Career Management

Regional and National MBA Career Conferences

2013 Regional Conference:

NW MBA Career Conference | Friday, February 28, 2014 | Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland

Hosted by eight AACSB Accredited MBA programs in the Pacific Northwest, this annual event features professional development workshops, expert panels, employer showcases, and a networking reception.  This is an excellent opportunity to meet and connect with representatives from some of the largest MBA employers in the Northwest. Typically about 300 students attend from the eight Northwest Career Conference partner schools.  Previous employers have included Aequitas Capital Management, AXA Advisors, Banfield Pet Hospital, Blount Intl, Inc, Boly Welch Consulting, Cambia Health Solutions, Ecova, FBI, Gallup, Hitachi Consulting, Kaiser Permanente, Leupold Stevens, Mercy Corps, NBMBAA Portland, Northwestern Mutual, NSHMBA, OR Sec of State Audits Division, PCC Structurals, Point B, Portland General Electric, RV Kuhns & Assoc, Slalom Consulting, Tektronix.

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2013 National Conferences:

National Conferences provide MBA students with the opportunity to get face-to-face time with recruiters from hundreds of the largest, top organizations. Only registrants can post their resumes at the conference job board, meet recruiters at receptions, and build their professional network. Registrants can volunteer to save money or receive a discount. Note: Anyone can attend any conference, regardless of ethnicity or race. For questions, contact the Career Management office.

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NBMBAA Conference (National Black MBA Association) | September 10-14, 2013 | Houston, TX

For the past 35 years, NBMBAA Conferences have provided opportunities for courageous leaders to get the knowledge, access, and resources that are critical to stay on top.  Whether you take advantage of our world-class training, executive coaches, or famous career expo, join us in Houston in 2013 and you will leave with the tools for Owning Your Own Success.

NAAMBA Conference (National Association of Asian MBAs) | September 19-21, 2013 | New York, NY

NAAMBA’s core mission is to empower and advance Pan-Asian professionals globally through mentoring, networking and professional development opportunities. At this event you can connect with present and emerging Asian American leaders from diverse industries, MBAs, top executives, industry experts, recruiters and prominent community figures, attend Diversity Career Fair and Jobs in Asia Pavilion, meet with recruiters from leading corporations, government agencies and nonprofit organizations.

MBAWI Conference (MBA Women International) | October 3-5, 2013 | Boston, MA

This must-attend conference for MBA women is designed to assist students and professionals in their journey to develop and enhance leadership skills, network with likeminded individuals and connect with leading MBA employers.

NSHMBA Conference (National Society of Hispanic MBAs) | October 10-12, 2013 | San Antonio, TX

Invest. Connect. Accelerate!  More than 250 corporations, non-profits, government agencies, and academic institutions will be seeking to hire top Hispanic talent at the largest Hispanic Career Conference to hit San Antonio. Come join over 5,000 attendees as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary! This event is tailored for business students, professionals, executives and entrepreneurs who want to explore job opportunities with top employers, including Fortune 500 companies; network, build and fortify connections within the Hispanic community; invest in professional development to expand knowledge, skills and abilities to elevate their careers; and benefit from on-site career management services, including professional coaching.

Reaching Out LGBT MBA Conference (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) | October 17-19, 2013, New Orleans, LA

Reaching Out is the annual conference of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) graduate business school students. This year, 1,000 students, business leaders, and recruiters will gather from October 17th through October 19th at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, LA. The conference presents a dynamic line-up of industry speakers, workshops and panelists representing all sectors of the business community, from finance and entrepreneurship to non-profits and the arts.

Net Impact Conference (Social and Environmental Change) | October 24-26, 2013 | Silicon Valley, CA

The Net Impact Conference is the leading forum for students and professionals who want to use their careers to tackle the world’s toughest social and environmental problems.
This year, change starts here – within each of us and our powerful network – as we convene in California’s renowned hub of innovation. For three exciting days in October,
thousands of thinkers, doers, and dreamers will tap the energy of Silicon Valley to supercharge world change.