Category Archives: career services

The USD MBA experience… in pictures

When talking about a picturesque campus, you may imagine a picture like this: But can you believe it’s even more beautiful in the evening? When  talking about MBA students, you can imagine a group of business elites in suits like … Continue reading

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Insightful Tour of Local Business in San Diego

The million-dollar question for a lot of MBA students in their first semester is “what is the right internship for me?” For the answer we look inward to discover what motivates, challenges and best prepares us for a future in … Continue reading

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Career Fair Opportunities: On the Hunt for Jobs and Internships

After just one week of school a small cadre of evening, full time and international MBA students and I woke up at the crack of dawn in search of internships or jobs from a multitude of industries. The location was … Continue reading

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Intern Series Back on Track: Erin Baucum and DriveCam

Nearly a year ago, Erin came to Career Services and said simply, “I want to work.”  Within a week, Terra Saltzman-Baker had tapped her far reaching network to procure an interview with DriveCam.  The driver science company fell in love, … Continue reading

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Summer Internship Series: Anjaniprasad Annumalla

From the time he started his MBA at USD, Anjaniprasad Annumalla held Amazon at the top of his wish list of companies for which he dreamed to work.  His journey to achieve this goal started with LinkedIn.  Navigating his way … Continue reading

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Planning Beyond My MBA

I think that it is safe to say that nobody takes on the rigors of a MBA program just for enjoyment and a thirst for knowledge. We all have a greater end-goal in mind.  For many of us, we are … Continue reading

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Life as a JD / MBA Student

As an undergrad looking into graduate programs, I found both law school and business school appealing.  With a bit more research I realized I could do both in a joint-degree program, and narrowed down my options to universities offering the … Continue reading

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Transitioning from Military Service to Civilian Business

Transition.  Passage from one state, stage, subject, or place to another:  change. Career transition.  Wow.  That almost sounds easy.  I didn’t see anything in that definition that said uncertain, difficult, frightening, or dangerous.  No big deal, right?  I’ve even discovered … Continue reading

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Beyond the Classroom: Dave Parker, General Partner at Ampersand Capital

Yesterday, David Parker, a General Partner at Ampersand Capital (a private equity group that focuses on the healthcare industry), spoke to us on campus at an event hosted by the Finance Club and the Healthcare Club. I always love these … Continue reading

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The NSHMBA Experience: From Preparation to Interviews

A short drive up to Anaheim provided a goldmine of opportunity for first and second-year MBA students at the University of San Diego.  The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) held its 22nd Conference and Career Expo this past weekend.  … Continue reading

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