Job Opening: College Delphi!

Founded by a group of college students from around the country, College Delphi is a platform that connects high school students and parents to current college students.

Their goal is to facilitate meaningful conversations about college life, admissions, and more!

There is a job opening for a part-time position with College Delphi; college students are paid up to $30 per hour just for talking (via phone or Skype) to prospective students and parents.

Check them out here!

Hispanic/Latino Student Success: Promising Practices!

Next month there will be a webinar titled “Hispanic/Latino Student Success: Promising Practices” in the MICA/LCSL Conference Room (1121 The Stamp) on Thursday, November 6 from 2-3:30pm.

Some of the questions that will be explored include:

  • Why don’t the incoming Latino classes translate into high graduation Latino classes?
  • Is there a Latino Sophomore Slump? And, why?
  • Are there cultural contexts to be considered?
  • Can small-group mentoring & ‘communities of practice’ have an impact?

    Panelist: Dr. Amy Goldren currently serves as Assistant Dean of Student and Director of Student and Cultural Engagement at Arizona State University.

First Session of UndocuTerp!

Next week is the first UndocuTerp Collective session! It will be on Tuesday, October 28 at noon in the MICA/LCSL Conference Room (1121 The Stamp).

The purpose of the UndocuTerp Collective is:

  • To create awareness about the issues faced by undocumented students
  • To provide staff and faculty with the knowledge, skills, and resources to support these communities
  • To build a network of staff and faculty who support and empower undocumented students

    Due to limited space we are requesting that attendees register for the first session.

2015 Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Applications!

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program is now accepting applications for the 2015 Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship!
The Rangel Program is pleased to announce the opening of its application period and an expansion to thirty fellowships for 2015. The Fellowship welcomes applications from individuals who want to make a difference in the world through service as Foreign Ser­vice Officers in the U.S. Department of State.

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program provides benefits of up to $95,000 over two years toward a two-year master’s degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at U.S. embassies, and provides mentorship and professional development support.

Fellows can use the fellowship to attend two-year master’s programs in U.S. institutions to study any area of relevance to the Foreign Service, including international relations, public policy, public administration, economics, or business administration. Upon successful completion of the two-year fellowship and Foreign Service entry requirements, Fellows join the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State, embarking on a uniquely rewarding career of international service.

Fellows have a minimum 5 year service commitment to the Foreign Service.

Applicants must…

  • Be college seniors or graduates looking to start two-year graduate programs in fall 2015
  • Have GPAs of at least 3.2
  • Be U.S. citizens.

The program welcomes any undergraduate major and encourages applications from members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need. Information and application materials can be found here.

The application deadline is January 14, 2015.

The Program is funded by the U.S. Department of State.

For more information, click here.

2015 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship
Number of Fellowships Offered: 30
Application Opens: October 14, 2014
Finalists selected by the end of February
Fellows selected by mid-March

Babylon ’13: Filming Crisis in Ukraine

When : Wednesday, October 29, 2014 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Where : Taliaferro : 2110

The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies invites you to a film screening with Babylon ’13 documentary filmmakers!

Professor Sarah Cameron will introduce the speakers.

Please RSVP to millercenter@umd.edu.

For more information, click here.

There is no pre-circulated material for this event.

For more information, contact:

Allison Renee Gunn

Miller Center for Historical Studies

+1 301 405 4330

millercenter@umd.edu

Narratives of Violence and Human Rights in Southern Chile, 1990-2012

When : Tuesday, November 04, 2014 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Where : Francis Scott Key : Merrill Room : 2120

Brown Bag Lunch: Dr. Barrientos will address the production of indigenous people’s oral narratives during the transition to democracy in Chile in the 1990s and 2000s. Barrientos draws upon interviews conducted by anthropologists working with Chilean human rights NGOs and shows how they sought to reveal hidden or forgotten experiences of state violence in indigenous and peasant communities during the dictatorship.

Website

For more information, contact:

Latin American Studies Center

Latin American Studies Center

+1 301 405 6459

lasc@umd.edu

Job Opening: Internet Investigators (Washington dc)

Want to use your language skills? Immediate need: Leading advocate for the global software industry is currently seeking several Internet Investigators to work on a LONG TERM temporary basis as part of a small team to assist with the investigation of unauthorized electronic distribution of software and other forms of piracy.

Flexible part-time hours, approximately 8 – 20 hours per week (per language), indefinite assignment length; more details available at the appropriate time. The ability to read and write JAPANESE OR CHINESE OR KOREAN is required. If you are proficient with more than one of these languages that is even better. This is a GREAT opportunity for someone wanting to use their language skills or pursue their interest in International business, Law, criminal justice, Security, etc. Or for someone simply looking for part-time work! They would especially be good jobs for grad students.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Use web-based interfaces to assist with daily monitoring of APAC language websites where pirated copies of member software are offered for sale.
  • Assist with identification and investigation of piracy involving the illegal distribution of software using online auctions and standalone websites.
  • Provide general support for Anti-Piracy Enforcement team (e.g., assist callers submitting leads via our anti-piracy hotline, preparation of reports on anti-piracy enforcement activities, tracking investigation related actions).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate degree preferred, not required…… an interest in Law or Business or Security or other related fields a plus, not a requirement. Language skills are the most important criteria.
  • Must be tech savvy enough to be taught how to do it (not rocket science)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Must be able to proofread own work and prepare documents for transmittal outside the office.
  • Proficient at surfing the internet, familiarity with auction websites a major plus.
  • Knowledge of techniques for distributing, making available and obtaining digital files on the Internet and an interest in staying abreast of new developments, emerging trends and technological changes that may affect our investigative efforts.
  • Working knowledge of (or a willingness to learn) common techniques a person could use to disguise their identity and/or physical location when operating in an online environment (proxy servers, IP spoofing, etc.)
  • MUST be a US citizen OR have a valid work permit.

Salary ranges from $16-20 an hour depending on experience, education, etc.

INTERESTED? Please email your resume ASAP to: info@thegenevagroup.com
Contact Information:
Bob Kuecker
The Geneva Group
1750 K St. N.W.
Ste. 200
Washington, DC 20006
Ph. (202) 429-5641
Fax. (202) 429-0465
bob@thegenevagroup.com

http://www.linkedin.com/in/bobkuecker

http://www.thegenevagroup.com
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