Archive | January 2017

Mary McKay – Training the Next Generation of Leaders

“I get to watch as students prepare to launch their professional lives. It’s a time of great pride and promise, ambition and anxiety.” – Professor Mary McKay

READ THE FULL ARTICLE FEATURED IN THE GUARDIAN HERE!

BMES xSEED – Winter Quarter Workshop Series

Project Management

Do you want to be better at setting and achieving realistic goals? Do you want tips for managing project timelines? Come learn from the Gordon Center’s Dr. Ebonee Williams!

Friday, February 3, 2017 5:00pm-6:30pm
PFBH Basement Room 003

Questions?
Email Shoun Matsuka (smatsuka@ucsd.edu)
or Benjamin Yang (byang@ucsd.edu)

Business Scholarship Recipients & New Deadlines!

Congratulations to Our Latest Scholarship Recipients!

Sherry C., MBA, Marketing, Baylor University
AfterCollege Sales & Marketing Student Scholarship

Amneek N., MS, Accounting, St. Johns University
AfterCollege Business Student Scholarship

Christian S., BA, English, Tennessee Technological University
AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship

Next Deadline: March 31st


AfterCollege Sales & Marketing Student Scholarship

$500 – Open to currently enrolled students who are working toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree and interested in a future career in sales or marketing. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

AfterCollege Business Student Scholarship

$500 – 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.

AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship

$500 – Open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working toward a degree (AA, AS, BA, BS, MA, MS, MFA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.) in any discipline. Minimum 2.5 GPA.


 About After College

We have a lofty vision: to help every college student and recent graduate discover their career path. In our 16 year history, AfterCollege has become the largest career network for college students and recent graduates. Our patented job-matching algorithm pairs new job seekers with opportunities that fit their degree, school, skills and interests making the job search and the candidate search more efficient for everyone


University of California-San Diego Rady Undergraduate Programs Career Network

Relevant entry-level job, internship and scholarship opportunities curated for students of University of California-San Diego Rady Undergraduate Programs:
https://www.aftercollege.com/career-networks/university-of-california-san-diego/rady-undergraduate-programs/

AFWA Scholarship Opportunities for the 2017-2018 year

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO
Accounting & Finance Students and AFWA Members

What is AFWA?

The mission of AFWA San Diego is to enable women in all accounting and finance related fields to achieve their full personal, professional and economic potential and to contribute to the future development of their profession.

Members include partners in national, regional and local CPA firms, financial officers, controllers, academicians, staff accountants, financial analysts, data processing consultants, recent college graduates, students, and women returning to the work force.

The majority of our members have attained professional certifications such as CPA, CMA, CIA, and CFP.

The Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA) currently have the following scholarship awards available for the 2017-2018 School Year are as follows:

  • Master’s Degree Scholarship: One (1) $750 award to support the cost of attending a Master’s Program in accounting or finance.
  • Undergraduate Scholarship: Two (2) $500 award to support the cost of attending 3rd, 4th, or 5th year when pursuing an accounting, finance or related Bachelor’s degree.
  • Associate or Certificate Scholarship: One (1) $250 award to support the cost of attending 1st or 2nd year when pursuing an accounting, finance or related Associates Degree or to support the cost of attending a Certificate program in Accounting.

In addition to the scholarship award, all scholarship recipients will be eligible to attend AFWA San Diego’s meetings and events at the member price for one year from the date of award.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in the appropriate educational program
  • Applicants must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

How do I find out more and apply?


Reminder:  Submission deadline is on
February 28, 2017.

Intern (unpaid) – Podcast Producer -Startup Talk with Millard & Andrew Podcast

The goal of launching Startup Talk with Millard & Andrew Podcast (STMAP, pronounced “Streetmap”) is to give a voice to the countless founders, angel investors, incubators, supporters, and startup events located in San Diego; and to map the ever-changing ecosystem comprising our fragmented San Diego startup scene.

STMAP seeks fun, dedicated, and innovative interns (4-8 hours per week). STMAP interns will have the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative group environment. The STMAP team has a wealth of experience and networks in the start-up sector, which will be very beneficial for students interested in this cornerstone sector of the San Diego region. Applications are open on a rolling basis.

Responsibilities:

  • Help with preparation of episodes and with distribution after episodes are recorded. This will include writing show notes, pitching stories, and updating the website and social media.
  • For those with audio editing experience (Adobe Audition, Audacity, Garage Band, Pro Tools, etc), perform post-production on audio files to get them ready for distribution. This will include putting files through the basic filters, seamlessly removing requested clips, adding music or other audio as needed.
  • For those with availability, produce episodes, including operating the recording equipment and software.
  • Prospective interns should be motivated and have a passion for the audio medium.

Apply with:

  • Your resume
  • Cover letter

Only basic training will be provided because, hey, we’re new to this too. Please send your application materials to startuptalkpodcast@gmail.com

Campuswide Innovation Conference – February 22, 2017

Ignite @ UC San Diego is launchinig as a major annual conference to support local innovation and drive regional impact. The goal is to bring the campus and regional communities together to share expertise, build engagement, and spark new ideas. This free, daylong event will be held Wednesday, February 22 at the Price Center.

At this year’s keynote session, you will have an opportunity to learn from breakout entrepreneurs like Scot Chisholm, CEO and co-founder of Classy, a fundraising platform for social-good organizations. The conference also will feature an innovation economy forum with senior leaders from around the region. Other highlights include 24-plus breakout sessions, three business idea “pitch” competitions, a startup fair featuring more than 30 company demonstrations, mentoring opportunities and a “startup crawl” to dive into downtown San Diego’s hottest companies.

Our campus community can participate in multiple ways, all free of charge:

REGISTER: UC San Diego faculty, students, alumni and staff are invited to register for the conference at http://ignite.ucsd.edu.

COMPETE: Students and postdocs interested in testing business ideas can apply to one of the day’s competitions, including the Pitch @ Ignite, which offers up to $5,000 in prizes. Review guidelines and apply at http://go.ucsd.edu/2iKuS8H

EXHIBIT: The Startup and Resource Fair will showcase some of UC San Diego’s brightest minds. Campus startups and programs that provide services to the entrepreneurial community may apply at http://go.ucsd.edu/2iKv9ss

VOLUNTEER: For those who enjoy having impact behind-the-scenes, the conference welcomes volunteers for a variety of roles. From students to staff to alumni and retirees, the conference offers a unique opportunity to support UC San Diego’s “break it better” culture. Sign up at http://go.ucsd.edu/2iKAEr3

Ignite is a true cross-campus production co-hosted by the Office of Innovation and Commercialization and our student-run Entrepreneur Challenge. Sponsorship is provided by more than 20 UC San Diego departments and programs. For questions, please contact Briana Weisinger, UC San Diego startup advocate and conference chair, at ignite@ucsd.edu.

A full schedule of events and conference details can be found at http://ignite.ucsd.edu

ISPO Office Hours @Rady

International Student Programs Office hosts office hours at Rady for Rady graduate students every Wednesday from 1-2pm. Undergraduate business minor students are welcome to stop by their office hours! 
 

 

ISPO Office Hours @Rady
Winter Hours: Wednesdays from 1-2pm
Room 2N126 (Next to the Rady Graduate Student Career Connections Office)


Q&A with an International Student Advisor. A representative from the International Student & Programs Office (ISPO) will be at Rady to answer your visa, CPT, and OPT questions as well as review and accept paperwork.