Spring 2013

Helmerich Hall Majors & Career Day, March 6, 2013

Hunting for Success - Majors Day 2013 Caroline, Hailee and Tawny at Majors Day 2013Majors & Career Day held on March 6, 2013, was another huge success according to students, faculty and staff of the Collins College of Business. This event was hosted by the Business Career Center and Undergraduate Advising for all TU students interested in learning more about the 11 majors offered at the business college, while getting the opportunity to visit with professors, senior students and alumni concerning their career path. To add a little flair this year, each department was asked to create a theme in relation to their department or major. As you can see, BCC's theme was "Hunting for Success" and our orange vests made a lasting impression.

Helmerich Hall Employer Visit - Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, March 25, 2013

Bianca Demedeiros, Campus Recruiter w/Northwestern Mutual Financial NetworkAre you ready for financial independence? Are you ready to be your own boss? Are you ready to make a positive impact on people's lives? These were just some of the questions Bianca Demedeiros presented and answered for students attending this event. She went on to tell the students that there are many opportunities to specialize in market niches such as investments, annuities, and long term care along with the opportunity for career advancement and growth. Northwestern Mutual can give you the skills, leadership and structure necessary to build your own successful financial practice.

Business Employer Panel - April 8, 2013

Employer PanelThe Business Employer Panel gave students the opportunity to hear from professionals from a wide range of industries. Representatives came from J P Morgan, WPX Energy, BDK Accounting, Tulsa Shock and US Cellular and discussed what makes their company unique. The employers also talked about their personal career paths and why they made the career decisions they did. Students had the chance to hear firsthand what these companies look for in an employee, including everything from resumes to interviews to social media. Following the panel discussion, students had the opportunity to network with the employers and ask additional questions as well as the opportunity to do a mock-interview with the company of their choice.

Helmerich Hall Employer Visit
Edward Jones Investments
April 9, 2013

Edward Jones - Employer Visit 2013Every year, college students and recent graduates from across the country and around the world join the Edward Jones team. According to Ryan Featherston and Jason Sims, financial advisors with Edward Jones, the opportunities are endless. As a student preparing for your career, it is important you find an opportunity that offers challenging work in a learning environment. Edward Jones offers headquarter internships for the summer months in St. Louis MO, and Tempe AZ and financial advisor internships in branches across the country. Check out their website to learn more at www.edwardjones.com.

Teambuilding for MIS & Accounting Students – April 12, 2013

Cheri LindleWorking in teams is a challenge for many students and professionals, but after this workshop TU Accounting and MIS students will be ahead of the curve! Cheri Lindle of C3 Consulting helped the students work through several team challenges, which required the four team dimensions of Creators, Advancers, Refiners, and Executors to complete the task. Students were able to identify their best dimension and learn how to use their strengths to help create better team environments.