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.

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: February 11, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2021

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

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

Hourly wage: $12.00

Department address: 5801 University Research Court College Park, MD 20737

Job description: As a business analyst, you will be responsible for

  • Assistance in defining system requirements through interviewing stakeholders and performing independent research
  • Analysis of business and user needs, documenting requirements, and revising existing system logic difficulties as necessary
  • Design and execute IT software test cases, prepare test data, review test results for conformance to design
  • Documenting completed solutions in the IT knowledge base

Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Basic understanding of the IT industry
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Experience with data analysis in Excel or similar technologies. You should be able to structure data received from multiple sources to find patterns

Learning opportunities: You will be able to learn system analysis, business analysis and how to turn business needs into requirements. You will learn about ITSM, ITIL. ServiceNow will be your daily tool.

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely. This job is not about coding. You will help DIT to transform some high-level ideas into detailed requirements and action items

Contact person(s):

  • Vladimir Labar: labaru@umd.edu

To apply: Submit your resume 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: April 21, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2021

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $13.00

Department address: 1119 Taliaferro Hall, College Park, MD 20742

Job description: The African American Studies Department is looking for an upbeat and reliable student to join our staff as a General Assistant. Duties include, but not limited to: Answering phones, Photocopying, Faculty support(including support for basic research tasks and research activity)Departmental needs(pick-up/deliver), filing and other duties as assigned.

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

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

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely and must be available 

Contact person(s):

  • Sharon Anderson: syanders@umd.edu or 301.405.1158

To apply: Submit your resume with references, course schedule, FWS Offer page and FWS Work Authorization letter via email. Send all documents as a Microsoft Word document or PDF.

Date posted: January 22, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2021

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Schedule: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (flexible hours)

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 1101 Hornbake Library

Job description: 

  • The OMSE Program Support Coordinator will support the Coordinator with the ongoing needs of OMSE Programs: OAES, SLAC, and UPP. Job duties for OMSE Program Support Coordinator include, but are not limited to:
  • Prepare materials and provide assistance and coordination during virtual meetings
  • Data entry, collection and organization
  • Email, zoom, and phone communication; scheduling
  • Designing brochures, flyers, and other communication materials
  • Printing, labeling and mailing (as needed and based on building access and the individual’s comfort level)
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Passion for supporting programs and resources for multi-ethnic students in higher education

Learning opportunities:
This person 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 event/program coordination, project management, and leadership development. The OMSE Program Support Coordinator will learn about campus resources that support multi-ethnic students across the UMD Campus.

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

  • Sheryll Famularcano: sfamular@umd.edu 

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

Date posted: January 22, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2021

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $11.75

Department address: 1101 Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742

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 trainings for various stakeholders; and other marketing, technology and programmatic project coordination tasks as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in an undergraduate bachelor's degree program 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 preferred
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders of various backgrounds
  • Able to work independently and as part of a diverse team
  • Must be currently enrolled in a University of Maryland undergraduate degree program in good standing 
  • Candidates are asked to present an outstanding portfolio showcasing strong digital and print design, branding and writing skills. 
  • Time requirement: 10 hours per week maximum

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 cannot be done remotely.

Contact person(s):

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

To apply: Submit a resume, cover letter and one recommendation letter (educational or professional only) via email. Candidates are asked to present an outstanding portfolio showcasing strong digital and print design, branding and writing skills. All materials must be submitted via email. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Date posted: January 21, 2021

Semester(s)/Term(s): Spring 2021

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 8

Schedule: 

Hourly wage: $12.00

Department address: 7480 Preinkert Drive, College Park, MD

Job description: 

The Program Assistant will be assigned primarily to the Sustainable Maryland program at EFC, a free and voluntary program designed for Maryland’s 157 municipalities who want to go green, save money, and take steps to be more sustainable. This program provides municipal Green Teams with a menu of Action items as well as the necessary trainings, tools, and resources needed to develop a broad-based sustainability program. Using the unique certification platform, community leaders can coordinate local-level decision-making around best practices in resource areas like water, energy, planning, health, food, and economy in order to take Action and earn points towards becoming Sustainable Maryland Certified. 

Program Assistant tasks will include supporting Sustainable Maryland certification review, marketing and promotion, community relations, website development, social media management, event planning, grant writing, research and the development of certification standards and training curriculum. 

For more information on the Sustainable Maryland program: www.sustainablemaryland.com

Qualifications:

We are looking for a student who has a passion for the environment, specifically as it relates to urban sustainability and community outreach. Because much of the Sustainable Maryland program involves encouraging and working with local community officials, it is important that our student has excellent verbal and written communication skills, and is comfortable interacting with the public. Solid Microsoft Office Suite experience is required.  Social media and/or website design or marketing is desirable but not required. Team spirit and sense of humor always a plus.

Learning opportunities:

The Environmental Finance Center provides volunteers with the opportunity to learn valuable program management skills in a consulting environment. Students will be expected to be self-starters who can work well independently, as well as excellent team players. Program Assistants will also have the opportunity to participate in professional development opportunities such as virtual workshops, seminars, conferences and trainings. 

Additional comments: This position can be done remotely. 

We also offer:

A great team atmosphere - EFC staff, student assistants, interns and volunteers are all treated as peers and given the opportunity to contribute to project ideas and team discussions.  
Project flexibility - In addition to assigned Sustainable Maryland tasks, the Program Assistant will have the opportunity to work on a community-specific project of their choosing.
Contact person(s):

  • Mike Hunninghake: mikeh75@umd.edu; 301.405.7956

To apply: Submit a resume via email. Applicants may also contact the department via phone.
 

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

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

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

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

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

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