Business Education Reporter, Bloomberg News
bloomberg.com — Ravi Shanker makes weekly pilgrimages to Chilkur Balaji temple outside Hyderabad, India, asking for a little help on immigration from an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Shanker, a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, a top engineering school, is praying for an H-1B visa to enter the U.S.
linkedin.com — Three rules for every graduate to remember. 1. Your interests= valuable data Cultivate an awareness of what grabs your attention. If ten people read the front page of the New York Times, each person will retain different pieces of information after he or she puts the paper down.
businessweek.com — For those who just graduated from business school, landed their first jobs and are already thinking of job-hopping, you may want to reconsider, says University of Virginia Darden School of Business Dean Robert Bruner. MBAs should stay with their first employer out of business school long enough to make an impact.
law.com — Ashish Nanda had been teaching at Harvard Business School for 13 years when then-Harvard Law School dean Elena Kagan approached him in 2007 with an unusual idea. Kagan, the future U.S. Supreme Court justice, wanted Nanda to move to the law school to start a first-of-its-kind executive-education program for practicing attorneys.
businessweek.com — Prospective students should JetBlue Airways ( think twice before getting an MBA and consider "a growing selection of affordable and effective" alternatives before paying upwards of $200,000 in tuition, according to JBLU) Chairman Joel Peterson, a professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
nyulocal.com — As the pressure to get an internship for the summer pushes down upon NYU students, the number of unpaid internship opportunities that are popping up on NYU Wasserman's CareerNet are increasing. And because our society now holds internships as the gateway to a "real" job after graduation, we often cave to what many see as free labor.
stanforddaily.com — Penny Pritzker MBA '85 J.D. '85 has been nominated as the next U.S. Secretary of Commerce, in an announcement by President Barack Obama on Thursday morning. Pending confirmation by the Senate, Pritzker will assume a post that has been empty since last June, when former Secretary John Bryson resigned.
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