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FDF Career Center: Resume Writing Labs for Non-English Writers

The F. David Fowler Career Center has two Resume Writing Labs for non-English writers scheduled in March and April. The session is open to all specialized masters students, but is focused on the needs of Chinese students:
Friday, March 25, 2016 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Friday, April 1, 2016  11:00am – 12pm
Students can view the information in GWorkSB (Events >> Workshops) and register for the labs.

MSPM: In the Know, April 14, 2015

Top 3 for 14 Apr

Seats Still Available for PMP Prep Course
The GW Project Management Association (PMA), in collaboration with the PMIWDC Chapter, is hosting a PMP Prep Course for the GW community. Register today before it sells out. Four-day course, May 2-3 and May 9-10, at $575 per person. This is a discount of over 40% off the standard PMIWDC rate.

• Megaprojects: Theory Meets Practice, Registration Opening Soon, 4-5 Jun
The latest agenda is posted for the “Megaprojects: Theory Meets Practice, 3rd International Workshop.” Registration is opening soon online. Spread the word about the event to your fellow project managers. For more details, contact Prof Kwak or the MSPM program.

Is your organization interested in a sponsorship opportunity? Contact Cambria Happ to discuss further.

Colonial Cup’s Day of Service, 26 Apr
MSPM students are invited to participate in Colonial Cup’s Day of Service on Sunday, 26 Apr, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Volunteers will work with Loaves and Fishes, a meals ministry that serves the hungry, to set the dining room and serve each seated guest. If you are interested, sign up by Thursday, 23 Apr.

Loaves and Fishes is located at 1525 Newton St, NW in Washington, DC. Closest Metro station is Columbia Heights.

RRMC Seeking a Project Manager (Washington, DC)

The Research & Regulatory Management Council (RRMC) designs and develops required health and safety data for raw chemical manufacturers and companies that market end-use products. RRMC is a Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) affiliate program headquartered in Washington, DC.

RRMC is seeking a Project Manager to provide comprehensive project management by planning, directing, and coordinating activities to ensure goals and objectives are accomplished for multiple joint venture and task force programs. Full details on the position are available in the job description – Project Manager, RRMC.

To apply for this full-time position based in Washington, DC, please email your resume and cover letter, summarizing your qualifications and salary expectations, to Holly Schroeder at hschroeder@cspa.org. No phone calls, please. This position was shared by a current MSPM student. Applicants must be eligible to work within the U.S.

Feb 12: Body Language and Interview Success Workshop for International Students

Can you take cues from your interviewers for a better performance? Is your cultural frame of reference different? It’s not what you say but how you say it! Join the F. David Fowler Career Center for this fun and practical workshop. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 2:30 p.m. in Funger Hall, room 620. Register via GWorkSB at http://business.gwu.edu/careercenter/.

MSPM: In the Know, January 21, 2015

Top 3 for 21 Jan

Last Day to Add/Drop via GWeb, 25 Jan
Sunday, 25 Jan, is the last day to register, add, or drop using the GWeb Info System. After this date students must use a Registration Transaction Form to make changes to their schedule. GWeb registration is available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Failure to register for classes or to apply for a Leave of Absence puts your enrollment at GW in jeopardy. Take the necessary steps to protect your enrollment in the MSPM program. Questions? Schedule an advisement session to discuss.

• Short-Term Study Abroad Info Session, 28 Jan
GWSB Global & Experiential Education offers 11 opportunities for graduate students to study domestically or overseas this summer and earn up to 6 credits. Interested in learning more about these programs? Join G&EE on Wednesday, 28 Jan, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Duques 255. Reception will follow from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Online students interested in learning more? Contact G&EE at sbintl@gwu.edu or 202-994-0767 to discuss.

Student Discounts
Put that student ID to work! A variety of retail stores, sports teams, restaurants, and other businesses offer discounts for flashing your student ID. Visit the following websites for listings of these discounts:

http://www.giftcardgranny.com/blog/student-discounts/

http://www.businessinsider.com/college-student-discounts-2014-6

http://www.rather-be-shopping.com/blog/2014/03/25/student-discounts/ 

Graduate Aide Position, GW Office of Graduate Student Assistantships and Fellowships

One position is expected to start mid – January 2015, and may start earlier. The position requires 20 hours per week.

Strong knowledge of databases and MS Access is required.
Student should address proficiency and relevant experience of databases / MS Access within cover letter.

Desired characteristics include:

  • Word processing skills
    ● Very good English skills, both written and spoken
    ● High level of motivation
    ● Self-direction
    ● Dependability
    ● Well-developed organizational skills
    ● Proven ability to stay on task and meet deadlines

To be eligible for the graduate aide position, the applicant must be enrolled full-time in a Foggy Bottom graduate degree program. Preference will be given to applicants who are new graduate students and have previous university employment experience in the area of student services.

A minimum of 20 hours per week during the upcoming summer session is a requirement of the position.


The Graduate Aide position includes:

  • Hourly wage of $15 per hour
    ● Tuition award of 9 credit hours per semester
  • Stipend of $850 per month

 

A completed application includes a resume and cover letter. The cover letter must include your GWid, your program of study, your first semester of study at GW, and your expected date of graduation.
Please drop off or send your application to:
The Office of Graduate Student Assistantships and Fellowships, Rice Hall 302.
Fax: 202-994-8845 *** E-mail: gradfell@gwu.edu
For further information, please contact Pete Van Riper at 202-994-6822 or vanriper@gwu.edu.

Seeking Candidates for the GW PMA Board

What:
When:
How:
Nominate yourself for the GW PMA Board of Directors
Submit the nomination by Thursday, October 30, 5 pm EDT
Complete survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2GRVZJR

Dear MSPM students and interested graduate students,

The GW Project Management Association (PMA) elections are upon us. The first step is for interested individuals to nominate themselves for the ballot. Once nominations are received and finalized, the MSPM student body will vote for the new board.

If you are interested in serving on the board, complete the nomination survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2GRVZJR. Submissions are due no later than Thursday, October 30, at 5 pm EDT. Both on-campus and online students are eligible. Additional details on the board and their roles is available.

This is an excellent opportunity to actively participate in your graduate program and to help serve your fellow students. Submit your nomination today! If you have questions about the board, contact us at pmprog@gwu.edu.

Regards,
GW PMA Board