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Economics

ECON201/202 Textbook Companion Websites
MC Library Resources
External Websites
  • Economics Place: This website includes quizzes that can help students study for tests.
  • ECONOMICS U$A: 21st Century Edition: A 28-part multimedia distance learning course in micro- and macroeconomics for college and high school classrooms.
  • American FactFinder: This interactive source provides users with the ability to locate and examine socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, political, educational, housing, and industrial information from the 2010 Census. For students enrolled in any Economics course, this is an invaluable source that can aid you comprehend the U.S.’s current economic, social, and political condition.
  • American Economic Association (AEA): The AEA is a professional association involved in the publication of several peer-reviewed academic journals. While only some of this site’s content is open to the public, it is a great resource to keep updated on new developments and changes in Economics. If you go to Resources, and click on “Resources for Economists,” you will find a vast amount of data on U.S. and international economic indicators.
  • American Management Association: The American Management Association is a professional association and plays a key role in self-regulating business management in the U.S. For students interested in pursuing a career in business management, this is a good site to begin your networking experience.
  • American Marketing Association: The American Marketing Association is a professional association with over 30,000 members who work and/or study marketing. Similar to the American Management Association, this is a great place to start for students interested in pursuing a career in marketing.
  • Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs: The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs focuses on U.S. and international economics. It is reflective of current U.S. economic policies. Students enrolled in ECON 103 would benefit from this course.
  • Bureau of Economic Analysis: The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis provides information on regional, national, and international data. This site does reflect on current U.S. economic policies, but also provides a large amount of data for individual research. It is very suitable for ECON 103 students.
  • Bloomberg View: Bloomberg View features new opinions daily from the world's thought leaders on politics, foreign affairs, culture, and a broad range of global issues.
  • Economics Basics: This website contains a comprehensive overview in the study of economics.
  • NASDAQ Stock Exchange: One of the leading stock exchanges on the globe, the NASDAQ website is a great resource to utilize in order to analyze various major marketplaces. This is a beneficial resource for economic students interested in learning more about the current conditions of the stock exchange.
  • New York Stock Exchange (NYSE): The NYSE provides reports on the NYSE, Dow Jones, and S & P 500. It also features recent market news, reports on growth and profitability, and indices. Students interested in learning more about the current conditions of the NYSE ought to visit this site.
  • Principles of Economics: This site has quizzes with matching, multiple choice, true and false and many more to help students with there studies.
  • Research Resources for Economics: Economics encompasses a broad range of topics, and this site covers them all. Find links to economics, women's studies, demography, psychology, and more.
  • The Economist: This excellent weekly journal provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis on political, social and economic conditions across the globe. Subscriptions are required to view the majority of the site’s information. However, non-subscribers can read the editor’s picks. This is a strong base for students enrolled in Economics that are interested in international relations.
  • The New York Times Guide to Economics: Collection of New York Times articles related to economics.
  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics provides key information on employment and unemployment rates, inflation and prices, productivity, business costs, and workplace injuries for all U.S. states, as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This site also contains games and quizzes for students, as well as a wide array of publications.
  • U.S. Census Bureau County Business Patterns: The County Business Patterns site provides data on business patterns, employment rates and payroll information for all U.S. zip codes, metropolitan, and micropolitan areas from 1998-2012. It contains similar information for Puerto Rico from 2003-2012, and for all remaining U.S. island territories from 2008-2012.
  • U.S. Government Publishing Office Economic Indicators: The U.S. Government Publishing Office allows users to access data on economic indicators from 1995 to 2015 on a monthly basis. This includes information on national income, expenditure (including national defense), debt, as well as personal expenditure, rates on exports and imports, and gross domestic product. This is a great tool to analyze and trace U.S. public and private spending over the past 20 years.
  • World Bank Data: The World Bank’s Open Data site provides key information on all nations across the globe concerning agriculture, climate change, economics and growth, education, debt, gender, health, and poverty amongst other topics. This is a great resource to learn about current socioeconomic issues that nations face.

Course: ECON 201 
Date/Time: MWF/10:00 am
Professor Name: Dr. B. Eugenia Perona
ECON 201 MWF 10am Perona syllabus (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)
Syllabus summary (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Course: ECON 202 
Date/Time: MWF/11:00 pm
Professor Name: Dr. Satarupa Das
ECON 202 syllabus (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Course: ECON 201
Date/Time: Online CRN: 20343 & 20344
Professor Name: Dr. Satarupa Das
ECON 201 online syllabus (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Course: ECON 201
Date/Time: MWF/12:00 pm
Professor Name: Dr. Satarupa Das
ECON 201 syllabus (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Course: ECON 201
Date/Time: MW/2:00 pm
Professor Name: Dr. Satarupa Das 
ECON 201 syllabus (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

  • MC Academic Internships and Cooperative Education Program
  • Council of Economic Advisors: Interns aid the Council of Economic Advisors review national and international economic policy, which the Council then forwards to the White House. Projects include reviewing microeconomic, macroeconomic and international economic issues. Required Qualifications: Applicants must be full time students and have completed some Economics courses.
  • U.S. Federal Reserve Economic Research Division: The Federal Reserve’s Division of Research and Statistics and Monetary Affairs offers internships year round that focus on analyzing and collecting data. This program is geared towards Economics majors (majors in Finance, Statistics, Mathematics and Computer Science are also accepted). Required Qualifications: Applicants must have at least sophomore standing with a strong background in Economics courses. Internships require a commitment of 10-12 weeks. 

Education

Public Maryland Universities' Education Departments

The following links are the three major education departments closest to Montgomery College. Students interested in transferring in 1-2 semesters ought to review these education program’s course requirements.

Education Books/Videos:

Please contact the department for further information - 
Education:
at Germantown Campus,
at Rockville & Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campuses

Each of the below links contain descriptions, required, and if available recommended qualifications for the listed internships. These are great opportunities, which include interning at The Kennedy Center, the National Aquarium in Baltimore, as well as summer camp projects in Virginia.

Montgomery College Cooperative Education & Internship Program
This MC based internship places students in internships relevant to their major field of study. Previous placements have included the U.S. Congress, Lockheed Martin, Department of Justice, and the National Institutes of Health.
Required Qualifications: Enrolled at MC and must have completed two courses for their major.
GPA & Academic Standing: A minimum of a 2.0 GPA, and completed at least 12 college credits.

Fairfax County, VA Park Authority (scroll down or click on “Park Authority”)
Located at Riverbend Park, VA, the Environmental Education internship enables college students to obtain hands-on experience with teaching the natural sciences, local history, and survival skills to summer camp children. 
Required Qualifications: Applicants must be moderately fit. 
Recommended Qualifications: Education or Environmental Science major, experience with canoeing, kayaking and fishing, and proficient in Spanish.

Mental Health Association of Montgomery County
The Mental Health Association offers undergraduates eight different internship types, including interning at a Hotline Outreach program, to aiding Kensington Wheaton Youth Services.
Required Qualifications: Qualifications differ greatly amongst these internships (some include proficiency in French or Spanish, while others demand experience in data collection and analysis). We recommend that you carefully review each of the internship’s descriptions.

National Aquarium Internship
The National Aquarium offers 24 internship programs ranging from marketing and sales, to serving in the animal care center. As a center that obtains more than a million visitors a year, all of the internships are both challenging and rewarding.
Required Qualifications: Enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year college or university.
Recommended Qualifications: Note that due to differences amongst the internships, the required and recommended qualifications are quite different. We recommend that you carefully review each of the internship’s descriptions.

The Kennedy Center
From this summer, the Kennedy Center offered 36 different internship programs. Of that number, 11 focused on education.
GPA & Academic Standing: Junior Standing

Urban Education Leaders Internship Program (UELIP)
UELIP interns aid in the application of education policy for Washington DC’s public school system. 
Required Qualifications: Enrolled in a 2 year or 4 year college or university. 
Recommended Qualifications: Desire to work in an urban school environment.

Wide Angle Youth Media
Wide Angle Youth Media offers nine different internships including administrative and teaching positions. This program focuses on providing Baltimore city middle and high school students with the opportunity to create films on local issues.
Required Qualifications: As there are several internships, the required qualifications differ quite significantly. We recommend that you carefully review each of the internship’s description

History

Textbook Companions

HIST 114: The World In 20th Century, 4th/E 
This interactive site provides teaching and learning resources you can use to get the most from your course

HIST 200 & 201: GIVE ME LIBERTY, Eric Foner
Give Me Liberty! provides a fresh and effective approach to the survey. Its single-author narrative gives students a clear, coherent introduction to American history. The theme of American freedom enriches the narrative, integrates the book's coverage of social and political history, and motivates the study of history by alerting students to how much is at stake in having a knowledge of our past. 
Click links below for online materials:

HS200: US History In Colonial - 1865: Making America: A History of the United States, Fifth Edition 
Carol Berkin, Baruch College, City University of New York
Christopher L. Miller, The University of Texas, Pan American et al.

