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4 Lessons from My Microsoft Internship

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March 21, 2019

Tiffany sitting beside the Microsoft sign during her Microsoft internship

MBA internships are great opportunities to apply skills gained during your first year and learn additional skills that will make you a well-rounded future business leader. Landing a Microsoft internship as a product…

Where Are Duke Fuqua MBA Graduates Getting Jobs?

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December 11, 2018

The entire class of 2018 Duke Fuqua MBA graduates standing during their commencement ceremony

It’s that time of year again. We’ve compiled and analyzed our latest career data—including job results for the Class of 2018. I’m delighted to say the results are again showing Duke Fuqua MBA…

A Day in the Life of My Nike Internship

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October 12, 2018

all seven of the students from the Fuqua Nike internship group

This summer, seven Fuqua students from our class of 2019 had the opportunity to intern at Nike World Headquarters (WHQ) in Portland, Oregon. The experience was nothing short of amazing and we are…

Design Thinking: An Amazing Experience at Fuqua

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July 2, 2018

10 students posing with messages written on sticky notes as part of a design thinking exercise

When I first arrived at Fuqua, I was sure that I wanted to pursue design consulting as a career path. I went through several detours and more ups and downs than I would…

My Summer at the NFL: Running the Route from Fan to Intern

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June 29, 2018

five teammates on the field during Rob's summer at the NFL as an intern

Most people, myself included, tend to roll their eyes when they hear the recruiting advice “follow your passion.” Their eyes roll even further when you say you want to work in sports. However,…

3 Impressions from Tech Trek

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May 24, 2018

dozens of students on Tech Trek by Microsoft's sign

Ninety of my first-year classmates signed up for Tech Trek and bought tickets to travel across the country during their fall break, with high expectations to learn more about the recruiting opportunities and…

Kicking Off Recruiting Season at the Finance Career Intensive

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March 5, 2018

Professor John Buley speaking during the finance career intensive

Some of the major highlights of the career search at Fuqua are the informative “career intensive” seminars that take place in September. Among them is the Finance Career Intensive—the marquee event that kicks…

Mentored Study: Experience You Can’t Get in the Classroom

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October 27, 2017

Mati cans on the fridge shelf, part of my mentored study experience

The field I was in before business school, digital advertising, thrives on the practical. Since it’s only existed for a handful of years, there’s very little theory—it’s all being created by practitioners as…

A Day in the Life of My LinkedIn Internship

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August 31, 2017

Name tag, water bottle, and other items from Day 1 of Caroline's LinkedIn internship

Often MBA students are bucketed in two categories: career switchers or career accelerators. After five years with Deloitte Consulting, I had a strong feeling that it was the place for me and I…

Investing in a Week on Wall Street

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August 7, 2017

front of the New York Stock Exchange during Week on Wall Street

It’s well known that the best way to get in a cold pool is to jump right in. For aspiring bankers at Fuqua, “Week on Wall Street” is the metaphorical equivalent of jumping…

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