FWS Jobs

This page lists jobs from approved FWS employers and is only available for students who have been offered and have accepted their Fall-Spring FWS aid.


Students must accept their FWS offer online through Testudo. Please remember to print out your Financial Aid Offer page and FWS Work Authorization Form which can be found in your FinAid Portal and submit these two forms to your employer. The FWS Work Authorization form must be completed and returned to the Office of Student Financial Aid for new and returning students before the start of employment.

You must have an FWS offer to apply for the jobs listed on this page. Please review the FWS Student Handbook for more information. If you do not have Federal Work-Study eligibility, the Career Center may help you locate a non-FWS position.

Employers interested in having their jobs listed on this page must complete the FWS Job Listing form.


Job listings last updated on May 16, 2024.

Positions listed in this section involve accounting and/or bookkeeping tasks to support accounts payable/receivable, payroll, timekeeping, auditing or other accounting functions.

There are no current job openings for this category.

Positions listed in this section relate to computer operations, web design, hardware/software maintenance and/or providing instruction on the use of software programs.

Date Posted: May 6, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible Hours, schedule will be determined when hired for this position.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: SPH Dean's Office/Communications, 4200 Valley Dr, Ste 2242, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

Can you spot the typo in the ad scrolling by? Can you write plain language content for
the web that will engage readers and help them understand a topic? Can you juggle
many tasks at once and meet deadlines? If you can answer "yes" to the above, the

School of Public Health Office of Communications may have the summer job for you!
We're seeking a reviewer and writer/editor for the School of Public Health website. The
successful candidate will review the site as a whole – fixing what’s broken and helping
launch updates, improving the user experience for all. Candidates should have
coursework or work experience in areas such as plain language writing and editing and
project management, and UI/UX and other web experience is a plus! The role will also
involve tracking loans of marketing materials, drafting social media, and other duties as
assigned.

This position is only open to University of Maryland, College Park students eligible for
FWS and is for the duration of UMD summer semester at up to 20 hours a week.
Several in-person hours are required every week.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have the below knowledge/skills/abilities:

  • Have experience in plain language writing and editing.
  • Be adept at translating longer stories or articles using specialized jargon into language appropriate for high school readers.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills. Must be detail-oriented, disciplined, trustworthy, and have excellent judgment.
  • Be able to work independently or on a team, using time and project management skills to balance many competing deadlines and finish all assignments by their deadlines.
  • Preferred: Experience in UI/UX, Drupal, web creation or development, health communications.
  • Be creative and come with ideas!

Learning opportunities:

The successful candidate will learn plain language writing and editing skills and better understand web content development and maintenance, along with building project management and administrative skills.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Amy Reiter: reiter@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume, cover letter, and 3 diverse examples of plain language writing or webpage content/design created (links to the materials are acceptable) and reference contacts via email.

Date Posted: May 1, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: SPH Dean's Office/IT, 4200 Valley Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

The School of Public Health’s IT Solutions Center has an exciting opportunity for an undergraduate student to gain valuable IT experience by providing critical support to faculty, staff, and students seeking assistance with their computer problems. The student will work under the guidance of IT staff.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide front-line IT support for routine computer problems.
  • Staff the IT Solutions Center to answer phone calls and emails, assist walk-ins, and monitor incoming and ongoing issues via our ticketing system.
  • Assist in SPH Site modifications and cleanup.
  • Set up and troubleshoot AV and IT support for classes and in-house events (Webex, seminars, presentations, etc., both virtually and when live events resume).
  • Assist with configuration and maintenance of various IT systems in the school.
  • Contribute to advancing SPH’s culture of computing excellence by addressing an evolving set of priorities and responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a UMCP undergraduate student with a Federal Work Study Award.
  • Knowledge of or interest in learning basic multimedia, AV, networking, and computer (hardware and software) functionality.
  • Strong oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • An interest in providing excellent customer service.
  • Ability to work independently, organize tasks and information, and offer proactive solutions.
  • Great work ethic.

Learning opportunities:

This is an excellent opportunity to learn professionally valuable skills in IT support and workplace communication.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Judy Julien-Alexander: jjulien1@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Date Posted: April 26, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 7

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Terrapin Tech, 0398 Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center, 4131 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

Terrapin Tech is looking to hire undergraduate students to join our team of General Support & Sales (GSS) Technicians! We provide comprehensive, in-person software and hardware support to the University's students, faculty, staff, and their departments. Our goal is to facilitate a great support experience within the Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center.

