QC Economics

UPCOMING EVENTS

Len Schutzman, former PepsiCo Senior Vice President and Executive Professor at the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business and Professor Steven Solieri are offering valuable internships and a business strategy course during Fall 2015 semester at Queens College. If students are interested they should send an email to Diane Shults Diane.Shults@qc.cuny.edu, Len Schutzman Len.schutzman@gmail.com, and Steven Solieri Sasolieri@aol.com with a copy of their resume, transcript and filled out application. Students applying must have a minimum major GPA of 3.3 and must be either a Junior or Senior in Fall 2015. The Business Strategy Class may count as a BBA elective.

See: flyer for more information. Apply for May 18th!


$7500 in Scholarships Available!

1. $2,500 Business Forum Scholarship for Sophomores & Juniors;
2. $5,000 for 2 Investors Bank Scholarships of $2,500 each, any year

Awards will be made at the upcoming Business Forum on June 5th, featuring Scott Stringer, Comptroller for NYC.

Students need to submit, no later than Monday May 18th:

1) A letter expressing interest and need*
2) Transcripts
3) Resume
4) One to two letters of recommendation from professors

Consideration will be given to students who have been active in the Business Forum and other QC related business events.

All applications must be submitted to Elvira Casper at Elvira.Casper@qc.cuny.edu or hard copies to PH 331.

Queens College Business Forum Scholarship Competition

The sponsors of the Queens College Business Forum (Farrell Fritz, Investors Bank, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Melrose Credit Union) are pleased to announce the 2015 QCBF Scholarship competition. A $2,500 scholarship will be awarded at the June 2015 Business Forum.

Guidelines for Application Business Forum Scholarship

The QCBF Scholarship is given to a student in one of the Queens College business programs (Accounting, Economics, BBA, and BALA) with outstanding academic performance and who demonstrates an enthusiasm and/or appreciation for the field that suggests she/he will go on to a successful career. Consideration will also be given to service to the community or to the College and fellow students, as well as employment experience and extracurricular activities.
In order to be eligible to apply or to be nominated, students must have at least a 3.2 overall GPA and 3.5 in the major. Lower juniors and upper sophomores are eligible to apply. Priority may be given to students who have been active in the Business Forum. Scholarships are not renewable.

Guidelines for Application Investors Bank Scholarship
The Investors Bank Scholarship is given to two students in one of the Queens College business programs (Accounting, Economics, BBA, BALA, Risk Management) with outstanding academic performance and who demonstrates an enthusiasm and/or appreciation for the field that suggests she/he will go on to a successful career. Consideration will also be given to service to the community or to the College and fellow students, as well as employment experience and extracurricular activities. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply.
In order to be eligible to apply or to be nominated, students must have at least a 3.2 overall GPA and 3.5 in the major.

*Students must submit an essay of no more than 750 words that explains their interest in their field of study and the courses that have been most meaningful and interesting. The essay should explain how receiving the scholarship would impact the applicant and should indicate future plans, including both career plans and any plans for graduate study. Applicants are also encouraged to write about some of their other interests beyond their major field of study. Scholarships are not renewable.


Barham Scholarship

The Barham Scholarship, worth $2,500, will be awarded to a student who is a declared major in economics or business. The main award criteria are academic performance and demonstration of interest in the subject matter. Details of the Barham Scholarships application process are as follows:
1. To be eligible to apply or to be nominated, students must have at least a 3.5 GPA in their BBA and economics course work, and at least a 3.4 GPA overall. The awards are open to juniors and sophomores.
2. Faculty may nominate outstanding students. Students may nominate themselves.
3. Students must submit one letter of recommendation from a faculty member in the department of economics. The letter should be emailed to david.gabel@qc.cuny.edu.
4. The scholarship committee consists of three faculty members from the department of economics.
5. The scholarship is not renewable.

Decisions will be based on reviews of transcripts (GPA and courses taken), and letters of recommendation. Consideration will also be given to service to the department and the college, as well as, extracurricular activities. The decision of the committee is final.

Resumes should be submitted on paper to the Economics Department no later than 5pm on May 15, 2015. Please attach your college transcript(s).
Letters of recommendation should be emailed to david.gabel@qc.cuny.edu
For further information, contact Professor David Gabel.


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The New Professionals Program (NPP), launched in 2010 as the Dean's Young Professionals Program, prepares Queens College's (QC) top students for internships and permanent employment.

The program accepts students who are upper freshman through lower senior and includes seminars, individual mentoring, and mock interviews that enable participants to make the transition from college to the business world. When NPP alumni join the workforce, they personify the excellence of QC's student body.

Admission is competitive and the program is open to students of all majors.

Requirements:
GPA 3.5+ or top 10% of major
Undergraduate or Graduate Student (current)
Faculty recommendation
Personal Interview with Director
Participation in NP & QC activities, including:
Career Center Orientation and Seminars
Queens Business Form Breakfasts (quarterly)
New Professional Events
Professionals on Campus events

Applications are available in Honors Hall, Room 1.
Contact: Npinfo.qc.cuny.edu
Director: Professor Denise Miller


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