HIST200: To 1877: The Enduring Vision V1.
Online study center for the textbook.

HS201: Since 1865: The Enduring Vision V2.
Online study center for the textbook.

HIST 211: History of Latinos In United States: Harvest of Empire - Gonzalez
** Please visit the ASC for more information

History websites

MC Libraries History Subject website
MC’s history library website features digital journal databases, newspapers archives, subject encyclopedias, reference works, external links, as well as resources for African-American history. Students can access all of the databases off-campus by logging onto their MyMC accounts.

African Studies

African Women Research Site 
The following site features over 40,000 records on women from every region of Africa. Some of these records are available online and would be useful for students in either HIST 265 or 266.

UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda 
The UN has made available an interactive timeline, court cases, and documents pertaining to the 1994 Rwandan genocide. This is a useful source for students studying contemporary history (such as HIST 114 or 266).

Columbia University African Studies 
Columbia University offers students several resources on the African Diaspora, literature and oral tradition, as well as on the languages Swahili and Wolof. While the journal databases are restricted to Columbia students, the public can still access a large number of resources by going to the “African Studies Internet Resources,” tab. This is a comprehensive resource for students in either HIST 265 or 266.

African-American History

19th century African American Women Writers
The New York Public Library has publicized over 30 biographical sketches on 19th century African American women. This information introduces students to the various upbringings of both enslaved women and free blacks.  

In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presents a comprehensive site on both the involuntary and voluntary migrations of African Americans. This includes the infamous transatlantic and domestic slave trades, as well as the great migration. Each section contains documents, texts, images, and maps. Students enrolled in HIST 200, 201, 235 or 236 will benefit from visiting this source. 

Library of Congress African American Collections
Students can locate the Library of Congress’s ten collections on African American history at this site. These collections range from 19th century pamphlets to audio interviews of slave narratives recorded during the 20th century. Students enrolled in HIST 200, 201, 235 or 236 will benefit from visiting this source. 

Library of Congress African American Mosaic 
The African American Mosaic is just one of the collections that the Library of Congress has digitized. It specifically focuses on the American Colonization Society and abolition movements during the antebellum period. The site also details the great migration during the early 20th century and the relationship of black communities with President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Works Progress Administration during the Great Depression. Students enrolled in HIST 200, 201, 235 or 236 will benefit from visiting this source.

Race – The power of  an illusion
The online companion to California Newsreel’s 3 - part documentary about race in Society, Sciences, and History.

Transatlantic Slave Trade Voyages Database
From the 16th-19th centuries, slave traders forcibly transported more than 12 million Africans to the Americas. This site provides ship record documentation for nearly 35,000 of those voyages. Students in HIST 117, 200, 201, 235, 265, or 266 will find this information immensely beneficial.

Voices from the Gaps 
The University of Minnesota features biographical sketches and writing samples from “Asian, Black, Latina, and Native Women,” ranging from the 18th century to today. This is a comprehensive source for HIST 112, 228, 235 and 236.

Asian Studies

Australian National University College of Asia and the Pacific
The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific provides research articles, digital databases, videos, podcasts, and blogs on current events in Asia and the Pacific. This is a great resource for history, political science, and international relations students interested in learning more about the “Asian Century.”

Asia For Educators
Asia For Educators provides primary historical sources for both ancient, medieval, and modern Asian History. Broken up by date ranges, this source offers students resources spanning from 4000 BCE to today, and includes resources on the origins of Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism, as well as gender studies, and 20th century Chinese communism. Students enrolled in HIST 112, 114, 247, and 250 would benefit from visiting this site. 

Asia Society
The Asia Society provides articles, blogs, and videos on film, art, literature, domestic and foreign events/relations across the Asian continent. This is a great source to learn about current developments, especially U.S.-Chinese relations in the 21st century.

Digital South Asia Library
The University of Chicago’s Digital South Asia Library offers students a treasure trove of primary and secondary sources, including maps, images, books & journals, and statistics. Whether students would like to analyze atlases/maps from the mid-19th to early 20th centuries, or review social science/humanities academic journal from the mid-late 20th century, this is a great resource to utilize. Students enrolled in HIST 114, 209, 247, and 250 would benefit from visiting this site.  

Gallery of Chinese Propaganda Posters
Chineseposters.net offers history students a glimpse into the People’s Republic of China’s propaganda machine from the mid-20th to mid-late 20th century. These include posters and images of Chairman Mao, as well as on historical periods such as the Great Leap Forward, and the Cultural Revolution. Students enrolled in HIST 114, 209, 247, and 250 would benefit from visiting this site.  

Mao Zedong Internet Archive
This archive provides students with several translated texts from Chairman Mao ranging from 1917 to the 1970s. This includes Mao’s reflections on China during the first Communist revolutions, his experiences on the Long March, as well as the creation of the People’s Republic of China in 1949 and onward. Students enrolled in HIST 114, 209, 247, and 250 would benefit from visiting this site.  

National Committee on U.S. – China Relations
Currently, the U.S. is the largest developed nation and China is the largest developing nation. This committee analyzes the relationship between these two nations and provides site visitors with audio and video clips, as well as interview podcasts on current developments that effect U.S.-Chinese relations.

European History

British Pathe
Ranging from the late 19th century to the present, this site features 90,000 historical clips available for student viewing. These include historical moments such as clips from WW I’s trenches, a comprehensive collection on Winston Churchill, and footage of the famed D-Day liberation of Normandy. Students in HIST 201, or 263 will find this source particularly helpful.

Digital Scriptorium
The University of California, Berkeley Library’s Digital Scriptorium provides students with digitized middle ages and renaissance manuscripts and documents. This is an invaluable source for students enrolled in HIST 116, 146, and 147. 

First World War Poetry Digital Archive
On the one hand, WW I was a grand war of empires, but on the other, it entailed the loss of millions that fought in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. This site captures the human experience of this war through the poetic voices of Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sasson, and Vera Brittan. It also includes a photographic, audio and film collection from the war’s time-frame. This is a great supplement for students in HIST 114, 117 or 201.

Hanover College History Department Historical Texts Collection
Hanover College offers students a large amount of digitized resources on modern European and 17th-20th century U.S. history. Students in HIST 148, 200, and 201 will find these sources particularly helpful.

Hansard 1803-2005 [British Parliamentary Papers]
While the search engine takes some time to get used to, the Hansard Parliamentary Paper collections offers all of the Parliamentary minutes from 1803 to 2005 (more recent minutes are available at: www.parliament.uk). This is a great source whether students want to read David Lloyd George’s revolutionary liberal reforms at the turn of the century, or Winston Churchill’s inspiring WW II speeches. Students enrolled in HIST 114, 117, 148, 200, and 235 will benefit from visiting this source.

Holocaust Encyclopedia
Sponsored by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, this site provides articles on the Third Reich, the process and implementation of the Holocaust, the liberation of the concentration and death camps, and the Nuremburg War crime trials. In addition, it includes an encyclopedia on the camp’s photographs, victim’s ID cards and survivor oral histories. This site is a great supplement for any course that discusses this tragic event.

London Lives, 1690 to 1800
London Lives provides a digitized collection of London’s parish archives, criminal, coroner, hospital and guild’s records from 1690 to 1800. Students in HIST 117, 148, and 263 will obtain a stronger sense of urban development and social values by reviewing this site.

UCLA, Catalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts

The Online Froissart, A Digital Edition of the Chronicles of Jean Froissart

The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, London’s Central Criminal Court, 1674 to 1973

Latin American History

American University Center for Latin American & Latino Studies, Archived Projects
American University offers the public open access to several archived projects, which focuses on topics like religion and violence, community sustainability, urban history, and extractive industries (to name a few), in Latin America. When reviewing these projects, look out for project publications sources, and related links featured on the right hand side. Students enrolled in HIST 114, 117, and 245 will benefit from visiting this site.

American University: Implications of Normalization, Scholarly Perspectives on U.S.-Cuban Relations
This site incorporates a variety of experts and their perspectives on contemporary U.S.-Cuban relations. Students enrolled in HIST 114, 117, and 245 will benefit from visiting this site.

American University: U.S.-Cuba Relations, A Document Archive
The AU U.S.-Cuba Relations Document Archives includes information on a wide range of topics including democracy programs, health cooperation, human rights, migration, normalizing relations, public opinion and terrorism. When visiting this site, make sure to review the topics section on the right hand side. Students enrolled in HIST 114, 117, and 245 will benefit from visiting this site.

In Sight Crime
InSight Crime is a non-profit research institution that focuses on analyzing organized crime in Latin America and the Caribbean. This site is open to the public that includes news analysis, briefs, and investigations. Students enrolled in HIST 114, 117, and 245 will benefit from visiting this site.

