Friday, September 30, 2016

NASA Pathways Internship

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is currently seeking Engineering, Technical, and Business related majors to fill paid Pathways Intern positions. The deadline to apply is Monday October 3, 2016.

NASA is looking for students interested in areas of Psychology, Business Management/Administration, Education, Communications, Human Resources, Human Resources Development, Instructional Systems Design, Information Systems, Operations Research/Analytics, Supply Change Management, Finance, and Accounting.

For details and to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/450930300

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Elections 2016 - The Use and Impact of Social Media

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Full details: http://www.lib.umd.edu/rc/elections-2016

Attention December Graduates

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For information regarding the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Commencement Ceremony click here

For information regarding the Campus-Wide Commencement Ceremony click here. 

2016-17 BSOS Diversity Advisory Council - Apply by Oct. 14!

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS) Diversity Advisory Council (DAC) is made up of BSOS faculty, staff, students, and administration. The DAC serves an advisory function for the dean on matters of diversity and inclusion within the College and University. The DAC also provides a forum for the exchange of diversity and inclusion information and discussion of matters pertinent to the college community. Student representatives will serve as full members of the committee. As a representative of the DAC, students will receive excellent leadership and networking experience as they work alongside college faculty, staff, administrators, and fellow students.

The DAC student representative positions are open to both graduate and undergraduate students. The council will appoint 2 undergraduate and 2 graduate students. One undergraduate student must be a member of the Dean’s Student Advisory Council and one graduate student must be a member of the Dean’s Graduate Student Advisory Council. The other representatives will serve as “at large” student representatives. International students are encouraged to apply.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Last Chance to Apply for Fall Brand and Marketing Internship with the National Park Service!

The National Park Service (NPS) Office of Partnerships and Philanthropic Stewardship (Partnership Office) is searching for an undergraduate or graduate student who is interested in an opportunity to assist in the  development of an NPS Brand and Marketing Strategy that raises public awareness and understanding of the NPS mission and its core values; resonates with a broad range of audiences and constituent groups; promotes greater recognition of the brand; and attracts and encourages increased engagement and stewardship. 

 The mission of the National Park Service is "… to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations" (National Park Service Organic Act, 1916).


The NPS strives to fulfill its mission and encourage greater citizen engagement in national park programs and activities by partnering with educational institutions, organizations, businesses, and federal, state, tribal and local agencies.  The Partnership Office helps the NPS and its partners create, enhance, and recognize their collaborative work through training, communication, and policy leadership.     

Responsibilities Include:   
  •  Collaborate with a brand and marketing specialist and the Partnership Office to assist in the development of an NPS Brand Identity and Marketing Strategy.  Depending on the phase of strategy development, interns may conduct research and write reports on the following topical  areas,  
o   Research and report out on the history of NPS brand marks and usage.
o   Research and report out on the history of NPS marketing, including successful cause marketing campaigns the NPS has carried out with other organizations in the past. 
o   Create a list of focus and constituent groups and brainstorm ways to engage groups in order to develop a comprehensive list of the universal meanings, values, emotions and intangible assets people equate with the NPS -and that the NPS seeks to convey through its new brand identity.
o   Research and report out on the “best-in-class” branding and marketing strategies used by government agencies and nonprofit and corporate entities. 
o   Research and recommend the best ways to articulate and roll out the new strategy to NPS employees, partners, and other key stakeholders. 
o   Research different types of tools and tool kits government, non-profit, and corporate entities have created to ensure stakeholders are able to effectively utilize the new brand.  
o   Provide guidance in rolling out the new branding/marketing strategy.
o   Develop a strategy to test brand and marketing effectiveness (once roll-out has occurred).

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Research Fellow at Stanford Law School

RESEARCH FELLOW, STANFORD LAW SCHOOL (Fixed term) *multi-job posting

Commitment:
Full-time, starting Spring/Summer 2017.  Fellowships last for one year, with an option to renew for a second year by mutual agreement of the professor and the fellow.

Description:
Assist with the research of Professors John J. Donohue, Jacob Goldin, Daniel Ho, Daniel Kessler, and Alison Morantz at Stanford Law School. Designed for graduating seniors or recent college graduates, fellowships provide 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 at Harvard, Stanford, Yale, and MIT, and law school at Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and Columbia. They have been drawn from a variety of undergraduate disciplines, including economics, political science, applied math, public policy, statistics, and 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 a competitive salary and benefits package, including full medical and dental insurance, access to campus athletic and academic facilities, paid vacation time, professional development funds, and the capacity to audit Stanford courses and attend on-campus lectures and seminars free of charge.

Need to Take the GRE? Register for a Free Practice Test

The BSOS Dean's Student Advisory Council is partnering with Kaplan to provide a free, in-person GRE practice test on October 8th!

Learn what to expect and how you'd score on the exam with a detailed score report. Space is limited - register today!

Test Information:
Saturday, October 8th 
10 AM - 2 PM
0117 Tydings Hall

Registration link - http://bit.ly/umdgretest

Monday, September 26, 2016

Fall 2016/Spring 2017 Internship Opportunity - Economics Partners

Economics Partners LLC (“EP”), with offices in Denver, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Morristown NJ, Salt Lake City, Dallas and Tel Aviv Israel was founded to address a market need.  Specializing in transfer pricing and valuation work, we handle much of our clients’ applied finance and economics needs.  Our clients include multiple Fortune 100 companies, many of which are the leaders in their industry.  We are considered thought leaders in the areas of intangible asset valuation, transfer pricing, and general valuation theory. 

