Thursday, October 19, 2017

Internship at the Office of Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)

The Office of Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) seeks unpaid interns for his office in
Washington, DC for the winter and spring semesters of 2018. 

Responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, handling requests for flags and tours, and assisting front office as well as legislative staff. 

Internship positions are full or part time. 

This position requires outstanding organizational abilities, strong communication
skills, attention to detail, poise, flexibility, and an ability to prioritize in an extremely
fast-paced office. Motivated, hard-working, and professional applicants looking to get a
taste of Capitol Hill are encouraged to apply. 

Interested candidates should visit Senator Coons’ website at to apply. The application portal can be found under the tab “Services” and will require a completed questionnaire, a resume, cover letter, two professional references, and one brief (2-3 pages) writing sample related to your major. Applications received by November 3rd, 2017 will be given priority.

Delaware ties are a plus, but not required.

On-Campus Interviewing for Non-Profits: Application Deadline October 22nd

In November, non-profits seeking spring 2018 interns will take over the University Career Center to conduct interviews with UMD students interested in their internships!  There are 37 internships in total!

In order to be considered for an interview, you must apply through Careers4Terps by Sunday, October 22 at 11:59p.m.

Be sure to click the arrow in the top right corner to view the second page!
To apply, click on the job title.
You will then be asked to log in with your UMD Directory ID and password.
You may apply to as many internships that are of interest to you.

If selected for an interview, you will sign up for an interview timeslot beginning Tuesday, October 31 in Careers4Terps under the "On-Campus Interviews (OCI)" tab.

Search in    by the Posting ID # in parenthesis

    Communications Intern (164603)
    Development Intern (164600)
    Educational Programming & Publishing Intern (164599)
    Spanish Language Programs & Outreach Intern (164604)

A Wider Circle
    Intern (164540)

Accokeek Foundation
    Development Assistant (164621)
    Library Assistant (164673)
    Livestock Assistant Intern (164674)

Casa de Maryland
    Development Intern (164641)
    Education Department Intern (164894)

College Park Aviation Museum
    Collections Management Internship (164425)

East Rock Creek Village
    Computer Intern (164688)
    Evaluate & Assist Seniors in Remaining in their Homes (164648)

ECO City Farms
    Farm Apprentice (164916)

Ethiopian Community Development Council
    Refugee Resettlement Case Management Intern (164657)

    Nonprofit Development Intern (165076)

Hyattsville Community Development Corporation
    Community Development Intern (164685)

International Christian Concern
    Premium & Standard Internships (164607)

Legacy Premier Foundation
    Fundraising Coordinator (164468)
    Public Relations Intern (164467)
    Social Media Intern (164466)

Living Classrooms Foundation
    Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival Communications Intern (164637)
    Kingman Island STEM Education Intern (164612)

Madison House Autism Foundation
    Communications and Marketing Internship (164473)
    Farm Office Management Internship (164474)

Prince George's County Council Member Dannielle Glaros
    Public Policy Intern (164660)

Prince George's County Council Member Deni Taveras
    Intern (164874)

Prince George's County Government
    Aftercare Coordinator (164704)
    Policy Intern (164705)
    Program Development Intern (164706)
    Public Relations Intern (164707)
    Quality Assurance and Compliance Intern (164708)

The Center for Adoption Support and Education (CASE)
    Development Intern (164712)

Venterprises, Inc
    Fundraising and Accounting Internship (164563)
    Marketing, Social Media and Public Relations Intern (164564)

Youth Leadership Foundation
    PALS Mentor (165201)

Questions not addressed in the information above?  Contact:
Erica Ely
Program Director, Internships
University Career Center & The President's Promise


The purpose of this newsletter is to promote and inform University of Maryland faculty and staff of upcoming events and programs that aid in the search for student internship and experiential learning opportunities.  Our hope is that you will, in turn, share this newsletter with your student population(s).
University of Maryland, College Park
University Career Center & The President's Promise

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Law School Fair

Law School Fair 
This event provides a unique opportunity for students and alumni considering law school to meet face to face with law school admissions representatives from across the country. Nearly 100 law schools typically attend this event.
Event Date and Time:  Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Location:  Grand Ballroom - Stamp Student Union
Suggested attire: Business Casual

The University of Maryland's Pre-Law Advising Office within Letters and Sciences is partnering with the University Career Center & The President's Promise to present this Law School Fair. This event is open to not only University of Maryland students but also students and alumni from around the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. area.

For additional information about this event:
Greg Shaffer at or Neil Dhingra at .
Please contact Alicia Montague at the University Career Center & The President's Promise ( or 301.314.7239) at least two weeks prior if you need to request accessibility accommodations for this event.

Partnership for Public Service Workshop

Considering applying for jobs/internships with federal government? 
Want a paid internship that can convert non-competitively into a job?

Event: Deep Dive into Federal Resumes, USAJOBS, and Pathways Internships  
Workshop Dates (Two dates):Thursday, October 19th, (7:00p.m.-8:20p.m.), Location: Tawes Hall, Room 1310Monday, October 23rd, (7:00p.m.-8:20p.m.), Location: Tawes Hall, Room 1310

The Partnership for Public Service (PPS) and their team of experts from federal agencies will conduct the workshop and  share deep-dive practical tips!

