Category Archives: internships

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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Give Thanks and Reflect

…Thanksgiving at USD I think all USD MBA candidates have a lot of things to be very thankful for. Let me just say in advance that I am thankful the finance exam we just took this morning is over. Now … 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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MBA Students Reflect on Internships in Istanbul and Turkey’s Tumultuous Summer

“Stavrakakis and Castillo were walking from their apartment to Alvimedica’s office and that’s when their summer experience changed for good….” When Gina Stavrakakis and Vince Castillo secured international summer internships with Alvimedica, a Turkish medical device company headquartered in Istanbul, … 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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Intern Series: Sweta Ashwarya goes to ebay

Today, it feels great to share the story of my experiences as a Global Product Manager Intern at ebay that got converted into a full-time job offer. However, looking back it was a challenging journey switching industries and concentrating the … 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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