Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Intern Opening- Education Department Cultural Services of the Embassy of France in the U.S.

Do you speak French? If yes, check out this internship 

The Education Department of the Embassy of France in Washington D.C. seeks an Intern to assist our team with the promotion of our programs.

View Opening 

Qualifications

  • For undergraduates – must be a Junior or Senior to be eligible to apply – or graduates.
  • Major in French Studies, Communication, International Relations, Educational Affairs, Political Science, or related field of study
  • Excellent English writing skills – must be native-level
  • French language proficiency B2 or above on the CEFR scale
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and public-speaking skills
  • IT skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), mastery of major social media platforms, familiarity with Canva and similar sites is a plus
  • Interest in educational affairs and French culture

Availability

  • 12 hours per week maximum, 4 months (negotiable)
  • Starting date: March 15th, 2023
  • Internship is based at the Embassy of France in Washington, D.C., 4101 Reservoir Road NW 20007.

TO APPLY

  • Please send a cover letter and résumé (in English) to: elisa.alvarez@frenchculture.org
  • Please mention in the cover letter your availability (internship length, possible working days and hours).
  • Deadline for application: February 26th, 2023, 11:59 pm (EST).

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

START Accepting Applications for Summer 2023 Paid Internship Program

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism (START), based here at the University of Maryland, is currently accepting applications for its Summer 2023 Paid Internship Program


The summer application will remain open until Sunday, March 12 at 11:59pm ET, however students are encouraged to apply by 11:59pm ET on Sunday, February 26 for best consideration.


START's Summer 2023 internship program will be in person at START headquarters in College Park, MD. Fully remote internships will not be possible for the Summer 2023 semester.


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Why choose an internship at START?

  • Experience working with a large team of dynamic and experienced researchers.
  • Exposure to cutting edge theories and methods.
  • Deepen your understanding of current issues in terrorism and homeland security.
  • Work on projects of immediate interest to the practitioner and policy community.
  • Hone and develop a range of transferable skills attractive to future employers.
  • Opportunity to work with and meet other students and researchers with similar interests.
  • Virtual enrichment activities, offering wide opportunities for learning and personal growth, schedule includes simulations, career presentations and research talks.
  • Mentorship from START staff and researchers in a successful professional environment.
  • Internships can be undertaken for academic credit (depending on approval from your institution and department). 

How to apply:

Please visit https://www.start.umd.edu/careers/internships for internship project descriptions, qualifications, and the summer 2023 internship application. Interested candidates must submit an application via START's website here.  


Virtual information sessions:

Interested students are encouraged to attend one of our upcoming virtual information sessions, the first to take place on Monday, February 20, the second on Wednesday, March 8This session will provide an opportunity to learn more about the program, explore resume and cover letter tips, and to ask questions. Interested students can sign up for sessions here: 02/20/23 and 03/08/23

 

Any questions can be directed to escoll@umd.edu


Monday, February 6, 2023

APPLY: LSAT Prep Course Awards

The Pre-Law Advising Office & Kaplan Test Prep (with the generous support of the Office of Letters & Sciences) have partnered to provide affordable LSAT prep to students across UMD intending to apply to law school during the 2023-24 application cycle. The application is open to undergraduate students and alumni, but please note that current students will be given priority. 

For more information, please see the application

The deadline to apply for an LSAT course award is Friday, February 24, 2023. Please contact Nicki Kern in the Pre-Law Advising Office at nkern@umd.edu if you have any questions.

Student Resources for a Successful Semester

The Spring semester is now in full swing! The BSOS Feller Center Advising Office wants to remind all students of the resources that are available on campus.

 

Questions? Contact a BSOS Feller Center Advisor

Schedule Your 30-Minute Advising Appointment (log in with your CAS login)

Attend Drop-In Advising:  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)                 

Email: for general advising inquiries: bsosadvising@umd.edu

Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Criminal Law Internship Program with The DC Public Defender Service - Apply by 2/4!

