By Bill Duffey, MBA '14
I recently had dinner with two friends from high school who are also pursuing graduate degrees. With one in law school and the other in medical school, I couldn’t help but compare their career pursuits to my own.
The final numbers for the Class of 2013 full-time MBA placements resulted in 89% of our full-time MBA graduates receiving job placements within three months of graduation and 99% of the Class of 2013 being placed in summer internships.
After graduating from college with a degree in foreign affairs, Siobhan Skizim went to work in the not-for-profit sector, doing everything from public policy work to event coordination to marketing and public relations.
After earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Daniel Jones went to work as an auditor. “It was a good learning experience,” he says. “But then I started thinking about how to invest my money, and I realized I was more interested in investments and finance than in auditing.”
By Scott McDermott, Lecturer
Carroll School of Management Graduate Programs
On April 12, 2013, 20 Carroll School MBA students joined management students from five other universities in Omaha, NE, for an intimate Q&A session and lunch with a man widely considered the most successful investor of the last century.
By William Bole
A medical device company hopes to maintain both the market share and premium price of its highly rated instrument used for endoscopies, amid widespread pressure to lower hospital costs.
The national economy might still look shaky, but MBA graduates of the Carroll School are doing just fine in the job market.
May 16, 2013
Nicolás Bence came to the Carroll School’s MBA program from Argentina after five years in marketing and sales at ExxonMobil and a brief experience in consulting. Todd Labbe grew up in Connecticut and worked in mergers and acquisitions for EMC Corporation, an IT company, before returning to Boston College, his alma mater, for a dual MBA/MSF degree.
March 19, 2013
By Timothy Gray
If you’re trying to run a startup company, Drew Hannah suggests that you follow the Rolling Stones.
Not the music—though he’s a fan—but the way the members interact. Over the years, each Stone has carved out his role and let his bandmates do theirs.
By Luke Ferriter, MBA '13
I was fortunate enough to attend the first annual Boston Investment Conference in 2012. This event was organized to raise money for Boston Children’s Hospital, and all proceeds from ticket sales went to the hospital.