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Sep 28

Resource Guide

Resource Guide

Hello and welcome to Smith! Whether this is your first year or your second, we hope you are as excited as we are to get the ball rolling on social and environmental responsibility resources and activities this year.

We wanted to get you started off on the right foot with resources that we have found useful.

Campus Resources:
-Center for Social Value Creation (CSVC): Located on the 2nd floor of Van Munching Hall, CSVC hosts a number of workshops and speakers. Be on the lookout for opportunities to consult with non-profits and social enterprises. The Center runs a 6-credit Social Value experiential learning course as well as non-credit non-profit consulting.
http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/centers-excellence/center-social-value-creation
-Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER): Interested in international business opportunities? CIBER offers international consulting experiential learning opportunities in partnership with other MBA programs across the US.
http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/centers-excellence/ciber

Career Resources:
Idealist.org: Once upon a time, Idealist was the king of nonprofit job and internship postings. Well, they’re still pretty much the king of the do-gooder job hunt. Their career resources page is full of lists of organizations, non-profit hiring tips, and more – like a goody bag for the unemployed.
http://idealistcareers.org/resources/
Peace and Collaborative Development Network: Is an international development platform that also posts jobs and various “how-tos” for getting your job and internship hunt on. Hint, you
http://www.internationalpeaceandconflict.org/profiles/blogs/resource-guides-to-careers#.UjtXpm0XYSs
Society for International Development: The Society for International Development is hosting a career fair on October 2nd from 12 pm – 7 pm at George Washington University in DC.
http://www.sidw.org/2013-career-fair

Know of some resources we haven’t included? Please share what you know with us so we can help our fellow Terps find their way.