Thursday, August 31, 2017

ECON Blog Disclaimer

The focus of the ECON blog is to inform ECON majors of educational, career development, internship, and job opportunities. The ECON Department does not officially support or endorse any specific graduate programs, political affiliations, internship site, or company. Posts to the blog are purely to inform students of potential opportunities and should not be taken as advice or recommendation from the ECON Advising Staff. The department reserves the right to edit and review all submissions to the ECON Blog and deny submissions at their sole discretion. If you would like to submit an announcement for consideration to be posted on the blog, please contact nance@econ.umd.edu. 

Friday, July 21, 2017

Fall 2017 Finance & Market Research Internship, Kaulkin Ginsberg

Applications Accepted Until: Aug 13, 2017
Apply: Visit Careers4Terps and search for posting ID#: 160936.

We are seeking motivated, dependable, and independent undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors to work as interns with our close-knit team. This is an unpaid internship; however, interns in the past have received college credit for their work at Kaulkin Ginsberg.

This internship provides accepted applicants with the opportunity to develop their research, analytical, and writing skills, among other things, in a professional setting.

Qualifications

• Majoring in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or another relevant major
• Excellent quantitative reasoning, research, and analytical skills
• Exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills, including the ability to creatively explain and discuss complex concepts
• Database and Microsoft Office proficiency (particularly Excel)

Responsibilities may fall into one or more of the following categories depending on the intern’s academic focus and interests:

Entry Level Finance Specialist (Recent Grad)

We are currently seeking a motivated individual to join a large investment bank in an Operations Support capacity.

The ideal candidate should have:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field
  • Internship or 1 year of work in the Financial industry is strongly preferred
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Must be a self starter who is able to work on their own or as part of a team
  • The position may interact with valuable clients so candidates must have excellent communication
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment
To apply visit here.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

NTE Student Trainee (Budget Analyst), Department of Homeland Security

This position is not to exceed one year, but may be extended up to one additional year, based on program requirements, agency needs and budget availability. This appointment does not confer permanent Federal status. This position is open to students attending an academic program, college or university within the Washington, DC commuting area.

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). The Primary purpose of this position is provides technical assistance to specialists assigned to a specific program/office which perform vital line-program and administrative functions and responsibilities.

Who May Be Considered:
You must be a Student within Washington, DC local commuting area accepted for enrollment or enrolled in a degree or certificate program on a full- or half-time basis as defined by the institution (certificate program means post-secondary education, in a qualifying educational institution, equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study that is part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum AND will be enrolled as a student in Fall 2017.

Duties
As a NTE Student Trainee (Budget Analyst) GS 0599 7, your typical work assignments may include the following under supervision:
  • Prepares summaries of narrative, quantitative, and statistical data in budget forms, schedules, and reports.
  • Gathers extracts, reviews, verifies, and consolidates a variety of narrative information and statistical data needed in the formulation and presentation of budget requests.
  • Cross-checks the accuracy of budget and program data in related budgetary forms, schedules, and reports.
  • Prepares summaries of narrative, quantitative, and statistical data in budget forms, schedules, and reports.
APPLICATION DUE TODAY!

For full details and to apply click here

Economist Student Trainee, Bureau of Economic Analysis

This vacancy is for a Student Trainee (Economist) at the Bureau of Economic Analysis. At the successful conclusion of this program, you may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a ZP 0110 Economist, term or permanent position in the competitive service provided that all of the terms of the Internship Program are met and you meet the qualification for the position.

Duties

The individual selected for this position will:
  • Collect and analyze data from a wide variety of sources;
  • Develop and use tables, charts, and graphs for analytic purposes;
  • Prepare estimates and interpretive reports;
  • Conduct economic research, develop and approve methodologies to enhance agency’s economic statistics;
  • Perform economic analysis and estimation;
  • Use and develop statistical computer applications
Who May Apply: 
Students who have recently been accepted in or are currently enrolled at least half-time in a high school, certificate or degree seeking program in an accredited college or university, graduate, or professional school. Half-time is typically 6 semester hours for undergraduate, and 3 semester hours for Masters and above (but may be determined by the school).

APPLICATION DUE TODAY!

For full details and to apply click here

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Economist (Recent Graduate), Bureau of Economic Analysis

The Recent Graduate Program is a one-year program that targets individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants will be placed in a dynamic, one year career development program. Throughout the program, you will participate in formal training, job assignment and receive a mentor to develop competencies applicable to BEA's mission and needs. This position is at band II (GS-7, equivalent) entry level, and may be converted to a permanent or term appointment upon successful completion of the program.

Duties include, but aren't limited to:
  • Prepare, revise, and analyze estimates of components of gross domestic product
  • Analyze economic data and develop estimates of economic statistics
  • Engage in research projects, recommend improvements to estimates and prepare documentation of estimates
  • Communicate with a variety of audiences in writing and in person
  • Develop computer applications to make estimates of economic statistics
For full details about this opportunity and to apply click here

Hub Command Center Fall Internship, American Airlines

The Undergraduate Intern position is a 3 month developmental assignment that provides interns with real-time work projects, leadership development opportunities, as well as involvement in corporate social responsibilities. The intern will have the ability to move around different departments to experience various business units. Work projects involve assignments that are relevant to American's current business needs and opportunities. This fall internship (August – October) will expose the successful candidate to various aspects of the airport and airline operation at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, American’s downtown DC hub.

Some major roles include:
  • Operational performance reporting and analysis
  • Preparation of operational and financial justifications (creative / persuasive writing) for hub control center projects and staffing requests
  • Development of Excel and data driven models for improved real-time and historical trend analysis
  • Hands-on airport operations experience
Some job qualifications include:
  • Working towards or completed a BS/BA degree with emphasis in a quantitative or business discipline (i.e. finance, management, economics, engineering, mathematics)
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, including the ability to assemble information, extract pertinent facts, draw logical conclusions and present recommendations
  • Interested in optimization, problem-solving and process improvement
For full details on this internship and to apply click here.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Rising Sophomores and Juniors: Connect with Bank of America Recruiters

Bank of America is hosting four webinars in July and August covering various areas of their operations open to interns.

July 11th 5:30 - 6:30pm EST - Technology 101
Previous interns discuss the Bank of America Technology Internship program.

July 17th 6:00 - 6:45pm EST - Wholesale Credit 101
Discusses working in the Commercial Lending section of Bank of America.

July 24th 6:00 - 6:45pm EST - Global Transaction Services 101

Discussion of the Summer Analyst position in Bank of America's GTS organization.

August 1st 6:00 - 6:45pm EST - Operations 101
Learn abou the daily structure of the Bank of America Operations Internship program. 

Note: Students should register at least 3 days in advance to receive the virtual webcast link and dial-in information. 
 

Fall 2017 Higher Education Policy Internship, New America (Paid)

New America’s Education Policy Program seeks applicants who have a strong interest in higher education policy for a paid Fall 2017 internship. The intern will primarily assist the program’s full-time staff members with research, data, and policy analysis for issue briefs and policy reports, in addition to writing posts for the program’s blog, EdCentral. Interns must be self-starters who are excited to work both independently and as part of a team on a variety of education-related research projects.

