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June 2018
26
TUES
The very real and very scary question of "What if it doesn't work out?" is enough to stop many people before they start.
This month we bring you three AMAZING speakers who've been through it all to give you that much-needed push and weigh in with actionable advice on how to figure out what you actually want to do and how to make it happen.
 
Tuesday, June 26
5:30pm - 8:30pm

WeWork West 6th 221 West 6th Street Austin, TX 78701
26
TUES

All McCombs alumni and current students who are interning in London for the summer are invited to a reception. We will hear from Jane Foley, Head of FX Strategy at Rabobank. She will do a 20-minute presentation "Monetary Policy, Populism, and the Generational Gap,” followed by 10 minutes of Q&A. Jane has made regular appearances on both business and mainstream TV and radio channels and has many articles published by the financial press including the Financial Times, Reuters, CityAM. RSVP today!

A special thank you to David Kane of Rabobank for co-hosting the event.
Rabobank is a cooperative banking organization headquartered in the Netherlands with its history rooted in agriculture and dating back over 115 years. It is a global financial services leader and one of the world's largest private banks, providing wholesale and retail banking, leasing, and real estate services. The Bank operates in more than 40 countries worldwide with over 35,000 employees in the Netherlands and approximately 12,000 employees working internationally. The mission is to be the leading bank in the Netherlands and the leading Food & Agri bank globally including feeding the world sustainably.

 
Tuesday, June 26
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Rabobank International Uk, Thames Court, 1 Queenhithe, London Ec4v 3rl, England
26
TUES
Please join your fellow alumni and friends of McCombs for an engaging and informative workshop to help you plan for the future. This will be a two part class held on Tuesday, June 26th and Thursday, June 28th.

Daniel Caswell, CPA, BBA Class of 1984, will conduct a workshop to educate and inform McCombs alumni about smart ways to build 100% confidence that you will not run out of money. We will provide tools and strategies you can apply to your own plan now that will really make a difference.

The workshop topics we will be working on include:

Section 1: The New Reality in Our retirement.
Section 2: The Risk of Increasing Tax Rates
Section 3: Income Planning in Retirement
Section 4: The New Reality in Our Social Security Benefits
Section 5: Helping Protect Against Market Loss
Section 6: The New Reality in Our Estate Planning
Section 7: The New Reality in Our Long-Term Care Planning
Section 8: How to apply smarter tools and techniques to better address these areas in your plan.

Parking is free at the Brazos Parking Garage located at the corner of Brazos Street and MLK Boulevard. Please bring your parking ticket to the event.
 
Tuesday, June 26
6:30pm - 8:30pm

McCombs School, 2110 Speedway, GSB 2.120
27
WED

Come mix and mingle with your fellow McCombs alumni and current McCombs students interning in Austin for the summer. This will be a great opportunity broaden your network! If you have McCombs students at your company this summer, please encourage them to RSVP using the student registration link! Register today!

Cost includes heavy appetizers and a cash bar will be available. Street parking is freely available after 6 p.m. on Rainey Street and at the Mexican American Cultural Center. We look forward to seeing you!
 
Wednesday, June 27
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Bangers 81 Rainey St. Austin, TX 78701
27
WED

Come mix and mingle with your fellow McCombs alumni and current McCombs students interning in Seattle for the summer. This will be a great opportunity to broaden your network! If you have McCombs students at your company this summer, please encourage them to RSVP using the student registration link!

Andrew Goble, Michelle Hardy, Susan Mason, and Karen Gilbert from the McCombs School are attending and look forward to seeing you there!

Cost includes heavy appetizers and a cash bar will be available.

 
Wednesday, June 27
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, 600 Pine St. #401, Seattle, WA 98101
28
THU

Come mix and mingle with your fellow McCombs alumni and current McCombs students interning in Atlanta for the summer. This will be a great opportunity to broaden your network! If you have McCombs students at your company this summer, please encourage them to RSVP using the student registration link!

Cost includes heavy appetizers and a cash bar will be available.

 
Thursday, June 28
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Chido & Padre's, 128 E Andrews Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
July 2018
12
THU

The Texas McCombs Alumni Network is hosting a three-part Career Webinar Summer Series featuring advisor, speaker, brand builder, and McCombs alumna, Nina Pickell. The webinars will run in June, July, and August. Each webinar will be different, so please tune in for one, two, or all three! If you register, you will receive an email reminder the day of each webinar.

