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 TestudoDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, only federal work-study positions whose job responsibilities can be done remotely will be posted on this page. Please work directly with your FWS employer to make sure that this guideline is followed.

Please remember to print out your "Financial Aid Offer" page and FWS Work Authorization Form listed under the "Documents" page of your financial aid account via Testudo and submit these two forms to your employer. The FWS Work Authorization form must be completed and returned to the Office of Student Financial Aid for new and returning students before the start of employment.

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

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

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

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

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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: June 2, 2020

Job Title: Office Assistant 

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2020

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Hourly wage: $13.00

Department address: 4200 Valley Dr, College Park, MD 20742 (Work will be performed via telework)

Job description:

The departmental Administrative Assistant will serve 10-20 hours per week providing structured administrative support to the Assistant Director of Administration via web content development, flyer creation, social media marketing and integration, and general departmental correspondence. The Administrative Assistant works collaboratively with the unit’s AD of Administration in efforts to meet the diverse needs of our growing department.

Needed skills for this position include: writing ability, attention to detail, initiative, and ability to reach out and work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students within the School and/or Department. Experience with social media, web content management systems, photography, Canva and/or photoshop are a plus. The Administrative Assistant plays an important role in helping to maintain engagement with our students and external constituents.

Administrative skills of time management, editing proficiency, and social engagement will be refined by the work in this position. The incumbent will have the creative ability to develop content that is pleasing to a diverse audience of viewership. Opportunities to engage in other administrative areas will be tasked, as support is needed. 

Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing web content (2-3 stories/week) to include student highlight profiles; awards, professional experiences, and/or research. 
  • Posting to twitter 2-3 daily
  • Twitter engagement; increasing followers, Twitter talks, retweets and adding followers
  • Document editing support, email drafting/submission, calendaring, e-filing, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a current UMD student
  • A background in web story/development is preferred
  • Social media experience 
  • 1 year of administrative experience is preferred

Learning opportunities:

The work provided by the Administrative Assistant supports the daily logistical operations of the Department of Family Science. A multidisciplinary major, Family Science promotes families as the foundation of society and the public’s health. The vision of the Department of Family Science is to promote the physical, mental, and social well-being of all families in order to eliminate the burden of disease and health disparities, and to foster resilience and social justice. The work generated by this position will assist in supporting efforts to keep students, faculty, staff, community partners, and constituents engaged and aware, honing in on the mental and social well-being of all.

Contact person(s):

  • Nacie Grigsby: ngrigsby@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume, cover letter and summer course schedule (if applicable) via email.

Date posted: June 2, 2020

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2020

Number of available opening(s): 2

Number of hours needed per week: 20

Schedule: Available between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Hourly wage: $11.00

Department address: 1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Job description:

The student must complete all tasks delegated by his or her supervisor, or other professional staff of the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering. The student cannot work more than 20 hours per week during the summer session. The FWS Office Assistant is expected to work at his or her regularly scheduled time. CMSE has a need for students who can assist in work that can be completed remotely

Tasks include but not limited to: 

  • Light Website Development
  • Data Management 
  • Clerical Work 
  • Other duties as assigned (tasks that can be done remotely)

Qualifications: Must be awarded FWS, have a positive attitude, and a willingness to learn.

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

Contact person(s):

  • Marissa Massey: cmse@umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

 

Date posted: May 22, 2020

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2020

Number of available opening(s): 3

Number of hours needed per week: 10

Hourly wage: $11.00

Department address: 4528 Van Munching Hall

Job description: Support research of Smith School faculty, Management & Organization, in Strategy, OBHR, and entrepreneurship. Includes careful online searching, data entry and workflow management.

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

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

Contact person(s):

  • Tina Rollason: trollason@rhsmith.umd.edu

To apply: Submit a resume via email.

Date posted: May 22, 2020

Semester(s)/Term(s): Summer 2020

Number of available opening(s): 1

Number of hours needed per week: 15

Schedule: Working remotely to accomplish project goals.

Hourly wage: $11.00

Department address: Van Munching Hall

Job description: The student assistant is a technology-focused position.

Qualifications:

  • Adept with Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets, with a strong desire to learn more.
  • Interest in organizing and manipulating data to improve the accuracy of electronic records and work processes.
  • Maintain a professional manner and appearance in the office
  • Have basic experience with Microsoft Office, and Google apps. 
  • Possess skills in time management, communication, organization, and teamwork

Learning opportunities: Work with career center staff devoted to delivering exceptional customer service to all our constituents: recruiters, students, faculty and staff.

Additional comments:

In addition to specific functional requirements, ALL OCS Interns will be expected to:

  • Possess a passion for carrying out the Office of Career Services (OCS) mission to serve students on their career journeys and employers in their search for Smith talent
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Show eagerness to develop skills and offer and process constructive feedback
  • Demonstrate ability to work autonomously and manage expectations and projects with  professionalism, timeliness and efficiency
  • Comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), keeping all student information in the strictest confidence (e.g., student inquiries, employer contact information, etc.)

Contact person(s):

  • Jeanne Fineran: jfineran@rhsmith.umd.edu
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