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MBA Candidate '20

  • 2019 internship recap

    A degree is a wonderful achievement, and adding professional experience puts students in an even better position to land their dream job upon graduation. I interviewed a few of our students with internships over the past year, all of them noted how their graduate coursework helped them thrive as interns. Check out the testimonials to catch up on what our students have been up to.

  • Why international immersion trips are a must in grad school

    To be a competitive job candidate in today’s world, it’s crucial to have a global mindset. Many graduate students are interested in working in international business after graduation, and all of Portland State’s graduate business programs are designed with the… Read More ›

  • Part-time or full-time MBA: Which is right for you?

    When deciding which delivery to choose, it’s important to consider job status, delivery structure and lifestyle. As Messenger explains it, “our greatest priority when advising a candidate on the best delivery option is in making sure it aligns with their goals and needs.”

  • How to land an informational interview

    An informational interview is a great way to learn about a company or industry that interests you from a first-hand perspective. I know that it can be nerve-wracking to have coffee with a stranger, but the stakes are low, and what do you have to lose? Jay Reedy, MRED alumna was hesitant about informational interviews at first too.