FWS Jobs

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


Students must accept their FWS award online through Testudo which will be displayed throughout the 2018-2019 financial aid year.

Please remember to print out your financial aid "Awards" page and FWS Work Authorization Form listed under the "Documents" page of your financial aid account via Testudo 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 award to apply for the jobs listed on this website. 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.

If you have additional questions, please call the FWS line at 301.314.8285.

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

Number of available openings: 1-2

Number of hours per week: 10

Hourly wage: $10.10

Department address: 2110 HJ Patterson Hall

Job description:

OIA works with programs around the world and with a diverse array of offices on campus. This position offers an excellent opportunity for a student with initiative and drive to gain valuable office experience that can develop professional competencies. Students will also have the opportunity to interact in an international, culturally diverse setting.

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: 1-2

Number of hours per week: 5-10

Schedule: Monday - Friday, flexible between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hourly wage:  $11 [U] / $12 [G]

Department address: 1215 Biology-Psychology Bldg. #144

Job description: 

This position will primarily be responsible for technical support for the Department of Biology (BIOL) and the Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics (CBMG). Providing help desk and hands-on support via email, telephone, or in-person assisting departmental faculty, staff, and students with implementing and maintaining their hardware and software needs and/or troubleshooting their problems.

Qualifications: 

  • Must be a UMCP undergraduate or graduate student with a 2018-2019 Federal Work Study Award.
  • Working knowledge of basic multimedia, AV, networking, and computer (hardware and software) experience.
  • Proficient experience in Win and Mac operating systems.
  • Ability to work independently.

Learning opportunities: 

  • Student will gain valuable knowledge that can be used in a business environment technical support position.

Additional comments: 

Excellent position for anyone interested in a computer technical support career. To apply please email Wan Chan with a copy of your resume and Fall 2018 class schedule.

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours per week: 5-20

Hourly wage: $10.10

Department address: Do Good Institute

Job description:

Provide administrative support by communicating with others, greeting visitors, making photocopies, processing mail, and performing related duties as assigned.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to DGI Faculty and Staff
  • Data entry of detailed expenses into BA4 Central (financial system)
  • Filing necessary original signatures while maintaining an eFiling system in Box
  • Deliver documents to departments on campus (SPP – Van Munching, Accounts Payable)
  • Obtains, sorts, and distributes mail
  • Maintain inventory of supplies, place office supply orders as needed
  • Perform related duties as assigned  

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and oral communications skills

Learning opportunities: 

  • Experience with financial shadow system: BA4 Central (Priority)
  • General office and accounting skills and an understanding of the end of the month reconciliation process.

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail
  • Phone
  • Come in person

Number of available openings: 1

Hourly wage: $10.10

Number of hours per week: 15-20

Job description:

Assist EPIB department by completing administrative, accounting and project-based tasks.  

Qualifications: 

  • General office experience
  • Basic MS Office Suite experience preferred

Learning opportunities: 

  • Student will have ability to be trained on office software and learn new office skills

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email
  • In-person
  • Phone
  • Mail
Positions listed in this section relate to computer operations, web design, hardware/software maintenance and/or providing instruction on the use of software programs.

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours per week: 15-20

Hourly wage: $10.10

Job description: 

We have several ETL opportunities and not enough people to handle them all. KFS, Kuali Research conversion, grad school work (should we continue beyond the XML import), ESE work, conversion of DIT-AWS Billing process (should we decided to take that over), as well as all of the ETL associated with the Decision Support Project and on going operational monitoring. The person in this position could help with some of that workload.

Qualifications: 

  • Basic SQL skills and an aptitude to learn new skills
  • Ability to work independently after getting clear guidance

Learning opportunities: 

  • SQL
  • Informatical ETL
  • Amazon Redshift & S3

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours per week: 10-20

Hourly wage: $10.10

Job description: 

Support the data quality initiative by creating reports and tests that identify anomalies on a regular basis and improve the ETL process. The student would assist in standing up the data quality platform in SQL (while we await a DQ tool decision) as well as assist with developing data validation scripts and monitoring internal Data Warehouse issues. They could also assist with the massive data profiling effort associated with the Decision Support Project.

Qualifications: 

  • Basic SQL skills and an aptitude to learn new skills
  • Ability to work independently after getting clear guidance

Learning opportunities: 

  • SQL
  • Test Plan Development
  • Tableau

Contact person(s):

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 1-2

Number of hours per week: 10-20

Hourly wage:  $10.10 - 11.60

Job description:

The Engineering Career Services Office assists all UMD engineering students and employers with finding or filling internships, co-op jobs, and entry-level positions. The Engineering Peer Career Advisor supports Career Services staff with walk-in advising and general administrative tasks. This position generally entails 10-20 hours of work per week, and requires occasional evening hours for events. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills and dedication to customer service who can share their own job search and internship experience with their peers. The Peer Career Advisor will report to the Assistant Director for Student Services.  

Qualifications: 

  • Must have Federal Work-Study award for 2018-2019
  • Must be a current, degree-seeking engineering major
  • Current or prior experience with an engineering co-op, internship, or part-time position required
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Pleasant phone manner and customer service
  • 2.8 GPA or better strongly preferred
  • Ability to commit to regular work schedule and some evening events
  • Experience using database, word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software

Primary responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one critiques of resumes and other job search documents
  • Conduct workshops for groups of students on finding an internship or co-op, using Careers4Engineers and LinkedIn, and other job search topics
  • Assist with data entry, filing, calling students and employers, and other clerical tasks as assigned
  • Answer telephone and cover front desk when needed
  • Run errands on campus as needed, including posting flyers and carrying boxes up to 25 lbs.
  • Provide support for events including career fairs, employer information session, etc.

Additional comments:

To apply, email resume, class schedule for this and next term (if available), and proof of federal work-study award. Attach a brief cover letter that includes the answers to these questions:

  • Why are you interested in this position?
  • What are the benefits for students of co-op or other engineering related work experiences?
  • What experiences have you had that make you qualified for this position?

Note that scheduling will be from M-F between 8:30 and 5:00. Some evenings and weekends.

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours per week: 6 - 10, flexible

Hourly wage: $11.25

Department address: University Career Center, 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

Job description: 

The Information Systems Assistant is primarily responsible for help desk support for the University Career Center. This includes the Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), Microsoft and Apple desktop operating systems, Google's G Suite (including Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Calendar, and Forms), and other hardware and software problems.

Qualifications: 

  • Currently enrolled in a degree-seeking field, such as Math, Computer Science, or CLIS
  • Experience troubleshooting desktop applications and OSs
  • Working knowledge of basic hardware and software solutions
  • Ability to change or reformat hard drives, add RAM, connect to network applications, and have other similar skills and abilities

Learning opportunities: 

  • Great opportunity to gain understanding of the workings of a help desk and experience working with both IT and non-IT professionals.

Contact person(s):

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 15

Number of hours per week: 10-15

Hourly wage: $10.10

Job description:

IT Support Technicians provide direct level 1 end-user assistance with operating systems, standard productivity applications, the Internet, networking, and a wide range of University academic and administrative applications. Support is provided over the telephone, by remote control and live chat and via e-mail. IT Support Technicians also assist staff with special projects.

