Interested in Sales?

Here is a great opportunity to hear from a sales professional about his career through the Baylor Business Professional Development Program “First Wednesdays”.

Here is some information about the event as seen in “On the Baylor Horizon”:

“Wednesday, November 7, 5 p.m. in the Kayser Auditorium.  First Wednesdays provide an opportunity for students to hear from business professionals about various roles in sales and marketing.  Paul Nelson, sales executive with IBM, will share insights from over 30 years of experience in sales, management, and executive management positions.  For additional information, visit”


Financial Aid for Graduate School

A large percentage of Baylor undergraduate students say that they intend to pursue some type of postgraduate education.  Earning a graduate or professional degree can enhance career and financial opportunities, but it is normal to wonder how to pay for graduate school.  One of the most important things you can do to increase your chances of receiving financial aid is to begin your search early.  You will also want to know what type of degree you are pursuing.  From there, consider the following resources to help you in your search:

Funding Your Graduate Education: Sources of Information (United States Department of Education)

Scholarships, Grants, Loans and Student Employment (Baylor University Student Financial Services)

Sources of Funding (Baylor University Graduate School)

Financial Aid Advice (Baylor University Student Financial Services)

Announcement: Speaker from Baylor College of Medicine TONIGHT

One of the best things about being part of a prestigious university community is the opportunity to hear experts speak about their work.  The BURST student organization is hosting a guest lecture tonight by Dr. Peter Hotez, founding dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.  The announcement for the lecture indicates that Dr. Hotez is heavily involved in the development of vaccines, and he even developed a vaccine for hookworms.  The lecture will take place in Room B.110 in the Baylor Sciences Building at 6:00 p.m.

Political Science Major

Political Science has long been a popular major for pre-law students and budding politicians.  Did you know that a background in political science can lead to a diverse array of career paths, even outside of politics and law?  The following websites can give you more information on career possibilities with a Political Science major.

What Can I Do with a Major In? (University of North Carolina Wilmington)

Major WebLinks (Northern Illinois University)

Additional information about the Bachelor of Arts in Political Science can be found online, including information on the Pre-Law Track.  The Department of Political Science also helps students connect to internships, as well as other beneficial experiences, such as Moot Court, Model United Nations, and research.