MSPM in the KNOW: June 19, 2018

Top 3 for 19 June 2018:  

1- MSPM Curriculum Declaration Form is due on 1 July. Reminder for current students, the MSPM Curriculum Form is due to the program on 1 July. Email your completed MSPM Curriculum Declaration Form on or before the deadline to  mspminfo@gwu.edu. Please refer to the email announcement sent by the program on 25 April to complete the form now. Questions about the Curriculum Declaration Form? Schedule an advisement session with Agnes Socrates using the online scheduler, https://meetme.so/gwmspm.

2- The George Washington University Office of Military and Veteran Student Services (OMVSS) announced a series of changes for the 2018-19 academic year, including an increase of Yellow Ribbon Program benefits and a new project manager. Read more about this announcement here. 

3- Internship and Job opportunities:  

Booz Allen Hamilton is seeking Compliance Project Manager, Lead

Key role includes: assist the government with ensuring enterprise-wide compliance of all appropriate Cybersecurity-related requirements, laws, legislation, rules, regulations, directives, instructions, and standards. Manage a large DoD program or project and manage Cybersecurity compliance processing and reporting programs. Balance client requirements and internal and third-party resources. Provide assessments of process and procedures, including recommendations based on the Capability Maturity Model (CMM). Apply here. 

Amtrak is Seeking Project Manager in Washington, DC  

The Project Manager is responsible for delivery of large scale moderate to high risk programs, with multimillion dollar cost impacts and multi-year delivery schedule. The programs may encompass multiple projects, cross-departmental interfaces, multiple technologies, geographies and assets. Individuals in this role work independently with some indirect supervision PMO Director or AVP, and may have either direct reports or matrixed subordinate team members. The role requires regular analytical and metrics-based reporting to other staff, Executive Committee, and stakeholders. Apply here. 

DIA Global is Seeking a Membership Intern from GWU to Start ASAP! Application Deadline: 29 June

DIA Global needs a Membership Intern to start ASAP to help create a sustainable membership strategy. Learn more and apply here. 

Morgan Stanley – Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Summer Analyst & Associate Programs!

There are 10 summer opportunities available to masters’ level students for summer 2019 and over 20 for undergraduate students in a variety of disciplines. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply by the early application deadline of 15 July. See your options here.

MSPM in the KNOW: June 12, 2018

Top 3 for 12 June 2018: 

1- Degree Conferral and Diplomas. Students who graduated in Spring 2018 semester, please review your transcripts via GWeb to see if your degree has been awarded.  After your degree has been awarded, Graduation Services will order your diploma.  Delivery  is typically 4-6 weeks if mailed within the US, or 6-8 weeks for international mailing. Please be aware that this delivery timeline is an estimate. The actual arrival date is dependent on the postal service and your location.  Also note that clearances are accepted on a rolling basis, so you may not receive your document at the same time as your classmates. In addition, if you are receiving more than one diploma or certificate they may arrive separately. You should also check GWeb to see if you have any holds that may prevent you from receiving your diploma. Your diploma will not be mailed if there is a financial hold on your account. If you have not received your diploma 8-12 weeks after your graduation date and your degree was conferred, you must contact Graduation Services at (202) 242-6843 or diploma@gwu.edu within 6 months that you have not received your diploma. If your degree was not conferred, contact the program via mspminfo@gwu.edu. 

2- Choice Hotels is seeking a Project Manager to manage new construction projects. The Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring construction schedules and specifications are met.  Additional responsibilities include: ensuring project conforms to design intent of Choice new construction prototypes, ensuring costs are in alignment with strategic corporate goals, and projects are in conformance with drawings approval of Architectural Design.  Project Manager will also perform site visits and prepare field reports for new construction projects to ensure conformance with brand image and standards. Apply via this link: https://choicehotels.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/FieldRemote/Project-Manager–New-Construction_R10998-1

3- Internship Opportunities this Summer. Several companies are in need of Summer Interns for 2018.  Please see below and note that deadlines are fast approaching:

The Showroom is Hiring Venue Management Interns Now from GWU – Application Deadline: 6/15

  • The Showroom, located in the heart of Downtown DC, is a brand new event venue seeking potential interns who have a passion for events life. This opportunity may convert to a full time role in the long run. Learn more and apply here.

AAPA is Seeking a Marketing & Communications Summer Intern from GWU! Application Deadline: 6/22

  • AAPA is looking for an enthusiastic intern to join our marketing department.This internship will help you acquire marketing skills and provide you with knowledge of various marketing and media relations strategies. Apply here.

DIA Global is Seeking GWU Talent for their Marketing Internship Program! Application Deadline: 6/29

  • DIA Global needs a Membership Intern to start ASAP to help create a sustainable membership strategy. Learn more and apply here.

MSPM in the KNOW: June 5, 2018

Top 3 for 5 June 2018:  

1- Student Holds. Registration for Fall 2018 semester is ongoing. Students, please check any holds on your account that may prevent you from registering for courses.  All holds should show up on your GWeb account. Students should contact Student Accounts Office for any questions related to financial holds (sao@gwu.edu | Phone: 202-994-7350). Questions about administrative holds due to missing transcripts, academic integrity training or any other related program requirements should be directed to mspminfo@gwu.edu. 

2- PMIWDC Washington Circle Luncheon Event.  This month’s PMIWDC Washington Circle Luncheon will feature Reinventing and Managing the Vibrant You by Dr. Lovely Lall. This is a free event hosted by the GW MSPM and PMIWDC.

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM | GW School of Business 2201 G Street NW, Duques Room 453, Washington, DC 20052 | Register here.

About the Event. There’s a definite process for living life on the track of your own choice. In this interactive session, you will pick up the simple and practical formula to adjust and align the personal mindset to customize your own life. The regular practice of this approach will help you to lead a consistently higher quality of life; personally and professionally while feeling like your own “B.O.S.S.”. Attendees to the event will receive 1 PDU in Strategic and Business Management talent triangle. 

3- Job postings this week:

Systems Delivery Project Manager at Booz Allen
This position will work with internal and client management teams who are planning, developing, controlling, and directing projects. Assist by working across functions to meet key delivery dates and highest quality product that is manufactured effectively with minimal waste in material and space at target profit. Provide expertise in analyzing business and user needs, documenting requirements, and translating them into proper system requirement specifications. Assist with analyzing project financials, including ensuring projects perform and meet approved targets. Assist with coordinating the ongoing analyses of projects and development activities to identify cost saving opportunities, quality improvements, and process improvements. More information here 

Strategic Planner & Integrator at H2                                                                 H2 Performance Consulting (H2) is seeking an innovative, solutions driven and well-seasoned Strategic Planner & Integrator to join our team. The successful candidate for this role will be able to provide a proven track record of technical experience and program management within the Department of Defense. This position is located in Washington, DC. Apply here.

Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) Scheduler/Project Coordinator at H2. H2 is seeking an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) Scheduler/Project Coordinator to support our government client in Washington, DC. The IMS Scheduler/Project Coordinator will serve as a key member of the Program Management Office. Qualified candidates may submit their resume to the career section of the company website at http://www.h2pc.com. 

Commercial Construction Assistant Project Manager at HITT Contracting, Inc. An Assistant Project Manager (APM) obtains, evaluates, coordinates and distributes the information and authorizations necessary to construct projects on time, within budget and to the quality specified. The APM is responsible to protect and promote the interest of both the business and client in all matters as well as demonstrate the personal characteristics of a beginner-level leader. While learning paths, growth and promotional opportunity vary, most team members are APMs for two to six years. Apply via this link.