Charles F. Dolan School of Business Sophomore Symposium Class of 2012
Charles F. Dolan School of Business <ul><li>Plan Ahead </li></ul><ul><li>Be Proactive </li></ul><ul><li>Take Ownership of ...
Charles F. Dolan School of Business <ul><li>Business Core (27 Credits) </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Accounting  </li></ul><...
Dolan School of Business Majors ACCOUNTING Accounting Department Dr. Joan Van Hise, Chair
Accounting Department Accounting Careers <ul><li>Public Accounting Careers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Auditing </li></ul></ul><...
Accounting Department Accounting Careers <ul><li>Non-Public Accounting Careers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CFO </li></ul></ul><u...
Accounting Department Accounting Employers <ul><li>Most Fairfield graduates work toward CPA certification at… </li></ul><u...
Accounting Department Steps to CPA Certification <ul><li>Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ex...
Finance Department Dr. Walter Hlawitschka, Chair Dolan School of Business Majors FINANCE
<ul><li>Undergraduate Programs: </li></ul><ul><li>Finance Major (18 credits, 3 required and 3  electives) </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Graduate Programs: </li></ul><ul><li>MS in Finance (30 credits, 7 required courses plus 3 electives) </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Internships for Finance Majors </li></ul><ul><li>Morgan Stanley </li></ul><ul><li>Merrill Lynch </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) </li></ul><ul><li>A group of students manage a small portion of the Univers...
<ul><li>BEST Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>We offer simulation of securities trading as well as hands on experience with the...
Finance Department Careers in Finance <ul><li>A Broad Outline… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Commercial Banking  </li></ul></u...
<ul><li>Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)  </li></ul><ul><li>Certified Financial Planner  (CFP)  </li></ul><ul><li>Financi...
  Information Systems Department   Dr. Chris Huntley, Chair Dolan School of Business Majors Information Systems
Information Systems Department Who We Are – The Innovation Process Business Clients IS Professionals Technology Providers ...
<ul><li>Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>New Product Development </li></ul><ul><li>Management and Systems Consulting <...
<ul><li>No let-up in demand for IS graduates </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities in every industry </li></ul><ul><li>Recent em...
College of Arts and Sciences and Dolan School of Business Dr. Janie Leatherman – Director Mr. Jermain Griffin – Associate ...
International Studies Program <ul><li>The International Studies program draws from an </li></ul><ul><li>interdisciplinary ...
<ul><li>Foundational Courses </li></ul><ul><li>IL 50 World Regions </li></ul><ul><li>IL 51 Challenges of Global Politics <...
<ul><li>Choose two electives from the following thematic areas: </li></ul><ul><li>Global Development </li></ul><ul><li>Con...
<ul><li>Internship Program </li></ul><ul><li>International Business/Studies Club </li></ul><ul><li>Model United Nations Cl...
Dr. Don Gibson, Chair Dolan School of Business Majors MANAGEMENT Management Department
Management is… <ul><li>Getting things done through other people </li></ul><ul><li>Learning how to motivate others </li></u...
<ul><li>Success in Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Info Systems, International Business </li></ul><ul><li>Careers in Human...
<ul><li>General Management </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrations in: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Business and Society </li></ul><...
<ul><li>The Management Minor </li></ul><ul><li>Business Law and Ethics Minor </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship </li></ul>...
Management Department Career Opportunities <ul><li>Recent Employers Include… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GE Energy </li></ul...
Marketing Department Dolan School of Business Majors MARKETING Dr. Mark Ligas, Chair
<ul><li>For an 18-credit Major : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MK 212- Consumer Behavior </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MK 311- Market...
<ul><li>For a 15-credit Minor: </li></ul><ul><li>MK 101- Principles of Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>MK 212- Consumer Behavi...
<ul><li>Internships provide valuable experiences and networking </li></ul><ul><li>opportunities within the various fields ...
<ul><li>Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Brand development </li></ul><ul><li>Distribution/Vendor relations </li></ul><ul><li>...
Curriculum Minors and Complimentary Programs <ul><li>DSB Minors </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting ...
Curriculum Complimentary Programs What will your individualized plan of study be? <ul><li>Complimentary Programs within Ar...
Charles F. Dolan School of Business <ul><li>DSB Menu   (under the Academics tab) </li></ul><ul><li>Advising Week Schedule ...
Charles F. Dolan School of Business Advising & Registration <ul><li>Important Dates </li></ul><ul><li>TBA   Course Booklet...
