Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Career Center & President's Promise Opportunities - Week of May 1st

EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES:

INTERNSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES: It's Not Too Late to Find an Internship
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3134 Hornbake Library)

There still may be time to find a summer internship! If you have questions about how to obtain an internship, how to search for experiences and how to apply, this workshop is for you! The steps to prepare for an internship search and strategies for identifying an experience will be discussed. For additional information about this event, contact Erin Rooney-Eckel at erooney@umd.edu.


Innovation in Homeland Security - Career Symposium and Expert Panel
Friday, May 04, 2012 • 10:00AM - 01:00PM

Location: Van Munching Hall

START partnered with a group at the Smith School to bring you an Expert Panel and Career Symposium on the theme of Innovation in Homeland Security. So far confirmed panelists include representatives and practitioners from the Department of Homeland Security, State Department, BAE Systems and Smith’s Detection. There will be a panel discussion, followed by a networking session.

This is a great opportunity to network and learn more about the industry. This event will be useful to those of you preparing for a jobs search, application process or interview with agencies and organizations in this industry. The panelists are multidisciplinary with backgrounds in social and behavioral sciences, engineering, business, public policy and more. The event will take place on Friday May 4th, 10 am – 1 pm. All are welcome. In order to RSVP and to receive updates on the event please follow the link below.www.start.umd.edu/innovation/ For additional information about this event, contact Sarah Fishering at sfishering@start.umd.edu orwww.start.umd.edu/innovation/

Rodler-Wood Scholarship

The LGBT Studies Program invites applications for the Rodler-Wood Scholarship. Full-time undergraduate or graduate students returning in Fall 2012 are eligible to apply for this $1000 award. The award will be made on the basis of one or more of the following criteria:
* Demonstrated financial need;
* Hardship based on sexual orientation;
* Academic interest in LGBT Studies;
* Extracurricular activities on behalf of LGBT issues.

Applicants should submit:
1) a brief written statement outlining their qualifications and interests;
2) an unofficial transcript; and
3) one letter of recommendation.

Hard copies of materials should be submitted to the LGBT Studies Program, 2417 Marie Mount Hall, attn. JV Sapinoso, by Tuesday May 1. Materials may also be sent by e-mail attachment (Word or PDF only) by May 1 to lgbts@umd.edu. Put “Rodler-Wood Scholarship” in the subject line of your message. For further information, contact JV Sapinoso (sapinoso@umd.edu), Assistant Director, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Studies Program, University of Maryland-
301-405-6630.