Thursday, December 22, 2016

Job Search Boot Camp for Graduates

Wednesday January 18, 2017
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
New UMD graduates (December 2016 or May 2016) are invited to a Job Search Boot Camp. This free workshop will teach you basic job search strategies and you will:
  • learn how to focus your resume
  • create a LinkedIn Profile
  • learn the ins and outs of networking
  • and more!

Space is limited Registration is required to participate so sign-up as soon as possible at Lunch is provided.

For more information contact Linda LeNoir at 

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Economic Policy, U.S. Treasury Dept. - 2017 Summer Internship Program


The Office of Economic Policy, U.S. Treasury Department is currently looking for college students interested in Economics, Finance, or Public Policy for our Summer 2017 internship session. Our program runs year round with three sessions: January through May, May through August, and September through December. Our program is about substance. Interns are generally assigned a long-term research project as well as smaller projects. They are also expected to attend Congressional Hearings and think tank lectures and presentations and summarize these events for the Assistant Secretary and other senior level economists. Candidates should have strong writing skills, be able to work independently, be well organized and highly motivated. Interns are expected to work between 32 and 40 hours a week. There is some flexibility in the work hours if you are taking classes while in D.C. Our intern positions are unpaid. We do provide a subway subsidy to help defray commuting expenses.

If you are interested in applying, submit your resume (with your GPA included), a copy of your transcript (unofficial will suffice), two writing samples and three references (names and contact information) to Applications are due March 3, 2017. U.S. citizenship required. For further information, please contact Christine Devlin, Office of Economic Policy, U.S. Treasury Department, 202-622-2200

Center for American Politics and Citizenship Research Assistantship - Apply by Jan. 20th!

Program Description

The Center for American Politics and and Citizenship (CAPC) Research Assistantship Program is for students interested in developing their research and professional skills as well as gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation of the study of American politics. Research Assistants (RAs) are paired with a faculty member who directs their research for the semester as well as helping them develop a unique project based at least in part, on the research they are conducting on behalf of the faculty member. In addition, students are also assigned a graduate student to help mentor and guide them through the research process. RAs are also given formal training in writing, data analysis, public speaking/presentation skills, conducting academic research, and formulating cogent research questions.

Monday, December 19, 2016

2017 Maryland Summer Scholars Program - Apply by Feb. 8th!

The Maryland Summer Scholars Program (MSS) provides an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students to spend the summer working closely with faculty mentors on ambitious research or artistic projects. Maryland Summer Scholars research may take place in College Park or anywhere in the US or abroad as required by the nature of the project.

For the summer of 2017, the program will provide awards of $3,000 to approximately 25 outstanding, competitively selected applicants. [Please note: if your proposed research requires extended travel outside of the College Park area, you may apply for a supplementary travel award of up to $1,000.]

Students who carry out Maryland Summer Scholars projects gain a competitive edge when applying for graduate study, fellowships, employment and other competitive opportunities. Many Summer Scholars turn their research into an independent study or honors thesis during their junior or senior year.

Future Nonprofit Leaders Fellowship Program - Apply by February 10th!

The University of Maryland’s Do Good Institute (DGI) and the School of Public Policy (SPP) are recruiting the first class of Nonprofit Leadership Fellows who will enter SPP in fall 2017 to pursue a Masters of Public Policy (MPP) or MPP-MBA degree specializing in Nonprofit Leadership. Please share the Nonprofit Leadership Fellows opportunity with your networks.

The Nonprofit Leadership Fellows program will create the next generation of nonprofit leaders through a two-year program that offers students an unparalleled benefits package including tuition support, living stipend, health benefits, paid internships with leading nonprofits and NGOs, and a mentoring program that pairs each Fellow with a nonprofit executive.

To learn more about the new Nonprofit Leadership Fellows Program, see the attached flyer. Interested applicants should apply to the MPP program at the School of Public Policy by February 10, 2017 and apply for the Fellowship by February 10, 2017 (

Questions about the Fellows program can be directed to Sara Gallagher, Manager of Operations at the Do Good Institute. She can be reached at

Research Assistant Position in the Education Policy Studies Department at AEI for December or Recent Grad

Position description
The American Enterprise Institute seeks a full-time research assistant to support AEI’s early childhood program, based in the Education Policy Studies department. The program focuses on the research, policy, and politics of early-childhood care and education (prenatal through age four); the role of early learning in expanding opportunity for low-income Americans; and the implementation challenges of rapidly growing early-childhood education initiatives.

