Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business Intercollegiate Business Convention: October 18

Each year, Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business organizes the Intercollegiate Business Convention, a forum for driven young women to discuss relevant and emerging trends, gain both concrete skills and applicable advice, and join a network of encouraging peers and inspiring professionals who will guide and engage them throughout their careers. Now in its tenth year, IBC attracts over 1,200 registrants and over 100 professionals from a diverse range of industries. This year, IBC attendees will have the opportunity to hear from three inspirational keynote speakers: Lyndsey Scott, Maureen Chiquet, and Jill Abramson. Attendees will also have the opportunity to hear from speakers in a variety of fields on panels and workshops throughout the day. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to build their professional network during the career fair and networking sessions with company representatives. There will be representatives from over 100 companies in attendance including Facebook, Goldman Sachs, Oliver Wyman, Morgan Stanley, and Saks Fifth Avenue, so this is a great opportunity for those students who are looking to secure a job or internship for next summer.

IBC 2014 will be held on Saturday October 18 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. The convention is the keystone event of Women in Business Weekend, which will be held from Thursday to Sunday, October 16-19, 2014. The weekend will be composed of social events and additional learning opportunities, including innovation workshops, networking events, and the launch of our annual publication, Make it Happen Magazine.

We are reaching out to you in particular because we would like to strengthen our connections with the Boston community, and we would love to meet some of your students at the convention this fall. For this reason, we are pleased to offer your students a $10 discount on convention tickets! You can register now at attend.com/IBC using the promotional code ibc.x.boston to receive this discount. Attached please find a brief informational packet about IBC 2014. For updated information regarding speakers and daily programming, please visit our website or our Facebook page.

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Peer Career Advisors – Here to help you!

Do you need help drafting your resume or cover letter?
Would you like to have someone review your resume or cover letter to make suggestions on how they can be improved?
Are you confused about how to use My Career Online, the UMass Boston database of internships, jobs, events and career resources?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you should stop by the Office of Career Services and Internships on the first floor of the Campus Center (Suite 1300) to meet with one of our Peer Career Advisors who have been trained to be highly knowledgeable in all of these areas.

Peer Career Advisors are available for walk-in appointments, and no sign-up is required. We encourage you to stop by the office for a discussion on one of the following topics: Resume & Cover Letter Critique, Overview of MyCareer Online as well as the Office of Career Serices and Internships website. The full Peer Career Advisor schedule is listed below.

PCA Schedule

 

 

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MAP Events for the week of 9/14

These are the MAP Events for the week of September 14, 2014.

9/15/2014:

Beta Gamma Sigma Presents: Professional Goal Setting: Starts at 9:45 AM in CC-3-3545. MAP Miles earned: 50.

On Campus Interviewing Prep: Starts at 2:00 PM in CC-2-2545. MAP Miles earned: 50.

Concord Wealth Management Presents: Financial Literacy-Financial Drawbacks: Starts at 6:00 PM in M-1-409. MAP Miles earned: 50.

9/16/2014:

Career Services: Career Fair Preparation: Starts at 9:30 AM in M-1-617. MAP Miles earned: 50.

Beta Gamma Sigma presents:Things I wish I knew: Starts at 12:45 PM in M-1-420. MAP Miles earned: 50.

9/17/2014:

Beta Gamma Sigma Presents: Learning Styles: Starts at 2:30 PM in M-1-201. MAP Miles earned: 50.

9/18/2014:

Introduction to Linked-in: Starts at 10:00 AM in Testing Center CC-UL-130. MAP Miles earned: 50.

Intro to MAP workshop: Starts at 3:00 PM in CC-2-2545. MAP Miles earned: 50.

9/19/2014:

Job Search Strategies and the Application process: Starts at 12:00 PM in CC-2-2545. MAP Miles Earned: 50.

 

MAP Tip of the Week:

Start, continue and finish early!  Don’t wait till the last minute to complete your MAP mile requirement.  Check the calendar regularly, and look at the Ongoing Opportunities page, because items are added on a regular basis!

