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Please join us in congratulating the working professional students and alumni who have secured new positions and promotions.
- Tiara Hicks, PTMBA ’17, has landed a Senior Manager, Product Marketing Hospitality Cloud position at Cvent in Tysons Corner, VA.
Upcoming Career Development Programs, Events, and Opportunities
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3rd Annual Consulting and Analytics Super Day – Registration is now open on HireSmith.net!
Friday, January 26, 2018 | DC Campus
We welcome you to join us for the 3rd annual Consulting & Analytics Super Day! The day will consist of multiple learning and networking opportunities in the areas of Consulting and Analytics including mock case interviews, an employer showcase, keynote speaker, and reception. Please note that the Employer Showcase and Mock Interview portions of the day will require a separate registration at a future date. Please stay tuned for more details. The day’s agenda is as follows:
- 12:00 – 1:00 pm Alumni Mock Case Interviews
- 1:00 – 2:45 pm Buffet Lunch, Keynote Speaker and Dessert Reception
- 3:00 – 5:00 pm Employer Showcase
Register now on www.HireSmith.net to reserve your spot!
IMC NCR – Holiday Party – Hosted by: Institute of Management Consultants USA
Monday, December 11, 2017 | 6:00pm to 8:30pm | City Club of Washington Front Lounge, Washington, DC
Registration Fee: Member – $40 ($30 if registered by midnight, Tuesday, December 5)
NonMember – $50 ($40 if registered by midnight, Tuesday, December 5)
Please join the IMC for its annual Holiday Party at the City Club of Washington! Guests, Significant Others, and Colleagues are welcome. Join them for networking and rich conversation with friends and colleagues! Buffet & Cash Bar.
Washington D.C. Sports & ENT. Career Fair – Hosted by: Maryland Athletics
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | 4:30pm to 7:00pm | XFINITY Center, 8500 Paint Branch Dr., College Park, MD 20740
Registration Fee: $22
Please join us for the Washington D.C. Sports & Entertainment Career Fair hosted by UMD Athletics at the Pavilion in XFINITY Center this December! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get to meet employers from companies and organizations in the sports industry, looking to fill various entry level job and internship positions. Schedule of Events: 4:30 pm – Doors Open for Registration, 5 pm – Career Fair Begins, 7 pm – Maryland vs Catholic (Basketball Game)
December’s #AMAMingle: Holiday Cheer with Ainsley & Co. – Hosted by: Ainsley & Co
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | 5:30pm to 8:00pm | Ainsley & Co., 505 S. Exeter Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
Registration Fee: $10 Member | $15 non-member | $10 Student
Join the Americal Marketing Association at Ainsley & Co. for their upcoming #AMAMingle event to bring in the holiday cheer. This casual networking opportunity is a great chance for you to connect with other local professionals, meet new people, and enjoy some delicious food and drinks. Whether you’re looking for an exciting opportunity, hoping to meet your next new hire, or working to expand your network, it doesn’t get better than the face-to-face networking at the #AMAMingle events.
Startup Grind DC hosts Matthew Calkins (Cofounder & CEO of Appian) – Hosted by: Startup Grind DC
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | 6:00pm to 9:00pm | The Alley, 2055 L St NW (4th Floor), Washington DC, 20036
Registration Fee: $20
Matthew Calkins is the cofounder and CEO of Appian (NASDAQ: APPN), a $1.4B B2B enterprise that provides a leading low-code software development platform that enables organizations to rapidly develop powerful applications and it was one of the hottest IPOs in 2017. Matt founded Appian in 1999 and has been recognized as an Innovator by InformationWeek, Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young, and a top entrepreneur by the Washington Post and the Washington Business Journal. Matt worked at MicroStrategy (MSTR) from 1994-1999, serving on the board from 2005-2014. As a board game designer and player, he won “Wargame of the Year” and finished third in the 2012 World Boardgaming Championships.
CXO Tech Forum: A.I. in Government – Hosted by: GovernmentCIO Magazine
Thursday, December 14, 2017 | 5:30pm to 8:30pm | House of Sweden, 2900 K Street NW, Washington, DC, 20007
Registration Fee: $10 for Government, $10 for Military, $125 for Industry
This forum will feature A.I. experts in government, academia and industry pushing the boundaries of A.I. technologies and the ways it could revolutionize government. Officials from DARPA, Army Research Laboratory, GSA, DIUx, Defense Health Agency and more will be speaking. The evening will include a networking reception at one of Washington’s premier event venues followed by one-on-one interviews and panel discussions hosted by Editor-in-Chief Camille Tuutti.
FinNext 2018 – Hosted by: Association for Financial Professionals
Sunday-Tuesday, March 18 – 20, 2018 | The Grand Hyatt San Francisco, 345 Stockton Street San Francisco, California,
By February 2, 2018 – AFP Member $895, AFP Non-Member $1,290
After February 2, 2018 –AFP Member $995, AFP Non-Member $1,390
It’s a great time to be in FP&A. CEOs are looking to FP&A professionals to drive the strategic performance of organizations. Why? Because by its very nature, FP&A is positioned to be a strategic partner across the entire organization. FP&A brings its unique skillset to sales, operations, manufacturing, R&D, as well as support areas like IT, HR and legal. It’s that kind of positioning that helps connect the dots across a variety of issues while working towards the business objective at the core of the project. FinNext is where you can learn new ways to find insight into those value-added benefits your CEOs are looking to you for, as well as the place to sharpen your practical knowledge.
The 3rd Annual Georgetown Africa Business Conference “African Value Chain” – Hosted by: Georgetown University
Sat, February 3, 2018 | 8:00am to 8:00pm | Georgetown University| Rafik B. Hariri Building, Washington, DC 20007
Registration Fee: Student $25 Professional $75
The conference is hosted by Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business in conjunction with the Walsh School of Foreign Service’s African Studies Program. The purpose of this event is to showcase the growth and impact of the private sector across the African continent and facilitate a discussion on opportunities to continue this success with a particular focus on the role of governance in economic growth.
Marketing in the Year 2023 – Hosted by: AMADC
Monday, February 12, 2018 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm | Washington DC Economic Partnership, 1495 F St NW Washington District Of Columbia, 20004
Registration Fee: AMADC Mentor Program Current or Past Participant –Free,AMADC or CXPA Member – $35, AMADC Student Member – $30, Non-Member – $50
What will marketing look like in 5 years? Come find out from this panel of experts in artificial intelligence, customer experience and brand marketing. They’ll share different perspectives and insight into what will happen in the “future” of marketing. Change is happening so quickly. The future is not far off. In many cases, the future is already here. With “experience” becoming a key differentiator for brands, marketing and customer experience are converging. Artificial intelligence is already impacting areas of marketing such as content curation, pricing and search. With customer experience and artificial intelligence changing the face of marketing, what will marketing be in 5 years? Will there actually be “marketing”? What does all this mean for us as marketers? The event is an AMADC Mentor Program event held in collaboration with the CXPA local DC network.