This position provides research, writing/editing, and administrative assistance to the Resident Scholar in early childhood and to the larger Education Policy team as needed. This includes duties such as research for and editing of blogs, op-eds, policy briefs, and reports; coordinating public events and high-level private meetings; and scheduling, trip planning, record keeping, financial tracking; managing public relations; and coordination of public events and high-level private meetings.
The ideal candidate works well both independently and in a team, and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills. The ability to multi-task and work well under pressure is also required, as well as a demonstrated interest in early childhood policy.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, names and contact information for two references, and a short writing sample (5 pages or less) writing sample with their application to

Friday, December 16, 2016

Donald Payne Fellowship for Graduate School in International Affairs

The U.S. Agency for International Development, in cooperation with Howard University, invites outstanding individuals interested in international development and careers in the USAID Foreign Service to apply for the 2017 Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship. Candidates can be graduating seniors or college graduates with strong academic records and a desire to promote positive change in the world. The Payne program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need. Selected fellows will receive support for graduate school and gain employment with USAID in an exciting and rewarding career in Foreign Service.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen. 
  • Must be seeking admission to enter a two-year international affairs related graduate program in the Fall of 2017 at a U.S. university. 
  • Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application. 
Note: Applicants are not required to be Howard University students or apply to Howard for graduate school.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Columbia Business School - 2017 Summer Research Internship

Columbia Business School (CBS) is seeking outstanding applicants for the 2017 Summer Research Internship program.  The highly selective program provides an intellectually stimulating environment and exposes the students to the world of business research.  Several of the top interns have gone on to leading MS and PhD programs in Economics, Finance, Computer Science and Data Sciences.  Many have been selected to join CBS afterwards as full-time Research Associates.
Under the guidance of Columbia Business School’s leading faculty, interns will take an active role on a research project in one of the following areas: Finance, Economics, Marketing, Management, Decision Sciences, Operations, Accounting, and Data Analytics.

This is a multi-disciplinary program and candidates from all backgrounds, including Business, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, the Physical Sciences, and the Social and Behavioral Sciences, are encouraged to apply. 

Prospective interns must have the following qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm for research and intellectual curiosity 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of statistics and/or econometrics
  • Behavioral projects in Marketing or Management require knowledge of SPSS and prior experience in a psychology laboratory
  • Quantitative projects in Accounting, Decision, Risk, & Operations, Finance and Economics, Management, and Marketing require strong programming skills:
    • STATA required for projects in Finance, Economics, and Management
    • Matlab, R or Python required for projects in Marketing or DRO
    • SAS or STATA required for projects in Accounting
    • Experience in Python or C/C++ is a plus

Adele's Circle of Women 2017 Scholarship -- Apply by Feb. 3rd!

The Adele’s Circle of Women Scholarship grants annual scholarships to help deserving students who advance the role of women and girls in their academic studies and activities and plan to further this leadership in their personal and professional lives. The scholarship seeks to aid emerging student leaders and/or recognize accomplished student leaders. The five scholarships provide a $250 award to a current University of Maryland undergraduate or graduate student. Established in 2015, the Adele’s Circle of Women Scholarship is generously funded by Terp alumnae.

Policy Internship with American Sustainable Business Council

Do you have a passion for sustainability? Do you want to work with forward thinking businesses? We are looking for policy interns to start on a rolling basis. ASBC is a business organization based in DC with organizational and business members from all across the country ranging in size from national brands to local restaurants. We work on a range of policy areas, including: financial reform, healthcare, chemicals policy, climate change and business taxes and workplace issues. We’re looking for interns to assist with research, Capitol Hill and government agency meetings, business events, and more! Interns receive a stipend depending on experience level.

Candidates should have an interest in policy making, government relations, and business.

Internships with Marriott International in Bethesda, MD

Marriott International offers undergraduate students the opportunity to find an internship that’s right for you, putting your education to work. The Marriott International Corporate Headquarters (MIHQ) Internship offers all participants an enriching and memorable learning experience.

Undergraduate college Internships are available in a variety of departments at Marriott International’s Corporate Headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland.

Visit this site to learn more about the internship opportunities offered with Marriott International.

Monday, December 12, 2016

JPMorgan Chase: Finance Analyst Development Program

Current Juniors and Seniors (graduation dates of June 2017 through June 2018) are invited to attend two recruiting events for the Finance Analyst Development Program. Apply for a chance to meet and network with senior leaders in the firm and interview for an opportunity to join JPMorgan Chase.

Paralegal Position for New Graduates

Robert Half Legal is seeking and entry level paralegal for a prestigious law firm in Northern Virginia.

Candidates need to be analytical. Potential candidate may be considering law school in the future.

This position offers an excellent opportunity to work closely with attorneys. Job responsibilities include, but not necessarily limited to:
  • Review, analysis and maintenance of accounts, generate documents, and manage documents for legal proceedings
  • Prepare monthly status reports and recommendations to the Board of Directors for assigned Community Associations
  • Perform factual investigation (i.e. locator, asset, and registered agent searches)
  • Research governing documents, land records, liens, judgments, bankruptcy filings, and foreclosures
  • Docket and track court dates and maintain filing deadlines
  • Liaison with attorneys, clients, courts, title/settlement companies, and property owners

Friday, December 9, 2016

Research Assistant at the Brookings Institution

The Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution is conducting our annual Research Assistant recruitment. Each year we employ approximately twelve research assistants for one or two year appointments, preferably beginning between June 1 and August 1. This year, we are seeking to hire approximately five new assistants.

