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September 28, 2008 - October 4, 2008 Archives


Part-Time On-Campus Featured Job

Office Assistant
UMBC Visual Arts
UMBCworks ID#: 9230355 (login to UMBCworks via the Services tab in myUMBC)
Majors: All Majors

Description: General office assistance: filing, mailings, etc.

Part-Time Featured Job

Cashier and Stock Positions
UMBCworks ID#: 9230338 (login to UMBCworks via the Services tab in myUMBC)
Majors: all

Description: Cashier and Stock positions are available, all shifts. Please visit the store and ask to speak with Diane or Steve or call 410.480.4180

Full-Time Entry-Level Featured Job

Licensed SW - Recruiter/Homestudy worker
Children's Choice
UMBCworks ID#: 9230335 (login to UMBCworks via the Services tab in myUMBC)
Majors: Social Work

Provides recruitment, initial home evaluations of prospective resource/foster parents. Tasks include requesting of ad's in the area newspapers, arranging speaking engagements, attending placement meetings, screening referrasls, supervision of the placement of children and acting as a liason between Children's Choice, the Community and Resource Families.

Conducts home studies, participates in community events and creates awareness of the Foster Care/Kinship and Adoption services available to individuals and groups.

Must maintain confidentiality when obtaining references, clearances and other required documentation and makes appropriate recommendations for proceeding with the home study process.

MD Social Work Licensure, or approval to sit for examination preferred


On-Campus Interviews - Sign-up Deadlines

The following employers will be at UMBC to conduct on-campus interviews
with seniors and graduate students for career-related positions. Listed
below are those with application deadlines quickly approaching. For more
details and to apply, visit the "jobs" section of UMBCworks (accessible
via myUMBC under the Services tab). Search for "Interviews I Qualify
For". As you'll need to have an approved resume in your UMBCworks
account to apply for on-campus interviews, be sure to upload your resume
to UMBCworks as soon as possible to allow time for feedback and approval.

Black & Decker -- Apply by9/29/2008
Mechanical Engineering Development Program -- Mechanical Engineering majors

NFDC Internet Connection -- Apply by 9/29/2008
Flash Designer/Developer;Web Developer -- All Majors, Business Technology Administration, Computer Science, Information Systemsmajors

Aerotek -- Apply by 10/1/2008
Recruiter/Entry Level Sales -- All Majors

IBM -- Apply by10/2/2008
Entry Level IT Specialist - Public Sector -- Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Information Systems, Systems Engineering majors

Microsoft Corporation -- Apply by10/2/2008
Software and Hardware Development Full Time Positions -- Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics majors

Morgan Stanley- Baltimore -- Apply by10/2/2008
Operations Analyst Program -- All Majors, Anthropology, Business Technology Administration, Communications, Economics, English, Financial Economics, History, Policy Science, Political Science, Sociology

Target -- Apply by10/2/2008
Executive Team Leader; Store Executive Internship -- All Majors, American Studies, Anthropology, Business Technology Administration, Cultural Anthropology, Economics, Financial Economics, Language, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology majors

Enterprise Rent-A-Car -- Apply by 10/3/2008
Management Intern; Management Trainee -- All Majors, Economics, Financial Economics

ExxonMobil -- Apply by10/3/2008
Engineering BS/MS Position;Summer 2009 Engineering Internship Position -- Chemical & Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Engineering
Mechanical Engineering majors

MetroStar Systems, Inc. -- Apply by10/3/2008
ADABAS Software Engineer; Database Programmer/Analyst; Interface Designer; Network Administrator; System Administrator; Systems Engineer; Web Application Developer; Web Designer -- Business Technology Administration, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems majors

United States Patent and Trademark Office -- Apply by 10/3/2008
Patent Examiner -- Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics majors

Upcoming Employer Information Sessions

The following employers will be at UMBC this month to meet with students to discuss their organizations and employment opportunities. These sessions offer students the chance to network and really prepare for the application process and/or interviews with the hosting organizations. Please RSVP via the Events tab in your UMBCworks account (accessible under the Services tab in myUMBC). Hosted by the Career Services Center.

W. R. Grace and Co.: Mon 9/29/2008, 2:00-3:00 pm, Commons 318

XEROX Corporation: Tue, 9/30/2008, 6:00-7:00 pm, Commons 331

Morgan Stanley: Thu, 10/2/2008, 6:00-8:00 pm, Commons 328

Microsoft Corporation: Thu, 10/2/2008, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Commons 331

General Electric: Tue, 10/7/2008, 8:30-10:00 am, ITE 237

Black & Decker: Tue, 10/7/2008, 12:00-2:00 pm, Math/Psych 210

JET Program: Tue, 10/7/2008, 1:30-3:00 pm, Commons 328

SRA International Corporate Visibility Day

Wednesday, October 8
Commons 331

Attn: HAPP, BTA, IS, CS, CE, ECON, FIEC, ENGL and other students looking for full-time and internship* opportunities!

