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Texas MPAs Are #1 in the Nation

Texas MPAs Are #1 in the Nation

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Upcoming Events

January 18th, 2018 4:30pm - 8:30pm
MPA Meet the Firms: A Speed Networking Event
January 30th, 2018 10:00am - 4:00pm
MPA Mock Interview Marathon

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MPA Spring 2018 Events >

MPA Spring 2018 Events

Registration is now open for the Master in Professional Accounting (MPA) spring 2018 career events noted below. Since we had high participation in our priority package registration, individual slots are very limited for some events. Waitlists will be available when slots are filled.

If you would like to receive announcements about upcoming events, contact us.

MPA Meet the Firms: A Speed Networking Event
Date:
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Time: 4:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Description: The spring session of MPA Meet the Firms: A Speed Networking Event provides a venue to connect with students in a structured speed networking format. The primary audience is third-year MPA students, though all MPA students are welcome to attend. 
Representatives: There is a maximum of 2 representatives for this event.
Cost: $850
Contact: David Meintrup

MPA Mock Interview Marathon
Date:
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Description: 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. The primary audience is third-year MPA students, though all MPA students are welcome to attend.
Representatives: Single afternoon half-day or full-day schedules are available.
Cost: No fee
Contact: Jo Chauvin

MPA Etiquette Dinner
Date:
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Time: 5-8 p.m.
Description: At the MPA Etiquette Dinner, students will learn how to effectively navigate business and recruiting dining occasions. As a participating organization, you will interact with students throughout the meal and educate them about available career opportunities. A brief networking dessert reception at the end provides a chance to connect with additional students. The primary audience is third-year MPA students, though all MPA students are welcome to attend.
Representatives: There is a maximum of 2 representatives for this event.
Cost: $850
Contact: Michelle Polkinghorn

MPA Fall 2017 Events

MPA Etiquette Lunch
Date: Wednesday, August 23
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Description: Since business meetings, trainings, and networking events often involve eating, dining etiquette is an essential career skill. At the MPA Etiquette Lunch, students will learn how to navigate business and recruiting dining occasions with class. As a participating organization, you will interact with students throughout the meal and educate them about available career opportunities. A brief networking dessert reception at the end provides a chance to connect with additional students. The primary audience is incoming traditional MPA students, though returning MPAs and students from other McCombs one-year Master of Science programs including Master of Science in Business Analytics and Master of Science in Finance are also welcome to attend.
Representatives: There is a maximum of 2 representatives for this event.
Registration: This event is now full.
Contact: Michelle Polkinghorn

MPA Meet the Firms: A Speed Networking Event
Date: Thursday, August 24
Time: 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Description: The fall session of MPA Meet the Firms: A Speed Networking Event provides a venue to connect with students in a format that offers both structured speed networking and open networking. The primary audience is incoming traditional MPA students, though returning MPAs and students from other McCombs one-year Master of Science programs including Master of Science in Business Analytics and Master of Science in Financeare also welcome to attend.
Representatives: There is a maximum of 4 representatives for this event.
Cost: $850
Registration:
 This event is now full.
Contact: David Meintrup

MPA Mock Interview Marathon
Date: Tuesday, September 12
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Description: 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. The primary audience is third-year MPA students, though all MPA students are welcome to attend. 
Representatives: Single half-day or full-day schedules are available.
Cost: No fee
Registration: 
This event is now full.
Contact: Jo Chauvin

MPA Industry Night
Date:
Wednesday, September 13
Time: 4 – 8 p.m.
Description: 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 students about career opportunities within your organization and then meet with them one-on-one. The primary audience is third-year MPA students, though all MPA students are welcome to attend.
Representatives: There is a maximum of 4 representatives for this event.
Cost: $850
Registration: 
This event is now full.
Contact: Michelle Polkinghorn

MPA Careers in Focus Series – Single Session
Date:
Various dates and throughout the fall
Description: The MPA Careers in Focus Series provides a platform to demonstrate “day in the life” and practical application scenarios in the profession, while highlighting opportunities within your organization. The primary audience is third-year MPA students, though all MPA students are welcome to attend.
Representatives: 3-4 companies will participate per session with a maximum of 1 representative per company.
Registration: This event is now full.
Contact: Jim Franklin