The job posting is here:

Please note that applicants will need to submit a cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation, and a transcript. The application deadline is February 17, 2017.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Spring 2017 Economics Internship

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), a premier trade association located in Washington, D.C., is seeking a paid intern to assist the Economics team with primary research and data work during spring 2017.

We are seeking applicants that:
  • Have excellent writing and data management skills
  • Are proficient in STATA and Excel
  • Are self-motivated
  • Can balance multiple tasks
  • Have a high attention to detail 
  • Are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program, preferably with a major in economics or the social sciences
The position will include:
  • Compiling and managing large datasets 
  • Reaching out to industry and state officials
  • Analyzing data and information from federal and state sources
The applicant should be familiar with a variety of general data sources and comfortable working with large datasets in STATA and Excel. This position includes producing content for revenue-generating reports and custom market studies that are shared with association members, government officials and the media.

ARTBA is a leading trade association with over 5,000 members that represent all facets of the transportation construction industry. Our members include contractors, design firms, educators, equipment manufacturers and transportation officials.

To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and one (1) writing sample to Lital Shair Nada at Please make sure to include in your application your level of experience with STATA, as well as your availability (full or part time).

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Internship with the Embassy of Israel

The Embassy of Israel to the United States offers intensive and engaging Summer, Fall, and Spring semester internship opportunities at Israel’s political, diplomatic, cultural, and economic home in Washington, DC. The Embassy of Israel internship program is an excellent opportunity for college and graduate school students to receive valuable insight into U.S.-Israel relations and the nature of diplomacy. Interns also gain access to the greater DC diplomatic community by attending events and functions at the Embassy and around Washington, DC.

Internship Availabilities
Interns are placed in the following departments based on skill-level and interest:
  • Department of Academic Affairs
  • Office of the Ambassador
  • Press Department
  • Department of Congressional Affairs
  • Department of Digital Diplomacy
  • Office of the Economic Attaché
  • Department of Public Diplomacy
  • Office of Trade Attaché

$1000 Prize for Undergraduate Research

Win $1,000 for your research project completed in the calendar year of 2016!

UMD Libraries are now accepting submissions for the Library Award for Undergraduate Research. As you are working on your research papers or projects now, please consider submitting your final outstanding work for one of the three $1,000 awards UMD Libraries offer to you this year.

Designed to promote the value of library services and information, up to three awards will be given to University of Maryland undergraduates who dazzle librarians with their research. Applications must include an essay, the research paper or project itself, and a letter of support from a sponsoring professor or librarian.

Applications are due by noon on February 15, 2017.

For details, including application guidelines and selection criteria:

Questions? Please contact Nedelina Tchangalova,

Monday, December 5, 2016

BA/MPP Information Session on December 8th

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This Thursday attend the BA/MPP prospective student Information Session from 7-8PM in 1303 Van Munching Hall. RSVP for this event here.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Summer 2017 Student Honors Business Program with the SEC

Summer 2017 Student Honors Business Program (Undergraduate)


The SEC is seeking bright, innovative, results-oriented individuals for its Summer 2017 Honors Program for undergraduate students in the Washington, DC Office and our Regional Offices. We offer undergraduate students robust responsibilities and experiences that enhance their potential careers. Over the course of the ten-week program, students work with Commission staff on projects particular to the specific Division or Office to which they are assigned. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in seminars/workshops, and roundtable discussions that will provide detailed information and guidance on securities laws.

The Summer 2017 Student Honors Program for undergraduate business students will begin Monday, May 22, 2017 and conclude Friday, July 28, 2017.

Who May Apply: Current sophomore, junior, and senior undergraduate students as of June 30, 2017.

Internship and Career Opportunities at NewDay USA

NewDay USA is looking for extraordinary team members to help change the lives of America’s veterans and to be a part of one of the fastest growing companies in Maryland. Our team is comprised of some of the most diverse, talented and energetic people anywhere in the financial services industry. They are also driven to excel by the exceptional opportunities for growth and advancement that are unique to NewDay USA. Our company was voted a “Top Workplace for Career Training” by The Baltimore Sun, and a “Top Entry Level Employer” by

For more information regarding career opportunities, including both the Credit Analyst and Account Executive positions, visit their website. 