New America’s Education Policy Program is a think-tank industry leader in PreK-12, higher education, and the workforce. In addition to conducting research and analysis in these areas, interns will have the opportunity to publish their own blog posts and other work, attend events on behalf of New America, and gain exposure to some of the brightest and most ambitious thinkers in the field. They will also have the opportunity to attend in-house events, professional development, and off-the-record policy lunches with fellows and staff from other New America policy programs.

This intern will work closely with our higher education team and policy expertise in higher education policy is strongly preferred.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

United Nations ECLAC Internship

Applications are currently being accepted for an Economic Affairs Intern at the United Nations - Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Org. Setting and Reporting

The Winter internship in the Washington Office, will last 3 to 6 (2 min/6 max) months, depending on the needs of the Office. Candidates may be selected throughout the posting period, on an "as-needed" basis.

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the five regional Commissions of the United Nations. It was founded in 1948 with the purpose of contributing to the region's economic and social development. Its mission includes the design, monitoring and evaluation of public policies and the provision of advisory services, expertise and training to Governments, as well as support for regional and international cooperation and coordination activities. Please visit our website at www.eclac.org for further information.

Responsibilities

Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background; as well as the internship period. The intern will be under supervision of the Statistics Assistant

The Intern will perform the following duties:
- Assisting in the execution of the substantive work of the Office
- Engaging in economic analysis with a focus on trade, international finance, and development.

Tasks may include:
- Document, legal and internet research
- Assistance in drafting and preparing official documents
- Attending and summarizing conferences and meetings
- Assistance during conferences
- Working on web-presentation- Compiling statistics
- Media analysis
- Speech-writing

For additional information and to apply click here.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

International Careers Workshop for Sophomores & Juniors

International Careers Workshop for Student and Young Professionals
as part of the APSIA Diversity Forum 2017
July 15, 2017
9:00am - 3:30pm ET
Washington DC

Attend a special workshop for rising sophomores and juniors on Saturday, July 15, 2017 in Washington DC.

More details available at the APSIA website.

Rising Sophomores/Juniors - Register Here.

Registration is first come, first serve. Space is limited. To secure your spot, please follow all of the registration instructions.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Youth Development Finance Assistant, FirstPic Inc.

FirstPic, Inc. is seeking applicants for multiple positions at a dynamic consulting firm that offers a wide range of project management consulting services for youth serving non-profits throughout the country, such as Boys & Girls Clubs, Sea Research Foundation, Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation and many others. FirstPic, Inc. seeks a full-time energetic candidate to assist in program administration for a variety of youth development projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
• Reviewing financial reimbursement requests for completeness, allowable costs and appropriate documentation
• Tracking financial reimbursements of subgrantees
• Conduct outreach and phone calls to local sites to ensure timely submission of financial reimbursements
• Communicating deadlines for financial reimbursements to subgrantees
• Participating in trainings for finance staff at subgrantee agencies
• Providing technical assistance by phone and email for financial staff at subgrantee agencies
• Assisting in other project related work as requested
• Provide general administrative support to project team
• Take notes during conference calls and meetings and writing summary documents

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Degree required
• 1 year of work experience including youth development experience or financial experience

Applications accepted until June 30th.

Recent graduates and alumni can read the full job description and apply through your UMD Careers4Terps account. Search for ID number: 159324.

Questions about Careers4Terps account? Contact the University Career Center at 301-314-7225.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

START Fall 2017 Internships

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START is currently accepting applications for our Fall 2017 Internships! START Interns work with our researchers on our policy-relevant research projects focused on the human causes and consequences of terrorism. This fall, from August 24-December 11, students will work a minimum of 10 hours-a-week on any one of 15 different projects. Our projects accepting interns range from our Global Terrorism Database to GIS focused research and from Understanding Domestic Radicalization through Unconventional Weapons and Technology.

Students at any stage of their education are welcome to apply--from Freshmen through Ph.D. candidates. Review our internship information here: http://www.start.umd.edu/education/internships for more information and specific project descriptions and requirements. Also, there are two funding opportunities for students listed at the above link.


Applications are due on June 30th at 11:59pm. Feel free to reach out to internships@start.umd.edu with any questions!

Editorial/Communications Position, Green America (PAID)

Starting Date : Immediately
Hours: 16-24 hours/week within a Mon-Thurs business hours schedule
Pay: $15 per hour (no benefits)

Green America is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a just and sustainable society by harnessing economic power for positive change (formerly Co-op America).

Our unique approach involves working with consumers, investors, and businesses. Our workplace reflects our goal of creating a more cooperative, environmentally sound economy. We have a participatory decision-making process that aims to build consensus within the departments and teams.

The primary responsibility is to assist the Editor-in-Chief and the Communications Team to write, produce, edit, and fact-check our publications ( Green American , the National Green Pages , and the Guide to Social Investing and Better Banking ), online content, and other materials.

Business Intelligence Internship, Risk Advisory

Risk Advisory is currently offering research internships in its Business Intelligence – Americas practice, which handles investigations in North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. Risk Advisory is a leading global risk management consultancy that provides intelligence, investigation, and security services to leading corporate entities, financial institutions, and law firms.

Successful candidates will be exceptional researchers with fluency in English, who will be well acquainted with the use of databases and other tools used in the execution of academic and commercial research. They will be inquiring, tenacious, and innovative in the development of new research techniques and resources.

Candidates pursuing advanced degrees in public affairs, criminal justice, political science, law, area studies, or other research-intensive disciplines are invited to apply, as are candidates with past experience in the fields of business intelligence and corporate investigations.

Applicants should only apply if they have the right to work in the US and are able to work from our Washington, DC office. Apply for this position here.

Research Analyst Position, The Cadmus Group (Recent Grad)

Cadmus Group seeks an entry-level professional to provide both administrative and technical support to our growing International Environment and Development Practice.

The practice supports the environmentally and socially sound design and implementation of international development projects in Africa, Latin America/Caribbean, Eurasia, the Middle East, and Asia/Pacific funded by USAID and other donors.

Duties will initially be about 75% administrative, with technical elements growing over the first year to a more even balance between the two. No international travel is anticipated during the first year; following the first year this professional may travel as needed (up to 10% time) to support trainings, assessments and other field work in developing countries.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Environmental, Earth, or Climate Sciences; Natural Resources Management; Tropical Agriculture; Public Health; International Relations; Social Sciences with clear focus in international development; or a related discipline;
  • Demonstrated facility completing program or organizational administrative tasks, including excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment;

Join the ASHE Professional Association

ASHE - American Society of Hispanic Economists
An ASSA affiliate established in 2002

A professional association of Economists who are concerned with the under-representation of Hispanic Americans in the economics profession at a time when Hispanics represent over 16 percent of the United States' population. This organization organizing sessions and networking events at the AEA (American Economic Association) and most of the regional meetings.Members of ASHE receive alerts to important scholarship, grant and job opportunities.

