FWS Jobs

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


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

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

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


Job listings last updated on January 27, 2023.

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

There are no current job openings for this category.

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

 

Date posted: September 14, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible based on the student's schedule.

Department address: 1111 Francis Scott Hall

Job Description:

College of Arts and Humanities (ARHU) Computing Services seeks Undergraduate students for part time employment as an A/V Technician.  Position includes administering loaner laptops, supporting technology enhanced departmental spaces, assisting with livestreaming/hybrid events and some clerical work.

Qualifications: No experience necessary. Punctuality, responsibility and professionalism are a must.

Learning opportunities: 

Student A/V technicians learn problem solving skills, customer service and A/V Skills in an academic environment. While we do not have workshops, if our students were interested in any workshops hosted by the Division of IT pertaining to academic technology, we would encourage them to attend.

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Monica Milstead: milstead@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and class schedule 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: January 27, 2023

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

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 8

Schedule: Looking to hire two student workers that can work one or more of the following shifts: Monday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Wednesday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Tuesday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Friday 11:00 a.m. -  2:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: Tawes Hall, Suite 1205

Job Description: 

The Front Desk Receptionist will: greet visitors and clients, check-in clients, notify tutors when their appointments have arrived, enter client report forms into WC Online, add walk-in appointments to the WC Online schedule (if there is an available time slot), answer telephone calls, take messages and complete other clerical duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Professional
  • Prompt
  • Polite
  • Detail Oriented
  • Able to multitask
  • Able to communicate effectively 
  • Reliable and Dependable 

Preferences:

  • Prior experience working in a public facing office setting as a greeter, or receptionist
  • Familiarity with WC Online 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Kasey Pullen: kpullen@umd.edu

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter as well as FWS Authorization Form and Class Schedule via email.
 

Date posted: January 27,  2023

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

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 8051 Regents Drive

Job Description: 

The student worker will be the first point of contact for people entering the Department's Administrative Office. They will be expected to answer phone calls, assist faculty/staff in basic office tasks of distributing mail, assisting with event setup, triaging requests of visitors to the office, assisting in preparation of documents and other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Must be eligible for FWS
  • Must be comfortable interacting with a diverse population of staff, faculty , students and visitors to the department.   
  • Must have a strong attention to detail and good customer service skills
  • Ability to collaborate
  • Critical thinker/problem solving

Learning opportunities: Student will gain experience with administration, customer service and problem solving. .

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Catherine Fisanich: cclark4@umd.edu

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

Date posted: January 25, 2023

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

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 1125 Cumberland Hall, 4145 Valley Dr.

Job Description: 

The front office student worker will assist with an array of administrative functions. These may include:

  • Answering phone calls from prospective students and their parents 
  • Being the first point of contact for students, staff and faculty 
  • Assisting staff and faculty with obtaining basic administrative supplies
  • Keeping the front desk and closet organized
  • Basic data cleanup and organization
  • Inventory management of Scholars’ merchandise
  • Putting up and taking down fliers
  • Taking and keeping inventory of office supplies
  • Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Must be a current Scholars student or have earned a Scholars citation.
  • Must be eligible for Federal Work-Study.
  • Student must be comfortable interacting with a diverse array of students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to collaborate
  • Critical thinking/problem solving

Preferred 

  • Customer service experience
  • Interest in administration, project management or information management systems

Learning opportunities: The student will gain experience with administration, project management and/or information management systems.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Jess Feltner: jfeltner@umd.edu

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

Date posted: January 25, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2023 - Summer 2023

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

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

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: Clarence M. Mitchell Bldg., 7999 Regents Drive

Job Description: 

The student will work in the Enrollment Management’s administrative office to assist with administrative, business and human resources operations.  The position will include data entry, updating spreadsheets, supporting office staff with special projects and other duties as assigned.  Hours worked per week are flexible between 10-20. 

Qualifications: 

  • Must be able to make a one-year commitment
  • Customer service oriented
  • Knowledge or ability to learn Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Maintain confidentiality of student and employee information

Learning opportunities: 
The student will have the chance to gain valuable knowledge and experience that can be used in a business environment.  As the student becomes more familiar with the Administrative Office, the duties may be tailored to fit their interests and expertise. 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Michelle Allen: allenm@umd.edu

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

Date posted: January 19, 2023

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

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 13

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

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 1131 Glenn L Martin Hall

Job Description: 

Our role in the Clark School:
The Office of Global Engineering Leadership in the A. James Clark School of Engineering is responsible for promoting international and inclusive leadership experiences to all students in the Clark School.  The office oversees and manages the following programs and offerings: 

  • Minor in Global Engineering Leadership
  • Short-term engineering study abroad programs 
  • Semester and year-long engineering study abroad programs 
  • In-bound engineering exchange students 
  • International internships and research programs 
  • Engineering student organization advising and leadership training 
  • Co-curricular leadership offerings
  • ClarkLEAD Onboarding

Position Overview:
The Study Abroad Coordinator plays a critical role in maintaining online information to assist students in the study abroad decision making process. They maintain content for study abroad programs, ensuring information available online is both accurate and robust to ensure students can make informed decisions. Additionally, continual maintenance of the program information and brochures is necessary. This will include adding approved courses, updating program dates and other content. The coordinator will also assist in managing study abroad applications to ensure students are making appropriate progress close to deadlines and following up with students as necessary. 

The Clark School is committed to expanding access to global experiences, and increasing the number of engineering students participating in short-term and semester-long engineering study abroad programs during their time at Maryland. Through the support of OGEL’s (Office of Global Engineering Leadership) outreach initiatives, serving as a peer resource and providing administrative support for our program portfolio, they will directly contribute and support our office’s mission and work.

This is a part-time position, 10-15 hours per week from February - May 2023 with the possibility to renew for the following academic year.

Responsibilities:
Administrative & Program Support:

  • Maintain MyEA brochure and website information for more than 40 engineering semester programs and more than 20 short-term programs.
  • Ensure program dates, approved courses, and costs for each program are regularly updated.
  • Track progress of study abroad applications to ensure students are making appropriate progress in completing applications before deadlines
  • Support the Coordinator in maintaining a general office email account and distributing emails as appropriate.
  • Support the Coordinator in maintaining the study abroad course database.

Outreach & Advising:

  • Assist with tabling to promote international and leadership programs and offerings.
  • Assist students with the online application process and respond to inquiries from students.
  • Assist in the development of online promotional material to promote study abroad opportunities.
  • Provide other general support as needed.

Qualifications: 

  • Plan to study abroad or prior experience studying abroad.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills; comfortable with engaging with people in various types of social settings.
  • Experience with graphic design preferred.
  • Good academic standing.
  • Engineering background NOT required.

Learning opportunities: 

  • Gain in depth knowledge of the numerous study abroad and leadership opportunities available to students.
  • Support your peers in their pursuits of international and leadership experiences.
  • Enhance your computer, IT and data management skills.
  • Enhance your leadership and organizational skills.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Katherine Schwarzentraub: ktraub@umd.edu

To apply: Please complete this Google Form: https://forms.gle/8sbwbEmcGetpo3HD8
 

Date posted: January 19, 2023

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

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 13

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

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 1131 Glenn L Martin Hall

Job Description: 

Our role in the Clark School:
The Office of Global Engineering Leadership in the A. James Clark School of Engineering is responsible for promoting international and inclusive leadership experiences to all students in the Clark School.  The office oversees and manages the following programs and offerings: 

  • Minor in Global Engineering Leadership
  • Short-term engineering study abroad programs 
  • Semester and year-long engineering study abroad programs 
  • In-bound engineering exchange students 
  • International internships and research programs 
  • Engineering student organization advising and leadership training 
  • Co-curricular leadership offerings
  • ClarkLEAD Onboarding

Position Overview:
The Marketing & Events Coordinator plays a critical role in promoting study abroad to engineering students and supporting international students during their time in the Clark School. The Clark School is committed to expanding access to global experiences, and increasing the number of engineering students participating in short-term and semester-long engineering study abroad programs during their time at Maryland. Through the support of OGEL’s (Office of Global Engineering Leadership) outreach initiatives, developing resources and creating engaging marketing materials, they will directly contribute and support our office’s mission and work.

Additionally, they will be responsible for helping build a network of internationally-minded students that include outgoing study abroad students, returning students and international exchange students. They will assist in the creation of a strategy to build this student community - including brainstorming ideas, coordinating logistical details and promoting event details to bring these groups of students together.

