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Last Updated Apr 26, 2018 by

Thinking Green at Northwestern Kellogg: Environmentally Focused Startups

Kellogg School of Management has long made sustainability and energy conversation integral components of its overall mission. As part of April’s month-long celebration of sustainable initiatives, we unpacked what “going green” means at Kellogg. For starters, Kellogg’s stunning Global Hub, which opened last spring, is one of the most eco-friendly buildings... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 24, 2018 by

Top MBA Recruiters: Starbucks

So, the following post about Starbucks as a top MBA recruiter ran on our sister site, MetroMBA, before the coffee giant was propelled into the headlines by an event at one of its Philadelphia locations that raised questions around the issues of race and discrimination. Starbucks responded by announcing that... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 19, 2018 by

Four Reasons to Consider a Startup MBA Internship

Sponsored Content by Kathleen McGuirk, Kellogg MBA ’18 This summer, I interned at CommonBond, a fintech startup tackling higher education financing. CommonBond was the second fintech company I worked at, and one of the reasons I chose to return to work in a startup was because I thrive off the energy... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 11, 2018 by

Looking to Own Your Own Career? New Kellogg Career Video Series Tells You How

The Career Management Center (CMC) at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management recently launched the “Own Your Own Career” video series aimed to develop brave leaders. The series was created for prospective and current students, along with alumni, to discuss aspects of managing a career throughout its life cycle. The... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 9, 2018 by

The Allure of AI: Haas Student Conference Tackles Complex Issues

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a hot topic in almost every industry in the business world today. And there’s plenty to chew on, particularly when it comes to its ethical and financial implications. Some intrepid MBA students at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business have set out to tackle a few... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 6, 2018 by

Passion + Career? Online UNC Business Essentials Course Helps Prospective MBA Applicants Hone Future Goals

Fridays from the Frontline Somewhere in the 5th century, Confucious wrote, “Take a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.” No doubt this sage advice is easier said than done, especially in this day and age. I personally find the musician Thor Harris’ take... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 21, 2018 by

How to Break into the “MBB”—Best Business Schools for Landing Top Consulting Jobs

With starting salaries in the $140,000 to $150,000 range and a customary $25,000 signing bonus on top of that, it’s no wonder so many business school students target the prestige consulting firms known as the “MBB”—McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and Bain & Company—as their post-MBA landing pads. That $170,000+... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 16, 2018 by

Scoring a Job at Salesforce with Your MBA

Salesforce, one of the country’s highest valued cloud computing companies, is actively looking for promising MBA graduates, offering diverse opportunities in tech, business, and sales. Since it’s founding in 1999, Salesforce has been growing wildly, becoming the first enterprise cloud company tor each $10 billion in revenue as of August... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 13, 2018 by

How Can You Land a Post-MBA Job at Deloitte?

In 2017, Deloitte placed 11th out of “Fortune’s 100 Best Companies” to work for. It achieved its top slot thanks to the company’s focus on work/life balance where “you decide how fast paced/slow paced you want to take it.” In fact, 91 percent of Deloitte employees say their workplace is... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 8, 2018 by

Is Tuck the Best Business School for Studying Emerging Markets?

As stateside opportunities wax and wane, MBA students at U.S. business schools have become increasingly interested in emerging markets in developing countries around the globe. Though they can present greater risks, there are career opportunities unique to these often overlooked economies that appeal to many sides of the MBA in... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 5, 2018 by

Integrative MBA Experience for Career Success at Kelley School of Business

Sponsored Content Pursuing an MBA is a balancing act. Many MBA candidates start their graduate studies focused on skill development, diving headlong into the academic side. But they may overlook another vital aspect: building real-world experience in their target fields. The most successful MBA graduates are those who strike a... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 5, 2018 by

The Skinny on Corporate MBA Fellowship Programs—Could One Be Right for You?

Prospective MBA students looking to join a program at a leading business school have a wealth of opportunities available to them in the form of corporate MBA fellowship programs. These highly competitive fellowships, often geared toward under-represented minorities, are offered by many major corporate recruiters hoping to secure top MBA talent... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 27, 2018 by

7 Top Takeaways from Leading Business School 2017 Employment Reports

There’s been a steady stream of salary and employment data from leading business schools over the past several months as one after another has released 2017 employment reports. We’ve shared a lot of it along the way, including special reports on Kellogg, McDonough, NYU Stern, Tuck, and Stanford. With results from nearly every top... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 6, 2018 by

5 Steps Women Need to Follow to Become CEO

What does it take for a woman to become a CEO? Quite a bit, if the numbers are anything to go by. According to a recent study conducted by the Fortune Knowledge Group (FKG) and the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), only 4.2 percent of Fortune 500 firms are led... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 23, 2018 by

How to Break into Consulting at Bain—Tips from the Global Head of Consultant Recruiting

For business school students gunning for a career in consulting post-graduation, Bain & Company is on an exclusive shortlist of the most elite consulting firms in the world. Considered the third “B” in “MBB”—the acronym used to refer to McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and Bain—the Boston-headquartered firm boasts 53... Read more »

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