Sunday, January 12, 2014

Updates Abound For Our BSOS Terps!!!

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Courses for BSOS majors – seats added Spring 2014
Have you been hearing about Innovation & Entrepreneurship? President Loh is so convinced that these ways of thinking and learning are so critical for all Maryland students that he has made Innovation & Entrepreneurship his signature initiative for our campus.

If you are interested in learning more, check out the BSOS Solutions Lab Courses in spring 2014.

BSOS388C - Introduction to Innovation (1 cr, W 5-6:30 PM)
BSOS388D - Career Paths for Business Entrepreneurs (1 cr, Th 5-6:30)
BSOS388B - Innovation & Social Change: Do Good Now (3 cr, MW 1-2 and W 5-6)

Find more information on the BSOS website. Register on Testudo. Note that permission from Blessing Enekwe (blessing@umd.edu) is required to register.


BSOS Scholarships for Fall 2014 - Due Jan. 24
The BSOS Scholarship Applications are due on January 24. Details are on the BSOS website. Scholarship awards of $500-$1500 are available for fall 2014 semester.


University Career Center & Careers4Terps
The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences is partnering closely with the University Career Center to offer customized advice and opportunities to assist you in finding internships, preparing for graduate school, updating your resume, or exploring job opportunities.  Are you already signed-up for Careers4Terps?  Log into Careers4Terps to set up a Search Agent to receive alerts (as often as you would like) about internships and jobs based on your specific interests! 

Some upcoming events include:
  • SEAGreen Career & Internship Fair February 11 – environmental, sustainability and agriculture careers and employment opportunities
  • Spring Career & Internship Fair February 11-13 
  • Maryland Metropolitan Education Expo  February 20 – public, private, public charter school systems and summer camps
  • Criminal Justice Career & Internship Fair March 5 – law enforcement, law related or social services internship and career opportunities

Law and Society Minor – Application deadline is February 10, 2014 for Fall 2014.
The Law and Society Minor starts in fall 2014! The application is now available. For best consideration, apply by February 10, 2014. Faculty recommendations may be submitted until February 28, 2014.
http://www.mlaw.umd.edu/about/apply-to-law-and-society-minor/


BSOS Advising Center – Limited Advising Schedule on Jan. 13-17
The BSOS Advising Center is relocating back to Tydings Hall into our newly renovated space.  During the week of January 13-17 advising appointments will be limited due to the move.  The BSOS Advising Center will be closed on January 15th and 16th.  Our office will reopen on January 17th in 2148 Tydings Hall.


Study Abroad Fair - February 5, 2014 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Stop by the BSOS table in the Grand Ballroom of the Stamp Student Union.