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May 3, 2009 - May 9, 2009 Archives


Entry-Level Full-Time Job

Technical Analyst
Cowan Systems, LLC
UMBCworks ID#: 9233528 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

• Works directly with clients to investigate and direct the resolution of computer and software related issues

• Works closely with software vendors to resolve client issues

• Assists as needed in Information Technology projects which directly relate to the improvement of technology systems.

• Must be well organized and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

• Must have superior problem-solving skills in complex client/server environment

A qualified candidate should possess:

Relational database experience specifically, MS SQL Server

An understanding of both client and server technologies in a TCP/IP environment.

Willingness to interact and work directly with clients

MCSE / A+ is desirable but not required

Excellent interpersonal and communications skills necessary to work effectively with clients and other team members

Ability to replicate, diagnose and resolve Information Technology related problems

The position requires the candidate to be able to communicate clearly with our team and clients.

Candidate must be able to safely lift and move
technology items weighing 40 lbs or less.

Entry-Level Full-Time Job

Jr. Tester
The ACI Group
UMBCworks ID#: 9233349 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

Have an interest in programming? This position is a great entry into programming opportunities with The ACI Group!

We have an immediate temp-to-perm opportunity with our client in Towson, MD for a Junior QA Analyst. The candidate needs to be a US CITIZEN or a GREEN CARD HOLDER.

The QA Analyst is a team player who is responsible for performing and/or assisting in system verification testing activities; assisting in maintaining and implementing the test methods and procedures necessary for the verification of business applications; performing other duties as required to ensure that the products or features meets the planned quality level.

-Develop test cases, test scripts, and other related test documents based on requirements and design specifications
-Conduct testing on application consisting of C++ and Java based programs against SQL Server, Oracle, and Access database platforms
-Execute test cases, test scripts, and reports status to Test Lead
-Proactively communicates with management
-Actively participates in the requirements gathering and design process
-Communicates specific hardware needs for a product test environment
- Setup and maintain product test environment for use during testing
-Develops test data for use during test execution
-Work with Software Engineers to identify the root cause of software issues
-Identify, resolve, and proactively communicate potential problems
-Assist other departments in support of customers
- Work under moderate supervision and submit work periodically for review
- Complete assigned administrative responsibilities

-BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Management or similar disciplined field
-One to three plus years of software testing experience with proven proficiency with:
-Microsoft –Windows XP, Vista, and Server OS environments
-RDBMS usage and concepts –Oracle, MS-SQL Server, and MS - Access
-Desk-top applications such as MS-Word and MS-Excel
-Client-server concepts
-Basic network concepts
-Thorough knowledge of various test methodologies
-Basic understanding of systems architecture and software best practices

-Basic knowledge of computers systems; Good analytical and Problem Solving skills; Technical, Interpersonal, Communication skills (oral/written), Planning, and Organizing skills; Initiative, Judgment, and Strong attention to details


• US Citizens and Green Card Holders Only.
• Relocation assistance is not offered.
• 1099 and W2 with or without benefits options available!
• Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. No calls, inquiries, or Third Party Vendors please!
• We are an equal opportunity employer (Unable to sponsor H1b Visas).
• $1000 Referral Bonus Offered!

Entry-Level Full-Time Job

Administrative Research Associate
LifeBridge Health
UMBCworks ID#: 9233504 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore has an exciting opportunity for a well organized individual with advanced technical skills.

Sinai Hospital seeks an Administrative Research Associate to support the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) by performing a wide variety of duties and responsibilities: performs complex and highly confidential support, administrative and analytic duties to ensure the effective operations of the CMO office. Assists CMO by conducting medical literature, healthcare internet and best practices searches; demonstrates knowledge in the technology, availability, access, location and use of key healthcare informational resources. Analyzes healthcare related information and data and summarizes results.

This position requires a Bachelor's Degree, preferably in healthcare. Six (6) years of applicable experience in lieu of Bachelor's Degree may also be considered. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; Must be technologically advanced; Medical Literature Research experience preferred. Must possess strong organizational skills in order to anticipate and manage CMO's needs; Strong internet and critical thinking skills. Familiarity with Healthcare concepts and terminology preferred, with a demonstrated interest in learning. The ideal candidate will be able to move seamlessly between providing administrative support, such as answering telephones, managing the CMO's calendar and appointments, to serving as a representative of the CMO in communications with patients and families, physician leaders and Vice-Presidents.

