As a career-switcher moving from psychology to marketing, Booth’s marketing coursework has been important for giving me the knowledge and skills I need to transition successfully to a new career. Although I have enjoyed many of my courses at Booth, I want to highlight my favorite courses here (in no particular order). Continue reading Psychologist to Marketer, Part II: Staying the Course
Fall has finally arrived, which means that football dominates SportsCenter, pumpkins fill the huge flower pots on Michigan Ave, and the first-year class at Booth is just starting to get a taste of what business school internship recruiting is all about. Companies from every industry have begun to take over the Harper Center this week for “Breakfast-n-Learns,” “Lunch-n-Learns,” and “Corporate Conversations,” where you can learn more about what each company really does and chat with associates, partners, and Booth alums. It’s a lot to take in at once. Continue reading You Are Not Alone: My Journey from Soccer Player to Career Advisor
I’m sure many of you are considering an MBA to transition to a new career. Making the decision to take the plunge and enroll in an MBA program can be scary for career-switchers. You don’t know what to expect and success is not guaranteed. Take it from one who knows – I have been navigating a dramatic career change since beginning at Booth last year. This is the first in a series of posts I’ll be writing about my career shift, and my new found passion for Marketing.
Booth students have an incredible number of resources to prepare them for their professional goals. In addition to coursework and Career Services, there are also opportunities to obtain practical experience through student groups. This week, Elizabeth Bozek, a first-year student and member of the DSAC Communications team, describes her involvement with the Student Managed Investment Fund, which falls under the Investment Management Group umbrella.