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Full-Time Entry-Level Job

Metropolitan Police Officer
Metropolitan Police Department
UMBCworks ID#: 9229531 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

Officers will perform the vital public services of preserving the peace, protecting life and property, preventing crime, apprehending criminals, and enforcing the laws and ordinances of the District of Columbia and the United States.

Benefits Include:

Family Health & Dental Packages
10 Paid Holidays Per Year
Overtime & Duty compensation Pay
Retirement Plan
Accrued Annual & Sick Leave
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Bilingual Pay
$48, 716 Starting Salary

Full-Time Entry-Level Job

Front End Web Developer
UMBCworks ID#: 9233618 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

Responsible for designing, developing and supporting a large scale Java/J2EE Enterprise web application.

Full-Time Entry-Level Job

LD Systems Program/Analyst
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
UMBCworks ID#: 9233640 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

Analyze and translate functional specifications and change requests into technical specifications including an estimated level of effort for up to large project requests.

Develop, Test, and Implement efficient and maintainable program logic for existing and new applications in accordance with the technical specifications. Generate clear and concise documentation as required within the programs and within the application documentation repository.

Monitor performance of assigned system applications, resolving operational abends, Investigate reported code defects and resolve or recommend a solution.

Coordinate efforts of a small team of IT professionals to achieve a short-term goal, such as creating or re-writing a subsystem or making a major functional change to an existing subsystem. Creates a schedule using a project management tool.

Have working knowledge Configuration Management and SDLC lifecycle and will have hands-on experience in manual or automated SCM life cycle integrity establishment and perform production audits to ensure compliance to defined and established CM policies and processes.

Lead junior staff members on their assignments. Mentor junior staff members on business knowledge, system details, and complex technical issues.

Expand technical and business knowledge through reading, research, on-the-job training and classroom training.

This position is also subject to being "on call" for emergency situations requiring immediate resolution. Travel between all CareFirst locations may be required.

Full-Time Entry-Level Job

Office Supervisor
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
UMBCworks ID#: 9233632 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Maryland Park Service, is currently accepting applications for an Office Supervisor position at Greenbrier State Park in Boonsboro,
Maryland. The main purpose of this position is to provide customer service support at the park. The candidate selected for this position will assist with hiring and training seasonal employees who are responsible for registering campers and responding to customer inquiries. Other duties include ordering office supplies and items for resale, providing park guests with information on park policies, regulations, and service charges, and assisting with preparing general office correspondence. The candidate must be detail and deadline oriented and willing to work weekends and evening shifts

Full-Time Entry-Level Job

Research Associate
BCS, Incorporated
UMBCworks ID#: 9233595 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

Be a part of the new clean energy solution which can transform our economy. Positions available to support clean energy clients in the Federal sector.

BCS, Incorporated seeks a Research Associate to provide direct on-site support to clients involved in renewable energy-related research. Position provides an excellent opportunity to be exposed to a growing clean energy field. Candidates will be responsible for administrative, scheduling, communications, and office management tasks. Position requires candidate who is proactive, diligent, personable and energetic. Candidates must have strong editing skills. The position will allow for development of writing and presentation skills as the position evolves and at the candidate�s initiative. Candidate must have superior attention to detail, be highly organized, and capable of providing quick turn-around support in fast-paced environment.

Position Description:
BCS is a small business providing dynamic business, analytical, and communications solutions to decision makers in the clean energy, health and national security fields. The Research Associate will be responsible for providing on-site support to clients in the clean energy field. The candidate will be responsible for providing scheduling and as-needed support for the Federal agency program manager, for managing a large volume of Congressional and other high level correspondence. Candidate will be responsible for tracking reports to Congress, utilizing Federal travel management systems and document control systems, making travel arrangements, organizing meetings, developing meeting summaries, and tracking a wide variety of office communication tasks. Position requires candidate who is proactive and energetic with the ability to respond professionally to quick turn around requests in a hectic environment. Candidate must have strong editing, writing, presentation development skills. Candidate must have superior attention to detail, be highly organized, and capable of providing quick turn-around support in fast-paced environment. The successful candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills and be able to work efficiently independently as well as in a team setting. Candidates must have strong capabilities in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and knowledge of Outlook calendar system for making appointment and setting up meetings. Position is located at client site in Washington, DC.

