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Hear firsthand how leading business women created their own career paths and figure out if an MBA is right for you.

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Careers in Financial Services: A Day in the Life

Bernadette Rivosecchi, an associate in BlackRock’s portfolio analytics group, talks about beginning a career at BlackRock and what she loves about her job.


When Worlds Collide: Engineering and Business

They might sound like strange bedfellows, but the marriage between engineering and business can pay dividends. Listen to this panel of four successful, dynamic women who parlayed their engineering degrees into business careers. You’ll hear from Velma Arney, Director of Career Services at the McCoombs School of Business at UTA, as she moderates a panel with Fatima Abdullah, Susan Morrison, Sanyogita Lakhere, and Juliana Rodriguez. Find out what they think of getting an MBA and finding work that plays to their strengths.


Career Secrets That You Don’t Have To Keep.

Can you commit to doing something every day on behalf of your career? Lindsey Pollak, bestselling author of Becoming the Boss, Getting From College To Career, and Women For Hire, is sharing her best career secrets with us. Just starting your job search? Thinking about making a switch? The next few minutes might just change your life!


Constructing Your Candidacy Webinar

Are you getting ready to apply for a summer internship or a full-time job? Click here to listen to our webinar that covers everything college women need to know about landing your dream internship: from putting together a great resume, to preparing for interviews, to other top tips.


Career Lab: Find your calling. Build an online presence

This time we check in with Lindsey Pollak, author of Getting From College to Career: 90 Things to Do Before You Join the Real World, about building an online presence to help launch your career. We also hear from Kimberly Hall of the Mayo Clinic, and Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota alumna. Kimberly built her career in human resources, and she talks about what attracted her to the field and the educational background that helped her get started.


Career Lab: Why business? A Broad Spectrum Of Career Options

Hear from Kymm Pollack, marketing director at General Mills, about how she accidentally found herself working in business and loving it. Kymm describes her role in brand management and offers her advice for women who are just starting out. Elizabeth Neils, Forte Fellow and first-year student at the Carlson School at University of Minnesota, also joins the conversation. Elizabeth talks about how she benefited from trying a number of different paths after college and why her diverse background serves her well now that she is pursuing an MBA.