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

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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

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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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How to Prep for your Tech Internship

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By Kristy Willard, MBA ’21, Core Fellow

Last summer I had the opportunity to intern at Facebook as a Product Marketing Manager (PMM) on the WhatsApp team. I absolutely loved my time with the team and will be returning full-time …

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Why Not Dive into the Unknown? Making the Most of your Internship in a New Industry

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By: Julia Chen, MBA/LGO ’21, Spring Core Fellow

Three months ago, I made the decision to pivot my career into an industry that was completely unfamiliar to me when I decided to apply to business school. While b-school fuels inspiration …

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Making the Most of Your Internship: A Student Perspective, featuring Marissa Konstadt, MBA 2021

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Have you considered how you’ll make the most of your summer internship? There are a number of factors to have a successful summer experience, including finding a mentor, to getting feedback on your performance and even securing the return offer. …

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Your Elevator Pitch (Series Part 2)

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By Asha Aravindakshan, SFMBA ‘17

I’m glad to see so many of you checked out Part 1 of my series, about Building Your Personal Brand.

Your elevator pitch is a key component of your personal brand. Coming up an elevator …

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Build Your Personal Brand (Series Part 1)

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By Asha Aravindakshan, SFMBA ‘17

As an alumnae whose professional career is based on amplifying impact, I know how important personal brand is, as the foundation for your digital career toolkit in a networked job search. Before you can …

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How Daya Fields of Pipette and Purecane Tackles The Extreme Work Life Balance Of Being A Woman Business Leader During Covid-19

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By Karina Michel Feld | Authority Magazine | March 22, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of our lives today. Many of us now have new challenges that come with working from home, homeschooling, and sheltering in place.

As …

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Master’s In Finance: Pavel Lebedev, MFin 2020

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By Riley Webster | Poets & Quants | March 21, 2021

Student Name: Pavel Lebedev

Graduate Business School: MIT Sloan School of Management

Describe Yourself In 15 Words: Perpetual dilettante, cinema lover, wannabe “flash boy” of electronic trading world, poet of gray.

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Master’s in Business Analytics: Abby Garrett, MBAn 2020

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By Riley Webster | Poets & Quants | March 16, 2021

Student Name: Abby Garrett

Graduate Business School: MIT Sloan School of Management

Describe Yourself In 15 Words: Energetic communicator and analytical thinker motivated by a curiosity and love of people.

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