Friday, April 28, 2017

University Honors Peer Mentoring Program! 3 min application, due: Sunday, May 14

Be a Peer Mentor!  University Honors is recruiting Peer Mentors for fall 2017. As a peer mentor, you'll work with new University Honors students, welcome them to the Honors community, and provide guidance through the first semester. All student- mentor matches are done by major and/or professional interest.
Interested mentors should complete the application by Sunday, May 14.  The application is short and should take less than 3 minutes to complete.

You can mentor students individually or as part of a team. (If you are mentoring as part of a team, you and your co-mentor can be from 2 different majors)
https://umdsurvey.umd.edu/jfe/form/SV_5jLBgcU5AW1Ze85
Please direct questions to Liza Lebrun, 301-405-3049 or LLebrun@umd.edu

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Chi Chapter of Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc. invites everyone to their 20th annual SIA week BBQ! Come celebrate 20 years with us and have a great time!


Want to make $30 cash for one 60 minute session of work? Want to support undergraduate research?

 Then sign up for Team PRINT's Computer Aided Design (CAD) learning study!We want people WITHOUT CAD experience! A link to a Doodle Poll is at the bottom of this post, but first PLEASE
read the information below! If you have any questions, email us at
teamprint@umd.edu or call/text us at 4439345355! Thanks for your
consideration!

Who is eligible?

1. Participants MUST be University of Maryland students
2. Participants are STRONGLY preferred to NOT have experience with
Computer Aided Design software (i.e. Autodesk Inventor, Solidworks,
Creo, FreeCAD)

What will be asked of you?

You will spend 60 minutes learning and experimenting with different
methods of creating and manipulating three dimensional models on the
computer!

Where, When, Why, and How?

You will receive an email within 24 hours of signing up on the Doodle
Poll providing you with more logistics information.

To register, visit this Doodle Poll:
https://doodle.com/poll/2yp8tbw38xgshf4q

Join UMD's newest entrepreneurship club, enTERPreneur!

enTERPreneur is a student-run, SGA-recognized club at UMD, looking to provide opportunities for students of all majors to learn and venture into the entrepreneurship industry! 

Become a part of the founding executive board responsible for steering the growth and direction of our organization, and gain indelible leadership experience.

Applications close 4/28.

Peace Corps Informational Workshop May 4th

Are you interested in learning more about the Peace Corps? The Federal and Global Fellows Program will be hosting an information session about the Peace Corps next week. Join us to hear Global Fellow and HONORS Humanities Alumnus, Jonathan Lee speak about his Peace Corps experience in Lesotho!
 
The informational workshop will take place on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in 2407 Mary Mount Hall (Federal and Global Office). Lunch will be provided! Please RSVP by Monday, May 1st. (Feel free to tell your friends, but do RSVP)
Please RSVP at the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/HDtGvHohNW4zg4px1
We hope to see you at this wonderful event!
 
 

Free Workshop: Introduction and Deep Dive into USAJOBS - May 3 or 4 PLEASE RSVP

Learn how to apply effectively for federal opportunities including jobs and internships--transferable information for applying to other sectors too!
The Partnership for Public Service and a team of experts from federal agencies will conduct the workshop and share practical tips on how to:
- Explore career opportunities based on interests and goals
- Use USAJOBS and gain familiarity with other platforms for finding public service careers
- Navigate career opportunities (hear from federal and public sector experts)
Title: Deep Dive into USAJOBS
Two Workshop Dates:
- Wednesday, May 3rd (7:00p.m. - 8:20p.m.) or
- Thursday, May 4th (7:00p.m. – 8:20p.m.)
Location: Tawes Hall, Rm: 1310 (same location on both days)
Please RSVP here  (we would like good head count to set up room!)
Pizza will be provided!!!
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 practical skills that are transferable to any jobs or settings.
If you like you may bring along your USAJOBS/federal resume – our panelists will provide quick feedback and tips for improvement!
Please bring along your friends, pass the word to others you know who might be interested to learn about USAJOBS - great opportunity!
Workshops sponsored by Federal and Global Fellows Programs at UMD! If interested for next year, please APPLY NOW!!! Application Link: Online Application Courses cross-listed with HONORS!
For details regarding the programs, go to http://federalfellows.umd.edu and/or http://globalfellowsdc.umd.edu or come by our office: 2407 Marie Mount Hall,.

Internships in DC. Federal/Global Fellows Program- Great for Honors College Students! - Apply by May 5

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
​Application Deadline: Friday, May 5th

For complete details regarding the application requirements, visit our websites: http://federalfellows.umd.edu and/or http://globalfellowsdc.umd.edu or contact our office: 2407 Marie Mount Hall, 301-314-0261.