Internship Opportunity


Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia

Criminal Law Internship Program (CLIP) 

Overview: The Criminal Law Internship Program (CLIP) at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS) provides undergraduate and graduate students with the fundamental investigative techniques and the relevant criminal law knowledge needed to assist Staff Attorneys. The Internship kicks off with an intensive week-long training session that orients interns to PDS and the city. In the second week, Investigative Interns are partnered together, assigned to one or more Staff Attorneys, and are responsible for supporting investigative aspects of their attorneys’ cases. Investigative Interns will be assigned to Staff Attorneys in one of the following divisions: Trial, Special Litigation, Parole, and Civil Legal Services. On some occasions, interns may provide support to the Community Defender Division. Regardless of the division, Interns should expect to work zealously for their clients!


Background: No specific investigative or legal background is required and students from all majors are considered. Applicants must display strong written and oral communication skills, possess a strong work ethic, and the ability to adapt in a dynamic environment. Fluency in a second language is also highly sought by applicants. PDS is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and actively encourages applications from people of varied and diverse backgrounds.


Additional details and information to apply can be found in Careers4Terps (here).

Apply by Saturday, February 4th, 2023!

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Summer 2023 Paid Opportunity in Public Health Research

Community-Engaged Research Project with The PATIENTS Program at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Overview: One,10-week/400-hour student internship offered to a College of Behavioral and Social Sciences or School of Public Health student with an interest in community-engaged research.

Funded by the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership (MPower), the project is part of the UM Scholars program for a University of Maryland College Park student to conduct research with patients, caregivers, community members, health care providers, and other stakeholders who influence patients’ decisions about participation in their health care and research.

The intern will work under the supervision of Professor C. Daniel Mullins, Executive Director of the PATIENTS Program at the University of Maryland Baltimore’s School of Pharmacy. The selected student will receive $5000 for the work, to be paid in three installments over the 10 weeks. Our research is conducted in community settings within Baltimore and virtually. Traveling to, and parking at UMB, is the responsibility of the student.

Faculty Lead: C. Daniel Mullins, PhD

Location: In-person & Remote

In-person: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Remote: Thursday, Friday

Ideal Candidate: A student from the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences or School of Public Health or any other student interested in public health

About the Project: The PATIENTS Program works with community leaders and organizations to codevelop study protocols and advance the science of patient engagement and authentic community academic partnerships.

Our research portfolio is “disease agnostic,” meaning that we focus on best practices for meaningful and trustworthy engagement in research; however, our current projects span conditions such as cancer, COVID-19, HIV/AIDS, pain, trauma and traumatic brain injury and subpopulations such as African Americans and other racial/ethnic minorities, disability and impairment populations, seniors, and women.

Our current NIH-funded work explores how to build a memorandum of commitment and data-use agreements that reflect community concerns and bioethical principles.

Our collaborative research with the FDA explores better ways to evaluate and communicate about the intersection of human health, animal health, and the environment as part of a current M-CERSI award related to the OneHealth Initiative.

In Summer 2022, we launched the PATIENTS Professors Academy, which will be expanded in 2023 and provide the intern with an opportunity to participate in a training program about patient-centered research.

The student intern will participate in meetings for ongoing research projects and will carve out a specific topic to lead. Topics could include developing a tool for the toolkit, developing questions for focus groups, or creating a “give back” or infographic about one of our community-engaged research projects. The student intern is encouraged to participate in community events in addition to community-engaged research, questions for focus groups, or creating an infographic about one of our community-engaged research projects. The student intern may participate in (virtual) community events in addition to community-engaged research.

For more information on The Patients Program, visit our website.

Application must include:

  • Statement of Interest (no more than 500 words)
  • PDF of your current resume

Apply online.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59 pm on Sunday, March 5

Please email questions to Adrianne Arthur, Executive Director and Assistant Vice Provost, University of Maryland Strategic Partnership, aarthur@umaryland.edu

Black History Month 2023 Campus Events: Film Screenings, Workshops, Walking Tours and More!

