Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the National Black MBA Association Conference in New Orleans. After two days of classes, I was excited to get away with 10 of my classmates and see a new city. I soon learned that the trip would be nothing short of a whirlwind.
I considered several other part-time MBA programs in the area. One area that surprised me is the level of involvement and number of additional activities available for students like me . Here is a list of upcoming events available to working Professional MBA’s for just this quarter! October 1st MBA Networking Event: 15 Companies Represented 7:00pm - 9:00pm October 4th Fisher Potluck Picnic 11:30am - 2:00pm October 5th Fisher Professional Serves Kick- Off Lu nc/i 12:30pm — 1:30pm
If there is one thing I learned in my first year of the MLHR program, is the importance of building relationships. Throughout our careers, we are going to be subject to hundreds of networking events. Some good, some not so good. In my personal experience, however, the relationships you build here at Fisher are going to last a lifetime.
Part of the First Year MLHR experience is the internship hunt. For those first years out there, let me pass down a little bit of advice. From what I have heard, a lot of you are pretty stressed out. So you know there is this perfect internship out there for you with the perfect company. You don't know exactly what it looks like or where it is going to be. Excuse the deep sea fishing analogies, but it is kind of like traveling into unknown waters and going after something that is somewhat elusive and even a bit scary.
Welcome, to my blog! Well, it has been hell of a time! Almost 3 weeks now in the US, things have been great. First of all the MBA 2011 finished their 'orientation' last week, which I hope was summed up by the background song played through a video showing stills from the Summit Vision, 'I don't scare easy'. I guess Prof. Wruck had a message in there. Summit vision camp: