These occur throughout the year and feature Parker CMC advisors, second-year students, alumni and executives. Topics include:
During your first quarter, you will prepare for recruiting season with the Career Series course, taught by Emily Taylor, associate director of MBA Career Education and Parker CMC advisors with the help of the second-year teaching assistants.
The course covers:
This course taps the wisdom of your 70 section classmates, with expertise in every industry and function. The programming is a mix of lecture, practicum, small-group breakouts and individual advising.
First-year students, grouped by industry and functional interest, meet weekly in their ACT groups to review resumés, discuss industry trends, polish their networking and interviewing skills, meet with guest speakers, share contacts, and motivate each other throughout the summer internship search process. Groups are led by second-year ACT Coaches, who have successfully navigated the career search process. These 70+ volunteer coaches are selected and trained by the Parker CMC and hone their management skills through this leadership role. Teams work together to:
This year, our ACT groups included these industries:
International Coaching Program
This program is similar to ACT, but tailored to first-year international students. Meetings address both a domestic and international job search and cover topics such as:
Days on the Job
Professional clubs organize Day-on-the-Job events, which are onsite visits to companies worldwide. During the 2013-2014 school year, our students have visited more than 50 companies in the following cities/regions:
Hundreds of companies seek out Anderson MBAs by visiting campus, posting jobs and searching through resumes. We will help you expand your network and grow relationships with these companies, as well as with companies that may not have a large presence on campus:
Our internal website offers UCLA Anderson exclusive job postings, customized career guides and free access to such services as:
We have reciprocal agreements with other top business schools in a variety of locations including New York, Northern California, Boston, Chicago and abroad. When visiting these participating schools, you can utilize their career resource centers.