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 which will be displayed throughout the 2018-2019 financial aid year.

Please remember to print out your "Financial Aid Offer" 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 offer 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.

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

 

Date posted: August 27, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Monday through Friday (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $11.00  

Department address: 1215 Biology-Psychology Bldg, Room 144

Job description: 

Basic business office and accounting work to include payroll and human resource processing.  Duties include (but are not limited to) the following: data entry, photocopying, filing, running errands, maintaining accounts and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Preference is given to a student majoring in accounting or business. The student employee needs to be skilled in using Microsoft Office Word and Excel programs. The incumbent needs to display great attention to detail and have strong organizational skills and initiative.

Learning opportunities:

In this position, the student will become familiar with various payroll and accounting functions.  They will also learn how to work in an office environment and develop positive work habits. The student will learn a variety of administrative tasks that ensure the successful operation of a business office.

Additional comments:

Contact person(s):

  • KeCia Harper: kharper1@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and Fall 2019 class schedule via email.

Date posted: August 5, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Department address 2105 Susquehanna Hall

Job description:

Provide administrative support by communicating with others, greeting visitors, making photocopies, processing mail, and performing related duties as assigned. Job duties include 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
  • Obtains, sorts, and distributes mail
  • Maintain inventory of supplies, place office supply orders as needed
  • Perform related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

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

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
  • Professional development experience DGI provides to Do Good Students

Contact person(s):

  • Monica Chung: mchung12@umd.edu; 301.405.8048

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email. Students may also contact the department via phone. 

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: September 30, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible - shifts are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: $10.10

Department address: Edward St. John Learning &Teaching Center

Job description: Responsibilities of the Accessibility Tester include

  • Collaborating closely with accessibility testers and coworkers to record accessibility issues and recommend solutions
  • Detailed understanding of WCAG 2.1 Level A and AA guidelines
  • Conducting ongoing and periodic testing of products and documentation for compliance with WCAG 2.1 Level A and AA
  • Using assistive technology such as screen readers to test Web accessibility compliance
  • Evaluating product compliance with WCAG 2.1 Level A and AA and communicating results with the team
  • Conducting remediation of products and documentation for compliance with WCAG 2.1 Level A and AA
  • Recommending solutions to accessibility issues
  • Implementing accessibility solutions online in various platforms
  • Developing and presenting training seminars on accessibility remediation and best practices
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Experience using Google Suite products, including Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides and Gmail
  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS, JavaScript
  • Preferred: Experience working with assistive technology such as screen readers (ex. JAWS, Window-Eyes)
  • Preferred: Familiarity with WCAG 2.1 Level A, and AA compliance
  • Preferred: Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat, and editing and creation of PDFs
  • Preferred: Experience in Web and mobile accessibility testing
  • Preferred: Knowledge of WAI-ARIA specifications and best practices
  • Preferred: Experience using ServiceNow
  • Preferred: Experience with Siteimprove

Learning opportunities:

  • Learn accessibility testing.
  • Learn Web accessibility best practices--WCAG 2.0 Level A and AA compliance.

Contact person(s):

  • Leigh Ellis: lellis1@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: August 27, 2019

Job Title: IT Assistant 

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Monday through Friday (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $11.00  

Department address: 1210 Biology-Psychology Bldg. Room 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). The IT Assistant will provide help desk and hands-on support via email, telephone and in person. They will assist departmental faculty, staff and students with implementing and maintaining their hardware and software needs and/or troubleshooting their problems. 

Qualifications:

  • Must be a UMD undergraduate or graduate student with a 2019-2020 federal work-study offer
  • Working knowledge of basic multimedia, AV, networking and computer (hardware and software) experience
  • Proficient experience with Win and Mac operating systems
  • Ability to work independently

Learning opportunities: The student will gain valuable knowledge that can be used in a technical support position within a business environment.

Additional comments: This is an excellent position for anyone interested in a computer-related technical support career.

Contact person(s):

  • Wan Chan: wanchan@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and copy of your Fall 2019 class schedule via email.

Date posted: August 23, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Hourly wage: $11.00 

Department address: 5801 University Research Court, Riverdale, MD 20737 

Job description:

We are looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) Tester to assess software quality through manual and automated testing. You will be responsible for finding and reporting bugs, as well as ensuring that our applications work correctly.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Paying attention to detail

Learning opportunities:

  • Software development process
  • QA processes and methodologies
  • Jira
  • ServiceNow

Contact person(s):

  • Vladimir Labar: labaru@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: August 16, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $10.10  

Department address: Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center

Job description: Student will support IT accessibility services including web accessibility testing (websites, ELMS courses, documents), remediation of documents and captioning services. 

Qualifications: Strong web development skills, IT accessibility knowledge (preferred)

Learning opportunities:

  • Develop IT accessibility knowledge and related skills
  • Learn accessibility testing tools such as Siteimprove and UDOIT
  • Gain experience in document remediation and captioning

Contact person(s):

  • Ana Palla-Kane: anapalla@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: August 16, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $10.10  

Department address: Edward St. John Learning & Teaching Center

Job description: Student will assist in the support and testing of instructional technology tools. 

Qualifications:

  • Strong English skills
  • Have taken at least one course that used ELMS-Canvas (required)
  • Experience with "clickers", Adobe tools such as Spark, Photoshop, Premiere or Audition (preferred)

Learning opportunities:

  • Technical support, troubleshooting and critical thinking skills
  • Development and implementation of a test plan to vet new technologies
  • Learn how several learning technology tools work from student and instructor perspectives

Contact person(s):

  • Deborah Mateik: zdeb@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: August  13, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (flexible)

Hourly wage: $12.60  

Department address: 3101 William E. Kirwan Hall 

Job description: 

The student in this position will perform duties that generally fall into the following four categories: graphic design, website editing, giving presentations and one-on-one consultation. The Applied Mathematics and Statistics, and Scientific Computation ( AMSC) graduate program holds several events each semester, and the student in this position will design the advertisements for these events as well as create designs for awards, recruitment material, etc. The student may also design formal documents such as charts and forms. Additionally, the student will help develop/maintain several departmental websites using Joomla, a content management system. The student will have prior knowledge of Joomla or will independently learn to use it. Finally, the Graphic Designer & Webmaster will also give presentations and one-on-one consultation to math students, staff and faculty on resume design, poster and graphic design, PowerPoint and other presentation design, creating an online professional presence (e.g., a LinkedIn Profile) and other related topics. The current AMSC website is www.amsc.umd.edu and uses Joomla. Other IT responsibilities may be assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • 6 months to 1 year of experience in graphic design
  • Desire to be creative and provide one-on-one consultation and presentations to Math Department stakeholders
  • At least 6 months of experience in website development and/or editing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite (preferably Photoshop, Illustrator and/or Indesign)
  • Experience with HTML and CSS
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • The student should bring their own laptop and have access to Adobe Creative Suite (software can be downloaded at TERPware)
  • Experience with LinkedIn and the ability to provide training on the above topics in the job description
  • Some UI/UX knowledge is a plus

Learning opportunities:

  • Opportunity to be creative, lead various projects/talks and work with other offices in the Math Dept.
  • Will learn and use Joomla
  • First-hand experience working on a static website
  • Networking opportunities with Math Dept. staff, students and faculty
  • Chance to become familiar with graduate-level program and studies
  • Student can also pursue other professional and academic professional development in consultation with the supervisor

Contact person(s):

  • Search Committee: amsc@amsc.umd.edu

To apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter and graphic design portfolio (or link to portfolio) via email. In your cover letter, address how your background and qualifications match this description. Also, take a look at our website and briefly explain how you would improve upon it.

Date posted: August 6, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 15

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage: $10.10

Department address: Atlantic Building

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, live chat, and via e-mail. IT Support Technicians also assist staff with special projects.

Qualifications: 

Applicants should have skills in basic office productivity software and a basic understanding of search engines. Applicants should also be 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): 

  • Caitlin Flory: itstudentwork@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email. 

Date posted: August 6, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $11.00

Department address: Manokin Building 5801 University Research Court

Job description: 

The University Processes Innovation Unit at the University of Maryland is seeking students to support the needs of our university-wide business process engineering and innovation efforts. Students will provide support including, but not limited to, analysis, research, electronic file organization, communications support and problem-solving. Duties may include note-taking during interviews, documenting and developing process diagrams and participating in brainstorming sessions.

Qualifications: 

The ideal analyst will have at least a 3.0 GPA as well as a good understanding of business process concepts and an understanding of higher-ed. Excellent interviewing and writing skills and the ability to work as a team and independently are preferred.

Learning opportunities: 

  • Data collection
  • Data analysis
  • Presentation

Contact person(s): 

  • Mark Nathanson: mnathan1@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email and complete the online form

Date posted: August 6, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 25

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Hourly wage: $10.10

Department address: Atlantic Building

Job description: 

Tech 1 student employees are responsible for greeting customers in person and over the phone, properly filling out ServiceNow tickets, rapid response to HELP incidents (2-4 minute response time to arrive to classrooms), basic troubleshooting of AV equipment, hardware and network, sanitizing workstations and handling battery replacements.

Qualifications: 

Exceptional customer service skills, basic PC knowledge, familiarity with Microsoft Windows 10, ability to speak clear over telephones and 2-way radio's and critical thinking/troubleshooting skills

Learning opportunities: 

  • Critical thinking
  • Communication
  • Leadership

Contact person(s):

  • Megan Deaton: mdeaton@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email. 

Date posted: August 6, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage: $10.10 

Department address: Patuxent

Job description: 

Social Media Specialists assist in creating informative and engaging content across several social media channels. Social Media Specialists are also expected to write longer-form content, such as blog articles. Must be able to meet deadlines. Photography, videography and media editing software skills are a plus. 

Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Creative problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work without direct supervision

  • Interviewing skills

  • Can meet deadlines

  • Photography experience 

  • Videography experience 

  • Willing to be on camera

Learning opportunities:

  • Writing and editing

  • Social media management

  • Production of digital media

Contact person(s): 

  • Leighanne Ellis: lellis1@umd.edu; 301.405.0804

To apply:  Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: August 6, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage:  $10.10

Department address: McKeldin Library

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 the 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:

  • Energetic and enjoy talking to others.
  • 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):

  • Amanda Schomisch: aschomis@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email

Date posted: August 6,  2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Hourly wage:  $10.10

Department address: Manokin Building

Job description:

Assist with software order processing, data entry, order fulfillment and distribution access. Respond to inquiries regarding software and hardware system requirements via phone, email, limited face-to-face contact and other duties as assigned.

Learning opportunities: 

  • Communication
  • Data analysis
  • Problem-solving

Contact person(s):

  • Thomas White: twhite13@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and your availability

Date posted: August 6, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $11.00

Department address: Manokin Building, 5801 University Research Court

Job description: 

Partner with University Business Process Analysts to learn how to: 

  • Decompose a business challenge into root causes

  • Analyze existing processes through qualitative and quantitative means

  • Synthesize data from process analysis and present the results

  • Conduct peer evaluation for products and processes

Shadow experienced Project Managers as you learn to: 

  • Plan, execute and close key university projects

  • Identify and mitigate project risks and issues

  • Communicate with key project stakeholders

  • Monitor project progress through tracking and reporting using industry standards and tools

Qualifications: All applicants must be enrolled, at least part-time at the University of Maryland as a sophomore, junior or senior, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and be hardworking, dedicated and eager to learn.

Learning opportunities: 

  • Process analysis
  • Project management
  • Communication

Contact person(s): 

  • Megan Benefiel: mbene20@umd.edu

To apply: Visit go.umd.edu/PAPM. Students may also contact the department via email. 

Date posted: August 6, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 5

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Hourly wage:  $10.10

Department address: McKeldin Library

Job description: 

Provide in-person, tier 1 technical support 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 include the following:

  • 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 the 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):

  • Kevin Brown: kbrown42@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: August 5, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $12.00

Department address: Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center

Job description: 

The student will support the Academic Technology and Innovation Research Computing Team which provides leadership and management of technical solutions for researchers. The team serves as the technical liaisons between researchers and DIT.  The team also provides technical consultation for researchers in research such as campus visualization, colocation, cyberinfrastructure center needs, storage and backup, and high-performance computing. The incumbent will perform duties to include performing system and database administration to include performing daily monitoring as needed for prototype systems, scripting in python, building virtual or cloud solutions, researching, documenting and keeping information up to date on  best practices tools for researchers in service now and providing level 1 support to researchers as requested.

Qualifications:

  • A background in math, science, information systems or engineering with some experience working with systems using Windows or Linux operating systems.

  • Ability to independently complete and take initiative to enhance assigned tasks

  • Strong communication skills and ability to work and collaborate with other team members

Learning Opportunities: 

  • System administration,  database administration and software development (scripting) on both On-Premise and Cloud environment.

  • Teamwork focused on technology-centered data along with understanding the operations of the Division of Technology that support the mission of a large R1 university

  • Enhancement or development of both research and technical writing skills

Contact person(s):

  • Megan Masters: mkrol@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a 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: September 30, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: $11.00

Department address: 1200 Architecture Building

Job description: Dependability, ability, willingness to learn knowledge of computer software and web pages a plus assist the department by providing routine office functions.

