Duke Fuqua MBA Careers
A Record-Breaking Year
Our students deserve meaningful work–and they’ve achieved that as seen in the latest jobs report. However, the best stories are those told by current and former students. Here is a collection of Daytime MBA student blogs related to careers so you can read their words, not ours.
Class of 2022 Sets Record High Salaries and Acceptances
Our 2022 graduates have once again proven their agility and resilience. After all, they began their Duke MBA journey at the height of the pandemic, when almost everything about the business school experience had to be adapted to keep everyone safe.
Fuqua’s Approach to Entrepreneurship Education
Sometimes people ask me why entrepreneurship education should be taught within our MBA program if most students don’t aspire to launch a venture immediately post-graduation. The answer is twofold.
My MBA Experience Prepared Me for a Position in Diversity and Inclusion
I knew the experience and skills gained through an MBA would help make me an even better HR leader.
What is EDGE and How Can MBAs Interested in Energy and the Environment Get Involved?
As investors and consumers increasingly call for companies to respond to social and environmental issues, it’s clear that gaining an understanding of energy and sustainability issues is a good move for MBAs.
Gaining Consulting Experience with FCCP
Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum is an experiential learning opportunity for students to work on consulting engagements with businesses and nonprofits around the world. First-year and second-year MBAs work in teams to assist client organizations with challenges across a number of industries and fields such as marketing, strategy, and operations.
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.
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.
Want to Work in Tech? Go to Fuqua
Every student interested in technology asks the same question: “Should I have a tech background to work in the industry?” And the answer is “No!”
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.
Finding Yourself Through Recruiting: My Road to Tech
For most new MBAs, your past career no longer defines where you’re going once you walk through Fuqua’s doors. I was no exception.
A Women’s Guide to Recruiting for Investment Banking
It happened every time. Almost intuitively, as I walked into a packed room of investment banking prospects, I immediately knew exactly how many other women were present. You could usually count us on one hand.
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.
My Journey in Investment Banking Recruiting
I was curious but not sure about pursuing investment banking, until arriving at Fuqua.