MBA for a good cause

By Sasha Vilchynskaya What does it mean to be a social entrepreneur? Social entrepreneurship describes an entrepreneurial venture that aims to achieve a particular social goal through positive externalities, in addition to profit. Business entrepreneurs typically measure performance in profit and return, but social entrepreneurs also take into account a positive return to society. Social entrepreneurship typically … Continue reading

Ethics at Baruch

Integrity in the arena

By Bhavin Patel I recently attended an on-campus panel, titled ‘Ethics in Financial Services’. The experience left me with a renewed optimism about the industry that many argue has lost its way. Each of the featured guests had current insights related to the demands on ethical systems and managers, as well as the recent west … Continue reading

Study Buddy…with Benefits

Hello friends. After the article Graduate Insanity by Emily McMillen, I figured I would hash out a topic that is very near and dear to my “heart”. As we approach this time that most people refer to as “spring fever” and midterms,  I figure it is as good a time as any. So, what is the value … Continue reading

Company Visits are Huge!

By Danielle Hemsley & Justyn Makarewycz Snow, slush and ice were no match for Zicklin Graduate students on a mission to learn, network and further develop their professional development with a visit to a full-service, interactive agency specializing in transforming brands and growing businesses. On Friday, March 8, 2013, a group of 30 MBA and MS … Continue reading

International Women’s Day 2013

By  Alex Vilchynskaya To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day graduate student club Zicklin Women in Business welcomed students and guests to its 4th Annual IWD Luncheon event at Baruch College. The topic of this year’s luncheon was “Pathways to success (through the glass ceiling?)”. As it already became a tradition, graduate students gathered at … Continue reading

Networking at STIX

By Papa Baffour-Awuah and Peter Hlinka Last month the Association for International Business (AIB) hosted a Business Networking Cocktail for Baruch’s alumni and graduate communities at STIX Mediterranean Grill on 23rd street. The event began at 7:30pm and lasted until 10:30pm, and had well over 60 in attendance. Even with the uncooperative weather several alumni … Continue reading

Edel-folk: Site Visit to Edelman

By Karen Shulman On March 15, 2013, a group of over twenty Zicklin MBA students went on a site visit to Edelman’s New York office, headquarters to the world’s largest independent public relations firm. Daniel Boardman (MBA ’14) and Natalia Charles (MBA ’14) of the Association for International Business (AIB), a Zicklin graduate club, and … Continue reading

HSBC Welcomes Zicklin Women in Business

By Aliaksandra Vilchynskaya On December 6, 2012 Zicklin Women in Business club treated its members to an exclusive event – a company visit with HSBC in its office located in Midtown Manhattan. “HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organizations. With around 6,900 offices in both established and faster-growing markets, we … Continue reading

A Career Future for ‘Green’ MBAs

by Jenny Jackson, MBA Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business An emerging class of enthusiastic MBA students interested in the field of sustainability is growing with vigor. New York City is host to programs at its top graduate institutions: NYU with an MBA specialization in Social Innovation; Columbia University with its Social Enterprise specialization and home … Continue reading

So What’s the Deal?

Written By, Aliaksandra Vilchynskaya You frequently hear people talk about how hard it is to find a good job, how it is impossible to get hired, and how tough it is to get a promotion. So what is the big deal with hiring? Jannie Pilgrim, a Baruch alum, has answers for you. Throughout her career as … Continue reading