Thursday, July 31, 2014

Open Positions on SGA Committees

The Committee on Financial Affairs
The Committee on Financial Affairs is charged with the fair and equitable distribution of the Student Activities Fee. Finance Committee members also help to guide organizations through the funding process and enhance the outreach of the Student Government Association. Apply here.

To learn more about joining the Finance Committee, go to umdsgafinance.weebly.com or contact Brian Nowak at sgavpfinance@umd.edu.

The Student Groups Committee
The Student Groups Committee focuses on cultivating and maintaining a cohesive partnership between the SGA and UMD student groups. This committee officiates SGA recognition of groups, guides groups through the SGA finance process, and facilitates student group success. Apply here.

To learn more about joining the Student Groups Committee, contact Katherine Swanson at sgastudentgroups@umd.edu.

The Communications Team
The Communications Team devises and executes a concise messaging strategy and keeps the student body informed of the happenings of the SGA. The team is responsible for publishing a bimonthly periodical about SGA activities and managing What to Fix UMD.

To learn more about joining the Communications Team, please email Steven Palmer at sgacommunications@gmail.com.

Study Abroad Scholarship

The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers 1,700 scholarships of up to $5,000 for study abroad for students with financial need who receive Pell Grants. In the past three years more than 90 Maryland students have won Gilman Scholarships!

To learn more and to receive advice about preparing a Gilman Scholarship application, please follow this link ­ http://www.scholarships.umd.edu/gilman ­ or write to us at gilman@umd.edu.

The application Deadline is October 7, 2014.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

UMD Neuroscience Conference

The UMD Department of Psychology's NIH-funded T32 Training Program in Basic Science and Addiction Treatment, in collaboration with the Dean's Office of the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences, is hosting a one day Summer Conference on August 8th from 9am to 3pm in the Biosciences Research Building Room 1103. Presentations will focus on current directions in research in the field of Neuroscience, with an emphasis on basic science findings and their application to addiction.

Click here for more information and to register.

Maryland English Institute Speaking Partner Program

Volunteering as a speaking partner provides the opportunity to expand one's world view, learn about other cultures, and make new friends. The partnership involves meeting with an MEI student on campus for conversation. Most partners meet once a week for an hour of light conversation or to participate in an on-campus activity together.

If you would be interested in volunteering (and earning credit toward a service learning requirement) click here to learn more and submit and application.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Research Assistant Positions - Family Involvement Lab

The Family Involvement Laboratory is looking for bilingual  (Spanish/English) undergraduate research assistants for the fall (3 Credits). The Family Involvement Lab is currently conducting a study on Latino immigrant mothers, fathers, and children to understand how mothers’ & fathers' values, goals, & beliefs influence their children’s social skills & academic competencies.

Research assistants will code mother-child and father-child play and reading interactions, conduct short literature reviews, collect and enter data, recruit parents, and schedule visits. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in pursuing graduate work in the social sciences. Depending on interest and skill-level, there will be opportunities to write honors theses and participate in papers for publication. If interested please send your resume & unofficial transcript to Jenessa Malin at jlmalin@umd.edu.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

UMD Department of Psychology Summer Diversity Conference

The UMD Department of Psychology is hosting its second annual, FREE one day Summer Diversity Conference on July 29 from 9:30am to 1pm in the Prince George's Room of Stamp Student Union. Presentations will focus on current directions in research and practice on cultural competence and diversity, with a focus on its link to psychological processes across disciplines.

The public and all students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend. Free breakfast and lunch will be served to registered attendees.

Clink here for more information and to register.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

OUT for Work: LGBTQA College Student Career Conference

Don't miss the 10th Annual National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Ally (LGBTQA) College Student Career Conference scheduled for September 26-28, 2014 at the Washington Plaza Hotel in Washington, DC. This conference will feature panel discussions about sexual orientation, gender identity and coming out in the workplace, skill building workshops and guest speakers, including John Berry, Donna Rose, Jonathan Capehart, Joe Solmonese, Gary Gates, Chai Feldblum and many more! Read more about the conference agenda here
The University Career Center & The President’s Promise and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Equity Center are proud to announce that we will again partner with OUT For Work to sponsor University of Maryland LGBTQA students to attend the conference. As a partner, the University of Maryland has a limited number of spaces for students to participate FREE OF CHARGE. This includes conference materials and meals. The normal fee is $55.
NO SHOW POLICY: This event is FREE for University of Maryland College Park students while space remains; however, since space is limited, and the UMD co-sponsoring departments are paying to sponsor each participant registration, if you fail to check-in at the conference, the University of Maryland will have to charge your UMD student account $55 (the normal registration price for an individual student).
If you are interested, please email Kate Juhl at kjuhl@umd.edu with the following information:
  • Name
  • UID
  • Email
  • Resume (please attach as a Word or PDF document)—to be shared with employers attending the PRIDE Career Fair
  • Pick ONE site visit: Out in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Out in Government, Out in Non-profit, Out in Education, Out in Business

