Thursday, December 2, 2021

Spring (and Summer) Internship with the Office of Rep. Anthony Brown (MD-04)

The Office of U.S. Representative Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) is

currently seeking applicants for a part time internship in our

Washington D.C. office during the Spring 2022 session.

Interns will have the opportunity to interact with constituents,

give tours of the US Capitol, gain knowledge of the legislative

process, engage with the communications team and to see

firsthand what it takes for a congressional office to run.

We’re looking for college students or recent graduates who are

motivated, detail-orientated, and ready to work in a fast-paced

setting. The ideal candidate possesses strong organizational,

communication, and writing skills, as well as the ability to

manage multiple tasks and work well under pressure in a team

environment. A positive attitude and an interest in politics is a

must.


Hours are 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM for at least three days a week. Monthly stipends are available to full time

and part time interns unless they are sponsored by an outside organization or are planning to receive

academic credit for the internship.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Students who are interested in interning our Washington D.C. office will have some of the following

duties:


• Answering phone calls

• Data assembly and entry

• Assisting the Legislative Team with projects

• Assisting with the research and writing of constituent correspondence

• Researching issues or agency policies

• Assisting with mailing projects

• Other projects as assigned


If interested, please send a resume, cover letter, short writing sample, and (2) references to

Amiri.Hill2@mail.house.gov, and indicate spring 2022 internship in the subject. (The office is hiring for summer as well.)


If you have any questions about the internship opportunity program at The Office of U.S.

Representative Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), please contact Amiri Hill at 

Amiri.Hill2@mail.house.gov or 202.225.8699.

Monday, November 29, 2021

The Diamondback Needs You! - Deadline Extension


 The Diamondback's news desk is hiring staff writers!

Staff writers will be assigned a beat and are expected to deliver two stories per week and attend a weekly beat meeting. Applications are due Dec. 3 at 11:59 p.m. 

You do not need to be a journalism major to apply. Both Graduate and undergraduate students are eligible. 

You can find the application here.

If you have any questions about the application, email us at newsumdbk@gmail.com.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Spring 2022 Research and Communications Internships with Korea Economic Institute of America (with Stipend)

KEI is currently seeking graduate students and exceptional undergraduate students with a clear interest in the U.S.-Korea bilateral issues for its Spring 2022 intern class. Interns will develop a deeper understanding of the major policies concerning the economic, political, and security aspects of U.S.-Korea relations. Interns also gain valuable experience in the areas of professional writing, policy research, data collection and analysis, and event planning.

KEI is looking to hire 2 Research interns and 1 Communications intern in Spring 2022. Please indicate which position you're applying for. The internship will run for a minimum of 4 months and interns are required to work full-time. KEI will offer a monthly stipend of $1,500 plus a metro stipend.

RESEARCH INTERNSHIP: Main duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research on political, economic, and security issues related to the Korean peninsula and U.S.-Korea relations
  • Draft weekly newsletter covering the important domestic and international trends in South Korea
  • Contribute to KEI’s The Peninsula blog; there will also be opportunities for interns to co-author with KEI staff on external platforms
  • Track daily news relevant to the Korean peninsula
  • Attend and draft reports on conferences and seminars
  • Provide administrative and event support


COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP: Main duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with various multimedia projects, including the identification of appropriate images and video clips
  • Help draft collateral for KEI's public-facing social media platforms, including graphic and video materials
  • Participate in discussions to shape the direction of the organization's public-facing multimedia products
  • Assist with collecting data for inclusion in KEI's measurements of its performance in traditional media and social media
  • Contribute to drafting segments of KEI's weekly newsletter

Qualifications

RESEARCH INTERNSHIP:

    • Graduate student and exceptional undergraduate student with a background in political science, economics, international relations, or Asian studies
    • An interest in international affairs, especially issues regarding the Korean peninsula
    • Excellent attention to detail, professional demeanor, and strong computer skills
    • Excellent writing and analysis skills
    • Statistical, data science, or other data analysis skills are desirable
    • Korean language skills preferred but not required
    • Ability to work remotely and independently with good organization skills


    COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP (Not required but preferred):

    • Experience with managing social media platforms, particularly creating and scheduling social media content
    • Experience acquiring multimedia materials from creative commons
    • Copywriting experience
    • Experience with open-source research
    • Experience with graphic design using Adobe Creative Suite or Canva
    • Journalism or communication background


    Internship Contact: Sang Kim, Director of Public Affairs & Internship Coordinator - sk@keia.org

    Application instructions

    Please fill out the application form on our website along with a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample. 
    The Application Deadline for the 2022 Spring Internship is December 15, 2021.

