Fall 2017 Course: DOPP 2001 “Preparing to Work in the Global Economy”

Thinking about interning abroad at some point before graduation? Consider registering for a one-credit course next fall called “Preparing to Work in the Global Economy”. This course will help you jumpstart your global internship search and will provide the tools and skills you need to be successful in an overseas work environment. It is geared toward students who intend to intern abroad in the near future. Ideal students for this course include first, second, and third year undergraduates; students who wish to participate in the Global Internship Program; students who…

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Registering Summer & Fall 2017 International Internships

With registration opening this week, students are encouraged to register their summer and fall overseas internships with the Global Internship Program in OIE. This pertains to most non-credit, full-time internships, research, or service-learning/volunteer projects taking place outside of the US. Benefits of registering with the Global Internship Program include: Official record of your internship on your GT transcript Maintain your GT student status by enrolling in the free internship audit course (no tuition or fees charged) Assistance with completing required paperwork for your internship Assistance in navigating the visa/work permit process…

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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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Global Debate Tournament at Emory University

Calling all international students! The Global Debate Forum of the Barkley Center for Debate Education at Emory University will be hosting its fourth intercollegiate Global Debate Tournament for undergraduate and graduate international students in Georgia. This will be a fun and engaging opportunity to discuss relevant international issues with your peers, practice your public-speaking skills, and learn more about debate! Absolutely no debate experience is required – everyone is welcome. Research materials, two meals, and prizes will be provided as a part of the registration fee. Registration form can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/global-debate-tournament-tickets-29799952460 Schedule for…

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Spring 2017 Global Internship Progam

Students who are interning abroad during spring 2017 are encouraged to register with the Global Internship Program in OIE. Deadline to register for spring is January 9. Both undergrad and grad students may register. See https://oie.gatech.edu/gip/how-register-your-global-internship for more details, and email globalinternships@oie.gatech.edu with any questions. There are several benefits associated with registering your internship: –          Maintain GT enrollment and student status while overseas (some internships require that you prove your student status to process your hire and/or visa) –          Cancel on-campus housing contract with no penalty for term abroad –         …

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South East Regional Conference For Asian American Leaders

“The conference aims to bring together student leaders from throughout the Southeast to discuss Asian American issues. Our Theme is ‘Together We Grow: Civil Rights, Solidarity, and Coalition Building. The Conference will be held at Georgia Tech this year, and we hope to have 100 students in attendance. Sign up to attend the South East Regional Conference For Asian American Leaders (SERCAAL) 2016! All students are welcome as we come to together to learn about and genuinely discuss issues being faced by People of Color in general, and Asian American…

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Registering an Internship or Co-op job opportunity

In order to receive credit for an Internship or Co-op job, it must be ‘registered’ with and approved by the Center for Career Discovery & Development. The first step is to upload information about the job onto your ‘CareerBuzz’ account. Log onto ‘CareerBuzz’ at https://gatech-csm.symplicity.com/students. Under the menu category ‘Job Acceptance/Placement Process’ click either “Internship” or “Co-op”. This will bring up the ‘Job Acceptance/Placement’ document with complete instructions on the process of registering your job. After you have uploaded the required information, a meeting is necessary to finalize the process. This meeting generally involves reviewing the…

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Sports Related Courses at Georgia Tech

Sports Related Courses at Georgia Tech The new minor in Sports, Society, and Technology should be starting up in the fall, pending Board of Regents approval. Students do not need to be SST minors to take the courses. Below is a list of sports related courses for summer and fall (beyond just HTS courses). Summer, 2013-2014 ECON 4813 Sports Economics May 12-June 18 MTWR 9:20-11:20 Professor Juan Moreno-Cruz Fall 2014-2015 APPH 2500 Introduction to Sport Science TTH at 12:05-1:25 Professor Melinda Millard-Stafford (class meets at 575 Fourteenth Street) MGT 4803…

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Pre-law course offerings – Fall 2014

Message from Dr. Bob Pikowsky, Director, Pre-law Program, School of Public Policy: Here are the pre-law classes that will be offered in the Fall. Over the last few years, I’ve made our core menu classes (PUBP 3000, PUBP 3016, PUBP 3610, and PUBP 4609) more rigorous for the benefit of students who are seriously considering law school. Students with a strong interest in law school often take more than one core menu class toward the minor or certificate. Other students need only take one core menu class. Other classes remain…

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