Monday, October 31, 2011

Beinecke Scholarship for Graduate Studies in the Arts, Humanities,or Social Sciences

The Beinecke Scholarship Program seeks highly motivated and intellectually accomplished JUNIORS who plan to pursue graduate studies toward the Ph.D. in the arts, humanities, and social sciences after graduation. "Junior" means a student who plans to continue full-time undergraduate study and who expects to receive a baccalaureate degree between December 2012 and August 2013.

FIELDS OF STUDY: The Beinecke program is open to students planning research-oriented Masters and Ph.D. studies in any fields in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. However, professionally-oriented degree programs in these fields are not supported.

FINANCIAL NEED: The Beinecke program seeks candidates who have a documented history of receiving significant need-based financial aid as an undergraduate.

Candidates for the Beinecke Scholarship must be nominated by their university or college - the University of Maryland, College Park can nominate 1 outstanding junior annually to compete for a Beinecke Scholarship. To seek nomination, candidates must submit a complete draft of a Beinecke Scholarship application by January 27, 2012. To learn more about the Beinecke Scholarship program and the details of the Maryland nomination process, contact the National Scholarships Office at duvinage@umd.edu

Find out more about the scholarship at the official website: www.BeineckeScholarship.org

Free Seminar with Congressman Dennis Cardoza (D-CA) !!!

Free Seminar with Congressman Dennis Cardoza (D-CA)
DATE: Tuesday, November 1, 2011
TIME: 2 - 3 p.m.
LOCATION: 2205 LeFrak Hall

The Center for American Politics and Citizenship (CAPC) invites you to join us for a free seminar featuring Congressman Dennis Cardoza (D-CA). If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to CAPC@umd.edu.

CONTACT: Michael Charlebois, Center Coordinator
301-314-2736 or CAPC@umd.edu

Career Center & The Presidents Promise Opportunities - Nov 2nd - 9th

How to Find an Internship Workshop
Wednesday, November 02, 2011 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: Multi-Purpose Room (3134 Hornbake Library)

Event Details: Come learn about resources and receive tips on how to find an internship!

For additional information about this event: contact Colette Fournier at colette@umd.edu


City Year: Employer Networking and Information Session
Thursday, November 03, 2011 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library - Multipurpose Room

Event Details: City Year Washington, DC unites a diverse group of young people, ages 17 to 24, from all backgrounds for a year of full-time year of service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world. City Year was founded on the belief that young people can change the world. City Year’s vision is that one day the most commonly asked question of a young person will be, “Where are you going to do your service year?” As tutors and mentors these young leaders make a difference in the lives of children and transform schools and neighborhoods across DC.

Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified.

For additional information about this event: contact Samantha Traverso at dcrecruitment@cityyear.org


Federal Government Application Tips for BSOS Students
Wednesday, November 09, 2011 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

Event Details: Confused about how to apply or locate federal government work opportunities? This workshop will outline application material tips, ideas for finding opportunities outside of job board listings, and ways for your application to standout. A general overview of the application process will be presented as well as insider tips that the Center has obtained from federal government recruiters who have presented on-campus during the past year. FOR BSOS STUDENTS ONLY.

For additional information about this event: contact Crystal Sehlke at csehlke@umd.edu

Friday, October 28, 2011

Interested in Graduate School? Don't Miss the McNair Program Info Session!


Phi Gamma Delta & SGA Presents: Dick Morris....Attendance Will Support a Terp in Need!!!

This Tuesday, November 1st, political author and FOXNEWS contributor, Dick Morris will be coming to UMD as a part of the SGA Speaker Series which will be sponsored by Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI). The event will be this Tuesday at 7:00 PM ET in the Atrium room located in Stamp Student Union.

Dick Morris served as the campaign manager for Bill Clinton during his 1996 successful bid for re- election to the office of President, and also served as a top advisor in the Clinton White House. Morris encouraged Clinton to pursue "third way policies of triangulation," a policy that combined both Republican and Democrat proposals, issues, and rhetoric - to find common ground within the parties. Clinton's communications director in 1994 said of Morris, "no single person had more power over the president," when speaking of Morris' tenure as a secret consultant during his first term.

