Santa Clara University

Past Events


DC Trip Info Session Details:

Come and hear from Professor Mary Furlong and former Washington D.C. trip participants on how a trip to the nation's capital can help you understand the inner workings of our government and how its policies and regulations affect businesses throughout the nation and specifically the Silicon Valley. Missed the info session? That's ok! Please see the flyer below for more information and email for questions.



CIE Winter Speaker Series

The CIE would like to invite you to join us for the Winter CIE Speaker Series featuring Regis McKenna.  Tickets are free! 

Register here

CIE Speaker Series home page (more information on the speaker is on this page) click here 

We hope you'll be able to join us!


Chocolate Event

Informal Business Meetup Group

One of our MSE students is starting up a weekly business meetup group for aspiring entrepreneurs at SCU with the goal of having each group participant walk out with a business idea to tinker away at and hopefully launch. This small group will meet up for an hour or so every week on campus, timing TBD by participants. If you would like to be involved or be added to an ongoing email list for those interested in "dropping in," or would like more information, please email Kavita Singh at by the end of January 2014.


EOQ (End Of Quarter) Party!

Location: Locatelli Activity Center (click here for location)

Date: Wednesday, December 11th

Time: 7-10pm 

Food & beverages will be provided. EOQ is for all graduate business students, all programs welcome. It's a way to celebrate the end of a successful quarter with your classmates. We hope to see you there!

INC Study Break!

Join us Monday, December 2 - Thursday December 5 for snacks in the Lucas hall lobby.  Your INC teams will be hosting a study break which includes snacks and study essentials. Each day will be a new surprise! See the schedule below.

Mon & Tues - 5:00pm - 5:45pm

Wed & Thurs - 7:00pm - 7:20pm

Quantities are limited so get there quick. We wish you all a successful exam week and happy holidays


Food & Agribusiness Institute

New Wine


Gartner Consulting Info. Session  -CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT

Gartner Consulting provides fact-based consulting services to help our clients use and manage IT to enable business performance.  Come learn more about Gartner Consulting full-time job opportunities, and the process of successful case Interviewing. October 28, 2013, Lucas Hall 108, 4:15-5:15.  Please see BroncoLink for posted positions.

This session is open to all interested GBP students.  It should be noted that students not authorized to work in the US, are welcome but should be aware they may not be eligible for recruiting opportunities at this time. Any student interested in professional development for consulting case interviewing is welcome to attend. 


Career Management

The Future Way of Working: The Distributed Company
Friday, October 11
6:45 - 8:45 PM
Forbes Family Conference Center (Lucas Hall 126)

The concept of a company and its productivity is still largely tied to the physical - an office with desks and chairs, busy hallways and floors full of employees. But what if a company had no offices? How would you know if your company and its workers were being productive?

Automattic, makers of, is a completely-distributed global company with no offices, and they're making a big impact - they're one of the most-trafficked networks in the US. 

Sara Rosso, Automattic's VIP Global Services Manager will chat about how they stay productive and work as a company, and if being distributed is the future way of working for everyone. 

Sara Rosso

Sara is VIP Global Services Manager at Automattic ( She has worked in technology since 1996 for companies such as Hewlett-Packard and Ogilvy, and she graduated from Santa Clara University with an MBA in Leading People and Organizations, and Managing Innovation and Technology in 2003. Sara is also a writer, photographer, technology lover, and business & digital strategist. Originally from California, she's been living in Italy for ten years and is currently in Milan.


Deloitte Advisory Role Info Session

Explore A Career in Advisory

In both challenging and favorable economic conditions, organizations strive to be smart, nimble, creative and forward thinking. To help our clients achieve success, our AERS Advisory consultants apply a Risk Intelligent approach to helping clients manage areas of increased financial, technology and business risk. Looking to understand more about Deloitte's Advisory practice?

SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, September 26th from 6:30 – 8:30 pm in Kennedy Commons

Join us to learn about what it means to be an Advisory Consultant. Why attend? You will get an overview of our practice, hear personal stories about a day in the life of an Advisory Consultant, and have the opportunity to network with professionals. Currently, we are seeking candidates for the following positions:

Advisory Consultant: Help clients understand the complexity of issues such as performance, privacy, risk, controls, and data analysis as a full-time Consultant.

Advisory Summer Intern: The internship provides an introduction to the Advisory practice. Throughout the program, participants will focus on issues shaping and affecting the profession today as well as topics related to their own career development. Interns will gain client work experience through challenging assignments, participate in mentoring and networking opportunities.

Is Advisory right for you? Join us to explore further. All grade levels are welcome to join. Business/Accounting/Finance/Econ/Technology majors and concentrations preferred.

We hope to see you there!

Deloitte Campus Recruiting


Welcome International Students!

You are cordially invited to the GBCM International Student Open House!

Thursday, September 26th, 10:30-12:00 PM

Forbes Conference Center, Lucas Hall

Come to this session where you will:

  • Learn about conducting a job search in the U.S.
  • Hear from GBP Support and Records about the application process for OPT/CPT
  • Meet and mingle with fellow classmates
  • Hear from a panel of students about their experiences with job seeking and internships
  • Find out about special programming to support international students this year


Fall Kick Off - Coffee with Dean Starbird

Monday Sept. 23 & Tuesday Sept. 24

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Stop by Bank of America Commons on the first floor of Lucas Hall and pick up a coffee from the Dean.  Meet the Inter-Network Council teams and grab a bite to eat before heading off to class! 

Thanks to all those that came out to meet the Dean and learn about the networks!

May 11, 2013 - Inspiration, Uncovered!

Women in Business (WIB)



April 27, 2013 - Strike Out Hunger

Sports Business Network (SBN)


March 2, 2013 - Winter Networking Event

All INC Networks


February 21 - Conversation with John Aisien

International Business Network (IBN)

February 16, 2013 - TEDx Viewing Party

Net Impact (NI)

February 15, 2013 - VCIC

Entrepreneurs Network (EC)

February 13, 2013 - Network with VC Expert

Finance Connexion (FC), Marketing Network (MN) & Info Systems Connexion (ISC)

8:35 pm in the Forbes Conference Room (126) in Lucas Hall. Join these three networks to mingle with SCU alum Edward Reidy, VC expert with 30 years of Fortune 50, Big Five and professional services.

FNCE Event

February 8, 2013 - Passion, Paint & Philanthropy

Women in Business Network (WIB)

7 - 10pm in the Forbes Conference Room (126) in Lucas Hall. Come and join WiB for a Women's Night Out: Passion, Paint and Philanthropy. Men are welcome too! Get a group of gals/guys together or come and meet some new classmates as we all embark on a painting adventure with the Wine and Canvas company, while benefiting the American Heart Association's In honor of heart disease awareness month and this special charity, we encourage everyone attending to wear red. 



February 5, 2013 - Urban Land Institute Night with REN

Real Estate Network (REN)

5-7pm in San Francisco, CA. Join the Real Estate Network at the Urban Land Institute Networking event. Meet ULI SF leadership and connect with real estate professionals from around the SF Bay Area. Members will briefly speak about the benefits of ULI to their careers and then there will be a short overview of ULI commitees followed by a networking reception. If you are interested in Real Estate, this is the place to start your career!

Event will take place at One Leidesdorff, 344 Pine Street in San Francisco on Tuesday, February 5th.



January 16, 2013 - Career of a Successful Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur Connection (EC)

7pm in the Forbes Conference Room (126) in Lucas Hall. Join EC as we welcome guest speaker Prem Chand, Founder, President & CEO of Milestone Technologies, Inc. Milestone Technologies' clients include Silicon Valley leaders such as Google, eBay and Facebook. 

