•The International Center for Project Management Excellence is Hiring an Editorial Assistant (On-Campus Job)
The International Center for Project Management Excellence within the GW School of Business seeks an editorial assistant to support Prof Kwak, the Editor-in-Chief of the ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering. Apply online via GWork, position ID 833076. Apply online by 5 Dec. Position open to all students, including those studying at GW on a visa. See job posting for details.
•MSPM Student Moataz Hussein Presenting at The Big 5 International Building & Construction Show, 23 Nov Moataz Hussein, a current MSPM student, is scheduled to speak at The Big 5 International Building & Construction Show 23 Nov in Dubai, UAE. He will be speaking on program management outsourcing, an area he has researched with Dr. Khamooshi. Congratulations!
•Call for Applicants: Winter 2016 Foundry Cup Eastern Foundry hosts a biannual forum to bring people, ideas and technology together to address our nation’s most pressing needs. The Winter 2016 Foundry Cup seeks to untether our men and women working in the toughest places by identifying commercial products that allow individuals to generate, store and conserve energy. Learn more online and apply by 15 Jan.
•EY Recruiting MSPM Students, 17 Sep
Have you registered to attend the Ernst & Young Information Session and Case Study Workshop? Time is running out! EY is coming to campus Thursday, 17 Sep, 5:30-7 p.m. to recruit MSPM students. Meet with members of the EY Advisory team, learn about available job opportunities and attend a workshop on how to tackle a consulting case interview. Register to attend via GWorkSB >> Events >> Info Sessions.
Not able to attend? Send your resume to MSPM alumna and EY employee Anna Matsiras at firstname.lastname@example.org.
•Winter & Spring 2016 Short-Term Study Away Programs Announced
The GWSB Global & Experiential Education team has announced the winter and spring 2016 short-term study away programs. Interested in learning more about the courses and destinations? Attend an information session Tuesday, 15 Sep, 6-7:30 p.m. in Duques Hall, room 251. For those not able to attend, the session will be recorded and posted online for all to view. The courses qualify as general electives for the MSPM degree.
•PMIWDC Washington Circle Seminar, 23 Sep, Applying Emotional Intelligence with Michael Van Dyke, PMP
Attend the free seminar Wednesday, 23 Sep, 12-1 p.m. in Duques Hall, room 453. Michael Van Dyke, PMP will speak on applying emotional intelligence and how to manage the emotional characteristics of your work environment for improved performance.
•DreamSpark and Microsoft Project
The GWSB IT team is working to ensure MSPM students have access to DreamSpark and are able to download Microsoft Project. Once all accounts have been either created or renewed an update will be sent to all. For those enrolled in DNSC 6261 and DNSC 6262, Prof Jain is aware of the situation. An alternative means of accessing Microsoft Project is available through the Virtual Computer Lab.
•3rd Annual GWSB Career Week, 8-11 Sep
The F. David Fowler Career Center is proud to host Career Week 2015 next week, 8-11 Sep. The programming prepares GWSB students to compete effectively in the employment market while networking and connecting with hiring decision makers. This event is open to all GWSB students. RSVP for each event via GWorkSB >> Events >> Workshops.
•GWSB Short-Term Study Away Programs Announced for Winter & Spring 2016
The GWSB Global & Experiential Education team announced the winter and spring 2016 short-term study away programs last week. Interested in learning more about the courses and destinations? Attend the Short-term Study Away Information Session on Tuesday, 15 Sep, 6-7:30 p.m. in Duques Hall, room 251. For those not able to attend, the session will be recorded and posted online for all to view. The courses qualify as general elective options for the MSPM degree.
Register by Wednesday, 10 Sep, for GW Alumni Weekend 2014. Alumni Weekend is scheduled for 18-21 Sep. Students are encouraged to attend and actively participate. Activities range from special lectures to sporting events to concerts. Don’t miss out!
The short-term study abroad programs (STAP) were announced last night for winter 2015 and spring 2015. A variety of countries are represented including Mexico, Singapore, Israel, and France. Applications for the winter 2015 programs are due by 1 Oct. The application deadline for spring programs is 2 Nov. Pay careful attention to the deadlines for each program as some are earlier than the dates listed above. Also, some programs are offering information sessions in the next few weeks so that you may learn more about each course before applying. This is a great way to earn elective credit and the programs are open to both on-campus and online students. Contact Lisa Brancheau to learn more about the study abroad courses at email@example.com.
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