Career Stories

Career Stories: David Ma, MFin 2021

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David Ma discusses how his time at MIT Sloan led him to land a full-time offer at Goldman. He describes the impact that CDO resources, club involvement, courses, and connecting with classmates had on the recruiting process.

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Career Stories: Scarlett Leung, MBA 2014

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Scarlett Leung discusses her path to entrepreneurship and how MIT Sloan attributed to her success. Scarlett considers herself as a “quintessential career-changer” and highlights why a support network was important for keeping herself on track.

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Career Story: Olga Timirgalieva, MBA 2021

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Olga Timirgalieva discusses how her involvement in MIT Sloan clubs and organizations has created meaningful relationships. She also offers advice on how to best position yourself for an interview- suggesting networking tips and how to prepare.

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Career Stories: Nelly Mensah, MBA 2015

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Nelly Mensah,  MBA 2015
Current Company: Sephora, Sr. Director of Store Experience and Digital Products
Internship Company: Kering Group in Milan (Brands: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen)
Pre-and Post-MBA Company:
Deloitte Digital

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Alumni Stories: Justin Steinman, MBA 2004

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Justin Steinman discusses how he utilized the CDO’s resources to structure a networked job search. He describes the career exercises that he found most helpful in putting together his elevator pitch and also offers helpful networking tips.

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Alumni Stories: Derek DeAndrade, MBA 2019

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Derek DeAndrade discusses the importance of networking, and the impact it had on his career transition to Impact Investing. He offers advice on how current students can utilize MIT Sloan resources and tools to make connections and determine a target …

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Alumni Stories: Kristin Riley, EMBA 2020

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Kristin Riley shares how she engaged with the CDO to support her recent career transition. She offers advice for how to learn about opportunities, approach career decisions, and make a successful, positive transition that honors your relationships and legacy.

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The Power of the Pivot – Featuring MIT Sloan Industry Advisor, Mike Volpe MBA ’03

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Challenges present powerful opportunities – both in business and in life. Over the last six months, we have seen some amazing pivots from Sloanies identifying opportunities in the changing market; not only in growing areas like health tech and retail …

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Student Story: Devin Connolly, MFin 2021

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By Devin Connolly – Master of Finance (2021)

A large element of what one might call my ‘professional success’ can be attributed to a rejection from my dream job. After multiple phone calls, endless interviews, two flights, and a draining day …

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Cameron Cler, MBA 2020, Core Fellow

In our two-year MBA program, it may seem like we have all the time in the world to achieve the intentions and goals we set forth for our time at Sloan. As we approach …

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