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Williams, Barry, and University of Baltimore. She has accepted the offer at University of Baltimore.
internships at the Women’s Center work an average of 8 hours per week during
the academic semester and will receive 3 credits each semester through the
Honors College’s internship course (HONR 410). In addition to working on particular projects, interns will also help with
daily office tasks such as greeting and assisting visitors, managing the front
desk, and supporting Women’s Center programs and events.
- Developing programs on
topics affecting women and/or marginalized groups. Programming can be
flexible to reflect individual interests and specific academic program
needs (examples include: relationships and consent; body image; LGBTQ
issues; international women’s issues; leadership development;
- Assisting with organizing
signature Women’s Center programs and groups (examples include: Women’s
History Month; Clothesline Project; Returning Women’s Forums; Critical
and writing national and local grants to support the Women’s Center
- Coordinating tabling
events and other outreach efforts
- Representing the Women’s
Center in cultivating relationships with student organizations and unaffiliated
- Identifying collaborative
projects and/or co-sponsorship opportunities with other campus partners
- Researching and compiling
community resources and services to support the Women’s Center
- Creating and distributing marketing
materials for Women’s Center programs via publicity flyers, myUMBC spotlights, blog
posts, and Women’s Center social media
- Ability to understand and
articulate women’s, gender, and social justice issues
- Strong communication and
- Ability to work both
independently and collaboratively to develop, organize, and assess
and skills related to graphic design, social media, and other marketing
- Competency in effectively
managing time and multiple projects
- Availability to work
flexible hours based on the programming needs of the Center
Contact Jess Myers at email@example.com
to learn more about an internship with the Women’s Center.
To be considered for Fall 2015 start
date, please contact no later than May 15, 2015.
7thNational Conference on Individualized Major Programs
University of Massachusetts Amherst
March 5-6, 2015
The University of Massachusetts is honored to host the 2015 National Conference for Individualized Major Programs (IMPs). Panels may be organized and
proposed by faculty, staff, students, or alumni.
following topics have been suggested:
(1) developing a student community in a diverse major;
(2) maintaining relationships with alumni communities;
(3) academic “cores,” structures, and requirements;
(4) supporting both vocational and liberal arts majors;
were combined on a poster board by KSR artist Mai Teague to be
displayed for Art Week and RecycleMania's Sustainable Art Showcase.
- A strong sense of community and connection to the INDS Program and UMBC
- Engagement in research, academic, service, and pre-professional opportunities
- Advising and support from INDS Faculty
- Development of interest/course teams
- Course connections: Various- at the discretion of students and INDS program
- Being more satisfied with their overall academic experience
- Being more engaged and involved on campus
- Having more interactions with UMBC faculty and staff members
- Having greater understanding of diversity and multiculturalism
from the Alex Brown Center for Entrepreneurship to incorporate entrepreneurial
thinking and skills into her project-based learning INDS 430 seminar
"Creating Food System Justice".
into the MPH Maternal and Child Health program at George Washington
University's Milken Institute of Public Health. She is also leading the Real
Food UMBC campaign managing a team of students as they research and advocate
for reforming dining services procurement practices to achieve improved food
chain values around sustainability, health and social issues.
The Nineteenth Annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day (URCAD)
Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day features research, scholarship, and
creative work carried out by UMBC undergraduates. Student work is shared
through oral presentations, posters, artistic exhibits and performances, and
This campus celebration of achievement affirms UMBC's commitment to the twin goals
of research and a distinctive undergraduate experience.
All current undergraduates who have conducted research, scholarship or creative
work in the last year may apply to present their results at URCAD. Mentors,
fellow students, friends, family members, high school teachers and students, graduate
school recruiters, and the general public are invited to attend.