Monday, January 30, 2012

Internships/Opportunities listed on Careers4Terps


Capital One Leadership Internship Program (CLIP) – APPLY NOW!
The Capital One Leadership Internship Program (CLIP), sponsored by the Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Center for Campus Life, the University Career Center & The President's Promise, and Capital One Bank is now accepting applications for its 2012-2013 cohort.  Do not miss this wonderful opportunity to gain leadership skills while doing an internship and studying abroad!

CLIP is an opportunity for students to explore the concept of Global Leadership through two leadership courses, an internship, and a short-term study abroad experience.  During the fall semester students will participate in an internship with a local community agency and attend a weekly 3-credit leadership course, EDCP 318I. During the spring semester students will enroll in the continuation of EDCP 318I and will travel to Masaka, Uganda during spring break to explore community-based leadership in an international context.

This great program covers all the major expenses (i.e. airfare, accommodation, meals, in-country transportation, and tours) of the trip to Uganda. In addition, the program, with the help of the University Career Center and the President’s Promise, will assist students to find the fall internship. First year students who want to make a difference in their community, who have an interest in global leadership, and who are searching for a way to connect at Maryland are strongly encouraged to apply. However, ALL students are eligible to apply.

Applications are due Friday, February 24th, 2010 at 5 pm. Applications and program information is available online at
If you have any questions about the program or the application please do not hesitate to contact Val Nam, CLIP intern and past participant, at

Careers4Terps may have a position waiting for YOU!
C4T is a free web-based service providing UMD students and alumni access to full-time, part-time, and internship positions posted by employers looking to hire UMD students and alumni. Several positions are highlighted below, but there are more located in the C4T database. To read more about the positions below, log in to your C4T account ( and paste the ID number (listed beside the position titles) in the “Search” box.

Intern/Research Assistant (56201)
Booz Allen Hamilton, Washington DC Metro Area
Summer Internship
Job Function Research Compensation Structure Salary
Desired Start Date June 4, 2012 Duration 10 weeks 
Approximate Hours Per Week 40 

CPIA interns join a team of experienced intelligence professionals to conduct all-source intelligence research and analysis to support ongoing projects for clients within the US Intelligence Community and the Department of Defense. CPIA interns assess current and emerging threats, conduct link and relationship analysis, produce written and oral reports, and provide business analysis and development support.

The CPIA Internship provides thorough training and development opportunities with veterans in national security. In addition to individual projects, CPIA interns participate in seminars, field trips, community service events, and networking events with firm leadership and project managers. CPIA interns also work collaboratively on a “capstone” group deliverable which they present to clients and senior partners at the conclusion of the summer. Successful interns are considered for fulltime employment.

Students possessing regional expertise related to Mexico or Iran are highly encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: All applicants must satisfy the following requirements:
- A current graduate or undergraduate student in good standing pursuing a degree in International Relations, Intelligence Analysis, Government, or related disciplines.
- Expected graduation in Spring/Summer 2013
- Superior academic achievement (minimum GPA 3.3)
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Excellent research and analysis skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Selected applicants will be subject to an initial security screening and possibly a full security investigation in the future. Additionally, applicants may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. We value the diversity of our people. Booz Allen is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V.

Program Assistant - Middle East and North Africa (56144)
POSITION TYPE: Entry Level (Full-Time)
Center for International Private Enterprise - Washington, District of Columbia
The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) strengthens democracy around the globe through private enterprise and market-oriented reform. CIPE is one of the four core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
• 1-2 years of administrative office experience
• Ability to handle multiple, detail-oriented tasks simultaneously with limited supervision
• Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
• Background in international affairs and/or the Middle East with an emphasis on political and economic issues
• Computer skills, proficiency in MS-Office, specifically Word, Excel and Outlook. Internet research skills are highly desired. MS Project or similar a plus.
• Fluency in written and spoken English is required. Competency in written and spoken Arabic is a plus.

Research Associate, Position Type- Entry Level (Full-Time), Summer Internship, Internship (Fall or Spring Part-Time)- 55917 
Council on Hemispheric Affairs, Washington, District of Columbia
Deadline: Jan. 31
Division N/A Desired Class Level(s) Junior
Job Function Research Compensation Structure Unpaid Internship

Positions and Responsibilities
COHA will accept multiple research associates during each semester, and we will also accept one student for each other position. All interns will research and write articles, but while this will be the primary function of research associates, the highest priority of other interns will be tending to their specific duties.

Research Associate – As a research associate, interns will be writing articles for COHA’s highly regarded publication, the Washington Report on the Hemisphere (WRH); composing Opinion-Editorials and letters to the editor for publication in major national and international news media; performing personal interviews with Washington officials; attending Congressional hearings, legislative seminars, and various events on topics relevant to COHA’s work; and assisting in office administration tasks such as maintaining subscription lists. Applicants with high computer literacy are encouraged to apply.

Financial Officer – The financial officer will develop, coordinate, and evaluate the financial program and supporting information systems of COHA. His duties will include budgeting, bookkeeping, tax planning, banking, and managing financial office operations.

Office/Intern Coordinator – The Office/Intern coordinator will have the general duty to manage the day-to-day affairs of the COHA office, and will be integral to the continual recruitment of new interns for the following semester. He or she will plan and manage recruitment and selection of staff, conduct new employee orientation, manage staff meetings, track articles in progress, and give COHA’s director a daily briefing on the status of these tasks.

Outreach Officer – The outreach officer will be charged with maintaining COHA’s communications and mutual understanding between the organization and its public. He or she will also be charged with seeking business development opportunities in the form of grants and other funding. This includes the use of all forms of media and communications to project and protect the appropriate image, attending to exhibitions and conferences, managing mailing and subscription lists, and locate new potential sources for organizational funding.