ASHE Goals
  • Promoting the vitality of Hispanics in the economics profession through education, service, and excellence;
  • Promoting rigorous research on economic and policy issues affecting U.S. Hispanic communities and the nation as a whole; and
  • Engaging more Hispanic Americans to effectively participate in the economics profession.

Membership is FREE for undergraduate students

Visit their website at http://asheweb.net/

The Horizons Fellowship

The Horizons School of Technology supports 55 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become leaders in technology. Our tuition-free programs provide immersive software engineering and web/mobile development courses geared towards high-achieving college students. Students need not have a computer science background! Our curriculum, developed by ex-Salesforce and Optimizely engineers alongside PhD candidates in computer science, is designed to teach students how to build web, mobile, and desktop applications.

Horizons students have gone on to receive offers from firms such as Google, Slack, Yelp, Amazon, BCG, Visa, J.P. Morgan, and more

Our Horizons Speaker Series brings in successful founders, investors, and technologists into the classroom. Students will hear from some of the industry's foremost experts. We have had some amazing speakers like the founders of Zenefits, Coinbase, Digital Ocean, Andela, X.ai, Shapeways, and more.

Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Students have hailed from Harvard, Princeton, Yale, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Brown, Michigan and more. We've welcomed National Math Olympiad winners, USA Computing Olympiad participants, renowned college entrepreneurs, students with perfect SAT/ACT scores, talented designers, photographers, and more as part of our previous cohort.

Application Process/Criteria

  • Currently enrolled in (or recently graduated) an undergrad or graduate university program
  • Submission of resume and standardized test scores on www.joinhorizons.com
  • Series of fit and logic interviews
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The Gary L. Rozier Student Experience Fellowship for ECON Majors

The Department of Economics is pleased to announce the Gary L. Rozier Student Experience Fellowship. The fellowship provides financial assistance to undergraduate economics majors for experiential learning outside of the classroom, such as unpaid internships, research, service learning, and professional or academic conferences. The fellowship is intended to help offset expenses related to such activities like travel/transportation expenses, professional attire, and other opportunity costs (for example: the need to give up a part-time paid job in order to take an unpaid internship that is more in line with your career goals).

Please click here for more information and to apply. Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as possible.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Analyst Position with IMPAQ for Recent Grad

Analyst, full-time position

IMPAQ International, Columbia, MD

IMPAQ International, a growing and dynamic social science research firm, provides high-quality research and impact evaluation services, policy analysis, survey research, technology solutions, organizational development, technical assistance and consulting services to U.S. and international government agencies, foundations, and the private sector. IMPAQ’s mission is to bring together exceptional people to develop innovative and rigorous approaches to evaluate the real-world impact of social policies and programs.

IMPAQ is seeking full-time Analyst. Analysts will support our research team in a broad range of activities including data analysis, program assessments, project evaluation and technical assistance tasks in the areas of health (e.g., government health care programs, such as Medicare/Medicaid, areas of long-term health care and quality measurement).

Qualifications (Education, Knowledge and Experience):
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Public Policy, Public Health, or Political Science 
  • 0-3 years of research experience in economics, health and human services, public policy, public health or related fields 
  • Experience with research proposal and report preparation preferred 
  • Knowledge of or familiarity with quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis programs, and/or using SAS, STATA, NVivo, other qualitative or quantitative analysis programs, and/or database applications is required 

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Summer Career Webinars: Internship & Job Search Strategies for BSOS Students

All BSOS students are invited to attend the Summer Career Webinars: Internship & Job Search Strategies for BSOS Students. Click the link below to register today! 

Five tips for getting through the online application, Wednesday, June 21; 2-3 p.m.

Are you applying to part-time, full-time or internship positions over the summer? Attend this webinar to learn how you can avoid being a part of the 40% of applications that go directly into a black hole. You can greatly increase the odds that your application will be reviewed by a “real person” by following the tips presented!


Why should I hire you? Creating a persuasive story, Date TBA


3 things to consider before applying to graduate school, Thursday, August 3; 1-2 p.m.

So you have decided to pursue a graduate degree...now what? This session will cover three important factors to consider to ensure your applications are successful. The presenter will also highlight resources on campus that you might not be aware of to support you in the application process.

Questions? Contact Kristen Frese at the University Career Center @ BSOS via email, kfrese@umd.edu.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Fall 2017 Wilson Center Research Assistant Internships - Apply by July 16th!

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is looking for qualified students (advanced undergraduate or graduate) interested in being part-time research assistant interns in the Fall 2017 semester. An intern typically works 12-15 hours a week per scholar. (The number of hours can be adjusted accordingly to fulfill academic requirements).

The priority deadline to apply is July 16, 2017. *We will start matching scholars and interns, but will still accept intern applications after this date.* Internship positions are open until filled so applying early is strongly encouraged. The internship application form and detailed instructions can be found at: http://www.wilsoncenter.org/research-assistant-internships

International Executive Service Corps Summer 2017 Internship - Apply by July 1st!

The International Executive Service Corps (IESC) has a Summer 2017 internship opportunity available within its Business Development practice area. This is an unpaid internship. The successful applicant must be able to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week.

IESC is a private, not-for-profit organization that promotes economic growth in developing countries by supporting the development of private enterprises, business support organizations and public institutions. IESC’s New Business Department focuses on developing overarching new business strategies for IESC and identifies and pursues new business opportunities, including responding to requests for proposals for international development project funding. IESC’s internship program is open to students in graduate and undergraduate programs. Students that have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program within 6 months of applying are eligible for the internship. Previous internship(s) and/or professional work experience preferred. Strong research and writing skills, and an ability to work independently are needed. Interest in knowledge of USAID policies and procedures is a plus.

Location: Washington DC

Reporting To: Senior New Business Associate

Thursday, June 1, 2017

UMD Reflects

As part of our University's response to the horrific and senseless murder of Lt. Richard Collins, a web page has been created to provide our community with a space and time to grieve.

The website, UMDreflects, provides collective resources. Please visit the website at https://www.umd.edu/UMDreflects.

If you have questions about the UMDreflects site, please contact Katie Lawson, Chief Communications Officer at (301) 405-4622 or lawsonk@umd.edu.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Paid Fall 2017 Internships with the NFL Players Association - Apply by June 23rd!

We are now accepting applications for our Fall internship class which will run September 2017 - May 2018. The deadline for submitting your application is Friday, June 23rd. Applications stamped by our system after June 23 will not be considered.

A complete application includes:

  1. Cover Letter which includes your choices of department (up to 3) and contact information 
  2. Resume 
  3. Most recent transcript (undergraduate or graduate, unofficial is okay) 
  4. An essay response 
NOTE: If you have previously applied for a 2017 internship and wish to apply again, please resubmit your entire application with an UPDATED cover letter which includes your department choices (up to 3). You do not need to obtain new transcripts or write a new essay.