Monday, July 21, 2014

Attention Freshmen & Sophomores - Fall Course on the Psychology of Getting Hired!

The Psychology Department and the University Career Center are offering a new online course: "The Psychology of Getting Hired." PSYC123 (1 credit) in fall 2014. 

Open to freshmen and sophomores, the course is structured as six modules that guide students through contemporary psychological research, engage you in hands-on training (e.g., Careers4Terps, online tools, mock interviews, major-specific resources) and provide you with critical feedback on professional materials (e.g., resume, cover letter, LinkedIn profile, career development plan).  More details and a copy of the syllabus are available on http://ter.ps/psyc123.


Attention Alumni - United Nations Young Professionals Exam!

The U.S. Department of State announces for all qualified U.S. citizens: The United Nations Young Professionals Program (YPP) Examination

Eligibility Requirements (all must be met)

1.  32 years old or younger as of December 31, 2014

2.  Hold at least an undergraduate degree (advanced degree is an advantage) in one of the following occupational fields or related areas:

·         Economic Affairs
·         Human Rights
·         Information Systems & Technology
·         Photography
·         Political Affairs
·         Radio Production (Arabic/Chinese/Kiswahili/Russian/Spanish)
           
3.   Fluency in English and/or French 

NOTE:  Admission to the exam may be limited to the 40 most qualified Americans per occupational group.  Potential employment offers depend upon test results, interview, number of vacancies, and competitiveness of applicants from other nations. 

Application Deadlines

 Information Systems & Technology ● Political Affairs
August 13, 2014
 Economic Affairs ● Radio Production
August 20, 2014
 Human Rights ● Photography
August 26, 2014

 Application and Exam Details: http://careers.un.org/ypp
 The examination will be given on December 4, 2014 in cities throughout the world, including New York City.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

CNN Fall Internships in DC!


These are a few of the fall internships available with CNN in Washington this fall:

Fall 2014 Medical Unit Intern (143033BR)
Fall 2014 Investigative Programming Intern (143034BR)
Fall 2014 CNN Situation Room Intern (143035BR)
Fall 2014 CNN Situation Room Intern (143036BR)
Fall 2014 Crossfire Intern (143037BR)
Fall 2014 Crossfire Intern (143038BR)
Fall 2014 The Lead Intern (143039BR)
Fall 2014 The Lead Intern (143040BR)
Fall 2014 Newsgathering Intern (143041BR)
Fall 2014 Newsgathering Intern (143042BR)

Fall 2014 CNN State of the Union Intern (143065BR)
Fall 2014 C
NN State of the Union Intern (143066BR)
Fall 2014 Newsource Intern (143046BR)
Fall 2014 CNN PR intern (142747BR)

To learn more about CNN internships in all locations, visit: http://jobsatturner.com/careers/internship-jobs

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Israeli/Palestinian Experiment Course still has Seats!

Professors Edy Kaufman and Manuel Hassassian celebrate their 20th Team-Teaching Anniversary at UMD this second Summer 2014 Session. Sponsored by GVPT, CIDCM and ISRL, the duo will be continuing their partnership in GVPT309X: Conflict Resolution – The Israeli/Palestinian Experiment. This course serves as a groundbreaking interactive immersion that provides exploration of a range of perspectives, including contending historical and political views. These views inform analysis of a variety of topics including Jerusalem, refugees, settlements, water rights, border disputes and security concerns.

Since their academic partnership in 1992, Professors Kaufman and Hassassian have sought to explore and expound on the dynamics of the conflict while providing open and honest dialogue about the issues at hand. 

Prof. Manuel Hassassian, a resident of the West Bank, has been the Executive Vice-President of  Bethlehem University and is currently the ambassador of the Palestinian Authority in the United Kingdom.

