Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Deadline Extended for Spring Internships with the Census Bureau!

The Federal Audit Clearinghouse is looking for interns to help improve and grow our systems, programs, and customer experience. 

All Majors Welcome!  Apply by Oct 31!

The Federal Audit Clearinghouse is an area of the U.S. Census Bureau which collects and disseminates audit data on behalf of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for non-federal entities such as states, city/county governments, universities, and nonprofit organizations which spend over $750,000 in federal grant dollars in a single year. You may learn more about us from our website at https://harvester.census.gov/facweb/default.aspx.  

Major Duties: 
  • Learn FAC IT systems and data
  • Attend meetings where you will be exposed to team interaction and decision making in a professional office environment
  • Update user manuals, guidance, and other tools and documents 
  • Work with staff to translate customer needs into system requirements, change requests, and system enhancements
  • Learn to write test scripts to test system requirements, and use tracking software to record and track system defects and test results
  • Learn to study security logs for potential system breaches or suspicious user behavior
  • Assist management with reports, document preparation, presentation development, etc.

Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Experience with a variety of internet browsers and basic Microsoft Office and PDF software
  • Experience using database software and/or statistical software (desired, but not required)
  • Ability to analyze problems and effectively communicate solutions, both orally and in writing
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Highly motivated, self-starting, and team-oriented

Submit Resumes by Oct 31 (extended 10 days) for Spring Semester!   All Majors Welcome!

Contact: Shelley Goss

Winter Session 2020

The new year, new opportunities. Earn up to 4 credits in three weeks! Winter Session 2020, January 2-22. Register today: winter.umd.edu #KeepLearningUMD


We are in the thick of our new recruiting season and in search of qualified freshmen and sophomores with a strong interest in accounting for the Deloitte Discovery Internship for Summer 2020.  Please share steps to apply and description below with your students and your network.  We are looking for candidates to apply by this Thursday.

APPLY for SEO Career and Deloitte in 3 Easy Steps:

  1. APPLY - https://career.seo-usa.org/program/how-to-apply/
  2. EMAIL - sslade@seo-usa.org

The Discovery internship is designed to expose freshman/sophomore level summer interns to two different client service businesses at Deloitte.  Interns will spend four weeks in each business. You'll gain real-world experience working as a rotational intern working in two different client service businesses (Audit, Advisory, or Tax).  Beyond exposure to “real life” projects, the internship also delivers a variety of national and local learning and networking events. In addition, throughout the internship there are ongoing learning events such a lunch and learns, industry/service line spotlights, and regularly scheduled training offerings designed to help our interns develop technical and client service skills. The interns will understand first-hand what a career with Deloitte is like and have the opportunity to build a cross-functional professional network.

• Freshman or Sophomore standing in a four-year institution with keen interest or declared major in accounting = Graduating with 150 credit hours in accounting between 2021 and 2023
• Strong academic credentials (minimum of a 3.3 GPA)
• Demonstrated leadership qualities and leadership potential

For all other opportunities for freshmen, sophomores and juniors, please apply asap on the SEO Career web site.  Please note that you must apply to SEO Career in order to be considered for our partner opportunities - https://career.seo-usa.org/program/how-to-apply/

How Would $50,000 Change Your Life?

Graduate Hotels and Scholly are teaming up to conquer $150K

in student loan debt. Three current college students or college
graduates will each receive a $50,000 scholarship or loan payoff!

Do You Have a Parent in the Military and Want to Study Abroad?

Students have multiple application dates to apply for the Gilman-McCain Scholarships. Students are highly encouraged to apply as early as possible so that they can receive their scholarship payment in time for their departure. All applicants are notified of their status by email.
Which program start dates are acceptable for the open Gilman-McCain Scholarship application?
Overseas program start dates must fall within these date ranges.

Sharing Our Thanksgiving Table

Monday, October 21, 2019

Student Workshop: Hack Your Brain

Do you want to get the best results for the effort you are putting in? It is not about how smart you are, or how many hours you study… it’s all about using the most effective strategies to get more out of the time you spend learning. Join your fellow Terps for an interactive discussion on what the scientific research actually shows and how you can apply it to your learning in the classroom and on the job. Oh, and free pizza & prizes, because brains like free things too.

Tuesday 10/29: 3:30 - 4:20pm & 5:00 - 5:50pm
Wednesday 10/30: 5:00 - 5:50pm

Programming & Resources on Cultural Appropriation in anticipation of Halloween

  • Tipsheet: "Unpacking Cultural Appropriation & Halloween" (attached - includes background on appropriation, discussion questions, and additional resources)

Racist Notions Panel
October 24th, 5-6:30pm in ESJ 2204

Join the Hate-Bias Response Program for a conversation about racist imagery, performance, and stereotypes in US Popular media, past and present. Panelists include: Dr. Bayley Marquez, PhD candidate Jenna Gerdsen, and PhD candidate Jordan Ealey.

Live Conversation: Unpacking Cultural Appropriation during Halloween
Wed October 30th, 12:30pm - 1:30pm on Zoom

Tune in to a live video panel, hosted by the Office of Diversity & Inclusion to learn more about cultural appropriation as it relates to Halloween. All registrations will receive a link to view the conversation on Zoom in listed e-mail by Monday, October 28th. Confirmed panelists include: Dr. Naliyah Kaya (Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice at Montgomery College) and Michael Goodman (Assistant Director of Programming & Advising, Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life )

International Justice Mission Events

The International Justice Mission is an Anti-Human Trafficking organization that seeks to raise awareness and advocacy efforts on campus. 

On November 13th and 14th, we'll be having a Thrift Shop fundraiser in front of McKeldin Library from 10am-3pm where we'll be selling gently used clothing donated by members of the campus community. The profits raised will go towards funding missions that IJM organizes with the local authorities of other countries to rescue those trapped in human trafficking. 

International Justice Mission Website: https://www.ijm.org/
Chapter Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ijmumd/

SPP is Hiring a Part-Time Student Communications Assistant!

The School of Public Policy (SPP) is seeking a part-time student communications assistant to help generate content for the school’s website and social media presence while supporting its overall communications goals. Applicants should have strong written skills and be available to work up to 15 hours per week throughout the 2019–2020 school year. Pay is $12 per hour. Those interested should send a resume, cover letter, up to three writing samples and a link to an online portfolio (if applicable) to Megan Campbell by Oct. 28.