Phi Gamma Delta has reached out to Morris to come speak at the University of Maryland - in hopes to raise funds for Grady Chaltain, a brother, who is currently going through chemotherapy for brain cancer symptoms. The event will be $10 per student and $20 per non student. All of the proceeds will go to Grady’s family in covering the hefty medical expenses.

We encourage you all to attend to have the opportunity to hear and meet one of the most influential people in the media right now. Thank you for your time, and we look forward to seeing you on Tuesday.

Regards,
James Gray
Phi Gamma Delta Chapter President

Lecture on the Founding of the Inter-American Commission of Women!

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Latin American Studies Center Present:

The Founding of the Inter-American Commission of Women: Havana, February 1928

Monday October 31
3:30pm to 5:30pm
FSK 2120 Merrill Room

Dr. Marysa Navarro and Dr. Ana Lau Jaiven will be giving a lecture on the founding of the Inter-American Commission of Women. Established in 1928, the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) was the first inter-governmental agency established to ensure the recognition of women’s human rights. CIM is currently made up of thirty-three principal delegates, one for each member state, and has become the principal forum for debating and formulating policy on women's rights in the Americas and gender equality. The lecture will talk about both the founding of the organization and it’s relevancy to ongoing issues of women’s inequality.

Marysa Navarro is the Charles Collis Professor of History Emerita, Dartmouth College and Resident Scholar at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University. Dr. Navarro specializes in Women’s History and Argentine History.

Ana Lau Jaiven is a Research Professor, Department of Politics and Culture, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Xochimilco. Dr. Jaiven specializes in Gender Theory and Women’s History in the 19th and 20thcenturies.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Student Faculty Dinner

Dear Fellow BSOS Student,
The Dean’s Student Advisory Council would like to invite you to the Fall 2011 Student-Faculty Dinner for the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. Please pay attention to the following details for the event:

WHO: Students, faculty, and alumni from the BSOS College
WHAT: Free three-course dinner
WHERE: Grand Ballroom, Stamp Student Union
WHEN: November 15, 2011 from 5:30 - 8:00 PM
WHY: Networking with faculty and alumni from your major

Please make sure you dress in business-casual attire for the event. The event is free for students; however, if you RSVP and do not attend, your student account will be charged $25.
Please RSVP at the following link:
http://tinyurl.com/bsos2011
If you have any questions, please contact Zach Cohen at zbcohen@umd.edu.
Thank you,
The Dean’s Student Advisory Council

Free Seminar With Congressman Dennis Cardoza (D-CA)!!

The Center for American Politics and Citizenship (CAPC) invites you to join us for a free seminar featuring Congressman Dennis Cardoza (D-CA) on Tuesday, November 1, 2011. This event is open to all majors, but space is limited. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to CAPC@umd.edu. Contact CAPC at 301-314-2736 or CAPC@umd.edu for more information.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
2:00pm, 2205 LeFrak Hall

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program!

The Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program is an 11-week summer program that brings rising college seniors and recent college graduates to Washington, D.C., where they are placed in congressional offices and learn about health policy issues, with a focus on issues affecting racial and ethnic minority and underserved communities. Through the program, Scholars gain knowledge about federal legislative procedure and health policy issues, while further developing their critical thinking and leadership skills. The deadline to apply is Friday, December 16, 2011.

The Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program has four main components: 1) orientation, 2) a congressional placement, 3) site visits, and 4) the writing sessions and presentation. For many Scholars, one of the most rewarding parts of the program is getting to know their fellow classmates.

For more information, or for assistance preparing a Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars application, please contact the National Scholarships Office at duvinage@umd.edu and visit the program's website here: http://bjordanscholars.kff.org/Apply.aspx

National Science Foundation: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program!

Are you a freshman, sophomore or junior interested in summer 2012 research opportunities in natural sciences, engineering, or social sciences??? Learn about the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program!!!

The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds a large number of paid summer research opportunities for undergraduate students through its "Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)" program. The REU program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing NSF-funded research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program.

Undergraduate students supported with NSF funds must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions.

