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MSPM: In the Know, July 7, 2015

Top 3 for 7 Jul

•Apprenda and USAID are Hiring
The MSPM program was contacted by Apprenda and USAID regarding two available positions. MSPM students and graduates are highly desired for each position.
Apprenda – Project Manager Business Analyst in their New York City office.
Deadline Extended – PMP Prep Course Seats Available
The deadline was extended to 13 Jul to apply for a seat in the upcoming PMIWDC Summer 2015 PMP Prep Course. Submit the following to chapp@gwu.edu by the deadline:
  • Name and contact info
  • Copy of PMP application approval
  • PMI membership number and chapter name
  • 300 word statement as to why you should receive the free registration
Class dates are 15-16 Aug and 22-23 Aug.

Virtual Student Foreign Service Program 
The Virtual Student Foreign Service Program is the State Department-run eInternship program for U.S. college and graduate students. eInterns work on projects of global importance throughout the U.S. government on an unpaid basis. Learn more through the following links:

VSFS: http://www.state.gov/vsfs/243849.htm

FAQs: http://www.state.gov/vsfs/c39937.htm

Application deadline is 22 Jul. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

MSPM: In the Know, January 29, 2014

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MSPM Student Bio Books
Need a Tutor for Statistics?
Upcoming Networking, Education and Social Events

Dear MSPM Students,

The top 3 items you need to know this week:

MSPM Student Bio Books

As a reminder, all MSPM students have access to the bio books for each incoming class on www.gwprojectmanagement.org. We’ve also recently added the spring 2014 bio book. This is a great way to learn about your classmates and to also remind yourself of the people you met during orientation.

Need a Tutor for Statistics?

Are you in need for a tutor in statistics this semester? Luis Novoa, a doctoral student in the Decision Sciences Department at GWSB, is available to those looking for additional help. Contact Luis directly at ljnovoa@gwu.edu for rates and availability.

Upcoming Networking, Education, and Social Events

Thursday, 30 Jan, 11am-1pm EST – Terrorist Threats and Risks to the Sochi Winter Olympics featuring former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge at Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre at GW

Friday, 7 Feb, 9-10:30am EST – Lessons Learned and Best Practices in Managing Government Projects featuring Drs. Kwak and Keleher at the State Department in DC and via teleconference. Contact Gary Vaughan at vaughangl@state.gov to register.

Friday, 7 Feb, 12:30-2pm EST – Why Are There So Few Women Top Managers? A Large-Sample Empirical Study of Female Participation in Top Management in Funger Hall, Room 620 at GWSB

Thursday, 13 Feb, 12-1pm EST – GW LinkedIn Virtual Networking Hour