U.S. History

American Factfinder (U.S. Census)
This interactive source provides users with the ability to locate and examine socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, political, educational, housing, and industrial information from the 2010 Census. For students in HIST 201, 236, or 260, this is an invaluable source that can aid you comprehend the U.S.’s current economic, social, and political condition. 

Constitution Society Early U.S. History Primary Documents
This site provides a wide range of political, legal, and theological primary documents of great importance to colonial U.S. history. It includes all of the British tax acts that estranged colonial-British relations, as well as the works of several significant colonial figures (such as Thomas Paine, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson). HIST 200 students will benefit greatly by using this source.

Foreign Relations of the U.S.
Students can find decades worth of formerly classified foreign relation documents at this site. From the Truman to the Carter administrations, students can examine the U.S.’s post-WW II plans, the Kennedy administration’s discussion of the nuclear arms race and Cuban missile crisis, as well as Nixon administration’s analysis of the Vietnam War. This is a great resource for contemporary U.S. history students. This is a great resource for students in either HIST 201 or 236.

History Resource Center: US  
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National Security Agency Archives
By publishing this website, the NSA enables students to view formerly classified information on U.S. clandestine activities and cryptology extending from the Revolutionary War to the current Defense Special Missile and Aerospace Center. Students in HIST 200, 201, or 236 would find this information more than helpful.

University of Virginia Library U.S. Census Data, 1790-1960
The University of Virginia has digitized and made available online every U.S. census from 1790 to 1960. This is a great resource for students enrolled in HIST 200, 201, 235, or 236.

U.S. Digital History
U.S. Digital History features a comprehensive list of resources, including primary documents, films, music, images, and biographical sketches from the colonial period to the present. Students enrolled in any U.S. history class will benefit from browsing this site's information.

Virtual Jamestown 
Virtual Jamestown is a great site for HS201 and HS129 students. It is a product of collaboration between Virginia Tech, the University of Virginia, and the Virginia Center for Digital History at the University of Virginia.

War of 1812 in the Collections of Lilly Library
Indiana University presents digitized maps, correspondence, books, memoirs, images, and government records pertaining to the War of 1812. This online resource is helpful for any students of HIST 200 or 235.

Women's History

Harvard University Library Open Collections Program, Women Working, 1800-1930
Harvard University’s Women Working collection features books, pamphlets, diaries, memoirs, magazines, manuscripts, photographs, statistics, and institutional records on working women in the U.S. from 1800 to the eve of the Great Depression. This site would primarily benefit students enrolled in HIST 112, 114, 117, 200, 201, & 228.  

Human Rights Watch
The Women’s Rights division is a new addition to the Human Rights Watch (a nonprofit organization) online site. While it focuses primarily on 21st century affairs, students enrolled in HIST 112 and 228 will get a sense of the issues and challenges women face in the world today. 

Library of Congress, Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman’s Party Collection
The Library of Congress Women of Protest collection provides the public with over 400+ photographs that focus primarily on U.S. militant feminism from 1913 to 1922. These images bring the past to life in the march of women’s suffrage and would be helpful to students in HIST 112, 114, 117, 201, & 228. 

London School of Economics, Library: The Women’s Library
The London School of Economics Women’s Library features a digital collection of over 300 pamphlets, magazines, journals, archives, photographs, postcards, objects and books from 1600 to today. These items primarily focus on the promotion of women’s political, social, and economic rights. Students enrolled in HIST 112, 114, 117, and 228 would benefit from visiting this site.

National Women’s History Museum
While the construction of the National Women’s History Museum (NWHM) in Washington DC is still in the planning process, the NWHM’s website has a number of great resources. These include online exhibits that focus on women’s involvement in WW II, sports, the Progressive Era, and immigration. The website also contains hundreds of biographical sketches, videos, interactive software programs, and a suffragist timeline. Students enrolled in HIST 112, 114, 117, 200, 201, and 228 would benefit from visiting this site.

Population Reference Bureau, The World’s Women and Girls, 2011 Data Sheet (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)
The nonprofit organization, the Population Reference Bureau, provides recent statistics on gender issues such as domestic abuse, early marriages, reproductive health, and education. The data sheet presents recent data collected up to 2011 and demonstrates the prevalence of gender inequality across large portions of the globe. This site is helpful for students in HIST 112, 114, and 228.

University Libraries, University at Albany, Women’s Studies
The University Libraries Women’s Studies section features a large and diverse list of online resources on women’s industrial, immigration, and political history as well as feminist theory. Students enrolled in HIST 112, 114, 117, 200, 201, and 228 would benefit from visiting this site.

University of Maryland University Libraries, Open Access Feminist Journals
The University of Maryland Open Access Feminist Journals provide access to 17 journal databases available to the public. They focus on several topics including feminist theory, gender issues, as well as religion and gender. Students enrolled in HIST 112, 114, 117, 200, 201, and 228 would benefit from visiting this site. 

University of Wisconsin – Madison Libraries, Gender and Women’s Studies Librarian’s Office
This site provides open access to both Feminist Periodicals, and Feminist Collections. These journals are great sources to keep up with scholarly developments in feminist theory and gender issues. 

The Women’s Stats Project
The Women’s Stats Project is a data-collecting initiative to provide information on topics of women security across the globe. In order to review this site’s data, you must create a free online account. Doing so enables students to analyze data on women’s political, economic, and social rights across the globe. This site is helpful for students in HIST 112, 114, and 228.

Women Watch
Women Watch is a division of the United Nations that provides news and information on gender equality. Similar to the Population Reference Bureau, this site demonstrates the prevalence of gender inequality across the globe today. Students enrolled in HIST 112, 114, 117, 200, 201, and 228 would benefit from visiting this site. 

World History

Columbia University Digital Collections Website
Columbia University provides the public with a wide variety of digitized collections. They range from ancient Babylonian Cuneiform tablets to U.S. Community Service Society’ photographs that focus on urban poverty in late 19th/early 20th century New York City. Regardless of the student’s area of interest, these collections bring several different periods of history to life

Fordham University Internet History Sourcebooks Project
Fordham University offers a wide array of primary sources for ancient, medieval, and modern history across the globe. These digitized records are an invaluable source to any student of history, politics, society and/or culture. This is a great supplement for students in HIST 114, 116, 117, 200, or 201.

Library of Congress - World History & Cultures
As the largest library in the world, the Library of Congress’s resources appear endless. The library’s extensive online collections, which includes records on subjects such as the Age of Exploration, British-American relations, and the contemporary Darfur Crisis, is another great resource available to MC students.

University of Missouri-Kansas Professor Douglas Linder's Famous Trials Page
Professor Linder of UMKC has done a great service in providing primary documents, newspaper articles, images, and clips of famous trials. While U.S. history is the focus for many of these trials (such as the Salem Witch Trials, and, much more recently, the Zimmerman trial), Linder has also included world famous trials, such as Nelson Mandela’s trial, along with ancient court cases like the trial of Socrates and the trial of Jesus. 

Wilson Center Collections
The Wilson Center's Digital Archives focuses primarily on Cold War events in relation to the U.S., USSR, People' Republic of China, the Korean peninsula, Vietnam, and the USSR's Eastern European satellites. Students taking HIST 114, 117, 201, 250, 252, or 260 will benefit from visiting this site.

Yale University Avalon Project
The Avalon Project features digitized legal records extending from ancient to contemporary history. Documents include Ancient Babylon’s Code of Hammurabi, England’s Magna Carta,  and the United Nations’ Resolution. This site complements all of the history courses MC offers.

Education Books/Videos:

History syllabi at:
Germantown Campus,
Rockville Campus,
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus.

Course (CRN#): HIST 116 (CRN# 31113)
Date/Time: TR/5:00pm-7:55pm
Professor Name: Professor Phillip M. Daniels
HIST 116 TR Evening Daniels Syllabus (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)  

Course (CRN#): HIST 201 (CRN# 31153)
Date/Time: M/6:30pm-9:10pm
Professor Name: Professor Karl T. Smith
HIST 201 M Evening Smith Syllabus (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)  

Course (CRN#): HIST 240 (CRN# 31148)
Date/Time: TR/5:00pm-6:15pm
Professor Name: Professor Navarro Pulley
HIST 240 TR 5pm Pulley Syllabus (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)  

History, and Museum Studies Internships

Each of the below links contain descriptions, required, and if available recommended qualifications for the listed internships. These are great opportunities, which include interning at the Library of Congress, U.S. Holocaust Museum, and the U.S. National Archives.

The Paul Peck Humanities Institute at Montgomery College
The Paul Pecks Institute offers internships at the Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institute, and the U.S. Holocaust Museum. This is a remarkable opportunity for MC students. 
Required Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years old, currently enrolled at MC and completed EN 102/103 with a B or higher.
GPA & Academic Standing: 3.4+ GPA and completed 15 credits at MC.

