This week’s Twitter roundup of happenings in the business school world includes a business school graduate who put aside his finance degree for the boxing ring, tips on how to jump-start your full-time job search over the summer, and an undergraduate business class that worked with the NFL on a marketing campaign.
Cynthia Billington, associate director of MBA Career Education and Advising at Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School, shares tips on how to kick-start a full-time job search during an internship (@maybusiness, 5/29).
Undergraduate business students from the University of Pittsburgh’s College of Business Administration work with the National Football League and the Pittsburgh Steelers on a marketing campaign aimed at reducing childhood obesity (@katzpittbiz, 5/29).
Devin McIntire, an MBA student at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, has started a grass roots campaign to raise money for his venture, Real Good Food, a new, Web-based food exchange aimed at home cooks, gardeners, and local food artisans (@MichiganRoss, 5/30).
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business forms a partnership with RetailNext, a company that collects in-store analytics, to examine shopping patterns and purchasing behavior at retail stores (@BoothThinking, 5/31).
Ana-Laura Diaz, an online MBA student at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, blogs about her experience using the school’s 2NC online platform for classes (@MBAatUNC, 5/31).