Winter 2019 GBCM Career Events

The Santa Clara University Graduate Business Programs' Career Management (GBCM) hosts events to boost our students' careers. 

Contact: Graduate Programs Office, (408) 554-5485, or for more information.

Winter 2019 Professional Development Programs

Networking like a Rockstar

Thursday, January 31, 2019; 12:00pm - 1:00 pm

Presenter: Jayim Patel

Are YOU the Rockstar candidate that top firms are looking for? Most people think they know networking, but Jaymin will show you how to stand out among top caliber candidates by networking like a Rockstar! Jaymin has presented The Rockstar Approach to packed rooms across the US, and internationally at schools like Harvard, Wharton, Stanford and the London School of Economics. Go beyond that 8.5’ x 11’ piece of paper called a resume-Jaymin presents the must do’s and what-not-to-do’s of networking to build meaningful and lasting personal relationships in professional settings and achieve your career goals.

Interviewing like a Rockstar

Thursday, February 21, 2019; 12:00pm - 1:00 pm

Presenter: Jayim Patel
Want to hear the confessions of a college Interviewer? Come learn how to Interview like a Rockstar with Jaymin J. Patel, previous Interviewer and Recruiter at a top Management Consulting Firm. Jaymin has been on “both sides of the interview table” and for the first time ever, discloses the mindsets, expectations, and evaluation processes that interviewers use to advance students through various rounds of interview to the final offer, while taking away the mystery of what to expect in the interview. He will share tips and tricks to help you be successful in your journey to land your dream job.
Presentation Skills

Sunday, February 10, 2019; 8:30am - 12:00pm

Presenter: Dave Collins of Oak and Reeds

Almost every meeting involves a presentation of some kind or another. Whether it’s your weekly team stand-up or a massive all-hands presentation to the entire company, you need to be able to confidently articulate your thoughts in an ever-changing variety of settings. Learn how to incorporate a "point of view", how to “think on your feet” other best practices and exercises that focus on delivery and presenting in front of groups.

Technical Interview: 101 & 201 - Professional Development Workshop

Saturday, March 16, 2019; 9:00am - 4:00 pm

Presenter: Lewis Lin

Want to ace your tech interviews and improve your product management, product marketing, analytics, and strategy skills before your internship or career in tech?  Lewis C. Lin will be hosting a workshop to prep you for that upcoming interview, internship or job!

Lewis is the world’s leading expert on the topic of tech interview preparation and best-selling author of Decode and Conquer and The Marketing Interview. He’s helped MBA graduates from Stanford GSB, UC Berkeley Haas, and NYU Stern secure the most coveted tech jobs including roles at Facebook and Google. 

Career Readiness Workshops and Webinars for Current Students

Webinar: SCU’s Resume Process and Resources
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - Register Here!

Workshop: Developing Your Brand  
Thursday, January 24, 2019 - Register Here!

Workshop: Networking for Introverts
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 

Webinar: Networking Toolkit
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 

Webinar: LinkedIn and Handshake Profile Strategies
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 

Career Lounge

Have a quick or urgent career question? Have a quick or urgent career question? Drop by the GBCM Career Lounge to speak with a Career Consultant in the B of A Commons on select Wednesdays and Thursdays between 4:30 - 5.45 PM -- no advance appointment necessary.

For Winter 2019, drop by on the following dates:

Wednesday, 16th January  & Thursday, 17th January
Wednesday, 23rd January & Thursday, 124th January
Wednesday, 30th January & Thursday, 31st January
Wednesday, 6th February & Thursday, 7th February
Wednesday, 13th February
Thursday, 21st February
Wednesday, 27th February
Thursday, 7th March
Wednesday, 13th March