On Campus

Get involved on campus!

The University of Maryland offers students a number of student groups and work/internship opportunities on campus. Below find a listing of on-campus work opportunities and student groups and other ways to get involved with your community. There are a number of groups which English majors can get involved, like our own student groups, the English Undergraduate Association (EUA), the African Diaspora Reading Group (ADRG), and Sigma Tau DeltaFind out about other on-campus work opportunities and student groups in the listings below.

This is an edited page of on-campus postings maintained by the English Undergraduate Office. Opportunities listed do not constitute an endorsement by the University of Maryland English Undergraduate Office; screening has not taken place. Individuals responding to vacancy postings are advised to make their own inquiries about potential employers. 

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Ongoing Positions/Rolling Applications


  • Spring Job Positions, Mitzpeh
  • One week we will go over a reading book-club style and then another week we will do a writing-workshop. We'll also have a monthly movie screening! All of this including topics that deal with race, class, gender, and sexuality!  Snacks included :-) We will be meeting at 7 pm in the LGBT Equity Center (2218 Marie Mount Hall). Our first meeting is February 8th at 7! If there are any questions please email: umdreadingrainbow@gmail.com
  • Try an Art and Learning Center Workshop!
  • Diamondback is hiring Copy Editors
    • The Diamondback, the university’s independent student newspaper, is hiring copy editors for the spring semester. Copy editors fact-check articles and columns and proofread pages for accuracy, spelling, grammar and Associated Press style. Copy editors work two four-hour shifts each week and will start as soon as possible. Priority will be given to applicants who will be available to work three or more shifts a week. This position is an excellent opportunity to gain experience working in the newsroom and a great way to get involved at The Diamondback. Copy editors also get paid a biweekly stipend. All majors are welcome to apply; we especially encourage candidates with previous journalism or editorial experience. If you are interested in applying, please send your resume via email attachment to copy desk chiefs Arya Hodjat and Suzi Marsh at copydbk@gmail.com with a subject line of "Last Name, Spring Copy Editor Application." We are looking to hire as soon as possible; we will accept applications on a rolling basis, but we will give priority to those who apply by February 19th. Thanks in advance to all applicants!
  • Submit your story to the It/That Happened Project (2/23)
  • Sign up to be a Team Leader at Good Neighbor Day
    • Good Neighbor Day Team Leaders act as liaisons between volunteers, our Community Partners, and Project Leaders. Through online resources, classroom preparation, and hands-on training, Team Leaders are prepared to help implement their leadership skills in assisting to manage volunteers on Good Neighbor Day, April 7, 2018! Learn more about Good Neighbor Day here.
  • Join Speak! UMD's student-run poetry collective
  • Surviving and Thriving in a Confusing World: A Support Group
    • Fridays at 11:30-12:50, Shoemaker Building
    • A courageous space for students experiencing distress related to the current sociopolitical climate
    • For students feeling harassed, threatened, targeted, or micro aggressed, based on their identities (including race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, ability status, and religion)
    • Share experiences and receive support
    • For more information contact Dr. Carlton Green at cegreen@umd.edu or Dr. Chandni Shah at chandni@umd.edu
  • Federal Work Study Job Opportunity with the Latin American Studies Center
    • Office Assistant, $10 per hour
    • Must have Federal Work Study to apply
    • If interested, submit resume to Eric Tomala at lasc@umd.edu
  • Are you an undergraduate interested in exploring research opportunities for at the University of Maryland?
    • The Maryland Center for Undergraduate Research maintains a university-wide online bulletin board where UMD researchers can post research opportunities for undergraduate students
  • The Writer’s Bloc, an on-campus publication, is looking for people like you to add to our team of reporters, photographers, creative writers, copy editors and freelancers. We cover a broad range of topics including politicsconcertsphoto essaysart showscampus eventsbook and movie reviewsopinion pieces and much more! Our publication is what our staff makes it. Feel free to stop by our general assignment meetings every Sunday at 3 p.m. in SORC’s rooms A and B located in The Stamp with a pitch or two. Our first meeting will be Feb. 4

Careers4Terps Postings:

The University of Maryland Careers4Terps jobs/internships database has a number of internships/job postings. Students and alumni can register for a Careers4Terps account and get access to the full database of online internship and job postings, on-campus interview opportunities, and other career information. Some careers of interest to English majors include: