The Undergraduate Business Symposium is one of the oldest and largest student-run career development events in the nation. Symposium has evolved into a program of events across the month of September culminating in the main event on Friday, September 7, 2018.

Friday’s extensive activities center around a networking luncheon with company representatives on the Dean Dome basketball court, home of the Tar Heels. Highlights include:

  • Networking session in the Blue Zone (for Platinum sponsors)
  • Industry-specific programs to match students and companies with mutual interests
  • Diversity and inclusion programming
  • Networking luncheon on the Dean Dome basketball court with keynote speaker
  • Large-group networking opportunity at the Dean Dome Concourse


By the numbers…

Symposium 2018 will be our 34th annual event and is widely anticipated to be our best yet. Symposium 2017 played host to:

  • 43 Company Sponsors, including 6 Platinum Sponsors
  • 129 Company Representatives
  • 450 students representing 21 different majors
  • 25 unique programming sessions with a customized schedule for participants
  • Over 30 volunteers