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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 Weekend Executive MBA program. Therefore we offer a…

Taking Home the Top Prize at UCLA’s Inaugural Credit Competition

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August 21, 2017

the winning team with their prize check from the competition

Getting Started Our road to success started this past January, when Craig was reading the weekly newsletter from Fuqua’s Asset Management Club and saw an announcement for a high-yield credit competition hosted by…

The Value of a Career Networking Event

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March 11, 2016

MBA classmates at a networking event

While reviewing the calendar of events during our elective term, I asked “what day is it again?” because our schedule was so packed! Realizing that the Experienced Hire Networking Event was the next…

What’s this ‘Amazing Duke Network’ I Keep Hearing About?

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August 11, 2015

Fuqua Weekend MBA students graduating as part of the Duke network

Rather than just spout out a bunch of rhetoric about statistics and impressive data around the Duke network (which I am sure are staggering and inspiring and all that jazz), I’ll just spell…

Bringing Great Ideas to Life

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February 27, 2015

As Managing Director of Fuqua’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI), I work with students or alumni, to help with their startups. I assist in leveraging Duke’s amazing network, whether they be investors,…

Everyone’s Career Path is Different

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January 21, 2015

Our Weekend Executive MBA class is a diverse group. We’re from all over the country, work in many different industries and had different reasons for joining the Fuqua community. We also had varying…

My Mid-MBA Career Transition

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October 15, 2014

Undertaking a Duke MBA while working full-time is a serious commitment in itself, but over the course of the 20 months you’re in the program…life still happens! Many of my classmates had children…

New Ventures 101: Entrepreneurship is About Taking a Risk

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October 15, 2013

It has been 9 months since I submitted a final paper for my entrepreneurship concentration. Since then, I have scratched out the beginnings of a new venture. The initial team included Daytime MBA…

Career Crunch Time

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May 31, 2012

I came to Fuqua intent on making a career transition … but then the program began and I quickly let schoolwork, socializing with classmates, and my work/family responsibilities take precedent. Now, however, it’s…