Copy Editor/Producer – The copy editor will prepare, proofread and copy edit to improve readability, as well as supervising others who do this work. Read, copy, or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax. He or she will also maintain the organization’s style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements. As such, he or she will be required to verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources. As a producer, this intern will be the main point of contact for COHA’s off-site writers, and work with the office/intern coordinator to track progress on articles in progress.

IT Officer/Webmaster – Duties for the IT officer/webmaster include basic maintenance of computers, printers, fax machine, and Internet. He or she will also manage our website and send emails to COHA’s mailing list. Experience with programs we use (WordPress for the website, Atomic Mail Sender for mailings, or similar programs), familiarity with Windows, and knowledge of basic HTML code are preferred.

Intern candidates should have some knowledge and/or interest in U.S.-Latin American affairs or international relations and should display impressive research and writing skills. Proficiency in Spanish or Portuguese is desired, though experience in journalism, English, or one of the social sciences may be substituted for the normal background requirements. Ideal internship candidates should be highly motivated and will be expected to show initiative and a capacity for innovation.
Desired Major(s)- Behavioral and Social Sciences/Economics, Behavioral and Social Sciences/Government and Politics, Journalism, Individual Studies Program

The SEC is looking for the best and brightest to help strengthen their team in order to better serve as the investor’s advocate.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has retained Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry Company to provide strategic talent acquisition solutions to help the agency address its continuing talent needs.

2012 1L Summer Honors Program- Washington, DC Headquarters (
Volunteer Student Intern Opportunities- Note: This is a volunteer or for-credit internship.
The Securities and Exchange Commission selects volunteer interns for its Summer Honors Law Program.  Though these positions are uncompensated, they offer students responsibility and real experiences that promote their careers. Students have the opportunity to work for ten weeks during the summer at the SEC's Washington DC headquarters or at one of its eleven Regional Offices.  

Interns directly support attorneys and other professionals in the regulation and enforcement of the securities markets.  Each intern is assigned to one of the SEC’s offices or divisions for a ten-week period.  The potential assignments are as varied as the SEC’s responsibilities in regulating the securities markets.  We have high expectations for our interns, often assigning them the same work we would give a newly-hired staff attorney who had completed law school.  Students who succeed in their assignments assist with tasks such as drafting regulations, reviewing filings, or preparing for interviews and testimony.  They spend hours every day with line attorneys, and they support senior executives. Most summers, the Summer Honors Law Program places students in the following offices at the SEC’s Washington DC headquarters:
  • Division of Corporation Finance
  • Division of Enforcement
  • Division of Investment Management
  • Division of Risk, Strategy, and Financial Innovation
  • Division of Trading & Markets
  • Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE)
  • Office of International Affairs
  • Office of the General Counsel
  • Office of the Inspector General
Opportunities for interns in the Regional Offices are in Enforcement and OCIE.

2012 Summer College (Undergraduate) Summer Honors Program- Washington, D.C. Headquarters (
Location: Washington, DC (Headquarters) Office  
Volunteer Student Intern Opportunities- Note: This is a volunteer or for-credit internship.
The Securities and Exchange Commission selects volunteer interns for its Summer Honors Programs.  Though these positions are uncompensated, they offer students responsibility and real experiences that promote their careers. The Summer Honors College Program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to become acquainted with the regulation of the securities markets and the activities of the Commission. Students from undergraduate schools across the country work at the Commission's Washington, DC, Headquarters and in a number of our Regional Offices nationwide. The Summer Honors College Program is a 10-week long internship that introduces undergraduate students pursuing degrees in such areas as accounting, economics, finance, human resource management and information technology/information security, among others, to the regulation of the securities markets and the work of the Commission.
Listed below are the Divisions and Offices that typically hire Summer Honors College Program interns. This list is subject to change on an annual basis.
Washington, DC — Headquarters
  • Division of Corporation Finance
  • Division of Investment Management
  • Division of Trading and Markets
  • Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations
  • Office of Economic Analysis
  • Office of Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Office of Human Resources
  • Office of Information Technology
  • Office of Inspector General
  • Office of International Affairs
  • Office of Risk Assessment
  • Office of the Secretary
Regional Offices 
  • Atlanta
  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • Fort Worth
  • Miami
  • New York
  • Philadelphia
  • Salt Lake

American Enterprise Summer Institute
The American Enterprise Summer Institute is looking for college undergraduates who are passionate about public affairs, and want to spend the summer diving headfirst into public policy. Our fully funded four-week program will help students develop the core analytical skills required for rigorous public policy analysis while introducing them to some of the nation's top free-enterprise leaders.  Up to 25 highly qualified applicants will be accepted.
The application deadline is Saturday, March 31, 2012.
APPLY: Visit our website



Citizenship and Immigration Services
Duty Locations: Many vacancy(s) - Washington DC Metro Area, District of Columbia (WASHINGTON, DC)
Salary: $24,865.00 to $54,875.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-0099-02/07
Open Period: Monday, January 30, 2012 to Friday, February 10, 2012
Position Information: Recent Graduates - Full-Time
Who May Be Considered: United States Citizens
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.  

Ideal candidates for these internships are individuals pursuing undergraduate or graduate degree programs in business administration or management, economics, public policy, political science, international relations or studies, accounting or financial management, information technology / information systems, human resources management, and pre-law and law. Candidates will be considered on the basis of the applicability of their education and experience to specific USCIS assignments.

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