Friday, November 17, 2017

Enroll in Cybersecurity Policy: Practical Hacking for Policy Makers (PLCY 388C-0101) this Spring!

If you are interested in Cybersecuirty, consider enrolling in the following Spring 2018 course!

Cybersecurity Policy: Practical Hacking for Policy Makers (PLCY 388C-0101) explores the key issues facing policy makers attempting to manage the problem of cybersecurity from its technical foundations to the domestic and international policy considerations surrounding governance, privacy, risk management, and operational orchestration. The course is designed for students with no background in information technology, and will provide the principles to understand the current debates shaping a rapidly evolving security landscape.

FEMA is Seeking a Geospatial Emergency Management Specialist


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support survivors and first responders in communities all across the country. We are currently seeking a talented Geospatial Emergency Management Specialist in Washington, DC.

This position is located in the National Watch Center (NWC) Branch, Operations Division, Response Directorate. The NWC's mission is to maintain uninterrupted, 24/7 situational awareness of FEMA response capabilities, readiness postures, and all events–natural or man-made–that may require a coordinated federal disaster response. This position starts at a salary of $66,510 (GS-11) or $79,720 (GS-12). The application deadline is Wednesday, November 22.

Responsibilities

  • As a Geospatial Analyst, the incumbent performs key program implementation of the FEMA geospatial information systems (GIS) initiatives and operations.
  • Responsible for supporting the NWC and its related functions and GIS initiatives and operations.
  • Performs activities in support of the NWC in operational areas such as analysis and productions, modeling; data management; innovations, tools development, coordination and dissemination; remote sensing; and coordination and collaboration with agency headquarters and regional components.
  • Serves as a key resource on highly critical and complex geospatial program initiatives.
  • Coordinates with appropriate geospatial stakeholders to prevent duplication of effort and to promote information sharing.


Federal Employees:     Apply Now!


Contact Information

Office of the Chief Component Human Capital Officer
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Department of Homeland Security


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Data Challenge 2018


February 24 - March 3


All data-driven UMD students (from any major or year) are invited to participate.
  • Receive a data set from an organization
  • Use your creativity and analytical prowess to solve an information problem
  • Work with an industry mentor
  • Compete for exciting prizes
Register* by Nov 30 at https://datachallenge.ischool.umd.edu/
This is a free event, including admission, swag, food, and beverages.
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*Participants compete as teams up to 4 members. All participants must register individually by Nov 30. Starting Dec 1, attendees will have the opportunity to register for a team. Don’t have a team? Don't worry, there will be a team building session on February 16, 2018!
Once maximum registration is reached, you will be put on a wait-list. Wait-listed students are not guaranteed participation.
Participants are expected to be present on campus only on February 24 and March 3, 2018.
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Monday, November 13, 2017

Apply to Serve as a BSOS Ambassador in Spring 2018!



CLICK HERE TO APPLY!Priority Deadline: December 3, 2017Candidates selected to move forward will be contacted for an interview before the end of fall semester. Good luck!
Click here for more information about BSOS AmbassadorsE-mail Margo Shear at mshear@umd.edu with any questions

Friday, November 3, 2017

Event: Free Speech/Hate Speech Open Discussion

The Joint President/Senate Inclusion & Respect Task Force has developed several working groups to tackle major elements of its charge. The Free Speech/Hate Speech working group is hosting an open discussion on the difficult intersections between free speech and hate speech on Monday, November 6, 2017 from 5-6:30pm in 6137 McKeldin Library. Members of the working group will briefly describe the legal framework and then hold a collaborative discussion on how best to address free speech and hate speech at the university. 