The Maryland Center for Undergraduate Research is holding numerous 30 minute information sessions for students interested in learning about and applying for NSF REU Summer research placements - all sessions will be held in 2100D, McKeldin Library.

Thursday, Oct 27: 10:30, 11:30
Friday, Oct 28: 9:30
Tuesday, Nov 1: 3:00, 4:00
Wednesday, Nov 2: 3:30, 4:30
Thursday, Nov 3: 10:00, 11:00
Friday, Nov 4: 10:00
Tuesday, Nov 8: 2:30, 3:30
Wednesday, Nov 9: 3:00, 4:00
Thursday, Nov 10: 11:00, 12:00
Friday, Nov 11: 9:30
Tuesday, Nov 15: 3:30
Wednesday, Nov 16: 4:00
Thursday, Nov 17: 10:00

Space is limited. Please RSVP to ugresearch@umd.edu

Monday, October 24, 2011

Panhellenic Association Presents: First Annual Women's Fair

Join the Panhellenic Association for the first annual Women's Fair! Stop by the PG Room in Stamp Student Union on Wednesday, October 26th, between 11 am and 3 pm to get resources from on and off-campus organizations that will help you make the MOST of your time at University of Maryland.  All are welcome! If you have any questions, please feel free to email Elizabeth at: elizabeth.roseman2013@gmail.com

Winter and Spring Registration

On Tuesday October 25th registration begins for students who would like to take a winter course. Go to www.winter.umd.edu to check out the course offerings.

Starting Thursday October 27th student registration appointments begin for Spring 2012.
Please visit your portal at www.my.umd.edu to see the date and time you have been assigned for registration. If you have any registration blocks listed, please begin to address them immediately. For the best access to classes, it is important that you register on time.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the BSOS Advising Center at 301-405-1697.

Saving the World?! The Udall Scholarship in Environmental Issues is For You!

Are you a Sophomore or Junior strongly committed to making a difference in environmental issues through your studies, community service, and career plans?

Learn about the Udall Scholarship in Environmental Issues, a program that seeks to identify future environmental leaders in fields including public policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics. Students from all majors are eligible. The Udall Scholarship provides up to $5,000 for tuition, room and board, or other educational expenses. The University of Maryland campus deadline to apply for Udall Scholarship nomination is Monday, February 6, 2012. See eligibility details at www.scholarships.umd.edu.

The National Scholarships Office is hosting several information sessions about the Udall Scholarship. Please RSVP to udall@umd.edu to let us know which session you plan to attend (if you are interested but cannot attend these sessions, please write to the same address):

UDALL SCHOLARSHIP INFO WORKSHOPS - FOR SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS
Monday, October 31 at 4 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, November 1 at 12 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, November 2 at 12 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, November 3 at 4 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall

Friday, October 21, 2011

Center for American Politics and Citizenship (CAPC) Internship Programs!

The Center for American Politics and Citizenship (CAPC) recognizes that it is important to reach out to both the leaders of today and the leaders of tomorrow. Through their educational programs, CAPC educates undergraduate and graduate students about politics and citizenship and informs citizens and political decision-makers about critical issues related to campaigns, elections, and other policy areas.

They are currently offering three internship programs:

Maryland Internship Program (MIP), a comprehensive program focused on State government that allows students to integrate what they learn in the classroom with real world experience in the political process. This is open to ALL majors!!! Deadline to apply is October 28th!

The Capitol Hill Internship Program (CHIP) is an experiential course that combines a weekly seminar and regular classroom assignments with the opportunity to participate in the workings of Congress. Open to GVPT majors ONLY. Deadline to apply is November 18th!

The Public Policy Internship Program is designed to integrate experiential learning in state and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and private political groups, with a theoretical understanding of the public policy process. Open to GVPT majors ONLY. Deadline to apply is December 13th!

Learn more at: www.capc.umd.edu/education.html

University Career Center & The Presidents Promise Opportunities - Week of October 24th

White House Internship Program: Employer Networking and Information Session
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing - Multipurpose Room
***Event Has Been Postponed!!!***

Peace Corps: Employer Networking and Information Session
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library - Multipurpose Room
Event Details: Peace Corps will present an information session on their overseas positions. They are interested in students from ALL majors.
Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified. 

