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5 tips to nail your Product Manager resume

By Jeg Sith, MBA ’20 | Break Into PM | July 30, 2020

6 seconds.

That’s how long the average recruiter or hiring manager will spend on your resume.

6 seconds.

That’s what stands between you and your shot at getting that …

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My High-Impact Entrepreneurial Internship: StopCMV

Franco Zambra (MBA ’22) shares how he chose a high-impact internship path by creating StopCMV, an organization that educates about congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV), a common virus that can impact newborns causing life-long health problems, including hearing loss, vision loss, developmental …

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Finding positive impact and returns in clean energy investment

By Zach Church | MIT Sloan Ideas Made to Matter | June 8, 2021

It won’t be easy. Despite good feelings and good press about clean energy projects, there is still a substantial gap, the “valley of death,” between idea and commercialization. …

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Stavvy raises $40m to digitize real estate closings

Kosta Ligris, EMBA ‘18, is an MIT Sloan Industry Advisor

By Anissa Gardizy | Boston Globe

A Boston tech startup focused on remote home closings has raised $40 million.

Stavvy is building software that brings together banks, lenders, borrowers, buyers, and …

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Your Unique Self = Your Best Asset

Alumni Sam Épée-Bounya (MBA ’03) shares how values, authenticity and resilience were keys to a successful career and a life with impact.

Sam Épée-Bounya, MBA ‘03
Managing Director, Wellington Management
Emerging Markets Debt Team (Focus:  Latin America and Africa).

What’s …

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EMBAs Helping EMBAs: Career Conversations, Kristin Riley, EMBA ’20

Kristin Riley, EMBA 2020 was our featured speaker for the EMBAs Helping EMBAs: Career Conversations virtual career networking event on May 6. She discussed the importance of curiosity, values alignment, and the power of connection for her career transition.

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How to Network Like a Pro: 10 Ways to Make a Long List of Meaningful Connections

By Katie Burke, MBA 2009 | HubSpot

My second job out of college was with an incredible startup political agency called the Glover Park Group. It’s now a much larger and more successful agency, but at the time it was just a …

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What No One Tells You About Your Career When You’re 22

By Katie Burke, MBA 2009 | HubSpot

I don’t know about you, but I rarely feel like I’m 22. I do, however, work with a lot of 22-year-olds who are smart, interesting, dynamic, and absurdly high-energy.

While it depresses me they don’t understand my Saved …

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How to be Successful, Prove your Value and Create Relationships During a Remote Internship

By Cassie Zhang, MBA ’21, Spring Core Fellow

Congratulations on securing your internship! As you look towards the summer, here are a couple of tips to help you maximize your experience, especially in a virtual environment.

DO YOUR HOMEWORK

Brush …

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How to Prepare for an Internship Outside Your Comfort Zone

By Marissa Konstadt, MBA ’21, Spring Core Fellow

Congratulations! You nailed the dream summer internship. Now it’s time to make sure you can actually do what you said you could during the interview…luckily, we’ve got some time to prepare. Consider …

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