Two teams of Willamette MBA candidates entered the 2012 challenge. This year’s challenge focuses on three distinct areas including education, energy, and housing. One of Willamette’s teams was selected from about 4,000 applications to compete in the energy trek as a regional finalist later this month. 50 teams will present solutions to fight global poverty in San Francisco February 24-25.
I joined 30 other students on a trek around Seattle to meet with some of the areas top employers and learn about opportunities available to MBA students. We spent two days visiting Alaska Airlines, Amazon, Theo Chocolate and Microsoft.
Students wrapped up the fall 2011 semester at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management in mid December. Many of us are using our time away from classes to enjoy the holidays, looks for jobs or internships and re-energize for spring 2012.
Considering my first semester as an MBA student, the highlight was PACE which stands for [...]