EC_Speaker_Prem Chand

November 15, 2012 - Startup Investment Panel Discussion 

Entrepreneur Connection (EC)

7PM in Forbes Conference Room in Lucas Hall. Startup investors will discuss the range of options for funding a new company. From Venture Capital to Angel Investment to alternative funding options, speakers from each area of expertise will provide the audience with exposure to the process of funding a new venture. After the event, please feel free to join us for networking at 'The Hut.'

November 14, 2012 - Let's Go Global

International Business Network (IBN)

8:30pm in the Weigand Room, Arts & Sciences Building (opposite of Lucas Hall). International Business Network is proud to present- "Let's Go Global", a rare opportunity to see the Global Business perspective through the eyes of our expert panelists.


November 9, 2012 - Good Marketing

Net Impact (NI) & Marketing Network (MN)
7-8:30pm in the Forbes Conference Room in Lucas Hall. Join Net Impact and the Marketing Network in a collaborative speaker panel event focused on marketing strategies for companies making a positive social impact.
Marketing for Good Email

November 2, 2012 - Bocce Ball Networking Event

Women in Business Network (WIB), International Business Network (IBN), Net Impact (NI) & Marketing Network (MN)

7:30 - 9:30pm at Campo di Bocce in Los Gatos. Mingle, network and learn the finesse of Italian lawn bowling at this event. Registration information coming soon with limited number of tickets available. 

October 30, 2012 - Taking Risk Management to the Cloud

Information Systems Connexion (ISC) & GBP Career Management

8:45-9:45PM in Lucas Hall room 107. Join Information System Connexions in collaboration with GBP Career Management featuring CTO of RMS Solutions who would come and speak about "What it means to be a leader in the Cloud Technologies industry". Registration information coming soon with limited number of seats available.

October 27, 2012 - VCIC Competition

Entrepreneur Connection (EC)

TBD in the Forbes Conference Room of Lucas Hall. Students have the opportunity to get hands on experience and exposure to the VC's world. The winning team from the Internal VCIC will represent Santa Clara University at the prestigious, national VCIC competition.

For more information, please visit Graduate SCU students from any program who will be enrolled for the next two quarters, excluding students who are current full or part time paid employees of a venture capital firm may apply for the competition. Apply now as an individual or as a team of up to 5. 

Application Deadline - October 17th

Mandatory Team Orientation - October 19th at 7PM or October 21 at 5PM

Internal VCIC - October 27th 8AM - 5PM

Regional VCIC - March 2013

October 18, 2012 - Lessons from Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur Connection (EC)

7PM in Lucas Hall room 107. Three experienced entrepreneurs will share lessons on the world of entrepreneurship with stories of their successes and failures. Drawing from their own personal experiences, they will give guidance and advice for those interested in entrepreneurship. Founders of start-ups will share their personal experience. Companies are at different stages of a start-up: "Early", "Growth" and "Exit" 

October 17, 2012 - Innovation & Creativity in Marketing

Marketing Network (MN)

6PM in the Forbes Conference Room in Lucas Hall. In coordination with SVAMA (American Marketing Association - Silicon Valley)

October 16, 2012 - Commercial Real Estate Outlook 2012 - 2013

Real Estate Network (REN)

5PM-7PM in the Forbes Conference Room in Lucas Hall. Commercial Real Estate market update, forecasts, and opportunities. Vice President with Marcus & Millichap, the nation's largest commercial real estate brokerage specializing in transaction services, will be giving presentation on the commercial real estate market. 

REN Event

The presentation will be followed by a networking event. In addition, Marcus & Millichap has expressed interest in hiring SCU students.

October 9, 2012 - Promoting Up Once You're In

Women in Business Network (WIB) & GBP Career Management

4-5:30PM in the Forbes Conference Room in Lucas Hall. Join the Women in Business Network in collaboration with GBP Career Management featuring a guest speaker who specializes in internal promotion and negotiations.


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