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Texas MBAs: Best for Your Business

Texas MBAs: Best for Your Business

Texas MBAs: Best for Your Business

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Why Texas MBA

Texas MBAs bring years of work experience, global perspective, passion and a collaborative spirit to the organizations they join.  Recruiters come back to McCombs year after year because Texas MBAs are a unique combination of extremely bright, highly competitive and humble candidates.

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Get Involved and Connect with Students Your Way

  • On-Campus >


    On-Campus Interviewing – Post a job and interview candidates on campus

    MBA Career Connections – Networking reception and career fair (fall semester)

    Careers Now – Interview forum and career fair (spring semester)

    MBA Tailgates – Sponsor a tailgate and network informally with students (football season)

    Academic Challenges – Sponsor and/or judge a challenge and watch prospective candidates in action

    Information Sessions – Represent your brand on campus and present your organization to prospective candidates

    Brown Bag Lunches – Sponsor a brown bag lunch and network with students in an informal setting

  • Employer On-Site >

    Employer On-Site

    Student Treks – First-year MBA students visit your organization on-site

    MBA+ Projects – Micro-consulting projects where teams of students work on your business problems at no cost

  • Virtual Recruiting >

    Virtual Recruiting

    Resume Collections – Post a job on campus and receive an electronic resume book

    Resume Books – Receive resume books tailored to your specific needs

    McCombs Job Board – Post jobs for current MBA students and all McCombs alumni

    Day in the Bay Interview Forum – West Coast Interview Forum in collaboration with several other top-tier business schools (San Francisco, CA)

  • Other Ways To Connect >

    Other Ways To Connect

    Student Organizations – Interact with specific functional and affinity groups

    Event Publicity/Marketing –Targeted marketing on-campus

    SXSW – Running a booth at the SXSW Trade Show; hosting a reception as a satellite event of the SXSW Startup Village and highlighting McCombs-funded startups

McCombs MBA Career Connections Networking Reception and Career Fair

  • Event Information >

    Event Information

    Registration is now open.  Contact Yvette Brown or Michelle Hardy for questions.

    The McCombs MBA Career Connections Networking Reception provides employers and the McCombs MBA students a great opportunity to meet and get to know each other in an informal setting over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

    Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
    Location: AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center - Ballroom
    5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (5:00 p.m. employer check-in)

    The McCombs MBA Career Connections Fair kicks off the McCombs fall recruiting season, and it's a great way for companies to connect with a large number of McCombs MBA students. This is a traditional career fair where students, in formal business attire, can meet employers at convention-style booths (internet access will be available).

    Date: Friday, October 2, 2015
    Location: DKR Texas Memorial Stadium - North End Zone, Red McCombs Red Zone, Gate 14

    Time:  10:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m.  (8:30 a.m. employer check-in)

    Co-Sponsored by: 


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  • Event Registration, Payment & Deadlines >

    Event Registration, Payment & Deadlines

    Registration Fees and Deadline:

    • $750 per booth (up to 4 representatives)
    • $375 per booth (up to 4 representatives, Non Profit/Government rate)

    September 24, 2015

    Additional Fees:
    Additional company representative - $150 per person

    Registration fee includes:

    • Attendance at the McCombs MBA Networking Reception on Thursday, October 1, 2015.  Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.
    • Registration booth at the McCombs MBA Career Fair on Friday, October 2, 2015 - 8’ x 10’ booth, 6 ft. skirted table, two chairs, company sign, parking permits, electricity, internet access, breakfast and lunch.

    Payment Deadline:
    October 2, 2015 - Payments received after October 2, 2015 will incur a $75 late fee.

    Cancellation Policy:
    Cancellations after September 17, 2015 will only receive a 50% refund. 

    Payment & Invoice information can be found in the Recruiter Packet.
  • Event Parking & Accommodations >

    Event Parking & Accommodations

    Networking Reception Parking:
    AT&T Executive Education Center Garage
    1900 University Avenue
    Austin, TX  78712

    Career Fair Parking:
    San Jacinto Garage
    2401 San Jacinto Boulevard
    Austin, TX  78712

    Manor Garage
    2017 Robert Dedman Drive
    Austin, TX  78712

    Take a ticket when you enter the garage.  When you check in at the Reception and Career Fair, please present your ticket and you will receive a parking card.

    A map of the parking garages and material drop-off area can be found here.


    You can find hotel accommodations in close proximity to the UT Campus in our Recruiter Packet, and other Austin Accommodations at our Visit Us page.



  • Shipping, Unloading & Returning Booth Materials >

    Shipping, Unloading & Returning Booth Materials

    Shipping Materials:
    DKR Stadium staff will receive, store & deliver packages to your booth at the fair for no charge.  Booth Materials will need to be mailed between September 21-30, 2015.  Packages received after September 30, 2015 are not guaranteed to be available the day of the fair.

    Make sure your packages clearly indicate your company name, address and sender's contact information.   Shipping labels should list the following information:

    MBA Career Connections
    Attn: Charles Richardson

    2139 San Jacinto Blvd.
    Austin, TX  78712

    Return Shipments
    DKR Stadium staff will be on hand to assist you in shipping packages back to your office after the event using FedEx.  You will be asked to follow the steps below:

    • Have a completed typed up return label with your FedEx account number. 
    • If you plan to use UPS you will need to arrange for a pre-paid pickup using the address above and notify Karen Machacek at regarding the details of your pickup & include your confirmation number

    Returns packages will be shipped out on October 6, 2015.

Commitment To Diversity

The McCombs School of Business is a proud member of the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management (CGSM)  and the Forté Foundation.

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