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November 23, 2008 - November 29, 2008 Archives


Entry-Level Full-Time Job

Administrative Assistant
Premier Planning Group
UMBCworks ID#: 9231349 (login to UMBCworks via the Services tab in myUMBC)

Administrative assistant, full time. We are looking to fill a position in our Columbia, MD office. The candidate should possess skills with database work, Microsoft office and general computer skills. The ideal candidate will have a clear, pleasant speaking voice and a good appearance to work in a professional office environment. The job description will cover simple activities such as answering the phone and greeting clients to assisting with financial plans and learning complex investment and insurance products. The candidate should have a strong desire to learn the financial services industry with an opportunity to move into a higher position.

Part-Time On-Campus Job

Resident Assistant
UMBC Office of Residential Life
UMBCworks ID#: 9231276 (login to UMBCworks via the Services tab in myUMBC)

A Resident Assistant is an upper-class student who has been selected and trained to assist you with a variety of concerns. An RA lives on each floor in the halls and in most buildings in the apartments. The RA is the first person residents turn to when they need assistance. Some of the responsibilities of the RA include:
• working with residents to develop floor and building activities;
• listening and providing support when residents need to talk to someone;
• enforcing community standards and policies;
• answering questions about the residential facilities, academics, and campus life; and,
• conducting health and safety inspections and assisting with maintaining the residential environment.

Part-Time Job

Client Service Representative
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of MD and DE, Inc
UMBCworks ID#: 9210999 (login to UMBCworks via the Services tab in myUMBC)

CCCS of MD and DE, Inc. has immediate positions available for part-time client service representatives at the corporate office in Catonsville. Applicants must have execellent communications skills and a strong desire to help people. Office hours are 8:30P.M. - 9:00 P.M., Fridays 8:00 am - 5:00 pm , Saturdays, 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Employer willing to schedule work hours around class schedule and will train. Starting salary is $9.00 -$10.00 per hour

Be a Space Camp Counselor!

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center, in Huntsville, Alabama, is looking for you!

At U.S. SPACE CAMP/ACADEMY® and AVIATION CHALLENGE® we use the excitement of space exploration and aviation to stimulate the study of math, science and high technology and help increase the participants opinion of his/her own potential. We hope that you want to become a part of this excitement and help us educate America’s youth. While working as a Space Camp Counselor, you will enhance your teamwork, leadership, motivational and interpersonal skills that can be applied to future careers.

The training program for Space Camp Counselors will begin January 7, 2009. The position pays $9/hour. In addition, all meals and housing are provided if you are eligible to live onsite and take rotating on call duties as an RA.

If you are interested in learning and having fun while experiencing an exciting job opportunity, please contact us immediately for more information. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at (256) 721-7112 or you may e-mail us at Please visit us also on our web page:

Thanks for allowing us to inform you of our employment opportunity and I hope you will give us favorable consideration.


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.

Deadline to Apply: 11/24/2008

Conducting interviews for Security Product Consultant

Majors: Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering,
Business Technology Administration, Information Systems

Fri, 12/5/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 12/5/2008

Conducting interviews for the following positions:
Recruiter/Entry Level Sales (copy) (UMBCworks position id #9227020)

Students in the following majors should consider applying:
All Majors

Fri, 12/5/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 12/5/2008

Conducting Interviews for the folowing positions:
Accounting Associate (UMBCworks position id #9229535)

Students in the following majors should consider applying:
Information Systems

Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 12/5/2008

Conducting Interviews for the following positions:
Flash Designer/Developer (UMBCworks position id #9230021); Web Developer (UMBCworks position id #9229876)

Students in the following majors should consider appyling:
Business Technology Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems

To apply to these positions, log into UMBCworks, go to the jobs section, and do a keyword search based on the position id number.


New Grads Get a Great Job Workshop

New Grads Get A Great Job - Dependable Strengths Workshop
Thursday, January 15 & Friday, January 16

$50 for a 2 day workshop + one follow-up appointment

Are you graduating this semester?
Still looking for a job?
Need answers to the big questions?

How can I convince people to hire me?
What am I good at that I really enjoy?
What should I do with my life?
How can I find jobs I want?

