Monday, April 2, 2012

Career Center & The Presidents Promise Opportunities - April 1-10

EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES:

INTERNSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES: Find an Internship that is Right for You
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library)

If you have questions about how to obtain an internship, how to search for experiences and how to apply, then this workshop is for you! Tips and advice on the process of finding an internship will be discussed. For additional information about this event, contact Erin Rooney-Eckel at erooney@umd.edu.


Smithsonian National Museum of American History: Employer Networking and Information Session
Wednesday, April 04, 2012 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM

Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library)

NMAH Internship/Fellowship Overview The National Museum of American History internship program allows a diverse group of people with innumerable interests, strengths, and goals to encounter an educational environment where they can work with and learn from professionals and scholars in related areas of concentration. The Museum offers interns of different backgrounds incredible opportunities in a variety of fields, from public relations to exhibition research to project design. Learning from knowledgeable mentors in the dynamic atmosphere of the Museum and Washington, D.C. area, interns enjoy an intensive experience as multifaceted as the Museum itself. This Web site lists all of the internships available throughout the Museum and the steps necessary to apply. If you are interested in applying, please explore to get a closer look at the variety of positions available to interns at the Museum of American History. The following are the application deadlines for all internships: Spring: October 15 Summer: February 1 Fall: July 1. Interested students must go on SOLAA (https://solaa.si.edu/solaa/SOLAAHome.html) to apply for opportunities.

Currently, most paid internships go through our Office of Fellowships. One of the program is called the Minority Awards Program (http://www.si.edu/ofg/Applications/MIP/MIPapp.htm). Students can apply for this opportunity and request placement at the National Museum of American History. I encourage student to go to our website and click on “About the Museum” (http://www.americanhistory.si.edu/about/index.cfm). This page will give you access to links on the left side of the screen that will give you more information about the museum and the people that work in it. Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified. For additional information about this event, contact Omar Eaton-Martinez ateatonmo@si.edu.


St. Luke's House: Employer Networking and Information Session
Thursday, April 05, 2012 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM

Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library)

St. Luke's House will present an information session on their open positions. They are interested in students from Psychology, Sociology, and related 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.


Want to Spend a Year Helping K-12 Students Stay on Track to Graduate?

April 30 is the final deadline to apply to City Year (www.cityyear.org) for next year. Spend 10 months working in a school in DC (or more than 20+ cities around the country) to help keep kids in school. Want to learn more before you apply? City Year will be on-campus on April 10. Sign up for a 30 minute time slot with their recruiter to learn more about City Year and/or receive feedback on your resume and interviewing skills. Here’s a link with more information:http://www.careercenter.umd.edu/events_description.cfm?event_id=2971 If you have any trouble signing up for a slot, please contact Kate Juhl in the University Career Center & The President’s Promise at kjuhl@umd.edu.