Monday, February 27, 2012

Events/Opportunities listed on Careers4Terps

Criminal Justice Career and Internship Fair 2012
Tuesday, March 06, 2012 • 10:00AM - 03:00PM
Location: Grand Ballroom - Stamp Student Union
Interested in Criminology and Criminal Justice internship and career opportunities OR ATTENDING a law specific graduate program?...Then, the Criminal Justice Career Fair is for YOU! Come network with employers, market your skill sets, and gather information on employment opportunities that await you. The Criminal Justice Career and Internship Fair is open to ALL majors and alumni of the UMD College Park campus.
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The Criminal Justice Career Fair is co-sponsored by the Criminal Justice Student Association, and the University Career Center & The President's Promise.
**For additional information about this event, contact Stephanie Pratt at

INTERNSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES: Make the Most of Your Spring Break!
Thursday, March 08, 2012 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: Multi-Purpose Room, University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)
Learn how to make the most of your time during Spring Break. Learn how to search for internships, fine tune your resume, and consider participating in a one or two-day job shadow experience (also known as an externship). For additional information about this event, contact Erin Rooney-Eckel at

Interning on Capitol Hill
Thursday, March 08, 2012 • 04:30PM - 06:30PM
Location: Resource Room - University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)
Are you interested in politics? Have you ever wanted to intern for a member of Congress? Get the inside track of what opportunities are available and what it takes to land one of these internships. This session will be presented by a UM alum and Capitol Hill veteran, Scott Baker. For additional information about this event, contact Megan O'Rourke at

US PIRG Full-time, Entry-Level: Employer Networking and Information Session
Monday, February 27, 2012 • 03:00PM - 04:00PM
Location: SSU - Terrapin Room A - Student Involvement Suite
"If you’re like me, you look around and see too many problems in our country to sit back and do nothing. With U.S. PIRG, you can actually get paid to take on and solve the problems our country faces; from advocating for policies that will protect consumers from big bank and credit card rip-offs, to educating citizens and students about energy efficiency, and increasing participation in democracy." Appropriate Attire: Minimum attire for ALL sessions with employers present is business casual unless otherwise specified. For additional information about this event, contact Dan Herb at

Thursday, March 01, 2012 • 08:00AM - 02:30PM
Location: USA TODAY HQ 7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22108)

Monday, March 05, 2012 • 01:00PM - 04:00PM
Location: GWU Marvin Center, Continental and Grand Ballrooms, 800 21st St, NW, Washington, DC 20052
Students should register quickly and no later than February 29th -- the organizers are expecting hundreds of students from all of the participating colleges and universities. Startups are already vying for the 85 company spots available.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 • 02:00PM - 06:00PM
Location: Northern Virginia Center
View a complete list of participating companies, register to attend and submit your resume by March 5 by visiting

Careers4Terps highlighted position of the week!
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. 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. Positions are constantly being added to the C4T database.

Student Intern, Internship (Fall or Spring Part-Time), Summer Internship (57441)  
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, District of Columbia           
Salary Level$13.92                       
The position is located in the Clerk’s Office, which is the sole official interface between the court and the public. The Student Intern will provide clerical and administrative support to all deputies responsible for Clerk’s Office operations. Representative Duties:
-Answer and assist telephone inquiries regarding local rules and Federal Rules of Appellate Procedures. Serve as back up to the Deputy Clerk for Public Information as required by providing assistance to all visitors at the public counter.
-Assist with copy requests.
-Conduct research and present findings. Assist with special projects.
-Maintain case files in accordance with court rules. Participate in annual file purge; properly dispose of files marked for destruction.
-Receive, prioritize, and properly route incoming fax transmissions.
-Assist Calendar Clerk with the mailing of the court’s calendar of sessions.
-Deliver sensitive and important legal documents to judges’ chambers and ensure personal receipt by the judge’s administrative assistant.
-Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: The successful candidate must be currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program. A background or demonstrated interest in law and/or public service is preferred.

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