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Experimenting in Entrepreneurship at Fuqua

I’ve always been somewhat entrepreneurial. As a kid, I was always trying to up my lemonade stand game, from selling homemade soaps and lotions to putting my brother on the corner of our street with his violin. However, my professional journey has been more corporate, as I worked in consulting and tech before Fuqua. I decided to use my two years in business school to learn more about what it’s like to work with smaller...

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Preparing for Disruption: Technological Transformation of Business

This past year, Fuqua launched a new set of core summer term introductory courses. One class was Technological Transformation of Business, which discussed how technology and specific companies revolutionized and disrupted markets, institutions, businesses, and ultimately, society. Due to the pandemic, it was a hybrid class, meaning it was both online and in-person, depending on your preference. My MBA Class of 2022 got to be the...

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Where Duke MBA Grads Landed Jobs in the Pandemic is Only Part of the Story

Every year about this time, I enjoy sharing our annual employment report, because it generates interesting discussions about where and how our graduates are making an impact.  While I look forward to conversations about our 2020 stats, what’s most important are the individuals whose career journeys comprise these numbers. More on that later. In the meantime, here are five headlines from our 2019 – 2020 report.  1. Our graduates...

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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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Tech Job Interviews 101: 15 Digital Marketing Interview Questions Explained

Learning tech skills is great (and something you should absolutely do right away!)…buuut once you learn them, it’s time to start applying and interviewing for tech jobs. If you’re wondering what to say when you’re sitting across from a real life hiring manager, we’ve got you covered! Tech job interviews are nothing to fear, especially when you’ve already practiced the most likely questions (and some curveballs as well)....

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How CASE Prepared Me for a Social Impact Career

Four weeks into my post-MBA career, I realized that I absolutely loved my job. I immediately emailed Erin Worsham, the executive director of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE), to say, “thank you.” CASE helped me curate an MBA experience that prepared me for a dream role in social impact, arts strategy. And for that, I am eternally grateful. Several CASE initiatives were integral to my time at Fuqua,...