- Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with Shane Todd of Chick-fil-A. Shane is a 1993 alum of Terry and the J.M. Tull School School of Accounting. He has worked with Chick-fil-A for 20 years, operating two Chick-fil-A restaurants in the Athens area in addition to consulting the on-campus Chick-fil-A in the Tate Center.
Dress is business casual and food will be provided for registered guests.
Terry Talks are sponsored by Textron, Inc.
- Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Jackie Cannizzo, the Executive Director for the JCI Foundation, will be speaking on achieving greatness through leadership and sport. The JCI Foundation is an organization focused on promoting women's leadership in business, often through athletics. It strives to reach collegiate women in order to connect them with successful professional women to mentor and advise them through college and beyond. They use the experiences of fundraisers and leadership conferences to better understand the needs of young women in college as they look forward to their futures. She will be sharing info about how young women pursuing careers in business can benefit from education and mentorship of successful female professionals. Come meet Jackie and hear her WISE words!
- Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 3:35pm – 4:25pm
Join us for a roundtable discussion with David Salyers, VP National and Regional Marketing at Chick-fil-A. A friend once told him to "never speak about something unless you have passion for it!" - and he's kept that advice to this day, sharing his passion for helping others be remarkable in business. Salyers has been on quite a journey. Having graduated from college on a Saturday morning, he started his career with Chick-fil-A before the day was over. Currently serving as the Vice President of National, Regional and Local Marketing for Chick- fil-A, Inc., David has invested his entire career as part of a team, committed to building the kind of company culture that people talk about! As a passionate student of life and business, he has spent over thirty years seeing the principles in his book play out corporately and in over 1,600 Chick-fil-A restaurants across the country. Serving as a board member for numerous non-profit organizations, and a few for-profit startups, has convinced him further that the principles contained within these pages are universally applicable. Having the unique opportunity to witness both great leaders and great organizations, he is energized to pass along the principles he has discovered from a personal journey, which can only be described as…Remarkable! Food will be provided for registered guests.
Dress is business casual. Terry Talks are sponsored by Textron, Inc.
- Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Come learn what it takes to do a successful federal job search. Topics will include how to job search using USAJOBs, apply to student programs and internships and a review of the application process. Recommended dress for this event: Casual
- Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Networking and career fair for companies seeking juniors for summer 2015 internships or seeking May 2015 graduates for full time positions. Approximately 180 marketing majors will be in attendance. No cost to employers to attend.
- Monday, February 9, 2015 at 3:30pm – 4:30pm
In this presentation, students will learn the basics of how they can find a full-time position or internship and get started creating a personalized job search plan. Recommended dress for this event: Casual
- Friday, February 6, 2015 at 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Come meet Terry Alumni Board Member Robert Aitkens on Friday, February 6 from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Mr. Aitkens has practiced law in Georgia since 1979- earning his J.D. from Mercer University and holding a MAcc and BBA in Finance from the Terry College of Business. Students can sign up for 30 minute appointments to visit with Mr. Aitkens, ask him career advice and questions about pursuing law school, etc. Find a friend and get signed up!
- Friday, February 6, 2015 at 12:20pm – 1:10pm
Join us for a discussion with Tom O’Mara, a graduate of Villanova University and the University of Chicago. Tom has spent his entire career on trading desks on Wall Street from Lehman Brothers, Credit Suisse First Boston, Clarinbridge Capital, Cantilever Group and most recently Cowen and Company. His presentation will expose students to the many different roles there are in an investment bank. Food will be provided for registered guests. Dress is business casual. Terry Talks are sponsored by Textron, Inc.
- Friday, February 6, 2015 at 7:00am – 5:00pm
On Friday, February 6 the UGA Career Center will be coordinating a day-long bus trip from Athens to Atlanta for Terry College students to learn more about careers in business. The trip will include stops at three companies: PwC — Big 4 Accounting Firm, IT, Finance, Consulting opportunities Target — Retail, Marketing & Management…
- Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 5:30pm – 6:20pm
Join us for a discussion titled "Tips for a Fulfilling and Successful Career;" with Dan Staley. Dan is a partner in the Human Capital Advisory practice with Pricewaterhouse Coopers. With over 20 years of experience, Dan has extensive experience in the utility HR space, having worked with organizations such as: TVA, Westar Energy, Constellation Energy, and Southern Company.
