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The Texas Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program is one of the top undergraduate business programs in the nation. We provide students an education characterized by unique curriculums, outstanding faculty, and high alumni and student satisfaction.

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Whether you are interested in reaching upperclassmen, wanting to connect to students for pipeline recruiting, or just getting started at the McCombs School of Business, BBA Career Services offers a variety of opportunities to meet your BBA recruiting and involvement needs.

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    BBA Career Week

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    Career Week Sneak Peek - Held on February 2, 2015 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Registration information coming soon!

    BBA Women’s Council Roundtable Breakfast Forum - held on February 3, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Registration information coming soon! For more information on opportunities to connect with the BBA Women's Council, please contact Merri Su Ruhmann (email).

    BBA Corporate Mock Interviews -  held on February 3, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration information coming soon; please contact Mandy Kious (email) with any questions.

    Employer Panel -  held on February 3, 2015 from 5:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. Registration information coming soon; please contact Megan Fortson (email) with any questions.

    Undergraduate Career Expo - held February 4, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration information coming soon! For questions or more information, contact Rachel Rucker (email) or see Undergraduate Expo details.

    McCombs Diversity Council Dinner - held on February 4, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Registration information coming soon! For more information on opportunities to connect with the McCombs Diversity Council Dinner, please contact Megan Ehrisman (email).

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    Diversity

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    The BBA Women’s Council (BBAWC) provides a forum for undergraduate businesswomen to learn about, and discuss current issues and opportunities in business. BBAWC participants learn how to prepare for success after graduation, how to network with prominent women in business, and about the challenges women may face in the workforce. For more information on opportunities to connect with BBAWC, please and contact Merri Su Ruhmann (email). Registration for the BBA Women’s Council Roundtable Breakfast Forum coming soon; Save the Date: February 3 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

    The McCombs Diversity Council (MDC) is designed to educate students about diversity and diversity-related issues in the workplace. MDC strives to create an atmosphere in which students are comfortable conducting open dialogue on various diversity topics. By building strong relationships with companies that recognize and value diversity, we empower students to become leaders in the business world. For more information on opportunities to connect with MDC, please contact Megan Ehrisman (email). Registration for the McCombs Diversity Council Dinner coming soon; Save the Date: February 4, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    Target Your Future (TYF) is a small group seminar series over seven weeks designed for first generation college students and minority business students. TYF students gain experience and confidence through in-depth education on career-related topics. TYF provides a platform for students to gain more perspective on industries and employers. For more information on opportunities to connect with TYF,  please view the TYF PDF and contact Greta Fenley (email).

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    Early Identification

    Target Your Future (TYF) is a small group seminar series over seven weeks designed for first generation college students and minority business students. TYF students gain experience and confidence through in-depth education on career-related topics. TYF provides a platform for students to gain more perspective on industries and employers. For more information on opportunities to connect with TYF,  please view the TYF PDF and contact Greta Fenley (email).

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    The Career Shadowing Program (CSP) is an unpaid, one day experience during which Texas BBA students are exposed to a professional business environment. “Shadowing” allows a student to walk through a typical day with a working professional, giving students a sneak peek into various positions and different careers. For more information on opportunities to connect with CSP, please view the CSP PDF and contact Rachel Rucker (email).

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    Prep and Polish

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    Career Week Sneak Peek kicks off BBA Career Week and is a great opportunity for employers and students to talk about: company culture, work environment, available opportunities, advice sharing, etc. This event will be held February 2, 2015 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Registration information coming soon!

    BBA Corporate Mock Interviews are a great way to build your company’s reputation and presence on campus. Representatives from your company interview students for mock positions and give the BBA students valuable feedback. The spring 2015 Corporate Mock Interviews will be held on February 3, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration information coming soon; please contact Mandy Kious (email) with any questions.

    The Employer Panel helps you connect with BBA students in an informal setting while sharing personal experiences and valuable insight into specific industries, careers and career-focused topics. The spring 2015 Employer Panel will be held on February 3, 2015. Registration information coming soon; please contact Megan Fortson (email) with any questions.

    BBA Etiquette Dinners (held each fall and spring) include a networking session and instruction in the do's and don'ts of business dining etiquette. Employers are seated with approximately 70 students to share stories and give advice on business networking. The spring 2015 Etiquette Dinner will be held February 2015 (date TBD) from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. If you are interested in sponsoring the BBA Etiquette Dinner, please contact Erin Wike (email).

  • Virtual Presence >

    Virtual Presence

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    Promote your events and programs (not job/internship postings) via our Texas BBA Career Services' Facebook and @TXBBACS Twitter page.

    Share your company's story through our Texas BBA Career Services Blog via company spotlights, alumni/intern spotlights, job spotlights, and more!

