Career Management Center News


03/15/2013

Johnson, Tuck, and Darden collaborate on the NYC MBA Interview Forum and Open Exchange

Students from the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and the University of Virginia Darden School of Business interviewed with companies during the NYC MBA Interview Forum and Open Exchange on March 1.


Johnson, Tuck, and Darden collaborate on the NYC MBA Interview Forum and Open Exchange
The event took place at the Conrad Hotel in Battery City Park. Companies participating in the forum included M&T Bank, Samsung Telecommunications America, Falcon Investment Advisors, and Massey Knakal Realty Services.

This is the fourth year in a row that Johnson, Darden, and Tuck collaborated to sponsor this joint interview forum. “We are all top-ranked schools in non-urban locations, with smaller student bodies and a similarity of students,” said Frederick K. Staudmyer, assistant dean and director of Johnson’s Career Management Center (CMC). “We work very well together and share best practices as well.”

The first three interview forums took place in Boston, but this time the event was relocated to New York City in order to attract more companies. In fact, 171 interviews were scheduled in total this year, and companies took the time to network with students during their lunch break. “Approximately 53 Johnson students attended the event. Some came just to network with companies, as we had hoped,” said Staudmyer.

Several student clubs co-sponsored transportation between Ithaca and New York City so that the cost to residential students was only 20 dollars per person. Several Johnson Executive MBA students, Johnson’s Palisades-based program, also attended and participated in interviews and networking.

"We arrived in New York City anticipating one or two interviews,” said Shawn Alexander Goldsmith, MBA ’13. “The networking session allowed us to have in-depth conversations with [many more] recruiters. In fact, several of these conversations transformed into 10-15 minute impromptu interviews. We seized the opportunity to differentiate ourselves in a competitive job market and had fun in the process. We built many valuable business relationships.”

“I really enjoyed working with our students all day and connecting personally with the companies there,” said Staudmyer.

— Yuezhou Huo ’15
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May 28 2015

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