Thursday, April 20, 2017

Info Session for Dual Bachelors/Masters Programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business

RSVP now to attend the final Dual Bachelors/Masters Information Session for Spring 2017!

The Robert H. Smith School of Business offers several 4+1 Dual Bachelors/Masters programs, geared towards students in BSOS.

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. 


Apply to be an Orientation Peer Advisor!


Summer Internship with Maryland Democratic Party


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Facebook intern

Public Policy Internship with Facebook

Facebook is seeking highly organized, motivated, and detailoriented undergraduate and graduate students to join our Public Policy team in Washington, DC as full-time contracted externs. The Facebook DC office helps to inform users, the media, partners, employees and other stakeholders about Facebook's products and business. Working with policymakers at the international, federal, and state levels, the team handles legislative and regulatory matters, participates in domestic and international policy discussions and leads the company’s interactions with consumer and other non-governmental organizations. Alongside Facebook team members responsible for public policy and strategic communications, externs will work on a variety of projects and policy issues with relevance in the US and around the world, ranging from legislative monitoring and policy analysis to content development. Note: This is a full-time, contract position for the Fall term.

Responsibilities
• Support Facebook's public policy and communications activities.
• Monitor and analyze legislation, regulation, and policies related to the company.

• Draft policy related materials including briefings and talking points.
• Research policy areas of interest to the company.
• Support outreach to Government, Congress, non
profit organizations, and other entities.
• Research and develop policies and communication related to online safety, security, and privacy.
• Partner with senior team members on a wide range of projects.
• Assist in organizing events including trainings and educational outreach.


Qualifications
• Pursuing a BA or graduate degree in business, law, political science, public policy, international relations, communications, journalism, or equivalent.
• Ability to commit up to 40 hours per week in our Washington D.C. office.
• Previous internship or professional experience in policy, research, communications, or government
preferred.
• Demonstrated interest in politics, public policy, and technology.

• Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• Ability to think, plan, and execute resourcefully.

• Experience in the Internet technology industry a plus.
• Passion for Facebook and online communication a must!

Applications accepted until May 5th.

For more information and to apply, students can log in to Careers4Terps and search the post’s ID number: 156982

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Internship/RA Opportunities with CAPC

CAPC Research Assistantship Program 
The CAPC Research Assistantship Program is for students interested in developing their research and professional skills as well as gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation of the study of political science. Research Assistants (RAs) are paired with a faculty member who directs their research for the semester as well as helping them develop a unique project based at least in part, on the research they are conducting on behalf of the faculty member. Priority Deadline: April 26th 

CAPC Internship Program
The CAPC Internship Program enables students to work in local, state, regional, and national political or policy institutions and receive college credit. Students are expected to work 9-20 hours per week over the semester and attend a weekly (online) seminar. Student can earn a total of six or nine credits in total. Final Deadline: June 30th

Tuition and fees apply for all summer courses, so this doesn't make sense for most students.  If you think it will work for you, review the schedule for summer tuition and fees.

Tax Reform Panel with MD Delegate Anne Healey