Monday, March 12, 2012

Opportunities listed in C4T for GVPT majors

INTERNSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES: Find an Internship that is Right for You
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3134 Hornbake Library)
If you have questions about how to obtain an internship, how to search for experiences and how to apply, then this workshop is for you! Tips and advice on the process of finding an internship will be discussed.
For additional information about this event, contact Erin Rooney-Eckel at

INTERESTED IN RETAIL MANAGEMENT? Learn more by participating in this program:
Meet with Sherwin-Williams: Employer-In-Residence Program
Thursday, March 15, 2012 • 11:00AM - 04:00PM
Location: University Career Center & The President’s Promise (3134 Hornbake Library)
This program allows employers to serve as "career advisors" to students seeking help. Employers participate in our daily rotation by providing career advice to students, in a 1-on-1 setting, on issues ranging from resume assistance to answering the question "how do I get a job like yours?” Come learn about ways you can improve your skills and get feedback from industry professionals about what they look for in a candidate. Services Provided Include:
-          Informational Interview
Meet with professionals to gather career information, investigate career options, and get advice on job search techniques
-          Telling Your Story
Employers discuss their personal journey to finding their career and the opportunities they used to reach success in their industry.

Online registration in advance is the best way to be sure you are seen at your preferred time (you can choose a 30 minute slot based on availability). However, we will take same-day walk-ins on a first come, first serve basis to fill any empty slots. There is no guarantee that you will be able to walk in and be seen at that time.
For registration instructions, please visit

Women for Hire - Washington DC Career Expo
Thursday, March 22, 2012 • 10:00AM - 02:00PM
Location: The Almas Temple at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza - 1315 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
NOTE: Business attire and resumes are required for admittance.

Spend the day with Women For Hire and attend these programs FREE of charge:
-Fast-paced Career Seminars: Special job search and small business focused seminars from handpicked experts.
-Resume Reviews: Let our resume reviewers give you instant feedback.
-Popular Mentor Match program: A "speed mentoring" program with a chance to ask questions about your career.
-Perfect Pitch program: Learn how to share who you are and what you do in just one sentence.
-Hiring Employers: Meet face-to-face with recruiters looking for jobseekers to fill a variety of roles.
-The Interview: Experts will evaluate your interview.

For additional information about this event,

POSITIONS: 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.

Summer Intern: Education Policy Studies (147-410), POSITION TYPE   Summer Internship (57899)
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI), Washington, District of Columbia                     

Resident Scholar Frederick Hess conducts research on school choice, education politics, school reform, and the history of the American education system. Current projects include higher education productivity, higher education performance by states, parental involvement in K-12 schools, K-12 school leadership, and digital learning.  An intern in the education department will assist with ongoing responsibilities associated with AEI's Education Program, including research and editing, event planning, and administrative tasks. The ideal candidate will have strong research abilities, attention to detail, an interest in K-12 and higher education policy, curiosity and willingness to learn and explore the world of education policy, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to multi-task and learn and adapt to a multitude of tasks, projects and research topics.

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