Business Career Services

/Business Career Services

SMART Start alumni panel discusses six ways to build your network

Now, more than ever, it’s important to have a strong network to utilize in your career and business. A recent article from TopResume showed that 60% of jobs are found through networking instead of online or recruiters. But how do you go about building a network? On May 19, 2020, the David Eccles Alumni Network and Business Career Services held their first-ever virtual SMART [...]

2020-06-02T15:57:30-06:00June 3rd, 2020|

More than ever: The importance of Business Career Services

As college students, our primary purpose on campus is to earn a degree that can catapult us onto a career path that is both fulfilling and successful. According to a new report by Gallup and the Strada Education Network, 80 percent of students have cited getting a well-paid and satisfying career as the main reason they enrolled in university. However, only 34 percent [...]

2020-07-20T10:53:30-06:00May 26th, 2020|

Business Career Services launches first Virtual Career Fair

The David Eccles School of Business hosted its first virtual career fair on April 29. The hiring-focused event highlighted companies that are currently seeking skilled student candidates. This successful pilot drew in several prominent employers, including Access Development, TEK Systems, Pronto, University of Utah Health, and many more. With a high student-to-employer ratio, students shared their elevator pitches whilst also inquiring about the company's [...]

2020-05-15T12:01:50-06:00May 15th, 2020|

Tune into HeyU, a business podcast made by students, for students

Business Career Services hosts a podcast called HeyU, created by students at the David Eccles School of Business. Although it caters primarily to students and recent alumni exploring the world of business and career-building, anyone looking to learn more about companies and building their careers can benefit. The podcast team regularly identifies employers and partners of the David Eccles School of Business, interviews them, [...]

2020-05-06T09:16:51-06:00May 5th, 2020|

Strategic Space: First Ascent Scholars focus on career strategy at Junior Retreat

Earlier this month, First Ascent Scholars embarked their annual Junior Leadership Retreat to Midway, Utah. With a focus on career strategy, students heard from faculty and staff from Business Career Services and the Office for Student Inclusion on topics including networking, effective relationship building, mental health, self-care, and imposter syndrome. Presentations were paired with a variety of team-building activities that addressed common barriers such [...]

2020-02-21T09:18:31-07:00February 20th, 2020|

2019 Faculty & Partners Career Mentorship Awards

The 2019 Faculty & Partners Career Mentorship Awards were held on March 20, 2019. Nominated by students, these annual awards are presented to faculty members for exemplary guidance and support in career education and exploration. David Eccles School of Business student presenters shared stories of inspiration and success on both a professional and personal level, emphasizing the enormous impact that a faculty member can [...]

2019-04-15T09:35:32-06:00March 25th, 2019|

Future Alumni Feature Friday: Daniel von Wallwitz

Happy February everybody! We are kicking off the new month by continuing our #futurealumnifriday series. Have you met Daniel von Wallwitz here at the David Eccles School of Business? Our guess is a solid yes because he is involved in Business Scholars, Beta Alpha Psi, Business Economics Society, and Goff Scholars! He expects to graduate in 2020 with his degree QUAMO. If you [...]

2019-01-31T22:31:26-07:00January 31st, 2019|

Skills Match 2019: Discover unexpected career options

Join Business Career Services for Skills Match 2019 on Tuesday, Jan. 29. Skills Match 2019 is a non-traditional networking event that focuses on meaningful connection beyond company name. This event is designed to get you talking with employers about skills and major strengths rather than just your resume. Through authentic conversation, you’ll discover opportunities and paths you didn’t before imagine. Employers in attendance [...]

2019-01-29T12:38:29-07:00January 29th, 2019|

Take advantage of employer tuition assistance and reimbursement programs

Did you know that certain employers offer tuition assistance and tuition reimbursement to their student employees? These opportunities help you pay for college, gain great job experience, and receive educational support from your employer. Tuition Assistance Tuition assistance is an amazing program offered by many employers across the country to students just like you. Companies use this platform to help their employees pay [...]

2019-01-22T17:25:08-07:00January 22nd, 2019|