Reaching Out MBA Conference and Career Fair

Reaching Out MBA Conference

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  • Location/Dates

    Conference Dates:  October 7 – 9, 2021
    Virtual Career Fair: October 1, 2021.
    In-Person Conference Dates:  October 7 – 9, 2021 (Closed to further attendees due to COVID restrictions)

    Virtual career workshops: September 24, 25, 29, and 30

    Conference Attire:   Business Dress

  • Registration, Schedule & Costs

    Click here to register.Registration dates – July 15 – October 7, 2021 

    Click here  for a conference schedule (including career expo).


    Conference and Career Fair Cost: Free

  • How will the CMC support me?

    Before the conference, the career center will work with students to prepare their resumes. The career coaches will help to ensure your resume is tailored to reflect the needs of the prospective employers you are looking to meet. The career center will also help students practice pitches, identify and target companies, and plan schedules.

  • Your Next Steps
    1. Register – Register now. After registering, you will get access to the job board and any other resources to get ready and answer questions for the conference. 
    2. Use this Google Sheet to tell the career center and your career coach you intend to come. 
    3. [For Working Professionals] Make yourself eligible for MBA program-hosted employer relations.  You can technically sign up for the career expo without the career center knowing; however, your ROI will be much greater if you collaborate with us in your preparation.
    4. Resume Prep – Prepare your résumé, pitch, and approach strategy and meet with your career coach – Annie Murray (FY MBAs), Caren Howley (SY MBAs), Lisa Batts (WP MBAs), Ed Kato (WP MBAs), or John Hutchings (WP MBAs). You should have a targeted résumé and pitch for each company you plan on approaching. You also want to review and update your cover letters.
    5. Explore the Reaching Out MBA website and job board, plot your target company approach strategy. Research companies.
    6. Practice your interview skills with your career coach and the InterviewStream virtual interview tool.