This is a part-time position, 10-15 hours per week from February - May 2023 with the possibility to renew for the following academic year.

Responsibilities:
Marketing & Outreach:

  • Develop video/online based information sessions on study abroad and leadership opportunities in the Clark School.
  • Develop and update reference materials regarding study abroad.
  • Maintain website, social media sites, print material, and poster/showcase displays.
  • Utilize social media to reach out to prospective study abroad and leadership minor students.
  • Assist with Outreach initiatives to promote international and leadership programs and offerings
  • Ex. facilitate information sessions, tabling at events and in engineering student spaces, class visits, etc.
  • Serve as a peer resource for other Clark School students interested in study abroad, knowing general information about program offerings and common Q&As.
  • Manage and track student study abroad data.

Events:

  • Organize social events for international students, incoming exchange participants, returning and outbound study abroad students.
  • Provide assistance in the planning and execution of OGEL on-boarding efforts and leadership events and initiatives.
  • Support OGEL lecturer with material development.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Academic background or professional experience in marketing, communications, or a similar discipline (preferred)
  • Interest in either study abroad, global opportunities, or leadership theory.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills; comfortable with engaging with people in a various types of social settings
  • Knowledge and experience with video editing and publishing.
  • Experience developing or maintaining a website.
  • Good academic standing.
  • Engineering background NOT required.

Learning opportunities: 

  • Gain in depth knowledge of the numerous study abroad and leadership opportunities available to students.
  • Support your peers in their pursuits of international and leadership experiences.
  • Develop a theoretical understanding of leadership concepts.
  • Enhance your leadership and organizational skills.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Katherine Schwarzentraub: ktraub@umd.edu

To apply: Please complete this Google Form: https://forms.gle/goZCA5gFbvG2JM3K6
 

Date posted: January 19, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2023 - Summer 2023

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Tuesdays and Fridays

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 2144 Chemical & Nuclear Bldg

Job Description: 

Assisting the department with various duties including, scanning and filing electronic paperwork, answering phones, greeting students/visitors, assisting in sorting packages/mail, running errands on campus and other duties requested.  

Qualifications: 

Must have working knowledge of office practices, procedures and operating office equipment. Strong attention to detail and organization skills. Ability to independently perform clerical tasks; to communicate effectively; to follow oral and written instructions; to maintain effective work relationships. Ability to multitask and provide administrative support to a variety of people. Experience with Microsoft applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.. 

Learning opportunities: 

Students will gain experience working in a fast paced office and become familiar with the University's business processes. They will interact daily with faculty, staff and students from the department and gain other general office skills. Opportunities to attend workshops and training programs that are available

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Ruth Yun: ryun@umd.edu

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

Date posted: January 18, 2023

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

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

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

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 2119 Plant Sciences Building

Job Description: 

The student will work in an academic department's business office to assist with general daily clerical and administrative operations. The student will assist with, including but not limited to: payroll, inventory, filing, errands, copying, creating reports and other duties as assisgned.   

Qualifications: 

The student must have knowledge of Microsoft Office suite. Previous working experience working in an office setting is preferred. 

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

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Michelle Neff: mneff1@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email. Reference "Business Office Assistant" in the cover letter and email subject line when applying. 
 

Date posted: January 18, 2023

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

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Flexible, Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $18.00

Department address: 2204 Marie Mount Hall- Academic Achievement Programs

Job Description: 

Directly supporting the Program Director in the daily administrative management of departmental programs, the UGST- Academic Achievement Program seeks students that are energetic, highly motivated and big-picture focused to support the functions of our programmatic office. Proficient in most office applications; Microsoft Office and Excel, applicants should possess superior communication skills. 

Applicants must have the ability to answer general program emails and have a team-centered approach in support of a collaborative working environment. Skill in ability in editing software and creative platforms such as Canva, Adobe Photoshop/Creative and Creative is strongly desired, but not required.  

Qualifications: 

Applicants should possess strong organizational and communication skills, and perform work with attention to detail and efficiency and be dependable. Office experience is preferred. 

Applicants must be eligible for and awarded Federal Work Study and be able to provide a copy of their FWS offer letter page for employment. Letter may be found online at: https://eso.umd.edu/osfa-testudo/.

Learning opportunities:

Opportunity to learn valuable workplace skills, such as Microsoft Office programs and office procedures. Enhance organizational and time management skills.

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Nacie Grigsby: ngrigsby@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email (examples of prior creative work: flyers, brochures are welcome but not required). 

Date posted: January 13, 2023

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

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The number of hours can also be flexible based on the time of the semester (ie. Exam periods, holiday/travel times, etc.).

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 1215K Biology - Psychology Building

Job Description: 

The Biology Business Office is seeking a student employee to assist in administrative/clerical work related to HR and grant management. This would include filing, scanning, shredding and other general routine work/simple tasks. 

Qualifications: The applicant must be a full-time student at UMD.

Learning opportunities:

Our office will endorse the student’s attendance at free professional development workshops offered by UHR and other campus organizations. The student will also become acquainted with PIs and their labs within the department, and be informed when their lab has openings/needs based on experience.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Steven Kuba: skuba@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: January 10, 2023

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

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Flexible schedule typically Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Primarily in-person with the possibility for some remote work as needed.

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 2117 HJ Patterson Hall

Job Description: 

Application Deadline: January 20 for best consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) is looking for a UMD student to serve as a Social Media/Data Analysis Assistant on our Communications Team! The Office of International Affairs (OIA) is an office on campus that works to create and sustain opportunities across the University of Maryland that address global challenges, foster inclusivity and bring out the best in humanity. Encompassing International Student & Scholar Services, Education Abroad and Global Learning Initiatives, OIA works to support international research collaborations, create project-based global learning opportunities, reimagine global engagement for the virtual space and develop innovative programming for faculty and students. 

The Social Media/Data Analysis Assistant will support OIA’s Communications Team by managing a content calendar, developing content and collateral, researching trends in social media and digital engagement and collecting and analyzing data to strengthen OIA’s content and engagement strategy. The Social Media/Data Analysis Assistant will work collaboratively with the team to ensure content is advancing strategic objectives and yielding desired outcomes.
 
We are looking for a team player and organized self-starter who can provide creative insights into OIA’s communication strategies. Undergraduate students who want to get more involved with UMD’s community of international and globally-minded students, scholars, faculty and staff and those with experience in communications, marketing, community engagement, social media management, digital analytics or relevant experience are encouraged to apply. 
 
Responsibilities 

  • Analyze and report on content and communications channel performance and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Maintain a social media content calendar and weekly posting plan
  • Develop new and engaging content for OIA social media channels that highlights stories from across UMD’s global community and programs 
  • Use Canva.com and/or Adobe tools to develop engaging graphics for social media
  • Provide coordination and administrative support for various communications projects including, but not limited to, program announcements and program/event promotion for OIA units
  • Other marketing and communications support as tasks arise

Qualifications: 

  • Undergraduate student at University of Maryland
  • Good academic standing and maintenance of a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Creative thinker and problem solver
  • Experience with data analytics, goal setting and performance tracking
  • Knowledge of Hootsuite and Google Analytics is a plus
  • Excellent social media management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, knowledge of AP style a plus
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to take initiative on projects and work independently
  • A strong communicator, comfortable giving and receiving feedback  
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in graphic design or ability to populate design templates (Canva, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and/or Illustrator) 
  • Experience in video production or editing is a plus
  • Passion for cross-cultural collaboration and global learning

Learning opportunities:

This is a great opportunity for a student who wants to work as part of a collaborative team in a cross-cutting office that connects the university’s many cultures, global initiatives and educational resources while receiving coaching and training to develop their communications skills. This position will help build skills in time management, analyzing past performance for future improvements, translating creative ideas into practical solutions that advance organizational objectives and collaborating in a professional team dynamic. 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely. 

Contact person(s):

  • Amanda Quinn: amquinn@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter as well as up to three examples of their work (writing samples, multimedia and social media content, and application of data insights as relevant) via email. Cover letters should include why you are interested and how you meet the qualifications. For best consideration, please apply by January 20. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
 

Date posted: January 5, 2023

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2023 - Summer 2023

Number of available opening(s): 4

Number of hours needed per week: 8

Schedule: Flexible Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 3rd Floor, 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. This position provides an excellent opportunity to develop highly transferrable skills in a fast-paced environment serving students, employers, faculty, staff and alumni.