Qualifications: Must be able to establish priorities and meet deadlines accordingly. S/he must be hardworking and enthusiastic. Knowledge and experience of using the internet, email, computer platforms and work processing applications required.

Learning opportunities: Computer training

Contact person(s):

  • Monica Herrera: mherrera@umd.edu; 301.405.6282

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email. Students may also contact the department via phone or visiting in person.

Date posted: September 23, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020

Number of available opening(s): 8

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $10.10

Department address: 1300 Kirwan Hall

Job description: Assisting the Mathematics department in various duties including, scanning and filing electronic paperwork, answering phones, greeting students/visitors, assisting in mailroom duties, running errands on campus and other duties requested.

Qualifications: Attention to detail, must be able to multi-task, have computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office and, most importantly, be personable.

Learning opportunities: The student will gain experience working in an office environment, will interact daily faculty and staff and other general office and accounting skills

Additional comments: Please email resume and cover letter to Ruth Yun at ryun@umd.edu

Contact person(s):

  • Ruth Yun: ryun@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: September 16, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available opening(s):  1

Number of hours needed per week: 7

Schedule: Availability must fall within 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Shifts will vary between 2.5 - 3 hours

Hourly wage: $13.00

Department address: 4141 Susquehanna Hall

Job description:

The student 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, Facebook and Twitter accounts; managing the department's email listservs; creating flyers for department events and distributing them on-campus; publicizing department events via a variety of on and off-campus online outlets; assisting with production of brochures, advertising pieces, and other marketing materials; taking videos at our events and putting them on our website, and assisting with all elements of department events, including setting up and breakdown of space, greeting guests, managing food and drinks, etc.

This position also entails some office/clerical work, such as: assisting professors with making copies and scans of course materials, sending department communications via mail and email; running errands on-campus, and other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will possess a strong work ethic, ability to take initiative and attention to detail. Excellent oral and written communication skills and accuracy are a must. Candidates for this position should have excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) and good graphic design sensibilities.

Learning opportunities:

The Communication and Events Assistant will gain skills in marketing and communications that will be useful for future employment. This is a wonderful opportunity to work in a busy department and assist in a wide variety of activities. The position provides a chance to learn from Jewish Studies faculty, meet guest lecturers, and get a behind the scenes look into planning and promoting events from A - Z.

Additional comments: Other hours/days to be determined by our events and student availability

Contact person(s):

  • Debra Kirsch: dakirsch@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume, cover letter, FWS offer letter and class schedule via email. Students may also contact the department via phone or visiting in person.

Date posted: September 11, 2019

Job Title: Office Assistant 

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available opening(s): 5

Number of hours needed per week: 5-10 

Hourly wage: $10.10

Department address: Lee Building, Room 0102 

Job description:

The Office Assistant will provide support to the staff in the Office of Student Financial Aid. Responsibilities will include assisting with answering telephone calls from students and parents regarding the financial aid process. Other office duties will include (but are not limited to) the following: completing mailings, filing, photocopying and shredding documents.

Qualifications:

  • Must be eligible for Federal Work-Study
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Efficient
  • Dependable
  • Strong desire to provide quality customer service to our students
  • Experience using Microsoft applications (Word, Excel) a plus
  • Previous office experience not required

Learning opportunities: Develop knowledge of the university’s financial aid and administrative processes, gain office experience and get acquainted with the financial aid staff

Contact person(s):

  • Brandon Moten: bmoten@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: September 9, 2019

Job Title: Temporary Evening Assistant

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 10 

Number of hours needed per week: 8 

Schedule: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday (flexible hours) 

Hourly wage: $10.10

Department address: 7999 Regents Dr. (Mitchell Building)

Job description: The Temporary Evening Assistant will assist with data entry to help review the incoming freshman class. Duties include calculating GPAs and other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to respect the confidentiality of information
  • Ability to work independently
  • Eligibility for federal work-study

Learning opportunities:

  • Develop data entry skills
  • Become familiar with the college admissions process
  • Learn how to utilize multiple databases
  • Learn how to handle confidential information

Additional comments: Please note that this is a temporary position from mid-October through mid-December.

Contact person(s):

  • Amelia Barabak: abarabak@umd.edu 

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: August 27, 2019

Job Title: Recruiting Assistant

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 12

Hourly wage: $10.25  

Department address: 2570 Van Munching Hall

Job description:

The Smith Office of Career Services (OCS) is a fast-paced team environment in which employees work together for maximum efficiency and effectiveness. Student assistants play an integral role in our high-touch customer services for Smith corporate recruiters and Smith students, faculty and alumni. The OCS Reception Desk is staffed by students who answer the telephone and respond to employer and student inquiries. The students also greet visitors to the OCS Suite.

Qualifications: 

  • Must have 2019-2020 Federal Work-Study offer
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Familiarity with HireSmith

Learning opportunities: Interaction with corporate recruiters, OCS professional staff and student assistant team, as well as development of customer service skills 

Contact person(s):

  • Jeanne Fineran: jfineran@rhsmith.umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: August 27, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $10.10  

Department address: 1204 Benjamin 

Job description: Scanning documents, entering data into databases and general clerical duties  

Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to have positive professional interactions
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Experience with databases

Contact person(s):

  • Judy Foster: jfoster@umd.edu; 301.405.2359

To apply: Submit a resume via email or contact by phone.

Date posted: August 27, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $10.10  

Department address: 1101 Main Administration Building

Job description:

The Office of the President seeks students that are energetic, self-starters, highly-motivated and eager to learn the functions of the office. The Office Clerk must possess excellent communication and verbal skills. The Office Clerk must have the ability to answer frequent telephone calls and occasionally run errands on campus. The Office Clerk must maintain a high level of professionalism when greeting visitors, students, faculty members and high-level administrators entering the President's Office. The Office Clerk should understand the confidentiality of the office.

Qualifications: Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite

Learning opportunities: Skills related to office management, data entry, organization and other opportunities that will arise as needed 

Contact person(s):

  • Damaris Viera: dviera@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume, a list of references, cover letter, a copy of your class schedule, FWS offer letter and FWS work authorization letter via email.

Date posted: August 27, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 12

Hourly wage: $10.10  

Department address: 1126 H.J. Patterson Hall 

Job description:

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

  • Become knowledgeable about the role of ISSS in the university, as well as about 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 advisors at special events such as orientations, workshops, social activities and field trips. This work would include photocopying, collating materials for information packets, addressing logistical tasks, assisting in PowerPoint presentation production and staffing the welcome table. In addition, under the guidance of ISSS staff, the Office Assistant will train and work with student volunteers as they collect and scan important documents during orientations.
  • Provide assistance during the weekly scholar orientations. The Office Assistant 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 students and scholars who come into the ISSS Office for help.