Sinai Hospital offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including tuition reimbursement, free parking and a family-friendly work environment.

Visit to apply.

Entry-Level Full-Time Job

Financial Services Representative
First Investors Corporation
UMBCworks ID#: 9233477 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

In this exciting role, you will be responsible for working with clients to help them achieve their financial goals. This will include assisting them with saving on taxes, preparing for a childs education, or for their retirement years. Management opportunities are available for qualified representatives. In addition to our unparalleled training and mentor programs, First Investors proudly offers its people advancement opportunities, and compensation and incentives that are second to none.

Entry-Level Full-Time Job

Customer Assistance Account Manager
Bank of America (Bank of America Card Services & E-Commerce)
UMBCworks ID#: 9233321 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

“Flexible Schedule with two nights per week until 9pm, Two Saturdays a month 8-12pm / Outbound Calls”

Collections Account Manager I: As a Bank of America Collections Account Manager you would be responsible for assisting Bank of America Credit Card Customers who are experiencing financial stress. The Collections’ mission statement is to protect Bank of America’s assets and mitigate losses by employing sound judgment and working with the customer to establish repayment of the loan.

By working with our customers, you can assist them in making the appropriate payment arrangements on their credit card account. The Collections Account Manager will contact customers who are already behind on their payments, or customers who are showing high risk behaviors in order to educate them on their account terms, secure payment and determine the reason for their delinquency on their account. The Collections Account Manager will work with customers that are extremely behind on their payments to negotiate full balance repayment or settlement plans. As a Collections Account Manager you will work on an established list of accounts on an automated collections system and/or autodialing system. You are expected to delight the customer by developing their current financial situation showing compassion and offering solutions. Successful candidates exhibit the ability to work multiple schedules, have a strong work ethic and thrive in a dynamic work environment.

Company Overview: Throughout Bank of America’s history, we have held one purpose — to help everyone we work with realize their dreams. In fulfilling this purpose, a constant theme in our work has been "opportunity." We create opportunities for customers to buy a home, to attend college, or to retire with security. We create opportunities for businesses to grow. We create opportunities for all of us to build stronger communities in which to live and work. We also create opportunities for our associates to fulfill their personal and professional potential. In pursuing these opportunities, we are fulfilling our vision for Bank of America. Bank of America is the No. 1 overall Small Business Administration (SBA) lender in the United States and the No. 1 SBA lender to minority-owned small businesses. The company serves clients in 175 countries and has relationships with 99 percent of the U.S. Fortune 500 companies and 80 percent of the Global Fortune 500. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Bank of America and its affiliates recruit and hire qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran or disability status, or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and municipal laws. Candidates must possess the right to work in the United States, as it is not the practice of Bank of America to sponsor individuals for work visas.

Required Skills:
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong negotiation skills
Excellent organizational skills
Self-motivated and results-oriented

Full-Time Summer Job

Technology Camp Counselor
TIC Summer Camp
UMBCworks ID#: 9232351 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

Full-Time, Summer position! EXTRAORDINARY SUMMER JOB teaching TECHNOLOGY (programming, video, animation, web design, robotics, graphic design, desktop publishing, digital photography, digital music) to kids 7 to 16.

TIC SUMMER CAMP, the best technology/sports day camp in the Washington, DC area for 26 years, attracts intellectually savvy and spirited campers and staff. Work weekdays, 8am-4pm, for eight weeks this summer, earning $2500-$3500 (depending on age and experience).

Must be from the DC area of able to provide own housing. Two sites: Bethesda, MD and McLean, VA

Part-Time Job

APL Federal Credit Union
UMBCworks ID#: 9233523 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

Progressive, service-oriented community credit union located in Columbia serving Howard County is seeking a candidate with excellent customer service and communication skills for a Part-Time Teller position.
Regular position hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10am-3pm and Saturday 8:45am-12:15pm.
Requirements include: at least 1 year in customer service or retail position including cash handling. Prior teller/ financial institution experience a plus. Starting salary from $12.50 per hour based on experience.
Part-Time employees will be eligible for Paid Time Off on a pro-rated basis.