  • How to Write Stunning Federal Resumes  
  • How to Apply Effectively through USAJOBS 
  • The Great Opportunity of a Pathways Internship (paid and can convert to job non-competitively)
  • Learn deep-dive tips from federal and public sector experts!
***This event counts as a pre-approved event (for current Federal and Global Fellows)
The workshop will be useful for all levels of USAJOBS users (new user, need a refresher, or a seasoned users looking for extra tips). The panelists will impart deep-dive practical skills that are transferable to any jobs or settings.
If you have already created a USAJOBS/Federal Resume, feel free to bring it to the Workshop – our panelists have volunteered to offer quick feedback and tips for improvement! 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

White Supremacy: Ideology, Presence, and Impact

Join GVPT/SOCY professors for a discussion on white supremacy, its impact on communities of color, white identity, Charlottesville and the rise of violent social movements, the normalization of white nationalist ideology, and more!

Monday, October 16, 2017

Apply to be this year's BSOS Student Commencement Speaker by Friday October 20th!

Friendly reminder that applications for this year's BSOS Student Commencement Speaker are due Friday, October 20!
For more information, please visit
A Special Message from Associate Dean Katherine Russell

Hello, BSOS Graduating Terps! Would you like to represent your graduating class as the BSOS Student Commencement Speaker? We are accepting applications now! Apply here! Deadline is October 20th.

The selected student speaker will:
  • Deliver a 4-5 minute message to the 2,000 students, faculty, and guests at the BSOS Commencement Ceremony
  • Play a prominent role in the procession into the Xfinity Center
  • Sit on stage with the Dean Gregory Ball and will receive reserved special seating for family and guests

For more information or questions about commencement contact:
t: 301-405-8746

Internship with Manis Canning & Associates

Internship Opportunity early-January 2018 to mid-April 2018 During the Maryland General Assembly Session
Manis Canning & Associates
12 Francis St., Annapolis, MD 21401
Firm Overview
Manis Canning & Associates (MCA) is seeking a mature undergraduate student to serve as an intern to assist the firm’s lobbyists during the 2018 Maryland General Assembly Session. MCA is a bipartisan firm providing creative and proactive government affairs, public relations, business strategies and programs to a diverse group of clients. Its principals have more than 100 years of experience working with legislators, regulators and the executive branches of government at the local, state and federal levels. MCA has expertise in a broad range of policy areas such as sports entertainment, taxes, professional licensing, gaming, transportation, insurance, business regulation, information technology, environmental regulation, pharmaceuticals and healthcare. For information on the firm’s principals and clients visit MCA’s website,
Intern Qualifications
Applicant must be self-motivated; possess a level of maturity and interest necessary to complete assignments with little supervision; and possess good writing, communication, and computer skills.
Knowledge of state issues and structure is a plus for this position. MCA’s office and the General Assembly buildings are located in downtown Annapolis.  Walking from MCA’s office to the General Assembly and government buildings will be required.
The internship begins in early-January just prior to the beginning of the General Assembly session through mid-April. The General Assembly session starts on January 11, 2018 and ends on Monday, April 10, 2018.
The intern will work at least 20 hours a week preferably on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday as these are the days when committee hearings are held. Other schedules may be considered.

  • Assist MCA lobbyists and staff with preparation and delivery of testimony and materials
  • Assist with signing up MCA lobbyists and other specified individuals to testify at bill hearings
  • Perform bill research as necessary, which may include retrieving relevant information from bill files in Senate and House Committees or the Legislative Services Library
  • Assist lobbyists with tracking legislation, by producing reports and tracking bill hearing dates, budget hearing dates, and other important meeting dates on calendars
  • Attend public bill hearings and budget hearings as needed taking notes of key relevant points mentioned during the hearings and sharing information with MCA lobbyists
  • Other necessary duties as assigned
A stipend comparable to that of the General Assembly internship program will be offered.
Contact Andrea Mansfield at or 410-263-7882 if you have questions regarding MCA or internship responsibilities.

For more information about MCA, visit our website at

How to Lead an Impactful Life in the Community and in the Political Arena--and the Versatility of a Law Degree!

Event: How to Lead an Impactful Life in the Community and in the Political Arena--and the Versatility of a Law Degree!  RSVP link below!

When: Tuesday, October 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m.  (With lunch munchies)

Where: Marie Mount Hall 2407

Please RSVP here: RSVP 

Featured Speaker: Paul Monteiro, UMD alumnus.  Past positions include National Director, AmeriCorps VISTA; Acting Director, Community Relations Service, U.S. Department of Justice; Public Engagement Advisor, The White House; Deputy Director of Religious Affairs, Presidential Inaugural Committee; etc. Paul currently serves as Chief of Staff for the President of Howard University. At UMD, Paul has given Honors seminars and gave the keynote speech for the Honors Convocation last year. Paul also received a citation from the National Security Council for his work on international projects including the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and refugee resettlement.