Prof. Edy Kaufman is a Senior Fellow and former Director of the Center for International Development and Conflict Management at UMD, and is the former director of the Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

The course will meet from August 4th to August 22nd [3 credits] on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-9:20 pm in TYD 1101.  Spaces are still open!

For further information, contact kaufmane@umd.edu or search for the five segments of “Israeli Palestinian Team Teaching” on Youtube.

Position Announcement Appropriate for Recent Grad

Coordinator Position 119437

The University of Maryland, College Park is seeking a Coordinator to help support two exciting, high impact experiential learning programs, Federal Semester and Global Semester in Washington, D.C. These programs take advantage of our location in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area to prepare talented, diverse undergraduate students to excel in significant internships and become leaders in the international or domestic arena. The programs combine theme-based fall seminar courses taught by industry experts on such topics as health policy, homeland security policy, and U.S. foreign policy; professional development workshops; field trips; and other policy-related learning experiences; with spring internships supported by coursework and reflective exercises. 


We seek a full-time Coordinator who will actively contribute to the programs’ goals to prepare students for informed and responsible global and domestic leadership and citizenship. A key responsibility of this Coordinator will be the crucial operations of database management and enhancement for these two programs; this includes using the database to generate ad hoc reports. Other important responsibilities include event planning and programming (including field trips and final capstone event); managing the admissions review process; assisting with student advising on resumes, cover letters, and self-reflective posters; and providing course support, including monitoring student assignments. The Coordinator will serve on the strategic advisory team for these programs. The office is collaborative, high-energy, and good-humored. For information about our programs, please visit our web sites at http://www.federalsemester.umd.edu and http://www.globalsemesterdc.umd.edu.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Volunteer Opportunities in Local Hospice

Community Hospice is committed to providing quality end-of-life care for patients in the advanced stages of life-limiting illness, ensuring that they live in comfort and with dignity. Our volunteers play a very important and valued role in the care of our patients.
Below are several areas in which one may choose to provide volunteer assistance. [Note that volunteer experiences can be excellent learning experiences for first year students who don't yet qualify to earn academic credit for internships, as well for students whose schedules don't permit the time commitment required for many internships.]

HOME CARE VOLUNTEER: Provide non-medical support through companionship and friendly visits to patients and caregivers in their home or long term care facility. Visit may consist of reading, assisting with letter writing, light preparation of meals, helping families with limited shopping and errands, listening to a patient share their thought, or just being there to hold a hand.

INPATIENT UNIT VOLUNTEER (IPU): Provide non-medical support services to patients in the IPU and their families to include: companionship, sitting with actively dying patients, providing emotional support, assisting by serving patient's meals, changing water in pitchers, and assisting in taking patients outside and around the facility. IPU volunteers also assist with front desk duties, to include answering the phone and greeting visitors.  

HOUR VOLUNTEER: Provides support and a caring presence for hospice patients and their families when a patient is at the very end of life. This role would be supplemental to the Nurse, Social Worker, Chaplain, or other hospice professionals attending a patient. Requires advanced training.

ADMINISTRATIVE VOLUNTEER: Provide clerical assistance to the hospice staff, including answering phones and dispatching calls from families to the appropriate nurse or staff member, filing, assisting with mailings, organizing medical supplies, assembling administrative packets and other tasks on an as-needed basis.

QUALITY ASSURANCE VOLUNTEER: Makes calls to patients and/or family members to follow up on their care and assist in addressing any questions or concerns.

BEREAVEMENT VOLUNTEER: Makes follow up calls to family members of patients who have died. (Requires advanced training). 

These opportunities are ongoing and located in Washington DC and Prince George County. Training will occur on September 25th, 26th, and 27th. 

For more information about becoming a volunteer with Community Hospice of Washington or Maryland, please click on the logo above or contact Jordan Asrat at (301) 560-6006 or email yasrat@thewashingtonhome.org

The Israeli/Palestinian Experiment Summer Course Still has Seats!

Professors Edy Kaufman and Manuel Hassassian celebrate their 20th Team-Teaching Anniversary at UMD this second Summer 2014 Session. Sponsored by GVPT, CIDCM and ISRL, the duo will be continuing their partnership in GVPT309X: Conflict Resolution – The Israeli/Palestinian Experiment. This course serves as a groundbreaking interactive immersion that provides exploration of a range of perspectives, including contending historical and political views. These views inform analysis of a variety of topics including Jerusalem, refugees, settlements, water rights, border disputes and security concerns.


