Friday, March 17, 2017

National Student Leadership Conference Site Assistant Job Posting

About the Program

For over 20 years, the National Student Leadership Conference has invited a select group of outstanding high school students to participate in its fast-paced, high-level, interactive summer sessions. Sponsored by the National Student Leadership Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, nonpartisan, education organization, the NSLC provides students with the opportunity to experience life on a college campus; develop essential leadership skills; and explore a future career through exciting simulations, exclusive site visits and interactive meetings with renowned leaders in their chosen field.

Role of the Site Assistant

Site Assistants are responsible for completing the daily tasks of the NSLC on-site office. SAs will interact with students in an office setting, but will not be directly responsible for teaching program material. SAs generally work the entire summer, from set-up to break-down of the site.

As an SA, you will:

• Work with the Office Manager to complete all daily administrative tasks in the on-site office.
• Prepare for and facilitate program arrival and departure days.
• Assist the program staff with setting up program activities.
• Assist with Site Set-up at the beginning of the summer and Site Break-down at the end of the summer.
• Serve as a liaison between the NSLC on-site office and the NSLC EnrollmentOffice.
• Serve as a liaison between the NSLC on-site office and the University or ConferenceCenter.
• Serve for the betterment of the NSLC students and staff.

Requirements for Employment

• Must be a current college student or recent graduate.
• Microsoft Office (Excel and Word) proficiency isrequired.
• Must be a self-starter, flexible and willing to work long hours.
• Must have a valid U.S. Driver’s License and be comfortable with driving in majorcities.
• Ability to perform physically demanding tasks such as moving and deliveringmaterials.

Preferred for Employment

• Applicants should be familiar with the NSLC.
• Office/secretarial work or customer service experience.
• Experience working with youth programs or summer camps.
• Familiarity or experience with audio/visual equipment (LCD projector, microphones, speaker systems).
• Comfortable with administering first aid or assistance to students.

Dates, Location & Compensation

The NSLC runs conferences at several major universities and will be seeking Site Assistants for each office. Dates will vary depending on the site for which you apply. Site assistants will be paid a stipend at the end of each session. NSLC pays for room & board, as well as transportation to and from the conference.

How to Apply

1. Go to

2. Click on “Summer 2017 Job Application”

3. The position is listed as “Site Assistant-Office.” You can apply for multiple sites from the same application. Make sure to check the start and end dates for each site as they do differ.

National Student Leadership Conference
320 W. Ohio St, Suite 4W 

Chicago, IL 60654

Phone: (800) 994-6752 Fax: (312) 765-0081

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Relay for Life discounted registration

Registration for UMD's annual Relay for Life is $10 TODAY ONLY. Relay for Life is a 12-hour walkathon that will take place on April 22 at 12pm at Ludwig Field.  We encourage everyone to come out to support and honor those who have been affected by cancer. Register now at this discounted cost and invite your friends! All of the money raised for Relay for Life goes directly to the American Cancer Society to support cancer victims and survivors.

Student Leadership Opportunities with TerpService

The TerpService Program in the LCSL office at STAMP currently has student coordinator positions available for the 2017-2018 school year! The application will close Friday, March 24th at 11:59pm. Please find information below, which can be easily shared with your students. This is the perfect opportunity for students looking to serve in a leadership role.

TerpService Coordinators
Students have the opportunity to combine service with leadership development by committing to be a TerpService Coordinator. After training, they lead our volunteers through education, service, and reflection! TerpService has multiple roles open in our three programs: Terps for Change, Services 24/7, and TerpService Days. To apply, students should log into OrgSync first and then follow this link: and select the form labeled "TerpService Coordinator Application: 2017-2018" to review the positions and fill out the application.

Other Opportunties for Service from the LCSL:

TerpService Days
Individuals or groups of students are encouraged to register for our TerpService Day program. TerpService Days are single Saturdays of service in the local community. The day includes issue education, direct service with local partners, and reflection. Breakfast, lunch, and any supplies for volunteers are included! We have limited capacity at each site, so it pays to register early! To register, students should log into OrgSync and then follow this link: to select a site and fill out a form.

Services 24/7
Services 24/7 is an online directory for residents of Prince George's County looking for organizations that provide human services from after-school programs, to housing and foreclosure assistance, to veteran services. We serve two purposes: 1) connecting the citizens of Prince George's County with the resources they need to enhance their quality of life and 2) connecting the vast human resource of volunteers in our county to nonprofits in order to increase their capacity to serve. For information about organizations or to connect to volunteers please visit:

Good Neighbor Day:
Good Neighbor Day is an initiative from the Office of Community Engagement that will connect students from the University of Maryland with community members from the City of College Park for a day of service. The event will take place on April 1st and you can sign up here: 

Information about programs and sites can be found on our website: 

Please remember: **You must be logged into Orgsync to view the applications**

If you have any questions about either of the applications, programs or positions, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Honors College Board Game Night - Tuesday, March 28th 7-9pm

Join the Honors College for a night of FREE Board Games, Baked Goods, and Bubble Tea on Tuesday March 28th, from 7-9 PM

Kick back, eat treats, and choose from over 30 board games at the La Plata Multi-Purpose room. The group that plays the most board games (and collects the most tickets) will receive a prize!

We hope to see you there!

Federal/Global Fellows Program- Great for Honors College Students!

Want an internship in Washington, D.C.? Interested in global or domestic issues? Apply now to the Global Fellows or Federal Fellows Program! Earn Scholarship in Practice credit and a Fellows Program notation on your transcript! All our courses are cross-listed with Honors!

In the fall, students take a seminar course 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, students intern at federal agencies, congressional offices, think-tanks, nonprofits, and related organizations. Past internship locations include Department of State, embassies, Department of Homeland Security, National Institutes of Health, Environmental Protection Agency, White House, U.S. Helsinki Commission, and many more.  Activities include trips to Capitol Hill and federal agencies, professional development workshops, and conversations with policymakers. 

APPLY NOW!!! Application Link: Online Application

For complete details regarding the application requirements, visit our websites: http://federalfellows.umd.eduand/or or contact our office: 2407 Marie Mount Hall, 301-314-0261. First wave of applications will be reviewed on April 7. Rolling admissions thereafter.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Honors College Announcement Blog Welcome

Welcome to the Honors College Blog!

This site is where we post announcements that are sent to Honors students daily during the fall and winter semesters (and sporadically at other times). You'll find an archive of our announcements in the right-hand column.

Peace Corps Workshop March 28

March 28th: 4 p.m. - 6p.m., University Career Center
3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing
Joining the Peace Corps is a competitive process so make your application stand out from the rest! UMD students who are looking for specific application information and tips should attend this workshop. You will learn how to match your skills to specific program openings, tailor your resume for program qualifications and strengthen your application. You will have your questions answered and gain valuable tips to guide you through your Peace Corps application. This workshop is scheduled for March 28th from 4pm-6pm. Registration is required, please follow this link.