Qualifications: 

  • Skills in basic office productivity software
  • Basic understanding of search engines
  • Skilled in active listening techniques in order to interpret customer requests

Learning opportunities: 

  • Customer service skills, including critical listening, communication and empathy.
  • Technical support, troubleshooting and critical thinking skills.
  • Professional workplace skills, including teamwork, accountability and reliability.

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 5

Number of hours per week: 10-20

Hourly wage: $10.10

Job description: 

Provide in-person, tier 1 technical support to to the customers of the Division of IT at the walk-in service desk located in McKeldin Library (Terrapin Tech). Terrapin Tech is a branch of the DIT Service Desk, the campus technology store, and an authorized repair center for Apple and Dell computers.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Support DIT services such as email, ELMS, Wi-Fi, etc.
  • Assist with general computer usage
  • Troubleshoot personal computing devices
  • Perform hardware repairs on computers
  • Record all contacts in a ticketing system

Qualifications: 

  • Applicants should have basic computer skills, strong oral and written skills as well.
  • Training will be provided for technical aspects of the position. Students with IT-related majors are encouraged to apply, but it is not a requirement.

Learning opportunities: 

  • Customer service skills, including critical listening, communication and empathy.
  • Technical support, troubleshooting and critical thinking skills.
  • Professional workplace skills, including teamwork, accountability and reliability.

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours per week: 10-15

Hourly wage: $10.10

Job description:

Knowledge Specialists assist with creating and maintaining the technical and support documentation. Develop new and maintain existing IT knowledge used by the university community. Duties include writing documentation, responding to and moderating customer-generated questions, and producing digital media.

Qualifications: 

  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Experience using social media
  • Basic knowledge of producing and editing digital media

Learning opportunities: 

  • Writing and editing
  • Social media management
  • Production of digital media

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours per week: 8-10

Hourly wage: $11-$13

Department address: Office of Global Engineering Leadership, 1131EE Glenn L Martin Hall

Job description:

The Office of International & Leadership Programs in the A. James Clark School of Engineering is responsible for promoting international and leadership experiences to all students in the Clark School. The office oversees and manages the following programs and offerings: Minor in International Engineering, Minor in Engineering Leadership Development, short-term engineering study abroad programs, semester and year-long engineering study abroad programs, in-bound engineering exchange students, international internships and research programs, engineering student organization advising and leadership training, co-curricular leadership offerings, and advisement of the Engineering Alternative Spring Break program.

The Marketing & Pangea Coordinator plays a critical role in promoting study abroad to engineering students and supporting international students during their time in the Clark School. The Clark School is committed to increasing the number of engineering students participating in short-term and semester-long engineering study abroad programs and this person will play a critical role in our efforts to increase the numbers of study abroad students. In addition, the person in this position will be responsible for helping build a network of internationally-minded students that include outgoing abroad student, returning abroad students, and international exchange students.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Develop video-/online based information sessions on incoming exchange to the Clark School
  • Develop and update reference materials regarding study abroad
  • Maintain website, social media sites, print material, and poster/showcase displays
  • Support the ILP Graduate Assistant in the recruitment, selection, and training program for Pangea, a student-led organization dedicated to promoting engineering abroad activities and connecting internationally minded engineers
  • Organize social for international, exchange, returning study abroad students, and outbound study abroad students
  • Utilize social media to reach out to prospective study abroad students
  • Assist with tabling at major events and in the buildings to promote international and leadership programs and offerings
  • Manage and track student study abroad data
  • Provide other general support as needed 

Qualifications: 

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Prior experience studying abroad or engaging in leadership training
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Knowledge and experience with video editing and publishing
  • Experience developing or maintaining a website.

Learning opportunities: 

  • Gain in-depth knowledge of the numerous study abroad opportunities available to students
  • Support your peers in their pursuits of international experiences
  • Share your personal experiences abroad and convey your enthusiasm
  • Enhance your leadership and organizational skills
  • Develop interpersonal and intercultural communication skills
  • Gain knowledge of global engineering practices and programs
  • Enhance your understanding of marketing practices for students audiences.

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: 15

Number of hours per week: 10-20

Hourly wage: $11.00

Job description: 

NOC monitors and maintains the University of Maryland, College Park’s network infrastructure. You will be assisting in daily operation monitoring and documentation. You will utilize advanced monitoring tools and learn new network technologies

Qualifications: 

  • Background in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Telecommunications, or related field

Learning opportunities: 

  • Network
  • Tools - CA Spectrum
  • Professional certification

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 1-2

Number of hours per week:  10-20

Hourly wage: $10.10

Job description: 

Performs administrative and office support tasks for multiple supervisors for the Business Office Staff. Duties to include: photocopying, scanning and collating documents; data entry; shredding; filing of accounting records; and other support tasks as necessary

Qualifications: 

  • Experience providing administrative support
  • Ability to work independently with little direction
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Friendly and professional demeanor

Learning opportunities: 

  • Excellent opportunity to develop highly transferable skills in a fast-paced environment serving staff and student employees
  • Improve professionalism and communication skills, while learning basic administrative functions
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse group of individuals

Additional comments: 

This office is close to the Discovery District Shuttle Route #123 bus stop

Contact person(s):

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours per week: 12-20

Hourly wage: $10.10

Job description: 

Development and support of software applications using primarily Java language

Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of Java and OOP principles.

Learning Opportunity: 

  • Java
  • SQL
  • HTML/CSS

Contact person(s):

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours per week: 15-20

Hourly wage: $11.00

Job description: 

Working under the direction of a Senior Software Engineer, the student will maintain, implement, and integrate both on-premise and hosted systems using primarily Java and web-based technologies. The position is hands-on, agile, team-based development.

Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of Java programming language
  • Must be dependable and have a professional attitude
  • Must be willing and able to learn new technologies
  • Able to work independently

Learning opportunities: 

  • Java programming
  • Amazon Web Services
  • SQL

Additional comments: 

Email subject should be: FWS Applicant

Contact person(s):  

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours per week: 10-15

Hourly wage: $10.10

Job description: 

You will help customers find the right products to fit their needs, make sales, and help with store operations. Terrapin Tech sells Apple, Dell, and other electronics to University of Maryland students, faculty, staff, and departments. Our mission is to provide an experience unlike any other by combining the latest devices with the Division of IT's expertise.

Qualifications:

  • You are energetic and enjoy talking to others
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • Experience using Apple computers is recommended
  • Prior experience in sales or customer service is a plus

Learning opportunities: 

  • Customer service and sales skills
  • Inventory management techniques
  • The components of a computer and how they affect real-world applications

Contact person(s):

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours per week: up to 10

Hourly wage: $10.10

Job description:

Assist the Learning Technology Design team in creating and testing documentation and training related to ELMS and other tools supported by the group. Help staff training and events conducted by LTS.  

Qualifications: 

  • At least one semester of experience with ELMS/Canvas
  • Basic web editing skills
  • Excellent people skills
  • Experience w/ social media tools
  • Demonstrated digital fluency in some Adobe and multi-media production tools

Learning opportunities: 

  • In-depth knowledge of 2-3 learning technology tools (e.g., ELMS, Panopto, Kaltura, Webex)
  • Production of visual digital media
  • Running accessibility check tools and fixing common issues

Contact person(s):

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours per week: 6-7

Schedule: Mondays - Thursdays (possibly some Fridays) 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Hourly wage: $10.10-$12.00

Department address: 4141 Susquehanna Hall

Job description: 

Student will be responsible for updating department websites and promoting events through both digital and printed media. This includes management of website in the Drupal CMS, and possible HTML, management of the department’s social media accounts, and the design of posters for the department’s many events. Student will also have to perform various other office tasks when needed.

