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May 2015
Friday, 22nd
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11:30am-1:00pm, SAC
Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of our most recent graduates.
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3:00pm-5:00pm, Gregory Gym
Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of our most recent graduates.
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3:30pm-5:00pm, SAC Auditorium
Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of our most recent graduates.
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6:00pm-8:00pm, Gregory Gym
Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of our most recent graduates.
Saturday, 23rd
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Noon-1:30pm, AT&T EECC
Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of our most recent graduates.
Thursday, 28th
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5:30pm-8:30pm, The Posner Center for International Development, 1031 33rd St., Denver, CO 80205

Business entrepreneurs are driving social change around the world. The Denver Chapter invites you to come learn about some of the amazing organizations working to address global poverty with market-based solutions. Register now!

Speakers include:

  • Doug Vilsack, Executive Director of the Posner Center for International Development. Building a community of innovators who grow lasting solutions to global poverty.
  • Julia Alvarez, Executive Director of Elephant Energy, which empowers off-grid entrepreneurs by providing access to affordable, clean, and practical energy technologies, and assists with initial capital and training. Light in every home. Clean air in every kitchen. Power in every hand.
  • Heather Fleming, CEO of Catapult Design, which is working to close the gap in equality by offering human-centered design consulting, research, and analysis to help entrepreneurs bring their ideas from concept to implementation. Design services for socially driven clients.
  • Patrick Riley, CEO of Global Accelerator Network, a group of over 50 accelerators on six continents, helping entrepreneurs to grow top companies. The global champion of the seed-stage, mentorship-driven accelerator model.

The Posner Center for International Development brings together over 60 of the more than 200 organizations and social ventures in Colorado focusing on international development. In addition to the speakers above, meet some of the other movers and shakers at the Posner Center who are changing the world through education, energy access, healthcare, microfinance, and many other solutions.

Friday, 29th
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5:00pm-8:00pm, 3rd Floor, 2303 Smith St #300, Houston, TX 77006
Join the Houston Chapter at their monthly Happy Hour. This is a great opportunity to continue to strengthen ties within the McCombs alumni network and current MBA student community.

Friends and Spouses are welcome. RSVP today!
June 2015
Friday, 5th
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7:00am-9:00am, Dry Creek Café, 544 Yale St., Houston, TX 77007

Please join the Houston Chapter for their monthly First Friday Breakfast Series. All McCombs alumni and friends are welcome to attend. This is a great opportunity to connect with other alumni and hear the latest news and updates from McCombs.

Please mark your calendar for future First Friday Breakfasts. They take place at the same time and location each month. More details to come. RSVP today!

August 2015
Wednesday, 19th
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6:00pm-8:30pm, AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Since business meetings, trainings, and networking events often involve eating, dining etiquette is an essential career skill. At the MPA Etiquette Dinner, students will learn how to navigate business and recruiting dining occasions with class. As a participating organization, you will interact with MPA students throughout the meal and educate them about available career opportunities. A networking dessert reception at the end provides a chance to connect with additional students.
There is a maximum of 2 representatives for this event. 

For more information, please contact Michelle Polkinghorn.

Registration Note: This event is included in the MPA Premium Opportunities Program benefits. Contact Jim Franklin for information on how you can participate in this program.

Thursday, 20th
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4:30pm-7:00pm, Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium

The MPA Networking Reception provides a venue to connect with students prior to the fair in a format that offers both structured speed networking and open networking. Light refreshments will be served. To keep the focus of the reception on person-to-person interaction, please reserve company giveaway items, signage and literature for the MPA Career Fair the following day.

Registration for the MPA Career Fair is a prerequisite for registering for the MPA Networking Reception.

For more information, please see the MPA Career Fair and Networking Reception Information Sheet or contact Michelle Polkinghorn

Friday, 21st
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9:00am-1:30pm, Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium

Held just before the fall semester begins, the MPA Career Fair provides an opportunity for you to be among the first to recruit Texas MPA students. With limited employer slots and expected attendance of 120 students, this tailored event allows participants to have targeted and meaningful interactions. The majority of attending students will graduate in 2016. While some are seeking internships, most are interested in full-time positions.

