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The Weekly Update – Professional and Online MBA: November 10th, 2016

Program Announcements & Updates

The Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver hosts their 13th Annual Race & Case Competition February 24 & 25, 2017

Gather four of your sharpest, most ethically-minded graduate student colleagues and come to Colorado for a unique weekend of high-altitude competition. Enhancements to the 2017 program include a current leadership ethics case, a $12,000 prize pool and a refined scoring process with 90% of the score dedicated the case presentation and 10% to the ski race. Skiers and snowboarders welcome.

Day 1: Business case competition at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business
Day 2: Epic Mix ski arena in Breckenridge, Colorado

Application deadline: November 21

Program Cost: $2,500 per four-person team, includes transportation upon arrival in Denver, lodging, the majority of meals and ski passes. One team per school.

For details or to apply, visit: or contact Cody Sherrod at

Supply Chain – Call For Scholarships – Deadline February 28th, 2017

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. ( is an independentcharitable organization that was established in 1976 with a mission to promote the study ofmaterial handling, logistics and supply chains by exposing students and educators to the industry through financial support. The Foundation will offer scholarship award opportunities to students who are committed to studying material handling, supply chain and logistics for the 2017/2018 academic term.  Check out for more information.

Speed Networking for Social Entrepreneurs

Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week at NC State with Speed Networking. Join us on November 14th from 4-5pm at Port City Java in Nelson Hall to meet one-on-one with Triangle-based social entrepreneurs. Find out what is involved in creating a business with social impact. Featuring founders from The Loading Dock, Murphy’s Naturals, HealthBeMe, MyriadMedia, A Place at the Table, The Green Chair Project and others. Reception to follow. A collaboration of the Business Sustainability Collaborative, Social Entrepreneurship Initiative and Entrepreneurship Initiative. RSVP Here

2017 Study Abroad Programs – Apply Now

Apply Now, Applications Rolling

  • Program costs include tuition
  • Space is limited and applications will close as they fill
  • Students are eligible to receive financial aid for the cost of study abroad
  • Funding Information Sessions:   Fri, Oct 21 | 2pm | Talley 4101   and    Tues, Nov 8 | 4pm | Talley 3285
  • Program questions can be directed to the faculty director
  • Application, cost, scholarship, and payment questions can be directed to
Summer – Application Deadline: February 15
Scholarship Deadline: November 15

EDF Climate Corps Summer Fellowship

EDF Climate Corps is the premier graduate fellowship program to jump-start a career in energy management or sustainability. Fellows gain access to an exclusive network of over a thousand EDF Climate Corps alumni and other energy and sustainability professionals, interactive training and unique resources, including career opportunities. EDF Climate Corps has placed over 700 talented graduate students in host organizations including JP Morgan Chase, City of Boston, Verizon, General Motors, PG&E and the Chicago Housing Authority. The competitive program selects qualified candidates from a variety of disciplines to work for a summer embedded within leading organizations to identify customized energy management solutions. Students who apply by December 6th will have the best chance to be matched to a fellowship at their preferred host organization. Students can review the EDF website and job description or join one of the upcoming webinars listed below to learn more about the program. EDF Climate Corps Webinars Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET / 12:00 – 1:00 pm PT, Register Here 

Academic Advising & Registration 

Raleigh Residency #2 – Save The Date

For all the students required to register for Raleigh Residency #2, this core course is now listed as MBA 590-053 (professional evening main campus) and MBA 590-653 (RTP/online) under the Summer I 2017 schedule. RR #2 is scheduled for June 22-24, 2017 in Raleigh. You will see it listed as a 10-week course under the course title but this is only a 3 day course.

Student Financial Responsibility Statement

Beginning with the Spring 2017 semester, ALL students taking classes at NC State will be required to electronically sign a statement of financial responsibility and this must be done prior to registration. Communications regarding this will be sent to all students no later than Friday, October 14th. Students can find this task in your ‘To Do’ list on the right side of the Student Center and you will also be able to link to the page from the Enrollment Wizard.  We suggest that you complete the task now.  Students should contact with any questions or concerns.  

