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Become an Expert with Lynda.com

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Memberships to the leading online learning company, Lynda.com are available to all GW Students, Faculty and Staff. Access the site to watch tutorial videos to learn software, creative and business skills. Courses are led by recognized industry experts and users have the ability to practice with the instructor’s files as they watch and listen. Lynda.com contains information on dozens of topics including Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Excel, cloud computing, game design, programming and much, much more.

Access Lynda.com through Lynda.it.gwu.edu and sign in with your NetID and password. Already a member? Learn how to merge your account profile with your GW account.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2017 STEM Summer Internships

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for students majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines. The program provides students with quality research experiences at federal research facilities located across the country and allows students the opportunity to establish connections with DHS professionals. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students in a broad spectrum of HS-STEM disciplines and DHS mission-relevant Research Areas.

Graduate students receive a $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

10-week research experiences are offered at:  Coast Guard Research and Development Center ● Customs and Borders Protection ● Engineer Research and Development Center ● Federal Emergency Management Agency ● Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Health Service Corps ●  National Security Technologies ● National Urban Security Technology Laboratory ● Naval Research Laboratory ● Office for Interoperabilty and Compatibility ● Transportation Security Laboratory ● DOE National Laboratories: Argonne, Berkeley, Idaho, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.

U.S. citizenship required, Application deadline: December 7, 2016, 11:59PM EST

 How to Apply: Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at

https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2595

Program Information: Detailed information about the internships can be found at

http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/internships/

 For questions please email us at dhsed@orau.org.

Navigating the Federal Hiring Process

You have successfully applied to the position you want in USAJobs and
your application has been “referred”. So now what?

Learn from a federal hiring expert which are the next steps you will need to take in the federal hiring process that will best set you up to get the position you want!

November 8, 2016 | 6 – 8 pm
Marvin Center, Room 301
RSVP here

NGO, Nonprofit, and Government Panel and Career Fair

The NGO, Non-Profit, and Government Career Forum is an exciting collaborative event between the Women’s Foreign Policy Group, New York University, The George Washington University, and the University of Pennsylvania to educate students about the NGO, Non-Profit and Government career paths. Over 50 employers will be participating in this event.

Friday, November 18, 2016
11:30 am – 12:45 pm: Panel Discussion, Marvin Center Continental Ballroom
1:15 – 3:00 pm: Nonprofit & Government Career Fair, Marvin Center Grand Ballroom

RSVP: GWORK.GWU.EDU

 

Health Professions Pathways/Insights & Advice from a PT, PA, MD and More!

Join us for a panel discussion in which you will hear from healthcare professionals on their career path, what their clinical setting is really like and advice and insight into what you can being doing now to gain experience.

November 3 | 6 – 8 PM
950 New Hampshire Ave, 7th Floor Case Study Room & Lobby

Graduate Students RSVP: GWork >Events> Employer Events
Undergraduate Students RSVP: GWork >Events> Employer Events

STEM-H Careers & Industry Insights from Employers

Whether you are unsure of how to use your degree within the STEM-H field, or you have your sights set on a particular career path, this event will provide you with a chance to learn from professionals using the skills you are developing in your science, technology, engineering, mathematics or health academic programs.

Join us for an evening of conversation, insights and advice. Stay tuned for a list of participating employers.

November 2 | 5 -7 PM
Marvin Center Continental Ballroom

Graduate Students RSVP: GWork >Events> Employer Events
Undergraduate Students RSVP: GWork >Events> Employer Events

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) : Policy, Advocacy & Communications Internship

Overview

MSH’s Policy, Advocacy & Communications (PAC) team furthers the organization’s mission by raising global health priorities before global and U.S. decision makers, advocating for increased health resource commitments, and communicating MSH’s expertise and impact. Leveraging MSH’s evidence-based, field-driven expertise, our team supports issues, legislation, and appropriations that enable our partners in developing countries to create stronger management systems and improve access to services.

In this internship, students will obtain the following:

  • Hands on exposure to global health advocacy through attendance of meetings, conferences, and events
  • Event planning and organizational skills
  • Participation in professional development and educational events and training

For more information and to apply click here.

Office of Adolescent Health Recruiting 2 Full-Time ORISE Fellows to Join Team

Two fellowship opportunities are currently available in the Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) in Rockville, Maryland. The fellows will join a multi-disciplinary team of professionals who oversee national grant programs to prevent teen pregnancy and provide support services to expectant and parenting teens, as well as several research and evaluation studies aimed at furthering the evidence of what works to prevent teen pregnancy.

View more information about the fellowship and how to apply.

Pacify Job Opportunity: Community Director

Pacify is seeking an energetic, service-driven, and team-oriented individual to serve as a Community Director. This full-time position, based in Washington, DC, will put the applicant on Pacify’s “front line” – managing relationships with public health organizations and health plans. Some travel will be required. Click Community Director Job Description Oct 2016 for more details.

Participate in the World Bank’s Land and Poverty Conference

Each year, GW’s Sustainable Urban Planning Program provides logistical support for the World Bank’s Land and Poverty Conference, held in March. The Bank hires GW students and they get paid to work the conference – it is a great experience! They are in the process of assembling the 2017 team. If you are interested in participating in this event please submit your resume/CV to Dulce Naime at dnaime@gmail.com.