After graduating from law school, Graham McDougal accepted a position as a deputy district attorney, responsible for half of the office’s misdemeanor calendar and for assisting with felony cases. “Working as a DA was a lot of fun,” he says. “I had a really good group of co-workers, challenging work and a feeling that what I was doing actually made a difference.
For as long as he can remember, Benjamin Okyere has always liked accounting and with family members in the field, he was inspired to pursue a master’s degree in accounting to compliment his finance background.
The profession’s need for linear thinking and problem-solving skills appeals to Okyere’s mindset. “I’m very analytical; I like to figure things out, either on my own or on a team, and make sense of the numbers. Accounting offers me the opportunity to do that.”
Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director for energy and sustainability at UC Davis, recently led a discussion at a special World Economic Forum–hosted energy industry dinner attended by oil ministers and national oil company CEOs from European, Latin American, African and Russian firms, as well as U.S. and Canadian senior executives.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.