Since their academic partnership in 1992, Professors Kaufman and Hassassian have sought to explore and expound on the dynamics of the conflict while providing open and honest dialogue about the issues at hand. 

Prof. Manuel Hassassian a resident of the West Bank, has been the Executive Vice-President of  Bethlehem University and currently the ambassador of the Palestinian Authority in the United Kingdom.

Prof. Edy Kaufman is a Senior Fellow and former Director of the Center for International Development and Conflict Management at UMD, and is the former director of the Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

The course will meet from August 4th to August 22nd [3 credits] on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-9:20 pm in TYD 1101.  Spaces are still open!

For further information, contact kaufmane@umd.edu or search for the five segments of “Israeli Palestinian Team Teaching” on Youtube.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Intern for Arizona’s First Congressional District!

The Office of Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-01) is now accepting resumes for Internships in our Washington, D.C., office!  Intern duties vary, but may include:

  • Constituent Correspondence
  • Capitol Tours
  • Legislative Research
  • Attending Hearings and Briefings
  • Assisting with Communications Tasks

Internships provide a tremendous opportunity to learn about the legislative process and to become more familiar with how our government operates. Interns are a vital part of our office operations and will gain invaluable work experience.  Because internships are highly competitive, we encourage applicants to apply early. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Sam.Frisby@mail.house.gov.  For more information please visit our website at: Kirkpatrick.house.gov/services/internships.  All internships are unpaid, but GVPT students may apply for the Capitol Hill Internship Program, and students of all majors may apply to earn credit in a BSOS internship course.

Fall Internships with Ashoka

Ashoka Innovators for the Public, a non-profit working in the field of social entrepreneurship, has openings for 30 interns this fall in their global office near the Rosslyn metro station.  They seek creative, entrepreneurial and versatile students with excellent written and oral communication skills for positions ranging from project development to quantitative metric analysis.  Examples of positions include:

  • Graphic Design interns have the specific opportunity to help contribute to the visual brand of a dynamic non-profit organization that is a pioneer in the sphere of social innovation. Past graphic design interns have specifically worked on anything from contributing to website design to developing layouts for promotional materials.
  • Finance interns have the opportunity to support the financial efforts within a dynamic non-profit organization that is a pioneer in the sphere of social innovation. Past finance interns have specifically worked on country reports, cash requests and general financial analysis. 

Each intern is paired with an Ashoka staff member who oversees their work and serves as a mentor.  The positions are unpaid, but may qualify for academic credit in a BSOS internship or departmental internship course.  A commitment of approximately 20 hours a week from early September to late November is expected.

Apply online at www.ashoka.org/getinvolved/team and be sure to include a PDF version of your resume.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Join BSOS Ambassadors

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences is accepting applications for the BSOS Ambassador Program.  This is an opportunity to become involved in our college while earning two (2) elective credits (via a seminar course). This opportunity provides excellent leadership, public speaking and teaching experience as well as networking opportunities with faculty, staff, alumni, university administrators and/or prospective students. The skills you gain through this experience will make you more marketable to employers as well as graduate programs.


Ambassadors assist with award receptions and dinners, small- and large-scale special events (symposiums, forums, panels, etc.), prospective student events (e.g., open houses, fairs, etc.), faculty/staff receptions, holiday parties, Maryland Day and commencement ceremonies.

Interested?  We are accepting applications through August.  Contact Julianna Bynoe at jbynoe@umd.edu for more details.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

UMD's Crowdfunding Platform Accepting Applications

Launch UMD, Maryland's Crowdfunding Platform, Now Accepting Applications

The university's new crowdfunding platform, Launch.umd.edu, debuted in April raising more than $71,000 in just 30 days for five student initiatives. We're looking to repeat our success this fall with a new round of projects and invite faculty, students and staff to submit applications for consideration at http://ter.ps/launchumd by August 14. University Relations provides the platform at no charge to campus partners. We also provide training and advice throughout the 30-day fundraising period.

Visit www.launch.umd.edu to review the five pilot projects funded this past spring.