Qualifications: 

  • Requires knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Experience with the Drupal CMS is preferred
  • Candidates should also be skilled in working with various Microsoft Office products (Word and Excel are required, Access and/or Publisher are a plus) and preferably should have some experience working with Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and Illustrator and/or InDesign)
  • Tasks like mail merges/making labels for mailings, updating social media, videotaping events, managing data on Listserves, creating flyers and other basic office duties will be required as well

Learning opportunities: 

  • The student will be able to expand their information technology skills and also gain practical and administrative experience.
  • Communication skills will improve from working in a busy office. 

Additional comments: 

We also have many events so working on all aspects of events will be taught. This is helpful in so many ways in other positions, paid and unpaid.

Contact person(s):

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Phone
  • In-person
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 3

Number of hours per week: 15-20

Hourly wage: $11.00

Job description: 

Responds and diagnoses both hardware and software malfunction problems on computer supported by the WinMac group. Aids in the training of new student positions when appropriate. Coordinates projects assigned by their Supervisors. Charged with tracking the inventory of new hardware, software and coordinating the redeployment and disposal of old equipment. Provides some desktop support for Imaging and Desktop customers, assisting when full-time employees are not available. Offers specialized computer support that requires highly complex computer knowledge and skills. Duties may include programming, analysis work and/or system development.

Qualifications: 

  • Computer hardware/software support experience with effective diagnostic skills
  • Technical skills in some of the following: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, networking, and software security
  • Must be dependable and have a professional attitude
  • Must be willing and able to learn above support areas as needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, self-starter, eager to learn and personal interaction skills

Learning opportunities: 

  • Windows and/or Macintosh OS management
  • Technical troubleshooting
  • Customer service

Additional comments: 

Send an email with a resume to Undergraduate Search at winmac-admins@umd.edu. This site is close to the Discovery District Shuttle Route #123 bus stop.

Contact person(s):

To apply: 

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

Number of available openings: Multiple

Number of hours per week: 12-20 (depending on availability)

Schedule: Must be available for at least one of the following shifts on Thursdays: 7 a.m.-8 a.m., 8 a.m.-9 a.m., 9  a.m.-10 a.m., 10 a.m.-11 a.m., 11 a.m.-12 p.m., or 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

Hourly wage: $10.25

Department address: 1201A Stamp

Job description: 

The Guest Services Assistant must be a full-time student in good academic and disciplinary standing with the University of Maryland. Candidates for the position must demonstrate or be able to quickly learn Stamp and University information. This position requires high levels of responsibility, the ability to work independently, communicate effectively, and demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity and customer service. This position has day, evening, and weekend hours available at both the Information Desk and the Ticket Office. The assistant position is under the supervision of the Guest Services Manager with peer supervision from the Building Manager staff.

Guest Services Assistants must conduct themselves in a professional, courteous, and positive manner. Students should establish and maintain positive working relationships with other employees and customers. All employees are responsible for working at least one late night weekend shift and two special event shifts per month.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Information Desk:

    • Serve as a primary source of Stamp, campus, and community information
    • Provides exceptional and pro-active customer service
    • Provides correct and unbiased information to customers both in-person and over the phone
    • Serves as a host/hostess as needed for Stamp events
    • Provides information regarding University and local community activities and programs using resources provided
    • Issues keys to authorized student organization members
    • Opens meeting rooms and offices for customers and employees
    • Maintains the glass-enclosed bulletin boards and directory boards within the Stamp
    • Sorts and distributes mail
    • Performs light cleaning duty of the Information Desk area
    • Oversees rental of laptop computers to students

 

  • Ticket Office:

    • Process event payments and ticket sales for the campus community
    • Selling tickets for student events

    • Providing superior customer service at all times

    • Accepting and processing payments in the form of cash, checks, credit cards, and Terrapin Express

    • Notifying appropriate building and campus personnel of approved reservations

    • Maintaining filing systems

    • Providing information (in person and on the phone)

    • Performs other duties as mutually agreed upon and assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Computer literacy and ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to work cooperatively with students and staff
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work well without direct supervision
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • General office skills
  • Written and verbal communication

Additional comments: 

In addition to filling out the online application, you must email answers to the following questions to lcarney1@umd.edu by Friday, 9/14/18.

  • Why is it that you would like to work as a Guest Services Assistant at the Adele H. Stamp Student Union, Center for Campus Life?
  • What does customer service mean to you?
  • What is the most important aspect of holding a job to you
  • What do you find the most exciting about the Stamp and why?
  • Anything else that you would like us to know about you?
  • Have you been awarded Federal Work Study as a part of your financial aid package? If so, please email a copy of your award letter to lcarney1@umd.edu.

Contact person(s):

To apply: 

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours per week: 8-10

Hourly wage:  $9.25

Department address: 1211E Parren J. Mitchell, Art Sociology Building.

Job description:

Assists the Department Coordinator/Safety and Compliance Officer. Student will learn to handle tools, supplies and materials. Helper will install, maintain, build, clean and paint furniture, classroom and offices.

Qualifications: The student employee is expected to be dependable, punctual and responsible.

Additional comments: Please include a short statement of interest, resume, availability for the semester and the amount of Work-Study award.

Contact person(s):  

  • Jerry Romanow: jromanow@umd.edu, 301.405.1447

To apply: 

  • 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.

Number of available openings: 1-2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage:  $10.10

Department address: 2110 HJ Patterson Hall

Job description:

OIA works with programs around the world and with a diverse array of offices on campus. This position offers an excellent opportunity for a student with initiative and drive to gain valuable office experience that can develop professional competencies. Students will also have the opportunity to interact in an international, culturally diverse setting.

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: 10

Hourly wage: $10.10

Department address: Rossborough Inn

Location: Mitchell building and Rossborough Inn  

Job description:

  • Assist prospective and newly admitted students with inquiries via phone and front desk. Common questions include but are not limited to: UMD visit options, Undergraduate Admissions' application requirements, the status of a student's application or details regarding an admissions decision, etc.
  • Use problem-solving abilities to identify and correct problems
  • Operate multi-line phones and several different electronic databases
  • Maintain confidentiality when handling sensitive information regarding student records and decisions
  • Employment Duration: Fall 2018 semester

Qualifications: 

  • Must be available to work at least a minimum of 6/hours a week
  • Punctual
  • Friendly and customer-service facing
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and problem-solve
  • Availability needed during business week M-F while the office is open 8 a.m.-5 pm

Learning opportunities: 

  • Enhance your verbal communication skills
  • Develop counseling and advising skills
  • Grow problem-solving techniques and customer service skills

Additional comments: 

Please email oua.schedule@gmail.com your 1) resume, 2) class schedule 3) hourly availability (M-F), and 4) cover letter. If selected, you will be contacted for a scheduled interview.

