Employer Appreciation Dinner
The Robert H. Smith School of Business, Office of Career Services hosted an Employer
Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, July 22 in the nation’s capital to recognize the
importance of the employer relationships that are created at the Smith School.
The dinner was held at the Old Ebbitt Grill in Washington, D.C., and had about
50 attendees which included regional employers, Smith students, staff and the dean.
It was an opportunity for employers and their Smith School summer interns to share
insights about their summer experiences and network with other regional employers
Dean G. Anand Anandalingam expressed gratitude toward the employers who have
developed a strong relationship with the Smith School. He also praised the students
for their achievements on various projects and strategic input. The dean attributes
the diligence and work ethic of Smith students as the reason employers come back
Employers in attendance included PricewaterhouseCoopers, GeniusRocket, Computer
Sciences Corporation, Booz Allen, Constellation Energy Group, Legg Mason and The
Moneca Surida-Clyburn, the manager of MBA Career Programs for the Office of Career
Services, said the dinner was a simple but important means of valuing employers
for their demonstrated commitment to the Smith school.
Smith hopes to continue to attract top employers seeking to hire the best and
the brightest talent within various disciplines.
Jessica Bauer, Writer and Editor, Office of Marketing Communications