Duties include:

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

Qualifications: 

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

Learning opportunities:

This position provides an excellent opportunity to develop highly transferrable skills in a fast-paced environment serving students, employers, faculty, staff and alumni.
Receive ongoing professional development to assist in your own career planning.
Opportunity to interact and network with various employers from numerous fields of work. Exposure to workshops, panels, and networking events, career advising and development.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely. Must be available to work at least 8 hours per week and in-person.

Contact person(s):

  • Ms. Leila Green: lgreen@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter as well as a copy of class schedule via email.
 

Date posted: January 5, 2023

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

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

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

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: Mathematics Building

Job Description: 

The Graduate Program Assistant will perform clerical assignments such as filing, printing, editing documents, emailing, shredding, updating webpages, writing brief news articles and assisting with events (e.g., set up, clean up), etc. There is also room in this position for the Assistant to take initiative and create new projects based on their interests and the office's needs. The Assistant will have their own desk, computer and phone in the office and will have opportunities to interact with staff, students and faculty in the Math Department. Other duties may be assigned. Work attire is casual. The schedule is flexible around the student's academic schedule. It's generally a quiet environment. 

Qualifications: 

Previous experience in customer service or an office setting is desired. Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Google Drive applications, Adobe Acrobat and a willingness to learn new skills and computer software is required. The Assistant should be detail-oriented, organized and punctual with an interest in providing good customer service to our students. They should also be self-motivated with an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. Experience/ability to edit a website is desirable. 

Learning opportunities:

The AMSC Graduate Program Assistant can use time in the office to learn new skills via LinkedIn Learning and other training programs as well as attend professional/academic development sessions on campus with approval of supervisor. There is room in this position for creativity, taking initiative and new ideas.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Jessica Sadler: amsc@amsc.umd.edu

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

Date posted: November 29,  2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 1

Hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $15.00

Schedule: Flexible scheduling from Monday through Friday

Department address: 3rd Floor Hornbake Library, South Wing

Job description:

The University Career Center is seeking an undergraduate student assistant for the Center's Assessment Team. The team is responsible for data collection, analysis and reporting of the graduate survey, internship survey, Careers4Terps data and other career related data. The team also regularly collaborates with other colleagues on diversity, equity and inclusion metrics.

The student assistant will help to collect data from social media profiles, for example, LinkedIn and other sources on employment status, past internships, etc. The student assistant will be tasked with data clean up and processing/managing data collection efforts relating to the research on graduates via social media sites. The student assistant is also expected to help with research to validate data on self-reported responses related to start-up businesses, etc.

Qualifications: 

The student must be able to commit to a regular work schedule (at least 6-10 hours per week, to be set by the student according to their availability). This position is open to current undergraduate students enrolled at the University of Maryland. In addition to being familiar with social media, candidates must be highly organized and deadline-oriented and demonstrate a high degree of integrity with sensitive information/data. The team regularly uses Google sheets and other Google tools to collaborate, and the ideal candidate will be able to work well both independently and as part of the larger team.

Preferences:
This position is ideal for students looking to gain experience in data analysis. Specific experience and qualifications that would be helpful to highlight in your application include:

  • Familiarity with Excel and/or Google sheets.
  • Basic fluency in web accessibility best practices.

Learning opportunities:

As a Student Assistant for Assessment you will develop transferable skills such as customer service, communication, project management, organization, data analysis and critical thinking that will help to launch your career after college.  Additionally, you will receive ongoing professional development opportunities that will assist you in your own career planning. 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Sharon Ousman: sousman@umd.edu

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

Date posted: November 29, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 3

Hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage: $15.00

Schedule: Must have availability from Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Department address: 9630 Gudeslky Drive Rockville, MD 20850

Job description:

Now hiring students to become part of our team providing frontline support. All applicants must be or will be enrolled in classes at the University at Shady Grove campus. Successful candidates will have strong customer service and communication skills and have basic knowledge of campus resources. Duties include providing direct support to faculty, staff, students and visitors (on-site, via phone, and email), processing, tracking and reporting data.  Must be comfortable working on-site and assisting with programming and student life events.  

If you are interested in such a great opportunity, please email your resume with a description of your strengths and experience to usg-studentlife@umd.edu.  If you need further information or have any questions, please call 301-738-6023.  Candidates must be available to work at least 15 hours during the week during CSEF's office hours: Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Qualifications: Students must have at least one year of professional experience and must be or will be enrolled in classes at the University at Shady Grove campus. 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Gloria Kalotra: usg-studentlife@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.
 

Date posted: November 15, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 1

Hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $16.00

Schedule: Flexible

Department address: Discovery District, College Park (5 minutes from campus)

Job description:

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) based at the University of Maryland College Park is currently seeking to hire a part-time Office Assistant. For more information about START, visit our website at http://www.start.umd.edu/start/.

Responsibilities:  START’s Office Assistant will perform moderately complex clerical work requiring the application of varied procedures or specialized methods.  

  • Work in the Business Office assisting with clerical and administrative assignments. 
  • Assist with compiling month-end financial statements and required backups.
  • Assist Business Office staff with projects.
  • Become familiar with START policies and procedures.
  • Assist with organization of files and personnel documentation.
  • Become familiar with START’s front desk operations.
  • Sort mail.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of office practices, procedures and operating manual and automated office equipment.
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills.
  • Ability to independently perform clerical tasks; to communicate effectively; to follow oral and written instructions; to maintain effective work relationships.
  • Ability to successfully multitask and to provide administrative support to a variety of people.
  • Skill in filing documents according to alphabetic and numeric sequences.
  • Experience with Microsoft applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Learning opportunities: 

At START, the Office Assistant will have the chance to experience a fast paced working environment and will have the opportunity for growth. The student will become familiar with University business and financial processes. As the student becomes more familiar with START’s Business Office, the duties may be tailored to fit their interests and expertise. Additionally, student employees are welcome to attend events, including symposia and career talks, offered for interns and staff at START, as their interests and schedules allow.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Arri Abarcar: aabarcar@umd.edu

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

Date posted: November 4, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Schedule is flexible depending on clasess.

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address:1101 Miller 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. Proficient in most office applications, such as: Microsoft Office and Excel. Student must possess excellent communications and verbal skills. Student must have the ability to answer busy telephones and occasionally run errands on campus. Student must have a strong level of professionalism when greeting visitors entering the Office of the President. Student should understand the confidentiality of the Office of the President.

Qualifications:

Applicants should possess strong organizational and communication skills, and perform work with attention to detail and efficiency and be dependable. Office experience is preferred. 
Applicants must be eligible for and awarded Federal Work Study and be able to provide a copy of their FWS offer letter page for employment. Letter may be found online at: https://eso.umd.edu/osfa-testudo/.

Learning opportunities: 

Opportunity to learn valuable workplace skills, such as: Microsoft Office programs and office procedures. Enhance organizational and time management skills.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Damaris Viera: dviera@umd.edu

To apply: Submit resume and FWS offer letter page. Resumes will be reviewed, and highly qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Date posted: November 1, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 3

Hours needed per week: 20

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Students that have availability from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. will be given the highest consideration as these are the high volume inquiry times.

Department address: Mitchell Bldg. 

Job description:

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions (OUA) Customer Service Center seeks to hire (3) student workers to serve as OUA customer service specialist. The OUA Customer Service Center is responsible for excellent customer service and guidance to prospective, admitted and returning students and their agents. These interactions will include personal contact via telephone inquiry management. Through these interactions, the representative will provide counseling about options for admission at Maryland. During the prospective student recruitment phase, this responsibility requires that this position interprets the admission criteria and shape the message to the individual students, families or groups. In the more sensitive application review phase, this responsibility requires that the OUA student representatives employ significant counseling techniques that involve educating and informing students and their designated agents. It is necessary that an OUA student representative understand and be able to explain the university admission policies and interpret them as appropriate to the individual circumstance. 

This position will be responsible for maintaining the enrollment management customer service standard of excellence. The OUA student representative will deliver excellent customer service to prospective and current students by providing information about undergraduate admission including policies, deadlines and any other pertinent university details that will encourage the student to apply and enroll at the university. This position will assist OUA Customer Service Representatives with general office work including, but not limited to the following: answering general emails, answering phone inquiry and providing relief at the Mitchell front desk during the hours of 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Prefers a candidate with a familiarity with experience multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment

Learning opportunities: Learning everything that has to do with student college admissions and Recruitment. 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Terrence Foster: tfoster2@umd.edu

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

Date posted: October 25, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 4

Hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Department address: 3115 Benjamin Building

Job description:

The Department of Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education will need up to 4 students to assist with general filing and organizing tasks and 1 student will be assigned to work on a research project. The 4 students will also assist the regular department staff in providing administrative support to both department staff and faculty. The routine tasks will also include answering calls, copying, filing, mail distribution, data entry, accounting, shredding, packing/ unpacking boxes and running errands.  

Qualifications:

  • Good communication
  • Organizational and computer skills
  • Works well with others
  • Detail oriented
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel is preferred.

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

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Ylesia Stefanie James: yjames@umd.edu

To apply: Submit resume along with FWS Offer Letter and class schedule via email.
 

Date posted: October 25, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 1

Hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $15.00

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

Department address: 1107 Architecture Bldg CAMPUS UMCP

Job description:

Job duties include the following:

  • Data entry into programs such as Excel and Smartsheet
  • Help develop Business Office Support Clerk manual and training materials
  • Filing materials into the appropriate cabinets/folders
  • Updating financial resource pages as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to work cooperatively with students and staff without direct supervision
  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Computer literacy

Learning opportunities:

Students can hone their communication skills while learning the ins and outs of the Business Office and gaining experience in an office environment. They will also have the opportunity to assist with special projects, events, workshops and other initiatives at the Business Office

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Monica Herrera: mherrera@umd.edu

To apply: Submit resume and cover letter via email.
 

Date posted: October 6, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 2

Hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Department address: 1101 Hornbake Library South

Job description:
The Assessment and Tutoring Program Assistant will support the Assistant Director for Academic Outreach and Student Development and Tutoring Program GA’s with the ongoing needs of the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education (OMSE) Assessment and Reporting and the Tutoring Program. 

Job duties for OMSE Data Assessment and Reporting include: 

  • Data entry, collection, and organization
  • Creating tables, charts, and graphs of data for reports
  • Proof-reading report copy and formatting documents
  • Preparing materials and providing assistance during virtual meetings
  • Assisting with email, zoom and phone communication; scheduling
  • Other duties as assigned

Job duties for Tutoring Program: 

  • Monitor and report program data
  • Coordinate/schedule tutoring sessions between tutor and students
  • Keeping track of data and match requests, updating spreadsheets as needed
  • Prepare materials and provide assistance during meetings
  • Collaborating with other program GA’s to expedite match requests 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/experience in data entry and foundational college-level statistics 
  • Knowledge of MS Office (MS Word and MS Excel), Zoom, ELMS, Google Suite (Docs, Drive, Gmail, Google Cal)
  • Ability to work independently, accurately and problem solve when technical and data issues that may arise
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented
  • Passion for supporting programs and resources for multi-ethnic students in higher education 

Learning opportunities:

Students will have the opportunity to learn more about the mission of supporting students of multi-ethnic backgrounds and underrepresented groups at UMD. This position will gain first-hand experience in data collection, project management and applied statistics. Students will also assist the Service Learning Certificate program coordinator and learn about campus resources that support multi-ethnic students across the UMD Campus. 

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Ella Castleberry-Kapote: ecastleb@umd.edu

To apply: Submit an application to OMSE’s Student Employment portal.

For additional information, contact: 
Dr. Miriam Osborne Elliott
Assistant Director for Academic Outreach and Student Development
mosborn1@umd.edu

Please CC:
Zam Mozumder, OMSE Program Assistant
(zam@umd.edu)
Urshilah Senthilnathan, OMSE Graduate Assistant
(urshsen@umd.edu)

Maoqing Wang, OMSE Graduate Assistant
(mwang110@terpmail.umd.edu) 
 

Date posted: September 22, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Department address: 1130 Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Building

Job Description:

1. Assist in reviewing and approving 25Live classroom reservation requests
              a. Make sure that event reservations are not back-to-back with classes
              b. Follow-up with department schedulers when needed\
2. Assist in updating classroom data in 25Live
              a. Upload images of new or newly renovated General Purpose Classrooms (GPC)
              b. Update room info data 
3. Under the supervision of CCSS staff member, answer phone or email inquiries
4. Within the scope of assigned tasks, update course and GPC data in SIS
              a. Process Visnetic email requests
              b. Work with CCSS team or department schedulers for questions or concerns
5. Assist in special projects as determined by the supervisors

Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail
  • Customer service
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Dependable 

Learning opportunities: 

Student Assistants are supervised by a team of managers within the Office of the Registrar, each member of our management team is dedicated to providing premium customer service with minimal errors and will provide the leadership needed to enforce that goal. 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Toya Garrett-WIlliams: twillia1@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.
 

Date posted: September 14, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 2

Hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage: $14.00

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

Department address: 1210 Symons Hall

Job description:

The University of Maryland Extension (UME) seeks a coordinator assistant to support the Associate Dean/Associate Director (AD) and Assistant Director of Operations (ADO) for the UME. UME is a department in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) with 347 faculty and staff located in 23 counties and Baltimore City, the 4-H State office, the SNAP-Ed State office, and five research and education centers. 

This position includes the following responsibilities and skills. 

Responsibilities:

  • Administrative tasks such as assisting with scheduling meetings, filing, search processes, office organizations and other day-to-day office activities. 
  • Assisting with coordination of meetings, programs and events.
  • Data entry and database management. 
  • Writing and editing documents such as meeting agendas, minutes, correspondences and reports.
  • Research, literature review, compiling references, editing reports and other publications.
  • Preparing presentations, website content, e-newsletters and social media postings. 
  • Management of documents, databases and records. 
  • Various other administrative and coordination tasks as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing and research skills
  • Organization and time management skills 
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Required computer skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Adobe Acrobat. A willingness to learn new skills and computer software is required. 
  • Prior office or administrative experience is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite products or other graphic design software is preferred. 

Learning opportunities: Great opportunities to learn about research based community education in health, environment, youth development and agriculture. 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Jinhee Kim: jinkim@umd.edu

To apply: Submit resume and cover letter along with a letter of professional recommendation via email.
 

Date posted: September 14, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 2

Hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Department address: 2800 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8270 Alumni Drive

Job description:

School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies (TDPS) is looking for an efficient Office Assistant to perform general administrative work. The TDPS Office Assistant will help support the TDPS Staff perform day to day tasks. You will perform basic reception, administrative work, rental assistance, monitoring rehearsal spaces and are trained to manage a variety of database programs such as swipe records and key loan management records. From this office we order all office supplies; maintain the mail room with incoming mail and packages for over 100 people; prepare and organize Terrapin Trader equipment; photocopying and print orders for the department; rental check collection; maintain instruction manuals for multiple programs and tasks to the running of the department; maintain technology and mailroom equipment; additional special projects are assigned as needed. Our FWS students work with all the admins on our floor and often do special projects like data entry and filing.

Responsibilities include: data entry, filing, assisting with technology inventory, helping to prepare and organize Terrapin Trader pick-ups and special projects as needed.

Qualifications:

Necessary skills:

  • Good written and phone communication
  • Organized
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Efficient time management skill
  • Fast learner
  • Able to lift 50lbs

Preferred skills:

  • Consistent working hours available

Learning opportunities:

We try very hard to give our students as much training, orientation and opportunity as possible. This job will help develop administrative skills, time management, scheduling and customer service skills that will benefit whatever job field our students choose. This job also allows students to develop their own strengths in administrative work. 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Renee Nyack: rnyack@umd.edu

To apply: Submit resume and cover letter via email.
 

Date posted: September 9, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address: 0102 Main Administration Building

Job Description:

At the direction of the Director of Payroll & Personnel, the individual will assist with various HR & Finance clerical tasks. The individual may also be called upon to assist in other areas of the Provost Office. All duties are entry level and clerical in nature. 

Qualifications: Currently Enrolled University of Maryland, College Park student.

Learning opportunities: 

This position affords the individual an opportunity to participate in the inner workings of the Senior Management at the University. 