As a GSS Technician, you will be introduced to the services we provide and learn about the tools we use to assist your fellow terps. You'll need to come ready to try, learn, collaborate, and contribute to the community we're fostering within Terrapin Tech! A brief description of the position can be found below:

GSS Technicians will learn how to:

  • Communicate which devices Terrapin Tech handles and can repair.
  • Identify where customers can receive hardware support.
  • Create and update ServiceNow Interactions, Incidents, Hardware Requests, and Loaner Requests.
  • Inform customers of DIT’s values.
  • Facilitate pickups for repaired computers.
  • Facilitate drop offs for computers in need of repairs.
  • Reimage our loaner devices.
  • Problem-solve to answer customer inquiries regarding their devices.
  • Utilize all resources, both online and offline, to resolve issues with University services.

*Please note that this position is specifically for undergraduate students. Unfortunately, we are not currently hiring Graduate students.*

Qualifications: *

  • You must be able and available to work at least 10 hours per week between 8am - 8:30pm, Monday - Friday (Fall/Spring) or 8am - 5pm (Winter/Summer).
  • You are able to attend training for this position and begin working during this Summer between 8am - 8:30pm, Monday - Friday.
  • You are able to problem-solve and use critical thinking skills.
  • You have or are interested in developing excellent communication skills and are comfortable helping others.
  • Experience using Apple and Dell computers is recommended, but not required.
  • Prior experience in customer service is a plus.

Learning opportunities:

While working at Terrapin Tech, you will gain more experience with: 

  • Troubleshooting hardware and software issues.
  • Troubleshooting issues related to University services.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely. Summer Employment can and hopefully will transition into Fall employment as well if the applicant intends to and does remain a FWS student in the upcoming Fall semester. This will be discussed more as we get closer to the start of the Fall semester.

Contact person(s):

  • Atlas Hill: terpwork@umd.edu

To apply: 
Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Positions listed in this section involve general office work such as data entry, copying, filing, answering phones, word processing, greeting students/visitors, running errands and/or preparing bulk mailings.

 

Date Posted: May 16, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education Department, 3115 Benjamin Building College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

The Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education will need up to 3 students to assist with general filing, organizing tasks for planned office renovation in the summer. The 3 students will also assist the regular department staff in providing administrative support to both department staff and faculty. The routine tasks will also include:

  • Answering calls
  • Copying
  • Filing
  • Mail distribution
  • Data entry
  • Accounting
  • Shredding
  • Packing / unpacking boxes
  • Running errands

Qualifications:

Good communication, organizational and computer skills, works well with others and is detail oriented. Knowledge with Microsoft Office and Excel is preferred.

Learning opportunities:

Students will gain experience in an office setting and learn the University processes and policies.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Ylesia Stefanie James: yjames@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume, cover letter, and summer class schedule if applicable via email.

Date Posted: May 10, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Civil & Environmental Engineering, 1173 Glenn L. Martin Hall, 4298 Campus Dr Room 1173, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

This position is only for Students that have applied, accepted and awarded Federal Work Study money for the Fall/Spring 2023-2024 academic year.

  • Serving as receptionist for CEE Business Office and performing general administrative and office support tasks such as: answering phones, assisting with in-person inquiries, mail drop off and distribution of mail, directing visitors to the appropriate location or faculty/staff member, copying, filing and shredding documents, keeping front desk and office clean, organized and stocked, etc.
  • Scanning and inputting data of our financial documents. This is vital to the department as our financial coordinators need this back up documentation in order to reconcile our 100+ accounts.
  • All training on specific program applications used within the office will be offered on the job. 

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Organized, detail oriented, dependable, reliable and punctual.
  • Willingness to learn and work independently.
  • Ability to follow directions, both written and verbal.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Comfortable with interacting with diverse population of faculty, staff and students.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Previous experience working in an office preferred, but not required.

Learning opportunities:

This position will provide opportunities for you to practice balancing and multitasking day to day office tasks in an office environment. It will shape you into a more reliable and punctual person and strengthen your customer service skills along with the day to day functions of a busy administrative office. Training is provided for all duties performed.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely. 

Contact person(s):

  • Janet Alessandrini: jalessan@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Date Posted: May 10, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Year Round - Summer / Fall / Spring

Number of available opening(s): Open Until Filled

Number of hours needed per week: 4 to 10, depending on amount awarded

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.75

Department address: Division of Information Technology, 5801 University Research Ct, College Park, MD 20740

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a motivated and reliable undergraduate student enrolled at UMD to join our team as a Front Desk and Office Assistant. This part-time, off-campus position offers an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in a professional work environment. Duties included, but not limited to:

  • Maintain stocked supplies/storage closets to ensure smooth office operations.
  • Assist in maintaining the building’s public workspaces in a presentable and professional manner.
  • Manage incoming calls at the front desk with professionalism and courtesy.
  • Assist with issuing parking permits for staff members.
  • Greet visitors upon arrival and provide directions within the building.
  • Sort and distribute mail efficiently.
  • Assist with delivery/shipment of packages.
  • Complete assigned training to develop necessary technical skills.
  • Provide support for audiovisual (AV) equipment in all conference rooms.
  • Assist with events.

