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Going global & USA Career guides

Offers job search resources, non-profits and volunteer organizations, embassy listings, interview and cultural advice, as well as resume guidelines all through their country career guides.  Shows job postings and internship positions around the world.

Vault

Use Vault to research a company, get career and resume advice, prepare for an interview, or find an internship program.


Internships at UMD

Federal and Global Semester

These programs combine a fall seminar course taught by industry experts with professional development workshops, one-on-one resume and interview reviews, and federally-related events throughout the year. The program's mission: to prepare talented, diverse undergraduate students to excel in professional internships in the spring semester and pursue careers of influence and impact, especially in the public sector.

center for american politics & citizenship

The Maryland Internship Program is designed for students looking to supplement their academic course work with real-world experience in Maryland politics. In addition to exposing interns to the governmental process, the program provides Maryland government leaders with research and other professional staff assistance.

Public leadership internship program

Learn critical workforce skills, make important professional connections, and build your resume for graduate school or jobs.  Additionally, you will contribute to making the world a better place by exercising public leadership skills and increasing the capacity of organizations that do important work!


Resources for internship search

Idealist.org

Their mission is to close the gap between intention and action by connecting people, organizations, ideas, and resources.  Search for an internship or a job by topic.

gogovernment.org

This site is designed to be your guide as you consider, apply, and secure federal employment. They'll help you research federal agencies and government careers as well as provide practical tips for completing your application.

USAJOBS.gov

USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world. As the federal government’s official employment site, USAJOBS provides resources to help the right people find the right jobs.

The Federal Government has taken steps to help students and recent graduates join the Federal service. New opportunities will appear on USAJOBS as agencies post them.  Use the Pathways Program to find internships or jobs for recent graduates.

glassdoor.com

No other site allows you to see which employers are hiring, what it's really like to work or interview there according to employees, and how much you could earn.  Glassdoor holds a growing database of more than 8 million company reviews, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, office photos and more.  


other opportunities

Maryland in haifa

UMD offers an exchange program in Haifa, Israel. It's a beautiful Mediterranean city surrounded by miles of natural beaches and Carmel National Park. Haifa holds prominence as Israel’s major port city for international commerce and a center of high tech industry.  It's the world center of the Baha'i faith, and the Jewish, Christian, Moslem and Druze communities play important roles in shaping Haifa's harmonious and friendly social ambiance.

The critical language scholarship program

The Critical Language Scholarship Program is a fully funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and building relationships between the people of the United States and other countries, CLS provides opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning.

the white house internship

The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities.

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