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Rhonda L Smith: rlsmith@umd.edu

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

Date posted: September 8, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 1

Hours needed per week: 5

Hourly wage: $15.00

Schedule: Weekly hours can range from 3-7 hours depending on department's needs. Can be flexible with student's class schedule but hours will be worked mostly in-office between 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Department address: Susquehanna Hall,  4111

Job description:
This position includes the following duties and skills: 

  • Administrative tasks including, but not limited to, keeping the office organized and delivering materials to partner offices 
  • Welcoming visitors to Consortium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity (CRGE)
  • Updating the Intersectional Research Data Base 
  • Updating the CRGE website 
  • Grant writing assistance 
  • Research activities such annotation of books and articles, literature summaries and syntheses of bodies of knowledge, compiling references, and editing manuscripts, reports, and other publications 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Research Coordinator  

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must be enrolled as a University of Maryland undergraduate, preferably in the Social Science, Public Health, and/or Humanities, with an interest in and knowledge of issues of equity, inclusion, racial/ethnic groups, and social inequality. The candidate must have strong writing and research skills. The candidate must be familiar with presentation softwares such as Microsoft PowerPoint and Prezi. Data analysis skills are desirable. 

Team building and interpersonal skills are essential to ensure a collegial team approach in working with CRGE staff, graduate and undergraduate students. Some training is possible, but the candidate must have interpersonal communication skills and work well with diverse teams.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Joana Granados: joanagra@umd.edu

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

Date posted: September 2, 2022

Semester/Term: Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Openings: 2

Hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible schedule typically Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (other days/hours may be required as needed) Primarily in-person with the possibility for some remote work as needed.

Department address: 1101 Hornbake Library

Job description: 

Reporting to the Assistant Director for Marketing and Technology, the candidate will serve as the undergraduate marketing and technology assistant and will perform a variety of functions for communication, marketing and technology. The student will obtain an understanding of diversity and inclusion and higher education, working alongside the assistant director for the development of marketing collateral, supporting technology implementation and interacting with fellow students, university faculty & staff, alumni and community leaders to support the mission of the office. 

The candidate will:

  • Provide marketing and technology support for program events and services
  • Analyze, assist with comparing and evaluating various courses of action in order to make decisions on efficient and effective communication approaches
  • Explore innovative ways to market the office to various audiences
  • Develop, design and write promotional collateral (i.e. e-newsletters, brochures, websites, social media content) to promote the office to designated audiences
  • Develop press releases; develop and refine key messages, promote program services
  • Develop and update website content; publish e-newsletters which include educational and program-based content for target populations; assist with coordination of special events
  • Analyze and report on the effectiveness of marketing, technology and other programmatic efforts provide first-level technical support and user support for computers, AV equipment and other hardware and software conduct presentations and training for various stakeholders other marketing, technology and programmatic project coordination tasks as needed.

Qualifications: 

  • Enrollment in an undergraduate bachelor's degree program at the University of Maryland in good standing is required; pursuit of a degree in marketing, communications, public relations, graphic design or a closely related field is preferred.
  • Experience with graphic design and creative writing for the development of flyers, email newsletters, social media and online content.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite products, including Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere, Google Suite for Education, social media management and web content management systems such as WordPress
  • Experience providing hardware and software support as well as troubleshooting technology problems; Knowledge of Mac and PC troubleshooting
  • Experience in an educational environment or office environment is preferred
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders of various backgrounds
  • Candidates are asked to present an outstanding portfolio showcasing strong digital and print design, branding and writing skills.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a diverse team.

Learning opportunities:

The undergraduate marketing and technology assistant will gain an understanding of strategic marketing management and technology management. This position provides the student with the opportunity to work independently, creatively and collaboratively to obtain experience in self-management, responsible decision-making, problem-solving, teamwork, task follow-through, relationship building, diversity, education and professional-level job expectations. 

The undergraduate marketing and technology assistant will receive frequent, high-quality supervision and interaction with professional staff members to such an extent as to foster the acquisition of a general overview of and specific skills in a broad range of areas including communications, marketing and technology management. The student will be provided with ongoing feedback and is expected to demonstrate sound judgment, discretion, an appreciation for inclusive excellence, an ongoing commitment to academic excellence and strong written and verbal communication skills.

Additional comments: This position may combine in-person and remote work as deemed necessary.

Contact person(s):

  • Mr. Tunji Sawyer, MBA: tsawyer@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter along with one letter of recommendation (educational or professional only; personal letters of recommendations not accepted), FWS offer letter, fall class schedule and availability via email. Candidates are also asked to submit an outstanding portfolio showcasing strong digital and print design, branding and writing skills. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. No phone calls, please.
 

Date posted: September 2, 2022

Semester/Term: Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Openings: 2

Hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage: $12.75

Schedule: There are three ways Event Managers (EMs) can be involved: weekend events, weeknight events, and office staffing. All EMs are required to sign up for a minimum of four (4) weekends, in which they handle the setup, tear down and facilitation of all the events on the schedule from Friday through Sunday. Weeknight events include minimal setup, facilitating the event as necessary and potentially closing the Chapel for the night. Office work is optional and your schedule is flexible- we work with you to set your days and hours. 

Department address: 1101 Chapel Lane | 7744 Regents Drive

Job description: 

Anticipated Start Date - September 9, 2022

THE STAMP MISSION:

To provide a safe and inviting campus center where all UMD students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members cultivate lifelong relationships founded on engagement, learning, multiculturalism and citizenship.

As a Student Event Manager, you will assist at weddings, lectures, concerts and other events held at Memorial Chapel. You will provide logistical support by meeting with groups at the beginning of their time reservation to learn how they would like the Chapel equipment arranged for their event. You’ll also go over a checklist of policies with them to make sure all details are covered. Additionally, you will get to help in the Chapel’s office by updating our social media sites, answering phone calls and working to ensure proper communication between the Chapel and our clients. Training and a manual are provided, and your first two assignments are with a veteran Chapel staff member.

Based on your availability, you will be assigned THREE-FOUR weekends per semester. A "weekend" means being at each rental event scheduled for that weekend which may include a Thursday.  Wedding rehearsals are held 4 p.m. - 10 p.m. on the Thursday and Friday before the Saturday and Sunday weddings. (Most weekends have 4-10 events.) Weddings/Events can be scheduled 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.  Occasionally you will be assigned to weekday evening events, such as concerts and lectures. You must be comfortable with managing an events facility independently. You may bring food when working during meal hours. Business dress is expected and you will be provided with a nametag to be worn while on duty.

Qualifications: 

You must enjoy working with people, be dependable, very punctual, responsible and willing to help create successful events and weddings. You must take pride in your appearance and understand the importance of representing the University. This position requires a self-starter and independent worker who is willing to learn and politely but firmly enforce all the policies of the Chapel.  If you are a UMD student, you should have at least one year remaining before you graduate. Only UMD students are allowed to apply.

Learning opportunities:

All student employees within Stamp will be part of STAMP GROW. Our GROW employment program uses brief, structured conversations between student employees and their supervisors to help students connect the skills and knowledge they are gaining in the classroom with their on-campus employment, and co-curricular experiences. Although your job in Stamp may not be directly related to your future profession, the skills you learn here will help you in your chosen career path and give you valuable work experience to strengthen your resume. You will learn to provide customer service that is positive, interpersonal, informative, professional, and solution-orientated. In addition, you can expect to learn skills such as critical thinking, time management, interpersonal communication, working with people from diverse backgrounds and working as part of a team.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Denise McHugh: dmchugh@umd.edu 

To apply: Submit a resume via email.
 

Date posted: August 30 , 2022

Semester/Term: Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Openings: 2

Hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tuesday through Friday afternoons preferred.

Department address: 2351 School of Public Health

Job description: 

The Department of Kinesiology (KNES) is seeking energetic students to support the undergraduate advising team and contribute to the overall office and operations of the department. The Student Administrative Assistant will greet office visitors and help direct them to the appropriate contact. Students should feel comfortable interacting with undergraduate and graduate students, staff, and faculty members, as well as off-campus visitors and guests.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting current and prospective undergraduate students with questions related to the Kinesiology program
  • Answering phones and maintaining other general office communication
  • Perform general administrative and office support tasks, such as assisting with mail drop-off and pick up, making copies, etc.
  • Assist with logistics of department events, such as open houses, lectures, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with the Kinesiology advising team to improve student outreach, including informational flyers, newsletters, social media posts, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of and interest in the Kinesiology program strongly preferred, but not required.
  • Prior experience is not needed, but preferred. 
  • Strong customer service skills and an ability to appropriately handle confidential information is essential. 
  • Students are expected to be reliable, punctual, responsible, and self-motivated.
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail are required.
  • Proficiency with computer programs (Word, Excel, etc.) are required and familiarity with developing social media content that can represent the department is strongly preferred.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Lindsey Winter: lmrodkey@umd.edu

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

Date posted: August 30, 2022

Semester/Term: Fall 2022

Number of Openings: 2

Hours needed per week: 20

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address: 1128 Tawes Hall

Job description: 

The English Department is currently seeking students with Work-Study funding for general office assistant positions throughout the department.  These positions include general office duties such as directing visitors, answering telephones, filing, photocopying, mail distribution, maintaining office supplies and 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 and typing and computer skills are required. Students with experience in hospitality or customer service are preferred.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Cassie Cook: english@umd.edu

To apply: To apply, please send an e-mail to english@umd.edu.  You must include a short statement of interest, your resume, your availability for the fall, including the amount of hours you wish to work per week and the amount of your Work-Study letter.
 