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate is currently enrolled as an undergraduate student and can dedicate a minimum of four hours per week to the role.
  • Possesses reliable transportation to the Manokin Building, ensures prompt, punctual and consistent presence.
  • The candidate should demonstrate understanding of how to navigate a professional work environment, adhering to appropriate conduct, etiquette and dress code.
  • Effective communication skills are essential, as the candidate must be able to express themselves clearly and professionally both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be outspoken and comfortable in interacting with people.

Learning opportunities:

There is potential for growth within the support side of our organization for individuals who demonstrate mastery of knowledge and excel in their responsibilities. This position is ideal for those interested in HR, office operations, administrative roles, and customer service.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely. Be prepared to take on additional duties as needed to meet operational requirements. Please note that this is an off-campus location, and reliable transportation is going to be necessary for success in this role.

Contact person(s):

  • Elena Franzoi: efranzoi@umd.edu

To apply: 

We are hiring students with FWS funds only. Please submit resume, cover letter, class schedule, FWS awards page and authorization form via email to efranzoi@umd.edu

Date Posted: May 9, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2024 / Fall 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: International Student Scholar Services (ISSS), 1126 H.J. Patterson Hall, 1126 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20740

Job Description:

The International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) seeks to hire an enthusiastic student to support the ISSS Scholar team in a variety of duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with data entry and review.
  • Assist with coordinating events.
  • Prepare workshop materials and provide assistance as needed.
  • Running errands on campus.
  • Scanning and photocopying.
  • Support advisors with tasks in iTerp (ISSS’s case management system).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Writing, research, library skills.
  • Punctual and Reliable.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Efficient time management skills.
  • Experience in an educational environment or office environment preferred.
  • Ability to positively interact with students, faculty/staff and visitors from diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat Professional, Microsoft Office, Google Suite for Education, social media management and web content management systems.
  • Interest in international relations is a plus.

Learning opportunities:

The Office Assistant will gain the opportunity to learn about International Student & Scholar Services’ mission in supporting the international UMD community in their transition to the University. This position provides the student the opportunity to work independently and collaboratively to obtain experience in self-management, problem-solving, teamwork, task follow-through, diversity, and professional-level job expectations.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Marvella Hardy: marvella@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume, cover letter, copy of FWS letter, and class schedule via email.

Date Posted: May 9, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: 

Hearing & Speech Sciences, 0100 Lefrak Hall, 7251 Preinkert Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

  • Answering phones
  • Assisting visitors
  • Faxing
  • Photocopying
  • Sorting mail
  • Running errands to other units on campus
  • Other main office tasks

Qualifications:

Great attitude and willingness to learn.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Rachelle Beasley: hesp_bus_request@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Date Posted: May 9, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 8

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Education Abroad, 1118 H.J. Patterson Hall, College Park, MD 20740

Job Description: 

Education Abroad seeks an enthusiastic, detail-oriented, and organized Student Assistant. This part-time position supports EA’s Staff, specifically the Program and Advising teams, joining a group of highly dedicated and mission-driven professionals and will contribute to meaningful projects that advance EA’s commitment to expanding access to study abroad. The Student Assistant will undertake tasks to support next semester’s outreach and advising efforts, contribute to short-term, exchange, semester program planning, and take ownership of long-term projects as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Outreach
  • Help develop an outreach plan for presentations to classes, student groups, etc, including updating materials. 
  • Support digital outreach efforts including email communications, social media outreach, and website edits.
  • Support management of EA newsletter.

Admin Support:

  • Support evaluation data compilation for short-term and semester programming.
  • Support data entry and information management for Maryland-led and exchange programming.

Long Term Projects:

  • Complete long-term projects identified by the Program Management and Advising and Outreach Leadership including materials development, research, and contributions to the data analysis projects. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and complete them in a timely manner.
  • Availability to staff after hours and weekend outreach events as needed.
  • Experience with Google Suite.

Preferred:

  • Data entry experience.
  • Experience with study abroad, preferably as a returnee of an Education Abroad program.
  • Experience with digital design applications like Canva, Adobe, etc. 
  • Experience working independently as well as on a team.
  • Interest in international education or working with international students and partners.
  • Experience working in an office setting or with administrative responsibilities.
  • Class standing of sophomore, junior or senior preferred.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Education Abroad: educationabroad@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please complete the Google Form here and contact our office via email.

