Alumnus helps students land federal jobs

Friday, November 01, 2013

Sociology graduate provides insight into federal employment process

Alumnus Monte Hawkins (BA ’99) met with students from the Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences on Nov. 1 to discuss employment opportunities with the federal government. Hawkins currently works as a chief for the screening and vetting group at the National Counterterrorism Center in Washington, D.C. He answered questions from students and provided insight on the process of applying for a federal job.

Hawkins earned a master’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Maryland and has held several positions in the fields of criminal justice and counterterrorism. He has worked for the U.S. Secret Service, the FBI and the National Security Council. Hawkins has served as an adjunct professor of terrorism studies at the University of Maryland and Georgetown University.

Gail Ellis