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Gaining Marketing Experience During the Brand Challenge

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July 29, 2019

5 students pose for a photo behind their Brand Challenge display table

During my first year, I had the chance to participate in one of the Duke MBA Marketing Club’s premier annual events, the Brand Challenge. Each year, the club partners with different brands including Dell, P&G, The Hershey Company, and Clorox to put on the Brand Challenge, and it has become a veritable tradition here at Fuqua

Conference Insights: Ten Years from the Bottom

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April 2, 2019

more than 100 of the attendees are in view with the stage and speakers in the background; conference insights

If someone asked you to discuss the 2008 financial crisis, your first thoughts may be a recollection of newspaper headlines, textbook passages, or classroom lectures. To Wall Street CEOs however, their thoughts on…

How CASE Prepared Me for a Social Impact Career

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January 11, 2019

11 students pose with messages written on their arms about their interest in pursuing a social impact career

Four weeks into my post-MBA career, I realized that I absolutely loved my job. I immediately emailed Erin Worsham, the executive director of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE), to…

Learning from the Best: Finance Professor Doug Breeden

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November 9, 2018

Professor Doug Breeden is a highly respected name in the banking industry and a leading financial mind in the academic space. If you join Fuqua, I highly recommend enrolling in one of his…

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…

How EDGE has Enriched My MBA Experience

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August 27, 2018

Jenna and her two EDGE classmates posing by NextEra Energy's office sign

I recall sitting down with Katie Kross, the managing director of Fuqua’s Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE), while I was visiting campus the winter before starting my MBA career….

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,…

Breaking Down Fuqua’s Health Care Programming

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June 28, 2018

a brochure and attendees from the conference, one of Fuqua's health care programming options

When I arrived on campus, I was excited and impassioned about studying health care. But it took some time before I understood the difference between all of Fuqua’s health care programming. So here’s…

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…

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