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Spring 2019 Peak Academic Advising Hours

Spring 2019 – Peak Advising Peak Academic Advising hours begin this week! Longer wait times can be expected and there is limited appointment availability. Please review our information about walk-ins vs an appointment and if you might be best served meeting after Peak is over. Click here March 25th – April 14th Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: […]

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Summer Registration is Here!

Summer 2019 registration is here! Summer course registration is open now, and Fall courses are  available to view in Patriot Web, so get a head start in planning your courses today! Come in for walk-in advising to meet with your academic advisor to get your next semester started off right! For our walk-in hours, please […]

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Study Abroad Info Session: March 19th

Come to the Johnson Center Bistro on Tuesday, March 19th from 10 – 11:00 am to meet with representatives from the School of Business and Global Education Office. We will cover the application process, financial aid, programs, possible courses, and answer any questions that you may have! You will also have the opportunity to chat with […]

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2019 DC Chapter AFWA Scholarship Opportunity

The District of Columbia Chapter of the Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) is offering an undergraduate or graduate scholarship opportunity for $1,500 for an eligible candidate!  The scholarship is intended for use for the Fall 2019-Spring 2020 school year. Candidate Requirements Accounting or Finance Major Completed sophomore year of college 3.0 Cumulative GPA on […]

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Reminder! Fraudulent Job and Internship Listings

Unfortunately, not every job posting is legitimate, even on trusted sites. Some internship and job offers are instead a method to gain personal information for use in identity theft and/or money from you. It is vitally important that you know how to distinguish legitimate internship and job postings from scams. Never, and we mean never, […]

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Spring 2019 Ask the Professionals – VIDEOS AVAILABLE

If you’ve missed an Ask the Professionals event, we’ve got you covered. Throughout the semester, we’ll be posting the links to our YouTube videos of each event. That way you can see and hear the discussion for yourself, even if you couldn’t make it to the live panel event. ISOM Marketing Management Finance Entrepreneurship Government […]

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Enter to be a Graduation Speaker at Commencement

The next Mason graduation speaker could be you! All prospective graduates are invited to be considered for the Spring 2019 Commencement student speaker honors. Competition Rules and Requirements  Entrant must be eligible to graduate in the May 17 ceremony Speech script must be original and no longer than 5-7 minutes in length – no exceptions Speech script must be submitted […]

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2019-2020 VSCPA Educational Foundation Accounting Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year (August 2019 through May 2020). The Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA) Educational Foundation awards scholarships to deserving accounting students at Virginia’s colleges and universities.  Applicants will be considered for all scholarships for which they qualify.  To view the available scholarships, click here.  To learn more about the VSCPA […]

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APPLY NOW! Human Resource Intern with The Donohoe Companies, Inc.

About Us Established in 1884, Donohoe is the Washington, DC region’s oldest full-service real estate company. We are also one of the largest — ranked by the Washington Business Journal as one of the area’s top private companies. Today, The Donohoe Companies, Inc. encompasses five companies: Donohoe Construction Company, Donohoe Real Estate Services, Donohoe Hospitality […]

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Gowns for Grads Lending Program

The Spring 2019 Gowns for Grads application is now open. New this semester is an option for anyone affected by the furlough to apply for the program.  Students can go to https://ulife.gmu.edu/students/gowns-for-grads-lending-program/ to apply. The deadline is May 6, 2019 and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  Any questions can be directed to […]

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Peer Mentor Opportunity for Undergraduate Students

The Mason Autism Support Initiative is seeking Peer Mentors for the 2019-2020 academic year. Peer Mentors play an extremely valuable role in providing individualized support for students as they navigate through social and academic aspects of life at Mason.  Mentors assists students with social skills, making friends, and getting involved on campus with clubs and organizations. […]

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Evening Academic Advising – Starting Monday, March 25th

Did you know your School of Business Academic Advisors are available on limited days after 5pm in the Office of Student Success and Academic Services? Currently, every Tuesday while classes are in session, academic advisors are available until 7pm (last sign-in is at 6:30pm). This is because we know many of you attend evening classes […]

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Spring 2019 Academic Advising Hours