For additional information about this event: contact Adrianne Bradford at abradfor@umd.edu

Industry Networking Series: Careers & Internships in Management Development Programs
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 • 04:30PM - 06:30PM
Location: University Career Center
Event Details: Interested in interning or working full-time in a Management Development Program? Are you interested in an advanced, on-the-job training experience for leadership? Do you want to know if you have what it takes? Join us for a panel discussion with several management development organization representatives followed by a networking social. Professional dress is suggested and you may bring several copies of your resume.

Participating Organizations Include: Target, Consolidated Graphics, Verizon Wireless, GEICO, TekSystems

Students, to RSVP for this event, please visit: https://umd-csm.symplicity.com/events/FINS2011. For additional information about this event: contact China Wilson at cwilson7@umd.edu


Geography Career and Internship Fair 2011
Friday, October 28, 2011 • 09:30AM - 12:30PM
Location: UMCP, LeFrak Hall, Room 1124
Event Details: To aid geography majors in searches for career or internship opportunities, the Geography Advising Office and the University Career Center and The President's Promise sponsor a Job and Internship Fair every semester. Local governmental and private organizations who are specifically looking for potential employees with geographic skills attend. At least 10-15 organizations participate every semester, and over 100 students from Geography and other departments attend.
For additional information about this event: contact Ronald Luna at ronald@geog.umd.edu


MetLife: On Campus Interviews
Deadline to Register: Monday, October 24, 2011
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library - University Career Center
MetLife will be interviewing on-campus on November 9, 2011 for their Financial Services Representative/Planner positions. They are interested in candidates from ALL majors.
http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=2419

The Advisory Board Company: On Campus Interviews
Deadline to Register: Monday, October 24, 2011
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library - University Career Center
The Advisory Board Company will be interviewing on-campus on November 7, 2011 for their Marketing Associate positions. They are interested in candidates that are DECEMBER GRADUATES from ALL majors.
http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=2420

Mid-Atlantic Builders: On Campus Interviews
Deadline to Register: Monday, October 31, 2011
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library - University Career Center
Mid-Atlantic Builders will be interviewing on-campus on November 10 and 17, 2011 for their Marketing Coordinator Intern and Assistant Sales Counselor positions. They are interested in candidates from ALL majors.
http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=2407

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Want to Speak at Commencement?! Go For It!

The deadline for Commencement Speaker applications has just been extended! You now have until Friday, November 4th to submit your application at: http://goo.gl/HwAJD


Wednesday, October 19, 2011

'Trick or Treating for Cans' to Support Local Cancer Patients' Families

The UMD Hope Foundation is doing a 'Trick or Treating for Cans' event on Sunday, October 30th from 2:00pm - 6:00 pm. The cans will go to local cancer patients' families in the area. If you are interested in attending, sign up on their website. We especially need drivers who are willing to drive to the neighborhood where we are 'trick or treating', so if are willing to drive others, please indicate that on the registration form. The link is below:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?hl=en_US&formkey=dFROa0RXaFJleXdfbkNYbjNuaFRtN0E6MQ#gid=0

If you have questions, e-mail the UMD Hope Foundation at umdhope@gmail.com

Maryland Equestrian Club Raffle!!!

The Maryland Equestrian Club is raffling off an exquisite handmade University of Maryland decorative sandblasted mirror (pictured below)! This 12X12 piece of art makes an incredible gift to the ultimate Maryland fan, or a great addition to any office, bar, restaurant, or other complex that supports our Maryland Terps! This mirror is valued at $200, so why not take your chances at winning a stunning piece of work that everyone will admire, all while supporting one of the many clubs and organizations located right here on UMD campus!

Members of the Maryland Equestrian Club will be posted outside of STAMP Student Union on Wednesday, October 19 and Thursday, October 20, from 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Raffle tickets are only $1.00 each. If you are interested in placing an entry, please drop by our post to show your support! If you are interested in entering, but cannot visit our booth, please feel free to e-mail me and I would be happy to help with any assistance!


