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Exploring West Coast Jobs During Fall Break

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May 15, 2020

Rachel standing in front of the LinkedIn sign, exploring West Coast jobs

Last October, I spent a week in San Francisco during fall break and immersed myself in the Bay Area and its culture. It was a fantastic experience for a tech enthusiast like me and a great opportunity to learn more about West Coast jobs.

MQM Jobs Report: A Front Row View

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April 10, 2020

students seated and smiling during their graduation commencement; Class of 2019 jobs report

Each year we release a jobs report, which is a snapshot of where our graduates land. While I’m always proud to share where our students are going and how each is pursuing his or her goals, it’s also a moment of reflection.

Job Success Stories from the Class of 2019

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January 8, 2020

students in a large classroom listen to several employees talk about Credit Suisse; career success stories

In their first few months since graduating, Fuqua’s MQM: BA Class of 2019 graduates are already making an impact in their careers. We asked a few of our alumni to reflect on their job success stories

Networking for Your Future Career

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April 30, 2019

two students posing for a photo with a professional at the networking event

When you become a student at Fuqua, you’ll find an immediate connection to 22,000 enthusiastic and engaged Fuqua alumni, the majority of whom are willing to give their time and expertise to help you.

We’re Growing the MQM Program

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March 5, 2019

a half dozen smiling students gather around in a classroom; growing the program

There was a lot of excitement in 2016 when we announced the start of the Master of Quantitative Management: Business Analytics (MQM: BA) program. Since the launch, we have welcomed two classes and watched graduates take on exciting careers around the world.

Employment Outcomes of the Inaugural Class

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January 11, 2019

Bella standing beside an IBM sign at her office, one of cohort's employment outcomes

With the final employment data in for the inaugural class of the Master of Quantitative Management: Business Analytics program, their career outcomes reveal how successful this cohort has been. These 2018 graduates put…

How My Forensics Track Experience Helps Me in My Job

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December 14, 2018

Students in a Fuqua classroom setting

As I was applying to Fuqua’s MQM program and doing my initial research, I didn’t have a great idea of what forensics was. However, of the four functional tracks offered in the program,…

How I Use My Finance Track Experience in My Job

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December 3, 2018

MQM:BA class photo

When I was considering graduate school, I was looking at both finance and data analytics programs. When I found Fuqua’s MQM program and realized I could get a great data analytics education while…

How the Marketing Track Prepared Me for My Career

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Scenes at The Duke University Fuqua School of Business in Durham, NC Friday, November 17, 2017. (Justin Cook for The New York Times)

During my time as a Fuqua student in the MQM: BA Marketing track, much of my coursework focused on the customer—such as my favorite class, Customer Relationship Management. In this class, we took…

Don’t Let the Job Search Scare You

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July 19, 2018

Bella shaking hands with Dean Bill Boulding at graduation, the end of a journey that included a successful job search

Three frightening words—the job search. Those words made me so anxious throughout my time as a Master of Quantitative Management student. I knew that I had to ‘own’ my career search. After all,…