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Career Week 2016


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.

Activities include:

• 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


MSPM: In the Know, March 31, 2015

Top 3 for 31 Mar

Summer 2015: Core and Elective Courses
The MSPM program is offering 3 core courses this summer: DNSC 6258, DNSC 6259, and DNSC 6262. Online sections for DNSC 6258 and DNSC 6259 have fewer than 18 seats remaining. Register ASAP to ensure a seat in your planned courses.

We have several DNSC electives available for on campus students and we just confirmed 2 online electives. Full details on the blog.
A new general elective offering in summer for on campus students was recently announced. IBUS 6290.80 Defense Contracting: Political Economy and Foreign Policy (3 credits). Course is taught by Dr. Eugene Gholz, a visiting faculty member from UT Austin. Course offered during the first 6 week session of the summer, meets twice a week.

• #GWSBProud
Help the GW School of Business increase awareness around the success of the GWSB community! Use #GWSBProud when posting to Twitter, Instagram, or LinkedIn to share stories about your accomplishments, career news, and other stories. Did you recently win a scholarship? Did you earn a promotion or take a new job? Did you speak at a conference? Share the news and add #GWSBProud to the announcement.

Interested in helping other GWSB students or alumni with career questions or guidance? Add #GWSBProud to your LinkedIn profile summary to denote your willingness to help out a fellow Colonial. Looking for another student or alum to engage on LinkedIn regarding your career? Search for #GWSBProud to find those willing to help out.

Sponsorships Available for the Megaprojects Workshop, 4-5 Jun
Sponsorships now available for the Megaprojects: Theory Meets Practice, 3rd International Workshop on 4-5 Jun. The event focuses on a variety of topics surrounding megaprojects and features speakers from academia, industry, and government. Three sponsorship levels available, including opportunities to present at the workshop. The latest agenda and program information is listed online. Is your company interested in sponsoring the event? Contact Cambria Happ at chapp@gwu.edu to learn more.

MSPM: In the Know, February 18, 2015

Top 3 for 18 Feb

Making History: The Campaign for GW
Making History: The Campaign for GW, the $1 billion philanthropic effort, has raised more than $700 million in student, academic, research and capital project support. Celebrations for this milestone are planned around the world this month. The events are also tied to George Washington’s 283rd birthday on 22 Feb. Join in the celebration and consider making a gift to the Making History campaign.

• Oral Cancer Foundation 5K Walk/Run in Memory of Peter McGee Hoffman, 18 Apr
Peter McGee Hoffman, a 2008 graduate of the GW School of Engineering and Applied Science, was a healthy, active 23-year-old when diagnosed with tongue cancer in August 2008. He died just seven short months later. We hope that you will join us on Saturday, 18 Apr, in Chevy Chase, MD – a day to remember Peter and and help us achieve his goal of spreading awareness and raising critical funds in the fight to end oral cancer. Register online or visit the event Facebook page for more information.

Engage the MSPM Community on LinkedIn
Do you have a question for an MSPM alum? Maybe you are looking for a textbook or a tutor? Engage with the MSPM student and alumni community on LinkedIn. Join our exclusive group and start a dialog with fellow Colonials!

GW LinkedIn Group Virtual Networking Hour, March 22, 2013

Don’t miss the next GW LinkedIn Group Virtual Networking Hour on Friday, March 22nd!

Connect with fellow GW LinkedIn group members all over the world to share your experiences, exchange career tips & build your professional network! Not a member of the The George Washington Alumni Association LinkedIn group?  Join today!

It’s free, it’s for only an hour and it’s fun!

Register at:


Online networking enables you to speed-network from wherever you are: home, office, library, even on the road.

While registering for the event, you will be asked to answer a few questions, including:

“What can you provide or share?” For example, what types of experiences, skills, expertise, or connections can you share with fellow Colonials?

“What are you looking for?” For example, what types of connections, information or resources are you hoping to gain from this event?

During the live event you will be randomly paired with fellow Colonials for several 8-minute text-based chats that will allow you to make a connection, exchange contact information and build your GW network. We hope you’ll join us for this unique opportunity to connect with fellow Colonials around the world.

Please email: alumnicareer@gwu.edu