Fridays in Austin: Innovation

- 10 am  |  Panel: Innovation in a Large Company Panel  |  Austin 183
Want to work for a large company upon graduation? Join this panel discussion to learn tips on how innovation is implemented across large organizations to sustain a competitive edge. Learn from individuals such as  Sue Galatz (Strategic Planner, Nike Inc.) and Ken Stanwood (CTO, WiLAN Inc.) as they discuss their experiences and answer questions that you may have!
RSVP here.
-  11 am  |  Professional Development: The Perfect Cover Letter  |  Austin 222 
Writing the perfect cover letter can be tough. Learn how to leverage cover letter writing skills to get the job or internship you want. RSVP here.
-  1 pm  |  GoinGlobal: Tools to Find a Job as an International Student  |  Austin 200 
This workshop is designed just for international students to learn about resources for finding positions here in the United States. Learn some tools to help with your job navigation as an international student. RSVP here.
-  2 pm  |  Sustainability Panel  |  Austin 100
Join us for this industry panel on sustainable business practices from large companies in our region as accomplished professionals such as Doug Kutella (Director of Manufacturing, Pacific Natural Foods) and Mark Brown (Director of Global Coffee, Starbucks) as they talk about their experiences and answer student questions. RSVP here.


Save the Date: Dean's Executive Series, Tim Leatherman, Keynote Speaker for Shark Tank

Oregon State College of Business

Next week, the Dean’s Executive Series Lecture features a keynote address from Tim Leatherman, OSU alum, chairman of the board, and co-founder of Leatherman Tools. He’ll discuss the story of Leatherman, creators of all-in-one tools. Tim’s keynote will kickoff the Shark Tank competition, hosted here by the Entrepreneurs Club and InnovationX.
Leatherman Keynote  |  Fri., May 5  |  3:30 pm  |  Austin 183





Advising: Important Academic Updates

oregon state universtyi college of business

We have a number of informational updates about fall 2017 course offerings fully outlined on the blog pages.

  • ACCOUNTING: Students admitted summer 2017 forward have a new curriculum.
  • BIS:  New scheduling guides for 2017-18 are coming soon.
  • DESIGN: Course recommendations for students interested in Apparel Design, Interior Design, Merchandising Management and pre-design.
  • ENTREPRENEURSHIP:  BA 464, Venture Management will be offered FAll term 2017.
  • FINANCE: FIN 440, Fixed Income Securities, is on the fall schedule, previously taught as FIN 499.
  • MANAGEMENT: Students admitted summer 2017 forward have an experiential opportunity requirement.
  • MARKETING: Students should take MRKT 390 fall term rather than BA 390, a new class not included in prior program plans.
  • PRE-BUSINESS: Required class BA 253 will soon be be replaced by BA 281, 3 credits plus a separate 1 credit section, i.e. BA 282, BA 283 or BA 284


Accounting Job Fair

Oregon State College of Business

Looking for students who are interested in full-time or internships from summer 2017 through winter 2018. Professional dress; bring your resume. Firms include: State of Oregon  |  OSU Office of Audit Services  |  Jones & Roth  |  Kernutt Stokes  |  Precision Castparts  |  Moss Adams  |  Georgia Pacific
DATE: Wed., April 26  |  TIME: 1-4 pm  |  PLACE: 126 Austin




Jobs and Internships

Oregon State College of Business

  • Oregon State University Extended Campus seeks two student programs records assistant. Apply by April 24.
  • Salesforce has four, full-time positions: triage agents and success agents. Apply by April 28.
  • The Oregon State Sustainability Office is hiring two Digital Media Student Outreach Assistants. Apply by April 30.
  • The College of Business Advising Office is hiring two student ambassadors. Apply by May 1.
  • E. & J. Gallo - Modesto offers a coastal winemaking internship. Apply by May 5.
  • Merkle is hiring a search engine optimization (SEO) specialist. Apply by May 26.
  • CRU seeks a Marketing Coordinator. Apply here



Spring Company Show

Oregon State College of Business

First-year entrepreneurs in the College of Business will be hosting their spring term Company Expo, a follow-up to the Trade Show last term. Over three, hour-long sessions, all the Innovation Nation First-Year Experience businesses will be displaying and selling their products.
Company Show  |  DATE: Fri., April 28  |  TIME: 9 am, 11 am & 1 pm  |  PLACE: Austin Marketplace





Diversity Career Symposium and University Career Fair

Oregon State College of Business

The OSU Diversity Career Symposium will provide a full day of career-related sessions for diverse students including a keynote speaker, panel informational sessions regarding relevant topics in industry, the OSU Career Convention, and networking with employers. Join us to find a multitude of career opportunities and connect with employers interested in you. Register on Beaver Careers.
Diversity Career Symposium  |  Wed., April 26  |  8:30 am - 5:30 pm  |  LaSells Stewart
University Career Fair  |  Wed., April 26  |  11 am - 3 pm  |  LaSells Stewart





Cultural Center Walking Tour

Oregon State College of BusinessWhat: Asian & Pacific Cultural Center, Women’s Center, Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center

Description: Have you ever wanted to learn more about the cultural centers on-campus but weren't sure where to start? Join us for a walking tour of Asian & Pacific Cultural Center, Women’s Center, Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. You'll learn about the social programming, history of the spaces, and how to get involved.
When: Fri., April 28, 1:50 - 3:00 pm
Where: Meet outside of Trader Bings in the Austin Hall Marketplace.


Impact Oregon: Intellectual Property

Oregon State College of BusinessLearn how to protect your big ideas! This week the Impact Oregon Workshop: Essentials of Intellectual Property brings in OSU technology licensing professionals to provide an interactive workshop on the “101” level of patenting, including how to search the patent database, the different types of patents (design, business, method, etc.), as well as copyright and trademarks.
DATE: Fri., April 28  |  TIME: 2 to 3:30 pm  |  PLACE: EG01 Weatherford






Tutoring Resources

Oregon State College of BusinessAre you achieving your academic goals for the term so far? Here are a few resources which can help you do so: TUTORING, ACADEMIC COACHES, STUDY TIPS/STRATEGIES.






Health Professions Career Fair

oregon state college of business

Admissions representatives from 70 health professions schools in Oregon and across the country are attending the fair and eager to meet OSU students.  The fair will be open from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the MU Ballroom.  Students from all majors are welcome at this free event.
Health Professions Career Fair  |  DATE: Tues., April 25  |  TIME: 10 am - 2 pm  |  PLACE: MU Ballroom




Internship Survey

Oregon State College of Business


The College of Business tracks and reports data on our students’ success in finding internships/jobs that prepare them for a professional career. This is important for our AACSB accreditation. If you haven’t completed this survey in class recently, or if you’ve held an internship since taking the survey, please take a few minutes to tell us about your internship. Thank you!