Department of Graduate and Professional Programs
Meet the Bauer MBA Ambassadors 2014-2015
Bauer MBA Ambassadors Program
Bauer MBA Ambassadors help prospective classmates learn about the amazing opportunities that await them at the C. T. Bauer College of Business. They offer a real-life perspective about being a Bauer MBA student and an insider’s view of life in the classroom and beyond.
During the school year, the ambassadors host class visits and informal coffee talks. They also work closely with our Recruitment Office to host MBA Orientation and Tours.
Our MBA Ambassadors look forward to working with you and welcome your questions by phone, e-mail or in person.
For more information, contact Tanieka Young at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Become a 2015 MBA Ambassador
The Bauer MBA Ambassador program is made up of current students who highlight the strength and diversity of Bauer MBA Programs. By acting as direct liaisons between the Bauer MBA program and prospective students, MBA Ambassadors will stimulate the interest and participation of prospective students while promoting the image of the Bauer MBA.
Bauer MBA ambassadors are students who have demonstrated leadership ability in and outside the classroom. Ambassadors should have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to work in team environments, and display Bauer pride. Students who have demonstrated extensive involvement in extracurricular activities, student organizations, and other significant leadership opportunities are encouraged to apply.
- Respond to interest/inquiry e-mails and correspondence
- Facilitate classroom visits and coffee chats with prospective students
- Attend recruitment events and Bauer MBA orientation
- Increased exposure and visibility (Bauer online profile)
- Bauer MBA Ambassador perks (may include special invitations to exclusive events)
- Ambassadors Dinner with the Dean
- Graduation certificate and stole
- Reward for your contribution up to $1,000.00 (gift card)
Interested Students should:
- Be enrolled in at least 6 hours
- Maintain minimum 3.4 GPA
- Have completed a minimum 12 semester hours
- Commit to term of 1 year (2 semesters)
- Commit to attend recruitment and orientation events and tours
- Attend required training and monthly meetings
How to Apply:
- Submit the online application
- Applications will be reviewed within two weeks of submission
- Applicants who are selected will be interviewed
- Final selections will be made for the Fall 2015 semester by June 15
- Apply now to become a Bauer MBA Ambassador
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As a Bauer MBA student, you will have access to a wide array of developmental, job search, networking and recruitment opportunities— coupled with career guidance from experienced and well-respected career specialists.
The Rockwell Career Center has an entire team of specialists who work exclusively with Bauer MBA students for professional development services.
BAUER MBA AMBASSADOR
Concentration: Supply Chain
Work Experience: 8 years in the Pharmaceutical industry, and 4 years in the Automotive industry.
Undergraduate University and Degree: Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Management from Babes – Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, Romania
Hometown: Oradea, Romania
Memberships & Organizations: APICS, ISM, Houston Young Professionals and the Bauer MBA Society.
Internships: Greene's Energy Group – Global Supply Chain Intern
Why Bauer? Why Houston?: I chose to attend the Bauer MBA program because its highly-customized and flexible curriculum will allow me to shape my graduate management education and the challenging, hands-on and collaborative environment will allow me to grow both professionally and personally.
Furthermore, Bauer’s intimate class size and the opportunities to take part in experiential learning, analyze business situations, recommend appropriate actions and integrate different functional areas in solving business problems is invaluable. The program’s strong focus on Supply Chain and access to opportunities in this area of study is second to none.
Why Houston? This city is the perfect arena to build a career in Supply Chain due to large employment growth and energy sector opportunities. Additionally, Houston, with its many offerings and diversity, can satisfy all your cultural, art, music, and sporting desires, as long as you don’t mind a little traffic.
BAUER MBA AMBASSADOR
Work Experience: 6 years in fundraising for a nonprofit
Undergraduate University and Degree: Trinity University, B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing with minors in Spanish and communication management.
Hometown: Houston, TX
Memberships & Organizations: Bauer MBA Society- EVP for Bauer MBA Society, National Association of Women MBA's - University of Houston Chapter - EVP of Mentorship for NAWMBA.
Internships: Pierpont Communications (Marketing Intern) and Field Industries (Marketing and Business Development Intern)
Why Bauer? Why Houston?: After working for a nonprofit for a few years, I knew I needed to get my MBA to prepare myself to make a jump into the corporate world. I felt that Bauer would challenge me to grow both professionally and personally. I also wanted a school that would help me build my network in Houston which is a city with a wide range of opportunities, both in energy and other industries. Bauer has more than met my expectations after my first year, and I am excited about the opportunities and connections I have made that will help me have a successful transition into a new career once I graduate.
