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Guide to

On-Campus Recruiting 2017-2018


TABLE OF CONTENTS ABOUT US 3 TABLE OF CONTENTS

PROGRAM OVERVIEWS 4 BBA MAcc MBA

RECRUITING RESOURCES 5-8 BuckyNet 5 On-Campus Interviews 6 Career Fairs 7 Employer Information Sessions 7 Job Posting Board 8 Résumé Books 8

INCREASING YOUR PRESENCE 9-10 Workshops and Mock Interviews 9 Internships 9 Job Shadow Program 9 Student Organization and the Accenture Leadership Center 10 Wisconsin BBA Corporate Partner Program 10 International Students 10

OFFER GUIDELINES 11 BBA Job and Internship Offer Guidelines MBA Job and Internship Offer Guidelines

RECRUITING CALENDAR 12 Fall Semester 2017 Spring Semester 2018

LOGISTICS 13 Driving Directions Parking

CONTACT INFORMATION 13 Guide to On-Campus Recruiting

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ABOUT US The Wisconsin Advantage Here at the Wisconsin School of Business, we create a forward-thinking curriculum and collaborate to solve real-world business challenges. Our students emerge industry-smart and best prepared to transform the world of business. Year after year, recruiters return to Wisconsin because they know they will find a reliable pool of high-performing graduates.

ABOUT US

Our Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Master of Accountancy (MAcc) students stand out for their exceptional functional knowledge, strong work ethic, leadership, and ability to work productively in teams. Our Master of Business Administration (MBA) students graduate with a portfolio of skills, experience, and specialized knowledge that prepares them to add immediate value to the organization that employs them. Helping you identify the best candidates for your organization is the mission of the Employer Relations team at the Wisconsin School of Business. The staff provides in-depth personal attention to make recruiting at the Wisconsin School of Business as easy and productive as possible. We welcome your calls, emails, and visits to our website and office. Together we can work with you to meet your hiring goals.

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PROGRAM OVERVIEWS BBA

BBA Majors: • Accounting • Actuarial Science • Finance, Investment, and Banking • Information Systems • International Business • Management and Human Resources • Marketing • Operations and Technology Management • Real Estate and Urban Land Economics • Risk Management and Insurance

PROGRAM OVERVIEWS

The Wisconsin Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Program primarily admits students already enrolled at UW–Madison, but also admits a small percentage of incoming first-year students annually through our direct admit process. Students can select from 10 majors, two specializations, and one language certificate. A certificate in business is available to students in nonbusiness majors. BBA Specializations: • Supply Chain Management • Health Care Management Certificate in Business (for nonbusiness majors)

MAcc The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) programs at the Wisconsin School of Business are for students committed to the field of accounting. Our programs develop the technical and professional accounting skills needed to sit for the CPA exam successfully. We offer two options: GMAcc: Graduate Master of Accountancy IMAcc: Integrated Master of Accountancy

MBA Candidates for the Wisconsin Full-Time MBA Program are admitted directly into one of our 10 career specializations within the Wisconsin MBA Program, allowing them to develop a deep expertise in their chosen fields. Wisconsin Full-Time MBA Specializations: • Applied Security Analysis • Arts Administration • Brand and Product Management • Corporate Finance and Investment Banking • Marketing Research

• Operations and Technology Management • Real Estate • Risk Management and Insurance • Strategic Human Resource Management • Supply Chain Management

Wisconsin Evening MBA candidates typically have more than six years of experience and earn an MBA focused on cross-functional, general management. Wisconsin Executive MBA candidates typically have more than 16 years of experience and earn an MBA focused on strategic business management. Guide to On-Campus Recruiting

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RECRUITING RESOURCES: DESIGNED WITH YOU IN MIND BuckyNet RECRUITING RESOURCES

