Category Archives: IMBA program

USD MBA Students Studying Abroad – Fall 2014

USD’s Ahlers Center for International Business is dedicated to offering students international experiences, including International Consulting Practicums, Short-Term Graduate Study Abroad sessions, and Semester Exchange Programs. Many of my fellow classmates chose to mobilize the Semester Exchange Program opportunity this … Continue reading

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Summer Internship Experiences

School is back in session for us 2nd year Full-Time MBA students at the University of San Diego as we enter into the final year of the program. I am proud to report that 100% of first year students who … Continue reading

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Finally, Finals Are Over…For Now

Finally, finals are over…for now What’s been on every first year MBA student’s mind for the last month? Well, other than internships, projects and the daily grind of class, it’s been final exams.  For most of us, this was the … 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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International MBA Rosarito Trip 2013: Bonding as a Cohort and Giving Back

“…our diverse cohort experienced a remarkable transformation …” During a 3 day trip to Rosarito as part of the IMBA pre-term, our diverse cohort experienced a remarkable transformation from a group of unfamiliar students to a team with open communication, … Continue reading

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January 2013 Intersession ‘Social Entrepreneurship’ course – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

“……suddenly, ideas that were flat on paper stood on their feet.” Although I’ve traveled to many other cities around the world, Rio de Janeiro still ranks as one of the most beautiful of them all.  Surrounded by mountains, the city … Continue reading

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Reflections and Experiences in Rio de Janeiro: Winter Intersession 2013

Below are excerpts from a paper submitted by Scottie LaRocco, a first year IMBA student. “It is hard for me to generate the right words to truly qualify how special the Intersession experience in Rio de Janeiro was for me.  … Continue reading

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Claire Brown and Accion: Microfinance and Impact Investing

Accion is a global nonprofit dedicated to creating economic opportunities by connecting people to the financial tools they need to improve their lives. + Claire Brown is an outstanding student in the International MBA program at USD. = An amazing … Continue reading

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An Afternoon with the Dalai Lama

It was with great pleasure that I accepted the invitation to write an entry for the USD MBA blog about my reflections on the visit His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama recently made to the University of San Diego. It … Continue reading

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