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Virtual Summer Internships & Consulting Projects For MBAs

Read our May 5 coronavirus update, as business schools launch virtual internships and online consulting programs for this summer

Tue May 5 2020


May 5 Update

Aston Business School expands its Virtual Internship Program

For those dismayed at missing out on the opportunity to work or intern at top companies around the world during their MBA, Aston Business School has a solution. 

The UK school’s Work Global, Stay Local program offers postgraduate students the chance to work remotely for real companies around the world related to their career path of choice. Students can complete up to 300 hours of work there. 

Students will also get access to the virtual internships training platform, with access to one-on-one career coaching, including advice on building your resume and how to leverage your internship experience in interviews. 

UK Government to cancel MBA apprenticeship scheme

UNC Kenan-Flagler MBAs to offer Consulting to Businesses this summer

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, for the first time, is opening up consulting opportunities to its MBA students over the summer. Many of these will be conducted online.

The Student Teams Achieving Results (STAR) program matches up MBA and undergraduate business students from Kenan-Flagler to businesses looking for assistance or insights into challenges they may be facing. 

The school has seen an increasing demand as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic travel restrictions, from students whose international internships may have been cancelled, as well as corporate partners facing additional challenges. 

7 Ways To Make Business Sustainable Post-COVID

B-school expert Matt Symonds offers his insight into how to make businesses sustainable after the pandemic. 

Is it still worth doing an MBA this year?

Uncertainty and instability surrounds MBA applications. Is it worth the investment? Will there be a job for me at the end of it?

For this week’s Applicant Question, we spoke to Chris Healy, head of MBA marketing and recruitment at Alliance Manchester Business School.

Read the full article here.