How MMS Prepared Me for a Major Career Change by Getting Me Out of My Comfort Zone
Similar to a lot of other students, when I arrived at Fuqua I wasn’t sure what industry I wanted to pursue a career in yet.
How Real-World Experience Confirmed My Interest in a Consulting Career
I found myself more excited than ever about my future career path. I had been exposed to consulting, which appeared to be a perfect fit. The field appeared to line up neatly with my skills and personality, however, one glaring issue still existed: I had absolutely no experience in the industry.
Where Our MMS Graduates Landed Jobs in 2020
It’s no secret that the Class of 2020 ended the academic year differently than expected because of the pandemic. Our students found themselves job searching while navigating sometimes challenging personal circumstances in different geographies.
Gaining Real-World Experience at Fuqua in the Consulting Practicum
As I researched various schools, Fuqua’s opportunity clearly differentiated it from other management programs. The core benefit of this program is that it goes beyond solely academic coursework to develop practical, technical, and communication skills.
What I Learned While Jobhunting During the Pandemic
Around May of 2019, I had just finished my undergraduate degree, graduated, and was looking forward to yet another graduation the following year at Duke.
MMS Career Trends—A Front Row View
I spend a lot of time thinking about other people’s jobs—specifically the job market for our MMS students. For the past three years, I’ve focused on MMS career services for our Career Management Center, and it’s my job to identify trends in the skills companies are looking to hire.
Brand Competition Delivers More than Just Marketing Experience
For students interested in gaining marketing experience or learning about the fast-moving consumer goods industry, this competition is one of the best opportunities during the program to get front-line exposure to the business world