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September 14, 2008 - September 20, 2008 Archives


Part-Time Featured Job

Web Designer
Memories Honored, LLC
UMBCworks ID#: 9229679 (login to UMBCworks via the Services tab in myUMBC)
Majors: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computing - Human Centered Computing, Imaging & Digital Arts

Local video producer/marketing consultant has a working concept to deliver video and print memorial items to America's funeral homes via the net. We are interviewing over-qualified web design partners to help expand this memorial program across the country. Candidate should be able to modify web templates and add data base, and shopping cart capabilities so the sites will become a conduit from our video production facility to the funeral home. Compensation is based on earnings from each site, however, there is a $750 start-up commission, then 10% over the life of the site.

More interested in candidate's desire to work into an equity position within our company.

Full-Time Experienced Featured Job

Software Engineer
UMBCworks ID#: 9230139 (login to UMBCworks via the Services tab in myUMBC)
Majors: Computer Science

Help analyze, design and develop software in support of host based security
products.Individual should be a self-starter and a strong team player. Candidate should be able to take iniatives in proposing better quality metrics,process improvements and improved development efficiencies when necessary. Must be willing to analyze/learn present day security vulnerability, products and test utilities. This position requires that functional specifications and detailed designs be used to build solid code. Once the code is written, engineers must be willing to partake in code reviews and are expected to perform integration testing of components. Assist with the creation of estimates for development project plans. Setup and configure PC hardware/software in a networked environment. Work with product management, development and others on product development issues.

Requirements :
Experience in at least one of the following is desired; Firewalls, Virtual Private Networks, Network Protocols, Application Layer Protocols, Antivirus, IDS/IPS. Excellent problem solving skills, good written and verbal communication skills and commitment to schedules are a must. Prior experience with code management systems such as CVS or Perforce. Prior experience with change control systems such as Bugzilla or Seibel. Participated in development lifecycle of multiple releases for enterprise (security) product(s). Good understanding of enterprise operating systems (UNIX, Windows and Linux) and applications (databases, web servers). Network and Computer security expertise is a plus.

Full-Time Entry-Level Featured Job

Inside Sales Rep
Williams Scotsman, Inc.
UMBCworks ID#: 9230137 (login to UMBCworks via the Services tab in myUMBC)
Majors: All

The Storage Sales Representative is responsible for prospecting sales through a variety of mediums. Position involves customer interaction throughout the entire process of prospecting quotes, follow-ups, and orders. Storage sales representative must have knowledge of William Scotsman products in order to assess needs of potential customers and suggest proper product offerings. This positions works with Service and Admin employees to meet our customers’ needs and foster a team environment

Prospecting calls through means such as Dodge reports, corporate marketing lists, referrals and local newspapers. Customer visits are also encouraged. Detailed prospecting goals will be determined and provided at the beginning of each year. Quoting customer’s storage product needs, and associated costs, sometimes including modification costs. Provide floor plans, and any associated collateral as necessary, to close the order. Follow-up with customers within the time frame discussed with the customer by scheduling a call back in the SFA system accordingly. Change quote to order, once an order has been placed. Process order completely, obtaining all necessary information. Maintain excellent customer service at all times with existing and new accounts. Maintain knowledge of all Williams Scotsman products and floor plans as well as knowledge of prints and set-up criteria. Coordinate with service/dispatcher for delivery of orders to customers. Process all necessary paperwork, passing it on to the appropriate personnel. Meet monthly goals set-up by branch manager for outside calls, prospecting calls, follow-up calls, direct mailings, and quotes. Meet monthly goals agreed to with Branch Manager for contacting key existing customers and prospects.


On-Campus Interviews - September 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.

