See below for an opportunity to intern with Altria Family of Companies. If you are interested contact Juliet Clark.
Territory Sales Manager, Territory 41-10-06
Altria Group Distribution Company
Hometown: Houston, TX
Year graduated: 2009
Major: Business Honors and Finance
Current employer & job title: Strategy Manager at Microsoft
Involvement at UT: McCombs Diversity Council, Orientation Advising, Resident Assistant, HBA
Favorite HBA event or best HBA memory: Planning for the very first HBA Company Dinner. The VP of Corporate Relations at the time asked me to organize one and find sponsors when I was a sophomore. It was an extremely daunting task since most student organizations did not go that route to raise money in the past. The turnout was great, though, and we raised over $10 for the organization.
Favorite thing about Austin:Texas Football, Rudy’s BBQ is a close second
Hobbies: Basketball, flag football, fantasy sports, hiking, cooking
Advice for current students: Stay in school as long as possible and have as much fun as you can!
Christopher H. Meakin
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Education: 1983 Texas A&M University (BBA), 1987 University of Houston (JD), 1988 Rice University (MA)
Major/Area of study: Management and Business Analysis, Legal History
Current employer & job title:University of Texas at Austin, Member of the Business, Government and Society Faculty
Family: Wife Carolyn Meakin, daughters Paige (8) and Ellie Grace (5), and dog Lily
Fun Fact: Cycles to work, has completed many distance cycling races including MS 150 from Houston to Austin
Other Hobbies: Cooking, reading
Favorite Class to Teach: BHP LEB, because of its small class size and the resulting relationships with BHP students.
Year in college:4th Year
Majors: Business Honors and Energy Finance
Future Employer: Wells Fargo Securities Energy and Power Investment Banking
Other organizations: Texas Cowboys, Pi Kappa Alpha, UGS Peer Mentor Program
Hobbies: Texas Football enthusiast, soccer, TED Talks, Texas Country music, and really good food
Advice for Students: Take advantage of the wide array of classes Texas has to offer. There are some incredibly interesting topics that you can study with professors who genuinely care about your growth as a student.
HBA is going to have a few events coming up with Union Pacific so keep an eye out. Here is some information about the company.
Union Pacific Corporation owns one of America’s leading transportation companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers and provides Americans with a fuel-efficient, environmentally responsible and safe mode of freight transportation. Union Pacific’s diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Energy, Industrial Products and Intermodal. The railroad emphasizes excellent customer service and offers competitive routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways. Union Pacific connects with Canada’s rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major gateways to Mexico, making it North America’s premier rail franchise.
Union Pacific is looking for talented, motivated individuals to help us change the face of the transportation industry. With our track record, technology and team of talented individuals, we’re leading the way. We are currently accepting applications from undergraduate and graduate business students for internships and full-time positions. Please visit the McCombs School of Business On-Campus Recruiting System to apply.
There are two information session for Teach for America this week. They are great opportunities to hear about the program. Below is information on the sessions:
Wednesday AND Thursday
WEL 1.316 7-8 pm
The next deadline is THIS friday so come out if you have any question or think you might be interested.
The Citi Sophomore Diversity Leadership Program was developed to provide exceptional minority sophomore students (women, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, military veterans, people with disabilities and people of Black and Latino/Hispanic descent) with a 10-week summer experience and an introduction to our Institutional Clients Group businesses. Successful Sophomore Analysts will be considered for our Diversity Scholars Program and for our Junior Summer Analyst Programs (placement will be based on personal interest and the needs of the firm).
Structure of the Program:
· 10- week paid internship
· Direct placement within one of the Institutional Clients Group Analyst programs (Citi Corporate and Investment Banking, Citi Markets, & Cit Transaction Services)
· A formal summer review process including a mid-summer and a final summer evaluation
· Must be a sophomore pursuing a Baccalaureate Degree
· Open to all disciplines and majors
· GPA: 3.5 or above
· Compensation: Competitive
· Location(s): New York, NY
· Must be authorized to work in the United States and must not require sponsorship for employment visa status. (This is a program for which we will not sponsor individuals for work authorization)
· Current sophomore student with distinguished academic achievement and demonstrated leadership activities, interest in financial services, high level of personal integrity, commitment to excellence, enthusiasm, energy and a strong desire to learn
How to Apply:
To be considered for the Sophomore Diversity Leadership Program, all students must apply through Citi’s website at www.oncampus.citi.com:
· Under Vacancy criteria, select US
· Institutional Clients Group
· Summer Analyst
· Sophomore Diversity Leadership program
· October 12, 2102
Also, as part of Citi’s commitment to recruiting high-caliber talent and in accordance with our Diversity Recruiting Mission Statement, Citi Institutional Clients Group (ICG) is proud to sponsor the Citi Diversity Scholars Program for Sophomores. Applicants who wish to apply to the Diversity Scholars Program will be eligible to receive a one-time taxable award of $5,000. Once you complete your application online, you will prompted to apply for the Diversity Scholars Program.
Firm: Vista Equity Partners (Vistaequitypartners.com) is the largest private equity firm exclusively focused on software investments. With over $6.5 billion in equity capital, Vista ranks amongst the top 1% of private equity firms for returns to investors. Vista’s focus on software gives it the ability to partner with its portfolio companies and work with them in a consultative manner to fundamentally improve operations.
Opportunity: Vista’s analyst program offers a unique entry-level position in the private equity industry. From transactions to portfolio company consulting, Vista analysts participate in all aspects of the firm’s operations and interact with all levels of Vista and portfolio company personnel. Analysts spend their time working on value-added projects such as industry diligence, financial modeling, operations analysis, and consulting. Between Vista’s success / growth, belief in training, and practice of promoting from within, the Vista analyst program not only offers an entry-level position, but an entry level career into private equity.
Next Steps: Vista will participate in full-time on campus recruiting this upcoming fall. Anyone interested in the opportunity is encouraged to attend the Vista information session (September 6th) and to apply for an interview (September 26th). In addition, Vista will administer an optional online assessment and those who participate will improve their probability of being selected for an interview. If you are interested in participating in the online assessment or have any questions about Vista, please email Niki Pezeshki at firstname.lastname@example.org.