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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Wellness Requirement Changes at GT for Fall 2013

Wellness Requirement Changes at GT for Fall 2013 (1) The current wellness requirement, HPS 1040, Health Concepts and Strategies, has undergone a prefix and course name change. The new course will be APPH 1040, The Scientific Foundations of Health. (2) A new course option will be offered that combines lecture with structured physical activity. The new course, APPH 1050, The Science of Physical Activity and Health, is a two credit hour course that meets twice per week: one day for 1.5 hours of lecture and one day for 1.5 hours…

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Pass/Fail or Letter Grade?

We’re almost halfway through the semester and maybe you are struggling in that Calculus I course.  Or, you’ve found yourself overextended and not able to devote the time needed to make an “A” in that History course. What to do, what to do? Maybe “you’ve heard” that you can take the class pass/fail, but you aren’t sure what that is all about? Read on…   Grade Basis Every course has a grade basis which determines how grades can be assigned. You can find the grade basis for every course in the…

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W Grades and Your Transcript

W Grades and Your Transcript  – ever considered dropping a class? Wondered what that would mean for your academic progress or future employment or graduate school applications? Read on… What is Withdrawal? Dropping an individual course from your schedule results in a “W” grade and indicates your official withdrawal from a course.  No credit will be received for the course, and the grade of W will not be computed in the Georgia Tech GPA. Dropped courses ARE included in total attempted hours for HOPE and Zell Miller, however. Considerations? Do…

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Global Perspectives Requirements

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has instituted new “U.S. Perspective” and “Global Perspective” overlay areas to the core curriculum.  These are not additional courses that are required.  Rather, they impact the classes that students should choose to fulfill existing humanities and social science requirements.  The U.S. Perspective requirement is already being fulfilled by every Tech student with HIST 2111, HIST 2112, INTA 1200, POL 1101, or PUBP 3000.  No additional class is required. INTA, IAML, and EIA students fulfill the Global Perspectives requirements as part of the…

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