Program to Look at Graduate Education, Careers in Business

By Arthur Page

Release Date: June 3, 2003 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Ronald Alsop of The Wall Street Journal will be the keynote speaker at a free public program on careers and graduate education in business to be held from 5:30-9 p.m. June 16 in the Student Union on the University at Buffalo North (Amherst) Campus.

Alsop, senior writer and author of "The Wall Street Guide to the Top Business Schools," will speak on "What Corporate Recruiters Look For" at the program, sponsored by the UB School of Management. A survey of corporate recruiters by The Wall Street Journal placed the school's MBA program in the Top 10 worldwide when it comes to graduates possessing team skills and leadership potential.

The program also will include breakout activities on assessing leadership potential and team skills, conflict management and behavior-based interviewing, and a session entitled "Is an MBA in Your Future?"

Pre-registration for the program, for which space is limited, is required and may be completed by calling 645-3232 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Free parking will be available.

The program is part of "UBThisSummer," a series of workshops, lectures, summer camps and programs designed to provide educational opportunities for community members of all ages. Information about programs and activities may be obtained at