 






https://stamp.umd.edu/mica/mica/student_involvement_areas/black_student_involvement/black_history_month

Monday, January 30, 2023

BSOS Summer Research Initiative - Applications Due Soon!

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences is accepting applications for the Summer Research Initiative (BSOS SRI)! If you're looking for a paid summer program that will give you research experience in the behavioral and social sciences, then we encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity!

The BSOS Summer Research Initiative is part of the UMD’s College of Behavioral and Social Science’s long-standing commitment to increasing the number of underrepresented minorities who pursue graduate degrees in the social and behavioral sciences. The program provides rising juniors and seniors with an 8-week intensive experience to develop research skills, learn about doctoral training, and increase graduate training readiness.

The SRI provides:

  • A $3,000 stipend (before taxes)
  • Travel to/from College Park, Maryland
  • University housing and meals
  • Program activities

Participating BSOS Departments include African American Studies, Anthropology, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Economics, Geographical Sciences, Government & Politics, Hearing & Speech Sciences, Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science, Psychology, and Sociology.

Program Dates

The 2023 BSOS SRI runs from June 5, 2023 - July 28, 2023. Participants are required to arrive Saturday, June 3rd for the weekend orientation.

Key Expectations

  • Be citizens or permanent residents of the United States
  • Be enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year higher education institution, with preference given to those will have obtained junior or senior status by the fall 2023
  • Demonstrate an interest in pursuing graduate study in one of the behavioral or social sciences, with preference given to those interested in doctoral studies
  • Express an interest or commitment in the value of increasing the diversity and inclusion in social and behavioral science research
  • Will have taken a basic statistics or research methodology course
  • Possess an excellent academic record, including a 3.0 or better cumulative GPA

 Learn more and apply here.


For questions or more information about the SRI, please contact SRI Coordinator Brittney Robinson at brobins7@umd.edu.

Spring Graduates – Remember to apply for Spring graduation?

 Visit the TESTUDO website to apply!          

Application deadline: February 4th

Commencement Ceremonies

Main Ceremony: Monday, May 22nd, 7pm at the Xfinity Center

College/Department Ceremonies:  Tuesday, May 23rd

College/Department Ceremonies:  Wednesday, May 24th


For more information on Spring Commencement and individual college and school ceremonies, visit: commencement.umd.edu  or

The Office of Special Events at: 301.405.4638 / commencement@umd.edu

BSOS Feller Center Advising invites all graduating seniors to see a department or college advisor before the end of schedule adjustment to make sure they are on track for degree completion.

Schedule Your 30-Minute Advising Appointmentt (log in with your CAS login)

Attend Drop-In Advising:  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)                 

Email: for general advising inquiries: bsosadvising@umd.edu

Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Spring Schedule Adjustment Period Ends

BSOS Feller Center Advising Office advises students to confirm that their official enrollment matches the courses they are attending.  Often, students do not realize they are still registered for a course they thought they had dropped.

The last day to make changes to your schedule is February 7th

 

Add/Drop Courses: Students can add, drop, or change course sections during the Schedule Adjustment Period. Courses added prior to and during the Schedule Adjustment Period will appear on students' permanent records. Courses dropped prior to or during the Schedule Adjustment Period will not appear on the student record, nor will they count towards the number of attempts a student has for any given course.

Grading Method: Any courses taken as Pass/Fail CANNOT count towards a Major or General Education requirement.  Additional Pass/Fail policies can be viewed here.

Please review these policies related to penalties for drops during schedule adjustment if your full-time/part-time status will change.

 

 

What should you do?

  1. Check your enrollment in Testudo under “Registration (Drop/Add)” by February 7th
  2. Make sure you are enrolled in all of the correct courses.
  3. Make sure you have dropped those you no longer plan to take.
  4. Visit BSOS Advising if you have any questions! 

Questions? Contact a BSOS Feller Center Advisor

Schedule Your 30-Minute Advising Appointment (log in with your CAS login)

Attend Drop-In Advising:  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)                 

Email: for general advising inquiries: bsosadvising@umd.edu

Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm