Business Education for Talented Students (BETS Program)
The BETS Program is a one-week residential program designed to introduce high school juniors from diverse backgrounds to the various business majors offered at the University of Tennessee: accounting, finance, marketing, economics, human resources management, public administration, enterprise management, logistics, and statistics. It is designed to help students explore the dynamic world of business and business careers.
BETS students will have an opportunity to participate in the preparation and presentation of a challenging team project. They also will have opportunities to interact with diverse professionals from business and government visiting and observing them in their work environments.
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The Ph.D. Project
For several years, the College of Business Administration has participated in the Ph.D. Project, a national initiative to recruit minorities into academic careers. It has been instrumental in our successfully recruiting minority students into the college's Ph.D. programs; in fact,two of the college's newest minority faculty hires participated in this program as graduate students.
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In an effort to target as many students as possible from under-represented populations,represenatives from the college regularly attend recruiting events sponsored by the Tennessee Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (TACRAO).
MBA Conferences and Professional Development
The college recognizes the importance of offering professional development opportunities for MBA minority students. Each year, funding assistance is provided for their attendance at national conferences. Many of these students secure internships and full-time job opportunities at these events. In the past, students have attended the National Black MBA Association Conference, the National Hispanic MBA Association Conference, and the National Women’s MBA Conference.
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