Archive | December 2014

BIG NEWS! Booz Allen Hamilton sponsoring the National Data Science Bowl


Make an impact beyond the classroom.

This is it. Your chance to compete online, win big, and save the world. No cape required. The first-ever National Data Science Bowl is for students 18 and older with an interest in

data science and a passion for social good.

You will gain valuable experience and visibility within the data science community.

You also have a shot at $175,000 in prizes, including $15,000 for the top university team.

Help tackle an epic societal challenge at a global scale.

At stake? The very health of our oceans.

Register for free at

Informational flyers:

NDSB University Flyer_121514

National Data Science Bowl Overview_University

Emerging Leaders Competition 2015


As one of our top participating universities this an excellent opportunity for your students to be one of the few selected participants to attend one of the most exclusive business gatherings in the Asia Pacific Region.

We are pleased to launch the Emerging Leaders Competition in collaboration with Credit Suisse offering your students the opportunity to attend the prestigious Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference 2015 in Hong Kong.

This exclusive conference welcomes over 2’300 institutional and hedge-fund investors as well as high-net-worth individuals and business leaders from all over the world. The conference takes place for a week and winners will have very real opportunities to build an unparalleled network for their future career.

In addition, students graduating in 2017 can be considered for an interview for the Credit Suisse’s 2016 internship program.

Deadline is January 25, 2015.


Moxie Center Events and Funding Opportunities!


Moxie Center Events:

Entrepreneur’s Academy Winter Program: Entrepreneurship 101 — Startup Your Idea
Starts Jan. 14th.   More info

Moxie Center Open House + PitchFest
Thurs. 1/15/15 @ 11:30am-1pm

von Liebig Center’s NSF I-Corps program taking applications for Winter cohort, starting Thurs. 1/22/15 @5:30pm

Funding Opportunities for Student Startups:

Triton Technology Fund
Investing in UCSD-affiliated innovations in the software, communications, electronics, materials, medical devices and instruments sectors.
Up to $100k grants available to student startups. Application open now.

Community Events:

SDSU Lean Model Competition:  application deadline to Jan. 15

$500 Scholarship Opportunity through AfterCollege – Deadline is 12/31/14


AfterCollege Business Student Scholarship

$500 – Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree (undergraduate or graduate) in a field of business.

  • Eligibility requirements:
    • Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree (AA,AS, BA,BS, MS, PhD) in a field of business. Business may include (but is not limited to): Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, International Relations, Management, Political Science, Public Relations, etc.
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Is eighteen (18) years of age or older, or has submitted an executed Parental/Legal Guardian Consent and Release form, and
    • Is a registered member of, and
    • Is a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and
    • Completes (i) a scholarship application online at (the “Application”) and (ii) an AfterCollege profile at (your “Profile”), as each such page address may be updated from time to time.

Official Scholarship Rules:

UCLA TRAVEL STUDY 2015 – Designed for Accounting or Business Students


Interested in a UCLA summer travel study program specifically designed for Accounting or Business students?

Spend 3 weeks in Europe, get credit for 2 UCLA courses learning about International Regulation of Business.

These classes also help students interested in law learn case briefing and legal analysis in preparation for law school.

Plus, you’ll spend one month learning from one of UCLA Anderson’s most highly rated professors!






Set in France and Belgium, this program offers students an in-depth understanding of international regulation of business.  The curriculum places special emphasis on the European Union and its regulatory scheme.  The program is ideal for business or accounting students qualifying for the CPA exam or for pre-law students wanting exposure to the case briefing and legal analysis methodology used in law school.  The program begins with four classes at UCLA (students may attend live or online) followed by three weeks in Paris and Brussels.  The program also features many cultural and

business visits in Paris, Versailles, Normandy, the EU parliament and Bruges.


Courses are 4 quarter units each and both courses satisfy requirements for the

Business Economics major and the Accounting minor at UCLA.

International Business Law: Management 109

Counts towards Ethics units for the CPA exam

International Taxation: Management 127C

Counts towards Accounting units for the CPA exam


Directed Research: Management 199:

Directed by Professor Gonzalo Freixes

Associate Dean, Fully Employed Program

UCLA Anderson School of Management

See the attached tentative calendar of classes and cultural visits.


BrightEyes Application – Jan. 1, 2015 Deadline

BrightEyes Application
Due Date: January 1, 2015

The application for the 2015 BrightEyes trip is officially open. Apply at portfolium via the link above. Be sure to upload your resume prior to applying!

For questions please contact

UBS Job and Internship Positions Available


Large producing wealth management team with UBS in the Carmel Valley office looking for financial services intern.  Student working on accounting/economics/finance major in their Junior year. Part-time paid.  If interested, please search for job #792679 in Port Triton.

UBS is also seeking to fill a full-time position of Client Service Associate to personally assist the lead Financial Advisor and support the team.  Marketing major preferred, all majors considered. If interested, please search for job #791050 in Port Triton.