Fall 2019 MerageFirst Alumni Student Mixer

Please join us for the next MerageFirst Alumni Student Networking Mixer taking place on November 14. This will be an opportunity to reconnect with fellow Merage alumni and other supporters of the Merage School and meet both the incoming and graduating class of MBAs (FTMBA, FEMBA and EMBA) to share career insights and advice. Also come to learn about other ways to be involved and support our students (Flash Mentoring, mock interviews, resume reviews, speaking opportunities etc.)

Drinks and appetizers will be provided. This event is free to attend, but space is limited so you must RSVP in advance no later than Monday, November 11. Parking for alumni will be covered if registered before deadline.

Please feel free to pass this invitation along to fellow classmates.

NOTE: Current Students please sign up in The Bridge under Events.


MerageFirst Alumni Student Networking Event Schedule:

Thursday, November 14, 2019

5:00-5:30 p.m. Arrival

5:30-7:30 p.m. Networking Mixer

7:30-8:00 p.m. Depart


Parking is free for all registered alumni and Merage School supporters. Please park in the Social Sciences Parking Structure (SSPS) which is directly across the street from the Merage School building where the event will be held. Please check in with the attendant in the guard gate as you enter to ensure that your parking is complimentary. Let them know that you're attending the MerageFirst event.

About Us

The MerageFirst event is a collaboration between the Merage School Career Center and Merage Alumni Relations.

As our lives become more digitally mediated, we must adapt both ourselves and our businesses for the disruption inherent in the digital environment. With this vision in mind, The Paul Merage School of Business has completely reframed its curricula to give students the high-caliber, holistic preparation they need to become effective leaders in a digitally-driven world.

Top industry executives continually provide the Merage School input on how they see their respective industries changing through the impact of technology. Our transformed curricula reflect new business needs in the contemporary world, focusing on actionable ideas and building a new set of competencies suited to the digital age. Experience-based decision-making skills are integrated into the curriculum with data-driven decision-making at the forefront. Experiential learning components continue to provide real-world education, allowing teams of students to immerse themselves in valuable projects with area companies.

Located in the heart of Orange County’s “Tech Coast,“ the Merage School is surrounded by a network of cutting-edge businesses in an evolving ecosystem of tech firms including Amazon, Google, and Western Digital, plus digitally-savvy firms including Capital Group, Disney, Experian, Hyundai, Pacific Life, and Taco Bell. It is in this environment that the Merage School prepares students for the disruptive technology forces they will encounter as future business leaders.

The Merage School Career Center welcomes you to recruiting some of the best and brightest MBA, Specialty Masters and BA students in the world. We are excited about the opportunity to become your strategic partner in your search for qualified graduate business talent and confident you will find our recruiting options to be valuable resources that you will call upon time and again, whether your organization is large and multidimensional, or you are just starting your business and have limited staffing needs. Whether you are new to recruiting at Merage, or you have been a longtime partner, we are ready to discuss your specific needs and develop a recruiting plan that is right for you.

The Merage Alumni Association is your connection with the Merage School which extends beyond graduation. Whether you are a recent graduate looking to build your network, or a longtime professional seeking to utilize the many great benefits the Merage School has to offer, Your Alumni Network is your link to us. From California, across the United States and in over 36 countries, the Merage School alumni network is an invaluable resource in managing your career and in uncovering that next opportunity!


Event Details

Date: 11.14.2019
Time: 05:30 p.m. - 07:30 p.m.
Event Type: Public


UCI Paul Merage School of Business
SB1 Lobby and Courtyard
4293 Pereira Drive, Irvine CA 92697


Chris Kovitz
Senior Associate Director, Employer Relations
Merage School Career Center