The Weekly Update – Professional and Online MBA: May 12, 2016

Announcements

Triangle AMA Marketing Scholarship Competition

The Triangle AMA is sponsoring a Scholarship Competition with the Fill Your Bucket List Foundation for all students in North Carolina, including graduate students. They recently extended their deadline to May 22nd, 2016, giving MBA students a chance to still be involved. For more information on the competition visit their website here.

Academic Advising and Registration 

Fall Registration Update: All Classes are Fixed

Thank you for being patient as our office has tried to fix some of the Fall registration problems. We realize it has been frustrating for some, but we have been working hard to fix this as soon as we can.
We are happy to say that all Fall Schedule and Registration issues should be fixed. Specifically:
  • 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
Directions for searching for paired courses:
When searching for the classes you will need to uncheck the following filter on the “class search”
Screen Shot 2016-05-11 at 10.06.56 AMIf this box remains checked, then the class search will not return the second class since it has the same meeting pattern (time and day).
Please reach out to your advisor directly via e-mail with any individual questions or concerns.

Summer Registration Deadlines

As you prepare for Fall registration, don’t forget to finalize your Summer 2016 Registration. Deadlines for the Summer I semester are coming up soon, including late registration which began April 21st. Please see all the deadlines on the Summer and Fall 2016 Advising Page.

Career Management Center

Introducing “Everything You Need to Do in an MBA Job Search” Video Series

The Jenkins CMC has partnered with Beyond B-School to give you access to a series of “how-to” videos on the Virtual CMC for Professional MBAs moodle project site. These videos offer expert insight into the key professional skills MBAs need to gain a competitive edge in the job search process. The presenters of these videos are recognized as top thought leaders in the graduate management career field. Click HERE to access.

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, B Corp Certification Intern
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 daria@drakha.us
 

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: dan@vaporwa.re.

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 swilliams@charlesandcolvard.com.

Sweeps, B Corp Internship
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 morris@sweeps.jobs 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 jim@jimjubelirer.com 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/parking

Upcoming Dates to Remember:

May 7th – May 15th: MBA Study Abroad in Munich
May 16th: Summer I 5-week and 10-week Classes Begin
May 17th: Summer I 5-week and 10-week Last Day to Add Course Without Permission
May 18th: Summer I 5-week and 10-week CENSUS DAY! (last day to add a course/drop a course for a refund)
June 1st: NCSU Libraries I.T. Littleton Seminar Speaker – John Bracken, VP of the Knight Foundation’s Media Innovation Program
August 17th: First Day of 2016 Fall Semester Classes

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