Queen's MBA Blog

The Smith alumni network: Value that can’t be found anywhere else

Posted By: Michael Deeks on July 20, 2018

Toronto is roughly 2.5 hours by train from Kingston. In preparation of the program’s semi-regular recruiting trips to the GTA, I would make 1-to-2 train trips per week, to-and-from Toronto so I could benefit from discussions with members one of Canada’s most diverse MBA networks.

Building a career development toolkit

Posted By: Queen's MBA on June 18, 2018

For many Olympic athletes, making the transition out of sport can be difficult. “It’s a huge mind shift going from ‘OK, my goal is to win a gold medal at the Olympics in four years’ to ‘what now?'” explains two-time Olympic sailor Greg Douglas.

Project me: Six simple steps that could have a big impact on your career

Posted By: Hailey Eisen on May 25, 2018

You’ve reached the mid-career point and while you’re happy with what you’ve accomplished to date, you’re starting to feel like you’re ready for the next move. You’ve got a healthy dose of ambition — but what’s lacking is a solid plan. What do you need to do to ensure career success over the next 10 years? According to Karen Jackson-Cox, executive director of the Career Advancement Centre at Smith, it’s time to implement “Project Me.”

Scholarship recipient Andrea Munoz Vargas seeks to accelerate career in Costa Rica with Queen’s MBA

Posted By: Queen's MBA on May 07, 2018

Each year, more than 20 named scholarships are awarded to students in the Queen’s MBA program at Smith. These are made possible by alumni and supporters of the program. One award is the Costa Rica MBA Scholarship.

Application tips: Stand out from the crowd

Posted By: Queen's MBA on April 20, 2018

Admission to the Queen’s MBA program at Smith is competitive. It’s not enough to simply meet the minimum admission requirements. The The program receives over 2,000 applications a year from applicants meeting those exact qualifications, and of those 2,000 applicants, only 80 are selected for each incoming cohort.