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 22, 2017.

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 at the Ackland Art Museum (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 2017 will be our 33rd annual event, and is widely anticipated to be our best yet. Symposium 2016 played host to:

  • 48 company sponsors
  • 137 company representatives
  • 390 students representing 25 different majors
  • 24 unique programming sessions with a customized schedule for all participants
  • Over 30 volunteers