Graduate Career Development Center Hosts First Graduate Business Job Fair

By Jordan Driscoll '23 |

The Graduate Career Development Center hosted their first Graduate Business Job Fair on October 14, 2022. The purpose of the fair was to provide an exclusive opportunity for graduate students to meet and learn more about potential employers. Rachel Murray, a representative for Hub International Insurance, was enthused with the fair, stating that there were several students interested in the company's programs, including their Early Career Programs, which is seeking motivated students and college graduates to join in their mission. They offer several internship programs across America focusing on different aspects of their business. HUB employs over fifteen thousand individuals across North America, and is ranked fifth in the world among the largest insurance brokers.

 

MBA Student Cassidy Davidson at Career Fair
UCR Business MBA student Cassidy Davidson weighing her options at the Graduate Business Job Fair

 

The event featured over a dozen companies and government representatives, including:

  • Advanced Building Technologies, Inc.
  • Aragon Construction
  • Basic Products
  • Best Babie Distribution
  • Caltrans HQ
  • Consolidated Electrical Distributors
  • Continent Solution System, Inc
  • County of Riverside
  • DVBE Insurance & Financial Services LLC
  • Eadie + Payne, LLP
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • HUB International
  • MPK Advisors & CPAs
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • New York Life Insurance Company
  • ProAction Insurance Services
  • Riverside County Office of Education
  • San Bernardino County Assessor
  • Sorenson Engineering
  • Sun Yin USA
  • Thrivent
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Volcus LLC

 

Students in attendance were glad to see a graduate-student-focused job fair. Sanjeev Prakash Rao, a finance MBA student, spoke with New York Life Insurance Company representatives and plans to follow up regarding future opportunities.

 

Graduate Business Job Fair 2022
Three graduate students at the 2022 Graduate Business Job Fair