Career Quest NYC Spring 2015 Faculty/Staff Accepted & Student Applications Extended (Flyer Attached)

The GW Career Quest program is open to GW faculty and staff members who are committed to supporting the personal, academic and professional development of students as a part of the Career Quest program experience. There are two special opportunities in which faculty and staff are invited to participate – either as a Program Experience Partner or as a Program Observer.

For more information and to apply, please review  Career Quest Program Participation Opportunities for Faculty and Staff

Also, please note that the deadline for student applications has been extended to December 3, 2014. Attached please find the flyer with more information (GWCareerQuestextension-2). Students can find more information on the program and application process at Career Quest Program – New York City Spring 2015

Apply Today! Application Extended to Dec 3, 2014

Limited Spots available for GW Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students with 2.5 GPA

GW Career Quest will offer GW students an exclusive opportunity to gain an up-close and personal experience with leading organizations and expand their professional network. GW Career Quest will provide students with an opportunity to:

•Hone informational interviewing and networking skills with employers
•Learn an organization’s work and job and internship opportunities
•Hear about career success and pathways
•Connect with GW alumni in the NYC area
•Explore the culture and pulse of NYC

Employer Site Visits include (partial listing):
•Huffington Post
•NBC Universal
•Harper Collins
•American Red Cross
•VH-1 Save the Music

Check the website for updates.

*GW’s Center for Career Services Career Quest program is a made possible through funding from the Shenkman Career Services Fund

LinkedIn Office Hours with Joel Renner in the 5th Floor Grad Lounge, TODAY, 330PM-530PM; LAST SESSION OF THE SEMESTER

Come by the Graduate Lounge on the 5th floor of Duques from 3:30 to 5:30 for LinkedIn Office Hours with Joel Renner. Spruce up your profile and learn LinkedIn tricks and ideas. This is the last session for the semester so if you plan on applying to jobs over winter break or will be otherwise using LinkedIn, you will definitely want to attend these office hours.

G&EE Summer 2015 Short Term Abroad Opportunities Now Listed

  • China: Major League Baseball and Globalization [3 credits]
  • Denmark: International Summer University Program – Short Term Exchange with Copenhagen Business School [3-6 credits]*
  • France: Strategic Management in the EU [3-4.5 credits]
  • France: Europeans in Global Perspective- Community, Institutions, Economic Development, and the Case of Luxury Goods- Short Term Exchange with EDHEC (Nice campus) [3 credits]*
  • France: The Global Manager in Europe- Short Term Exchange with ESSEC [3 credits]*
  • Germany: Successful Leadership in Europe- Short Term Exchange with the European Business School [3 credits]*
  • Myanmar: Myanmar: Enhancing Economic Development through Scientific, Academic, Volunteer, and Experiential Tourism [6 credits]
  • United Kingdom: Business and the State: Privatization and Public-Private Partnerships [6 credits]
  • United States: Walt Disney World: Innovation in Services [3 credits]

Short-term study abroad programs (STAPs) are the primary mechanism for graduate student international mobility at GWSB. These programs are taught by GW faculty or GWSB partner universities abroad and are open to graduate students in GWSB; across the University; within the Washington, DC Consortium; and to students in non-degree status. Select undergraduates may participate in these programs if they meet admission standards set by STAP faculty. These offerings are intended to provide exposure for students in any graduate program to opportunities for global learning while at GWSB.

For more information regarding these programs, go to If you have any questions, email sbintl (at)

People’s Choice voting for International Education Week Photo Competition NOW OPEN until tomorrow, 11/18 NOON

Voting is now open for the People’s Choice vote. Cast your vote at To see your photo(s) as well as the photos of others, here are the links to the Flickr albums: Going Global ( and Places and Spaces ( Make sure to get your friends and family involved in the voting and share the links on your social media. Voting is open from now until noon tomorrow.
Read, set- Vote!

MBAA Board Election Results

The current MBAA board is pleased to present the newly-elected MBAA Board for 2015. It was a close race across all positions and truly reflected the high quality of all candidates. Without further adieu:

President: Justine Clow
Vice President: Anup Sheshadri
Treasurer: Khalid Hassouneh
VP of Alumni Relations: Jin Ha
VP of Career Development: Gabe Yancho
VP of Corporate Social Responsibility: Madhur Mirani
VP of Information Technology: Marc Tayah
VP of International Students: Swaraj Rimal
VP of Events: (Vacant – TBD by incoming board)
VP of Social Media and Communication: Ashikur Rahman

Thank you to all the candidates who ran, and best of luck to the incoming board. The current board wishes you the best of luck and is here to provide any support you may need.

LinkedIn Office Hours with Joel Renner in the 5th Floor Grad Lounge, TODAY, 330PM-530PM

Come by the Graduate Lounge on the 5th floor of Duques from 3:30 to 5:30 for LinkedIn Office Hours with Joel Renner. Spruce up your profile and learn LinkedIn tricks and ideas.