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Alumni Spotlight: Larry Yee MPAc 13
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Alumni Spotlight: Larry Yee MPAc 13

Director of Finance, Mayfield Fund; Former Sr. Manager, PwC

"A lot of what I do today was grounded in the things I learned, and all of it started here," says Larry Yee, now a Director of Finance for the Mayfield Fund and a graduate of the inaugural MPAc Class of 2013.

Career Q&A with Upwork’s Director of Trust and Safety Analytics
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Career Q&A with Upwork’s Director of Trust and Safety Analytics

Exec shares interview mistakes to avoid and career tips with MSBA students

With 20+ years of analytics experience, Pubudu Wariyapola, director of trust and safety analytics at Upwork, shared valuable tips with my MSBA class.

Overcoming Challenges with Optimism Instead of Anxiety
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Overcoming Challenges with Optimism Instead of Anxiety

How the MPAc program has helped me develop confidence in my professional abilities

The MPAc program is so much more than accounting—It has given me the opportunity to meet amazing people and become a stronger, more confident professional who is no longer controlled by anxiety.

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month: MSBA Alumna Lands Dream Job at Google
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Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month: MSBA Alumna Lands Dream Job at Google

How my Venezuelan culture shaped my academic and professional journey

“Do you want to be successful? If so, help others become successful. It’s a simple formula,” writes MSBA alumna Ana Parra Vera, an MSBA grad now at Google.

Refresh and Recharge Your Career Webinar Series
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Refresh and Recharge Your Career Webinar Series

A series hosted by the Graduate School of Management Alumni Relations and Career Development Teams

Refresh and recharge your career with the help of the GSM Alumni Relations and Career Development teams.

Pathways to the Boardroom Webinar Series
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Pathways to the Boardroom Webinar Series

A series hosted by the Graduate School of Management Alumni Association

Pathways to the boardroom look different for everyone. Our four-part series will help you build a step-by-step roadmap to your leadership seat.

How I Passed the CPA Exams
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How I Passed the CPA Exams

MPAc grads’ insight into exam prep and the testing process.

Teaming up with a fellow alumna, Navodi Weerasinghe MPAc 19 shares how she prepared and passed the four CPA exams.

UC Davis Leads Meetup of UC Accounting Students
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UC Davis Leads Meetup of UC Accounting Students

My three lessons learned from our virtual networking event.

MPAc student Ingrid Isea-Smith shares three lessons from the UC Davis-led virtual networking event for graduate accounting students.

Commitment to Community and How to Find Yours
Bay Area Part-Time MBA Kevin Leung at UC Davis
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Commitment to Community and How to Find Yours

How my energetic personality led to a passion of volunteering.

Bay Area MBA student Kevin Leung, a financial analyst at Facebook, details his journey to UC Davis and how he’s discovered his passion for community support.

Advice and Network Paved My Way to New Finance Career
Jesse Rodriguez MBA 19 at Upwelling Capital Group
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Advice and Network Paved My Way to New Finance Career

My transition to private equity at Upwelling Capital Group.

Double-Aggie Jesse Rodriguez BA 13, MBA 19 shares how he built a strong network among faculty and alumni to launch a rewarding new finance career.

Aggie Hacks x Google Cloud: The COVID-19 Path to Recovery
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Aggie Hacks x Google Cloud: The COVID-19 Path to Recovery

Winners and results of our MSBA program’s first national hackathon.

MSBA program hosts national hackathon in partnership with Google Cloud, attracting students from nine schools, to team up on COVID-19 solutions.   

Aggie Hacks Goes National to 100+ Competitors at Nine B-schools
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Aggie Hacks Goes National to 100+ Competitors at Nine B-schools

Our MSBA program’s first nationwide virtual hackathon

As this year’s Aggie Hack student organizer, Jessica Padolina MSBA 21 learned about connection and collaboration with partners from Google Cloud.

Top 3 Tips for Data Analytics Job Interviews
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Top 3 Tips for Data Analytics Job Interviews

“Employers are looking for soft skills such as strong analytical storytelling”

MSBA student Lizzy Yi recaps the program's recent analytics job interview preparation panel with company recruiters and MSBA staff.

Unleashing My Creative Voice at UC Davis
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Unleashing My Creative Voice at UC Davis

Creativity is a dynamic way of living life, not a job title.

First-generation immigrant woman and designer Fabi Addamo shares the meaning of grit as she joins UC Davis Online MBA program in search of starting a business.

“Dot-Connector”: An MBA Recruiter in the Classroom
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“Dot-Connector”: An MBA Recruiter in the Classroom

Attracting top talent for Genentech, Tesla, Salesforce

First-year Bay Area Part-Time MBA student Layne Austin peels the curtain back on her dual MBA experience and her career as a recruiter.

UC Davis Welcomes Back Google Cloud Hero Competition
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UC Davis Welcomes Back Google Cloud Hero Competition

Google partnership paves way for practitioner certification

Teaming up with the pros from Google to learn cloud computing and reach our Google Cloud Practitioner certification.

From Baseball to Balance Sheets: A New Field of Dreams
Wyatt Tucker MPAc 21 Pitching for the UC Davis baseball team
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From Baseball to Balance Sheets: A New Field of Dreams

“I have enjoyed every minute of the MPAc program thus far.”

Double-Aggie Wyatt Tucker shares how his Aggie baseball experience eventually led him to the MPAc program and an offer from a Big 4 firm.