Folger Shakespeare Library Internship
The Folger Library offers undergraduates the opportunity to intern at their Central Library, or with their Public Programs. Most well known for its Shakespeare holdings, Folger also holds several valuable 15th-18th century volumes (including a 1477 edition of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales). Students interested in Renaissance and early Modern English history would benefit from interning at this institution.
Required Qualifications: Contact the Folger Shakespeare Library to learn more about these position’s requirements.

National Building Museum
The National Building Museum features exhibits on architectural history, the development of disaster codes, as well as a fun and interactive building zone for children. It offers half a dozen internship opportunities, which includes public relations, visitor interpretation, and the collections department. 
Required Qualifications: Required and recommended qualifications differ from internship to internship. However, students must be currently enrolled at a college institution in order to meet eligibility for most of the internships.

Newseum
The Newseum features exhibits, documents and collections on journalism while celebrating the U.S.’s first amendment. It currently offers six different internship opportunities, including education outreach, and research associate.
Required Qualifications: Qualifications differ by internship. We recommend that you carefully review each of the internship’s descriptions.

U.S. Capitol Historical Society
The U.S. Capitol History Society has a selective internship program (only accepts 1-2 interns per semester) that focuses on the U.S. Capitol and Congressional research. One of the primary internship projects is contributing to the We The People historical calendar where interns research the events that occurred each day over two hundred years ago. 
Required Qualifications: Applicants must be enrolled in a 2 year or 4 year college or university.

U.S. National Archives
Holder of significant historical documents, such as the Magna Carta, Declaration of Independence, and U.S. Constitution, the National Archives also offers over 13 types of internship programs. These include archival, editorial, educational, and legislative programs. 
Required Qualifications: Internship requirements vary from program to program. However, all of them require a minimum of 120 work hours. Students must also be enrolled at a 2-year or 4-year institution of higher learning.

U.S. Naval History & Heritage Command
Offers internships in over a dozen fields in service to the Department of the U.S. Navy, which includes underwater archeology, the National Museum of the U.S. Navy, early history, and the Navy Art Collection. (year round)
Required Qualifications: All of the internship programs require a minimum of 160 work hours as well as current enrollment at a 2-year or 4-year institution of higher learning.

Sewall-Belmont House & Museum
The Sewall-Belmont House offers two internship programs in their collections and archives. As the headquarters for the National Woman’s Party, the museum focuses on women’s pursuit of political and social equality. 
Required Qualifications: Contact the Sewall house for more details about internship requirements and qualifications.

Mental Health

Textbook Companion Websites

MHLT101: Theory, Practice, and Trends in Human Services An Introduction. Fifth Edition 
This interactive site provides teaching and learning resources you can use to get the most from your course.
Web resources, Flash Cards, and Quizzes are available for reviews.

MHLT 102: Skills and Tools for Today's Counselors and Psychotherapists 
From Natural Helping to Professional Counseling, 1st Edition

MHLT 102: The Skilled Helper A Problem-Management and Opportunity-Development Approach to Helping - 9th  - 
This interactive site provides teaching and learning resources you can use to get the most from your course.
Web resources, Flash Cards, and Quizzes are available for reviews. 

MHLT 112: Groups Process and Practice (with InfoTrac) – 8th 
This interactive site provides teaching and learning resources you can use to get the most from your course.
Web resources, Flash Cards, and Quizzes are available for reviews.

MHLT 208: Expressive Therapies: Cathy A. Malchiodi
Paperback:
November 2006
ISBN-10: 1-59385-379-3
ISBN-13: 978-1-59385-379-2 

MHLT 213: Group Counseling Strategies and Skills - 7th
This interactive site provides teaching and learning resources you can use to get the most from your course.
Web resources are available for reviews.

SAGE Publications
SAGE Publications publishes over 485 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine. 

MC Libraries Mental Health Subject website 

Mental Health Links

American Art therapy Association
The American Art Therapy Association (AATA) is the national organization of art therapists in the United States, although it has members in more than thirty countries throughout the world. 

American Counseling Association  
The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization. "By providing leadership training, publications, continuing education opportunities, and advocacy services to nearly 45,000 members, ACA helps counseling professionals..."

American Psychological Association

Behavior Online
A formal case conference - You can become a charter member of Behavior Online, the gathering place for Mental health and applied Behavioral Science Professionals.

General APA Guidelines from Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)*New

DrugWatch
DrugWatch.com provides extensive information about medications prescribed to treat various mental disorders as well as precautions patients should take before beginning treatment with these medications.

Resources Links from Active Mind

The Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children (CSAAC) 
"Founded in 1979 through the vision of four families in Montgomery County, Maryland, the Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children (CSAAC) is a private, non-profit agency dedicated to serving children and adults living with autism by helping them succeed in day-to-day activities and become active members of their community..."

Hearts & Homes For Youth (HHY)
It provides comprehensive residential and community based services reflecting the cultural diversity of the children and families.

International Society for Mental Health Online
Since its inception at the end of 1997, the International Society for Mental Health Online (ISMHO) has taken the lead in establishing an open forum to discuss issues relating to the provision of online mental health services.

Max Planck Institute for Human Development

National Coalition of Arts Therapies Associations (NCATA)
NCATA is an umbrella organization for national art therapy, music therapy, dance therapy, drama therapy and poetry therapy organizations.

Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Association - service in Montgomery County
The Mental Health Association (MHA) promotes mental health and wellness, and supports those with mental illness, by sponsoring and implementing advocacy, education and community service programs.

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW)The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 145,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

National Organization for Human Services

National Institute of Mental Health
For Clinical Research Information

National Institute of Mental Health
Working to improve mental health through biomedical research on mind, brain, and behavior.

Samhsa
"The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities."

The Arc, Montgomery County
"The Arc Montgomery County is one of the largest and oldest nonprofit organizations in Maryland and serves individuals, families and employers affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD)".

TITLE IV-E Program
The Education for Public Child Welfare Program is a partnership between the University of Maryland School of Social Work and the Maryland Department of Human Resources to prepare BSW/MSW candidates for public child welfare social work practice. 

WebMD
The WebMD content staff blends award-winning expertise in medicine, journalism, health communication and content creation to bring you the best health information possible.

Course Materials
Mental Health Textbooks MHLT 101 MHLT 200 Forms
Syllabi coming

Each of the below links contain descriptions, required, and if available recommended qualifications for the listed internships. These are great opportunities, which include interning at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, the Mental Health Association at Montgomery County, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Internship Sites for the Mental Health Practicum
General Mental Health Internships

Administration for Children & Families - End Trafficking
This internship enables students to aid in the U.S. federal government’s goal to end human trafficking and modern slavery. The projects duties include conducting research projects on issues relating to human trafficking, and working on public outreach programs. 
Required Qualifications: Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate program and must have a strong interest in this position’s primary goals. For further details, contact the Administration for Children & Families.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
The HRSA offers a public health internship program where interns will aid one of the HRSA’s several bureaus (these include “rural health policy, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, and health systems,” to name a few). 
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have good academic standing in their undergraduate program. 

Montgomery College Cooperative Education & Internship Program
This MC based internship places students in internships relevant to their major field of study. Previous placements have included the U.S. Congress, Lockheed Martin, Department of Justice, and the National Institutes of Health.
Required Qualifications: Enrolled at MC and must have completed two courses for their major.
GPA & Academic Standing: A minimum of a 2.0 GPA, and completed at least 12 college credits. 

Mental Health Association of Montgomery County
The Mental Health Association offers undergraduates eight different internship types, including interning at a Hotline Outreach program, to providing mental health counseling for the N*COMMON program.
Required Qualifications: Qualifications differ greatly amongst these internships (some include proficiency in French or Spanish, while others demand experience in data collection and analysis). We recommend that you carefully review each of the internship’s descriptions. 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA focuses on researching behavioral health disorders and executing federal, state and local policy. Internship projects include focusing on substance abuse, mental health prevention, implementing policy, as well as gathering and analyzing data.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university.
GPA & Academic Standing: A minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

Philosophy

Textbook Companions

PHIL143: Experiencing the World's Religions

PHIL201: Philosophy: Power of Ideas, 9th Edition 
This website includes quizzes, bulletin boards, and chartrooms that can help students study for tests

PHIL202: The Elements of Moral Philosophy with Dictionary of Philosophical Terms, 4th Edition 
* Desk copy available in the Center's Textbook Library

Philosophy Websites

Montgomery College Philosophy Subject Website
MC’s philosophy library website features digital journal databases, subject encyclopedias, and reference works. Students can access all of the databases off-campus by logging onto their MyMC accounts. 

