Here is a list of all the upcoming events the School of Management is hosting. SOM regularly updates and publishes important dates so check this page frequently or check out our Facebook Page for all the latest news and happenings.

February 24 - SOM Student Org Social

Date: Monday, February 24, 2020
Time: 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Location: 2nd Floor Riverfront 2401 | SOM Business Innovation Center (BIC) 
 
Are you a pre-business student, or considering a major or minor in one of our business programs? Join us on Monday, February 24th, for food and get to meet our student organizations and your future professors! This is a great opportunity for pre-business students to get familiar with all opportunities at the School of Management! All SOM students are welcomed to attend!
 

Email questions to Antonio Riggs at anriggs@umich.edu.

February 26 - Environmentalism Boosting Business with Ryan La Fontaine

Date: Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
Time: 5:30-6:30 PM 
Location: 2nd floor Riverfront Room 2317 / 1 Riverfront Plaza, Flint MI 48502
 

Register at go.umflint.edu/MCRyan

Join the Marketing Club at the University of Michigan-Flint School of Management for an informative and engaging business-focused presentation from Ryan LaFontaine, CEO.

The presentation title is Environmentalism Boosting Business. Attendees will learn about how protection of the environment can give a company a competitive advantage and lead to new marketing strategies. The LaFontaine Automotive Group consists of 36 franchises, 17 retail locations, and seven full-service collision centers that employ over 1,300 individuals across Michigan. The La Fontaine commitment to the environment has led to four nationally-recognized LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environment Design) certified facilities, at a cost of $8 million.  Learn the best strategies for LEED construction and ROI. At the age of 15 years, Ryan La Fontaine started selling cars and worked in every department at the family's dealership.  Ryan runs his business and life with his heart and passion, and values integrity and generosity.

This event is free of charge and will be held in the second riverfront SOM classroom room 2317.

February 25 - BIG Interview Orientation

Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Time: 1:45 PM
Location: Location: 2nd Floor Riverfront 2401 | SOM Business Innovation Center (BIC) 
 
Questions? Email Antonio Riggs, Student Service Coordinator at anriggs@umich.edu
 
 

March 14: SOM Alumni Firebirds Game

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020
Time: 7:00 pm
 
Join fellow UM-Flint School of Management alumni and faculty/staff at the Dort Federal Event Center to cheer on the Flint Firebirds while they take on the Erie Otters.
 
We have 7 free tickets left! Register at go.umflint.edu/AlumniGame
 
If you have questions, please contact Anna Swartz at annas@umich.edu or 810.762.3160

 

March 16 - Business Alumni Panel

Date: Monday, March 16, 2020
Time: 2:30-3:45 PM
Location: RF 2307
 

The UM-Flint School of Management alumni panel is Monday, March 16th, 2020 in Riverfront 2307. Have the opportunity to ask alumni about their college experience, the transition into their careers, and more at this event!

The winter panelist are
Rashal Baz Zureikat, BBA '14
Joshua Galbreath, BBA '12, MBA '14
Chris Matheson, MBA '12
Ursula Mullen, BBA '16

If you have questions, please contact Anna Swartz at annas@umich.edu or 810.762.3160

March 18 - SOM Summer Intern & Marketplace

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 
Time: 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 2nd Floor Riverfront Center
 

Looking for a summer internship or employment opportunity? Attend the 2020 winter semester School of Management Career Fair! This is a great opportunity for you to network with companies and identify future internship and employment opportunities. Bring an updated resume and wear interview attire. Email questions or concerns to Antonio Riggs at anriggs@umich.edu.

 

March 20: Alumni Evening with Dr. Keith Kelley

Date: Friday, March 20, 2020
Time: 5:30-6:30 PM
Location: Tenacity Brewery | 119 N Grand Traverse St #5620, Flint, MI 48503
Lecture and Q&A. Food Provided by Vehicle City Tacos.
 

Join the School of Management for an international focused lecture and discussion for our alumni evening featuring, Dr. Keith Kelley. Dr. Kelley is an Assistant Professor of International Business. 

All UM-Flint alumni and current graduate students are invited to attend our faculty presentation. Network with other alumni and catch up with the School of Management faculty/staff. This event is free but space is limited. Please register for this event at go.umflint.edu/Kelley

If you have questions, please contact Anna Swartz at annas@umich.edu or 810.762.3160

March 25 - 4th Annual Entrepreneurs Society Dinner

The University of Michigan-Flint's Entrepreneurs Society is inviting the Flint community to attend their annual Entrepreneurs Society Dinner held on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at the Flint Farmers' Market. The ES Dinner is an evening filled with networking with young entrepreneurs, local companies, and organizations!

The event is free but space is limited. Please register at go.umflint.edu/ESDinner to reserve your seat.

Email Teresa Walterhouse at twalterhouse99@gmail.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Past 2020 Events

Past 2020 Events Below

February 19 - Winter 2020 Career Fair

Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Time: 1pm - 3:30pm
Location: Riverfront Expo Center

Don't Miss the Winter 2020 Career Fair! Open to all UM-Flint students and alumni

Business Attire required. Bring your resume and business cards. 
Students from any major are encouraged to attend. 

February 12 - Know before you Go - Career Fair Edition

Date: February 12, 2020
Time: 5:00PM-6:00PM
Location: Location: 2nd Floor Riverfront 2401 | SOM Business Innovation Center (BIC) 

CDR Points: 2.5

Begin preparing for the upcoming Career Fairs TODAY!
Antonio Riggs will be hosting a workshop highlighting the Do’s and Don’ts, Elevator Pitch, and Expectations for a career fair. Come learn some techniques on how to have a successful career fair experience.

