My first reaction to everyone telling me how important networking is, was getting upset. I saw this as unfair and as a symptom of the inefficiency of the job market. I thought the best person for the job should actually also get the job. Over the course of the following weeks, however, I gained three important insights into networking:
Check out the Instragrams our Full-Time MBA students that are posting about their summer internship experiences at Mars, Inc., Wrigley, Tesla (pictured) and more. Follow us on Instagram to see the stream of student and school photos throughout the year.
During her 15 years at Hewlett-Packard, Amy Stroud, an executive with the high-tech giant’s business strategy and development unit, watched as employee engagement sank at the company known as the “godfather of Silicon Valley.”
Day one of our international study trip was packed with visits including: the Center for Social Initiatives Promotion (CSIP), Hanoi University of Mining and Geology (HUMG), and Toong, a local coworking space.
On November 19, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management hosted Kirsten Saenz Tobey, founder and chief impact officer of Revolution Foods, to speak on ”Revolution Foods and the Women Building the Future.”
During spring break, I went to Switzerland as part of my International Study Trip class. Our group of 35 started from Zurich, moved on to Basel, crossed the country’s capital city, Bern, and then ended up at the international organizational hub, Geneva.
First and foremost, congratulations are in order. You’ve been granted the opportunity to earn a degree only 2% of the population holds. Perhaps more interesting is the fact that many of you will also be getting your first summer vacation in years.
One of the most awesome things about UC Davis is that the school identity is literally what you make of it. We have roughly 50 people in each of our graduating classes, each with different goals, interests, skills, and talents. In our school, we’ve been given a blank slate to play
As a student Ambassador in my second year of b-school, I get asked a lot of questions. From responding to email inquiries from around the world, to hosting the casual visitor during class, to having lunch with nervous prospective students right before their big interviews with Earl, I can safely say I’ve heard it all.