Dictionaries/Encyclopedias

A Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names
An online philosophy dictionary tool.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Stanford University provides a public and comprehensive encyclopedia on several philosophical subjects ranging from ancient to contemporary philosophers. The encyclopedia includes several subfields such as rationalism, empiricism, existentialism, and neoliberalism. Students in PHIL 101 may find this site particularly helpful.

Philosophy Online
This site features resources on a wide selection of materials on philosophy subjects and philosophers. It is a useful supplement for students enrolled in MC philosophy courses.

Professional Associations/Academic Search Engines

American Philosophical Association (APA)
The APA is a professional association, which provides updates on philosophical works, hosts academic conferences, and features several public newsletters on subjects ranging from feminism to philosophy and medicine. The Journal of the APA is another useful resource, but it does require a subscription. This resource is more suitable for advanced students in philosophy.

Online Ethics Center for Science & Engineering (OEC)
The OEC site includes several case studies, science and engineering association codes and guidelines, and essays on bioethics. For STEM and philosophy students analyzing bioethics, this site is an invaluable resource.

PhilPapers
Featuring nearly two million entries, PhilPapers is an extensive bibliography on philosophical subjects ranging from aesthetics to epistemology. It also contains several journal articles, and updates on new journals and books.

The National Philosophical Counseling Association (NPCA)
Founded in 1992, the National Philosophical Counseling Association (NPCA) promotes the philosophical examination of the theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy and of philosophy as a private practice profession.

Philosophy Books/Videos:

Philosophy syllabi at:
Germantown Campus,
Rockville Campus,
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus.

Course (CRN#): PHIL 101 (CRN# 30985)
Date/Time: TR/12:30pm-1:45pm
Professor Name: Professor Daniel G. Jenkins
PHIL 101 Syllabus (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Course (CRN#): PHIL 140 (CRN# 36145)
Date/Time: R/6:30pm-9:10pm
Professor Name: Professor Daniel G. Jenkins
PHIL 140 R Jenkins Syllabus (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Course (CRN#): PHIL 140 (CRN# 30987)
Date/Time: TR/11:00am-12:15pm
Professor Name: Professor Daniel G. Jenkins
PHIL 140 1100am Jenkins Syllabus (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Each of the below links contain descriptions, required, and if available recommended qualifications for the listed internships. These are great opportunities that included interning at the Library of Congress, U.S. National Archives, and the Sewall-Belmont House.

Philosophy Internships

The Paul Peck Humanities Institute at Montgomery College
The Paul Pecks Institute offers internships at the Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institute, and the U.S. Holocaust Museum. This is a remarkable opportunity for MC students. 
Required Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years old, currently enrolled at MC and completed EN 102/103 with a B or higher.
GPA & Academic Standing: 3.4+ GPA and completed 15 credits at MC.

Internships related to Political Philosophy

Newseum
The Newseum features exhibits, documents and collections on journalism while celebrating the U.S.’s first amendment. It currently offers six different internship opportunities, including education outreach, and research associate.
Required Qualifications: Qualifications differ by internship. We recommend that you carefully review each of the internship’s descriptions.

U.S. Capitol Historical Society
The U.S. Capitol History Society has a selective internship program (only accepts 1-2 interns per semester) that focuses on the U.S. Capitol and Congressional research. One of the primary internship projects is contributing to the We The People historical calendar where interns research the events that occurred each day over two hundred years ago. 
Required Qualifications: Applicants must be enrolled in a 2 year or 4 year college or university.

U.S. National Archives
Holder of significant historical documents, such as the Magna Carta, Declaration of Independence, and U.S. Constitution, the National Archives also offers over 13 types of internship programs. These include archival, editorial, educational, and legislative programs. 
Required Qualifications: Internship requirements vary from program to program. However, all of them require a minimum of 120 work hours. Students must also be enrolled at a 2-year or 4-year institution of higher learning.

Internships related to Feminism

Sewall-Belmont House & Museum
The Sewall-Belmont House offers two internship programs in their collections and archives. As the headquarters for the National Woman’s Party, the museum focuses on women’s pursuit of political and social equality. 
Required Qualifications: Contact the Sewall house for more details about internship requirements and qualifications.

Political Science

Textbook Companions

POLI101: We The People 9/e  
This site has online quizzes with matching, multiple choice, simulations, true and false and many more to help students with there studies.

Fantasy Congress - Where people play politics
“Politics is a full-contact sport. Get in on the game!”

International Constitutional Law
Constitutional Documents

POLI105:  The Human Polity (A Comparative Introduction to Political Science) - 5th Edition

POLI201: Introducing Comparative Politics, 2nd ed. Website
Chapter summaries for study, online quizzes, & flashcards.

POLI203: Essentials of International Relations, 6/E 
Karen A. Mingst

International Politics on the World Stage, Brief, 8/e
John T. Rourke & Mark A. Boyer

Political Science websites

Montgomery College Libraries Political Science Subject website
MC's Political Science website features journal databases, e-books, subject encyclopedias, external links, and a list of suggested hardcopy books available at the library. This is a useful source of information for students enrolled in any Political Science course, as well as a good starting point for a research assignment.

U.S. Federal Government Resources

Federal Agencies and Commissions
The federal government has compiled all federal department and agency websites and contact information onto this site. Students enrolled in POLI 101 will benefit from this information. 

Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is not only the largest library in the world, it is also the official library and holder of archives for the U.S. Congress. It features Congressional Records from the 93rd Congress (1973-74) onward), and several online resources related to African-American history, U.S. political culture, and U.S. presidential and congressional history. This is a useful source of information for students enrolled in any Political Science course.

National Archives
Home to the U.S. Declaration of Independence, Constitution, as well as the Magna Carta, the National Archives has also made available a wide selection of digitized resources on topics such as military history, presidential records, black studies and genealogy. This is an invaluable source for POLI 101 students. 

Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court has digitized court opinions from 2009 onward, which includes significant cases such as Florida v. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (2011). This information will benefit students enrolled in POLI 101, 205 & 270. 

The President's Cabinet
This White House site features online biographical sketches of President Barack Obama's current administration. This is a useful introduction to Obama's cabinet for students enrolled in either POLI 101 or 270. 

The White House
The White House's official website outlines the executive branch's policy on an extensive range of topics, including education, health care, and foreign policy. It also reflects the current administration's primary policies and goals. This is an invaluable source for students enrolled in POLI 101, 203, or 205.

U.S. House of Representatives
The House of Representatives' website contains the House's current schedule and bills, as well as outlines all Congressional Committees, organizations, and leaders. It also contains links to Congressional Records hosted by the Library of Congress. Students in POLI 101, 203, & 270 will benefit from this site.

U.S. Senate
Similar to the House's site, the Senate's site also features the Senate's current schedule and bills, as well as outlines all Congressional Committees, nominations, and leaders. It also contains records from the 71st Congress (1929-31) onward). Students in POLI 101, 203, & 270 will benefit from this site.

U.S. Census Statistical Abstract
This site lists over 120,000+ databases on an extensive group of subjects, including business, climate, education, health, and public safety. This information would benefit students enrolled in POLI 101, 203, & 270.

U.S. Government Publishing Office
The U.S. Government Publishing Office offers the public a vast array of resources, including digitized congressional records, hearings, documents, and bills, presidential records, court opinions, and economic indicators. These records are available largely from the 1970s onward. Students enrolled in POLI 101 & 105 will find this site particularly helpful.  

International Studies Resources

CIA World Factbook
The CIA’s FactBook features country profiles that details political, demographic, socioeconomic and industrial information. It also reflects U.S. foreign policy and political cultural attitudes towards perceived threats across the globe. This site would primarily benefit students enrolled in POLI 203, 205, 211, 230 & 270. 

International Politics defines itself as critical in character, truly international in scope, and totally engaged with the central issues facing the world today.

International Studies Review (ISR) provides a window on current trends and research in the field of international studies. In it, scholars, educators, and policymakers can find pertinent information about new books in international studies as well as analytic reviews of recent trends and controversies in scholarship around the world.

U.S. Department of State Bilateral Relations
As the U.S. Department responsible for international relations, the State Department outlines a country-by-country profile that details political and economic relations, political resources, and history of U.S. assistance. Similar to the CIA World Factbook, this resource is also reflective of political perceptions in U.S. foreign policy. Students enrolled in POLI 101, 203, 211 and 270 will benefit from visiting this site.

Each of the below links contain descriptions, required, and if available recommended qualifications for the listed internships. These are great opportunities, which include interning at international institutions such as The Organization of American States, federal programs like the U.S. House of Representatives, and state programs such as Maryland’s General Assembly.