BuckyNet is your one-stop shop to recruit students at the Wisconsin School of Business. BuckyNet delivers interactive career services for employers, including searchable online résumé books, the ability to request on-campus interviews, job postings, as well as the opportunity to register for information sessions, career fairs, and other events. In addition, the Wisconsin School of Business Employer Relations team is here to assist you with your recruiting initiatives throughout the process. Interested in recruiting both BBA and MBA Wisconsin School of Business students? Wisconsin MBA students are on BuckyNet via the Wisconsin MBA BuckyNet portal. Employers can now interview both BBA and MBA students on the same schedule without posting on two separate recruiting sites. To make recruiting even easier, several UW–Madison career services offices are affiliated with BuckyNet, giving you access to students from dozens of departments and more than 100 majors across the UW–Madison campus. When you post an opportunity on the BuckyNet system, it will be seen by students in the Wisconsin School of Business, the School of Human Ecology, the College of Letters and Science, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the School of Education, and the School of Pharmacy, as well as alumni. To get started, request an employer account: BBA: go.wisc.edu/bbabuckynet MBA: go.wisc.edu/mbabuckynet

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RECRUITING RESOURCES

On-Campus Interviews If you wish to interview either BBA or MBA candidates at the Wisconsin School of Business in Grainger Hall, log in to BuckyNet and select the appropriate BuckyNet portal for the student population you wish to target, as well as the location for the interviews. • To recruit undergraduate or Master of Accountancy students at the BBA Interview and Program Center, make your reservation at go.wisc.edu/bbabuckynet. • To recruit MBA students at the MBA Career Management Center, make your reservation at go.wisc.edu/mbabuckynet. You can request and manage open or pre-selected campus interviews. We’ll promote your opportunity, provide résumés, schedule interviews, and reserve a room for you at no cost. If travel and resources are an issue, consider virtual interviewing. Reserve an interview room along with phone or web-based video interviews (video conferencing or Skype) just as you would for an in-person visit.

“It is always a pleasure to recruit and get to know the students in the Wisconsin School of Business. The students are consistently of exceptional caliber and are great additions to PwC. Wisconsin students are well prepared for the world of public accounting and bring the skills and enthusiasm that ensure they are successful professionals.” - Ray Wilson, Office Managing Partner, PwC

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Career Fairs

RECRUITING RESOURCES

Our career fairs help you meet with a broad cross section of UW–Madison students interested in careers in business. Our Fall Career and Internship Fair kicks off the fall recruiting season in September, giving you the opportunity to build your campus visibility and connect face-to-face with more than 3,000 students seeking full-time and internship positions. We host the Spring Career and Internship Fair in February to meet your spring recruiting and just-in-time hiring needs. We also offer specialized career fairs for actuarial science/risk management and real estate hiring. Registration for all career fairs takes place on BuckyNet. Once you have a BuckyNet account, you will receive email notifications when registration opens up for each career fair. Contact us at wisconsinbba@wsb.wisc.edu with any questions.

Employer Information Sessions Employer information sessions are another way you can raise student awareness about your organization and your career opportunities. The Employer Relations team coordinates the scheduling of these sessions on BuckyNet. These events are a great way to share knowledge about specific positions, career paths, qualities you seek in applicants and your training program, as well as a general overview of your company and your recruiting process. Information sessions can be reserved by logging in to BuckyNet and selecting “Request an Employer Information Session.” An employer will receive an email when a reservation is approved. For questions regarding BBA information sessions, contact us at wisconsinbba@wsb.wisc.edu. For questions regarding MBA information sessions, contact us at mbacareers@wsb.wisc.edu. Guide to On-Campus Recruiting

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Job Posting Board Our online job posting board serves employers seeking to fill openings that range from entry-level full-time, part-time, and internship positions to high-level executive positions. The BuckyNet job board is viewed by both current UW–Madison students and alumni living and working around the corner and around the world. These 30-day postings are free of charge and a great way to increase the exposure of your organization’s opportunities. RECRUITING RESOURCES

To post a position on our job board, please log in to your BuckyNet account and select “Create Job Board Posting (Non-OCI Posting).” Complete the fields and hit submit. All job board postings will be approved within two business days. For questions regarding BBA job postings, contact us at: wisconsinbba@wsb.wisc.edu. For questions regarding MBA job postings, contact us at: mbacareers@wsb.wisc.edu.

