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Collat School of Business

Students Gain Competitive Edge with Internships

Internship PhotoUAB Collat Business students are flooding the local business scene and putting their knowledge to work year round to gain a decided edge and boost employment prospects.

Droves of students from across the region seek summer internships in Birmingham.  Collat students have an advantage over students from other universities because they're in Birmingham all year building connections through career events and professional meetings.  When they do score these highly sought after internships, they do not have the hassle of relocating or subleasing their place of residence.  Plus, Collat students can continue their internships year round without interrupting their degree track.

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UAB's Collat School of Business Partners with High School Students to Make Birmingham Better

Make Birmingham BetterStudent scholars from the Collat School of Business are working with area high school students this month on a research project to discover opportunities to improve social and economic conditions in Birmingham.

This year, the program will focus on analyzing the historic 6th District in the City of Birmingham, which includes neighborhoods such as Five Points South, Glen Iris, Arlington-West End and Woodland Park.

Collat Students will partner with students from each of the Birmingham City School System high schools.  The students will work together to evaluate the 6th District to discover ways for improvement and advancement in education, housing, recreation and entertainment, retail and commercial, crime prevention, and health disparities.

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UAB Online Business Programs Ranked Nationally

Collat ranked nationallyTheBestSchools.org recently acknowledged the University of Alabama at Birmingham's online Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and online Bachelor of Science degree in management as top national online degree programs.

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SOB Sets Impressive Example
Collat School of Business Sets Impressive Example

The faculty and staff of the Collat School of Business have displayed a standard of giving that is exactly what The Campaign for UAB is all about, working together to make UAB the best.

The Collat School of Business launched an internal push to gain as much participation in its faculty and staff campaign as possible and, within only months of setting that goal, reached 99-percent participation.

This impressive feat is the result of a carefully organized effort between the school's three departments and the dean's office.  Members of each department volunteered to serve as liaisons.

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