July 2014
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We Hope You Enjoy Your Summer!
General Announcements
KLAB Has a New Home
The KLAB (including Andrew Toczydlowski, Michelle Doyle, and the UBA office) has moved to Mary Graydon Center, rooms 317, 318 and 319.  With the move, the GBA also has a dedicated office in our suite. Andrew (andrew@american.edu) and Michelle's (mdoyle@american.edu) contact information remains the same. Stop by to visit and look for information about an open house in September! Email klab@american.edu with any questions and we look forward to seeing you in a few weeks.
 
Interested in Joining the AU Undergraduate Consulting Club
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If so, please contact us! Positions for this spring are open to all who are interested. This is a great opportunity to develop your professionalism, networking, and leadership skills in the business world. Consultants are true problem solvers and team players who tackle the world's most critical issues. If you are interested in learning more about what consultants do and ways to get involved, please email auconsultingclub@gmail.com for more information or click here!
 
Interested in the LGBTA Business Association?
The Kogod LGBTA Business Association will build community through social programming among LGBT students in Kogod, provide professional development and networking opportunities, and raise awareness about the issues facing the LGBT community in the workplace.  For more information and to be informed of future opportunities, complete the form here.
Academic Announcements
Are you Registered for Fall?
By now you should be fully registered for your Fall courses. If you are on a waitlist, it is recommended that you register for an alternative course until it is confirmed that you are eligible to register for your waitlisted course. Please review the waitlist policy here. If you have any questions regarding registration or your academic plan please contact ksbadvising@american.edu or schedule an appointment at www.kogod.american.edu/advising

Gen Eds must be passed with a C or higher! 
Effective Fall 2014, the new academic regulations state that General Education courses taken Fall 2014 or later must be taken A-F and be passed with a C or higher. A grade of C- or below will not count towards Gen Ed Credit. Please click here for more details. 

KSB 200, Fall 2014: Foundations of Career Development
KSB 200 is a great course for students exploring different career options, wondering about their work values, and looking for a strong understanding of the world of work. This 1 credit, pass/fail class meets 10 times over the fall semester. The course includes 2 nationally renowned assessments in career development, and covers topics such as interviewing, resumes, occupational research tools, and more. If you're not sure what career is a good fit for you, then this course is a great fit for you. Contact John O'Neill with any questions.

Sign up for MGMT-303 Representing Talent 
This is a great class for BS Business and Entertainment majors, or for students who are looking for a free elective. This course is taught by John Simson and examines the crucial role that agents, managers, and lawyers play in the careers of athletes and entertainers. Addresses questions including how to become a manager or agent; the legal structures in place to protect artists and athletes from unscrupulous managers and agents; specific requirements of sports leagues, unions, and guilds for agents who represent talent; and what happens when talent wants to fire an agent or manager. Students look at key legal cases, examine management and talent agency agreements, and learn more about the practice in both sports and entertainment.

Washington Initiative, KSB 252 Now Open for Registration
Washington Initiative, KSB 252 is now open for fall 2014 registration. This course is for 1-2 credits and is focused on non-profit businesses. 
To register, please email KSBadvising@american.edu. See schedule of classes for more information. 
Part-time Employment & Internship Opportunities
The KCCD is hiring a Social Media/Marketing Intern!
The KCCD is seeking a Social Media Marketing intern to assist the employer relations and advising teams with their social media strategy and daily social media tasks.  The Social Media Marketing intern will execute a comprehensive social media strategy. Primary responsibilities will involve planning and implementing outreach tactics through social networking including the promoting of events and on-campus recruiting (OCR), workshops, information sessions, and relevant career stats and employer information.  Intern will contribute to creation of collateral including promotional brochures, flyers and other communication vehicles for employer relations’ 10 industry day events and career management team’s workshops and other career-related events throughout the academic year.  Intern will participate in and attend events and provide live tweets, Instagram photos and Facebook posts. If you think you'd make a good social media marketing intern, send a cover letter and resume to Annie Matanin, matanin@american.edu to apply!
Upcoming Events
AU Study Abroad Fair
Planning to study abroad?  The annual study abroad fair is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the hundreds of programs available to students in over 45 countries. The fair will take place on September 18, 2014 in MGC from 11am-3pm. Be sure to stop by the KSB Global Learning table first for information specific to Business students! 

If you would like to submit an announcement, please complete this form by Monday at noon.
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