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2014 Past Events

Opportunities in International Private Enterprise and Real Estate

Apr 3, 2014

5:30-7:30 p.m.
Duquès Hall, Room 150
2201 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052

The Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis (CREUA) and GW-CIBER invite to a networking reception and program featuring two leaders in international business and real estate, who will be discussing international property rights and career opportunities outside the United States. Speakers:
Jason Dallara, Director, Office of Real Estate Acquisitions and Disposals-Overseas Building Operations, U.S. Department of State
Anna Nadgrodkiewicz, Director, Multiregional Programs, Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)

For more information and to register, please email Patricia Niles at

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International Careers Workshop

Mar 26, 2014

Duquès Hall, Room 451
2201 G St, NW, Washington, DC 20052

This workshop on how to develop a winning global job-search toolkit will be led by international careers expert Stacie Nevadomski Berdan. Increase your odds of going global and further develop your global mindset. Learn how to:
• Acquire and package your international skills in order to apply them to current global business trends and needs of potential employers.
• Devise a strategy for an international job search, doing the appropriate research and networking.
• Identify high-growth sectors, industries, markets and organizations that are "hot" right now.
• Brand yourself in your resumes and cover letters and use social media for the international job search.

The workshop is open to up to 30 GW graduate students. All attendees will receive a free copy of Berdan's “Go Global! Launching and International Career Here or Abroad”.

For more information and to register, please click here.

Leveraging Your Study Abroad Experience

Mar 25, 2014

Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st St, NW, Washington, DC 20052

Update: View the entire event video here.

Join us for a keynote address and panel discussion, delivered and moderated by the international careers expert Stacie Nevadomski Berdan, on how to use your study abroad experience to enhance your career and personal growth prospects. GW study-abroad alumni will address issues such as:
• Why study abroad matters
• Developing and refining your global persona
• Networking on a global scale
• Identifying lessons learned and skills developed
• Incorporating study abroad in job-search
• Optimizing study abroad on a personal and professional level

The first 50 people to register and attend this event will receive a free copy of “Student Guide to Study Abroad” by Stacie N. Berdan.

For more information and to register, please click here.

Summer Doctoral Institute 2014 – Application Open!

Jan 15, 2014

The George Washington University’s Center for International Business Education & Research (GW-CIBER) is pleased to announce the 2014 Summer Doctoral Institute (SDI) for research and study on “Institutions, the State & Development in International Business”. The program is open to doctoral students in any discipline, enrolled in U.S. universities, with an interest in this underlying theme.

The doctoral students selected to participate in this program will spend two summer months, from June 4th to July 30th, 2014, conducting research in the nation's capital, home to many of the world's most influential institutions.

Students selected for the SDI 2014 program will:
* Work with a specialist in their chosen field.
* Form a community of scholars with intersecting interests.
* Gain access to resources found only in Washington, DC.
* Participate in interdisciplinary discussions.
* Produce a paper publishable in a top journal.
* Receive free housing on the GW campus and $2,000 funding to defray travel and other living expenses.

The application deadline is January 15, 2014. For more information and to access the program application, candidates should visit the SDI website.