•Spring 2016 Scholarships for Current MSPM Students, 11 Dec Application Deadline
Scholarship funding is available for current MSPM students in spring 2016. The program will award five scholarships, each in the amount of $4,000. Application deadline is Friday, 11 Dec, 6 p.m. EST. Review application materials in detail for the full list of guidelines, eligibility criteria, and the complete application process. Late applications or those that do not comply with the instructions will not be considered for an award, no exceptions.
•Summer 2016 Study Away Programs Announced, Apply by 28 Feb
The summer 2016 short-term study away programs (STAPs) were just announced. Application deadline is 28 Feb. Learn more by contacting Lisa Brancheau, GWSB Global & Experiential Education Assistant Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. STAPs are excellent opportunities to fulfill your general elective requirement (up to 3 credits). Destinations include Germany, Brazil, Sweden, Mexico, California, and more.
•VALOR Resource Fair, 1 Dec
The inaugural VALOR Resource Fair is scheduled for 1 Dec, 3-5 p.m. in the Marvin Center, room 405. Learn about the services available to veterans from a variety of organizations. VA representatives, veteran organizations, and employers will be in attendance to help you with personal and professional development. Learn more on GWork.
•Johnson & Johnson International Internship Virtual Event, 3 Dec
Johnson & Johnson is hiring for international internships and full-time positions within the Asia-Pacific, EMEA, and Latin America regions. The F. David Fowler Career Center invites you to attend the Johnson & Johnson International Internship Virtual Career Event on 3 Dec, at either 8 a.m., 12 p.m., or 4 p.m. EST. Register online to attend.
•The International Center for Project Management Excellence is Hiring an Editorial Assistant (On-Campus Job)
The International Center for Project Management Excellence within the GW School of Business seeks an editorial assistant to support Prof Kwak, the Editor-in-Chief of the ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering. Apply online via GWork, position ID 833076. Apply online by 5 Dec. Position open to all students, including those studying at GW on a visa. See job posting for details.
•MSPM Student Moataz Hussein Presenting at The Big 5 International Building & Construction Show, 23 Nov Moataz Hussein, a current MSPM student, is scheduled to speak at The Big 5 International Building & Construction Show 23 Nov in Dubai, UAE. He will be speaking on program management outsourcing, an area he has researched with Dr. Khamooshi. Congratulations!
•Call for Applicants: Winter 2016 Foundry Cup Eastern Foundry hosts a biannual forum to bring people, ideas and technology together to address our nation’s most pressing needs. The Winter 2016 Foundry Cup seeks to untether our men and women working in the toughest places by identifying commercial products that allow individuals to generate, store and conserve energy. Learn more online and apply by 15 Jan.
The International Center for Project Management Excellence within the GW School of Business seeks an editorial assistant to support the Editor-in-Chief of American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Journal of Management in Engineering. The Center seeks a graduate student for the non-FWS position. Student would work directly with faculty, the journal’s associate editors, the ASCE staff, and authors. This position is an excellent fit for students interested in project management and/or engineering management. Open to students on a visa.
•Spring 2016 Registration Now Open
Registration for spring 2016 classes began yesterday, 9 Nov. If you have not done so, register for spring classes to ensure a seat in the courses you need to graduate. Not sure which classes to take? Review your plan in DegreeMAP and/or schedule an advisement session with me.
Registration in DNSC 6269 PM Application is not available via GWeb. To register, complete and submit a Registration Transaction Form to my attention via email, fax, or in person (Duques 550). The professor’s signature is not required, but you will need to enter all details for the course per the Schedule of Classes. Incomplete forms will be returned. Those in the DE section are required to participate in the residency week in DC May 9-13.
•Tentative Summer 2016 Schedule
The summer 2016 schedule will be released by early March. The program plans to offer only electives this coming summer. The project management-focused elective offerings are:
DNSC 6290 Project Governance, Dr. Ghosh, 1.5 credit hours, 16 May-25 Jun
DNSC 6290 Project Management Methodologies, Dr. Khamooshi, 1.5 credit hours, 16 May-25 Jun
•Congratulations to 3 MSPM Students
Throughout the year, the MSPM program awards current students seats in PMP prep courses through the PMIWDC Chapter. We are proud to announce three new PMP certified students who completed the prep courses and passed the PMP exam in recent months:
Title: Leadership Challenges in Matrixed or Volunteer Organizations Webinar Location: Online Link out: Click here Description: Join PMIWDC to earn a PDU from the comfort of your desk with our popular webinar series. This webinar will feature Elizabeth McQueen, 2015 Chair / CEO of PMIWDC, discussing the challenges of working in non-lateral organizations or volunteer organizations and ways to overcome them.
Register now – space is limited!
Leadership Challenges in Matrixed or Volunteer Organizations
featuring Elizabeth McQueen
Friday, November 20, 2015 12:00 noon
Free for PMIWDC Chapter Members! Start Time: 12:00 Date: 2015-11-20 End Time: 13:00