Please contact Antonio Riggs with questions at anriggs@umich.edu

February 11, 12, & 13 - Resumania

Date: February 11-13 (Tuesday - Thursday), 2020
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Student Involvement and Leadership/Loft - UCEN Third Floor
 
Join the UM-Flint Career Center for three sessions of Resumania. Bring a resume and other professional documents for a professional review by the Career Center. Just drop-in; no appointment needed! Laptops will be available. 
 
 

February 3 - Wolverine Work Week

 
Date: Monday, February 3 - Friday, February 7, 2020
Time: 1:45-2:30
Location: Online Event via Google Hangouts
 
The University of Michigan-Flint School of Management would like to invite you to participate in Wolverine Work Week! We have five professionals (four are UM-Flint Alumni!) that will host virtual job shadowing conferences next week. If you would like to gain some insight on career possibilities in accounting, finance, marketing, and human resources TAP-IN using Google Hangouts. Attend every event and earn 11 CDR points!
 
Please join us every day the week of February 3rd at 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM to engage with business professionals. You can dial into the conference call or use Google Hangouts video call using the links below.
 
Monday, Feb. 3rd:
Tonja Lucas
HR Generalist - University of Michigan-Flint
Graduation - MBA (Baker) 2015
Hangouts link: go.umflint.edu/wwwLucas
 
Tuesday, Feb. 4th:
Rayshawn Riley
Assistant/Housing Caseworker - Senator Debbie Stabenow Staff
U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow
Graduation: UM-Flint BBA 2018
Hangouts link: go.umflint.edu/wwwRiley
 
Wednesday, Feb. 5th:
Alex Benda
CEO/Founder - Oh Hello Branding Group
Graduation: UM-Flint BBA 2014
Hangouts Link: go.umflint.edu/wwwBenda
 
Thursday, Feb. 6th:
Maxwell Montney
Accountant - University of Michigan - Flint
Graduation: UM-Flint BBA 2018
Hangouts Link: go.umflint.edu/wwwMontney
 
Friday, Feb. 7th:
Justin Randall
Resin Purchasing Analyst - FCA
Graduation: UM-Flint BBA 2017
Hangouts Link: go.umflint.edu/wwwRandall
 
If you have questions about this event, contact Antonio Riggs at 810.762.3160 or anriggs@umich.edu.

January 23 - Employer In Residence with Quicken Loans

Date: Thursday, January 23, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00pm
Location: 2nd Floor Riverfront 2401 | SOM Business Innovation Center (BIC) 
 
Have you ever wondered what it may be like to work for Quicken Loans? Now is your time to find out! On Thursday, January 23, 2020 Quicken Loans will be visiting the School of Management to talk to interested students about employment opportunities. Students will have the opportunity to learn about their corporate culture, engage with professionals, and obtain information on Quicken Loans Family of Companies.
 
Perks & Benefits of working at Quicken:
Members have the opportunity to go to concerts, games, sporting events, races, family days, bus tours, bike rides, and more! There’s always something going on, and we make sure you get the chance to get out there and get your groove on. We’re not one of Fortune Magazine’s “Best Companies to Work For” for nothin’!

January 21 - Employer In Residence with United Shore

Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00pm
Location: 2nd Floor Riverfront 2401 | SOM Business Innovation Center (BIC) 
 

Have you ever thought about working for the #1 wholesale mortgage lender in the nation? On Tuesday, January 21, United Shore will be visiting the School of Management to talk to interested students about employment opportunities. Students will have the opportunity to learn about their corporate culture, engage with professionals, and obtain information about United Shore. 

 

Learn more about United Shore: https://www.unitedshore.com/

PERKS OF WORKING AT UNITED SHORE:
- Free fruit, soft drinks and coffee
- Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast, lunch and a stationary food truck featuring $1 sliders
- Wellness area including an in-house primary-care doctor’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon
- Large, state-of-the-art fitness center with a full-size basketball court, outdoor sand volleyball court, plus Zumba and yoga classes
- Convenience store featuring grab-and-go snacks
- In-house Starbucks and indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi
- Escape room for team-building activities
- Indoor/outdoor putting greens

 

Please contact Antonio Riggs at anriggs@umich.edu if you have questions!

January 16 - Student 2 Student Mentor Informational

Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020
When: 5:00 pm
Location: 2nd Floor Riverfront SOM Business Innovation Center (BIC) RF 2401

The first winter 2020 Student to Student meeting is Thursday, January 16 from 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm in the Business Innovation Center. Join this wonderful program to promote meaningful engagement among students in the campus community to promote academic success, student involvement, and networking with community resources. Go to our webpage, Student 2 Student, to find out more!

BECOME A MENTOR

Juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to engage first-year pre-business students in a professional manner. Mentors will assist pre-business students by sharing their own experiences, knowledge, and study skills obtained through the business program to heighten academic success. Mentors will act as a resource to guide career and professional development.

Complete the SOM Mentor Application CLICK HERE!

BECOME A MENTEE

A student will have the opportunity to engage with upperclassmen to obtain knowledge regarding on-campus resources and gain insight on navigating their academic degree plan. The mentee will also have opportunities to meet with experienced professionals from a variety of career paths, participate in group activities, and tour companies throughout Michigan. 

Eligibility

Incoming freshmen, pre-business students, or transfer student

Incentives
  • Make a connection on-campus
  • Receive advice from peers
  • Learn more about the university and gain direct access to university support systems
  • Increase the level of student involvement in activities and organization
  • Engage in networking opportunities

Complete the Student Mentee Application CLICK HERE!

QUESTIONS?

Contact Antonio Riggs, Student Service Coordinator
Phone: 810.237.6680
Email: anriggs@umich.edu