Date Posted: May 3, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 30

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation, 3835 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

  • Front desk coverage and support.
  • Answering phones.
  • Greeting guests.
  • Filing/Scanning/printing/data entry.

Qualifications:

  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Team player.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Willing to learn.

Learning opportunities:

Our students are exposed to the administrative side of higher education administration. The senior students help train and mentor incoming new hires, which gives them leadership experience.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Jen Sanderson: jensan@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Date Posted: May 2, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Robert H Smith School of Business - Management and Organization, 4528 Van Munching Hall, 7699 Mowatt Ln #2101, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

Support research of Smith School faculty, Management & Organization, in Strategy, OBHR and entrepreneurship. Includes:

  • Careful online searching
  • Data entry
  • Workflow management

Qualifications:

  • Conducting research and supervised one-on-one with supervisor.

Learning opportunities:

Students will gain skills that will be important in their future academic and professional careers.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Tina Marie Rollason: trollaso@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume and Financial Aid Award Letter via email.

Date Posted: May 1, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: 17.00

Department address: Division of Information Technology/Business Support Services, 5801 University Research Ct, College Park, MD 20740

Job Description:

  • Scanning and uploading of personnel files.
  • Reorganizing and maintaining paper and digital employee files.
  • Tracking outstanding forms or responses.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.
  • Performs with little to no supervision entry-level tasks.
  • Assisting with dissemination and organizing of the UMD/UHR Service Awards and DIT Staff Awards.
  • Updating standard forms.
  • Assisting the department with specialized projects utilizing Google Sheets and Google Docs at the direction of the HR Manager.
  • Updating and manipulating Google Sheet tracking reports.
  • Filing letters, contracts, and memos in BOX and a Google Drive.

Qualifications:

  • Willing to work as part of a team or independently.
  • Demonstrate the drive to take on a variety of tasks and projects.
  • Approachable and personable demeanor when interacting with all levels of staff in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Must be able to maintain and file confidential records.
  • Ability to confidentiality handle highly sensitive data.
  • Google app experience especially Google Sheets, Google Drives, & Google Docs.
  • UMD BOX experience.

Learning opportunities:
Students will have the opportunity to: 
1) Gain advanced experience using Google Apps.  
2) Increase knowledge regarding HR policies and terms.  
3) Learn the basic functions of an office.
4) Gain knowledge of different HR documents.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Carol-Ann Wood Agustin: cawood@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume via email.

Date Posted: April 16, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: School of Public Health #2387, 4200 Valley Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

The Public Health Science program (PHSC) is seeking enthusiastic students to support the PHSC program staff. The Student Administrative Assistant will be the first point of contact for visitors to the PHSC office suite and are therefore responsible for making a good impression. 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as front desk administrative assistant in the office and virtually.
  • Perform general administrative and office support tasks such as assisting with in-person inquiries, mail drop-off and pick up, making copies and ordering office supplies.
  • Work collaboratively with PHSC program staff on outreach to students, including but not limited to flyers, program information, events (orientation, recruitment, etc.), newsletters, etc.
  • Facilitate virtual or in-person drop-in hours by queuing students and directing them to advisors.
  • Assist with logistics of department events (open houses, workshops, etc.).
  • Assisting with facilities-related requests.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional customer service.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and maintain a strict level of confidentiality.
  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and dependable.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable.
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.), Google Suite, Zoom, and other general computer software.
  • Willingness to learn and ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Felicia Low: fhlow@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume and screenshot of FWS Award via email.

Date Posted: April 15, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 5

Number of hours needed per week: 6

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: School of Public Health, Dean's Office, 4200 Valley Drive, Suite 2242, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

The Dean's Office is located in the main hub of the lobby, and administratively supports a minimum of seven Assistant and Associate Deans. All of this is accomplished with the help of Federal Work Study employees and two full time permanent staffers. We have many events and initiatives to plan and see to fruition, along with many high level meetings and committees with legislators, community leaders, as well as colleagues and collaborators from this University and others across the country. We are the main force behind Public Health Research Day at Maryland, a conference that attracts more than 450 participants every year. We have Grand Round events with leaders in the public health fields, both nationally and internationally. This exposes the students to many opportunities to engage with them or hear them speak in intimate forums. We are the first point of contact for students/parents entering the school, calling for information on programs, exception to policy, transfer of majors, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate program and provide a screenshot of FWS package (FWS award package) in order to apply.

Learning opportunities:

Our students are exposed to the administrative side of a School of Public Health, as well as higher education administration. We are CEPH accredited, and there are many seminars and lectures related to public health issues that the students are encouraged to attend throughout the year. Each semester. The senior students help train and mentor incoming new hires, which gives them leadership experience.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Michelle Kong: michko6@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume, FWS Authorization, and semester schedule via email.

