Monday, April 2, 2012

Opportunities listed in Careers4Terps

INTERNSHIP WORKSHOP SERIES: Find an Internship that is Right for You
Tuesday, April 03, 2012 • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
Location: University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 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

Careers4Terps highlighted positions 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.

Policy Intern, POSITION TYPE: Summer Internship (59321)
Green Strategies, Inc. - Washington, District of Columbia
Green Strategies Inc. is a strategic business consulting firm helping clients understand, adapt to, and prosper from the rapidly changing social, political, technological and business drivers in the energy and environmental arena. We combine insider policy expertise with deep industry knowledge to assist clients in understanding marketplace development...

Business Analyst, Full-time (Entry-Level), 58554
Lockheed Martin, Washington, DC
Onsite/in-office customer support in a demanding Capitol Hill environment. Assist Congressional customers with software implementation and consult on business process requirements and solutions. Develops and maintains positive customer relations; coordinates with team to ensure customer requests are handled appropriately and in a timely manner.
Required Skills:
•              Critical thinking skills a must.
•              Extensive knowledge of and experience using MS Office applications.(Need to know how it works/functions)
•              Demonstrated client-interaction and relationship building skills. (Cool demeanor under pressure)
•              Superior oral and written communications skills. Great diplomacy and Tact.
•              Familiarity with database concepts and technical principles. Ability to quickly learn proprietary software.
•              Ability to multi-task and clearly document customer contacts daily.
•              Demonstrated knowledge of HTML and experience using web development tools to build web templates.

Physical requirements:
•              Ability to endure long standing and walking to Capitol Hill (about 50 city blocks)
•              Will be onsite for 6-7 hours daily
Desired Skills:
Basic knowledge of SQL. Knowledge of elicitation techniques. Knowledge of public policy or experience on Capitol Hill a plus. Experience performing desk-side or customer-requested software training. Experience in helpdesk environment and with social networking sites helpful.
Major: Political Science
Will take a dual major in Computer Science
Need Date: April 16, 2012
GPA: 3.0

Additional Positions:
Online Communications Assistant
American Enterprise Institute, Washington, DC
The American Enterprise Institute seeks an Online Communications Assistant for its communications department. Primary responsibilities include updating AEI’s website ( with attention to text, photographs, graphics, and design; promoting AEI scholarship through social media and other online marketing tools; and editing and packaging AEI documents.  This position requires a Web-savvy, detail-oriented person.  Excellent editing and communication abilities are a must.  Desired technical skills include knowledge of HTML and online marketing tools, and experience with a content management system.  A demonstrated interest in public policy is desired. Interested candidates should submit an online application to, complete with a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and writing sample.

Are you interested in Criminal and International Law?
Paralegal, U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Consider a rewarding and challenging career opportunity as a paralegal in the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Office of International Affairs (OIA).
OIA responsibilities include:
• Securing the return of fugitives from abroad
• Obtaining evidence and other assistance (e.g. freezing of accounts and forfeiture of funds) needed in U.S. criminal investigations and prosecutions from foreign countries
• Assisting local, state, and federal prosecutors, as well as law enforcement agents
• Assuring that the United States meets its reciprocal obligations to foreign countries with respect to extradition of fugitives and production of evidence located in the United States
• Handling thousands of international extradition and evidence gathering (mutual legal assistance) cases
• Negotiating, along with the U.S. Department of State, bilateral and multilateral law enforcement treaties needed to effect extradition and facilitate evidence gathering, and once these treaties enter into force, OIA works with foreign counterparts to assure effective treaty implementation
OIA may be hiring paralegals to work at its office in Washington, DC. Occasional international travel may be required. If you would like to be informed when the paralegal positions are officially announced and posted, please send an email to with your resume, name, email address, and telephone number. Please be aware that submitting your resume to this email address is not a substitute for submitting an application as described in the formal announcement.
If and when authority is received to begin the hiring process, the formal announcement will be posted on and on the Criminal Division’s website at The formal announcement will explain how to initiate an application to be considered for this position. General information about the U.S. Department

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