You can see and share all of the Senate's social media posts on the event at the links below:

Monday, October 23, 2017

Event: UMD BSOS Lecture - White Supremacy: Ideology, Presence & Impact

White Supremacy: Ideology, Presence & Impact
Topic: Dialogue with faculty members
Date: Monday, October 23, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: 1213 Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Building
Speaker: GVPT Professors Kanisha Bond, Liliana Mason and Stella Rouse; SOCY Professor Rashawn Ray
Host: Department of Government and Politics, Department of Sociology

For more information on other events, please see the full Calendar Events at  https://bsos.umd.edu/EventsCalendar/month on BSOS building monitors, or center/departmental websites.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Research Assistant, Unconventional Weapons and Technology (UWT) Research Division

The Unconventional Weapons and Technology Division (UWT) of the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) is now hiring Research Assistants to work at START’s headquarters at the University of Maryland, College Park. This is an hourly position, beginning Nov. 1, 2017 and with an initial term of 3 months.

Responsibilities: The Research Assistants will initially work on a Horizon Scanning project focusing on non-state actor engagement with radiological and nuclear (RN) weapons. As a part of this effort, the research assistants will primarily be tasked with identifying signals (pieces of information) from a variety of technology and security related sources that will facilitate the identification of future potential changes in non-state RN threat paradigms. The research assistant will likely also participate in the subsequent synthesis/analysis phase of the project and ultimately in the production of materials designed to aid policymakers in the formation of forward-looking RN defense and counterproliferation policies.

Required Qualifications:
- Possess or are completing a bachelor’s degree (junior or senior standing if degree not completed)
- Possess at least a 3.6 GPA
- Strong writing and research skills
- Some degree of both scientific and geopolitical literacy (being well versed in at least one of the two)
- Previous database/dataset coding experience
- Ability to independently manage coinciding tasks in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:
- Possess a bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, physical sciences, history or engineering
- Coursework or research experience on issues of proliferation, RN weapons and/or terrorism
- Has previously worked at least one complete semester as a START intern
- The compensation for this position will be between $15 and $20/hour (depending upon education and experience). The person(s) selected for this position will work on-site at START’s headquarters, adjacent to the University of Maryland, College Park.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and 2 page writing sample to James Halverson (jhalvers@umd.edu). Please put “UWT Hourly Assistant” in the subject line of your email. For best consideration apply by October 26th.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, gender, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, national origin, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

CARNEGIE JUNIOR FELLOWS PROGRAM - INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS THINK TANK INTERNSHIP

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICE – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – CARNEGIE JUNIOR FELLOWS PROGRAM
Francis DuVinage, Director – Leslie Brice, Assistant Director– www.scholarships.umd.edu

Attention Seniors and Recent Grads with Strong International Affairs Experiences/Research/Studies!!!

CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE - JUNIOR FELLOWS PROGRAM - http://carnegieendowment.org/about/jr-fellows

Deadline to apply for UMD nomination: December 4, 2017

Each year the Carnegie Endowment offers approx. 10 one-year fellowships to highly qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. Carnegie Junior Fellows provide research assistance to senior researchers working on the Carnegie Endowment's projects such as non-proliferation, democracy building, trade, US leadership, China-related issues and Russian/Eurasian studies. (See the list of next year’s specific project areas below.) 

Junior Fellows have the opportunity to conduct research for books, co-author journal articles and policy papers, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony and organize briefings attended by scholars, activists, journalists and government officials. Junior Fellows spend one year (beginning August 1st, 2018) at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington, DC. Positions are full-time and include a salary and benefits package (see details further below). Carnegie Junior Fellows are selected through a highly competitive process from a pool of nominees from close to 300 colleges.

***If you are interested in learning more about the Carnegie Junior Fellows Program, and Maryland’s nomination process, please attend our information session:***

Thursday, October 26 - 4:30 pm - 2403 Marie Mount Hall

If you are unable to attend, please contact us at scholarships@umd.edu –  attach a resume to your reply highlighting experiences relevant to this opportunity.

IMPORTANT: Applicants for the Carnegie Junior Fellows Program must be nominated by their University.  The University of Maryland, College Park can nominate two (2) students for the national competition. 

DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR MARYLAND NOMINATION: December 4, 2017. For information about the UMD nomination process and requirements please send a resume to scholarships@umd.edu

WHO CAN APPLY: All nationalities eligible; Current Seniors AND alumni who graduated in the 2016-17 academic year; minimum 3.8 GPA;  applicants should have coursework and other specific experiences strongly related to one of the 2018-19 project areas (see below); 

Please note: Students who have started graduate studies are NOT eligible.

2018 – 2019 Projects Areas:

-Democracy and Rule of Law
-U.S. Foreign Policy and Diplomacy 
-Nuclear Policy
-Cyber Policy Initiative
-Energy and Climate
-Middle East Studies – Strong reading fluency in Arabic essential. Strong background in Middle East politics and/or history is a huge plus.
-South Asian Studies – Ability to perform quantitative data manipulation is required.
-China Studies (Asia Program) – Mandarin Chinese reading skills a huge plus.
-Japan Studies (Asia Program) – Japanese reading skills required.
-Economics (Asia Program) – Strong background in economics essential. Mandarin Chinese reading skills a huge plus.
-Russian/Eurasian Studies – Excellent Russian reading skills required.
-Geoeconomics and Strategy

SALARY AND BENEFITS: The monthly salary is $3,291 ($39,500 annually) subject to federal, state and local taxes. A generous benefits package is provided, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation leave. Junior Fellows are responsible for their own housing arrangements.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact us at scholarships@umd.edu – please attach a resume to your reply highlighting experiences relevant to this opportunity. 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

BOREN SCHOLARSHIPS - Study Abroad for Critical Languages

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICE ­ 2403 Marie Mount Hall ­ BOREN SCHOLARSHIP FOR CRITICAL LANGUAGE STUDY
Francis DuVinage, Director - Leslie Brice, Assistant Director­ www.scholarships.umd.edu

The Boren Scholarship is aimed at undergraduates (US citizens) who want to study abroad for one or two semesters (preferably) in 2018-19 in non-traditional regions and countries, and who are interested in learning the languages of those areas. Maryland has ranked # 1 in the nation in Boren Scholarships awarded for the past 6 years!!!

Eligible regions include Africa, South Asia, East and Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and former Soviet Republics, Latin America, and the Middle East. (Boren Scholarships MAY NOT be used for study in Western Europe, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand.) Boren Scholarships for 2018-19 may be used for study abroad in Summer 2018, Fall 2018 and/or Spring 2019. 

*The Boren Scholarship is a U.S. Government-funded award that seeks applicants who have a strong interest in future Government service; the award carries a one-year service expectation.*
The UMD deadline to apply for the Boren Scholarship will be January 24, 2018. You can learn more about the BorenScholarship program here:


The NSO has also scheduled a number of information sessions to help you learn more about the Boren Scholarship and its application process. Please write to nsepboren@umd.edu to let us know which session you plan to attend. (If you are unable to attend any of the scheduled sessions send a note to the same address).

Wednesday, October 11 at 12:30 - 1 pm pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, October 12 at 12:30 pm - 1 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, October 12 at 4 - 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, October 13 at 12:30 - 1 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, October 13 at 4 - 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Monday, October 16 at 12 - 12:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Monday, October 16 at 4:30 - 5 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall

All Maryland applicants for the Boren Scholarship must take part in a required campus review process which is designed to help you strengthen your application. The deadline for Maryland¹s review process is WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2018.

Friday, September 29, 2017

TEFL Worldwide Prague - Teach English Abroad!

TEFL Worldwide is a highly reputable American owned school offering the internationally recognized and accredited TEFL certificate course in the enchanting city of Prague. The course is 4 weeks long and runs monthly. Upon completion of the course 
graduates are able to teach English as a foreign language worldwide! We provide continued job assistance to all graduates. To date we have nearly 3000 graduates who have taught in over 60 countries! 