Date Posted: April 9, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024 / Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 5

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.15

Department address: Event and Guest Services, 3972 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

  • Provide correct and unbiased information to customers both in person and over the phone.
  • Serve as a host/hostess as needed for Stamp events, providing information regarding University and local community activities and programs using resources provided.
  • Serve as a central communication hub for the Stamp, issuing keys to authorized student organization members.
  • Issue keys to authorized users.
  • Maintain the glass enclosed bulletin boards and directory boards within the Stamp, sorting and distributing mail.
  • Use multiple software platforms to accomplish tasks, performing light cleaning duty of the information desk area.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Be positive and respectful in working with a diverse population.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Make sound judgment calls.
  • Act with authority and have a general familiarity with the campus.
  • Must be able to attend training as assigned.
  • Online training will be required.
  • Must be able to make a one-year commitment.
  • Must be able to work early mornings, late nights, and/ or weekends.
  • Must be enrolled as a student at the University of Maryland (during academic year)
  • Must possess critical thinking, analytic and problem-solving skills.
  • This position requires high levels of responsibility, the ability to work independently, communicate effectively, and excellent customer service.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Joshua Smith: stamp365guest@umd.edu

To apply: Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Date Posted: March 21, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Sunday between 7:00 a.m. and 1:30 a.m.

Hourly wage: 16.25

Department address: Event and Guest Services, 3972 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

  • Works as an assistant to the Guest Services Manager.
  • Peer supervises and supports the Information Desk and Ticket Office employees.
  • Help unlock meeting rooms, verify room set-ups to ensure accuracy, and greet event clients, as necessary.
  • Assist the Event Services, Event Support and Technology Services area to correct any customer complaints.
  • Opens, closes, and secures building at the beginning and end of business hours.
  • Makes frequent facility rounds and addresses any maintenance, security, or housekeeping issues.
  • Initiate any necessary emergency procedures.
  • Reports and records general activity information, unusual incidents, injuries, damaged property, or emergencies in the Building Manager Report for each shift; other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Be positive and respectful in working with a diverse population.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Make sound judgment calls.
  • Act with authority and have a general familiarity with the campus.
  • Must be able to attend training as assigned. Online training will be required.
  • Must be able to make a one-year commitment.
  • Must be able to work early mornings, late nights, and/ or weekends.
  • Must be enrolled as a student at the University of Maryland (during academic year).
  • Must possess critical thinking, analytic and problem-solving skills.
  • This position requires high levels of responsibility, the ability to work independently, communicate effectively, and excellent customer service.
  • Ability to use interpersonal skills to provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to organize, manage deadlines and prioritize tasks.
  • Be reliable and proactive.
  • Experience with computer systems, preferably Microsoft Office.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Joshua Smith: stamp365guest@umd.edu

To apply: Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Date Posted: February 2, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: University Career Center - 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing, 4130 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20740

Job Description:

As a Peer Career Educator, you will work closely with a team of other Peer Career Educators and University Career Center staff to support the Center's career assistance efforts for undergraduate students by providing resume/cover letter reviews and offering general tips on internship/job search strategies, preparing for interviews, utilizing Handshake and other online platforms for networking, and more.

You are not expected to know all of these career preparation topics in order to apply!
Come as you are. Extensive training will be provided and you will receive ongoing professional development that will assist you in your own career planning.

Duties:

  • Assist undergraduate students with resumes, cover letters, interview prep, and early-stage strategies for conducting internship/job searches during scheduled one-on-one sessions in the University Career Center.
  • Provide resume reviews and mock interviews for students enrolled in two of the Center’s online career courses: PSYC123: The Psychology of Getting Hired and EDCP 108i: Academic Transitions to Internships.
  • Create and present outreach programs/workshops as requested by campus student organizations, departments, and classrooms.
  • Promote and help visitors navigate printed and online University Career Center and campus career-related resources.
  • Maintain organization of the Resource Room and its materials.
  • Write and record career development content for the Center's website and social media.
  • Support University Career Center programs and events where additional staff are needed to execute.
  • Attend bi-monthly Peer Career Educator team meetings and meetings with supervisor as scheduled or requested.

Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Strong commitment to the position and ability to provide 8-10 hours of work per week.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work on a team and the desire to help other undergraduate UMD students in their career preparation are a must.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills or desire to develop these skills through this experience.
  • Commitment to serving diverse student populations.

Preferences:

  • Applicants who can give at least a two-semester commitment (Fall 2023, Spring 2024) or beyond.
  • Previous participation in a part-time job, internship, research, education abroad, leadership position, or other experiential learning - but not required!