Our services include providing restructuring-related valuation and economic analyses, controversy/tax audit defense, compliance documentation, and planning analyses.  We act as expert witnesses.  We negotiate audit settlements and advance pricing agreements between governments and taxpayers.  We price, document, and defend our clients’ most sensitive intercompany transactions. 

Job Description

We are currently seeking a college junior or senior Intern in our DC office to assist with various challenging transfer pricing and valuation engagements.  This position offers excellent opportunities for learning, development, and possible employment to the right candidate. 

As an Intern, you will work on a variety of assignments including, but not limited to:
  • Conducting benchmarking analyses;
  • Performing in-depth company, industry, and market research;
  • Drafting industry and market analyses;  and
  • Performing financial and statistical analyses related to client projects.
The environment at EP is collegial – as such, Interns have the opportunity to interact with Associates, Managers, Directors, and Partners on a regular basis.  Teamwork is very important to us. 

Friday, September 23, 2016

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: Hiring Research Associate Positions for Spring '17

The Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is looking for Research associates to start in the Spring/Summer of 2017. Research associates work with economists and other Bank personnel on research projects that: contribute to the quality of monetary and banking policies; expand the frontier of knowledge in the areas of money and banking, macroeconomics, international economics, and regional economics; and educate audiences about current economic issues. The primary responsibilities include publishing in leading professional journals, maintaining an active research agenda, and providing advice on monetary and other policy issues. The Division enjoys a strong international reputation and offers an outstanding research environment along with competitive salary and benefits.

Interested applicants must email all of the following documents to ra.recruiting@stls.frb.org:
  • A Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Copy of unofficial transcripts from all colleges in universities attended
  • Completed applicant summary file
Applications will not be considered without all of these materials.

For questions or concerns, contact ra.recruiting@stls.frb.org

Interviews will begin in early October and we will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis until all positions are filled (typically around early January).

Click here for a detailed flyer.

Fall Paid Internship with the Advisory Board Company

This part-time paid internship is based in Washington D.C. within the Corporate Strategy division across fall of 2016. Specifically within the New Product Development team, the position is the perfect fit for motivated, entrepreneurial, and analytically minded people. This innovative group is responsible for defining the firm’s growth strategy and developing new products and services – organically or via partnerships and acquisitions. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work with a group focused on developing a new product offering for the US health care market. You will be exposed to all aspects of the product development process including issue identification, market sizing, product design, assessing competitive pressures and developing pitch and marketing materials. This internship offers a unique opportunity to contribute to systemic change in the health care industry.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Conduct primary research on a specific health care topic area
  • Research business and technology trends
  • Identify and size market opportunities
  • Assess competitive pressures
  • Conduct rigorous market testing 
  • Collateral creation in PowerPoint for internal presentations and marketing material
  • Contribute to evaluation of new business opportunities/ideas/potential partner companies
  • Support readying a manuscript for submission to a peer-reviewed journal 

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree OR in the process of earning a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Willingness to work a minimum of 15 hours a week 
  • Ability to work in a team environment or independently
  • High comfort level with primary research and ability to convert findings into relevant insights
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Strong academic record
  • Any experience working on research or contributing to peer-reviewed publications preferred 

Gilman International Scholarship for Study Abroad - Deadline Oct. 4th

ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT STUDYING ABROAD IN SPRING 2017 OR SUMMER 2017? ARE YOU A US CITIZEN RECEIVING A PELL GRANT (A FEDERAL NEED-BASED EDUCATIONAL GRANT)?

The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers 1,700 scholarships of up to $5,000 to students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies world-wide. Such international study is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world. Programs must be at least 4 weeks in length.

The deadline to apply is October 4th by 10:59pm. For an application to be complete, students will need to have their application certified online by a study abroad advisor and a financial aid advisor. Apply well before the deadline as late applications will not be accepted. Spring applicants will be notified of their status November 2016, and summer applicants will be notified of their status late February 2017.

Eligibility Requirements: US Citizens - Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors - All Majors - Must be studying abroad for at least 4 weeks - Must have FAFSA demonstrated financial need and be receiving a Pell Grant.

Application Deadline: October 4, 2016 by 10:59pm - this is the deadline to apply for scholarships for spring 2017 OR summer 2017 study.

Meet Gilman Alumni Webinar: Monday, September 26th, 12-1pm. Register for the webinar here.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Lessons from Abroad Conference for Study Abroad Alumni - Oct. 1st

Join us Saturday, October 1st, 2016!

Studying abroad can be a powerful experience, often inspiring you in new ways once you're back. The transition back to campus can also be overwhelming as you seek ways to apply your experience and new interests back home. That's why UMD Education Abroad is a co-sponsor of the Lessons from Abroad Conference for study abroad alumni on Saturday, October 1st.

Register NOW to join UMD and other DC-area students the for study abroad alumni on Saturday, October 1st. This is a terrific professional development opportunity for you to leverage your international experience and learn about how you can apply this towards your future endeavors.