Charles F. Dolan School of Business Extra-Curricular Involvement Get Involved <ul><li>Develop Leadership Skills </li></ul>...
Charles F. Dolan School of Business Career Planning Career Planning Center Ms. Cath Borgman, Director
Charles F. Dolan School of Business Career Planning CAREER COUNSELING IS AVAILABLE TO ALL STUDENTS <ul><li>Personalized Re...
Charles F. Dolan School of Business Career Planning <ul><li>Career Fairs </li></ul><ul><li>On-Campus Recruiting/eRecruitin...
INTERNSHIPS Mrs. Kathy Tellis, Director of Internships Charles F. Dolan School of Business INTERNSHIPS
<ul><li>Career-related work experience for qualified students </li></ul><ul><li>Extension of a student’s academic program ...
<ul><li>Complete and apply an internship in one of two ways </li></ul><ul><ul><li>for three  academic credits applied as a...
<ul><li>Internship database accessible on the web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://eidos.fairfield.edu/jobs </li></ul></ul><ul...
In order to obtain academic credit for an internship, a student must have… <ul><li>Completed Sophomore year </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>6 total internship credits may be earned </li></ul><ul><li>Applied as electives </li></ul><ul><li>Will not substit...
Expectations of Interns seeking academic credit as well as those who are not… <ul><li>Professional manner  </li></ul><ul><...
Responsibilities for students seeking academic credit… <ul><li>For-Credit Internship Application & job description </li></...
<ul><li>The role of the faculty advisor is to… </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss parameters of the paper </li></ul><ul><li>May ass...
<ul><li>Merrill Lynch </li></ul><ul><li>Westport Country Playhouse </li></ul><ul><li>UBS </li></ul><ul><li>Millward Brown ...
<ul><li>Academic credit </li></ul><ul><li>Professional work experience </li></ul><ul><li>Marketable skills </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>New knowledge in specialized field </li></ul><ul><li>Sharpen communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Apply classroo...
Prepare during sophomore year… <ul><li>Utilize the Office of Career Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Resume Writing </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>TO GET A JOB YOU NEED EXPERIENCE; TO GET EXPERIENCE YOU NEED A JOB. </li></ul><ul><li>AN INTERNSHIP COULD GIVE YOU...
Charles F. Dolan School of Business International Education        Office of International Education Mr. Christopher Johns...
Charles F. Dolan School of Business International Education        60+ Programs 40+ Countries Fairfield Opens Doors To The...
Charles F. Dolan School of Business International Education <ul><li>IFI Rouen  France </li></ul><ul><li>Institut Quimic De...
Charles F. Dolan School of Business International Education <ul><li>Program of Study/Major </li></ul><ul><li>Language </li...
Charles F. Dolan School of Business International Education <ul><li>Rouen, France </li></ul><ul><li>Barcelona, Spain </li>...
Charles F. Dolan School of Business International Education <ul><li>Meet with academic advisor </li></ul><ul><li>Attend St...
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  1. 1. Charles F. Dolan School of Business Sophomore Symposium Class of 2012
  2. 2. Charles F. Dolan School of Business <ul><li>Plan Ahead </li></ul><ul><li>Be Proactive </li></ul><ul><li>Take Ownership of your Education & Career Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Embrace the Opportunities & Resources Available </li></ul>Your Future Begins Now
  3. 3. Charles F. Dolan School of Business <ul><li>Business Core (27 Credits) </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Managerial Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Intro. to Information Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Intro. to Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Intro. to Management </li></ul><ul><li>Principles of Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Operations Management </li></ul><ul><li>Legal Environment of Business </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy in the Global Environment </li></ul>Curriculum (41 courses / 123 credits) <ul><li>Majors (18 Credits) </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Information Systems </li></ul><ul><li>International Business </li></ul><ul><li>Management </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Electives (15 Credits) </li></ul><ul><li>4 Free Electives </li></ul><ul><li>1 Business Elective </li></ul>University Core (63 Credits)
  4. 4. Dolan School of Business Majors ACCOUNTING Accounting Department Dr. Joan Van Hise, Chair
  5. 5. Accounting Department Accounting Careers <ul><li>Public Accounting Careers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Auditing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consulting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tax Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tax Return Prep </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forensic Accounting </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Accounting Department Accounting Careers <ul><li>Non-Public Accounting Careers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CFO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Treasure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accountant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate Controller </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Litigation Consultant </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Accounting Department Accounting Employers <ul><li>Most Fairfield graduates work toward CPA certification at… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Big 4 Firms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Deloitte; Ernst & Young </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>KPMG; PricewaterhouseCoopers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Firms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>e.g., UHY </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>e.g., McGladrey & Pullen </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional/Local Firms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>e.g., Blum