Upcoming Events

Events and News in the Department of Business Administration
Oculus Rift Challenge - Hosted by Cigna
December 11th, 2015

Connecticut Skills Programming Challenge
Friday, January 22nd 2016, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Webb Hall 410 – Computer Lab
The Connecticut Skills Challenge provides tech savvy students with the opportunity to get noticed! Through participation in the Connecticut Skills Challenge (coding contest) students from universities and colleges are tested on their coding skills. Once challenged, students are included in an online directory where tech companies search for local talent. Challenge Event Registration

Intellectual Property Rights Presentation
Wednesday, March 16th 2016, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Webb Hall 410 – Computer Lab
Guest Speaker: Al Fressola (J.D.) will be attending to talk about the importance of protecting your Intellectual Property.

Business Department Information Sessions
Tuesday, June 21st 2016 through Friday, July 8th 2016, from 9:00am to 10:00am
Webb Hall 407 – Computer Lab
The Department of Business Administration will be presenting important advising information to incoming and transfer students on June 21st, June 24th, June 28th, July 1st, July 6th and July 8th in Webb Hall 407 – Computer Lab.

Connecticut Get Hired Career Fair
Tuesday, January 5th 2016, 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Downtown Hartford Marriott, Hartford CT
Get Hired gathers regional, national and globally recognized insurance and financial services companies in a single Hartford venue to meet college students seeking opportunities in Connecticut’s IFS industry. Students from academic institutions across Connecticut turn out to market their talents and many attendees hail from colleges and universities beyond Connecticut’s borders. Vans from Eastern will be provided for transportation.

More Event Information on what Companies are going to be attending and registration access to this event

Connecticut Skills Challenge Information Session
Date and Time: November 30, 2015 from 12 to 1:15pm
Webb 307

The Connecticut Skills Challenge connects talented, tech-savvy students (YOU) with the state’s hottest technology companies. By participating in this FREE challenge you will receive access to local companies who are currently seeking tech-minded students like you who have the coding skills they need! Plus, the top scorers will be invited to the finals where CASH PRIZES will be awarded. Don’t get left behind; get coding to get noticed!

  • Chance to win CASH
  • FREE Food
  • Great Prizes

Event Flyer —–> Connecticut Skills Challenge Event Flyer

“Life After Eastern” – Finance Alumni Panel
Date and Time: November 23, 2015 at 6:30pm
Johnson Room in the Library

“Life After Eastern” A Finance Alumni Panel will be in the Johnson Room in the Library on Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 6:30pm. Please come prepared with Business Attire and resumes. Their will be free refreshments! For Information/Photos please see the following

For Original Event Flyer —–> Original Event Flyer
For Photos from Past Event ——> For Pictures From Past Event

Department of Business Advisory Board Meeting!
Date and Time: November 12, 2015 (5:20pm)
Webb Hall – Conference Room 437
For information on Advisory Board Members please follow this link.

Early Internship and Career Opportunities in IS and Business Intelligence/Analytics
Date and Time: Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 (6:00 to 7:20 PM)
Science Room 301
Monday, November 2, from 6:00 to 7:20 pm in Science 301 (3rd floor above the Science Building Lobby) Bill Tarinelli and Kevin O’Leary from Travelers Insurance Group will be speaking about “Early Internship and Career Opportunities at Travelers in the areas of Information Systems and Business Intelligence/Business Analytics”.

Career Fair!
Date and Time:October 28, 2015 (2:00pm – 4:00pm)
BTR – Betty Tipton Room
Every year, Eastern hosts a massive career fair where employers from around the area and surrounding states look for future employees and interns! Dress to impress, prepare your resume and stop by to network with professionals. We expect approximately 100+ companies across industries to be recruiting for all majors. Students and alumni, please dress to impress and bring lots of resumes.More Information

Major and Minor Fair!
Date and Time:October 21, 2015 (2:00pm – 4:00pm)
BTR – Betty Tipton Room

Have an interest in a major or minor at ECSU but want to know more before you declare? Visit the major and minor fair today from 2 to 4pm in the BTR and learn about all the opportunities available at Eastern!

Cigna Lab Open House
Event Time:October 8, 2015 (11:00am – 3:00pm)

For more information ——> CIGNA: Lab Open House PDF Information

Accounting Career Fair
Date and Time:TBA
Betty Tipton Room, Student Center

For more information ——> accountingsociety@my.easternct.edu

Guest Speaker Dr. Carlo Gabriel Porto Bellini – Cognition Behavior and Structure in IT/IS Customer Teams
Event Time:October 6, 2015 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
Webb Hall – Room 407

For more Information ——> Dr. Carlo Gabriel Porto Bellini Background Information

For Photos from Past Event ——> Dr. Carlo Gabriel Porto Bellini Pictures

Guest Speaker Dr. Rita de Cássia de Faria Pereira – Consumer Research and Social Media Vulnerability
Event Time:October 6, 2015 (3:15pm – 4:00pm)/span>
Webb Hall – Conference Room 4th Floor