Spring 2017 Late Registration Reminder

If you haven’t registered for any Spring 2017 classes, please be sure to do so before the Late Registration Deadline of November 15th 2016. If you wait until after November 15th you will be subject to a late registration fee of $100, and possibly a prepay hold that will need to be settled with the Cashier’s Office before you can register for classes. Please be sure to register for your Spring 2017 classes now!

Curriculum requirement reminder for those students who started the MBA program before Fall 2016

If you are a student that started the MBA program prior to Fall 2016, you need to be looking to take MBA 503, MBA 504 and MBA 530 by this summer. Once we head into Fall 2017 classes, these ‘legacy’ courses will no longer be offered which means you would have to take the new curriculum requirements which are as follows:

Professional Evening MBA students
Professional Online MBA students

Career Management Center 

Desire to Engage With Employers and Hiring Managers Hosted by The Jenkins CMC?

The MBA recruiting season is in full bloom.  Recruiters are coming to campus, career fairs are approaching, and the Jenkins CMC is hosting many employer engagement events. If you choose to engage in on-campus recruiting and other employment engagement events we ask that you pass some minimum requirements to prove you can present the NC State Jenkins brand as well as your own brand in ways of which you can be proud.

The CMC has a five-step process on the Virtual CMC for Professional MBAs to qualify for CMC-hosted employer engagements.  Click here for more information.  Questions?  Contact John Hutchings @

CMC Development Event – Learning Lab: Networking

Sat, Nov 12, 2016, 8:30am – 12:30pm Learning Lab: Networking – A Business Skill for Career Success, RTP. Please RSVP here by 11:59pm on Thurs, Nov 10.

Expiring  Jobs:

Working Professional MBAs who are eligible for on-campus recruiting and employer engagement events have access to the MBAFocus/Gradleaders jobs board.

Here is a list of jobs  on MBA Focus/GradLeaders which are expiring within the next 2 weeks.

(Click here for more information if you choose to engage with employers and have not met with a career coach yet)

Student Life

UNC Women in Business Conference Invitation – Friday November 18th

The 11th annual Carolina Women in Business Conference will be held on Friday, November 18 at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. This conference is organized and sponsored by Kenan-Flagler’s MBA Carolina Women in Business. This year’s conference will feature a line-up of leading executives and thought-provokers. Throughout the day, there will be opportunities to engage with experts in career development workshops and dynamic panels that explore a range of topics from communication to philanthropy. You can find details on the conference and register at our website:

Check Jenkins out on Social Media – #ncstatemba

Twitter: @ncstatemba
Instagram: @ncstatemba

If you use our hashtag, #ncstatemba, you have a chance to see your content shared on our channels.

The Innovative Women’s Conference (December 1-2)

Hosted by the National Association of Women MBAs – NC State Jenkins MBA chapter and sponsored by the Jenkins MBA Student Association (MBASA), this event is designed to bring together women in the Triangle area – from graduate students to entrepreneurs to corporate executives – to encourage discussion and hands-on learning in the areas of business innovation, science, technology and entrepreneurship.

The conference will kick-off Thursday, December 1 at 6:00 pm with a networking social at HQ Raleigh sponsored by RJ Reynolds. This will be followed by a full day of engaging workshops, panels, and speakers Friday, December 2 at NC State’s Talley Student Center sponsored in part by NetApp.

A portion of the proceeds from the event will be donated to Women for Success.

For more information go to our website-

Upcoming Dates to Remember:

November 11th: FoodCon 2016 – Talley Student Center, NC State Campus
November 23rd – 25th: Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes)
December 1st – 2nd: Innovative Women’s Conference
December 2nd: Last Day of Classes
December 5th – 14th: Final Exams
December 16th: Fall Graduation

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