For more information, contact:
Nora Pittmann
University Relations
+1 301 405 8076


Thursday, July 10, 2014

Scholarship Opportunities for Undergraduate Returning Students

 The Charlotte W. Newcombe and Gerald G. Portney Memorial Scholarships are available to returning students who demonstrate financial need and are in good academic standing with the University.  For more information on eligibility and how to apply, please visit the Returning Students Program at the University of Maryland Counseling Center or go to their website at http://www.counseling.umd.edu/LAS/scholarships.php

To request an application contact the Co-Coordinators of the Returning Students Programs Program - Barbara Goldberg at goldb@umd.edu or 301.314.7695 or Beverly Greenfeig at brgreen@umd.edu or 301.314.7698.
Applications due July 16, 2014.


For more information, contact:
Edmund Joseph Kenny
+1 301 405 0322

Traveling Abroad the Summer? Check out Services Available at the University Health Center

The University Health Clinic International Travel Clinic offers many helpful services to Faculty/Staff, and Undergrad/Graduate Students,  who are traveling around the world, either as part of a  research/study program, family vacation, or just backpacking for enjoyment.

Travel Services at the Health Center Include:

- Instructions for managing  food and water when traveling.
- Up to date information on political situations.
- Information on preventing malaria and other insect transmitted diseases.
- All immunizations.
- A "yellow book"- An international certificate of vaccinations.
- Information on all aspects of travel (altitude, animals, clothes, children, etc.)

The total costs of the vaccines will depend on what an individual needs based on their destination requirements.

For questions, please call Tina Thorburn at (301) 314-8120 For appointments, call (301) 314-8184.

For additional information, visit www.health.umd.edu/travel


Wednesday, July 9, 2014

TEDx UMD Talks on YouTube!

The May 3, 2014 TEDx talks by Professor Scott Roberts (PSYC), Professor Shibley Telhami (GVPT), Dr. Dylan Selterman (PSYC),  and Law & Society Minor Camila Uechi are now available on YouTube.

Below are short descriptions of the talks given at TEDxUMD by members of the BSOS community:

Dr. Scott Roberts
"Confessions of a Course Instructor"
"I have not been completely honest about my experience as a course instructor, and I hope that confessing my truth will mean a more engaging, genuine and effective experience for my students.  I cannot confess on behalf of all instructors but I hope that others can relate and are inspired to share these confessions, or their own, with their students."

Dr. Shibley Telhami
"Identity and The Prism of Perspective"

"My talk focuses on how much of what has been happening in the Middle East has been a function of the change in personal identity away from seeing oneself as a citizen of the state and toward identification as “Muslim” and “Arab,” something that I documented in 10 years of public opinion polls I conducted. But contrary to conventional wisdom, these shifts are not indications of the rising power of political Islam, but an embrace of those aspects of identity that most Arabs felt were under assault in the decade after 9/11, when most believed the West was out to weaken the Muslim world. Through the rhetorical question “why is Barack Obama black?” I explore the fact that one is what one has to defend. The consequence is that identity itself is always a function of a relationship with an important other. In turn, when people say they are Arab or Muslim, it means that they care about others who identify themselves in the same way, even outside their own state boundaries, thus raising the importance of foreign policy issues in their priorities. In that sense, the dignity that millions of Arabs said they were seeking in their uprisings was not simply in the relationship between rulers and ruled, but also between their nations and the outside world."

Dr. Dylan Selterman
"What Can We Learn from our Dreams?
"My talk focuses on how people’s dreams are associated with subsequent activity, including psychological change, problem-solving, and relationships (even if the dreams include negative content, there may be some benefit to having them)."

Camila Uechi
"Language is a Gatekeeper"
"Language is an innate and thoroughly integral part of our lives. I know this very well and offer a unique perspective of language. I invite you to journey through my own experiences with language and discover the truth about its nature."

Fall Internship with CESAR

Position:              Undergraduate Internship – Fall 2014

Title:                   Research Assistant

Duties:                The intern’s primary responsibilities will be to assist in the development and maintenance of the Maryland Community Services Locator website (www.mdcsl.org). Specific duties include:

  • Verify the accuracy of program listings in the database using online sources and telephone surveys
  • Telephone surveys with community service providers to collect information on services provided
  • Data entry (using Excel) for responses from provider surveys
  • Assist in augmenting the comprehensiveness of the existing database through database comparisons, resource inventories, etc.
  • Outreach to community providers to promote awareness of the MDCSL in Maryland
  • Field work with community providers to promote awareness and use of the website
  • Assist with dissemination of materials to providers
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:   This candidate must have advanced organizational skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. Additionally, he/she should be comfortable making telephone and in-person contacts with community providers. Preferred skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Experience working with community organizations and/or social service/health/criminal justice providers.