Date posted: August 26, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address: 2115 Van Munching Hall

Job description: The Student Office Assistant will provide administrative support, including data entry, filing, packing boxes (as we are moving to a new building) and creating a new filing system.

Qualifications: Punctual, flexible, reliable and friendly!

Learning Opportunities: The Student Office Assistant will learn to use some UMD systems

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely. The School of Public Policy is a very flexible workspace and we are a fun office!

Contact person(s):

  • Lori Ganey: lganey@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email. 
 

Date posted: August 25, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 1

Hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage: $12.50

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

Department address: 2119 Plant Sciences Building

Job description:

The student will work in the Plant Science and Landscape Architecture (PSLA) front office for the Executive Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support to the department. Duties include, but are not limited to: greeting and assisting visitors, faculty, and staff; general office duties; web maintenance/development, social media management, video editing, content creation, communications to stakeholders, events set-up and management, and compilation of departmental data. The student will also be responsible for delivering important documents to other on-campus facilities as well as other on-campus errands. The student will occasionally assist Facilities Manager with general assistance when needed. Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:

Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite. Willingness to learn and ability to work independently. Experience with web maintenance/development is a plus. 
Preference: 
Journalism experience/background, social media experience, web and video editing experience.

Learning opportunities:

This position will allow you to learn office tasks, balancing and multitasking day to day work in an office environment. There is plenty of room for the growth of customer service skills along with the workings of an administrative office.  

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Michelle Neff: mneff1@umd.edu

To apply: Send a resume and cover letter along with a writing sample via email. Reference "Office Assistant-Front Office" in the email subject line when applying. 
 

Date posted: August 23, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 1

Hours needed per week: 8

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 1211-B Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Building

Job description:

The office assistant will support staff with weekly departmental newsletter, social media management, designing flyers and promoting events, set up and breakdown for meetings and events, copying, scanning, faxing, answering phones, researching and organizing office supplies.

Qualifications:

Some experience with Canva, MailChimp and social media marketing is preferred. Experience using MS Word and Excel, ability to answer telephones and route calls, experience with typical office equipment, training happily provided.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Dana Persaud: dpersaud@umd.edu

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

Date posted: August 18, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 2

Hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address: 1118 H.J. Patterson Hall

Job description:

Education Abroad seeks two efficient, detail-oriented and organized Student Assistants to join our team. The Student Assistants will learn how to operate in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment with a highly dedicated, mission-driven team of professionals and contribute to meaningful projects that advance EA’s commitment to expanding access to study abroad.

The Student Assistants will work closely with program staff to carry out tasks through platforms such as EA’s application management system, to process program and student information during the application and pre-departure cycles. 

These positions are for Fall 2022 and are renewable upon review. More information about each available position is below:

Position 1 - Student Assistant for Advising and Programs
Position Responsibilities:

  • Review student application submissions for select Maryland-in programs and conduct follow up with students as needed
  • Run reports and progress audits for program materials using MyEA
  • Support the creation and delivery of documents needed for visa applications
  • Support the maintenance and creation of advising resources
  • Assist with EA events, program-specific outreach and support
  • Other duties as assigned

Position 2 - Student Assistant for Operations and Exchange
Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the Education Abroad front office, greeting visitors and helping to answer questions from students and other guests. 
  • Support data entry and information management for study abroad course evaluations and outbound exchange programming.
  • Assist with events for incoming international exchange students.
  • Assist with outreach events to promote study abroad across campus. 
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

This position is well suited for an undergraduate student in good academic standing who is detail oriented, enjoys organizing information and playing a role in moving processes along. We are looking for candidates who are resourceful and can work both independently and as part of a team, who will uphold EA’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and professional standards.

Preferred candidates will have experience with Microsoft Office and Google Suite, intercultural experience, prior office or administrative experience and database experience.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Isatta Mansaray: educationabroad@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email along with the completion of this Google Form: https://forms.gle/qLah3os94kxsF9Lx8
 

Date posted: August 16, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 2

Hours needed per week: 20

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible hours from Monday through Friday. Some weekend and evening hours (4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.) may be required to support trainings/events.

Department address: Office of Diversity & Inclusion, 2417 Marie Mount Hall

Job description:

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

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

General Duties:
Administrative Functions:

  • Provide administrative support to the Office of Diversity & Inclusion. May provide assistance as follows: desk & office coverage, scheduling, delegation and organization of daily/weekly tasks, track status of project/task completion, communicate new information to team members, assist with delivering materials and assist with inventory of office supplies and equipment. 

Front Desk Coverage & Customer Service:

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

Marketing:

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

Public Relations:

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

Other Duties:

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

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Learning opportunities:

  • General office work experience
  • Exposure to event management
  • Exposure to supporting communications management for a department in higher education Experience engaging students, faculty, staff at various events
  • Experience serving on various committees

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Veronica Lewis: vlewis1@umd.edu

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

Date posted: August 9, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 1

Hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $12.50

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

Department address: 3121 Susquehanna Hall

Job description:

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

Qualifications:

  • Good customer service skills
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to manually lift boxes from one place to another including from one floor to another; handle physically demanding movements like pushing, pulling, bending down
  • Prefers a candidate with a familiarity with social media

Learning opportunities:

This position will provide the opportunity to work on the department's events, meetings and other activities throughout the academic year.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • General Office Email: wgss@umd.edu

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

Date posted: August 3, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 2

Hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Department address: 1101 Hornbake Library

Job description:

The Assessment and Service Learning Certificate Program Assistant will support the Coordinator with ongoing needs of the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education (OMSE) Assessment and Reporting and the Service Learning Certificate Program (SLCP). 
Job duties for OMSE Assessment and Reporting include, but are not limited to: 

  • Data entry, collection and organization
  • Creating tables, charts and graphs of data for reports
  • Proof-reading report copy and formatting documents
  • Prepare materials and provide assistance during virtual meetings
  • Email, zoom and phone communication; scheduling
  • Other duties as assigned

Job duties for OMSE Service Learning Certificate Program (SLCP)

  • Monitor and report program data
  • Designing brochures, flyers and other communication materials
  • Printing, labeling and mailing (as needed and based on building access and the individual’s comfort level)
  • Prepare materials and provide assistance during meetings
  • Email, zoom and phone communication, scheduling
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/experience in data entry and foundational college-level statistics 
  • Knowledge of MS Office (MS Word and MS Excel), Zoom, ELMS, Google Suite (Docs, Drive, Gmail, Google Cal)
  • Knowledge in using Canva, Photoshop or similar publishing/design software
  • Ability to work independently, accurately and problem solve when technical and data issues that may arise
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented
  • Passion for supporting programs and resources for multi-ethnic students in higher education 

Learning opportunities:

Students will have the opportunity to learn more about the mission of supporting students of multi-ethnic backgrounds and underrepresented groups at UMD. This position will gain first-hand experience in data collection, project management and applied statistics. Students will also assist the Service Learning Certificate program coordinator and learn about campus resources that support multi-ethnic students across the UMD Campus. 

Additional comments: This position will include hybrid work scheduling, requiring in-person hours and pre-approved virtual hours. Students must adhere to UMD health and safety guidelines at all times.

Contact person(s):

  • Harita Patel: hpatel17@umd.edu

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

Date posted: July 28, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 1

Hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage: $12.50

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

Department address: 2119 Plant Sciences Building

Job description:

The student will work in an academic department's business office to assist with general daily clerical and administrative operations. The student will assist with, including, but not limited to: payroll, inventory, filing, errands, copying, creating reports and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

The student must have knowledge of Microsoft Office suite. Previous working experience working in an office setting is preferred.

