Thursday, October 6, 2022

BIPOC in Sustainable Careers Panel | October 19th at 5:30pm!


Wednesday, October 19
5:30 -6:30pm
University Career Center, South Wing of Hornbake Library, 3rd Floor

Sustainability is a topic that spans multiple fields and disciplines. Come learn about careers in sustainability from University of Maryland alumni at the BIPOC in Sustainable Careers Panel on Wednesday, October 19, from 5:30 - 6:30pm in the University Career Center. Panelists come from a wide variety of professions, including environmental law, ESG reporting, and scientific research. Learn more about the panelists’ career paths, as well as the experiences, knowledge, and skills that have led them to success. Register here:

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Have interest Internation or Cross-Cultural interest? RSVP today for the Language Career & Internship Fair!


14th Annual Language Career & Internship Fair
University of Maryland
October 26, 12 pm- 4 pm
Colony Ballroom, Stamp Student Union
Do you speak another language? Do you want to teach English, work or intern abroad? Interested in international issues? Don't miss the 14th Annual Language Career & Internship Fair! 

Connect with organizations looking to hire for part-time, internship and full-time positions in these fields and learn about ways to build your experience on our campus. Business attire is recommended, though not required. Be sure to bring multiple copies of your resume.

  🎉RAFFLE for Attendees 🎉: 6 lucky winners will be able to choose between a Maryland sweatshirt or $50 deposited into your student account

 Confirmed employers/organizations include (as of 10/5, check this link for the most updated list):


  • Anne Arundel County Public Schools: Teachers
  • Baltimore County Public Schools: K-12 Teaching positions
  • Diplomatic Language Services: Language Instructor & Cultural Trainer, Curriculum Developer, Foreign Language Proficiency Tester
  • Fairfax County Public Schools: FLES (Spanish, Japanese, French, German, Korean, Chinese), Teachers (Arabic, Russian, German, Latin, Spanish, Korean, French, German)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): Special Agent, Electronic Technician, Computer Scientist, Contract Specialist, Intelligence Analyst, Data Scientist, Electronics Engineer, Employee Assistance Counselor, Equipment Specialist (Automotive Mechanic), IT Specialist
  • International Center for Religion & Diplomacy: Internships
  • Japan Exchange & Teaching Program (JET): Assistant Language Teacher, Coordinator for International Relations
  • Latin American Montessori Bilingual Public Charter School:  BASE After School Instructor (PT 2:00-6:00 pm), Counselor/Mental Health Provider, 
    Dedicated Aide (PT 8:15am-12:15pm), Montessori Guides, Special Education Teacher, Substitute Teachers
  • Latin American Youth Center/MMYC: AmeriCorps/21st Century Program Coordinator, Street Outreach
  • Liberty Language Services:  Medical Interpreters (In all languages), Interpreters (In all languages), Translators
  • Masa Israel Journey: Internships, volunteering, professional training, and paid positions in Israel
  • Montgomery County Police Department: Police Officer Candidates
  • Montgomery County Public Schools: World Language Teachers
  • National Endowment for Democracy: Assistant Program Officer, Research Associate, Program Assistant, Library Assistant
  • National Virtual Translation Center: Contract Linguists
  • Peace Corps: Community Economic Coordinator, English Education Teacher, Secondary Education Math/Science Teacher, English Literacy Educator, Youth Health Educator, Sustainable Agricultural Systems Volunteer, Environment and Food Security Educator
  • Prince George's County Public Schools: Instructional Teaching Positions
  • Prince William County Public Schools: Positions in all areas of public K-12 education
  • TD International: Analyst, Senior Analyst, Senior Associate
  • Urban Teachers: Urban Teachers Resident (for Aspiring Teachers!)
  • USAID: Payne Fellowship Program, USAID Internships
  • UMD Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security: Ongoing recruitment for annotators, transcribers and translators in multiple languages
  • UMD Applied Linguistics & Language Education: Graduate Programs + Teaching Certification
  • UMD Arabic & Persian Flagship Programs: Language Flagship Programs
  • UMD Language House: Mentors for the language clusters of the Language House
  • University of Maryland Virtual Global Internship Program: Social Science Researchers, Translators, Administrators
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars: Staff Assistant Internships, Research Assistant Internships

More will be added between now and the fair. View the most updated list of participating organizations here 

Never been to a career fair? Watch this quick video for tips on how to best prepare!