Summer 2017 Internship Program with US-China Policy Foundation

The United States-China Policy Foundation (USCPF) is a non-profit, non-partisan, educational organization dedicated exclusively to broadening awareness of China and U.S.-China relations in the Washington, DC policy community. The USCPF Internship Program provides students with a unique opportunity for hands-on experience in the field of U.S.-China relations. During their time with the Foundation, students will play in active role in researching and writing reports on current issues related to U.S.-China relations, assisting with educational programming and events, and managing the USCPF website.

Description:

USCPF is looking for highly motivated undergraduates and recent graduates with a demonstrated interest in U.S.-China relations to fill part-time, unpaid internships (15-20 hrs/wk). Interns should have excellent research, writing, and editing skills, be detail oriented, and have travel or study abroad experience in Asia and China. U.S. citizenship is required. This is an equal employment opportunity.

Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of key issues in U.S.-China relations
  • Experience in general office, clerical, and administrative support
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Travel experience in China preferred
  • China specific coursework preferred
  • Knowledge of WordPress
  • Knowledge of Publisher and Adobe InDesign a plus

The Fall 2017 White House Internship Program - Apply by June 16th!

Fall 2017 White House Internship Program

The Fall 2017 White House Internship Program application is now open.

The application portal will remain open until 11:59PM EDT on June 16, 2017. Any applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

The Fall 2017 White House Internship Program term runs from September 6 to December 8, 2017. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age by the Internship Program start date, and must be able to commit to the full internship term to be eligible. Additionally, applicants must be U.S. citizens and meet at least one of the following criteria to apply:
  • Are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a college, community college, or university (two-to-four year institution).
  • Have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a college, community college, or university (two-to-four year institution) no more than two years before the internship program start date.
  • Are a veteran of the United States Armed Forces who possesses a high school diploma or its equivalent and has served on active duty—for any length of time—in the two years preceding the internship program start date.

The White House Internship Program is highly competitive. Applicants are selected based on their demonstrated commitment to public service, leadership in the community, and commitment to the Trump Administration. Questions about the White House Internship Program application can be directed to intern_application@who.eop.gov. More information, including details about placement in the White House Internship Program and frequently asked questions can be found on the White House website.

Research Analyst Position with GiveWell for Recent Grad

Position: Research Analyst
Seniority: Entry-level or higher
Salary: $55,000 for entry-level, variable with experience
Location: San Francisco, CA
Timeline: There is no firm deadline for applying.

Responsibilities

Research Analysts work on all parts of our research process. Research Analysts' responsibilities mostly consist of:
  • Researching charitable interventions, including analyzing academic research and developing cost-effectiveness estimates
  • Evaluating charities, including assessing internal monitoring & evaluation and representing GiveWell in discussions with charity staff
  • Reviewing research produced by other staff members for accuracy and clarity
  • Miscellaneous duties depending on individual preferences and abilities, including communicating with donors and media, writing, and original analysis on research questions

University Career Center Summer Appointments: Virtual & In-Person

The University Career Center is open all summer to meet with students and recent alumni! 

Summer Virtual Chat Hours with the UCC @ BSOS

STARTING JUNE 1ST: Have a career or internship question over the summer? The University Career Center @ BSOS is offering virtual chat “walk-ins” to address quick questions about career path, resumes, interviewing, etc. Just click the link above on Tuesday or Thursday between 2-3 p.m. and enter your name and email to start the chat. If you have not used WebEx before, review these tips for using the chat.

Schedule a Career Center Appointment

Appointments are scheduled through each student's Careers4Terps account and offered year round. Log into Careers4Terps and click the “Request a Career Advising Appointment” tab, located on the far right, or call 301.314.7225 with questions. Students have the option of scheduling an appointment by topic, staff member or time/date availability.

Resume Review Drop-In Hours

One-on-one resume review assistance is available for all undergraduate students with a Peer Career Educator. Students may walk-in between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday to the University Career Center, South Hornbake Library, 3rd floor. Bring a printed resume to be reviewed.

Summer 2017 Internship with Export-Import Bank - Apply by June 5th!

AGENCY DESCRIPTION

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (“EXIM Bank”) is the official export credit agency of the United States. EXIM Bank's mission is to assist in financing the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets. EXIM Bank enables U.S. companies, large and small, to turn export opportunities into real sales that help to maintain and create U.S. jobs and contribute to a stronger national economy.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Office of Policy Analysis and International Relations (OPAIR) of EXIM Bank is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic student to serve as a summer intern. Note that applicants must be US citizens. While unpaid, an OPAIR internship offers an exciting opportunity for students to learn about export finance, both in the United States and abroad. This internship focuses on the activities of the Chinese export credit agencies.

Assistant Analyst Position with Congressional Budget Office for Recent Grad - Apply by June 12th!

The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. CBO’s Budget Analysis Division seeks an assistant analyst for a period not to exceed three years to work in its Income Security and Education Cost Estimates Unit, which provides analysis of Social Security, income security, nutrition, and housing programs. The assistant analyst provides support to other analysts in the unit through data collection and analysis (including statistical programming) and research assistance. The assistant analyst also provides independent cost analysis of some federal programs. Much of that work is done on a quick-turnaround basis, in response to the needs of Congressional committees.

The Congress relies on CBO’s work to prepare its annual budget plans, review the President’s budgetary proposals, and evaluate the budgetary effects of legislation. CBO’s analysts work closely with Congressional staff and agency officials; they have wide-ranging responsibilities and play a significant role in the legislative and budget process.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Human Resources Assistant - New Graduates

Recent college graduates! Legal Placements has an amazing opportunity for graduates looking for a career start in Human Resources. A premier Washington, DC law firm has an opening for a Human Resources Assistant.

The HR Assistant will assist the HR Director and the HR Department in handling all daily requests from administrative and legal staff in person or by telephone or email. Other responsibilities include providing general administrative and clerical support to Dept. greet and assist all guests at the HR suite front desk, screens incoming calls, and responds to general queries from the Firm’s staff, employment agencies, applicants, government agencies and outside customers to include requests for employment verifications, reference requests and other duties as requested.

The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and organizational skills with attention to detail. The ability to handle and maintain confidential information in a professional manner is critical. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree and have previous Human Resources experience or some experience in a professional setting.

Applications due June 17th.

Interested candidates please direct your resume to Miana Ford at Miana@legalplacements.com.

Alumni can also view this post in Careers4Terps by searching the ID number: 158363

Attention May 2017 Graduates: Please Complete the Graduation Survey

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Summer Class - Computer Programming for Social Scientists

The Department of Psychology will be offering a computer programming course which is open to all majors this summer.  If you are on the ECON-BA track, we will accept this course for your Experiential Learning requirement.  Be sure to contact an ECON advisor if you register so that we can update your degree audit.

PSYC489Y   Computer Programming for Social Scientists
Credits: 3

Basic computer programming skills are becoming both more essential and more in demand across many disciplines, including the behavioral and social sciences. This course requires no prior programming experience. It will provide hands-on, practically-oriented instruction not available from more traditional sources (books, online tutorials, etc.). Students will become proficient  in a popular programming language like R and Python that will be useful for data manipulation and analysis in psychology and related fields. The solid foundation in programming concepts provided will enable students to extend their skills even beyond the course. The classes are highly interactive and problem-oriented, so students should bring a laptop computer each day.

