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McCombs MBA Career Connections - Austin


Registration will be open soon.

Questions:  Contact MBA Employer Relations

Networking Reception

Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Location:  AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center - Ballroom
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (5:30 p.m. employer check-in)

Career Fair

Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
Location: DKR Texas Memorial Stadium - North End Zone, Red McCombs Red Zone - 8th Floor

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

Please check back for updates. If you need immediate assistance, feel free to contact MBA Employer Relations

Networking Reception and Career Fair

Networking Reception

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.

Hors d’oeuvres and Refreshments
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.          

Career Fair

The 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.

Employer Check-In and Set-Up
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Breakfast Available in the Employer Break Area       
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Doors Open to Students
10:00 a.m.

Lunch Available in the Employer Break Area                        
12:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.        

Doors Close to Students
2:00 p.m.

Employer Booth Breakdown                          
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.         

Internet Access

Internet access will be available for every employer booth at the Career Fair. This information will be available at check-in or at either of the information tables.   

For additional information refer to the Employer Information Packet. Contact Yvette Brown for questions.

Registration and Payment

Registration will be open soon for the 2014 McCombs MBA Career Connections. 

  • The $750 registration fee includes up to four representatives for both the networking reception and career fair.
  • The cost is $175 for each additional representative.
  • If you're a non-profit organization or a government organization, your rate will be 50% off the original registration price.
  • The standard fee includes one 8’ x 10’ booth with one electrical outlet, one wireless access, a skirted table, two chairs, breakfast, lunch and parking validation. All booth items must fit in this allotted space.

Credit Card Payment

Please pay on our secure payment site.

Check Payment

If you are paying by check, please be sure to include your company name on the check and make the check payable to:  McCombs School of Business.  Checks should be mailed to the address below.

The University of Texas at Austin
McCombs School of Business
Attn: Yvette Brown
MBA Program Office
1 University Station, #B6004
Austin, TX 78712-0209

Accessing Your Registration Information

To review or update your registration information you must login using the original login and password that was used to register your company. Once you have logged in, follow the steps noted below.

  • Login to Symplicity.
  • Select the Events tab.
  • Select Career Fairs.
  • Click the Review - Pending or Review - Confirmed button next to MBA Career Connections 2014.

Registration and Payment Deadlines

  • September 12:   Deadline to receive a full refund for career fair cancellation
  • September 18:   Registration deadline and last day to make edits to your company profile for inclusion in career fair handouts
  • September 25:   Shipping materials deadline
  • September 25:   Career fair payment due in full 

All cancellations made after Friday, September 12 will be billed in full. Registration ends on September 18.

Location, Parking and Taxi

Networking Reception

  • AT&T Hotel and Conference Center: Ballroom, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX  78712. For additional information, please refer to the Employer Information Packet.

Career Fair

DKR Texas Memorial Stadium: North End Zone, Red McCombs Red Zone - 8th Floor, 403 East 23rd St., Austin, TX 78712

There is a north entrance into DKR on 23rd St (Gates 14 & 16). Employer check-in will be on the first floor. Parking will be available in the San Jacinto Garage for the Career Fair. If you have any material to drop off before parking, there will be a designated area at Gates 14 & 16. Volunteers will be on hand to assist in getting your materials to your booth. For additional information, please refer to the Employer Information Packet.

Taxi Information

Ask your taxi driver to use the DKR Stadium North End Zone, Gate 14/16 Entrance address: 403 East 23rd drop off & pick up. This entrance is located between San Jacinto and Robert Dedman Dr. For additional information on, please refer to the Employer Information Packet.

Shipping Packages to the DKR Stadium for the Career Fair

To use this service, you MUST use the physical address below, as well as the EVENT NAME listed below. The arrival date must be between September 22 and September 25, 2014. We are happy to receive, store and deliver them to your booth at the fair for no charge. Items received after September 25, 2014 are not guaranteed to be available at the event.

University of Texas – Athletics
Attn:  Charles Richardson
2139 San Jacinto Blvd, Room B206
Austin, Texas 78712
EVENT: MBA Career Connections Fair

Return Shipments

Note: Please DO NOT contact FEDEX or UPS to schedule your own return shipment. Bring your own prepaid completed shipping labels dated for Monday, September 29, 2014 and your return shipments will be coordinated by DKR Stadium - Specialty Events Services staff.

Hotel Recommendations

Hotels below are in close proximity to the UT campus. Find full Austin hotel listings.

AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center 
(on campus) 1900 University Avenue, Austin, TX  78705, 512404-3600, 877-744-8822
       Online Reservations: To book a room and access a University recruiter preferred rate, enter "MCCOMBSC" under the “any group or promotional code” section. Blackout dates apply

Hampton Inn and Suites
1701 Lavaca Street, Austin, Texas, 78701, 512-499-8881

Doubletree Guest Suites
303 W. 15th Street, Austin, TX  78701, 512-478-7000, 800-222-Tree

Mansion at Judge’s Hill
1900 Rio Grande Street, Austin, TX  78705, 512-495-1800, 800-761-0873

Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin-Downtown
111 E. Cesar Chavez at Congress Avenue, Austin, TX  78701, 512-478-9611