BAUER MBA AMBASSADOR
Jack E. David
Concentration: Energy Finance
Work Experience: 5 ½ years in Public Accounting (CPA), Risk and Operations for Energy Commodities
Merrill Lynch Commodities, Inc. – Assistant VP, Risk/Product Control, Crude Oil & Natural Gas
JPMorgan – Operations Associate, Global Energy Commodities Group
Deloitte & Touche – Audit Senior, Energy Industry
Undergraduate University and Degree: Houston Baptist University, BBA with a concentration in Accounting, MS of Accountancy
Hometown: Beaumont, TX
Memberships & Organizations: Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, and Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
Why Bauer? Why Houston?: I chose the Bauer MBA program for its reputation and positive brand recognition, especially in the city of Houston. The University of Houston is constantly growing and now joins the University of Texas and Texas A&M as the only public universities in Texas receiving the highest classification given to research universities; Tier One Classification by the Carnegie Foundation. I also chose Bauer for its location convenience, its energy focus curriculum and value. I enjoy having classes during the week and not having to commit multiple years' worth of weekends to complete my MBA. And Why Houston? It is a great place to be for energy professionals. .
BAUER MBA AMBASSADOR
Joshua R. Hudson
Work Experience: 8 years in ERP/SCM Consulting, and 3 years in Software Engineering
Undergraduate University and Degree: The Art Institute, Bachelor of Science in Interactive Media Design
Hometown: Dickinson, TX
Memberships & Organizations: Bauer MBA Society, and Project Management Institute (PMI)
Why Bauer? Why Houston?: Being a native Houstonian, Houston has always been the obvious choice for me and my family. While spending most of the past 10 years working for organizations based all over the world, I have always maintained my home here. The City of Houston offers economic, cultural, social, and geographical diversity that few cities can match. It also helps that Houston is considered a leader in several vital industries such as Energy, Health Care, Technology, and Space Exploration. All of which helps to feed the eclectic style of the city. Such rich opportunities attract the best options in terms of education as well. When the opportunity presented itself for me to take the next step in my education and pivot my career from technical to managerial, I had to weigh all of my options. After careful, objective consideration was given to the quality of education, focus on area industries, return on investment, flexibility, full campus options, growth, strong alumni network, and the ability to capitalize on the value of the degree after graduation, Bauer was the obvious choice for my MBA.
BAUER MBA AMBASSADOR
Work Experience: 8+ years in IT industry
Undergraduate University and Degree: Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics at Pandit Prithi Nath College, Kanpur, India
Hometown: New Delhi, India
Memberships & Organizations: Member of Bauer Finance Association
Why Bauer? Why Houston?: With more than 8 years of IT industry experience in the technical field I wanted to move on to managerial roles. I knew getting an MBA degree would help me in activating my goals. I chose Bauer because it offers a quality education at an affordable cost. It offers a very structured curriculum with the flexibility to match my career goals. As a result of being an MBA student at Bauer, my professional network has expanded by means of interacting with alumni, participating in workshops and attending company tours. The Advisors and Career Development Specialists at Bauer help students elevate their communication and interpersonal skills which are the key elements for a MBA graduate. The city of Houston has plenty of job opportunities not just in the oil and gas industry but in the chemical and aerospace industry as well. With such a great combination of location, faculty, energy courses and diversity, selecting the Bauer MBA program was the right decision for me.
BAUER MBA AMBASSADOR
Concentration: Supply Chain Management
Work Experience: 4 years as the Founder / Manager of a company dealing with water technology. The company provided services to industries such as oil & gas, shipping, construction, hospitality, water treatment, housing, and irrigation.
Undergraduate University and Degree: Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (India).
Memberships & Organizations: Graduate At-Large Senator: University of Houston’s Student Government Association, Director of Planning: University of Houston’s Graduate Supply Chain Organization, UH Student Government Association, and Bauer MBA Society
Internships: Lime Instruments – MBA Intern (Houston, Texas) General Electric International Incorporation: Field Service Engineer (Abu Dhabi,.A.E.) Bang and Olufsen: Electronics Engineer (Dubai, U.A.E.)
Why Bauer? Why Houston?: Since childhood, I have been intrigued and fascinated by the magic of technology. As I grew, my interests became more pronounced and I decided to follow my passion for technology by pursuing a Bachelor degree in Technology. Further down my career path I recognized the importance of management in delivering the right technology in the right form to the right customers, played an important role in the development of business. The eagerness for expanding my knowledge in business management was yet to be fulfilled and I believed an MBA degree would help me in realizing my desire. The excellent reputation of the program was the main factor that made me select Bauer. I was looking for an MBA program with a concentration in energy which was also available in the curriculum. Finally, the tremendous networking and career development opportunities helped me in reinforcing my decision to apply at Bauer. I selected Houston because of its reputation as the “Energy Capital of the World”. Since my career goal is to attain a supply chain position in the energy industry, I felt there would be no other place better than Houston to do so.