Shapiro </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>e.g., Dylewsky, Goldberg & Brenner </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Accounting Department Steps to CPA Certification <ul><li>Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exam </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Uniform CPA Exam </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>~30 more credit hours of study </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Options include MSA/MST/MBA degree </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work Experience </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>~ 1-3 years post-bachelor’s degree </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Continuing Professional Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>~40 hours/year of professional training </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Key: requirements vary state-by-state </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Consult with an accounting faculty member for state specific requirements </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Finance Department Dr. Walter Hlawitschka, Chair Dolan School of Business Majors FINANCE
  10. 10. <ul><li>Undergraduate Programs: </li></ul><ul><li>Finance Major (18 credits, 3 required and 3 electives) </li></ul><ul><li>Finance Minor (15 credits, Intro to Finance, 2 required and 2 electives) </li></ul>Finance Department Finance Programs
  11. 11. <ul><li>Graduate Programs: </li></ul><ul><li>MS in Finance (30 credits, 7 required courses plus 3 electives) </li></ul><ul><li>The program may be completed within a year on a full time basis </li></ul><ul><li>MBA with concentration in Finance </li></ul>Finance Department Finance Programs
  12. 12. <ul><li>Internships for Finance Majors </li></ul><ul><li>Morgan Stanley </li></ul><ul><li>Merrill Lynch </li></ul><ul><li>Smith Barney </li></ul><ul><li>UBS </li></ul><ul><li>Wachovia </li></ul><ul><li>Various Hedge Funds </li></ul><ul><li>And More… </li></ul><ul><li>Many of these internships have led to job offers </li></ul>Finance Department Practical Experience Before Graduation
  13. 13. <ul><li>Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) </li></ul><ul><li>A group of students manage a small portion of the University endowment under the direction of a faculty member </li></ul><ul><li>New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) </li></ul><ul><li>A team of students under the direction of a faculty member competes with several participating business schools in doing security analysis. </li></ul>Finance Department Practical Experience in Finance
  14. 14. <ul><li>BEST Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>We offer simulation of securities trading as well as hands on experience with the Reuters terminal for security analysis and research </li></ul><ul><li>Finance Club </li></ul><ul><li>Finance Club analyzes the workings of financial markets and the financial intermediaries involved. Students attend presentations from companies to learn about future career options. All majors are welcome! </li></ul>Finance Department Practical Experience in Finance
  15. 15. Finance Department Careers in Finance <ul><li>A Broad Outline… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Commercial Banking </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate Finance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Planning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Insurance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Investment Banking </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Money Management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real Estate </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) </li></ul><ul><li>Certified Financial Planner (CFP) </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Risk Manager (FRM) </li></ul><ul><li>Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) </li></ul>Finance Department Professional Certifications
  17. 17. Information Systems Department Dr. Chris Huntley, Chair Dolan School of Business Majors Information Systems
  18. 18. Information Systems Department Who We Are – The Innovation Process Business Clients IS Professionals Technology Providers Problems Plans/Specs Solutions Hardware/ Software
  19. 19. <ul><li>Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>New Product Development </li></ul><ul><li>Management and Systems Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Process Improvement/Reengineering </li></ul><ul><li>Business Process Outsourcing </li></ul><ul><li>Systems Design & Acquisition </li></ul><ul><li>Information Services & Support </li></ul>Information Systems Department What We Do – Common Job Descriptions
  20. 20. <ul><li>No let-up in demand for IS graduates </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities in every industry </li></ul><ul><li>Recent employers include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UBS, Merrill Lynch, … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ernst & Young, KPMG, … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>McKinsey, Gartner Group, PwC Consulting, … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Electric, Pitney Bowes, … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IBM, United Technologies, … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And many more </li></ul></ul>Information Systems Department Where We Work – Employment / Intern Prospects
  21. 21. College of Arts and Sciences and Dolan School of Business Dr. Janie Leatherman – Director Mr. Jermain Griffin – Associate Director International Studies Program Dolan School of Business Majors International Business
  22. 22. International Studies Program <ul><li>The International Studies program draws from an </li></ul><ul><li>interdisciplinary group of faculty, practitioners and students </li></ul><ul><li>from all over the world. </li></ul><ul><li>The program offers the following majors: </li></ul><ul><li>International Studies (BA College of Arts and Sciences) </li></ul><ul><li>International Business (BS Dolan School of Business) </li></ul>International Business Program Overview