Talk and Q&A with Steve Cooker, EVP of Monster Worldwide's Gov't Solutions

BSOS Alumni Relations, Government and Politics and Pi Sigma Alpha invite you to a talk and Q&A with Government and Politics alumnus Steve Cooker, Executive Vice President of Monster Worldwide’s Government Solutions! A GREAT opportunity to learn about pursuing a career in government or government relations!

Thursday, October 20th: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
McKeldin Library Special Events Room (6137 McKeldin Library)

Bring questions you wish Mr. Cooker to address. Walk-ins are welcome, but space IS limited. Kindly RSVP to GVPTCareerTalk@umd.edu.

Read more about the event, and Mr. Cooker's background on the flyer below...


Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Boren Scholarship Representative on Campus!!!

A representative from the Boren Scholarship Program, Sarah Gleisner, will be on campus on October 26 to present an overview of the Boren Scholarship and answer your questions:

The Boren Scholarship is aimed at undergraduates who want to study abroad for one or two semesters in 2012-13 in non-traditional regions and countries, and who are interested in learning the languages of those areas. Eligible regions include Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. (Boren Scholarships MAY NOT be used for study in Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand.) The Boren Scholarship is a U.S. Government-funded award that seeks applicants who have a strong interest in future Government service; the award carries a one-year service expectation. Boren Scholarships for 2012-13 may be used for study abroad in Summer 2012, Fall 2012 and/or Spring 2013...

Maryland ranks # 3 in the nation in Boren Scholarships awarded each of the past two years!!!

BOREN SCHOLARSHIP REPRESENTATIVE - Wednesday, October 26 at 3:00 pm - Language House Multipurpose Room (0105 St. Mary's Hall - adjacent to the patio facing McKeldin library) - RSVP to nsepboren@umd.edu as space is limited.

In addition to the session listed above, the NSO has also scheduled a number of information sessions for students unable to attend this presentation- please write to nsepboren@umd.edu<mailto:nsepboren@umd.edu> to let us know which session you plan to attend....

Thursday, October 27 at 12 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, October 27 at 4 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, October 28 at 12 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, October 28 at 4 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Monday, October 31 at 12 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, November 1 at 4 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, November 2 at 4 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall

All Maryland applicants for the Boren Scholarship must take part in a required campus review process which is designed to help you strengthen your application. The deadline for Maryland's review process is JANUARY 25, 2012. If you are interested in learning more about the Maryland review process for the Boren Scholarship, please attend an information workshop and contact the National Scholarships Office at: nsepboren@umd.edu

Join the National Residence Hall Honorary!

National Residence Hall Honorary is an honors society on campus that recognizes top leaders. Our members are leaders who contribute to improving the campus community, including the residence halls. We are a sister organization of RHA and have the goal of making the best living environment and community possible. We participate in fun and beneficial service events, in addition to working to recognize other leaders on campus. Interested? Come to our info session on Monday, October 24th at 6pm in 2123 JMZ. Applications are due November 13th and can be found at nrhh.umd.edu. You must live in the residence halls for at least 2 semesters, have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, and be in good academic standing to apply. Have questions? Email us at marylandnrhh@gmail.com.

'Fleece-a-thon' to Benefit Project Linus!!!

The Gemstone-Ellicott Service Committee is organizing a 'Fleece-a-thon' to donate blankets to Project Linus, which helps children with debilitating illnesses. The Fleece-a-thon is set to take place on Mon, 11/7 from 6-8PM in STAMP's Prince George's Room. Stop by anytime to help out! Blanket-making is nothing more than cutting and tying knots, so it's definitely doable by all. We'll also make cards to accompany the blankets.
If you're interested in helping out, please sign up at our website: studentorg.umd.edu/gesc/ If you have any questions, email us at umdgesc@gmail.com.

Hope Foundation Meeting on Oct 18th!

Hope Foundation GBM on October 18th!!

The Hope Foundation's goal is to help local cancer patients.

Hope Foundation is having a GBM on 10/18/11 to discuss upcoming events such as the bake sale and the Halloween trick or treating for cans. The Hope Foundation's goal is to help local cancer patients. We will also be baking after the GBM, so be ready to BAKE!! Hope to see you there!

