Tag Archives: Interviews

My Number One Lesson From MMS

Networking. It’s a term that you’ll probably get sick of at Fuqua. But what does it even mean? According to Merriam-Webster, net·work·ing is “the exchange of information or services among individuals; specifically: the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from MMS and the Job Search

The past 6 months were the longest half-year I’ve ever had. It was filled with hopes and let-downs and hopes again. It seemed as if I had entered an endless cycle, starting with job applications, then on-site interviews, ending with … Continue reading

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Internships Pay Off in More Ways than One

So, you know what an internship is. You may have even done one or two over the years. But, what about a winternship? These are internships that Fuqua’s Career Management Center (CMC) sets up for students to complete over their … Continue reading

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Friendly, Knowledgeable Career Advice

At Fuqua, there is a wonderful program called Volunteer Alumni Career Fellows (VACF). The VACFs are Fuqua MBA alumni who volunteer to be paired with an MMS student by the Career Management Center (CMC). Matches are made according to the … Continue reading

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Coaches Assist with Career Navigation

No one goes into grad school thinking that they don’t want a job by the time they graduate. However, the recruiting process is competitive, intimidating, and confusing. Through the MMS program, though, we’ve received a lot of career advice to … Continue reading

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Language Resources for International Students

Six months ago I came to the United States for the first time. Clutching a long to-do list, I was thrilled and nervous. But soon I realized how much help was available. For example, the Fuqua Language Institute and International … Continue reading

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MBA Alumni Provide Career Coaching

Fuqua’s Career Management Center (CMC) deserves HUGE props for setting up numerous activities to prepare us for the professional world. The CMC set up mock interview sessions, resume writing workshops, and even interactive panels with MMS alumni who returned to … Continue reading

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Seeing MMS From The Other Side

Participating in Case Competition Brings Back Memories I recently had the opportunity to return to Fuqua for the first time since I graduated in May. It was great to be back in Durham and reconnect with the Fuqua community, both … Continue reading

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Breaking into Consulting

Case Competition Provides Valuable Learning Experience Placing second out of 22 teams at my first consulting competition … “happy” doesn’t even begin to describe my feelings! My fellow MMSers and I were lucky to be given the opportunity to participate … Continue reading

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Wanted: Consulting Job

MMS Grad Offers Tips on Recruitment Process My classmate and recent grad Alex Swan (MMS ’12) is now a Global Business Services Consultant at IBM in San Francisco. Recruiting for consulting positions begins earlier than for other jobs, and I thought … Continue reading

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