Qualifications:

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

Learning opportunities: 

International Student Scholar Services promotes international education and cooperation, advances learning and scholarship, 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

To apply: Submit a resume, FWS Authorization Form, financial aid offer letter and Fall 2019 schedule via email.

Date posted: August 27, 2019

Job Title: General Business Office Assistant

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $10.10 

Department address: Bldg. 091, Room 0104 

Job description:

The General Business Office Assistant will provide administrative support by making photocopies, matching backup documentation for purchases, filing and performing related duties as assigned. 

Job duties include (but are not limited to) the following: providing administrative support to Business Office staff, scanning and filing travel, purchase order and other financial documents, matching all backup documentation for account reconciliations and performing related duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:

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

Learning opportunities: General office and accounting skills, as well as an understanding of the lifecycle of departmental materials and goods purchasing

Contact person(s):

  • Carl Womack: cwomack@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: August 27, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Required: shifts for at least 3 hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), Optional: Mondays (2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.), Fridays (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Hourly wage: $10.10  

Department address: 2220 LeFrak Hall 

Job description:

The Office Assistant will be responsible for answering phones, directing visitors, assigning and processing key check-out forms, updating spreadsheets when applicable, paper filing, photocopying, maintaining the state of the supply/copier room, copier usage reporting, monthly telephone bill checks, cleaning offices and assisting in miscellaneous duties.

Qualifications:

  • Previous office experience preferred
  • Communicative
  • Punctual
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to lift up to 20 pounds

Contact person(s):

  • Abigail Rosenberg: anrosen@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume, class schedule and proof of accepted FWS offer via email.

Date posted: August 23, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available opening(s): 5

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (flexible hours), availability for approximately 10 to 20 hours of work per week

Hourly wage: $10.10 

Department address: 1101 Hornbake Library

Job description:

The Front Desk Office Assistants will assist with regular reporting, marketing, greeting guests, clerical communications and fostering positive customer relationships with OMSE customers and others throughout the University of Maryland. The Office Assistants will help compile weekly data and maintain accurate records associated with office and tutorial documents to generate reports. The Office Assistants will also work to assist with the facilitation of OMSE’s ongoing programs.

Qualifications:

  • Registered undergraduate student
  • GPA of at least 3.0
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with Microsoft Internet search tools
  • Good organizational skills
  • Be willing to work independently and as part of a team

Learning opportunities: OMSE provides orientation and student development training for all new students. Students are often asked to participate in community outreach programs, as well. 

Contact person(s):

  • Miriam V. Osborne Elliott: mosborn1@umd.edu; 301.405.4100

To apply: Submit the following via email: resume, a brief cover letter, a schedule of days and times of availability to work, a copy of your FWS Award Notification and an online OMSE student application. You may also contact the department via phone or by visiting in person. 

Date posted: August 23, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Must be available Monday mornings, Monday afternoons and Wednesday mornings

Hourly wage: $12.25 

Department address: 1142 Valley Drive 

Job description: 

The Department of Family Science is currently seeking students with FWS funding for office assistant positions in the main lobby. Tasks include the following: general office duties such as greeting and directing visitors, answering and directing telephone calls, filing, shredding, photocopying, mail distribution, maintaining office supplies and other tasks as assigned by your supervisor.

Qualifications: If you do not have previous professional office experience, you must have an interest in gaining it. Customer service experience is preferred.

Contact person(s):

  • Leslie Davis: ldavis17@umd.edu

To apply: Submit your resume and a copy of your FWS offer letter via email.

Date posted: August 23, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $11.00  

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 their supervisor or other professional staff of the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering (CMSE). The student cannot work more than 20 hours per week during the summer session. The FWS Office Assistant is expected to arrive at work at their regularly scheduled time. 

CMSE has a need for students who can assist in the planning of weekly "meet & greet" events for students in the fall and spring. 

The Office Assistant will also answer the telephone and interact with guests of the office.  

Qualifications:

  • FWS award
  • Positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn

Learning opportunities: Students will have the opportunity to strengthen public speaking, time management, data management and event planning skills. 

Contact person(s):

  • Marissa Massey: cmse@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: August 23, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 12

Schedule: Monday through Friday (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $11.00 

Department address: 1210 Biology-Psychology Bldg. #144

Job description:

Basic business office administration and office support tasks for the departmental chair's office.  Duties include (but are not limited to) the following: fielding incoming telephone calls, greeting and directing students and visitors, sorting and routing incoming materials, word processing, data entry, photocopying, filing, faxing, running errands and other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Federal Work-Study recipient
  • At least one year of experience in an administrative capacity
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Friendly and professional demeanor
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is preferred, particularly of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher

Learning opportunities: Students will gain valuable knowledge that can be used in a business environment.

Contact person(s):

  • KeCia Harper: kharper1@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and Fall 2019 class schedule via email.

Date posted: August 23, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage: $10.10  

Department address: 5825 University Research Court

Job description:

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

Qualifications:

  • Data entry skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills

Learning opportunities:

  • Gain experience in using a customer relationship management system (SugarCRM)
  • Develop bookkeeping and accounting skills, as well as an understanding of the end-of-month reconciliation process
  • Gain experience in a business environment while receiving a general understanding of how a regional optical network operates 

Contact person(s):

  • Tessa Charlery and Tania Faulkner: admin@maxgigapop.net

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: August 23, 2019

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $10.10  

Department address: 2351 School of Public Health 

Job description:

The Kinesiology Department is currently seeking students with FWS funding for office assistant positions. Responsibilities include office duties such as assisting students with general questions, answering phones and directing messages, photocopying, distributing mail, posting to the department blog, assisting with special projects and other tasks as assigned by your supervisor. 

Qualifications:

Prior experience is not required, but is preferred. Students are expected to be reliable, punctual, responsible and self-motivated. Organizational skills, attention to detail and computer skills are required.

Contact person(s):

  • Lindsey Winter: lmrodkey@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume, cover letter and a copy of your schedule indicating days and times that you are available to work during the Fall 2019 semester via email.

 

Date posted: August 19, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours needed per week: 8

Schedule: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $10.50  

Department address: 2101 Woods Hall 

Job description:

The Department of Women’s Studies is currently seeking students with FWS funding for general office positions within the Department. This position will assist the Academic Coordinator and the Administrative Assistant in the day-to-day management of the office space, maintaining office supplies, greeting visitors, answering phones, data entry, distributing mail, assisting faculty with simple research needs (including copying, scanning and general support) and other tasks as assigned by your supervisor. The positions will also support the department’s internal library, primarily through updating our database and departmental communications through social media and website updates. One of the positions will also provide support to the Women’s Studies Undergraduate Program events that happen monthly such as the Social Justice Hangouts, movie nights and town halls.  

