Georgetown-ESADE Inaugural Career Conference & Expo

February 02, 2012
On February 9 and 10, 2012, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and ESADE Business School in Spain are hosting the inaugural Global Career Conference and Expo. More than 300 MBA students from top schools who are interested in internships and full-time employment with global organizations will meet with employers seeking top talent for positions both abroad and in the US.
 
Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup, will deliver the Keynote Address on “The Coming Jobs Wars,” on Feb. 10 at 9 a.m.
 
WHEN:
February 9 and 10, 2012
 
WHERE:
Georgetown University
McDonough School of Business
37th & O Streets, NW
Rafik B. Hariri Building
Washington, D.C.
 
RSVP:
Media interested in covering the event should contact Kat Song, acting director of media relations, at (202) 687-4080 or kys2@georgetown.edu
 
PROGRAM:
Thursday, February 9, 2012
5 p.m.: Welcome Reception

 
Friday, February 10, 2012
9 a.m.: Keynote Address on “The Coming Jobs Wars,” Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO, Gallup

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Global MBA Career Expo

1 – 2 p.m.:  Employer Luncheon Hosted By Universum
1 – 2 p.m.: Student Breakout Sessions
  • Session 1: International Finance Corporation
  • Session 2: Asian Development Bank
  • Session 3: McCandlish Holton, PC
  • Session 4: MultiLingualPros.com
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Global MBA Career Expo
 
Registered Employers Include:
AES Corporation, Asian Development Bank, Carbon War Room, Gallup, Gamesa Technology, GE, Gate Gourmet, Gilfus Education Group, IBM, Inter-American Development Bank, International Finance Corporation, Kiva, Liquidity Services, Opower, Regester Larkin Energy, PSI, Rosetta Stone, SiriusXM, T. Rowe Price, The Nature Conservancy, The World Bank, and Universum.
 
About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and over 500 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.
 
About ESADE
Founded in 1958, ESADE Business and Law School has campuses in Barcelona, Madrid, Buenos Aires, São Paulo, and Munich, and collaboration agreements with over 100 universities and business schools worldwide. Each year, more than 12,000 students participate in ESADE courses (MBA and Executive Education, as well as undergraduate and master’s programs in law and business administration). ESADE’s business park, ESADECREAPOLIS, is a pioneering innovation center where the university and business worlds unite. With a clear international outlook, ESADE is consistently ranked near the top of the main business-school rankings. The Business and Law School currently has a network of more than 44,000 alumni occupying positions of responsibility in companies & organizations around the globe. Since celebrating its 50th anniversary, ESADE has adopted “Inspiring Futures” as its institutional motto to illustrate the goal of fostering a renovating spirit in the fields of business and law.