Internship

Ernest Kwame Gyimah, European School of Management and Technology

I believe engaging in a consulting project offers enormous practical experience and exposure which is at least comparable to having an internship. 

Mark Partridge, University of Washington

An internship gives you the opportunity to “see” a company from the inside and helps you to decide whether the company and indeed the sector is really for you 

Lee Mrnjavac, Iese Business School

As the summer comes to an end – yet another couple of months have flown by – I am trying to drag myself back into a studious frame of mind, which so effortlessly left me the day my internship finished. 

Kelvin Chiu

With students leaving Hong Kong for exchange terms overseas one MBA blogger realises that the time to resume his job hunt is almost upon him. 

Agustina Sacerdote

For one MBA blogger getting the most out of your internship experience depends very much on what you put into it 

Andi Caruso, SDA Bocconi

An internship gives students the chance to try out potential careers, often ones that before business school they would never have considered 

Hajime Sudo, Bradford-Perugia joint MBA programme

Last month my MBA journey took me to Indonesia to begin my internship.  Already I am enjoying a new culture here in Jakarta – albeit one that is quite different to the Italian culture I had become used to.

 

Kelvin Chiu

A summer internship is an opportunity to experience different sectors and industries  

Hajime Sudo, Bradford-Perugia joint MBA programme

With exams and modules under their belts, the students on the Bradford-Perugia programme are preparing for their internships in various corners of the globe 

Mihai Danila, Insead

An MBA programme is an intense experience. But it is important to remember that although you are faced with new experiences each and every day, it must not be at the expense of your old life and old friends 

Andi Caruso, SDA Bocconi

With the difficult economic situation in Europe, MBAs are finding it hard to secure summer internships. But for one MBA blogger perserverance paid off 

Hajime Sudo, Bradford-Perugia joint MBA programme

The Easter vacation has allowed a period of reflection and not only on the MBA experiences so far, but also thinking about the future and potential careers  

Kelvin Chiu

Case competitions provide an opportunity to work with team mates and pit your wits against other business school students 

Mehul Ruparelia, Indian School of Business

So it has been over six months since I packed up my life and came to India and the ISB. The point in time also marks halfway of my MBA which is a scary thought as it seems like only yesterday I arrived!

 

Andrea Nowack, George Washington University

An internship is an opportunity to try something new. It has certainly paid off for one FT MBA blogger who now believes she has a far better understanding of marketing. 

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

The summer spent on a technology transfer project was time well spent, allowing a group of MBA students the opportunity to study the technologies and then come up with fresh insights into marketing potential and the steps needed to commercialise the research 

Katie Cannon, London Business School

A summer internship gives MBA students the opportunity to ‘try out’ a sector to see whether or not it will be a future career ‘fit’  

Julia Steinberg

New blogger Julia Steinberg discusses the importance of first impressions 

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

The end of the MBA is in sight, but there remains a final hurdle 

Thomas Gatley, Tsinghua University School of Economics & Management

An internship in Hong Kong gives Thomas the opportunity to have another look at the island as well as getting to grips with his (secret) summer job opportunity 

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

An internship at a centre for scientific and technological research in Mexico broadens the experience of a group of Thunderbird MBAs 

Katie Cannon, London Business School

It might be the summer break, but for those on a two-year MBA programme there is still the summer internship to contend with 

Miguel Suarez, IE Business School

An internship gives students the opportunity to work in an unfamiliar company, in a different country and for some can be the reason for opting for an MBa