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Hourly wage:  $10.10

Job description: 

  • Report to and work under the general supervision of the MAX Business Manager.
  • Load customer information into Customer Relationship Management system (SugarCRM)
  • Enter vendor invoices and customer payments into QuickBooks
  • Deliver documents to departments on and off campus, for example, Office of Research Administration and Advancement and Accounts Payable
  • Make copies of accounts payable invoices and file reconciled invoices
  • Update Grant excel spreadsheets on a monthly basis
  • Perform vendor account audits
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of QuickBooks accounting software and customer relationship management software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills

Learning opportunity: 

  • Experience with a customer relationship management system (SugarCRM).
  •  Bookkeeping and accounting skills and an understanding of the end of month reconciliation process
  • Experience working in a business environment while gaining a general understanding of how a regional optical network operates

Additional comments: 

This office is close to the Discovery District Shuttle Route #123 bus stop

Contact person(s):

  • Tessa Charlery: charlery@umd.edu
  • Tania Faulkner:(faulkne@umd.edu

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10-15 

Schedule requirements: Monday-Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: $11.00 - $12.00 (based on experience)

Department Address: 4123 H.J. Patterson Hall

Job description: 

The Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies (part of the Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies) is seeking an Events and Communications Assistant for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The student in this position will provide support to the Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies (GIIS) in designing and producing flyers, brochures, and other printed material and assist with departmental events.

Duties will include assisting with updating the institute’s website and promoting events via Facebook and Twitter accounts; updating email listservs; creating flyers for events and distributing and publicizing them via on-campus and off-campus online outlets; assisting with production of brochures, advertising pieces, and other marketing materials; producing video recordings of events; assisting with set up and clean up for institute’s events and conferences, including assisting the Coordinator with various campus events, such as Maryland Day, First Look Fair and Israel Fest.

This position also entails some office/clerical work, such as: assisting professors with making copies and scans of course materials; sending department communication via mail and email; running errands on-campus, and other duties as needed and assigned by the coordinator of Israel Studies.

Qualifications: 

Successful candidates will possess a strong work ethic, ability to take initiative, attention to detail, and excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates for this position should have excellent computer skills and should have knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) Adobe programs (Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro, and Photoshop)

Learning opportunity: 

The Events and Communications Assistant will gain skills in marketing and communications that will be useful for future employment. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a busy department and assist with a wide variety of department activities. For students interested in Israel in particular, the position provides a chance to learn from Israel Studies faculty, meet guest lecturers, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the research and public events that the Gildenhorn Institute produces.

Additional comments: 

Most GIIS events take place between 12:30 - 2 p.m. and 4:00 - 6:30 p.m. Preference will be given to candidates who are available to help set up/break down events during these times.

Contact person(s): 

  • Avis Koeiman: akoeiman@umd.edu

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Come in person

Number of available openings: 1-2

Number of hours needed per week: 6-7 

Schedule: Monday - Thursday (no Fridays) 9 a.m. - 3  p.m., and other days and times determined by events if student is available.

Hourly wage: $10.10 - $12.00 (based on experience)

Department address: 4141 Susquehanna Hall

Job description: 

The Events and Communications Assistant will provide support to the Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies in all matters related to publicity and communications. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to updating the department website, maintaining the Center’s Facebook pages and accounts, managing the data on the List serves, creating flyers for departmental events, distributing the flyers, publicizing our events via a variety of on and off campus online outlets, assisting with production of brochures, advertising pieces and other marketing materials, assisting at department events such as videotaping, setting up, breaking down and cleaning up, greeting guests, managing food and drinks, ordering supplies and more. The Events and Communications Assistant will be responsible for answering questions and solving problems related to Information Technology matters and may be asked to photocopy, scan, and maintain paper and electronic files, run errands on campus and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

Successful candidates will possess a strong work ethic, ability to take initiative, pay close attention to details, and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Subject matter expertise in Information Technology: particularly in office automation such as Microsoft word, Excel, and Google products. The ability to work with Photoshop etc. is a plus. The Jewish Studies website is Drupal based and knowledge of this is desired, but it may be possible to learn this on the job. Knowledge of designing and updating mail merges, form letters and other data bank function in Word. Working on your own is also highly valued.

Learning opportunity: 

The Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies is a busy, vibrant inter-disciplinary academic program on campus. The Events and Communications Assistant will be able to expand his/her communication and information technology skills and gain practical and administrative experience. The job will also enable a person to meet and work with the Jewish Studies faculty, meet guest lecturers and get a behind the scenes look at our Center. We sometimes work on events with Israel Studies, so that would further the candidates' experiences. There are also training classes on campus that would be of value.

Additional comments: 

General Instruction and supervision will be provided by a full-time staff member.

Contact person(s): 

  • Debra Kirsch: dakirsch@umd.edu, 301.405.4975

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Phone
  • Come in person
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 4

Number of hours needed per week: 8-10 

Schedule: Flexible scheduling

Hourly wage:  $10.25

Department address: University Career Center, 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

Job description:

The Front Desk Assistant is an important position in support of all units in the University Career Center including career explorations, employer relations, experiential learning, and the Director's office. The Front Desk is the Center hub for all employers, students, programs and services, and this position will require strong communication and customer service skills. Opportunities for career development.

Duties:

  •  Provide high-quality customer service assistance to students, employers, faculty, staff and alumni
  • Respond to heavy volume of telephone calls and visitors
  • Use of computer to schedule appointments and access programs and services information
  • Process confidential records and mail
  • Data entry and assisting in preparation of monthly reports.
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications: 

  • Reliable and dependable
  • Strong communications skills for both telephone and face-to-face interactions
  • Ability to learn and use multi-function telephone system
  • General office skills to include answering phones, online scheduling, data entry and typing, filing, faxing, and copying

Learning opportunity: 

This position provides an excellent opportunity to develop highly transferable skills in a fast-paced environment serving students, employers, faculty, staff, and alumni. Center Student Employees learn about the many aspects of the career development process, including career exploration, gaining work/career experience and making connections with employers. Skills developed while working at the University Career Center are transferable to other positions.

Additional comments: 

Freshmen are encouraged to apply. More than one opening and multiple schedules are available!

Contact person(s):

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Come in person

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours needed: 5

Schedule: Looking for Monday and Wednesday 11 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. coverage

Hourly wage: $10.10

Department address: 3972 Campus Drive

Job description: 

The Front Desk or Studio Attendants are the face of Studio A so customer service is a top priority. This position requires high levels of responsibility, the ability to work independently, communicate effectively with fellow Studio A team members, students, and instructors, and demonstrate a strong commitment to customer service. One in this position must conduct themselves in a professional, courteous, and positive manner. Studio A offers a variety of fun non-credit art classes weekly until 10 p.m. All hours Mon-Friday and Sunday are needed.

Qualifications: 

Needs to be friendly and outgoing. Must be on time. Must have the ability to work well with others. Must be able to communicate in writing and verbally. Must have the ability to work cooperatively with students and staff, work well without direct supervision, and to make sound judgment calls. Microsoft Office skills are required.

Contact person(s):

  • Tara Youngborg: tny@umd.edu

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail 

Number of available openings: 3

Schedule: Must be available to work shifts between the hours of 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday

Hourly wage: $10

Department address: 1142 School of Public Health

Job description: 

Performs administrative and office support tasks for multiple supervisors by fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, sorting and routing incoming materials, word processing, filing, data entry, internet research and faxing.

