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Career Services Calendar

August 2015
Wednesday, 19th
6:30pm - 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 see our or MPA Etiquette Dinner Information Sheet or 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
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
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.
September 2015
Tuesday, 8th
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).

Registration Fee:  There is no charge to participate. 

Representatives:  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.

Contact: Jo Chauvin 

Monday, 21st
4:00pm - 0:00am, 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. 

Registration Fee: This event is an MPA Premium Opportunities Program benefit for industry organizations.

Representatives:  There is a maximum of 4 representatives for this event.

Contact: Michelle Polkinghorn 

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