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Energy industry offers promise for MBAs: 5 Tips for successful recruiting

By Malcom Riley, Sector Director: Energy & Technology, Career Management Center, Fuqua School of Business The energy industry is in the midst of unprecedented transformation and growth worldwide.  Mature markets are aggressively pursuing solutions that will reduce their foreign oil … Continue reading

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What makes a successful sustainability executive?

A diverse work background, a systems thinking mindset, and the ability to lead change are a few of the traits that employers are looking for in sustainability hires.  EDGE managing director Katie Kross and alumnus Koji Kitazume (MEM/MBA ’12) interviewed … Continue reading

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Clean Energy in Colorado, Sustainability in California: Student Career Trek Reflections

This article was written by student Wyley Hodgson, MEM/MBA Class of 2011. Wyley is an EDGE Corporate Sustainability Fellow. In January, Wyley traveled to Colorado and California to do career research and participate in informational interviews with industry executives. Here … Continue reading

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Are sustainable business jobs on the rise?

From my vantage point, it seems the answer is yes.  As a career counselor to MBA students, I’m always on the lookout for job and internship openings that I can pass on to our students.  Sustainability job openings cross my … Continue reading

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Will “purpose” be the new mantra for business? Or just a buzzword?

To train leaders who “make a decent profit—decently.” That was Harvard Business School’s stated goal when it was founded in 1908. One hundred years later, as we pick up the pieces of the most recent financial and housing market collapse, … Continue reading

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