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June 2, 2009

MD Department of Budget and Management Seeks Web Design Intern!

Web Designer intern duties:
• Create design prototypes including graphic design, site navigation, and content layout for various web sites.
• Design and edit graphics and Flash files for various web sites.
• Conduct usability, accessibility, browser, and user acceptance testing of web applications.

- Experience in one or more of the following technologies: HTML, CSS, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe PhotoShop, Flash
- Experience in database development of SQL Server 2005 including queries, stored procedures and views.

To apply to this position, visit UMBCworks today and search for/apply to position number 9233915!

June 15, 2009

PAID Fall 2009 Service-Learning Leadership Position Available!!!

This is a great opportunity for those interested in developing their leadership skills in partnership with a local community-based YMCA after-school mentoring program called College Gardens Youth Program. This Service-Learning Intern would be supported through Service-Learning Staff through The Shriver Center to coordinate fellow UMBC volunteers doing outreach this Fall 2009 on Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30-5:45 pm. Participating youth attend a local elementary school and receive great support from UMBC students through educational support and fun, interactive activities. Service-learning Interns leading service sites through The Shriver Center are also expected to attend meetings every other Friday 12-12:50 pm to develop volunteer recruitment strategies, engage in reflective activities designed to assist in retention, and participate in professional development to enhance their own abilities.

For more information, go to the direct link on The Shriver Center's website at http://www.shrivercenter.org/service_forms.html. Submit your application ASAP to Clare Greene either in-person at The Shriver Center (1st floor of the Public Policy Building) or via email at clare6@umbc.edu. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position has been filled.

Do You Have A Few Hours This Summer? Local Schools Visiting UMBC Would Love To Meet You!!!

Several Baltimore City schools plan summer activities for their students to keep them engaged in educational opportunities. A few groups will be visiting UMBC to showcase this exemplary institution and what potential opportunities lay ahead for them as they step onto a college campus and realize what they can achieve. This is most successfully done through interactions with current UMBC students. This may come in the form of Question and Answer Panels and tourguides/chaperones.

The following times/dates needed are:

Corrected date - Wednesday, June 24th 9-11:30am (contact Rehana Shafi at rshafi@umbc.edu)
- Tuesday, July 7th - Thursday, July 9th (contact Lori Hardesty at lhardesty@umbc.edu)

If you should even just have one hour to spare during these times, your support would be greatly appreciated!!!!

Maryland Food Bank Needs Volunteers!

The Maryland Food Bank recently received 3 trailers of donated food and product with 4 more trailers arriving in the next week! They are in need of individual volunteers and volunteer groups to come out during their daily schedule, which is as follows:


- Monday – Friday
- 2 sessions available - either 9:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-4:00pm

Their location of the Food Bank is about 10-15 minutes south of campus at
2200 Halethorpe Farms Road
Baltimore, MD 21227

The Maryland Food Bank needs your help to get food out of their distribution center into the homes of hungry families and individuals! If you are interested in volunteering, contact Volunteer Coordinator Vanessa Reed at (410) 737-8282 x232 or via email at

Recent College Grads: Full-time Position Available in Baltimore

Service-Learning at The Shriver Center has enjoyed a great partnership with the Baltimore Collegetown Network which brings 16 area colleges and universities together with government, business and community leaders to develop and market Baltimore as a vibrant place to live and learn. Through partnerships, marketing initiatives and advocacy, BCN works to change perceptions about the city, support cultural offerings, improve transportation systems and expand services in the region. BCN is dedicated to strengthening the links among the city’s educational, cultural and community institutions to take full advantage of the creative energy they represent.

A Student Outreach Assistant Position has opened up (previously held by a UMBC Alum), a full-time paid position. For more info, go to http://www.baltimorecollegetown.org/events/hot-tips/details/154/. Note that the position will close on July 10th!

Baltimore LatinoFest 09 Needs Volunteers June 27th-28th!

One of The Shriver Center's long-standing service sites Education Based Latino Outreach (EBLO), which works with youth of Latino descent, is hosting their annual LatinoFest Saturday, June 27th-Sunday, June 28th, 2009. This event will be held in Patterson Park in East Baltimore. Volunteers are greatly needed for four hour shifts on either/both days. Free lunch and t-shirts will be given.

For more information, contact Noah Northcott-Grant at either (410) 783-5404 or (410) 563-3160 or via email at volunteer@eblo.org. For more info on EBLO, go to http://www.eblo.org You can also view the flyer at The Shriver Center's website at http://www.shrivercenter.org/ under "News and Updates: Support a Great Service Parnter and Volunteer. "

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