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February 3 - 9, 2019

Monday, February 4

Opportunity Quest Application Deadline

Date/Deadline | Competitions

Opportunity Quest (OQ) is a business plan competition at USU that seeks to find the most competitive and professional executive summary and elevator pitch video for a new or existing student business. It is part of the Utah Entrepreneur Series, a series of competitions that prepare students for the state-wide entrepreneur competition, "Utah Entrepreneur Challenge" (UEC).

  • The competition is open to all students (any major) at Utah State University

  • Each year $8,000 in prize money is given away (1st Place = $5,000, 2nd Place = $2,000, 3rd = $1,000)

  • The Top 10 finalists get exclusive access to mentors, all members from The Center for Entrepreneurship Founders Board

  • USU winner is automatically advanced to to Top 20 of the UEC ($100K in prizes)
  • 2/04, All Day | More Info


    Tuesday, February 5

    Information Table: WSRP

    Information/Orientation | Student Recruiting

    Accounting students who are interested in applying for Summer Leadership or Internships with WSRP can stop by their info table to meet representatives from the firm and learn more about the application process and opportunities with the firm.

    2/05 at 9:30 am | Huntsman Hall | More Info

    University Growth Fund Information Session

    Information/Orientation

    University Growth Fund is the largest student-run venture fund in the country. Students participate fully in investment research, analysis, and multi-million dollar recommendations to invest in exciting privately held companies like Spotify, Snapchat, 23&Me, and Postmates. The firm is trying to recruit a diversity of students in all majors.

    2/05 at 12:00 pm | George S. Eccles Business Building | More Info

    Data Security with John Parker

    Panel Discussion/Presentation

    John Parker is the IT Director of Enterprise Information Management at Melaleuca. Come hear him talk about Melaleuca and Data Security!

    2/05 at 6:00 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info


    Wednesday, February 6

    Business Council Info Booth

    Information/Orientation

    Business Council members will be available to answer questions, address concerns, share our agendas, and hear any suggestions students have for the Huntsman School of Business.

    2/06 at 9:00 am | Huntsman Hall | More Info

    Spring MHA Event - University of Utah

    Information/Orientation

    Come eat lunch with a current University of Utah student in the Master of Healthcare Administration Program (MHA). This is the perfect opportunity to get any questions answered before the deadline to finish applications arrives. Students from all majors are welcome to attend!

    2/06 at 12:00 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

    Interview Prep Workshop

    Workshop/Training

    Practice and hone in on your interviewing skills.

    2/06 at 1:00 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

    Entrepreneur Leadership Series: Parker Walbeck (Founder of Full Time Filmmaker)

    Lecture/Readings

    The Center for Entrepreneurship in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business presents a series of distinguished speakers in entrepreneurship during the spring semester each year.

    On Wednesday nights from January through April, prominent entrepreneurs visit our campus and interact with students, faculty members, and business leaders, and then speak to the community. Each speaker begins at 6:00 p.m. in the University Inn & Conference Center Auditorium.

    The series is broadcast to our regional campuses across the state and posted on our website for future viewing. This is part of our commitment to teaching the skills of entrepreneurial leadership and assist with the creation, development, and growth of new business ventures.

    2/06 at 6:00 pm | Eccles Conference Center | More Info

    Deloitte Winter Social

    Social/Networking

    Join the professionals from Deloitte at their Winter social. There will be food and fun. RSVP by February 1 at https://tinyurl.com/2019USUWinterSocial. Dress is smart casual.

    2/06 at 7:00 pm | George S. Eccles Business Building | More Info


    Thursday, February 7

    Super Bowl Advertising Review

    Conference/Seminar

    Professor Schulz is leading a critical analysis review of the Super Bowl Advertisements.

    2/07 at 3:00 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info


    Friday, February 8

    Sales Career Trip

    Social/Networking | Career Exploration Trips

    Sales Career Trip along the Wasatch Front. We will be visiting Qualtrics and one other employer (TBD). Lunch will be provided. Transportation provided by the Huntsman School. Dress is business professional. Register below.

    2/08, All Day | More Info

    Walk-in Resume Review

    Meeting | Focused Friday

    Resume/cover letter review; bring a hard copy of your resume.

    2/08 at 8:00 am | George S. Eccles Business Building | More Info

    Intro to Python: Workshop 2

    Workshop/Training | Focused Friday

    Interested in learning Python? Come to this workshop series to boost your Python skills! AIS members only. If you are not an AIS member, join today at https://huntsman.usu.edu/ais/join_ais.

    2/08 at 9:00 am | Huntsman Hall | More Info

    Career Prep Workshop (Career Readiness Series): Digital Technology

    Workshop/Training | Focused Friday

    Travis Cox, Director of eCommerce for ICON Health & Fitness will show students how to use digital resources to solve problems, complete tasks and accomplish goals through new and emerging technologies.

    This workshop is part of the “Career Readiness Series.” Learn More at https://huntsman.usu.edu/focusedfridays/career_prep_workshop

    2/08 at 9:30 am | Huntsman Hall | More Info

    MHR Internship Reports

    Panel Discussion/Presentation

    Second-year Master of Human Resources (MHR) students report about their Summer 2018 internships. Students interested in learning about summer internships, the MHR program, and/or the specific companies are encouraged to attend. This week's presenters are:

    Garrett Jensen - BMW
    Justin Bond - Andeavor

    2/08 at 9:30 am | Huntsman Hall | More Info

    Leadership Forum Series: Karith Foster

    Panel Discussion/Presentation | Focused Friday

    Join the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business in welcoming Karith Foster, Entrepreneur and Author to this week's Leadership Forum.

    2/08 at 10:30 am | Huntsman Hall | More Info

    Dr. Mike Findley - Launderers Anonymous: Two Field Experiments on Regulatory Compliance in the Finance Industry

    Lecture/Readings | Focused Friday

    Dr. Mike Findley is an author, political scientist, and professor at The University of Texas at Austin. He has conducted academic and policy research on civil wars, terrorism, international relations, and development using field experiments, statistical and computational models, and some interviews. He has carried out fieldwork in Uganda, South Africa, and Malawi, among other countries. His publications appear in Cambridge University Press, International Organization, American Journal of Political Science, World Development, Journal of Politics, Public Choice, Complexity, among others.

    Dr. Findley works extensively with international development organizations. In particular, his work geocoding foreign aid has been adopted by World Bank, USAID, African Development Bank, International Aid Transparency Initiative, and many aid recipient countries. His specialties include: Statistical Analysis, Computational Modeling, Field Experiments, Writing, Geomapping, and Crowdsourcing. Join Dr. Findley on February 8th as he discusses two global randomized field experiments designed to test the efficacy of international and domestic financial regulations.

    2/08 at 12:00 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info

    Career Prep Workshop: Telling Your Story

    Workshop/Training | Focused Friday

    "Tell me about yourself." This is a question you are certain to be asked in an interview setting. Knowing your story is key in order to make a positive first impression and present yourself as a confident professional. Learn more about your interests, values, and skills and how to weave them into your story.

    2/08 at 12:00 pm | Huntsman Hall | More Info




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