Tuck 360: MBA Blog tagged with career development office

Find out what sets Tuck apart. Hear from the people who make Tuck distinctive among the world’s top MBA programs—students, partners, Tuck admissions staff, and the Tuck administrators who will work with you throughout your two years at Tuck. The Tuck 360: MBA blog combines candid insight about life at Tuck from students and partners with helpful insider tips and advice from Tuck staff who want you to succeed at Tuck.

My recruiting experience

Guest Student Contributor, March 23, 2015

By Eliana Gomez Aristizabal T'16 Eliana is an industrial engineer from Cali, Colombia. Before coming to Tuck, she worked in marketing with consumer products and pharmaceuticals. She loves books, movies, traveling, and soccer. In Hanover, she has fallen in love with the Upper Valley. She enjoys the farmers’ Continue Reading 


Part II: Recruiting Advice for the Investment Banking Industry from CDO Expert Deirdre O’Donnell

CDO, March 18, 2015

Deirdre O’Donnell is an associate director of the Career Development Office (CDO). Click here for Part I of this series. For the investment banking industry, how important is prior experience vs. performance in interview vs. networking? The job is going to go to the person who’s Continue Reading 


Part I: Recruiting Advice for the Investment Banking Industry from CDO Expert Deirdre O’Donnell

CDO, March 12, 2015

Deirdre O’Donnell is an associate director of Tuck's Career Development Office (CDO). Discuss how you’d prepare for fit interviews for the investment banking industry. The first thing that’s very important is to understand what the desired skill set is for the industry. There Continue Reading 


Tuckies Visit Top Consulting Firms on London Consulting Trek

Guest Student Contributor, March 09, 2015

By Tony Sampson T'16 Tony is a first-year student at Tuck. Prior to arriving in Hanover, he worked in bank regulation and capital policy at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C., where he focused primarily on insurance companies. Tony earned a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and a Continue Reading 


Recruiting Advice for the Tech Industry from CDO Expert Mathias Machado T’09

CDO, March 05, 2015

Mathias Machado T’09 is an associate director of Tuck's Career Development Office. Discuss how you’d prepare for fit interviews for the tech industry. One of the things about tech to keep in mind is that it’s not the same as consulting or investment banking Continue Reading 


Recruiting Tips from a First-Year Tuckie

Guest Student Contributor, March 02, 2015

By Zhe (Hardy) Huang T'16  Hardy was born, raised and educated in China. Prior to Tuck, he worked with the management consulting arm of PricewaterhouseCoopers, based out of Shanghai. Since coming to Tuck, he has fallen in love with skiing and thinks Tuck is a great place to be. Continue Reading 


Part II: Recruiting Advice for the Consulting Industry from Career Development Office Expert

CDO, February 23, 2015

Stephen Pidgeon T’07 is an associate director of the CDO and author of the books How to Get a Job in Consulting and Case Interviews for Beginners. Talk about the logistics of the typical interview process for the consulting industry. Going back to the example of today’s Continue Reading 


Path to Technology

Guest Student Contributor, February 17, 2015

By Neil Kulkarni T’16 Neil is a first-year student at Tuck who spent the past four years working in strategy consulting at Deloitte advising clients in the CPG and health care industries. Neil is currently the Technology Representative on the Student Board and is also actively involved in tripod Continue Reading 


Part I: Recruiting Advice for the Consulting Industry from Career Development Office Expert

CDO, February 12, 2015

Stephen Pidgeon T’07 is an associate director of the CDO and author of the books How to Get a Job in Consulting and Case Interviews for Beginners. How should someone prepare for fit interviews for the consulting industry? The most important thing is to understand what competencies the companies Continue Reading 


What makes Tuck distinctive? Why Tuck?

Admissions, February 10, 2015

Last week, we honed in on researching business schools, an important step from the previous week's "getting started checklist."  Today, we narrow our focus even further to talk about something everyone around here is pretty passionate about...Tuck!  Reading Tuck360 is a great way to Continue Reading 


Tips from the CDO: Non-Traditional Career Paths and Career Switches

CDO, February 02, 2015

Jonathan Masland is director of Tuck’s Career Development Office (CDO). Stephen Pidgeon T’07 is an associate director of the CDO and author of the books How to Get a Job in Consulting and Case Interviews for Beginners. Question: What are the top non-traditional career paths or industries Continue Reading 


Tuck Students Cross the Atlantic for the London Banking Summit

Guest Student Contributor, January 28, 2015

By Francisco Riederer T'16 Francisco is a first-year student at Tuck who previously worked in investment banking and private equity in Brazil, spending most of his time in the investment boutique arena. Born and raised in Brazil, he graduated with a BA in business administration from FAAP. He now wants Continue Reading 


The Oracle of Omaha: Meeting Warren Buffett

Guest Student Contributor, January 26, 2015

By Jed McDonald T’15 Jed grew up in Massachusetts and graduated from Middlebury College in 2008. Prior to Tuck, he worked as an investment analyst in New York, then Boston. After Tuck he hopes to work in a role that combines his interests in clean energy and entrepreneurship. On November 21, Continue Reading 


Entrepreneurship in Action at Tuck & Dartmouth

Guest Contributor, January 21, 2015

Joaquin Villarreal T’08 is executive director of the Entrepreneurship Initiative at Tuck. Mathias Machado T’09 is an associate director of the Career Development Office. Q: What entrepreneurial resources are available at Tuck? MM: Let’s talk about the entrepreneurial resources here at Tuck that students should Continue Reading 


The Search for the Perfect Career: An Update

Guest Student Contributor, January 19, 2015

By Eric Giles T'16 Eric is a career switcher who transitioned from an education nonprofit—Teach For America—to the health care sector. He hopes to expand health access to all populations. A couple of months ago, I wrote a blog detailing my search to not just find Continue Reading 


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