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Attend the Fall Spider Career Expo
In September, Seniors should attend the Fall Spider Career Expo, which allows students and alumni to connect with opportunities in accounting, consulting, finance and sales. Approximately 50 organizations and more than 300 students attend annually. The expo is open to students in all majors and years. Professional dress required.
Attend an RSB Class Information Session
Seniors should attend annual class information sessions with selected Robins School of Business (RSB) Faculty, Staff, and Career Services during the month of September. Those faculty and staff include the Robins School student services coordinator; the director of career programs in business at the Center for Professional Skills and Development; the executive-in-residence corporate partner(s); the associate director for career services and RSB liaison for finance and marketing; and the associate director of career services and RSB liaison for accounting, consulting, economics, international business, and management - both with the Office of Alumni and Career Services.
Meet with Designated Career Services Advisors

Staff from the Office of Alumni and Career Services serve as liaisons to Robins School students interested in particular career paths. Daily drop-in hours are held weekdays from 2–4 p.m. in Suite Q273, or students can make an appointment by calling 804-289-8547.

Apply for the Robins Mentoring Program

The right mentor can have a major impact on your professional future. Each fall, junior and senior business students have an opportunity to be mentored by an alumnus/alumna, corporate partner, or faculty member.

To apply to be a mentee, students are required to complete the two-part process by September 18. This information will be used to match you with a mentor and shared with him or her.

Selected students will be assigned a mentor for the academic year, beginning with a formal kick-off event October 14, 2015. Invited students will be required to attend a one hour mentee orientation workshop prior to participation.

Attend RSB Executive Speaker Series or C-Suite Conversation Events
Seniors should attend one or more of the RSB Executive Speaker Series and C-Suite Conversations to hear directly from business leaders.
Visit the RSB Center for Active Business Education
Students should research hands-on business opportunities like case-based competitions, class activities and field projects through the Center for Active Business Education.
Visit the RSB Center for Professional Skills and Development
Students can gain professional business skills through experiential learning programs and the Center for Professional Skills & Development. Registration for each program is required.
Attend Other Career Services Programs
Career Services regularly hosts an etiquette dinner/reception to strengthen networking skills and confidence in a business setting. Seniors are also encouraged to completed the Wellness-090 Course on Life and Careers after UR.
Leadership in a Campus or RSB Student Organization
Leadership in campus student organizations or in RSB student organizations can provide valuable experience related to career and personal interests.
Cap and Gown Survey
In the spring, seniors complete the cap and gown survey about post-graduation plans.
Senior Events
The Business School hosts two special annual events for seniors, the Senior Banquet and Senior Wine & Cheese, that bring them together with classmates, faculty, staff.
Building Your Brand

Everything from your emails to class attendance shapes how faculty, staff, and potential employers view you. Here are Career Services resources to consider when presenting yourself.