Qualifications: 

  • 1 year of experience providing administrative support
  • Ability to work independently with little direction
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Basic software use abilities
  • Friendly and professional demeanor

Contact person(s): 

  • Leslie Davis: ldavis17@umd.edu, 301.405.7574

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: 1-2

Number of hours needed per week: 5-10

Hourly wage: About $10 

Department address: 2308 Van Munching Hall

Job description:

Assist with phone coverage, xeroxing, filing, sorting and stocking office supplies and other various office duties.

Qualifications: 

  • Punctual and reliable. Detailed oriented. Pleasant and friendly. Excel is a plus but not required

Learning opportunity: 

  • Student employee(s) will be invited to participate in various Smith School of Business sponsored programs, workshops and speaker events whenever the professional development opportunities fit both their class/study schedule and their personal and/or professional interests

Additional comments: 

Positions are available at the Masters Programs Office at the Universities at Shady Grove Campus and the College Park Campus. Non-standard working hours (i.e., evening hours and possibly weekend hours) are acceptable.

Assignments must be done in the office(s) but can be flexible and may include evening hours particularly at the Universities at Shady Grove Campus office.

Contact person(s): 

  • Mary Susan Forsythe: mforsythe@rhsmith.umd.edu, 301.405.1777

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10-15 

Hourly wage: $11.00 - $13.00

Department address: 1119 Taliaferro Hall

Job description: The African American Studies Department is looking for an upbeat and reliable student to join our staff as a General Assistant.  

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Answering phones
  • Photocopying
  • Faculty support
  • Departmental needs(pick-up/deliver)
  • Filing
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

Basic computer skills (MS Office, Web Research, Social Media) office experience strongly preferred.

Learning opportunity: Opportunity to work with Faculty, Researchers and in a professional academic setting. Chance to develop and utilize research and development skills.

Additional comments: Must be able to work Monday thru Friday. From 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for at least 3-4 hours. An hourly rate of $11.00 - $13.00 is possible depending on skills and experience. Please email the following: resume with references, copy of your class schedule, FWS Award page and FWS Work Authorization letter. Send all documents in a MS Word of PDF format only.

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Cover letter and resume along with documents in mentioned in the additional comments section

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible, M-F 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. - may have opportunity for evening/weekend hours

Hourly wage: $11.00 - $15.00

Department address: 1131S Glenn Martin Hall

Job description: Provide administrative office/clerical support to staff within the Undergraduate Advising & Academic Support office to include, but not limited to: copying, filing, data entry, answering phones, greeting visitors, directing students seeking assistance, and supporting technology needs in the office.

Qualifications:  Good communication and interpersonal skills, familiar with various technologies (ie: Microsoft, Adobe, Google), good time management skills, ability to work independently, and prior administrative experience preferred.

Learning opportunity: Student will be able to further develop communication skills and hone customer service skills. Student will gain a greater sense of campus resources which can support their academic success.

Contact person(s): 

  • Suzanne Ashour-Bailey: sash1@umd.edu, 301.405.9973

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: Multiple

Number of hours needed: 12-20 (depending on availability)

Schedule: Must be available for at least one of the following shifts on Thursdays: 7 a.m.-8 a.m., 8 a.m.-9 a.m., 9 a.m.-10 a.m., 10 a.m.-11 a.m., 11 a.m.-12 p.m., or 12 p.m.-1 p/m.

Hourly wage:  $10.25

Job description: Students applying for this position must be available for at least one of the following shifts on Thursdays: 7a.m.-8 a.m.; 8 a.m.-9 a.m.; 9 a.m.-10 a.m.; 10 a.m.-11 a.m.; 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Applications for this position can be found at: https://stampunion.umd.edu/employment/JobDescription.aspx?jobID=215

Position requirements:

The Guest Services Assistant must be a full-time student in good academic and disciplinary standing with the University of Maryland. Candidates for the position must demonstrate or be able to quickly learn Stamp and University information. This position requires high levels of responsibility, the ability to work independently, communicate effectively, and demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity and customer service. This position has day, evening, and weekend hours available at both the Information Desk and the Ticket Office. The assistant position is under the supervision of the Guest Services Manager with peer supervision from the Building Manager staff.

General responsibilities:

At the Information Desk, the Guest Services Assistant serves as a primary source of Stamp, campus, and community information and at the Ticket Office, they process event payments and ticket sales for the campus community. Guest Services Assistants must conduct themselves in a professional, courteous, and positive manner. Students should establish and maintain positive working relationships with other employees and customers. All employees are responsible for working at least one late night weekend shift and two special event shifts per month.

Specific responsibilities:

Information Desk:

  • Provides exceptional and pro-active customer service
  • Provides correct and unbiased information to customers both in-person and over the phone
  • Serves as a host/hostess as needed for Stamp events
  • Provides information regarding University and local community activities and programs using resources provided
  • Issues keys to authorized student organization members
  • Opens meeting rooms and offices for customers and employees
  • Maintains the glass-enclosed bulletin boards and directory boards within the Stamp
  • Sorts and distributes mail
  • Performs light cleaning duty of the Information Desk area
  • Oversees rental of laptop computers to students

Ticket Office:

  • Selling tickets for student events
  • Providing superior customer service at all times
  • Accepting and processing payments in the form of cash, checks, credit cards, and Terrapin Express
  • Notifying appropriate building and campus personnel of approved reservations
  • Maintaining filing systems
  • Providing information (in person and on the phone)
  • Performs other duties as mutually agreed upon and assigned

Duties:

  • Answering questions, Assist individuals by providing directions to various campus locations, Assisting customers, Collection and delivering materials, Computer literacy and ability to follow instructions, Giving basic information about the various offices on campus, Greeting visitors, Organize and prepare materials, Some positions may include answering phones

Qualifications: 

  • Ability to follow directions 
  • Ability to work cooperatively with students and staff
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work well without direct supervision
  • Basic computer skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • General office skills
  • Written and verbal communication

Additional comments: 

In addition to filling out the online application, you must email answers to the following questions to lcarney1@umd.edu by Friday, 9/14/18.

1. Why is it that you would like to work as a Guest Services Assistant at the Adele H. Stamp Student Union, Center for Campus Life?

2. What does customer service mean to you?

3. What is the most important aspect of holding a job to you?

4. What do you find the most exciting about the Stamp and why?

5. Anything else that you would like us to know about you?

6. Have you been awarded Federal Work Study as a part of your financial aid package? If so, please email a copy of your award letter to lcarney1@umd.edu.

Department address: 1201A Stamp

Contact person(s): Lisa Hegwood

Contact Email Address: lcarney1@umd.edu

To Apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: 1-2

Number of hours needed: 5-10

Schedule: Flexible, between Monday - Friday (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Hourly wage:  $11 [U] / $12 [G]

Department address: 1215 Biology-Psychology Building #144

Job description: 

This position will primarily be responsible for technical support for the Department of Biology (BIOL) and the Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics (CBMG). Providing help desk and hands-on support via email, telephone, or in-person assisting departmental faculty, staff, and students with implementing and maintaining their hardware and software needs and/or troubleshooting their problems.

