Category Archives: Rankings

MSPM in the KNOW: July 10, 2018

Top 3 for 10 July 2018:

1- GWUMSPM ranked #8 in Innovation and Project Management in North America by Eduniversal in 2018. The Eduniversal MastersRanking included 4000 Best Masters and MBAs in 50 fields of study worldwide. Ranking criteria included: reputation of the programs; Salary/Placement of graduates; and Student satisfaction. In 2017, we ranked #10 for Engineering and Project Management, a category not included this year. Thanks to our students! The unique backgrounds and experiences you bring to our classroom and the feedback you continue to provide our faculty and staff help us in pursuing excellence. Check out the ranking results here! 

2- Thank you to those who submitted their applications to receive free seat to the Summer 2018 PMP Review Course. We will inform applicants this week of the result via email. Those who missed to submit their applications this summer will have another opportunity during the Fall semester. Keep an eye on announcement via the newsletter. 

3- Internship and Job Opportunities

Carpe Global is Seeking Associate Interns to Start ASAP!

An alumnus (international education specialist) is seeking a few interns to join his team to assist with various things related to the development of a unique new website being developed. The website will spotlight global/international resources and opportunities of interest to people across the U.S. and in other countries. Applicants should have academic and career interests related to other countries, cultures, and global issues. More information can be found here. Please note: this is an unpaid opportunity but students can receive academic credit for this.

CBO has Immediate Hiring Needs for a Financial Modeler

The Congressional Budget Office seeks a financial modeler to develop financial models to estimate the cost of credit and insurance programs, and to forecast financial variables such as stock prices, interest rates, and housing-market variables. Learn more here.

Department of Health and Human Services is Hiring Program Manager

This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services, in Bethesda, Maryland. The incumbent serves as the Director, EAP and Work Life Program Services. Responsibilities include: Oversees the planning, development, implementation and delivery of EAP/Work Life services, including management consultation, educational outreach and promotion, counseling, child and elder care referral, legal and financial offerings; Supervises account management, business development, staff supervision and training, contract performance, customer relationship management, resource management, operation/policy logistics, information management and quality assurance; Assists in the formulation of strategic plans and related revenue and other business metrics; Provides expert advice and consultation regarding the development of program, policies, and procedures; Evaluates EAP and WorkLife programs and operations to assure that plans are followed to meet objectives, goals, strategic direction, and contract terms; Analyzes and evaluates policies and program operations. Apply here.

MSPM in the KNOW: January 23, 2018

Top 3 for 23 January 2018:

1- Graduation Application for Spring 2018.  Students who are in their last semester in the MSPM program should apply for graduation via GWeb no later than Thursday, 1 February 2018. Students who miss the published deadline will be assessed a $35 late application fee and must use the late paper application. To apply for graduation now, follow instructions below:

  • Log in to GWeb using your GWID and PIN.
  • Click on the Student Records & Registration Menu tab, and select the “Student Records Information” link.
  • Click on the “Apply to Graduate” link to begin your graduation application.

2- GWUSB Ranked #19 by US News for Best Online Graduate Business Programs. The George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) ranked #19 for Best Online Graduate Business Programs, according to the U.S. News and World Report. The rankings assess master’s-level business degrees that are not MBA programs. Ranking formula includes Student engagement (33 percent); Admissions selectivity (20 percent); Peer reputation (20 percent); Faculty credentials and training (13.5 percent); and Student services and technology (13.5 percent). GWUSB is offering two non-MBA online programs: the Master of Science in Project Management and the Master of Tourism Administration. Only three universities offering Master of Science in Project Management made it to the top 20 list, including GWUSB. Thank you to the level of support we get from our current students and alumni. You are clearly making a big difference!

3- Career Events and Job Opportunities:  

CIA Info Session – 1/25

  • Are you curious about how your skills can be applied to a career in the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)? Learn all about the diverse careers offered at the CIA during this info session with a CIA analyst. All majors and academic programs are invited. Register here.

Federal Resumes 101 – 1/29

  • Learn how to interpret a federal job or internship posting on USAJOBS.gov, and get the scoop on how to put together a strong federal resume in this small group workshop. Ask a career coach specific questions, pick up useful handouts, and get a jump on the federal application process! Sign up here.

Asian Development Bank (ADB) Info Session1/23

  • ADB is the leading developmental financial institution dedicated to reducing poverty and improving people’s lives in Asia and the Pacific. ADB offers exciting career opportunities for young and talented professionals including internships, fellowships, and a Young Professionals Program. The presentation will be delivered by Toshio Oya, Director General, ADB who will provide an overview of the career opportunities at ADB. Registration link can be found here.

Society of International Development DC Career Fair – 1/30 

  • Free Registration for First 100 Registered GW Students & GW Alumni. Students can register here, with the following promo code: GWPASS2018. After the 100, students can sign up at the Student Member rate of $15. When registering students MUST use their GW email addresses.

Tesla – Sr. Manager, Global Leadership Development – Application Deadline: 1/31

  • The Global Leadership Development Sr. Manager will be a member of the Global Leadership Development team and lead the development, execution and evaluation of leadership and management development for global Sales, Service, and Delivery. Application link can be found here.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. Pharmaceutical Product Marketing

  • Vanda Pharmaceuticals, a global bio-pharmaceutical company, is actively recruiting for a business student (with healthcare background or interest in the healthcare industry) to join their product marketing team. Application link can be found here.

GW School of Business climbed into the top 25 globally

GW School of Business climbed into the top 25 globally and is in the top 10 domestically in the Corporate Knights 2016 Better World MBA Rankings.
This ranking looks at which graduate business programs most effectively integrate sustainability into the education of future business leaders. More info on this link or go directly to this website:
http://www.corporateknights.com/reports/2016-better-world-mba-ranking/2016-better-world-mba-results-14763351/

 

MSPM Ranked #20 by Eduniversal

We have just been informed that the Eduniversal 2012-2013 Ranking of the best 4000 Masters and MBA Programs in 30 specializations in 154 countries included the Master of Science in Project Management at GW. The ranking includes all types of Master’s programs (MSc, MA, MBA, Executive MBA) either nationally or internationally oriented akin to 30 specializations and exclusively reserved to the best 1000 Business Schools /Universities rated in the Eduniversal Official Selection or to any Department, Faculty, School, other entity attached to one of these 1000 Business Schools / Universities.

The ranking of the Best Master’s programs is fundamentally developed by carefully assessing mainly three below given factors:

  • The reputation of the program.
  • The career prospects and the salary level of the first employment after graduation.
  • The satisfaction feedback of the students