Spring 2019- Peak Advising Peak advising are our high traffic walk-in dates. Longer wait times can be expected and there is limited appointment availability. Please review our information about walk-ins vs an appointment and if you might be best served meeting after Peak is over. Click here. January 17th – January 30th and March 25th – […]

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Ask the Professionals: Spring 2019 Dates and Times

Ask the Professionals is your opportunity to network with alumni and employers about industries, careers, and professionals topics related to each of the School of Business majors. The format for the career panels is as follows: Welcome of employers and brief introductions Panel discussion: students are given the opportunity to ask questions about academics, career choice, […]

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RSVP Today for a Degree Planning Session

The Office of Student Success and Academic Services is continuing our Degree Planning Sessions and invite you to attend. Below are the dates for our sessions. Come to these sessions to create a semester by semester plan of courses and also to discover specific opportunities related to your unique interests. We hope to see you […]

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APPLY NOW! Corporate Development Intern with Celebrate Fairfax! Festival

Company Overview: The 501(c)3 non-profit organization Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. (CFI) will be producing the 38th Celebrate Fairfax! Festival on June 7-9, 2019. This 3-day event is a hybrid of a large-scale music Festival and a traditional county fair held at the Fairfax County Government Center. Featuring 7 stages of entertainment, national headliners, a carnival, 200+ […]

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APPLY NOW! Program Coordinator Intern with Celebrate Fairfax! Festival

Company Overview: The 501(c)3 non-profit organization Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. (CFI) will be producing the 38th Celebrate Fairfax! Festival on June 7-9, 2019. This 3-day event is a hybrid of a large-scale music Festival and a traditional county fair held at the Fairfax County Government Center. Featuring 7 stages of entertainment, national headliners, a carnival, 200+ […]

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Spring 2019 Peak vs Regular Academic Advising Dates

Happy New Year! Spring 2019 Academic Advising hours are now available. PEAK ACADEMIC ADVISING DATES: January 17th – January 30th (start of spring semester) March 25th – April 14th (start of summer/fall registration) If you need an appointment during the Peak Advising, please review THIS DOCUMENT to see if you are eligible for an appointment and then […]

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APPLY NOW! Business Internship Opportunities with Celebrate Fairfax, Inc.

About Us The Celebrate Fairfax! Festival is a county fair and music festival hybrid, steeped in the history and vitality of Fairfax County and its 1.1 million citizens. Launched as the Fairfax Fair in 1982, the event was created by a blue ribbon commission consisting of elected officials and community leaders who realized that the fast-growing county lacked a […]

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APPLY NOW! Marketing Internship with National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

About Us The Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia is our companion facility to the Museum on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Two large hangars display thousands of aviation and space artifacts, including a Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, a Concorde, and the Space Shuttle Discovery. The Center also offers the Airbus IMAX® Theater, the Donald D. Engen Observation Tower, and the Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar. […]

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RSVP Today for the 2019 Emerging Leaders Program!!

Looking for ways to enhance your leadership skills, build a relationship network with students and staff, and challenging yourself??  Want to be a part of an AMAZING COHORT of INCREDIBLE students??? Spaces are still available for the Emerging Leaders Program! For more info and to RSVP, visit: https://lead.gmu.edu/emergingleaders/ The Emerging Leaders program is an eight-week course designed to introduce leadership topics to a cohort of […]

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FREE Professional Headshots for Students, Hosted by AMA, Sponsored by Yelp – November, 7

YELP SPONSORED HEADSHOTS, FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2! Sign up before Friday HERE! Being an aspiring professional is tough on a tight budget! Yelp is a firm believer in supporting young, energetic talent enter the workforce which is why they are sponsoring students to take FREE professional headshots! A Yelp recruiter will be on hand to answer […]

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MKTG 491-001: Social Media Marketing Offered for Spring 2019

MKTG 491-001: Social Media Marketing Elective: Spring 2019 CRN: 17330 Time:  Thursdays 7:20 pm -10:00 pm Instructor:  Professor Shaun Dakin (also teaches MKTG 315 Digital Marketing) Email:  sdakin@gmu.edu Please note: MKTG 491 is the course number used for special topics courses.  Do not let the 400-level number intimidate you. The course prerequisites C or higher […]

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Apply to be a Patriot Leader!

