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October 5, 2021
October Student Spotlight: David Unger, MPA '21

In this month’s student spotlight we speak to MPA student and Program Coordinator at CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, David Unger about his work as a labor union organizer, the labor movement in general, and his Marxe MPA experience. Read more.
Info Session on Public Sector Consulting at Grant Thornton

Marxe Career Services was pleased to partner with representatives from Grant Thornton's Public Sector practice on September 22. Participants learned more about consultant hiring opportunities with federal clients and more this fall cycle at the associate level. Watch the recording!
Alumni Career Chat with Claudia Huerta (MIA '19)​

Marxe Career Services hosted an alumni career chat on September 29 with Claudia Huerta, MIA '19, currently of C40 Cities in Amsterdam, and her former colleague from the Inter-American Development Bank.

Watch the recording. Marxe Career Services has three more alumni career chats this semester.
New! Applications open for 2022 Climate Corps Program!

This innovative fellowship program trains talented and passionate graduate students and pairs them with companies and public institutions determined to meet their climate and energy goals. Apply Now! Watch the pre-recorded info session here. They are having an alumni panel with breakout sessions on November 8 at 6pm ET.

  • Tuesday, November 30, 11:59pm PT 
  • Tuesday, January 11, 11:59pm PT
Tomorrow! Getting a PhD: Perspectives from MPA/MIA Marxe Alumni | Hosted by Marxe Career Services | Wednesday, October 6, 12:00pm ET

Wondering if a PhD is the next step for you? Hear from Marxe alumni Ken Silverman (MIA '19), Jacqueline Chiofalo (MPA '18) and Janet Dewart Bell (EMPA '99) on their insight in deciding to go for a PhD, tips on the application process, and more! Register.
Virtual Info-Session with the U.S. Department of State Diplomat-in-Residence Danielle Harms | Hosted by Marxe Career Services | Tuesday, October 12, 12:30pm ET

Open to all CUNY students and alumni. Join us for an information with the U.S. Department of State and meet the Diplomat-in-Residence for our region: Danielle Harms. 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. Register. (Note: this event will not be recorded.)
Alumni Career Chat with Faiza Asifuddin and Pam Fitzpatrick (ESG & Sustainability) | Hosted by Marxe Career Services | Tuesday, October 19, 12:00pm ET

Join Marxe Careers Services to speak with Faiza Asifuddin, MPA '15, Manager, Global Corporate Impact and Sustainability at The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and Pam Fitzpatrick, MPA '17, Head of ESG Center of Excellence at OneTrust (recently VP, Sustainability at Macy's.) Register.
New! Job Interviewing Q&A Session | Hosted by GCMC | Wednesday, October 6, 12:00pm ET

In this class we will explore how to prepare for interviews so that you show up confidently regardless of the title of the person you meet or what you get asked. Bring your questions and receive coaching in a safe space with your peers. No question is off limits. Register.
New! The Critical Language Scholarship Program Info Session | Hosted by National and Prestigious Fellowships Advising | Thursday, October 14, 12:45pm ET

At this information session, we will explain the different scholarship opportunities for foreign language learning, discuss the application process, talk about preparing a competitive study abroad scholarship application, and give you tips on how to plan ahead—academically, financially and personally. Zoom Meeting ID: 845 2637 0261   Password: Baruch21
New! You Better Work! LGBTQIA+ Professional Panel | Hosted by LGBTQIA+ History Month Committee | Wednesday, October 13, 5:00pm ET

Tune into this panel discussion and networking event to hear helpful insight from professionals across various fields and disciplines. Register.

Panelists include:
  • Amber Crow, Talent Management Specialist, TransPerfect, The Queer Career Coach™️
  • Konstantinos Psychogios, Marketing Director, WESSCO International
  • Jasper Wright, Director, American Express
New! Virtual Mentoring Week for Arts and Cultural Professions | Hosted by Executives on Campus | Week of October 25

In addition to being arts-focused, this event will enable peer-to-peer mentorship in the arts and cultural proessions (i.e. mentees can be either students or alumni), which is a first for the EOC. We know this will be a valuable experience for both mentors and mentees and will be instrumental in strengthening our alumni networkApply by October 14 at 11:59pm. Register.
Webinar: Alfa Fellowship Program to Russia | Hosted by Cultural Vistas | Various Dates: See Below

Interested in learning more about the Alfa Fellowship Program, a fully funded professional development opportunity in Russia? Register to attend one of our webinars this fall to learn all about the program and the application process for this exciting international opportunity. Register.

  • Thursday, October 14, 2021 12:00 PM ET
  • Wednesday, October 27, 2021 03:00 PM ET
  • Tuesday, November 9, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • Tuesday, November 22, 2021 12:00 PM ET
First Annual Hispanic Serving Institutions/Latinx Conference and Career Expo | Hosted by USAID | Tuesday, October 5 - Thursday, October 7, 2021

The Virtual USAID First Annual Hispanic Serving Institutions/Latinx Conference and Career Expo is a three-day event with a number of workshops designed for students, recent graduates, mid-level and transitioning career professionals, job seekers, higher education faculty and staff, and professional and affinity organizations. Learn more and Register.
New! Serve a Year Virtual Panel | Hosted by NYC Service | Tuesday, October 6, 12:30pm ET

Learn about Service Year opportunities, the application process, and offer a glimpse into what Service Year programs are like from a participant’s perspective. Register.

Panel Speakers include:

  • Maryanne Braine, Director of Recruiting & Alumni Relations at ArtistYear, and Maggie Phillips, ArtistYear Philadelphia Alum
  • Alex Klemer, NYC Service Year Program Coordinator, and Current NYC Service AmeriCorps Member
  • Michael Kunkel, Senior Recruiter at Peace Corps, and Peace Corps Participant
  • Fabienne Jerome, Recruitment Manager at City Year, and City Year Member
New! Virtual Information Session: Leadership Fellows Program | Hosted by Port Authority NY NJ | Thursday, October 7, 12:00pm ET

The Virtual Information Session will discuss the Port Authority NU NJ Leadership Fellow Program. Through the session, you'll be able to learn about the program and hear from current and past participants through a panel discussion! This session is open to students graduating between August 2021 - May 2022. Learn more and register.
New! NASPAA Pipeline Panel State Government Perspectives | Hosted by Ford School | Thursday, October 14, 12:00pm ET

The NASPAA Employer Relations Committee invites current students and recent alums from NASPAA schools to attend a session on State Gov't Hiring Perspectives. Representatives from three states will discuss skills, structure and tips for securing internship and full time opportunities within state government. Register.

State Governments include:
  • State of Indiana, State Personnel Department
  • State of Michigan, Civil Service Commission
  • State of North Carolina, Office of State Human Resources (OSHR)
New! Virtual Career Fair | Hosted by Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) | Tuesday, October 20, 9:30am - 3:30pm ET

OECA will be hosting a virtual career fair to find candidates from a diverse talent pool who are passionate about protecting human health and the environment. The OECA Virtual Career Fair will provide information on career opportunities and how to navigate the federal application process. Register.
New! 2021 ArtTable Career Roundtable | Hosted by ArtTable | Friday, November 5, 9:30am - 3:30pm ET

Register for open and engaged conversations in Breakout Rooms with experts in the visual arts professions, to learn about their diverse career paths and experiences, to gain insights and advice for your own career development, and to network and build future relationships with peers and mentors. Register.