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Meet other recent study abroad returnees from all over the greater Washington, D.C. area
  • Hear from dynamic professionals about their experiences abroad
  • Learn how to talk about your newly acquired global skills in a job interview
  • Discover how you can work or study abroad after graduation
  • Network with professionals working in internationally-focused jobs
  • Get your resume personally reviewed by career professionals and those with international work experience
  • Stay connected to and share stories about your study abroad experience

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

On-Campus Interviews


The following organizations have deadlines for On-Campus Interviews approaching. Log into Careers4Terps and click “Search On-Campus Interviews” under the “Shortcut” links to read more. NOTE: The positions will only appear if you meet the criteria the employer sets (i.e. class year).
  • CNA Insurance- Underwriting Trainee (9-22) 
  • DataLab USA- Data Analyst/Entry-level Technical Designer/Programmer/Business Systems and Analyst/SQL Developer (9-22) 
  • Accenture- Technology Analyst/Software Engineering Analyst/Management Consulting Analyst (9-23) 
  • T. Rowe Price Associates- Investment Fellowship (9-23) 
  • Unum- Sales Consultant Trainee (9-23) 
  • PNC Financial Services- Corporate & Institutional Banking Development Program (9-23) 
  • Foresters Financial- Financial Rep Internship (9-23) 
  • Macy’s, Inc.- Executive Development Program – Store Management; Internship (9-26) 
  • Morgan Stanley- 2017 Operations Full-time Analyst Program (9-27) 
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch - GBAM Wholesale Credit, Summer Analyst (9-28) 
  • Booz Allen Hamilton- 2017 Summer Games Internship, Data Analyst, Management and Security Consultant (9-28) 
  • PNC Financial Services- Asset Management Group- Program Analyst, Associate (9-28) 
  • NewDay USA- Credit Analyst, Accountant Executive, Underwriter Program (9-29) 
  • Cambridge Associates- Jr. Operations Associate (9-29)

Terportunity Carnival - Sept. 29th

Thursday, September 29, 2016 – 11:30am-2:30pm

Location: Stamp Student Union. Atrium

Are you interested in finding a part-time job, internship, or research opportunity on campus? Meet with 30 campus offices and organizations about the wealth of experiential learning and employment opportunities the University of Maryland has to offer. Terportunity Carnival will also feature caricature artists, prizes and ice cream from the Maryland Dairy!

CIA Analyst Simulation - October 21st

Job ID in Careers4Terps - 145988

The CIA is looking for self-motivated, bright, forward-leaning students from all majors seeking CO-OPs or INTERNSHIPS in an analyst role, serving their country and working in a diverse, dynamic, and challenging environment.

Check out the following links for more details of specific analyst roles available at the CIA:
Join us on OCTOBER 21, 2016 for a Simulation Event that will demonstrate working in the Agency’s Analyst role, and provide info on the application process.

The event will take place on October 21 from 9.30am-4.30pm on campus. Confirmed attendees will receive location information from the employer.

APPLY NOW to be considered for this event. To apply MUST SEND EMAIL ONLY (NOT SUBMIT ANYTHING VIA CAREERS 4 TERPS).
  • Email a current resume AND a brief statement on why you would like to participate in the CIA Analytic Simulation at - cia.mid.atlantic.rr@gmail.com
  • TITLE OF EMAIL - 10/21 UMD CIA Event
Resumes will be reviewed by the Analytic Hiring Division to determine attendees and we will notify students if they are invited by close of business Oct. 12th, 2016.

Applications will be accepted through close of business Oct. 4th, 2016!

Macy's Store Management Internship Program - Summer 2017

The Store Management Summer Internship is a structured 8-week program designed to strengthen your leadership skills & business acumen and give you the opportunity to test drive a career in managing people & business. In this role, you will be exposed to operational areas including, but not limited to customer service, store operations, associate development, human resources, visual merchandising, loss prevention, and district management.

Upon successful completion of the internship, and with your store’s recommendation, you may be offered a position to join us in your career after graduation as a Store Management Executive Development Program Trainee.

Essential Functions:
  • Work through weekly assignments, and prepare a capstone business-driving project & presentation with a mentor.
  • Experience all facets of running a multi-million dollar department store through cross-functional departmental and operational exposures. 
  • Attend one of our regional Intern Summits, an opportunity to learn more about our business and meet fellow interns.
  • Assist with creating a customer-focused selling environment by assisting with coaching and developing a team of associates. 
  • Assist with driving sales & profit through a range of different activities, including: assisting in the daily operation of our stores, training & coaching associates, and analyzing trends alongside business partners who influence merchandise selections that better meet our customers’ needs.
  • Interact with store manager and field merchant teams to obtain greater insight to the multitude of career opportunities available in our organization.
  • Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality. 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Support Services for International Students

International Student Support Group

International Student Support Group is a group that is designated for international students only. The group provides a safe and comfortable space for international students to (a) meet other international students, (b) discuss issues that are rarely talked about in the classroom, and (c) practice English in a less intimidating environment. The group meets weekly for 90 minutes at Shoemaker Building. This group requires the group members to participate in the group regularly for one semester as the consistency of your presence and participation in the group has proven to be helpful for deeper conversation and developing solid friendship and support systems.

The group is only open for 8-10 people for a semester. Due to the limited seats, please contact Dr. Yi-Jiun Lin at ylin1234@umd.edu for Monday group (5:00-6:30 p.m.) or Dr. Jinhee Kang at jkang79@umd.edu for Wednesday group (6:00-7:30 p.m.) as soon as possible if you are interested in the group. When you contact Dr. Lin or Dr. Kang, please also include your name, country of origin, major/program, and what you are hoping to get from the group.

Interested in Practicing English and Learning about Different Cultures?

The UMD ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Conversation Program is a student centered community that specifically aims to bring students and community members from diverse cultures together through authentic language learning/teaching and cultural exchange. For ten weeks during the Fall 2016 semester, participants meet with their fluent English speaking volunteer in one-on-one or group sessions. During conversation sessions participants practice their oral English through discussions on various topics and other activities planned by the volunteer.

To learn more, register, or volunteer, visit http://umdesol.weebly.com/ or contact umdesol@gmail.com.

Full Time Positions with KPMG - Summer 2017 Start Date

Economic & Valuation Services (EVS) Associate (Summer 2017 Start Date) - Valuations - NYC / NJ (10952 - 11422BR)

New York City, New York and Short Hills, New Jersey (Careers4Terps ID 146081)

You may only apply to ONE position. In addition to applying via Careers4Terps, you must also apply to KPMG’s website using the following link.