Our graduates highly recommend the program.  You can read their testimonials at http://teflworldwideprague.com/graduate-profiles or see their reviews on
Google at: https://business.google.com/reviews/l/10364452039068022699. You can also read reviews of our program all across the web by simply typing in “TEFL Worldwide Prague reviews” on Google.

There is a high demand for TEFL certified English teachers worldwide therefore graduates of our program are working 1-3 weeks after graduation, many times sooner! For further information feel free to visit www.teflworldwideprague.com


Thursday, September 28, 2017

SAVE THE DATE: Fake News Interdisciplinary Forum October 17

SAVE THE DATE:  October 17, 2017 - noon-2; McKeldin Library Special Events Room

Questions?
 Please Contact: 
Lily Griner
​,
 griner@umd.edu
​, 
Breaking News:
The onslaught of newscasts is overwhelming!  Is it fake news? Real news? Alternative facts? Come and discover the different perspectives on this vital topic from our esteemed interdisciplinary panelists.  See flyer below for more details.   

Calling all Tamil speakers! Provide Language Support to START and CASL

START's colleagues at CASL are in need of your assistance in finding some language support. CASL is working on a project that requires someone to do some language work involving identification, marking, and transcription of target languages.

We are in critical need of a (or a few) Tamil speaker(s). A few stipulations: 
1) the candidates cannot be current employees of UMD - students are OK; and 
2) the candidates must be US citizens.

If interested, please email Steve Sin at sinss@start.umd.edu

Friday, September 22, 2017

Company: Jefferson Waterman International

Location: 1401 K St NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005

Company Description: Jefferson Waterman International is an international relations
consulting firm that serves foreign governments and private sector clients working abroad. For
more information please see www.jwidc.com.

Job Title: Research Intern

Job Description: Interns conduct research in support of projects and write about events in the
Washington area that impact the interests and business of our clients, attend Congressional
hearings and other programs in Washington, write summary reports, and monitor news media
reports for countries of interest. Though there is a small administrative component to the
internship, it is largely research-based. This position is paid on an hourly basis.

Qualifications:
 This position is open to recent graduates or current graduate students
 Demonstrated interest in international relations, political science, international
economics or business, Middle Eastern, African, or European affairs
 Exceptional analytic and writing abilities, organizational skills, and attention to detail and
deadlines

Hours: Full-time (between 40-45 hours per week)

Compensation: This is a paid internship with an hourly rate commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample via email to Lauren
Schumacher at lschumacher@jwidc.com.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Fall 2017 Social Media and Marketing Intern with the UMD Office of Emergency Management

If you're interested in social media or marketing, consider this internship opportunity with the UMD Office of Emergency Management!

Position: Social Media and Marketing Intern
Semester: Fall 2017
Compensation: Unpaid Internship
Hours/Week: 10
Department/Office: Office of Emergency Management, www.prepare.umd.edu , @preparednessUMD (Twitter) and University of Maryland Emergency Management (Facebook)

Contact Information: Alisha Childress, Emergency Manager, ajade@umd.edu, 301-405-2670

The UMD Office of Emergency Management is looking for two Social Media & Marketing Interns to join our team! Interns will create and promote emergency preparedness messages on social media (Twitter and Facebook), and to develop educational materials for various hazards and protective actions (ex., fire safety, weather-related emergencies, terrorist/active shooter) and for training (ex., how to use Blue Light phones, how to register cell phones for UMD Alerts, etc.). Interns will also need to think of creative ways to deliver/market these messages, materials, and training.

Undergraduate/graduate students with experience in Communications, Marketing, Education, Community Outreach, Social Media Management, Digital Strategiy or relevant experience are welcome to apply.

Duties:
- Successfully manage social media via Hootsuite, schedule messages
- Create and implement marketing concepts; ideas include: infographics, short videos, posters, etc.
- Create education videos to include in the YouTube Library
- Assist with marketing to and educating campus community on emergency preparedness

We are looking for interns that can think outside of the box, that can relate to their peers and the UMD community, and produce creative and quality work!

