UST Students Inspired by Business Professionals at Cameron Career Day

first_img Last Updated Apr 5, 2017 by Alanna ShafferFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail regions: Houston About the AuthorAlanna ShafferStaff Writer, covering MetroMBA’s news beat for Atlanta, Houston, and Dallas.View more posts by Alanna Shaffer A recent Career Day event at the University of St. Thomas – Cameron School of Business gave students the opportunity to hear from and meet directly with industry leaders and UST alumni, showcasing just how far a Cameron degree can take you.This year’s Career Day was hosted by Cameron and the University’s Career Services, offering students access to a number of professional speakers and panelists. The event was opened with remarks from keynote speaker Alex Howard, current Managing Director in the Valuation & Financial Opinions Group at Stout, Risius and Ross. In his address, Howard emphasized the importance of confidence and practicality as students enter the career force. He encouraged students to build support networks and take advantage of mentorship opportunities. Following the keynote address, students at the opportunity to attend a variety of panels representing a number of business professionals and UST Alumni. The panels covered industries ranging from accounting and finance to marketing, economics and international business.Following the event, a reception was held to give students an opportunity for networking.According to Cameron Dean, Dr. Beena George, the event is meant to provide students with a highly important opportunity to engage with industry leaders. Career Day is also meant to allow students to see what it looks like to obtain success within their chosen fields, helping them to set realistic career goals.MBA student Tiffany Burton commented on her experience attending the Human Resources panel session, where she said she gained a deeper appreciation of the opportunities available to her in the field. “I … got good information about useful certificates that could help accelerate my career,” she said. “I would love to attend next year’s event, either as a panelist or as a spectator,” she added. “It would be good if current and future UST graduates could help support and promote such an incredibly beneficial event like Career Day.”center_img UST Students Inspired by Business Professionals at Cameron Career Day RelatedCameron Career Day Connects Students with Industry LeadersBusiness students at the University of St. Thomas – Cameron School of Business had the opportunity to connect with business leaders in various industries at the inaugural CSB Career Day this March. The Cameron school already offers students a rigorous curriculum and several networking and mentorship opportunities with professionals. Nevertheless,…March 30, 2016In “Featured Region”Cameron Alum Kelly Bosworth Honored as Rising StarKelly Bosworth, MBA ’08 at the University of St. Thomas – Cameron School of Business, was recently awarded the Rising Star Award during the fourth annual Rock the Block party at CSB. More than 200 guests were present at the Rock the Block party, a CSB alumni social event, to witness Ms.…March 8, 2017In “Featured Region”Cameron Symposium Celebrates Innovation at St. ThomasThe second annual Cameron Business Symposium recently took place at the University of St. Thomas- Cameron School of Business, celebrating the leadership and innovation of Cameron faculty, students and alumni. The symposium included a wide arrange of events and honors, beginning with the induction of the Cullen Trust for Higher…January 4, 2017In “Featured Region”last_img read more

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