Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Thursday, February 16, 2017
The Parker Fuller Undergraduate Scholarship in Sociology
Established in memory of Nelson Parker, father of Barbara J. Fuller ‘96’
And in honor of
Edwin R. Fuller, III ‘96’
The Parker Fuller Scholarship provides support to a full-time undergraduate Sociology student in their senior year of study at the University who has demonstrated financial need.
The monetary award for this scholarship is $1,000.
Students are eligible to apply if they meet the following criteria:
· Must possess a 2.5 or higher cumulative grade point average (GPA)
· Must be a full-time degree seeking undergraduate Sociology major in their senior year of study during the 2017/18 academic year.
· Must be able to demonstrate financial need (FAFSA form or other extenuating circumstances).
· Must be in good judicial standing.
Applicants for the Parker-Fuller Scholarship must submit the following materials:
1. Transcript (official or unofficial)
3. Letter of recommendation – At least one letter is required from someone who can speak on your behalf of your academic performance and why you are the best candidate for this scholarship. The letter should be from a faculty member who is familiar with your academic performance. Letters of recommendation should on letterhead, in a sealed envelope, and included in your scholarship application materials.
4. Statement of financial need - A brief personal statement regarding your need for financial support. Please include your financial aid statement, if you receive some type of financial assistance from the University and/or evidence of other extenuating circumstances that would support financial need.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Wednesday, March 17, 2017
Application materials should be submitted to:
Parker - Fuller Scholarship
The Sociology Undergraduate Office
University of Maryland College Park
Questions regarding the scholarship should be directed to Linda Moghadam (301-405-7365) or emailed to Moghadam@umd.edu
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Building Your Career with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology
Webinar & Pizza Party
Join us for a webinar from the American Sociological Association on what you can do with a sociology degree. Stay for informal career discussion with free pizza.
RSVP NECESSARY FOR PIZZA: http://evite.me/6xRF4tFCNp
2115 Art Sociology (Conference room by the Main Office)
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
**Coming to the Career Fair - Wednesday 2/22 and Thursday 2/23**
Urban Teachers is a pioneering teacher preparation program that is transforming the way people are prepared for a career in teaching. Through hands-on training, coaching and peer supports, we give teachers the skills they need to improve outcomes for students in high-needs communities.
Why Urban Teachers? Our four-year program equips you to be a great teacher in Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX. We currently work in pre-K to 12th grade classrooms in public schools and charter schools in DC, Baltimore, and Dallas/Fort Worth. You get:
- A 14-month residency
- A 3-year teacher placement, with opportunities to take on leadership roles and advance your career
- A Master of Science in Education degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Education, the #2 ranked Graduate School of Education in the country
- 2 teaching certifications, one in elementary education, secondary literacy or secondary math, and a second certification in special education
- 3 years of one-on-one coaching as you develop a truly outstanding practice
With Urban Teachers, you will be prepared for the job.
We will have a General Webinar on ! Sign up HERE.
Apply by for your chance $150!
If you are one of the first 50 people to complete your application between today and , Urban Teachers will cover the Praxis/Pact exam costs ($150) once you are approved to join our program!
Interested in becoming an Urban Teacher?
NEXT DEADLINE: February 13th
Click here to start an online application today!
Monday, February 6, 2017
2017 SPRING CAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIR
, 23 & 24; Stamp Student Union
Hosted by the University Career Center & The President's Promise
The University Career Center & The President’s Promise is bringing over 220 employers to campus over three days to the UMD Career & Internship Fair! Don't miss this opportunity to meet, network, or possibly interview with organizations seeking to fill full-time, part-time, and internship positions.
Review the list of employers attending and check out the details below.
- The University Career Center is offering several drop-in options as well as advising appointments
- Use THESE TIPS to start preparing today. Business professional attire, is encouraged.
- All undergraduate, graduate, UMCP alumni, and faculty/staff are welcome to attend.
