Walton Career Services Preps Students for Career Readiness

Walton Career Services at the Sam M. Walton College of Business hosts a variety of events throughout the year to help students find jobs and to help recruiters find talent.
David Speer

Walton Career Services at the Sam M. Walton College of Business hosts a variety of events throughout the year to help students find jobs and to help recruiters find talent.

Walton Career Services at the Sam M. Walton College of Business will host a variety of events this spring to help prepare students for career readiness through engagement with industry professionals, professional development skill enhancement and internship/job search strategy. 

In addition to traditional career fairs, professional development sessions, informational sessions and interviews, this semester's events will include weekly Are You Ready? pop-up shops, as well as its Company of the Day program. A summary of events is included below. 

January Events:

  • FIRST Little Rock Career Fair: Jan. 9, 3:30-5 p.m. at the Capital Hotel.
  • Koch Industries — Company of the Day: Jan. 24, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Cerner — Company of the Day: Jan. 30, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Are you Ready? Pop-Up Shop: Every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

February Events:

  • Capspire — Company of the Day: Feb. 7, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Schneider — Company of the Day: Feb. 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Acxiom — Company of the Day: Feb. 21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Extreme Makeover — Resume Edition: Feb. 27 and 28
  • Are You Ready? Pop-Up Shop: Every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

March Events:

  • Business Career Fair: March 6, 10 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m.
  • Hilton — Company of the Day: March 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Are You Ready? Pop-Up Shop: Every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

April Events:

  • Are You Ready? Pop-Up Shop: Every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

For more details, visit walton.uark.edu/career/, email CareerServices@Walton.uark.edu or sign into Handshake at uark.joinhandshake.com to see the complete list and newly added events. You can also register to attend at uark.joinhandshake.com.

 

Contacts

Jessica Willis, manager for corporate programs
Walton Career Services, Sam M. Walton College of Business
479-575-4992, jwillis@walton.uark.edu

Lori McLemore, marketing and communications officer
Sam M. Walton College of Business
479-575-5021, mclemore@uark.edu

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