Tuesday, April 8, 2014


Now Open!

Know an undergraduate student pursuing an unpaid summer internship?  Encourage the student to apply to our scholarship!  Deadline is Wednesday, April 23 at 5 p.m.

Details & application: www.Careers.umd.edu/Scholarships

Wednesdays, 3:30-5:00pm
Shoemaker Building (Check in at Main Reception, 1st Floor)

Wed. April 9 - Discovering Interests & Majors/Careers
Wed. April 16 - Uncovering the Importance of Values
Wed. April 23 - Managing Invisible Major/Career Decisions Now & In The Future

Come to one or all workshops -- no advance registration needed - Plan to attend the full workshop time (3:30-5:00pm)

Federal & Global Semester Applications Open!

Want college credit for a Washington internship? Interested in global or domestic issues? Intrigued by the idea of a career in public service?  Apply now to the
Federal Semester Program or Global Semester in Washington, D.C.!

In both programs students take a fall-semester seminar from industry practitioners in one of several concentrations covering foreign policy, diplomacy, homeland security, energy and environment, and science in a global context. In the spring semester, students intern at federal agencies, congressional offices, think-tanks, nonprofits, and related organizations. 

For details and an application form, go to http://federalsemester.umd.edu
and/or http://globalsemesterdc.umd.edu or contact our office: 2407 Marie Mount Hall, 301-314-0261. Dr. Joan Burton, Director. Applications preferred by April 8.

The Rawlings Undergraduate Leadership Fellows Program

If you have at least two semesters remaining at the university and a commitment to public leadership, you are strongly encouraged to apply.   Fellows design and implement their own community action projects, take courses on leadership, serve at an internship, and meet elected officials, community advocates, and non-profit leaders. 
  Applications are due Friday, April 18, 2014, by 5 PM.

For questions, please contact James Stillwell at (301) 405-8560 or email: jstill@umd.edu

USPTO Student Veteran Hiring - HIRING NOW

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) is in the process of hiring student veterans for our paid Veteran Intern Program (VIP) - Patent Examiner Student Trainee. 
Please register for our upcoming career fair in Alexandria, VA where you will get detailed information about the VIP, hear from others in the program, and interview with agency representatives for immediate hire (contingent on meeting the qualifications).

Event Schedule - Same on April 11th and April 12th
  • Registration starts at 9:30 a.m.
  • First VIP information session is from 10-10:30 a.m.
  • First round interviews are from 10:30 - 12:00 p.m.
  • Panel of VIP interns (and recent hires) from 12:00-12:30 p.m.
  • Registration starts back up from 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
  • Second VIP information session is from 1:00-1:30 p.m.
  • Second round interviews are from 1:30-3:00 p.m. 
Location for Friday, 4/11/14: Westin Hotel, 400 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, VA
Location for Saturday, 4/12/14: USPTO Madison Auditorium, 600 Dulany, Alexandria, VA 

To guarantee an interview, you must click here to secure your spot! https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/USPTOVIPCareerFair

BIG TEN PLUS 2014 Virtual Career Fair

April 8-April 10, 2014

Available chat times differ between companies and organizations, check the schedule at  http://hirebig10.careereco.net/virtual-career-fair/chat-with-employers/.

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