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  • John Charles 6:24 pm on December 17, 2010 Permalink
    Tags: Business, competition, enterprise, plan, social, venture   

    Global Social Venture Competition – 2011 

    The Global Social Venture Competition is the largest and oldest student-led business plan competition enabling early-stage social ventures from around the world.

    January 19 is the first deadline

    http://www.gsvc.org/

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  • John Charles 8:02 pm on November 24, 2010 Permalink
    Tags: Business, case, communcation, executives, kogod, leadership, , team   

    Kogod Case Competition for all AU students 

    Annual Kogod Case Competition
    The Kogod Case Competition is an excellent opportunity for AU students to sharpen their communication and leadership skills, case analysis abilities, presentation style, and problem-solving techniques. Competitors gain professional skills, network with business executives, and have fun. The 2011 event takes place on Saturday, February 12. You can read more at kogod.american.edu/case. Registration is limited and is already 33% full! Contact kogodcasecomp@american.edu or 202-885-1982 with any questions.

     
  • Minna Scherlinder Morse 7:35 pm on September 22, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: Atlantic Magazine, Atlantic Media, Business, , ,   

    Atlantic Magazine: Media Talk (and Opportunity) 

    Having left the magazine world, I still got a vicarious thrill a few years ago when The Atlantic magazine moved its base to DC  from Boston. From my current perch as a Career Advisor on campus, it would be grand to see someone from AU (and particularly SOC) land there. For more info on how to make that dream come true, see below**–but also check out the current issue’s two media-related features. One on why the dismal performance of traditional media can’t be blamed on the Internet alone (The Moguls’ New Clothes) and one on the damage done when journalism fails and public communication, at least in the form of ideology-laden “news,” wins  (The Story Behind The Story).

    **Atlantic Media (the magazine’s parent organization) has a fabulous six-month internship in which 25 new interns (juniors, seniors, or recent grads) will focus on either the editorial or business side of media between January and June 2010, and also get a 360-degree perspective and training on modern media in the making. Deadline is 5 p.m. OCTOBER 9th. Sign on to AUCareerWeb, and use the position’s i.d. number (38398) as a keyword to lead you directly to the post.

     
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