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Employer Newsletter summer 2021 - Special edition

Summer/Fall 2021 Events & NEW Programs

Summer is here and hopefully everyone is getting some much needed vacation and FINALLY getting to TRAVEL! Please review our Summer/Fall 2021 events below including two new events and one new program.

Thanks so much for taking time to review our Employer Newsletter and we hope to see you soon. - Brett Hobby, Director

Employer Roundtable August 12, 2021 - 12PM-1PM

The world is a different place since the pandemic and recruiting is no exception! More than ever, we've all had to embrace and navigate more disruption to conducting our business. Register here and join us to learn more about:

  • Recruiting Opportunities, Best Practices, Fall Recruiting Timelines
  • Based on our surveys, what we are hearing from our students regarding their needs and expectations during this time
  • How other employers are embracing and navigating disruption to their work via an open discussion on what has worked for them during this challenging time
  • Also, feel free click here to tell us about your 2021-2022 Recruiting Plans

Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAC) Mixer Sept. 10, 2021 - 12-1:15PM

Join us for this quick and efficient event and meet students in our MPAC program who are seeking internships. This program started in Fall 2020 and provides CPA-eligibility for all graduates. You may register for this event here.

Our Other Fall 2021 Events

You may register for any of these events here. For sponsorships, please call or email Brett Hobby at 713-221-5075 OR HobbyB@uhd.edu

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NEW R.W.E. Program (see below for more details)

-NEW- R.W.E. (Real World Experience) Projects Program

This is a Corporate Projects / Case Study Program:

  • Available starting Fall 2021 (Currently accepting projects for the 2021-2022 academic year)
  • This program will provide employers a new and different way to assess the skills of and build relationships with an extremely diverse group of students; as well as secure deliverables on a topic that is meaningful to the employer.
  • This program will allow undergraduate students to experience an experiential education experience that will improve their communication, teamwork and networking competencies while also allowing them the chance to build a connection with an employer
  • Projects are embedded into a for-credit class that has a required project
  • Projects are one semester in length and teams will be made up of 5-8 students
  • Students select the project that matches their interest (Project areas include: Market Research, Business Improvement, Analysis, Web/Social Media).
  • Corporate Projects: The employer provides a project topic relevant to their company and on which they would like have some research conducted and hear a new perspective from the next generation of business professionals. Students work with the company designated rep. and deliver recommendations, results and deliverables by the end of the semester.
  • Case Study: The topic is created by the students. An employer rep. consults with the students throughout the semester to keep them on track and productive. The level of engagement of the employer is much less than for Corporate Projects while still allowing for an employer, student connection.
  • To sign up, please click here

Our Business Student Organizations

Looking For Opportunities for You Or Your Employees To Continue Their Education?

A graduate degree in business is one of the most valuable steps you can take to ignite your career. UHD has received over $18 million in Covid aid available to new graduate students this fall. Now is the time to start your MBA or Masters in Professional Accountancy (MPAC) before this money runs out. The time is now -- waiting another year just means the money will be spent and you will be a year older. It might cost you thousands of dollars to wait. - Dr. Charles Gengler, Dean, Marilyn Davies College of Business

For more information, click here for the MBA, and here for the MPAC.

Getting started with your degree is as simple as clicking here to start your application: ApplyTexas.

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