Learning opportunities:

As a Peer Career Educator, you will gain transferable skills in peer leadership, customer service, project management and employer relations that will help launch your career after college. You will work closely with a team to support the Center's career assistance efforts and also assist students, parents and employers who visit the Resource Room. You will be trained to provide career development services to your peers. Additionally, you will receive ongoing professional development that will assist you in your own career planning.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Jenny Sak: jsak@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume, cover letter, and class schedule via email.

Date Posted: January 17, 2024

Job Title: Journalism Student Services Office Assistant

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Coverage is needed during these times: Monday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Philip Merrill College of Journalism, 1100 Knight Hall, 7765 Alumni Drive, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

  • Manage phone lines, direct callers to the appropriate resources.
  • Schedule advising appointments.
  • Greet visitors and assist with their needs.
  • Copying, scanning, filing, supplying copiers and printers with paper.
  • Mail distribution.
  • Students may also be asked to assist with events, give tours and support staff members or faculty with special projects (e.g. creating posters or icebreaker activities).

Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail.
  • Punctuality.
  • Respectful of student privacy.
  • Familiarity with Google suite.

Preferences: 

  • Prior experience as a receptionist or front office worker.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely. Please apply if you are available during at least two of the time blocks listed above.

Contact person(s):

  • Luis Jaime Valderrama: ljvalde@umd.edu

To apply: Please submit your resume, course schedule, FWS authorization form, and FWS award letter via email.

Date Posted: December 20, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 pm

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Driskell Center, 1214 Cole Student Activities Bldg, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

Students will be supporting general office duties and working in the Driskell Gallery. General office duties include: 

  • Greeting visitors.
  • Answering the phone.
  • Physical and digital file management.
  • Distributing promotional materials on campus.
  • Monitoring the gallery includes greeting guests and visitors and answering questions
  • Gallery maintenance and closing procedures.

Qualifications:

Applicants should be a current UMD-College Park undergraduate student with the following: 

  • Soft Skills: detail-oriented, time management, willingness to learn, interpersonal, and excellent customer service.
  • Tech Skills: MS Office Suite (ie. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge/ interest in African American Art .

Learning opportunities:

This position  will enhance students' knowledge of African American Art, office duties and etiquette, as well as build/ polish their skill set in customer service, organization, and Microsoft Office applications.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Abby Eron: aeron@umd.edu

To apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter, class schedule for the semester, and Financial Aid Award Letter via email.

Date Posted: December 12, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 16.50

Department address: National Foreign Language Center, 5600 Rivertech Ct. Suite K, Riverdale, MD 20737

Job Description: 

The National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland College Park is currently seeking to hire a part-time remote Office Assistant. For more information about NFLC, visit our website at https://www.nflc.umd.edu.  

Responsibilities:  

  • NFLC’s Office Assistant will perform various clerical and administrative duties to support the work of the NFLC. 
  • Track virtual event participation.
  • Organize documents in online filing systems.
  • Schedule regular social media posts from various NFLC projects.
  • Occasionally staff small on and off campus events providing logistical support.

Qualifications:

  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills.
  • Ability to independently perform clerical tasks; to communicate effectively; to follow oral and written instructions; to maintain effective work relationships.
  • Ability to successfully multitask and to provide administrative support to a variety of people
  • Experience with various social media platforms (examples: X, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook).

Preferred skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Interest in International education.
  • Proficiency in a language other than English.
  • Video editing.
  • Event planning/staffing experience.

Learning opportunities:

At NFLC the Office Assistant will have the chance to experience a fast-paced working environment and will have the opportunity for growth. The student will become familiar with University business and financial processes. As the student becomes more familiar with NFLC, the duties may be tailored to fit their interests and expertise. Additionally, student employees are welcome to attend events offered by NFLC as their schedules allow. 

Additional comments: 

This position is mostly remote, but will require occasional office work. The NFLC is located off-campus near the M Square research park and the College Park Metro station. 

Contact person(s):

  • Tavia Mcroy: tmcroy@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Date Posted: December 7, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2023

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Occasionally, students may be asked to work after normal business hours to support other events/dialogues/training.  

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Office of Diversity & Inclusion, 071 Lee Bldg, Suite 0112 Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Job Description:

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion (ODI) provides leadership and expertise for helping the university achieve its diversity, equity and inclusion goals. Guided by social justice principles, we cultivate a vibrant learning and working community for all members. The following units are within ODI: ADA Compliance, Bias Incident Support Services (BISS), Diversity Training & Education (DTE), LGBTQ+ Equity Center, Nyumburu Cultural Center, Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct (OCRSM), Office of Multi-ethnic Student Education (OMSE), and TerrapinSTRONG.