Résumé Books You can also source candidates through the electronic résumé books found on BuckyNet. Online résumé books are a great way to reach out to candidates to create awareness about an upcoming campus recruiting visit. To view résumé books, log in to your BBA or MBA BuckyNet account. Click on the résumé book tab. Select the résumé book you want to search; you can specify a general or detailed search. We advise you to limit your search criteria and refine as necessary.

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INCREASING YOUR PRESENCE Workshops and Mock Interviews INCREASING YOUR PRESENCE

The BBA Program and MBA Career Management Center offer a variety of educational programs for students, including employer-facilitated career workshops and mock interviews. These programs provide opportunities for employers to become involved directly with students and increase their brand awareness on campus. Wisconsin BBA Corporate Partners are typically asked first to participate in BBA programming, but we welcome all interested companies. If you are interested in participating in workshops and mock interviews, contact the appropriate program at wisconsinbba@wsb.wisc.edu or mbacareers@wsb.wisc.edu.

Internships Build a pipeline of talented new hires for your organization through an internship program. Student interns can bring a fresh perspective to your organization and to the task at hand. When they get back to campus, they share their experience with other students, which can enhance your image and increase your talent pool for future positions. For resources on designing a successful internship program, contact us at wisconsinbba@wsb.wisc.edu or mbacareers@wsb.wisc.edu.

Badger Business Job Shadow Program The Wisconsin BBA’s Badger Business Job Shadow Program offers employers the opportunity for newly admitted freshmen and sophomores in the Wisconsin School of Business to experience an up-close look at a company or industry by shadowing professionals through a typical day on the job. Students explore different career possibilities and see firsthand how classroom skills relate to the workplace. To participate, contact us at wisconsinbba@wsb.wisc.edu.

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Student Organizations and the Accenture Leadership Center

INCREASING YOUR PRESENCE

The Wisconsin School of Business has more than 50 undergraduate student organizations and 19 graduate student organizations. These student-led groups can be invaluable in helping you publicize your recruiting activities, special programs, and specific employment opportunities through membership presentations, on-site visits, case competitions, and networking events. Another opportunity to be involved with students is through our Accenture Leadership Center (ALC). The ALC offers undergraduate students unique, hands-on opportunities to develop leadership skills during their undergraduate careers. Its programs, including a speaker series and LeaderShape, help students develop skills needed to become future business leaders. You can learn more about student organizations and the ALC by visiting: go.wisc.edu/bbastudentorgs go.wisc.edu/mbastudentorgs go.wisc.edu/accentureleadership

Wisconsin BBA Corporate Partner Program Being a Wisconsin BBA Corporate Partner can increase your organization’s visibility on the UW–Madison campus while helping students become well prepared for the workplace. Utilize this cost-effective, tax-deductible method to raise on-campus awareness of your organization and help produce the next generation of business leaders.

For more information, visit go.wisc.edu/corporatepartnersprogram. To learn more about opportunities to connect with Wisconsin MBA students, please contact the MBA Career Management Center (mbacareers@wsb.wisc.edu, 608-262-4000).

International Students: Diversify Your Candidate Pool International students bring exceptional talent to an organization with their dedication, resourcefulness, and unique worldview. They are among the top students from their home countries and are determined to perform at the highest levels. Hiring organizations experience the benefits of an expanded candidate pool and enhanced expertise. Wisconsin School of Business international students offer unique problem-solving skills and add diversity with rich cross-cultural expertise, including proficiency in two or more languages. Hire to advance your global business interests Global hiring can be invaluable to companies with non-U.S. locations in established as well as emerging markets. Many organizations hire international students for short-term assignments or training, then relocate the employees to their home countries with the benefit of U.S. cultural exposure to enhance global business. We can help advertise a position and arrange virtual interviews with your international offices to help build the talent and diversity of your global teams. For more information on the benefits of and process for hiring non-U.S. students, visit: bus.wisc.edu/employers/international-students.

