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UNIVERSITY BUSINESS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Internships in HR, Facilities, Safety, Finance, Business Op.

January 30, 2020 1:17 PM

UMBC'S DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE HIRING INTERNS
Deadline to apply 3/15/2020

Internships in HR, Facilities, Safety, Finance, Business Operations

BE SURE TO STOP BY THE CAREER FAIR (BOOTH 33) TO CHAT WITH UMBC’S DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE ABOUT THESE INTERNSHIPS.

The UMBC Office of Administration and Finance is offering a year long (Fall 2020 through Spring 2021) internship program for undergraduates.  These paid internships will integrate the student intern in a cross-departmental experience in business functions that support the mission of a higher education institution.  Over the course of the academic year, interns will work in 3-4 different functions, in their chosen higher education business area, gaining a broad perspective on the critical administrative functions that support the academic mission in higher education and the positive aspects of a career in the business of higher education.

TO APPLY, Submit a RESUME and COVER LETTER via UMBCworks answering the following questions for each position that interests you:

-What attracted you to this program?
-Is there any additional information you would like to provide in support of your consideration for this internship opportunity?

Positions posted on UMBCworks:
- Human Resources (position 9313370)
- Facilities Management  (position 9313177)
- Finance (position 9313373)
- Safety and Security (position 9313371)
- Business Operations (position 9313372)

DEADLINE to Apply:  Sunday, March 15th

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD AT THE CAREER CENTER (MATH/PSY 201) ON 4/22 FOR SELECTED CANDIDATES.

INTERNSHIP DETAILS

- 30 week academic year program
- Rotational experience across multiple departments within a major functional area
- Paid internship
- Dedicated mentor
- 10 hrs/wk average commitment

REQUIREMENTS

- At least a 3.0 GPA
- Undergraduate with a junior year class standing or above in fall 2019

The Human Resources Internship will provide direct experience in support and professional services available to current and prospective employees, and management in the areas of employment, benefits, compensation and classification, training and development, payroll, labor relations, policy, administration, and human resources data management and reporting. This could include participation in projects designed to enhance HR services, promote employee engagement, and develop strategies that attract and retain a valuable workforce.
 
The Facilities Management Internship will introduce the intern to the various aspects employed to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain campus buildings, grounds, and utility systems.  The intern will be exposed to the business practices and tools used to resolve trouble calls, contract for professional services, manage construction projects, and deploy the talented and skilled workforce required for stewardship of the campus’s physical resources. Special projects may include development of GIS applications, assisting with sustainability measures, and analyzing space utilization.

The Finance Internship will involve the intern in the various aspects of the financial management that support UMBC.  This will include financial accounting and reporting, student billing, the university budget, and the analysis and communications skills necessary for success in these endeavors. The intern will gain an understanding of the interdependent relationship of these areas essential to support effective and efficient financial operations.
 
 The Safety and Security Internship will provide opportunities for the intern to assist in crime scene investigations and search warrant operations, analysis of evidence, property collection and documentation, ComStat analysis of criminal activity and plan response, participate in emergency response exercises and critical incident risk assessments, and other day-to-day police and risk management operations.
 
The Business Operations Internship will give the intern a variety of experiences in the areas of contract negotiations and management, buying goods and services, tracking revenue generation, audit and customer service.  This could involve campus dining services, the bookstore, campus card, audit review, leases and other general business operations.