University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Find and Hire Talent

Walton College is known for developing unique business talent.

Looking for a Summer intern, a recent MBA graduate, or a collaborative problem solver with a global perspective? You’ll find those students here.

Contact our Career Services Team

Employers: Find and Hire Student Talent

A wide spectrum of employers are drawn to the talent pipeline of Walton students and alumni. To help you engage with our students and programs, the Career Services team has provided a myriad of resources for hiring organizations of all types.

Business Student at Career Fair

Why Hire Walton Students?

From Accounting, Finance, and Marketing, to Supply Chain and Information Systems , you’ll find a fresh source of talent and enthusiasm at Walton College.

About Walton and Our Students Employment Data

How to Hire Walton Students

Post a Job/Internship Schedule a Campus Interview

To establish stronger partnerships we encourage employers to report each hire of our students. Additionally please review our recruiting guidelines and policies.

In a hurry? Download a pdf guide to hiring Walton College talent. We’ve attempted to include all the information you’ll need.

We’d like for you to reach out and engage with our office. Have questions? Tell us about the type of students you wish to recruit and hire.

Career Fair

The Fall 2020 Business Career Fair will be Virtual using Easy Virtual Fair. The Sam M. Walton College of Business is excited to be offering students the chance to meet top notch employors. Check out the resources below to get started with our new Career Fair Platform.  

Need help getting started? 

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Stand Out As A Student: Get the most out of "Easy Virtual Career Fair"

At the Fall 2020 Business Career Fair, you have a unique opportunity. You will have access to hundreds of employers representing fortune 500 hundred companies, boutique agencies, exciting startups and more... You can find resources below to prepare yourself on what to expect and how-to standout on this new platform. Everything you need to master Easy Virtual Career Fair is below. Enjoy preparing. 

• Quick Student Demo: What to Expect Day of the Fair

• Quick Student Demo: Find and Use Company Information Sessions 

Quick Student Demo: You Initiate the Conversation - Using the Chat Feature

 

Employer Setup Help: Using "Easy Virtual Career Fair"

If you are looking for resources to help your orginzation get started  - you are in the right spot! Click the Employer links below to watch training videos: 

Full Length Tuturial: Help Getting Started

Quick Day of Help: Representatives Demo

• Full Length Tuturial: How to Use the Chat Feature

• Quick Day of Help: Representatives Chat Feature

 

 

Events Calendar


Upcoming Events Calendar

↪ View complete calendar on Handshake


Jan 7 ..............................  Little Rock Career Fair

Jan 13 .............................. Classes Begin

Jan 20 ............................. Martin Luther King Holiday

Jan 29 ..............................S.A.M. Talk - Ebony Wyatt

Feb 4.................................Company of the Day - Schneider

Feb 11.............................. Company of the Day - FIS

Feb 18  ............................ Company of the Day - Chartwells/Compass Group

Feb 25 ............................ Corporate Connections

Feb 26..............................S.A.M. Talk - Sarah Langham 

March 3-4.........................Resume Rescue

March 4............................ Pitched Perfect

March 10 ......................... Spring Business Career Fair

March 17........................... Future of Category Management 

March 23-27 ......................Spring Break

April 15............................. Leadership Walton Social and Dining Etiquette 

April 23 ............................ Pitched Perfect

April 30............................ Last Day of Classes

May 1 ............................. Dead Day

May 4-7 ........................... Finals Week

May 8-9 ............................Commencement



Spring 2020 Pop Up Shop Calendar

Weekly Tuesday .............. Pop-up Shop

 

 

For questions about any of these events, please email careerservices@walton.uark.edu. Check Handshake and the University Career Development Center's calendar for additional campus wide events and career fairs.



Planning Your Recruiting Visit

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Sponsors and Hiring Partners

161 companies and 1747 students were hosted at the fall 2018 Business Career Fair.

115 companies and 959 students were hosted at the spring 2019 Business Career Fair.

Networking breakfasts were separately held by the Supply Chain Department, the Finance Department, and the Information Systems Department on the mornings of career fairs to facilitate connections between their students and hiring companies.

1,746 on-campus interviews were hosted by Walton Career Services, conducted by 321 recruiters from 123 unique companies.

2,945 job/internship postings were made in Handshake.

41 employer programs were hosted by Walton Career Services, including, 2 major Business Career Fairs, a Little Rock Career Fair, Corporate Comes to Campus (outdoor career fair), the University of Arkansas Employer Partners BBQ, 6 Corporate Spotlights, 11 Company of the Day visits, and 3 case competitions.

91% of Walton graduates indicated they had participated in a work experience or internship while in school.

How to Hire Walton Students

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Post Job Openings

It is free and easy to post as many vacancies as you have available in our online job search system, Handshake. Once logged in, you'll have the option to post jobs, request on-campus interviews and register for upcoming events.


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Hire Student Interns

Select interns from a pool of high achieving and versatile students from Walton College. Our students, who major in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management are highly-talented, dedicated, and diverse.


Select and Hire Interns   A Guide: 6 Steps to Hiring Interns

#ThisIsHowWeIntern      Walton interns on Linkedin

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Schedule Campus Interviews

The easiest and most convenient way to recruit talented Walton College students is to use our facilities. Interview current students and recent alumni for internships and advanced career opportunities.


Learn how to Schedule On-Campus Interviews