Bachelor's degree required. Experience/education/interest related to the energy field is a bonus. Candidates should have 1-3 years experience related to one or more of the following areas:
� Correspondence management
� Meeting planning and coordination
� Travel management
� Experience working within a Federal Government Agency and know-how of their internal processes is a plus

To Apply:
E-mail your cover letter followed by your resume as one attached MS Word document to: Place "Research Associate-(Last Name)" in the subject line. Include your salary requirements in your cover letter. Please do not fax or mail your resume. EOE.

Part-Time Job

Accounting Clerk
Ilex Construction & Development, Inc.
UMBCworks ID#: 9233612 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

The accounting clerk will be responsible for various general accounting activities.


1. Maintenance of subcontracts in the accounting database
2. Assisting with monthly Services billing
3. Pulling back up for monthly requisitions
4. Updating fields and pertinent information in the accounting database
5. Mileage tracking and creating General Journal Entries for auto, truck and gas expenses
6. Running and distributing accounting reports
7. Filing and packing boxes for off-site storage
8. Shredding old documents
9. Other special projects may be assigned.

Part-Time Job

Education Programs Instructor
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
UMBCworks ID#: 9233662 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

The primary functions of this position consist of but are not limited to: delivering educational content about nature, wildlife and conservation through formal classroom and auditorium programs on and off Zoo grounds in alignment with state and national education standards; engaging and educating guests, school groups, and general public with the use of artifacts, animals and hands-on activities in an informal setting; this type of program may include guided tours, Educational Outposts, and community events. This person will also be responsible for developing and evaluating educational programs and activities, preparing printed educational materials, developing, writing and adapting educational activities and literature that extend and enhance the educational value of Zoo programs, and participating in continuing education opportunities to improve upon content knowledge and teaching/presentation skills.
Other duties include but are not limited to: undertaking Animal Handling Training, teaching ecology, biology and conservation issues of Animal Ambassadors; regularly updating Animal Handling skills and knowledge; maintaining a working knowledge of all relevant policies and procedures; understanding, reviewing and implementing the Zoo�s safety rules and standards at all times; and, working with Animal Program staff to use Animal Ambassadors in programs. This position is PART TIME and offers up to 25 hours per week.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in biological sciences, education or related fields preferred; Experience working with public preferred; Teaching in an informal setting and/or public speaking preferred; Animal handling experience preferred, training provided; Valid drivers license, and clean driving record required; Curriculum development for an informal setting preferred and working knowledge of Windows programs preferred; Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, 25 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects; Must be able to stand up to 8 hours per day, walk up to 6 hours per day and sit up to 2 hours per day; Must be able to work outdoors in all seasons and weather conditions; Must be able to safely operate a variety of machines and equipment including computer, telephone, radio, vehicles, including a large passenger van and golf cart, hand tools, animal restraint and capture devices, incubators, gardening/carpentry tools and machinery, computer, scales, etc. TB test and background check required
Daily contact with plants and animals including being subject to bites, stings and scrapes possible.

Contact: Amy Morrill
Email Subject Line: Zoo Employment-Part-time Education Program Instructor

Part-Time Job

Retail Sales
UMBCworks ID#:9233563 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

We are always looking for exceptional people who share our love for the customers we serve, the merchandise we sell, and the work we do!

We are currently hiring for retail sales opportunities in the following departments:

Accessories and Handbags
Cosmetics and Fragrances
Kids Wear & Infants Apparel
Men's Apparel
Women's Apparel

Primary Responsibilities:

Greet customers in a timely, professional and personable manner
Use product knowledge and selection to provide exceptional service to customers and build your sales
Build lasting relationships with customers by contacting them to follow up on purchases, suggest new merchandise, and remind them of upcoming events
Perform merchandising tasks, such as stock, re-merchandising, display, price markdowns, and transfers


Driven to deliver superior service by exceeding customer expectations
Demonstrated ability to develop relationships with customers and co-workers
Able to work well as a team player in a fast-paced, energetic environment
Proven ability to plan, set and achieve goals
Strong organizational and follow-up skills
Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
Presents a professional image in appearance, words and actions
Be a self-starter and use good judgment in all situations

We invite you to join our team of committed, energetic professionals!

