Jobs & Internships

 

FEATURED INTERNSHIP
 
Free IT Training for 18-24 year olds who live in the DC, MD, or VA.  If you know anyone with a high school diploma or a GED who are between the ages of 18-24 yrs old and have an interest in IT. Refer them to this site http://www.yearup.org/ to learn more about this free program. This program asks for a 1 year commitment between the hours of 8:30 am and 5:00 pm. They provide the student with a stipend and after six months, internships at companies such as Freddie Mac and AOL to name a few.

Check out the website.  http://www.yearup.org/

About Year Up

Year Up is a one-year, intensive training program that provides urban   young adults 18-24, with a unique combination of technical and professional skills, college credits, an educational stipend and corporate apprenticeship.

Our success is our graduates -- enabling them to move on to full-time employment and higher education. Year Up is about providing opportunities for urban young adults to demonstrate their true potential.

We have achieved excellent results to date:

100% placement of qualified students into apprenticeships
83% student retention
90% of apprentices meet or exceed apprenticeship partner expectations
87% of graduates placed in full or part-time positions within 4 months of graduation
$15/hr average wage at placement                           

  • Summer Jobs
  • *Summer Internship*
    *Archival Management, Electronic Archives, & Historical Research* *Who:  *High
    school, undergraduate or graduate level college students attending Maryland
    schools or Maryland residents attending out-of-state schools are eligible to
    apply.  The competitive selection process is based on an evaluation of the
    following application materials:
       - Cover letter
       - Maryland State Employment Application Form (MS 100) - may be downloaded
       at http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/intromsa/employ/doc/ms100.doc
       - Academic transcripts (unofficial copies are accepted)
       - A letter of recommendation from a faculty member
       - A sample of the applicant's academic writing
       - Completed Skills Assessment - may be down loaded at
       http://mdsa.net/msa/educ/interns/html/internskills2010.html
    *What:*  During the ten-week paid summer program, interns will engage in a
    variety of activities related to processing, managing, and interpreting
    archival collections. Individual intern assignments will vary, but duties
    may include electronic imaging, scanning, image processing, computer
    programming, record stripping, accessioning, web design, research, or
    writing. The intern program includes a heavy focus on the application of
    computer technology to both the historical method and archival practice.
    Some assignments may require regular off-site work.  Interns will receive an
    hourly wage, paid bi-weekly.  Hourly rates are based on education level:
    high school at $8.70 per hour, undergraduate at $10.63 per hour, and
    graduate at $11.25 per hour. *Where:*  The Maryland State Archives
                    Hall of Records Building
                    350 Rowe Blvd.
                    Annapolis, MD 21401
    *When:*  Wednesday, June 2 - Tuesday, August 10, 2010
    *How:*  Send all application materials to the address above (ATTN: Emily
    Oland Squires, Director of Research and Student Outreach).  Materials must
    be postmarked on or before Monday, April 5, 2010. We will attempt to notify
    candidates of decisions on Monday, April 26, 2010.  It is not necessary to
    be a history major to participate in the program, and students of other
    disciplines are encouraged to apply.

 

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