Thursday, June 21, 2018

Exciting NEW Federal Fellows concentration in Political Engagement and Advocacy!!!

Just Opened— APPLY NOW! For students of ALL MAJORS! Interested in political engagement at the local, state or national levels? Want to run for office, become a staffer on the Hill, and/or influence or make policy? Apply NOW to the amazing, empowering Federal Fellows Program! 

PERKS include:          

·         Fall semester courseThe instructor has over 20 years of political development, public affairs, community relations and civic education experience working in the Federal government, private sector and non-profit organizations. Class visitors will includepractitioners with experience in the political, civic engagement, and advocacy arenas.

·         DC spring internship at sites including the Hill, federal agencies, NGOs, private organizations, embassies, think tanks, etc. 

·         Scholarship in Practice credit for internship

·         Spring internship credit through our program or through your major/program!

·         Notation on your transcript as a Federal Fellow!

·         Seminar course fulfills an upper level GVPT degree requirement

·         Year-round professional development activities, including field trips, one-on-one help with resumes and interviews, etc.

·         Join a lively, engaged student cohort group (and alumni network)!  

APPLY NOW!!! Application Link: Online Application

 For more information regarding the Political Engagement and Advocacy course and application requirements, visit http://federalfellows.umd.edu or contact our office: 2407 Marie Mount Hall, 301-314-0261.

Global Women's Leadership Initiative

The Global Women’s Leadership Initiative (GWLI) at the Wilson Center promotes increased and substantive women's leadership worldwide.  The Initiative's flagship program,  The Women in Public Service Project (WPSP), works toward the 50x50 goal of 50% women's representation in public service leadership by 2050 by building networks, enabling and inspiring women, and collecting the data that drives the movement toward global gender parity.

GWLI/WPSP offers internships in the spring, summer, and fall terms to undergraduate students and recent graduates who are interested in women’s leadership and global gender equality. Interns have the opportunity to work directly with program staff on events, communications, research, data analysis, and other program activities.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Summer 2018 Research Intern @ IMPAQ in DC or Columbia, MD


The Student Research Intern will support the education division research team to conduct proposal writing and project work through literature searches, evaluation design, measurement selection and development, quantitative and qualitative analyses, and document preparation.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position.

Responsibilities
  • Assist with finding, writing, and editing proposals.
  • Prepare presentation-quality charts and tables to include in project reports.
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative data cleaning and data analysis.
  • Review professional publications from various sources to extract and summarize information relevant to assigned project and proposal work.

Qualifications
  • Grant- or contract-funded research/program evaluation experience required
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Experience with research/evaluation proposal preparation preferred
  • Education content knowledge preferred
  • Knowledge of quantitative data analysis using SAS, STATA, and/or database applications preferred
  • Knowledge of qualitative data analysis with NVivo preferred
Skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skill
  • Able to learn quickly, take direction, and work independently
  • Use creative, collaborative, and consultative approaches to resolve issues

Scholarships for Students of Latin!!


Fall 2018 Big Data Skills Course -- Register NOW!

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences wants to offer you the opportunity to gain important data science skills and earn elective credit. By building your resume with these valuable skills, you will become more marketable to employers. 

REGISTER NOW FOR BSOS330: Programming for the Social Sciences: Statistical Computing Using R (Fall 2018)

Course Description: R is an open-source programming language, specialized for statistical computing, and provides a variety of statistical and graphical techniques that might be relevant for any BSOS program, such descriptive statistics, linear and non-linear regression, text mining, image processing. The R language is increasingly often employed in advanced statistics and data analytics, offering a wide range of application packages for effective programming. This course introduces the R language and several powerful packages in form of lectures, worked-out examples, and group exercises. Instructor: Franz Klein. Course meets Mondays 4-6pm in LEF 0229. Open to all BSOS majors. 1-credit.



Friday, June 8, 2018

Legislative Internship Opportunity: Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz

The Office of Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) is looking for legislative interns for the Fall 2018 semester to support administrative, legislative, and press teams. Responsibilities include: researching legislative issues, attending legislative briefings and hearings, answering phone calls, processing constituent mail, giving Capitol tours, assisting with communications and media materials.

Applicants should be enthusiastic, reliable, professional, hardworking, and have strong writing and communication skills. South Florida ties are preferred, but not required. These positions are unpaid. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to RepDWSresumes@gmail.com

Questions may be directed to Leilani Gonzalez, Staff Assistant, at Leilani.Gonzalez@mail.house.gov.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Council on Legal Education Opportunity: Pre-law Summer Seminar


ASAP รข€“ Achieving Success in the Application Process is a two-day pre-law summer seminar which focuses on the law school application process















Who Is Eligible for ASAP?: College juniors, seniors and post-graduates who plan to apply to law school can participate in ASAP.
What: Intensive weekend to help participants develop the tools they need to understand the application process and become competitive law school applicants.
Deadline: Deadline Extended – Apply NOW!!
Cost: $100

For more information, please see: https://cleoinc.org/programs/asap/

Note: This program is not affiliated with the University of Maryland or Department of Government and Politics.