Campus Events Career Events

Econ Degrees in Financial Jobs – Hegi Center

Join the Hegi Center for a captivating structured discussion where esteemed panelists will shed light on how their economics degrees served as a launchpad for their prosperous careers within finance. Gain invaluable insights into their journey, the strategies they employed, and the key decisions that shaped their success.

If interested, please register through Handshake.

Career Events Grad School Research & Academia

Missouri Valley Economic Association Annual Meeting

The Missouri Valley Economic Association Meeting will take place in Kansas City, MO from October 24-26, 2024 and call for papers is open! In addition to typical research sessions for publishing faculty, MVEA also includes professional development sessions, the opportunity to publish in the MVEA Journal of Economic Insight, and amazing opportunities for STUDENTS!  These include:

  • Undergraduate designated sessions
  • Masters student designated sessions
  • Best Paper awards for solo-authored, graduate, papers
  • A welcoming environment focused on supportive feedback

Check out highlights from MVEA’s 2023 or 2022 annual meetings to get an idea of what to expect.

Fore more information, click here.

Campus Events Career Events

Entrepreneur Ethics Event – Hegi Center

The Hegi Center invites you to an exciting upcoming event, ‘Ethics in Action: Stories from Dallas Entrepreneurs,’ presented in partnership with the SMU Hegi Career Development Center and the Maguire Ethics Center.

Join the event on Wednesday, March 27th at 6:00 pm in the HTSC Chamber for an engaging panel discussion that promises insights and inspiration!

Led by moderator Elizabeth Carlock Phillips, an esteemed entrepreneur and impact investor, the panel features industry leaders like:

They’ll share their journeys, perspectives, and the ethical considerations that drive their entrepreneurial endeavors. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from and connect with influential figures shaping the Dallas business landscape.

See you there!

Career Events Federal Government

Seminar on Drafting a Resume for Federal Employment

Join the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) as they provide a FREE informational session on how to draft a resume for Federal employment. In addition, a panel of recently hired BLS staff will answer questions and provide details on their experience navigating the Federal hiring process.

The event will be hosted by the BLS Atlanta Regional Campus Ambassador Program.

Register online for FREE: Registration Link

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Entrepreneurship Club Speaker Event – Andrew Schaap

The Entrepreneurship Club is hosting Andrew Schaap, the CEO of Aligned Data Centers, for a speaker event on Tuesday, February 27th. If interested, please register here!

Career Events

Real Estate Roundtable, February 20th

Cox Business School is hosting a Real Estate Roundtable event tomorrow, Tuesday the 20th at 4:30 pm for Econ and other majors interested in Real Estate. for more information on the event, and to register, please check out the Handshake posting.


Career Events Federal Government

Federal Executive Board Campus Series 2024

The Federal Executive Board’s Campus Series is a fantastic opportunity for students interested in or considering a career with the federal government. If you would like more information about the sessions or are interested in attending, please see the attachment, which includes additional details and links to register.


Students and recent graduates are key participants in the future Federal workforce. To make a career in public service a reality, understanding the Federal employment process is vital. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Center for Federal Executive Board (FEB) Operations present the Federal Executive Board Campus Series 2024. This four-session series is open to all students, recent graduates, and campus professionals (career services, faculty, Department heads, etc.). The series explains the Federal application and hiring process to help students and recent graduates find internships and full-time jobs working in their career field and will help academic partners gain the information needed to help guide their students.

Session Schedule:

April  2nd        Navigating USAJOBs

April 9th         Writing Your Resume for Federal Jobs

April 11th       Interviewing for Federal Jobs

April 18th       Pathways Programs for Students & Recent Graduates

Check out the FEB Campus Series flyer for more details!

Career Events

All Majors Career Fair 2/13!

The Hegi Family Career Development Center Invites you to participate in the SMU Spring 2024 All Major Career and Internship Fair on Tuesday, February 13th, 2024. The fair will take place in the Hughes Trigg Student Center Ballroom located on the first level.

This Career Fair is open to all undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni from the Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman School of Law, Cox School of Business, Simmons School of Education, Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering, and Meadows School of the Arts. Employers will be seeking candidates for full and part-time positions and internships.

We also welcome you to take advantage of the opportunity to network and gather general information about top employers in the DFW area as well as across the country!

Register Here

Career Events

Spring ’24 ECON Career Events

Link to flyer PDF