For more information ——> Dr. Rita de Cássia de Faria Pereir Background Information

AITP Resume Workshop – Guests Include BIS Alumni and Career Services
Event Time:Monday October 5, 2015 (3:00pm – 4:00pm)
Webb Hall – Room 307

Guest Speaker Cigna Representatives – Careers in IT and The TECDP Program
Event Time:Wednesday September 30, 2015 (3:15pm – 4:30pm)
Science Building – Room 301
There will be a Cigna Internship Career Information Session from 3:15 to 4:30 pm in Science 301, which is above the Science Building Lobby. All BIS and CS majors and minors are welcome to come. Among the Cigna speakers are Eastern BIS and CS alumni and current interns. Information on the various options in the TECDP and other Cigna internship and career development programs will be provided at the session. They will also talk about the internship opportunities that they have at the Eastern Work Hub!

Travelers Career Information Session
Event Time:April 21, 2015 (6:15pm – 7:15pm)
Science Building – Room 301

Representatives including Bill Tarinelli and Kevin O’ Leary, will be speaking students about career and internship opportunities at Travelers Insurance focusing mainly on Business Intelligence and Analytic’s.

For more information ——> Travelers Insurance Flyer

Event Time:April 18, 2015 (8am – 8pm)
Student Center – Room 223

Join us for the first Eastern Code-a-Thon sponsored by Cigna! 14 teams will be selected to compete in a software design challenge. First, second, and third place teams will receive prizes!

For more information ——>Code-a-Thon Flyer

CREATE Conference
Event Time:April 17-18, 2015
Betty Tipton Room

Eastern CT State University students presented their independent research at the CREATE Conference.

Cigna IS/IT Career Info Session
Event Time:April 2, 2015 (12pm – 1pm)
Johnson Room in the Library

Cigna will be hosting an informational session talking to students and faculty about their career and internship opportunities within the organization. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Career Fair
Event Time:April 1, 2015 (10pm – 2pm)
Student Center Gymnasium

Approximately 100 companies across industries will be recruiting for all majors. Students and alumni, please dress to impress and bring lots of resumes.


Business Administration Department Halloween Bash
Thursday, October 30th 2014
5:00 to 7:00 pm
Science Building, Room 301
Please stop by anytime… meet students, staff, faculty, and alumni. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is encouraged to dress in Halloween costumes!
See poster

Career & Internship Fair
Wednesday, October 29th 2014
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Eastern Gymnasium
Each semester the center for Internship & Career Development holds a Career & Internship Fair that brings national and regional employers representing all fields to the Eastern campus. The fairs foster student and employer interaction while offering students the opportunity to explore various careers, learn about organizations and industries, and apply for full-time, part-time, internship and cooperative education opportunities. Dress to impress. Bring plenty of resumes.
We have over 80 employers at this time coming to campus for the Fall Career & Internship Fair and the list keeps growing!
See list of employers

Guest Speaker: Jeffrey Brown
Tuesday, October 21st 2014
5:20 to 6:40 pm
Webb 110
CEO of Neman’s Own Corp. and ECSU Alumni will talk about leadership in business. If you plan on attending please contact the Business Department Office

Cigna WorkHub Open House
Friday, October 17th 2014
12:00 to 2:0 pm
Planetarium, Lobby & Workhub Rooms
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to the Open House of the new Workhub facilities for Cigna on-campus interns. These students are primarily from the BIS and CS related programs here at Eastern. Various representatives from Cigna headquarters will be present for the open house along with current Eastern Cigna Interns and Eastern Alumni now Cigna employees.

Finance Students Association: Inaugural Meeting
Wednesday, October 8th 2014 3:00 to 4:00 pm Johnson Room
Presentation on Economic Recovery and Recovery and Job Opportunities in the Financial Services Sector (3:00 – 3:20 pm). And Election of Officers for the Finance Students Association / Other Discussions (3:20 – 4:00 pm).

Wednesday, October 8th 2014 12:00 to 2:15 pm Betty R. Tipton Room
The fair connects students to full-time jobs, internships and opportunities to work abroad.

Tuesday, October 7th 2014 11:00 AM to 12:15 pm Johnson Room
Former Executive Vice President of Innovation and Technology at the IBM Corporation until 2008

Graduate School Fair
Tuesday, October 2th 2014 1:00 to 4:00 pm Betty R. Tipton Room
The Center for Internships and Career Development is hosting the Graduate School Fair on Thursday, Oct 2, from 1-4 p.m. in the Betty R. Tipton Room. The fair is held each fall semester to help students apply for graduate programs. Graduate programs from around the region attend, including representatives from other institutions around the state. Even if graduate school is a few years away, the fair provides helpful information in helping our students plan and prepare for graduate school. Click here for a list of the graduate schools attending.

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