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The Wonderful Life in San Diego

San Diego’s quality of life is unbeatable. To me, it feels like we live where most people vacation. The year-round sunshine, 70 miles of coastline, amazing food, various exhibitions and outdoor activities are what San Diego is all about. Join … Continue reading

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Exploring Nike HQ & Shanghai: MBA International Consulting Project Highlights

Did you know that the University of San Diego MBA program offers intersession courses all over the globe? You can travel to Europe, Latin America, Africa and in my case Asia – where I chose Shanghai for the MBA international … Continue reading

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Internship Hunting Tips for First Year MBA Students

MBA Student Amanda Gao interviews second-year MBA Robin Gustaffson on her eCommerce internship at PETCO from June to August, 2016. The internship has become a full-time job for Robin, where she currently works as an Assistant Program Manager in the … Continue reading

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USD MBA Study Abroad Experience

Time flies so fast that I cannot believe I am already a second year MBA candidate at USD. There are so many highlights of my MBA life in San Diego in just one year. But here, I want to share … Continue reading

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USD Alum Shares Lesson Learned in Capital Ventures

As I am counting down the 26 days to graduation, I am trying to get in all my “last chance” events. As such, I attended my final Ahlers Center International Business Speaker Series event as a student, featuring USD International … Continue reading

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Annual Evening MBA Executive Keynote Dinner

“On Friday night our MBA program hosted the 4th Annual Evening MBA Executive Keynote Dinner. Current Evening MBA students, alumni and professors who were in attendance made it a great event. We were honored to have Grace Cherashore as our keynote … 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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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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Heather Stevens snagged a rock star internship

Heather Stevens snagged a rock star internship this summer at Life Technologies Corporation. Coming from a tech background, she considered it a stretch to apply with a biomed firm. She landed the role – a marketing function in quality and … Continue reading

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ACG Cup Round 2: The Legend Continues

It was a sunny spring afternoon when USD’s team “Global Opportunities” sailed our war ship onto the shores of Chapman University. The epic battle that played out among our peers a week earlier had provided us with the honor of representing our … Continue reading

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