International Internships

Organization of American States (OAS) (applicants accepted three times a year)
The OAS is a forum for political, social and economic debate for nations within the Western Hemisphere. The OAS places interns in one of their 40 departments, but all interns go to a weekly orientation session. This is a highly competitive, but rewarding internship experience.
Required Qualifications: Students must be highly proficient in two of the following four languages: English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese.
Recommended Qualifications: It is recommended that students are in their sophomore year when applying for the program.
GPA & Academic Standing: Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

The Wilson Center (multiple different internships with varying open/close dates)
The Wilson Center offers 25 different internship programs ranging from their Middle East Program, to U.S. Congressional Relations.  
Required Qualifications: Internship requirements at the Wilson Center vary significantly from program to program. However, all programs generally require 20 work hours per week, and a strong interest as well as previous coursework in the intern program. Applicants also ought to be proficient in MS Word, and have basic presentation skills. 

Federal Internships

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF)
The CBCF offers three different internship programs. These are the Congressional, Emerging Leaders, and Communications programs. While these program’s projects differ, they all expose their interns to a part of the U.S. legislative process. 
Required Qualifications: Students must have a major interest in the CBCF as well as in either the Congressional, Emerging Leaders, or Communication’s programs.  
GPA & Academic Standing: Applicants ought to have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA, and be enrolled as a full time student at the sophomore level.

U.S. House of Representatives Internships (offered three times a year)
There are currently 435 representatives that serve in the legislative branch’s lower house. Students interested in interning for a representative ought to contact the representative’s office they wish to serve. The next listed internship is an example of a specific representative’s website and internship program description. 

U.S. Maryland Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) Internship (internships offered during the summer, and the academic year)
Internships for Representative Van Hollen’s office are available in Washington DC, and Rockville, MD. Both locations require interns to aid with administrative tasks, but the latter focuses more on community outreach while the former emphasizes the federal legislative process.
Required Qualifications: This is a highly competitive program. For more information, contact the internship coordinator listed in the above website.

U.S. Maryland Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) Internship
Internships for Senator Cardin’s office are available in Washington DC and Baltimore City. Students interested in learning more about the upper house and the U.S. legislative process ought to review this program’s information. We also recommend that you review Senator Cardin’s political background.
Required Qualifications: This is a highly competitive program, for more information contact the designated personnel for the location (DC or Baltimore) you are interested in serving.

U.S. Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) Internship
Students interested in learning more about the upper house and the U.S. legislative process ought to review this program’s information. We also recommend that you review Senator Mikulski’s political background.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must be either Maryland residents or attending college/university full time within the state of Maryland. 

State Internships

General Assembly of Maryland Department of Legislative Services
The Maryland General Assembly offers internship programs with their legislators, committees, and caucuses for research and staff duties. 
Required Qualifications: Applicants ought to be highly proficient in English Composition. Most applicants tend to be political science majors. However, students interested in learning more about the state government process are also encouraged to apply. Keep in mind that this program follows the assembly’s 90-day session, which does not permit any holidays or Spring Break.
GPA & Academic Standing: Have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

Partisan Internships

Democrat National Committee (DNC)
The internship program supports the DNC’s primary objective, which is to increase Democrat membership and elect as many Democrat politicians as possible in federal, state and local government. Interns will be placed in one of 16 departments, which include a Media Center, Political Department, and Research Department.
Required Qualifications: For further information on the program, contact the DNC.
Recommended Qualifications: It is highly recommended that applicants are registered Democrats and registered voters.

Republican National Committee (RNC)
The internship program supports the RNC’s primary objective, which is to increase Republican membership and elect as many Republican politicians as possible in federal, state and local government. 
Required Qualifications: For further information on the program, contact the RNC.
Recommended Qualifications: It is highly recommended that applicants are registered Republicans and registered voters. The program also favors college juniors and seniors.

Psychology

Textbook Companions

Student Companion Web Site: Includes interactive key term flash cards, chapter review quizzes, an online web research guide, and annotated web links.

PSYC 102 Psychology in Action, 11th Edition 
Karen Huffman ISBN 978-1-119-00059-4 
Student Companion Site for Psychology in Action, 10th Edition by Karen Huffman.  

PSYC 102  Psychology in Action, 10th Edition  
Karen Huffman ISBN 978-1-1181-2913-5 
Student Companion Site for Psychology in Action, 10th Edition by Karen Huffman.  

PSYC 102 Psychology in Action, 9th Edition 
Karen Huffman ISBN: 978-0-470-37911-0 
Welcome to the Web site for Psychology in Action, 9th Edition by Karen Huffman.  

PSYC 102 Psychology in Action, 8th Edition 
Karen Huffman ISBN: 0-471-74724-6 
Student Companion Site  for Psychology in Action, 8th Edition by Karen Huffman.  

PSYC 203 Life-Span Development - Invitation to the Life Span, Second Edition
Kathleen Stassen Berger ISBN-13: 978-1-4292-8352-

PSYC 203: Berger The Developing Person through the life span - Ninth Edition
The Developing Person through the life span- the Ninth Edition (Kathleen Stassen Berger) .

PSYC 204: Intro Psych of Personality - Personality, 8th Edition, Jerry M. Burger
Here you can link the textbook's website that includes practice glossary, quizzes, flash cards, and web quiz  that can help students study for tests.

PSYC 206: Our Sexuality
Wadsworth in depth site about psychology.  Here you can link the textbook's website that includes quizzes, bulletin boards, and chartrooms that can help students study for tests.

PSYC 221: Introduction to Abnormal Psychology - Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology, 7th Edition, Comer 
This Web site is designed to help you review key concepts and learning resources from your textbook.

PSYC 227: Educational Psychology - WOOLFOLK, PEARSON 11TH 11 
Study for Tests - “Practice Test” questions allow you to assess your understanding of each chapter by answering multiple-choice and essay questions

Abnormal Psychology
Interactive site to supplement the students course text.  Includes study guides, and chat rooms.

Psychology Links

Montgomery College Libraries Psychology Subject website 
MC's Psychology website features journal databases, subject encyclopedias, reference sources, a list of DVDs/Films available by campus, and external links. This is a useful source of information for students enrolled in any Psychology course, as well as a good starting point for a research assignment.

American Psychological Association
"APA student web site which has much information for students interested in learning about graduate school programs, career choices, employment outlook and salary potentials." 

American Psychology-Law Society (APLS) 
The APLS site contains key information for students interested in APLS conferences, job listings, and graduate programs. The also contains a large number of publications, including a free APLS newsletter (both the journal and book series publications require a membership). Students interested in pursuing a career in psychology with a focus on law would benefit from visiting this site. 

Association for Psychological Science (APS)
The APS is an academic association that focuses on psychology research. Their site provides information on current and upcoming conventions as well as a large number of publications, which include Clinical Psychology, Psychological Science in the Public Interest, and Current Directions in Psychological Science. 

CosmoLearning (CL) 
"Created with the goal to provide a free online school, CosmoLearning (CL) is an educational website committed to improve the quality of homeschooling, teaching and student excellence, helping educators and self-learners alike anywhere in the world."

Exercise & Sports Psychology
The American Psychological Association’s Division 47 focuses on the interdisciplinary study of exercise and sport psychology. It highlights current and upcoming events, as well as features a free newsletter. 

National Association for Self-Esteem 
The National Association for Self-Esteem, an organization dedicated to integrity and personal/social responsibility.

The Henderson/Zimbardo Shyness Questionnaire
Lynne Henderson, Philip Zimbardo The Shyness Institute 
2000 Williams St. Palo Alto, CA 94306 USA

Scholarly Psychology Resources on the Web 
It has various topics in psychology

The Development of Relational-Cultural Theory* 
The Jean Baker Miller Training Institute (JBMTI) focuses on the analysis of relationships throughout one’s lifespan, as well as the effect of culture towards ones relations. This institute offers several resources to students, including a free publication by Dr. Miller, as well as access to the JBMTI’s video archives.

National Association of Cognitive-Behavior Therapist   
The National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists focuses on cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy, and provides free publications on cognitive-behavioral therapy, as well as a brief history on this field of study.  

Just for fun:  Today in the history of psychology   

PY102 Chapter Power Points available at the Center

Learner Videos:
Psychology Books/Videos
Please contact the department for further information - Education and Social Sciences

The below list includes internship programs for the Economics, Psychology and Sociology departments. The list includes internship descriptions, required, and if available recommended qualifications. Internship opportunities include federal, such as the Council of Economic Advisors, as well as local positions like the Montgomery County Department of Correction & Rehabilitation.

Economics Department

Council of Economic Advisors
Interns aid the Council of Economic Advisors review national and international economic policy, which the Council then forwards to the White House. Projects include reviewing microeconomic, macroeconomic and international economic issues.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must be full time students and have completed some Economics courses.

U.S. Federal Reserve Economic Research Division
The Federal Reserve’s Division of Research and Statistics and Monetary Affairs offers internships year round that focus on analyzing and collecting data. This program is geared towards Economics majors (majors in Finance, Statistics, Mathematics and Computer Science are also accepted).
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have at least sophomore standing with a strong background in Economics courses. Internships require a commitment of 10-12 weeks. 

