Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Intern for a Day

Intern for a Day connects undergraduate students with host sites for a one day internship/shadowing experiences.  This semester, we have 150 hosts from a wide variety of fields and industries.  The goal of Intern for a Day is to help students clarify career interests and explore the world of work. The majority of Intern for a Day hosts are open to ALL majors, but here are some shadowing experiences that may be of particular interest to BSOS students:

·         Bread for the City
·         Bridgewater Wealth & Financial Management
·         Cashell Elementary: Speech-Language Pathologist
·         DISH Network (in-house attorney)
·         Environmental Economics
·         FDA/Center for Veterinary Medicine/Division of Compliance
·         Maryland Hospitals for a Health Environment (MD H2E)
·         Montgomery County Police Department
·         NASA          
·         National Association of Attorneys General
·         National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
·         Northwestern Mutual
·         Prince George’s County Police Department
·         University of Maryland Medical Center (audiologist)
·         US Department of Justice        
·         US Department of State        
·         US Environmental Protection Agency – National Center for
·         US Environmental Protection Agency Chesapeake Bay Office
·         View all 150 organizations at www.Careers.umd.edu/InternForADay

In order to be considered for Intern for a Day, each student must attend a short, 30-minute orientation session in the University Career Center & The President’s Promise:
·         Thursday, Feb. 12, 4 - 4:30 pm
·         Tuesday, Feb. 17, 12 - 12:30 pm
·         Monday, Feb. 23: 12 - 12:30 pm

Apply today through www.Careers.umd.edu/InternForADay!  It is highly recommended that students thoroughly read through the list of hosts (and keep an open mind!) before applying to the program. Questions? Contact Erica Ely, Program Director-Internships at eely@umd.edu.