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University Prison Education Project book drive

The University of Utah Prison Education Project (UPEP) is an incredible program that provides on-site higher education programming to incarcerated students at the Utah State Prison in Draper, Utah. As a program committed to educational equity, UPEP is committed to providing courses at no cost to its students and relies on donations and volunteers from the Utah community. UPEP is dedicated to social [...]

2021-06-23T14:03:32-06:00June 23rd, 2021|

Diving into Divvy: The Hey U podcast highlights a rapidly growing fintech

Did you know that Divvy saw 120% customer growth and more than 100% growth in platform spend last year? In the newest episode of “Hey U,” Eccles students Whitney Hessler and Christian Carabajal, and MaryAnne Hafen, Business Career Ambassador Program Manager, sit down with Woody Klemetson, VP of Sales for Divvy, a Utah-based company whose aim is to eliminate the expense report. Klemetson [...]

2021-06-07T19:14:37-06:00June 7th, 2021|

Faculty, companies honored for connecting students to careers

Business Career Services (BCS) was excited to announce winners of the 2020-2021 Faculty Career Mentor and BCS Partner Awards this week at the David Eccles School of Business Virtual Awards Ceremony. Winners of this Award series were announced by Assistant Dean Katie Abby. Seven faculty members and three companies were honored for their efforts connecting students to careers by mentoring students and teaming [...]

2021-05-07T10:24:50-06:00May 7th, 2021|

New HeyU Podcast: Paycom – Sales as a pathway to career success

The Hey U podcast team got a deeper look into Paycom, the highest-ranking software company of 2019 by Forbes. Paycom is an HR tool company, creating an essential, cloud-based infrastructure for human capital that has been adopted by many businesses. This innovative software has transformed businesses by assisting them in talent acquisition and management, accurate and timely payroll, automation of core business processes, [...]

2021-06-07T12:48:46-06:00March 23rd, 2021|

Inclusion Week panel: Black Lives Matter in Business

Black Lives Matter in Business was part of Eccles Inclusion Week. This annual event celebrates our diverse community and aims to strengthen the inclusive culture at the David Eccles School of Business.  Inclusion Week 2021 brought the David Eccles School of Business the pleasure of hosting a panel of prominent Black community leaders to discuss the implications of Black Lives Matter in business. [...]

2021-03-23T17:28:33-06:00March 23rd, 2021|

Check out the latest Hey U episode featuring Collective Health

In their most recent episode, the Hey U Podcast team interviews Jennifer Jacobs-Munson, vice president of member services and Utah site lead at Collective Health. The interview revolves around the complexities of a decades-old healthcare system and what companies like Collective Health are doing to both streamline and simplify healthcare administration. As college students begin the search for full-time careers after graduation, the [...]

2020-12-14T11:59:12-07:00December 14th, 2020|

AMA Panel: Utah offers great outdoor industry careers

On Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, the American Marketing Association (AMA) at the University of Utah hosted an Outdoor Industry Marketing Panel. The AMA event highlighted professionals in the outdoor industry, who gave some great insights into the work that they do, as well as some advice to students interested in outdoor industry careers. The panel featured two women who have a passion for [...]

2020-11-24T10:09:01-07:00November 30th, 2020|

Findings show female youth voters show up to cast their ballots

Originally published on Nov. 4, 2020 at www.wliut.com. Since 2014, youth voter turnout has been the most rapidly changing segment of eligible voting population participation rates, especially among young women. Voter turnout among 18- to 29-year-olds jumped from 20% in 2014 to 36% in 2018. This was the largest percentage point increase for any age group – a 79% increase. This swift increase [...]

2020-11-19T10:37:57-07:00November 19th, 2020|

TEK Company Profiles: Sundance Institute and Health Catalyst

Last month, the Business Career Services (BCS) at the David Eccles School of Business hosted a career fair to give students insight into several companies that are currently hiring for jobs and internships. I had the privilege of attending the presentations and Q&A sessions of two companies: Sundance Institute and Health Catalyst. Sundance Institute is a nonprofit that works with up-and-coming film creators [...]

2020-11-06T17:43:00-07:00November 6th, 2020|

Creating your own career: Women in entrepreneurship

The Women in Entrepreneurship Alumnae Panel brought together creative minds from across the University of Utah to share their experiences as real-world entrepreneurs. Participants included Camryn Polansky of the Lassonde Founders student group; Juliana Duran, small-business owner and entrepreneur; Anne Bastien, Program Director at Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute; Justin Kahn, Instructor in the Master of Business Creation program at the David Eccles School of [...]

2020-10-26T14:31:34-06:00October 27th, 2020|