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BBA Career Services Events | Workshops and Programs

Check back frequently for more information about upcoming BBA Career Services events and workshops, including Career Week. BBA Career Services events and workshops are only open to current Texas BBA students, unless otherwise noted. Also, check out the BBA Calendar for upcoming BBA program events and important dates. For information sessions, please check the OCR calendar.

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September 2014
Wednesday, 3rd
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5:30pm-7:30pm, GSB 2.124
This event is required for all students registered to attend the McCombs Diversity Council's Diversity Dialogue Dinner on September 10.
Thursday, 4th
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9:00am-Noon, CBA Events Room (CBA 3.304)

Come to this no pressure speed interviewing event! Interact one-on-one with different employers from various industries. Receive essential feedback and practice behavioral and situation questions. Resume review by BBA Career Services Career Coaches will also be available.

  • Drop by anytime between 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Attire: Casual
  • Employers attending: Altria, AT&T, The BVA Group, Dimensional Fund Advisors, Indeed, Mercatus, Northwestern Mutual, PLS Logistics, PWC, Quorum.
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2:00pm-3:00pm, CBA Events Room (3.304)
Are you an international student on an F1 Visa? If so, this workshop is for you! Join us to learn important tips on how to conduct a successful job search, what resources are available, and how to stand out to recruiters.
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5:00pm-6:00pm, CBA Events Room (CBA 3.304)

Come to the Career Expo Prep Workshop and get the full details on what to do before, during, and after the Expo as well as tips on how to be successful at the event.

Monday, 8th
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3:30pm-5:30pm, CBA Events Room (CBA 3.304)

Meet in small groups w/ employers & learn about industry & career opportunities! Attire: Business Casual; Registration Required (Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 2):

  1. Log on to OCR
  2. Click on Events
  3. On the Career Fairs tab, search for “Fall 2014 Career Week Sneak Peek”

Participating Employers: Altria, Anheuser Busch, BBVA Compass, BVA Group, Cabela's, Inc., Chrysler Group, ConocoPhillips, Deloitte Consulting, Dimensional Fund Advisors, Duff & Phelps, E & J Gallo Winery, General Mills, Goldman Sachs, Indeed.com, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Macy’s, Mercatus, Micron Technology, Mu Sigma, Oracle, Panda Restaurant Group, Protiviti, Textron Systems, VMware, Visa


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5:00pm-6:30am, Legacy Events Room (CBA 3.202)
Mandatory training for all Career Expo Volunteers.
Tuesday, 9th
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7:30am-9:30am, CBA Events Room (CBA 3.304)

Have you ever wondered about the skills that are essential for business women to have or how to negotiate for a pay raise? The Breakfast Forum will provide you with the chance to discuss these topics and more with successful businesswomen and learn through their experiences. Attire: Business Professional. Registration Required by September 4 at 5:00 p.m. via OCRClick on Event, Click on the Career Fairs tab, search for “Fall 2014 BBA Women’s Council Roundtable Breakfast Forum”. 

Companies Attending: Accenture, Altria Group Distribution Company, Amazon.com, AT&T, BP, Boeing, Cambridge Associates, Capital One, Caterpillar, Chevron, Chrysler, ConocoPhillips, Dell, Deloitte, E&J Gallo Winery, General Motors, Glazer’s Distributors, JPMorgan Chase, Phillips 66, PLS Logistics, Protiviti, Sabre, Shell, Silicon Valley Bank, Target, Texas Instruments, USAA, Walmart, Wells Fargo

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10:00am-3:00pm, Ford Career Center Interview Suites

Company representatives interview BBA students for mock positions and give them valuable feedback.

Sign-up Instructions:

  1. Go to On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) website and log in with your UT EID & password:
  2. Click on the Job Postings tab (create profile & upload resume if first time to log in)
  3. In the Keywords field enter BBA Mock Interview
  4. Click on Advanced Search & select Yes under Is this a mock interview position? & click Search
  5. Select a schedule that corresponds with your major or All Majors
  6. Select Apply and Interview and then one available interview time & click Submit

Employers Participating: Altria, AT&T, BBVA Compass, Chase, Chevron, Chrysler, ConocoPhillips, Deloitte, Dimensional Fund Advisors, Enterprise Holdings, General Mills (Consumer Fds Sales Div) , Intel, ISNetworld, JCPenney, Kimberly-Clark , Liberty Mutual , Macy's, Malone Bailey, Pariveda Solutions, PepsiCo Frito-Lay, Quorum Business Solutions, SEO. Silicon Valley Bank, Target Corporate, Target Stores, Textron Systems, Yodle


