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Winter Break Results

MMS Interns Provide Valuable Support

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April 19, 2013

Almost a year ago, I graduated from the MMS program, eager to apply the skills that I had learned to build a successful career. If someone had told me though, that I would…

Finance Internship — A Gift that Keeps Giving

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March 20, 2013

Climbing the corporate ladder requires one to gain a lot of experience, not only to get started, but also to obtain promotions. The former is often the greatest struggle for recent graduates at…

Internships Pay Off in More Ways than One

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February 27, 2013

So, you know what an internship is. You may have even done one or two over the years. But, what about a winternship? These are internships that Fuqua’s Career Management Center (CMC) sets…

Winterning

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January 17, 2012

To help entertain myself during our 5-week break, I decided to pursue a “Winternship” opportunity. Like the name implies, these internships are conveniently offered during winter break. Winternships are highly sought after, and…

Looking Forward to Next Semester

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January 13, 2012

Winter break has provided some wonderful downtime for me so far. I have been able to relax and enjoy the fact that I don’t have to think about anything really quantitative. Christmas was…

The Best Way to Spend a Duke Break

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January 11, 2012

Having 15 courses during 10 short months makes the MMS program intense, and the breaks in between particularly precious. There are competing priorities during these breaks including job searches, internships, visiting family, and…

First Night Raleigh

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January 10, 2012

On December 31, we bring in the New Year with a bang in Raleigh – or a drop, rather. First Night Raleigh is a New Year’s Eve celebration in downtown. Citizens of the…

Carpe Diem!

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January 9, 2012

I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. Every year, people come up with a bucket list and then a few weeks later, they throw it in the trash can. I’m no different. I’ve…

My New Year’s Resolutions

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January 3, 2012

2011 was a great year. I had the chance to work in Ghana before moving over to Duke and the MMS program. My experiences have taught me a lot, and I look forward…

A Grad Student’s New Year’s Resolutions:

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Drink less vanilla-flavored coffee and more green tea No more jalapeño chips before lunch Pack a lunch for long school days Get better at carpooling to school No more parking tickets Remember my…

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