Fridays in Austin: Business Information Systems

Panel: BIS Board Members  | 10 am & 11 am  |  Austin 226
Discuss Business Information Systems from industry leaders including Mark Campillo (NWEA), Gayle Fitzpatrick (New Relic), Betsy Maust (Deloitte), Kim Sather (Samaritan Health), Doug Stearns (The Standard Insurance Company), and Erik Pearson (Huron Consulting Group). RSVP

Panel: BIS Student Project Presentation | 10 am & 11 am  |  Austin 270 
Do you want to know what a major in Business Information Systems is like? Learn more about BIS from Oregon State students presenting their work and class projects. RSVP.

Panel: BIS Keynote Speaker | 11 pm  |  Austin 183
Oregon State alumnus Marc Hallquist will present “The IT Pyramid" as the keynote speaker He'll share his perspective on roles of IS in companies and organizations, share his experiences and answer student questions. RSVP.

Grad School Tips: Is an MBA Program a Good Option for You?  | 10 am  |  Austin 388
Are you wondering about life after graduation? Have you been thinking about graduate school, but not sure where to start? In this session you will learn what it means to earn an MBA, as well as how to prepare to apply for graduate business school, including tips on taking the GMAT exam. RSVP.

Negotiation 101: Salaries, Benefits, and More | 12 pm  | Austin 216
Negotiation, if done right, can help you get the most out of your career. In our negotiating skills workshop you will learn the do's and don’ts of negotiation. Join Kyle Weraky with the State of Oregon to brush up on your skills. RSVP.

Delivering the Perfect Pitch  |  1 pm | Austin 270
Learn from industry professionals about the best ways to network by selling yourself and your ideas. Kelly Robinson, recruiter with Aerotek, will discuss the tips and tricks you need to know to create the perfect pitch. RSVP.

Finding Jobs Outside the US  |  1 pm  | Austin 200
Why stop your job search at the U.S. borders? Learn how to find a job outside the United States and open your career to travel opportunities. Join Jamie Schau and Elizabeth Mills from the OSU GO office to kick off your international career search. RSVP.



Portland Business Roundtable Mentoring Event

Oregon State College of BusinessAt the Business Roundtable Mentoring event in Portland, you'll have the opportunity to network with Oregon State alumni as well as hear from prominent business leaders in the Portland area. This dynamic speaker series features Keith Claeys, VP of Finance at Kestra Medical Technologies. Register online. Space is limited; don't miss out on this opportunity!
Lunch and transportation will be provided.
Wed., May 17  |  8:30 am - 3 pm  |  Portland, Ore.




Intel Summer ‘18 Internship Recruiting Session

Oregon State College of BusinessJoin Cliff Parrish, leader of Intel Corporation’s Global Product and Customer Data Management organization and Kim Hagerman, Intel's Logistics Manager in the Global Logistics Organization to learn more about internship opportunities for Summer 2018. Suitable for anyone interested in Supply Chain and Logistics. Register here.
Wed., May 10 | 3 pm | Austin 126



Advising: Academic Notes

oregon state universtyi college of business

  • Course updates: We have important informational updates about fall 2017 course changes, which are fully outlined on the blog. Please visit this page!
  • Change to S/U Grading: May 19 at 5:00 pm (in person)
  • Withdraw from a Course: May 19 at 11:55 pm (online)
  • Withdraw from ALL Spring Course: June 9 at 5:00 pm (online)
  • Online business core classes for on-campus students: Opens May 22. No override is needed.
  • Summer registration: Began April 16; no PIN needed.
  • BA 466 summer term: Summer graduates receive primary consideration;  if it is closed, please add yourself to the wait list.
  • Fall registration begins May 21. It is likely all students will be asked to enter a PIN when registering for fall.  If spring is your first term with the College of Business, you must get your new PIN in an advising appointment. NCAA athletes, DAS students, students getting VA benefits, and Post Bac students also must receive a new PIN. Other College of Business students use the common PIN 262746. For more information about registering for courses, including how to look up your assigned fall registration day/time here.


