February 23, 2021
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
New! February 2021 Student Spotlight with Ari Gershman, Executive MPA '21

Marxe Executive MPA student and NYC Council Chief of Staff Ari Gershman talks LGBTQ+ activism, his interest in transportation initiatives, his role as Chief of Staff, and more. Read the full interview
New! Free LinkedIn Learning Courses + LinkedIn Audio Feature

There are over 600 courses on LinkedIn Learning that are available for free. Start at Opportunity.LinkedIn.com and not on the regular LinkedIn site (otherwise the courses have a fee or are free only for Premium members).
 
You also have 10 seconds worth of audio that you can record and post by your name. This feature can only be set up on the mobile version of LinkedIn, not desktop. Read more
FEATURED EVENTS
New! The (Higher Ed) Placement Exchange - Virtual Spring 2021 | March 1 - 5, 2021

The higher education landscape is changing now more than ever, and TPE looks forward to working with our campus colleagues and student affairs job seekers to assist to advance the field through the job search process.

Sponsored by seven national student affairs organizations, The Placement Exchange is the one-stop shop for Student Affairs positions. Whether it is your first job in Student Affairs, or your next step up the organizational ladder, your search for a new and exciting future begins here. Register
MARXE CAREER SERVICES & PROFESSIONAL EVENTS
Today! Are You Ready to Serve in the New Administration? | Hosted by Marxe Career Services and the NASPAA Employer Relations Committee | Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 12:00 - 2:00 PM

Every president has the opportunity to fill almost 4,000 political appointee positions to help to carry out his or her agenda. Join us to learn more about federal political appointment opportunities – from exploring job opportunities, and assessing if an appointment is right for you, to the vetting process complete with security checks and financial disclosures. We will also cover opportunities available for mid-career professionals in the career civil service. Register
New! What Does a Career in International Affairs Really Look Like? | Hosted by the Women's Foreign Policy Group | Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 4:30 - 5:30 PM

This interactive program will include brief opening remarks followed by two breakout sessions with international affairs professionals. During these virtual mentoring roundtables, participants will have the chance to connect with mid- and senior-level experts to gain practical career advice and to ask their own questions about our mentors' career paths and today's global job market. Read about last year's virtual Career Forum and meet our confirmed mentors. Register
New! KPMG Health and Government Solutions Practice Spotlight | Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | 5:00 – 6:00 PM ET

KPMG Health and Government Solutions professionals will provide spotlights on both State and Local Solutions and Healthcare Solutions (and related communities). Join this short presentation before networking with practice professionals! Register
Information Session: New York City Housing Authority Hiring (NYCHA) | Hosted by GCMC | Thursday, February 25, 2021 | 4:30 - 5:30 PM

NYCHA)s Real Estate Development Department is actively recruiting candidates with an interest / background in housing, real estate, and urban policy / planning to work on the NYCHA 2.0 initiative, a comprehensive public/private to bring $24 billion in vital repairs to NYCHA developments, rebuild public housing for the long term, and improve NYCHA residents’ apartments. NYCHA’s mission is to increase opportunities for low- and moderate-income New Yorkers by providing safe, affordable housing and facilitating access to social and community services. The discussion will be led by Ian Lundy and Lovaeta Amoako, both Directors in NYCHA's Real Estate Development Department and they focus on the NYCHA 2.0 initiative. Register
2021 Philanthropy NY (PNY) Fellowship - Attend the Info Session on February 26, 2021, 4:00 PM

The application is now open for the PNY Fellowship, a two-year, full-time opportunity for a recent graduate student to work with leaders across the philanthropic sector! This position is an opportunity to explore the world of philanthropy with a focus on what it takes to advance racial equity within the philanthropic sector. We seek diverse candidates, especially those that have been historically underrepresented in the field of philanthropy. Candidates should be completing a masters level program in public policy, government, or related field of study OR recently graduated (May 2020 or more recent) from such a program.
 
· March 19, 2021: Deadline for submission of application
·  July 1, 2021: Fellowship Start Date
Sustainable Career Pathways - Workshop with Trish Kenlon | Hosted by Marxe Career Services | Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Trish Kenlon has been a sustainability professional for over 10 years. In that time she’s seen enormous growth in both the number and variety of jobs that fall under the sustainability umbrella. It can be hard to know where to start when planning your career as a student, or how to grow as a mid-career professional. During her session, Trish will help students to navigate this industry by giving real-world examples of what these career pathways are really like, and the tools needed to succeed in them. Register
John D. Solomon Fellowship 2020-2021 Information Session | Hosted by Marxe Career Services | Thursday, March 4, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The John D. Solomon Fellowship for Public Service is the first student fellowship with the City devoted specifically to emergency management. The program provides 10 graduate students in the New York City area with the opportunity to complete a nine-month, paid fellowship in an agency of New York City government or a nonprofit organization. Register
NYS Senate Legislative Fellowships Information Session | Hosted by Marxe Career Services | Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Legislative Fellows are assigned to a Senate member. Legislative Fellows generally perform in-depth policy research, meet with stakeholders, and attend legislative session. Applicants may also request placement in Majority Counsel/Program Services, Majority Press Office, or the Senate Finance Committee. These memorial fellowships are awarded to applicants who demonstrate the unique qualifications and abilities required of each position. All applicants are encouraged to apply for both a Legislative Fellowship, and a Memorial Fellowship of interest. Register
How To Turn More Job Interviews Into Offers with Austin Belcak | Hosted by Marxe Career Services | Thursday, March 18, 2021, 12:00 PM

Struggling to convert your interviews into job offers? Tired of companies telling you they are “moving forward with someone else?”