    Due to the high volume of applications, KEI recommends that you apply early as applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

    To learn more, please visit: Spring 2022 Research / Communications Internship - Korea Economic Institute of America (keia.org)

    Stanford Law School Has Extended their Deadline for the 2022 Empirical Research Fellowship!

     

    The Stanford Law School Empirical Research Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for graduating seniors and recent college graduates to participate in groundbreaking empirical legal and social science research. The fellowship provides a unique opportunity for those considering graduate school, law school, and/or business school in the future. 

    Prior Research Fellows have matriculated to Ph.D. programs and law schools at:

    • Harvard
    • Stanford
    • Yale
    • MIT
    • Princeton
    • Columbia
    • NYU
    They have been drawn from a variety of undergraduate disciplines, such as:

    • Economics
    • Political Science
    • Applied Math 
    • Public Policy
    • Statistics
    • Computer Science

    Successful applicants will be matched with a specific professor based on background and interests. As full-time Stanford University employees, fellows will receive: 

    • Competitive salary and benefits package  (medical, dental, and vision insurance) 
    • Access to campus athletic and academic facilities (to the extent that any ongoing pandemic restrictions allow)
    • Paid vacation time
    • Professional development funds
    • Capacity to audit Stanford courses and attend on-campus lectures and seminars free of charge

    The deadline for the second round of application review is 7:00 AM PST on Monday, January 3, 2021. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis. The position is visa sponsorship eligible (J-1) and applicants with OPT are also eligible for this position. For further information on how to apply please visit the job posting.



    Monday, November 22, 2021

    Important Dates to Remember

    As we approach the end of the Fall 2021 semester, please consider the following:

      



    Meet with a BSOS Feller Center Academic Advisor for answers to many of your questions:

    Schedule Your 30-Minute Advising Appointment (will be asked to log in with your CAS login)

    Attend Drop-In Advising

    Virtual drop-in hours are reserved for quick advising inquiries such as, correcting denied graduation plans and, general advising inquiries related to registration, graduation or policy

    Available Virtually: Monday - Friday, 1 - 4pm (during the Spring and Fall semesters)

    Phone: 301-405-1697  (Please leave a message and a staff member will contact you)   

    First Generation Fall Mixer Monday, 4:30 - 5:30 P.M.

     


    Spring Crisis Intervention Team Center of Excellence Internships (Two Positions)

    The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services seeks a Crisis Intervention Team Center of Excellence (CITCE) intern for Spring 2022. The incumbent will work alongside the Law Enforcement Coordinator to collaborate with various key stakeholders (e.g., local government, law enforcement, public safety agencies, behavioral health agencies, and crisis service providers), and support the implementation of a crisis intervention model program per policy directives. 

    Primary functions of this position will include providing technical support to the CITCE-Collaborative Planning and Implementation Committee via stakeholder engagement, workgroup meetings, research, note-taking, and report writing. 

    Primary Responsibilities: 

    ● Assist with preparation and planning of regular meetings and working groups (20%) 

    ● Support the research and development of CITCE reports and documents (20%) 

    ● Investigate existing U.S. Crisis Intervention Team Centers of Excellence to make recommendations that help standardize processes and set measures. Research national goals and report information that supports the creation of uniformed standards for crisis intervention model programs (20%) 

    ● Review and understand legislative documents (including Senate Bill 305, House bill 1280, and others) (20%) 

    ● Attend collaborative meetings, take detailed notes with summaries and action item reports (10%) 

    ● Other tasks as assigned (10%)

    The successful candidate will: 

    ● Be enrolled in a criminal justice, social sciences, or a related field. 

    ● Possess a demonstrated interest in criminal justice-related subjects including law enforcement, corrections, prosecution, courts, crime prevention, youth and victim services, and mental health. 

    ● Have a strong desire to engage and learn about the criminal justice system. 

    ● Possess excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. 

    ● Have experience working with government officials and stakeholders. 

    ● Be detail-oriented. 

    ● Have strong organizational skills.

    Program Highlights: 

    ● Program Dates: January 2022-April 2022, up to 30 hours per week 

    ● This 12-week program provides students interested in criminal justice with rewarding and substantive work assignments that contribute to the mission of the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to improve public safety in Maryland. 

