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As a member you will receive Employer Exposure, Peer Networking, Workshops and more!
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  • MISSO hosts weekly professional events with the top IT employers in the Houston area. This is a great opportunity for members to learn about companies, to meet with recruiters and to expand their professional network.


  • Got an exam coming up? MISSO’s got you covered! Our education officers have workshops for most of the undergraduate MIS courses so if you’ve got any questions, come to these workshops to get help.


  • From after meeting socials to volunteering events, MISSO members have the opportunity to get to know one another and become part of a close-knit community, creating friendships for life.

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This semester we will be accepting early MISSO T-Shirt Designs for the Spring 2015 Semester. In order for us to accept your submission you must adhere to the following submission requirements:

If you feel your design has what it takes, please fill out the following form and submit your design below.

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Become a Sponsor

MISSO members are the best candidate for any MIS-related position you have. They joined with the motivation and drive to learn as much as they could about your company and ensure they did whatever it took to become the best possible fit. MISSO gives them the directions in order to attain that goal.

As a sponsor, you will receive priority in selecting your Professional Meetings date and Career Mixer spot. Earlier meeting date gives you access to more available candidates to hire from. MISSO provides extra training including Coding Time, which is to provide extra assistant in MIS courses. We also value your feedback from the hiring process and adjust our training to accommodate. Hiring from MISSO ensures that you get a fairly well rounded candidate since we expose our members to different volunteer events and socials.

Sponsoring MISSO is a small investment on your part that will yield great hires for your company. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please contact our finance officer for more details

finance@misso.org

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Join a Committee

One of the ways for MISSO to interact with it’s members is with the Committee Program. Each MISSO officer will have a committee member to work with them throughout the semester and help them with anything that may come up. Not only is this a great opportunity for anyone hoping to become a future officer, but also gives you something substantial to put on your resume. Below is a list of committee positions available with a short description. Fill out the form below and choose your desired position to be considered as a Fall 2014 MISSO Committee member.

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About

MISSO Mission Statement

The Management Information System Student Organization is dedicated to investing in its members. MISSO provide members with professional, educational, and leadership opportunities throughout their educational careers. MISSO encourages members to build on their hard and soft skills before they graduate and helps them become the type of well balanced, well networked, and qualified candidates that businesses are looking for today.
The Management Information Systems Student Organization aims to put each member in the best position to succeed as students at the University of Houston. We do this by providing an atmosphere of fellowship and scholarship in learning, and partnering with employers in mutually beneficial relationships to help jump-start careers. MISSO believes in actualizing academic pursuits with real world professional development. We’ve been working to create success professionals since 1982 and work diligently everyday to continue this legacy of excellence by developing the future one student at a time.

Experience The MISSO Edge!

MISSO works to facilitate enduring relationship with professors, alumni, and professionals. The resources available to our members are invaluable as students conduct their studies and in their future as IT Professionals. As you build the foundations of your academic pursuits through the University of Houston as a student, membership in MISSO will build upon that foundation and establish your professional networks.

Network

MISSO serves as a liaison between top employers, faculty, alumni and its members. As an organization we work to facilitate a dialogue with recruiters on the local and national level. MISSO strives to emphasize our members’ presence to firms to enable professional relationships and potential career opportunities. ProfessionalExample

Professional Events

As an organization we regularly offer Professional Events to provide our members with great networking opportunities and gain valuable insight in the inner workings of the IT profession. Professional Meetings are events where companies send their recruiters to talk about their respective organizations while also meeting with our members to seek out potential future employees. The MISSO Career Fair is an exclusive Business Technology focused Career Fair for our members to meet with a plethora of recruiters. Both events allow recruiters to meet our members, find candidates for their open positions and give members invaluable information for their professional development.  

Educational Events

EducationalExample Our educational events allow our members to reinforce their academic pursuits or to gain new skills. Regardless of the situation, we work to invest in the skillset of our membership by offering educational services. MISSO offers Educational Workshops to serve as review sessions for our members covering material from the University’s most technical classes. Before any Java, Database, or Transaction Processing examination, MISSO’s education officers hold review sessions to better prepare our members for the difficulties they can face from these fields. Officers have dedicated Committees to ensure the success of our members and diligently work to easing the learning process as much as possible. As students, we understand some of the difficulties that can come from learning a new skillset, therefore let us work together in our pursuit of academic excellence! Whether you are a new student, an upperclassman, or you just want to learn, MISSO has everything you need to make your envisioned success story a reality.

Happiness

Social Events

MISSO’s social events provide a place for our members to build relationships, work together and learn from each other. We regularly conduct Bake Sale Parties to give our members experience on the complexities of business projects while exposing members that partake an opportunity to engage in a team framework for a successful objective. MISSO believes in giving back to the community. We offer Community Service opportunities for our members to gain important experiences in teamwork events. We strive to make our city and our community a better place for our fellow citizens helping with a minimum of two local humanitarian projects every semester.  

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Member

Joining MISSO, isn’t just joining an organization, it is becoming apart of a tight close-knit community.

As a member, you will receive:

MISSO Career Mixer

MISSO provides our members with our own Career Mixer with companies that are looking to hire you. No more standing in long lines and talking to companies that aren’t hiring or aren’t looking for MIS majors. As a member you are able to attend for free! It is a great way to network and be able to land that dream job/internship.

MISSO Resume Database

Not only do we help you get your resume in tip top shape, but MISSO has a personal resume database for hiring managers to get a hold of your resume!

Coding Time

We give you the opportunity to learn and brush up before the next big exam (JAVA, SQL, JavaScript, XML, ASP). We have 3 Education Officers, one for TP, Java, and Database, that can help you learn and ace your MIS classes!

Socials

We have socials every Thursday after our professional meetings. They allow you interact with other members and alumni that come out!

Professional meetings

One of the greatest advantages of being a MISSO member is being able to attend our wonderful professional meetings! Companies come out and talk to you about what they have to offer. You can meet employers and learn about what they do.

Mentorship Program

MISSO has a mentorship program that pairs up mentees with alumni or seniors. Mentors will be able to provide business and life skills, insight, vision and wisdom, and give you feedback to help you improve your performance.

 

Not sure about joining MISSO? That’s okay! Come to our first 3 meetings! They are FREE!

 

Shell: Monday, February 2nd

BONUS! Accenture Panel: Wednesday, February 4th

EY: Thursday, February 5th

Pariveda: Monday, February 9th

 

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