MSPM: IN THE KNOW February 12, 2019

Top 3 for 12 February 2019:

  1. New Advising Calendar
    • The MSPM program has a new online calendar for academic advising appointments. Schedule Once appointment system is no longer in use so please utilize this new calendar for making an appointment with your adviser either by phone, in-person or Skype: calendly.com/agnessocrates. Please include your GWid when making an appointment. All students are recommended to schedule an advisement session with Agnes Socrates at least once every semester.
  2. Events 
    • PMI Washington Circle Luncheon 
      • For the PMI Washington Circle Luncheon this month, Gina Dolin will be giving a presentation on “Leadership Presence: Smart Exposure For High Impact” on Thursday, February 28.
        Location: 2201 G Street, Northwest
        Duques Hall 453, Washington DC 20052
        Time: 11:30 AM – Networking
        12:00 PM to 1:00 PM – Presentation
        Event is free and open to public! Register here!
        About the event: Would you like to have a strong presence that influences and engages? Whether you run a team, a corporation or are about to make an important presentation, having a strong personal presence will ensure you are seen, heard, and remembered for all the right reasons. People with strong personal presence attract success because people notice them, want to engage with them and hear what they have to say.
        About Gina Dolin: Gina Dolin is an award-winning speaker and coach who works with leaders and teams to help them improve communication, relationships and presentation skills. Throughout her career, Gina Dolin has led transformative teams that accelerate revenue and create market differentiation for technology companies. She managed numerous international teams and brought over 15 products to market. She has delivered speeches, seminars, training and workshops, to a variety of audiences in numerous settings, including: software and telecom industry trade shows, for Sprint, Intelsat, General Motors, Fannie Mae, UMD Diversity in Computing Summit, and more.
    • OPT, STEM, H1B, and Beyond Workshop
      • International Students! Join the ISO and immigration lawyers from the greater D.C. area to learn about non-immigrant visas (OPT, STEM, H1B) that allow U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations.
        Date and Time: Tuesday, February 19 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
        Location: Continental Ballroom, 3rd floor, Marvin Center 
        Make sure to RSVP for the event here!
  3. Two Portfolio Project Manager Positions
    • Merck is currently seeking two Portfolio Project Managers to work with the Global Regulatory Affairs Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) Portfolio Lead team. 
      Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.
      Under the guidance of the Global Regulatory Affairs Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) Portfolio Lead, the CMC Portfolio Manager will be responsible for overall design, management, and tracking of the CMC portfolio including regulatory CMC milestones and demand assessment across a product portfolio of ~300 products. The portfolio manager will develop and maintain tools such as, dashboards to enable portfolio visibility to projects to enable optimized CMC resource management and prioritization, VBA enabled MS Excel, etc. The portfolio manager will also support project management activities as needed for select high priority, complex products to manage detailed CMC timelines and deliverables. Application will close in 9 days. Apply now!
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