October 13, 2020

New! Juan Galeano, MPA '19, Named One of 100 Latinos Cleveland Must Know

Congratulations to Juan Galeano, MPA'19 for being named one of the 100 Latinos Cleveland Must Know! AmMore Consulting LLC, is the first Cleveland based company committed to creating more diverse, inclusive and equitable workplaces by supporting organizations develop long-lasting strategies and systems to effectively attract, recruit and retain Latino talent to succeed and thrive. See the full list
New! Free Legal Immigration Services for Baruch Students

Baruch's free immigration lawyer services are up and running. The Undergraduate Student Government and the Graduate Student Assembly provide current undergraduate and graduate students with the opportunity to speak with an immigration lawyer twice a semester. Appointments can be scheduled for the of Fall 2020 semester. Make sure to take advantage of this amazing opportunity! Make an appointment
New! Career Updates
Congrats to the following students and recent graduates with new jobs, internships, fellowships, or promotions!

  • Nicole Wright, HEA '21, Intern, Weissman Career Services, Baruch College
  • Sangey Sherpam, MIA '19, Arab-American Family Support Center, Anti-Violence Case Manager and Advocate
  • Alyssa Arnold, MPA '20, Director of Avenue B for the College of Biological Sciences, UC Davis 
  • Richard Mullings, MPA '19, Program Manager, Commercial Revitalization
  • Bridge Street Development Corporation
  • Jabou Sissoho, MPA '22, Associate, Major Gifts, Helen Keller International
  • Marc Boyd, MPA ‘19, Management Analyst, Presidential Management Fellow at U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Heather Aydin-Ghormoz, MPA ‘19, Medical Record Abstractor, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology at New York
  • Madeline Nelson, MPA ‘20, Talent and Community Support Manager, Selected 
  • Jael Henry, MPA ‘21, Graduate Assistant to Sonia Jarvis
  • Kanisha Parfait, MPA ‘21, Intern, NYC Dept of City Planning, Staten Island Division
  • Maria Arettines, MPA ‘19, Director of Programming, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Simmons University
  • Khalid Haynes, MPA ‘21, Senior Patient Coordinator, OBGYN Department, Lower Manhattan NY Presbyterian
  • Giselle Brown, MIA ‘20, CDP Communications Intern, (Environmental Impact)
  • Koami Dzidzonu, MPA ‘20, Public Health Advisor/Case Investigator, NYC Health & Hospitals
  • Michael Cala, MIA ‘22, Intern, NGO Sustainability + Intern, U.S. Department of State in Beijing, China
New! Boren Fellowship for International Study 2021

The Boren Fellowship is an initiative of the National Security Education Program that provides funding for U.S. graduate students (Master’s or Ph.D. level) to study languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests. You can go abroad for language study, academic study, research abroad, academic internship, or any combination of the above.

The Boren Fellowship provides up to $24,000 to U.S. graduate students from any field to study/conduct research abroad for 12 weeks to 12 months. Learn more
2020 UN Young Professionals Programme (YPP) Application Period is Open | Deadline to Apply: Saturday, October 31, 2020
YPP is a recruitment initiative for highly qualified professionals to start a career as an international civil servant with the UN Secretariat. It consists of an entrance exam and professional development once those successful start their career with the UN. You must be 32 years old or younger in the year of the examination. Full details on the YPP Programme including list of participating countries
These job openings can be found on the UN Careers Portal and in Inspira.
  • Management & Administration: #138630
  • Global Communications: #138706
  • Political Affairs & Human Rights: #138708
Tomorrow! Digital Interviewing/Networking Workshop with American Express | Hosted by GCMC | Wednesday, October 14th, 2020, 4:30 - 5:30 PM
Are you unsure about interviewing and networking in a virtual format? Do you want to learn how to best present yourself in an interview and developing meaningful professional networks? Join this workshop with individuals from American Express as they work with students on tips and strategies in digital interviewing and networking. Register
New! DC Virtual Trek 2020: International Development Panel featuring USAID, Save the Children, Tetra Tech, and SIDW| Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Washington, DC is home to leading International development organizations where professionals work in policy, operations, development, program management, finance, evaluation, and more. Register

