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Aug 22, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

In this issue of the Smith Report, Chavuanne Wills, MBA Candidate 2015, tells us about working as a summer associate at Deloitte Consulting in Washington, D.C.

Aug 22, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Ten undergraduate Smith students accompanied by Smith faculty member, Professor Mary Harms, finished their finals in May and immediately headed to Sydney, Australia for the summer.  The program began with an intensive 2-week global marketing course taught by Professor Harms and culminated with 8-week internships at companies such as PwC, Chubb, Otis, Nielsen, 3M, and the Greater Western Sydney Giants. 

Aug 20, 2014
Community

Orientation leaders at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business know exactly what incoming full-time MBA students need. A committee of returning students led by Jen Long, Smith MBA Association vice president of student affairs, has played a major role in planning and delivering the two-week module that ends Aug. 23, 2014, with a Washington Nationals baseball outing.

Aug 19, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

Latecomer Strategy Propels Amazon Local Register

Mobile card reader will give Amazon new access to offline consumer data, UMD Expert Says

Amazon's push into a mobile payment space targeting brick-and-mortar merchants with Amazon Local Register means the online retail giant is poised to leverage new insight into offline shoppers, a University of

Aug 18, 2014
Community

Everyone, Together

A Conversation for Entire Organizations 

Switching careers requires careful planning. The challenges multiply when a person tries to jump from the nonprofit sector to business. Becky Eisen, MBA ’12,  faced both scenarios when she came to the Smith School.

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About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business 

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, MS in business, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

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