Internship

Owen Woolcock, London Business School

Owen Woolcock, one of our UK-based bloggers, describes office life at one of the most recognisable companies in the world  Read more

Atul Agarwal, Warwick Business School

Having completed all the academic modules, I am currently in the last phase of my MBA. I am doing an internship with a start-up in London and writing a 15,000-word dissertation on how real-time marketing will help companies increase their bottom line. Read more

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Kyle Wu is now on his internship. In his latest blog he explains what really is competitive intelligence. Read more

Christine Cheng, Essec MBA in Luxury Brand Management

While our classes and exams are over, we still have to complete our summer field projects before we can graduate. The field project is like an internship and a thesis. It allows us to gain relevant work experience while requiring us to apply our MBA knowledge to study a topic in depth. Read more

Ramesh Chander, Sai¨d Business School, Oxford

The end of term is near and that nostalgic feeling engulfs us all. All of us have just finished attending the last class of the MBA and for many of us the last classroom situation for quite some time to come. Read more

Ekta Malhotra, EMBA global programme

With recruitment season upon us, MBA blogger and management consultant Ekta Malhotra urges MBAs to think very carefully about their job search and ensure that any career they opt for is the right fit  Read more

Alexandra Fitzgerald, Rotman School of Management

With the first year of her programme under her belt, MBA blogger Alexandra Fitzgerald is looking ahead at what the second year will have to offer Read more

Kshitij Gopal, National University of Singapore

For many MBA students now is the time to sign up for an internship. But blogger Kshitij Gopal says that the job search in Singapore is much harder than he had anticipated and while he has been lucky, many of his friends are still searching Read more

Johanna Singer

After months of networking and anxiety MBA blogger Johanna Singer has accepted an internship offer. She can now sit back and relax Read more

Ildeniz Armutak, Istanbul University, Institute of Business Admin

The final and make-up exams are over. Now I have a three-week holiday ahead, without the stress that comes from all the evening classes that are hard to attend on time due to the heavy traffic load in Istanbul, the lack of concentration on topics after a long and tiring work day and the attempts to stay awake in order to be able to prepare for the mid-term and final exams. Read more

John Hayden, HEC Paris

The end of term saw the first round of final examinations. Unlike my undergraduate degree when I had sleepless nights cramming, I was ready for these exams and strangely excited about the challenge. Read more

John Hayden, HEC Paris

It is the exam period and John Hayden reports that examinations and coursework “have tried to suck the life out of me”. But he admits that he found the entire exam period strangely liberating and is now beginning to feel more confident with his new skills  Read more

Johanna Singer

For some students the recruiting season is well underway and they turn up on campus each day suited and booted. But for others, like blogger Johanna, interviews will not take place until the spring Read more

Ildeniz Armutak, Istanbul University, Institute of Business Admin

With her MBA programme now in full swing Ildeniz is finding her life is very busy. As well as her internship and language lessons she also has to focus on quantitative classes – not her favourite subject  Read more

Sonal Yadav, Brigham Young University

As part of her internship Sonal attended an Adobe conference in California. Describing it at the ultimate “brain spa” Sonal had several a-ha moments and left the three-day conference inspired and full of energy Read more

Derek Laan, Sungkyunkwan - Kelley School of Business

One blogger sets the record straight about networking. It isn’t just meeting people for the sake of it, it’s about making new friends who have common goals or interests Read more

Sonal Yadav, Brigham Young University

After completing the first year of her MBA, new blogger Sonal is now six weeks into her internship. Here she reflects on her first year at business school Read more

Jennifer Soffen

Following her internship with a venture capital firm Jennifer Soffen realised that there is no such thing as wasted time and research Read more

James Doherty, Esade Business School

One blogger is spending his summer internship developing his start-up idea with his team in India. The team is through to the final of the Hult Prize which will be held in September and is keen to conduct field research and in-depth interviews in the slums of Mumbai Read more

Wing Lee, Ceibs

With the core curriculum completed, it is nearly time to say goodbye to Shanghai as I turn to the summer internship period when I will return to Hong Kong, followed by three months at my exchange school. Read more

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Studying for an MBA is a stressful experience. Initially it students find that they can cope, but when academics and the search for an internship combine stress levels can go off the scale  Read more

Eunice Benedicto, Durham University Business School

An MBA programme can include a dissertation, business project or internship. What do you choose to do? It all depends on your future ambitions  Read more

Kyle Wu, Thunderbird School of Global Management

One new blogger looks back on his first term at business school which was a whirlwind of work Read more