 

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CM Tutoring Center

The College of Management Tutoring Center is available for drop-in tutoring for AF 210, AF 211, AF 301, BC 230, BC 290, MGT 330 Writing Tutoring, MSIS 110, MSIS 111L, MSIS 212, and MSIS 301. If you are enrolled in any of these courses this semester, you can check out the fall tutoring schedule on the CM Tutoring Center Blog Page. All tutoring is available on a first come, first serve basis and is designed to help be an additional resource to you outside of class. It is recommended to come to tutoring prepared with any course material, class notes, the course textbook and specific questions on the material in order to have a productive tutoring session.

 

Fall 2014 Poster 9.10.14

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UMass Boston Accounting, Finance and Business Career Fair: September 30, 3:00-6:00 PM

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Add-Drop is now over for the Fall 2014 semester

Tuesday, September 9 was the last day to be able to add a course for the semester, or to be able to drop a course without a “W”.  If Wiser shows that you are still on a wait list for the fall semester, you can either drop yourself from that wait list, or not – it actually doesn’t matter at this time since Wiser will no longer be adding students to courses from the wait list through it’s automated process.  If you are still on a waitlist, you should also stop attending that course (if you haven’t stopped already).

The next chance to register for classes that you might not have gotten into this semester is on Monday, November 3 for Spring 2015 semester courses. Best wishes for a great fall semester!

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The Student Managed Fund is now AF 444 – and has seats this semester!

For the past few students, students who were interested in taking a class in the Student Managed Fund would enroll in AF 478, as Special Topics course.  This past spring, the Provost’s Office approved this special topics course section to become a full, regularly offered class with a new course number and title: AF 444 Assess Management Practicum.  This course will be run the same way past sections of AF 478 Special Topics: Student Managed Fund has been taught and offered.

If you are interested in taking this course, please enroll into AF 444 for the fall semester.  AF 444 is taught at the same time and by the same professor as the AF 478 course.

Days/Time: Monday  5:30PM – 8:15PM
Professor: Arindam Bandopadhyaya
Course Registration Number: 16920
Pre-requisites: AF 301 and 60 credits

AF 444 will satisfy a finance concentration elective course for students in that concentration; or a general elective course for any undeclared student, or student with a concentration other than finance.

If you are interested in this course, and have met the pre-requisites, please enroll on Wiser by Tuesday, September 9.  If you need assistance with you registration, please complete an online registration form or talk with your advisor.

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Requirement to Apply for Internships on My Career Online

Please be aware that all students must have their resumes and cover letters reviewed and approved by Deb Federico before they can apply for internships on My Career Online. Otherwise, you will be blocked from applying and receive the message “You do not qualify – Applicant Type.” Please make sure to build in adequate lead time to do this in order to avoid missing application deadlines for internships.

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Mass Big Data Tech Trek – September 16-18, 2014

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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Internships and Jobs: Deadlines to Apply: September 19 and October 15

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has just posted the following three positions on My Career Online. Please visit the site to get more specific details and requirements for each position and make sure to follow the application instructions exactly. Please feel free to contact Deb Federico at deborah.federico@umb.edu if you have any questions. If you need help creating or fine-tuning your resume in order to apply for these positions, please call 617-287-5519 to schedule an appointment with Deb.

Assurance Full Time:
Audience: Seniors & Master’s
GPA: 3.4 or above
Start Dates: Jan 2015 or Summer/Fall 2015
Work Authorization: Open to all
Majors: Accounting
Application process: In addition to apply to the UMass site, candidates need to apply to the link I have included at the bottom of the word document.
Deadline: Sept. 19th

Assurance Internship:
Audience: Juniors & Seniors
GPA: 3.4 or above
Start Date: Summer 2015
Work Authorization: Open to all
Majors: Accounting
Application process: In addition to apply to the UMass site, candidates need to apply to the link I have included at the bottom of the word document.
Deadline: Sept. 19th

Market Info & Data Analytic (MIDA) – Seasonal position:
Audience: Juniors,  Seniors & Master’s
GPA: 3.4 or above
Start Date: Jan. 2015 (must available full time until at least the end of Feb.)
Work Authorization: Open to all
Majors: Finance, Computer Science
Application process: In addition to apply to the UMass site, candidates need to apply to the link I have included at the bottom of the word document.
Deadline: Oct. 15th

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