 
Thursday, July 12
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Online: https://meeting.austin.utexas.edu/careerwebinar
13
FRI
Come mix and mingle with your fellow McCombs alumni and current McCombs students interning in Houston for the summer. This will be a great opportunity broaden your network! If you have McCombs students at your company this summer, please encourage them to RSVP using the student registration link.

Event cost includes food and a cash bar will be available.
 
Friday, July 13
6:00pm - 8:00pm

8th Wonder Brewery, 2202 Dallas St., Houston, TX 77003
August 2018
3
FRI
Description: Students will participate in small-group discussions with recruiters and professionals from select industries to learn more about roles and opportunities within their areas of study. To participate, register HERE!
 
Friday, August 3
9:00am - 12:00pm

Student Activity Center, UT Austin
15
WED

The Texas McCombs Alumni Network is hosting a three-part Career Webinar Summer Series featuring advisor, speaker, brand builder, and McCombs alumna, Nina Pickell. The webinars will run in June, July, and August. Each webinar will be different, so please tune in for one, two, or all three! If you register, you will receive an email reminder the day of each webinar.

 
Wednesday, August 15
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Online: https://meeting.austin.utexas.edu/careerwebinar
22
WED

Description: At the MPA Career Lunch, a variety of speakers will address topics affecting their company and/or industry such as market trends and regulatory changes. As a participating organization, you will have an assigned table for representatives to interact with students throughout the meal and educate them about available career opportunities. Additionally, you may submit a proposed topic and speaker biography for review and possible selection by a UT committee composed of faculty, students, and staff. A brief networking dessert reception at the end provides a chance to connect with additional students. Newly admitted traditional MPA students are the primary audience.

Representatives: There is a maximum of 2 representatives for this event.
Contact: Michelle Polkinghorn
 
Wednesday, August 22
10:30am - 1:30pm

23
THU
Description: Mock Interviews are a great way to meet potential new candidates while helping the students continue to improve their interviewing skills. Participating companies will have the opportunity to meet up to 8 candidates from their desired programs in 30 minute mock interviews. To participate as a mock interviewer, please email shannon.hickson@mccombs.utexas.edu to be added to the interview roster.
 
Thursday, August 23
8:00am - 5:00pm

McCombs School of Business Ford Career Center
23
THU

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.

Representatives: There is a maximum of 4 representatives for this event.
Contact: Michelle Polkinghorn
 
Thursday, August 23
9:30am - 1:00pm

24
FRI
Description: Texas MS students “trek” to Dallas, Houston, and sites in Austin/San Antonio and will have the opportunity to learn about industry, job functions, and types of projects at your company site. Ideal trek host companies will be able to accommodate a full cohort (up to 65 students for the MSF and MSBA programs; 35-40 students for the MSM and MSITM programs). Interested in hosting a group? Email shannon.hickson@mccombs.utexas.edu to express interest.

 
Friday, August 24
8:00am - 5:00pm

On-site: Dallas, Houston, Austin or San Antonio,
30
THU
Description: Come and mingle with the Texas MS Class of 2019! Discuss opportunities with your organization and how our students can be successful in your recruiting process over light refreshments in a relaxed atmosphere. To participate, register HERE.
 
Thursday, August 30
9:00am - 12:00pm

McCombs School of Business Hall of Honors
September 2018
3
MON

There will be no recruiting events on September 3, 2018.

 
Monday, September 3
All Day

4-6
TUES   THU

Career Week, hosted by BBA Career Services every fall and spring, provides employers with opportunities to connect with Texas BBA students through a variety of career-related events and workshops. It is designed to maximize employer and student meeting time by condensing multiple events into a shorter time frame. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA.

 
Tuesday, September 4 - Thursday, September 6
All Day

4
TUES

BBA Corporate Mock Interviews are a great way to build your company’s reputation and presence on campus. Representatives from your company interview students for mock positions and give the BBA students valuable feedback. Please contact Mandy Kious to sign-up to participate (no registration fee).

