MEMO for Week of 17 February 2020

A celebration of management at Bucknell University 
February 17 – 21, 2020 

Monday, February 17-Thursday Feb. 20
Tabling inside Taylor Hall Entrance
Stop by Taylor to register for amazing prizes and provide feedback on the question of the day! 

Monday, February 17, 3:00-4:30PM, 3rd Floor Taylor Hall
Management Ice Cream Social
All are welcome to join faculty, staff and student leaders for a sweet treat to kick off a celebration of management.  Open to all, so bring a friend!

Monday, February 17, 5-7PM, MacDonald Commons
‘How to Raise 28 Million Dollars in 30 Days’
Display, dinner and discussion with Bucknell faculty and Dan Shapiro, inventor and founder of Glowforge, Inc. Register here

Tuesday, February 18, Noon-12:50PM, Taylor 113
Management Student Leadership Opportunities
First year, sophomore and junior students are invited to a lunch to hear from Freeman Fellows and Freeman Advisory Board about these programs and how to apply this spring. 

Thursday, February 20, 5-7PM, Larison Dining Hall
Management Dinner with Walling Speaker Jennifer Hanson ‘92
‘The Fine Print: Management Footnotes from Copenhagen’
Open to all Freeman College of Management students, faculty & staff.
Register here by February 13:

Friday, February 21, ELC-2nd Floor
Business Trends Summit
With a theme of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, attendees will discover the trends and opportunities in organizations from industry leaders in a variety of fields during one hour sessions. Summit programming is planned to foster networking among the attendees. All students, faculty and staff across the University are encouraged to attend one or all sessions offered. Sessions do get crowded, so register NOW!
Register here  
Bios of Speakers/Presenters:


Innovate Event – Social Impact at Scale Featuring Kathy Vizas ’79, Dan Berelowitz & Devin Hibbard on April 22, 2020, 6 P.M. 
Bucknellian, attorney, and advocate Kathy Vizas ’79 will be joined by Dan Berelowitz, CEO and Founder of Spring Impact, and Devin Hibbard, CEO and Founder of Street Business School, for a discussion on social entrepreneurship, global leadership and commercial franchising principles they’ve successfully applied to the social sector. Head to the Innovate Bucknell website for more information.

Black Alumni Association and BSU invite you to celebrate the second annual Black Alumni Weekend and The Black Arts Festival. Feb. 28 – March 1, 2020.
The Black Arts Festival showcases the FASHION SHOW and STOMP OUT CLASSIC free to all. Black Alumni Weekend registration is free for faculty/staff, your guest registration fee is $5.00. Join alumni and students for a weekend filled with events including Saturday Networking Brunch, Panelist Discussion and Q&A, Women’s Basketball Pre-game Reception, and ending with a Weekend Brunch on Sunday (all events are optional).
Please register your attendance here – (
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Please share with your Arts & Sciences and Engineering Friends: Summer Management Institute Info 
INFO SESSION February 27, 4pm in ELC 256. The Summer Management Institute is an immersive, eight-week residential program dedicated to exposing students to the basic principles of management. Open ONLY to students in the College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Engineering, the Institute features eight for credit courses and runs from June 1-July 31. Share our Blog link for more detailed information! For any other additional information, please contact Prof. Mihai Banciu at

Bucknell University’s Internal Audit Department – Student Employment Opportunity
Bucknell University is seeking two students currently enrolled in the Freeman College of Management to work in the Internal Audit Department during the 2020 – 2021 school year. The students filling this position will be exposed to various audits in financial compliance and gain experience in assessing risk, evaluating audit findings and writing audit reports. Go to for more details about this great opportunity. Ready to apply? Reach out to hiring manager, Bob Hoster at

SMIF Applications Due by March 1, 11:59pm
SMIF is a two semester course (ACFM 375/476) which only awards two course credits after the successful completion of the second course (ACFM 476). To apply, click on the application here: Shortly after receiving your application, you may receive an email to schedule an interview. Questions? Contact Jennifer Stem, Program Assistant for SMIF at or 577-2207

Scholar applications now open! – Apply to attend the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) annual conference September 12-15 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The ASCM invites you to apply for the opportunity to attend ASCM 2020 as part of our Scholars Education program. Accepted students will receive complimentary conference entry and three nights hotel stay, double occupancy with another student in the program. (Airfare not included) This is an excellent opportunity for students to attend educational sessions on hot industry topics and network with supply chain professionals at all career levels. Applications will be accepted through April 26, 2020.