Psychology Department

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA focuses on researching behavioral health disorders and executing federal, state and local policy. Internship projects include focusing on substance abuse, mental health prevention, implementing policy, as well as gathering and analyzing data.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university.
GPA & Academic Standing: A minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

Sociology Department

Montgomery County Department of Correction & Rehabilitation
The Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) offers students at the associates, bachelors, and master’s level to intern in sociology and criminal justice internship programs. 
Required Qualifications: For further information, contact the MCCF.

Sociology

Welcome to the Textbook Companion Website

The following links allow students to access different websites related to sociology textbooks.

SOCY 101: Sociology Brief: A Brief Introduction, 7/e - 
Richard T. Schaefer, DePaul University
Textbook and multimedia resources available at the Academic Success Center.

SOCY 101: Sociology Brief: A Brief Introduction, 10/e - 
Richard T. Schaefer, DePaul University

SOCY 101: Race – The power of  an illusion
The online companion to California Newsreel’s 3 - part documentary about race in Society, Sciences, and History.

SOCY 101: Sociology: Global Perspective 7th 
Ferrante
This website includes tutorial practices, flashcards, InfoTrac exercises, crosswords, and MicroCase Exercises.

SOCY 105: Sociology: Social Problems Henslin, John J. Macionis, fourth edition - 
Reserved copy available. Please see lab staff for details.

SOCY 204: Public and private families, Andrew J. Cherlin, seventh edition 

Sociology: Marriages + Families 10th 09
This site has interactive chapter learning objectives that help students organize key concepts, quizzes and article links.

SOCY 207: Criminology, fourth edition 
Access to free book companion web sites

Sociology Links

Montgomery College Library Sociology Subject website
MC’s Sociology library website features digital journal databases, reference sources, and external links. Students can access all of the databases off-campus by logging onto their MyMC accounts.

American Fact Finder
This interactive source provides users with the ability to locate and examine socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, political, educational, housing, and industrial information from the 2010 Census. For students enrolled in any Economics course, this is an invaluable source that can aid you comprehend the U.S.’s current economic, social, and political condition. 

American Sociological Association
This site provides information for sociologists, students, and the general public. Offerings include links on topics such as ethics and careers as well as access to sociological publications and the latest news in the field. 

Bureau of Justice Statistics
The Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics compiles judicial and criminal statistics from across the country. This site is particularly useful for students in SOCY 105, 110, and 200.

CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
The Centers for Disease Control’s website features a vast amount of information, including a morbidity and mortality weekly report. This includes studies on suicide trends, behavioral risk factors, and unemployment. Students enrolled in SOCY 105, 110, and 200. 

Dead Sociologists' Index
Visit this site to research the lives and contributions of many famous sociological thinkers.

Electronic Journal of Sociology
Explore this online journal, which contains full text articles on sociological issues, free of charge.   

Global Health Observatory
The World Health Organization’s Global Health Observatory features health statistics on over a hundred countries. This data includes reports on alcohol and health, child health, environmental health, HIV/AIDS and urban health. Students enrolled or interested in SOCY 101, 105, and 110 would benefit from visiting this site. 

IDEA: A Journal of Social Issues
This full-text online journal covers relevant sociological issues such as cults, mass movements, power, war, genocide, holocaust, and murder. 

International Labour Organization (ILO)
The ILO, a part of the United Nations, is an organization that promotes social justice and worker’s rights. It has also published materials online that focus on unemployment, social issues, and labor rights. Students in either SOCY 105 or 250 will find this site helpful.

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
The U.S. Department of Education’s NCES provides a large amount of data related to primary, secondary, and postsecondary school education in the U.S. and internationally. The site also has state-by-state, early childhood, and adult literacy statistics. This is a useful tool for students enrolled in SOCY 101, 105, and 250. 

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database (NCJRS)
The NCJRS provides a great amount of insight on the relationships between crime, drugs, and juvenile crime. It also has information on crime prevention, court corrections, and victims. For students enrolled in 100, 105, or 200, this site features a large amount of useful information.

Public Agenda Online: The Family
Explore current news, information, and public opinion surrounding the issue of family in America. This site also provides the opportunity to access similar presentations on other important issues in our society.

Research Resources for the Sociology
Sociology encompasses a broad range of topics, and this site covers them all. Find links to economics, women's studies, demographics, psychology, and more!

Resources for Methods in Evaluation and Social Research
Explore resources for "how-to" methods of evaluation and social research. Research methods addressed include surveys, focus groups, sampling, interviews, and more.

SocioSite Data Archive
The Data Archives has compiled a list of data collection sites from across the globe. They include statistics on a wide range of subjects, including socioeconomics, public opinion, demographics, and health. 

U.S. Census International Database
The U.S. Census Bureau has made available data concerning demographics, fertility rates, and population growth. Students in SOCY 100, 105, or 250 would find this information helpful to understanding current global issues. 

Sociology  Books/Videos:

Please contact the department for further information.
Sociology:
at Germantown Campus,
at Rockville and Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campuses.

 

Social Sciences Internship Opportunities
The below list includes internship programs for the Economics, Psychology and Sociology departments. The list includes internship descriptions, required, and if available recommended qualifications. Internship opportunities include federal, such as the Council of Economic Advisors, as well as local positions like the Montgomery County Department of Correction & Rehabilitation.

Economics Department

Council of Economic Advisors
Interns aid the Council of Economic Advisors review national and international economic policy, which the Council then forwards to the White House. Projects include reviewing microeconomic, macroeconomic and international economic issues.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must be full time students and have completed some Economics courses.

U.S. Federal Reserve Economic Research Division
The Federal Reserve’s Division of Research and Statistics and Monetary Affairs offers internships year round that focus on analyzing and collecting data. This program is geared towards Economics majors (majors in Finance, Statistics, Mathematics and Computer Science are also accepted).
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have at least sophomore standing with a strong background in Economics courses. Internships require a commitment of 10-12 weeks. 

Psychology Department

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA focuses on researching behavioral health disorders and executing federal, state and local policy. Internship projects include focusing on substance abuse, mental health prevention, implementing policy, as well as gathering and analyzing data.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university.
GPA & Academic Standing: A minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

Sociology Department

Montgomery County Department of Correction & Rehabilitation
The Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) offers students at the associates, bachelors, and master’s level to intern in sociology and criminal justice internship programs. 
Required Qualifications: For further information, contact the MCCF.

World Languages

Textbook Companion & Free Blog Websites

Arabic

ARAB 101 and 102: Alif Baa, Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds, Third Edition –
Spring 2015, Kristen Brustad, et. al. ISBN: 978-1-589-633-0
Student Companion Site for Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds, Third Edition by Kristen Brustad, et. al.
“Student Companion website: Includes interactive audio and video exercises, glossaries and grammar charts, as well as lessons on cultural background.”

ARAB 101 and 102: Al-Kitaab Part One, Third Edition Bundle: Book + DVD + Website
Access Card – Spring 2015
Kristen Brustad, et. al. ISBN: 978-1-58901-737-5
Student Companion site for Al-Kitaab Part One, Third Edition Bundle: Book + DVD + Website Access Card by Kristen Brustad, et. al.
“Student Companion website: Includes interactive audio and visual exercises and modules, downloadable mp3 and DVD files, as well as integrated audiovisual media for colloquial and formal Arabic. This site includes access to LinguaStep, a learning platform that will aid you develop your vocabulary. For access to this content, you will need to use your website access card. This bundle is acceptable for 18 months after the student activates their card.”

ARAB 101 and 102: Al-Kitaab Part One, Third Edition Bundle: Book + DVD + Website
Access Card – Spring 2015
Kristen Brustad, et. al. ISBN: 978-1-58901-737-5
Student Companion site for Al-Kitaab Part One, Third Edition Bundle: Book + DVD + Website Access Card by Kristen Brustad, et. al.
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“Educator Companion website: In addition to providing educators with the option of providing students with online exercises and tests, this site also enables instructors to manage their course and enter student grades.”

French 

FREN 101:  Deux Mondes: A Communicative Approach, Sixth Edition

Tracy Terrell, et. al. ISBN 978-0073565449
Student Companion site for Deux Mondes: A Communicative Approach, Sixth Edition by Tracy Terrell, et. al.
“Student Companion website: Includes chapter by chapter grammar lessons, quizzes, and listening comprehension and vocabulary audio clips. A few chapters also include video clips. This site is open to the public, which can help you succeed in your course.”

FREN 101: Languages Online: Free resources for language teachers and students
“This website offers students several free online and printable activities. It also includes the interactive software program, cartoon story maker, which students can use to develop their French proficiency. Educators can also use that program, as well as a rubric maker for a wide variety of lessons.”

