Internship: Summer Associate of Strategy and Development for the Chicago Cubs Responsibilities: I worked on several cross-functional projects related to the business operations of the team, particularly as the club restores Wrigley Field over the next several years. The projects touched on operational issues, fan-facing initiatives and the evolution of the sports industry. How I benefited […]
Internship: Summer Finance and Business Development Associate at Revelry Brands, a Boulder-based VC fund focused on natural consumer products Responsibilities: I assisted in strategy and operations of portfolio companies, primarily financial analysis and forecasting. How I benefited from this experience: This was my first introduction to the startup world, and it was incredibly enlightening. The opportunities […]
Internship: Global Brand Planning / Global Brand Marketing at Nike Responsibilities: I focused on strategic brand alignment and brand messaging for the Holiday ’13 and Fall ’14 seasons, as well as general management and event activation for Nike Basketball Lebron James and Kevin Durant annual Brand & Basketball Meetings. I was also selected to speak to […]
Internship: Retail MBA Intern, Fashion Business Division at Amazon Japan Responsibilities: I had a really cool individual project to build a new business for the fashion category on the Amazon.co.jp platform. After analyzing the market, I developed a comprehensive growth strategy and action plan, including business models, fee structure, customer experience, selection, pricing, system, recruiting, […]
Ever wondered what lies in the heart of summer internship recruitment? I give my two cents here. From my personal experience of internship recruitment, there are few things that are absolutely important in order to succeed. One, introspect, research and nail down the broad functional and industrial areas where one wants to work in. Two, […]
Six hundred Kellogg MBAs finished their first year of business school this past spring and went off into the workforce to start their summer internships. Some of them went into consulting. Others into banking and finance. And another group went to marketing, operations, general management and a variety of other positions. But no matter which […]
It’s official: the leaves have changed and fall is here. For first-year students at Kellogg, that means the recruiting season has begun. On the evening of October 15, 130 first-year Kellogg women got the chance to kick off the season in style at “Careers Uncorked,” an exclusive event hosted by Kellogg’s Women’s Business Association (WBA).
As the global dynamics of sports business continue to change, Kellogg has emerged as a leading business school in terms of strategic thinking and marketing in this field. The Sports Business Club (SBC) and Sports Business Conference are the two primary passageways for the industry at our school.
I came to Kellogg after four years in corporate finance at Dell, based in Austin, Texas. I was part of a leadership development program where I had the opportunity to rotate through roles all across the finance and accounting function.
Once Dell went private, I decided I would take the opportunity to apply to business school for the fall. I always knew I wanted to go back, but the leveraged buyout was definitely the catalyst.
First-year student Rohan Rajiv is blogging once a week about important lessons he is learning at Kellogg. Read more of his posts here.
Many of us are in graduate school to learn. There are many interesting things we expect to learn, like how to develop understanding of strategy and marketing, for example, or how learn to work better with teams of diverse people.
I believe the most important thing we are being asked to learn is something we might not have expected: Decision making and trade-offs.