Part-Time On-Campus Job

Admissions Office Staff
UMBC Admissions Office
UMBCworks ID#: 9233562 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

Job is located in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Orientation. Duties include: Working directly with the public, answering phones, retrieving and responding to voicemail, data entry, mailings preparation, photocopying, faxing, filing, distributing mail, preparing applications, word processing, running errands and more!

Part-Time On-Campus Job

Designer for commonvision, UMBC Print & Copy Center (copy)
UMBC The Commons
UMBCworks ID#: 9233658 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

Student will assist with designs for campus and student organization events and announcements as well as internal projects. Training and responsibilities will include print production, file preparation, finishing equipment (cutting/binding) as well as digital signage systems. Day-to-day office operations and customer service duties will be necessary. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, QuarkXPress, MAC and PC platforms and other design software are recommended.

Part-Time On-Campus Job

Production Assistant for commonvision, UMBC Print & Copy Center
UMBC The Commons
UMBCworks ID#: 9233659 (access via the Jobs & Internships tab in myUMBC)

Student will assist with production of job requests � reviewing file submissions, operating and maintaining print/copiers and finishing equipment as well as assisting with inventory. The production assistant will work with the Copy Center Supervisor to monitor jobs for accuracy, completeness, quality, and timeliness and to ensure finished product complies with job request specifications. Training and responsibilities will include print production, file preparation, finishing equipment (cutting/binding). Day-to-day office operations and customer service duties will be necessary. Some knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, QuarkXPress, MAC and PC platforms, other design software as well as basic print production are helpful.


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).

UMBC Career Services - Open for Business this Summer!

The UMBC Career Services Center (Math/Psych 2nd floor) will be open this summer! Take advantage of the down time to improve your resume, find career direction, look for a job and start the graduate school application process. May grads can continue to take advantage of CSC's services all summer! We're open Monday - Friday, 8:30am-5pm. Call 410.455.2216 to make an appointment or stop by for walk-ins from 2-4pm for quick questions and resume reviews. As always, our information-packed website (

Free Printing at Staples

*Staples Offers Free Business Cards and Resumes *

Now through June 13, Staples stores across the country will print 20 copies of your resume and 40 business cards for free as part of the office giant's Job Stimulus Program. For details and store locations go


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.

Aviation Employment Opportunities Career Fair

Saterday June 6th

The Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) is the only national, non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the full and fair participation of minority- and women-owned businesses in airport contracting and concessions, and the inclusion of minorities and women in employment
within the airport industry. Combined with its affiliate (AMACESP), AMAC represents thousands of individuals across the airport industry spectrum-including small, minority and women business owners, corporations, airport operators, and government officials.

AMAC's annual conference is always national in scope with participants from the senior ranks of the nation's airports, decision-makers from across a range of corporations, FAA and DOT officials, and hundreds of qualified small, minority, woman-owned, and disadvantaged business enterprises.

We would like to invite your students to participate in our Aviation Employment Opportunities Career Fair that will be held on Saturday, June 6 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. We are dividing the allocated time into two sessions that will accommodate 200 people each. The first session will be from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm and the second session will be from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm.

The Aviation Employment Opportunities Career Fair will offer your students opportunities to meet and hear first hand from the FAA and airports across the nation regarding employment opportunities that they have in the aviation field.

Your students can register for the Aviation Employment Opportunities Career Fair by visiting the following link:,M3,05483891-c752-45f9-a3cf-35a5bbbcbe40

Registrants will be emailed a confirmation that they must print and bring with them to the fair. Only 200 students can be accommodated for each session. Once we have received reservations for the maximum number, registration will be suspended and no further reservations will be accepted.

Please let us know if you have questions that we can answer. Should you require additional assistance please contact Miriam Vega, Outreach Program
Director at or 202-385-8440.

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.


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 .

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: <>

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


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

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