GSA Weekly Newsletter Oct 31st

Your weekly GSA newsletter.

Week 9! Happy Halloween!
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News . . .
Do not miss the opportunity too be photographed for the 2012 Lexicon Yearbook
Senior portraits for the class of 2012 will be taken Monday, Nov 7th to Friday, Nov 11th and Monday Nov 14th to friday Nov 18th in the room NVC 2-110. To Schedule an appointment, login here and enter school code 87182, or call 1-800-687-9327 during normal business hours. Upon registration you will be contacted via email for further information.
Annual Career Conference
The Advertising Women of NY is hosting their annual Career Conference, and would love to see consistent student involvement from our School (from both women and men).
Click here for more info, and to register by November 4th.
They will offer discounts to groups that register with 10 or more students in one packet on their website.
If your club is planning to attend with a group, after you’ve registered, please send an email to the GCMC inbox, so that GCMC may share your names with the office that liaises with AWNY.
Great (and free) tunes are now on offer at the Graduate Baruchian. Check the main page for playlists via Spotify created by your fellow students.
Got a team project and need raw data?
Send your survey link (e.g. survey monkey, qualtrics, etc) to the Graduate Baruchian. We have a new Survey Point page just for surveys by Baruch grad students and affiliates. Now you can reach beyond your network and get great data for your project.
Develop and keep your edge with our essential reads via the @gradbaruchian Twitter feed. Follow us and sip from the firehose articles.
Overwhelmed by all the events on campus. Watch the google event calendar on the GCMC.

Upcoming Events . . .
November 1 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm NVC 14-245MPA Club and ZMEA – Starting a Startup- Executives on Campus Job$mart Career HourCome join us for JobSmart: Starting a Start-Up with the JAR Group, a team of search engine professionals. Speakers include The Jar Group’s A.J. Lawrence (CEO) & Hide Hiroshima (CTO). Refreshments will be provided at this fun and informative event!

November 2 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Library Building 7th Floor

Zicklin Leadership Series
Lunch 12.15-12.45 pm
Presentation 12.45-1.45 pm
Speaker: Thomas V.Milroy, CEO – BMO Capital Markets

November 3 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm NVC 5-165

IFRS Impact on the CPA
Learn more about how the IFRS will affect the CPA exam, with a presentation by professionals from Becker Professional
Education, a leading provider of exam review courses and continuing professional education. Attendees will have a
chance to win CPA exam flashcards and other prizes from Becker. Refreshments will be served. Presented by ZGAS. RSVP here.

November 4 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Annual Direct/Interactive Marketing Student Career Forum
DMEF have partnered with Microsoft Advertising to plan an entire day of great presentations at their mid-town Manhattan offices. There will be presentations and involvement from key Microsoft executives as well as marketing executives from other companies and agencies in the direct/interactive marketing sphere.
For more info and registration please visit DMEF Student Career Forums.

November 4 9:00 am – 1:15 pm Library Building Room No. 750

New Business Models For Energy Innovation
What role should business play in developing a sound energy policy, one that provides for a sustainable future for the people and businesses that make up communities? We explore those issues in our conference.Registration is free for all members of the Baruch Community. Register online, by phone @ 646-312-3231or email Matthew LePere.

November 8 12:00 – 1:30 pm NVC 14-250

JP Morgan Chase: Finance Associate Leadership Program Info Session
Learn more about the JPMorganChase Finance Associate Leadership Summer ’12 Internship Program. This is a Chief Financial Officer track program. Meet Joe Bonocore, Treasurer, JPMC and Baruch alums from this Program. Click here to RSVP on Zicklin CareerLink!

November 9 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 2nd floor lobby NVC
Grant Thornton Information Table
Stop by and meet the Grant Thornton campus recruiter, Matt Mendes. Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Through member firms in 112 countries, including 50 offices in the United States, the partners and employees of Grant Thornton member firms provide personalized attention and the highest quality service to public and private clients around the globe.

November 10 8:00 am – 12:00 pm 2nd floor lobby NVC
Mentor for a morning
Meet an executive in a 45 minute 1-on-1 mentoring session to:
– Discuss your career objectives and set developmental goals in your field of interest- Put soft skills to the test through a career focused dialogue – Discuss industry trends and challenges – Identify possibilities centered around success – Gain insight on how to transfer your skills into a new industry
RSVP on Zicklin CareerLink prior to Oct. 18th to receive executive bios and rank your mentor meeting preference. All majors are welcome! Executives from a variety of industries will be in attendance.

November 15 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Taj Lounge – 48 West 21st Street (5th and 6th Avenues) NY 10010
BCAA – 2011 Fall Networking Mixer
Join Fellow Baruch College Alumni for a “pre-holiday”networking event at the TAJ Lounge on West 21st Street inNYC. Come and network, see old friends and make new ones. Enjoy hor d’oeuvres, drinks and enter our exciting raffle!
Tickets: $20 BCAA Members, $25 non-members.
For tickets call 646-660-6080646-660-6080 or send e-mail for ticket purchase via Cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Check, Money Order. TICKET DEADLINE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11th, 2011.

Got news? or an event to publicize. Share it with us. Send the GSA VP, Varatha Vengadesan an e-mail with your events and details. It will be in the next weekly newsletter.
Got Talent? The header image (and more!) of this e-mail is a showcase for you to show off your art or imagery. Send your artwork and we will put it in header for all to see with your name.
Dear Weissman and SPA Students,
In order to encourage Weissman/SPA students to bring forth issues that they have with their respective schools and to participate more in the governance of the college and co-curricular organizations, the GSA has created the position of Weissman/SPA Liaison. For information about initiatives being undertaken or to express a concern or opinion please email Justin Simmons (MPA, 2013).
Follow the GSA on Facebook. Come to the next meeting on Tuesday, Nov 25th. Contact Leon Fischman, President, to be sure you are on the agenda.

The independent voice for graduate students at Baruch. Subscribe now and stay informed. Build your on-line presence with a post. “If I am not for myself, who will be? And if I am only for myself, what am I? And if not now, when?” -Hillel

Can you feel the shadow of your future? Looking for a new position, a change in your career or just better interviewing skills? Explore what the GCMC has to offer and setup appointments today!
The clock is ticking. Your job search\career change will take time. Take charge today.

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