1- Blackboard Collaborate Session Schedule for Summer 2017 now available. Schedule for the weekly live chat sessions via the Blackboard Collaborate for Summer 2017 is now available on the blog. Students enrolled in the summer semester are highly encouraged to participate in the blackboard collaborate sessions.
2- Decision Sciences needs a Grader. The department of Decision Sciences is in need of a part-time Grader for Summer 2017. Eligibility includes current students in good standing who had already taken the DNSC 6238 Project Management Organizational Context (formerly DNSC 6290). If interested, please send your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 7 April.
PMI Educational Foundation offers academic and professional development scholarships. Learn about eligibility criteria and deadlines via this link.
Veterans may be eligible for GW VALOR Professional Grant, where GW VALOR reimburses the cost (in the form of a grant) to take the examination for designated credentials such as PMP certification exam. Check GW VALOR website if interested to apply.
As announced last week, naisA is offering career development fellowship opportunities. A large career and recruitment fair is coming up on 20 April in CityCenter, Downtown DC from 6 – 9 pm. Check out event web page at www.ProtegeFair.org. MSPM students may be able to waive registration by sending a resume to Angela at email@example.com before 31 March.
The 2016 PM Symposium is PMIWDC’s premiere annual event and will feature exciting speakers addressing important Project Management topics for all practitioners. You’ll have the opportunity to earn up to 7 PDUs over the course of the day, as well as network with your peers, potential employers, and industry professionals.
Friday, September 9, 2016: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Sheraton Tysons Hotel
8661 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182
•Fall 2015 Textbook List
The textbook list for fall 2015 courses is now available on the blog at www.gwprojectmanagement.org. If you have questions about the books listed and different versions available, contact the professor for the course directly to discuss.
Interested in sharing or selling your books to a classmate? Interested in buying a used book from a classmate? Post your available books or book needs on the Facebook page or LinkedIn group.
Lockers will be available to graduate students on a first-come first-serve basis in the fall 2015 semester. Lockers are located outside of the Graduate Lounge on the 5th floor of Duques Hall. Request a locker via http://goo.gl/z2AH8D. You may begin requesting lockers on the first day of the semester, 31 Aug, at 9 a.m. EDT, no earlier. Lockers are available for $35 per semester (small) or $65 per semester (large). Payment may be made via check or money order.
•Scholarships Available, 7 Aug Deadline Scholarship funding is available for current MSPM students in the fall 2015 semester. The program will award five $4,000 scholarships to currently enrolled students. Full details on the scholarship eligibility criteria, application requirements, and deadlines are available on www.gwprojectmanagement.org.
Applicants are encouraged to utilize the University Writing Center or the English for Academic Purposes Program to ensure they put forth a graduate-level writing effort. Applications and/or essays received with spelling errors, poor grammar, or formatting issues receive less consideration than those that exhibit graduate-level writing.
Need-based scholarship funding has been made available to current MSPM students in the fall 2014 semester. The program will award up to three scholarships, each in the amount of $2,500. Full details on the need-based scholarships, the eligibility criteria, and the application is available on www.gwprojectmanagement.org. Applications must be submitted on or before 11:59pm EDT Thursday, July 24, 2014; late applications will not be accepted.
Scholarship applicants are encouraged to utilize the University Writing Center or the English for Academic Purposes Program to ensure that they put forward a graduate-level writing effort. Essays received with spelling errors, poor grammar, or formatting issues receive less consideration than those that exhibit graduate-level writing.
GW has partnered with ECSI to offer an interest-free monthly payment plan available to all students. For those interested in the annual plan, you may spread your tuition payments out over a 10-month period. The first deadline to sign up for the service is Thursday, 10 Jul. Those who sign up by 10 Jul will pay a reduced application fee of $55. Details are available on the Student Accounts Office website.
Sunday, 13 Jul, is the last day to add a class using the GWeb Information System, and to drop a class using any means, for Summer Session II. After this date students must use a Registration Transaction Form to make changes to their schedule. GWeb registration is available from 7am – 10pm.
Summer & Fall 2014 Registration
MSPM Alum Seeking to Hire MSPM Students
Dear MSPM Students,
The top 3 items you need to know this week:
Summer & Fall 2014 Registration
Registration for summer and fall 2014 courses is in full swing. Register as soon as possible to guarantee your seat in the a course. To confirm that you are tracking against your plan in DegreeMAP, schedule an advisement session with me via www.meetme.so/gwmpsm. Be sure to register as soon as possible as I will begin releasing open seats to non-MSPM students on the wait list in May.
MSPM Alum Seeking to Hire MSPM Students
REI Systems is seeking to fill two positions through the MSPM program. REI Systems in based in the DC metro area and has two open project management positions. US citizenship is not required. Contact Shweta Gupta regarding your interest at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now is the time to start applying for scholarships for the fall semester. Review the list of external scholarships from organizations such as PMI, NDIA, and other professional societies. Apply early and for as many scholarships that you are eligible for. Don’t leave money sitting on the table!
The Steven and Diane Robinson Knapp Fellowship has been established at the George Washington University by Steven Knapp and Diane Richardson Knapp to recognize, reward, and facilitate creative public service and academic engagement. GW undergraduate or graduate students are selected to design and implement entrepreneurial service-learning projects. Fellows work with the Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service, a faculty member and may work with other students or community partners to execute a project that makes a significant difference to the lives of others.
One or more Fellowship awards will be distributed annually, within the range of $2,500 to $10,000. Fellows may apply for this award to assist with conducting research and an action project for an independent study course. However, funds cannot be used for tuition. Fellows will receive professional development opportunities as they will be able to work with community partners and/or faculty members who are subject experts. Additionally, faculty advisor will receive funding for their role as an academic advisor to selected fellows.