Walton Career Services Prepares Students for Job Readiness

Walton Career Services at the Sam M. Walton College of Business hosts events year-round to prepare students for careers.  Activities and services include workshops with industry professionals, professional development skill enhancements and internship/job search strategies.

2016 Career Fair Walton College
Walton College students find leads for internships and full-time jobs at the Walton College Career Fair.

In addition to traditional career fairs, professional development sessions, informational sessions and interviews, this semester’s events will include weekly Are You Ready? pop-up shops, as well as its Company of the Day program. A summary of events is included below.

February Events:

  • RB Outperformance Challenge: Feb. 7, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sam’s Club Lunch & Learn: Feb. 11, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
  • Schneider Corporate Spotlight: Feb. 13, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Sales Competition: Feb. 21
  • Resume Rescue: Feb. 26 & 27
  • Are You Ready? Pop-Up Shop: Every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

March Events:

  • Business Career Fair: March 5, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Enterprise – Company of the Day: March 26, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Are You Ready? Pop-Up Shop: Every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

April Events:

  • J.B. Hunt – Company of the Day: April 2, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 – 3 p.m. 
  • PepsiCo Distinguished Lecture: April 4, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Buckle – Company of the Day: April 9, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
  • Careers in the Arts & Entertainment Industries: April 9, 3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. 
  • Academy Sports + Outdoors Corporate Spotlight: April 10, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
  • UA Employer Partners BBQ: April 11
  • Abbott – Company of the Day: April 16, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • SAM Talk with Buster Arnwine of RB: April 17, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Are You Ready? Pop-Up Shop: Every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

For more details, visit walton.uark.edu/career/, email CareerServices@Walton.uark.edu or sign into Handshake  uark.joinhandshake.com to see the complete list and newly added events. You can also register to attend at uark.joinhandshake.com.