 
Tuesday, September 4
10:00am - 3:00pm

Ford Career Center Interview Suites (GSB 4.114)
4
TUES

Description: MPA Mock Interview Day 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.
Contact: Jo Chauvin
 
Tuesday, September 4
10:00am - 4:00pm

4
TUES

An opportunity for Target Your Future sponsors to be spotlighted and share insight with BBA students; open networking following the panel. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA

 
Tuesday, September 4
5:00pm - 6:30pm

Legacy Events Room (CBA 3.202)
5
WED

McCombs Career Expo (held each fall and spring) provides opportunities for employers to recruit full-time and internship candidates at the McCombs School of Business. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA.

 
Wednesday, September 5
11:00am - 5:00pm

UT Rec Sports
5
WED

The McCombs Diversity Council Dinner begins with a networking session and is followed by dinner with BBA students. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA

 
Wednesday, September 5
6:00pm - 9:00pm

6
THU

The BBAWC Roundtable Breakfast Forum (held each fall and spring) begins with breakout discussions on issues like developing leadership competencies, bridging the gender communication gap, and achieving work/life balance. The forums conclude with a networking session. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA.

 
Thursday, September 6
7:30am - 9:30am

CBA Events Room (CBA 3.304)
6
THU

September 06, 2018 is the first day of fall recruiting (BBA, MPA, MS programs) in the Ford Career Center (FCC).

 
Thursday, September 6
All Day

6
THU

This structured networking event is a great opportunity for employers and students to connect in small groups regarding: company culture, work environment, available opportunities, advice sharing, etc. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA.

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Thursday, September 6
3:00pm - 5:30pm

CBA Events Room (CBA 3.304)
7
FRI
Description: Have talented women from your organization be a part of the conversation as women in the Texas MS Programs discuss their professional aspirations and the challenges and opportunities of building a career in their chosen fields. To participate, register HERE.
 
Friday, September 7
7:00am - 10:00am

Student Activity Center - Ballroom, UT Austin
12
WED

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.
Contact: Michelle Polkinghorn
 
Wednesday, September 12
4:00pm - 8:00pm

20
THU
Texas MBA Career Connections kicks off the evening of Thursday, September 20th, with a networking reception.  Companies will have an assigned cocktail table with company signage.  First year and graduating MBA students will be in attendance with their resumes.

 

Location: TBD
Time:  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (check-in begins at 5:30 p.m.)
Attire:  Business casual or whatever reflects your company culture.

 
Thursday, September 20
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Austin, TX
21
FRI

On Friday companies will have the option to host office hours on-campus for first-year MBA students or interview graduating MBA students for full-time positions in our interview suites; companies may reserve up to two rooms*.

In order to receive staff assisted support in scheduling your office hours/interviews you must submit your registration form no later than September 6th.

*Space is limited.

Location:  Rowling Hall Interview Suites (5th floor)

Time:  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.)

Attire:  Business casual or whatever reflects your company culture.


 
Friday, September 21
9:00am - 5:00pm

Austin, TX
25
TUES

The BBA Etiquette Dinner (held each fall and spring) provides networking practice for approximately 70 BBA students with a networking session in addition to learning the do's and don'ts of business dining etiquette. Employers are seated with students to share stories and give advice on business networking. Learn more and register here: http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Career-Services/Connect/BBA

 
Tuesday, September 25
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Texas Union Quadrangle Room
October 2018
5
FRI
Description: Help prepare Texas MS students for this unique virtual interviewing experience while identifying potential new candidates. To participate as a virtual mock interviewer, please email shannon.hickson@mccombs.utexas.edu to be added to the interview roster.
 
Friday, October 5
8:00am - 5:00pm

Virtual, 8:00am-5:00pm or at any time and format convenient for mock interviewer and student
5
FRI
There will be no recruiting events on October 5, 2018.
 
Friday, October 5
All Day

12-13
FRI     SAT

MBA Reunion is Oct. 12-13, 2018 in Austin! All MBA alumni are invited and we will especially commemorate the classes celebrating their 5-, 10-, 15-, and 20-year reunions (classes of 2013, 2008, 2003, 1998). Register now!

 
Friday, October 12 - Saturday, October 13
0:00am - 0:00am

UT Campus
November 2018
19
MON
There will be no recruiting events during the Thanksgiving Holiday (11/19-11/23). 
 
Monday, November 19
All Day

23
FRI
There will be no recruiting events during the Thanksgiving Holiday (11/19-11/23). 
 
Friday, November 23
All Day

30
FRI
November 30, 2018 is the last day of fall recruiting in the Ford Career Center (FCC).
 
Friday, November 30
All Day