The ODI student assistant will support administrative, PR/marketing, and business functions of the office under the supervision of the business manager and/or communications officer. There are two positions available. 

General Duties:
Administrative Functions:

  • Provide administrative support to the Office of Diversity & Inclusion.

May provide assistance as follows: 

  • Desk & office coverage
  • Scheduling, delegation and organization of daily/weekly tasks
  • Track status of project/task completion
  • Communicate new information to team members
  • Assist with delivering materials
  • Assist with inventory of office supplies and equipment

 
Front Desk Coverage & Customer Service:

  • Provide backup front desk coverage by greeting guests, answering phones, fielding questions, relaying messages, and other day-to-day administrative functions.
  • Open/close the office when needed.
  • Retrieve mail and printed publications as available.
  • Assist with news tracking (e.g. read Diamondback and other publications and note unit-relevant articles).
  • Keep overall office areas (desk, mailbox, work table) tidy & refill brochures as needed.
  • Update calendars with upcoming events and up-to-date information as requested by staff.

 
Marketing:

  • Support the general needs of ODI in the area of marketing, which may include updating social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), drafting or designing marketing materials, adding information to ODI’s website and collaborating on projects.

 
Public Relations:

  • Assist with promoting and staffing of ODI events throughout the year, including but not limited to representing ODI at general informational presentations, table displays, distributing brochures and generally providing information about the office and its programs.
  • Assist with outreach to students, student organizations, faculty/staff and community members.
  • Assist with specialized projects such as certificate preparation for awards recognitions
  • Help with set up and staffing for events such as hanging decorations, folding programs, etc.
  • Represent ODI at specialized events such as First Look Fair, open houses, Homecoming, Second Look Fair, etc., with duties such as tabling, greeting, managing set-up or take-down, etc.

 
Other Duties:

  • Attend regularly scheduled ODI staff meetings, 1:1 supervisor meetings, office meetings, and professional development to discuss shift scheduling, new information, and upcoming events.
  • Assist with recording results of evaluations following events.
  • Attend suggested campus multicultural trainings when possible
  • Plan and execute events, programs, workshops, etc.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

* Some weekend and evening hours (4:30pm-8:30pm) may be required to support trainings/events.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a registered undergraduate student in good standing enrolled in a degree program at the University of Maryland, College Park and must be making satisfactory progress toward the degree.
  • Experience interacting with students, faculty/staff and visitors from diverse backgrounds.
  • Proven customer service and leadership experiences.
  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills including writing, editing, and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Basic user of Excel (i.e., graphs, pivots, linkages between tabs, macros).
  • Basic user of Microsoft office products (i.e., Word and PowerPoint).
  • Intermediate user of Google Suite (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Gmail, etc).
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite preferred
  • Ability to work with a wide diversity of stakeholders (internal and external).
  • Ability to work independently as well as under direction.
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable and work in a team environment.
  • Ability to welcome and greet guests, visitors, staff, and students that visit the office, events, trainings, and workshops.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passion for supporting marginalized and historically underrepresented student populations and community members.
  • Have interest in multicultural/diversity matters, social justice issues and other concerns.
  • Experience serving on committee and/or team. 

Additional Certifications:

  • None

 
Additional Information:

  • Two positions available. This is a FWS opportunity for an undergraduate student. Some weekend and evening hours (4:30pm-8:30pm) may be required to support trainings/events.

  
Physical Demands:

  • Sedentary work performed in an office environment.
  • Regularly required to travel to meetings, events, etc. both on campus.
  • Regularly required to communicate and exchange information and to use technology/devices.
  • Ability to attend events, meetings, trainings after normal business hours.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and competing demands.
  • Ability to set up for events and transport materials. 

Learning opportunities:

For professional development, we offer various internal workshops or trainings on topics related to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Requests for professional development will be considered on a case by case basis w/approval from the unit head is required.

Additional comments: 

We offer training, committee representation, professional development opportunities, and supervision. Students may be assigned to the communications officer or business manager based on the needs of the academic year. Most of the time, students reports directly to the business manager. This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Veronica Lewis: vlewis1@umd.edu / 301-405-1328

To apply: Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Date Posted: December 7, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 12

Schedule: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Pre-College Programs, 4111 John S. Toll Physics Building

Job Description: 

The Office Assistant will support the Pre-College Program team with ongoing administrative and program needs. Job duties for the Office Assistant include, but are not limited to: 

  • Answering and directing phone calls appropriately.
  • Copying, scanning, filing, shredding, and supplying copiers and printers with paper, and general maintenance of office equipment.
  • Monitor, collect, and organize Pre-College Program Alumni data.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Cooperative attitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with staff & students
  • Punctual and reliable

Learning opportunities:

The Office Assistant will have the option to participate in staff development opportunities such as workshops, seminars, conferences, and training, both in-person and virtual.

