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WORK STUDY STUDENT

Maryland Commission for Women Intern

Recruitment #19-005300-0004

Introduction

The Maryland Commission for Women works with Maryland State Government to advance solutions and to expand social, political and economic opportunities for all women. All Maryland women have full social, political and economic equality. This Commission serves as a voice for Maryland women in the development of executive, legislative and judicial policies.  Promotes solutions that address the needs of Maryland women To provide informed advice to the Secretary of the Department of Human Services, the Governor and the Maryland General Assembly on the issues of concern to the women of the state. Improves the lives of Maryland’s women and girls.

GRADE

9998

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Commission for Women

51 Monroe Street, Suite 1034

Rockville MD 20850

 

Main Purpose of Job

Providing administrative and research support services to the staff and commissioners. The primary task will be to review the more than 170 biographies in the Maryland Women's Hall of Fame posted on website of the Maryland State Archives and update the biographies as necessary. In addition, the intern will create a master file for the Hall of Fame and the Women of Tomorrow Award program with a statistical history of the number of nominations and honorees, by year, tracking the county from which the nomination generated. Other duties may include researching and developing a master file on every county/city Commission for Women in Maryland, documenting their enabling legislation and contact information, and assisting with preliminary plan development for the 2020 Women's Leadership Conference and the launch of the Status of Women in Maryland research project.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Carefully review each biography in the Maryland Women's Hall of Fame posted on the website of the Maryland State Archives
  • Research inductees on internet and social media
  • Note necessary updates to information (date of death, changes in positions, etc.)
  • Review in-office files and documents to create statistical history
  • Compile statistical data
  • Create a spreadsheet displaying the data

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  

  • Currently enrolled and pursing a bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major or related courses in Women's Studies, Sociology or similar fields. 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel and other MS Office applications
  • Familiarity with Commission for Women operations and objectives

SELECTION PROCESS

Applications will be evaluated based upon information submitted the application.  Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for an interview.  If selected for this internship, you will need to provide a current college transcript.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended, however the paper application may be submitted to the Department of Human Services, 311 W. Saratoga Street, Attn: D. Greene, Room 146, Baltimore, MD 21201.The paper application must be received by the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.  Information received after the closing date will not be considered.  Application inquiries may be directed to 410-767-7414.      

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.