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My Global First-Year Project with PERI in Germany

Guest Student Contributor, May 25, 2016

By Nicholas Ritter T'17 Nick Ritter is a second-year student at the Tuck School of Business. Prior to Tuck, Nick worked as an electrical and product engineer for Nabsys, a biotech startup developing genomic sequencing technology. This summer, he will be working with IBM Watson's Continue Reading 


Five Tuckies Named to Poets & Quants’ Best & Brightest MBAs

Guest Contributor, May 18, 2016

By Justine M. Kohr We're thrilled to share that five second-year students—John Mathias, Alicia Dagrosa, Joseph Ngwenya, Whitney Flynn, and Peter Mathias—have been named to Poets and Quants global list of the Best & Brightest MBAs in the Class of 2016. Poets & Continue Reading 


A Creative Fundraising Strategy: My First-Year Project with Worldfund

Guest Student Contributor, May 13, 2016

By Katelyn Baldwin T'17 On Sunday morning, March 7, our team arrived at the Sao Paulo airport, ready to dive into our global First Year Project (FYP). Meetings with social finance gurus, non-profit management experts, and STEM-fundraising professionals filled our calendars in the weeks prior as we prepared to make Continue Reading 


CDO Weighs In: Recruiting Advice for the Consulting Industry - Part II

CDO, April 30, 2016

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 


CDO Weighs In: Recruiting Advice for the Tech Industry

CDO, April 10, 2016

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 


Get to Know a Tuckie: Ashley Cousins T’17

Guest Student Contributor, April 04, 2016

Ashley Cousins T’17 is from Charlottesville, Virginia. She attended Spelman College in Atlanta Georgia where she studied economics. Prior to Tuck, she worked for Google and then Delta, where she was focused on international partnerships. This summer she is interning at Esteé Lauder. Did you know during your Continue Reading 


Why This Marine Chose Tuck

Admissions, March 29, 2016

By David Donahue T'17   Going to business school was not even on my radar while I was in the Marines.  I didn’t know its purpose or who it was intended for. I grew up in a small town west of Boston and attended Bowdoin College in Continue Reading 


CDO Weighs In: Recruiting Advice for the Consulting Industry

CDO, March 28, 2016

Stephen Pidgeon T’07 is an associate director of the Career Development Office (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 Continue Reading 


A Summer Internship at Converse

Guest Student Contributor, March 23, 2016

By Matthew Wheeler T'16 Sneakers everywhere, I remember thinking, when I walked into Converse Headquarters last winter to interview for a summer internship position. The sneakers, rock-and-roll music, and street art throughout the office were a jarring departure from the more traditional, corporate environment I worked in prior to Continue Reading 


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 


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