Your GSA Newsletter! Week 8 – 3/20

 

Your weekly GSA newsletter!

Welcome to Week 8!
Header image courtesy of George Selinsky.
News . . .
AT&T and Baruch College Fast Pitch Competition!  Pitch your best business concept for: Wealth (e-commerce, retailing business services, advertising), Education & Health (classroom collaboration, teaching aids, educational gamification, sports, diagnostics), Enjoyment (social networking, gaming, entertainment of all kinds).  Pitch can be made by a team or an individual.
DEADLINES
March 23rd: Executive Summary template
April 16th: 2-minute video pitch
May 15th: 5-minute pitch final presentation
AWARDS
$2,000 awarded in each category.  An additional $2,000 prize will be awarded to the best student pitch.
To enter the competition, visit here and receive a promo code for free access to developer API’s from AT&T.
ZiMMA Logo Contest!
Zicklin Marketing & Media Association welcomes all Baruch College students to participate.  Hand drawn or digital work accepted.  E-mail submissions on March 23rd here. $25 Gift Card Prize!! 
Baruch College’s Financial Aid Office is now on Facebook and Twitter! Join for up to the minute posts and resources relating to financial aid.

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 . . .

March 20 8:00 am – 11:15 am

Mentor For a Morning

Executives on Campus in conjunction with GCMC and Starr Career Development Center are hosting Mentor For a Morning. This is an opportunity for students to meet with EOC executives to gain insight into various industries, ask career related questions and develop professional relationships.

RSVP (Zicklin & Weissman students) at the Zicklin Career Link (The event is listed under workshops) by Feb 27th.

For future events and details visit Job$mart, EOC and Mentor For a Morning websites or contact Jacquline McLoughlin.


March 20 12:00pm – 2:00pm, NVC 12-250


Sustainable Business Club of Baruch: Opportunities in Microfinance
Please join our distinguished panel as we explore the opportunities in growing this field: a field that includes immense financial and social opportunities in microcredit, risk-assessment, and impact investing.  Speakers are from the US Department of Treasury, Women’s World Banking, Mission Markets, ACCION USA, and more…

Registration/Lunch: 12:00pm – 12:30pm

Panel/Q&A: 12:30pm – 2:00pm

To register, click here!


March 21 12:00pm – 2:00pm, NVC 14-245


Job Search Fast Track (Week One) – Graduate BAP Presents Four-week Career Workshop

Topic: Networking and Small Talk

Speaker: VP Internal Audit, Morgan Stanley

Coming Weeks…

Week 2 (March 28): Resume Review (KPMB Head Recruiter)

Week 3 (April 18): Interview Preparation (PwC Head Recruiter)

Week 4 (May 3): Career Choice and Development

Graduate Beta Alpha Psi is proud to present a Four-week Career Workshop on job search in accounting industry.  For each week, professionals and recruiters from Big 4 Accounting Firms, Mid-Sized Accounting Firms and Investment Banks would like to give their career advice about job search to students.  Topics would include networking and smal talk, company research, resume review, on-campus interview, on site interview, follow-up after interview and career choice.  We want to help students be well prepared for the Fall recruiting season.  Follow us here.


March 23  6:00pm – 9:00pm  Newman Library, Room 750


SPA Alumni & Graduate Student Networking Social


The Baruch School of Public Affairs, MPA Club, and SPA Alumni invite all Baruch SPA Alumni and and current Graduate Students to come enjoy wine and refreshments while mixing and mingling at this great networking opportunity.  This event is FREE and registration information can found here.


March 28 10:00 am – 2:00pm, Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas

Women for Hire: NYC Career Expo

Included in this free hour event – i) Power Seminars: Tips and tricks on acing a challenging job search, ii) Mentor Match: Candid advice from another professional in the trenches, iii) Perfect Pitch: Nail your quick intro to wow everyone you meet, iv) Resume Reviews: Instant feedback on this all-important document, v) The Interview: Experts will evaluate job seeker’s interview skills, vi) Engaging Employers: Access to the people who’ll get you in the door & vii) Exceptional Connections: Phenomenal talent to trade ideas and lead.


March 30

Internship and Independent Study

Today is the last day to register for Graduate Internship and Independent Study courses. 


April 6 to April 15

Spring Recess

A great time to catch up or read ahead!!  Enjoy your holiday!!


April 19  5:30pm – 8:30pm  Baruch Performing Arts Center, Engelman Hall, 55 Lexington Ave (Vertical Campus)


BCAA: Managing Your Career in Today’s Competitive Marketplace


Please join the Baruch College Alumni Association  (BCAA) for an informative 1-hour panel discussion presentation “Managing Your Career in Today’s Competitive Marketplace” with executive corporate alumni professionals.  Gain career insights, personal experiences, and industry trends.  Great pre and post networking opportunities.  Refreshments will be served!  Free for students!

Contact BCAA today or e-mail us here to register your attendence.  Ticket purchases available via Mastercard, Visa, Check, Money Order, and Cash.  Ticket Deadline April 13th.


April 24  8:00 am – 11:15 am

Mentor For a Morning – School of Public Affairs

Executives on Campus are hosting Mentor For a Morning. This is an opportunity for students to meet with EOC executives to gain insight into various industries, ask career related questions and develop professional relationships.

RSVP here (For SPA students only)  by March 25th.

For future events and details visit Job$mart, EOC and Mentor For a Morning websites or contact Jacquline McLoughlin.


May 7  6:00pm – 8:00pm


Association of International Business: Spring Alumni Reception


The Association of International Business has scheduled its Spring Alumni Reception for Monday, 7th at 6pm.  To RSVP and for information on location, please follow this link.

We look forward to seeing you there!


May 9  5:00 pm – 7:00 pm  Information & Technology Building, 151 East 25th St, Rackow Conference Room 7th Room

Executives on Campus: Mentors Appreciation Cocktail Party!

We welcome the entire Executives on Campus Community, including all of our mentors in the Baruch College EOC program, to take part in this appreciation event.  Please bring your current and former mentees!


Got news? or an event to publicize? Share it with us. Send the GSA VP, John V. Romano, 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.
GSA News
Follow the GSA on Facebook. Come to the next meeting on Tuesday, Mar 27th. Contact Leon Fischman, President, to be sure you are on the agenda.

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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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