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The Brief: Welcome Home, Business Students!

The Brief: Welcome Home, Business Students!

Even though the first day of class looked different this year, we stayed strong and made it through. Everyone at Chambers College is doing their part to keep you and your classmates safe, and we hope you are too.&

Now that you have been introduced to your classes (whether in-person or online), schedule time in your calendar to study and keep virtual event reminders on your phone so you never miss a beat.

While it’s important to stay on track, it’s also important to take care of yourself. 

We understand the current environment may be stressful, but we have no doubt that you will succeed this semester.

At WVU, we are one big family. Visit WVU’s  Refresh activity calendar to try something and connect with other Mountaineers!

West Virginia University  Carruth Center is offering virtual meetings and their free, confidential, 24-hour  Crisis Text Line. Text text WVU to 741741 and reach a live, trained Crisis Counselor.

You’re also welcome to talk to our  Chambers College Ambassadors or Peer Mentors for tips on studying and time management.

Back on Campus Guide

Student Organizations 

As a business student, we know it’s important to build relationships. That’s why we offer 30+  student organizations that are specific to Chambers College. 

Whether you’re interested in joining a business fraternity, such as  Alpha Kappa Psior  Delta Sigma Pi, sticking with your major, such as  finance and  hospitality, or you want to  empower women for success in the workplace, there’s an organization for you at our College. 

Find Your Fit

A Helping Hand 

Last year, West Virginia University implemented the college application, Handshake, to increase 

your access to nationwide opportunities and make it easier to apply to interviews, prepare for career fairs and events, connect with other students, and more! 

At Chambers College, our Center for Career Development (CCD) can help you create an account and  set up your profile to attract more employers. You can also view upcoming events in Handshake, such as resume reviews and career fairs. 

If you have any questions about Handshake, job searches or career needs, email the CCD at

Get Tips

ALKU Hosts Virtual Sales Competition 

This fall,  ALKU – a highly-specialized consulting firm and  Fortune magazine’s Best Workplace for Recent College Graduates – has partnered with WVU to host a virtual  Sales Competition!

In order to enter the competition, an elevator pitch is due by Friday, September, 18. From there, 20 students will be chosen to move forward and, after several rounds, the final winners will be announced in November. There will be three winners: first place prize of $7,000, second place prize of $2,000 and third place prize of $1,000. 

For tips on creating a successful elevator pitch, watch ALKU’s  video

Visit our Chambers College  website to get the full competition schedule. 

For more information, email Abby Campion, College Relations Specialist at ALKU, at or Sarah Glenn at

Competition Details 


9/09:  Discovering Consumer Data with Business Communication Center 
9/10:  Vantage Ventures Real Talk with James Carnes of Iconic Air
9/10:  How to be an Ally Workshop – Chambers College Diversity and Inclusion Committee 
9/10:  Meet the Firms 
9/16:  Safe Zone Training – Chambers College Diversity and Inclusion Committee 
9/17:  Chambers College Recharge Your Resume: One-On-One Reviews
9/18:  ALKU Sales Competition Elevator Pitch Due 
9/22 and 9/23:  Chambers College Mock Interviews
9/24 and 9/28:  How to Work a Virtual Career Fair
9:30:  WVU Career & Internship Fair, in Partnership with the Chambers College

See an event you’re interested in? Save it to your calendar! 

  1. Simply visit the full Chambers College calendar
  2. Find your event and click on the bottom link titled, “Share This Event”
  3. Add it to your calendar to be reminded when it’s getting close
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