Techies set to recruit Bears

By Henry Eckels

Students interested in meeting with company recruiters in their respective fields of study can attend the Technology Career Panel today to meet with professionals in the workforce.

Career Services, Management Information Systems and the School of Engineering and Computer Science are teaming up to give students an opportunity to meet with company recruiters over dinner.

Students can register for the dinner and event by going to the business school’s website and searching the career panel.

Representatives from companies such as Allstate, GM Tech, Pariveda Solutions and ConocoPhillips will introduce themselves to the students, share their experiences and give advice to students primarily in the fields of Management Information Systems and School of Engineering and Computer Science.

Dr. Hope Koch, associate professor of information systems, said the panel’s purpose is to provide students a better chance in a competitive job market.

“The Technology Career Panel is about giving Baylor students an edge over students from other universities in the fields of MIS and computer science,” Koch said.

According to the Baylor webpage, in addition to providing an opportunity to meet with company recruiters, Allstate will also host an Employer Presentation from 5 to 7 p.m. Today in the Baines Room of the Bill Daniel Student Center.

Allstate will inform students about employment opportunities in their Leadership Development Program during this program.

The panel is from 6 to 8 p.m. on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Center in the Hankamer School of Business.
Students are encouraged to dress business casual.