Meets May 30, 2017 - July 9, 2017
MWF 10:00am - 12:30pm
BPS 0140

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Analyst Position with HJ Sims for May or Recent Grad

Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics or Business?

Do you have 2-4 years working as an Investment Analyst? Or, if you are a recent graduate, have you interned with an investment firm?

Does the idea of working for an entrepreneurial, growing, but well established firm, where you will have visibility and can make an impact, excite you?


If so, read on . . . HJ Sims, one of the nation’s oldest underwriters of tax-exempt bonds, with expertise in today’s fastest growing project sectors, including senior living, health care, education and energy, is looking to hire an Analyst/Associate, Public Finance. While the company is headquartered in Fairfield, CT, this position is based in Rockville, MD and we are seeking local candidates only.

This position will support the Investment Banking Team in analyzing, evaluating and executing potential tax-exempt and taxable municipal bond financings, senior and subordinate loans, direct bank placements and construction loans, seed capital and equity investments.

Apply Now for UMD Global/Federal Fellows Internship Program!

UMD Global/Federal Fellows Internship Program - Apply Now! Spots Still Open!

Apply as soon as you can—rolling admissions!

Includes:
  • 7 Fall seminar courses (including Critical Regions and International Relations, Homeland Security, US Diplomacy, Responses to Global Challenges, Public Health policy, Science diplomacy and Energy and Environmental policy) all taught by expert practitioners and focusing on the real world!
  • Spring internship for college credit at sites such as: Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services, the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, Department of Treasury, Department of Homeland Security and many more!
  • Internship credit through our program or through your major**; Scholarship in Practice credit
  • Year round activities (field trips to DC, professional development workshops, individual coaching, etc.)
  • Earn transcript notation as a Federal or Global Fellow
  • Join an engaged student cohort group and alumni network for life! 
**The internship portion of the Global Fellows or Federal Fellows program is accepted for the ECON-BA Experiential Learning Requirement.

APPLY NOW!!!


Application Link: Online Application

For more information visit our websites:

http://federalfellows.umd.edu/ and http://globalfellowsdc.umd.edu/

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Research Assistant Position with American Institutes for Research for May or Recent Grad

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the leading behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education. We pride ourselves in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people.

AIR’s Research and Evaluation area is seeking a Research Assistant to join our team in Washington, DC. The assistant would contribute to the development of statistics about education that inform the discussion, debate and planning of decision-makers at national, state, and local levels through a contract with the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Our work includes survey and assessment design, analysis of assessment and survey data, and reporting and dissemination of research results. Multiple positions are available to support projects in the development, review, and analysis of assessment data (e.g., National Assessment of Educational Progress and Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study), sample survey data (e.g., National Household Education Survey and Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey), and administrative data (Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection).

Responsibilities:

The Research Assistant will provide support for research, reporting, and review activities, including reviewing draft NCES products (tables, reports, data files, file documentation, and web sites) for statistical soundness, supporting the development and reporting of survey and assessment data for NCES studies, and supporting work of other research, reporting, and review team members.

Summer Gender Internship with International Executive Service Corps

The International Executive Service Corps (IESC) has a summer internship opportunity available for a gender intern, a cross-cutting function that supports the organization across programs and new business departments. This is an unpaid internship The successful applicant must be able to commit 20 - 32 hours per week. The anticipated term of the internship is May 31st - August 31, however there is flexibility on the exact start date.

IESC is a private, not-for-profit organization that promotes economic growth in developing countries by supporting the development of private enterprises, business support organizations, and public institutions. IESC applies and integrated approach to gender throughout our programming to promote inclusive economic growth.

IESC’s internship program is open to students in graduate and undergraduate programs. Students that have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program within 6 months of applying are eligible for the internship. Successful applicants must have strong research and writing skills and an ability to work independently. Previous internship(s) and/or professional work experience and knowledge of USAID policies and procedures is preferred.

Location: Washington DC

Reporting To: Gender Intern Supervisor, New Business Manager

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Maryland Parent & Family Association Student Scholarship Awards - Deadline May 12th!

Applications are currently being accepted for the Maryland Parent & Family Association Student Scholarship Awards. The scholarships provide assistance to current undergraduate students in good standing who may be unable to continue their education at the University due to extenuating personal or family financial circumstances. Scholarships of up to $2,000 per student will be awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year. A minimum of 12 scholarships will be awarded.

Award criteria, instructions, and an online application can be found at https://terpfamily.umd.edu/mpfa-student-scholarship-award. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017.

Questions? Contact the Office of Parent and Family Affairs at 301.314.8429 or terpfamily@umd.edu.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Summer 2017 Research Internship - Race, Place, and Economic Mobility Project

Brookings Institution
Overview:
This summer internship, beginning in June 2017, is a paid opportunity for undergraduate students in their junior year, senior year, or recent college graduates from a social science discipline with an interest in public policy and social justice issues.

This internship pays an hourly rate of $11.50, and applicants must be willing to commit to a minimum number of hours per week (no less than 35 hours per week, during regular business hours), with some flexibility around an academic course schedule. The internship will last approximately 10 weeks.
Responsibilities:
Responsibilities will include supporting the director of the Race, Place, and Economic Mobility project on daily and long-term projects. Interns will be responsible for assisting the director with research such as data collection, editing, and general research support. Interns will be tasked with researching, drafting, editing, and posting blog posts for the project. Interns will assist the director with compiling PowerPoint presentations for research and fundraising purposes. 

The intern will have the opportunity to attend internal meetings, local think tank events, professional development workshops, and public Brookings events as well as participate on Brookings sports teams and network with other interns throughout the Institution.

Apply to be a BSOS Ambassador for Fall 2017!

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Priority Deadline: May 8, 2017

Candidates selected to move forward will be contacted for an interview before the end of spring semester. Good luck!

Click here for more information about BSOS Ambassadors. E-mail Margo Shear at mshear@umd.edu with any questions.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

NSF Graduate Fellowship for Fall 2017 and Future Applicants

ARE YOU PLANNING GRADUATE STUDIES TOWARD A PH.D. IN SCIENCE, MATH, ENGINEERING, SOCIAL, OR BEHAVIORAL FIELDS?

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) is 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 fields. The NSF award provides 3 years of support, with an annual stipend of $34,000. You can learn more about the NSF award at www.nsfgrfp.org

134 MARYLAND SENIORS, RECENT ALUMNI, AND GRADUATE STUDENTS HAVE WON NSF GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS IN THE PAST 4 YEARS!

IMPORTANT: Students may apply TWICE for the NSF GRFP - once before starting graduate studies, and once during the first two years of graduate study. To enhance your chance of success is it essential to apply at each opportunity.

Eligibility: You must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident to apply for the NSF graduate research fellowship. You must be applying for graduate studies in an NSF supported field.

Deadlines to apply will be in late October 2017 for NSF GRFP awards . Planning early give you your best chance of success!

