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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, September 8, 2015

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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 anna.matsiras@ey.com.

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.

MSPM: In the Know, August 21, 2015

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Need to Check your Fall Class Schedule?
To confirm you fall schedule, log into GWeb and confirm your courses and class schedule via the Student Records & Registration Menu. This site provides your official registration details. Blackboard is not the site you should use to confirm this information. Most professors will not make the courses available on Blackboard until the first week of the semester, which begins August 31.

GW New Venture Competition, Kickoff Meeting 10 Sep
Participate in the fifth largest collegiate business plan competition in the country. The competition provides a real-world, experiential learning opportunity in entrepreneurship. Winners of the competition can actually launch and operate their ventures while maintaining complete control of their business through the issuance of non-dilutive cash grants. Attend the kick off on Thursday, 10 Sep. Visit newventure.gwu.edu for details.

Ernst & Young Information Session, 17 Sep
EY is hosting an event specifically for MSPM students and alumni on Thursday, 17 Sep. Register to attend the session via GWork. During the session, the EY team will provide an overview of the firm’s Performance Improvement – Program Management practice area as well as a workshop on “how-to” respond to a consulting case interview. The team will be collecting resumes through GWorkSB and in-person at the event.

GWork Job ID Number: 826069

Job Title: OCR: Advisory Services Senior Performance Improvement – Program Management

For online students or alumni unable to attend the event in-person, we welcome you to email your resumes to MSPM alumna, Anna Matsiras, at anna.matsiras@ey.com.

MSPM: In the Know, May 26, 2015

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Megaprojects, 4 Jun, Limited Number of Free Registrations for MSPM Students
The MSPM program is pleased to offer a limited number of free registrations to the 4 Jun Megaprojects: Theory Meets Practice, 3rd International Workshop. The event features international and domestic speakers from government, industry, and academia. If you are interested in attending, email Cambria Happ at chapp@gwu.edu and provide the following information: Full Name, Email, Employer, and Job Title. All registration requests must be received no later than Monday, 1 Jun, at 9 a.m. EDT. Preregistration required, onsite registrations will not be accommodated.

• Applying Lessons from the PMBOK to the Real World, 27 May
The MSPM program is proud to host the PMIWDC Washington Circle Luncheon on Wednesday, 27 May, 12-1 p.m. Tomorrow’s topic is “Applying Lessons from the PMBOK Guide to the Real World” with speaker Mark Tolbert, PMP. The brown bag event (bring your lunch) is free to attend and is held in Duques Hall, room 453. Register online at www.pmiwdc.org.

Last Day to Add Summer Session 1 Class, 29 May
Friday, 29 May, is the last day to add a class for Summer Session 1 using a Registration Transaction Form.

Yesterday, 25 May, was the last day to drop a course in Summer Session 1. The last day to withdraw from a Summer Session 1 class with a grade of W is Friday, 12 Jun. Assess your situation and take action early. Each student is responsible for understanding the add/drop/withdraw schedule and for managing themselves accordingly.

MSPM: In the Know, April 7, 2015

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PMIEF Scholarships and More
The Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF) offers over 30 scholarships for graduate students. Review the full list of scholarships online and apply before the May 1, 2015 deadline. Take advantage of this opportunity and apply for all scholarships that you qualify to receive.

Have you won a scholarship for the upcoming academic year? We’d love to hear about it! Please provide your name, the scholarship name, and the source of the funding. We want to congratulate you on earning the award. You also have the option to share the news with us via social media using #GWSBProud.

• RRMC Seeking a Project Manager (Washington, DC)
The Research & Regulatory Management Council (RRMC) is seeking a project manager to provide comprehensive oversight by planning, directing, and coordinating activities to ensure goals and objectives are accomplished for multiple joint venture and task force programs. RRMC designs and develops required health and safety data for raw chemical manufacturers and companies that market end-use products.

The position was shared by a current MSPM student. To apply, email your resume and cover letter, summarizing your qualifications and salary expectations, to Holly Schroeder at hschroeder@cspa.org. More details and a full job description are available on the blog.

GW PMA-Sponsored PMP Prep Course, May 2015
The GW PMA is proud to sponsor a PMP prep course organized by the PMI Washington DC Chapter. The event is open to all GW students interested in pursuing the PMP certification. Event will be held on two consecutive weekends, 2-3 May and 9-10 May. Register now, space is limited!

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MSPM: In the Know, March 31, 2015

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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.

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, October 1, 2014

MSPM: In the Know

G&EE Workshops and Events
Struggling Writing and Editing Your Research Papers?
Free Membership for car2go

Dear MSPM Students,

The top 3 items you need to know this week:

Global & Experiential Education Workshops and Events

The GWSB Global & Experiential Education team hosts a variety of workshops and events throughout the semester. Events range from CPT/OPT workshops, briefings by the IMF and World Bank, and networking events. Review the list of upcoming events and register to attend.

Struggling Writing and Editing Your Research Papers?

The GW Writing Center offers free services to help students with their writing projects. Services are available on the Foggy Bottom campus and online for all GW students. For hours and availability, visit http://www.gwu.edu/~gwriter/.

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GW students, faculty, and staff receive free membership and 30 minutes of free driving at dc.car2go.com with promo code: GWU0030. car2go provides free metered parking, on-way rentals, fuel and insurance are included, and reservations are not required.