Alumni Advice

W. P. Carey MBA Alumni Share What They’ve Benefitted from Most

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: What do you feel you have benefitted from most from the W. P. Carey MBA? 

Here is what they shared:

Decision-Making Skills
Entrepreneurship Skills 
Ability to Thrive In The Virtual World of Work 
Continual …

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share Ways to Develop Authentic Mentor Relationships

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: What is your advice for developing an authentic relationship with a mentor?

Here is what they shared:

Build Trust
Instigate and Follow Up
Connect With Mentors in Your Desired Roles
Know Your Why and …

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share How to Assess Whether a Job is a Good Fit

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: What should students consider when evaluating if a role is a good fit?

Here is what they shared:

Match Your Long-Term Goals With the Job Role
Focus on the Short-Term while Your Eyes Are …

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share How Reality Differed from Their Expectations

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: Looking back, what did you learn was different than you initially thought and expected prior to joining the workforce?

Here’s what they shared:

HR is More Than Just Talking to People
Private Equity is …

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share What They Would’ve Done More of While at W. P. Carey to Better Prepare for The World of Work

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: Looking back, what do you wish you would have done more of while in school at W. P. Carey to better prepare for entering the workforce?

Here’s what they shared:

Network with Your Classmates

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share Why Students Should Attend Company Information Sessions

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: Why should students attend company information sessions?

Here’s are the reasons they shared:

Network
Discover New Opportunities
Build a Personal Relationship
Gain Name Recognition for Preferential Treatment
Learn Valuable Company Insights
Make Valuable Connections

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share Advice for Choosing Between Two Career Paths

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: What advice would you give to someone who is trying to choose between two career paths?

Here is what they shared:

Be Clear and Confident About Your Interests and Abilities
Imagine Yourself in Both …

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share the Benefits They Received From Career Services

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: What benefits did you receive from engagement with Career Services?

Here is what they shared:

Strategic guidance to understand career direction
Access to helpful people and resources
Support building relationships and networking
Job opportunities …

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share What Makes or Breaks an Interview

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: What top deciding factors do employers look for during interviews?

Here is what they shared:

Value and Mission Sharing
Research
Integrity
Personality
Your Pitch for the Job
Eagerness to Join the Company
Value and …

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W. P. Carey Alumni Share Technology Trends

We asked W. P. Carey Alumni: What technology trends are you seeing in the workplace?
Here is what they shared:
Efficient Data Processing
Zero Trust Initiatives Drives Architecture Changes
Brick and Click Anonymity
Cloud Computing
Connectivity to the Edge
Data-Driven …

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