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Texas BBA: #6 Overall Best Undergraduate Business School

Texas BBA: #6 Overall Best Undergraduate Business School

Texas BBA: #6 Overall Best Undergraduate Business School

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

BBA Event Calendar

September 6th, 2016 10:00am-3:00pm
September 6th, 2016 All Day
September 6th, 2016 5:00pm-6:30pm
Target Your Future Presents: Corporate Sponsor Panel
September 7th, 2016 6:00pm-9:00pm
September 7th, 2016 11:00am-5:00pm

Why Texas BBA

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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.

Learn More About the 9 BBA Majors

Get Involved With Texas BBA

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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BBA Corporate Mock Interviews -  September 6, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please contact Mandy Kious with questions. 
Please note: This event is on a wait list. 

Target Your Future Presents: The Corporate Sponsor Panel - September 6, 2016, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Register to participate and to become a TYF sponsor. For more information on opportunities to connect with Target Your Future, please view the TYF pdf, Student Testimonials pdf, and contact Erin Wike

Undergraduate Career Expo - September 7, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For questions or more information, contact Shannon Hickson (email) or see Undergraduate Expo details. Please note: This event is on a wait list. Please register to be added to the wait list. 

McCombs Diversity Council Dinner - September 7, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Register to participate and to become a MDC sponsor. For more information on opportunities to connect with the McCombs Diversity Council, please view the MDC pdf and contact Megan Ehrisman. Please note: This event is on a wait list. 

BBA Women’s Council Roundtable Breakfast Forum - September 8, 2016,  from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Register to participate and to become a BBAWC sponsor. For more information on opportunities to connect with the BBA Women's Council, please view the BBAWC pdf and contact Merri Su RuhmannPlease note: This event is on a wait list. 

Last Call: Career Week Networking - September 8, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Register to participate (no registration fee). Please contact Megan Fortson with questions. Please note: This event is on a wait list. 

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. Save the date for the BBA Women's Breakfast Forum: September 8, 2016. Register to become a BBAWC sponsor. Please note: This event is on a wait list. 

To learn more about these BBAWC events and for more information on opportunities to connect with BBAWC, please view the BBAWC pdf and contact Merri Su Ruhmann (email).  

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. Save the date for the McCombs Diversity Council Dinner: September 7, 2016. Register to become a MDC sponsor. Please note: This event is on a wait list. 

To learn more about MDC events and for more information on opportunities to connect with MDC, please view the MDC pdf and contact Megan Ehrisman (email).  

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. Save the date for the Target Your Future Corporate Sponsor Panel: September 6, 2016. Register to become a TYF sponsor. 

For more information on opportunities to connect with TYF,  please view the TYF pdf, Student Testimonials pdf, and contact Erin Wike (email).  


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, Student Testimonials pdf, and contact Erin Wike (email). Save the date for the Target Your Future Corporate Sponsor Panel: September 6, 2016. Register to become a TYF sponsor. 

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Prep and Polish

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BBA Corporate Mock Interviews are a great way to build your company’s reputation and presence on campus. Representatives from your company will interview eight students for mock positions and give the BBA students valuable feedback. Save the date: September 6, 2016, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Please contact Mandy Kious (email) to register to participate (no registration fee). Please note: This event is on a wait list. 

Last Call: Career Week Networking wraps up BBA Career Week and is a great opportunity for employers and students to talk about: company culture, work environment, available opportunities, advice sharing, etc. Please contact Megan Fortson (email) with any questions. Save the date: September 8, 2016, 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Register to participate (no registration fee). Please note: This event is on a wait list. 

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. See the Etiquette Dinner pdf and contact Morgan Medina (email) to learn more. Save the date: September 20, 2016, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Register to participate.

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. You can also use our LinkedIn Group to post a discussion about your job/internship posting and lead students to apply in our On-Campus Recruiting System (OCR) or McCombs Job Board (you must be posted in a McCombs system).

Give students a view of your office culture with our new Instagram

Message Monitors - We can also promote your events and programs (not job/internship postings) on our several HD video screens at McCombs. Please use the provided blank template to create your slide.

Promotion Policies: 

The following policies have been created to help employers maximize awareness. Please note an employer must have posted an opportunity in our On-Campus Recruiting System (OCR) or McCombs Job Board (MJB) within the year to schedule promotion. Please email Megan Fortson (email) regarding more information on how to utilize Texas BBA Career Services' social media resources and to schedule promotion. Please send all promotional materials 3-4 weeks before your event/program.

We will not promote:

  • Jobs and internships
  • Events and programs that compete with BBA Career Services events or industry competitors
  • Information Sessions that do not have a correlated job/internship posting in the On-Campus Recruiting System (OCR)
  • Events serving alcohol
  • Tailgate events

Undergraduate Career Expo

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About & Key Dates

Fall 2016 Undergraduate Career Expo

When: September 7, 2016, from 11 a.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, MSM, and MSTC programs from 11 a.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 is hosted by the McCombs Career Expo Board (formally the McCombs Undergraduate Career Committee) and McCombs BBA Career Services.

BBA Students: See the BBA Career Services Undergraduate Career Expo website for student related information. Required Attire: Business Professional. Please see the Business Professional Attire Guide. Students not wearing business professional attire will not be permitted into the expo.

Registration & Payment

Register to Participate 

  • Please note: This event registration is now closed. 
  • Regular Registration: $700
  • Late Registration (after July 8): $750

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. 

Sponsorship Opportunities 

  • Event Sponsor: $2,250
  • Student Volunteer T-shirt Sponsor: $300
  • Water Sponsor: $200

See Sponsorship Details

Additional Fees

  • Additional Parking Permits (2 included): $12
  • Additional Company Representatives (4 included): $40 per person (includes meal and parking permit)
  • Booth Electricity: $75 (Limited availability) 
  • End Cap Booth Location: $100 (Limited availability) 

See Payment and Invoice information.

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 and Shipping Packet.

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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.

Parking
We recommend Brazos Garage (BRG), Manor Garage (MAG), San Jacinto (SJG) and Trinity Garage (TRG). Please see additional garage locations.

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

Posting Recommendations

Posting in the RecruitMcCombs (formerly OCR)

The Undergraduate Career Expo is a great opportunity to promote your available positions. We recommend that you post positions in RecruitMcCombs 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.


Other Fall 2016 Events

BBA Speed Interviewing

The BBA Speed Interviewing event will be held on August 31, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity to build your brand and help students prepare for Career Week! Registration coming soon. For questions or more information, contact Megan Fortson (email). Register to participate. Please note: This event is on a wait list. 

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 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.

Student Organization Engagement Policy: 
We require that employers connect with student organizations through educational workshops (insider info about your industry, a day in the life, career prep advice, etc.) and not recruiting events (employers may not do an info session type of event just open to a specific organization).