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How Fuqua Opened the Door to Impact Investing and Shaped My Future Goal
How can business play a role to create a sustainable future? This is a question I had been asking myself when I worked in the climate change policy sector, prior to pursuing my MBA.
My Journey in Investment Banking Recruiting
I was curious but not sure about pursuing investment banking, until arriving at Fuqua.
Getting Smart Fast on Impact Investing
I knew I wanted to participate in the CASE i3 Consulting Practicum program, which pairs a team of select MBA students with an impact investing question that a company is wrestling with.
Mentored Study Broadened My View of Venture Capital
The Mentored Study program at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business provided the perfect fit for me to further explore my previous experience in venture capital in a real-world work setting while gaining exposure to the tech industry.
Case Competitions Helped Me Explore the Tech Industry
Companies from different industries come to Fuqua’s campus with fascinating challenges, so I was very intentional when handpicking just a few of them to participate in, focusing on gaining exposure to industries I was genuinely interested in.
Helping an Asset Manager Tackle Climate Change as a CASE i3 Fellow
I came to business school to learn how to make the business case for taking action on climate change, and my time as a CASE i3 Fellow offered a remarkable opportunity to apply what I’d learned to the real world.
Gaining Exposure to the Tech Industry While Developing Client-Facing Skills
The Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP), was the perfect opportunity to learn more about the tech industry and a great way to build onto my existing skillset.
Learning from My Remote Internship at Microsoft
Before coming to business school, I worked in the largest bank in Brazil. Choosing to enroll at the Fuqua School of Business, my goals were to achieve hands-on experience at a company where tech was the core business.
3 Ways Fuqua Prepared Me for a Career in Consulting
I came to business school with many goals for my personal and professional development, but my career goal was singular: I was going to get a job in consulting.
The Fuqua Community Supported My Consulting Project
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