FREN 101:  Vis-à-vis, Beginning French, Fifth Edition – Spring 2015
Evelyne Amon, et. al. ISBN 978-07-338644-7
Student Companion Site for Vis-à-vis, Beginning French, Fifth Edition by Evelyne Amon, et. al.
“Student Companion website: This public site contains chapter by chapter audio clips, interactive audio lessons, quizzes, as well as a wide variety of online grammar lessons and exercises. In addition, each chapter features a list of resources that will help students develop their French proficiency skills. The site also provides instructions on how to access and download French music clips.”

FREN 101 & 102: University of British Columbia Open-Access French 101 Course
“This University of British Columbia site offers all students the opportunity to review their FREN 101 and 102 course material, which includes their course syllabi, assignments, and downloadable pdf files, as well as features a large list of online resources.” 

FREN 101: Horizons, Sixth Edition – Spring 2015
Joan H Manley, et. al. ISBN 978-1-285-42828-4
University of British Colombia Site for Horizons, Sixth Edition, by Joan Manley, et. al.
“This University of British Columbia site provides a few online resources and exercises in connection with the Horizons textbook. However, you need your Cengage login information in order to obtain the majority of the book’s online resources.”
http://ilrn.heinle.com and click LOGIN

Spanish

SPAN 099: Caminos, Second Edition - Joy Renjilian-Burgy, et. al. ISBN 978-06118112432
Student Companion site for Caminos, Second Edition, by Joy Renjilian-Burgy, et. al.
“Student Companion website: This site provides chapter by chapter video and audio files, vocabulary lists, flashcards, and practice tests. It also features additional Spanish online resources, including maps and worksheets.”

SPAN 099: StudySpanish.com, Study Languages, LLC (2015)
“StudySpanish is a comprehensive public site that provides a wide selection of free grammar, translation, vocabulary, verb, and pronunciation exercises for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels of Spanish. Students may upgrade to the premium content. However, this site already offers a great deal of free material (all you need to access the free material is an email address!).”

SPAN 099: Crystal Carlson Montgomery College website
“Faculty Companion site: Professor Carlson’s site provides practice vocabulary and grammar exercises in several different game formats, such as numerical, word search, matching, concentration, and flashcards. This public site is helpful in aiding students develop beginning level Spanish reading and writing skills.”

Wiley Plus

SPAN 099: McGraw-Hill’s Complete Medical Spanish, Second Edition – Spring 2015
Joanna Rios, et. al. ISBN: 9780071664295
Aid site for McGraw-Hill’s Complete Medical Spanish, Second Edition by Joanna Rios
“Aid website: This public site aids student develop their vocabulary and pronunciation of body and facial anatomical terms. In addition, the site features an online dictionary, folksongs, videos, geography, cultural background information, and stories. Students may also use this site for basic reading, writing and speaking development.”

SPAN 099: Michigan State University College Medical Spanish Course
“Michigan state university offers 10 free online lectures on medical terms for Spanish. Students may also download the lesson plan material to help take notes.”

SPAN 101 & 102: Dicho Y Hercho, ninth edition – Spring 2015
Kim Potowski, et. al. ISBN: 978-0-470-88060-9
Student Companion website for Dicho Y Hercho, ninth edition, by Kim Potowski, et. al.
“Student Companion website: WileyPlus offers students to take chapter by chapter audio, vocabulary, and grammatical exercises. Furthermore, it enables students to take map quizzes and chapter tests and view videos that will help students succeed in their course.”

SPAN 101 & 102: Dicho Y Hercho, ninth edition – Spring 2015
Kim Potowski, et. al. ISBN: 978-0-470-88060-9
Educator Companion website for Dicho Y Hercho, ninth edition, by Kim Potowski, et. al.
“Educator Companion website: WileyPlus provides educators with audio, grammar, and vocabulary exercises as well as chapter images, quizzes and tests. The site also contains sample midterm and final exams. In order to access this material, educators will need to setup a WileyPlus account.”

SPAN 202: Enfoques, Curso intermedio de lengua espanola, Third Edition – Spring 2015
Jose A. Blanco, et. al. ISBN: 978-60576-874-8 (Includes Loosefeaf Edition and Supersite PLUS
code (Supersite, WebSAM code and vText) 9781617670824)
Aid website for Enfoques, Third Edition, by Jose Blanco, et. al.
“Aid website: Quizlet offers students to practice vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation exercises for the Enfoques textbook. In addition, the site includes games, such as flashcards and space race, as well as chapter tests. This free site offers these materials for every chapter in the Enfoques work.”

SPAN 202: ProProfs Flashcards for Enfoques – Spring 2015
“ProProfs Flashcards allows students to download free flashcard exercises for Enfoques chapters 1-5. This is a great resource to help students expand their vocabulary.

SPAN 216: Voces de Hispanoamerica, Fourth Edition – Spring 2015
Raquel Chang-Rodriguez, et. al. ISBN: 978111837921
Cengage Companion website for Voces de Hispanoamerica, Fourth Edition by Raquel Chang-Rodriguez, et. al.
“Cengage Companion website: Cengage’s companion website provides video interviews, maps of Hispanic countries, and a list of references for Latin American History books. Each chapter includes biographical information on historical figures. This resource greatly compliments Voces de Hispanoamerica.

VHL Supersite - www.vhlcentral.com 

World Language External Links (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)  
The above pdf file contains over 20 links for Arabic, French, and Spanish resources. It contains information on language immersion, practice quizzes & tests, grammar lessons, audio and visual files, as well as cultural information.

Home Work Assignments for French & Spanish:

French: http://ilrn.heinle.com, click LOGIN

Spanish:  VHL Supersite 

World Languages Books:

Opportunities that require proficiency in Arabic, French, and/or Spanish

Casa de Maryland
Casa de Maryland is a non-profit organization that advocates immigration reform and providing services for U.S. low-income Latino population. They offer several internship programs, including the Research Internship-Learning Together Program, which focuses on improving “student engagement and student outcomes.”
Required Qualifications: Applicants must be proficient in English and Spanish (French is also preferred).
Recommended Qualifications: Former experience volunteering for an educational and/or non-profit organization, as well as the Latino community is highly recommended. 

International Rescue Committee (IRC) Internship Programs
[Instructions to apply: click on the “Search Jobs and Apply,” option. Make sure to put “US-MD-Baltimore,” or, “US-MD-Silver Spring,” for location, and “Intern,” for Employee Type and then click search.]
The IRC is a non-profit organization that focuses on refugee relocation and rehabilitation. It operates in 22 cities within the U.S. The IRC offers several internship programs, but several of them require foreign language proficiency, such as the Intake & Financial Literacy Intern, the Health Advocate Intern, and the Global Women Empowered Intern programs. 
Required Qualifications: Qualifications vary between programs, but the above listed ones all demand proficiency in English as well as Arabic, French, or Spanish, and current enrollment in an institute of higher learning.  

Organization of American States (OAS) (applicants accepted three times a year)
The OAS is a forum for political, social and economic debate for nations within the Western Hemisphere. The OAS places interns in one of their 40 departments, but all interns go to a weekly orientation session. This is a highly competitive, but rewarding internship experience.
Required Qualifications: Students must be highly proficient in two of the following four languages: English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese.
Recommended Qualifications: It is recommended that students are in their sophomore year when applying for the program.
GPA & Academic Standing: Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

Arabic

American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC)
The AFPC is a non-profit think tank that specializes in U.S. foreign policy. They offer two internship programs. The first is a research-based internship that focuses on research and publication, and the second is a programmatic position that emphasizes outreach, fundraising, and event planning opportunities.
Required Qualifications: “Candidates should have a strong interest in foreign policy and national security. Knowledge of Russian, Mandarin, Arabic or Farsi is helpful.” 

The Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS)
As a participant of the National Security Language Initiative, the CLS program offers a competitive language immersion overseas program. Students from any major are encouraged to apply for this program.
Required Qualifications: Students must be proficient in Arabic. 
GPA & Academic Standing: 3.0+GPA, this scholarship is open to 1st-4th year College students.

French

The French Embassy in Washington DC
The French Embassy offers a reporting and communications internship program. The program entails interns aiding the publication of News From France, the embassy’s monthly newsletter that focuses on U.S.-Franco relations. 
Required Qualifications: Applicants must be currently enrolled at an institution of higher learning, as well as proficient in English and French. 

Spanish

Inter-American Dialogue
The Inter-American Dialogue is a non-profit think tank, which focuses on policy analysis in the western hemisphere. Internship Programs rotate. A few of the current ones include Education, Energy & Climate Change, and Migration.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a strong research background, proficient in MS Office, and be able to commit 16-20 work hours per week.
Recommended Qualifications: Applicants ought to be proficient in English, Spanish, and/or Portuguese.

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