Monday, October 18, 2021

Have Language Skills? Language Career and Internship Fair (Virtual) October 20

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Language Career & Internship Fair (Virtual)
October 20, 11 am- 3 pm
Location: Register and attend via Careers4Terps

 **Important: Check out this very important 2-minute video explaining how a virtual career fair works!

Here's a parital list of attending organizations (as of September 28) and the positions they seek to fill. You can find out even more about these organizations and their opportunities here:
  • AEON: English Teacher (in Japan)
  • Anne Arundel County Public Schools: Teacher
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): Language Specialists
  • International Center for Religion & Diplomacy: Intern, Peace Fellow, Program Assistant
  • International Rescue Committee: Anti-trafficking/Intensive Case Management Intern, Asylee Casework Intern, Career Development Program Intern, Community Engagement Intern, Cultural Orientation and Casework Intern, Economic Empowerment Intern, Family Mentor Intern, Gender Equity Intern, etc.
  • Japan Exchange & Teaching Program (JET): Assistant Language Teacher (in Japan), Coordinator for International Relations
  • Latin American Montessori Bilingual Public Charter School: BASE Instructor (PT), Acceleration Tutor/BASE Instructor, Dedicated Aide, Development Director, Lower & Upper Elementary Teachers- English; Primary Teacher- Bilingual English/Spanish, Special Education Teacher, Specials Instructor
  • Liberty Language Services, Inc.: Medical Interpreter (Contractor), Translations Project Associate (Entry-level); Education & Recruiting Intern, Translations Intern
  • Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area (LSSNCA): TBD
  • Maryland Judiciary: Court Interpreters
  • Montgomery County Police: Police Officer
  • Montgomery County Public Schools: Teachers
  • National Endowment for Democracy: TBD
  • National Security Agency: Learn more about student programs here 
  • Peace Corps: Peace Corps Volunteer (2-year program, international locations)
  • Project Global Officer: ROTC students- fully-funded opportunity to study Arabic or Persian
  • Southern Teachers Agency: K-12 teachers at private/independent schools
  • Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF): English Language Teaching Assistant in France
  • The Literacy Lab: Literacy Tutor (Full-time Americorps role)
  • The National Association of Judiciary Interpreters & Translators (NAJIT): Learn about this professional association of interpreters and translators
  • U.S. Agency for Global Media: Internship divisions include Senior Management & Support Office, VOA Language Services, Media Lab, Learning English, TV to Africa, VOA Newsroom Teams, Media Asset Management Branch, Music Programming, TV Technical Operations
  • U.S. Department of State:  Consular Fellows Program, Foreign Service Officer/Generalist, Foreign Service Specialist, Diplomatic Security Security Engineering Officer, Facility Manager
  • UMD Army ROTC: Officers may become career linguists in several career fields including Military Intelligence, Foreign Area Officer and Special Operations
  • UMD National Scholarships Office: Boren Scholarship/Fellowship, Critical Language Scholarship, Fulbright U.S. Student Program, Rangel, Pickering and Payne
  • UMD Peace Corps Prep: Brand new program allowing students to build their resume for Peace Corps and related positions in sectors such as Education, Health, Youth Development, Environment, Agriculture, Community Economic Development
More organizations will register between now and the fair, so please continue to check the latest list here.