- UMD welcomes participants with disabilities. Please contact Alicia Montague at firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks prior to discuss disability accommodations needed to participate fully in this event.
SPRING CAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIR- 2017
February 22, 23 & 24; 12-5 p.m.- Stamp Student Union
The University Career Center & The President’s Promise is bringing over 200 employers to campus for the Spring Career & Internship Fair at the University of Maryland! Need your resume reviewed?
The Center is offering several drop-in options as well as advising appointments. Business professional attire, is preferred.
· 2U: Marketing Rotational Program
· Aflac: Account Executive Benefits Consultant HR Intern Marketing Intern
· Bozzuto Group: Sales and Marketing Associate, Sales and Marketing Intern
· Clark Associates: Management, Marketing
· GEICO: Corporate Accounting Management Program Summer Internships
· General Services Administration: Project Manager, Analyst, Program Analyst, Contract Specialist
· Mountbatten Institute, Internships: Business Operations, Marketing, Legal & Compliance, and Human Resources
· Techtronic Industries: Marketing Intern, Event Marketing Specialists
· WeddingWire Inc.: Account Executive
· Choice Program: AmeriCorps Community Service-Learning Intensive Advocacy Fellow, AmeriCorps Community Service-Learning Education Fellow, AmeriCorps Community Service-Learning Jobs Fellow
· Fund for the Public Interest: Canvass Director
· RCM of Washington, Inc.: Employment Specialist, Community Navigator, Support Coordinator, Direct Support Professional, Advocacy Group Facilitator, Day/Employment Intern
· BCBSA (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association): Summer Internship Opportunities
· Konare Law: Legal Assistant Paralegal Legal Secretary Marketing Intake Specialist
· US Department of Justice, Criminal Division: International Affairs Specialist, Paralegal
· Cornerstone Montgomery Inc.: Mental Health/Addictions Counselor Rehabilitation Counselor Career Transition Specialist
· CSAAC (Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children, Inc.): Intensive Early Intervention Technician (IEI)
· Connec-to-Talk: ABA Therapist/Developmental Specialist
· Kennedy Krieger Institute: Various positions
· KIPP DC & Capital Teaching Residency: We are currently looking for lead teachers and Capital Teaching Residents
· Laureate Education: HR Intern
· Green Key Resources: Recruiter, Junior Account Executive, HR Coordinator
· Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Social Science Research Analysts, Program Analysts, Management Analysts
· Charles Koch Institute: Many full-time internships, fellowships, and roles
· Homeland Security Investigation: Special Agent Intel Research Specialist
· Johns Hopkins University: Research/Lab, Clinical/Medical, Development
· National Cancer Institute: Cancer Prevention Fellow
Review the full list of employers attending.
Other opportunities for BSOS students to network with employers:
- Career Shuttles, throughout the semester
- UMD Alumni Advisor Network, throughout the semester
- Intern For A Dayapplication deadline is Sunday, March 5
- Meet-ups: State & Local Government, Global Health, Sustainability, Non-Profit
EmployAbility: The Focus Group 2.0
Feb 8 4-5:30 Hornbake South 3100
WHAT DO YOU WANT? Come tell us about your vision for a campus environment that prepares all students, including those with disabilities, for their chosen careers. This is a moderated focus group designed to get your input into career services for students with disabilities.
EmployAbility Workshop Series: #1 Schedule A, Best Workplaces for People with Disabilities, and How to Get Hired by Them
Feb 14 4-5:30pm Hornbake South 3135
Workshop on targeted hiring opportunities for students with disabilities.
**Schedule A. **Best public/private sector workplaces for people with disabilities.
**Schedule A. **Best public/private sector workplaces for people with disabilities.
Feb 21 4-5:30pm Hornbake South 3134
Learn what resources are available online, on campus and in the community to assist students with disabilities with career preparation, job search, disclosure, accommodations, and problem-solving.
Feb 27 12-1:30 Hornbake South 3134
Learn what 'disclosure' really means, what employers want to know. Mastering disclosure turns disability into an asset.