You will want to update and print multiple copies of your resume. Check out resume tips & samples here

For more information about the fair, please visit: or email Kate Juhl at

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

CIA Careers Information Session

 The Global & Federal Fellows Programs are excited to invite you all to our CIA Careers Information Session next Friday, October 7, 10:30am-12:00pm

The CIA is the premier agency responsible for providing global intelligence on the ever-changing political, social, economic, technological and military environment. The session will be conducted by an experienced recruiter where she will share tips about characteristics they seek in candidates, the application process, and what it is like to work for the Agency! Note that this is an in-person event.

Event Details:
Date: Friday, October 7, 2022
Time: 10:30am – 12pm
Location: In-person (in our office suite, 2407 Marie Mount Hall, 2nd Floor)

Intended Audience:
All years, ALL majors, are welcome!  If you are a freshman or sophomore, this is a great time to think about the process of applying to the CIA (and possible fellowships along the way)!
- Please note that since only US Citizens are eligible to pursue employment in the intelligence community, attendance will be restricted to US Citizens.

The Global/Federal Fellows office is excited for you all to join us to learn more about these opportunities that engage the full capacity of the federal government!! As always, feel free to reach out with any questions or comments.

Global & Federal Fellows Program
2407 Marie Mount Hall, College Park, MD 20742

“The Stakes Is High: Democracy and the Election of 2022: Community Discussion, Music, and Poetry from Poets from the American Poetry Museum

MLAW Program and BUSBOYS & POETS Presents “The Stakes Is High: Democracy and the Election of 2022: Community Discussion, Music, and Poetry from Poets from the American Poetry Museum"

On Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, the University of Maryland’s MLAW Program’s LAW, ART, and ACTIVISM SERIES returns to Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville, Maryland with a program of music, poetry, and discussion devoted to the Election of 2022 and Democracy.

The program will include a Q&A with -

  • Discussion on Election of 2022 and Democracy
  • Open Mic Poetry, hosted by Brian G. Gilmore, Poet and MLAW Program
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Music from bassist, Emory Diggs;
  • Remarks from Dr. Robert Koulish, Director, MLAW Program

Poets bring your poems; we’ve got the microphone!

Cover charge - $5.00 (Most appreciated). UMD students can register in advance for travel to and from event from campus.

For information on the MLAW Program - 

Paid Spring (and Longer) Internship with The Bureau of Engraving and Printing

The Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) National Internship Program is doing an immediate call for applicants for a paid federal internship opportunity local to the Washington, D.C. area. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is seeking an intern to work with them starting Spring 2023.

Job Title: BEP Intern 
Agency: Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) 
Session: Spring 2023 (Yearlong Internship) 
Format (Location): Hybrid (Washington, D.C.) 
Hours Per Week: 20 hours 

Job Description: 
Research skills 

Additional Tasks: 
Provide customer service to internal and external stakeholders. Review and disseminate incoming and outgoing correspondence. Assist with updating Standard Operating Procedures and policies. 

Management analyst duties. Assist with re-write of Police General Orders. Help write policy pertaining to special units and awards 


Skills: Ability to provide customer service, ability to manage paper, electronic filing and archiving systems, data entry, knowledge of Microsoft Office (ex. Word, Excel and PowerPoint), accounting/finance experience, organizational/administrative skills, analytical nature, good writing skills 

Any Major, Undergrad or Graduate students

Students who are U.S. citizens (per federal security clearance) are eligible. We ask that applicants have at least one year of higher education experience. All majors and racial/ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply!