Students applying for this position should be graduating by May 2018. To apply and view the job description, please click on the link:

New York City Position

New Jersey Position

Responsibilities:
  • Efficiently research, analyze, and communicate the key qualitative factors and quantitative drivers of companies and industries in a fast paced environment 
  • Evaluate business plans, adjust financial statements, and build financial models. Financial models may include, but not limited to, discounted cash flow analysis, weighted average cost of capital using the capital asset pricing model, among others 
  • Analyze data and prepare documentation of analyses for financial reporting, tax and other business purposes 
  • Participate in due diligence activities on pending M&A transactions, public-company purchase price allocations, goodwill impairment measurement, international restructurings and private-company fairness opinions 
  • Assist with the valuation of tangible and intangible assets, including report preparation, proposals and executive presentations for financial reporting, regulatory or business planning purposes. Intangible assets may include, but not limited to, customer relationships, trademarks/trade names, non-compete agreements, etc. 
  • Interview senior client management, identify and evaluate critical valuation related inputs from large quantity of diverse information and concisely document findings 

Summer 2017 Internships with KPMG - Apply by Sept. 24th!

KPMG - Summer 2017 internships (multiple locations available)

Application deadline: September 24, 2016

You may only apply to ONE position. In addition to applying via Careers4Terps, you must also apply to KPMG’s website. Log into Careers4Terps, make sure your "Account settings" reflect your major and correct year of graduation, then use the ID numbers below or the word "KPMG" to view all openings. Upload your resume and complete the application on the KPMG website (listed on the posting in Careers4Terps) to be considered for the position.

Economic & Valuation Services (EVS) Intern (Summer 2017)

Locations:
  • McLean, Virginia- ID in Careers4Terps 146076
  • Short Hills, New Jersey- ID in Careers4Terps 146077
  • New York City, New York- ID in Careers4Terps 146078
  • New York City, New York- ID in Careers4Terps 146079
Students applying for this position should be graduating between December 2017 and Summer 2018.

Qualifications:
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university in Accounting, Economics, Business, Finance, or Mathematics 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, solid research skills, and the ability to work well both autonomously and in a team environment 
  • Excellent organizational skills and comfortable with multi-tasking 
  • Experience or coursework in strategic transfer pricing studies, financial statement analysis, quantitative and competitive analysis, statistical sampling and econometrics, strategy evaluation and/or operational performance analysis 
  • Target graduation dates from December 2017 through Summer 2018 
Our internship program is designed for individuals who have three or more years of university education at the time they begin their internship.

Need help finding an internship?

Not sure where to start with your internship search? Or, do you feel like you are at a standstill and unsure about the next steps in your search?

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 
4:00pm - 5:00pm

3rd Floor of Hornbake Library, South Wing
3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing, College Park, MD 20747


To help you with your internship search, we will discuss:
  1. Specific resources available to research internship opportunities in non-profit, government and corporate sectors.
  2. Quick tips on making a positive first impression on resumes and during interviews.
  3. Strategies to connect with UMD alumni working within your intended career field.
For additional information about this event:

Contact Erica Ely at eely@umd.edu

Networking & Resume Tips for the Economics Networking Night (Presented by Morgan Stanley)

Prepare to make an amazing first impression at the Economics Networking Night, October 5, 6-8 p.m., by attending this preparation workshop.

Representatives from Morgan Stanley will lead the workshop and share tips and best practices for marketing yourself at employer and networking events. This workshop will provide effective networking and resume writing tips. If you are planning to attend the Networking Night, this workshop is strongly recommended for you!

Date: Thursday, September 29th
Time: 5-6 pm
Location: 3rd Floor of Hornbake Library, South Wing
RSVP here

Related events:
  • Attend an Information Session led by Morgan Stanley to learn about their open positions in Operations and Finance Divisions on September 28. 
  • Attend the Economics Networking Night, October 5, 6-8 p.m. to meet Morgan Stanley and 20-30 other alumni and employers in the field of economics.
Co-Hosted by Economics Association of Maryland (EAM).

Apply to the Global Terrorism Minor -- Deadline Sept. 30th!

The Global Terrorism Minor is now accepting applications! This minor is offered to undergraduate students at the University of Maryland in collaboration with The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START). The Global Terrorism program focuses on exploring the origins and motivations of terrorism based on theoretical understandings of individual and group behavior. Students also explore the impacts of the threat of terrorism on individuals and communities as well as strategies for preventing, deterring, mitigating, and responding to terrorist threats.

As a member of this program, you can expect to gain real-world experience to prepare you for a future in graduate education, research studies, and careers in the homeland security and counterterrorism fields. Although housed in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, we offer an inter-disciplinary program and encourage individuals from all majors to apply.

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Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) Internship Opportunity

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) is looking for interns (of all majors) for the Spring 2017 semester! During the internship, interns will receive mentoring, training, and the opportunity to participate in many professional development activities. START will work with academic institutions to enable students to undertake the internship for credit. Internships are unpaid and students must be able to work at START Headquarters at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Please visit our website for more information about our projects and to access the application form: https://www.start.umd.edu/careers/internships. The deadline to apply is Friday, November 4th, 2016 at 11:59pm.

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) was established in 2005 as a U.S. Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence, tasked with utilizing state-of-the-art theories, methods, and data from the social and behavioral sciences to improve the understanding of the origins, dynamics, and social and psychological impacts of terrorism. START was funded by an initial $12 million grant from DHS to complete projects in the research areas of terrorist group formation and recruitment, terrorist group persistence and dynamics, and societal responses to terrorist threats and attacks.

