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Fall 2020 Career Services Update: The School of Business Office of Career Services is open and providing full virtual support to all students, alumni and employer partners. We will continue to provide virtual support until George Mason University resumes normal on-campus operation. Please note ALL School of Business career advising and job search appointments will be conducted in a virtual environment, either by phone, WebEx, or Zoom. We are excited to announce that we’ll be hosting our ProfessionalQuest series utilizing our Zoom platform. Please visit our website page to review the schedule for Fall 2020 Virtual ProfessionalQuest Series. Interested employers should contact Kerry Willigan, Assistant Dean to register to be on one of our virtual panels. Employers who wish to list internships or full time job opportunities can post on Handshake, or email Kerry Willigan and we can distribute to our students on the School of Business Blog, the BusinessBuzz. Please email us directly with any questions or if you’d like to discuss strategies to connect with our students, you can call (703) 993-2140 or mycareer@gmu.edu.

 Welcome to George Mason University School of Business!

Thank you for your interest in learning more about opportunities for employers to get involved with students in the School of Business. The following information will help you discover the programs and services available to link employers with students in our graduate and undergraduate programs.

Whether you are seeking a top-level executive or a summer intern, you’ll see that the School of Business educates students who are bright, resourceful, and prepared to make immediate contributions to your organization’s mission.

Why Hire a School of Business Student?

  • The School of Business focuses on student career success in a global business work, whether graduates work for a Fortune 500 company or for themselves as entrepreneurs.
  • Of the more than 2,000 business programs worldwide, George Mason’s School of Business is one of only 190 institutions with AACSB International accreditation in business and specialized accreditation for accounting programs.
  • The School of Business is ranked in the top 10 percent of AACSB-accredited business schools by U.S. News & World Report.
  • School of Business students gain experience in a global business environment not only through academic courses, but also through experiential learning and participation with nationally recognized student clubs and organizations.

 Take part in Professional Quest:

These events are designed to provide School of Business students with specific information about career fields and teach the value of networking. This 2-hour event begins with a Question and Answer panel and ends with networking among students, alumni, and employers. A list of Professional Quest events for the current semester can be found on our events page.

Build Your Own Event:

Let our office work with you to create a customized event. A few examples include sponsoring an ice cream social, hosting on-campus office hours, hosting a brown bag lunch to name a few. The possibilities are endless.

Build Your Brand by Sponsoring a Career Services Event:

As a sponsor, you will stand side-by-side with the School of Business as we inspire and teach the next generation of the workforce. There are many opportunities available.
For more information, contact Christina Spring at 703.993.5297 or cspring4@gmu.edu

Attend a Campus-wide Career Fair:

Employers can showcase opportunities and meet with students from the entire campus community. Career Fairs are held in the fall and spring semester.

Post job opportunities to the Business Buzz, our blog for business students:

If you have a job opportunity specifically for business students, we can add it to our weekly student email.

Build an account on Handshake to reach all students:

Handshake is an online system that allows employers to post jobs and internships to the campus community.

Judge a Capstone Case Competition

See our students in action as you judge the semester presentations from the Advanced Business Models course.

Participate in Mason Mentors

Mason Mentors is George Mason University’s School of Business official online community where students connect with fellow Mason alumni, faculty/staff, and professionals to gain support and perspective as they navigate their careers. Mason Mentors supports current students and alumni as they collaborate and grow professionally through an array of dynamic connections.

If you are interested in becoming a mentor for School of Business students please visit the Mason Mentors website for more information.

 

To expedite the process of reaching our students, in conjunction with University Career Services, we have developed guidelines for on-campus interviews and other recruiting opportunities. Please review the guidelines here.

For more information on these programs/opportunities, please contact:

Kerry Willigan, Assistant Dean of Career Services
703-993-2140
kwilliga@gmu.edu