Skills:
-Excellent writing and communication skills
-Excellent social media management skills with Facebook, Twitter, Hootsuite sites
-Marketing and promotion creativity
-Digital strategy
-Graphics

Internship Credit:

Academic credit is available for internships. This internship is available for 3 credits (120 hours). Students must talk with their academic advisor to see if internship credit is available through their academic department for this internship. If credit is not available through the student’s home department, internship credit may be available through other departments. Students must satisfy the specific internship requirements of the supporting academic department to earn credit, which typically involve 120 hours of work and a significant writing assignment, in addition to an Activities Log and a Letter of Evaluation from the on-site supervisor. Students are responsible for covering the tuition-related implications of accepting the internship. The Office of Emergency Management cannot pay for course credits.

Ocean City, MD Police Department - Upcoming Applicant Testing Dates

The upcoming applicant testing dates for the Ocean City, MD Police Department are:

November 18-19
December 16-17
January 6-7
January 20-21
February 10-11

Visit them online at www.JOINOCPD.com or contact them at pdtrain@oceancitymd.gov for more information!


Searching for 2018 Truman Scholar Candidates!

This week the National Scholarship Office begins its search for our 2018 Truman Scholarship candidates.

The Truman Scholarship program (www.truman.gov) is the official federal memorial for President Harry S. Truman, and recognizes JUNIORS (3rd year students) with demonstrated abilities to contribute to the public good through outstanding leadership and service. US Citizenship is required.
The Truman program provides a $30,000 grad study award, plus top-level internship opportunities, and participation in an unrivaled professional network of leaders and change-makers in public service.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Maryland Student Researchers - BSOS Fall 2017 Opportunities

Below are some examples of mentored research opportunities available for undergraduate students with BSOS faculty that are listed in the Maryland Center for Undergraduate Research (MCUR) database.
Students can use the link at the bottom to search the entire database. The MCUR database is campus-wide so especially helpful for connecting students/faculty who are considering research opportunities that are not exclusively major-specific.

Maryland Student Researchers - BSOS Fall 2017 Opportunities
Below we've highlighted some research opportunities listed by BSOS faculty for Autumn 2017. Attached you'll find a spreadsheet with these as well as all postings by faculty in other schools/college - many of these might also be of interest to your students.


Interested students can see the full listings for all schools and colleges, including contact information for faculty, on our MSR webpage:
http://www.ugresearch.umd.edu/current-studentresearchers.html


NORAD-USNORTHCOM Academic Alliance Update - Internship Program

NORAD and USNORTHCOM are pleased to announce that we are now accepting student applications for our recently created Volunteer Student Internship Program (N&NC VSIP). Application information as well as eligibility criteria can be found at:http://www.northcom.mil/Educational/N-NC-Volunteer-Student-Internship-Program/   
Questions regarding specific intern duties associated with these available positions should be directed to the N&NC VSIP team at: n-nc.peterson.n-ncj7.mbx.j72-internship-omb@mail.mil   NOTE:  Unless otherwise noted, all internship positions are located at NORAD and USNORTHCOM Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Volunteer Internship Program is an annual program. As such, there are specific deadlines for submitting applications. The application window for internship appointment opens twice a year.   SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:   Applications are accepted from 01 September - 30 November*, with interns duties beginning the following June (*The application window for our first intern cycle beginning in June 2018 closes  30 November 2018)   WINTER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM: Applications are accepted from 01 April - 31 July; intern duties begin the following January   INTERN WORK SCHEDULE: Please be advised that all interns must be available to work a minimum of 9 Weeks, but may continue to participate in the program as long as they continue to meet all eligibility requirements.   ACADEMIC LETTER OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:  Each student applicant must complete and submit the attached educational institution acknowledgement letter certifying that participation in our program does not interfere with their academic studies.  This signed document* must accompany each student's application packet. Information regarding application packet contents can be found on our program website. *NOTE:  The link to this document is not yet operational on our webpage. We hope to have this remedied by 11 Sept 2017.   Please do not hesitate to contact the VSIP Admin Team should you have any additional questions regarding the program eligibility criteria or application processes and requirements.  Our VSIP Admin Team can be reached at: n-nc.peterson.n-ncj7.mbx.j72-internship-omb@mail.mil .   V/R,   Lauren Schindler, CTR HII/Camber Corporation N&NC/ J722  Joint Training Facilitator Specialist COMM 719.554.6357   DSN 312.692.6357 Building 1470 250 S. Peterson Blvd Peterson AFB, CO 80914-3285 NIPR: lauren.a.schindler.ctr@mail.mil SIPR: lauren.a.schindler.ctr@mail.smil.mil Internship Program OMB: n-nc.peterson.n-ncj7.mbx.j72-internship-omb@mail.mil N&NC VSIP Website:http://www.northcom.mil/Educational/N-NC-Volunteer-Student-Internship-Program/

