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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 


My Summer at Google: Q&A with Rob T’16

Guest Student Contributor, February 16, 2016

A conversation with Robert Thelen T'16 who interned at Google this past summer. Q: What were you doing before Tuck? A: I was a captain in the United States Air Force. I basically had three jobs over my eight-year Air Force Career: Aircraft Maintenance Officer, Combat Advisor, and Acquisitions 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 


Monsoon season, sweat, and a trip around the world: My summer internship

Guest Student Contributor, October 14, 2015

By Avi Sethi T'16 Avi is a second-year student at Tuck who previously worked for the NewSchools Venture Fund, a Palo Alto based ed-tech seed investor. Previous to NewSchools, he worked in strategy consulting at Accenture based out of New York City. He started his career as a high school Continue Reading 


A Challenging and Fulfilling Summer Internship

Guest Student Contributor, September 14, 2015

By Amrita Dasgupta T'16 Amrita is a second-year student at Tuck with a background in operations strategy and big data analytics. Her hometown is in Bethesda, MD, but she is excited to see where the next stage of life and her career will take her. After making it Continue Reading 


A Summer Beyond Expectations

Guest Student Contributor, September 10, 2015

By Henrique Lyra Bahr T'16 Henrique is a second-year student at Tuck. Prior to school, he worked in investment management as a buy-side equity analyst in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Throughout his life, Henrique spent time in Germany (where part of his family is from) and Minnesota Continue Reading 


Private Sector Investments for a Better World

Guest Student Contributor, August 17, 2015

By Bernhard Marschitz T'16 Bernhard earned an MA degree with the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in 2010. *This post originally appeared on the Tuck Center for Business and Society blog. While my four years in consulting were no doubt enjoyable (and also turned me into Continue Reading 


From Hanover to Hollywood: Musings on Life, Learning, and Love

Guest Student Contributor, July 06, 2015

By Josh Hamilton T’15 I moved to Hanover filled with a little bit of nervousness, a dose of confidence, and a great deal of hope. Nervousness? I admit it—I felt it. Deciding to leave my home and friends to pursue a full-time MBA at Tuck was Continue Reading 


How I Landed A Summer Internship at Siemens USA

Guest Student Contributor, May 07, 2015

By Kevin Friedenberg T'16 Originally from Needham, MA, Kevin Friedenberg graduated from Swarthmore College in 2010 and spent four years as a management consultant prior to coming to Tuck.  For Kevin, Tuck represented an opportunity to switch careers, with the goal of joining a company’s internal strategy team Continue Reading 


Women @ Tuck: Growing, Leading, Learning

Admissions, April 28, 2015

Last  fall, Senior Associate Director of Admissions and head of women’s recruitment Pat Harrison, sat down with the President of Tuck’s Women in Business Club, Lindsey Windham, to talk about her experience as a woman at Tuck. While this blog highlights some of Lindsey's Continue Reading 


How Tuck Helped Me Succeed in the Non-Profit Sector

Guest Student Contributor, April 17, 2015

By Christine H. T'15 Christine is a second-year student at Tuck pursuing a dual-degree with Harvard Kennedy School. After growing up in Silicon Valley and obtaining a bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley, she spent her time as a management consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco. Continue Reading 


My First Summer in the Tuck Family

Guest Student Contributor, April 15, 2015

By Erica Johnston T'15 Erica is a second-year student from Chicago. She studied marketing and international business at Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to Tuck, she worked in operations management in the industrial sector. A career-switcher, Erica has plans to work in brand management within the food industry. Before Continue Reading 


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