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Jindal School graduates live throughout the world and work in a variety of industries and professions, demonstrating the transformational impact of the Jindal School alumni network. With more than 30,000 alumni, the Jindal School is committed to helping our graduates throughout all stages of their careers. Learn more about how the Jindal School can help you with career enhancement, personal development and growing your own network.

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Staying connected with the Jindal School and fellow alumni is easy and a good way to generate new opportunities for personal development, career enhancement and social connections. Learn more about how you can connect with the Jindal School and benefit from its alumni network.

  • PowerGrid

    PowerGrid is a quarterly alumni networking event hosted by the Jindal School’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations. All JSOM alumni are invited, and most events attract a diverse group of graduates working in a variety of professional fields. PowerGrid events are held at prime locations throughout the Metroplex and often feature a brief presentation from a JSOM alumni or university representative.

    Attending PowerGrid is a great opportunity to reconnect with former classmates and make new connections as well.

    Please Join us at the Next PowerGrid Event

    Thursday, February 19, 2015
    5 – 7 p.m.

    TEN50 Barbecue
    1050 North Central Expressway
    Richardson, TX 75080
    Register here before Feb. 17
  • Affinity Chapters

    A JSOM Alumni Affinity Chapter can be formed when five or more JSOM alumni who share a common interest in a JSOM program or degree field, elect to create a chapter based on their chosen interest. JSOM affinity chapters can be based on the five areas of academic study at JSOM (Accounting; Finance and Managerial Economics; Information Systems and Operations Management; Marketing and Organizations Strategy and International Management) as well as the MBA, PhD and Executive Education programs. For additional information on creating an affinity chapter, contact Courtney Echols, assistant director of development and alumni relations, at courtney.echols@utdallas.edu.

  • U40 Young Alumni Group

    Unique to the Jindal School, the U40 Young Alumni Group focuses on the postgraduate experience of Jindal School alumni who are 40 years old and younger. This age bracket has been identified as a period for vital career and personal development, and the Jindal School is committed to helping alumni achieve a successful future.

    Through special networking opportunities and events, U40 members receive an exclusive experience centered on involvement, investment and a lifelong commitment to the Jindal School alumni network.

    U40 Membership*

    To be eligible for membership in U40, you must:

    • Have received degree and/or professional certificate from the Naveen Jindal School of Management AND
    • Be 40 years old or younger as of August 1, 2014
    • Pay a yearly membership fee of $40. The $40 goes into a U40 Scholarship fund.
    *Membership in U40 is intended for Jindal School alumni 40 years old and younger, but if you are older than 40 and would like to become involved with U40, you are encouraged to serve as a U40 mentor. For additional information on U40 mentor opportunities, contact Courtney Echols, assistant director of development and alumni relations, at courtney.echols@utdallas.edu.

    Membership Benefits

    • U 40 T-Shirt
    • Taco Talk
      Quarterly networking breakfast hosted at various locations throughout the Metroplex. Visit the U40 Event Calendar (link to U40 calendar) to see a list of upcoming Taco Talk dates. One guest per member is permitted at each Taco Talk.

    • Comet Confidential
      Quarterly Lunch and Learn event featuring a discussion led by a Jindal School alum who has demonstrated success in his or her chosen field. Luncheon will be limited to 10 U40 members to encourage one-on-one interaction among attendees and the speaker.

    • Annual U40 Luncheon with Jindal School Dean Hasan Pirkul
    • Priority Access to Jindal School Volunteer Opportunities
      Be among the first to know about exclusive volunteer opportunities at the Jindal School, such as the Alumni Mentor Program and the Young Professionals Panel and Networking Event.

    How to Join U40

    Joining U40 is easy. Click here (link to U40 marketplace page) to access the membership form and pay your membership dues online.

    Upcoming U40 Events

    Taco Talks
    Tuesday, March 31, 2015
    7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
    Taco Joint
    100 South Central Expressway
    Richardson, TX 75080

    Wednesday, June 17, 2015
    7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
    Taco Borracho
    300 North Akard Street
    Dallas, TX 75201

    Thursday, September 24, 2015
    7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
    Torchy’s Tacos
    14760 Preston Road
    Dallas, TX 75254

    Comet Confidential
    Thursday, April 30, 2015
    Grant Thornton LLP Dallas Office
    Comerica Bank
    1717 Main Street, Suite 1500
    Dallas, TX 75201
    Featured speaker: Pat McCown BS ’91, partner at Grant Thornton LLP

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015*
    Thursday, October 15, 2015*
    *Additional details will be available soon.