In 2009, START was recognized by DHS for outstanding contributions to the security of the United States for its long-term support of the Global Terrorism Database (GTD), an open-source database including information on more than 113,000 domestic and international terrorist events around the world since 1970. More information on the GTD can be found at http://www.start.umd.edu/gtd/.

Inquiries regarding the application form or general questions about our internships should be directed to internships@start.umd.edu.

Consulting Career Day, September 30th!

Interested in a career in consulting? Join Alpha Kappa Psi at the University of Maryland for our 7th annual Consulting Career Day! Students will have the opportunity to talk with experienced consulting professionals, learn how to succeed in interviews and on the job, as well as potentially secure an interview for a summer internship or full-time job! Consulting Career Day has more than just networking. It will consist of 3 events: the Employer Panel Discussion, the Case Interview Workshop hosted by Deloitte Consulting, and the Career Fair. Pick and choose which events to go to!

This event is open to all UMD students!
No registration is required.
Attire is business professional.

Schedule of Events (all take place Friday, September 30th):

10:00am-11:30am - Employer Panel Discussion
VMH1524 (Frank Auditorium)
Learn about the industry from the consultants themselves in this question and answer session.

11:30am-12:30pm - Case Interview Workshop hosted by Deloitte Consulting
VMH1524 (Frank Auditorium)

Go step by step through a case interview to gain valuable insight. You'll be getting tips from the same people who may be interviewing you for your next job or internship.

12:30pm-3:30pm - Career Fair
VMH Atrium

Network with representatives from top consulting firms. Don't forget to bring copies of your resume!

Questions? Contact Erica Shields (ericas@terpmail.umd.edu).

Law School Fair, October 11th 1-4pm

This event provides a unique opportunity for students and alumni considering law school to meet face to face with law school admissions representatives from across the country. Over 100 law schools typically attend this event.

Event Date and Time: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00 p.m.

Location: Grand Ballroom - Stamp Student Union

Suggested attire: Business Casual

The University of Maryland's Pre-Law Advising Office within Letters and Sciences is partnering with the University Career Center & The President's Promise to present this Law School Fair. This event is open to not only University of Maryland students but also students and alumni from around the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. area.

Students: See who will be attending the fair

For additional information about this event contact Greg Shaffer at gshaffer@umd.edu or Neil Dhingra at ndhingra@umd.edu.

Please contact Alicia Montague at the University Career Center & The President's Promise (amontagu@umd.edu or 301.314.7239) at least two weeks prior if you need to request accessibility accommodations for this event.

Terps Mean Business! Learn More About Smith Business Minors!

The Smith minor program is a major reason why the business school is such a unique academic establishment. While other highly acclaimed undergraduate business programs subscribe to an exclusive culture, Smith allows students from any school on campus to learn core business principles as a compliment to their primary major. Smith minor programs do not subtract from the special experience Smith major students have, rather they open up the experience to other students who will inevitably benefit from developing a stronger business acumen for a successful career in any field. Whether you are a journalism student looking to gain management skills, or an engineer that is seeking entrepreneurial fundamentals, or even an art student that wants to combine their passion with marketing and advertising, Smith can help you take your skill set and talents to the next level. All of this comes as no surprise; it is just another extension of the Smith spirit, cultivating everyone’s inherent potential to achieve greatness through focused resources and networks.

To read more about the Smith minor program, click here.

Monday, September 19, 2016

2016 AXA Advisors Next Step Externship

The Next Step Externship Program is a unique opportunity designed for college juniors and seniors who would like to further their knowledge of the financial industry. It is intended to help them transition from backpacks to briefcases and jump-start their career search process.

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Paid Sales Operations Internship with CVent -- Apply by Sept. 30th!

Cvent, the leading online event registration and eMarketing software company is seeking a Sales Operations Intern for the 2016-2017 academic school year. The ideal candidate will assist in the day-to-day operations of the sales division as well as support the Sales Coordinator and Sales staff. We are looking for a career driven individual that is ultimately looking for a full-time job in sales and marketing. The candidate must be able to learn quickly, think on their feet and take initiative to assist the sales team. This internship is a great way to gain experience in a fast paced business environment with an extremely reputable company.

What You Need for this Position:
  • Full time student with flexible schedule (Juniors and Seniors preferred)
  • Ability to work 20-30 hours per week
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. 
  • Ability to drive or commute to offices in McLean, VA. 
  • Prior office experience preferred. (but not required)

Applications accepted until September 30, 2016.

Interested students can view the full internship posting and apply by logging into Careers4Terps and searching the post ID: 145489

U.S.-Russian Relations Research Internship -- Apply by Oct. 31st!

The Center for the National Interest is seeking energetic students interested in international affairs to apply to be Research Interns. Interns will assist U.S.-Russia Relations Program Director and Center Executive Director Paul Saunders on a series of projects related to American policy toward Moscow and the U.S.-Russian dialogue. The program is built around a regular series of seminars on key issues in the bilateral relationship, including non-proliferation, the war on terror, energy, and Russia’s domestic evolution as it relates to democracy, the media, and corruption. It has recently focused on U.S. and Russian interests and interaction in the former Soviet territory.

Successful applicants will have a strong work ethic, excellent writing skills, and a sharp analytical mind. A demonstrated interest in international affairs and foreign policy is required. Research proficiency in Russian language, while not required, is strongly desirable. In addition to supporting the Program Director, Research Interns will have access to most Center meetings, seminars, and other events. Research Interns will also have the opportunity to pursue independent research and writing in the Center’s award winning foreign affairs publication: The National Interest.

