The BSOS Career Planning unit, in partnership with the University Career Center, is focused on providing customized services and resources for the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences students. Career & Internship Fairs Fall 2020

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VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS/PROGRAMS    

Professional Development series
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Intern for a day lite

 

Intern for a Day Lite: Mandatory Student Orientation
Application opens: October 5th- 9th  |  go.umd.edu/IFAD
Complete a mandatory 20-minute online orientation to prepare for the informational interview during this time. A direct link to the orientation will be provided on go.umd.edu/IFAD when it becomes available. Students who complete the mandatory orientation will receive a link to the Intern for a Day Lite application on Monday, October 12, 2020.  

Virtual Hiring Tools Explained
Tuesday, October 6 • 4:30 - 5:30 pm |  Virtual Event
Learn about some of the virtual hiring tools employers use, why they use them and best practices for completing them.

International Students' Job Search Strategies: Advice from a Former Recruiter  
Wednesday, October 7 •  12 - 2 pm |  Virtual Event
Helping international students understand the business reasons behind the barriers they face in finding U.S. employment.

Building an A+ LinkedIn Profile (Virtual)
Wednesday, October 14 - 12- 1 pm
What makes a LinkedIn profile that catches recruiters' attention? Which sections are the most important for establishing a personal brand? Should you upload your resume on LinkedIn? In this fast-paced session, we'll dissect each element of the profile (Headshot, Headline, About Section, etc.), how to optimize each section, and explore how to measure your progress. 

Disclosure and Accommodations for Students with Disabilities and Neurodiverse Students
 Wednesday, October 14 • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm |  Virtual Event

Your Virtual Presence/Building your Brand
 Tuesday, October 27, 2020 • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm |  Virtual Event
Details to come. 

PREPARE TO APPLY FOR FEDERAL POSITIONS

Workforce Recruitment Program Session
 Thursday, October 8, 2020 • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm |  Virtual Event
The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects Federal Government and select private-sector employers nationwide with highly motivated postsecondary students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to demonstrate their abilities in the workplace through paid summer or permanent jobs.

Federal Govt Security Clearance Process
 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 • 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm |  Virtual Event
Details to come. 

PREPARE FOR CONSULTING ROLES 

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Bates White Economic Consulting Case Workshop
Monday, October 12 • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm |  Virtual Event
Join us as we walk through a sample case interview and discuss what to expect from an interview at Bates White and how to succeed.

Explore Career Paths

BSOS Career Chats
Register for one or all of them. 

Careers in Child Services Panel
Thursday, October 8 • 4 - 5 pm |  Virtual Event 

This panel will feature four professionals working or interning in a field that services children. Specifically, the panel members will share skills that are salient in this area, experiences that helped them with their career, and will entry level job tips.

Careers in Data Science and Data Analytics Panel
 Wednesday, October 7 • 4 - 5 pm |  Virtual Event
 Interested in a career managing and analyzing data? Attend this event!

Careers in Health Psychology Panel 
Thursday, October 15 • 3 - 4 pm |  Virtual Event 
Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from and network directly with professionals in this field. Gain inside knowledge by learning what skills are salient in this area, entry level and graduate level job titles, and gain entry level job tips.

Careers in Environmental Justice Panel
Wednesday, October 14 • 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm |  Virtual Event
Environmental justice is defined as the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. Students attending this virtual event will hear and learn from a variety of professionals working within environmental justice. Students will also get the opportunity to network and learn about potential volunteer, internship and job opportunities.

BSOS Career Chats: The Career Planning team in BSOS will be hosting industry specific chat sessions to connect alumni/employers with BSOS majors over Zoom.

Meet Employers

U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of International Affairs Junior Fellows Info Session
Friday, October 9 • 10:00 am - 11:00 am |  Virtual Event
The U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of International Affairs (IA) is now accepting applications for our Junior Fellows Program.  This is a two-year program for new college graduates to work shaping international economic policy for the United States. Attend this information session to learn more about the application process and the program. We are currently accepting applications through October 30, 2020.  Applications will be evaluated in December 2020 for fellows to start in summer 2021 (or at a mutually agreed alternative time). 

Urban Institute Information Session
Wednesday, October 14 • 12 - 12:40 pm |  Virtual Event
Students from all academic disciplines with an interest in research or policy are welcome  Attend the session to learn about our paid, 10-week internship program and entry-level opportunities for recent graduates. 

Sheppard Pratt Employer Information Session
Thursday, November 5 • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |  Virtual Event
Join Stephanie Coakley, Human Resources Coordinator, and learn about Sheppard Pratt’s: programs, services, volunteer, internship and career opportunities | Sheppard Pratt is currently the nation’s largest non-profit private provider of mental health, substance use, special education, developmental disability, and social services. The health system has over 160 programs in 16 counties throughout the State of Maryland.

Virtual Career Shuttle: International Rescue Committee
 Friday, November 6 • 12 - 1 pm |  Virtual Event
Join us for a Virtual Site Visit to the IRC. The IRC offers a variety of internships (currently virtual) in fields including: Anti-trafficking/Intensive Case Management, Asylee Casework, Career Development, Cultural Orientation & Casework, Economic Empowerment, Family Mentor, Immigration, Intake-Outreach/Q&A, Logistics, Logistics & Casework, Refugee Casework, Youth Casework and Youth Development. You can learn more about all opportunities with the International Rescue Committee here.

FAIRS/NETWORKING EVENTS            

Government Meetup: Policy, Justice and Law- CANCELLED
Friday, October 9 • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Meet with employers recruiting in this area to apply for job and internship openings. 

Language Career & Internship Fair
October 14 • 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Do you speak another language? Do you want to teach English, work, or intern abroad? Interested in international issues? Don't miss the 11th Annual Language Career & Internship Fair!  Connect with organizations looking to hire for part-time, internship, and full-time positions in these fields and learn how to build your experience on our campus. 

Public Health Career Expo
November 4 • 12 - 2 pm |  Virtual Event
Don’t miss the 26th annual SPH Career Expo. This career expo invites all undergraduate and graduate students to learn about potential internship and job opportunities in the fields of Public Health Science, Kinesiology, Family Science, Community Health, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Health Services Administration. Many government, nonprofit and private sector employers will attend. Additionally, many of the region’s graduate school programs will have representation at the Expo.

Creative Meetup: Graphic Design
Friday, November 13 • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm |  Virtual Event

 

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