Careers on Capitol Hill, October 18

October 18th | 6pm
Marvin Center 309
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Hear from a panel of Capitol Hill staffers about how they successfully climbed the Hill,
and get the inside scoop on their day-to-day jobs.
The panel portion of the evening will be followed by an opportunity
to network with panelists and fellow students.
This event is sponsored by the Center for Career Services and the Office of Government and Community Relations.

MSPM: In the KNOW, October 11, 2016

Top 3 for 11 October:

1- Fall Break 2016 is from 24-25 October 2016. There should be no class meetings on that Monday or Tuesday. The Fall Break is something new this year. Students last year lobbied for it and it is now enforced this year. Check out the University Academic Calendar.

2- Lecture Capture Service Feedback.Thank you to those who provided feedback on the new lecture capture service! GWSBIT has installed new projector units in the MSPM lecture rooms. New microphones to capture student questions were also installed. Your voice was heard and the program will continue to work with GWSBIT in improving the new system.

3- Events and Resources.

Upcoming events: 

The Best Kept Secret in the Public Sector                                                              Wednesday, 12 October 2016                                                                                               GWU MPA 310 | 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Asia Business Leaders Symposium                                                                      Wednesday, 26 October 2016 | City View Room 1957 E Street NW |                                   6:30-7:15 PM Pre-Program Dinner | 7:15-8:30 PM Q&A and Networking


Internships at National Security Agency: Summer Internships. Competitive, paid, 12 weeks. Immerses student in real world foreign intelligence problems. For rising seniors, and graduate students pursuing a graduate degree. Deadline: 15 October. 2017 Summer Language Program, open to graduate students, hiring students with proficiency in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Korean, and Russian.
Deadline: 15 October.

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps FellowshipMultiple locations including New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL; Boston, MA; and other U.S. cities and towns. Job Type: 10-12 week summer fellowship. Compensation $1,250 per week. Deadline: 6 January 2017.




Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps Fellowship

Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps
Multiple locations including New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL;
Boston, MA; and other U.S. cities and towns
Job Type: 10-12 week summer fellowship

EDF Climate Corps is the premier graduate fellowship program to jump-start your career in clean energy or sustainability. Fellows gain access to an exclusive network of over a thousand EDF Climate Corps alumni and other energy and sustainability professionals, interactive training and unique resources, including career opportunities. Our competitive program selects qualified candidates from a variety of disciplines to work for a summer embedded within leading organizations to identify customized energy management solutions. Apply today!

Since 2008, EDF Climate Corps has placed over 700 fellows in host organizations including JP Morgan Chase, City of Boston, JLL, Verizon, General Motors, Comcast, PG&E,Vassar College and the Chicago Housing Authority. A list of 2017 host organizations will be available to candidates during the interview process and fellows are matched with host organizations based on their location, industry and project type preferences. See the full list of past organizations on our website.

Compensation: $1,250 per week and reimbursement of travel costs to the May training and fall Energy Solutions Exchange (network) event.

Application Deadline: Please visit our website to complete your 2017 fellow application. For early consideration and the best opportunity to be matched with your preferred host organization, please apply by December 6, 2016 11:59 pm PT. The final application deadline is January 6, 2017 11:59 pm PT.

For more information about the timeline and program, please visit the EDF Climate Corps website.

The Best Kept Secret in the Public Sector

When: Wednesday, 12 October 2016 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Where: GWU MPA 310

Interested in how the government has integrated itself with the private sector to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship? Sign up for this great talk featuring guest speaker, Nareg Sagherian, who is the Chief Commercialization Specialist, Senior Investment Officer, and Policy Advisor with U.S. Small Business Administration (Office of Investment & Innovation)!

Register here.

Contact Jasmine Bautista with any questions: | 202-994-2780

Asia Business Leaders Symposium

Join GWU President Knapp and Dean Livingstone along with four GWSB’s most successful alumni in Asia for a panel discussion at the Asia Business Leaders Symposium on 26 October 2016. Panelists include Dr. Soon-Young Chang, Senior Advisor of Investment Corporation of Dubai; Mr. Simon Cheong, Founder of SC Global Developments Company in Singapore; Dr. Jianhai Lin, Secretary of the International Monetary Fund (IMF); and Mr. Sandiaga Uno, Entrepreneur in Indonesia. Dinner will be served!


Wednesday, 26 October 2016
City View Room 1957 E Street NW
6:30-7:15 PM Pre-Program Dinner
7:15-8:30 PM Q&A and Networking
Register via  GWorkSB > Events > Workshops (Limited Space!) 
Contact Lawan Mcferren, with any questions


GWPMA Seeking Volunteers for the 2016 PMIWDC Volunteer Fair

GWPMA is seeking three volunteers to help organize the 2nd Annual PMIWDC Volunteer Fair. Event details are as follows:

Monday, 17 October  2016 – 6:00pm9:00pm
Event Location: Fairview Park Marriott  3111 Fairview Park Drive |  Falls Church, Virginia 22042

As a volunteer, your registration fee to attend the event is waived. Certificate will be awarded at the conclusion of the event and you will earn 2 PDUs. It will be a fun evening with games, exciting prizes, and a chance to learn how you can get engaged with some of the most meaningful projects in the DC area. Food is free.

Questions? Contact Krishna Tummala,

International Careers at Johnson & Johnson – Online Career Event

Interested in international leadership development? Join Johnson & Johnson on 12 October 2016 to learn more about their International Leadership Development Programs. The event is online and you can register for the event here.

Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Times: 8:00AM EST; or 12:00PM EST; or 4:00pm EST
Note: Select only one time that is most suitable for your schedule.

2016 PMIWDC Volunteer Fair

Looking for an opportunity to network with some of our 10,000 PMI members and showcase your leadership and project management skills? Join us at our biggest Volunteer Fair yet!

It will be a fun evening with games, exciting prizes, and a chance to learn how you can get engaged with some of the most meaningful projects in the DC area.

You will meet like-minded leaders that will help you explore new interests and obtain fresh insights that will serve you whether you chose to volunteer for our chapter, local community partners, or non-profit organizations.

Volunteering is one of the most rewarding ways to earn PDUs, contribute/develop your skills, and give back to the community. All of this and a cash bar! How can you resist?

Questions? Contact Uma Hiremagalur, VP of Programs, PMIWDC

Event Date:
Monday, 17 October  2016 – 7:00pm9:00pm
Agenda and Cost:
Individual Cost

Chapter Members – $20.00
Non-members – $30.00
Walk-ins – $35.00

Event Location: Fairview Park Marriott  3111 Fairview Park Drive |  Falls Church, Virginia 22042

Consulting Related Programs, September 2016

Interested in consulting or in an international career? Center for Career Services through its International Government & Policy, Diplomacy, Intelligence & International Development is offering several opportunities for students (see below). Registration is required via GWork.

Consulting/On-Campus Recruiting 101 Workshop
September 8, 4:30-5:30pm
Register in GWork
Consulting Panel & Networking Reception
September 12, 6:30-8:30pm
Register in GWork
Behavioral Interview Workshop for Consulting & Finance
September 22, 5:30-7:00pm
Register in GWork
EY Case Interview Workshop
September 26, 6:30-8:30pm
Register in GWork
Deloitte Consulting Case Workshop
September 28, 5:30-8:00pm
Register in GWork