Qualifications:

Good communication and interpersonal skills, familiarity with various technologies (i.e. Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Adobe), excellent organizational skills, dependability and willingness to assist with other office duties as assigned.

Learning opportunities: The student will learn skills related to office management, data entry, event management, organization and other opportunities that will arise as needed. 

Contact person(s):

  • Gwen Warman: gwarman@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: August 16, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Coordinated with supervisor

Hourly wage: $10.10 

Department address: Riggs Alumni Center

Job description:

In this position, the student intern will learn about the university, University Relations and the Alumni Association. Moreover, they will be exposed to the inner-workings of a nonprofit such as engagement techniques, event planning, cultivation, stewardship and membership.  Qualified candidates should have superb customer service skills, be highly motivated individuals, have excellent communication skills and exude Terp pride. Specifically, this intern will support the alumni engagement and outreach team, with attention to current student and recent graduate initiatives and events.  

Qualifications:

  • Full-time undergraduate student 
  • Must be available to work for an entire academic year
  • Available to work occasional weekend hours 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Google Drive
  • Familiarity and proficiency with social networking websites (e.g., LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook)
  • Friendly and courteous with a proven track record of outstanding customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Capable of working independently, but willing to take direction and ask questions to meet team goals
  • Willing to take direction and ask questions to ensure that projects are in line with objectives
  • Willing to have fun while working and show an energetic Terp spirit

Contact person(s):

  • Lauren Norris: lnorris1@umd.edu 

To apply: Submit a resume and unofficial transcript via email.

Date posted: August 16, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours needed per week: 6

Hourly wage: $10.75  

Department address: 1205 Tawes Hall 

Job description:

The Writing Center is currently seeking students with FWS funding for a front desk receptionist position. This position includes general office duties such as directing visitors, answering telephones, filing, photocopying, distributing mail, maintaining office supplies, assisting with special projects and other tasks as assigned by your supervisor. 

Qualifications:

While prior experience is not necessary, student employees are expected to be dependable, punctual, responsible and self-motivated. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, typing skills and computer skills are required. Additional qualifications include the ability to multitask and a welcoming demeanor.

Contact person(s):

  • Deborah Jackson: djackso7@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and hours of availability via email.

Date posted: August 16, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020

Number of available openings: 3

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $11.00 (up to $13.00, depending on skills and experience)  

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) the following: answering phones, photocopying, supporting faculty (including supporting basic research tasks and activities), fulfilling departmental needs (pick-up and delivery), filing and other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications: Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, web research, social media), office experience strongly preferred.

Learning opportunities:

Opportunity to work with faculty and researchers in a professional academic setting. Chance to grow and utilize research and development skills. 

Contact person(s):

  • Sharon Anderson: syanders@umd.edu; 301.405.1158
  • Marci Deloatch: mdeloatc@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume with references, cover letter, a copy of your class schedule, FWS award page and FWS work authorization letter via email or contact by phone. Please send all documents in Microsoft Word or PDF format only. 

Date posted: August 16, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019 and Spring 2019

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours needed per week: 8

Schedule: Flexible hours

Hourly wage:  $11.00

Department address: 1201 "B" Energy Research Facility (Bldg 223)

Job description: Help with procurement and other office activities and projects

Qualifications: Some proficiency with Microsoft Excel may be needed. The Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP) Assistant will be trained for any assigned projects

Learning opportunities: IREAP Assistant will learn how to work in a research institute and help with research administration.

Contact person(s):

  • Judi Cohn Gorski: jcgorski@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: August 13, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available openings: 6

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (flexible)

Hourly wage: $10.10  

Department address: 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 and details regarding an admissions decision, etc.
  • Use problem-solving abilities to identify and correct problems.
  • Operate multi-line phones and several different electronic databases in a call center environment.
  • Maintain confidentiality when handling sensitive information regarding student records and decisions.

Qualifications:

  • Must be available to work at least a minimum of 10 hours per week. Most students work a range of 10 to 15 hours per week.
  • Punctual
  • Friendly and customer service-facing
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and problem-solve

Learning opportunities:

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

Contact person(s):

  • Melody Chandler: oua.schedule@gmail.com

To apply: Submit a resume, cover letter, fall class schedule and hourly availability (Monday through Friday) via email. If selected, you will be contacted for a scheduled interview.

Date posted: August 13, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $10.10  

Department address: 4321 Hartwick Road, Suite 208  

Job description:

The student will assist IGSR's Administrative Assistant by providing coverage for the front desk, responding to emails, answering and making phone calls, filing, making photocopies, shredding, distributing mail, maintaining supplies and performing other duties as assigned. He/she will also assist staff with projects and serve as the courier for the Institute. 

Qualifications:

Basic computer skills, willingness to work with others, ability to communicate effectively, fast learner, initiative and problem-solving skills. A strong work ethic, attention to detail, punctuality and reliability are a must. Prior office experience is not required but is a plus.

Learning opportunities:  Become familiar with university policies and procedures and gain office and project experience in an academic research environment.

Contact person(s):

  • Toni Jennings: amjennin@umd.edu; 301.405.3773

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email or contact by phone.

Date posted: August 13, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available openings: 1

Number of hours needed per week: 12

Hourly wage: $11.50  

Department address: 2417 Van Munching Hall   

Job description:

  • Gathering data and benchmarks for both domestic and global executive 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 
  • Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Experience in an office or professional environment
  • Desire and ability to learn CRM and LMS systems
  • Professional customer service 
  • Administrative and organizational experience

Learning opportunities: 

  • Access to faculty members and graduate students 
  • On-the-job training in databases and systems 
  • Opportunity to attend workshops suitable for students

Contact person(s):

  • Kianna Boatswain: kboatswain@rhsmith.umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: August 13, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Summer 2020

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Hourly wage: $10.10  

Department address: 5145 Campus Drive, Suite 2107 

Job description:

Provide assistance in the Travel Services unit of the Department of Business Services. Responsibilities include daily review of travel forms and reports, accurate data entry, report management, file organization and filing, shredding, scanning and other duties as assigned. The position may also require on-campus deliveries. 

Qualifications:

Excellent computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office applications are required. The applicant should be able to communicate and articulate clearly in person and over the telephone. They should be able to work both independently and under supervision. Flexibility and ability to change tasks quickly in a busy office as events dictate. Punctuality and regular attendance are essential. Prior experience in an office setting is a plus.

Learning opportunities:

The applicant will become familiar with university travel and procurement policies and procedures. They will also learn business-related office skills, report management and task prioritization to meet deadlines. 

