New Certificate in Intellectual Property

Did you know Tech now has a certificate in intellectual property? You do not have to be a Public Policy student nor majoring in a technical field to pursue one.   The School of Public Policy has a new Certificate in Intellectual Property (IP). This interdisciplinary certificate will be beneficial to students who are interested in careers as patent agents (computing, engineering, or science majors only), or law school to become intellectual property lawyers, or business who need to recognize the value of a company’s intellectual property, or developing policy related…

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Change of Major Policy – Summer 2017

Beginning in Summer 2017 Admitted freshmen will not be allowed to submit a request for a change of major until after the deadline for withdrawal from classes with a W grade in the first term of their enrollment. The change would be effective for the second term of enrollment. This includes a change of major within the student’s current College. For freshmen admitted for Summer, the restriction is lifted after the withdraw deadline of their second semester of enrollment. All other restrictions also apply. Freshman Freshman applicants and admitted students…

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Center for Academic Success Spring Programs

Right Start (New! Open to all students interested in committing to starting “strong” this spring) This three-week coaching workshop series allows a small group of students to meet with a professional once each week in the early portion of the semester.  These coaching workshops will introduce students to key concepts that should be utilized and refined early in the semester – Goal Setting, Time Management (includes providing tools and forms to help structure the process as well as discussions about sleep, nutrition and stress management), the PLRS study system, utilizing academic…

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Jan. 24 – 27: Mock Interview Week!

Our 12th Annual Mock Interview Week will take place January 24-27, 2017 from 9:00am – 3:15pm each day.  During Mock Interview Week, company representatives volunteer their time to conduct practice interviews with our students to help them improve their interviewing skills.   Students can sign up for mock interviews with company recruiters beginning January 3.  Learn more on the C2D2 web site: http://career.gatech.edu/12th-annual-georgia-tech-mock-interview-week .    

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End-of-Semester Academic Schedule and Policies

“Beginning in Spring 2016, Georgia Tech implemented new end-of-semester policies governing the schedule for the last days of the semester, reading periods, and final exams. For faculty and students who might be experiencing the new schedule for the first time, all policies may be found in the online catalog. As the end of the semester approaches, faculty are encouraged to exercise care in observance of the new schedule: Monday, December 5 and Tuesday, December 6:  Final Instructional Days Wednesday, December 7 (all) and Thursday, December 8 (until 2:20 pm): First Reading Period Thursday, December 8 (2:50…

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Georgia Tech Graduate Programs Fair

  Join us on October 27 for the Georgia Tech Graduate Programs Fair! Browse Georgia Tech graduate programs and attend 25-minute breakout sessions to learn about the graduate school application process, writing a personal statement, and the graduate student experience.  The event will be held from 11am – 1pm on Thursday, October 27, in the Student Center Ballroom. Registration required.  Register at http://www.grad.gatech.edu/grad-fair!

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