Many soon-to-be and new graduates don't know what they're going to do come commencement. Luckily, help is close at hand! UMBC's Career Services Center will be holding a two day workshop (Thursday, January 15 and Friday, January 16, 2009 from 9am-5pm) focusing on a non-traditional job search process that will open up new opportunities and allow you to find not just a job to pay the bills, but work that you love!

This two day workshop helps you to do just that! Unlike other career assessments and workshops, you'll be able to assess your strengths and identify what you enjoy, things that you do well and events or experiences in which you take pride. It motivates you to succeed. Ultimately by learning more about yourself through this process, you open up new opportunities.

The focus in this workshop is a non-traditional job search process. Through guided group discussions, participants will:

* Identify what you are good at and what you love to do
* Learn to articulate your worth to an employer
* Learn to make contacts whenever you may want them
* Succeed in interviews
* Work with a support team to increase self-confidence
* Develop a tool to help you be remembered and referred

Knowing what you're good at and love to do is key to getting employers to hire you. This workshop will allow you to uncover, believe in, and effectively communicate your true strengths.

Due to the nature of this workshop, there is a registration fee ($50 covers both days) and space is limited. We look forward to helping you change your life!
The total cost of the workshop is $50 and includes all materials. Register online at


Maryland Hispanic Workforce Council Job Fair

December 11th, 10:00am- 5:00pm
1035 York Rd –Towson, MD 21204

For More Information: 410-558-3512 –

Bring your Resume
This event will provide oportunities for Job Seekers, Bilingual Professionals, and for Sub-Contractors


Need a Job Spring Semester?

Don't wait until February...start looking today! In a tight job market,
you don't want to wait until the last minute. The Career Services
Center (Math/Psych 204) is open now and over winter break and can assist
you in connecting with part-time employment opportunities (on- and
off-campus) for next semester. Log in to UMBCworks (via the Services
tab in myUMBC) to search for jobs and feel free to stop by during
walk-in hours (Monday-Friday, 2-4pm) for feedback on your resume.

December Grads -- We Need Your Help with the Graduating Student Report!

Once again UMBC will be asking graduating students to complete the
Graduating Student Survey. This survey is quick and online and
primarily asks about your post-UMBC plans. We want to hear from
everyone, even if your plans aren't yet finalized. UMBC collects this
information so we can compile relevant and recent data about employment
offers, graduate/professional school acceptances, and salary averages to
share with faculty, employers, and perhaps most importantly, future UMBC
students. You'll have an opportunity to complete the Report as you pick
up your cap and gown (December 1st - 3rd). For those students not
walking in commencement ceremonies, there will also be an opportunity to
complete the online survey via a follow up email request. Everyone who
completes the Report will be entered to win an iPod Shuffle. Best of
luck and thank you in advance for your support of this important
information gathering effort!

Igert Fellows Program

In Optical Techniques for Actuation, Sensing, and Imaging of Biological Systems (BioIGERT).
You can learn more about BioIGERT at our website at, including a detailed list of participating faculty and links to the on-line admissions applications.

The aim of the program is to train a new generation of scientists and engineers through a set of five multidisciplinary research thrusts: novel imagers for microscopy and active high-throughput microarrays; in vivo studies of gene expression and protein-protein interactions with novel molecular probes; optical techniques for manipulating cells and studying cell motility and growth; optical imaging of activity in neural circuits; and novel functional imaging systems for small animal and human tissues. Each BioIGERT Fellow will be empowered to work at the boundaries between disciplines and will be uniquely capable of contributing to advancements in this important emerging field.

Fellowship support from the National Science Foundation includes full tuition and fees and a stipend of $30,000 for the 2009-2010 academic year. Approximately 8-10 new fellowships are awarded each year.

This fellowship is open to any student (U.S. citizen or permanent resident) who is applying to a doctoral-tracked program in one of the participating departments at Columbia: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, or Physics.

Graduate Research

8th Annual Graduate Research Symposium
March 27-28, 2009
College of William & Mary

Deadline: Jan. 9, 2009

Graduate students from the fields of Arts & Sciences are invited to
submit abstracts of no more than 300 words.

More information can be found at

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