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Hands-on Experience Results

Lessons from the National Champion Duke Basketball Team

May 16, 2015

Duke MMS students get the Duke Basketball Experience

It has now been just over a month since Duke beat Wisconsin to claim the national championship in men’s basketball. Even here in China, we rearranged the class schedule and found a way…

What is a Winternship?

April 1, 2015

It’s more than just a catchy name. ‘Winternships’ are four-week internship experiences designed to be completed during the break between fall and spring courses. Some students organized opportunities independently. However, the Career Management…

Career Development Opportunities

November 7, 2014

My favorite part of MMS so far is various types of career management services that help students explore or target their dream jobs. Undoubtedly, one of the biggest purposes of paying big money…

Consulting Experience: The Accenture Case Competition, Part 1

October 31, 2014

How far would you go to experience new things? For some of my classmates, it would be about jumping out of a plane for skydiving. For others, it might be about traveling around…

Why I Chose MMS: DKU

September 22, 2014

It was a regular Tuesday on my undergrad campus when I heard about an info session for a master’s program at Duke. I was already excited to attend and when I heard there…

The Duke Start–Up Challenge: Are You Game?

July 23, 2014

One of the great things that’s constantly emphasized about Fuqua is that it is a risk-free learning environment. So does taking the element of risk out of speculative ventures enhance the learning potential?…

Corporate Tour Opportunity: Welcome to Facebook!

July 16, 2014

What a great way to end Spring Break this past year by touring around the Facebook campus in lovely Menlo Park, CA! The Career Management Center (CMC), with the help of Career Ambassadors…

Business Case Competition Provides Consulting Experience

January 16, 2014

Now that most of the MMS: FOB class has gone through the first rush of recruiting season, it seems that one of the popular routes is consulting. I had only vaguely heard of…

The Brand Challenge Mission

December 6, 2013

Recently, my fellow MMSers and I were given the opportunity to participate in the MBA Marketing Club’s Brand Challenge. The annual event is a fun and collaborative competition where teams of students develop…

Preparing for Career Success with MMS

October 4, 2013

My favorite part of the MMS: Foundations of Business program is the focus on self-assessment and development. So far, we’ve focused on this in our Business Communications class, as well as workshops on…