Qualifications: 

  • Must be a UMCP undergraduate or graduate student with a 2018-2019 Federal Work Study Award
  • Working knowledge of basic multimedia, AV, networking, and computer (hardware and software) experience
  • Proficient experience in Win and Mac operating systems
  • Ability to work independently

Learning opportunities: 

Student will gain valuable knowledge that can be used in a business environment technical support position.

Additional comments: 

Excellent position for anyone interested in a computer technical support career. To apply please email Wan Chan with a copy of your Resume and Fall, 2018 Class Schedule.

Contact person(s): 

  • Wan Chan: wanchan@umd.edu

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: 3

Number of hours needed per week: Up to 15

Schedule: Flexible Monday - Friday

Hourly wage: $10.00

Department address: 1328 Tawes Hall

Job description: This position will assist faculty and staff with general office work. Including but not limited to: filing, photocopying, scanning, faxing, word processing, answering phones, on-campus deliveries, greeting visitors, and other duties as assigned.  

Qualifications: Good customer service skills, computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel, and strong organizational and communication skills.

Additional comments: To be considered for this position, FWS students must provide a copy of their: Federal Work Study "AWARD" letter, current schedule, and resume.

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: 8

Hourly wage: $10.10

Department address: 1304 Kirwan Hall

Job description:

Performs administrative and office support tasks for the math department by answering and transferring telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, sorting and filing paperwork, organizing and copying exams.  

Qualifications: 

Professional, good communication skills, basic computer skills, basic knowledge of Windows Office tools, attention to detail, able to follow directions, able to lift about 25 pounds.

Learning opportunity: 

General office skills, departmental knowledge in business and educational side.

Contact person(s): 

  • Ruth Yun: ryun@math.umd.edu, 301.405.5065

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Come in person
  • Phone

Number of available openings: 1

Hourly wage: $10.50 per hour

Department address: 1173E Glenn L. Martin Hall

Job description:

Data entry into BA3 (financial system) and Optix (scanning and indexing system), answering phones, filing, making folders and running errands across campus. Small projects assigned as needed and file retention for department.

Qualifications: 

Must have good communication skills and a friendly demeanor; willingness to run errands across campus; knowledge of Microsoft Office and strong spreadsheet skills

Learning and Academic Opportunities:

Students will learn basic office etiquette and time management skills. Students will also learn University of Maryland systems.

Additional comments:

Send resume and cover letter to Christina Nobleman at nobleman@umd.edu

Contact person(s): 

  • Christina Nobleman: nobleman@umd.edu

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10-12

Schedule: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Hourly wage: $10.00

Department address: 2417 Van Munching Hall

Job description: 

Gathering data and benchmarks for both domestic and international ExecEd programs, coordinating programs and gathering logistical information for client programs and degree programs, gathering research and background information about corporate clients and business development initiatives, preparing and updating presentation materials and handouts, making copies and sending materials, compiling packages for programs and additional duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

Organization, attention to detail, ability and willingness to work with new technology systems, professional in written and oral communication, data compilation and analysis, event management, previous office management experience is a plus!

Learning opportunity: 

Students will have access to faculty members and corporate participants. Students will also receive on the job training of EDP databases and systems, and will have opportunities to attend student appropriate workshops

Additional comments: When sending an application via email please be sure to use the following subject line: Executive Development Programs - Office Assistant Application

Contact person(s):

  • Kianna Boatswain: kboatswain@rhsmith.umd.edu

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15-20

Hourly wage: $10.10

Job description:

Assist EPIB department by completing administrative, accounting and project-based tasks.  

Qualifications: 

General office experience, Basic MS Office Suite experience preferred

Learning opportunity: 

Student will have the ability to be trained on office software and learn new office skills

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Come in person
  • Phone
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours needed per week:  5-20

Hourly wage: $10.10

Department address: Do Good Institute

Job description:

Provide administrative support by communicating with others, greeting visitors, making photocopies, processing mail and performing related duties as assigned

Jobs duties included but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide administrative support to DGI Faculty and Staff
  • Data entry of detailed expenses into BA4 Central (financial system)
  • Filing necessary original signatures while maintaining an eFiling system in Box
  • Deliver documents to departments on campus (SPP – Van Munching, Accounts Payable)
  • Obtains, sorts, and distributes mail
  • Maintain inventory of supplies, place office supply orders as needed
  • Perform related duties as assigned  

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and oral communications skills

Learning opportunity: 

  • Experience with financial shadow system: BA4 Central (Priority)
  • General office and accounting skills and an understanding of the end of the month reconciliation process.

Contact person(s): 

  • Monica Chung: mchung12@umd.edu or lgeraght@umd.edu, 301.405.8048

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail 
  • Phone
  • Come in person

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $10.10 [U]

Department address: 0100 Lefrak Hall, College Park, MD

Job description: 

Assist with main office operations, including but not limited to answering phones, assisting visitors, faxing, photocopying, sorting mail and running errands to other units on campus

Qualifications: 

Good communication and organizational skills, dependability, attention to detail, and willingness to assist with other office duties as assigned

Learning opportunity: 

Learn business practices and procedures, and gain experiences in an office environment

Contact person(s): 

  • Rachelle Beasley: hesp_bus_request@umd.ed, 301.405.5401

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10-20

Hourly wage: $10.10

Job description:

The student will provide administrative support to the program coordinator. This includes but is not limited to helping with event planning, meeting scheduling, drafting communications to Center partners, promoting Center events, preparing meeting notes, word processing and photocopying. Additional duties as assigned.  

Qualifications: 

  • Must be a University of Maryland College Park undergraduate or graduate student with a 2018-2019 Federal Work Study Award
  • Ability to work independently with little direction
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel
  • Dependable, punctual, and responsible
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Learning opportunities: 

The Horowitz Center for Health Literacy is a fast-paced and trailblazing research and community outreach center. The Office Assistant will learn about health literacy, communication, and public health from one of the nation’s leading organizations dedicated to the topic. He or she will also be exposed to School of Public Health faculty and can attend health literacy-related training events.

Additional comments: 

To apply, please email ashao@umd.edu with your cover letter, resume, FWS award notification, and fall hours availability M-F for best consideration. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Reference "Horowitz Center Office Assistant" in the cover letter and in the email subject line when applying.

Contact person(s): 

  • Anna Shao: ashao@umd.edu, 301.405.2356

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10-15

Hourly wage: $10.10

Department address: 1126 H.J. Patterson Hall

Job description: 

The Office Assistant will provide support services for the staff of the International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS Office). The Office Assistant will have both clerical and public relations responsibilities. Among the many tasks, he/she will be expected to:

  • Become knowledgeable about ISSS role in the university and the international students and scholars it serves.
  • Scan and manipulate important documents as ISSS moves towards a paperless environment.
  • Enter data into various databases.
  • Assist in the design of informational materials and reproduce them for distribution to international students and scholars.
  • Help advisor at special events such as orientations, workshops, social activities, and field trips. This work would include making photocopies, collating materials for information packets, addressing logistical tasks, assisting in Power Point presentation production and staffing the welcome table. In addition, under the guidance of ISSS staff, the student assistant will train and work with student volunteers as they collect and scan important documents during orientations.
  • Provide assistant during the weekly Scholar Orientations. They will interact with the scholars to collect documents and distribute materials.
  • Cover the front desk when the principal is absent. Because this function is public service - centered, the student is expected to act efficiently and graciously. The work involves answering the phone and assisting the students and scholars who come into the ISSS Office for help.

