Internships

High risk: Wharton encourages agressive ambition and is the ideal place to test your limits

“How much did they pay you to give up on your dreams?” This quote from the film Up in the Air, staring George Clooney and Anna Kendrick, poignantly sums up so many of our situations. I am an abstract, creative thinker by nature. My goal was to work in an area such as advertising. However, when recruiting season began at university, I saw that full-time positions in my industry opened the following May, while all my classmates aiming for other industries secured jobs in October at twice my target salary. Read more

Ghana's capital city, Accra

Ghana's capital city, Accra  © Image by Getty

This summer seemed like a perfect opportunity to mix and match knowledge gained from classes including Business in Africa, Technology/Operations, Global Strategy and Leadership Read more

Kristina Koch marks her move to Canada with two internships  Read more

Philippa Rock summarises her summer and motivations  Read more

Having finally secured a summer internship, Merih Ocbazghi shares his tips on the interview process  Read more

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

What is personal development at business school? Blogger Kyle Wu spent some time with classmates one evening exploring the subject and came up with some interesting conclusions Read more

Students hit the ground running for the second term at Manchester Business School. MBA blogger Jaya Sharma found the first week of classes vigorous and challenging with two main modules that stood out – strategy and negotiations  Read more

Instead of opting for an intership over the summer break, new blogger Andrew Radin opted to spend the months at MIT’s Global Founders’ Skills Accelerator to hone his entrepreneurial mindset Read more

Graduation day at HHL Leipzig was a memorable date for the Class of 2013. It was the last time that the class would all be together for quite a while and so the graduation ball was enjoyed by all  Read more

As part of the welcoming committee for Esade, I get a fair amount of questions in my inbox about how to prepare for the start of the MBA back in Barcelona. Read more

A careers workshop proved to be a very useful exercise as it helped one blogger to hone her interview techniques Read more

For those on a longer MBA programme, what to do with the summer break is an important decision. One blogger lays out some of the options Read more

Without realising it, second year MBA students discover that they have built up a network of contacts across countries and sectors and when necessary can tap into this network to the benefit of the students on campus Read more

I want to start this entry by saying how unbearably hot and humid the weather in Hong Kong is already. I know I shouldn’t be complaining coming from Canada but the thought of having to wear a suit to an event right now makes me cringe. Read more

Accepting an internship offer can be fraught with complications – do you take the first offer even though it may not be what you want or do you bide your time and hope that eventually the right offer will come along? Read more

Over the last two months, I’ve begun to realise that finding an internship is a long, gruelling process. One that requires much more time than I initially thought. Read more

This morning I received a call from a new admit who’s recently received his Kellogg offer, and has the same doubts that I had when I reached out to my Kellogg buddy around this time last year. Read more

The new year brings with it the decision to reassess one’s goals and ambitions and the resolution to find a job within one month of graduation Read more

The new year brings a time for reflection and for resolutions  Read more

Despite studying and lessons, there is still time to try new activities and to make new friends and contacts Read more

With the first year of the programme over, it is time for internships both on the Chinese mainland and in Hong Kong Read more

Sporting events, such as the recent MBAT event, give MBA students the opportunity to network and of course compete against each other. Read more

Last Thursday was the last day of our third term final exams. Read more

Our Monday night class is a really fascinating valuing company’s class with a constant stream of interesting and diverse speakers. Read more