The Street, a financial news Web site, included Austin in its list of top 10 cities “poised for greatness” in 2012 based on financial forecasts. Most notable is Austin’s low unemployment rate, low home prices, a blend of state jobs and private-sector employment and support from the University of Texas at Austin.
There are some sweet perks associated with being an MPA student at McCombs. First off is the free access to Capital Metro all UT students receive. I ride a Metro Rapid bus to get to campus everyday which would otherwise cost $1.50 per trip, or $49.50 for a 31 day pass. Thanks to UT, I […]
We are about two months into school now, and to say that life has gotten a little crazy would be an understatement! Not only have we completed first round interviews for most companies, but the first round of exams has happened as well. With recruiting dinners two or three nights a week and studying after […]
Even though every student is busy with studying and exams, there is always time for a University of Texas football game. This past weekend’s game against Baylor was a hot and sweaty afternoon gamew, starting at 2:30PM. I began the game celebration by walking down Guadalupe around noon. Like any other UT football game, people […]
It is four weeks into the Fall semester and recruiting is in full swing. Last week, on-campus interviews began along with pre-interview dinners and other networking events. It has been exciting to meet with prospective employers and move forward through the application process. While recruiting, students will often ask employers “Why did you choose Firm […]
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The Jeanne Brown Award will continue to recognize high performing and dedicated McCombs School of Business staff members, thanks to an endowment by Brown's family. Jeanne Brown first came to The University of Texas at Austin in 1966 as an assistant in the dean's office of the then College of Business Administration. Her job eventually spanned two d […]
With the new Business Foundations Program Online, an unlimited numbers of students will ultimately be able to learn the core concepts and fundamentals of private enterprise. By Andrew Faught read more […]
Miller makes it a point to teach students how to market themselves to the world. Here are his 10 principles of personal branding, which he delivers with his characteristic classroom vigor. After 30 years of teaching marketing at the McCombs School of Business and 25 years of corporate experience, Senior Lecturer Herb Miller definitely knows a thing or two ab […]