Mon, 10/6/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 9/22/2008

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

Students in the following majors should consider applying:
All Majors

W.R. Grace and Co.
Tue, 10/7/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 9/23/2008

Interviewing for the following positions:
Manufacturing Leadership (UMBCworks position id #9226120)

Students in the following majors should consider applying:
Chemical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Wed, 10/8/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 9/24/2008

Interviewing for the following positions:
Management Intern (UMBCworks position id #9228589)
Management Trainee (UMBCworks position id #9228590)

Students in the following majors should consider applying:
All Majors

Thu, 10/9/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 9/25/2008

Interviewing for the following positions:
Executive Team Leader (UMBCworks position id #9229543)
Store Executive Internship (UMBCworks position id #9229544)

Students in the following majors should consider applying:
All Majors

Clifton Gunderson LLP
Fri, 10/10/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 9/26/2008

Interviewing for the following positions:
Accounting Associate (UMBCworks position id #9229535)

Students in the following majors should consider applying:

NFDC Internet Connection
Wed, 10/8/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 9/29/2008

Interviewing for the following positions:
Web Developer (UMBCworks position id #9229876)
Freelance Flash Designer/Developer (UMBCworks position id #9230021)

Students in the following majors should consider applying:
All Majors

MetroStar Systems, Inc.
Tue, 10/14/2008
Deadline to apply on UMBCworks is 9/30/2008

Interviewing for the following positions:
Network Administrator (UMBCworks position id #9229921)
Web Designer (UMBCworks position id #9229922)
System Administrator (UMBCworks position id #9229923)
Web Application Developer (UMBCworks position id #9229924)
ADABAS Software Engineer (UMBCworks position id #9229925)
Systems Engineer (UMBCworks position id #9229926)
Database Programmer/Analyst (UMBCworks position id #9229927)
Interface Designer (UMBCworks position id #9229928)

Students in the following majors should consider applying:
Business Technology Administration
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Information Systems

Fall 2008 Corporate Visibility Days

Coming to UMBC this fall....

** SRA International -- 10/8
** NSA -- 10/15
** Deloitte -- 10/22
** Northrop Grumman -- 10/29
** Constellation Energy -- 11/5
** GEICO -- 11/12

Corporate Visibility Days are great opportunities to learn more about and network with employers interested in hiring UMBC students. Hosted by the Career Services Center. More details about each Visibility Day will be available at


Baltimore South Job Fair

Monday, September 15, 2008
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Holiday Inn - BWI International Airport
890 Elkridge Landing Road
Linthicum, MD 21090

Meet with companies in the following industries:
# Accounting/Auditing
# Administrative and Support Services
# Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
# Banking
# Consumer Products
# Customer Service and Call Center
# Finance/Economics
# Financial Services
# Healthcare
# Hospitality/Tourism
# Insurance
# Real Estate/Mortgage
# Restaurant and Food Service
# Retail/Wholesale
# Sales
# and many more...

Get directions or call 410-859-8400. Details and registration at

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.

CareerFest 2008

Thursday, September 18, 2008
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
The Kossiakoff Center
11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, Maryland 20723

Meet with company representatives from the following employers:
# Lockheed Martin Corpration
# Howard County Public Schools
# TriMech Services
# Unisys Corporation
# US Enviornmental Protection Agency
# Howard County General Hospital
# Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
# Internal Revenue Service
# Eaton Corporation
# Science Systems and Applications, Inc.
# Johns Hopkins University APL
# Grove Resource Solutions
# Applied Integrated Technologies
# Sandy Spring Bank
# U.S. Census Bureau
and many more...
For the complete list of employers/available positions, visit
For additional information call 410-290-2600

Job Fair 2008

Saturday, September 20th
9 am to 2 pm
2209C Defense Hwy Croften, MD 21114
Priest Bridge Shopping Center at the intersection with Rt. 3

Nighttime Care Centers
Full and Part-time Positions Open
On the Spot Interviews

Care Center Managers
Assistant Care Center Managers
Welcome Desk
Patient Care Technicians
Nurses Call Center
A/R Payroll & Collections Data Entry
Information Technology

For more information call (443) 332-4268

Community Job Fair

Wednesday, September 24
Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Rd, Ft. Meade, MD

80+ companies including IRS, The Washington Post, SAIC, BGE, and many more. Everyone is welcome; bring lots of resumes. Enter fair via MD Rt. 175 at Reece Rd; must present photo ID, current vehicle registration, and proof of insurance. For more information: 410.674.5240,

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

Education to Enterprise: Science and Technology in the Next Generation

The Center for Excellence in Education and Booz Allen Hamilton
September 26, 2008 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Booz Allen Hamilton
Newman Auditorium
8283 Greensboro Drive
McLean, VA 22102

From Education to Enterprise: Science and Technology in the Next Generation

The rapid pace of scientific and technologic advances has dramatically increased the importance of education as the engine of the modern, globally competitive enterprise. Listen to the perspectives of renowned experts as they discuss the vital issue of science and technology education, and answer questions in a live, moderated session.