Contact person(s):

  • Cecilia Jabonete: cjabonet@umd.edu
  • Rebecca Gore: rgore@umd.edu 

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: August 13, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020

Number of available openings: 3

Number of hours needed per week: 12

Schedule: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $10.25  

Department address: Stamp Student Union, Room 1133

Job description:

Office Assistants help provide front-line customer service coverage for the suite during regular business hours. Duties include answering questions from clients over the phone, via email, and in-person, using available resources to provide basic event-related information to clients, taking messages for staff, removing or putting up temporary displays, making copies and other clerical work. 

Qualifications:

  • Previous work experience in an office environment
  • Ability to communicate information clearly and accurately both verbally and in writing
  • Experience with computer systems, especially Microsoft Office
  • Ability to learn and apply new information quickly
  • Ability to follow specific instructions
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other staff
  • Ability to consistently be on time to work

Learning opportunities:

In this position, you will have the opportunity to improve customer service skills, critical thinking, time management and interpersonal communication while interacting with people from diverse backgrounds and working as part of a team. 

Additional comments: There are NO evening or weekend hours available with this position.

Contact person(s):

  • Susan Canady: scanady@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: August 13, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available openings: 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $11.00  

Department address: 1126 Glenn L. Martin Hall  

Job description:

Provide administrative office/clerical support to staff within the Undergraduate Recruitment & Scholarship Programs Office. This includes, but is not limited to, copying, filing, data entry, answering phones, greeting visitors, directing students and families seeking assistance and supporting technology needs in the office (i.e. maintenance of website and online forms). The Office Assistant will also be responsible for drafting and sending electronic communications to prospective students, current students and the Clark School community. They will also assist in preparation for campus-wide and engineering-related events on and off-campus. 

Qualifications:

The student must either be a current engineering student or a student in Letters and Sciences interested in pursuing engineering. Good communication and interpersonal skills, familiar with various technologies including Microsoft Office, Adobe, and Google, excellent time management skills, ability to work independently and prior administrative experience preferred.

Contact person(s):

  • Aishah Briscoe: abrisco1@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: August 8, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: $15.00  

Department address: 777 6th Street NW, Ste. 700, Washington, DC 20001 

Job description:

The Fundraising Internship will give you hands-on experience that is highly sought after by employers at universities, charities, religious organizations and membership and political organizations. Best of all, your work will help protect and secure the future of America’s national parks.

Working on the Development Team, you will create and execute thoughtful, analytical approaches to donor outreach, database management, event planning, solicitation, stewardship and more. Your responsibilities will include research, writing, donor correspondence, database work and creative thinking. You will be given the opportunity to participate in informational sessions and group activities and will be paired with a mentor at NPCA.  

Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional, responsible and team-oriented
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn the details of fundraising and event planning

Contact person(s):

  • West Honeycutt: whoneycutt@npca.org

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: August 8, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 8

Schedule: flexible

Hourly wage: $11.00   

Department address: 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, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 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 the 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 multitask
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with the 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 is given to applicants who can give a two-semester commitment (Fall 2019, Spring 2020)
  • Priority consideration for applicants with Federal Work-Study award for 2019-2020

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 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. 

Contact person(s):

  • Pamela Allen: pallen@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: August 8, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $10.10  

Department address: 4528 Van Munching Hall 

Job description:

Support research of Smith School faculty, Management & Organization, Strategy, Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management, and Entrepreneurship. Includes careful online searching, data entry and workflow management.  

Qualifications: Conducting research, supervised one-on-one with the supervisor

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

Contact person(s):

  • Tina Marie Rollason: trollason@rhsmith.umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: August 8, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 8-10

Schedule: Monday through Friday (flexible)

Hourly wage: $11.00

Department address: 3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing

Job description:

The Client Services-Front Desk Assistant is a critical 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 Assistant must provide high-quality customer service assistance to students, employers, faculty and staff. Respond to the heavy volume of telephone calls and frequent visitors. Use a computer to access programs and services information.  Process confidential materials; assist in the preparation of monthly reports and data entry.

Qualifications:

Must be reliable and have strong communication, organizational, telephone and office skills.  Ability to use a multi-functional telephone system, manage multiple tasks and use a computer to enter information and respond to inquiries.

Must be available to work at least 8 hours per week.

Learning opportunities: The Front Desk is the central hub for all employers, students, programs and services. Great opportunity to gain transferable skills and career development.

Contact person(s):

  • Ms. Leila: lgreen@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and class schedule (if applicable) via email.

Date posted: August 8, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Between 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $12.00  

Department address: 4113 Van Munching Hall 

Job description:

Provide administrative support to the Center Director, Associate Director, Center Research Scholars and Business Manager. Duties include word processing, photocopying, scanning, collating materials, answering telephones, filing, and other general office work. 

Qualifications:

Must be responsible, dependable, punctual and personable. Looking for a reliable self-starter who will take initiative in projects. Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office including Microsoft Excel, have good communication skills and pay close attention to detail in work product.

Learning opportunities: Great opportunity for a student to work in a research center environment and learn about topics related to international security policy. 

Additional comments: Great job for an undergraduate student interested in a public policy major.

Contact person(s):

  • Francesca Perry: fperry1@umd.edu 

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: August 7, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $14.00 

Department address: 777 6th Street, NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20001 

Job description: 

Development and fundraising are the backbones of any non-profit. Do you want to learn more about one of the non-profit world’s fastest-growing and most in-demand fields? Do you want to be a part of a team raising over $30 million annually?

The Fundraising and Events Internship will give you hands-on experience that is highly sought after by employers at universities, charities, religious organizations, and membership and political organizations. Best of all, your work will help protect and secure the future of America’s national parks.

As a member of our team, you will gain valuable skills in fundraising and membership through the National Parks Conservation Association's (NPCA) unique development structure. The Development Department is comprised of a diverse team from a myriad of work experiences and backgrounds. Fundraising and Events Interns will have the opportunity to engage with team members across the department for personal and professional growth. 

Working on the Development team, you will work to create and execute thoughtful, analytical approaches to donor outreach, foundations and research, event planning, solicitation, stewardship, and more. Your responsibilities will include research, writing, donor correspondence, database work and creative thinking. You will be given the opportunity to participate in informational sessions and group activities and will be paired with a mentor at NPCA. 

Responsibilities:

  • Correspond with members, donors and volunteers to assist with questions, concerns, and requests
  • Maintain and update records in various databases for NPCA’s 4.7 million and counting members and supporters
  • Perform important research to report out to key NPCA staff and stakeholders
  • Assist department in logistics and administrative duties around NPCA events (events are seasonal, and timing of your internship will affect which events you may assist with)
  • Manage inventory, preparing materials, and handling shipments
  • Fulfilling other projects as needed throughout the department and organization

Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional, responsible and team-oriented
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn the details of fundraising and event planning

Additional qualifications include:

  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented
  • Dependable, flexible and able to maintain confidentiality
  • The ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • An interest in the environment and national parks
  • Demonstrates an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations
  • Contributes to the creation of a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences.