    ● This program provides an opportunity to network with professionals from the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services, public safety partners throughout the State to include but not limited to Behavioral Health Administration, Maryland Chiefs of Police Association, Mental Health Association of Maryland, and others who will support the incumbent’s professional growth and career interests. 

    ● Learned outcomes or skills learned throughout this program include developing work habits and attitudes necessary for career success in the criminal justice field; receiving informal feedback and mentoring from the Law Enforcement Coordinator; developing communication, interpersonal, and other critical skills necessary for success in the workforce; and building a record of professional work experience in the public sector. 

    Additional Information: 

    ● This position is located at 100 Community Place, Crownsville, MD 21032 with consideration of remote work. 

    ● For consideration, submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample (no more than two pages in length), as well as names and contact information for two references to Tammy Holt, Law Enforcement Coordinator, Crisis Intervention Team Center of Excellence, at tammy.holt@maryland.gov by Wednesday, December 8, 2021

    Spring Criminal Justice Program Internship with the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services

    The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services seeks a Criminal Justice Program intern for Spring 2022 in our Criminal Justice division. You will work alongside the Director of Public Safety Strategies and collaborate with various internal/external stakeholders to include local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, state’s attorney’s offices, heroin coordinators, and others involved in the implementation of Public Safety Strategies. 

    Primary functions of this position will include operationally supporting the Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network (MCIN) initiative. MCIN is a criminal justice strategy, coordinated at the local, state, and federal levels targeting gangs, drug, firearms and human trafficking. MCIN is particularly focused on those criminal networks that are impacting multiple jurisdictions and accomplishes this by sharing information across borders. It is a key element of Maryland’s public safety strategy and provides the basis for data-driven decision making both operationally and for policy development.

    Primary Responsibilities: 

    ● Assist in the development/implementation of P.R.O.T.E.C.T. (Public Resources Organizing to End Crime Together) Program. The Program is designed to maximize the use of State, local, and community resources to combat neighborhood decline in the City of Baltimore and throughout the State, and support comprehensive strategies to reduce crime and fear in those communities. (40 %) 

    ● Assist with preparation and planning of regular meetings, which include monthly MCIN and Heroin Coordinator meetings. Identify breaking cases that support the positive impact of the MCIN program (25%) 

    ● Support research and development of reports. (20%) 

    ● Other tasks as assigned (15%)

    The successful candidate will: 

    ● Be enrolled in a Criminal Justice, social sciences, or a related field. 

    ● Possess a demonstrated interest in criminal justice-related subjects including law enforcement , prosecution, or courts. 

    ● Have a strong desire to engage and learn about the criminal justice system. 

    ● Possess excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. 

    ● Have experience working with government officials and stakeholders. 

    ● Be detail-oriented. 

    ● Have strong organizational skills. 

    ● Ability to work as a team player

    Program Highlights: 

    ● Program Dates: January 2022-April 2022, up to 30 hours per week 

    ● This 12-week program provides students interested in criminal justice with rewarding and substantive work assignments that contribute to the mission of the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to improve public safety in Maryland. 

    ● This program provides an opportunity to network with professionals from the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of Health, Administrative Office of the Courts, Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, local corrections, and other agencies and others who will support professional growth and career interests. 

    ● Learned outcomes or skills learned throughout this program include developing work habits and attitudes necessary for career success in the criminal justice field; receiving informal feedback and mentoring from the Director of Public Safety Strategies; developing communication, interpersonal, and other critical skills necessary for success in the workforce; and building a record of professional work experience in the public sector.

    Additional Information: ● This position is located at 100 Community Place, Crownsville, MD 21032 with consideration of remote work. ● For consideration, submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample (no more than two pages in length), as well as names and contact information for two references to Richard Alban, Director of Public Safety Strategies, at richard.alban@maryland.gov by Wednesday, December 8, 2021

    Spring Research & Evaluation Internship with the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services

    The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services seeks a Research & Evaluation intern for Spring 2022. We are seeking a talented student with an interest in criminal justice and public service for an internship. GOCPYVS is Maryland's one stop shop for resources to improve public safety. The Intern will experience the inner workings of state government from the vantage point of the Executive branch. This Intern will assist the Research, Analysis and Evaluation Division with collecting various criminal justice data and research to assist the Agency with making data-driven decisions and utilizing evidence based practices.

