Career Catalyst is a program designed by the faculty and staff of the UA Little Rock School of Business to ensure students who are majoring in the business field are prepared to enter the workforce. Through various clinics, workshops, and events, Career Catalyst provides students the opportunity to become “career ready” individuals.
This program consists of events including resume and interviewing workshops, professional dress workshops, career fairs and other opportunities to connect with employers. Students are able to attend events on campus as well as virtually, making the program accessible to all our campus and online majors.
Career Catalyst Badges
Career Development I: events and workshops that are foundational in building career readiness. These include but are not limited to resume workshops, mock (practice) interview sessions, dress for success presentations, and others.
Career Development II: events and workshops that extend your skill set or bring additional opportunities to enhance your career readiness. These include but are not limited to etiquette luncheons, company or plant/site tours, speed mixers, executives in residence luncheons, and others.
Ethics in the Workplace: events, workshops, or course structures that enhance your understanding of ethical decision making in the business world. These include but are not limited to Ethics in the Workplace symposiums, an online ethics in business certificate, and others.
Leadership and Service: volunteer events and student organization officer/leadership involvement that enhance your ability to work in teams and provide leadership for those teams. These include but are not limited to First Friday college wide service days sponsored by Beta Gamma Sigma, officer positions in student organizations within the college, and others.
High Impact Experiential Learning: significant involvement in “real world” work related to your major, outside the classroom. These include but are not limited to internships, competitions like the Governor’s Cup business plan competition or advertising campaign competitions or analytics competitions, project work with business clients of the ASBTDC, a study abroad program, and others.