Archive | August 2016

BYU Business Language Case Competition

Reminder to sign up for the BYU Business Language Case Competition

Thursday 3rd November – Friday 4th November 2016

Hosted by the Whitmore Global Management Center at Brigham Young University in beautiful Provo, Utah.


Hult Prize – Opportunity in Social Entrepreneurship


The Hult Prize is excited to announce that the US$1 Million Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition to tackle the world’s greatest challenges, is now accepting applications for 2017 Campus Directors!  Campus Directors will work to spread the message and organize local “Hult Prize@” events on campus. They are offering prizes, incentives and career opportunities, but most importantly, they are offering the chance to help us change the world through social entrepreneurship!

Students are encouraged to apply early at this link,

Read the brochure: hultprize_brochure

Triton Innovation Challenge – Deadline is October 17!


Are you working on an innovative idea that relates to the environment (comes from, inspired by, or directly impacts nature) that might have market appeal?

Do you want to  turn your idea into a commercially viable product?

Would you like some seed funding to help you get started?

Enter the Triton Innovation Challenge today!

The competition is open to all UCSD students, staff and faculty.

Application and Executive Summaries are due October 17th!

See the attached flyer or visit  for more information and the application form.

Don’t miss your chance to compete for $11,000!

Please contact Karen Jensen if you have any questions.

FLYER – TritonInnov 2016 FINAL

Fuels Institute 2017 Case Competition


About the Fuels Institute:

Located just outside of Washington, D.C., the Fuels Institute is a non-profit think tank dedicated to evaluating issues affecting the fuels and vehicles markets. We commission comprehensive, fact-based research projects that are designed to answer questions, not advocate a specific outcome. Our reports address the interests of industry stakeholders—from business owners making long-term investment decisions to policymakers considering legislation and regulations that affect these markets.


The Fuels Institute is hosting its 2017 Case
Competition. It is expected that each competing team will familiarize themselves with these rules and guidelines and that they will abide by them in the spirit of the competition. Students from three teams selected for the final round will have an opportunity to interview for internships at Phillips 66, Tesoro Corporation and the Fuels Institute. (Note: Other internship opportunities may be added during the course of the competition.) In addition, finalists will be flown to Denver, Colorado, May 23-24, 2017, to present to industry executives for final judging at the Fuels Institute Annual Meeting. There they will compete for cash prizes and enjoy networking opportunities.

Judges will select 15 submissions from a pool of abstracts to be invited to Round Two. The abstract submission is a detailed outline of your theme and how you plan to prove your theory in a full submission.
1. Abstracts will be a minimum of one page and a maximum of two pages
2. Abstracts should have a cover page (this page does not count against your two-page maximum) that lists the title, university name and team members first and last names in
alphabetical order by last name
3. The abstract title should be concise and clearly convey the subject of the abstract
4. Abstracts should NOT include any artwork, charts or graphs
5. Each team is allowed to submit a maximum of three abstracts
6. One abstract per team will have an opportunity to be selected to move to Round Two
7. All abstracts are due to Donovan Woods (, by Friday,
October 7, 2016, at 9:00 pm EST.
8. Team captains will be notified by e-mail whether their team has or has not been
invited to round two of the competition on Friday, October 14, 2016, after 3:00 pm EST.
9. Format all abstracts with the following page layout:
• 1” margins
• 12-point font, Arial
• Double-spaced
• Single-sided print

Learn more about the competition here:
Fuels Institute_2017 Case Competition_Rules and Guidelines

UCSD 2nd Annual Design Competition – ECE Dept.


The ECE Department is holding its 2nd Annual Design Competition.  Each student design team must have at least one member from the Jacobs School of Engineering and one from Social Sciences.  There will be an info session on Wednesday, September 28.

DesignCompetitionFlyer_2016-2017 [WEB]


Global Financial Data Project Accepting Applications for Fall 2016


This summer, Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley launched a new research program called the Global Financial Data Project. The program is ongoing with a team of over 20 Berkeley and other university students, and we are accepting applications to join for Fall 2016. The program is 100% online, and may be performed from the U.S. or internationally. The program is designed to provide college students with experience performing real business research geared towards the practice of statistics, consulting, finance, accounting, and economics. Attached is a flyer of the project.
Global Financial Data Project_flyer_Fall 2016

The application deadline is Oct 7. Students may apply here:

Job Opportunity: The Startup Garage Part Time Business Consultant


Startup Business Consultant
The Startup Garage is seeking a Part Time Business Consultant. This role will have the opportunity to work directly with many entrepreneurs and exciting startup businesses from a variety of industries including web and mobile, software and hardware, consumer products, brick-and-mortar retail, clothing and fashion, food products, restaurants, and more. The Startup Garage specialized in providing a full suite of services designed to help startups attract investment and get out of the “garage.” This person will benefit from learning about Startups from experienced team members, get direct experience working with clients and work in a casual beachside environment.

The business consultant will play an integral role in the development of business plans, including both the business plan writing and research, as well as the financial projection modeling. Research will be primarily focused on industry, market, and competitive research.

This role will participate in strategy meetings with the client and provide ad hoc consulting services to our clients as needed. This role will work closely with the President of The Startup Garage.

As a service-orientated company, this role will be expected to meet client timelines and expectations.
Qualification and Requirements:
– MBA or current MBA student preferred
– BA in Finance or Accounting.
– Strong understanding of and interest in business (experience with startups preferred)
– Strong business writing skills
– Strong understanding of accounting and finance with direct experience in creating financial models
– Experience in project and client management
– Advanced proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
– Skills and traits that are required to be successful in this role include: attention to detail, time and project management, pride in your work, quick learning, ability to work independently and in team environment, positive attitude, multi-tasking, verbal and written communication, and analytical thinking.

$18 – $20 per hour.

This position will start Part Time 10-20 hours per week. For the right person this has the opportunity to go full time. Work will be done in the Encinitas office.

To Apply:
To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter, and salary requirements to We will reach out to all qualified candidates. Please do not call to inquire about the position.

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