UBN Information Session with Mercer – Jan. 11th

Rady Undergrads,

The Undergraduate Business Network would like to invite you to our Information Session with Mercer. Mercer specializes in human capital strategy and is consistently ranked as the #1 HR Consulting firm by Vault. Mercer helps companies optimize their most valuable resource – its people.

The Info Session will be on Wednesday, January 11th at 8pm in Otterson 1S114, and the event link to our Facebook Event is linked below. Please come early to the event and you’ll be able to hear two UC San Diego alums talk about Mercer and run through a case study with the group. Afterwards, there will be a Q&A for all interested students. 

Mercer is also hosting a Day on the Job event in which invited juniors from the internship applicant pool will have a chance to visit the Los Angeles office, train for case interviews, and network with our consultants. To be considered, candidates should indicate their interest in their internship cover letter. This event will be hosted on January 20th from 12pm – 4pm. 

The Mercer Talent Consulting Summer Internship application is now live on Port Triton (also linked below). Key dates to look out for:

• Info-session on campus in Otterson 1S114 on January 11th, 2017 starting at 8pm
• Submit application with resume and cover letter by January 12th, 2017 at 11:59pm

We encourage anyone who is interested in being considered for Mercer’s internship or the Day on the Job event to attend this Info Session. 

If you have any questions, feel free to e-mail Kunaal Goel:

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/384688031881904/

Mercer Talent Consulting Internship Application on Port
Triton: https://ucsd-csm.symplicity.com/students/?mode=form&s=jobs&ss=jobs&id=b71b76c9110a3c1a8bcdb888c3a0a0b4

Accounting & Tax Intern Needed!

NGS is a local Carlsbad accounting firm that specializes in forensic accounting, tax and business consulting. They offer a wide range of services to a variety of industries including real estate, business services, manufacturing, high tech, legal, wholesale, construction, retailers, professional services and insurance to name a few. NGS provides turnaround, bankruptcy and insolvency services to financially distressed businesses and assist attorneys, trustees and receivers with cases, receiverships and investigations.

NGS is currently seeking an Accounting and Tax Intern
for the 2017 tax season!

Application is currently available through Port Triton (job #830978)

Internship Opportunity at Local Law Firm – Criminal Defense Firm


A UCSD alum (’93) is looking for an intern to work in a law office in Del Mar.

This is a great opportunity for an intern to get valuable work experience in a local law firm.

We’re interested in hiring an undergrad intern for 10 hours per week with times and days flexible. We are a San Diego criminal defense law firm. Primary activities will focus on assisting with marketing and/or admin efforts for the law firm. No prior legal work experience is required. Interested undergrad interns can find out more about the law firm by going to  http://www.gedulinlaw.com/, and can apply by sending a resume to George Gedulin, ggedulin1@gmail.com .


Pitt Business Analytics Case Competition


The Pitt Business Analytics Case Competition is offered in partnership with the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership and platinum sponsor DICK’S Sporting Goods. The national analytics-driven business strategy challenge will be held in March 2017. The case competition will require undergraduate students to use data analysis techniques to solve pressing issues in the retail space, and to provide recommendations to a panel of judges.

March 23 – 24, 2017
DICK’S Sporting Goods corporate headquarters

Registration Information

Students enrolled at undergraduate business schools from across the United States are encouraged to apply for the competition. Teams must include between three to five students.

The team application is due by January 23, 2017. Teams will be notified by January 30, 2017 if they have been selected for the competition. Those who are selected must submit their deposit of $100 by February 13, 2017.



1st Place: $3,000
2nd Place: $2,000
3rd Place: $1,000

Competition Background

The 2017 case competition will give student teams the opportunity to solve a real-world problem outlined by DICK’S Sporting Goods that has applications to analytics in the retail industry. Teams will have two weeks in advance of the competition date to prepare. Teams will then participate in two competitive rounds at the DICK’S Sporting Goods headquarters.

Participants will present to a panel of DICK’S Sporting Goods executives. Each team will have the opportunity to receive feedback on their presentation.

In addition to the case competition, students will also have the opportunity to learn from industry leaders in the analytics space who will give presentations on how students can better understand and leverage analytics in their careers. There will also be the opportunity to visit the City of Pittsburgh through a welcome dinner held in the city. More details to come!

League of Emerging Analytics Professionals (LEAP)

LEAP is the student organization that has the lead role in organizing and running the 2017 case competition. The organization functions as an outlet for analytic opportunities for students across all academic areas at the University of Pittsburgh. The three main pillars of LEAP are education and awareness, experience-based learning, and career and professional development.


If you have any questions, please contact us at leapcasecomp@gmail.com. Learn more about Leadership in Analytics at Pitt Business.

Apply for AfterCollege Scholarships – Due 12/31


Apply for AfterCollege Scholarships
AfterCollege Scholarships are awarded to current students who stand out as future superstars in their field.
Create a concise, yet impactful, profile showcasing your talents and passion for your field of study, and you could be the next recipient!

Next Deadline December 31st

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 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 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.

New Rady Course! MGT 117: Business Law


MGT 117: Business Law

Winter 2017 ǀ Tuesdays 5:00 – 7:50 pm ǀ 4 Units ǀ Prof. Nancy Kim

  • MGT117, Section ID 897941
  • Otterson Hall 1S113
  • Business Elective • E&I Elective
  • Prerequisite = Upper Division Standing (90 passed units)

Course Description:

Focuses on elements of business law that are essential for the basic management of business operations. Topics include the law of contracts, sales, partnership, corporations, bankruptcy, and securities. Students will also gain knowledge of intellectual property law and dispute resolution.

Questions? Send a message to Rady Undergrad Programs on the Virtual Advising Center (VAC).