If you are looking for a fun, paid student leader job that will help you grow both personally and professionally, apply to be a Patriot Leader! As a Patriot Leader, you will introduce new students and families to George Mason throughout orientations during the summer, helping them through their transition into Mason. Leave your Mason […]

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School of Business Partnership with Barron’s in Education Program from Dow Jones

Barron’s Digital Site-wide License for Business Students The School of Business has partnered with the Barron’s in Education Program from Dow Jones. Students will have 24/7 access to Barron’s. Activate your account now to have access to the same content viewed by C-suite, financial executives, government officials, academics, and more. The subscription is a gift from PagnatoKarp, […]

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ACFE Foundation 2019-2020 Ritchie Jennings Memorial Scholarship Opportunity

2019-2020 Ritchie Jennings Memorial Scholarship Scholarship awards vary from $10,000, $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000, and include a one-year ACFE Student Associate membership. Students can visit ACFE.com/Scholarship for eligibility criteria and to complete the online application. The deadline to submit completed applications is January 30, 2019. Eligibility Criteria   Scholarship applicants must currently be enrolled full-time and […]

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Ask the Librarian: Walk-in Hours Available for Business Majors

Fall 2018 Research and Study Resources for Business Majors If you need assistance with research or with finding resources in the Mason Libraries, please be sure to visit Jo Ann Henson, the Mason Libraries Business & Economics Librarian. Jo Ann Henson will have office hours on Tuesday evenings from 4:00-6:30pm in Enterprise Hall 008 during […]

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Startup Trip to Frontier Kitchen!

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship StartUp Trip Program returns: TUESDAY October 23rd (from 9:45am-11:45am) as we visit Frontier Kitchen in Lorton, VA. Frontier is a local food incubator and shared kitchen space for culinary entrepreneurs and small businesses. This is an exclusive chance to meet & learn from the co-founders & current members. Students […]

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JobQuest 2018 Headshots Now Available!

Did YOU have your headshot taken during this year’s JobQuest? Be sure to visit Sean Shanahan Photography to view and download your photos. Just browse the gallery to find yours and use the password GMU1 to download them. Questions? Contact Us: Office of Career Services 703-993-2140 mycareer@gmu.edu

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Important Dates and Deadlines for Fall 2018

Welcome Back! Here are some important things to remember as you prepare for the summer semester! The Office of Student Success and Academic Services is available for your Academic Advising needs. Please review the Academic Advising Hours and Peak Advising post for important information before visiting an Academic Advisor. Important Dates Dates listed on this […]

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Internship Spotlight: Ava Nia

Ava Nia is a current senior studying Marketing who is interning at SAP Concur, an American SaaS company. Prior to SAP Concur, Ava interned at PSA Finance France. Read the full article here about her experience as a student at George Mason University and how she plans to continue inspiring other interns seeking internship and leadership […]

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Fall 2018 Ask the Professionals Dates!

The Office of Career Services hosts Ask the Professionals (ATP). ATP is a faculty moderated panel with a student Q&A followed by time to network with employers from the D.C. metropolitan area. This is an open invitation for Mason students interested in learning more about careers in the program areas, plus Consulting. Fall 2018 ATP Dates Accounting […]

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Internship Spotlight: Emily Sayles

Emily Sayles is a current rising sophomore studying Finance who is interning at Argus Research Company in New York City as a financial research intern. Read the full article here about her experience as a student at George Mason University and how her internship has shaped her future career exploration in Finance. Interested in talking […]

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Business Core Courses: Three-Attempt Policy

Dear School of Business Students, As you know the School of Business has a three-attempt policy on Business Core courses and Accounting Major courses. In previous semesters, we had been adding an Academic Advisor hold on your account after the second failed attempt to prompt a conversation with your Academic Advisor, but we have changed […]

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Registering for BUS 498 in the Summer Term

Greetings Students! The criteria to take BUS 498 – Capstone Course: Advanced Business Models in the summer is limited to the following: 90 graded credits Graduation application on file Last class needed to graduate In addition, the following course requirements must be met: Required Prerequisites: (ACCT 301D, 303D, 330D, L301, L303 or L330) and (BULE 302D, 303D, […]

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Course Registration Errors? View This Checklist for Help!