  23. 23. <ul><li>Foundational Courses </li></ul><ul><li>IL 50 World Regions </li></ul><ul><li>IL 51 Challenges of Global Politics </li></ul><ul><li>IL 52 Cultural and Political Economy </li></ul><ul><li>(INBU majors take EC 11 and EC 12) </li></ul><ul><li>IL 300 Capstone </li></ul>International Business Program International Business Major
  24. 24. <ul><li>Choose two electives from the following thematic areas: </li></ul><ul><li>Global Development </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict, Peace building, and Diplomacy </li></ul><ul><li>Social Justice and Humanitarianism </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a co-curricular minor or major with the Dolan School of Business </li></ul>International Business Program International Business Major
  25. 25. <ul><li>Internship Program </li></ul><ul><li>International Business/Studies Club </li></ul><ul><li>Model United Nations Club </li></ul><ul><li>Program events </li></ul><ul><li>Study Abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Fulbright and other scholarships </li></ul>International Business Program Resources
  26. 26. Dr. Don Gibson, Chair Dolan School of Business Majors MANAGEMENT Management Department
  27. 27. Management is… <ul><li>Getting things done through other people </li></ul><ul><li>Learning how to motivate others </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Learning how to work with different kinds of people </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding legal implications </li></ul>Management Department What is Management?
  28. 28. <ul><li>Success in Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Info Systems, International Business </li></ul><ul><li>Careers in Human Resource Management </li></ul><ul><li>Careers in Law </li></ul>Management Department Management is essential to…
  29. 29. <ul><li>General Management </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrations in: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Business and Society </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Human Resources </li></ul></ul></ul>Management Department The Management Major
  30. 30. <ul><li>The Management Minor </li></ul><ul><li>Business Law and Ethics Minor </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Studies </li></ul>Management Department Additional Offerings…
  31. 31. Management Department Career Opportunities <ul><li>Recent Employers Include… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GE Energy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NBC Universal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>UBS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New Milford Police Department </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bank of America </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>United Technologies Corp. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Walt Disney World </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>And many more… </li></ul></ul></ul>
  32. 32. Marketing Department Dolan School of Business Majors MARKETING Dr. Mark Ligas, Chair
  33. 33. <ul><li>For an 18-credit Major : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MK 212- Consumer Behavior </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MK 311- Marketing Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MK 312- Global Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 MK Electives* </li></ul></ul><ul><li>*Following courses available; specific course combinations create concentrations (based on career interests) within the major: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sales/Sales Management </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Advertising </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Marketing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing Channels </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Business to Business Marketing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public Relations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brand Management </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contemporary Issues </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>Marketing Department Marketing Major
  34. 34. <ul><li>For a 15-credit Minor: </li></ul><ul><li>MK 101- Principles of Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>MK 212- Consumer Behavior </li></ul><ul><li>MK 311- Marketing Research </li></ul><ul><li>2 MK Electives* </li></ul><ul><li>* Following courses available: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sales/Sales Management </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Advertising </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Marketing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Global Marketing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing Channels </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Business to Business Marketing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public Relations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brand Management </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contemporary Issues </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>Marketing Department Marketing Minor
  35. 35. <ul><li>Internships provide valuable experiences and networking </li></ul><ul><li>opportunities within the various fields of marketing. The DSB </li></ul><ul><li>Internship Program provides for-credit opportunities in many </li></ul><ul><li>areas, including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advertising </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing communications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public relations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports marketing </li></ul></ul>Marketing Department Practical Experience
  36. 36. <ul><li>Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Brand development </li></ul><ul><li>Distribution/Vendor relations </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing research </li></ul><ul><li>Merchandising </li></ul><ul><li>Public relations </li></ul><ul><li>Retailing </li></ul><ul><li>Sales (products, services, financial services) </li></ul>Marketing Department Career Opportunities