Qualifications: 

The ideal Office Assistant should be interested in working with the international student and scholar population at UMD; Be detailed-oriented; be self-motivated and able to anticipate tasks to be completed within a large project; be service- oriented, working with the international population with grace and efficiency; have strong interpersonal communication skills.

Learning opportunity: 

Office of International Student and Scholar Services promotes international education and cooperation, advances learning and scholarships, builds respect among different peoples and encourages constructive leadership in the global community for the University of Maryland, College Park.

Contact person(s): 

  • Jeanette Ramirez: jramirez@umd.edu, 301.314.7741

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours needed per week: 6 

Schedule:  Thursdays from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Hourly wage: $10.00

Department address: 0368 John S. Toll Physics Building

Job description: 

Set up for Colloquium tea, i.e. make coffee, arrange food, set up, straighten up tables and chairs, serve and clean up. Prepare flyers for Colloquium speakers, distribute flyers. Other duties as assigned. MUST be able to work on Thursdays from 11:30 a.m - 3:00 p.m. The ability to update our website would be helpful, but not required.

Qualifications: 

Enthusiastic attitude, ability to work both independently and supervision, punctually and responsible, willing to work on challenging tasks, ability to get along with others and clearly communicate about matters.

Additional comments: 

Must be able to work Thursdays. Kindly email fall schedule.

Contact person(s): 

  • Kristin Stenson: kstenson@umd.edu, (301) 405-8285

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Phone
  • Come in person
  • Mail 

Number of available openings: 4

Number of hours needed per week: 6 - 10, flexible

Hourly wage: $10.25

Department address: University Career Center, 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

Job description:

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. Teamwork, strong interpersonal skills and the desire to help others are a must. 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.

Duties:

  •  Attend weekly Peer Career Educator team meetings
  •  Greet and assist visitors to the Resource Room
  • Meet one-on-one with undergraduate students to provide career development assistance during drop-in hours, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Provide student resume reviews for PSYC123: The Psychology of Getting Hired, the Center's online career readiness course
  • Create and present outreach programs (i.e. Peer to Peer) to various campus student groups, during regular business hours, in addition to evenings and weekends
  • Promote and help visitors navigate printed and online resources
  • Maintain organization of the Resource Room and its materials
  • Write career development related content for the Center's Blog
  • Serve as an ambassador of the University Career Center & The President's Promise with employers, students, faculty, parents and visitors at events throughout the year
  • Escort employers, register students and assist staff at Career & Internship Fairs and other events
  • Assist University Career Center & The President's Promise staff as requested.

Qualifications: 

  • Strong commitment to the position, the work hours (during normal business hours, evenings, weekends) and weekly meeting attendance
  •  Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Desire to help peers and demonstrated experience working with undergraduate students
  •  Experience working with diverse populations
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with University Career Center & The President's Promise resources and services
  • Preference for applicants who have participated in one or more of The President's Promise experiences (see presidentspromise.umd.edu for more information)
  • Preference given to applicants who can give a two-semester commitment (Fall 2018, Spring 2019)
  • Federal Work Study award for 2018-2019.

Learning opportunity: 

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 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: 

Contact person(s):

To apply: 

Please email or mail a resume and cover letter to Caroline Lee, Program Director, at clee91@umd.edu

Number of available openings: 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule requirements: 2 hours per day (with availability to work on Mondays and Fridays at least 2 hours)

Hourly wage: $9.50 to $10.00 per hour [U] / $15 per hour [G]

Department address: 1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Job description:

The Office Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the main office and student workstation. The student must complete all tasks delegated by his or her supervisor, or any other higher level employee of the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering. The student can not work more than 10 hours per week during the academic year. The FWS Office Assistant is expected to arrive at work at his or her regularly scheduled time.

Responsibilities:

The Office Assistant is liable for completion of all assigned tasks by supervisor. Tasks could include: filing, mail merges, database About Academics Give to UMD management (including creating databases using Microsoft Excel, entering information into databases, etc.), mass mailings, organizing the storage rooms and pantry and storage room inventory.

Phones:

Greeting students and other guests who enter the CMSE suite The Office Assistant is responsible for appropriately answering incoming phone calls to the main office of the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering as well as recording messages as necessary. The office assistant may make outgoing calls when instructed or when necessary to complete his or her tasks.

Office Maintenance:

The Office Assistant is expected to perform the following tasks to ensure the maintenance and tidiness of the office and student workstation: Wipe down the tables in the common area daily or vacuum the floor in the common area daily, clean the coffee station daily, clean office microwave and refrigerator when necessary or instructed, monitor ink levels in the office printers or monitor and refill the paper for the office printers. Additional duties as assigned.  

Qualifications: 

  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel is preferred. Previous relevant work experience required to include but not limited to previous office experience, using computer, copier machine, printer, receiving and relaying messages, etc. preferred
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Cooperative and must be able to work with a variety of people (students, staff, faculty, parents, pre-college students who come into the office)
  • Punctual and reliable when completing work assignments

Great interpersonal and communication skills, required Ability to be flexible, required

Learning opportunities:

 Opportunities to learn to coordinate programs and other activities in the office.

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

Email

  • Mail 

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours needed per week:  Approximately 10

Schedule:  Flexible schedule

Hourly wage:  $10.50

Department address: 2311 Benjamin Building

Job description: 

Student assistant needed to perform general administrative and clerical tasks for friendly department in College of Education  

Qualifications:

 Registered undergraduate student. Knowledge of Microsoft office helpful.

Learning opportunity: 

Opportunity to learn about office administration. Light research opportunities possible

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email

Number of available openings:  1

Number of hours needed per week:  8-10 (occasional evening and weekend hours)

Hourly wage:  $10.50 [U] / $12.50 [G]

Department address: 2804 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Job description: 

With 4 Dance Studios and 3 Theatre studios, there are many requests for the use of these unique spaces outside of the demands of the School including student groups, individuals and community groups. Rentals Assistant will work with Business Services Specialist to manage the requests and uses of all Dance and Studio Rentals.

Primary Duties:

  • Respond to inquiries
  • Communicating with renters both on the phone and through email
  • Manage active Rental Agreements
  • Follow up on payments due
  • Meet and set up renters in off-hours on occasion
  • Assist in initiating a marketing plan

Preferred skills:

  • Familiarity with EMS
  • Consistent working hours available
  • We offer flexible hours between 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (with occasional evening and weekend client meet/set-ups) 

Learning opportunity: 

We try very hard to give our students as much training, orientation, and opportunity as possible. This job will help develop management, scheduling, and customer service skills that will benefit whatever job field our students choose. We firmly believe FWS positions are very important skill-building opportunities for our students and we hope the position help with us will benefit them and their resumes when they graduate and start their permanent job searches.

Additional comments: We offer flexible hours between 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (with occasional evening and weekend client meet/set-ups)

Contact person(s): 

  • Renee Nyack: rnyack@umd.edu, 301.405.6676

To apply: 

  • 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.

