CBE Career Ready Day

Get Ready. Get Set. Get Hired. Everything you need for a successful internship search in one day.

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Thank you!

Thanks for a great event!

The inaugural CBE Career Ready Day on Oct. 6 was a huge success! Thanks to all of the employers, presenters, alumni, faculty and staff who made it all happen! And thanks to our awesome students for coming out and giving great feedback on the event.

Look for an announcement about next year's event in your inbox. 

CBE Career Ready Day 2017

Friday, Oct. 6
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
West Village Commons

Set yourself up for success with the opportunity to meet employers and boost your professional readiness and job search skills at this one-day conference open to all CBE students. The day includes a career fair, FREE lunch and three chances to win gift cards and an iPad!


9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Career Fair & Networking

West Village Commons Ballrooms A&B

Dress your best, bring your resume and come prepared to meet recruiters from more than 20 employers looking for business, economics and accounting students. Snap a picture of yourself in the "photo booth" and share on social media for the chance to win a $50 gift card to the TU book store. 

11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Lunch with Recruiters & Keynote Presentation: "SNAP into Five Seconds of Guts"

West Village Commons Ballroom C

Sign up for a table to dine with the career fair recruiters and enjoy a special keynote presentation. Tweet your favorite takeaways during the presentation for a chance to win a $50 gift card to the TU book store. 

1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

West Village Commons Rooms 304, 305 & 306

These fun, interactive and informative sessions cover important topics in professional development, the job search process and BUSX 460. For each session you attend, you'll be entered into a grand prize drawing to win an Apple iPad. 

Participating Employers

Harkins Builders
Kohl's Department Stores
Morgan Stanley
Neuberger & Co.
NewDay USA
Northwestern Mutual
Sherwin Williams
SPS Consulting
Stanley Black & Decker
T. Rowe Price
Techtronic Industries
More companies TBA

Breakout Sessions

The afternoon features three 50-minute time slots with three breakout sessions each. The sessions are divided into three tracks: Professional Development, Job Search, and BUSX 460. For each session you attend, you'll be entered into a grand prize drawing to win an Apple iPad. 

Select a track below to view detailed descriptions of each session.

Breakout Session Tracks

Professional Development

Ready to take your professional game to the next level? Power up with these sessions designed to get you thinking and planning now for your next steps after college with topics covering personal branding, networking and more. 

Session 1

Keep It Professional: Building Your Personal Brand Online

1:00-1:50 PM
West Village Commons, Room 304

Being active on social media is a great way to get an employer’s attention—good or bad. A panel will share advice and tips on how to set yourself apart the right way.

Session 2

Secret to My Success: How My Internship Launched My Career and What I Wish I Had Known

2:00-2:50 PM
West Village Commons, Room 305

A panel of young TU alums share their experiences on the highs and lows of entering the “real world”.

Session 3

Backpack to Briefcase

3:00-3:50 PM
West Village Commons, Room 306

Traveler’s Insurance presents realistic advice on making a smooth transition from student to business professional.

Job Search

The job search struggle is real. But it doesn't have to be. These sessions cover specific topics related to the job search process to help you crush it. 

Session 1

Fraud Alert: Warning Signs A Job or Internship is a Scam

1:00-1:50 PM
West Village Commons, Room 304

BBB of Greater Maryland President Angie Barnett shares how to spot sketchy job ads and protect yourself from scams disguised as employment opportunities.

Session 3

Interning in the USA for International Students

3:00-3:50 PM
West Village Commons, Room 306

How to secure an internship, information on visa requirements and insight from international alumni.

BUSX 460

Are you a junior or senior preparing to take BUSX 460 Professional Experience? These info sessions will give you everything you need to know to prepare and register for this unique course.

Sessions 1, 2 & 3

BUSX 460 Information Session

1:00-1:50 PM, West Village Commons, Room 306
2:00-2:50 PM, West Village Commons, Room 306
3:00-3:50 PM, West Village Commons, Room 306

Everything you need to know about the BUSX 460 course. (Attending an info session is mandatory to register for the course.)