March 23, 2021
March 2021 Student Spotlight with Nave Strauss, Executive MPA ’21

We speak to Director of Street Tree Planting at the NYC Dept. of Parks and Recreation and Executive MPA candidate, Nave Strauss about his article in The Atlantic, his New York City tree planting initiative, and more. Read the full interview
Amanda Copkov, MIA '22, and Her Team Place First in the NASPAA-Batten SIM competition

Congratulations to Amanda Copkov, and her team members for placing in the "Top 5" of the first-ever virtual NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition!

The First Place Team: World 3, Hannom from the 9:00 AM "Site" is as Follows: Amanda Copkov, Baruch College; Ryan DeNardo University at Albany; Julian Schneider, United Nations University; Sara Seif, American University; Maxim Zingman, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration Read more
New! United Nations Information Session: 5 to 7+ Years of Experience (Mid-Career Professionals) | Hosted by Marxe Career Services and the NASPAA Employer Relations Committee | Friday, April 23, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Marxe graduate students and alumni who are mid-career professionals: Join us for an information session with recruitment representatives from the United Nations.

Due to projected vacancies, the UN is conducting targeted outreach to qualified mid-career professionals with a minimum of 5 to 7+ years of experience in the following fields:
Administration, Economic Affairs, Human Rights, Information Management and Technology​, Public Information, Political Affairs, Social Affairs, Statistics. Register
Find a Mentor through CUNY's City Mentor Program

Government and nonprofit mentors include:
  • 2 Asst. Commissioners at the Mayors Office (ACS & Office of Labor)
  • Former ED of Coro Fellowships
  • The Program Director of the Urban Fellows program
  • Multiple Chiefs of Staff 
  • ED of Upward WoWord, the organization that created the National Young Poet Laureate title that Amanda Gorman holds
  • Professional working at the US House of Representatives
Women's History Month: The Promise, Purpose, Problems and Pathway Forward: A DEI Presentation | Co-Sponsored: Marxe Career Services & Office of Student Life | Thurs. March 25, 2021, 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Motivational presentation focusing on 21st Century mega-trends and the requisite competencies needed for academic institutions to succeed in a global economy featuring the rapidly rising need for DEI at the workplace. This event will feature Soyini Chang, Co-Founder and CEO of Quantum Power Skills. Register
Women's History Month: Baruch Leadership Panel | Thursday. March 25, 2021, 6:00 – 8:00 pm | Co-Sponsored: Marxe Career Services & Office of Student Life

Join us for a panel featuring women leaders from Baruch who will share their experiences and professional journeys. Register
NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) Conference | March 17 - 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
New! FEMA Student Webinar Session with Queensborough Community College | Hosted by: QCC and FEMA | Wednesday, March 24 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM | Register

This FEMA Zoom Webinar will discuss the following topics:
  • Information about FEMA
  • Pathways Programs (Student Opportunities)
  • How to Look For and Navigate Job Vacancies
New! LCWINS (The Leadership Council For Women in National Security) Achieving Gender Parity: Would Things Change? | Thursday, March 25 2021, 2:00 PM

During this discussion, we will explore what could happen if women held many, or even most, major national security leadership positions in the U.S. government. Would anything change - and if so, what? Would different issues, policies, partnerships, or priorities emerge? Would decisions be different or be made differently? Or would things remain the same - with different voices and faces? Register
Equal Pay Day Events: Women in Higher Education | Hosted by AAUW The Career Services Council Women’s Workgroup | Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Join this day of events to empower and celebrate female-presenting people at work. This day will include two salary negotiation workshops and two panels:

New! Tools for Clear Speech (TfCS) Professional Series | See Website for Dates and Times

The TfCS Professional Series offers instruction in oral communication skills that are critical for the workplace. With specialized support in pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and pragmatics, you will learn how to express yourself clearly and appropriately in: interviews, networking opportunities, presentations, giving critical feedback to colleagues, social events, and more!
Today! How to be in Control of Your Online Presence | Hosted by GCMC | Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 12:30 PM

In today’s world, a first impression isn’t an impression until it’s validated online. What’s your online presence saying about you? Understand why it’s important to build and maintain a strong online presence. Learn how to build it, know what’s relevant and what’s not. Tips and tactics on how to get started. By the end of the presentation you will know how to take control of your online presence. Register
New! Lindsey Pollak Book Signing "Recalculating" | Hosted by: The Baruch College Zicklin GCMC | Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 12:00 PM

Lindsey Pollak is a New York Times best selling author, keynote speaker and your guide to succeeding in today’s ever-changing, multigenerational workplace. Recalculating is an inspirational, practical and forward-looking career playbook for recent grads, career changers and transitioning professionals looking to survive and thrive in today’s rapidly evolving employment and work landscape. Register
New! Zicklin Women in Business Event: Women Entrepreneurs | Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Zicklin Women in Business (ZWiB) is hosting the Women Entrepreneurs panel, a virtual expository event for students seeking to learn what it's like to start and run their own business or venture. There will be a panel discussion with guest moderator Mary Olushoga, Founder of AWP Network, where guest speakers will share their career stories, their advice as women professionals in the field and participate in a live Q&A session/breakout rooms with the attendees. Register
New! Fannie Mae Information Session at Baruch | Thursday, March 25, 2021, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Join this information session to learn more about the organization, recruiting and opportunities with Fannie Mae's organizational partners. Fannie Mae is a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) chartered by the US Congress. Their mission is to provide liquidity and promote stability and affordability in the U.S. single-family and multifamily residential mortgage market, which includes supporting sustainable access to credit for homeownership and affordable rental housing. Register
New! U.S. Student Fulbright Program Virtual Information Session | Thursday, March 25, 2021, 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
Virtual: Zoom ID: 836 9356 3067 Passcode: Baruch21

The Fulbright Program provides grants in ALL fields of study for graduate study, research projects, or English Teaching Assistantships in a country outside the U.S. This spotlight presentation provides a detailed overview of the Fulbright program, offers advice on selecting a Fulbright destination, and reviews the competition timeline and major application components. Candidates must be U.S. citizens and include: master’s candidates and young professionals. No registration.
New! Information Session | Friday, March 26, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hear from and ask questions to Client Success Manager, Sean Haberkorn, about how you can best use for your career search and other useful tips. Register
Fireside Chat with Kevin Krugar, CEO of NASPA | Hosted by: The HEA Club | Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Dr. Kevin Kruger has served as president and CEO for NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education since 2012, with more than 40 years of experience in the field. Dr. Kruger represents student affairs at a variety of national forums. A frequent contributor to higher education news stories on the college student experience, he has published and presented on trends in higher education, student success, degree-completion strategies for low-income/first-generation students, and change management and leadership in higher education. Register
Fireside Chat with Dr. Amelia Parnell: Leadership and Diversity in H.Ed | Hosted by: The HEA Club | Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Amelia Parnell is vice president for research and policy at NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, where she leads many of the Association’s scholarly and advocacy-focused activities. Amelia’s policy and practitioner experiences include prior roles in association management, legislative policy analysis, internal audit, and TRIO programs. Her research portfolio includes studies of leadership in higher education, with a focus on college presidents and vice presidents. Register
New! Office of the Comptroller, Office of Diversity Initiatives | Multiple Events from March 23, 2021 to August 4, 2021 | Register
New! Society for International Development: Washington Chapter Flash Mentoring | Tuesday March 30, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Register
Build Your Online Portfolio with Wix | Hosted by Starr Career Development Center | April 15, 2021, 1:00 PM | Register