Location: Jiminez 1226 @ 6:30pm...find it on a campus map HERE!

University Career Center & The Presidents Promise Opportunities - Week of October 17th

ING Financial Partners: Employer Networking and Information Session
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 • 07:30PM - 08:30PM
Location: Stamp Union - Thurgood Marshall Room

Event Details: ING Financial Partners will present an information session on their Financial Advisor positions. They are interested in students from ALL majors.
Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified.
For additional information about this event: contact Adrianne Bradford at abradfor@umd.edu


How to Find an Internship Workshop
Thursday, October 20, 2011 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: Multi-Purpose Room (3134 Hornbake Library)

Event Details: Come learn about resources and tips on how to find an internship!
For additional information about this event: contact Liz Kassan at ekassan@umd.edu


Webinar: Know your Next Steps in your Federal Job/Internship Search
Thursday, October 20, 2011 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: University Career Center - Resource Room

Event Details: Once jobseekers submit an application, their work finding a federal job or internship is far from complete. During this session, the Partnership for Public Service will outline the steps students must take to follow up on their federal applications, including the interview, security clearance and negotiation processes.
For additional information about this event: contact Colette Fournier at colette@umd.edu

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Tydings Hall's 50th Birthday Celebration!!!

Come celebrate the 50th birthday of Tydings Hall tomorrow at 2:30pm! Enjoy free cupcakes [while they last] on the terrace overlooking McKeldin Library and the mall! Mmmm


Prestigious University System of Maryland Student Council Seeking Student Regent

Each year the University of Maryland, College Park in addition to the other institutions in the University System of Maryland are invited to nominate candidates for this prestigious position to the University System of Maryland Student Council. Our single nominee is then reviewed by the System Student Council and their finalists are forwarded to the Chancellor and from his desk they are forwarded to the Governor. In the past, College Park has been represented by outstanding scholar leaders.

It's time to determine the College Park Student Regent nominee. We invite your application for this position and encourage you to provide this information to other students who you believe would be exceptional candidates for this position on the Board of Regents. Applicants are asked to submit their completed applications on-line by November 2, 2011 at http://thestamp.umd.edu/regent/ . Finalists for this position will be interviewed during the week of November 7th and a student nominee from College Park will be appointed to the University System of Maryland Student Council. A detailed position description can also be found at the website above.

Should you have any questions regarding the application or the selection process, please contact dylim@umd.edu.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship Program

Attention Juniors from diverse backgrounds planning careers/graduate study in public affairs and/or international affairs!!!
Learn about the PPIA Fellowship Program!

**DEADLINE TO APPLY: November 1, 2011
The PPIA Fellowship Program is designed to prepare college juniors from diverse backgrounds for graduate studies in public and/or international affairs and groom them for professional roles in public service. The PPIA Fellowship is a series of educational and professional development programs that span from the end of a student's junior year in college to the completion of a Master's degree in public policy, public administration and/or international affairs. A highlight of the program are the PPIA Junior Summer Institute, hosted by 5 nationally prominent universities.

Learn more at one of the National Scholarships Office information sessions:

Monday, October 10, 12:00 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, October, 11, 1:00 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, October, 12, 4:00 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday October, 13, 4:00 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, October, 14, 12:00 noon - 2403 Marie Mount Hall

RSVP to scholarships@umd.edu - if you are interested but cannot attend please let us know by writing to the same address.

Who can apply: Current Juniors; all majors; US Citizens and Permanent Residents may apply to any summer program host institution; International Students may apply for two specific summer institutes at Carnegie Mellon and Princeton; economic need given consideration

IMPORTANT PPIA Summer Institute Eligibility information: Applicants be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident to apply to the JSI's hosted by Berkeley, Maryland and Michigan. International applicants pursuing a bachelor's degree in the U.S. will be considered by Carnegie Mellon and Princeton.