Hours: 10 hours/week minimum.

Compensation:    This is an unpaid internship open to undergraduate students only.  Students may apply to earn BSOS, HLTH, or CRIM internship credit (3 credits).

To Apply:             Please submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript and writing sample to:  
Amy Billing
Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR)
University of Maryland, College Park
4321 Hartwick Rd, Ste 501
College Park, MD  20740
301-405-9796
301-403-8342 (fax)
billing@umd.edu

Deadline:             Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Spaces Available in BSOS Internship Courses

Do you have an internship arranged for the summer and want to know whether you could earn credit for it? Perhaps your internship isn't related to your major or you don’t meet the minimum credits completed or the GPA requirements to earn internship credit in your major. If you have completed at least 30 credits and one semester at the University of Maryland, the BSOS Internship Practicum in the Social Sciences, the BSOS Social Science Internship Practicum or the BSOS Experiential Learning course might work for you. For more information visit the BSOS Internship page.  Registration closes Monday, July 14.

Tuition and fees for these courses are charged according to the schedule for summer tuition.   Note that the off-campus fee rate is charged for any course registration which does not require students to come to campus (e.g., internships, courses offered completely online).




Fall Internship with the House Office of the Historian!

The US House of Representatives Office of the Historian seeks an unpaid intern with a strong interest in history. Responsibilities include assistance in day-to-day office operations, significant historical research, and other special projects as assigned. The intern must be highly motivated, collaborative, and possess excellent research and computer skills.  Closing date is July 25, 2014.  The internship begins in September 2014 and ends in December 2014.  To apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to history@mail.house.gov (PDF preferred) or fax to 202-226-2931. Please include “History Internship Fall 2014” in the subject line of the email..

Monday, July 7, 2014

Hear Experts on the Importance of Educating Girls Worldwide July 17

July 17 Department of Education Film Excerpts & Panel Discussion

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Latino Community Liaison Fall Internship

A bi-lingual Latino Community Liason is needed to provide the Office of Community Engagement staff with administrative and executive support in the implementation of projects that harness UMD resources to connect with members of the Latino community in Prince George’s County, MD. The Latino Community Liaison position is an unpaid internship. The Latino Community Liaison will work 10 hours per week throughout the semester.

Responsibilities: The intern will work with a wide variety of on-campus units and community partners to plan, implement and evaluate community engagement projects that aim to benefit the local Spanish-speaking community. Project areas include but are not limited to: arranging college tours; coordinating college readiness events; facilitating parental involvement in childrens' education; working with non-profits who provide enrichment activities and ESOL and GED classes at UMD’s Center for Educational Partnership in Riverdale, MD. Assignments to project areas are made in keeping with the intern’s skills and interests. The intern will also help the Office of Community Engagement with general outreach at campus events and perform other duties as assigned. 
QUALIFICATIONS
The Latino Community Liaison must be able to successfully collaborate with UMD faculty and staff and community members to plan partnership activities. Successful applicants will be fluent in English and Spanish; exhibit excellent communications skills, attention to detail, and an enthusiasm for building positive relationships between the University of Maryland and our surrounding community. Familiarity with and connections to UMD student groups and Student Government Association (SGA) is a bonus; access to own transportation is preferred. Students in all majors with the requisite skills will be considered.

Application deadline is July 30, 2014.  For more internship opportunities see Careers4Terps.

Hey BSOS Majors! Do you have between 75 and 89 cumulative credits?


If yes, Be Proactive and complete your academic audit this summer! For 6 weeks (Friday, June 13 – Friday, July 25) you can complete the online audit. This allows you to complete your audit at anytime, anywhere that works for you and will not require in person meetings.  To complete your audit online, please go to: www.onlineaudit.bsos.umd.edu and follow the instructions.


For students who are unable to do the online audit this summer, you will have the opportunity to do your audit in the Fall.  Completing your academic audit now or in the Fall will be required in order to register for Spring 2015.