“Repeat hours exceeded 6” Registration Error – If you received this error while trying to register for a course in Patriot Web, it is most likely because you are trying to register for your third attempt of one of the School of Business Core Courses or Accounting Major courses that fall under the School of […]

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Academic Advising – Appointments vs Walk-ins

The Office of Student Success and Academic Services would like to remind students of the difference between walk-ins and appointments for academic advising. Come to Enterprise Hall Room 008 to see an advisor today! Walk-ins– are: 15 minute advising sessions designated for quick questions, major changes, schedule checks, re-enrollments, etc. are not: for returning from […]

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Register Now: Finance Boot Camp Abroad

Are you looking for a chance to have an enriching and international learning experience in the financial heart of Europe? Register for The Finance Boot Camp 2018 at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management in July! There are only a few weeks left before the registration deadline closes. Complete the registration form from the website […]

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New Way to Schedule an Academic Advising Appointment

Greetings School of Business Undergraduate Students! This week you may walk-in to see an Academic Advisor, but starting next week, there is a new way to schedule an appointment with your Academic Advisor through the Student Success Collaborative! BENEFITS: Schedule your own appointments! See your preferred Academic Advisor’s availability from your browser! Let your advisor […]

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Welcome to Our New Dean

The School of Business Office of Student Success and Academic Services would like to extend a warm welcome to our new Dean Dr. Maury Peiperl. Dr. Peiperl is coming to us from Cranfield University in England where he has served as director of the the Cranfield School of Management and Pro-Vice Chancellor of Cranfield University. We […]

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Academic Advising Hold for Two Unsuccessful Course Attempts

In accordance with the 3-Attempt Policy listed below, those students who have TWO (2) unsuccessful attempts in a course in which the policy applies after the completion of the spring 2017 semester, now have (or will have) an Academic Advising Hold placed on their account. Please meet with an Academic Advisor in the Office of […]

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Center for Global Education Renamed to Mason Study Abroad

On December 7 the Center for Global Education changed its name to Mason Study Abroad. The office location in the Johnson Center, Room 235 remains the same. The new website is studyabroad.gmu.edu. New email and web address: Email: GoAbroad@gmu.edu Web: studyabroad.gmu.edu Current social media accounts: Facebook: facebook.com/MasonStudyAbroad Twitter: twitter.com/MasonGoAbroad Instagram: instagram.com/MasonStudyAbroad Pinterest: pinterest.com/MasonGoAbroad Flickr: flickr.com/MasonStudyAbroad

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Federal Internship Program Q&A Session – Wednesday March 27th

  Have you ever heard of Pathways, the federal government internship program? Want to learn more about how to get hired? Attend an informal  Federal Internship Q&A session on Wednesday, March 27th from 6-7 pm. A representative from the DOJ will be on hand to answer your questions. Questions? Contact: Office of Career Services 703-993-2140 […]

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APPLY NOW! Administrative Assistant with ICS Federal

About the Company InfiniSource Consulting Solutions (ICS) is a leading provider of Management Consulting, Information Technology, and Professional services to the federal government. We tailor our services to meet the specific needs of our civilian, defense, and private-industry clients. Our corporate support processes are ISO 9001 certified, giving our customers the confidence that we are […]

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2nd Annual Networking on the Green presented by PGA TOUR and Career Services – Friday, April 26th

Do you get the yips over networking? Want to make the turn in your career development and be on par with your stiffest competition? Then join the Office of Career Services as we partner with PGA TOUR to bring you our 2nd Annual Networking on the Green event! In this unique opportunity, we give students […]

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2019 Ventures for Well-Being Pitch Competition!

The 2019 Ventures for Well-Being Pitch Competition aims to support the best concepts from early stage innovators and to support them as they attempt to grow their organizations and increase well-being in the world going forward. The well-being sector of the economy is worth over 4 trillion dollars and continues to grow as more individuals, […]

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