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GWSB Undergraduate News

September 22, 2010

NY Career Trek Registration Now Open

The GWSB Undergraduate New York Career Trek is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors in the School of Business interested in pursuing careers in Finance, Accounting, Marketing and Sports Management. Students from all concentrations interested in theses fields are invited to attend. However, the Sports Management sites are limited to students with a concentration in Sports Management.

The Trek includes transportation to and from NYC, overnight accommodations for two nights, alumni breakfasts, alumni networking reception and corporate site visits.

Confirmed sites include...

Finance/Accounting: Barclays, Ironshore, Jeffries, M&T Bank and PWC
Marketing: BBDO, Chandler Chicco and Ogilvy
Sports Management: The Mets, MKTG Partners and NHL

Registration form posted at:

Early Registration: $225 by October 1st
Standard Registration: $250 by October 18th

Questions? E-mail us at:

Considering Going Abroad to Italy?

Come learn more about programs in Milan, Florence, and Rome at an Information Session on Studying Business in Italy on September 28, 2010, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Duquès Hall, Suite 453. Representatives from the Office for Study Abroad, the GWSB Advising Center and past participants from Bocconi University will be present.

Check out the GWSB Paris Program Blog!

Want to keep up with our GWSB Paris Program students as they spend the semester studying at Sciences Po? Check out their new blog for updates on their studies, cultural experiences and joie de vivre! Link:

Walk In Advising Hours September 28, 2010

Walk in advising will only last until 11:30am on Tuesday, September 28, 2010.

Attention Seniors!

Are you graduating in Fall 2010? It is time to apply for graduation! The deadline to apply for Fall 2010 graduation is Friday, October 1, 2010. You can print the Application for Graduation from the link below, or you can pick up a form at The Advising Center (Duques 456). Please complete it and turn it in to The Advising Center by Friday, October 1st!

Deloitte Consulting Resume Review - September 29th

Deloitte Consulting’s Federal Practice will be on campus Wednesday, September 29, 2010, 2:00-5:00 PM to host a resume review session! Swing by Duques Hall, Room 420, to have your resume critiqued by consulting professionals in time for upcoming resume submission deadlines!

Links for Life

The GWSB Office of Alumni Relations is hosting Links for Life: the GWSB Student/Alumni Luncheon Series in order to provide GWSB students and alumni with an opportunity to connect.

This program is designed to:

- Create "links" between members of the GWSB student and alumni population by offering a forum for them to connect
- Give students access to alumni in an informal setting. Students can gain professional insight and ask questions that they may not ask in an interview situation
- Have students advise the alumni on current happenings and activities at GWSB

Undergraduate Links for Life Luncheon
October 19th, 2010
Duques Hall Room 650

Lunches are limited to five to seven students per alum and reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis.
All lunches are free.

To register please go to

Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at for more information.

Elliott School of International Affairs Open House for Prospective Graduate Students

Open House
for Prospective Graduate Students

Monday, October 4, 2010
6:00 - 8:00pm


Thursday, November 11, 2010
6:00 - 8:00pm

Lindner Family Commons, Room 602
1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC

You are cordially invited to join us at the Elliott School of International Affairs for an evening open house information session followed by a reception with faculty, staff and current students.

Learn about our graduate degree programs, admissions process, career development and study abroad opportunities.

Questions? E-mail: or call 202-994-7050

Please RSVP for one of the open house events online:

UBA and Operation Hope

The Undergraduate Business Association and Operation Hope, a national nonprofit Financial Literacy / Social Investment / Banking Group ( have partnered up to present students at the School Without Walls a program entitled "Banking on Our Future". This program consists of 5 modules, of which you would present to the students, once a week in October (about one hour per session). You will be trained in the modules by Operation Hope on FRIDAY, September 24, 2010, 4:00pm - 5:30pm. This training is mandatory in order to teach the modules

This is a small time commitment, but a great resume builder, since this is a nationally recognized organization. Please complete the form if you are interested in participating in this program.

Please complete the following form if you are interested in participating:

Contact Allison Latham,, with any questions.

District Youth Empowerment Program

Make a Difference: Come to the DYEP General Body Meeting 5:30pm Friday, September 24, 2010, Duques Hall Rm. 453

Volunteers needed to tutor at-risk youth in low-income communities, teach a college-prep curriculum, and plan several events here in DC. Get involved with GW’s District Youth Empowerment Program. Good opportunity to enhance social-entrepreneurial skills while gaining “real world” experience and changing economic outcomes for low-income families. Ask about our Leadership Opportunities. For more info please email

Attention Juniors: Register Your Team for Battle of the Beltway

Deloitte Consulting Battle of the Beltway Federal Consulting Case Competition at The George Washington University School of Business is a case competition open to juniors at GW. Interested students can register as a team of four or individually to be assigned to a team by the Undergraduate Programs Staff. At least one student from each team must be a School of Business student.

Nine GW teams will compete in the GW preliminary round on October 22, 2010. The top two teams will advance to the final rounds on November 4-5, 2010 to compete with teams from American, Georgetown, Howard, Princeton, Richmond, Wake Forest and William & Mary. Interested students should complete their profile and e-mail it along with team member names (if applicable) to by noon September 27, 2010.