Responsibilities:
  • Conduct research to support the activities of the U.S.-Russia Relations program, including op-eds, reports, and briefings
  • Aid in the organization of program meetings, events, and seminars
  • Author summaries of program activities for internal and external audiences
  • General office assistance as needed

CSIS Middle East Program Research Internship

Research Intern - Middle East Program

Tracking Code: 114-233

Job Description

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a non-profit, bipartisan public policy organization established in 1962 to provide strategic insights and practical policy solutions to decision makers concerned with global security and prosperity. Over the years, it has grown to be one of the largest organizations of its kind, with a staff of some 200 employees, including more than 120 analysts.

JOB SUMMARY:

The CSIS Middle East Program seeks highly motivated candidates for a full-time paid, three-month internship in a dynamic and fast-paced environment beginning in mid-late September 2016.

The Middle East Program is currently undertaking work on self-determination movements in the Middle East and elsewhere; political, security, and economic trends in the Maghreb, and its interconnectivity with the global system; military conscription and national identity in the United Arab Emirates; and the long-term drivers of social and economic change in the Gulf countries.

We strongly encourage you to review our guide on Advice for Job Seekers in Middle East Policy before submitting your application for an internship with the CSIS Middle East Program.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resumé, two letters of recommendation, and a brief (500-1000 word) writing sample. Writing samples should demonstrate the ability to research and write policy-relevant work. Letters of recommendation should be sent to middleeaststudies@csis.org. Finalists will also be asked to complete a trial assignment assessing their research and writing ability.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Please note this is a paid internship position.

The Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering Program

If you are considering a career in finance or data science, the top-ranked Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering program wants to talk to you!

In one year at U.C. Berkeley, you can gain the knowledge, experience, and connections you'll need to launch your career.

We're currently accepting applications for the program beginning in spring 2017, and our next deadline is around the corner.

To learn more about the program and have your resume reviewed on the spot by Assistant Dean Linda Kreitzman, online on September 20 at 3:00 PM Pacific time (more info here) or on October 4 at 10:00 AM Pacific time (more info here). Can't make it? Check our full event schedule for upcoming events online or in your area.

We look forward to meeting you online or in person! To learn more about the Berkeley MFE program, please go to mfe.berkeley.edu or contact us to schedule a 1:1 advising session with one of our admissions counselors.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Citi Analyst Opportunities Webinar - Sept. 19th, 6pm

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Interested in consulting? Check out these opportunities and workshops hosted by the Career Center!

Consulting opportunities/workshops

Accenture Case Study Workshop

Monday, September 26, 2016 – 5:00pm-6:30pm

Location: 3rd Floor of Hornbake Library, South Wing

Accenture executives will provide students with assistance to help prepare them for the interview process, including best practices, structure and tips. Attendees will learn about Behavioral, Case, and Confirming interviews.

RSVP link


Morgan Stanley’s Operations and Finance Divisions

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Van Munching Hall, Room 1336

The presentation will be a valuable opportunity to learn more about the 2017 Operations and Finance Full Time Analyst Programs in Baltimore and the type of work that we do. You will also have the chance to meet members of the Baltimore team who are creating change at Morgan Stanley and hear first-hand why they believe our culture is the real differentiator. All majors encouraged to attend!

RSVP link

Chicago Fed Research Department Hiring Associate Economists to Start in Summer 2017


Associate Economist-248043 
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 
Primary Location IL-Chicago 
Full-time / Part-time Full-time 
Employee Status Regular 
Overtime Status Exempt 
Job Type Entry Level Job Type 
Travel No 
Shift Day Job 
Job Sensitivity Tier II - No Credit Check 

Job Summary: Conducts statistical and economic analyses of current macroeconomic and regional data, and provides research support for the economists. The level of work required is considered entry-level and staff work under direct supervision. This job has no direct reports. 

Midterm Power -- Sept. 28th, 10am-2pm @ Stamp!

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

You are invited- FALL CAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIR, Sept. 22nd

FALL CAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIR!
Wednesday, September 21, 12-5 p.m. (STEM industries only)
Thursday, September 22, 12 -5 p.m. (all industries)
XFINITY Center
The University Career Center & The President’s Promise is bringing over 300 employers to campus for the Fall Career & Internship Fair at the University of Maryland! Review the full list of employers attending.

Employers recruiting College of Behavioral and Social Sciences students include the following (sample list): 

·         Bureau of Labor Statistics
·         CEB (formally Corporate Executive Board)
·         Consortium Health Plans, Inc.
·         Constituent Services Offices of Congressman Steny H. Hoyer
·         Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
·         Dunbar Armored
·         Fannie  Mae
·         Federal Reserve Board
·         Foresters Financial Services
·         GovConnection, Inc.
·         ICF International
·         Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET Program)
·         KIPP DC / Capital Teaching Residency
·         M&T Bank Corporations
·         McAdam
·         Morgan Stanley
·         National Park Service - National Mall and Memorial Parks
·         Northwestern Mutual
·         Prince George's County Police Department
·         Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
·         Teach For America
·         USAID Office of Inspector General
·         The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars
·         Many more!

The Career & Internship Fair is for all students regardless of class level. Click the link below to review how to use the Fair to…
·         explore career paths;
·         research internship options;

Need your resume reviewed? The Center is offering several drop-in options as well as advising appointments.
Transportation: Shuttle buses are provided to Xfinity for all attendees. Buses will run on continuous loops. See Shuttle Schedule for arrival times. 

Other opportunities for BSOS students to network with employers:

Student Employment Opportunity in the BSOS Advising Office - Apply by 9/21!