University Career Center & The Presidents Promise Opportunities - October 10th

EVENTS

Capital IQ: Employer Networking and Information Session
When: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 • 05:30PM - 06:30PM
Where: SSU - Thurgood Marshall Room
Capital IQ will present an information session on their Client Development Analyst positions. They are interested in students from ALL majors.
Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified.
For additional information about this event: contact Adrianne Bradford at abradfor@umd.edu

Webinar: Apply for the Federal Position that is Right for You
When: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 • 03:00PM - 04:00PM
Where: University Career Center - Resource Room
In this webinar, the Partnership for Public Service will walk students and jobseekers through the federal application process. From building a federal resume to filling out questionnaires to using the Application Manager on USAJOBS.gov, we’ll break down the steps individuals need to take to complete and submit an application.


For additional information about this event: contact Colette Fournier at colette@umd.edu

REGISTER TODAY FOR: Employer-in-Residence (University Career Center & The President’s Promise)
This is not a job posting - it is an opportunity for a career assistance appointment with an actual employer.


This program allows employers to serve as "career advisors" to students seeking help. Employers participate in our daily rotation by providing career advice to students, in a 1-on-1 setting, on issues ranging from resume assistance to answering the question "how do I get a job like yours?” Come learn about ways you can improve your skills and get feedback from industry professionals about what they look for in a candidate from employers that you are interested in.
· Northwestern Mutual Financial Network- October 18, 2011
· GEICO - October 20, 2011
· US Secret Service - November 8, 2011
· Hitachi Consulting - November 10, 2011
*Find out how to register and choose a time: http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/page.cfm?page_id=179


Deadline to Request an On-Campus Interview
American Equity Mortgage
When: Sunday, October 16, 2011
Where: 3100 Hornbake Library - University Career Center
http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=2393


EDSI
When: Sunday, October 16, 2011
Where: 3100 Hornbake Library - University Career Center
http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=2408

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

University Career Center & The Presidents Promise Opportunities - October 5th

The Association of Professional Schools in International Affairs (APSIA) Graduate School Fair

The George Washington University is proud to be hosting The Association of Professional Schools in International Affairs (APSIA) Graduate School Fair next Wednesday, October 5th. If you are interested in graduate degrees in international affairs, we encourage you take this opportunity to meet with over 20 schools worldwide.
Date: Wednesday, October 5th
Time: 5pm - 8pm
Location: GWU Marvin Center
800 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
Free Registration: www.apsia.org


Fall Mock Interview Clinic

Wednesday, October 05, 2011 • 10:00AM - 03:00PM
Location: 3100 Hornbake Library University Career Center

Event Details:
Need help preparing for an interview? Would you like to gain valuable interviewing tips from employers BEFORE the interview? Need someone to practice your responses with? Come and meet with employers from a variety of sectors and practice your interviewing techniques with them in order to prepare for the real thing!

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! We will take same-day walk-ins on a first come, first serve basis to fill any empty slots. Please be aware that there is no guarantee you will be able to walk in and be seen at that time. http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=2100

Monday, October 3, 2011

Seniors: Interested in Speaking at Commencement?! Apply Now!!!

Critical Language Scholarship Program 2012...Apply Now!

Do you want to study one of these critical languages during summer 2011 - all expenses paid?
ARABIC * CHINESE * KOREAN * RUSSIAN * TURKISH * BANGLA/BENGALI * HINDI * PERSIAN * PUNJABI * URDU * AZERBAIJANI * INDONESIAN * JAPANESE

Do you want to study abroad in one of these countries this summer - all expenses paid?
EGYPT * JORDAN * MOROCCO * OMAN * TUNISIA * CHINA * SOUTH KOREA * RUSSIA * TURKEY * INDIA *TAJIKISTAN * BANGLADESH *AZERBAIJAN * INDONESIA *JAPAN

Learn more about the U.S. State Department CLS Summer awards - and about preparing a strong application - by attending one of these workshops with NSO staff:

WHEN: Thursday, October 6, 4:00 pm
Friday, October 7, 12:00 noon
Monday, October 10, 4:00 pm
Tuesday, October 11, 12:00 noon
Tuesday, October 11, 4:00 pm
Wednesday, October 12, 12:00 noon
Thursday, October 13, 12:00 noon

WHERE: All workshops at National Scholarships Office, 2403 Marie Mount Hall

Please RSVP to scholarships@umd.edu - let us know which session you plan to attend. If you are interested but unable to attend, please write to the same address to gain access to our ELMS/Blackboard resource site for applicants.