If you are interested, please email us at: nsfgrfp@umd.edu

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Research Assistant - Statistical Analyses for Recent Grad

Love doing complex data analysis? Spotting anomalies and trends? If so, we have a great opportunity for you! If you have a experience with statistics via an Econ, Stats, Math or related degree, we have a terrific contract opportunity starting almost immediately!

A large social science research organization in DC needs several top-notch people with experience using SAS, SPSS, STATA and/or advanced Excel for a long term data analysis project. This organization needs additional people to jump on board pretty quickly and the project is expected to continue for many months. Candidates must have a degree in Econ, Stats, Math or a closely related degree and experience with STATA, SAS, SPSS or related statistical software.

This is an excellent opportunity to get hands on experience at a top-notch, well-respected, highly intellectual organization! If qualified and interested, please apply ASAP, thanks! We look forward to hearing from you!

* We are a third party employment agency. Any fees will be paid by the client organization, NOT the candidate.*

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Statistics, Economics or other data related field.
  • Experience with Excel or statistical software (SPSS, STATA, SAS etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to get the details right!

Interested alumni can apply for this position by logging in to Careers4Terps and searching the ID number: 144278

Monday, May 1, 2017

Research Specialist, Behavioral Ethics Lab

The Behavioral Ethics Lab (BeLab), led by Dr. Cristina Bicchieri, is seeking to hire a highly skilled and motivated individual to work as a full-time research assistant beginning in the summer of 2017. Dr. Bicchieri is an expert in social norms and conducts research at the intersection of philosophy, economics, and psychology. Our group includes behavioral economists, psychologists, network analysts, game theorists, applied mathematicians, and philosophers. This is an excellent position for those who are seeking to be exposed to a vibrant research environment, for example in preparation of a graduate degree or a research career in the private sector. The research specialist would help out with many elements of our lab's research activity. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) programming lab and online economics experiments and surveys, collecting, cleaning, and analyzing data, as well as writing up results.

Please apply before May 31, 2017. The position would start in the summer of 2017, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Highly motivated and qualified applicants should submit a CV/resume and a cover letter that outlines research interests, skills, and experience. Be ready to supply at least 2 letters of recommendation upon request.

Qualifications:
  • B.S. or B.A. in social or cognitive sciences with a strong quantitative background (minor or higher in economics preferred) and 0 year to 1 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Experience programming (i.e., zTree, Python, etc).
  • Proficiency in statistical methods and software (e.g., R, STATA, etc).
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Flexible and independent thinking, self-organization, and the ability to self-motivate.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
The application can be found at http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/27926

International Student? Interested in Leadership Position? Apply for ISU Officer Positions

Are you an international student?

Do you enjoy interacting with international students?

Want leadership experience?

Leadership positions are available with the International Student Union for 2017-18. The International Student Union (ISU) was created In fall of 2014 by two BSOS students to encourage the UMD student body to embrace its diversity and help international students easily integrate into the UMD community. The open positions are:
  • President (must be filled)
  • Co-President
  • Vice President for Membership
  • Secretary/Vice President for Communication
  • Vice President for Events
  • Treasurer/Vice President for Finance (must be filled)

Interested? Email Kathryn Hopps, ISU Advisor, khopps@umd.edu to learn more about officer duties.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

SEO Career Internship Program Information Session - Apr. 27th

Thu, April 27 at 6:00 pm
SEO Career Interview Workshop & Info Session with NABA UMD
Van Munching Hall – Room 1202

Thank you for your interest in SEO Career, the nation's premier pre-professional development and internship program providing Black, Hispanic and Native American undergrads with coaching, training and access to internships across multiple lines of business. Last summer, UMaryland had 3 students who attended SEO summer training and worked with our partner firms; this summer, 8 UMaryland students will participate in training and work with our partners! We have received over 200 applications from UMaryland students this year and are actively looking for sophomores and freshmen for Summer 2018 partner opportunities. SEO will be on campus this week and would love to meet you. Join us to learn how the SEO Career team can prepare you for internships with our banking and corporate partners including Goldman Sachs, IBM and BAML.

Food and refreshments will be provided. Bring a friend!

Apply to join BSOS Peer Mentors for Fall 2017!

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Federal/Global Fellows Program - Great for ECON Students!

Think a career in government and public service is only for government and politics majors? Think again! Federal agencies, nonprofits, and policy-related organizations are interested in your quantitative and analytical skillsets as they confront pressing issues. The Global Fellows and Federal Fellows Programs offer you a chance to take your skills out of the classroom and apply them in the real world. Apply today! Earn Scholarship in Practice credit and a Fellows Program notation on your transcript!

Join a lively, engaged, and motivated student community! Both programs combine a fall seminar in an issue area with a spring internship in Washington D.C. Our concentrations include Science Diplomacy, Homeland Security Policy, Health Policy, and Global Challenges. Past internship locations include Department of Energy, U.S. Census Bureau, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, and Department of Treasury, among many others! Year-round activities include trips to Capitol Hill and federal agencies, professional development workshops, and conversations with policymakers. The programs also feature one-on-one assistance in writing resumes, obtaining internships, etc.

APPLY NOW!!! Application Link: Online Application

For details regarding the application requirements, go to http://federalfellows.umd.edu and/or http://globalfellowsdc.umd.edu or contact our office: 2407 Marie Mount Hall, 301-314-0261. Second wave of applications will be reviewed on May 5th. Rolling admissions thereafter.

**The internship portion of the Global Fellows or Federal Fellows program is accepted for the ECON-BA Experiential Learning Requirement. 

Free professional headshots for UMD students - May 2nd

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
11:00am - 1:00pm

3rd Floor of Hornbake Library, South Wing

Stop in to our final photo event of the semester to get a free professional headshot for your professional profiles (Careers4Terps, LinkedIn, etc.)!

No appointments are necessary. This is a drop-in event. Expect to take 5-10 minutes out of your day. Our photographer will take three photos, and will email you the photo of your choice from the three options. We will only photograph you from the mid-chest and up, so feel free to bring a professional shirt but forego professional slacks or skirts.

You can expect your photo sent out within 5 business days post-event.

All attendees in line by 1 p.m. are guaranteed a photo.

This event is open to all UMD students, including graduate and post-doc Terps.
For additional information about this event contact Michelle Lopez-Mullins at mlopezmu@umd.edu.

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?

Thursday, May 4, 2017 
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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.

Know Japanese? Research Associate Position with the Council on Foreign Relations for May or Recent Grad

The Research Associate will work under the direction of a senior fellow on projects related to Japanese studies. The major responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
  • Providing logistical and administrative support to the fellow, including scheduling appointments, handling phone calls, travel arrangements, and drafting correspondence
  • Researching specific areas for articles, book chapters, and other publications, as requested by the fellow
  • Coordinating events logistics, including preparing invitations, corresponding with speakers and presiders, helping to prepare background papers and materials for distribution, and providing other logistical support
  • Assisting with the drafting, proofreading and editing of written material 
  • Managing budgets, including tracking monthly statements, monitoring grant information, writing reports and requests, creating and updating Excel spreadsheets, and preparing vouchers for reimbursement
  • Assisting the fellow with social media outreach, including publishing a blog, website, video, and/or using social media applications such as Twitter, Google+, etc., as needed.
  • Supporting other fellows and departments, upon request.