  37. 37. Curriculum Minors and Complimentary Programs <ul><li>DSB Minors </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting Information Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Business Law and Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Information Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Management </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Operations Management </li></ul>What will your individualized plan of study be? <ul><li>Interdisciplinary Programs </li></ul><ul><li>American Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Latin and Caribbean Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Women’s Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Asian Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Studies </li></ul><ul><li>International Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Peace and Justice Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Black Studies </li></ul><ul><li>And More… </li></ul>
  38. 38. Curriculum Complimentary Programs What will your individualized plan of study be? <ul><li>Complimentary Programs within Arts and Sciences… </li></ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Visual and Performing Arts – Art History, Studio Art, New Media, Theatre </li></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Language </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>And More… </li></ul>
  39. 39. Charles F. Dolan School of Business <ul><li>DSB Menu (under the Academics tab) </li></ul><ul><li>Advising Week Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Spring 2010 Course Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Fall 2010 Tentative Course Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Advising Guidelines & Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Checklists – Majors & Minors </li></ul><ul><li>Degree Evaluations </li></ul><ul><li>Sophomore Symposium Information </li></ul><ul><li>Internships </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Us </li></ul>Advising & Registration <ul><ul><li>Advisor/Advisee Relationship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plan Ahead </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be Prepared </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilize All Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty Advisors </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Deans/Assistant Deans </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Department Chairs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>StagWeb/Degree Evaluations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  40. 40. Charles F. Dolan School of Business Advising & Registration <ul><li>Important Dates </li></ul><ul><li>TBA Course Booklets Available Online </li></ul><ul><li>TBA Advising Week </li></ul><ul><li>DSB Lobby & Individual Appts with Faculty Advisors and Peer Advisors </li></ul><ul><li>TBA Online Registration – Class of 2012 </li></ul>
  41. 41. Charles F. Dolan School of Business Extra-Curricular Involvement Get Involved <ul><li>Develop Leadership Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a Professional Identity </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Development </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting Club </li></ul><ul><li>Finance Club </li></ul><ul><li>International Studies Club </li></ul><ul><li>Management Club </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing Club </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising Club </li></ul><ul><li>Information Systems Club </li></ul><ul><li>Beta Alpha Psi </li></ul><ul><li>Fairfield Investment Group </li></ul>
  42. 42. Charles F. Dolan School of Business Career Planning Career Planning Center Ms. Cath Borgman, Director
  43. 43. Charles F. Dolan School of Business Career Planning CAREER COUNSELING IS AVAILABLE TO ALL STUDENTS <ul><li>Personalized Resume Review </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover Letter/ResumeWriting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviewing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choosing a Major </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Job Search Strategies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Career Fair Prep </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Etiquette </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Personalized Career Interest, </li></ul><ul><li>Personality, and Values </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong Interest Inventory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Myers-Briggs Type Indicator </li></ul></ul>
  44. 44. Charles F. Dolan School of Business Career Planning <ul><li>Career Fairs </li></ul><ul><li>On-Campus Recruiting/eRecruiting </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Employer Presentations & Information </li></ul><ul><li>Informational Interviewing </li></ul><ul><li>Career/Internship Resources on the Web </li></ul>Services Available…
  45. 45. INTERNSHIPS Mrs. Kathy Tellis, Director of Internships Charles F. Dolan School of Business INTERNSHIPS
  46. 46. <ul><li>Career-related work experience for qualified students </li></ul><ul><li>Extension of a student’s academic program </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity for practical application and testing of principles and theories </li></ul>Internship Program Purpose of Internship Program
  47. 47. <ul><li>Complete and apply an internship in one of two ways </li></ul><ul><ul><li>for three academic credits applied as an elective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>not-for-credit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All DSB internship listings qualify for credit </li></ul><ul><li>Stipend irrelevant with regards to earning credit </li></ul><ul><li>Internships are offered Fall, Spring and Summer </li></ul>Internship Program Classification
  48. 48. <ul><li>Internship database accessible on the web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://eidos.fairfield.edu/jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Email – ktellis@fairfield.edu – include updated resume (one page) as an MS Word attachment </li></ul><ul><li>Must be in your major </li></ul><ul><li>Not restricted to internships on the database </li></ul>Internship Program Logistics