The BSOS Advising ​Office seeks an organized and dedicated undergraduate student to fill the position as Orientation Peer Advisor for the Fall 2016 semester. This student will assist with the preparation and operation of the Freshmen Connection Orientation program, working 10-12 hours/week beginning Oct. 3rd.

​Experience with the college/department advising offices, BSOS Peer Mentors or Ambassadors programs, The Office of New Student Programs or DSAC strongly preferred.​

Please email bsosorientation@gmail.com for an application. Applications are due Wednesday, September 21st.

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Job Opportunities for Research Assistants at the Federal Reserve Board

The Federal Reserve Board is hiring Research Assistants during the Fall recruiting season, October-November, and the Spring recruiting season, February-March for positions that begin in the summer.

Each year, the Board hires approximately 70 recent graduates in economics, math, or related fields as RAs. These positions are highly competitive and very quantitative in nature. While at the Board, RAs work closely with economists and analysts on a broad range of topics covering real-world policy issues and academic-type research. After their time at the Board, many of our RAs move on to top graduate school programs.

To be considered for these positions, candidates must submit application materials by September 30 for the Fall recruiting season and by January 31 for the Spring recruiting season. Complete application instructions are available at http://www.federalreserve.gov/careers/ra.htm.

A limited number of summer internships are also available each year. Application procedures and deadline information for this program can be found at http://www.federalreserve.gov/careers/intern_project.htm.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Truman Scholarship for Public Policy

Are you a Junior who is passionate about public service and making a difference on issues you care about?

Do you have outstanding public service accomplishments, a strong academic record, and excellent evidence of leadership ability?

Are you planning graduate study to help you prepare for a career working for the public good and shaping public policy?

Learn about the Truman Scholarship (www.truman.gov) which honors President Harry S. Truman by recognizing JUNIORS with outstanding potential for making contributions to the public good and to public policy. The Truman Scholarship provides $30,000 toward relevant graduate studies, plus exceptional internship opportunities and other important benefits.

WHO CAN APPLY: US Citizens or nationals (by March 2017) - Juniors, 3rd year Seniors - GPA of 3.4 or higher recommended - All Majors. ­ All candidates for Truman Scholarships must be nominated by their university.

To learn more about the Truman Scholarship and Maryland's nomination process please attend one of these upcoming information sessions:
  • Tuesday, September 20 from 12 noon to 12:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – rsvp to truman@umd.edu
  • Wednesday, September 21 from 12 noon to 12:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – rsvp to truman@umd.edu
  • Thursday, September 22 from 4:30 to 5:00 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – rsvp to truman@umd.edu
If you are interested but cannot attend on these days/times, contact Francis DuVinage at truman@umd.edu to schedule an appointment.

Prof. Margaret Pearson, Dept. of Government and Politics, is Maryland's faculty advisor for the Truman Scholarship.

Want your resume critiqued before the Career & Internship Fair?

The Fall Career & Internship Fair is just TWO WEEKS away. We have plenty of programs to help students prepare!

65% of employers attending the fair are seeking interns, including (but not limited to):

A Wider Circle, Columban Center for Advocacy & Outreach, Office of Congressman Steny H. Hoyer, Macy's, Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Montgomery County Police Department, Prince George's County Police Department, the National Park Service, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, Target, Bozzuto, USAID, Wolf Trap & more!

BSOS Majors: 2148 Tydings Hall
Fri, Sept 16, 10am-12pm
Bring a printed resume for critique.

Economics Networking Night - Wed. Oct. 5th!

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
go.umd.edu/ECONnetworking

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The Economics Networking Night connects students majoring in economics with UMD alumni and employers working in the areas of applied economics, policy, financial services, and consulting with federal government and private sector organizations throughout the DC Metro area.

Professionals will be available to chat individually with students. Over 60% of job seekers cite networking as the most successful strategy when gathering career path information as well as to identify job leads, so don’t miss this amazing event.

Spots are limited so RSVP today! Current sophomore, junior, and senior level UMD Economics majors are strongly encouraged to attend.

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Make the most of this event with these networking tips

Register to attend a preparation workshop on September 29th from 5-6pm, hosted by the Economics Association of Maryland, featuring representatives from Morgan Stanley.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Sustainable Solutions Research Internship - Apply by Sept. 23rd!

Plisko Sustainable Solutions, LLC is a woman-owned small-business that provides consulting services related to strategic planning, program implementation, and assessment services in the environmental health and sustainability arena. For more information on Plisko Sustainable Solutions, LLC, please visit the website: www.pliskosolutions.com.

Position Summary: This role offers an exciting opportunity to work with a growing organization that is at the leading edge of practical and meaningful sustainability work. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented student interested in creating meaningful solutions for triple bottom line results and to be part of a small, committed, and professional team.

Applicants must be enthusiastic and have excellent research, writing, and organizational skills. He or she should have a proven interest in environmental health and/or sustainability work.

How to Apply: Please read the job description below and send a brief CV, one-page cover letter explaining why you believe that you meet the criteria, and a writing sample (2000 words maximum) to: joan@pliskosolutions.com, clearly stating "Research Intern" in the subject line. Complete information should be submitted by close of business on September 23, 2016.

Main Duties and Responsibilities: The Research Intern provides support to members of the Plisko Sustainable Solutions team in the following areas: Assisting the team with research in support of existing and potential new projects; assisting with drafting case studies; and providing general organizational support as required. Topic areas may include, but not be limited to: solar energy; stormwater management; and sustainability certifications.

Global Entrepreneurship Semester - Apply by Oct. 1st!