  • Julius Svoboda, USAID Power Africa Liaison to the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, MPA '07
  • Julie Montgomery, Society for International Development, DC Chapter Vice President of Membership & Partnerships, MA, Sociology
  • Nora O’Connell, Save the Children, Vice President, Public Policy & Advocacy, BA, Psychology
  • Natalya Ghurbanyan, Senior Project Manager, Management Systems International / A Tetra Tech Company
New! DC Virtual Trek 2020: Careers in the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) | Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 12:00 - 1:00 PM

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. GAO examines how taxpayer dollars are spent and provides Congress and federal agencies with objective, reliable information to help the government save money and work more efficiently. The Partnership for Public Service has consistently named GAO as one of the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. Register

  • Tina Sherman, Acting Director, Defense Capabilities and Management Team, Master’s and Doctorate Degrees in Government and Politics
  • Jason Vassilicos, Assistant Director, Strategic Issues Team, MPA '07, MNSSS '13
  • Sam Hinojosa, Senior Analyst, Chief Administrative Office, MIAPS '89
New! DC Virtual Trek 2020: Live & Work in DC: Perspectives from Recent Alumni | Thursday, October 29, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Are you curious about what it's like to live and work in Washington, DC after graduation? Have you thought about making the move but are not sure where to start and what it will be like? Join us to hear from graduates of MPA or MPP programs who will talk about their experiences and answer your questions about making the transition. Register

  • Rahima Sajid, Finance Associate, The Malala Fund, MPA '17 (MARXE ALUM)*
  • Dorian Davis, Senior Communications Consultant, Grant Thornton Public Sector, MPA ' 17
  • Kevin DeGood, Director of Infrastructure Policy, Center for American Progress, MPP '10
  • Seraé LaFache-Brazier, Analyst, US Government Accountability Office, MPA '18
New! DC Virtual Trek 2020: Capitol Hill Staffers Panel with NASPAA Alumni | Friday, October 30, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hear from a panel of NASPAA alumni Capitol Hill staffers about how they successfully climbed the Hill. Get the inside scoop on their day-to-day jobs and suggestions on what you should do to build a career on the Hill. Register

  • Monica Garay, Legislative Assistant at United States Congress, MPA '19 (MARXE ALUM)*
  • Nicole Porreca, Senior Foreign Policy Advisor, Office of Senator Tim Kaine, MPP '04
  • Juan Negrete, Legislative Correspondent - United States Senate, BA - Policy, Planning & Development '17
  • Jorge Silva, Deputy Chief Of Staff and Communications advisor at US Senator Jacky Rosen, MITPD '11
New! How to Land a Job You Love in 2020 | Thursday, November 5, 2020, 1:00 - 2:00 PM

We all know how frustrating it is to spend hours applying online only to get no response. The good news is: when everyone is doing the same thing, it makes it easier to stand out by taking a different path. Join nationally recognized career expert, Austin Belcak, as he pulls back the curtain and walks us through a proven system that will allow us to land interviews and offers at any company we want, without applying online. Register
New! U.S. Department of State Information Session with Diplomat in Residence, Danielle Harms | Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Join us for an information session with the U.S. Department of State and meet the new Diplomat in Residence for our region. As the lead U.S. foreign affairs agency, the U.S. Department of State represents the United States at more than 270 diplomatic locations around the world, including embassies, consulates, and missions to international organizations. The U.S. Department of State hires American citizens of all ages and backgrounds to promote U.S. interests around the world, including Foreign Service Officers (Generalists), Foreign Service Specialists and Civil Service professionals. Register
New! Exploring Careers in Economics - Fall 2020 | Federal Reserve | Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 1:00 PM