Email resume to
Fax resume to (443) 778-5771
Attn: Human Resources Manager

Visit us on the web at EOE

Part-Time Job

Website Design and Maintenance
UMBCworks ID#: 9233450 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

Create web sites and maintain sites that have already been created. Knowledge of HTML and PHP required. Additional skills a plus

Part-Time Job

Web Graphic Designer
a2z, Inc.
UMBCworks ID#: 9233476 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

At a2z, Inc. there are ample opportunities to demonstrate your capabilities, use leading edge technology, interact with high profile clients and, above all, become a trusted partner working as though this were your very own company. Our staff is young – the average age of our team is under 30, and our culture is unique to this region. Top this off with a flexible schedule and a business casual dress code…and a2z is where you want to be.

a2z’s Web Graphic Designer is an interesting and challenging position with opportunities to learn the technical aspect of managing digital design and visual communication.

a2z, Inc. is located in Columbia, Maryland. Occasional telecommuting is permitted, but candidates should live within a comfortable commuting distance from Columbia, MD and plan to be in the office during scheduled hours.

• Visualizing web site interface design
• Designing interactive web pages
• Web site content management

• Bachelor’s degree with major in digital design, advertising or fine arts
• Experience designing web sites, applications and animations
• Must be proficient in writing web pages in HTML and CSS
• Working knowledge of JS and Flash
• Experience with graphic design software such as PhotoShop and Illustrator
• Good understanding of color theory and design concepts
• Awareness of browser compatibility issues and testing
• Awareness of web usability methodologies (desired but not absolutely required)
• Must be comfortable in a team-oriented work environment
• Excellent oral and written communication skills (English)
• Must be authorized to work in the United States part-time for any employer

Part-Time Job

SECU Credit Union
UMBCworks ID#: 9231738 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

Assist members with financial needs. Accurately process member transactions such as deposits and withdrawals. Accurately process money orders or official checks for members. Answer member inquiries of SECU products and services. Responsible for meeting quarterly goals. Other duties as assigned.

High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Previous experience in a financial institution is preferred. Minimum 6 months previous cash handling experience required. Strong mathematical, organizational and analytical skills are needed for transaction processing. Strong problem solving skills and complete comfort is a sales and service environment. Ability to interact effectively with the public and provide a consistent, positive service experience.

On-Campus Part-Time Job

Office Assistant (2009-2010 Academic Year)
UMBC Career Services Center
UMBCworks ID#: 9233451 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

Become a member of the UMBC Career Services Center student team. We are searching for student office assistants to support our administrative requirements during the next academic year. The successful candidate will:

*Serve as an initial point of contact in the Career Services reception area.
*Refer appropriate resources to Center visitors and telephone inquiries.
*Assist with various Career Center events and serve as an ambassador of Career Services.

Duties will include standard receptionist responsibilities, clerical assistance, distribution of cross-campus marketing materials, job posting data entry, and other administrative duties as assigned. Professional attitude and demeanor is a must! Training will be provided.

Students receiving Federal Work Study grants are encouraged to apply.

On-Campus Part-Time Job

Tour Guide
UMBC Admissions Office
UMBCworks ID#: 9233472 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

Leading daily tours for prospective students. Be available to work all scheduled Office of Undergraduate Admissions programs. Be available for a minimum of two Saturdays a semester

General Annoucements

Did you work part-time during Spring 2009 semester?

"Did you work part-time during the Spring 2009 semester? On May 4, 2009, the Career Services Center will launch an electronic survey to collect part-time job hiring data. Keep an eye out for the survey, complete it, and be entered into a drawing to win a prize!"

May Grads -- We Need Your Help with the Graduating Student Report

Graduating grad and undergrad students will soon be asked to complete UMBC's Graduating Student Report. Students picking up their cap and gowns May 4-6 in the Bookstore will have the opportunity to share their post-UMBC plans in a short, online survey via on-site laptops. May grads will also receive a follow-up email asking for this critical information. All collected data will remain confidential and everyone who completes the report will be entered to win a $50 bookstore gift certificate.

To view a summary of last year's Report, visit . Best of luck to all May grads and thank you in advance for your help with this very important data collection effort. Questions can be directed to the Career Services Center (, 410.455.2216).



Information Session - Full-Time Recruitment
Weds, 5/6/2009, 5:30 to 6:30 pm
Math/Psych 210

Are you thinking about your future? At NASA, we make the future happen. Become a part of the NASA team - and develop job skills that could take you farther than you ever imagined!

