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CDO Weighs In: Recruiting Advice for Investment Banking - Part II

CDO, March 17, 2016

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 


CDO Weighs In: Recruiting Advice for Investment Banking

CDO, February 09, 2016

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 


CDO Weighs In: Entrepreneurship in Action at Tuck & Dartmouth

CDO, January 25, 2016

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? JV: The support we provide to entrepreneurs really mimics the support provided to any Continue Reading 


Whirlwind: Fall Term at Tuck

Guest Student Contributor, January 22, 2016

By Megan Farrell T'17 After finishing up my pre-term canoeing trip and orientation, I was ready to begin the school year. Meeting my study group for the first time was something I had been anxiously anticipating. Our first assignment was to act as consultants for a local nature magazine. The Continue Reading 


Ask Me Anything: T’16s Remi Evans and Dan Linge

Guest Contributor, January 15, 2016

Remi Evans T’16, is originally from Colorado and graduated from Trinity College in 2011, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience with a minor in Math & Computer Science.  Prior to Tuck she worked at Citigroup, Inc. in New York City as an investment banking Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Bernardo Barrera Montemayor T’08

Guest Contributor, January 11, 2016

Bernardo Barrera Montemayor T'08 is a managing partner in a boutique consulting firm in Monterrey Mexico, Growth & Profit Consulting. He previously worked in BCG's Boston Office and Cemex Mexico. He finds time to teach Case Analysis at IPADE's full-time MBA and spend time with his Continue Reading 


CDO Weighs In: Non-Traditional Career Paths and Career Switches

CDO, January 07, 2016

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 


Top 5 Blog Posts of 2015

Guest Contributor, December 23, 2015

With a new dean, record-breaking career stats for the Class of 2015, the official launch of TuckGO, and welcoming the impressive Class of 2017, 2015 has been a great year! Here's a look back at some of our top blog posts of the year.  #1. Welcoming the Class of 2017: A Letter from Continue Reading 


CDO Weighs In: What You Should Know about the Career Development Office

CDO, December 17, 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 should every Tuck student know about the CDO? Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Greg Pesky T’99

Guest Contributor, November 23, 2015

Greg Pesky is a T'99 who spent the past 16 years in corporate America in increasing roles of responsibilities for marketing and strategy with notable companies including General Mills, Advance Auto Parts, and Select Comfort. This past summer, he started a business with a partner called NEATgoods, Continue Reading 


Tuck, Forte & Food Trucks: A Q&A with Becca T’17

Guest Student Contributor, November 19, 2015

This post originally appeared on Accepted.com and has been reposted here with permission. Accepted: We’d like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study as an undergrad? Where are you currently in business school? What year? Becca: I Continue Reading 


Tuck Spotlight: 10 Questions with Phil DeGisi T’09

Guest Contributor, November 12, 2015

Phil DeGisi T'09 is vice president of marketing at CommonBond, a leading marketplace lending platform that lowers the cost of student loans for students and graduates. Prior to joining the CommonBond team, Phil held ecommerce general management and marketing roles spanning startups and large organizations, including Quidsi (a subsidiary Continue Reading 


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