Albers School of Business and Economics
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  • Upcoming Events~Stay Connected

    We, as advisors, often talk to students about ways that they can enhance their education and develop not only as a student, but as a person.  It is so important for students to learn outside the classroom, as well as, in the classroom and it helps you feel connected to Seattle University.  There are many clubs and organizations in Albers for students to get involved with and develop leadership and networking skills.  Another good way to expand your network and learn from people in the business industry is the Albers Executive Speaker Series.  The Albers Placement Center is a great resource for students to learn about careers, networking experience and participate in mock interviews.  They have a lot of events and workshops this fall to prepare and connect you to the business world.  It's easy to let the quarter pass by, but we really encourage you to take some time and get involved with a club or attend one of the events highlighted below!

    UPCOMING EVENTS:

    EXECUTIVE SPEAKER SERIES 

    Oct. 18

    Mark Vadon, Co-Founder
    & Chairman of Blue Nile

    Pigott
    Auditorium
    5:30 pm
    Nov. 19

    Tom Marra, President &
    CEO of  Symetra Financial
    Corporation

    Pigott
    Auditorium
    5:30 pm

     

    ALBERS PLACEMENT CENTER

    September 28 Albers Mentor Fair PACCAR Atrium 6:00 pm
      (Mentor Fair is for SR Undergrad Albers students only)  
    October 5 Resume Reviews Albers Placement Center 30 min. slots
     October 18 Business and Engineering
    Career Fair
    Campion Ballroom 12-2 pm
    October 23 Mock Interviews with Employers Albers Placement Center 30 min. slots
    November 15 Careers in Marketing Pigott 102 12:30-1:30 pm
    November 15 Sales Night PACCAR Atrium 6-9pm

    Fall is also recruiting season for many companies and will take place with on campus interviews in October and November.  Below are some opportunities for information sessions with topics ranging from how to succeed in a case interview to an overview of the consulting industry.  Please see the Albers Placement Center website to get more information on the fall recruiting season and these sessions.

    INFORMATION SESSIONS

    October 4  West Monroe Partners "Case Interview Workshop" Pigott 100         12:25 pm-1:25 pm
    October 9 Boeing Pigott 100 12:25 pm-1:25 pm
    October 11 Hitachi Consulting "Careers in Consulting" Pigott 100 12:25 pm-1:25 pm
    October 25 Amazon Pigott 100 12:25 pm-1:25 pm

    CLUB ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Below are some updates from a few of the clubs that Albers offer.  We will continue to post announcements from clubs as the quarter continues.

    ALBERS INVESTMENT CLUB:

    The Albers Club extends the opportunity to undergraduate students to gain experience managing a portfolio and increase their knowledge of fincancial markets and institutions.  Meetings will be held weekly on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 pm-7:00 pm in Pigott 416, Puget Power Room.  If you have are interested or have any questions please contact one of the following:

    President:  Adam Reed reeda2@seattleu.edu
    Vice President:  KyonSu Kim kimk10@seattleu.edu
    Secretary:  Lake Taylor taylorc7@seattleu.edu  
    Treasurer:  Eric Liang liangy1@seattleu.edu
    Portfolio Manager:  Michael Cardinal             cardinal@seattleu.edu

     

    MONEYTHINK:

    There will be an informational meeting Thursday, September 27th in Pigott 200 at 8:30 pm for anyone who is interested in hearing more about MoneyThink volunteer opportunities. If you have any questions please contact one of the

    Co-President:  Emily Ursino                   ursine@seattleu.edu
    Co-President:  Megan Kelley kelleym1@seattleu.edu  

     

    MARKETING CLUB:

    The Marketing Club aims to go one step beyone teh classroom in terms of providing interactive trips and tours, hosting professional speakers, and assisting in networking events.  Membership for all is free and the club is open to anyone who is interested to come learn!

    The Marketing Club will be at the "Street Fair" on Wednesday, September 26th from 11:00 am-2:00 pm.  Come by the table to say hi, find out what's coming up next and play for a chance to win a prize or two!

    Fall Quarter Meetings:   

    October 25             Pigott 416             12:20 pm-1:25 pm
    November 15 Pigott 102 12:30 pm-1:30 pm

    Please contact President Lin Wilson (wilsonl@seattleu.edu) with any questions.  To get the scoop on upcoming Marketing Club activities check out the Marketing Club Blog and find them on facebook by clicking the icon below! 

       

     

    INFORMATION SYSTEMS CLUB:

    The technology sector is a growing industry in all businesses, small and large.  Staying up-to-date with the latest technology and having an experience with systems gives you a leading advantage in the job market.  Come learn about information Systems in a variety of different fields.  Get technical, hands on experience, with fun and exciting projects like web designing, systems, etc.; excellent for resume boosters! Mingle and network with professionals in the IS field and other students to talk about the importance of technology in all sectors.  Have a fun time with individuals of similar interests over food, snacks, and drinks.  No prior experience needed and ALL majors are welcome.  More information about events, meeting times and announcements will come out in the next few weeks.  For more information or interest in joining, please send an email to Kyle Bonnell (bonnellk@seattleu.edu).

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