Friday, September 8, 2017

“Beyond NATO: A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe”

The Trustees of the
BALTIMORE COUNCIL ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Cordially Invite You to an Address by

Michael O’Hanlon, Ph.D.

Director of Research, Foreign Policy Program
The Brookings Institution


Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Reception: 5:15 p.m.      Address: 6:00 p.m.
WORLD TRADE CENTER BALTIMORE
Members: Free of Charge* – Guest: $10.00 – Non-Members: 25.00**


“Beyond NATO: A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe”

Russia’s recent somewhat secretive wargames have stoked fears that President Putin’s assertiveness in Crimea and Ukraine might be extended to the Baltic States or elsewhere in Eastern Europe. Dr. O’Hanlon’s Brookings’ Marshall monograph “Beyond NATO: A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe “is extraordinarily timely. We are fortunate that he will be sharing his thinking on this important matter with us.

Michael O’Hanlon is a good friend of this Council, a highly respected scholar, and a most active commentator.

He holds a Ph.D. degree in Public and International Affairs from Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School. His bachelor’s and master’s degrees, also from Princeton, are in the physical sciences. He served in the Peace Corps teaching physics in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and was a national security analyst for the Congressional Budget Office before joining Brookings. At present, in addition to being responsible for foreign policy research at the Brookings Institution, he is a visiting lecturer at Princeton University and an adjunct professor at Columbia, Syracuse, and Denver Universities.

Michael O’Hanlon is known to Council members from his memorable prior addresses here and from his extensive commentaries: over a dozen authored or coauthored works on technological change and the future of warfare, missile defense, homeland security, hard power, land warfare, the Obama foreign policy, North Korea, Afghanistan, and U.S.-China relations. He has made over 3,000 major television and radio appearances since 9-11 and has written hundreds of opinion pieces including dozens in both the Washington Post and the New York Times

It is our great pleasure to welcome Dr. Michael O’Hanlon to the Council.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Summer 2018 International Affairs Programs - Fall Deadline!!!

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICE - 2403 Marie Mount Hall ­ INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS SCHOLARSHIPS

Francis DuVinage, Director - Leslie Brice, Asst. Director - www.scholarships.umd.edu

Are you a freshman, sophomore, or junior excited about pursuing a career in International Affairs and Policy? Learn about the PPIA (Public Policy and International Affairs) Junior Fellows and Rangel Summer Enrichment programs for sophomores and juniors with strong interests in pursuing careers in international affairs. (See program links below) 

These all-expenses-paid programs offer comprehensive summer 2018 experiences including courses (with transferable credit), a full range of extracurricular activities and career-development support, travel & room and board included!