Additional comments:

  • Supervisor: Shanya Purushothaman, Associate Director, Foundation Relations
  • Department Head: Vice President of Development
  • Department: Development

Contact person(s):

  • Jade Wilson: jadewilson@npca.org

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

Date posted: August 7, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 8

Schedule: Must be available on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Hourly wage:$10.10  

Department address: 0368 John S. Toll Building

Job description: 

  • Assists Coordinator with the following duties: 
  • Marketing the Thursday Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials (CNAM) Colloquium. This includes distributing flyers within the Toll Building and the PSC Building, updating the PowerPoint slide advertising the colloquium which will be put on the CNAM TV
  • Managing the Offices Green Office Program Certification
  • Assisting the Coordinator in setting and cleaning up the Thursday Colloquium Tea. 
  • Tracks and updates information on current and past CNAM employees and alumni. 
  • Scanning and filing travel and financial documents
  • Picking up, scanning and sorting mail and packages
  • Inventory of office supplies 
  • Performs simple research for professors if needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: Must have excellent knowledge of PowerPoint and Excel.

Learning opportunities: This would be a good learning opportunity for someone interested in marketing and communication.

Contact person(s):

  • Kristen Stenson: kstenson@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email. Students may also contact the department in person.

Date posted: August 6, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Hourly wage:  $10.10

Department address: Manokin Building

Job description: 

  • Front desk general clerical duties
  • Deliver mail and packages throughout the building and to on and off-campus locations in the College Park area (must have a valid drivers license)
  • Greet and direct visitors
  • Maintain inventory of supplies in production rooms, kitchens and other general use areas
  • Erase whiteboards and straighten chairs in conference and focus/team room spaces

Qualifications: Must have a valid driver’s license

Learning opportunities: 

  • Time management
  • Communication
  • Organization

Contact person(s):

  • Alex Aiosa: aaiosa96@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and availability via email.

Date posted: August 5, 2019

Semester/Term: Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Number of available opening(s):  3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $10.10

Department address: Benjamin Building, Room 2311

Job description: Duties will include answering phones, scanning, sorting of the department mail, directing visitors and greeting people.

Qualifications: Knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel

Learning opportunities: Opportunity to attend any training offered by work-study and department director.

Additional comments: Flexible hours

    Contact person(s):

    • Regina Cole: rlcole@umd.edu

    To apply: Submit a resume via email.

    Date posted: August 5, 2019

    Semester/Term: Fall 2019

    Number of available opening(s):  1

    Number of hours needed per week: 12

    Schedule: We are flexible with classes. Must be available between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Hourly wage: $10.10

    Department address: Benjamin Building, Room 2311

    Job description: Duties will include performing errands on campus, data entry and mail delivery/distribution.

    Qualifications: Must be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    Learning opportunities: Advance systems - alumni database will be taught to FWS student

      Contact person(s):

      • Ruth Hakulin: rhakulin@rhsmith.umd.edu

      To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email.

      Date posted: August 5, 2019

      Semester/Term: Fall 2019

      Number of available opening(s):  2

      Number of hours needed per week: 10

      Schedule: Office house are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

      Hourly wage: $10.10

      Department address: LEF Hall, Room 0100

      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 opportunities: Learn business practices and procedures, and the FWS student will gain experience in an office environment

      Contact person(s):

      • Rachelle Beasley: hesp_bus_request@umd.edu

      To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email. Students may also contact the department by coming in person.

      Date posted: August 5, 2019

      Semester/Term: Fall 2019

      Number of available opening(s): 3

      Number of hours needed per week: 20

      Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

      Hourly wage: $10.50

      Department address: 2105 Susquehanna Hall

      Job Description: 

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

      • 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

      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

      • Professional development experience DGI provides to Do Good students

      Contact person(s): 

      • Monica Chung: mchung12@umd.edu

      To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email. Students may also contact the department via phone.

      Date posted: August 5, 2019

      Semester/Term: Fall 2019

      Number of available opening(s): 1

      Number of hours needed per week: 10

      Hourly wage: $12.00

      Department address: 

      Computer Science Instructional Center Building, Room 406
      Paint Branch Drive, College Park, MD 20742

      Job description: 

      This Program Assistant position is not a computer programming job. To support all administrative aspects relating to hosting of international events at the Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling (CSCAMM). To help in the daily management of CSCAMM through online database systems and weekly seminar support. CSCAMM offers a very supportive and friendly environment, as well as a dedicated office space.

      Qualifications: Our ideal Program Assistant would be dependable, accountable, helpful and have professional customer service. This role requires physical ability.

      Additional comments:  Our Program Assistant can work less than 10 hours per week. Please include your class schedule when applying. We are flexible with the student's course and study needs. School always comes first.

      Contact person(s): 

      • Sara Moran: sara@cscamm.umd.edu

      To apply: Submit a resume, cover letter class schedule and proof of FWS eligibility via email. 

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

      Date posted: August 8, 2019

      Semester/Term: Fall 2019

      Number of available opening(s): 1

      Number of hours needed per week: 10

      Schedule:

      Hourly wage: $10.10  

      Department address: 1211E Parren J. Mitchell 

      Job description:

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

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

      Contact person(s):

      • Jennifer Flores: jflores4@umd.edu 

      To apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, availability for the semester and the amount of work-study award 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.

       

      Date posted: October 16, 2019

      Job Title:  Undergraduate Research Assistant

      Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

      Number of available opening(s): 1

      Number of hours needed per week: 6

      Hourly wage: $10.10

      Department address: 4291 Fieldhouse Drive

      Job description:

      We are a plant genome engineering lab, located in the Plant Sciences Building, working to improve CRISPR as a tool for basic research and crop breeding. Position available for a student in plant sciences, molecular biology, genetics, or other related major. Tasks include assisting with lab maintenance, plant care, and basic molecular biology experiments. Must be available a minimum of six hours a week. Preference is given to students with experience in pipetting, PCR, or DNA extraction. All training will be conducted by a grad student mentor. 

      To apply, please submit a screenshot of your Financial Aid Award Page, along with a short paragraph describing any lab experience and why you’d like to join the Qi Lab to amalzahn@umd.edu.

      Learning opportunities:

      • plant sciences
      • molecular biology
      • lab techniques
      • genome editing

      Contact person(s):

      • Aimee Malzahn: amalzahn@umd.edu

      To apply: Please submit a screenshot of your Financial Aid Offer letter, along with a statement of interest, describing any lab experience and why you’d like to join the Qi Lab via email.