Additional comments:

The majority of job duties are expected to be conducted during normal business hours. Students must adhere to UMD health and safety guidelines at all times. This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Talaya Kelly: tkelly09@umd.edu (301-405-6776)

To apply: Please submit resume and class schedule via email or contact the department by phone.

Positions listed in this section are in facilities operations, maintenance and/or security.

Date Posted: April 12, 2024

Job Title: Event Services Assistant

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024 / Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 12

Schedule: Evening hours, Monday through Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., as well as hours throughout the day Saturday and Sunday, each week.

Hourly wage: 15.75

Department address: Stamp Student Union, 3972 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

You are the primary contact for clients with events occurring during your shift. Specific duties include:

  • Unlocking and locking rooms, answering client’s questions, and coordinating additional resources.
  • Event Coverage shifts are specifically scheduled after 5pm to building close Monday – Friday; and all day on Saturday and Sunday.  

Qualifications:

  • Be positive and respectful in working with a diverse population.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Make sound judgment calls.
  • Act with authority and have a general familiarity with the campus.
  • Must be able to attend training as assigned.
  • Online training will be required.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly, stand for at least 2 hours without rest, and to follow directions with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work early mornings, late nights, and/ or weekends.
  • Must be enrolled as a student at the University of Maryland (during academic year).
  • Must possess critical thinking, analytic and problem-solving skills.
  • This position requires high levels of responsibility, the ability to work independently, communicate effectively, and excellent customer service.

Learning opportunities:

All student employees within Stamp will be part of STAMP GROW starting Fall 2020. Our GROW employment program uses brief, structured conversations between student employees and their supervisors to help students connect the skills and knowledge they are gaining in the classroom with their on-campus employment, and co-curricular experiences. Although your job in Stamp may not be directly related to your future profession, the skills you learn here will help you in your chosen career path and give you valuable work experience to strengthen your resume. The Adele H. Stamp Student Union annually hosts thousands of meetings, cultural events, conferences and programs, and celebrations.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Eric Martin: ejmartin@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume, cover letter, and class schedule via email.

Date Posted: February 26, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2024

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 8-16

Schedule: Flexible Hours, schedule will vary depending on availability.

Hourly wage: 15.00

Department address: Adele H. Stamp Student Union, 3972 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

General housekeeping duties that include the following: 

  • Wiping down tables.
  • Taking trash and recyclables from food court to compactors.
  • Vacuuming, etc.

Qualifications:

There are no minimum qualifications for this position.

Learning opportunities:

Be a valued member of the STAMP.  Learn proper cleaning techniques and teamwork.

Additional comments: 

The STAMP is a great place to work and the Center of Campus Life. We have a great team here and would love you to be a part of our success. The work is not glamorous, but it is super important! This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Letticia Teckham: lteckham@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please contact us via email to set initial interview/meeting, as it is important to determine schedule, amount of work desired, and fit with STAMP’s needs.

Date Posted: February 9, 2024

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring / Summer 2024

Number of available opening(s): 5

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Flexible Hours, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m., and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. Applicants are required to be available and work from 5:00 p.m. to close, Monday to Friday and weekend hours.

Hourly wage: 15.25

Department address: Stamp Student Union, 3972 Campus Dr, College Park, MD 20742

Job Description:

Setup and breakdown of furniture for event spaces. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Placing and storing tables, chairs, staging, and other required equipment for events.
  • Maintaining and cleaning equipment for events.
  • Moving equipment on carts around the building safely and efficiently.
  • Perform minor routine maintenance tasks such as painting, room repairs and equipment maintenance.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Repeatedly.
  • Must be able to stand and walk at least 2 hours without rest.
  • Required to work night shifts and weekend shifts.
  • Shifts will end at 12:00 a.m. during the week and 1:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Learning opportunities:

Learn basic teamwork and communication needs. Be able to work together as a team to get tasks done in a timely and efficient manner.

Additional comments: 

This position cannot be done remotely. Please apply via the website. No walk-in interviews will be accepted.

Contact person(s):

  • Mark Salazar: msalazar@umd.edu

To apply: 

Please submit resume and cover letter via email.

Positions listed in this section assist with laboratory activities including preparing, collecting, logging and labeling specimens as well as cleaning, sterilizing and stocking lab equipment.

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Positions listed in this section involve providing individual/group instruction to children and/or adults in one or more topics.

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Positions listed in this section are with the National Archives or Peace Corps.

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Positions listed in this section include mentoring and/or tutoring in math or literacy to Prince George's County elementary school children through the Maryland Mentor Corps.

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