Also joining Dan will be Russell Fields, Director in the HR Transformation & Technology Practice. Russell has a 13+ year consulting history providing business and technology consulting services specializing in business strategy, process reengineering, and ERP implementations for human capital and financial business decisions. Russell’s experience includes leading HCM strategy and process reengineering efforts as well as managing several full life-cycle implementations and system upgrades.
In addition, Stephen Anderson, Manager, will be joining. Stephen has 8 years of consulting experience and has worked on several PeopleSoft, HCM, and HR Transformation related engagements. His experience also includes strategic assessments and road maps for HR technology transformations.
Dress is business casual. Food will be provided for registered guests. Terry Talks are sponsored by Textron, Inc.
Are you effectively using LinkedIn to advance your professional brand? With over 300 million users and employer members from nearly every field, LinkedIn offers a massive data pool that you can use for career networking and research. This workshop will cover LinkedIn usage for students at all levels. Whether you are…
- Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Come meet Mid Ramsey on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
After working in Retail Banking at SunTrust Bank and as a Pension Plan Administrator at Georgia-Pacific, Mid joined Athens First-Synovus as a Commercial Banking Manager in 1993. During his time with Synovus, Mid was promoted to Executive Vice President and was named to the Board of Directors in 2010.
As a former executive and community leader with over 40 years of experience, Mid has a unique perspective of the challenges and opportunities in the rapidly changing business environment. He now coaches executives and emerging leaders in financial services: banking, insurance, investment banking, real estate, and financial planning.
Students can sign up for 30 minute appointments to meet with Mid, ask him career advice, questions about the financial industry, etc. Don't miss out on a great opportunity to hear from a devoted Terry alum who enjoys helping students. Find a friend to join you and sign up!
- Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 9:00am – 3:00pm
Career Day connects companies and organizations with students seeking careers in:
- Digital, print and broadcast journalism
- Creative mass media
- Media sales
- Advertising and public relations.
Internships and full-time positions will be available. All majors are encouraged to attend. All Career Day events are open to all students with the exception of the senior networking luncheon (invite only).
9 to 10 a.m.: Networking breakfast for employers and students – (Journalism Building, Studio 100 – 1st floor)
10:10 to 10:55 a.m.: Panel Session 1: What Can I Do with My Major? - Career Opportunities in Multimedia (Journalism Building, Studio 100 – 1st floor)
11 to 11:50 a.m.: Panel Session 2: Seal the Deal - How to Get the Interview and Land the Job (Journalism Building, Studio 100 – 1st floor)
12 to 12:50 p.m.: Senior networking luncheon (Tate Grand Hall – 5th Floor)
1 to 3 p.m.: Journalism and Mass Communication Career Fair (Tate Grand Hall – 5th Floor
Recommended dress is business professional.
For more information, call 706-542-3375.
- Monday, February 2, 2015 at 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Did you know that business etiquette and communication is cited by employers as the #1 weakness of UGA students? Attend this workshop to learn more about some of the common pitfalls reported by recruiters, as well as tips to enhance your professional image in the workplace. This event will be co-facilitated…
- Friday, January 30, 2015 at 1:25pm – 2:15pm
FTI Consulting, Inc. has grown from its beginnings in a small warehouse to one of the pre-eminent consulting firms in the world. FTI Consulting’s work gets to heart of many of the key issues facing our country and world—health care, international trade, global infrastructure, financial markets, and ethics and transparency. With more than 4,200 employees located on six continents, in 26 countries and in 97 offices, our collective expertise spans a wide range of geographies and businesses. University of Georgia alumni have thrived at FTI Consulting from the consultant to the senior managing director levels. This Terry Talks Healthcare Consulting panel will feature three members of FTI’s Health Solutions practice who specialize in regulatory compliance and investigations and disputes in the healthcare industry. Panel members will discuss what it means to work in the world of healthcare consulting and then cover the skills that undergraduates can obtain while in school to excel on the recruiting trail and in the professional workplace. Lastly, we will open the floor for a question and answer session.
Dress is business casual, and food will be provided for registered guests.
Terry Talks are sponsored by Textron, Inc.