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West Coast Trek Information Session November 27, 2006 Agenda Purpose of Trip Details and Dates Companies Being Considered Expectations and Etiquette Process for Signup Contact Information Q&A The purpose of the trip is: Learn Through Company Visits Formal Alumni Events

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West Coast Trek

Information Session

November 27, 2006


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Agenda

  • Purpose of Trip

  • Details and Dates

  • Companies Being Considered

  • Expectations and Etiquette

  • Process for Signup

  • Contact Information

  • Q&A


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The purpose of the trip is:

Learn

Through

Company

Visits

Formal

Alumni

Events

Personal

Networking

Explore

SF Bay

Region

Enhanced Network for Internship or Full Time Job Search

Open to ALL MBA and MSCF Students


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Dates: Jan. 3 – 10th

Sun

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat

January 2007

1

2

3

4

5

6

West Coast Forum

Silicon Valley Trip

7

8

9

12

13

10

11

Silicon Valley Trip

14

17

18

19

20

15

16

Mini 3 Start

Biopharma/Healthcare Panel

Typically two company visits per day



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Discussions with…

  • HP

  • Sun Microsystems

  • Cisco Systems

  • Google

  • Electronic Arts

  • IBM

  • eBay

  • KLA Tencor

  • Applied Biosystems

  • Visa

  • VeriSign

  • Juniper Networks


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What should you expect…

  • 2 - ½ day corporate visits per day

  • Must attend ALL corporate presentations

    No Exceptions, unless flex-time/mode students

  • Happy Hour w/ other B-Schools

  • Targeted Alumni Lunches/Dinners

  • Potential Weekend Trip (Optional)


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What is expected …

  • Arrive 30 min prior to presentation & enter as group

  • Late arrivers may not attend - No exceptions

  • During the meeting – Be Attentive and Polite

  • No Outside Food

  • Do Your Homework and Prepare in Advance!

    There are Stupid Questions

  • No Falling Asleep…Stay Attentive


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Attire is Business Casual

But bring a suit just in case!


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Resumes

  • The B&T Club will prepare a Resume Packet for each company

    • Prepare Resumes & Purchase Business Cards

    • Bring extra copies of your resume & business cards

    • Hardcopy resumes printed on cotton or linen paper

  • Submission Deadline: December 8, 2006

    • Email to Ed Shelton @ [email protected] with the subject as “ West Coast Trip Resume”.

    • Include full name in document title


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Travel Arrangements

  • Each individual will be responsible for their own travel arrangements and accommodations while in the San Jose area

  • Travel will not be provided by B&T

  • Plan to fly into the San Jose Airport (SJC)

  • Lodging

    • Plan to email potential hotels

    • Students have connected with other friends or students

    • www.choicehotels.com or www.cheaprooms.com to get started


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Trip Packets Developed

  • Will be provided to you

    • 1 copy via e-mail

    • E-Copy on Club Website

  • What does the Trip Packet include?

    • Basic information included in this presentation

    • Directions to hotel, companies, alumni events

    • Background info about each company


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Sign up today!

  • Send email by Dec 1 to [email protected] to confirm your attendance

  • A survey will be sent out to those who email

  • Drop off $50 deposit in Ed Shelton’s mailbox by December 8th or pay now!

    • B&T Members: $50 conditionally refundable deposit

      • Must follow basic etiquette rules!

    • Non-Club Members: $50 non-refundable fee

      • You avoid this fee by joining the B&T Club and dropping off the deposit before December 8th

    • Make checks payable to Carnegie Mellon University

      • Write “B&T West Coast Trip 2007” in the Memo field

  • Finalize your resume and submit it by Dec. 8th to [email protected]: “West Coast Trip Resume”


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    Contacts for Trip

    Ramesh Seela: [email protected]

    Ed Shelton: [email protected]

    Chad Eckhardt: [email protected]



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