Prospective Graduate Students
Career & Communications Coaching
Career coaching can support you in all areas of the job search including:
understanding where your skills fit; marketing & positioning yourself;
jumping industries or types of jobs; developing job market understanding;
making and following an action plan; and dealing with job search nerves.
They can provide tactical help with resumes, cover letters, elevator
speeches, summary of qualifications, interview skills, researching potential
employers, and networking.
HireSmith is the online job-search website/database customized for
students of the Smith School of Business. It facilitates the recruiting,
on-campus interviewing, and resume collections of business students/alums.
It can be compared to the famous Monster and HotJobs job-search websites and
tailored to Smith, with employers and events specifically geared toward the
Career Resources Center
Use the Career Resource Center for everything you need on company
research, personal marketing and professional development. Guidebooks,
references, directories and texts are available, as well as computer access
to online information.
Career Corporate Edge Series
Career Corporate Edge Series consists of a variety of career venues where
professionals (alum and non-alum) from diverse industry sectors and
functional groups provide insight and tips regarding the career search.
Corporate Edge Exchange
Professionals discuss trends, challenges, current events, and tips on
starting a career within a particular industry sector and functional group.
These sessions provide students with an excellent overview of the business
world featuring expert alumni and recruiters in a tele-conference or
in-house panel format:
Corporate Resume Edge
Within a small group setting, students are matched with a professional by
industry or functional expertise and receive advice on how to strengthen
their resumes’ marketing power!
Corporate Interview Edge
Mock behavioral and/or Case interviews are conducted by a Corporate
Interviewer representing a particular industry and/or functional area.
Students select mock interview time slots for one-on-one interviews followed
by feedback from the interviewer.
Competitive Edge: eNGAGE Careers
Competitive Edge: eNGAGE Careers is an opportunity for MBA students who
want to polish their interviewing skills (behavioral and case) to hone their
networking skills, and get prepared for the full time job search. Students
interact directly with recruiters and alumni from top finance and consulting
firms during break out sessions and a networking event.
Value to Students: