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How Our Career Management Center Works with Students

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May 8, 2019

five members of the career management center chat around a conference table

In the Career Management Center (CMC), we know that each student’s career journey is different, including the reasons that led to the selection of the Global Executive MBA program. Therefore we offer a variety of career-related programs and services

How the Duke MBA is Preparing Me for the Next Step in My Career

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October 2, 2018

6 classmates around a restaurant table, next step in my career

Why go back to earn an MBA? Why now? Why Fuqua? These are some of the questions I received when deciding to pursue an MBA midway through my career. I have experienced professional…

Are MBA Case Competitions For You?

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June 8, 2018

A screenshot from the WebEx we used to collaborate during case competitions

Admittedly, consulting is a popular and well-explored career in business schools. Experience in consulting can be powerful: you gain multi-disciplinary and cross-functional exposure while working on strategic C-suite problems in various industries. So how do you know if the consulting track is for you? Well, for one, try a case competition

Inside the Cross Continent MBA Consulting Club

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April 6, 2017

two dozen consulting club members pose for a group shot

While the entire cohort only comes together every 10 weeks when class residencies occur,  clubs still remain very active and very connected throughout the program

After Graduation: Enjoying Being a Consultant

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December 13, 2016

Me in the business section of a international flight, one of the perks of being a consultant

Now that I have the job with Boston Consulting Group (BCG), what’s it like? It’s actually really similar to the program: the travel, the international projects and teams, the (occasional) long nights solving complicated problems, wondering where to even start

How Duke Helped Me Land a Job at Boston Consulting Group

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November 22, 2016

If you are anything like me, you began your MBA not knowing what you wanted to get out of your educational experience. I was relatively happy with how my career was proceeding. I liked my job and wanted to use my MBA to move up within my company. Then I met my classmates

Living the Dream: Launching a Startup While in The Duke MBA

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September 18, 2015

hard at work designing shoes - launching a startup while in the Duke Cross Continent MBA

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  It’s true what they say about being at the right place at…