Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Government Event Opportunities

Congressional Internship Opportunities for UMD Diverse & Talented Students
12-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18
University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3rd Floor Hornbake Library, South Wing)


Learn about the benefits of congressional internships and gain valuable tips for how to find and apply for these opportunities. Scott M. R. Baker, an UMD Alum and former Congressional Staff member, will share valuable information on the steps needed to successfully obtain one of these coveted internship opportunities. In support of reaching all students, this event is co-sponsored by the Office of Multiethnic Student Education (OMSE), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity Center & the University Career Center & The President’s Promise.
RSVP via http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_RSVP.cfm?event_id=4223
Event contact: Pamela Allen at pallen@umd.edu

Federal Resume and Job Search Workshop
5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013
University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3rd Floor Hornbake Library, South Wing)


A representative from the Professional Outplacement Assistance Center (a service offered by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation's) will share tips for developing a federal resume as well as time saving ideas for navigating federal job and internship opportunities.
RSVP via http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_RSVP.cfm?event_id=4175
Event contact: Crystal Sehlke at csehlke@umd.edu

Industry Networking Series: Careers & Internships in Government
4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2013 • 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3rd Floor Hornbake Library, South Wing)

**TENTATIVE: Contingent on end of federal government shutdown.

Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from and network directly with professionals in the government sector. The first hour is a panel discussion followed by an hour of informal socializing and networking. Professional dress is suggested and you may bring several copies of your resume.
To RSVP and for additional information, contact Stacey Brown at sbrown2@umd.edu

Careers at the U.S. Department of State: Employer Networking Session
12-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24
University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3rd Floor Hornbake Library, South Wing)
**Tentative: Contingent on end of federal government shutdown.


Global Communities Living & Learning Program and the University Career Center & The President’s Promise are please to invite representatives from the U.S. Department of State to UMD. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from and network directly with professionals currently working at the U.S. Department of State. The first hour of the event includes a panel discussing career paths at the State Department followed by half an hour of informal socializing and networking.
The Department of State employs adventurous, adaptable, well-rounded strategic problem-solvers, from diverse educational, geographic and cultural backgrounds and perspectives, who want to make a contribution to our global society. Review their current career paths and open positions by visiting www.state.gov/careers. Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified.
RSVP via  http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_RSVP.cfm?event_id=4464
Event contacts: Crystal Sehlke at csehlke@umd.edu or Malaika Serrano at malaika@umd.edu

US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF): Employer Networking Session
4-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3rd Floor Hornbake Library, South Wing)
**TENTATIVE: Contingent on end of federal government shutdown.


The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is responsible for criminal enforcement and industry operations throughout the United States. Our dedicated work force is comprised of special agents, industry operations investigators, intelligence research specialists, forensic auditors, technical operations officers and support staff. Limited hiring is taking place, but when more hiring becomes available, applicants want to be prepared. ATF Special Agent Clare Jeppi has offered to share her great experiences with ATF, her work as a federal law enforcement officer, and her suggestions regarding the hiring process. She will also answer any questions that students may have that involve federal law enforcement opportunities. Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified.
RSVP via http://www.careers.umd.edu/events_RSVP.cfm?event_id=4467.
Event contact: Crystal Sehlke at csehlke@umd.edu