What are you doing for Spring Break 2015? Let’s head to the west coast!
Join us for City Treks March 2015!
Seattle: March 16-17
Los Angeles: March 19-20
What is City Treks?
City Treks is a unique opportunity for high-quality employers and top professionals in cities across the country to meet with top Daniels College of Business undergraduate and graduate students. Each year the Daniels Employer Relations team leads groups of students to visit prominent organizations in select cities. The City Treks Program is available to graduate students as well as undergraduate students of sophomore, junior, or senior standing.
We are hosting an information session on Wednesday, January 14th from 12:30-1:30pm. Location TBA.
We are currently in communication with multiple target companies and will update the company list in the job posting on Daniels Careers.
• Meet and network with top business companies and professionals
• Learn about a company’s mission, values, and company culture
• Recruiting opportunity for students interested in internships or full-time positions
• Attend Alumni networking event as well as a fun learning opportunity unique to the city
• Assess what it would be like to live and be employed in a particular city
The application deadline is February 1st! The required documents consist of an updated Résumé and a Statement of Purpose. Your résumé should highlight your educational background, work history and other activities that make you unique. To ensure your résumé is competitive, please visit a career advisor before you submit your application. The Statement of Purpose should be 300 words in length and should demonstrate why you are interested in participating in City Treks and the goals you hope to accomplish while visiting the various organizations. Each City Trek will be posted in the jobs section of Daniels Careers and you have the opportunity to attend more than one city.
For application information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
City Treks Testimonials
Wesley Miller, MBA Candidate 2015
The NY City Trek was my first time visiting NY and I had an absolute blast!! We visited companies from different industries and they treated us as equals rather than talking down to us or treating us like students. The CityTrek allowed me to learn about companies but also to learn about the city itself. There was free time at night to walk around, go see certain monuments, and to try the delicious food. We also used the subway system to get around which was an experience within itself! I would recommend the CityTrek to all students at DU.
Natalie Margason, Full-time MBA
This past December I participated in the Daniels City Treks Trip to Chicago. City Treks gives undergraduate and graduate students at Daniels the opportunity to travel to cities across the U.S. to meet high-quality employers and professionals. My classmates and I spent two days in Chicago where we visited companies such as Grant Thornton, Park Hyatt, LinkedIn, Groupon, Walgreens, Discover and Google. Each company visit included a personal tour and a panel of employees who described their experience at their company and answered all of our questions. As a Full-time MBA student graduating in June and seeking opportunities in Chicago, this was a premier networking opportunity that gave me exposure to different companies that have offices in Chicago. Many employees that I met at each company were willing to stay in contact with me and answer further questions. My favorite part of the trip was seeing the inside of each office and getting a feel for the different company cultures. Company culture plays a huge role in job fit and satisfaction and it was fun to see the culture differences between a company like Groupon and a company like Discover.
My key takeaway from this trip is that people are always willing to talk to you as a student seeking information about their job or company. This is an open door so don’t be afraid to ask questions and follow up with individual informational interviews after the trip!