Registered organizations are invited to bring company giveaway items, signage and literature to this event. Each organization will be assigned an eight-foot table with cloth and two chairs. Prior to the fair, MPA Career Services will host a brunch meeting to provide information on the incoming class and the latest employment statistics. Registrants will be the first to access the Fall 2015 MPA Resume Book. The publication will be emailed to the primary contact at each registered organization prior to the MPA Career Fair.

For more information, please see our MPA Career Fair and Networking Reception Information Sheet or contact Michelle Polkinghorn.
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10:00am-4:00pm, Ford Career Center Interview Suites
Mock Interviews are a great way to build your company's reputation and presence with the Business Analytics (MSBA) cohort. Representatives from your company will have the opportunity to interview students for mock analytics positions within your organization. This gives your company the opportunity to brand with the analytics students and a chance for our MSBA students to receive valuable feedback from people who work in the analytics field. Learn more and register by emailing Candice Lewis (candice.lewis@mccombs.utexas.edu)
Wednesday, 26th
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Classes begin on August 26, 2015.
September 2015
Monday, 7th
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There will be no recruiting events on September 7, 2015.
Tuesday, 8th
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Career Week, hosted by BBA Career Services every fall and spring, provides employers with opportunities to connect with Texas BBA students through a variety of career-related events and workshops. It is designed to maximize employer and student meeting time by condensing multiple events into a shorter time frame. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA.

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10:00am-3:00pm, Ford Career Center Interview Suites (GSB 4.114)

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. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA.

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10:00am-4:00pm, Ford Career Center Interview Suites (GSB 4.114)

MPA Mock Interview Marathon allows you to create a student-friendly image, build your company brand on campus, and identify great candidates early by conducting mock interviews to help students improve their interviewing skills. This event is open to all MPA students (third-, fourth-, and fifth-year integrated, as well as traditional).

There is no charge to participate. Single half-day and full-day schedules are available.

This event is not open to priority registration.  We will send an email with registration instructions on May 7, at which time reservations will be accepted in the order received.

For more information, please see our MPA Mock Interview Marathon Information Sheet or contact Jo Chauvin.

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

Through participation in the Employer Panels, you will connect with BBA students in an informal setting while sharing personal experiences and valuable insight into specific industries, careers and career-focused topics. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA.

Wednesday, 9th
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Career Week, hosted by BBA Career Services every fall and spring, provides employers with opportunities to connect with Texas BBA students through a variety of career-related events and workshops. It is designed to maximize employer and student meeting time by condensing multiple events into a shorter time frame. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA.

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Noon-5:00pm, UT Rec Sports

The Undergraduate Career Expo (held each fall and spring) provides opportunities for employers to recruit full-time and internship candidates at the McCombs School of Business. This is a great opportunity to recruit BBA, 3rd year MPA, or 4th year MPA students. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA.

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6:30pm-9:00pm, The Bullock Texas State History Museum

The McCombs Diversity Council Dinner begins with a networking session and is followed by dinner with BBA students. During dinner, MDC members present sketches highlighting diversity issues in the corporate world. The event provides companies the opportunity to interact with a diverse group of BBA students while sharing opinions and engaging in lively, thought-provoking discussion. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA

Thursday, 10th
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Career Week, hosted by BBA Career Services every fall and spring, provides employers with opportunities to connect with Texas BBA students through a variety of career-related events and workshops. It is designed to maximize employer and student meeting time by condensing multiple events into a shorter time frame. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA.

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7:30am-9:30am, CBA Events Room (CBA 3.304)

The BBAWC Roundtable Breakfast Forum (held each fall and spring) begins with breakout discussions on issues like developing leadership competencies, bridging the gender communication gap, and achieving work/life balance. The forums conclude with a networking session. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA.

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3:00pm-5:30pm, CBA Events Room (CBA 3.304)

This structured networking event is a great opportunity for employers and students to connect in small groups regarding: company culture, work environment, available opportunities, advice sharing, etc. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA.