Resumes are also being accepted for the internship program which begins in January. (see flyer)

If you have any questions or would like to submit your resume email Kyle Sorensen at


Summer 2017 Internship with Under Armour

Under Armour’s Summer League Internship program offers current college students the chance to get inside the world’s most dynamic brand in sports. Interns at Under Armour will be key players in advancing our mission of making all athletes better through passion, design, and the relentless pursuit of innovation. You will spend your summer making an impact on your team, learning from others through mentoring, networking, and training, and experiencing what it’s like to live in a great city working for a fast-paced, innovative, and growing company.

Desired class level: Sophomore and Junior

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning in November 2016. Most interviews will begin in early 2017. The final application submission deadline is December 19, 2016 at 11:59PM ET, but applicants are strongly encouraged to apply before this date.

Positions are grouped by category. By submitting your application to this posting, you will be considered for all open positions within this category. Specific teams are listed below and you will have the opportunity to express preferences if you move forward in the review process.

Spring 2017 Internship with Meals on Wheels America

Meals on Wheels America is the only national organization and network dedicated solely to ending senior hunger in America. Meals on Wheels America is the oldest and largest organization composed of and representing local, community-based Senior Nutrition Programs in all 50 states and U.S. territories. More than 5,000 local Meals on Wheels Programs leverage a dedicated army of two million volunteers who day-in and day-out create an efficient and caring way to help America's seniors stay independent, healthy and able to live in their own homes. For more information, visit

Public Policy and Legislative Affairs Intern:
  • Track legislation and gather information regarding the Appropriations process and Older Americans Act Reauthorization
  • Attend Capitol Hill briefings with Staff
  • Draft communications to members, stakeholders, and legislative offices
  • Perform research on topics relevant to senior nutrition programs across the country
  • Synthesize knowledge on how senior nutrition programs participate in alternative food systems, particularly food hubs
  • Synthesize knowledge on USDA senior nutrition programs, particularly Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program and Commodity Supplemental Food Program
  • Input data into databases and other tasks as needed
  • Preferred areas of study: food studies/food systems, nutrition, agricultural/applied economics, public policy, social work, law
  • Perform qualitative interviews with member program staff to gather data related to program impact
  • Interest or experience in statistics/data analysis

JP Morgan Finance Summer Analyst Program Delaware Office - Webinar

JP Morgan Finance Summer Analyst Program – Delaware LiveTalk (Webinar)
Thursday, December 8, 2016
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Interested in learning more about a Finance Summer Internship in our Delaware office?

Listen as our employees, who were once in your shoes, share their career stories and offer useful tips and advice received along their own career journeys. This is your opportunity to ask your questions and build the future of your career today in one of our fastest growing locations.

Space is limited so be sure to register your attendance at the link below today:

We're looking forward to you joining us.

The JPMorgan Chase Campus Recruitment Team

For additional information about this event: Contact Michael Maiden, University of Maryland at

Thursday, December 1, 2016

M.S. in Health Policy & Economics at Cornell University

Introducing the Master of Science in Health Policy and Economics, offered at Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University’s medical school in New York City.

With the goal of training the next generation of leading healthcare researchers and analysts, our unique program trains students to apply economic concepts and advanced research methods to develop and evaluate innovative approaches to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare.
The program includes a final capstone project that allows students to gain valuable real-world experience under the guidance of a leading healthcare expert.

Our alumni have employment opportunities as data and policy analysts, healthcare consultants, project managers and quality improvement specialists in healthcare organizations, health insurance companies, federal and state agencies, research institutes, and academia. Our graduates are also well-prepared to pursue doctoral studies.

Please visit our website for additional information about the Health Policy and Economics program. Contact should you have any further questions.

Apply by Feb. 20, 2017 for Minor in International Development & Conflict Management

Apply now to the Minor in International Development and Conflict Management!

The Minor in International Development and Conflict Management (MIDCM) is currently accepting applications. MIDCM is a 16-credit undergraduate program open to students of all majors who are interested in the theory, practice and professions related to development and conflict – and their intersections – around the world. Apply now to begin the program in fall 2017!

To apply, go to and complete the online form.

Applications are due by 11:59 pm Monday, February 20, 2017.

If you have any questions, feel free to email us at

Internship with Paradyme Management, Inc.

Are you interested in working for a budding Information Technology Firm in the DC-Area? Does the prospect of joining a small (but growing) business excite you? Do you have the skills and drive to make profound changes? At Paradyme Management, Inc. we value the importance of giving back to the community and are looking for interns who will use their business skill-sets to heighten our social impact. We are expanding our consultant role to serve the Greenbelt community, allowing our interns to have meaningful, real-world experiences. By choosing to join the team you will have the opportunity to couple your capabilities with ours to grow and advance the business, as well as your career.

As a small business, Paradyme Management prides itself on putting its employees first while offering purposeful work within a dynamic environment. We foster a culture of providing exceptional services to our customers rooted with a commitment to serving the community.