The Global Entrepreneurship Semester (GES) is designed to give students the opportunity to experience dynamic entrepreneurial cultures and environments around the world. A joint initiative of the Office of International Affairs and the Honors College Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program, this full-year program combines one (short) semester of on-campus instruction and preparation with one semester of coursework and experiential learning abroad.

The fall half-semester seminar course (October 18 - December 13) on Global Entrepreneurship (ENES 211) is taught by industry experts and seasoned international entrepreneurs, alongside professional development workshops, one-on-one resume and interview reviews, and international entrepreneurship & business events throughout the semester to enable students to excel in their spring internships. While abroad, students will spend 15-20 hours a week interning for local companies or startups and applying their knowledge of entrepreneurship and newly develop skills.

Apply by October 1, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

Full Time Position and Summer Analyst Positions with Cornerstone Research

Cornerstone Research, a leading economic and financial consulting firm, will be coming to campus on Monday, September 19th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm in Van Munching Hall Room 1511 for an Information Session and Example Case Presentation with potential applicants. We are recruiting both graduating seniors for the Analyst position and juniors for the Summer Analyst position. 

Additionally, the resume drop for the full-time Analyst position is available on both HireSmith and Careers4Terps and will close on Sunday, September 25 at 11:59PM.

For those who can’t make it to the information session, please feel free to contact Clark Wright at cwright@cornerstone.com.
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Have a Startup? Apply for UMD Connect!

Seeking UMD student startups to feature at an upcoming alumni event in Baltimore on November 1st!

UMD Connect
November 1, 2016
5:30-8:30 p.m. at City Garage in Baltimore, MD

The event will feature the companies of University of Maryland current students (teams must have at least one current UMD student). Companies should be beyond the idea phase and have achieved proof of concept. Featured groups will need to create a booth that is both engaging and interactive. You may demo your product or service, conduct customer interviews, test the market, etc. Alumni and other guests will vote on the company they think is best and the winner will receive a $1000 prize. Second place will receive a $250 prize.

Selection committee includes members of the Smith School Office of Alumni Relations, Corporate Connect Council, Dingman Center, Startup Shell, and Mtech.

Student exhibitors must be able to provide their own transportation to and from the event.

The application is due by September 19, 2016 and selections will be announced by October 3, 2016.

Event Date: November 1, 2016
Event Start Time: 5:30 pm
Event End Time: 8:30 pm
Event Location: City Garage
Contact Person: Jeff Williams
Contact Email: jswilliams@rhsmith.umd.edu
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National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Info Sessions

Are you a senior or recent alum planning graduate studies toward the Ph.D. in those fields?

Are you a 1st or 2nd year Ph.D. student in science, engineering, math, or the social/behavioral sciences?

Are you a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident?

Attend one of our upcoming info sessions to learn about the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, the largest and one of the most prestigious awards available to support graduate studies toward Ph.D.’s in science, math, engineering, and social/behavioral sciences. The NSF award provides 3 years
of support, with an annual stipend of $34,000.

Current 1st and 2nd year graduate students, undergraduates, and recent alumni are welcome to attend.

NSF Info Sessions – all held in the Computer and Space Sciences Building Room 2324 (use this map – https://goo.gl/maps/h6Awq5dw75t - and follow signs on exterior doors)
  • Monday, September 12 from 5 pm to 6:30 pm – Computer & Space Science Bldg, Room 2324
  • Tuesday, September 13 from 5 pm to 6:30 pm – Computer & Space Science Bldg, Room 2324
RSVP to nsfgrfp@umd.edu

Serve on the 2016-2017 Diversity Advisory Council - Apply by Sept. 16th!

UMD sophomores, juniors and seniors are invited to apply to serve on the 2016-17 UMD Diversity Advisory Council (DAC).

The DAC, which is chaired by Dr. Kumea Shorter-Gooden (Chief Diversity Officer and Associate Vice President), is comprised of UMD students (undergraduate and graduate), staff, and faculty. The DAC advises Dr. Shorter-Gooden on implementation of UMD’s Strategic Plan for Diversity and on strategies to create and sustain a campus that is diverse, equitable and inclusive. (To see the Strategic Plan for Diversity and for info on the Office of Diversity & Inclusion, go to diversity.umd.edu).


In 2016-17 the DAC will meet on: Sept. 26th from 9:30 -11am, Nov. 29th from 9:30 -11 am, Feb. 8th from 1:30-3 pm, and April 27th from 1:30-3 pm. Members are expected to attend most of the meetings.

Students will be selected based on their commitment and leadership with respect to equity, diversity and inclusion. They will not be selected to represent a specific group or organization, but rather to advise on behalf of the campus as a whole. Student members must be in good academic standing.

To apply, complete the following by Friday, Sept. 16th. You will be notified by Sept. 21st. Please apply here.

Fall 2016 Smith Transfer Information Sessions

Are you looking to transfer to Smith from another major at College Park or from another institution? If so, we invite you to attend a Smith Transfer information session.

During the transfer information sessions, prospective students will learn more about majors, special programs, clubs, and career services offered to Smith Terps, as well as more about the details surrounding the transfer application. Sessions are facilitated by Smith staff.

Prior to our session, make sure to check out our resources and frequently asked questions for current UMD students seeking admission to Smith and students seeking transfer admission to Smith and the University of Maryland.

Fall 2016 Sessions (please note some sessions are in-person, one is a webinar)
Thursday, September 15 at 4:30 PM (in-person)
Monday, October 3 at 12:15 PM (webinar)
Friday, October 14 at 2:00 PM (in-person)

You can RSVP for a session by clicking here.

If you have questions regarding Smith Transfer information sessions, please email applysmith@rhsmith.umd.edu.