Internship

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’  Read more

Julia Steinberg

New blogger Julia Steinberg discusses the importance of first impressions Read more

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

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

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 Read more

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 Read more

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 Read more

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 Read more

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

Even though you have been accepted onto an MBA programme, don’t anticipate that it will all be plain sailing, there are bound to be setbacks ahead.  Read more

Edward Carpenter

Last week we put our normal timetable on the backburner and had a series of China-focused lectures. There was a range of topics on offer, from technical stuff like China GAAP and the valuation of Chinese stocks to more fiery stuff like “Will China catch the US?” and “Can China save the world?”. Read more

Naveed Syed, London Business School

In many business schools there is a herd mentality, with MBAs afraid that if they do not follow the bank/consultany interview crowd, they will miss the boat. But there are other options available Read more

Naveed Syed, London Business School

It is time for the annual internship dance when thousands of hopeful MBA students search for a position Read more

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

Even though this blog is titled “The fine art of networking,” I’d just like to say that I despise the word “networking.” Read more

Jorge Millan, Chinese University of Hong Kong

The end of the first term is coming and the adrenaline is beginning to flow: group projects, assignments, presentations and final exams are focusing the minds of each MBA student at CUHK as the deadlines are getting closer.

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Anthemos Georgiades, Harvard Business School

Mid-term exams and the obligatory celebratory weekend in Las Vegas have come and gone. Time for some rest and relaxation in Boston? Not a chance. Ten weeks into business school and it’s time to start looking ahead to your 2011 summer internship. Read more

Jonathan Kay, University of Southern California Marshall school

I wasn’t sure if I should be worried or proud. The week before my second year of business school began, I stood 12 rows back from my favourite musician, Bob Dylan. Read more

Seda Saracer, SDA Bocconi

Dear MBA blog readers, I am back after a three-month summer interval. When I say “summer”, I know that some of you start imagining yourself on a beach, relaxing and enjoying yourself with a book in hand. Read more

Alex Ferrari, University of Miami

The last few weeks have really been interesting over here in Miami. Let’s go back two weeks from today…..  Read more

Naveed Syed, London Business School

My pre-MBA internship has come to an end.

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Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

It is hard to believe that I have almost finished my internship at Gaia Development, a consulting company specialising in Leed (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and sustainability consulting located in Marina Del Rey, CA. Read more

Federico Zaldua, Columbia Business School

I will use my holidays in August to enjoy myself, meet friends in Europe and network. Read more