      Date posted: September 18, 2019

      Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019

      Number of available opening(s): 1

      Number of hours needed per week: 10

      Schedule: Monday through Friday

      Hourly wage: $10.50

      Department address: Physical Sciences Complex #415

      Job description:

      The student will assist Professor Eno, Professor Belloni and Dr. Edberg in studying possible recovery of the damage to plastic scintillators used in high energy physics experiments under ionizing radiation through LED light. The student will measure the light output before and after irradiation and will study oxygen content in the plastic using nuclear magnet resonance and Raman scattering. The student will work on the design of the LED pulsar system.

      Qualifications: The student should have a strong background in materials science and an interest in physics, and experience with radioactive sources.

      Contact person(s):

      • Prof. Sarah Eno: eno@umd.edu

      To apply: Submit a resume via email or by visiting in person.

      Date  posted: August 29, 2019

      Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 

      Number of available opening(s): 1

      Number of hours needed per week: 12 

      Schedule: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (flexible hours) 

      Hourly wage: $12.00

      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 a Research Assistant for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Research Assistant will support the Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies (GIIS) faculty and staff’s research related to contemporary Israel. Some clerical office tasks may be required.

      Qualifications:

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

      Learning opportunities:

      The Research Assistant will gain skills in researching topics related to modern Israel, as well as develop marketing and communications skills that will be useful for future employment. This is an excellent opportunity to work in an active UMD academic center and assist with a wide variety of 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.

      Contact person(s): 

      • Scott Lasensky:  lasensky@umd.edu

      To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email or visit in person.

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

       

      Date posted: August 23, 2019

      Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

      Number of available opening(s): 3

      Number of hours needed per week: 10

      Hourly wage: $10.10 

      Department address: 1101 Hornbake Library

      Job description:

      Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education (OMSE) Tutors support the mission of the office by providing tutorial services to multiethnic undergraduate students in various academic disciplines. The position is designed to enable tutees to better comprehend lower-level required courses and to support the successful academic development of program participants. Tutors serve as OMSE ambassadors and demonstrate academic proficiency in their respective areas of tutoring. 

      Tutorial Program candidates will assist with the following:

      • Providing weekly one-on-one tutorial and review sessions
      • Offering tutoring services for the general tutoring program and for the College Success Scholars evening program
      • Regular weekly, bi-weekly and monthly tutorial data reporting
      • Conducting outreach activities for students, faculty and staff throughout the university
      • Generating monthly outreach reports 
      • Identifying prospective students to receive OMSE's tutoring services 
      • Developing multimedia marketing materials for the tutoring program
      • Compiling and archiving tutorial program’s end-of-semester Facts & Figures
      • Supporting OMSE’s signature annual programs when needed as part of OMSE’s collaborative approach to work
      • Tutors will work closely with the Assistant Director, Associate Director and Graduate Assistant to assess other program needs and related duties as they arise
      • Tutors must also attend beginning-of-semester training sessions for all newly-hired tutors, as well as monthly in-service tutor training.

      Qualifications:

      The ideal candidate is a UMD student who possesses excellent verbal and written skills, has experience working with a multi-ethnic student population and has experience in tutoring students at the college level in a variety of fields (STEM/STEAM). Strong organizational skills are required.

      Contact person(s):

      • Miriam V. Osborne Elliott: mosborn1@umd.edu; 301.405.4100

      To apply: 

      Submit the following via email: resume, a brief cover letter, a schedule of days and times of availability to work, a copy of your FWS Award Notification and an online OMSE student application. You may also contact the department via phone or visiting in person. 

      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 through the america reads*america counts program.

      Date posted: August 16, 2019

      Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

      Number of available opening(s): 50

      Number of hours needed per week: 8

      Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or 8:00 to 11:00 a.m., Monday through Thursday

      Hourly wage: $10.75 

      Department address: 1110 Stamp Student Union

      Job description: 

      America Reads mentor-tutors work one-on-one with 1st and 2nd grade students who are struggling with reading. Mentor-tutors will be provided with the curriculum and training prior to starting in the schools.

      America Reads mentors must be available for at least 3 hours for each shift, and be able to work a minimum of 6 hours a week on 2 different days. The time block includes travel time; transportation options differ for each elementary school and include the UM shuttle, personal vehicles, or AR*AC*PNP vans.

      Qualifications:

      • Prior tutoring experience is not necessary and all majors are welcome to apply! 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 and Primary Training sessions 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 program once you have been with the program for at least a semester.

      Additional comments: America Reads is a great place to meet others who are passionate about working with children and getting involved in the local community! 

      Additional comments: Applications will be accepted until August 28, 2019.

      Contact person(s):

      • Ali Barlow: abarlow@umd.edu

      To apply: Please include a resume and Fall 2019 course schedule in your online application

      Date Posted: August 16, 2019

      Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

      Number of available opening(s): 60

      Number of hours needed per week: 8

      Schedule: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday

      Hourly wage: $10.75 

      Department address: 1110 Stamp Student Union

      Job description: 

      America Counts Mentor-tutors work with small groups of 4th graders who are struggling with math. UMD students will provide homework help and will facilitate large group math activities. 

      America Counts mentors must be available for the entire 2:00 p.m.to 5 p.m. time block. Preference will be given to those who can commit to 2 days a week with a Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday schedule. We do not mentor in these schools on Fridays. The time block includes transportation to and from the schools; transportation is provided by AR*AC*PNP.

      Qualifications:

      • Prior tutoring experience is not necessary and all majors are welcome to apply! 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 and Primary Training sessions 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 program once you have been with the program for at least a semester.

      Additional comments: America Reads is a great place to meet others who are passionate about working with children and getting involved in the local community! 

      Additional comments: Applications will be accepted until August 28, 2019.

      Contact person(s):

      • Ali Barlow: abarlow@umd.edu

      To apply: Please include a resume and Fall 2019 course schedule in your online application

      Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

      Number of available opening(s): 10

      Number of hours needed per week: 8

      Schedule: 5:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday

      Hourly wage: $10.75 

      Department address: 1110 Stamp Student Union

      Job description: 

      Partners in Print: Mentors conduct workshops with parents and their Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade children. The purpose of these workshops is to help parents develop skills to engage their children in reading at home.

      Mentors must be available for the entire 5:15-8:30 p.m. time block and preference will be given to students who are available at least 2 days each week on a Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday schedule. The time block includes transportation to and from the schools; transportation is provided by AR*AC*PNP. Workshops are conducted in English and Spanish.

      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

      Conversational or fluent Spanish speakers are needed!

      Learning opportunities: 

      All new mentors will attend an Orientation and Primary Training sessions 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 Counts program once you have been with the program for at least a semester.

      Additional comments: Partners in Print is a great place to meet others who are passionate about working with children and getting involved in the local community! Applications will be accepted until August 28, 2019.

      Contact person(s):

      • Ali Barlow:abarlow@umd.edu

      To apply: Please include a resume and Fall 2019 course schedule in your online application.