    Primary Responsibilities: 

    ● Assist the Research & Analysis Chief with various research and statistical analysis on criminal justice data and programs; 

    ● Providing in-depth quantitative analysis and research on criminal justice topics to support public safety policy and legislation; 

    ● Assisting in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of criminal justice programs; ● Analyzing performance measures 

    ● Assisting with any statistical analysis of various legislative reports required under Maryland law including but not limited to traffic stops, asset forfeiture and juveniles charged as adults 

    ● Becoming involved with various criminal justice data improvement projects; 

    ● Attend meetings with various criminal justice stakeholders at the local, state, and county level

    Special knowledge, skills, and abilities 

    ● Enrolled in Criminal Justice, social sciences, or a related field. 

    ● Knowledge of criminal justice subject areas 

    ● Excellent oral and written communication skills 

    ● Experience cleaning and analyzing datasets 

    ● Experienced researcher 

    ● Experience conducting policy analysis 

    ● Computer proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite 

    ● Knowledge of data vizializition tools such as Power BI 

    ● Ability to work as a team player

    Program Highlights: 

    ● Program Dates: January 2022 - April 2021, up to 30 hours per week 

    ● This 12-week program provides students interested in criminal justice with rewarding and substantive work assignments that contribute to the mission of the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to improve public safety in Maryland. 

    ● This program provides an opportunity to network with professionals from the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of Health, Administrative Office of the Courts, Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, local corrections, and other agencies and others who will support professional growth and career interests. 

    ● Learned outcomes or skills learned throughout this program include developing work habits and attitudes necessary for career success in the criminal justice field; receiving informal feedback and mentoring from the Research & Analysis Chief, developing communication, interpersonal, and other critical skills necessary for success in the workforce; and building a record of professional work experience in the public sector. 

    Additional Information: 

    ● This position is located at 100 Community Place, Crownsville, MD 21032 with consideration of remote work. 

    ● For consideration, submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample (no more than two pages in length), as well as names and contact information for two references to Jeffrey Zuback, Chief of Research and Analysis at jeffrey.zuback@maryland.gov by Friday, December 17, 2021.

    Spring 2022 Justice Reinvestment Internship

    The Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services seeks a Justice Reinvestment intern for Spring 2022 in our Criminal Justice division. You will work alongside the Director of Justice Reinvestment and collaborate with various external stakeholders to include the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of Health, Administrative Office of the Courts, Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, local corrections, and other agencies involved in implementation of Justice Reinvestment legislation. 

    Primary functions of this position will include supporting the implementation of the Justice Reinvestment Act (JRA) and the Justice Reinvestment Oversight Board, assisting with the reporting of performance measures to stakeholders, managing capacity building opportunities, and assisting in coordinating various Workgroup meetings. 

    Primary Responsibilities: 

    ● Assist with preparation and planning of regular meetings, which include the Justice Reinvestment Oversight Board, Justice Reinvestment Advisory Board, Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Committee, and various JRA-related working groups (50%) 

    ● Support research and development of reports such as the Annual Justice Reinvestment Report and various Workgroup findings and recommendations reports (20%) 

    ● Review and summarize grant program activities as reported by grantees through the Performance Incentive Grant Fund (20%) 

    ● Other tasks as assigned (10%) 

    The successful candidate will: 

    ● Be enrolled in a Criminal Justice, social sciences, or a related field. 

    ● Possess a demonstrated interest in criminal justice-related subjects including law enforcement, corrections, prosecution, or courts. 

    ● Have a strong desire to engage and learn about the criminal justice system. 

    ● Possess excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. 

    ● Have experience working with government officials and stakeholders. 

    ● Be detail-oriented. 

    ● Have strong organizational skills. 

    Program Highlights: 

    ● Program Dates: January 2022-April 2022, up to 30 hours per week 

    ● This 12-week program provides students interested in criminal justice with rewarding and substantive work assignments that contribute to the mission of the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to improve public safety in Maryland. 

    ● This program provides an opportunity to network with professionals from the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of Health, Administrative Office of the Courts, Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, local corrections, and other agencies and others who will support professional growth and career interests. 

    ● Learned outcomes or skills learned throughout this program include developing work habits and attitudes necessary for career success in the criminal justice field; receiving informal feedback and mentoring from the Director of Justice Reinvestment; developing communication, interpersonal, and other critical skills necessary for success in the workforce; and building a record of professional work experience in the public sector. Additional Information: 

    ● This position is located at 100 Community Place, Crownsville, MD 21032 with consideration of remote work. 

    ● For consideration, submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample (no more than two pages in length), as well as names and contact information for two references to Juliana Palmer, Director of Justice Reinvestment, at juliana.palmer@maryland.gov by Wednesday, December 8, 2021