  • Corporate Relations

    The Jindal School Corporate Relations team helps facilitate strategic relationships between the school and companies in areas such as recruiting, sponsored research, executive education and philanthropic giving.

    To learn more about Corporate Relations at the Jindal School, click here.

  • Calendar of Events

    This page is for Jindal School Alumni Events only. For a wider selection of Jindal School events, visit the JSOM Calendar or for university events, visit the Comet Calendar.

    DFW American Marketing Association Executive Panel
    Monday, March 9, 2015
    6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Naveen Jindal School of Management
    Executive Dining Room

    Healthcare Management Association Alumni Happy Hour
    Wednesday, April 8, 2015
    5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    Taco Joint
    100 South Central Expressway
    Richardson, TX 75080
    Sales Alumni Breakfast Club
    Monday, April 20, 2015
    7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
    Naveen Jindal School of Management
    Executive Dining Room
  • Social Media

    Connect with the Jindal School alumni community online:

    Jindal School Alumni Facebook page
    Jindal School Alumni LinkedIn page

    Learn about other Jindal School social media resources on the school’s main social media webpage.

Volunteer opportunities at the Jindal School are as diverse as our alumni. Your expertise and assistance alike are needed inside the classroom, at special events, in your hometown and beyond.

  • Mentor A Student

    The Jindal School is committed to providing students with relevant, real-world industry knowledge and experience available both in and out of the classroom. For this reason, Jindal School alumni are needed to share their professional experiences and career advice with select Jindal School students.

    Power of Two Mentor Program: Serve as a mentor to a Full-Time MBA student. Students select their mentors based on industry and experience. You do not need to be a JSOM alumnus to serve as mentor.

    Alumni Mentor Program: Serve as a mentor to a Davidson Management Honors Program sophomore or junior. JSOM Alumni Relations and DMHP match students and mentors. All mentors must be JSOM alumni.

    Mentorship Requirements

    • Attend mentor training, meet- and-greet and/or kick-off events.
    • Commit to contact your assigned student at least four times during the mentoring period.
    • Complete an end–of–year evaluation survey.

    To access the mentor application, click here.

    Mentorship Spotlight
    Stay tuned for future mentor spotlights.

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Here are just a few opportunities to volunteer at the Jindal School

    Alumni Events Volunteer
    Alumni Relations is always looking for alumni and friends of the Jindal School who are interested in assisting with our special events.

    Alumni Speaker
    Jindal School alumni interested in speaking in a class or to a student group are encouraged to email Courtney Echols, assistant director of development and alumni relations, at courtney.echols@utdallas.edu . As opportunities arise for which you might be a good fit, the Jindal School Office of Development and Alumni Relations will contact you.

    Regional Representative
    Represent the Jindal School and UT Dallas from your own home town. Regional Representatives are needed for all areas of the world. For more information about the responsibilities and benefits of being a Regional Representative, click here.

    To learn more about the Power of Two Mentor Program and future Jindal School alumni volunteer opportunities, email Courtney Echols, assistant director of development and alumni relations, at courtney.echols@utdallas.edu .

At the Jindal School, our students not only obtain the foundational knowledge necessary to be career ready, but receive a business education focused on innovation, creative strategy and forward thinking. Want to transform the future of your workplace? Click on the links provided below to learn more about employer resources and recruiting opportunities available at the Jindal School.

As an alumnus, you probably remember the struggle you felt balancing course work and tuition payments. Or living expenses and lab fees. Reflect on your own experience and help make a difference in the life of a current student. JSOM has more than 30,000 alumni across the globe; collectively, even small gifts make a big impact.

  • Alumni Donor

    Many Jindal School alumni already have made a commitment to support the school in various ways. Did you know that not all gifts involve a checkbook? Read the stories below to learn more about Jindal School alumni donors and the funds they support.

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Visit the UT Dallas Alumni Relations webpage to update or verify your contact information on file with the University.