Fridays in Austin: Merchandising Management
Tools to Find a Job as an International Student | Austin 200 | 9 - 10 AM
If you are an international student trying to find a job this is a great workshop for you! Learn more about GoinGlobal from an experienced professional. They will provide you with tips and tricks to finding a job in the global industry.
Careers in Merchandising Panel | Austin 183 | 10 - 11 AM
Come learn from merchandising industry leaders on what a job in retail entails. Representatives from companies including Nike, Target and Kohl's will be giving students insight into what the retail and merchandising world is all about. • Theresa Wilder- Target • Angela Xiong- Kohl's • Anita Winn- Nike • Bert Stewart- Ross
Retail Career Fair | Austin Marketplace | 11:30 - 2 PM
The merchandising career fair, which runs from 11 am to 2 pm in the Austin Marketplace on Friday, offers the opportunity to network and connect with a variety of different companies in the retail industry. Some companies attending this week's career fair are: Hollister, Abercrombie, Kohl’s, Kroger, Nike, Nordstrom, Ross, Target, Crate and Barrel
Portfolio Development | Austin 222 | 1 - 2 PM
Negotiation Skills | Austin 226 | 1 - 2 PM
Are you looking to improve your negotiation skills? Hear from a industry professional at Target about how to negotiate important things such as salaries and time off with Theresa Wilder,Target
RSVP at the Fridays in Austin page, and contact the Career Success Center with questions.
Provost’s Lecture with Robin Chase, Zipcar Cofounder
The College of Business is co-hosting the Provost’s Lecture with Robin Chase, cofounder and former CEO of Zipcar. Robin is a transportation entrepreneur. Currently, she's the cofounder and Executive Chairman of Veniam, a vehicle network communications company. You can read more about Robin’s background here and watch her TED Talk about Zipcar here.
Did you know…
Robin was recognized as one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in 2009 and Fast Company’s Fast 50 Champions of Innovation
She has appeared in national media such as The Today Show, The New York Times, National Public Radio, Wired, Newsweek and Time magazines.
Wed., March 8 | 7:30 pm | LaSells Stewart Center
Donuts with the Dean
Get to know the College of Business Dean and Associate Deans while enjoying donuts and coffee.
Fri., March 10 | 11 am | 100 Austin
Launch-U: Get Animated
In this Launch-U workshop, students will use animation software to create an animated video to describe a startup product or service.
Fri., March 10 | 2 pm | Austin 274
InnovationX Pitch Fest
See your fellow students pitch startup ideas to a panel of external judges at the InnovationX Pitch Fest on a wide array of technologies and industry sectors. Launch Academy and Austin Venture Lab (BA 199) students will be competing for funding from the Giles Award.
Fri., March 10 | 5 pm | Austin 183
Get Going - Denmark, Sweden
Guest exchange students from Denmark and Sweden will be talking about their experiences in the U.S. and answering questions about their home schools and countries. Basic exchange program information will also be shared. RSVP.
Fri., March 10 | 12 pm | Austin 216