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A Day in the Life of My LinkedIn Internship

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

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…

Finding Yourself Through Recruiting: My Road to Tech

May 15, 2017

Fuqua School of Business Daytime MBA 2017 Graduation Ceremony

An open secret at Fuqua is that for most new MBAs, your past career—and even what you wrote as career goals in your admissions essays—no longer defines where you’re going once you walk through Fuqua’s…

My Summer Internship at Amazon

May 4, 2017

views from my internship at Amazon

I had no idea where I’d land after my first year at business school. Coming from the energy sector, I was optimistic about what seemed like the endless internship possibilities Fuqua could give…

Beginning a Career in Energy: My PG&E Internship

December 28, 2016

3 interns on a site visit, career in energy

What do you want to be when you grow up? How many children hear this question and with palpable excitement in their eyes say, “I want to work at a UTILITY!” I’m that…

My Summer Internship in Seattle

November 28, 2016

city skyline, internship in Seattle

I remember May 30, 2016 as if it were yesterday. It was the day I arrived in Seattle to begin my summer internship—an integral and highly-anticipated element of the MBA experience. I had…

Investing In My Journey

November 15, 2016

author Jason Lind plus 5 of his Section 4 classmates, investing in my journey

On my thirteenth birthday, my dad gave me a thin manila envelope. I knew instantly this was not the Gameboy I was hoping for. However, I did not realize that this gift of a…

Exploring a Career Path: Highlights from My Genentech Internship

October 25, 2016

interns gathered for a happy hour, Genentech internship

When I came to Fuqua last year, I never thought that I would end up at Genentech for my summer internship. With a background in consulting and interest in the provider space, I…

Banking to Health Care: The Path Less Traveled

October 6, 2016

students laughing during a classroom lecture, banking to health care

Growing up I always wanted to be a doctor.  So, following this passion and an interest in helping my community, I went to college to study pre-med. However, the more pre-med classes I…

6 Ways to Maximize Your MBA Internship

September 14, 2016

the front of Dell's building in Austin, where I had my MBA internship

Since graduating in May, I have started my job at Dell in Austin—which is also where my MBA internship was. Recently an MBA from Fuqua who interned in my office this summer asked me to review his…