Application Deadline: November 15, 2011

Who can apply: US Citizens; currently enrolled freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors; graduate students are also eligible; GPA of 3.5 or higher recommended; all majors eligible. TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION REQUIRED.

Important: . CLS programs in Arabic, Chinese, Persian, Russian, and Japanese institutes have language prerequisites, described at http://www.clscholarship.org/applicants.htm#prerequisites

To access the online application, or for more information about the CLS Program, please visit the CLS website at http://www.clscholarship.org or email scholarships@umd.edu.

Senator John A. Cade Public Leadership Scholarship!

Senator John A. Cade was one of Maryland's most extraordinary and exemplary
public servants. As a member of the Maryland Senate from 1975-1996, his
dedication to government, public service and education helped enhance the
lives of his constituents.

This $2000 scholarship was created to honor the memory of Senator John A.
Cade by enabling students to carry on his legacy of public service and
leadership.

Eligible candidates must:

- be a current Maryland resident
- be an undergraduate student
- not be a graduating senior in the Spring of 2012
- have a 3.0 GPA or higher
- have an interest in public service, government involvement, or
political leadership.

For questions, please contact Dr. Nina Harris at (301) 405-0390 or email
at: nharris@umd.edu <nharris@academy.umd.edu>

Applications are due by: 4:00 PM Friday, November 11th, 2011

http://www.publicpolicy.umd.edu/current/undergraduate#cade

Gemstone-Ellicott Service Committee is Walking for Autism! Want in?!

GESC is walking for Autism Speaks on Saturday, October 22. We will meet at the STAMP bus-stop at 8:45AM. Autism Speaks is dedicated to funding research for autism, increasing awareness of autism disorders, and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Walk and donate to a great cause!

If you're interested in joining our team or simply donating, please sign up at our website: studentorg.umd.edu/gesc/ If you have any questions, email us at umdgesc@gmail.com.

Public Service Fellows Program Seeking Applicants!

The Public Service Fellows Program at the Partnership for Public Service in Washington D.C. is an opportunity for undergraduate students, graduate students and recent graduates to participate directly in transforming the way government works while developing valuable professional skills.

Who Should Apply
We seek extraordinary undergraduate students, graduate students and recent graduates with a  commitment to public service, strong written and oral communication, analytical thinking and an ability to work well in teams.

How to Apply
Before applying, carefully read the team descriptions and fellowship positions to determine which position(s) you are best qualified for and most interested in pursuing. While each fellowship position requires a commitment to public service, please keep in mind that the fellowship position descriptions detail the skills and competencies necessary for each particular position. You may apply for multiple fellowship positions but you must fill out an application for each position individually.

The application deadline for the Spring 2012 fellowship programs (Jan - May) is October 28, 2011.

For the full announcement, including details about the program & application process, please visit:

Sunday, October 2, 2011

University Career Center & The Presidents Promise Opportunities - October 4th

How to Find an Internship and Gain Experience for Transfer Students
Tuesday, October 04, 2011 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: University Career Center - Multipurpose Room

Event Details: Are you a transfer student and interested in finding an internship or getting involved in research or study abroad at Maryland, but don't know where to start? This session will go over how to find an internship and gain experience at Maryland and will be geared toward transfer students. For additional information about this event: contact Colette Fournier at colette@umd.edu, The University Career Center and The President’s Promise.


Webinar: Find your Federal Dream Job or Internship
Tuesday, October 04, 2011 • 05:00PM - 06:00PM
Location: Resource Room - University Career Center

Event Details: During this webinar, the Partnership for Public Service will share best practices for federal jobseekers including where to look for government positions, how to determine which ones are a good fit for various backgrounds and skill sets, and tips for analyzing job opportunity announcements. For additional information about this event: contact Colette Fournier at colette@umd.edu, The University Career Center and The President’s Promise.