How Resources and Support Helped Launch My Finance Career
As I took classes at Fuqua, I realized there were so many areas of business I had never considered going into.
Life on the Fast Track: My Transition from Fuqua to Deloitte
I knew MMS would help bridge the gaps in my college experience caused by the pandemic. What I did not know, however, was that every day I would get the chance to look back and see firsthand how much of a life-changing opportunity attending Duke and Fuqua was for me.
How You Can Learn About and Try A Tech Career While at Fuqua
Everyone’s career path and goals look different, but every Duke, Fuqua, and other resource I speak of in this article can definitely help you figure out yours in some way.
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.
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.