MSPM: IN THE KNOW SEPTEMBER 18, 2018

Top 3 for 18 September 2018:  

1- Students who are completing all program requirements in the Fall 2018 semester should apply for graduation by October 1, Monday. Students need to be enrolled in the Fall semester before they will be eligible to submit a graduation application. Check out application instructions on the registrar’s website.

2-PMIDC Washington Circle Luncheon Event, PM Symposium, and Work Options for International Students Presentation

Join our upcoming PMIDC Washington Circle Luncheon event

“Virtual Agile Is Reality: Agile Project Management To Manage Distributed Teams” with Sasan Afsoosi

Thursday, September 27, 2018 | 2201 G Street NW, Duques Room 453 Washington, DC 20052 | from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM | Register here

Sasan will share his experience and insights for managing distributed teams. With today’s technology, Sasan feels that virtual teams can reproduce the same dynamic, efficient, and effective results as co-located teams’ face-to-face communication. Sasan will present how he transforms high-functioning, healthy teamwork, value-driven distributed teams. He not only shares his viewpoint of coaching distributed teams but also find a great way to increase the likelihood of success with distributed teams. MSPM students are highly encouraged to participate in this event for professional development and networking opportunities! The event is free and open to the public.

2018 PMI Symposium

Register for the upcoming 2018 PMI Symposium this month! This is a great opportunity for MSPM students to participate in this symposium, build key networking, and gain professional development in the project management field.

Friday, September 28, 2018 | Sheraton Tysons Hotel |8661 Leesburg Pike Tysons, VA 22182 |  7:30 AM Register here.

The PM Symposium provides a forum focused on developing project managers of all skill levels through professional development opportunities (7 PDUs will be available throughout the day). The symposium is also an opportunity for companies to meet project managers seeking career transition and matching interests, skills, and experience to their needs. If you are active in the project management community, don’t miss the premiere Symposium for the DC Metro Area.

Work Options for International Students Presentation

Join us for a presentation on Work Options for International Students, with Immigration Attorney, Mark Rhoads. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A so please come prepared with questions.

Mark Rhoads is an immigration attorney with the law firm of McCandlish Holton in Richmond, Virginia. He regularly provides immigration advice to U.S. employers, university career services offices, and international students across the country. Mark is listed in Best Lawyers in America in Immigration Law.

Date: September 21, 2018, Friday

Location: Duques Hall Room 652

Check-in: 12:45 PM – 1:00 PM

Discussion: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

This workshop will be first come, first served. No-Show & Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made at least two business days prior to the workshop.

For questions, please contact Lawan McFerren at SBcareerevents@gwu.edu.

3- Career & Internship Opportunities

Department of Homeland Security: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Student Trainee Webinar will be on September 25, 2018 | 4:00 PM-5:00 PM. Register here

US Department of State: Applying for a State Department Summer 2019 Internship? There will be a State Department Information Session on September 19, Wednesday, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the ESIA Lindner Commons room 602.For more information about the State Department Summer 2019 Internship, visit here.

Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO): There will be a presentation on opportunities for students and alumni to engage with TECRO and opportunities in Taiwan for students interested in traveling to or working in Taiwan in the future. If interested, register here.

GWU Milken Institute School of Public Health: The Milken Institute School of Public Health is seeking an Administrative Manager position in the Department of Prevention and Community Health & Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention & Wellness. For more information about the job duties and qualifications, please visit here.

Fall 2018 Career & Internship Fair: The Annual Fall Career Fair will be on September 28, 2018, Friday, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM in the Charles E. Smith Center. More information about the career fair is available here.