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours needed per week:  8-10

Hourly wage:  $10.10

Job description: The student will support the Director of Academic Technology Experience team, which provides leadership and management of enterprise-wide initiatives related to student, faculty, and staff experiences with technologies. The team employs a quantitative, program evaluation-based approach to provide evidence-based insights, guidance, and recommendations concerning the use and efficacy of DIT systems and services.

The incumbent will support this work by characterizing academic technology and information technology usage across campus by assisting with data cleaning, analysis, and visualization. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: data gathering, data cleaning, documenting all work, meeting regularly with team members and completing analysis reports

Qualifications: 

  • Some experience conducting statistical analyses OR computer science background OR experience administering and analyzing surveys
  • Ability to independently complete and take initiative to enhance assigned tasks
  • Strong communication skills

Learning opportunity: 

  • Data visualization and reporting to a broad audience
  • Teamwork focused on technology-centered data
  • Enhance understanding of the operations of the Division of Information Technology that supports the mission of a large R1 university

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

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

There are no current job openings for this category.

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

There are no current job openings for this category.

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

Number of available openings: 25

Number of hours needed per week: 6-8 

Work availability: Monday-Friday

Schedules: Monday/Wednesday 2-5 p.m. or Tuesday/Thursday 2-5 p.m. Transportation is provided! APPLY AT www.arac.umd.edu. Applications DUE January 30, 2018!! Interviews will take place the first week of class in Spring 2018

Hourly wage: $10.25 [U]

Department address: 1110 Stamp Student Union

Job description: 

America Counts (AC) Mentors work with small groups of 4th graders in Prince George's County elementary schools who are struggling with math. Mentors provide homework help, and engage students in math “centers” that review difficult math concepts in an active, hands-on way. America Counts Mentors work two days per week.

Qualifications: 

Prior tutoring experience is not necessary and all majors are welcome to apply! The basic and most important qualifications are as follows. All mentors must:

  • Be enrolled at the University of Maryland, College Park
  • Be enrolled at the University of Maryland, College Park
  • Be committed to making a difference in the lives of young children
  • Be reliable and responsible
  • Be able to commit to working a regular weekly schedule for the entire semester

Learning opportunities: 

All new mentors will attend an Orientation, Primary Training sessions, and 1 Training & Reflection session over the course of the semester to develop and further improve their mentoring and leadership skills. There are a variety of other opportunities to take on leadership positions within the America Reads*America Counts program once you have been with the program for at least a semester.

Additional comments:

ARAC is a great place to meet others who are passionate about working with children and getting involved in the local community! APPLY AT www.arac.umd.edu. Applications DUE January 30, 2018!! Interviews will take place the first week of class in Spring 2018..

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 25

Number of hours needed per week: 6-8

Hourly wage: $10.25 [U]

Department address: 1110 Stamp Student Union

Job description: 

America Reads (AR) Mentors work one-on-one with 1st and 2nd grade students in Prince George's County elementary schools who are struggling with reading. Training is provided. America Reads Mentors work two days per week. Shifts are available Monday through Friday, either 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. or 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Transportation is provided! APPLY AT www.arac.umd.edu. Applications DUE January 30, 2018!! Interviews will take place the first week of class in Spring 2018.

Qualifications: 

Prior tutoring experience is not necessary and all majors are welcome to apply! The basic and most important qualifications are as follows. All mentors must:

  • Be enrolled at the University of Maryland, College Park
  • Be committed to making a difference in the lives of young children
  • Be reliable and responsible
  • Be able to commit to working a regular weekly schedule for the entire semester

Learning opportunities: 

All new mentors will attend an Orientation, Primary Training sessions, and 1 Training & Reflection session over the course of the semester to develop and further improve their mentoring and leadership skills. There are a variety of other opportunities to take on leadership positions within the America Reads*America Counts program once you have been with the program for at least a semester.

Additional comments:

ARACPNP is a great place to meet others who are passionate about working with children and getting involved in the local community! APPLY AT www.arac.umd.edu. Applications DUE January 30, 2018!! Interviews will take place the first week of class in Spring 2018.

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail 

Number of available openings: 60

Number of hours needed per week: 6-8

Work availability: Monday-Friday

Preferred schedules: Monday/Wednesday 2-5 p.m. or Tuesday/Thursday 2-5 p.m. Transportation is provided! APPLY AT www.arac.umd.edu. Applications DUE August 30, 2017!! Interviews will take place the first week of class in Fall 2017.

Hourly wage: $10.25 [U]

Department address: 1110 Stamp Student Union

Job description: 

America Counts Mentors work with small groups of 4th graders in Prince George's County elementary schools who are struggling with math. Mentors provide homework help, and engage students in math “centers” that review difficult math concepts in an active, hands-on way. America Counts Mentors work two days per week.

Qualifications: 

Prior tutoring experience is not necessary and all majors are welcome to apply! The basic and most important qualifications are as follows. All mentors must: • Be enrolled at the University of Maryland, College Park. • Be committed to making a difference in the lives of young children. • Be reliable and responsible. • Be able to commit to working a regular weekly schedule for the entire semester.

Learning opportunities: 

All new mentors will attend an Orientation, Primary Training sessions, and 1 Training & Reflection session over the course of the semester to develop and further improve their mentoring and leadership skills. There are a variety of other opportunities to take on leadership positions within the America Reads*America Counts program once you have been with the program for at least a semester.

Additional comments:

ARAC is a great place to meet others who are passionate about working with children and getting involved in the local community! APPLY AT www.arac.umd.edu. Applications DUE August 30, 2017!! Interviews will take place the first week of class in Fall 2017.

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail

Number of available openings: 25

Number of hours needed per week: 6-8

Hourly wage: $10.25 [U]

Department address: 1110 Stamp Student Union

Job description: 

The Partners in Print program provides a supportive environment where parents can discover how to help their children learn to read. Partners in Print mentors conduct evening workshops in local elementary schools with parents and their Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade children. These workshops are centered on ways parents can engage their children in reading at home. Workshops are conducted in both English and Spanish. Conversational and fluent Spanish speakers are needed! Partners in Print Presenters work two days per week. Shifts are available Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Transportation is provided! APPLY AT www.arac.umd.edu. Applications DUE January 30, 2018!! Interviews will take place the first week of class in Spring 2018.

Qualifications: 

Prior tutoring experience is not necessary and all majors are welcome to apply! The basic and most important qualifications are as follows. All mentors must:

  • Be enrolled at the University of Maryland, College Park
  • Be enrolled at the University of Maryland, College Park
  • Be committed to making a difference in the lives of young children
  • Be reliable and responsible
  •  Be able to commit to working a regular weekly schedule for the entire semester

Learning opportunities: 

All new mentors will attend an Orientation, Primary Training sessions, and 1 Training & Reflection session over the course of the semester to develop and further improve their mentoring and leadership skills. There are a variety of other opportunities to take on leadership positions within the America Reads*America Counts program once you have been with the program for at least a semester.

Additional comments:

ARACPNP is a great place to meet others who are passionate about working with children and getting involved in the local community! APPLY AT www.arac.umd.edu. Applications DUE January 30, 2018!! Interviews will take place the first week of class in Spring 2018.

Contact person(s): 

To apply: 

  • Email
  • Mail