Applicants are asked to send a resume and unofficial transcript to with the subject line: BEP Intern by October 30th. Students are welcome to email with any questions!


BACH/MPP Information Session

Attention BSOS students! 
Learn more about this unique dual degree program and partnership with the School of Public Policy!

Monday, October 10th - 7pm
School of Public Policy, Rm 0102


Monday, October 3, 2022

Information Sessions for Students with a Disability Interested in Federal Internships and Jobs!


Location: Virtual
1. When: Oct 4, 2022 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for the Oct 4 meeting:

2. When: Oct 5, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting: 

Are you interested in a government internship or a long-term job after you graduate?
If so, we would like to tell you about a great opportunity for UMD students with disabilities! This includes students with autism! The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP), coordinated by the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Defense, is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and select private-sector employers with highly motivated college students, graduate students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to demonstrate their abilities in the workplace through internships or permanent jobs. Read more about the Workforce Recruitment program.

Attend an info session to learn how to succeed in the Workforce Recruitment Program. For more info, contact Nancy Forsythe at at the University Career Center.

Virginia Office of the Public Defender Spring Criminal Investigative Internship!

Virginia Indigent Defense Commission Office of the Public Defender Criminal Investigative Division Spring 2023 Criminal Investigator Internship - Major Crimes Unit

 (Bilingual – English/Spanish speakers highly preferred)

Who Are We? 

The Indigent Defense Commission (IDC) is a State Agency which represents indigent people charged with criminal offenses throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. The IDC has numerous offices throughout the state and they are comprised of state attorneys, mitigation specialists, administrative staff and investigative divisions. Our division works on Fairfax County criminal cases and is located at the Fairfax County Public Defender’s Office (4103 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA). 

What Do Investigators Do? 

• Investigate major crimes 

    o Interview clients and witnesses (in jail, the office, or in private homes) 

    o Conduct research, review evidence and retrieve records 

    o Write detailed investigative reports o Attend court proceedings 

     o Assist in any additional trial preparation tasks

Investigators assist the state attorneys by gathering facts and evidence that will help them resolve cases. Interns will assist investigators with their caseload, which consists of serious felony cases, including murder, sex crimes, robbery, assault, etc. 

Why Might You Be a Good Fit for the Investigator Internship? 

• You have an interest in, and some familiarity with, the Criminal Justice System (through coursework or other practical experience) 

• You are comfortable with conducting field work that brings you out into the community and into people’s homes 

• You are proficient in Spanish, or another foreign language (Bilingual - Spanish speakers highly preferred) 

• You are a good communicator and will maintain professionalism even when interacting with rude or difficult people 

• You have a positive and willing attitude

This is an actual hands-on professional work experience! 

(Non-paid Internship - Covid-19 safety procedures in place for all Interns)

How to Apply: Provide your resume with a cover letter and email it by Friday 10/14/22 

Send To:

Doug Nelson 

Division Supervisor / 703-934-5600 Ext. 130

Thursday, September 29, 2022

TODAY!! Justice & Government Networking Night | 6-8pm Colony Ballroom, STAMP


 Thursday, September 29, 2022 | 6-8pm

Colony Ballroom, STAMP Student Union

RSVP to save your spot


Students will connect with employers and alumni working in the fields of Justice & Government. All UMD students interested in law, law enforcement, social services, federal & state government, and more are welcome to attend! Students will have the opportunity to discuss career paths, skills in demand and make new contacts, and even gain internship or job leads! Some organizations will also be sharing internship and full-time job openings. Employers are looking forward to meeting undergraduate and graduate students! Business professional attire is requested. 



View the list of Attending Organizations

Preparation Tips for Students:

Hosted by: The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, the Feller Center for Academic Advising & Career Planning in BSOS, and the University Career Center.