The best way to guarantee a company remembers you (in a good way) is to make a strong introduction when you arrive. You will never get back a first impression and the last thing you want to do is blend in to the background, especially when there are potentially hundreds of candidates applying to the same position. Review the “Do’s and Don’ts” below to make sure you set yourself apart when you walk in for an interview.
The newly launched David C. O'Leary '81 MBA Leadership Orientation Program immersed Isenberg's first-year MBA students for three days in professional development activities before classes began, including a panel discussion/networking event at the elegant UMass Club in Boston's financial district
You’ve heard it time and time again. You’re a senior this year? What are you going to do after you graduate? From parents and friends to people you meet on the street, it seems like everyone is asking you this question. And although you might have an idea about what field you want to go in, or what type of company you want to work for, there’s little guarantee that you’ll know for sure how to answer it. In order to start preparing for what lies ahead of you after graduation, here’s a senior year checklist to keep in mind when you go back to school for the final time.
Heng Chen plans to use the prestigious Federal Aviation Administration Graduate Research Award to generate guidelines for the number and location of airplane metering points at airports and the tradeoffs involved in their alternative configurations.
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Brady Fish '14 MBA completed his practicum last spring at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston where he deployed a variety of operations management tools to improve the flow of surgical instruments and the productivity among staff throughout MGH's 58 operating rooms.
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Eighteen Isenberg students traveled to South Africa in the spring visited business and cultural venues in and around Johannesburg and Cape Town. They went behind the scenes at a leading marketing agency, a human resources firm, and the accounting firm, Deloitte. They toured a diamond mine, a winery, and a brewery. They also visited game reserves, Cape Town Soccer Stadium, and Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years in prison.
The Mark. H. McCormack Department of Sport Management's masters degree program has achieved elite status in Sport Business International magazine's 2014 Postgraduate Course Rankings. In the survey, released in the magazine's June edition, the Isenberg program ranked 2nd among all postgraduate programs in the United States for the third year in a row.
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Three Isenberg marketing professors-Easwar Iyer, George Milne, and Elizabeth Miller-excelled as co-chairs of the American Marketing Association's annual Marketing and Public Policy Conference in Boston on June 5-7. The Conference, at the Omni Parker House, attracted over 200 participants, including attendees from academe, industry, and the policy world.
Hospitality & Tourism Management graduate Laurie Stroll '83 was recently honored with the department's highest alumni accolade, The Stephen E. Elmont Award, at a banquet in Boston. Stroll is president and owner of Newport Hospitality.
Robert "Bob" Epstein '67, CEO/President of Horizon Beverage Group reflects on his legacy of leadership at the family-owned business that he took from a small regional operation to New England's largest distributor of alcohol beverages.
On a raw, rainy day in late April, twenty-five Isenberg student organizers of Supercuts SoccerFest exhibited uncommon leadership and resilience when weather-related challenges threatened their painstakingly planned tournament and festival.
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Five 2014 honors graduates who completed the Isenberg Finance capstone course "International Macro-Finance and Financial Crises" have returned from Greece, where they met with the country's prime minister, Antonis Samaras (second from left in photo), and other senior-level officials.
CISDM Research Day brought many interesting speakers, including keynote Andrew Lo, Charles and Susan T. Harris Professor and Director of MIT's Laboratory for Financial Engineering, who made who spoke about how financial engineering can bring value to cancer research.
Isenberg's annual Scholarship Celebration on April 24 at the Log Cabin in Holyoke awarded more than $460,000 in privately funded scholarships and honors to 120 deserving students. The gathering of 300 students, parents, alumni, and faculty heard rousing remarks from Dean Fuller, Associate Undergraduate Dean Linda Shea, and Isenberg's Director of Development, Andrew Clendinneng.