Berkeley-Haas Careers Q&A

UC-Berkeley's career services director, Abby Scott, discusses the services and direction offered to MBA students

Abby Scott has been executive director of MBA career services for the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley for eight years. As a veteran of Intel (INTC) and other tech companies, Scott knows how to use her experience to her department's advantage. She draws on her network of contacts in technology, financial services, and consumer products, and the school's reputation for innovation, to align like-minded students with the current tech boom. Scott also believes Haas's advantageous location—recruiters often don't mind traveling to California—and its students' reputations as creative thinkers and hard workers give it some insulation from the current economic downturn.

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