**These programs focus on students with financial need, as well as students from groups historically underrepresented in international affairs leadership roles in government, nonprofits, international organizations and other institutional settings.**

US citizenship or permanent residency is required to apply for these programs. GPA minimum of 3.2. Deadline to apply for PPIA is November 1, 2017

**Hear from FIVE Maryland PPIA Junior Fellows at our Student Panel**
Friday, Sept. 15 from 4 - 5 pm in Marie Mount Hall room 1310B (lowest level - follow the signs!) - please rsvp to scholarships@umd.edu if you plan to attend
Can't make it to our panel session? Attend one of these additional info sessions (all sessions below take place in Marie Mount Hall room 2403)

Wednesday, September 13 at 4:30 pm – please rsvp to scholarships@umd.edu if you plan to attend
Thursday, September 14 at 12 noon – please rsvp to scholarships@umd.edu if you plan to attend
Thursday, September 14 at 4:30 pm – please rsvp to scholarships@umd.edu if you plan to attend
Friday, September 15 at 12 noon – please rsvp to scholarships@umd.edu if you plan to attend

PPIA and Rangel Websites:

Public Policy and International Affairs Junior Fellows Program - http://www.ppiaprogram.org/ppia/what-we-do/junior-summer-institutes/
Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program - http://www.rangelprogram.org/index.cfm?session.areaid=2&contentid=684&typeid=CBRIAPSEP

Critical Language Scholarships for Summer 2018

Want to study one of these critical languages during summer 2018 – all expenses paid?

ARABIC - CHINESE - KOREAN - JAPANESE - RUSSIAN - TURKISH - SWAHILI -INDONESIAN - HINDI - BANGLA - PERSIAN - PUNJABI - URDU - AZERBAIJANI


Want to study abroad in one of these countries during summer 2018 – allexpenses paid?


EGYPT - JORDAN - MOROCCO - OMAN  - TUNISIA - CHINA - SOUTH KOREA - RUSSIA -TURKEY • INDIA •TAJIKISTAN • BANGLADESH •AZERBAIJAN • INDONESIA •JAPAN


Learn more about the CLS summer 2018 scholarships  – and about preparing astrong application by the mid-November deadline (approx.) – byattending an information session about the Critical Language Scholarship program:


Monday, September 18 at 12:00 noon – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – Please RSVPto clscholarship@umd.edu as space is limited
Monday, September 18 at 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – Please RSVP to clscholarship@umd.edu as space is limited
Tuesday, September 19 at 12:00 noon – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – Please RSVP to clscholarship@umd.edu as space is limited
Tuesday, September 19 at 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – Please RSVP to clscholarship@umd.edu as space is limited
Wednesday, September 20 at 12:00 noon– 2403 Marie Mount Hall – Please RSVP to clscholarship@umd.edu as space is limited
Wednesday, September 20 at 4:30 pm  – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – Please RSVP to clscholarship@umd.edu as space is limited
Thursday, September 21 at 10:00 am  – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – Please RSVP to clscholarship@umd.edu as space is limited
Thursday, September 21 at 4:00 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – Please RSVP to clscholarship@umd.edu as space is limited
Friday, September 22 at 10:00 am – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – Please RSVP to clscholarship@umd.edu as space is limited
Friday, September 22 at 4:00 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall – Please RSVP to clscholarship@umd.edu as space is limited

--If you are interested but unable to attend, please write to clscholarship@umd.edu address to receive more information by email.
--To be enrolled in our CLS Resource site on ELMS, include your umd.edu email address in your reply or RSVP.


Application Deadline: Mid-November 2017, date to be announced shortly.
ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applicants must be: US Citizens; currentlyenrolled freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, or graduate students. AGPA of 3.4 or higher recommended; all majors are eligible. PLEASE NOTE: CLSprogram in Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Persian, and Russian require one ortwo years of previous study of these languages – for details see:http://www.clscholarship.org/information-for/applicants


For more information about the CLS Program, please visit the CLS websiteat  http://www.clscholarship.org/