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Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

Release Date: 11/27/2019

Advice from Foster 2022 MBAs on the Career Search and Interviewing show art Advice from Foster 2022 MBAs on the Career Search and Interviewing

Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

On this episode, I share advice from three members of the Foster MBA class of 2022 on the career search and interviewing. Hear from Elizabeth Daly, Tyson Colledge, and Christine Pham on the importance of knowing your story, and how they prepared for MBA interviews.

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Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"] [et_pb_row admin_label="row"] [et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] On this episode, I share some advice from three members of the Foster MBA class of 2022 on how to have a successful internship. Hear from Tyson Colledge, Elizabeth Daly and Christine Pham on the importance of networking, asking questions, and trying new things.  [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column] [/et_pb_row] [/et_pb_section]

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Mikaela Winter on Her Path to a Career in Sustainability at Microsoft show art Mikaela Winter on Her Path to a Career in Sustainability at Microsoft

Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

Microsoft Program Manager and Foster Evening MBA alum Mikaela Winter talks about pursuing a career in energy and sustainability. Full show notes at https://conversationsoncareers.com/2022/06/01/mikaela-winter-on-her-path-to-a-career-in-sustainability-at-microsoft/

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Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

On this episode, I speak with Jeremy Schifeling. Jeremy is co-author of the book Linked: Conquer LinkedIn, Get Your dream job. Own your future with Omar Garriot. Before getting his MBA from Michigan's Ross school of Business, Jeremy worked in education, including as a kindergarten teacher. After business school, he worked at LinkedIn, and is now director of consumer and product marketing at Khan Academy. he founded Break into Tech, a resource for anyone without a tech background to break into careers in tech, as he did, and regularly presents trainings on LinkedIn, including  to...

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Prof. Kira Schabram on Callings, Compassion and Burnout show art Prof. Kira Schabram on Callings, Compassion and Burnout

Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

UW Foster School of Business Assistant Professor of Management joined me to talk about her research into callings, compassion and burnout.  Burnout has a clinical diagnostic framework. It is not just feeling exhausted. Burnout is when exhaustion is accompanied by feelings of inefficacy or cynicism. Interventions that can help an individual experiencing burnout include small acts of compassion (and self-compassion) and self-care.  Self-care can help combat burnout that is characterized by exhaustion and cynicism, and acts of compassion can help combat burnout characterized by...

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Some quick advice on following up after informational interviews show art Some quick advice on following up after informational interviews

Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

Have you ever wondered when you should follow up with someone who's give you an informational interview? I'll share three tips in under six minutes to answer this common job seeker question.  Visit for episode show notes.

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Mack Hopen on Pursuing an MBA Career in Sustainability show art Mack Hopen on Pursuing an MBA Career in Sustainability

Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

On this episode, I have a conversation with Mack Hopen, Foster MBA Class of 2022. Mack is an active member of the NetImpact club and a leader of the Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club at Foster. He came to Foster in pursuit of a career in the sustainability space and has some great advice for anyone else interested in such a career path.   Mack's three key points of advice for students: Have a plan of how to approach your career search Test out the careers through prototypes, conversations and job shadowing Be valuable to those around you, be of service   During our...

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Rachel Hester on Pursuing an MBA Career in Sustainability At Nike, and Beyond show art Rachel Hester on Pursuing an MBA Career in Sustainability At Nike, and Beyond

Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

On this episode I speak with Rachel Hester, Foster MBA 2018. Rachel went to work for Nike in a finance manager role after graduating, and in a little less than a year moved into a role in sustainability Finance. Since we recorded this conversation during the summer of 2021, Rachel has moved on from Nike and joined VMWare to work on ESG strategy and finance. Rachel shares some excellent advice for students who are interested in pursuing a career in sustainability. I think there are three key takeaways from my conversation with Rachel: Be vocal about your passion. If you want to work in...

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Back to Business With Authors Nancy Jensen & Sarah Duenwald Founders of The Swing Shift show art Back to Business With Authors Nancy Jensen & Sarah Duenwald Founders of The Swing Shift

Conversations on Careers and Professional Life

My guests on this episode are the authors of and founders of Nancy Jensen and Sarah Duenwald. I am joined by my colleague Elaine Newtson for a really interesting conversation about coming back to work after taking a career pause.  Nancy and Sarah's company, The Swing Shift offers women programs and services to compete in the modern job search. Their book, Back To Business: Finding Your Confidence, Embracing Your Skills, and Landing Your Dream Job After A Career Pause shares the lessons and strategies they have developed through their one-on-one and cohort based work at The Swing Shift...

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Evan Gray, Andrew Wen -- both members of Foster MBA class of 2022 and participants in the Foster Venture Fellows program -- and Cameron Borumand, the Founding Partner of  join me to talk about the and more broadly about careers in venture capital.  Some of the resources we mentioned include: , the podcast from Pioneer Square Labs (book) If you enjoyed this episode and are interested in venture capital, another you might like is Whether this is your first or 40th episode of Conversations On Careers and Professional Life, I'd love to get your feedback.

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