January 19, 2022
A newsletter for CoB Undergraduate students, brought to you by the CoB Office of Professional Development and Engagement
Upcoming dates and events...
Careers in Technology - Hispanic/LatinX Perspectives | Thursday, January 20th | 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Hear from Hispanic/LatinX leaders from Accenture Federal Services discuss their journeys to successful careers in Tech. Click here to register for this virtual event on Handshake.
Headshots & Handshake | Friday, January 21st | 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | The Quad

Free professional headshots by UCC Media Team! Also learn about how to use Handshake to find jobs/internships, register for career fairs, attend workshops, make a career advising appointment, etc. Click here to register on Handshake.
New York City Career Trek 2022 | Applications due Sunday, January 23rd @ 11:59 p.m.

The NYC Career Trek is open to freshmen, sophomores, and juniors of all CoB majors, however the trek will focus on industry areas that are specifically of interest to Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Quantitative Finance majors. The CoB Career Treks help you make connections with companies, network with JMU alumni, and learn more about career and internship opportunities!

New York City Career Trek 2022
  • Trek will take place May 15th-20th, 2022
  • Format TBD pending local health guidelines
  • Application, resume, and one recommendation required
  • Click here for more information and to apply!

CoB Student Org Fair | Hartman Hall Lobby | Monday, January 24th | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Get involved this semester! Stop by the Hartman Lobby and chat with members of our College of Business Student Organizations.
Good Wealth Management Challenge Information Zoom Session | Monday, January 24th | 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Interested in financial planning? Join the challenge to compete for prizes and meet local financial planners while practicing real world financial planning. All students (all majors and years) are welcome. Email Dr. Sono (sonohh@jmu.edu) or Dr. Drake (drakepp@jmu.edu) with questions and click here to receive the Zoom link for the info session.
Other JMU news...
Are you looking to make innovative, creative, and professional marketing/advertising campaigns? Interested in branding, strategy, account management, and getting firsthand experience at an advertising agency? Join scratch pad, a student run advertising agency, and gain practical experience in the world of advertising and marketing. Learn more at https://www.scratchpadjmu.com/ and join our amazing team! 
Fill out this form if interested in joining!
Madison Scholarships Hub is the application center for all 2022-2023 award year JMU Foundation scholarships. Log into MyMadison, select the Student tab, and click on the Madison Scholarships Hub logo. Application review will begin in February. Deadlines vary, so act now! Click here to find out more.
Have an upcoming virtual interview? Reserve a Virtual Interview Room in Hartman Hall! Available for all CoB majors and minors, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, when the University is open. Computer and camera are provided. Click here to reserve a room, allow two business days for confirmation, and email Erica Kann (kannes@jmu.edu) with questions.
Cleaning your closet after break? We invite you to support the JMU Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter Winter Coat Drive, and donate gently used coats, gloves, jackets, scarves, and hats for those in need. Items are being collected in the Undergraduate Programs and Professional Development Suite on the first floor of Hartman Hall. Contact Erica Kann (kannes@jmu.edu) with questions.
Office of 
Undergraduate Programs
Molly Brown, Associate Dean

Erica Kann, Administrative Assistant

Office of Professional Development and Engagement
Samantha Collier, Director

Anna Boley, Assistant Director

University Career Center
Carolyn Smith, Career Advisor