Visit learnzillion.com/careers to learn more and apply.

About the Role
The core function of the Academic Team Intern is to work alongside the Academic Team to ensure the quality of the site’s content. Our videos, lesson plans, documents, and practice problems are used tens of thousands of times daily, and it is critical that the teachers and students who count on LearnZillion have an high quality and rewarding experience.

In this role, you will:
Maintain the quality of all resources by repairing, revising, and editing videos, documents, images, and slides
Support the creation and improvement of teacher and student-facing resources such as videos, documents, and presentation slides
Support the academic team in improving production quality and processes over the long term
Review site content proactively to identify areas for improvement

Basic Qualifications
Experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel (advanced Excel and PowerPoint experience preferred)
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Passion for improving public education
“Whatever it takes” attitude
Team player
Hunger to learn new skills

Preferred Qualifications
Experience creating screencasts
Experience editing video using software such as Camtasia, Final Cut Pro, or similar

This is a paid internship starting at 20 hours per week from August-December, with the possibility to extend beyond, in the LearnZillion office in Washington, DC. Applications accepted until September 30, 2016.


To learn more about the position and to apply, students can log in to Careers4Terps and search the posting’s ID number: 144288