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.