The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center will hold a presentation to inform interested students of entry-level positions open to the UMBC undergraduate and graduate students, majoring in business, accounting and finance. The featured positions we will cover are: Resource Analyst and Account.

NASA is looking to hire students in the following majors: Accounting, Financial Economics, and Business Technology Administration.


2009 BIO Career Fair

Monday, May 18th, 2009
from 2:00 pm-7:00 pm

Georgia World Congress Center <>,
285 Andrew Young International Blvd., NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30313-1591
(Upload your resume if you can't attend)

Thomas B Murphy Ballroom, Building B Level 5 - take the stairs near the Terraces Restaurant

The BIO Career Fair is *FREE* for Job Seekers! Take advantage of the opportunity to network with industry peers and interview for available jobs. All professionals with a 4-year life science degree or a community college biotech focus required.

All resumes will be pre-screened. You must have a minimum of a 4-year life science degree OR a community college biotech degree.

Maximize your time spent at the BIO Career Fair. Once you have registered, search jobs
from the exhibiting companies. Your pre-event review will prepare you and save you time at the Career Fair.

Can't attend? If you can't be with us in Atlanta – no problem – be sure to upload your resume ASAP. Employers will be searching.

You're in good hands! The BioSpace team has managed and produced career events for the past decade and serves over 10,000 candidates every year. Bringing the same quality and experience to the BIO Career Fair in Atlanta, Georgia, it is sure to be a success!

Details at

New Jersey Collegiate Career Day

Thursday, May 28, 2009
9:30 - 3:30

Open to all college students and graduates from any school. 150 employers with full-time jobs and internships. Rutgers University - New Brunswick

Details, resume submittal, directions/parking instructions, and a list of employers at beginning May 1. Look for the link at the TOP of our homepage.

DO NOT click on "Student Login to CareerKnight."
Email to with questions.

Entry-Level Government/Contractor Job Expo

Friday, 5/15
Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Ln., Clarksville, MD 21029

Meet with 20+ employer representatives from the following:
Lockheed Martin
U.S. Department of Education
Department of Homeland Security/Office of Health Affairs
Northrop Grumman
Social Security Administration
Defense Information Systems Agency
And more!

Recent and soon-to-be grads and current students encouraged to apply for full-time and internship positions. Sponsored by the Columbia Workforce Center a partner of the Maryland Workforce Exchange.

Call 410.290.2605 for more information.


Big 10 Graduate Student Expo

At the Big 10+ Graduate School Expo September 27-28, 2009, students

* Get an inside look at graduate school and the application
* Receive advice about funding opportunities from National Science
Foundation representatives and other experts
* Network with representatives from more than 50 of the nation's
top graduate institutions
* Attend a premier graduate school fair

This two day mini-conference is especially designed for students
interested in graduate education in:

* Science
* Technology
* Engineering
* Mathematics
* Pharmaceutical sciences
* Other science-related disciplines.

The Big 10+ Graduate School Expo awarded more than $30,000 in travel scholarships last year. Women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to attend.

For more information visit: <>

New Grads Get a Great Job

Thursday, June 11 & Friday, June 12
9am - 5pm
Pre-register at .

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, June 11 and Friday, June 12, 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. Please pre-register at .

LSAT Test Preparation

May 12 - June 2, 2009 Tuesday Evenings
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m

Come to UMBC and prepare for the types of questions included in the Law School Admissions Test. Designed to improve performance on the competitive LSAT, this intensive course focuses on:

Test-taking techniques
Time-saving methods
Improving logical reasoning
Practicing with sample tests
Enhancing reading comprehension
Reducing test anxiety

Taught by Dr. Bruce Spiegelberg and Dr. Anthony Poplawski of Spiegelberg and Associates, UMBC’s Test Preparation Courses are acclaimed for their comprehensiveness, revealing the true character of the test, their focus on maximizing scores, their intellectual seriousness, and reducing the test candidate’s test anxiety. Instruction is at the highest professional level by experienced college faculty.

Please visit The Law School Admission Council at to view information on the LSAT exam.

4 Weeks, 1 evening per week

$595.00 (discounts available - click here for more information)

UMBC Training Centers, South Campus, 1442 S. Rolling Road, Baltimore, MD 21227

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