Paid Summer Mentor Position in Young Scholars Program

Each summer, the Young Scholars Program (YSP) welcomes high school students with exceptional ability and promise to pursue academic interests, discover career opportunities, and earn three university credits in just three weeks at Maryland. YSP is hiring Mentors to assist students with personal and academic issues, manage program events, create an overall sense of community in the residence halls, mediate conflict, and interpret and enforce campus and YSP policies.

All Mentors are required to attend staff training from July 9-11. Housing will be provided during the staff training. The Young Scholars Program will be in session from July 12 – July 31, with a 6:00pm checkout time on July 31 for the Mentor staff.

Click here to learn more and apply!

Applications are due by March 27th to the Office of Extended Studies at 0132 Main Administration Building.

If you have any questions, please contact Patrick Spring, Program Assistant, at pspring@umd.edu.

GOLDMAN SACHS & CO. – TECHNOLOGY DIVISION 2015: Sophomore Summer Analyst Opportunities

Applications due by Thursday, March 12th.
“You probably know Goldman Sachs as a leading financial services firm. What might surprise you is that over one quarter of our employees, more than 8,000 professionals, make up our Technology Division, the largest in the firm. At Goldman Sachs Technology, we build solutions to some of the most complex problems. From application development to managing data, risk analysis to safeguarding information and promoting environmental responsibility, our commitment to best-in-class technology provides Goldman Sachs with a competitive advantage.

At Goldman Sachs we deal with real-world technology challenges of a size, scale and complexity that very few companies face. Success in our industry hinges on constant innovation and on the technology that backs it up. It’s the ability to create and utilize something that wasn’t there before, and to do it first. Our technology is our competitive edge, and that is why we build it ourselves. More than ever, we’re investing in people who can make innovation happen.

We’re looking for people who are ambitious and innovative—who want to be empowered early in their careers and like to work in a collaborative, team-driven environment. As a global, multi-disciplinary technology organization, we not only support workplace diversity and internal mobility, we are committed to leading the way. We require technical proficiency, of course, along with exceptional academic achievement. But the qualities and talents we especially prize are rarer: professionalism, initiative, creativity and most of all integrity. We want candidates who are willing to learn and put their learning to work. We can teach you the rest.

As a Business Software Engineer, you will be directly aligned to one of the firm’s major lines of business, with responsibility for developing the highest-quality technical solutions to some of our most pressing commercial problems. Working with colleagues in Trading, Sales, Operations and Strats, you will apply your creativity, communication skills, and exceptional analytical, problem-solving and coding abilities to build anything from a Web-based, high-volume trade processing architecture to e-commerce tools to sales applications.

As a Platform Engineer, you will design, develop and evolve the core frameworks and infrastructure that drive our businesses. As an application developer or system engi­neer, you will collaborate with teams from around the globe, applying your keen insights and deep technical skills to a range of complex, commercial problems. Set against the exciting backdrop of the ever-changing financial services industry, Platform Engineers focus on a variety of business-critical areas, including cloud computing, machine learning and big data; application platforms; data center products; end user and workplace solutions; developer tools and practices; and enterprise architectures

As an Engineering Business Analyst, you will work closely with project teams and business clients to support key projects that engineer solutions for critical business and technology initiatives. You will acquire best-in-class project management, business analysis and functional expertise. You will play a central role in aligning needs of stakeholders and mitigating project risks in a fast-paced environment. Candidates will demonstrate strong analytical, communication, leadership and influencing skills and high motivation to learn business and technology impact.

As a DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for detecting, managing and mitigating a range of risks in the firm’s operating environment—developing analytical models to identify risks; remediating at-risk applications and compo­nents; implementing standard software-development practices and test frameworks; managing the operational risk of production environments and implementing controls to reduce risks associ­ated with information security, system capacity and vendor products.”

SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
The Technology Summer Internship program is a 10 week program, starting the first week of June and ending the second week of August. The first couple of days will consist of general orientation to the division and the firm, after which you will be placed with your team for the summer. You will work on daily activities and projects with your team and attend divisional and technology- specific learning series presentations as well as networking events to help you form relationships with your fellow interns as well as managers within the division.

GOLDMAN SACHS FIRM OVERVIEW
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

LOCATION
NY Area
Irving, Texas
Salt Lake City, Utah

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS
Goldman Sachs recruits students and graduates who have a record of outstanding achievement in academic and extracurricular activities. A background in finance is not necessary.
· Display a passion in technology
· Have computer science and/or engineering backgrounds
· Have strong analytical and organizational skills
· Display excellent interpersonal and communication skills
· Are highly motivated and adaptable
· Are accurate and detail oriented
· Display creativity and entrepreneurial spirit

If you’re interested in applying…

1. Send your resume to Michelle Lilley at Michelle.Lilley@gs.com

2. Complete the Goldman Sachs Apply On-Line application [including GPA] at http://www.goldmansachs.com/careers.

As used above, the term engineer is not a licensed engineer nor an individual offering engineering services to the general public under applicable law.

Join Ethnobeat!

Ethnobeat is UMD’s one and only world music acapella group! Their hope to share the music of various cultures with others in an attempt to spread tolerance and unity among people of different backgrounds.

They are looking for singers (male/female, all voice parts) and a music director! If you’re interested in this unique and super exciting experience, email them at ethnobeatumd@gmail.com!

Leadership Adventure!

ALLIED is a six day, five night outdoor backpacking experience focused on exploring identity and its impact on leadership. Throughout this adventure, you’ll learn the basics of backpacking, outdoor cooking, camping, and navigation while gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation of yourself and others.

No previous experience is necessary to participate!

Applications can be found here.

The application deadline is midnight on Wednesday, February 25. Applicants will be notified of their participation status by Friday, February 27.

Website

For more information, contact:

Amanda Even

Campus Recreation Services

+1 301 226 3078

ameven@umd.edu

http://www.adventure.umd.edu

Hey ladies!

Tomorrow, February 11th, there is an amazing opportunity to connect with others) at “Wonder Womyn: Celebrating the Solidarity of African American, Asian American and Pacific Islander, and Latina Womyn!”

This awesome event is hosted by the Asian American Student Union, Black Student Union, Political Latinxs United for Movement and Action in Society, and the Office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy.

Join them tomorrow from 7 to 8:45pm in the Prince George’s Room in the Stamp Student Union!

“Together, we will empower and build connections with other women of color. We will examine various issues across our communities and increase personal growth through mutual support and engaging discussions in a safe and judgment-free space.”

For more information, check out their Facebook page; to RSVP, click here!