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OFFER GUIDELINES BBA Job and Internship Guidelines For:

Acceptance Guidelines:

Summer Internship & Programs

Full-time conversion offers resulting from previous summer internships and internship offers resulting from summer activities such as leadership conferences

November 1 or two weeks after the offer is made, whichever comes later

Fall Interviews

Full-time or internship offers

November 1 or two weeks after offer is made, whichever comes later

Spring Interviews

Full-time or internship offers

March 1 or two weeks after offer is made, whichever comes later

OFFER GUIDELINES

Offers resulting from:

MBA Job and Internship Guidelines Offers resulting from:

For:

Acceptance Guidelines:

Summer Internship

Full-time conversion offers resulting from previous summer internships

December 1 or three weeks after the offer is made, whichever comes later

Fall Interviews (including recruiting activities such as national conferences or on-site interviews)

Full-time offers

December 1 or three weeks after offer is made, whichever comes later

Fall Interviews (including recruiting activities such as national conferences or on-site interviews)

Internship offers

December 1 or three weeks after offer is made, whichever comes later

Spring Interviews (including recruiting activities such as national conferences or on-site interviews)

Full-time or internship offers

Three weeks after offer is made

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2017-18 RECRUITING CALENDAR Fall Semester 2017 September 6

Résumé Books Available

September 11

Fall Career and Internship Fair

September 19

On-Campus Interviews Start

September 25

Actuarial Science/RMI Career Fair

October 5

Homecoming

October 21

Thanksgiving Recess

November 23–26

On-Campus Interviews End

December 1

Last Day of Classes

December 13

Commencement

December 17

Winter Recess

December 22–January 22

RECRUITING CALENDAR

First Day of Classes

Spring Semester 2018 Badger Business Job Shadow

January 8–19

First Day of Classes

January 23

On-Campus Interviews Start

January 29

Spring Career and Internship Fair

TBD (early February)

Real Estate Career Fair

February 12

Spring Recess

March 24–April 1

On-Campus Interviews End

April 27

Last Day of Classes

May 4

Commencement Weekend

May 11-12

Exams End

May 11

IMAcc Internship Interviews

May 14-15

No recruiting events during holidays: Rosh Hashanah (Begins at sundown Sept. 20-22), Yom Kippur (Begins at sundown Sept. 2930), Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 15), Good Friday (March 30), and Passover (Begins at sundown March 30-April 7).

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LOGISTICS AND CONTACT INFORMATION Interviews will be held at the BBA Program Office and Interview Center (3290 Grainger Hall) or the MBA Career Management Center (2450 Grainger Hall) depending on the candidate population. For maps and driving directions to Grainger Hall, please consult: bus.wisc.edu/employers/recruit-hire/travel.

Parking LOGISTICS

Recruiters in need of parking for their on-campus recruiting visits at the Wisconsin School of Business are encouraged to contact a member of the BBA or MBA Employer Relations team to request parking for Lot 7 under Grainger Hall. Recruiters may request one permit per schedule, and the name of each recruiter is required at the time the reservation is made. For recruiters without advance reservations or who have additional parking needs, limited parking may be available the day of your visit in Lot 7 or at the Fluno Center (Lot 83).

For more information about recruiting Wisconsin School of Business students, contact: Diane Upton Associate Director, BBA Employer Relations 608-262-2725 diane.upton@wisc.edu • IMAcc and BBA on-campus recruiting Genie Trewyn Assistant Director, BBA Employer Relations 608-262-4367 genie.trewyn@wisc.edu • BBA on-campus recruiting • Badger Business Job Shadow Program • Information sessions

Joe Protopapa Director, MBA Career Management Center 608-265-5102 joseph.protopapa@wisc.edu • Connecting with MBA students, program curriculum, and knowledge centers • Developing partnerships to enhance talent recruitment Ilsa Valdez Assistant Director, MBA Career Management Center 608-265-5081 ilsa.valdez@wisc.edu • MBA on-campus recruiting

Brett Jones Assistant Director, BBA Employer Relations 608-262-4393 brett.jones@wisc.edu • BBA on-campus recruiting • Career fairs

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