Tulsa Business College Representatives Link Students with Employers

By Caliendo, Heather | THE JOURNAL RECORD, February 19, 2009 | Go to article overview

Tulsa Business College Representatives Link Students with Employers


Caliendo, Heather, THE JOURNAL RECORD


In a competitive employment market, not only do students need to distinguish themselves, but so do their colleges, Caroline Franklin said.

"We need to set ourselves apart from the larger institutions," said Franklin, director of business career development for the University of Tulsa Collins College of Business. "These students are competing against other schools, and there is a lot of competition that arises for one position."

She said she thinks her role of liaison between the college and the corporate community helps bring a competitive edge to TU's business college. Franklin said she serves as a "broker" between companies looking for good employees and students looking for the right position.

"This is a new model where we not only work with the students but with the employers and where it's completely focused in the business college," she said. "This is really a one-stop shop when it comes to advising."

Her office, found in the Williams Student Services Center, opened in fall 2008 as a partnership between Tulsa-based energy company Williams and the Collins College of Business.

Some of the job preparation services she helps with are critiquing resumes, identifying internship opportunities and conducting mock interviews.

TU's competition comes from the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University business colleges.

In 2008, the University of Oklahoma Price College of Business created the undergraduate career development program to increase the number of internships and placement opportunities for students.

Robert Harper, director of the undergraduate career development program for the Price College of Business, said offering specialized recruitment services gives students a competitive advantage.

"We work with students to prepare for the interview and how to distinguish themselves from other candidates," he said. "We make sure to help prepare the students with job opportunities."

Lindsay Vallaster said the job market is becoming increasingly more competitive, especially in these struggling economic times. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

Tulsa Business College Representatives Link Students with Employers
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.