Panel participants include:
■ Dr. George Atkinson, Director, ISGP - Institute on Science for Global Policy

■ Dr. Wanda Austin, President and CEO, The Aerospace Corporation

■ Dr. Doug Himberger, Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

■ Dr. John Mather, Senior Project Scientist, James Webb Space Telescope and 2006 Nobel Prize Recipient in Physics

You can attend this session in person at the Newman Auditorium at Booz Allen’s corporate headquarters in McLean, Virginia, or attend remotely via a live webcast. Seats and URLs are available on a first come, first served basis. Please take the time to register and let us know how you will be attending.
To Register Click Here:

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.


Career Fair Savvy

Tue, 9/23/2008, 12:00 to 1:00 pm
University Center Ballroom Lounge

Career Fair Savvy - what does it take to have a successful experience at a career fair with so many employers?

Hear the secrets to making a positive impression from a seasoned Northrop Grumman recruiter. Bob Raybits will talk about knowing and preparing for your audience, your resume, and how to scope out and approach the booth. Sponsored by the Career Services Center.

Grad School 101: Navigating the Grad School Application Process

Thursday, September 18, 2008
Loyola College, Timonium Campus
12 noon-5 p.m.

If you‘re thinking about pursuing graduate education, now is a great time to start narrowing down the possibilities. Grad School 101: Navigating the Application Process is a free seminar that will guide you through the challenges and help put a plan in motion. Feel free to attend any and all workshops! Sponsored by the Maryland Career Consortium (UMBC is a member of the Consortium).

Visit to register.

Pre-registration guarantees lunch between noon-1:30 p.m.

There will be a free shuttle running between UMBC and the event at Loyola's Timonium Campus:

Shuttle pick up and drop off location will be Lot #17.

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Job Prospects for Your Major

Biology, Biochemistry and Bio-Informatics Majors
Monday, September 15, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Lecture Hall 1

Economics Majors
Wednesday, September 17, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Lecture Hall 9

Mechanical Engineering Majors
Wednesday, September 17, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Lecture Hall 8

Physics, Math, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Majors
Monday, Septmeber 22, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
University Center 310

Political Science, Anthropology, and Sociology Majors
Monday, Septmeber 22, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Public Policy 206

Information Systems, Computer Science, and Computer Engineering Majors
Wednesday, September 24, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Lecture Hall 8

Psychology Majors
Wednesday, September 24, 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Math/Psychology 322-A

Learn more about how to maximize your employment options during the 2008-2009 recruitment season. Get Info about job market trends, upcoming job fairs, networking events, and on-campus interviews for your major.
Please RSVP via the Events tab in your UMBCworks account.
Sponsored by the Career Services Center.

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

Graduate Degrees for the Public Good: Grad School Fair

Washington, District of Columbia
Fri Sep 19 2008
5:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Grand Ballroom
Georgetown University Conference Center / Marriot Hotel
Georgetown University
3800 Reservoir Road, Washington, D.C.

If you want to attend this fair to look for grad schools, please sign up by clicking here.


Where the Girls Are: Promoting Equality for All Women and Girls

You are invited to submit a project for this year's Campus Action Project.
Selected projects will receive $1,000 - $5,000 in funding.

Submit your proposals online by *November 7, 2008*.

AAUW Campus Action Projects enable student leaders and campus faculty to
design and implement exceptional campus and community programs. This
year, eligibility for funding is limited to projects that address some
of the educational barriers faced by low-income and minority women and
girls. You can learn more about AAUW Campus Action Projects online

Campus Action Projects offer opportunities to

* Spread awareness about the educational barriers faced by women and
girls from minority and low-income backgrounds
* Implement exceptional projects on campus that can serve as models
for change
* Provide students with valuable leadership experience
* Present the project outcomes at a workshop at the National
Conference for College Women Student Leaders
<> in Washington, D.C., in June 2009

Application materials and more information
are available
online. For more information, e-mail
or call 202/785-7719.

AAUW breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all
women have a fair chance. Visit the AAUW website for more information.

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