  49. 49. In order to obtain academic credit for an internship, a student must have… <ul><li>Completed Sophomore year </li></ul><ul><li>GPA 2.5+ </li></ul><ul><li>Approval in advance of work assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Work a minimum of 12 hours per week </li></ul><ul><li>6-8 page paper </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with assigned Faculty Internship Advisor </li></ul><ul><li>Register for credit in the 391/392 course listing </li></ul>Internship Program Eligibility and Requirements
  50. 50. <ul><li>6 total internship credits may be earned </li></ul><ul><li>Applied as electives </li></ul><ul><li>Will not substitute any course in major field of study </li></ul><ul><li>Two internships at same placement </li></ul><ul><li>Grading – Pass/Fail </li></ul>Internship Program Additional Internship Information
  51. 51. Expectations of Interns seeking academic credit as well as those who are not… <ul><li>Professional manner </li></ul><ul><li>Representatives of the University </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain regular contact with companies </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain feedback whether or not credit is being sought </li></ul><ul><li>On-line evaluation </li></ul>Internship Program Expectations of Interns
  52. 52. Responsibilities for students seeking academic credit… <ul><li>For-Credit Internship Application & job description </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum 12 hours per week </li></ul><ul><li>Meet with Faculty Internship Advisor </li></ul><ul><li>Complete a final paper </li></ul><ul><li>On-line evaluation </li></ul>Internship Program Responsibilities
  53. 53. <ul><li>The role of the faculty advisor is to… </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss parameters of the paper </li></ul><ul><li>May assign additional independent study </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on relating experience to course work in student’s major </li></ul><ul><li>Read and grade paper </li></ul>Internship Program The Internship Faculty Advisor
  54. 54. <ul><li>Merrill Lynch </li></ul><ul><li>Westport Country Playhouse </li></ul><ul><li>UBS </li></ul><ul><li>Millward Brown </li></ul><ul><li>RBS Greenwich Capital </li></ul><ul><li>Wachovia Securities </li></ul><ul><li>Prudential Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Stepping Stones Children Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Octagon Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Bridgeport Sound Tigers </li></ul><ul><li>Smith Barney </li></ul><ul><li>Product Ventures </li></ul><ul><li>And More… </li></ul>Internship Program Participating Companies/Organizations
  55. 55. <ul><li>Academic credit </li></ul><ul><li>Professional work experience </li></ul><ul><li>Marketable skills </li></ul><ul><li>Resume building </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive edge </li></ul><ul><li>Test-drive a career choice </li></ul><ul><li>Meet professionals who will mentor </li></ul><ul><li>Develop confidence </li></ul>Internship Program Advantages of an Internship
  56. 56. <ul><li>New knowledge in specialized field </li></ul><ul><li>Sharpen communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Apply classroom theory </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Possible job offer </li></ul>Internship Program Advantages of an Internship
  57. 57. Prepare during sophomore year… <ul><li>Utilize the Office of Career Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Resume Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Cover Letter </li></ul><ul><li>Become Familiar with Database and Eligibility Requirements </li></ul>Internship Program Sophomore Year
  58. 58. <ul><li>TO GET A JOB YOU NEED EXPERIENCE; TO GET EXPERIENCE YOU NEED A JOB. </li></ul><ul><li>AN INTERNSHIP COULD GIVE YOU BOTH! </li></ul>Internship Program Internships
  59. 59. Charles F. Dolan School of Business International Education        Office of International Education Mr. Christopher Johnson, Assistant Dean, International Education
  60. 60. Charles F. Dolan School of Business International Education        60+ Programs 40+ Countries Fairfield Opens Doors To The World
  61. 61. Charles F. Dolan School of Business International Education <ul><li>IFI Rouen France </li></ul><ul><li>Institut Quimic De Sarria (IQS) Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Maastricht University Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Regent’s College England </li></ul><ul><li>National University of Ireland, Galway Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Beijing Center for Language & Culture China </li></ul><ul><li>Florence University of the Arts Italy </li></ul><ul><li>API-American Programs International Spain </li></ul><ul><li>University of Edinburgh Scotland </li></ul><ul><li>Herzen University Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Sophia University Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Baden Württenberg Exchange Germany </li></ul><ul><li>CIEE- Council Study Centers Worldwide </li></ul>Institution Site
  62. 62. Charles F. Dolan School of Business International Education <ul><li>Program of Study/Major </li></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Program & Courses Offered </li></ul><ul><li>Career Interests </li></ul>Selecting the appropriate program…
  63. 63. Charles F. Dolan School of Business International Education <ul><li>Rouen, France </li></ul><ul><li>Barcelona, Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Maastricht, Netherlands         </li></ul>Business Programs
  64. 64. Charles F. Dolan School of Business International Education <ul><li>Meet with academic advisor </li></ul><ul><li>Attend Study Abroad 101: First Step Advising Session </li></ul><ul><li>File intent to study abroad form </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Deadline is February 1 st , 2010 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Next Steps…
  65. 65. Charles F. Dolan School of Business Sophomore Symposium Online Assessment Good Luck Class of 2012! Questions & Comments

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