CIA Internships and Fellowships

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Upcoming 4+1 Information Session


DUAL BACHELOR'S / MASTERS INFORMATION SESSION

Current Smith and BSOS students please join us to learn more about the 4+1 (Dual Bachelor's / Master's) programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.

If you are interested in applying for the program to start in Fall 2017, this is your last chance for the semester to hear from admissions, advising and to ask any questions you may have.

Food will be provided!

The event is next Wednesday,April 26th from 5:00-6:00pm, co-hosted by Admissions and the Masters Programs Office (4+1 Advisor) in VMH 1307.

Register Here!


Summer 2017 Internships with Hyattsville Community Development Corporation

Organizational Overview: The Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (CDC) is a local non-profit community-serving organization dedicated to the revitalization and sustainable development of Hyattsville, the Gateway Arts District, and neighboring Inner-Beltway communities. Founded in the Fall of 2000, our mission is to develop arts, entertainment and public spaces; spur economic development and the quality of community life; encourage widespread leadership for community revitalization; and to rebuild the city’s commercial corridors.

Position Overview: We are currently looking for energetic, dynamic undergraduate or graduate students. Interns will work closely with our staff to learn the ins and outs of a community development organization and serving a unique community. Potential candidates must be self-starters with strong communication skills, eagerness to learn, and comfort working in a small team (4 staffers) office environment.

Applicants are strongly advised to review our website to review current programs and projects.

Status: This is an unpaid, part- time internship with a flexible work schedule.

Duration: May 29th - August 25th, 2017

Required Application Materials: Resume and Cover Letter

Due Date for Applications: 4/26/2017

Tax Reform Panel with MD Delegate Healey at UMD

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Free GRE Practice Test Saturday, April 22nd

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

Learn what to expect and how you'd score on the exam with a detailed score report.

The test is Saturday, April 22nd, 10:00 AM-1:00PM in Tydings Hall 0117.

Space is limited - register today!  Registration link - http://bit.ly/umd2017gretest

ATTENTION: This will be the same version of the test provided last fall (October 2016).

Sustainable Development in the Age of Trump - Apr. 20th

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BSOS Orientation Peer Advisor Opportunity - Apply by Apr. 28th!

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Contact bsosorientation@gmail.com for more information or to receive an application.
Applications are due April 28th.

Diversity Abroad Celebration & Ice Cream Reception - May 10th

What: Education Abroad values and celebrates the diversity of the UMD study abroad student community, so please join us in celebrating the diverse identities of our alumni, outbound and prospective students. Programming will include:
  • Study Abroad Student Alumni Panel
  • Resources on internationalizing your degree and career from UMD campus resources
  • Special study abroad giveaways
  • A unique opportunity to celebrate the broad definition of diversity in international experiences with your peers!
  • Food (ice cream) will be served!

When: 6:00-8:00pm, Wednesday, May 10th

Where: H.J. Patterson Hall Global Crossroads

To RSVP, go to: ter.ps/EAdiversity

Friday, April 14, 2017

Recent or May Grad Fluent in Spanish & Portuguese? Research Assistant Position with McLarty Associates

McLarty Associates seeks a research assistant in the support team for the Latin America practice.

Responsibilities of the position include extensive research of public policy and business issues in the Latin American region, as well as global issues such as trade negotiations and multilateral fora.

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience. The ideal candidate is a resourceful and accomplished researcher and an excellent writer with an understanding of international politics, economics, and business. He or she should have a strong background, demonstrated interest, and experience living or studying in the region, as well as fluency in both Spanish and Portuguese.

Successful candidates must demonstrate the ability to exercise independent judgment, interact comfortably with senior-level contacts, anticipate needs, adapt to demanding and fluid situations, and collaborate in a team environment. It is critical that the candidate is able to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.

Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and brief writing sample (2-3 pages) to careers@maglobal.com.

Research Assistant with Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program for May or Recent Grad

Cities and metropolitan areas are the hubs of the national and global economy and the primary places where people seek jobs and opportunity. They are at the forefront of the major demographic and social changes confronting the nation.

Our mission at the Metropolitan Policy Program is to deliver research and solutions that help metropolitan leaders build an advanced economy that works for all. We collaborate, pursue integrated approaches, and embrace an affirmative vision of what’s possible in everything we do.

Our work exemplifies the Brookings values of quality, independence, and impact.

About the Research Assistant

The Metropolitan Policy Program seeks to hire Research Assistants to provide research assistance and administrative support in a broad range of focus areas, including – economic mobility, geography of poverty, economic competitiveness, labor market, regional economic performance and workforce.

The Research Assistant conducts high-quality research on public policy issues; organizes and analyzes large datasets; identifies appropriate data sources and responds to statistical/analytical queries from senior research staff; prepares tables, maps, graphics, and presentations on Program’s research findings; provides literature reviews and background memoranda. As needed, the Research Assistant also oversees travel and event logistics, constituent list management, expense reimbursements, and other administrative duties.

Army ROTC Scholarship - Apply by Apr. 25th

Army ROTC is seeking scholarship applicants for Fall 2017. An Army ROTC scholarship pays full tuition and fees, a monthly stipend and book allowance. Scholarships are especially available for members of the undergraduate Class of 2019 and prospective graduate students. Interested students should contact UMD Army ROTC at armyrotc@umd.edu no later than April 25th.

Amazon Global Operations Division Office Hours - Apr. 19th

Amazon Global Operations Division – Office Hours

Wednesday, April 19 | 1:30-4:30pm

Location: University Career Center, 3rd floor of Hornbake Library, South Wing

For more information & to RSVP

Are you interested in motivating people?

Want a job where you’re constantly moving instead of sitting behind a desk all day?

Looking to be a Leader in a Global Operations?

Amazon is an exciting and fast paced company to work for that is continually evolving to meet the demands of our customers. Find out more by signing up for our office hours at the Career Center.

Please bring along your resume, we look forward to meeting you!

For additional information about this event contact Michael Maiden at mmaiden@umd.edu

Advanced Job Search Strategies - April 24th

Monday, April 24, 2017
12:00-1:00pm
University Career Center
3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

In this workshop, we will go over essential search strategies for finding a great entry-level job. If you are graduating in May and do not have a job for post-graduation, come learn how to use your time effectively to maximize your opportunities just in time for graduation!
Whether you are just starting or are in the midst of your job search, this workshop is for you!

For additional information about this event contact Caroline Lee at clee91@umd.edu.

Need resume and career fair tips?

Uber U Career Workshops

Thursday, April 20 | 6-8pm
Location: 1717 Rhode Island Ave NW Washington, D.C. 20036


For more information & to RSVP

You are invited to our Uber U Career Workshops on Thursday, April 20th, 6:00pm-8:00pm at our Uber DC office!

Our first session will be focused on resume and career fair tips to help you stand out from the crowd. Recruiters will share valuable advice on what they look for in a resume and how to make the best impression at a career fair.

