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October 27

Showcase Grad Studies

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Johnson Center, Lower Level, Dewberry Hall

Please check back for more information.

October 28


9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Dewberry Hall

a University/Industry Forum on "Harnessing the Power of Social Media"


Preeminent leaders in communication share insights on social media and digital communication as a global phenomena and opportunity for today's graduates featuring a keynote address by

Aaron Sherinian
Vice President of Communication and Public Relations
The United Nations Foundation

and a panel discussion with

Andrew Bleeker, global digital practice director, Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Angie Goff, WRC-TV-4 news anchor, reporter and GMU alumna

Lauren Green, social media manager, Northrop Grumman Corporation

Jill Moss, new media development Democracy Fellow, USAID

Lindsey Spindle, chief communications & brand officer, Share our Strength

Followed by a Speed Mentoring Session with VIP Guests
Mason students will have a chance to directly network as special guests move table to table.

Free to all Mason students, faculty, and staff.  Registration is strongly encouraged for the speed mentoring event.  To register, contact Brittany Sanders at bsander7@gmu.edu.


October 28

Defense Security Service (U.S. Department of Defense)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
University Career Services SUB I, Room 3400

Come to learn about career opportunities, student internships and obtaining security clearances.

On behalf of the Department of Defense and other U.S. Government Departments and Agencies, the Defense Security Service supports national security and the warfighter through our security oversight and education missions.  DSS oversees the protection of U.S. and foreign classified information and technologies in the hands of industry under the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and serves as the functional manager for the DoD security professional development program.  We provide security education, training, and professional development services as the functional manager for the DoD security professional development program, and for other U.S. Government personnel and contractor employees, and representatives of foreign governments, as required.


October 30

Science Career Night

4:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Research Hall First Floor (Panel in Room 163)

Title:  Science Career Night (Open to All Majors)
Event Type: 
Networking workshop, Nontraditional Science Career Panel, and Science Employer and Alumni Networking Event
Available during Networking session
Business Professional
yes encouraged to bring one
Panelists and Employers: 

 Detailed Agenda/Timeline:       

·4:30 – 5:00 Registration (Sign in at entrance of Research Hall)

·5:00-5:45 Student Networking Workshop (Room 163 – will cover proper etiquette techniques for networking, particularly when food is present)

·6:00-7:00 Nontraditional Science Careers Panel (Room 163 – Panelist TBD)

·7:00-8:30 Science Employer and Alumni Networking Reception (Research Hall 1st Floor – food will be available)

Register 1 or 2 ways:  1. cos.gmu.edu/scn or 2.  go to Hiremason – Events tab – Career Fairs – Register at 2014 Science Career Night  


November 04

White House Internship Program and Application Process Overview

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
University Career Services SUB I, Room 3400

The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today's young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities.

The White House Internship Program's mission is to make the "People's House" accessible to future leaders from around the nation.

The application for the Summer 2015 White House Internship Program is now open.  Come to this event to learn more and get your questions answered.