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MBA STUDENT CAREER SERVICES

Take control of your career planning process now with the vast array of services available to Freeman MBA Students. Our dedicated Career Consultants have the tools and resources to assist you with helping you achieve your career goals in school and beyond.

Email your career consultant as listed below or call (504) 865-5417 to schedule an appointment with the appropriate Career Consultant working with your MBA Class designation:

 

Full-Time MBA Students (1st year, 2nd Year)
Donn Barclay
(504) 865-5417
Email

 

Professional MBA, Executive MFIN, and Houston MBAs
Ms. Linda Guedry-Babst
(504) 865-5417
Email


Our team of professionals can assist you with everything from resume and cover letter advice to mock interviews and helping you make connections with MBA Alumni. Most importantly they are here to make your MBA experience as beneficial as possible while you are enrolled at Freeman. 


Resume Guidelines

Guide for Writing MBA Resumes
List of Action Words
Preparing a Scannable Resume
MBA Resume Example

 

ONLINE MBA Services

Freeman MBAFocus

MBA students are encouraged to use the online resources available to them for career planning and job sourcing. The Freeman Career Management Center uses MBAFocus as its primary online tool for Master of Business Administration students. New and returning MBA students will receive an email during August of 2012 with their username and password for initial login. For questions on resetting passwords or gaining login information, MBAs should contact their Career Consultant.

MBAFocus Login for Freeman MBA Students


FreemanLink

Additionally, if MBA students so choose, they may create an account in FreemanLink which is in use by Freeman one-year Master students (Accounting, Finance, Management-Energy) and BSM students. FreemanLink is an available resource for additional job postings and career resources for MBA Students. All job postings requiring an MBA degree are posted in MBAFocus.

To access FreemanLink, please contact your Career Consultant as listed above.

Networking Opportunities

There are many opportunities for MBA students to network with potential employers, alumni and other professionals in selected industries. All students are encouraged to maximize their opportunities while widening their circle of professionals connections.

During the Fall semester, several opportunities exist for career networking and recruiting for MBA students on and off campus. There are two main categories of events open to MBA students for networking and recruiting that Freeman students can participate in. They are the national diversity MBA conferences/career fairs and Freeman Days.

 

REPORTING EMPLOYMENT

The Freeman School of Business counts on MBA students to report their employment offers and offers accepted. The results of this reporting is central to statistics, rankings and most importantly the outward value placed on the Tulane MBA. The Career Management Center has been charged by the university and specifically the Freeman School of Business as the collection point for this data. We request that MBA students report their internships (accepted), full-time offers (offers made and offers accepted) and any other post graduation plans such as starting a business or continuing education.

You may complete the form below and drop off in the Career Management Center or scan and email to your Career Consultant as listed above.

Freeman School of Business Employment Status Form (PDF)

 

MOCK INTERVIEWS

MBA students should schedule mock interviews with their Career Consultant to help prepare for the particular type of interview styles often associated with MBA Recruiting. Employers and Human Resources professionals will interview MBA graduates completely differently than they would other candidates. Please complete the form below and bring to the CMC when you schedule your mock interview appointment.

Mock Interview Request Form (PDF)

 

National Diversity MBA Conferences/Career Fairs

Each of the events listed below are individual organizations dedicated to the inclusion of the groups in which they represent as members. Their goal is to meet the unique challenges of diversity inclusion of their particular populations. However, during the days of their national conferences, the largest numbers of companies recruiting MBA students convene for career fairs and recruiting related to those national events. Although the conference is diversity in nature, in many ways, the career fairs represent the strength of inclusion as MBA students from all universities participate in the recruiting opportunities.

The Freeman CMC will attend three of the four conferences to provide support to student attendees and interface with employers attending the event. Those MBA students graduating soon or seeking summer internships should make every effort to attend at least of the conferences listed below:

 

National Association of Asian MBAs
Annual Conference and Career Fair

National Black MBA Association
Annual Conference and Exposition

National Society of Hispanic MBAs
Annual Conference

MBA Women International
Leadership Conference and Career Fair


Please note: These events above have individual registration fees for the conference and/or the career fair. You will not be permitted to enter the career fair without proper registration as set forth by the organization sponsoring the event.

Freeman Days

Freeman Days are organized networking events sponsored in New York, Houston, Chicago and New Orleans each year with emphasis on career education, alumni networking and employment opportunity exploration. The goal for each Freeman Days event is to provide a meaningful experience for visiting students while engaging with company and alumni contacts that may be out-of-reach if not for the Freeman Days events.

The format of Freeman Days allows current students to visit corporate offices and learn more about the company as well as make networking connections with Freeman School of Business Alumni and non-business Tulane Alumni as well.

Freeman Days are open to all Freeman School of Business students and likewise involve networking contacts and opportunities for all students. MBA students are welcome and encouraged to attend Freeman Days, they should be aware that the visits and networking will include students other than those completing an MBA degree. MBA students in an active job search are encouraged to attend one of the National MBA conferences as listed above.


Please visit www.freeamandays.com and
click "Students" to register and get more information

 

 

 

Last Updated 2/24/14
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