Archive | November 2012

AJ’s Kids Crane Toy Drive

The Rady School is collecting toys for “AJ’s Kids Crane,” sponsored by Energy 103.7 radio http://energy1037.cbslocal.com/ AJ, the morning radio host, will be living on a crane in the IKEA parking lot until he collects 100,000 toys!   All toys and proceeds benefit Rady Children’s Hospital.

Let’s help out AJ to support Rady Children’s Hospital!   Please donate *NEW* unwrapped toys between now and Tuesday, November 20.     Toy bin is located on the 2nd floor at Rady, in the main Undergrad Advising wing.

Study Abroad In England – U of Warwick Info Session Tomorrow 11/16

Study in England!

Come learn about UK study abroad opportunities through the University of Warwick
What: Lunch and Q&A Session with Warwick Professor Rebecca Earle
When: Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:00 noon
Where: During the International Café at the International Center

You can buy a Moroccan-inspired lunch for $5 or bring your own food

The University of Warwick, considered the MIT of England, is located in Coventry, in the county of Warwick (pronounced War-ick). The area offers a rich choice of culture and history, and is located less than an hour from London. UC students can select classes from a wide variety of departments including Biological Sciences, Business and Management, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Economics, English Literature, History, Mathematics, Social Work, and Sociology.

 

Please RSVP to Travis Pentz at tpentz@ucsd.edu if you plan to join us. You may also contact Travis with further questions about this event or the University of Warwick.

Meet BDO TODAY!

Come to the next Undergraduate Accounting Society GBM with BDO TODAY November 14th at 7pm in Rady 1S113!

This is a great opportunity to meet professionals from the 5th largest accountancy network in the world! BDO provides assurance, tax and consulting services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies in over 135 countries. BDO Assurance Services Manager David McLean along with three of his fellow colleagues will be discussing internship and career opportunities at BDO, the services they provide and sharing guidance about the path to becoming a CPA.

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to connect and learn from BDO professionals!

Financial Valuation and Modeling Seminars @ UCSD

FINANCIAL & VALUATION MODELING SEMINARS at UCSD – NOVEMBER 17-18, 2012 and FEBRUARY 16-17, 2013 

 Attention to all students pursuing investment banking, private equity, portfolio management, business and corporate development, capital markets, equity & credit research, and industry corporate finance careers: 

The Rady Finance & Investment Club will be hosting Wall Street Prep’s Financial & Valuation Modeling seminars at UCSD on the weekends of November 17-18 and February 16-17, 2013.

 These intensive weekend seminars will be led by former investment bankers with applied expertise in financial and valuation modeling methodologies, and bridges the gap between academics and the real world to equip students with the hands-on practical financial skills that they will need to excel during the recruiting process and on the job. Full details about these events can be found at: http://www.wallstreetprep.com/programs/details.php?package_id=242

PROGRAM AGENDA

These instructor-led on-campus seminars, leading to Certification in Financial and Valuation Modeling*, will encompass 32 hours of training and the following topics:

Day 1 – Saturday, November 17, 2012: Financial Statement Modeling in Excel

Day 2 – Sunday, November 18, 2012: Valuation and Discounted Cash Flow Modeling in Excel

Day 3 – Saturday, February 16, 2013: Mergers & Acquisitions Modeling in Excel

Day 4 – Sunday, February 17, 2013: Leveraged Buyout (LBO) Modeling in Excel

Complimentary 12-month online access to Trading & Transaction Comparables Modeling self-study online modules

*Note: Students will receive Certification upon successful completion of online-based test anytime within 12 months of seminar attendance

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CIA Seeks Economic Analysts

Students should log onto Port Triton and search for job #764402. The deadline to apply is 11/23.

Economic Analyst

Work Schedule: Full Time

Salary: $49,861 – $97,333*

Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area

*Higher starting salary possible depending on experience level.

The CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence (DI) seeks economists to assess foreign economic policies and foreign financial issues – licit as well as illicit – that affect US security interests. They work closely with political, leadership and military analysts throughout the Intelligence Community in producing current and longer-term intelligence products. There is a particular need for country/regional economists with strong backgrounds on East Asia, the Middle East and South Asia, and for specialists in international banking systems, financial markets, financial transactions, financial instruments, and energy. Economic analysts will also assess illicit financial activities, including networks used by terrorist and criminal groups, financing and procurement of weapons of mass destruction, money laundering and corruption among foreign governments and companies.

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Industry Networking Night & Prep Event!

How to Network at Industry Networking Night

Tuesday 11/6 | 12:30-1:50PM | Horizon Room, Career Services Center

Build confidence in approaching employers at networking events! Learn tips and insight from employers, successful past participants and career advisors in maximizing your efforts at the upcoming Business Industry Networking Night. You never get a second chance to make a good first impression!

Industry Networking Night*

Tuesday 11/13 | 6-8PM | Price Center West Ballroom A

Here’s your exclusive opportunity to network with business industry alumni, professionals and recruiters representing a variety of business-focused careers. Make the most of the event by joining us for a prep workshop!

*RSVP on Port Triton required. Part of Business Quarter.

List of registered employershttp://career.ucsd.edu/_files/Business%20Quarter%20INN%20List%2010-29.pdf

Don’t forget to research attending companies before the event!  Knowing a little about the companies will help you spark conversation with recruiters and will help you show them that you know your stuff and want to work for them.

Study Abroad Info Session TOMORROW!

Considering Study Abroad? Studying in a foreign country can be a once in a life time experience!   Attend an info session for Business and Economics students TOMORROW to get the scoop on to apply and how study abroad classes can apply toward your major or business/accounting minor.

Study Abroad Info Session – Economics & Business
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 6
Time: 10 AM
Location: International Center Lounge

Find more details about the Programs Abroad Office on their website: http://icenter.ucsd.edu/pao/.

BrightEyes Program – Travel to NYC!

Announcing an emerging program called BrightEyes, supported by both UCSD’s Financial Professionals Network (FPN) and Student Foundation. It is a competitive program dedicated to providing undergraduate students interested in a potential career in finance, the opportunity to network and grow their knowledge of the industry. Two students will be selected each school year to travel to New York for four days, where they will interact with UCSD alumni in various career areas and take company tours of a few major financial firms. This fully expensed travel is an amazing chance to develop the relationships and understanding to help you break into finance, all while being able to explore New York City!

If you are interested in applying for the spring 2013 New York trip, please submit the following documents to ucsdfpn@gmail.com (subject title “Bright Eyes Application”) no later than Friday, November 9th.

- Resume (e.g. First Name_Last Name_Resume)
- Cover Letter (Optional)

Please also check out www.ucsdfpn.org for more information on Bright Eyes.

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