Albers is accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. As of July 2014, less than five percent of the world’s business schools and less than one third of U.S. business schools have achieved business accreditation from AACSB.
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!
Mark Vadon, Co-Founder& Chairman of Blue Nile
Tom Marra, President & CEO of Symetra FinancialCorporation
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.
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:
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
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:
Please contact President Lin Wilson (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 (email@example.com).
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