There are a number of national professional MBA conferences with a diversity recruiting focus that are available to students. Links to these conferences, with further details, can be found below. If you have any questions about a conference, feel free to schedule an appointment with a Career Coach.
Forté Financial Services FAST Track Conference | Late May (Pre-Matriculation)
Forté MBA Financial Services FAST Track Conference is an exclusive event for admitted women MBA students who are planning to enroll at a Forte partner school and are looking to explore financial career possibilities. This conference provides educational workshops on the industry and opportunities, personalized introductions to employers, and a chance to hear from women leaders on how to be successful in the world of financial services.
Forté MBA Women’s Leadership Conference | Mid June (Pre-Matriculation)
Forté MBA Women’s Leadership Conference is an early opportunity for women MBA students to learn from successful business leaders on how to develop stand-out skills and project an authentic leadership style, while building a powerful network of colleagues.
National Black MBA Conference | Mid September
National Black MBA Association is a nonprofit association dedicated to the enhancement and development of educational and economic empowerment for African Americans. It is the nation’s largest diversity career fair that includes mentoring conversations, educational workshops, and unique opportunities for on-the-spot interviews.
Reaching Out MBA Conference | Early October
Reaching Out MBA Conference, also known as ROMBA, is the biggest and best known organization focused on supporting LGBT+ individuals in the MBA community The conference is intended to educate, inspire, and connect the community through panels, workshops, competitions, and a career fair.
MBA Veterans Conference | Late September-Early October
MBA Veterans Career Conference & Expo is the nation’s leading military conference that provides the opportunity to have deeper interaction with companies from an array of industries, meet recruiters, and network with other veteran MBA students.
Prospanica Conference | Late September-Early October
Prospanica is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering and enabling Hispanic MBA and business professionals to reach their full educational, economic, and social potential. This yearly conference provides the opportunity to attend workshops on professional development and career management, engage with professional leaders and recruiters, and build connections in the community.