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Preview of Fall Quarter 2019 Classes!

Here is your sneak preview of Fall Quarter 2019 Classes. *

Please remember this course listing is provided as a snapshot of classes that might be of interest to you as an SoC student and is not meant to substitute for the listings in CAESAR or consultation with your advisor.  In fact, there are often changes made on the CAESAR listings right up until registration and sometimes even after. Additionally, not all pre-requisites have been listed for all classes because some course descriptions have not yet been posted. So, take a look and see what interests you and then make sure to check the CAESAR listings to confirm class details. Classes are scheduled to go live on CAESAR on Monday, May 6th, 2019.

As always, if you have questions about your own degree progress or whether a class will count toward your major, minor, certificate or other additional program, make sure to check with your advisor. The Undergraduate Advising tab at the top left of the Spotlight blog page https://advising.soc.northwestern.edu/ will take you to their email address and contact information which is listed by major.

Don’t forget: Pre-Registration for Fall Quarter 2019 begins on Monday, May 13th at 8:00 am and ends Thursday, May 16th at 5:15 pm. Pre-registration and registration appointment times will be listed on your personal CAESAR account on Friday, May 10th, 2019.  Regular Registration begins the week of May 20th, 2019.

* If  you click on the bookmark icon in the upper left corner of the pdf, you can easily navigate course topics.  In addition, there is a link to the Searchable CAESAR class descriptions archive at the top of the page and contact information for all departments in the subject banner line. 
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Thinking about graduate school?  Consider a PhD in business!

Thinking about graduate school?  Consider a PhD in business!

 The PhD Programs at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business are co-hosting Introduction to Diversity in Doctoral Education and Scholarship (IDDEAS) a two-day program, on October 10 -11, 2019.  Receive insights from faculty and PhD students on a career in business academia—the rewards and opportunities. 

  •  Learn about doctoral-level research in business and discuss careers in research and teaching.
  • Get information about graduate school opportunities and receive advice and insights about the application process.
  • Meet and interact with current doctoral students and faculty.

Fields of study include: accounting, behavioral science, econometrics/statistics, economics, finance, management & organizations, management & organizations & sociology, managerial economics & strategy, marketing, and operations management, among others.

  •  Applications are due by August 30, 2019.
  • Learn more: kell.gg/iddeas

The IDDEAS program originated at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania to support and encourage student and faculty diversity.  To learn more about what past participants have said about IDDEAS, please visit The Wharton IDDEAS Website.  

August/September work opportunity in SoC undergrad office

The School of Communication Undergraduate Office is looking to hire student workers for later this summer. The job involves answering phones, welcoming guests, assisting with various projects and tasks, making coffee, and keeping the office orderly.  We are looking for someone who is friendly, reliable, and detail-oriented. Our office is located on the fifth floor of the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts (70 Arts Circle Drive in Evanston).

We are looking for students who are available to work during the following times in August and possibly early September:

Tuesdays, 8:30 am to 5 pm

Fridays, 8:30 am to 5 pm

August 7 through August 14 (weekdays only), 8:30am to 5pm

If you are available during all or part of these times and are interested in applying, please send me your resume and work availability to me at j-ortiz@northwestern.edu.

Catharine MacKinnon One Book One Northwestern Lecture


On Thursday, April 25th One Book One Northwestern will be hosting a talk with University of Michigan Law School Professor Catharine MacKinnon entitled “Butterfly Politics”. Professor MacKinnon will address the politics and law of sexual harassment, focusing on its violation of equality rights, considering the #MeToo movement, and exploring those developments in light of the theory elaborated in her most recent book Butterfly Politics

The talk will be be from 12-1:30 pm in Hardin Hall (Rebecca Crown Center). The lecture will be followed by a book signing.

NCA is hiring Career Ambassadors!

Become an NCA Career Ambassador
Application Deadline: Sunday, April 28 | Seeking current First-Year Students, Sophomores, Juniors
Apply to join the NCA team as a Career Ambassador for the 2019-20 academic year. Career Ambassadors serve as a bridge between NCA and the Northwestern student population to increase students’ awareness of and engagement with NCA. This is a paid position at $11/hr, and can be work-study or non-work-study. It is a 5-6 hour per week time commitment, but exact hours may vary. For a more detailed description and application instructions see the Handshake posting here.

 

What will I gain from being a Career Ambassador?

The CA program aims to help students not only successfully support others, but also to make progress on their own personal and professional goals. CAs build transferable skills that will help them in future experiences throughout their career journey. As a CA you set regular goals and learn the ins and outs of navigating NCA all while building relationships with our staff who are invested in your personal success. Some transferable skills CAs have utilized or gained include:

  • Communication
  • Initiative
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Strong work ethic
  • Organization
  • Project Management
  • Creativity
  • Flexibility and adaptability

 

CA Responsibilities Include:

  • Serving as a liaison between NCA and a specific population or community on campus
  • Meeting with students during walk-in advising hours and advising on resumes and cover letters
  • Conducting presentations and workshops around campus
  • Greeting employers at campus events
  • And more!

 

Please feel free to email taylor.kinn@northwestern.edu with any questions
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Summer Internship Grant Program 2019: Applications Now Open

Applications Now Open: 2019 Summer Internship Grant Program

The Summer Internship Grant Program (SIGP) provides a $3000 stipend for Northwestern undergraduate students (enrolled at least through fall 2019) participating in unpaid internships this summer and offers career development support from Northwestern Career Advancement. Students do not need to have an internship secured before applying and previous SIGP recipients can reapply. Apply by Thursday, April 4, 2019.

RSVP to an information session (encouraged, but not required) in Handshake > Events

Learn more about SIGP and apply: http://www.northwestern.edu/sigp/


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Preview of Spring Quarter 2019 Classes!

Here is the link to your preview of Spring Quarter 2019 Classes. *

https://advising.soc.northwestern.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/12/2019/02/WCAS-Spring-Quarter-2019.pdf

Please remember this course listing is provided as a snapshot of classes that might be of interest to you as an SoC student and is not meant to substitute for the listings in CAESAR or consultation with your advisor.  In fact, there are often changes made on the CAESAR listings right up until registration and sometimes even after. Additionally, not all pre-requisites have been listed for all classes because some course descriptions have not yet been posted. So, take a look and see what interests you and then make sure to check the CAESAR listings to confirm class details. Classes are scheduled to go live on CAESAR on Monday, February 11th, 2019.

As always, if you have questions about your own degree progress or whether a class will count toward your major, minor, certificate or other additional program, make sure to check with your advisor. The Undergraduate Advising tab at the top left of the Spotlight blog page http://comm.soc.northwestern.edu/src-spotlight/  will take you to their email address and contact information which is listed by major.

Don’t forget: Pre-Registration for Spring Quarter 2019 begins on Monday, February 18th at 8:00 am and ends Thursday, February 21st at 5:15 pm. Pre-registration and registration appointment times will be listed on your personal CAESAR account on Friday, February 15th, 2019.  Regular Registration begins the week of February 25th, 2019.

* If  you click on the bookmark icon in the upper left corner of the pdf, you can easily navigate course topics.  In addition, there is a link to the Searchable CAESAR class descriptions archive at the top of the page and contact information for all departments in the subject banner line. 

Have fun!
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