Tag Archives: On-campus Recruiting

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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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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MMS is Not Like a Fifth Year of College

Coming right from undergraduate studies, most MMSers (including me) have little to no full-time work experience. It is easy to get into the mindset that MMS is a fifth year of undergrad. But it’s not. It is a better idea … 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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Class of 2013: Prepare for your MMS Journey

Hello MMS Class of 2013! As you prepare to move to Durham and get started at Fuqua, I thought I’d share a few tips to make your transition into academic life a bit smoother. The summer term (beginning July 18) … Continue reading

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International Exposure

Learning About Other Cultures is an Enriching Experience My undergraduate university, NC State, was a hub of international activity, due in part to the scientific and engineering resources available for research and development. Also, the school is large and is … Continue reading

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Innovative Talent at Fuqua Career Services

In undergrad whenever I’d visit a career counselor, he or she would give me generic advice that wasn’t particularly helpful to my specific situation and goals: “Make a list of target companies and network within the firm,” one said. “Attend … Continue reading

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