Please arrive at the GSM at 7:30 a.m. for a full day, convening at 8:30 p.m. Sunday and ending at 5:30 p.m. Monday.
MBA recruitment conferences provide a critical opportunity for competitive MBA candidates to be noticed by companies and secure an internship or full time position. The first national fairs take place before fall classes begin.
We are eager to help you prepare to attend the national conferences, as well as all your interactions with employers. The Career Development Orientation is focused on maximizing your marketability to employers.
You will need a hard copy of your resume and your laptop in order to fully participate in these sessions.
A daily agenda of all workshops, including expert speakers, will be distributed on Sunday, Sept 15 – Please arrive at the GSM at 7:30 a.m. for a full day, convening at 8:30 p.m. Sunday and ending at 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Rikin Vasani, MBA Interview Prep
Rikin Vasani, speaker and coach with MBACASE (www.mbacase.com), began coaching after working at Bain & company for four years. Previous to that, he spent time at Deutsche Banc London, Morgan Stanley, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is extensively versed in the Crack the Case System, an innovative blend of concept, cases and videos, brought together in a book format. CTCS has over 150 videos that bring to life concepts through tips, interviewers asking questions and candidates explaining their work. These engaging materials challenge candidates to think quickly in an integrated way while working through strategic problems that include data and handouts.
Steve Dalton – MBA Job Search
Steve Dalton is the author of The 2-Hour Job Search: Using Technology to Get the Right Job Faster, the former associate marketing manager at General Mills and a strategy consultant at A.T. Kearney. He will share practical and MBA-tested tips, perspective and insights that you can use to build your career plan.
Siamac Ehsan is a second-year UC Davis MBA student and a summer intern in merchandising at Sam’s Club. He will pursue an additional internship in marketing with Gallo Winery. Siamac will share his perspective on networking and interviewing at National Career Fairs and provide practical tips on interacting with company recruiters.
The UC Davis Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) Committee is looking for a representative from the Graduate School of Management.
The SHIP Committee was formed to provide broad campus involvement in the maintenance and development of the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), and to provide informed advice to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs regarding SHIP. The UC Davis student health care package combines the primary care services at Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) with medical and dental insurance. The Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) provides UC Davis students with affordable access to medical care beyond what is available at SHCS.
The Committee is comprised of students, university administration and faculty. Members are appointed by the Vice-Chancellor for one-year term.
Maintain and Develop SHIP
Address changes in insurers, benefits, premiums, deductibles
Participate in policy renewal process through:
Discussion of renewal issues
Dathering of input from students and other interested campus partners
Recommendation to VC Student Affairs regarding future SHIP benefits and premium
The meetings are held once a quarter or depending on need, and typically occur between 5:00pm -7:00pm at Student Health Center.
If interested, please contact:
Executive Assistant to the Director of Clinic Support
Student Health and Counseling Services
University of California,Davis
One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 email@example.com
(530) 752-7679 FAX
Virtual Event Management System (EMS) is a software system for managing classrooms and meeting rooms within the Graduate School of Management. It is also used as a central calendaring system for events sponsored by the School and its student clubs. Faculty, Staff, and Students can use this system to reserve meeting space and specify technical services for their events.
A laptop computer less than three years old is required. To ensure complete compatibility with the wireless network and print services at the GSM, Dell Latitude series laptops are recommended and educational discounts are available through the UC Davis Bookstore Techhub shop.
You must have access to Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (or better) and a recent version of Microsoft Office for Windows.
Apple/Mac owners must use Mac OSx 10.7 (Lion) or newer. Apple/Mac owners must also use Bootcamp, Parallels, or VMWare Fusion to run Windows 7 and a recent version of Microsoft Office for Windows.
Antivirus software is required when using the campus network. Microsoft’s Security Essentials (MSE) and Sophos Home Edition for Mac are no cost Anti-Virus software.
Activating Your UC Davis Account & E-mail
You activate your UC Davis computing account via the UC Davis website (computingaccounts.ucdavis.edu) to obtain a Kerberos log in/password and Mail ID. You need these three items and your Personal Access Code (PAC) to access online services provided by UC Davis (e.g., registration, career services tools, etc.).
As a UC Davis GSM student, you have access to the following services:
Wireless network accessible anywhere in the GSM building.
Personal UC Davis email account.
Dedicated printers in the building.
The UC Davis Student Computing Guide (scg.ucdavis.edu) and Help & Training (iet.ucdavis.edu/help/) provide computing support information. Campus IET Help Desk technicians are available at (530) 754-HELP (754-4357) Monday through Friday from 7am to 9pm. You can also e-mail them anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additionally, the GSM has IT specialists who support the MBA and MPAc students as well as the Part-Time MBA students, staff and faculty. They can be reached at (530) 752-4660 Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. You can also e-mail them anytime at email@example.com
Doy Charnsupharindr is an executive coach and an instructor of graduate-level courses on developing leadership, communication, and coaching skills. As an executive coach and consultant, Doy draws upon his prior professional experiences in management, customer service, business strategy, operations, and product management. Today, he coaches and leads workshops for some of the largest corporations, nonprofits and governmental organizations worldwide.
Steve Dalton — The 2-Hour Job Search
Wednesday, September 2
Steve Dalton is author of The 2-Hour Job Search: Using Technology to Get the Right Job Faster, the former associate marketing manager at General Mills and a strategy consultant at A.T. Kearney. He will share practical tips, perspective and insights that you can use to build your career plan.
Benjamin Finkelor currently serves as the Executive Director for the UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center (EEC). In this role, he manages the general operations of the organization, including the establishment and on-going oversight of strategic research collaborations between key faculty, staff and students at UC Davis. He also works to maintain and grow relationships with supporting industry partners and communicate RD&D progress to program sponsors. More info on Ben here.
Cleve Justis – Giving & Receiving Feedback
Tuesday, September 8 (tentative)
Cleve Justis is the executive director of the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Justis leads the institute’s strategic direction, program development, fundraising and relations with relevant academic programs at UC Davis as well as its growing network of partners.
Justis has taught and lectured at the Graduate School of Management—where he developed a course in social entrepreneurship that resulted in numerous successful student startups—as well as at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and Georgetown University. More info on Cleve’s background here.
Steve Lee — Research on Success
Thursday, September 3
Steve Lee will present on “Grit, the Growth Mindset and the Marshmallow Test”. He is the Graduate Diversity Officer for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) related programs at UC Davis.
He previously trained and mentored graduate students at Northwestern University, where he served as an assistant director for a graduate professional development program. He has also served on the faculty of Roosevelt University and Wheaton College, and earned a PhD in chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a BS in chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University.
Joyful Simpson – Improv Program
Joyful Simpson is an actress, writer and creativity educator who combines improv theater, storytelling and mindfulness-training to create unique team building and leadership workshops for businesses and institutions.
She studied theater and dance at Sarah Lawrence College in New York and received her MFA in Dramatic Art from UC Davis.
Rikin Vasani — MBA Interview Prep
Wednesday, September 9 – Thursday, September 10
Rikin Vasani, speaker and coach with MBACASE (www.mbacase.com), began coaching after working at Bain & company for four years. Previous to that, he spent time at Deutsche Banc London, Morgan Stanley and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is extensively versed in the Crack the Case System, an innovative blend of concept, cases and videos, brought together in a book format. CTCS has over 150 videos that bring to life concepts through tips, interviewers asking questions and candidates explaining their work. These engaging materials challenge candidates to think quickly in an integrated way while working through strategic problems that include data and handouts.
Detailed agendas and recommended pre-reading here and here.
Cort Worthington – Negotiations
Thursday, September 17
Cort Worthington is on faculty at the Haas School of Business, teaching leadership, communication, and negotiation courses for MBA and Executive MBA students. As a leadership consultant his organizational client list includes Kaiser, Oracle, Yahoo!, the US Army, Pixar, the US Olympic Team, Stanford University, and the government of Saudi Arabia.
Cort holds an MA in Communication from Stanford University, an MBA from Columbia University Business School, and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.
Communication & Culture Boot Camp Presenter
Wednesday, August 26 – Friday, August 28
As a world traveler and lover of language, Erik Haarala is a passionate educator specializing in conversational English and American culture. His formal training includes a BA in Communications and an MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Having lived, studied, and worked in several countries, Erik understands the risks and challenges that international students must navigate in order to overcome language and cultural barriers on their path to personal and professional growth.
Over the past ten years, Dan has been on all sides of recruiting: from hiring manager to candidate counselor to third-party recruiter. He holds a BA from Vanderbilt University, an MA in International Relations from Boston University, and language certifications from La Sorbonne in Paris.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Part-Time MBA program offered in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area is ranked among the top 9% in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings.
At No. 29, this is the fourth consecutive year the UC Davis Part-Time MBA program is among the top AACSB International-accredited part-time MBA programs surveyed. This year, there were 323 part-time MBA programs surveyed.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s Full-Time MBA program is ranked among the premier business schools in the nation for the 20th consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.
U.S. News’ latest ranking places the Full-Time MBA program at No. 48, placing it among the top 10% of the 464 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International’s accredited full-time MBA programs surveyed.
Key statistics from the School’s Full-Time MBA ranking include:
(Davis, Calif.) – With a joint goal of speeding the transfer of new technologies from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories have announced a new partnership for researchers to develop their entrepreneurial skills.
What opportunities, decisions, events have shaped your professional life?
My career path has been a climb across a jungle gym rather than a tangent up a corporate ladder. As a child, I used to thumb through the three-inch JCPenney catalogue, picking out the professional women who I would grow to be. I wanted to rule the world from a corner office in a suit and heels. I wanted to shed my humble origins and become Corporate Barbie.
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.