Paul Monteiro will talk with students about his career—including working at the White House and for AmeriCorps—and about his passion for politics and public service.  He will give tips for success and for making a difference in the world.  He will be very open to questions of all kinds! 

He also has internship opportunities and can talk about how to craft successful internship (and job) applications!

Event cosponsored by the Federal and Global Fellows Programs with CAPC, the Center for American Politics and Citizenship.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Networking Event with Go Big Media Marketing Agency

Come to a networking event with one of the top marketing agencies in DC, Go Big Media! This is a great opportunity for juniors and seniors looking to get jobs in the marketing and lobbying fields.

Additionally, David Meerman Scott, the former vice president of marketing at NewsEdge Corporation, is coming to speak and release his new book. Scott has spoken for many large companies like Hewlett Packard and can give great insight on marketing when it comes to digital media. He will be discussing topics such as the 2016 presidential election and the intersection of marketing and politics.

The event will be held on Monday October 16th from 5:30- 7:00 at, 1350 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 400 (4th Floor) Washington, DC 20036. Food and drinks included!

For more details and to view the official event announcement, please go to:

Communications Internship Opportunity

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Campaign Internship Opportunity

Looking to fill internship position ASAP!

Upcoming Career Center Events

2017 Law School Fair
Tuesday, October 24 | 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. | Stamp Student Union, Grand Ballroom
This event provides a unique opportunity for students and alumni considering law school to meet face to face with law school admissions representatives from across the country. Over 100 law schools typically attend this event. Suggested attire for this event is business casual.

Non-Profit Interview Days for Spring 2018 Internships
Apply through Careers4Terps by Sunday, October 22 at 11:59 p.m.
On Wednesday, November 15 and Thursday, November 16, non-profits seeking spring 2018 interns will take over the University Career Center to conduct interviews with UMD students interested in their internships! To be considered for an interview, you must apply through Careers4Terps.
For More Information & to RSVP

Peace Corps Information Session
Monday, October 23 | 12:00-1:00 p.m. | University Career Center, South Hornbake Library, 3rd floor
Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime. Join us at an Info Session to learn about Volunteer experiences, have your questions answered, and gain tips to guide you through the application process. 
For More Information & to RSVP

Monday, October 9, 2017

Millennium Challenge Corporation Information Session

Millennium Challenge Corporation Information Session
Location: Washington, DC
November 8, 2017

Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) headquartered in Washington, D.C.  is a small, innovative and independent Federal foreign aid agency that is helping lead the fight against global poverty.  We partner with countries worldwide to promote growth, help people lift themselves out of poverty and invest in future generations.  Additionally, we also work with our partner countries in promoting gender equality and empowering all women and girls. 

MCC is hosting students from Universities in the Washington, D.C area for an information session where we plan to discuss our mission, career opportunities, application process and student program opportunities including our internship programs, and our summer international internship program at our compact and threshold countries.

DateNovember 8, 2017  
Time8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Suite 700Washington, DC 20005

RVSP: (Deadline to RSVP, October 13th.) 

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Deadline Extended for Spring and Winter Education Abroad Trips

Application deadline extended for select UMD winter & spring break programs!
New deadline- October 15th!

UMD-Spring Break: Cuba: International Investigations in Cuban Education (EDHI)
UMD-Spring Break: France: Classical Myths in Paris (CLAS)
UMD-Spring Break: Japan: Disaster Recovery in Japan (BSST)
UMD-Spring Break: United Arab Emirates: Global Immersio Experience (CPSP/HONR)
UMD-Winter: Chile: Design for Climate and Culture (LARC)
UMD-Winter: Cuba: Critical Cultures in Contemporary Cuba (SPAN)
UMD-Winter: Ecuador: Technology, Education and Society: Ecuador in Context (CPSP/LASC)
UMD-Winter: El Salvador: El Salvador's Children: Risk, Poverty and Education (EDSP/CPSP/LASC)
UMD-Winter: Italy: Ancient Greek and Roman Culture in Context (CLAS/ARTH)
UMD-Winter: Mexico: Photography in Oaxaca (ARTT)
UMD-Winter: Morocco: In the Footsteps of the Beat Generation (ARHU/ENGL)
UMD-Winter: Netherlands, Germany & Belgium: International and Multicultural Perspectives in Education (EDUC/CPSP)
UMD-Winter: Slovakia: Fake News: Journalists Confront Lies and Propaganda (JOUR)
UMD-Winter: Spain: Cultures of the Contact Zone - Seville, Al-Andalus, and the Atlantic World (SPAN/HONR)
UMD-Winter: Taiwan: Exploring a Different China (CHINA/HONR)
UMD-Winter: United Kingdom: Documentary Filmmaking in London (COMM

 As a reminder, we have developed a handy tool for finding what short-term program options are available for your students. Find it here!

Deadline for affiliate & approved programs: October 15th - affiliate programs or other approved programs If students miss these deadlines, they can pursue the retroactive credit approval process

The application deadline for the following Maryland short-term Winter & Spring Break 2018 programs has been extended to October 15, 2017Note: all applicants must still commit to the program by October 18th. If you have any questions or concerns about submitting your application, please contact Rose Malone at 301-405-8309 or