The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business was a sponsor of the National Black MBA Association’s 35th Annual NBMBAA Conference and Career Exposition, September 10 - 14, 2013, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.
As one of the nation's largest business and professional conferences and expositions, the conference attracted more than 100 corporate and academic partners and thousands of MBA candidates and recent graduates across the country, offering professional advancement opportunities for some of the country’s brightest young leaders.
During the two-day Career Expo, many Smith students secured on-site interviews for internships and part-time jobs. Established in 1970, the National Black MBA Association, Inc. (NBMBAA) is dedicated to developing partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the black community through its five channels of engagement; education, career, leadership, entrepreneurship, and lifestyle. The NBMBAA has 46 chapters, 27 collegiate chapters, a membership base of more than 9,500, and more than 450 corporate partners.
Yang Zhao, Smith MBA Candidate 2014