Writing Studio Workshop

Oregon State College of BusinessDo you need help with your writing skills? Are you about ready to apply to pro school and having trouble with the essay questions? The Writing Studio, located in 123 Waldo Hall, offers student workspace as well as staff to help you formulate your ideas into an outline form. Check it out!




Jobs and Internships

Oregon State College of Business

  • The OSU Business and Engineering Business Center is hiring 3 student Accounting Assistants. Apply by May 9.
  • Confluence Wealth Management seeks a summer intern. Apply by May 17 to Kathleen Kee, CFP:
  • The SMILE Program is hiring students as Academic Coaches for the Summer Bridge Program. Apply by May 19.
  • OSU Press seeks its 2017-2018 Griffis Publishing intern. Apply by May 19.
  • Selmet, Inc. is hiring a Financial Analyst. Apply now.
  • Smartbiz seeks a Relationship Manager. Please email Natalie Jocovic for details.
  • AppleCare College Advisors work customer service on their schedule. Apply here.
  • Union Rose is looking for a summer intern. Interested? Email Rita at with the subject line: Summer 2017 Internship; include a resume, and tell her about your dream job.


Undergraduate Graduation Celebration

Oregon State College of Business

The College of Business Undergraduate Graduation Celebration takes place Fri., June 16, from 2 – 4 pm at the Austin Hall Plaza (outdoor) and Austin Marketplace (indoor). This is chance for graduates to bring their families together at Austin Hall prior to the formal university event on Saturday. Greetings from Dean Mitzi Montoya at 3 pm. Refreshing drinks and light fare. RSVP here by May 31. (MBA graduates will have an evening event on Friday; more details to be announced.)





Kaplan GMAT Test Prep Class

Thinking about graduate school? Considering an MBA? Are you studying for the GMAT, or know you need to start? Join us for a free GMAT Test Prep Class taught by a Kaplan Test Prep instructor. You’ll also learn what it takes to apply to the OSU MBA program, and how earning a business major or minor can help you get there. Sign up here.

Wed., May 10  |  5:30 pm  |  Austin 126 



COB Buddies Program

Oregon State College of BusinessWe are looking for volunteers to join our COB Buddy program, which matches our College of Business students with incoming international exchange students. This is a great way to make friends, learn about a new culture, and help a new student get settled into life in Corvallis. Please read about Ashlie Cooper's experiences in our blog post, and look online to apply. We'd like to recruit new volunteers (current COB students) to be Buddies for Fall 2017. Thank you!




Donuts with The Deans

Save the date: Get to know the College of Business Dean and Associate Deans while enjoying delicious donuts and coffee.

Fri., May 19  |  11 am  | 100 Austin




Name Transition: DHE → DSGN

Oregon State College of Business

Here is an important update for all design students: The course designator DHE will be replaces by DSGN. When looking for design courses during fall term registration, you will need to search for DSGN, in addition to DHE. DHE courses are equivalent to DSGN courses, and they will still fulfill your MyDegrees requirements. DHE will eventually be phased out, and all courses will become DSGN.




Bamboo Rose Blog Series

Oregon State College of BusinessBamboo Rose, a retail technology company, would like to interview several Oregon State students in the fashion merchandising program to learn about their perceptions of the retail industry. The company is launching a blog series on the Bamboo Rose website, featuring commentary from graduating students about to enter positions in the retail space, including merchandising, supply chain, retail management and fashion design.
Students interested in participating should contact the Bamboo Rose team at



Orange Media - Dozens of Openings

Oregon State College of BusinessOrange Media Network is hiring for the 2017-18 school year, and has more than two dozen student positions, including: journalism, web development, creative media, sales, marketing and more. OMN is a great place for students to gain experience in an industry-level facility with transferable skills, and students are not required to be an expert in any area as we have a wide range of training opportunities.