Federal Reserve Board and Federal Reserve Education (FRE) will welcome students nationwide via webcast to discuss career opportunities and diversity in economics and to learn about career paths within the Federal Reserve System. Watch the online webcast of the event at http://www.federalreserve.gov/ and YouTube. Twitter and Facebook users can follow the Federal Reserve Board's feed, @FederalReserve, and facebook.com/federalreserve/ and join the discussion about the event by using the hashtag: #FedEconJobs Learn more
Students can submit questions in advance for panelists through economic-education@frb.gov
New! Sixth Annual Marxe Alumni & Student Networking Night | Thursday, November 19, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for the 6th Annual Marxe Alumni & Student Networking Night. We will connect with each other virtually in speed-networking breakout rooms. Marxe Dean David Birdsell will also say a few words. This event is designed to help you get to know fellow public and private sector movers and shakers (all of you!) within the Marxe community. The opt-in RSVP list will be sent around in advance and will include job titles, employers, email addresses, and LinkedIn URL's for you to get to know our wonderful alumni and student body in advance of the evening. Register
Tomorrow! Dealing with Career Anxiety & Imposter Syndrome | Hosted by Tanuja Ramchal and GCMC | Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 12:30 PM

Do you feel like an imposter in your career and experience anxiety as a result? While this can feel isolating, you’re not alone. Join us for an interactive workshop where Lynn Kaplan and Kai Lin Fu of Baruch’s Counseling Center will help you understand the imposter phenomenon and introduce useful coping strategies to move forward. Register
New! Navigating Higher Education Institutions through Crisis: A Managerial Perspective on the Challenges with COVID-19 Hosted by the UTA Public and Nonprofit Management Class & the HEA Club | Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 7:30 - 9:00 PM

Ben Rohdin, AVP for Enrollment Management & Student Success at New Jersey City University Ben has over 17 years of experience, including executive management, in academia. In this talk, Ben Rohdin explains the challenges his university faces with COVID19. He describes how he has adjusted his operations and prepared his talented team to ensure higher education is available to current and prospective students. Register
New! Clear, Confident Interviews: What You Need to Know | Tools for Clear Speech | Thursday, October 22, 2020, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

This workshop is for all Baruch students who are preparing for the job market! In it, participants will discuss the basics of clear, professional communication expected of them during an interview. Students will discuss and practice topics such as clearly pronouncing their name, interests and school, using small talk, and calming their nerves. Participants will also participate in mock interviews for better perspective. This workshop is a must for nonnative speakers searching for internships or full-time employment. Register
Women in Consulting Panel | Zicklin Women in Business | Thursday, October 15, 2020, 6:00 - 7:30 PM

Zicklin Women in Business invites students who are interested in pursuing a career in Consulting to join. Our goal is to raise awareness for consulting as a career path and provide an opportunity for professionals to share their experiences with students.

Panelists: Suzanne Brume (Senior Manager - Business Consulting at EY), Caroline Defay (Strategy Manager at Accenture), Hansanie Deonarine (Management Consultant – HR Transformation at Accenture) Register
Today! NDEAM (National Disability Employment Awareness Month) Mini-Fair at BCC | Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 12:00 PM | Register
Today! Green Careers - Sustainability in Government | Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 6:30 - 8:00 PM | Register
Today! Here For It: How To Build Confidence In The Workplace & Job Hunt by Find Spark | Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 7:00 - 8:00 PM | Register
Tomorrow! The White House Fellowship | Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 8:00 - 9:00 PM | Register
New! National Fellowships Info Session hosted by The City College of New York | Thursday, October 22, 2020, 12:30 - 1:45 PM | Register
Global Health Technical Professionals Webinar | October 22, 2020 | Register
New! Climate Corps Alumni Panel & Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Summer Fellowship Info Session | Monday, November 9, 2020, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Register