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MMS Interns Provide Valuable Support

Almost a year ago, I graduated from the MMS program, eager to apply the skills that I had learned to build a successful career. If someone had told me though, that I would be working with MMS interns less than … Continue reading

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Finance Internship — A Gift that Keeps Giving

Climbing the corporate ladder requires one to gain a lot of experience, not only to get started, but also to obtain promotions. The former is often the greatest struggle for recent graduates at all levels (from high school to graduate … 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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Winterning

To help entertain myself during our 5-week break, I decided to pursue a “Winternship” opportunity. Like the name implies, these internships are conveniently offered during winter break. Winternships are highly sought after, and are a great way for students to … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to Next Semester

Winter break has provided some wonderful downtime for me so far. I have been able to relax and enjoy the fact that I don’t have to think about anything really quantitative. Christmas was great because I got a chance to … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Spend a Duke Break

Having 15 courses during 10 short months makes the MMS program intense, and the breaks in between particularly precious. There are competing priorities during these breaks including job searches, internships, visiting family, and catching up on assignments. What’s the best … Continue reading

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First Night Raleigh

On December 31, we bring in the New Year with a bang in Raleigh – or a drop, rather. First Night Raleigh is a New Year’s Eve celebration in downtown. Citizens of the “City of Oaks” watch a giant acorn … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem!

I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. Every year, people come up with a bucket list and then a few weeks later, they throw it in the trash can. I’m no different. I’ve done the whole resolution thing for several … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Resolutions

2011 was a great year. I had the chance to work in Ghana before moving over to Duke and the MMS program. My experiences have taught me a lot, and I look forward to reaching more milestones in 2012. As … Continue reading

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A Grad Student’s New Year’s Resolutions:

Drink less vanilla-flavored coffee and more green tea No more jalapeño chips before lunch Pack a lunch for long school days Get better at carpooling to school No more parking tickets Remember my name tent every day Get a job … Continue reading

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