The Career Closet has long been a source of professional dress items for the students of the Walton College, providing gently used, and sometimes new, professional dress clothing as part of interview preparation. Continue reading Walton Career Closet Clearance Event
Interim Dean Matt Waller has named Vikas Anand to take on a short-term role working with the dean’s office as executive director of strategic planning and innovation. Continue reading Anand Named Executive Director Of Strategic Planning And Innovation
Walton College held its first career fair in Dallas on Monday, March 16. More than 100 students and about 30 companies turned out for the one-day fair. Walton’s George W. Edwards, Jr. Career Center hopes to repeat the Dallas fair in fall 2015. Continue reading Walton Holds Career Fair in Dallas
Walton conducted its Spring 2015 Business Career Fair on March 3. The spring fair was held in the concourse area of Bud Walton Arena for the first time with a variety of businesses and industries meeting with job-seeking University of Arkansas students.
The Career Center in the Sam M. Walton College of Business is debuting a new initiative, Corporate Spotlight, which features one company for a five-day work week. The company is able to network with students, hold interviews, and participate in information sessions during their week on campus.
Continue reading Corporate Spotlight Week: Hilton Worldwide
Cameron Boyland still has his senior year to get through before graduating from the Sam M. Walton College of Business. Yet he’s already finding ways to give back to a place that has provided direction for his professional aspirations.
Each fall and spring semester, the George W. Edwards, Jr. Career Center and the Center for Retailing Excellence at Walton College host a professional development training event focused on social and dining etiquette.
This fall’s event, held Oct. 29, featured a professional image consultant training students on the fine art of social etiquette in a networking setting and American dining style within a formal setting. After the training, students enjoyed a three-course dinner and the company of local employers and fellow students.
Renee Clay, assistant director of the George W. Edwards, Jr. Career Center, has been named employee of the first quarter by the Sam M. Walton College of Business.
Sam M. Walton College of Business students who get a job through the George W. Edwards, Jr. Career Center can now really make some noise about it – by ringing the center’s new career bell. “When students get their jobs through the career center they come and ring the bell,” said Vikas Anand, an associate professor in the Department of Management and the career center’s interim director. “It’s a fun way to celebrate a momentous achievement in life and will make for a noisy career center as we serve 4,000 students every year. But we’re looking forward to a loud year.” Continue reading Career Bell Recognizes Student Success