Learning opportunities:

The student will gain valuable knowledge that can be used in a business environment.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Michelle Neff: mneff@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter via email. Reference “Business Office Assistant” in the cover letter and email subject line when applying.
 

Date posted: July 27, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 2

Hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible depending on the student's schedule.

Department address: 1204 Benjamin Building

Job description:

The student will assist Institute for Governmental Service and Research’s Administrative Assistant by providing coverage for the front desk, responding to emails, phone calls, filing, making photocopies, shredding, distributing mail, maintaining supplies and other duties as assigned. The student will also assist staff with projects and be the courier for the Institute.

Qualifications:

The student must have basic computer skills, willingness to work with others, ability to communicate effectively, be a fast learner, take initiative, and have problem solving skills. They must also have a strong work ethic, have attention to detail, punctuality, and reliability is a must. Prior office experience is not required but it is a plus.

Learning opportunities:

The student will become familiar with University policies and procedures and gain office and project experience in an academic research environment.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Toni Jennings: amjennin@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter as well as class schedule and FWS offer letter via email.
 

Date posted: July 27, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 2

Hours needed per week: 20

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address: 1204 Benjamin Building

Job description:

General Office clerical duties: 

  • Data entry
  • Scanning
  • E-filing
  • Answering phones
  • Greeting office visitors

Qualifications:

  • Close attention to detail
  • Experience with data entry
  • Scanning
  • Customer service

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Janis Cornell-DeMoss: jcdemoss@umd.edu

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

Date posted: July 27, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 3

Hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address: 4528 Van Munching Hall

Job description:

Support research of Smith School faculty, Management & Organization, in Strategy, OBHR and entrepreneurship. Duties also include careful online searching, data entry and workflow management.

Qualifications:

No specific research experience or skills are required. However, students will be expected to communicate effectively with relevant research team members, manage their own time and work independently on unfamiliar problems.

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Tina Marie Rollason: trollaso@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume along with FWS offer letter via email. 

Date posted: July 22, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 2

Hours needed per week: 7

Hourly wage: $15.00

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday

Department address: 2110 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Job description:

This position works in The School of Music Admissions office to assist with general daily administrative and public facing tasks. The position assists with duties including but not limited to email and phone inquiries, data entry, materials inventory, virtual visits, in-person tours, errands, audition and recruitment events and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

This position requires applicants to be a current School of Music student, have knowledge of Google suite and having previous experience engaging with public events or customer service is preferred. 

Learning opportunities:

The student will gain valuable knowledge and experience in customer service, event management and music recruitment practices.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Alex Milligan: milligan@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email along with this brief application: https://apply.music.umd.edu/register/?id=f3a05298-fd98-4346-bfa5-f00b10535914
 

Date posted: July 21, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 2

Hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $13.00

Department address: 1126 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Job description:

  • Assist in the organization of on- and off-campus recruitment and outreach events for prospective and admitted engineering students and families.
  • Manage and update all engineering informational list-servs and mailing lists.
  • Draft and send informational emails to prospective and current engineering students.
  • Respond to inquiries from high school students, parents, teachers, and/or counselors.
  • Assist in the development of Clark School marketing print materials.
  • Other administrative and programmatic duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a Federal Work-Study financial aid recipient for the 2022-2023 academic year.
  • Current Clark School engineering student or LTSC student pursuing engineering 
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Organization and event management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with many people in a busy environment
  • Ability to take initiative with very little management and supervision
  • Must be able to speak positively and enthusiastically about being a Terp Engineer!

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Aishah Briscoe: abrisco1@umd.edu

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

Date posted: July 20, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 1

Hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $13.00

Schedule: Flexible (No less than 2 hours per shift)

Department address: 1131S Martin Hall

Job description: 

The student will provide administrative office/clerical support to staff within the Undergraduate Advising & Academic Support office including, but not limited to:

  • Copying
  • Filing
  • Data entry
  • Answering phones
  • Greeting visitors
  • Directing students seeking assistance
  • Supporting technology needs in the office
  • Assisting office staff with special projects

Qualifications: 

The student must be a Federal Work-Study financial aid recipient for the Fall 2022 semester. They must have the ability to take initiative with very little management and supervision.

Learning opportunities:

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

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Rebeca Hosten: ihosten@umd.edu; 301.405.9973

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

Date posted: July 19, 2022

Semester/Term: Fall 2022

Number of Openings: 1

Hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage: $15.00

Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday (No less than 2 hours per day)

Department address: 1126 H.J. Patterson Hall

Job description: The International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) seeks to hire enthusiastic student workers for the Fall and Spring semesters to support ISSS staff in a variety of duties.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support Front Office Duties
  • Assist with data entry/review/collection projects;
  • Assist with coordinating events;
  • Prepare materials and provide assistance during virtual workshops;
  • Running errands on campus
  • Scanning and photocopying
  • Support advisors with tasks in iTerp (ISSS’s case management system)
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Efficient time management skills
  • Experience in an educational environment or office environment preferred
  • Ability to positively interact with students, faculty/staff and visitors from diverse backgrounds
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Suite for Education, social media management and web content management systems

Learning opportunities:

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

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Lisa Peterson: lpeters4@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume, cover letter and a copy of FWS Award Letter and class schedule via email.

Date posted: July 18, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address: 1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Job Description:

The Student Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day administrative tasks. They must complete all tasks delegated by their supervisor, or any other higher level employee of the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering. The Student Assistant is expected to be available at their regularly scheduled time.

Qualifications: 

  • Experience using Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel is preferred
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Cooperative and must be able to work with a variety of people (students, staff, faculty, parents, pre-college students who come into the office)
  • Punctual, reliable and able to complete work assignments

Learning opportunities: To coordinate programs and other activities. Students will also cultivate leadership skills.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • LaWanda Kamalidiin: cmse@umd.edu

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

Date posted: July 12, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of available opening(s): 10

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: N/A

Hourly wage: $12.50

Department address: Room 0115 Mitchell Building

Job Description:

The Office Assistants will provide support to the staff in the Office of Student Financial Aid Customer Service Center. Responsibilities include assisting with answering telephone calls from students and parents regarding the financial aid and undergraduate admissions process along with responding to general emails. 

Qualifications:

Applicants must be eligible for Federal Work-Study and possess strong organizational skills with attention to detail and efficiency. They must be dependable and have a strong desire to provide quality customer service to our students. Previous office experience is not required. 

Learning opportunities: 

Office Assistants will learn about the financial aid and undergraduate admissions process and administrative processes of the University. They will gain office experience and get acquainted with the Enrollment Management staff. 

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Vanessa Lee: vanlee81@umd.edu

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

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

Date posted: August 26, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 3

Hours needed per week: 12

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible

Department address: Jones-Hill House

Job description:

Responsibilities include preparation of clothing, uniforms and equipment for coaches and players for practice and competitions, laundry, inventory and checking in shipments of products.

Qualifications:

  • Capable of lifting between 30-40 lbs
  • Full-time Undergraduate Student
  • Positive Attitude
  • Work scheduling can be flexible

Learning opportunities:

  • Work with NCAA Division I Football Team
  • Work with exclusive Under Armour Apparel & Footwear
  • Learn how "Behind the Scenes" works for a college football team
  • Work within a team environment with individual responsibilities

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Jason Smith: jlsmith6@umd.edu

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

Date posted: August 26, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 12

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible

Department address: Xfinity Center

Job Description:

Responsibilities include: Preparations of clothing, uniforms and equipment for coaches and players for practice and competitions, laundry, inventory and checking in shipments of products. also provide a chance for the assistants to interact with leaders in the public health field. 

Qualifications:

  • Capable of lifting 30-40 lbs
  • Full-time Undergraduate student
  • Positive Attitude
  • Work scheduling can be flexible.

Learning opportunities: 

  • Work with NCAA Division I Olympic Sport Teams
  • Work with exclusive Under Armour Apparel and Footwear
  • Learn how "Behind the Scenes" works for major collegiate Olympic sport teams
  • Work within a team environment with individual responsibilities 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Chris Dailey: cgdailey@umd.edu; 570.592.2097

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

Date posted: July 20, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 4

Hours needed per week: 12

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible; nights and evenings expected 5:00 PM - 10 PM

Department address: 3972 Campus Drive

Job description:

Students will work with the wonderful Stamp housekeeping staff to support Food Court Operations and Events by cleaning, mopping, wiping down tables, pulling trash, etc.

