•Fall 2015 techKNOW Magazine
The Fall 2015 edition of the GW Division of IT’s techKNOW magazine is now available. The magazine provides updates on key technology information, IT services from across campus and security tips to help you stay safe online. In the latest issue, learn about new online technology guides, Office 365 and WebEx.
•Business Analytics Speaker Series, 16 Oct
MSPM students and alumni are invited to attend the upcoming Business Analytics Speaker Series event on Friday, 16 Oct, 6-8 p.m. Vishal Kapur and Bill Roberts will present “Delivering Data-driven Insights: Deloitte’s Business Analytics Practice.” Event location is Duques Hall, room 651.
•GW Career Quest – NYC, 14-15 Mar
The GW Career Quest – NYC Spring 2016 program offers GW students an exclusive opportunity to gain an up-close and personal experience with leading organizations in New York City during Spring Break. To learn more, attend an information session or review FAQs online. Open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students only. Apply in GWorkSB to Job #830217 by Monday, 2 Nov.
•Free Seat in PMP Prep Course, 10-11 Oct and 17-18 Oct
The program is pleased to offer one free registration to the PMIWDC Fall 2015 PMP Prep Course. The course dates are 10-11 Oct and 17-18 Oct (two consecutive weekends). Course valued at $995. Submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 Sep for consideration:
Name and contact info
Copy of PMP application approval
PMI membership number and PMI chapter name
300 word statement as to why you should receive the free registration
•Meet Pilar Little, Graduate Career Consultant Pilar Little is the MSPM-designated graduate career consultant at the F. David Fowler Career Center. Schedule a meeting with her, either in-person or via phone or Skype, to discuss your career goals, revise your resume, and to develop a plan to achieve your goals. She offers walk-in hours and scheduled appointments. Contact the career center at 202-994-6704 to schedule a meeting.
•Spring 2016 Registration Opens 9 Nov Registration for spring 2016 classes begins Monday, 9 Nov. Schedule an advisement session with me in October to review your plan in DegreeMAP and to confirm your course selections. Take action now to plan your course schedule to ensure you follow the prescribed sequence of courses. Remember, not every course is offered every semester and only elective courses will be offered in summer 2016.
The F. David Fowler Career Center will host the 3rd Annual GWSB Career WeekSeptember 8 – 11, 2015 for all GWSB students. The week will be filled with programming involving faculty, alumni and employers aimed at preparing GWSB students to compete effectively in the employment market while networking and connecting with hiring decision makers. Employers will launch a frenzy of recruiting in late September through mid-November and again in late January through early May and our students must be ready.
Career Week programming will include industry and functional panels, one-on-one interviews with executives,alumni round-table sessions for international students, professional head shots, a LinkedIn clinic and an information session with The World Bank.
A fellow GW student who works at Apprenda shared the job posting with the MSPM program. They are specifically seeking a MSPM student/grad for this role. The New York City based Project Manager (PM) Business Analyst (BA) is a special role within our Client Services department. The Business Analyst is responsible for understanding our clients’ business reasons for adopting PaaS, creating solutions to business requirements, and feeding those solutions into a collection of architects and developers for execution. The Business Analyst will learn our clients’ business drivers and define project road maps that implement that Apprenda PaaS to satisfy business needs. The Business Analyst will provide a varying degree of education and guidance to clients in the form of in-person hands on collaboration, documentation, and general knowledge sharing.
Visit http://apprenda.com/team/careers/pm-business-analyst/ for details. Please send your resume to email@example.com.
Have you won a scholarship for the upcoming academic year? We’d love to hear about it! Please provide your name, the scholarship name, and the source of the funding. We want to congratulate you on earning the award. You also have the option to share the news with us via social media using #GWSBProud.
• RRMC Seeking a Project Manager (Washington, DC)
The Research & Regulatory Management Council (RRMC) is seeking a project manager to provide comprehensive oversight by planning, directing, and coordinating activities to ensure goals and objectives are accomplished for multiple joint venture and task force programs. RRMC designs and develops required health and safety data for raw chemical manufacturers and companies that market end-use products.
The position was shared by a current MSPM student. To apply, email your resume and cover letter, summarizing your qualifications and salary expectations, to Holly Schroeder at firstname.lastname@example.org. More details and a full job description are available on the blog.
•GW PMA-Sponsored PMP Prep Course, May 2015
The GW PMA is proud to sponsor a PMP prep course organized by the PMI Washington DC Chapter. The event is open to all GW students interested in pursuing the PMP certification. Event will be held on two consecutive weekends, 2-3 May and 9-10 May. Register now, space is limited!
•Summer 2015 Short-Term Study Abroad Application Deadline, 16 Feb
The deadline to apply for the summer 2015 programs has been extended to Monday, 16 Feb. GWSB is offering five faculty-led programs and six short-term exchanges. Full details are available online. You can also learn more about each program by watching the recorded info session from 28 Jan. If you have questions, contact email@example.com. All study abroad programs must receive MSPM advisor approval before applying.
• AFCEA Educational Foundation Scholarships
The AFCEA Educational Foundation awards multiple scholarships annually. The graduate-level scholarships are open to those currently enrolled in their second semester with at least two semester-equivalent courses per term. A current overall GPA of 3.0 or higher is required. Visit the AFCEA site for more information and to apply. Contact AFCEA directly with questions.
•Spring Career & Internship Fair, 11 Feb
This fair provides opportunities for students and alumni to meet with employers from a variety of industries recruiting for full-time, part-time, and internship positions. More than 100 organizations will be on site. Log in to GWorkSB to RSVP for the fair and learn about the employers and positions available.
While in GWorkSB, review the list of upcoming workshops, employer information sessions, and on-campus recruiting events.
A reminder of upcoming deadlines for the spring semester, 6 Feb is the last day to add or drop a course without academic penalty using a RTF.
Does your loan package require registration in a minimum number of credits? Educate yourself on the terms of your loan prior to registration. Remember, compliance with the terms of your loan is your responsibility.
• Have You Met Pilar Little at the F. David Fowler Career Center? Pilar Little is the designated Graduate Career Consultant for MSPM students. Schedule a meeting with her to discuss your resume, job search, upcoming career fairs, to negotiate a job offer, or to answer any questions about the services available to you through the F. David Fowler Career Center. Remember, these services continue once you graduate from the program.
•Federal Contracting: An Option for Government Employment
For those interested in federal contracting jobs in the DC metro area, attend the 10 Feb event at the Marvin Center, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Lockheed Martin, Leidos, LMI, and AgileX are among the companies represented at the event. RSVP in GWork.
Every year during Alumni Weekend, campus comes alive as thousands of alumni, friends and families return to GW. During the four days of activities, 18-21 Sep, all Colonials and their families are invited to choose from 60+ events. Students are invited to participate. Review the schedule of events and register online.
Sunday, 7 Sep, is the last day to add or drop classes via GWeb. Refer to the refund schedule for dropped courses and possible refunds. As a reminder, you must be registered for a class every fall and spring semester or apply to take a Leave of Absence to maintain continuous enrollment at GW. Failure to do so puts your enrollment into jeopardy.