Career Week 2016 is almost here! Activities are open to both graduate and undergraduate students and all programming is designed at prepare students for their careers and connecting them with alumni and employers.
Career Week is September 12 – 16, 2016.
• Functional Panels & Receptions – Consulting, Finance, Accounting & Marketing
• Executive-in-Residence Program
• World Bank Meet & Greet
• Wall Street 101 (Part I & II)
• International Student Job Search Round Tables
• LinkedIn Clinic
• Professional Head Shots
For more information go to GWorkSB > Events > Workshops
Please join Prospanica DC, formerly NSHMBA for their upcoming 2016 Career Management Program. This annual event will cater to diverse professionals and students in the Washington DC area providing a prime opportunity for their sponsors and universities to recruit top candidates. Programming will include a career fair, workshops and resume critiques/mock interview clinic.
Friday, September 9, 2016
GWU Marvin Center Continental Ballroom
5:00pm – 8:00pm
Advanced registration is required. Please register here.
Top 3 for 23 Aug
1- The incoming class participated in orientation on campus on Friday, 19 August and Saturday, 20 August 2016. We welcome our new MSPM students to the program. This is an exciting time of the year to join the program as we are now on our 20th year! Visit the GW PMA Facebook page for pictures from the bridge game. The program would like to thank the following MSPM Ambassadors for helping us run the orientation flawlessly:
Current Students: Rahul Rathod, Krishna Tummala and Phebean Williams.
MSPM Alumni: Wilbert Davis (’16), William Davis (’14), Michael Ortiz (’14), Elizabeth Rouse (’16), Graham Sloan (’16) and Chad Wendolek (’16).
2- The Office of the Registrar provides all registration deadlines and refund schedule for students to be aware of. If you are not yet registered for classes, please register now via GWeb. Be reminded that restrictions on most MSPM courses had been removed effective Fall 2016. This resulted to higher number of students registering for MSPM courses. Need help with registration? Schedule an advisement session with Agnes Socrates via www.meetme.so/gwmspm and include your GWid.
3- The Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) is inviting presenters to their annual meeting next year. If interested, submit your abstract by 31 August through this link: http://www.aacei.org/mtgs/guidelines/call4papers.shtml
The job announcements viewable by links below will be open until Monday, August 8th. The Cost Analysis Division at DHS is responsible for providing objective
cost estimates and analyses that enable DHS acquisition and resource
decision making. The Division reports to the Department’s Chief Financial
Officer and regularly interact and advise the Deputy Under Secretary
for Management, Component Acquisition Executives and Component
In this position, selected candidates will be responsible for
developing Independent Cost Estimates and Assessments for DHS’s major
acquisitions, reviewing program office LCCEs, conducting affordability
analysis, establishing and implementing policy and tool sets to
further cost estimating and advising the Homeland Security Acquisition
Institute (HSAI) on career field certification, training, and
education for the cost estimating and analysis community. This is a
unique opportunity to join a team that is actively building the DHS
cost analysis function of the future.
GS13 Opening for Current or Former Fed with Status:
GS13 Opening for all others:
GS14 Opening for Current or Former Fed with Status:
GS14 Opening for all others:
MSPM student, Sandra Mejia Villegas is receiving the 2016 AACE International Outstanding Young Professional Award. This Award was established through the Young Professionals Committee in 2011 to honor the younger generation of professionals in the cost and management field and who have made a significant contribution to the profession. Sandra joined the MS in Project Management Program at the George Washington University in Spring 2015 while working as a Cost Analyst at ConocoPhillips. She currently serves as the co-chair of the Women in Project Controls Committee (2015-present) and is actively participating in the AACE’s Mentoring Program.
The AACE International is a non-profit association serving the total cost management community since 1956 by providing resources its members and stakeholders need to enhance their performance. The AACE international is the technical authority for program/project cost and schedule management.