Spring 2016 Undergraduate Career Expo

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January 22, 2016 by sophiawding


The Undergraduate Career Expo is an event that provides current students the opportunity to find internships and full-time positions. Employers from various industries will be present to recruit students from a wide range of majors. Companies from past expos have been from industries such as energy, IT Services, financial services, retail and manufacturing to name a few. For a full list of companies attending the Spring Undergraduate Career Expo, please click here.

The Spring Undergraduate Career Expo will take place on February 3rd, 2016 from 12:00pm – 5:00pm at the RecSports Center. The Expo is open to all current McCombs BBA, MPA, MSF, MSBA, MSTC, and MBA students. Your UT ID card is required for entry.

  • From 12:00pm to 3:00pm, Expo will only be open to current McCombs School of Business students.
  • From 3:00pm to 5:00pm, Expo will be open to current McCombs School of Business students and all other current UT Austin students.

Please note that the attire for this event is business professional, and bouncers will be present to enforce this requirement. Click here for detailed guidelines on business professional attire.

In preparation for the Undergraduate Career Expo, a Prep Workshop will be held for McCombs students to gain guidance on how to successfully recruit with company representatives. The workshop will take place on Thursday, January 28. More details are included below:

Undergraduate Career Expo Prep Workshop

Come to the Undergraduate Career Expo Prep Workshop and get the full details on what to do before, during, and after the Expo as well as tips on how to be successful at the event.

  • Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016
  • Time: 5 – 6pm
  • Location: Legacy Events Room (CBA 3.202)
  • Attire: Come as you are
  • RSVP In OCR under the Events Tab > Workshops
  • BBA Students Only

Student Experience: “It was my first time going to Expo as a recruiting student, and this workshop was a useful refresher of tips and information I’ve heard before all put into one. They also had a panel of recruiters come and speak from a recruiters’ standpoint, giving us another perspective to look from.”

Career Expo App

The Spring 2016 Career Expo will continue to feature the expo app! This app will be useful to research companies by their industry, city preferences, and the majors they are recruiting for. The app also has a navigation function to help direct students to the RecSports Center as well as from one recruiter’s booth to another. We will not have an Expo Brochure this semester; so you will need this app!

But is it okay to use my cell phone at the Expo? Yes, employers are also using this app and know that this is the tool being used by students to navigate the event.

Student Experience: “The app helped me narrow down the recruiters I wanted to talk to while I was preparing for Expo, and also pinpointed exactly where the booths were and made it so much easier to navigate through all the people and booths. ”

Career Expo App Download Instructions:

Download the Career Expo Guidebook App

1)      Go to the App Store (iOS) or Play Store (Android)

2)      Type “Guidebook” into the search bar

3)      Install the Guidebook App

Download the Career Expo Guidebook:

1)      Type “Spring 2016 McCombs Undergraduate Career Expo” into search within the app

2)      Click “Get this Guide”

3)      Guide will begin downloading

Contact MCEB (formerly UCC) at ucc@mccombs.utexas.edu or stop by BBA Career Services CBA 2.116)

*Guidebook app is compatible with iOS, Android, Amazon and Blackberry devices.
For users of other phones (i.e. Windows), please access the Web version of
our guide via http://guidebook.com/guide/52062

Please visit our website for any additional information. We look forward to seeing you at the Undergraduate Career Expo Prep Workshops and the Spring 2016 Undergraduate Career Expo!


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