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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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McCombs events give you and your organization an easy way to interact with MBAs and meet promising candidates. Sign up today for our spring recruiting event, Careers Now Interview Forum, or contact us directly to participate in any of the involvement opportunities featured below.

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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

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

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

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

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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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, September 15, 2016
Location: Etter-Harbin Alumni Center - Connally Ballroom, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX 78712
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (5:30 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, September 16, 2016
Location: DKR Texas Memorial Stadium - North End Zone, 403 East 23rd Street Austin, TX 78712, Red McCombs Red Zone, Gate 14

Time:  10:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m.  (9:00 a.m. employer check-in)



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 8, 2016

Additional Fees:
Additional company representative - $150 per person

Registration fee includes:

  • Attendance at the McCombs MBA Networking Reception on Thursday, September 15, 2016.  Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.
  • Registration booth at the McCombs MBA Career Fair on Friday, September 16, 2016 - 8’ x 10’ booth, 6 ft. skirted table, two chairs, company sign, parking permits, electricity, internet access, breakfast and lunch.

Payment Deadline:
September 16, 2016 - Payments received after September 16, 2016 will incur a $75 late fee.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations after September 1, 2016 will only receive a 50% refund. 

Payment & Invoice information can be found in the Recruiter Packet.

Event Parking & Accommodations

Networking Reception  Parking:
San Jacinto Garage
2401 San Jacinto Boulevard
Austin, TX  78712

Manor Garage
2017 Robert Dedman Drive
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 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 12-15, 2016.  Packages received after September 15, 2016 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
Justin Roque

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 only FedEx.  You will be asked to follow the steps below:

  • We request that only pre-printed, pre-paid labels be used to return items. Items with hand-written labels will not be accepted for return shipment.

  • 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 September 19, 2016.