Thursday, February 2, 2017

Intern for a Day
University Career Center


Intern for a Day connects undergraduate UMD students with alumni, parents, employers and community partners for one day job shadowing experiences. This is your chance to TEST OUT a career interest in ONE day!

The list of participating spring 2017 hosts is now available here. (Over 150 organizations!) Link: go.umd.edu/InternForADay

Sample list of organizations that ENSP majors may find interesting:

AGRICULTURE
Baltimore Environmental Police
Cherry Glen Farm Goat Cheese
EPA Chesapeake Bay Program Office (Public Affairs Specialist)
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Medical & Environmental Division)
Smithsonian Institution-National Museum of Natural History (Entomology Department)
US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
US Environmental Protection Agency
US Environmental Protection Agency (Environment Economist)
Western Maryland Hospital Center (Therapeutic Garden)

ENERGY, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & SUSTAINABILITY
Baltimore Environmental Police
EPA Chesapeake Bay Program Office (Public Affairs Specialist)
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Medical & Environmental Division)
Nspiregreen
UMD Facilities Management-HVAC Systems
US Environmental Protection Agency

TRANSPORTATION & URBAN PLANNING
Airlines for America
CH2M Hill, Inc
Community Preservation and Development Corporation
Cowan Systems, LLC
DC Department of Transportation (DDOT)
Nspiregreen
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

HOW CAN I PARTICIPATE?
In order to receive an application, you must attend an informative, 30-minute orientation session that will cover the application process, how you will be matched with a host, best practices when shadowing your host on-site and how to show appreciation to your host after your experience.

Spring 2017 Intern for a Day Orientation Dates (Total of 8 Sessions Available):
All orientations take place in the University Career Center & The President's Promise
3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing *Please RSVP for the session that works best with your schedule.


Monday, February 27: 12-12:30pm
Monday, February 27: 4-4:30pm
Tuesday, February 28: 12-12:30pm
Tuesday, February 28: 4-4:30pm
Wednesday, March 1: 12-12:30pm
Wednesday, March 1: 4-4:30pm
Thursday, March 2: 12-12:30pm
Thursday, March 2: 4-4:30pm

You will receive the application after attending one of the orientation sessions above. Applications will be due Sunday, March 5 at 11:59pm. The majority of questions about Intern for a Day's process and structure will be addressed during the mandatory orientation session. For other questions or concerns, please email ifad@umd.edu.