Get the MBA built on experience.
Integrating classroom instruction and academic thinking with authentic, experience-powered learning is what we do best at D'Amore-McKim. It's an approach that expands your knowledge base, develops your creative mindset, and prepares you to meet the shifting demands of today's business world.
The experiential learning opportunities and the connection and value I felt throughout the interview process are ultimately why I chose D'Amore-McKim. I wanted a chance to gain professional experience in addition to learning the curriculum to help me grow as an individual and a professional.
Priscilla Colon, MBA'22
Earn a salary with a top firm or startup and build your network
In our signature corporate residency, you'll take on critical projects and deliver work that makes a real impact—making valuable connections in the process that can accelerate your career.
You'll build relevant experience from day one until you graduate. In addition to your corporate residency, three of your elective credits must be experience-focused—you'll choose from a curated list of meaningful activities that will enrich your perspective and build your confidence.
Earn three credits—and travel or help solve a project for a client
Tackle a real business issue for a multinational company as part of a team—a transformative consulting experience that typically includes a week of international travel.
Solve client-centric challenges facing businesses and other organizations using data analytics and digital technology applications. You'll gain experience delivering technical information to different audiences and enabling change within organizations.
Get intense exposure to the global business environment with this elective course, which immerses you in the business practices and culture of another country.
In this elective week-long residency, you'll meet with members of Congress, senior civil servants, business executives, lobbyists, and other officials to learn firsthand how public policy affects the U.S. and global economies.
Earn one credit—and expand your horizons
Apply to join the management team of a real mutual fund. You'll learn invaluable skills in an environment that no simulated fund exercise can match. Earn 1 credit per semester up to three times.
Work with a team to research and analyze a current business problem for a U.S.-based organization. Meet with company leaders to define the challenge and deliver meaningful recommendations for potential solutions and next steps .
Apply to become a Ready Stage Coach or a Venture Mentor and lend your expertise to budding startups on finance, marketing, or business strategy. Earn 1 credit per semester. Consecutive semester commitment is requested.
New Venture Development
Pair with entrepreneurs and faculty mentors to enhance an entrepreneurial project's value proposition, market opportunity, technology development level, financials, go-to-market-strategy, and pitches.
Student Club Leadership
Support D'Amore-McKim's mission to educate leaders who make a difference in the world by taking a leadership role for a student club. Lead a team for three weeks or longer to complete an initiative or launch an event.
In my global consulting class, I consulted for a Panamanian healthcare logistic company. It was a great experience. Our charter was to recommend whether they should become a fourth-party logistics (4PL) company. Ultimately, our final presentation was an excellent opportunity to gain visibility and experience meeting with clients and executives.
Malou de Kergret, MBA'22
Gain non-credit experience
Some of your most meaningful learning can happen outside your formal curriculum—take advantage of these non-credit opportunities to expand your knowledge base.
Access almost any piece of information you need about global markets and business using the powerful research and analysis tools leveraged by the financial services industry.
Get comprehensive support to bring your big idea to market—or volunteer to coach budding startups on finance, marketing, or business strategy.
The search for meaningful work experience can be challenging, especially when juggling a busy class schedule. A micro-internship may be the answer you're looking for.
Virtual work experiences allow you to “work” for a real firm, but in a simulated format—so you can build your skills and your personal brand and explore what your day-to-day could look like working in different industries.