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5:00pm-6:00pm, Legacy Events Room (CBA 3.202)

The Employer Panel topic this semester is "Day in the Life". Employers connect with BBA students in an informal setting while sharing personal experiences and valuable insight into specific industries, careers and career-focused topics. Attire: Business Casual. No RSVP required but arrive early because it fills up fast! Employers participating: Altria, BBVA Compass, GE Capital, Microsoft, PepsiCo, Target Corporate

Wednesday, 10th
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Noon-5:00pm, UT RecSports Center, 2nd Floor

UT ID Card Required for Entry. The Undergraduate Career Expo is for current McCombs School of Business students seeking internships and full-time positions. The career expo is open to current McCombs School of Business students in the BBA, MBA, MPA, MSF, MSBA 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.

What to wear

You are required to wear business professional attire.

  • Matching suit required (dark blue, dark grey, or black)
  • Professional footwear
  • No bright or neon hair color
  • No visible facial piercings
  • All men must wear ties

Please see the Business Attire Guide for more information on business professional attire. Students not wearing business professional attire will not be permitted into the expo. Click here for a list of companies attending the Fall Undergraduate Career Expo.

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6:30pm-9:00pm, AT&T Conference Center

The Diversity Dialogue Dinner (D3) is a professional recruiting event held every fall. It's the chance for the ultimate two-way interview: recruiters get to know full-time and internship candidates from diverse backgrounds outside the interviewing room, and students discover how each company embraces and supports diversity. 

  • Attire: Business Professional
  • Registration Required:
  1. Log on to OCR
  2. Enter your UT EID and password
  3. Navigate to the “Events” tab, then choose “Career Fairs”
  4. Click on “Register” – Fall 2014 McCombs Diversity Council Dinner - Students
Companies Attending: Accenture, Boeing, BP, Cabela’s, Inc., Cardinal Health, Caterpillar Inc., Chevron Corporation, Chrysler Group, LLC, ConocoPhillips Company, Deloitte, EY, GENERAL MOTORS, Glazer's Distributors, Goldman Sachs, Kimberly-Clark, KPMG, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Macy's, Navigant, Phillips 66, PLS Logistics Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Shell Oil Company, Target, Texas Instruments, USAA, Visa, Inc., Walgreens, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and more!

Thursday, 11th
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9:00am-11:00am, BBA Career Services (CBA 2.116)

Meet with Nestle representatives to learn about intern and full-time opportunities (Supply Chain, Marketing, Sales, Human Resources, and Finance & Accounting). Enjoy free snacks as well! Please RSVP via OCR workshops and sign-up for a time slot to have one-on-one time with a Nestle representative. Attire: Business Casual.

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11:30am-1:00pm, CBA Events Room (CBA 3.304)
Learn about FT and internship opportunities, network with company representatives, and ask questions about working within energy. 
Details: 
  • Attire: Business Casual
  • BBA Students only
  • Lunch will be provided. Space is limited.
  • RSVP via OCR workshops; click Events then Career Fairs

Employers attending: BP, BG Group, Chevron, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Phillip 66, Shell Oil, Targa Resources, and more!

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1:30pm-3:30pm, BBA Career Services (CBA 2.116)
Talk with recent TI hires to learn about intern and full-time opportunities in Human Resources, IT, Finance, Operations and Marketing. Attire: Business Casual. RSVP via OCR workshops; free snacks! 

Tuesday, 23rd
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6:00pm-8:30pm
The BBA Etiquette Dinner (held each fall and spring) provides networking practice for BBA students with a networking session in addition to learning the do's and don'ts of business dining etiquette. Employers are seated with students to share stories and give advice on business networking. RSVP/register in CBA 2.116. The cost of the dinner is $10 (CASH and exact change ONLY.)
Sunday, 28th
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9:00am-1:00pm, Legacy Events Room, CBA 3.202

This case workshop will prepare students for case interviewing and will provide students invaluable preparation in the areas of problem-solving skills, logical communication, and personal presentation. The workshop will be presented by David Ohrvall, author of Crack the Case. Working lunch included. Pre-Workshop videos will be available once students submit a RSVP for this workshop. Seating is limited, so RSVP via OCR Workshops by September 24th at 5:00 pm. Attire: Student Casual.