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), Reading Rainbow Club, 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

On-Campus:

  • The Hinman CEOs Student Startup Incubator
  • Communications Undergraduate Internship, Department of English (CLCS)
    • This position can be used for internship credit as 388P. 
  • Spring 2019 English Language Partnership Internship, UMD SAFE Center for Human Trafficking Survivors
  • Submit to the Paper Shell Review! 
  • Black Explosion, a student-run newspaper dedicated to being a "black voice" for the campus, is hiring. We strive to bring attention to issues that affect the African-American campus community. We are looking for staff writers, photographers, videographers, and social media content providers. Apply here. Please email Black Explosion at blackexplosionnewspaper@gmail.com with any questions, comments, or concerns.
  • L3: Listen, Learn, Lead Internship (Stipend Provided), UMD United Campus Ministry
  • Legal Aid Internship, UMD Undergraduate Student Legal Office
  • Terrapin Club Student Internship, UMD Athletics
  • English Undergraduate Association's Fall Weekly Meeting Schedule
    All meetings take place in the English Undergraduate Lounge (1134 Tawes)
    • General Body Meetings: Tuesdays 7-8pm
    • Book Club: Mondays 5:30-6:30pm
    • Creative Writing Club: Thursdays 7-8pm
  • Reading Rainbow, a LGBTQ+ reading/writing/film club
    • 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). If there are any questions please email: umdreadingrainbow@gmail.com
  • Global Health Corps (GCH): a program that aims to mobilize a global community of emerging leaders to build the movement for health equity. GHC provides opportunities for young professionals from diverse backgrounds to work on the frontlines of the fight for global health equity in yearlong fellowships. GHC fellows are currently working in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia and the United States. They have a measurable impact on the health of the communities in which they work, and draw upon that experience and the GHC alumni network to deepen their impact throughout their careers. Information sessions are being held next week. 
  • Terrapin Leadership Institute
    • A five week-long leadership development program tasked to guide students across campus -- through hands-on activities and critical dialogue -- in discovering who they are as leaders and becoming confident with tangible leadership skills and strategies that can be applied to their everyday lives. The workshop is a low-commitment, high intensity series that is meant to accommodate the student's busy schedule. In addition, there is no cost to participate in TLI! Learn more here.
  • 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
  • Terp Talks is a "Ted Talk" style event that the Terp Talk Executive Board puts on every semester where students are chosen to speak about their fearless ideas. Selected speakers are prepared for weeks by a speech coach, usually from the Department of Communications. The event will feature seven students who are taking the stage to share their unprecedented ideas and show their peers what makes them a fearless Terp. This is a great opportunity for students to expand their speaking capabilities and to get professional exposure to speaking on a stage in front of a large audience. Application link.
  • The Office of Undergraduate Admissions in collaboration with two student organizations - Do Better and The Black Honors Caucus - have started an ambassador program. The purpose of P2P is to allow current University of Maryland students to assist with our recruitment efforts in areas such as Prince George's County, Baltimore City and County and Washington D.C. We are looking for enthusiastic students interested in attending or going on the road with Admissions to attend college fairs, panels, workshops and host for our overnight stay program. Students may also be requested to give testimonials about UMD. If this sounds like you and you want to assist with recruitment efforts, complete the P2P Interest Form.
  • Undergraduate Political Publication looking for writers. Interested in writing articles or op-eds about local, national, or international political issues for a campus publication? Become a writer for the Maryland Political Review! You can get involved by filling out our interest form, or email Betzalel Newman at betzalel.newman@verizon.net if you have any questions.

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:​

  • CS Student Worker, UMD Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering 
    • Careers4Terps ID#: 180234
  • UMD Guided Study Sessions (GSS) Student Leader, UMD Counseling Center
    • Careers4Terps ID#: 179905
  • Security Operations Center Monitor (12/3)
    • Careers4Terps ID#: 179191
  • General Assistant: English Instructor, Office of International and Executive Programs (12/17)
    • Careers4Terps ID#: 178610
  • Student Worker, UMD School of Engineering (1/13/19)
    • Careers4Terps ID#: 179687
  • Tech Store Consultant (1/24/19)
    • Careers4Terps ID#: 179960