Fridays in Austin is an initiative created by the College of Business to provide business students with professional and leadership development opportunities. The Friday workshops and seminars are open to all College of Business students, and attending a certain number of events each term is required for the Innovation Nation first-year experience. Read more.

2017 Spring Term

Week 1: April 3-7  |  Welcome Back

Business Information Systems Meet the Firms  |  Fri., Apr. 7  |  11:30 am  – 2:30 pm  |  Austin Hall Marketplace

 

Week 2: April 10-14  |  Family Business

Dean's Executive Series: Trey Winthrop – Bob’s Red Mill  |  Fri., Apr. 14  |  10 – 11 am  |  Austin 183

Grad School Tips: Is an MBA Program a Good Option for You?  |  Fri., Apr. 14  |  10 – 11 am  |  Austin 388

So You Want to Get into Pro-School?  |  Fri., Apr. 14  |  11 am – 12 pm  |  Austin Hall 216 

How to Find a Job as an International Student (OPT)  |  Fri., Apr. 14  |  11 am – 12 pm  |  Austin Hall 222

Austin Family Business Program: Advise a Family Business  |  Fri., Apr. 14  |  12 – 1 pm  |  Austin Hall 100

Graduating Soon? What You Need to Know  |  Fri., Apr. 14  |  12 – 1 pm  |  Austin 216

Austin Family Business Program: Lead a Family Business |  Fri., Apr. 14  |   1 – 2  pm  |  Austin 183

Interviewing Skills  |  Fri., Apr. 14  |  1 – 2 pm  |  Austin Hall 222

Austin Family Business Program: Start a Family Business  |  Fri., Apr. 14  |  2 – 3 pm  |  Austin Hall 183

Travel Friday to Seattle  |   Apr. 13th- Apr. 15th   |  all day  |  Seattle, WA

 

Week 3: April 17-21  |  Finance

Asset Management Panels  |  Fri., Apr. 21  |  10 – 11 am & 11 am – 12 pm  |  Austin Hall 222

Financial Institutions Panels |  Fri., Apr. 21  |  10 – 11 am & 11 am – 12 pm  |  Austin Hall 270

Network Your Way to an Internship  |  Fri., Apr. 21  |  12 – 1 pm  |  Austin Hall 274

Goldman Sachs Info Session  |  Fri., Apr. 21  |  1 – 2 pm  |  Austin Hall 216

Resumes for the Career Fair  |  Fri., Apr. 21  |  1 – 2 pm  |  Austin Hall 226

 

Week 4: April 24-28  |  Innovation

Panel: Innovation in a Large Company  |  Fri., Apr. 28  |  10 – 11 am  |  Austin Hall 274

Designing the Perfect Cover Letter  |  Fri., Apr. 28  |  11 am – 12 pm  |  Austin Hall 222

LinkedIn and the Hidden Job Market  |  Fri., Apr. 28  |  12 – 1 pm  |  Austin Hall 216

GoinGlobal: Tools to Find a Job as an International Student  |  Fri., Apr. 28  |  1 – 2 pm  |  Austin Hall 200

Panel: Sustainability and Social Responsibility in a For-Profit Company |  Fri., Apr. 28  |  2 – 3 pm  |  Austin Hall 100 

 

Week 5: May 1-5  |  Design

Panel: Apparel Design & Merchandising  |  Fri., May 5  |  10 – 11 am  |  Austin Hall 274

Panel: Interior Design  |  Fri., May 5  |  10 – 11 am  |  Austin Hall 222

Panel: Design Strategy  |  Fri., May 5  |  10 – 11 am  |  Austin Hall 270

How to Build a Portfolio  |  Fri., May 5  |  11 am – 12 pm  |  Austin Hall 126

Designing Your Future Career  |  Fri., May 5  |  1 – 2 pm  |  Austin Hall 222

Get Going: Study Abroad  |  Fri., May 5  |  11 am – 12 pm  |  Austin Hall 216

How to Find a Job as an International Student (OPT)  |  Fri., May 5  |  11 am – 12 pm  |  Austin Hall 226

Improve Your Group Performance: Reap the Benefits for School and Career  |  Fri., May 5  |  12 – 1 pm  |  Austin Hall 100

 

Week 6: May 8-12  |  Business Information Systems

Design Updates  |  Fri., May 12  |  10 – 11 am  |  Austin Hall 216

Grad School Tips: Is an MBA Program a Good Option for You?  |  Fri., May 12  |  10 – 11 am  |  Austin Hall 388

BIS Board Panel: Student Project Presentation Panel  |  Fri., May 12  |  10 – 11 am & 11 am – 12 pm  |  Austin Hall 270

BIS Board Panel: BIS Board Members  |  Fri., May 12  |  10 – 11 am & 11 am – 12 pm  |  Austin Hall 226

BIS Board Panel: Keynote Speaker  |  Fri., May 12  |  10 – 11 am & 11am  – 12 pm  |  Austin Hall 274

Negotiation 101: Salary, Benefits & More  |  Fri., May 12  |  12 – 1 pm  |  Austin Hall 216

Delivering the Perfect Pitch: How to Sell Yourself and Your Ideas  |  Fri., May 12  |  1 – 2 pm  |  Austin Hall 270

 

Week 7: May 15-19  |  Entrepreneurship

Coding Basics: Learn JavaScript Workshop  |  Fri., May 19  |  9 – 12 pm |  Austin Hall 200

Entrepreneurship Board Panel  |  Fri., May 19  |  10 – 11 am  |  Austin Hall TBD

What Classes Do I Take When?  |  Fri., May 19  |  12 – 1 pm  |  Austin Hall 200

INTO Progressors Workshop  |  Fri., May 19  |  1- 2 pm  |  Austin Hall 216

 

Week 9: May 30-June 2

Grad School Tips: Is an MBA Program a Good Option for You?  |  Fri., June 2  |  10 – 11 am  |  Austin Hall 222

Supply Chain Management: Learn About our New Options |  Fri., June 2  |  12 – 1 pm  |  Austin Hall 216