Professional Readiness Engagement Program - PREP Mitchell College of Business University of South Alabama 5811 USA Drive South Ste. 229Mobile, AL 36688 Ph: (251) email@example.com
Gain real business experience before graduation by participating in internships, part-time
jobs, and special projects. The Experience Station is MCOB's exclusive source for
employment and internship opportunities.
2nd Story Business
These events in the MCOB provide opportunities for students to learn about companies
and industries, and to network with business professionals.
Lunch & Learn
Lunch and Learn Professional Development Workshops focus on areas identified by business
leaders as critical for success in the workplace. Workshops cover interviewing, networking
tips, personal and professional branding, personal finance, and glimpses into the
lives of industry professionals.
Take 5 (conversations with professionals over coffee)
Spend time at Bubba's Cafe with business professionals discussing the latest trends
in business, asking questions about industry, and networking.
Other Professional Development Activities
PREP offers a robust schedule of professional development activities to help you become
a well-rounded business professional. Activities include workshops, guest speakers,
executive lecture series, company tours, job shadowing, professional dress and image
building consulting, office and dining etiquette, international travel, sports (tennis,
golf, racquetball) and theater outings, and networking events.
Mitchell College hosts multiple career fairs that are solely for business students.
Each career fair focuses on a business major, allowing students direct access to employers
seeking employees with specific discipline-based skills. Career fairs allow students
and employers to network and identify the best opportunities.