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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


  • Environmental Justice Art Contest (4/15)
  • Terps for Change Coordinator Fall 2019
    • RVSP for the Coordinator Interest Meeting
    • Coordinators are the fearless leaders of each team. They collaborate in pairs to ensure the smooth connection between UMD student volunteers and our community partners, as well as lead the weekly dialogues of their participants. On Monday evenings, this community of student leaders meets with the Terps for Change Staff and engages in their own dialogue. The time commitment for this position is about 6-8 hours a week.If you are interested in applying for a coordinator position, or have more questions, feel free to email the T4C staff at terpservice@umd.edu.
  • Volunteer for Maryland Reads Day (4/26) and Maryland Counts Day (5/3)
    • Prince George's County students will be visiting the UMD campus to celebrate 
      their work as mentees in America Reads and America Counts and you can 
      help show them what UMD is all about! Volunteer shifts are 2-3 hours 
      long and each volunteer in attendance gets a free t-shirt.
  • Street Team, Stamp Student Union
    • If you enjoy the feeling of sidewalk chalk in your hands, meeting new people, or want to have a job on campus with flexible hours, join the STAMP Street Team! Members are asked to perform a minimum number of chalkings per week and asked to log/track their hours by clocking in and out through a call-in method (preferred). The position is PAID through the Marketing Street Team payroll, and is not a volunteer arrangement/position. The Street Team averages anywhere from 2-3 hours a week while others who can put in 5-6 hours. Apply here.
  • Undergrad/Graduate Student Assistant(s) in HISP Archaeology Lab
    • Word-processing/data entry, preferably someone who is familiar with Microsoft Excel and can type accurately and quickly. Washing and labeling artifacts, preferably someone with a familiarity with artifact types or an interest in learning. Ideally this would be an undergrad or grad student who's specializing in archaeology and wants to work with artifacts. Pay is $15/hr, time commitment is 10-15 hrs/week. Email: mbailey3@umd.edu 
  • Technical Writing Internship, Offfice of Transformational Learning Smith School of Business 
  • Do you have an internship in Annapolis this semester? There is an Annapolis Bus every Tuesday and Thursday from January 29-April 18. See a map with drop-off locations and times here. 
  • Seeking Submissions for The Black Explosion
    • The Black Explosion, a student-run newspaper dedicated to being a “black voice” on campus, is hiring. We are looking for staff writers, photographers, and videographers. Writers will cover hard news, sports, opinion columns, lifestyle, arts & entertainment, poetry or prose.
  • Communications Undergraduate Internship, Department of English (CLCS)
    • This position can be used for internship credit as 388P. 

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:​

  • Office Assistant, UMD Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs (5/4)
  • Paid Pro-Team Member, UMD Student Entertainment Events (7/2)
  • Paid Voter Engagement Intern, UMD Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education
  • Student Assistant for PowerPoint Slides, Robert H. School of Business
  • Student Assistant, UMD Terrapin Club