April 20: College of Business BBQ

Welcome fall with food and fun! The Marketing Club will host a cornhole tournament with an AWESOME prize for the winner! Several local businesses, UMW clubs and alumni will also be around for students to meet. If your club or organization is interested in hosting a table at the BBQ please contact Andrea Cordray. When: Friday, April 20 from 11:30am-1:00pm Where: Woodard Patio   … [Read more...]

April 4: I Landed An Interview, Now What?

Who: Dr. Burrow, Dr. Dunn, and all interested students When: Wednesday, April 4 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm Where: Woodard 149 FREE FOOD! This event is open to all students What: An open, informal forum to get your questions answered about how to best prepare for interviews. Topics discussed will include how to prepare, what to expect, how to present yourself, what the interviewers looking for, and how to leverage your experience at UMW to provide you with a competitive advantage! This is an informal session and will largely be based on Dr. Burrow and Dr. Dunn’s personal and professional experiences on recruiting and hiring young professionals into the job market. Why: Preparation is key and it’s never too early to start thinking about interviews! You will walk away from this session with tangible takeaways to use during your next interview. … [Read more...]

February 28: Dress for Success

Wednesday, February 28, 7:00pm-8:30pm (drop-in) Chandler Ballroom, University Center FREE and open to all UMW students The COB has teamed up with the UMW Center for Career and Professional Development to prepare you for the professional world. At this event you are GUARANTEED to walk away more prepared for the UMW Job and Internship Fair on March 15! Here’s what you will experience: On the spot critique station: Dress professionally and receive helpful feedback from reps from Men’s Warehouse and UMW’s Continuing & Professional Studies. Bow Tie/Neck Tie Station from Men’s Warehouse: Learn how to tie the half Windsor and bowtie like a pro after visiting this station. Job Fair Prep Station: Planning to attend the career fair on March 15? Not sure how to prepare for it or what to expect? Receive tips for preparing before and during the career fair! …and two $50 gift cards to Macy’s will be raffled off at this event! … [Read more...]