Visit our website for more information:

Financial and Managerial Accounting Tutoring

Financial accounting tutoring is available in the Department of Accountancy (Funger 601) Mondays and Wednesdays 1:00pm - 3:30pm. No appointment necessary.

Managerial accounting tutoring is available in the Department of Accountancy (Funger 601) Tuesdays 3:00pm - 6:00pm and Thursdays 1:00pm - 3:00pm. No appointment necessary.

Deloitte Consulting Information Session

Learn more about full-time and summer intern opportunities with Deloitte Consulting at their campus recruiting information session on Thursday, September 23, 2010 6:00 -7:30 PM in Duques Hall, Room 651. Several GW alumni working at Deloitte will be participating in the information session. Refreshments will be served.

Delta Sigma Pi Fall Recruitment

Delta Sigma Pi, GW's oldest Professional Business Fraternity, is starting its Fall recruitment next week! It is a co-ed organization and it has Professional, Social, Community Service, and Fundraising events. The chapter consists of Business, Economics, and International Economics majors. In addition, they provide excellent networking opportunities both within the School of Business and regarding internships and jobs. Not to mention, the chapter has an amazing brotherhood full of people with diverse personalities and experiences. It is the perfect way to meet great people with similar interests as yourself!

Recruitment dates are below and please reach out to with any questions. DSP looks forward to seeing you at recruitment!

Thursday Sept 16, 2010 - DSP Info Session - Duques 453 - 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Tuesday Sept 21, 2010 - Brother Meet & Greet / Speed Dating - Duques 453 - 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Thursday Sept 23, 2010 - DSP BBQ -Veteran's Park - 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Tuesday Sept 28, 2010 - Professional Event - Duques 453 - 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Wednesday Sept 29, 2010 - Touch of Class - More details to follow - Must attend 3 out of 4 of the above events to attend Touch of Class

Alpha Kappa Psi Fall Recruitment


Alpha Kappa Psi, the largest international co-ed professional business fraternity, will soon be hosting its annual Fall Recruitment. This is a great opportunity for students of ALL majors to explore their interest in business and learn about what Alpha Kappa Psi has to offer.

Information Session
Monday, September 20, 2010
Duques 453

Meet and Greet
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Thurston Piano Room

BBQ with the Brothers
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Kogan Plaza

Professional Event
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Duques 453

Mocktails (invite only)*
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Tonic Lounge

Interviews (invite only)*
Sunday, October 10, 2010
MC Continental Ballroom

* Further information regarding invite-only events will be provided via email.

We look forward to meeting you! For more information, connect with us on Facebook at or contact us at

Interested in Having Your Own Business Cards?

The Office of Undergraduate Programs is offering sophomores, juniors and seniors the opportunity to have their own business cards printed. Business cards can be ordered in sets of 250 for $25 a set. To order, bring your completed Business Card form and $25 in cash or check made out to The George Washington University to the Office of Undergraduate Programs in Duquès 455. Business cards will be ordered twice during the fall semester with the first deadline being September 24, 2010. If you are interested in having business cards in time for the New York Trek make sure to turn in your form before the first deadline.

Study Skills and Time Management Workshop --Wednesday, September 29

Are you having trouble fitting everything in? Are you worried about upcoming midterms? Do you want to make the most of your 168 hours this week?
Please join us for a workshop on how to develop better study skills. Learn how to organize your time, set goals, and take control of your education.
This presentation is provided by Dr. Imran Riaz, University Counseling Center and is sponsored by The GWSB Advising Center.

Wednesday, September 29
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Duquès Hall, Suite 453

Mintz Sophomore Getaway

Hello Sophomores!

Interested in learning more about the various concentrations, study abroad options, and GWSB student organizations while having a fun weekend outside of the city? Join us for our Mintz Sophomore Getaway in Edgewater, MD! This years' Getaway will take place from October 1-2, 2010. GWSB faculty, staff and alumni will help you escape the city and answer your individualized questions in a relaxed setting. You'll also be able to network with upperclassmen and learn about various professional development opportunities. This is an annual and unforgettable event, so don't miss out!

For more information, visit the website at:

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NEW! NY Career Trek Registration Now Open

NEW! Considering Going Abroad to Italy?

NEW! Check out the GWSB Paris Program Blog!

NEW! Walk In Advising Hours September 28, 2010

NEW! Attention Seniors!

NEW! Deloitte Consulting Resume Review - September 29th

NEW! Links for Life

NEW! Elliott School of International Affairs Open House for Prospective Graduate Students

NEW! UBA and Operation Hope

NEW! District Youth Empowerment Program

Attention Juniors: Register Your Team for Battle of the Beltway

UPDATED! Financial and Managerial Accounting Tutoring

Deloitte Consulting Information Session

Delta Sigma Pi Fall Recruitment

Alpha Kappa Psi Fall Recruitment

Interested in Having Your Own Business Cards

Study Skills and Time Management Workshop -- Wednesday, September 29

Mintz Sophomore Getaway

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