CFT New York 2014 -- ***Please read all information in its entirety***

Company Field Trip is an opportunity for business students to visit various companies in New York City to explore careers and recruiting opportunities. CFT NYC 2014 will take place from January 1, 2014 (Arrival in New York) - January 5, 2014 (Departure). You are welcome to stay past the program date but the program will have officially ended and lodging/food/assistance of any kind will not be provided.

You will need to purchase a flight upon acceptance to this program to confirm your spot in the program. We can provide suggested flights and websites to find the lowest prices but you will need to book the flight on your own. After application close on the night of December 4, you will be notified within 24 hours if you have been accepted into the program. If you are accepted you will have until December 9 at 5:00pm to purchase a flight to confirm your spot.

Companies you will be required to visit upon acceptance and confirmation of your spot in NYC are JP Morgan, Evercore, Greenhill, and RBC Capital Markets. If you attend the program you will have to attend all four of these visits. Optional/fun office tours including Bloomberg, Google, and T3 may be scheduled the day after the main visits but are not mandatory.

The application closes December 4, 2013, at 11:59pm. No late applications will be considered. There are information sessions to learn more about the program on November 25 from 5-6pm in CBA 4.326, and on December 2 from 5-6pm, also in CBA 4.326. All McCombs students are welcome to apply and have equal chance of acceptance. Decisions will be emailed out within 24 hours of application close. Acceptance to the program is based primarily on responses to the application questions and major/classification. In addition, resumes will be sent to companies prior to the visit.

The complete cost of the trip is briefly broken down here, and as you can see there are three major expenses to consider. Two of the costs are flights and spending money which you will take care of yourself, meaning you can find the best price/bring as much money as you think you need. The other cost is paid through a McCombs online payment system for food lodging and transportation. For more information about costs feel free to email ubccompanyfieldtrip@gmail.com for a detailed breakdown of all the expenses.

1) Flight Cost -- $350-$400 depending on airline/flight

2) Program Cost (Food, lodging, transportation) -- about $350*: This includes 4 nights at the Marriott in Times Square (regular price $400-$800 per night), Group Dinner on January 1, Texas-Exes Alumni Networking Dinner on Jan 2 at John's Pizzeria, and unlimited subway rides for the duration of the trip.
*If you do not have health insurance, you may be required to purchase insurance through McCombs for the trip, at a cost not to exceed $10/day

3) Spending Money -- $200-$300*(suggested)

Total Cost: Around $950-$1000

IMPORTANT
• You must fill out a medical form and bring it to CBA 2.302 in the OSL BEFORE your application is considered complete. To do this, go to https://utdirect.utexas.edu/business/releaseforms/instructions.WBX and enter your UTEID and password. Click “Adult Students” on the left hand side if you are an adult. Follow the instructions for Company Field Trip New York and “Accept” if you agree to the terms. Click the link that says “Click here to open the Medical Authorization Form” and please drop off the completed medical form at the Office of Student Life in CBA 2.302 before the application closes. If the office is closed, please bring your form by the following day, or slip it under the door if it is December 4.

**If you already have a medical release form on file that HAS been authorized through the date of our CFT AND you have not had any changes in your medical history, you may go to the OSL and have them move it to the correct file without filling out a new form.**

You must also email your resume to ubccompanyfieldtrip@gmail.com before your application can be considered. Please include your name in the subject line.

For any questions about payment, the application, medical forms, or anything CFT related please email ubccompanyfieldtrip@gmail.com.

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