An investment banking internship on Wall Street with a bulge bracket bank is a dream opportunity for many MBA students. What does it take to get an I-banking internship? How does the process work? What are the challenges to be aware of? Navdeep Garg, an MBA student at the Duke Fuqua MBA program, offers valuable … Read more
Imagine you’ve come to know about a job or internship opening at your dream company, and the position or internship seems right up your street. Suppose you also find that an alum from your school or college is an executive at the target organization. What a stroke of luck, you tell yourself. You can ask … Read more
A walk on the beach, a country side vacation, a water park trip, or simply a whole lot of lazy afternoons, are usually the defining features of summer time. A hiatus in the scholastic ventures of student life. So why interrupt the trance, with productivity and learning, with an international b-school’s summer program? Do these … Read more
You’ve just successfully completed an exhausting admission process: you’ve aced your GMAT and TOEFL, selected your choice MBA schools, sent the applications, attended the interviews, and finally received your admit card to your favorite school. You’ve some precious time on your hands before you arrive at the b-school campus. And then someone suggests that you … Read more
In the cold and competitive world of work, they are referred to as ‘modern slaves’, hapless interns who offer their services for free to companies gleefully saving money they should be spending on hiring full-time staff. But if you’re a foreign student interning for free, read this carefully – you could risk being deported. That’s … Read more
After spending lakhs of rupees on an international Masters degree in USA (such as MBA, MS), the biggest concern at the back of the mind for many students is whether they’ll be able to land a decent job.
Many MBA applicants get so enamoured with the MBA prestige, ranking and brand power that the ultimate objective (i.e. what they want from the MBA) gets pushed down the priority list. Too heavy for an opening statement? Let’s break it down.
You could look at an MBA internships in two ways. It can simply be a mandatory and boring pre-requisite to completing your business education i.e. another tick mark on the graduation list. Or it can be the best and smartest way to increase your chances of getting placed in your dream job several months before … Read more
MBA internships are excellent for many reasons that we covered in an earlier post (read How MBA internships work). The top two being – they take you closer to your dream job and they end the long no-income phase that the MBA forced you into. Interestingly, MBA internship salaries figure at the bottom of the … Read more
MBA internships are one of the highlights of going to a 2-year MBA program in India and abroad. Many students who take them for granted risk losing out on some excellent takeaways from their summer internship. Think about it this way. You are fortunate enough to get a shot at what Rahul baba and NaMo … Read more