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Virtual Recruiting During COVID-19: Lessons Along the Way

As associate dean for career management, I lead the school’s efforts to prepare our students and alumni in finding what each uniquely defines as meaningful work and to develop opportunities and partnerships with the premier employers Fuquans want to join. Since March, our team has been working diligently to help our students, alumni and employers to navigate the many challenges of virtual recruiting during COVID-19. Along the way,...

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A Record Year for Hiring at Fuqua

I’ve often told people I feel like I have the best job at Fuqua. As associate dean for career management, I have a front-row view of our tremendously talented students seeking jobs plus direct insight from the companies looking to hire them. It could be tempting to think of our careers team as matchmakers in that process—but our roles are so much more complex and constantly evolving. We are the eyes and ears of the business school...

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Where Are Duke Fuqua MBA Graduates Getting Jobs?

It’s that time of year again. We’ve compiled and analyzed our latest career data—including job results for the Class of 2018. I’m delighted to say the results are again showing Duke Fuqua MBA graduates are landing the jobs they want in a variety of industries: especially tech and consulting. Our students found jobs all over the world—with the West Coast being the top destination in the U.S. and Amazon the top employer. You...