Our second session will help you navigate technical interviews. We know how daunting the interview process can be, trust us! We will review how to best prepare for a coding interview and walk through a live demo with our engineers.

Maryland Parent & Family Association Student Scholarship Awards

Applications are currently being accepted for the Maryland Parent & Family Association Student Scholarship Awards. The scholarships provide assistance to current undergraduate students in good standing who may be unable to continue their education at the University due to extenuating personal or family financial circumstances. Thanks to the generosity of parent and family donors, scholarships of up to $2,000 per student will be awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year. A minimum of 12 scholarships will be awarded.


Award criteria, instructions, and an online application can be found at https://terpfamily.umd.edu/mpfa-student-scholarship-award.

Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017.


Questions? Contact the Office of Parent and Family Affairs at 301.314.8429 or terpfamily@umd.edu.

Professional Etiquette Dinner - April 17th

Monday, April 17th

5:00pm – 7:00pm


Hosted by the University Career Center & The President's Promise

As a student, are you prepared to put your best foot forward when you sit down with an employer at the dinner table? Would you like more information on how to best navigate using the forks, knives, spoons, plates, and glasses placed in front of you, without embarrassment? If so, this event is for you!

Employers often observe you during meals and social situations to see how you interact with others. This dining event is designed for you to learn and practice good table manners, helping you to be successful in your job and internship search and as a new professional. Come participate in this facilitated etiquette dinner, guaranteed to provide the guidance you need. Ms. Lauren Scott, a human resource specialist with the Department of Defense, has conducted numerous etiquette dining sessions, and will be our hostess for the evening.

The event is free, but space is limited. Please Note: If you register and do not attend, your student account will be charged a $25 fee. Additionally, access to your Careers4Terps account may be restricted.

To RSVP: go.umd.edu//ProDinner

To request accommodations for individuals with disabilities, please contact Linda LeNoir (llenoir@umd.edu or 301-314-7240) no later than noon on Friday, April 7, 2017.

Bright Futures Scholarship for Unpaid Internships - Apply by April 24th!

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Just in Time Hiring Meetup - April 28th


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Interested in meeting employers before the summer break? Looking for an internship or full-time role?

Come to a relaxed, informal opportunity to meet and greet with a wide range of organizations interested in hiring UMD students for FULL TIME and INTERNSHIP positions. Each company will give a 3-5 minute overview and then be seated at tables to have conversations with students over light refreshments for the remainder of event.

12:00-12:30: 3-5 minute employer presentation

12:30-2:00: Relaxed conversations over refreshments

You are welcome to come and go as your schedule allows!

RSVP Here!

Organizations attending:

Aerotek, ESF Camps, Peace Corps, Sherwin Williams, TTi, Target, Unum, Wegmans, Yelp, and more to come!

For additional information about this event contact Michael Maiden at mmaiden@umd.edu

Information Session: Robert H. Smith School of Business MS in Business & Management

Robert H. Smith School of Business – MS in Business & Management

Tuesday, April 25 | 10:30am-2:30pm

Location: University Career Center, 3rd floor of Hornbake Library, South Wing

Sign up for the appointments held in the University Career Center to learn more about our Master of Science in Business & Management program!

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Morgan Stanley Events for Current Freshmen & Sophomores - Apr. 24th

Current UMD Freshmen and Sophomores:

If you are interested in learning more about equity sales and trading, connect with Morgan Stanley at one of the following events on April 24, 2017. Open to all majors, but registration is required.

Morgan Stanley- Sales & Trading Networking Lunch, Monday, April 24 (12:00 - 1:30 p.m.)

Registration Deadline: April 24


We invite Maryland sophomore and freshman students from all majors to network with Institutional Equity and Fixed Income Sales & Trading professionals. You will have the opportunity to hear about their experiences and roles across Sales & Trading, as well as learn about the Firm’s business, culture and the opportunities we have to offer. Attire is business casual.


Morgan Stanley- Sales & Trading Coffee Chats, Monday, April 24 (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)

Application Deadline: April 18


Morgan Stanley's Fixed Income and Institutional Equity Divisions will be hosting informational coffee chats for sophomore and freshman Maryland students interested in pursuing a summer internship at the Firm. Students will meet with a business representative to gain valuable career advice and mentorship. This will be a great opportunity to polish your resume, rehearse for interviews, and ask any questions you may have about Morgan Stanley, Sales & Trading, or finance in general.


Morgan Stanley-Sales & Trading 101, Monday, April 24 (5:00 - 6:00 p.m.)

Registration Deadline: April 24


We invite sophomore and freshman Maryland students to meet representatives from Fixed Income and Institutional Equity Sales & Trading. Students will have the opportunity to hear about our business and learn more about summer 2018 internship opportunities at the Firm. This event will include a presentation and a networking opportunity. Attire is business casual.

UMD Volunteering

Volunteer and Learning opportunities are now open for this summer and next year! The TerpService Program in the LCSL office at STAMP currently has applications open for students looking to serve and become involved in the local community while gaining valuable skills and experience. Review the opportunities below and sign up today! 

Terps for Change is a semester long commitment for students interested in learning more about social change and social justice while volunteering in their local community! The program consists of three components--education, service, and reflection--which are facilitated through weekly service hours and dialogues. You can review our different service sites as a part of the application. 
To apply, students should log into OrgSync and then follow this link: go.umd.edu/t4c to fill out the applications.
For Summer Session II: fill out the "Terps for Change Volunteer Application: Summer 2017". The application closes on 6/23/2017 at 11:59pm.
For Fall 2017: fill out the "Terps for Change Volunteer Application: Fall 2017". The priority deadline is 9/1/2017 and the applicaiton closes on 9/8/2017. Applicants are encouraged to apply early to be placed into their preferred sites!
TerpService Coordinators
Students have the opportunity to combine service with leadership development by committing to be a TerpService Coordinator for the 2017-2018 academic year. After training, they lead our volunteers through education, service, and reflection! Coordinators have the opportunity to develop valuable leadership and professional skills that are highly valued after they graduate. To apply to be a TerpService Coordinator, students should log into OrgSync and follow go.umd.edu/t4c to select the "TerpService Coordinator Application: 2017-2018"

Individuals or groups of students are encouraged to register for our TerpService Day program for 2017-2018. TerpService Days are single Saturdays of service in the local community. The day includes issue education, direct service with local partners, and reflection. Breakfast, lunch, and any supplies for volunteers are included! We have limited capacity at each site, so it pays to register early! To register, students should log into OrgSync and then follow this link: go.umd.edu/tsd to select a site and fill out a form. TerpService Day dates for next fall are: Sept. 30, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Nov. 4, and Nov. 18. 

Services 24/7
For students looking to volunteer outside of campus, our interactive online database services247.umd.edu     
connects students to local non-profit organizations that provide volunteer and internship opportunities. Services 24/7 is maintained by TerpService staff and coordinators, and consists of over 300 organizations across a wide array of service categories.

Information about programs and sites can be found on our website: go.umd.edu/terpservice 

Please remember: **You must be logged into Orgsync to view the applications**