“Inside the Industry”: Industry-Specific Panel Discussions

Wednesday, August 28 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Stephen C. Hall Building 102  Center for Career Discovery and Development will be presenting the first in a series of career industry specific panel discussions called “Inside the Industry”.  These forums are designed to help students get an up close and personal glimpse inside a featured career cluster by hearing directly from industry professionals.  They will present careers in “Government & Public Administration” and feature Georgia Tech alumni representing local, state, federal and international work.

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Resume Review & Interview Rehearsal

Both graduate and undergraduate Tech students across all majors will soon have two opportunities to interact with employers and receive critiques about their resumes and interviewing abilities. The Center for Career Discovery and Development is hosting the annual Resume Review Aug 27-29, and Interview Rehearsal Sep 3-5, 10AM-3PM. Resume Review sessions are in 15-minute increments, and students will receive feedback about resume content, appearance, and strengths from hiring managers who actively recruit Tech students. Resume Review is a ‘drop-in’ event, and no RSVP is required, although specific days are set…

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Registration Info for Fall 2019 | Phase II

Dear Student, I am in the office, but due to the large volume of students coming in for advisement at this time, I am not able to answer email quickly. If you have a registration question, please read the info below. If your question is not answered below, I will respond as soon as possible. Please note that I will only be addressing registration issues until August 23 and will be available again for long-term academic planning and career/internship advice, as well as major changes, BEGINNING August 26. NO CHANGE…

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Pre-law and Pre-teaching Advising Updates | Fall 2019

  Pre-law Advising Update (Fall 2019) Going forward, I will be using GradesFirst to schedule appointments for pre-law advising.  In order to access GradesFirst and make an appointment for pre-law advisement, advisement for the Law, Science, and Technology Minor, or advisement for the Pre-Law Certificate, please follow the instructions below. Go to: https://gatech.gradesfirst.com Choose “Get Advising” Select “Pre-Law/Law, Science and Technology” as your reason for an appointment in the first drop down box Follow the prompts to get to my available appointments Please note that at this time, my availability…

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APSIA Graduate School Fair – Atlanta – September 12

APSIA schools are recruiting HERE IN ATLANTA this September. Come learn how YOU can help transform the world with an APSIA degree! apsia.org/events Date: Thursday, September 12, 2019 Event Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT Location: Center for Civil and Human Rights 100 Ivan Allen Junior Boulevard Northwest Atlanta, GA 30313 APSIA fairs can help you take the next step in your career! Meet admissions officers from APSIA member schools Discuss admissions requirements, curricula, financial aid packages, joint degree programs, and career opportunities Collect application information Register online: https://apsia.org/apsia_member_event/apsia-graduate-school-fair-atlanta-2/

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Changes Regarding Pre-Graduate, Pre-Law and Fellowships Advising

Changes in Pre-Graduate and Pre-Professional Advising (PGPP) As of July 1, 2019, the following changes will occur in PGPP in pre-graduate, pre-teaching, and prestigious fellowships. Pre-health does not have any changes to report at this time. Pre-Law Advising Susan Belmonte will no long serve as the GT pre-law advisor. She will remain at Georgia Tech in her role as the pre-teaching advisor and also now be the pre-graduate school advisor. Students and alumni who wish to make an appointment with Susan may still do so through GradesFirst or by emailing…

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PPIA Service Weekend – Apply by June 20

Undergraduate sophomores and rising juniors are invited to apply to Carnegie Mellon University’s Public Service Weekend, “Leadership in the Age of Smart Cities: How Data and Technology Impacts Equity in our Communities.” Applications are due on June 20th! Carnegie Mellon University’s Public Service Weekend is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to learn about potential careers in public policy, network with students and professionals in the DC area, and explore ways in which technology can help make communities more sustainable, efficient, and equitable. Learn more and apply here: https://ppiaprogram.org/cmu-psw/

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Harvard Graduate School Information Session in Atlanta – 2019

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM Alston & Bird LLP 1201 W Peachtree St Atlanta, GA 30309 United States This event is designed for prospective applicants to learn more about Harvard Business School, Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard Law School. Candidates with an interest in pursuing a joint degree between two of these schools are particularly encouraged to attend. The event will include an admissions panel followed by a fair to learn more about each graduate program and meet local alumni. A representative from HBS Online will also be in attendance to…

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NEW Grade Substitution Policy – Effective Summer 2019

The Academic Senate has voted to approve changes to the Grade Substitution policy.  Note that now all Tech students (those who matriculated as first-time first-years as well as transfer students) will be able to use Grade Substitution, and that it is not limited to courses taken in the first two academic terms of enrollment (so we will no longer use the phrase “freshman forgiveness”).  The policy is not retroactive.  Students—all students—who take courses in Summer 2019 and onward and who earn grades of D or F may repeat them and…

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