Looking for work experience with startups right here on campus?
BizPitch 19’ winner, ReBokeh, is looking to hire a sophomore or junior student to: 
organize company finances, assist in business plan refinement, provide support in acquiring funding for product development and other projects as agreed upon. Students with experience in accounting who have strong professional writing skills and some computer science background are especially encouraged to apply. Compensation is flexible and will be discussed during interviews. If you are interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Rebecca Rosenberg, by Friday, February 21st

Summer research opportunity – Digital Scholarship Summer Research Fellows
The Digital Scholarship Summer Research Fellows program is an 8-week, paid ($3200 stipend) summer research opportunity in which students learn digital scholarship tools and methods, and apply those to a research project of their own choosing. The students meet both as a small cohort (typically we have 4 students) and also have plenty of independent work time. There is no expectation of previous experience with digital scholarship or doing independent research, and we welcome students from all majors to apply to this program. Full information on the program, as well as dates/times for our information sessions and our contact info, can be found here:

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May 28th, 2020

Essential Advice for Entry-Level Job and Internship Hunting During COVID-19–overview of recent webinar with advice points

In midst of trying to navigate our new normal, career coaches are telling new graduates and internship seekers a bit of advice

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May 14th, 2020

Professor Tammy Hiller honored as favorite professor

Each year, Poets&Quants asks the 100 Best & Brightest business majors to name their favorite business professor — and share what made them so special. From there, P&Q selects the best responses to honor those faculty members who stand out by truly going above-and-beyond. What made these professors so special? “Tammy Hiller, Management, because she taught me to see business through not only the lens of profits but also through the lens of people and the planet. I took her introductory management course during my first year at the Freeman College of Management. The models and frameworks that we studied during that semester have become the […]

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May 11th, 2020

Wednesday, May 13, 6PM EDT, Q&A Webinar with the SEO Career Recruiting Team

SEO Career is currently recruiting freshmen and sophomores seeking summer 2021 internships.  Join Sabrina Slade, Assistant Director, and Sarah Lawrence, Recruiting Manager, of the SEO Career Recruiting Team to learn more about our application process and eligibility requirements, program benefits, and answer any of your questions! Click here to register SEO Career is currently recruiting freshmen and sophomores seeking summer 2021 internships in business, finance, technology, and real estate. Students must identify as Black, Hispanic, or Native American and graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree December 2021 or later in order to be eligible. To learn more, visit our website-

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May 11th, 2020

Job and Internship Postings

Here are some jobs and internship postings from the Center for Career Advancement. Be sure to check out the BRIDGE for more details and to apply. The Center can also be helpful with appointments and pointers to create the best application. Jobs Organization Name Job Title AYCO, A Goldman Sachs Company (Saratoga Springs, NY) Client Analyst – Counseling CDW Entry Level Sales – Sales Training Program -Lincolnshire, IL Cloverlay Investment Analyst Defense Contract Audit Agency Auditors, GS-7 through GS-11 Epic Project Manager Fast Enterprises Technical Team Member Fidelity Investments Customer Relationship Advocate Foundations Financial Partners Financial Advisor GlaxoSmithKline R&D, Business […]

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May 11th, 2020

What’s Your Story for Summer 2020

THIS SESSION IS CANCELLED DUE TO A PROGRAMMING CONFLICT. Reach out to Missy anytime with questions. Thursday, May 21, Noon-1PM, EDT Open Session Join in a zoom open hour session with Director of Experiential Programs, Missy Gutkowksi for ideas to shape what you do this summer.

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May 8th, 2020

MGMT 216 Half Credit Virtual Internship Course, Summer 2020

Instructor: Missy Gutkowski, Director of Experiential Programs Bucknell University Freeman College of Management The purpose of the Virtual Internship Program course is to provide guidance and professional development for students who have obtained virtual internship experiences. In addition to completing the virtual internship, students will engage with Bucknell alumni, parents and professionals who are eager to provide insights and guidance to help shape students paths. Students will enhance their knowledge and skills by:  ·         Exploring a particular industry or career path ·         Gathering information on an industry culture, norms, and expectations ·         Contributing to projects for an employer, industry or larger purpose ·         Networking with a potential employer and […]

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April 14th, 2020

LEED Green Associate Training – Online and Webinar Series Options

Webinar and Online self-paced options:April 18 2020 – 3:00PM – 6:30PM EDT May 9 2020 – 1:00PM – 4:30PM EDT May 15 2020 – 2:00PM – 5:30PM EDT You can register here for a webinar – – Start today – Self-paced recorded workshopOr take the on-demand recorded course completed at your own pace here – Make your resume stand out with the LEED Green Associate, the only professional designation to show employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. Buildings can […]

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April 14th, 2020

LinkedIn Learning providing helpful Online Courses to Bucknell faculty, staff and students.

Bucknell has a site license for LinkedIn Learning – all faculty, staff, and students can take online courses for free! If you choose to connect to your LinkedIn account, you can publish your completion certificates to your profile.To get started, go to Learning Track – Dealing with Change!Building Resilience – Learn how to bounce back from difficult situations, by building your “resiliency threshold,” with these training techniques.Cultivating Mental Agility – Learn how to cultivate the mental agility necessary to innovate, embrace change, and thrive in the face of uncertainty.Embracing Unexpected Change – Improve how you deal with change in your […]

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