Speed Networking

September 9, 2020

55 students and 18 companies
all trying to get to know each other better.

Earn 100 points towards your Professional Distinction in Sales for attending!

Before the event:

  • Companies will receive electronic resumes for all participating students.
  • Students should spend time online getting to know the participating companies.

At the event:

We start the evening with hors d’oeuvres and networking from 5:00 – 5:30pm.

At 5:30, the 18 companies will each give a 60-second pitch to the full group.  This pitch is intended to provide something about the company that would not be readily available on the internet (i.e. the company philanthropy project, an example of a team building exercise, where a management team meets off-site for strategic planning, etc.).

Once company pitches are complete, recruiters will find their designated table and students will divide into groups of 3 with each group starting at a different company/table.  Each round is 5 minutes. Each student will have one minute to mention a little about themselves (their one-minute elevator pitch).  At four minutes, a one minute warning is given.  Every five minutes students get up and move to the next table.

The event ends with time for less structured networking.  It’s like speed dating, only….not!



If you are interested in volunteering at this event for 10 points per hour, please contact gnickle@mays.tamu.edu

Fall 2019 Participating Companies