|GVPT Undergraduate Newsletter||October 3, 2005|
In this issue:
- Advising Updates
- GVPT Departmental Newsletter now available online
- Career Center Events
- Free Practice GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, or PCAT
- International Affairs Graduate School Forum
- Campus and Local Events - Study Abroad Scholarship Meeting, Scholarship Awareness Event
- NEW! Internship Opportunities - NOW National Action Center
- Rules for the GVPT newsletter
Walk-in hours are posted online at the GVPT website: http://www.gvpt.umd.edu.
Jennifer Coarts will be out of the office this week to attend an advising conference. Shana Marshall will be available for advising during walk-in hours, and Peer Advising will be available throughout the week. The Advising Office will be closed on Friday.
GVPT DEPARTMENTAL NEWSLETTER
You can now access the Government and Politics Department newsletter online at http://www.gvpt.umd.edu. Follow the newsletter link.
Please note that the Government and Politics Department newsletter is different from the GVPT Undergraduate Newsletter!
CAREER CENTER EVENTS
All faculty, staff, students, and
administrators are invited to the Career Center Open House to meet
members of our staff and learn more about the Career Center's
events, programs, and services! Stop by anytime between 11am and
1pm for a general welcome session and later in the afternoon for
specific presentation sessions from 2pm- 4:30pm. Session topics
include The President’s Promise, Terp Externships, the Career Center
Leadership Consortium and more!
For more information contact:
Ben Cudia 301-405-0276, firstname.lastname@example.org-
Free Practice GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, or PCAT
International Affairs Graduate School Forum
sponsored by the Association of Professional Schools of
International Affairs (APSIA)
Tuesday, October 18 from 3:30 -7 pm
George Washington University
Marvin Center Grand Ballroom (3rd floor)
800 21st St., NW
Washington, DC 20052.
The forum will provide prospective graduate students with the opportunity to discuss admissions requirements, curriculum, degree programs, and careers in the field of international affairs. Representatives from the following institutions will be in attendance:
The American University
The George Washington University
Johns Hopkins University
Sciences Po, Paris
University of California, San Diego
University of Denver
University of Maryland
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
University of Pittsburgh
University of Southern California
University of Washington
There is no fee for admittance and no RSVP is required. Questions regarding the APSIA graduate forum should be directed to the Elliott
School Office of Graduate Admissions at 202/994-7050 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Do you love to learn languages and have a desire to study abroad in “off the beaten path” destinations? Then this amazing scholarship opportunity may be for you.
Scholarships are available to U.S. citizens
enrolled at two and four-year colleges or universities who wish to
study abroad in critical world areas in Africa, Asia, Central and
Eastern Europe, the NIS, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the
Middle East. Scholarships are not available for study in
Additional information on preferred geographic regions, languages and fields of study and application procedures can be found at the following website: www.iie.org/nsep.
Wednesday, October 26
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Visitor Center Auditorium
The Scholarship Awareness event highlights opportunities for Maryland students to apply for national scholarships. Speakers include Sarah Levin with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Tara Kneller, Associate Executive Secretary for the Truman Foundation, and Elizabeth Veatch, Director for the National Security Education Fellowships and Grants.
This event is open to faculty, staff, and students at all University System of Maryland teaching institutions. Limited seating. Registration required. RSVP at 301-314-4-
2189 by October 21st, 2005. For more information contact: Camille Stillwell 301-314- 1289, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.umd.edu/nso.
STUDENT ASSISTANT OPPORTUNITY in
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
LOCATION: Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Executive Office of the President, Office of Federal Financial Management Division (OFFM) – Washington, DC. Close to Farragut West and Farragut North metro stations.
QUALIFICATIONS: U.S. citizenship required. This is a year-round (stay-in-school) student assistant position. The ideal candidate would be someone with a background or an interest in Office Administration. Good organizational, computer, and communication skills are a must. The potential duration of the position is 2-3 years. Rising sophomores and juniors, in particular, are encouraged to apply.
DUTIES: The student would be
assigned to OFFM’s Administrative Professional Team. Duties
include: answering the telephone, scheduling meetings, maintaining
calendars, filing (maintain files and library), sorting mail,
maintaining various correspondence and document logs, preparing
various forms (e.g. OA 65 computer forms, facility requests,
telephone request forms, travel and training documents), arranging
for travel, providing computer support on office programs, schedule
conference rooms, update telephone directories, special projects
upon request, updating OFFM’s correspondence manual, creating
spreadsheets for staff, editing documents, ordering and maintaining
supplies, serving as back-up, and completing other duties upon
Applicants selected for employment will have an FBI background check and will be required to take a drug test.
For more information about OMB, visit www.whitehouse.gov/OMB
|INTERN FOR DELEGATE ANTHONY
BROWN IN HIS DISTRICT OFFICE
Delegate Anthony Brown (D-25th Dist.) is looking for a volunteer to help him for at least 8 hours per week in his Lanham office. The office is located close to Rt. 50 & the Beltway.
Duties would include: research and writing position papers, tracking legislative issues, responding to constituent requests, data entry into constituent data base, correspondence, general typing, answering phones, and other duties as needed. Required skills are: 40+ wpm typing speed; and an average level or better proficiency on the computer, Word or WordPerfect, and the internet.
For more information or to volunteer, please
call Kathy at 301-306-1222 or send an email to
The newsletter is sent out each Monday before
to all current University of Maryland students who have declared and been
accepted into the GVPT major. Only information relevant to academic and
extra-curricular opportunities for these students will be sent through the
newsletter. The government advising office reserves the right to edit and review
all submissions to the GVPT newsletter and deny any submissions at their sole
If you would like to submit information or announcements, please email Jennifer Coarts at email@example.com. Only those submissions which are denied or delayed will be contacted further.