Walton Career Services Prepares Students for Careers

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.
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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 hosts events year-round to prepare students for careers.  Activities and services include workshops with industry professionals, professional development skill enhancements and internship/job search strategies.

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.

February Events:

  • RB Outperformance Challenge: Feb. 7, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sam's Club Lunch & Learn: Feb. 11, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
  • Schneider Corporate Spotlight: Feb. 13, 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Sales Competition: Feb. 21
  • Resume Rescue: Feb. 26 & 27
  • Are You Ready? Pop-Up Shop: Every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

March Events:

  • Business Career Fair: March 5, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 - 3 p.m.
  • Enterprise - Company of the Day: March 26, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Are You Ready? Pop-Up Shop: Every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

April Events:

  • J.B. Hunt - Company of the Day: April 2, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 - 3 p.m. 
  • PepsiCo Distinguished Lecture: April 4, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Buckle - Company of the Day: April 9, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
  • Careers in the Arts & Entertainment Industries: April 9, 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. 
  • Academy Sports + Outdoors Corporate Spotlight: April 10, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
  • UA Employer Partners BBQ: April 11
  • Abbott - Company of the Day: April 16, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • SAM Talk with Buster Arnwine of RB: April 17, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Are You Ready? Pop-Up Shop: Every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. - 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

Catherine Norman Beasley, corporate programs manager
Walton Career Services
479-575-6100, CBeasley@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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