11am - 12noon: Overview of SRA International: Information Session
12noon - 1pm: Mini-Career Fair: Entry-level Technology and Analyst Careers
1pm - 2pm: Meet with UMBC Alumni Working at SRA
2pm – 3pm: Resume Critiques

Don’t miss out on the employment and networking opportunities, targeted career skill information, free food, and give-aways at SRA’s Corporate Visibility Day! Come and go as you need to and bring your resume! For more information, contact the Career Services Center (x5.22116,,

Hosted by the Career Services Center. * Additional information on internships is available through The Shriver Center.

Please RSVP via the Events tab in UMBCworks.


UMBC Career Fair 2008

Wednesday, October 1
12noon - 4pm

Mark your calendar today for UMBC's largest annual job fair; 100+ employers expected. The employer list is being continuously updated and is available at Dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes. Sponsored by the Career Services Center.

Fall Career Fair

Thursday, October 2, 2008
Recreation Center
Johns Hopkins University

A general career fair open to students and alumni seeking jobs, internships or grad/professional school opportunities. Over 120 employers coming!

Some of the participants include:
AAI Corporation
Baltimore Behavioral Health
Chesapeake Financial Group
Defense Intelligence Agency
Electric Boat Corporation
Global Prior Art
Hazen and Sawyer, P.C.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Joint Warfare Analysis Center, JWAC
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Lombard Securities Incorporated
Missile Defense Agency
National Science Foundation
Northeastern University
Peace Corps
Smithsonian Institution

For the full list of employers visit

Career Expo

Women for Hire
Career Expo
October 2, 2008
Thurs. 10am-2pm

The Almas Temple at the Hamilton Crowne Hotel
1315 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Some of the participating employers:
Best Buy
Cox Communications
CVS Caremark
Defense Energy Support Center
Drug Enforcement Administration
New York LifeOPNET Technologies
Prince William County Police Dept.
SGT, Inc.
SunTrust Bank
Triple Canopy
U.S. Dept. of State/Diplomatic Security
Waste Management

Important Details:
Free Admission
Register On-Site
Resumes Required for Admittance
Business Attire Required
*As a reminder, you are responsible for your parking fees, if any.


UM Grad School Preview

Thursday October 2nd, 2008
Colony Ballroom of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union

Registration and a Continental Breakfast are set from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. The program begins at 9:00 a.m. and includes: Greetings from Graduate Dean, Charles Caramello; and from 9:10 to 9:30 a.m., Associate Dean Johnetta Davis will present the Welcome to the /University of Maryland – Your Graduate Education Partner/. There will be a major workshop in the morning: from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Donald Asher, author of the best-selling book:_ Graduate Admissions Essays: Write Your Way Into the Graduate School of Your Choice_, will present /Preparing a Competitive Graduate Application and Financing Graduate Education/. During the buffet luncheon, from 11:45 to 1:00 p.m., a panel of currently enrolled, happy and highly motivated graduate students will provide a stimulating discussion on /Succeeding and Prospering in Graduate School/. From 1:00 to 2:15 p.m., we will hold /College Information Sessions/ at which
representatives from UM graduate departments will give an overview of each program and answer questions about studying here. From 2:30 to 3:45 p.m., concurrent workshops on summer research opportunities and effective strategies for scoring well on each of the following
standardized tests will be provided: /GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT and a Professional Development Session/. The closing session is from 4:00 to 4:30 p.m. where students may ask final questions, evaluate the program and have a chance to win 50% off of the price of each of the standardized test preparation courses provided by Princeton Review and Kaplan Educational Centers and other door prizes. From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., students will have the opportunity to visit selected research centers and laboratories or go on a campus tour.

Dependable Strengths for Grad Students

Saturdays, 10/4 & 10/11, 9am-5pm

Dependable Strengths is a two-part seminar which provides a safe place for graduate-level students to consider career possibilities inside and outside academia. Participants explore "good experiences" for patterns of strengths; explore career paths congruent with strengths; create a report that reflects strengths; learn to use the report to make connections and to improve interviews.

Space is limited; registration deadline is September 29th. Cost: $45. Registration form and more information will are available at
Continue reading "Dependable Strengths for Grad Students"

MetroStar Systems: Gaming Event/Info Session

October 8th 5-7pm
In the UMBC Game Room

You MUST bring your resume to be admitted!

Come to enjoy an evening of gaming and learn about the career opportunities at MetroStar Systems, Inc. (a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner)

For: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, business Technology Administration and Information Systems majors.

We'll be having gaming tournaments throughout the evening, with prizes to the best players. Food and drinks will be served.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Research Opportunities

Feruary 2nd to the 5th, 2009. In Bethesda, MD, on the NIH campus. Students' expenses for travel, hotel accommodations, and meals will be paid.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the second largest Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is seeking applicants for its Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities (INRO) program, which provides an invaluable opportunity for students with strong academic standing who are from populations underrepresented in biomedical research.

Looking For: Students with a passion to improve global health in the 21st century through a research career in allergy, immunology, and infectious diseases.

During the 4-day program, students will hear lectures from
world-renowned scientists and interview for potential research training
positions at the Institute's Maryland and Montana laboratories.

Applications will be accepted from August 15 through October 15, 2008.
Interested students can apply through the program's Web site at