    Connect with BBA McCombs alumni and current students by joining our LinkedIn Group: Texas BBA Career Services Student, Alumni, and Employer Network and Subgroups: Texas BBA Student, Alumni, and Employer Mentor Network and Texas BBA International Student, Alumni and Employer Network.

    Message Monitors - We can also promote your events and programs (not job/internship postings) on our several HD video screens at McCombs. Please review the Slide Creation Instructions information and carefully follow the requirements for creating your PowerPoint slides.

    Please contact Megan Fortson (email) regarding more information and guidelines on how to utilize Texas BBA Career Services' social media resources.

Undergraduate Career Expo

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    About & Key Dates

    Spring 2015 Undergraduate Career Expo

    When: February 4, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where: UT RecSports, UT - Austin

    The Undergraduate Career Expo (held fall and spring) provides opportunities for employers to recruit full-time and internship candidates at the McCombs School of Business. The Expo is open to current McCombs School of Business students in the BBA, MBA, MPA, MSBA, MSF and MSTC programs from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. It is open to all UT Austin students from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    The expo is the largest McCombs School of Business career fair. It's hosted by the Undergraduate Career Committee and McCombs BBA Career Services.

    Important Deadlines: All cancellations after January 9, 2015 will be billed in full.

    • January 9: Deadline to receive 90% refund for career expo cancellation
    • January 9: Last day to make edits to your company profile for inclusion in the Career Expo student brochure
    • January 9: Career Expo payment due in full
    • February 2: Freight arrival shipping deadline
    • February 2-5: Career Week
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    Registration & Payment

    Register for the Spring 2015 Undergraduate Career Expo. Please contact Rachel Rucker (email) with any questions. 

    Registration fee includes an 6’ x 10’ booth and table, 2 parking permits, 8 ft. skirted table, two chairs, company sign, lunch and snacks for up to 4 representatives per booth.

    • Regular Registration: $650.00 (registration open – December 5, 2014)
    • Late Registration: $700.00 (August 2, 2014 – January 30, 2015)

    Additional Fees (See more details in the Undergraduate Career Expo registration form)

    • Event Sponsor: $2,500
    • Additional Parking Permits (2 included): $12
    • Additional Company Representatives (4 included): $40 per person (includes meal and parking permit)
    • Booth Electricity (not included in booth purchase): $75
    • Student Volunteer T-shirt Sponsor: $250
    • Water Sponsor: $150
    • Product Sponsor: Minimum retail value of $250 per item

    See Payment and Invoice information.

  • Event Logistics & Recruiter Packet >

    Event Logistics & Recruiter Packet

    The Undergraduate Career Expo will be held at the UT RecSports Center on the main campus of The University of Texas at Austin. Please see the below map for the addresses of the Career Expo Site/Loading Zone and Parking Garages.

    Please see the Recruiter Packet (coming soon) for day-of-event information.

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    If you are carrying display materials to the Expo, proceed to the loading zone located between RecSports and Montcrief-Neuhaus Athletic Center before parking. There will be volunteers in the loading zone assisting you with your materials and delivering them to your booth.  PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE YOUR VEHICLE UNATTENDED.

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    We recommend Manor Garage (MAG) as it is the closest parking garage to RecSports. In the event that Manor garage (MAG) is full, Trinity Garage (TRG) and Brazos Garage (BRG) are also close to RecSports. The loading zone, Manor Garage and Trinity Garage are indicated on the map in this tab.  Please visit http://www.utexas.edu/parking/parking/garages/index.php for additional garage locations.

    Accommodations

    Go to our Visit Us page for accommodations recommendations near McCombs and the Career Expo.

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    Posting Recommendations

    Posting in the On-Campus Recruiting System and/or McCombs Job Board

    The Undergraduate Career Expo is a great opportunity to promote your available positions. We recommend that you post those positions in our On-Campus Recruiting System and/or McCombs Job Board in preparation to attend the event. We also recommend including information about your available positions in the career expo registration, which will be used to populate the career expo student brochure.

    Resume Submission Deadline Recommendations

    We recommend that your resume submission deadline(s) fall on or after the Monday following the Undergraduate Career Expo. This will allow students time to apply to your position(s) after meeting your company at the event. If your schedule does not allow time for this recommended deadline, we advise to extend your deadline to midnight on the evening of the career expo. Please reach out to your Recruitment Account Manager to discuss potential changes to your resume submission deadlines.


Student Organizations

There are over thirty McCombs BBA student organizations and many focus on particular industries or career interests. Employers are welcome to partner with the McCombs Affiliated Student Organizations for organization events and meetings. To connect with student organizations or for recommendations, please contact please contact Rachel Rucker (email) or Megan Fortson (email).

To find an undergraduate student organization not listed as a McCombs Affiliated Undergraduate Student Organization, please search The University of Texas at Austin Student Organization Database.


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