Full-Time MBA

Five Tips To Finding the Right Internship

The internship search can seem pretty daunting at first for an MBA candidate. With so many opportunities to choose from, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed.

Here are a few tips that can help you with your search:

Start your search early: Getting a head start with your research can help you be better prepared to tackle the internship search head on. The more time you are able to allocate to the internship search, the better off you will be in the long run.

Productivity Hacks for the MBA Student

It’s a challenge all MBA students face: There is so much to do in so little time.

When you begin Maryland Smith’s rigorous full-time MBA program, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. But as your first year progresses, you’ll find that you learn a few tricks, you hit a certain stride, and you begin to develop productivity hacks that help you become more efficient with the time you have.

Here are a few productivity hacks I’ve developed throughout my MBA journey:

Teaching Finance the Maryland Smith Way

SMITH BRAIN TRUST – Companies run into problems when they focus too much on immediate outcomes. But finance students learn a different approach at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. “We focus on value maximization, not profit maximization,” says finance professor Michael Faulkender, associate dean of master’s programs. “Value is measured over the life of the activity, not the current outcome.”

Prospective MBA Students Attend Annual Smith Showcase

A select group of high-achievers was offered an exclusive look at life as a Smith Terp during the annual Smith Showcase, Dec. 2, 2017, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The invitation-only event was attended by 40 prospective students from across the U.S. who are being considered for admission to the Smith School’s Full-Time MBA program.

PepsiCo Slingshots Students into Full-time MBA Program

Nearly 100 full-time MBA students tackled their first real-world business challenge Aug. 23-25, 2017, during the third annual MBA Orientation Live Case Competition at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. “This competition will slingshot you into your MBA program,” said Smith School professor Neta Moye, who designed the experiential learning activity with representatives from PepsiCo. “It will ratchet up your learning curve.”

Smith MBA Students Take Team-Building Retreat

Forty-five second-year MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business traveled to Maple Tree Campground in Rohrersville, Md., for a weekend of camping and team-building activities, Sept. 6-8, 2013.

The students were joined by Smith faculty members Shreevardhan Lele, assistant dean of academic affairs for MBA programs and Ralph J. Tyser Distinguished Teaching Fellow of Business Administration, and Oliver Schlake, Distinguished Tyser Teaching Fellow.

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