The Weekly Update – Professional and Online MBA: May 26, 2016
Those planning on completing their MBA requirements this summer, should visit the Graduation page for directions on the necessary steps to make sure you are set for Graduation. Please note the deadline is June 22nd to apply for graduation and update your plan of work!
Academic Advising and Registration
Haven’t Registered for Fall Classes? Better Do it Soon!
If you haven’t yet registered for Fall classes, now is the time to do it. Incoming students will be registering soon and taking up open seats. For first priority on classes make sure to register by Friday, June 3rd. Our academic advisors are booked up with advising appointment for incoming students the next couple weeks, so make sure to refer to the email audit you were sent this spring with some suggested courses if you need help deciding on classes before you are able to meet with your advisor.
Fall Registration Update: All Classes are Fixed
- All sections being offered should now show up in MyPack Portal for Registration
- The time conflict between the new paired core classes is resolved and you should be able to sign up for both if needed. (see directions below if you are having trouble adding both)
- Exact course dates for the 5 week and 10 week core classes are now available – Please see the following links for a calendar of course dates: Daytime Full-time, Main Campus Evening, RTP Evening, Online
Career Management Center
CMC Virtual Town Hall – 12:00 noon, Wednesday, June 8, 2016
You are invited to meet online during the lunch hour with John Hutchings, Associate Director, and Bev Porter, Director of Jenkins Career Management Center, to discuss CMC plans for Professional MBA’s next academic year. Some highlights – staff additions and expanded access to one-on- one career coaching; expanded workshop offerings for career management, internal promotion, and job search; job search tutorial tool on Virtual CMC; and more transparent on-campus recruiting tools for students who wish to engage with employers who come on campus.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
WebEx: http://tinyurl.com/June-8- TownHall
Meeting Number: 994 938 622
Audio Connection: 919-513- 9329
Access Code: 994 938 622
Net Impact Request
Net Impact Survey Request
B Corporation Internship Opportunities
If you are interested in helping businesses improve their social and environmental impact, consider the four following part time internship opportunities. These internships are an extension of the NC State B Corp Clinic which connects students to aspiring B Corps in the local area to help them meet the certification requirements. To learn more about the B Corp Clinic or the Business Sustainability Collaborative as a whole, explore the BSC website.
Drak Haus is looking for someone who is passionate about the B Corp movement and using business as a force for good! In addition, our ideal candidate is creative, motivated, and has a working knowledge about the B Corp certification process. References from members of NC B Corp community a plus. A variety of backgrounds will be considered; design, business, sustainability, CSR, etc. Please email a resume and cover letter to Daria Drake at firstname.lastname@example.org
Vaporware, B Corp Summer Internship
Vaporware is a local design and development consulting agency startup. We’re building the best team of incredible creators. To share our mission of people and community, we’re looking to increase our mission to sustainable environments and community development and increase our B Corp Certification score from the current 60 points to 80+ points. As members of HQ Raleigh, we believe the points are available, just need help translating our small company to the B Corp Assessment message. Contact Dan Moore for more information: email@example.com.
Charles & Colvard, B Corp Summer Internship
Charles & Colvard is interested in becoming a B Corp certified company. In order to earn our certification, we are looking for an intern with working knowledge of B Corps, what it takes to become a B Corp certified company, and how to go about developing a road map to get us there. Ideal candidates are grad students focusing in sustainability, with knowledge of the B Corp Community & B Lab and able to provide references from members of the NC B Corp Community. Please submit a resume and cover letter to Sarah Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sweeps, a platform to hire college students for moving, odd jobs, and more, is seeking a summer intern to help us become a B Corp. We’re a local company, founded in Raleigh with a mission to “foster a beneficial and sustainable community.” We are actively working towards B Corp certification, and are seeking help from an unpaid intern willing to contribute at least 10 hours per week. Please email email@example.com with questions and as to why you would be a good fit for the position.
Jubelirer Results Group, B Corp Summer Intern Program
Jubelirer Results Group brings the best practices in business development and leadership development to business owners who believe their Best Year Ever is still to come. JRG is a professional services firm with an extensive background in sustainable business and is now seeking B Corp certification. The desired outcome of this summer internship is to complete the certification and then: 1) develop a plan for connecting with the B Corp community and 2) leveraging the certification with clients and prospects. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Campus Events & Networking
NCSU Libraries I.T. Littleton Seminar Speaker – John Bracken, VP of the Knight Foundation’s Media Innovation Program: June 1st
NCSU Libraries is excited to welcome John Bracken, vice president of the Knight Foundation’s Media Innovation Program, as our 2016 I.T. Littleton Seminar speaker. A reception in Duke Energy Hall C&D will follow his presentation.
The Media Innovation Program with the Knight Foundation funds projects that improve the creation, sharing, and use of information essential to communities. Described as “one of the most innovative leaders in the modern philanthropy scene,” Bracken frequently presents at media and technology conferences and serves as an adviser to 1871, a co-working resource for digital startups in Chicago. Bracken joined the Knight Foundation in June 2010.
Bracken also oversees the Knight News Challenge and Knight’s Prototype Fund, as well as the foundation’s other journalism and technology investments. Bracken focuses his department’s grantmaking on three principles: media innovation, journalistic excellence, and freedom of expression. He has led the foundation to invest in digital literacy, broadband access, and investigative reporting. Wednesday, June 1st at 2:00pm, James B. Hunt Library Auditorium.
You can find directions and parking information for the Hunt Library here: http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/
Upcoming Dates to Remember:
June 1st: NCSU Libraries I.T. Littleton Seminar Speaker – John Bracken, VP of the Knight Foundation’s Media Innovation Program
June 8th: CMC Virtual Town Hall – 12:00 noon
August 17th: First Day of 2016 Fall Semester Classes
September 29th – October 1st: NSHMBA National Conference – Houston, TX
October 11th-15th: National Black MBA Association Conference – New Orleans, LA
November 3rd-5th: Net Impact National Conference – Philadelphia, PA
November 11th: FoodCon 2016 – Talley Student Center, NC State Campus