August 1, 2014

GPSG Administrative Assistant Announcement

The University of Pittsburgh Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) seeks to fill an opening Administrative Assistant position beginning Fall 2014 and lasting at least two terms. Job duties, personnel requirements, required skills, compensation, and application procedures are described are http://gpsg.pitt.edu/aa_announcement.  Compensation includes tuition remission, stipend, and health insurance benefits, as a Graduate Student Assistant.
 
Interested students should email a resume, contact information for 2 professional references, and a brief cover letter addressed to the "GPSG Administrative Assistant Search Committee" at pittgpsg@gmail.com by 5pm on Friday, August 22, 2014.  All files received by then are guaranteed full consideration.  We aim to interview shortlisted candidates between Aug 25 - 29, and a second round Sept 2 - 5. Please direct further inquiries to Michael Lipschultz at: pittgpsg@gmail.com

April 6, 2014

Poverty Simulation Event - April 16th @ 6 pm

Whether you know it or not, you interact with people in living in poverty every day. Please join us on April 16 at 6pm for an interactive poverty simulation in partnership with the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank, where we will be led on a realistic journey to experience poverty first-hand. Attendees will be assigned the roles of families with income at or below the poverty line and will understand the struggle to provide basic necessities (food, shelter, healthcare, etc.) while facing life’s circumstances.

Please register here! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/19-OD0bIYIfIUTSyDi7b3VVbkf0mRuvmm04bGB3fdY2Q/viewform

RSVP to the Facebook event!https://www.facebook.com/events/758747584149112/

March 26, 2014

Last Chance to Spring Formal Tickets!

GPSG's Spring Formal, "Pirates of the Monongahela" is taking place on April 12th from 7:30 to 11 pm on the Gateway Clipper. 

Join us for an evening of great views of downtown, while dancing on the open water!


All current 21+ Pitt graduate and professional students can purchase tickets! Each student may purchase a maximum of two tickets (one for themselves and one for a non-Pitt guest). Cost is $30 per ticket, maximum of two tickets per Pitt graduate or professional student. 

 

Purchase your tickets now at gpsgspringformal.eventbrite.com

Send any additional questions to programming.pittgpsg@gmail.com

 

 

March 3, 2014

Participate in GPSG's Focus Groups!

GPSG is conducting a series of focus groups in March to hear your voice and learn how to better serve you.  Participants will receive a $20 gift card and snacks and soda at the focus group.  For more information or to sign up, please email pittgpsg@gmail.com.

February 26, 2014

Seeking Applications for GPSG's Leadership and Service Award

GPSG is seeking applications for their Leadership and Service Award. The award will acknowledge the leadership and/or service of graduate and professional students to the community, whether it's at Pitt, Pittsburgh, or the world!  For more information, including how to apply, please visit: http://www.gpsg.pitt.edu/LeadershipServiceAward. The deadline to apply is March 14th.

February 23, 2014

Around the World Study Break with GPSG

February 10, 2014

Tomorrow is GPSG DONUT DAY

Grab a Bite with GPSG tomorrow at Donut Day!



This is your chance to learn about this year's elections and to enjoy a free treat!

GPSG officers will be at Parran and Posvar Halls (2nd Floor - Einstein's Cafe) with info on running for elections and important dates. Come down and grab your treat from 11 AM to 3 PM!

 

 

February 8, 2014

Call for Candidates for 2014-15 Officer Team

If you are interested in leadership, enriching the graduate community, and meeting new people--this position is for you!

 

The University of Pittsburgh Graduate and Professional Assembly is currently seeking candidates for each GPSG Executive Board office that will become available in May 2014.  This opportunity is open to all University of Pittsburgh graduate students, regardless of prior experience in student government or graduate student organizations.  Each officer position includes a yearly stipend of at least $3,000.

*International students and students already receiving funding are not eligible for a stipend. 

 

For more information on requirements for running and available positions, visit: www.gpsg.pitt.edu/elections for complete information.

 

January 25, 2014

BLOOD BROTHER: Film Screening Event on 2/26

GPSG & Global Health Student Association (GHSA) proudly present:

BLOOD BROTHER 

Film Screening & Paneled Discussion Event on February 26, 2014 at Scaife LR6 from 5 to 8 PM

The film will be followed by a paneled discussion, including commentary from experts in Anthropology, Public Health, and Medicine.

RSVP by February 17th at www.gpsgbloodbrother.eventbrite.com

Contact progamming.pittgpsg@gmail.com with any questions.

 

January 2, 2014

Looking for Non-Academic Job Opportunities? Join Versatile PhD!

Versatile PhD is a Pittsburgh-area community of people with academic backgrounds who are interested in exploring non-academic careers. We gather to network, tell our stories, and support each other in an informal, friendly setting. Whether you are a grad student, a recent grad, post-doc, a professor or researcher or professional who has made the transition already, please join us! All welcome!

About VPhD
Versatile PhDs are part of a nation-wide network of over 30,000 likeminded souls, connected virtually through http://versatilephd.com

If you want to participate in the conversation but are unable to make it, please don't hesitate to call or write. Contact: Alexandra Oliver at alo22@pitt.edu

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