We're excited to engage with you during our Recruiter Boot Camp! Seasoned industry professionals put together this content with new professionals in mind. The curriculum aims to arm you with a solid understanding of the profession, as well as the opportunity to network with others in the field.

Three of the five modules must be attended live to receive the certificate. Recordings will be available for all sessions.



Module #1 - MBA Recruiting Cycle Overview



Roger Antoniazzo, Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition, University Relations, MBA and Graduate Programs, Abbott
Phil Han, Assistant Dean & Director, Parker Career Management Center, UCLA Anderson School of Management

This first module of Recruiter Boot Camp will provide participants with an overview of the key elements of recruiting graduate business students and how the recruiting process is facilitated through the relationship between employers and schools. The presentation will cover the timeline of various components involved in recruiting, starting from strategy and planning to communication and execution and ultimately to the offers, conversion, and on-boarding of new hires.

Module #2 - Developing Relationships within Your Company



Margo Garcia, , Intuit

Who are the key stakeholders in your company? What key factors should be considered when developing your graduate recruiting strategy? How to do you get the important information you need about the business to be effective? During this interactive session you will learn how to identify and engage with key internal stakeholders, raise awareness and gain buy-in for recruiting graduate business students, and navigate headcount planning and budget discussions so that you can answer these and other questions.

Module #3 - Developing Partnerships with Campuses



Jessica Campbell, Director, Corporate & Employer Relations, Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University

Heidi Cuthbertson, Campus Relations Strategist, Ball Aerospace

What can you do establish your company as an employer of choice in order to compete effectively for graduate business student talent? In this session we will review the prework necessary to determine who to focus your recruiting efforts on, discuss the various campus partners you should engage and how to develop and nurture those relationships, and also highlight some considerations for developing effective recruiting strategies in this virtual recruiting world.

Module #4 - Developing Connections with Professional Affinity Groups



Nicole Wright, Gusto, University Recruiting Lead

Kevin Stacia, MBA Career Coach & Corporate Relations Manager, Georgia Institute of Technology Scheller College of Business

Building a brand and maintaining relationships with students and career centers can be accomplished in multiple ways. This module will explore how companies can expand their reach by participating in affinity group conferences/career fairs and taking advantage of outreach opportunities available there. These events are both in person and virtual so we will highlight and discuss the benefits and costs associated with attending as well as some best practices for consideration.

Module #5 - Best Practices for Connecting with Students and Student Organizations



Craig Petrus, Executive Director of Career Services, Warrington College of Business, University of Florida

Students are at the center of all graduate recruiting! How to capture their attention and keep them engaged in your recruiting activities is a challenge for all recruiters. This session will highlight the importance of and some best practices for establishing your brand, review creative ways to build effective student relationships and provide insights on what’s important to students, both on campus and through virtual programming. Join this session to learn more about how to deliver positive candidate experiences to enhance your MBA/Business Master’s recruiting program.

In-person Networking at the Global Conference (optional)


Attending our Global Conference in DC this June? Join us for a pre-conference networking event for Boot Camp attendees. More details will be provided soon.