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August 2020

UHD Marilyn Davies College of Business Career Center  
MBA Newsletter
Pictured Above - MBA Success Story: Angel Hernandez-DeLeon, Vice President of Human Resources & Building Operations, Houston Museum of Natural Science
UHD’s MBA Program Ranked Region’s Largest by Houston Business Journal
Marilyn Davies College of Business Tops List for Sixth Straight Year

The Houston Business Journal (HBJ) has named the University of Houston-Downtown's Master of Business Administration (MBA) program as the region’s largest for the sixth consecutive year.

Topping HBJ's list every year since 2015, the program has grown tremendously since it launched in 2012 with a cohort of 20 students and is now the largest MBA offering of its kind in the state. According to HBJ’s report, 981 students were enrolled in MBA courses at UHD as of May 2020. Read more .
Career Centers Preparing Students to Succeed in Virtual Job Market
In the “new normal,” University of Houston-Downtown students and recent graduates are entering a virtual job market. As they compete for positions, attention to the smallest details has become even more essential in making a good first impression with potential employers. Read more .
The In-demand Jobs on the Rise Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

By  Alison Medley /Houston Chronicle
The COVID-19 pandemic has been brutal for Americans seeking employment. Yes, over 44.2 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the coronavirus crisis, and 1.5 million sought claims in early June,  according to Fortune. But don't despair, job seekers. The positive news for Americans is that new career opportunities have also emerged through the pandemic. Read more .
Frost Bank Virtual Employer Info Session September 10, 2020, 12PM
Over the Summer, we had some incredible Virtual Employer Info Sessions with companies like Apple, Comerica Bank, CVS Health and Aetna, just to name a few. If you’re an Accounting or Finance major, be sure to attend the next one with Frost Bank. Log into your GatorHiRED ! account to find out more.   
Fall 2020 Virtual Career Development Events Announced
Virtual Gator Resume Dash
Thursday, September 3, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

CS/MIS/Tech/Engineering/Data/Math Virtual Career Fair
Wednesday, September 9, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Davies Accounting and Finance Virtual Career & Internship Fair
Thursday, September 17, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Davies All Business Majors Virtual Career & Internship Fair
Tuesday, September 22, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Virtual Speed Networking
Thursday, October 15, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Virtual Dining Etiquette with Leadership & Professional Development
 Thursday, November 12, 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
These events will require pre-registration, so check your GatorhiRED! account frequently for more details!
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This Week in GatorHIRED!
 Job ID# 7733: Advisory ADMS/SCADA Senior Consultant, Power & Utilities: Digital Grid-EY

Job ID# 7366: AWS Cloud Enablement - Analytics & Cognitive , Centermark Commercial Real Estate

Job ID# 7734: CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR , City of Houston

Job ID# 7678: COVID Outreach Worker , Galveston County Health District

Job ID# 7744: CSV Project Manager (Flexible Work Location), Charles River Laboratories

Job ID# 7489: CSV Project Manager (Flexible Work Location),  Reynolds & Reynolds

Job ID# 7738: Director ISC Project Management , Honeywell

Job ID# 7016: Financial Representative Internship (Fall, 2020) , Northwestern Mutual

Job ID# 7683: HBG, Operations Manager, Facilities & Events , Houston Botanic Garden

Job ID# 7632: Healthcare Business Analyst I, Harris Health System

Job ID# 7438: HR Manager (G-Full & MDC) , Walmart

Job ID# 7566: Inside Sales Representative , Anixter

Job ID# 7440: Medical Sales Account Executive , Rotech Healthcare

Job ID# 7710: Payment Specialist , GradReach

Job ID# 7731: Pricing Analyst , Talen Energy

Job ID# 7730: Project Manager , Voyig LLC.

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