We're partnering with Austin Belcak to help you fix that. Austin is the founder of CultivatedCulture.com where he teaches people how to land jobs without applying online. He spent 5+ years as a Director of Partner Development at Microsoft and alongside offers from places like Google, Twitter, and more. He's coached thousands of job seekers on their interview skills. Register
New! The NASPA Annual Conference - Virtual 2021 | March 17 - March 26, 2021

The NASPA Annual Conference is a global gathering of student affairs educators passionate about critical higher education issues. This conference registration is now open. The registration rate for a NASPA student member is $39 and they also have the same rate for those in transition. (Regular NASPA member rate is $79.) How to join NASPA for those not already a member. Info on agenda and sessions. Register
BARUCH EVENTS
New! Breaking Through Career Norms That Hold You Back | Hosted by the Graduate Career Management Center | Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

What if there are norms you’re following in your job search and career that’s causing you to feel overwhelmed and lost? It’s easy to fall into the trap of blindly accepting and following a prescribed career process, which can make you feel like you’re at the mercy of employers. In this class in the Human Approach series, we’ll deconstruct the career process to examine underlying assumptions that hold you back, identify unlabeled patterns and unspoken agreements that limit how you show up, and provide steps to reframe your relationship with employers so it’s win-win. Register
New! Professional Career Workshop: Developing a Successful Job Search Strategy | Hosted by the Graduate Career Management Center | Thursday, February 25, 2021, 6:00 PM

Having a strategy during your job search is crucial in finding an opportunity. In this workshop, we will go over what is essential to have an effective strategy to maximize finding opportunities. We will discuss how to write an effective resume and linkedin profile, how employers utilize applicant tracking systems, what 8 core skills professionals expect from job seekers, how to prepare for interviews, and how to expand your professional network. Register
New! HEA Quiz Night! | Hosted by the Higher Education Administration club | Friday, February 26, 2021, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

The Higher Education Administration club invites you to a fun social quiz night! Get to meet and connect with fellow members of the HEA Community and test your song and lyric knowledge. *with a chance to win a prize!* Baruch College and/or Marxe School student graduates, alumni, faculty, and staff are all welcomed. Kindly register by Thursday, February 25, 2021.

If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact the club at: heaclub1@gmail.com Register
New! Information Session: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System | Tuesday or Thursday, March 2nd or 4th, 2021

The Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States, provides the nation with a safe, flexible and stable monetary and financial system. We represent the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, an independent federal agency, based in Washington, DC. Register
 
Learn about some of our positions including:
Financial Analysts, Research Assistants, HR Professionals, Summer internships and more!
 
To participate, please complete the registration form and email it to frbrecruiting@frb.gov

Info Sessions:
  • Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 4, 2021, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
What Every International Student Should Know About the US Job Search with Author, Dan Beaudry | Hosted by GCMC | Friday, March 5, 2021, 12:30 PM

Interested in hearing how H-1B sponsorship happens from the inside? Dan Beaudry, former head of campus recruiting at Monster.com, shares the potent job search system used by many international students to find U.S. employment. Register

  • Learn how to secure H-1B sponsorship at companies that have a policy against sponsoring H-1B visas.
  • Learn why 70 percent of open jobs are never advertised - and how to find them before anyone else.
  • Learn why human resources is often an obstacle instead of a conduit to finding a U.S. job-and how to bypass it.
  • Learn why submitting résumés online is not effective-and how you should use your time.
New! Master of Public Administration (MPA) Club Spring Social | Friday, March 5, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Meet and mingle with your fellow graduate students! Open to all students. Register
OFF-CAMPUS EVENTS
Today! Job Search Strategy for International Students | Hosted by Interstride | February 23, 2021, 4:00 PM EST | Register
Sustainable Business & Social Impact Conference | Hosted by the Net Impact Club at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business | February 24, 2021, 9:30 PM - 4:15 PM | Register
New! Grad School to Work (Higher Ed) Career In Transition: A Virtual Panel Discussion Series | Hosted by NASPA | February 24, 2021, 12:00 PM EST | Register
New! Careers in Impact Investing Session Search Strategy for International Students | Hosted by the Nonprofit Finance Fund | February 24, 2021, 4:00 PM EST | Register
12th Annual HBCU Foreign Policy Conference | Hosted by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Global Public Affairs | February 25-26, 2021 | Register
New! Building a More Civil & Just Society Conference | Hosted by The Conference Board | March 2 - 4, 2021 | Register
New! LinkedIn Learning - Rock Your Profile event | March 4, 2021 at 2:30 PM | Center for Career and Professional Development, CUNY, College of Staten Island | Register
The Wall Street Journal: Jobs Summit | March 4, 2021 | Register
New! MoMA / CUNY Roundtable - Opportunities in Visual Arts | March 11, 2021, 4:00 - 5:15 PM | Register
New! Build Your Online Portfolio with Wix | April 15, 2021, 1:00 PM | Register