Career Timeline

Career Management Career Timeline

Sophomore Year - Second Semester (Early Admits)

  • Acclimate to the business school
  • Complete Business Communications and CMC Labs
  • Continue to update your resume and cover letter
  • Create or Update your Eagle Ops Profile
  • Join BBA clubs and get involved
  • Meet the BBA CMC and BBA Librarians
  • Attend career events, CMC seminars, and employer presentations across campus
  • International Students can attend an ISSS session to learn about working in the US, CPT/OPT, and visa requirements
  • Ask for help anytime in the BBA CMC

Junior Year - First Semester

  • Acclimate to the business school
  • Complete Business Communications and CMC Labs
  • Continue to update your resume and cover letter
  • Create or Update your Eagle Ops Profile
  • Join BBA clubs and get involved
  • Meet the BBA CMC and BBA Librarians
  • Attend career events, CMC seminars, and employer presentations across campus
  • Plan what Career Trek might be of interest to you to attend in the Fall or Spring
  • International Students can attend an ISSS session to learn about working in the US, CPT/OPT, and visa requirements
  • Ask for help anytime in the BBA CMC

Junior Year - Second Semester

  • Practice interviewing with CMC Coaches
  • Continue to sign up for on-campus interviews and apply for internships in the spring
  • Attend BBA club events to learn more about companies recruiting for internships
  • Attend the Spring Career Fair
  • Consider a volunteer experience if you do not obtain an internship
  • International Students can attend an ISSS session to learn about working in the US, CPT/OPT, and visa requirements
  • Ask for help anytime in the BBA CMC

Summer

  • Complete your summer internship and update Eagle Ops, resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn
  • International Students continue to connect with ISSS if any changes may effect CPT/OPT, and visa requirements
  • Ask for help anytime in the BBA CMC

Senior Year - First Semester

  • Meet with the BBA CMC to discuss your summer and plan for the Fall
  • Attend on-campus recruiting and company sponsored networking events as well as information sessions
  • Participate in on-campus interviews and attend BBA club events
  • Create your target list of companies and begin identifying alumni to contact
  • Plan what Career Trek might be of interest to you to attend in the Fall or Spring
  • International Students can attend an ISSS session to learn about working in the US, CPT/OPT, and visa requirements
  • Ask for help anytime in the BBA CMC

Senior Year - Second Semester

  • Locate GBS alumni to contact
  • Apply to companies who hire "just in time"
  • Use the "Book of Lists" and other library resources to find new companies
  • Apply directly via company websites
  • Follow up with alumni and contacts you developed during Fall semester
  • Stay in contact with the BBA CMC to modify your strategy
  • International Students can attend an ISSS session to learn about working in the US, CPT/OPT, and visa requirements
  • Don't panic if you are still looking because the CMC team is available all summer