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UC Davis MSBA Edge: Practicum Projects
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UC Davis MSBA Edge: Practicum Projects

Presented by MSBA Director of Analytics Projects Carrie Beam

Our year-long practicum projects are a powerful learning experience, bringing company partners together with MSBA student teams and top faculty advisors to develop solutions for clients. MSBA Director of Analytics Projects Carrie Beam shares the details.

Leading with Integrity: Creating an ESG Strategy
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Leading with Integrity: Creating an ESG Strategy

What we learned at the Net Impact Case Competition

Nicolas Seto MBA 25 explains how he and his MBA teammates tackled ESG challenges and competed to formulate business strategies for global impact at the Net Impact Case Competition, sponsored by Arrow Electronics.

Empowering Futures: Insights from the Fastbreak Mentoring Program
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Empowering Futures: Insights from the Fastbreak Mentoring Program

Partnership with the Sacramento Kings, Mentor California and Improve Your Tomorrow

The Graduate School of Management has teamed up with the Sacramento Kings, MENTOR California and Improve Your Tomorrow on the Kings Fastbreak Mentoring Program to pair MBAs as mentors for rising college students. View video.

From Retail to Deloitte: Ascending to Audit Associate
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From Retail to Deloitte: Ascending to Audit Associate

Networking and building connections led to my Big 4 job offer

After working four years at Banana Republic, MPAc student Catherine Jaber looked to start a new chapter. Within only a weeks at UC Davis she had offers from all the Big 4 and will join Deloitte as an audit associate this fall.

Alumni Video Spotlight: Prakriti Rastogi MSBA 20
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Alumni Video Spotlight: Prakriti Rastogi MSBA 20

Data Science Analyst at eBay

Prakriti Rastogi MSBA 20 speaks about the challenges and rewards of working in the payments industry as a data science analyst at eBay.

Alumni Video Spotlight: Vinit Hasija MSBA 22
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Alumni Video Spotlight: Vinit Hasija MSBA 22

Data Product Manager at Frameplay

View video of Vinit Hasija MSBA 22 who shares about his UC Davis experience, collaborative leadership, challenges in the gaming and ad tech industry, favorite professor and advice for those pursing a Master of Science in Business Analytics.

Accelerating Success: Gaining Invaluable Connections and Insights through Speed Networking
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Accelerating Success: Gaining Invaluable Connections and Insights through Speed Networking

Building professional relationships with execs, top MSBA alumni

Manickashree Thayumana Sundaram MSBA 24 shares how the annual GSM Speed Networking Event offers a unique opportunity connect with alumni at Meta, Apple, Cisco and other top companies who shared insights and tips for career success.

Connecting Outside of Class: Davis Day, Speed Networking and Adobe Analytics
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Connecting Outside of Class: Davis Day, Speed Networking and Adobe Analytics

How I’m maximizing my MSBA student experience

“Maximizing your student experience at the Graduate School of Management involves more than just attending classes—that’s just the tip of the iceberg,” writes MSBA student Amber Sills.

UC Davis MPAc Orientation: Building Lifelong Friendships and Landing Job Offers
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UC Davis MPAc Orientation: Building Lifelong Friendships and Landing Job Offers

Being part of the MPAc program isn't just an achievement—it's a gift.

MPAc student Aditya Prasad shares highlights of the five-day program orientation, including career advice, networking opportunities, and landing three job offers at the Meet the Firms event.

Meet the Firms: Kickstarting Your Accounting Career
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Meet the Firms: Kickstarting Your Accounting Career

Students connect with top national accounting companies at UC Davis

At this year’s 11th annual Meet the Firms event, recruiters from nearly 30 companies and agencies came to connect and share their organization’s career tracks and culture with MPAc students.

Advice from an MSBA Alum: How to Land Your Dream Job
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Advice from an MSBA Alum: How to Land Your Dream Job

Check out my five tips based on my success

With experience in data analytics at PayPal and Wise, MSBA Alum Laksh Suryanarayanan imparts his career wisdom and networking strategies about landing your dream job in the fintech field.

Emerge Summit 2023: Leading with Legacy - A Transformative Experience
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Emerge Summit 2023: Leading with Legacy - A Transformative Experience

My reflections as a first-time attendee and breakout session speaker

Jocelyn Guzman MBA 24 shares her experience attending and presenting at Sacramento Metro EDGE’s Emerge Summit, where she joined fellow MBAs to speak about challenges faced by women of color.

Why UC Davis? Meet 2023 Master of Professional Accountancy Students
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Why UC Davis? Meet 2023 Master of Professional Accountancy Students

New MPAc students share where they came from and their goals

UC Davis consistently attracts the best and brightest MPAc students from all over the world. Hear "Why UC Davis" is the best fit for members of our incoming MPAc class of 2023.

Accounting to Ag: Becoming CFO of Haykingdom
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Accounting to Ag: Becoming CFO of Haykingdom

How MPAc prepared me for the ag export industry

Alumna Jialei (Emily) Sun reflects on the value of networking and how the MPAc program launched her into a CFO role in the ag export business.

Why UC Davis? Meet 2023 Full-Time MBA Students
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Why UC Davis? Meet 2023 Full-Time MBA Students

New MBA students share where they came from and their goals

UC Davis consistently attracts the best and brightest MBA students from all over the world. Hear "Why UC Davis" is the best fit for members of our incoming Full-Time MBA class of 2023.

From Volunteer to Visionary: Leading with Legacy at Metro EDGE’s Emerge Summit
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From Volunteer to Visionary: Leading with Legacy at Metro EDGE’s Emerge Summit

Discover professional and personal growth opportunities

Sacramento MBA Julissa Adai de Gonzalez, member of Metro EDGE’s Leadership Council, invites you to the 10th Emerge Summit conference, sponsored by the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.

Leap to Success: MSBA Grad Joins Starbucks as Data Analyst
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Leap to Success: MSBA Grad Joins Starbucks as Data Analyst

“Flawless curriculum design and implementation”

Recent grad Saya Banerjee attributes the MSBA curriculum for offering students the chance to collaborate with industry partners and tackle real-world business challenges.

Executive Insight: Wisdom, Networking, Inspiration
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Executive Insight: Wisdom, Networking, Inspiration

Sacramento Metro EDGE event offers face time with area leaders

Sacramento MBA Marissa Hernandez shares her experience at Metro EDGE’s Executive Insight, meeting area leaders from healthcare, wine industry, coffee entrepreneurs and higher education, including GSM Senior Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Amy Russell.

Alumni Video Spotlight: Robin Greenspan MBA 17
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Alumni Video Spotlight: Robin Greenspan MBA 17

MBA alum Robin Greenspan recently returned to share with new students about maximining their MBA experience. He did just that as student body president and since earned several promotions at Intel where he's now in a senior financial management role. View video.

Resilience in Action: Transforming Adversity into Success
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Resilience in Action: Transforming Adversity into Success

“Resilience, Perseverance and Networking Are Key Ingredients For Success”

Part-Time MBA Eza Dsouza took the challenge of investing in herself while maintaining a work-life balance.