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Tuesday, 15th
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September 15, 2015 is the first day of fall recruiting in the Ford Career Center (FCC).
Saturday, 19th
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12:30am-11:30pm, Hall of Honors, McCombs School of Business, Austin, TX

The McCombs Alumni Network invites you back to Austin this fall for the 2015 Alumni BBQ, a pre-game (Texas vs. UC Berkeley) celebration at the business school. Get ready to watch the Longhorns while reconnecting with fellow McCombs alumni and enjoying delicious Texas barbecue.

9/19/15: The Texas vs. UC Berkeley game time is still TBD, but the Alumni BBQ will take place three hours prior to kick off. Save the date!

Monday, 21st
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4:00pm-12:00am, TBD

MPA Industry Night offers the opportunity to market your organization to MPA students through a series of mini–information sessions dedicated to industry.  After the sessions, students will have the option to connect with all participating employers at a reception.  It is the perfect venue to inform MPA students about career opportunities within your organization and then meet with them one-on-one. 
There is a maximum of 4 representatives for this event.

Registration Note: This event is included in the MPA Premium Opportunities Program benefits for industry organizations. Contact Jim Franklin for information on how you can participate in this program.

For event information, please contact Michelle Polkinghorn

Tuesday, 22nd
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6:00pm-8:30pm, TBD

The BBA Etiquette Dinner (held each fall and spring) provides networking practice for approximately 70 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. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA

October 2015
Thursday, 1st
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6:30am-8:30pm, AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center Ballroom
This is the MBA program’s largest recruiting event. Open to Texas MBAs across all 5 programs (Full-Time, Evening, Executive, Houston and Dallas), this is a two day recruiting event. On Thursday, there is a networking cocktail reception in the AT&T Executive Education Center Ballroom. Meet with first and second year MBAs who are looking for internship and full-time opportunities.
Friday, 2nd
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10:00am-2:00pm, DKR Stadium, Red McCombs End Zone, 8th Floor
This is the MBA program’s largest recruiting event. Open to Texas MBAs across all 5 programs (Full-Time, Evening, Executive, Houston and Dallas), this is a two day recruiting event. On Friday, October 2nd, we will have a traditional career fair (booths) at DKR Stadium in the Red Zone on the 8th Floor.  Meet with first and second year MBAs who are looking for internship and full-time opportunities.
Friday, 9th
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There will be no recruiting events on October 9, 2015.
November 2015
Friday, 6th
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We will commemorate the classes celebrating their 5-, 10-, 15-, 20-, 25-, and 30-year reunions (classes of 2010, 2005, 2000, 1995, 1990, and 1985).

It will be a fun weekend including:

  • A Friday afternoon lecture series followed by a welcome reception on campus
  • A Saturday pre-game BBQ at the McCombs School
  • Saturday group seating at the Texas vs. Kansas game
Details and registration information coming in early June. In the meantime, like the McCombs Alumni Network on Facebook, so you don't miss new details as they come out!
Saturday, 7th
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We will commemorate the classes celebrating their 5-, 10-, 15-, 20-, 25-, and 30-year reunions (classes of 2010, 2005, 2000, 1995, 1990, and 1985).

It will be a fun weekend including:

  • A Friday afternoon lecture series followed by a welcome reception on campus
  • A Saturday pre-game BBQ at the McCombs School
  • Saturday group seating at the Texas vs. Kansas game
Details and registration information coming in early June. In the meantime, like the McCombs Alumni Network on Facebook, so you don't miss new details as they come out!
Thursday, 26th
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There will be no recruiting events during the Thanksgiving Holiday (11/26-11/28).
Friday, 27th
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There will be no recruiting events during the Thanksgiving Holiday (11/26-11/28).
Saturday, 28th
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There will be no recruiting events during the Thanksgiving Holiday (11/26-11/28).
December 2015
Friday, 4th
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December 4, 2015 is the last day of fall recruiting in the Ford Career Center (FCC). This day is also the last day of classes.