Experiences

Get the MBA built on experience.

The Full-Time MBA Experience

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Meet Yuliya Bass; Full-Time MBA Graduate

Meet Yuliya Bass; Full-Time MBA Graduate Opens in Modal

D'Amore-McKim's Experience Powered Learning

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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.

I'm really looking to continue my career in finance and develop as a manager and leader. The Master's in Finance portion broadens my knowledge of finance and strengthens my day-to-day work.

Brian Whyte, MS in Finance/ MBA'22

Earn a salary with a top firm or startup and build your network

Corporate residency

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

Brand Management MBA Concentration

Global Consulting Project

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. 
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Data Initiative Lab

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.
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Global Field Study

Get intense exposure to the global business environment with this elective course, which immerses you in the business practices and culture of another country.
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Washington, DC Residency

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

360 Huntington Fund

Apply to join the management team of a real mutual fund. Learn invaluable skills in an environment that no simulated fund exercise can match. Earn 1 credit per semester up to three times.
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Consulting Project

Work with a team to research and analyze a current business problem for a U.S.-based organization. You'll meet with company leaders to define the challenge and deliver meaningful recommendations for potential solutions and next steps .
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IDEA Student-Led Venture Accelerator

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.
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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.
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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.

When I did my residency in finance, I was surprised by how much I liked the field…As a result of that experience, I have accepted a full-time job in finance.

Leah Riley, MBA'20

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.

Emalie Hermans and Bailey Kane, both college of engineering students graduating in 2019, work in the IDEA lab in Hayden Hall

IDEA Student-Led Venture Accelerator

Get comprehensive support to bring your big idea to market—or volunteer to coach budding startups on finance, marketing, or business strategy.
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Bloomberg Business Lab

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.
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Micro-Internships

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.
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Virtual Work Experience Programs

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.