The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) is now hiring an Experiential Education Manager for its flagship internship program. The Experiential Education Manager will work at START’s headquarters at the University of Maryland, College Park.
About the Internship Program:
START offers unpaid internships year round on a variety of our research projects and teams. During the course of their internship, participants are exposed to the most up-to-date theories, methods and information related to the study of terrorism. The program is designed to prepare the next generation of homeland security scholars and practitioners through real-world research experience. START’s internship program is open to undergraduate and graduate students (as well as some recent graduates) in any related discipline from any institution.
Description of Duties:
The Experiential Education Manager will oversee the internship program and report to START’s Education Director. Additionally, the Internship Manager will work with the Events and Communications Coordinator to put together a program of enrichment and career development opportunities for the interns. The Experiential Education Manager will also regularly attend recruiting functions in order to promote internship opportunities.
Additionally, the Experiential Education Manager will schedule desk and office space for interns to meet the needs of projects and intern supervisors. He/she will be responsible for ensuring both the scheduling and hiring processes run smoothly. This will require the Experiential Education Manager to work with about 100 interns from dozens of schools throughout the country as well as about 20 intern supervisors based at START.
In conducting the duties described, the Experiential Education Manager will have the opportunity to work directly with researchers and future professionals in the homeland security enterprise, as well as other scholars, students and administrators.
For more information, visit http://www.start.umd.edu/careers/experiential-education-manager