Qualifications:

Students must have the ability to bend, lift up to 10lbs and work with a team.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Letticia Teckham: lteckham@umd.edu; 301.314.8523

To apply: Stop by in person or 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: January 12, 2023

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

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 1215K Biology - Psychology Building

Job Description: 

This is a part-time research technician position, estimated to take approximately 10 hours per week. Duties are:

  • Production of solutions used in the culture of fish and their food.
  • Routine care and feeding of fish in a small on-campus research colony.
  • Genetic analysis of fish as appropriate and of interest to the student worker.
  • NOTE: This position requires animal researcher training and registration with the UMD Health Center’s Occupational Health system. Both of these are free of charge, and will count as worked hours. Typically training requires 2-4 weeks, after which actual laboratory work can start.

Qualifications: Candidates must be enrolled in a UMD STEM undergraduate program. 

Learning opportunities:

Students will be exposed to contemporary biological research. If students are interested, they can get involved with ongoing research projects in the lab.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely. To learn more about the Haag Lab, visit https://science.umd.edu/biology/haag/index.html

Contact person(s):

  • Steven Kuba: skuba@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.
 

Date posted: January 11, 2023

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

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 5

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, possibility of one Weekend Day.

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 1215K Biology - Psychology Building

Job Description: 

The work would involve feeding animals, maintaining aquaria and overall animal maintenance activities in our cavefish culture facility.

Qualifications: Candidates must be enrolled in a UMD STEM undergraduate program. 

Learning opportunities:

Students will be exposed to contemporary biological research. If students are interested, they can get involved with ongoing research projects in the lab.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely. To learn more about the Jeffery Lab, visit https://science.umd.edu/labs/Jeffery/

Contact person(s):

  • Steven Kuba: skuba@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.
 

Date posted: January 11, 2023

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

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 5

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 1215K Biology - Psychology Building

Job Description: 

Motivated undergraduates interested in ecology and evolution of plants and their pathogens are encouraged to apply. Greenhouse assistance, including transplanting, pollinating, collecting data and cleaning pots. Some routine lab work including microscope spore counting.

Qualifications: Candidates must be enrolled in a UMD STEM undergraduate program. 

Learning opportunities:

Students will be exposed to contemporary biological research. If students are interested, they can get involved with ongoing research projects in the lab.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely. To learn more about the Bruns Lab, visit https://emmbruns.wixsite.com/emmebruns

Contact person(s):

  • Steven Kuba: skuba@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.
 

Date posted: January 11, 2023

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

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 1215K Biology - Psychology Building

Job Description: 

Physiological lab experimental support in lab that is interested in the neurophysiology of hearing. Solution preparation, tissue processing, histology, rig set-up/clean-up, general lab maintenance; will shadow graduate student doing brain slice dissections and electrophysiological experiments.

Qualifications: Candidates must be enrolled in a UMD STEM undergraduate program. 

Learning opportunities:

Students will be exposed to contemporary biological research. If students are interested, they can get involved with ongoing research projects in the lab.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely. To learn more about the MacLeod Lab, visit https://terpconnect.umd.edu/~macleod/

Contact person(s):

  • Steven Kuba: skuba@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.
 

Date posted: January 11, 2023

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

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 5

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Hourly wage: $15.00

Department address: 1215K Biology - Psychology Building

Job Description: 

The Araneda lab welcomes undergraduate students' applications. Our lab provides a challenging intellectual environment committed to the formation of young motivated scientists.
The student can engage in the following two aspects of our research; both or only one.

a. Help in the preparation of simple solutions used in the lab prep. Most of the solutions needed are simple and do not require the use of dangerous chemicals.
Students need to be familiar with the basic of solutions making (i.e. calculation of molarity)

b. Animal facility husbandry (we work with mice). Checking on the welfare of our animal colony. This aspect would require animal handling training by DLR.

Qualifications: Candidates must be enrolled in a UMD STEM undergraduate program. 

Learning opportunities:

Students will be exposed to contemporary biological research. If students are interested, they can get involved with ongoing research projects in the lab.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely. To learn more about the Araneda Lab, visit https://science.umd.edu/biology/aranedalab/

Contact person(s):

  • Steven Kuba: skuba@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.
 

Date posted: August 30, 2022

Semester/Term: Fall 2022

Number of Openings: 1

Hours needed per week: 5

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Department address: 8051 Regents Drive, Bldg. 091

Job description: 

The Lab Assistant will work with PhD Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows to collect proteins, peptides, or metabolites from frog embryos and participate in the processing and analysis of the molecules using high-resolution mass spectrometry. The Lab Assistant will help prepare reports on research progress to help disseminate findings to the scientific community.

Qualifications: 

Candidates must be enrolled in a UMD STEM undergraduate program. Knowledge of basic cell and neurodevelopmental biology and chemistry are required. Knowledge in embryology and instrumental analytical chemistry, especially Xenopus laevis frog biology and high-resolution mass spectrometry, are a significant plus for this position announcement.

Learning opportunities: Opportunity to participate in basic research project in an Analytical laboratory.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

Dr. Peter Nemes: nemes@umd.edu

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

Date posted: August 30, 2022

Semester/Term: Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Openings: 2

Hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $14.00

Schedule: Flexible Monday - Friday 

Department address: 8051 Regents Drive, Bldg. 091

Job description: 

The position duties include dispensing chemicals and solutions for general and organic chemistry labs, washing glassware, cleaning lab rooms, assisting In preparation of materials, attending at the service window and bringing the purchases to Stockroom from the delivery area.

Qualifications: Students must have completed GEN CHEM.

Learning opportunities:

The student will gain experience in preparing laboratory solutions and customer service as they assist in window service.   

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Vera Sitnova: vsitnova@umd.edu

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

Date posted: August 25, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 4

Hours needed per week: 15

Hourly wage: $12.50

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

Department address: 2119 Plant Sciences Building

Job description:

Greenhouse Assistant duties will include, but may not be limited to: 
1) Plant care and maintenance: watering, fertilizing, re-potting and weeding plants
2) Greenhouse maintenance: keeping floors and benches clean
3) Various repair tasks
4) Seasonal: watering outside plants

Qualifications:

Willingness to learn and ability to work independently.

Learning opportunities:

Excellent hands-on position for a student interested in agriculture or learning about green environments. 

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Michelle Neff: mneff1@umd.edu

To apply: Send a resume and cover letter via email. Reference "Greenhouse Assistant" in your cover letter and in the email subject line when applying. 
 

Date posted: August 19, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022

Number of Opening(s): 1

Hours needed per week: 5

Hourly wage: $12.50

Schedule: Flexible within the hours from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, but must have at least one 5 hour block

Department address: Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, 9600 Gudelsky Dr, Rockville, MD 20850

Job description:

The Lab Assistant will prepare biological media, perform molecular cloning through PCR, study protein dynamics through computer simulation. 

Qualifications:

Candidates must be enrolled in a UMD STEM undergraduate program. Knowledge of basic biochemistry and molecular biology is desirable.

Learning opportunities:

Candidates will participate in discussions of research protocols and ongoing research. Candidates will eventually conduct their own research, if they demonstrate interest.

Additional comments: This position cannot be done remotely. Candidate will arrange her/his own transportation to IBBR in Rockville, MD. 

Contact person(s):

  • Dr. Yanxin Liu: yxliu@umd.edu

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

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

There are no current job openings for this category.

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

There are no current job openings for this category.

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

Date posted: July 21, 2022

Semester(s)/Term(s): Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Number of Opening(s): 50

Hours needed per week: 3

Hourly wage: $15.00

Schedule: Must be available during ONE of the following time slots: 

Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Tuesday or Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Wednesday or Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; or Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Department address: 1110 Stamp Student Union

Job description:

Mentors provide direct tutoring or mentoring to the students attending our Prince George's County Public Schools partner schools or working with our partner education organizations. They commit to one 3-hour shift each week throughout the entire semester, as well as participate in training and reflection discussion. 

Qualifications:

Mentors must be enrolled at UMD and committed to making a difference in the lives of young children and their families. They must be able to commit to working a set weekly schedule for the entire semester. If part of our virtual offering, they must have access to a computer with a camera and microphone. 

Additional comments: Select positions are available to be completed remotely.

Contact person(s):

Maryland Mentor Corps: mdmentorcorps@umd.edu

To apply: Complete the New Mentor Application: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/4b020fbae2a2483eaad37aac5bdf8f80