October 27, 2020

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
New! Maryam Mohammed Miller is One of City & State's NYC 40 Under 40 Rising Stars in 2020

Maryam Mohammed Miller, MPA '20, Manager of Government Relations, Planned Parenthood of Greater New York, works on policies protecting birth control access and the passage of the 2019 Reproductive Health Act, which expanded abortion rights in the state. She is passionate about ensuring that health care services are not only available to everyone in New York City, but that they are available in culturally relevant ways. Read more
FEATURED OPPORTUNITIES
New! Executives on Campus Virtual Mentoring Week | Apply by Friday, November 6, 2020!

Join us at Executives on Campus’ Virtual Mentoring Week to meet with executives and top managers from varied industries throughout New York City. All currently enrolled Baruch College students are invited to participate. Mentors will meet with students in a virtual setting for 1 hour individual sessions targeting career-related topics including, but not limited to networking skills, industry trends, career changes, and transitioning from a student to a professional. Learn more

Questions? Contact executivesoncampus@baruch.cuny.edu for more information.
New! En Voz Alta Mentorship Program | Apply by Friday, December 10, 2020!

Latinas are woefully underrepresented in national security—but we are working to change that. The En Voz Alta program, sponsored by Women's Action for New Directions, pairs Latina mentors from the peace and security community with early-career professionals and students attending undergraduate/graduate school in the U.S. to help strengthen the pipeline of candidates entering the field. Learn more
New! Critical Language Scholarship | The US State Department | Apply by November 17, 2020

Students who want to study a critical language for academic and/or professional reasons and want an intensive language learning experience abroad should consider applying for the Critical Language Scholarship. Many City College students have participated in the 10-week CLS summer program, and have benefited enormously from the language courses and experiences living in contexts around the world where those languages are spoken. 

Languages Offered: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Brazilian Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu

Students interested in applying should contact Valeria Hymas at fellowships@baruch.cuny.edu For more information, visit: https://www.clscholarship.org/
MARXE CAREER SERVICES & PROFESSIONAL EVENTS
Today! DC Virtual Trek 2020: International Development Panel featuring USAID, Save the Children, Tetra Tech, and SIDW | Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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

Panelists:
  • 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
  • Elizabeth Romanoff Silva, The Asia Foundation, Assistant Director, Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality
Tomorrow! 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

Panelists:
  • 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
Thursday! 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

Speakers:
  • Rahima Sajid, Finance Associate, The Malala Fund, MPA '17 (MARXE ALUM)
  • Dorian Davis, Senior Communications Consultant, Grant Thornton Public Sector, MPA ' 17
  • Matthew Cesnik, Program Analyst, U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), MPA '19 
  • Seraé LaFache-Brazier, Analyst, US Government Accountability Office, MPA '18
Friday! 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

Speakers:
  • 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
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! New Jersey Transit Summer 2021 Internship Program - Info Session | Monday, November 9, 2020, 3:30 pm

Learn about the many paid internship opportunities and the application process with the NJ Transit. Come join us this summer for an exciting 10-week paid internship in one of our many offices. Partial listing of areas of study: Design/Digital Media, Intelligence Analyst, Communication, Marketing, Human Resources, Finance, Procurement/Supply Chain, Information Technology, and many more. NJ TRANSIT pays interns from: $12-$22 per hour based on the intern’s collegiate year. Possible Locations (or may be remote): Newark NJ, Maplewood NJ, Orange NJ, Kearny NJ. Learn more
New! NASPAA: Private Sector Policy Career Panel | Thursday, November 12, 2020, 12:00 PM

Are you curious about how public policy translates to the private sector? Not sure how to market your degree to corporate employers? Want to learn more about the top skills and abilities needed to be successful in the private sector?

This panel will help you answer all these questions AND MORE! Register to hear from professionals in the field to learn how to pursue internships and careers in the private sector. Register
New! Employer Info Session: Department for International Trade (DIT) and Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) | Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 12:30 PM

The Department for International Trade (DIT) secures UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade. Register

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) is responsible for:
Safeguarding the UK's national security by countering terrorism and weapons proliferation, and working to reduce conflict; building the UK's prosperity by increasing exports and investment; and ensuring access to resources, and promoting sustainable global growth.

Speakers:
  • Nathaniel Sears, MIA '20, Vice Consul - Advanced Manufacturing & UN Procurement (MARXE STUDENT)
  • Ananda Seeram, BBA '16, Public Diplomacy Coordinator at British Consulate General New York (BARUCH ALUM)
  • Ben Roberts, Senior Policy Advisor at Foreign and Commonwealth Office
New! Serve a Year Virtual Panel | Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Find out what a service year is like from a participant's perspective and how to apply. Hear from recruiters about the application process, as well as from participants about what serving a year (or two!) is really like. Register

Speakers:
  • Tashawn Morgan, NYC Service - Panel Moderator
  • Michael Kunkel, Peace Corps - Recruiter
  • Hannah Garone, City Year New York - Recruiter
  • Maryanne Braine, ArtistYear - Recruiter
  • Shonni Velasquez, NYC Service - Recruiter
  • Moriah Washington, Deputy Director of Community Preparedness at NYC Emergency Management - Service Year Participant
  • Kylie West, Senior ArtistYear Fellow serving in Philadelphia, PA - Service Year Participant
  • Emma Miller, Senior AmeriCorps Member - Service Year Participant
  • Umaima Abbasi, City Service Corps Member serving at the Department of Mental Health and Hygiene - Service Year Participant
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
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
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
BARUCH EVENTS
Tomorrow! How to Stay Motivated | Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 12:30 PM

In this session, Tanuja Ramchal willl dive into how to stay motivated when you don’t feel like showing up so you can keep moving towards the goals which are meaningful to you. Register
New! Baruch and Beyond Roundtable: Social Justice | Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 4:30 PM | Register

Join us for our second Virtual Baruch and Beyond Roundtable focused on Social Justice! Following the November Presidential election, take advantage of the chance to speak with alumni experts who:
  • Provide services and advocate for marginalized groups through their work in government, nonprofit, and corporate worlds
  • Help craft, advise, and lobby for progressive legislation to help change systemic injustices
  • Tackle topics such as criminal justice reform, immigrant rights, healthcare reform and more!
OFF-CAMPUS EVENTS
New! 31st Annual (Virtual) Symposium on Health Care Services in New York: Research and Practice | Wed. Oct 28, 2020, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT | 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